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Parent Update: Week Ending 6/2/2017

posted Jun 3, 2017, 7:43 PM by Esther Keller

Important notice: Library Books will be due no later than June 7th! The library will be closed for inventory as of June 9th. Students will only be able to come to clear their library accounts.

Congratulations to Rebekah Haddaway of class 7-10. Her bookmark was selected for our annual bookmark.

Some important upcoming events: Our Relay for Life Fundraiser - Date Change. The 7th grade will have their Relay for Life event on Friday, 6/23.

6th Grade:

Mr. Gamsey:
We all know that we need food and water to survive, but the 6th grade scientists of Marine Park are learning that food chains and food webs show how energy is passed from one organism to another. This energy is used for organisms to perform their life processes.

Ms. Wahl:
Students analyzed the different scenarios in Chapters 9 and 10. Students are also compared and contrasted how Taylor characterizes TJ and Stacey in Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry.

Ms. Fogarazzo:
Students looked at the government of Ancient Rome and what it meant to be a citizen in Rome.

Ms. Summer:
Students of 6-9 and 6-10 learned to create a box and whisker plot to organize and represent data.

7th Grade:

Mr Auguste:
Students reviewed how to make and analyze box plots.

Ms. Cucos:
Class 7-12 wrote an argumentative essay on whether or not fidget spinners should be allowed in the classroom.

Ms. Flatts:
The students published and presented their "Dear Abby"/ "Dr. Phil" interview with Curley's wife from John Steinbeck's Of Mice and Men.

Students also wrote an on-demand short response/paragraph on John Steinbeck's view on women based on Curley's wife's character.

In addition students continued the writing process for their essay on the American Dream.

Students will examine the topic of euthanasia/George's decision/foreshadowing in chapter 6.

8th Grade:

Mr. Auguste:
Class 8-2 reviewed the quadratic equation.

Ms. Fogarazzo:
Students examined the causes of World War II as well as US involvement in the war.

8th Grade Students in Ms. Shamir's class have started to come to the library to learn more about the Holocaust.