Middle School News: September
From the desk of Mrs. Brockmon
A Message From Mrs. Brockmon...
Changes at Bentley Middle School:
- We have 7 hours this year each 52 minutes except 7th hour and it is 48 minutes
- We have a Reading and Math Intervention class for each grade level
- The students will be participating in Fuel Up to Play 60 our kick off is in October
- Recess is before Lunch
- We are striving to be a healthier school, please click on the link below to learn more about healthier schools https://parentsforhealthykids.org/
- We no longer have Late Start Wednesdays and instead have 1/2 days:
Meet the staff at Bentley Middle School
Middle Row from left to right; Mrs. Frey, Mrs. Youness, Mrs. Costa, Mrs. Brockmon, Mrs. Endicott and Ms. Mona
Bottom row from left to right; Mr. Ash, Mrs. Ash, Mrs. Robinson, Miss Cooper, Miss Klimaszewski and Mrs. Corthals.
7th Grade - Students are applying the Scientific Method to a lab of their creation
8th Grade - Students are reviewing the Scientific Method and designing an experiment to apply to the Scientific Method
Social Studies Update
6th-8th Grades - are investigating the importance of the US Constitution including its development and how it has changed over time.
7th Grade - Students are converting Unit Rate and using graph points on a coordinate plane
8th Grade - Students are solving linear equations in one variable and reviewing graph points on a coordinate plane
Algebra - Students are solving one, two and multi-step equations and can identify the parts of an equation
6th Grade - The students are learning how to be involved with their books and connect with characters
7th Grade - Students in the 7th grade are working on identifying the central idea/theme when reading literature
8th Grade - These students are analyzing two characters and determining if they agree or disagree with the characters' ideas, thoughts and feelings. They are also learning to identify a plot line in a story.
Last Call at Chez Mort
Extra class Updates
Communications 6 - Students are understanding why it is important to know where information comes from and are able to identify reliable sources
Computers 6 - Students are learning about the care and use of Chromebooks and about using Social Media responsiblyArt 7 - Students are exploring the elements and principals of Art
Health 7 - Students are learning how to identify their own different emotions and how to identify stress
Spanish 8 - Students are learning to follow written and spoken directions in Spanish. They are also learning how to give others directions in Spanish.
STEM 8 - Students are learning to use a variety of measuring tools. They are learning to measure length, mass, volume and density and use the measurements to create graphs and draw conlusions
Beginning Band - Students are learning to assemble and disassemble their instruments and how to properly hold their instruments when they are playing them.
6th, 7th and 8th Grades PE - Students taking the pacer test, fitness testing and learning to monitor his heart beat