The Anchor

Feb. 17 2014

Parent-Teacher Conferences - Feb. 20 & 25

We would like to encourage all parents to schedule a conference time so we can share successes and make plans for finishing the year strong with your child. Please contact Mrs. Ceaglske or Mrs. Lemberger to schedule a meeting outside of the designated conference nights if you would like to talk with us sooner or if you feel you would like to meet for more than ten minutes. There are a few times still available for Tuesday, Feb. 25

Barlow Planetarium Fieldtrip - Friday, Feb. 21

Here is the tentative agenda for our Barlow Planetarium and DePere Cinema Fieldtrip.

8:35 Leave school

9:30 Arrive at Barlow Planetarium

10:45 Arrive at McDonalds - students may bring money to buy lunch or bring their own bagged lunch

12:00-12:30 Arrive at DePere Cinema - soda and popcorn will be provided. Students may bring extra money to purchase other items.

3:00 Arrive back at school

In the Classroom . . . .

Math - Students will begin unit 5 "Expressions and Equations" on Monday. We will be writing, interpreting and analyzing algebraic expressions. Please remind your child to get their 40 minutes of Moby Max math practice done by Friday. This is an ongoing, weekly assignment.

Language Arts - We are working on analogies. New reading logs are being handed out today.

Science - Students are learning about different text structures and how to use appropriate graphic organizers for taking notes. We are using content from chapter 2 in the astronomy textbook. Check Schoology for specific details. Students will be classifying stars and creating a graphic organizer for the life sequence of a star.

Social Studies -Students will be finishing their Great Depression digital project this week.

Looking Ahead . . . .

Feb. 24 = Yearbook orders due

Feb 28 = Full day of school

March 18 = Registration and Informational Meeting for incoming 7th graders at Bay View

March 24-28 = Spring Break