MGM 8th Grade Gator News

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November 16, 2015

Welcome!

Please read below for house news, upcoming assessments, and 8th-grade house highlights!

NEWS AND UPDATES

7th and 8th GRADE FALL FESTIVAL AND DANCE THIS FRIDAY

The 7th-grade house is hosting a fall dance just for you! Join us on November 20th from 5:00-7:00 PM for music, dancing, and games. Tickets are $5.00 and will be on sale at 7th and 8th-grade lunches from November 16-20th. Snacks and photographs will be on sale at the dance as well! Dress your best and come have some fun! All proceeds from the dance will support the Pulsera Project! We can’t wait to see you there!

YEARBOOK AFFECTION ADS FOR 8th GRADERS

Please see the attached flier from our yearbook staff regarding an affection ad for this year's yearbook. This is a special ad for only 8th graders. The order, text, photo, and payment are due by Friday, December 18, 2015. If you have any questions, please email Ms. Roberts at aroberts@lexington1.net.

8th GRADE FLORIDA TRIP - Registration Deadline Extended

The deadline to register for this trip has been extended to November 17th.

If you’ve already registered, thank you! If you haven’t, don’t miss out! There’s only a $99 deposit to register. It’s easy to sign up:

* Online at worldstrides.com/signup<http://www.worldstrides.com/signup>

* By phone – call the WorldStrides Customer Service Team at 800-468-5899, Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.

* By mail – use the return envelope in your student invitation.

Your Trip ID # is 126640. Join us April 3-April 6, 2016.

Support Pulsera

Our Pulsera sale will take place the week of November 30 - December 4 at lunch. Pulseras, or bracelets, are $5 each and all profits will be sent back to Nicaragua to support education and provide sustainable jobs.

GATOR TALES YEARBOOK

Reserve your copy of the 2016 MGMS Gator Tales yearbook! The cost is now $60. Click HERE to order.

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UPCOMING ASSESSMENTS

Check Schoology for more details. Email your student's teacher with specific questions.


Pre-Algebra: Quiz on Wednesday, Test on Friday

Algebra I: Test Wednesday

Algebra II: Quiz Thursday


Science: None


Social Studies: American Revolution Test is on Tuesday 11/17

We will be working on the Unit 2 Summative Essay all week.


ELA Grade Level: English students will have a To Kill a Mockingbird vocabulary test Friday.

English I: English students will have a To Kill a Mockingbird vocabulary test Friday.


World Language French Immersion (8th): Unit 17.2 Summative Assessment

World Language French Passport: None

World Language Novice A: None

World Language Novice B2: None

World Language Novice C1: Summative 10.1 Assessment

World Language Novice C3 Spanish: Unit 14.1 Summative Assessment

World Language Novice C3 French: Unit 14.1 Summative Assessment

World Language Novice C3 Chinese: Unit 14.1 Summative Assessment

World Language Latin Novice A: None

World Language Latin 1: None

World Language Latin 2: None

Thank you for sharing your children with us each day!