MGM 7th Grade Gator News

January 11, 2016

Welcome Back!

We hope everyone had a restful and fun-filled break! We are glad you are back! Be sure to read through for house news, upcoming assessments, and highlights!

News & Updates

Join us for our Expedition Learning Celebration!

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Job Shadowing Forms Due January 13

Please return your child's job shadowing form to his/her Social Studies teacher by Wednesday, January 13th!

Follow us on Twitter!

Do you tweet? If so, be sure to stay tuned in to happenings at MGM! Find us on Twitter @mgmgators1

Get your Gator Tales Yearbook!

Reserve your 2016 Gator Tales yearbook today! The price of $60 will only be good through January 29. Extra copies can not be guaranteed after this date. Order online or through the front office! Click HERE to order online.

Learning Commons News & Request for Help

We are excited to announce that the Grand Opening of the Learning Commons MakerSpace is January 13! This space will provide all MGM students a unique learning opportunity to build, create, play, do, collaborate, read, and "make" ideas come to life.


The Learning Commons is in need of the following items for our new MakerSpace. If you are cleaning out old toys or closets/pantries, we need the following:

-Legos

-Lego storage bins

-Tinker Toys

-Erector Sets

-old board games (missing pieces are ok!)

-X-Box games (E rating only)

-pipe cleaners

-puzzles

-Makey Makey kits

-Snap Circuit kits

-littleBits kits

-paint brushes

-sponge brushes

-origami paper

-scenic shower curtains (such as oceans, beaches, space)

-duct tape

-Modge Podge

-makers, crayons, colored pencils

-glue

-yarn/string

-wiggle eyes (all sizes)

-Play Dough

-Solo cups

-Marshmallows

-straws


Please send any donations to Ms. Kohout in the Learning Commons!

Girls on Track--Heart & Sole

Girls on Track is now called Heart & Sole. The program is still affiliated with Girls on the Run, and we want your Gator girls to get involved!


Click HERE for more information.

Upcoming Assessments

Check with your child's teacher if you have questions!

Math & Accelerated Math: Math is working on our case study for the expedition during class this week. "What's The Cost?" final product is due TOMORROW: Tuesday, January 12th


ELA & Accelerated ELA: Students will complete their research and begin creating their consumer guide brochures, which will be a summative grade, due Tuesday, January 19.


Science: See Schoology


Social Studies: Social studies has a summative on the Unification of Germany and Italy and the Latin American Revolutions on Thursday, January 14th.


World Language French Immersion (7th): None

World Language French Passport: None

World Language Chinese: None

World Language Novice A Spanish: None

World Language Novice A French: None

World Language Novice B2: None

World Language Novice C1: None

World Language Novice C3 Spanish: None

World Language Novice C3 French: None

World Language Latin Novice A: None

World Language Latin 1: None

World Language Latin2: None

Thank you for sharing your children with us each day!