Students are learning elements of a
- We are writing a creative story
using dialogue and literary elements.
- We are reading and discussing
books in groups about different societies.
- We are reading 150 minutes a week
and identifying different elements in our books.
- We are looking back at our writing
over the year (or two) and seeing how we improved.
- Seventh graders are completing an intensive (and fast!) unit on geometry. They will be finishing up the year with a small unit on statistics and then some yearly review.
- Eighth graders continue to look at various types of relationships: linear, exponential, inverse, and quadratic. They will finish the year with a unit on probability and then some yearly review work.
- Some of our eighth graders continue to work their way through an Algebra class.
Students are finishing persuasive
letters, applying three ancient Chinese philosophies to
organizations they know
In early May, we will host three
guest presenters who practice Chinese acupuncture, qi gong, tai chi,
herbalism, and other forms of healing
After ancient China, our last
“ancient world” unit this year will focus on ancient Greece
We are learning about the
different kinds of energy with more attention to heat, electricity,
Students will build circuits to
learn about how electricity works!
To finish the year, we will do a
unit on motion including velocity, acceleration, and momentum.
Also, the 8th graders
will be taking the NECAP science test May 16 and 17. The test's
content includes the Vermont Grade Level Expectations for
kindergarten through eighth grade.
Students of the Month: