Hola and bonjour from Ms. Schmearer!

What are we learning this week?

Week of October 22, 2018:

6th grade - We are now beginning a fun unit on numbers! You will learn how to say your ages and your birthdays, as well as how to say phone numbers. Stay tuned for the great numbers race and numbers "popcorn"!

7th grade - We are currently having fun working on group weather projects using technology! I cannot wait to see your final products!

8th grade - We will complete our first speaking summative this Monday which will be about our school day using our school schedules. We will then complete our unit on school with a reading, listening, and writing portion of this summative assessment at the end of this week. See the homework link on this page for a study guide.

What's happening at Mahoney this week?


Monday, October 22nd - MOVIE MONDAY - dress like your favorite movie or movie character. Remember to follow the dress code and no masks, please! 

Also, 8th grade Connections groups will go to the gym this morning.

Tuesday, October 23rd - TWIN DAY TUESDAY - dress like a friend or friends! 

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, October 24th - WACKY WEDNESDAY - wear mismatched clothing, and/or a crazy hat or hairdo!

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!

Thursday, October 25th - TROPICAL THURSDAY - wear a Hawaiian shirt or sport summer clothing to remember those warm days of summer!

Friday, October 26th - RED AND WHITE DAY - wear our school colors and show your Mahoney spirit!

When is Ms. Schmearer available this week?

I will be available this week as follows:

Monday, October 22nd - after school
Tuesday, October 23rd - before and after school
Wednesday, October 24th - after school
Thursday, October 25th - before school
Friday, October 26th - before 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:  l'automne
Spanish:  el otoño


¡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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