Mavericks Team Update
February 19, 2016
Math-Today students are going to continue to graph linear equations and write linear equations from graphs. Students will take a quiz over linear equations. Announcements: Today Unit 6, Week 3 homework is due and students will take Unit 6, Quiz 2.
ScienceToday in science, students are making a foldable about photosynthesis and cellular respiration. This foldable will go into their interactive science notebooks. Students will take a quiz on photosynthesis and respiration, which they should do exceedingly well on.
Social Studies- Today we are working on studying the Westward Expansion and causes.
English Language Arts - Today students are working in groups on an i-Ready lesson about paragraph structure.
Snow Closure and Delay Communication Reminder
North Kansas City Schools provides several ways for you to get the latest information on district school closings, including early release or a two-hour delayed start on days when weather is hazardous:
In case inclement weather causes the district to delay school start times or cancel classes for the day, these are the ways that information is communicated to the public:
1. District Website: www.nkcschools.org provides the first notification of school closings and other cancellations within minutes of a decision.
2. SchoolMessenger: Phone, email and optional text messages are sent to school families when classes are canceled, delayed or students are released early.
4. Radio & TV: Local stations share announcements on-air and on their websites.
For those who received a letter this fall from Transportation regarding snow routes, alternate routes have been posted on the Transportation page at: http://www.nkcschools.org/transportation.
Additional Resources and Links
E-Campus (Blackboard) Username - student lunch number, password- student's birthdate (MMDDYYY)
I-Ready The I-Ready program provides students with lessons and assessments to strengthen their knowledge Math and ELA concepts. The Math and ELA teachers use this program in class frequently, and will use the students' scores on the assessments that follow the lessons in their grade books. We strongly encourage students working on lessons at home if possible. The student username is the student's ID #@nkcschools.org (email@example.com, for example) and the password is the student's birthdate (MMDDYYYY).
PowerSchool Be sure to sign up for a Parent Portal account! From this account you can view student's grades and attendance. Don't have a parent portal account?
Scholastic Scholastic Reading Clubs allow parents and students to order book and other items at an affordable price. If you use Mrs. Goodwin's classroom code, N8ZDY , when you check out, you earn free books for the ELA classroom! Want to write a check? That's fine! Simply write the check to Scholastic and turn it into Mrs. Goodwin. Monthly paper catalogues are available in Mrs. Goodwin's room as well.