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What's happening in 8B?

Cookie dough money is due Wednesday, Oct. 28th! The top seller, top mini-school, top grade level, and top homeroom will all be recognized. Donations are also accepted.


Our annual Duck Race event will be this Friday. Students may donate $5.00 and receive a rubber duck to race against their classmates and an armband. The armband gets students outside free time in the afternoon. All students will get to go outside for part of the event even if no donation is made.


Students will be sent home with a permission slip on Wednesday, Oct. 28th to attend a career fair at Miller Coliseum on Tuesday, November 3rd. Forms should be sent back to the student's homeroom teacher before Tuesday.

ELA Update from Mrs. Baird!

Monday the students completed and peer edited their stories. Tuesday and Wednesday the students will gather around a campfire to eat S'mores and share stories. Thursday and Friday they will work on Characterization activities.

Science Update from Coach Harris!

Students are at the lab tables learning how to find the volume of irregular-shaped solid objects and calculate density in Science this week. A small worksheet will be handed out daily, but most students will complete the assignments in class. The next test is scheduled for November 4th. A comic strip mini-project is due this Thursday, October 29th. It was assigned last week.

ELAB Update from Mr. Manley!

This week's ELAB AOW is sure to make them think differently about Halloween candy! Reflections will be due on Monday instead of Friday.


We have begun planning and writing our personal narratives, which we will type next week.


Finally, students have begun reading a book of their choosing. Encourage them to read at home so we can develop a generation of life-long readers.

Social Studies Update from Mr. Davis!

We are learning about the Constitution, Bill of Rights, Checks and Balances, and Separation of Powers in history. We are scheduled to have a test on November 6th. All students have an assignment due this Thursday.

Math Update from Mrs. Petty!

Make sure you are preparing for the CFA!
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