Noteworthy News from the Nest!

All the buzz about what's happening with your eighth-grader.

CLASSROOM UPDATES: 5/9/16 - 5/13/16


Students will be taking the Science MAP on Tuesday and Wednesday during their first and second period classes.

*This is the LAST MAP test for your eighth-grader! Yay!!!*


Students will finish memory books commemorating their middle-school experiences. The requirements for the project can be found here: Memory Book

There are a total of ten written assignments required for the project. Students are expected to complete one assignment each day in class by following the writing process: rough draft, editing by a peer or teacher, revision, and producing a final copy. The project is due on Friday, May 13th.

Monday: Memory Book Project- Submission 7 completed

Tuesday: Memory Book Project- Submission 8 completed

Wednesday: Memory Book Project- Submission 9/10 completed

Thursday: GATES testing

Friday: Memory Book Project- Due


Math 8

We will be finishing up with Chapter 7 this week.

Monday - Review transformations

Tuesday - Review angles

Wednesday - Review angles in triangles

Thursday - Review

Friday - Chapter 7 Test

Advanced Math

We will be finishing up Quadratic Equations from Chapter 10 this week.

Monday - WS 10-8

Tuesday - pg 601 2-12 even

Wednesday - review pg 610

Thursday - Review

Friday - Chapter 10 Test


Rainforest Project in Environmental Science


Unit: Civil War (Chapter 21)

Monday: North vs. South

Tuesday: The Battle of Bull Run

Wednesday: The Battle of Antietam

Thursday: The Battle of Gettysburg/Appomattox

Friday: Open-note test

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The following teachers are available before or after school for students who need extra assistance. Please contact the teacher to confirm that your student will be staying after school, as any unattended students are asked leave the building:

Ms. Barkho: By appointment

Mrs. Keniston: By appointment

Mr. Krankowski: By appointment

Mr. Lorentzen: By appointment

Mrs. McDaniel: By appointment

Mr. Mudd: By appointment

Mr. Pearcy: By appointment

Mr. Settles: By appointment


Fulton Middle School Talent Show!

Friday, May 13th, 7pm

403 East 10th Street

Fulton, MO

Fulton's got talent! Come and be wowed by the skills of our amazing students! The entrance donation is a canned good or toiletry item for the Thrive Hive. See you there!

Attention All Eighth-Grade Field Trip Chaperones!!!

Wednesday, May 18th, 8am-3pm

Forest Park and Missouri History Museum, Lindell Boulevard, St. Louis, MO, United States

Thank you to all who volunteered to chaperone our field trip next week! Please remember to complete the volunteer application below and submit it to Central Office ASAP. Thanks again!

The volunteer application can be found here: VOLUNTEER APPLICATION


Please make sure your student is charging his or her Chrome book at night so they are prepared to work in the morning. Thanks!