Hola and bonjour from Ms. Schmearer!

What are we learning this week?

Week of December 10, 2018:

6th grade - We are having reviewing colors and learning names of some of our favorite animals. We will have a speaking and listening assessment on this vocabulary next week.

7th grade - We reviewing our clothing vocabulary this week in pairs (inside/outside circle), as well as with whiteboard individual practice so that we will be ready for our big speaking assessment on clothing next week! Remember that the pictures that will be used for this assessment are on Google Classroom.

8th grade - We just completed a speaking and writing project on the verb "ser" and are now working on practicing and reviewing for a writing and listening assessment on the verb "ser", "ni...ni", and adjectives that will be next week. A study guide for this assessment can be found on the 8th grade homework link on this page, as well as on Google Classroom.

What's happening at Mahoney this week?

Monday, December 10th - Today is a Connections day. Civil Rights Team also meets this morning at 7:40.

Tuesday, December 11th - Looking for a place to do homework after school? Come to Homework Club! It is held in Mahoney's library from 3:00 to 4:00 on Mondays, Tuesdays, and Wednesdays and all are welcome! Snacks are be provided, too! 

Wednesday, December 12th - Interested in joining Mahoney's Student Council? We meet every Wednesday at  7:30 a.m. in my room! Come join us! See me with questions!

Also, good luck to all Mahoney band musicians in your 7:00 p.m. concert tonight at the high school!

Thursday, December 13th - Good luck to the basketball teams today! Go Riots!

Friday, December 14th - Tonight is the Candy Cane dance sponsored by the 6th grade. The dance will be from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. and you are asked to wear red and white or green and white. Have fun and happy weekend!

When is Ms. Schmearer available this week?

I will be available this week as follows:

Monday, December 10th - after school
Tuesday, December 11th - after school
Wednesday, December 12th - available only in Workshop
Thursday, December 13th - before school
Friday, December 14th - before and after school

Please see me if you need help with assignments or have questions/need to practice for upcoming assessments. Remember that I am available during Workshop every day, too!

Feel free to email me!

Ms. Schmearer's email: schmeaan@spsdme.org

What's the random word/phrase of the week?

Can you use the following word or phrase with me or a classmate in class?  If you can, you will not only be learning something new and sharing that knowledge with others, but you will also earn a "point" or a "punto"!  Keep a separate list of all of the words and phrases posted here on my site this year, and be eligible for a special award in the spring...stay tuned!

French:  Mais oui!
Spanish:  ¡Claro que sí!


¡La música!  La musique!

Billy la bufanda

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Los pollitos dicen

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Arc en ciel

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Alouette, gentille alouette

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Libérée, délivrée

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Libre soy

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