8th Grade GSS Weekly Update
Week of 2/18-2/21
MARK YOUR CALENDARS!!
Middle School Model UN General Assembly
Friday, April 3, 2020
Eighth Grade students will travel to the Lincoln Presidential Library in Springfield, Illinois, on
Wednesday, April 22, 2020. We will travel to several historic sites in Springfield, Illinois on a coach bus and enjoy a buffet pizza lunch at Pizza Lunch. Several chaperones are needed for the trip. Please read the form carefully to sign up to be a volunteer. This trip will be an all-day trip. We will board the bus at 7 a.m. and return around 6 p.m.
The permission slip and fees are due on Friday, March 27, 2020.
What If? Conference
Cortex Innovation Lab
Friday, April 24, 2020
EXTRAORDINARY PEOPLE OF THE HARLEM RENAISSANCE
Students are celebrating the centennial of the Harlem Renaissance. Each student received their assigned person and began conducting research.
There is a traveling library available in our classroom from the Saint Louis Public Library’s Julia Davis Branch.
Students are working on one of the six options to explore and research this semester:
Track a Legislator
NHD Regional Competition Entry
Some students have chosen more than one option.
Upcoming Tests and Presentations
Week of Monday, March 2, 2020
Harlem Renaissance Student Presentations
Upcoming Due Dates
Harlem Renaissance Typed Timeline due Wednesday, February 20
FINAL Harlem Renaissance Postage Stamp, Typed Timeline, Final Annotated Bibliography and Final Research Paragraphs due Thursday,
GSS Springfield Field Trip Permission Slip and Fees due on Friday, March 27, 2020