8th Grade AnnouncementsGIVE BACK DONATIONS DUE BY WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 20TH.Click Give Back Basket Items to see the full list of items needed.11/16: SMS girls bball tournament @ Crandall11/18: SMS boys bball @ Farmersville @ 5:30pm, SMS girls bball @ home @ 5:30pm, Board Meeting @ 7pm11/19: Homebase-no R&R today11/20: Mixed choir rehearsal @ 4pm11/21: OAP public performance @ 6:00pm11/22: OAP public performance @ 6:00pm11/25-29: Thanksgiving Break! No school. Enjoy time with family and friends!
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)
Allusions & meaning
Strength of character
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.
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.
- 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