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Quote of the Week

  • Anonymous "Good decisions come from experience, and experience comes from bad decisions."
    Posted Sep 19, 2017, 7:14 AM by Og Brian Bindschadler
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Recent Announcements

  • Multi-Media Presentations Each student is required to put together a multi-media presentation once each quarter.  These presentations should be 3-5 minutes long and can be on any topic as long ...
    Posted Aug 9, 2017, 9:57 AM by Og Brian Bindschadler
  • Independent Reading Homework What correlates with better grades, higher SAT/ACT scores, and higher income jobs?  The answer is the amount of reading for enjoyment a person does.  And yet, many studies show ...
    Posted Jul 31, 2015, 9:46 AM by Og Brian Bindschadler
  • Class Overview/Gifted Overview Attached is a syllabus/class overview for 6th, 7th and 8th grade.  This document includes information on assessment, homework, class expectations, and a tentative plan for the units and projects ...
    Posted Aug 9, 2017, 9:55 AM by Og Brian Bindschadler
  • What's Happening? (9/18 - 9/22) 6th:  Reading/work time for first section of The Giver - chapters 1-7 due Wednesday.  Discussed chapters 1-7 and started reading chapters 8-15 of The Giver - due next ...
    Posted by Og Brian Bindschadler
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Homework Assignments

  • Assignments: Week of September 5 - September 8 6th:  Add to journal entries as needed (feminism).  Start planning/organizing philosophical essays - generate list of possible topics and thesis statements for Wednesday.  Finish/select thesis and develop organization for ...
    Posted Sep 7, 2017, 7:07 AM by Og Brian Bindschadler
  • Assignments: Week of September 11 - September 15 6th:  Philosophical essay - introduction and one body paragraph for Monday.  Body paragraphs done by Tuesday.  Finished draft - with conclusion - by Wednesday for peer feedback.  Final essay due Friday - with feedback ...
    Posted Sep 14, 2017, 2:56 PM by Og Brian Bindschadler
  • Assignments: Week of September 18 - September 22 6th:  Read/respond to chapters 1-7 of The Giver for Wednesday.  Read/respond to chapters 8-15 of The Giver for next Monday.7th:  "Story of a Writer" project ...
    Posted by Og Brian Bindschadler
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