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    11/16: SMS girls bball tournament @ Crandall
    11/18: SMS boys bball @ Farmersville @ 5:30pm, SMS girls bball @ home @ 5:30pm, Board Meeting @ 7pm
    11/19: Homebase-no R&R today 
    11/20: Mixed choir rehearsal @ 4pm
    11/21: OAP public performance @ 6:00pm
    11/22: OAP public performance @ 6:00pm
    11/25-29: Thanksgiving Break! No school. Enjoy time with family and friends!
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    Classroom work for the WEEK OF NOVEMBER 18-22

    Camacho(STEM/Science): Please see Coach Camacho's website for specifics.

    Campos(Spanish): Please see Coach Campos' website for specifics.

    Fitz(ELAR):  We are finishing up with the reading of Night.  Test on Thursday, November 21st. Then we will take a VR tour of a concentration camp.

    Flanery(Social Studies):  Folders due Thursday 11/21; Unit 5 Test Friday 11/22

    Henderson(Honors ELAR):  TEST TUESDAY- The Diary of Anne Frank- Act 

    Night by Elie Wiesel:

    • Elie’s beliefs/textual evidence

    • Conflict/resolution (internal & external)

    • Tone

    • Allusions & meaning

    • Strength of character

    • irony

    Weekend Reading: Read selected chapters and write a vocab word for your INB. Complete assigned sheets in the Night Packet.


    Holland(World History): 
    Mitchell(Algebra I): Please see Mr. Mitchell's website for specifics.

    Neff/Smith(Science):  Unit 3 Test corrections on Monday; Begin Unit 5: Forces that Change the Earth

    Walker(Social Studies):  Test Monday, November 18th-students should study notes in spiral!  We will also begin studying early presidents.

    Wilson(Pre-Algebra):  Unit 5 Test will be November 19th and 20th.


    Information for 2019-2020:

    • 2019-2020 SUPPLY LIST

    • Algebra I Students: It is highly encouraged for you to have your own TI-84plus calculator.

    8th Grade Grading Policy

    The following guidelines apply to all academic areas (except Pre-Algebra, Algebra 1, Spanish and Honors W. History) 

    • Accurate and up to date grades shall be kept by each teacher with a minimum of 10 daily grades taken each quarter
    • There should be a minimum of 3 tests or equivalent assessments required each quarter. This category does not include semester exams.

    8th Grade:

    • Student will have up to 2 days to turn in late work
    • Honors classes will have 1 day
    • Point deduction for late work is left up to teacher discretion