Homework Assigned By: Ball, Raylene
December 13, 2019
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 7-5
Today we watched Season 12 Dragon's Den student special.

We will do the vocab for the next chapter on Tuesday.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 7-8
Today we watched Season 12 Dragon's Den student special.

We will do the vocab for the next chapter on Monday.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-5
Today we finished our sealing vessel pictures and watched Quest for the Sea.

Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-6
Today we finished our sealing vessel pictures and watched Quest for the Sea.
Science
Assigned to Class: 7-6
Today students had their quiz and a few students finished off their case study. Hoping the case studies will be returned next week. Sorry for the delay in getting those back.
Important Reminders
Assigned to Class: 7-6
1) Dec. 17th: Movie outing for the school.

2) Class secret Santa: pass in gifts by Monday Dec. 16th.

3) I will be out Dec. 16th and 17th.
December 12, 2019
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-8
Today was day 2 of the in-class assignment. Note this assignment is not to be done at home unless a student was to miss all the in-class time provided. Students were provided a paper copy of the rubric which I went over in class.

Mummering: next Thursday! Students should start getting their costumes together. 5 bonus marks that they can apply to the item of their choice in the year.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-6
Today was day 2 of the in-class assignment. Note this assignment is not to be done at home unless a student was to miss all the in-class time provided. Students were provided a paper copy of the rubric which I went over in class.

Mummering: next Thursday! Students should start getting their costumes together. 5 bonus marks that they can apply to the item of their choice in the year.
Science
Assigned to Class: 7-6
Today was review. Review sheet key is posted. Quiz tomorrow! be there! 15 multiple choice. Study is a must for success!
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 7-5
Today we made Christmas cards for residents of the Gathering Place.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 7-8
Today we made Christmas cards for residents of the Gathering Place.
Important Reminders
Assigned to Class: 8-8
1) Dec. 17th: Movie outing for the school.

2) Class secret Santa: pass in gifts by Monday Dec. 16th.

3) I will be out Dec. 16th and 17th.
December 11, 2019
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-5
Today was day one of the in-class representing assignment. They were given a passage about a sealing boat being stuck in ice and the mens efforts to free the boat. They will have 2 days and possibly three depending on progress.


They will be mummering in school next Thursday.

Socials research project marks won't be posted until after Christmas. If I get them done before this, I'll post a notice in Google classroom.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-6
Today was day one of the in-class representing assignment. They were given a passage about a sealing boat being stuck in ice and the mens efforts to free the boat. They will have 2 days and possibly three depending on progress.


They will be mummering in school next Thursday.

Socials research project marks won't be posted until after Christmas. If I get them done before this, I'll post a notice in Google classroom.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-8
Today was day one of the in-class representing assignment. They were given a passage about a sealing boat being stuck in ice and the mens efforts to free the boat. They will have 2 days and possibly three depending on progress.


They will be mummering in school next Thursday.

Socials research project marks won't be posted until after Christmas. If I get them done before this, I'll post a notice in Google classroom.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 7-5
Today we made cause and effect chains based on two trends in society: the move towards greener energy and the aging population.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 7-8
Today we made cause and effect chains based on two trends in society: the move towards greener energy and the aging population.
Important Reminders
Assigned to Class: 8-8
Homeroom Notes:
1) Use the Safe Arrival system to report absences

2) Christmas concert tonight: Dec. 11th

3) Dec. 17th: Movie outing for the school. Last day to pass in is today.

4) Riley Mercer Toy Drive: ongoing in the main lobby

5) class secret Santa: pass in gifts by Monday Dec. 16th.

6) I will be out Dec. 16th and 17th.
December 10, 2019
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-8
Today we finished the Truck System and introduced sealing. Students will start a small in-class graded assignment next class based a selection from a book called 'Wooden Walls Amoung the Ice Floes'.

Homeroom Notes:
1) Use the Safe Arrival system to report absences

2) Christmas concert: Dec. 11th

3) Dec. 17th: Movie outing for the school.Due by Dec. 9th

5) Riley Mercer Toy Drive: ongoing in the main lobby

6) class secret Santa: pass in gifts by Monday Dec. 16th.

7) I will be out Dec. 16th and 17th.

Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-5
Today I introduced sealing. Students will start a small in-class graded assignment next class based a selection from a book called 'Wooden Walls Amoung the Ice Floes' .
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-6
Today we finished the Truck System and introduced sealing. Students will start a small in-class graded assignment next class based a selection from a book called 'Wooden Walls Amoung the Ice Floes' .
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 7-5
Today we watched an episode of 'How It's Made'.

We will do a brief introduction to Chapter 5 before Christmas
Science
Assigned to Class: 7-6
Today we learned how to label a lab thermometer and then students worked on their review sheet.

Quiz this Friday (period 6)
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 7-8
Today we watched a few more selections of the RMR and then students did a worksheet on the global economy.
December 9, 2019
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 7-5
Today we did a worksheet on the Global Economy after we watched a few more RMR jobs.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-5
Today we learned more about the Truck system and the relationship between merchants and fishermen.

Test: after Christmas on Chapter 3.

Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-6
Today we learned more about the Truck system and the relationship between merchants and fishermen.

Test: after Christmas on Chapter 3.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-8
Today we learned more about the Truck system and the relationship between merchants and fishermen.

Test: after Christmas on Chapter 3.
Science
Assigned to Class: 7-6
Today we skipped topic 9 and went to topic 10 on bimetallic strips and how they can show changes in Temperature.

Quiz this Friday. I have posted the slideshow and the booklet answer key in GC. I also posted an e-copy of the review and I gave a hard copy today. We will be leaving out thermocouple and thermograph for the quiz. We will spend a brief time on the lab thermometer and then they will have the class to work no their review sheet with review on Thursday. I also have a practice quiz ready to post.
Important Reminders
Assigned to Class: 7-6
1) Use the Safe Arrival system to report absences

2) Christmas concert: Dec. 11th

3) Dec. 17th: Movie outing for the school.Due by Dec. 9th

5) Riley Mercer Toy Drive: ongoing in the main lobby

December 5, 2019
Science
Assigned to Class: 7-6
Today we did Topic Seven on Temperature scales and completed questions 1-9. Due to the test being next week I won't be going back to do this so if you missed it then you will be responsible for getting the answers from the answer key when posted.

Quiz: Dec. 13th
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-5
Today we watched Quest for the Sea as there wasn't enough students to do the topic we needed to do.

The deadline will be strictly enforced for the research project.

Due by 11:59 pm Dec. 6th.

Test: postponed until after Christmas
Important Reminders
Assigned to Class: 8-8
1) PD day : Dec. 6th

2) Use the Safe Arrival system to report absences

3) Christmas concert: Dec. 11th

4) Dec. 17th: Movie outing for the school.Due by Dec. 9th

5) Spirit of Alex and Riley Toy Drive: ongoing in the main lobby

6) Breakfast program breakfast blitz today during PTI: flyer sent home with students. Check out VJH twitter ( @VillanovaSchool) for a list of needed items.
December 4, 2019
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-5
Today was the last class for 8-5 to work on their research project in class. The deadline will be strictly enforced.

Due by 11:59 pm Dec. 6th.

Test: postponed until after Christmas.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-6
Today we watched another episode of Quest for the Sea.

The deadline will be strictly enforced for the research project.

Due by 11:59 pm Dec. 6th.

Test: postponed until after Christmas
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 7-5
Today we watched another 2 Rick Mercer videos and they again had to pick out jobs from the different job sectors.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 7-8
Today we watched another 2 Rick Mercer videos and they again had to pick out jobs from the different job sectors.
Science
Assigned to Class: 7-6
Today was Demo day and students made their demos of expansion/ Contraction of liquids and gasses while Miss Ball had a demo running on the effect of heat on wire wasn't as successful as hoped...but that's science!). The homemade thermometers worked out awesome.

Quiz next Friday. Format 15 multiple choice.

We will do the different scales tomorrow.
Important Reminders
Assigned to Class: 8-8
1) Parent Teacher Interviews: Dec. 5th

2) PD day : Dec. 6th

3) Toonies for Turkeys: Let's have a goal of one toonie per students!

4) Use the Safe Arrival system to report absences

5) Christmas concert: Dec. 11th

6) Dec. 17th: Movie outing for the school.Due by Dec. 9th

7) Spirit of Alex and Riley Toy Drive: ongoing in the main lobby

8) Breakfast program breakfast blitz tomorrow during PTI: flyer sent home with students. Check out VJH twitter ( @VillanovaSchool) for a list of needed items.
December 3, 2019
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-6
Today we learned about the bank fishery and started the Truck system. Test postponed to week of Jan 13th.

Research assignment: due Friday. Late policy strictly enforced. -10% the first day.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-8
Today we learned about the bank fishery and started the Truck system. Test postponed to week of Jan 13th.

Research assignment: due Friday. Late policy strictly enforced. -10% the first day.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 7-5
Today we did a case study on different job sectors using video clips from the Rick Mercer Report. We will continue this for tomorrow as well.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 7-8
Today we did a case study on different job sectors using video clips from the Rick Mercer Report. We will continue this for tomorrow as well.
Science
Assigned to Class: 7-6
Today we learned about how tocalibrate a thermomter.

Tomorrow is 'Do it and demo it' day. Students will build a thermomter with their lab groups and also do an activity showing the expansion and contraction of gasses. We will also run an demo of expansion of solids during the class.

Quiz: Dec. 13th. Format 15 multiple choice
Important Reminders
Assigned to Class: 8-8
1) Parent Teacher Interviews: Dec. 5th

2) PD day : Dec. 6th

3) Toonies for Turkeys: Let's have a goal of one toonie per students!

4) Use the Safe Arrival system to report absences

5) Christmas concert: Dec. 11th

6) Dec. 17th: Movie outing for the school. Permission slips going home today because I forgot yesterday
December 2, 2019
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 7-5
Today students were given back their foldables, tests and poverty projects.

Then we did an activity where students went around the room and had to find 10 things in their classroom and where those ten things were made. This is to highlight the global economy of today.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 7-8
Today students were given back their foldables, tests and poverty projects.

Then we did an activity where students went around the room and had to find 10 things in their classroom and where those ten things were made. This is to highlight the global economy of today.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-8
Today students were given the opportunity to work on their slideshow.

Quiz on the content done so far in Chapter 3: Dec. 12th
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-6
Today students were given the opportunity to work on their slideshow.

Quiz on the content done so far in Chapter 3: Dec. 12th
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-5
Today students were given the opportunity to work on their slideshow.

Quiz on the content done so far in Chapter 3: Dec. 12th
Important Reminders
Assigned to Class: 8-8
1) Parent Teacher Interviews: Dec. 5th

2) PD day : Dec. 6th

3) Toonies for Turkeys: Let's have a goal of one toonie per students!

4) Use the Safe Arrival system to report absences

5) Christmas concert: Dec. 11th

6) Dec. 17th: Movie outing for the school. Permission slips going home today.
November 29, 2019
Science
Assigned to Class: 7-6
Today I was able to give back and go over the test. Please keep this with your Unit 1 materials as you will need it for the exam.

Revised: We talked a little about particle theory. Monday students will have the chance to build their own thermometer with their lab groups and model the expansion and contraction of solids, liquids and gasses.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-5
Revised: Class was abbreviated today due to an in-school situation. As a result they will get the opportunity to work no their slideshow on Monday. This slideshow is due December 6th. The early bird is due December 2nd. The late policy will be strictly enforced.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-6
Today's students were given the opportunity to take a class to work on their research slideshow. This slideshow is due December 6th. The early bird is due December 2nd. The late policy will be strictly enforced.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-8
Today's students worked on their job sector foldable. They will not need a third class. a student who did not finish it in class today can take it home and complete it and return it for Monday.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 7-5
Today's students worked on their job sector foldable. They will not need a third class. a student who did not finish it in class today can take it home and complete it and return it for Monday.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 7-8
Today's students were given the opportunity to take a class to work on their research slideshow. This slideshow is due December 6th. The early bird is due December 2nd. The late policy will be strictly enforced.
November 27, 2019
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-5
Today we learned about the roles of men, women and children in the inshore fishery.

Research slideshow due Dec. 6th EB Dec. 2nd. They will have Friday in class for working on it OR peer editing.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-8
Today students worked on a sheet about the 3 main cod fisheries in our province in the 1800s.

Research slideshow due Dec. 6th EB Dec. 2nd. They will have Friday in class for working on it OR peer editing.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 7-8
Today students started work on their job sector foldable.

Test marks are on Powerschool. Projects are corrected and they will be there soon as well. Please note these recent grades are NOT factored into our report cards marks as these assessments were not corrected until AFTER our marks were due
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 7-5
Today students started learning about the different job sectors (Mr. Battcock filled in for me) Tomorrow they will start their foldable.

Test marks are on Powerschool. Projects are corrected and they will be there soon as well. Please note these recent grades are NOT factored into our report cards marks as these assessments were not corrected until AFTER our marks were due
Science
Assigned to Class: 7-6
Today students learned a little more about the thermoscope. Hoping to do a demo with them tomorrow (Mr. Battcock filled in for me today)
Important Reminders
Assigned to Class: 8-8
1) Report Cards: Nov. 28th

2) Parent Teacher Interviews: Dec. 5th

3) PD day : Dec. 6th

4) Toonies for Turkeys: Let's have a goal of one toonie per students!

5) Use the Safe Arrival system to report absences

6) Coats for Kids: we are accepting donations of gently used children's coats. Box in foyer

7) Christmas concert: Dec. 11th

8) Dec. 17th: Movie outing for the school
November 26, 2019
Science
Assigned to Class: 7-6
Today we went over the temperature of boiling water, freezing fresh water, body temperature and room temperature. We also learned about a device called a thermoscope.

Please have a new duotang for Science
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 7-8
Today I introduced Chapter 4 on job sectors and the global economy. There is no test on this chapter but there will be an foldable and a case study.

Reminder: Chapter 3 assignment overdue. please submit. Test marks will be uploaded today.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-6
Today we talked about roles in the fishery by men women and children.

Research project due Dec. 6th. EB Dec. 2nd . All information and samples are all on Google classroom.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-8
Today we re-watched Quest for the sea episode one and did an exit card. Our first time watching this did not go so well due to choices students were making.

Research project due Dec. 6th. EB Dec. 2nd . All information and samples are all on Google classroom.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-6
Today we talked about roles in the fishery by men women and children.

Research project due Dec. 6th. EB Dec. 2nd . All information and samples are all on Google classroom.
Important Reminders
Assigned to Class: 8-8
1) Report Cards: Nov. 28th

2) Parent Teacher Interviews: Dec. 5th

3) PD day : Dec. 6th

4) Toonies for Turkeys: Let's have a goal of one toonie per students!

5) Use the Safe Arrival system to report absences

6) Coats for Kids: we are accepting donations of gently used children's coats. Box in foyer

7) Christmas concert: Dec. 11th

8) Dec. 17th: Movie outing for the school
November 25, 2019
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 7-8
Today was the test. Tomorrow we will start Chapter 4.

Please ensure that your chapter 3 assignment is turned in.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 7-5
Today was the test.Tuesday we will start Chapter 4.

Please ensure that your chapter 3 assignment is turned in.
Science
Assigned to Class: 7-6
Today students received their Chapter 4 booklet in Unit 2 Heat. We did an introduction to the unit.

I should be able to return the tests this week now that everyone has written it.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-5
Today students completed a case study on seasonal patterns of activity.

Research slideshow project: Dec. 6th.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-6
Today students completed a case study on seasonal patterns of activity.

Research slideshow project: Dec. 6th. EB Dec. 2nd
Important Reminders
Assigned to Class: 8-8
1) Report Cards: Nov. 28th

2) Parent Teacher Interviews: Dec. 5th

3) PD day : Dec. 6th

4) Toonies for Turkeys: Let's have a goal of one toonie per students!

5) Use the Safe Arrival system to report absences

6) Coats for Kids: we are accepting donations of gently used children's coats. Box in foyer

7) Christmas concert: Dec. 11th

8) Dec. 17th: Movie outing for the school

9) Toonies for Turkeys...ongoing.
November 22, 2019
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-6
Today we watched episode 1 of quest for the sea and did an exit card on 3 examples of subsistence lifestyle.

Research slideshow due Dec. 6th.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-8
Today we watched episode 1 of quest for the sea and did an exit card on 3 examples of subsistence lifestyle.

Research slideshow due Dec. 6th.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 7-5
Today we did a practice quiz and a Kahoot to get ready for our test on Monday. Review slideshow will be on google classroom

Assignment now overdue. Late mark deductions will apply.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 7-8
Today we did a practice quiz and a Kahoot to get ready for our test on Monday. Review slideshow will be on google classroom


Assignment now overdue. Late mark deductions will apply.
Science
Assigned to Class: 7-6
Today we finished our case study and then students worked on Unit Two vocab. Please have a new duotang for Monday.
Important Reminders
Assigned to Class: 8-8
1) Report Cards: Nov. 28th

2) Parent Teacher Interviews: Dec. 5th

3) PD day : Dec. 6th

4) Toonies for Turkeys: Let's have a goal of one toonie per students!

5) Use the Safe Arrival system to report absences

6) Coats for Kids: we are accepting donations of gently used children's coats. Box in foyer

7) Christmas concert: Dec. 11th

8) Dec. 17th: Movie outing for the school
November 21, 2019
Adolescence
Assigned to Class: 8-8
Today we finished our look at Consumer and Subsistence lifestyle and then started a case study on seasonal patterns of behavior in 1800s Newfoundland and Labrador.

Research project due Dec. 6th. EB Dec. 2nd

Assignments now one day overdue -10%

Research
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-5
Today we finished our look at Consumer and Subsistence lifestyle and then started a case study on seasonal patterns of behavior in 1800s Newfoundland and Labrador.

Research project due Dec. 6th. EB Dec. 2nd

Assignments now one day overdue -10%
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 7-5
Today we started review for the test on Monday.

Assignment is now one day past due (-10%). These will not be on the report card but will be included in the PowerSchool grade next week so you may see a difference between the report card mark and the PS mark - just a heads up!
Adolescence
Assigned to Class: 100
Today we started review for the test on Monday.

Assignment is now one day past due (-10%). These will not be on the report card but will be included in the PowerSchool grade next week so you may see a difference between the report card mark and the PS mark - just a heads up!
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-6
Today we started Chapter 3 with a look at Consumer and Subsistence lifestyle in 1800s Newfoundland and Labrador.

Research project due Dec. 6th. EB Dec. 2nd

Assignments now one day overdue -10%
Important Reminders
Assigned to Class: 8-8
1) Report Cards: Nov. 28th

2) Parent Teacher Interviews: Dec. 5th

3) PD day : Dec. 6th

4) Toonies for Turkeys: Let's have a goal of one toonie per students!

5) Use the Safe Arrival system to report absences

6) Coats for Kids: we are accepting donations of gently used children's coats. Box in foyer

7) Christmas concert: Dec. 11th

8) Dec. 17th: Movie outing for the school

November 20, 2019
Science
Assigned to Class: 7-6
Today we did a Scientific Literacy case study (graded) on the coyote population.

Test marks are on PowerSchool.

We will start Unit Two tomorrow.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-6
Today we worked on vocab for Chapter 3.

Research project expectations and rubric now on Google classroom. Due Dec. 6th. Early bird bonus Dec. 2nd.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-8
Today we learned about consumer vs. subsistence economy for Chapter 3.

Research project expectations and rubric now on Google classroom. Due Dec. 6th. Early bird bonus Dec. 2nd.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-5
Today we learned about consumer vs. subsistence economy for Chapter 3.

Research project expectations and rubric now on Google classroom. Due Dec. 6th. Early bird bonus Dec. 2nd.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 7-5
Last chance to pass in the project without getting late deductions is today.

Review Thursday and Friday. Test Monday.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 7-8
Last chance to pass in the project without getting late deductions is today.

Review Thursday and Friday. Test Monday.
November 18, 2019
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-8
Today I went over the research projects final copy expectations and rubric.

This will be due Dec. 6th and an early bird bonus of +2. Late marks will be deducted starting Dec. 7th.The project is to be done through Google classroom.

Test and Project marks are on PowerSchool.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-5
Today I went over the research projects final copy expectations and rubric.

This will be due Dec. 6th and an early bird bonus of +2. Late marks will be deducted starting Dec. 7th.The project is to be done through Google classroom.

Test and Project marks are on PowerSchool.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 7-8
Today was the last day to work on the projects in class but they can be passed in by Wednesday before I deduct late marks. This will give an extra 2 days.

Test Nov. 25th
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 7-5
Tomorrow will be the last day to work on the projects in class but they can be passed in by Wednesday.That will give an extra day to complete this.

Test Nov. 25th
Science
Assigned to Class: 7-6
Today was the last of the review before the test tomorrow.

Study the 2 booklet answer keys (Chapter One and Chapter Two) and the review answer key. Format: 19 Multiple Choice and 3 short answers.

If your child is going to be absent for the test is it vital you email me to let me know!
Important Reminders
Assigned to Class: 8-8
1) Report Cards: Nov. 28th

2) Parent -Teacher Interviews: Dec. 5th

3) PD day : Dec. 6th
November 15, 2019
Science
Assigned to Class: 7-6
Today we started review. I put the answer key for the review sheet on Google classroom. We also did a Kahoot for Unit One.

Test Tuesday Nov. 19th.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-5
Today was the test.
Chapter 2 assignment due on Monday.

Research project: I will go over the final rubric, format and due date on Monday.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-8
Today was the test.
Chapter 2 assignment due on Monday.

Research project: I will go over the final rubric, format and due date on Monday.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-6
Revised: Took the class to enjoy some fall air and celebrate how well 8-6 did overall on their test.

Research project: I will go over the final rubric, format and due date on Tuesday.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 7-8
Today was Day 2 of the in-class Socials assignment.

Revised: Students should be able to complete this during the time provided. Date due Nov. 20th
Important Reminders
Assigned to Class: 8-8
Make sure to read the email Mr. Lambe sent home regarding the Safe Arrival system to report absences.Absences should be reported via the SchoolMessenger system.

With SafeArrival, you are asked to report your child’s absence in advance using any of these 3 convenient methods:

Using your mobile device, download and install the SchoolMessenger app from the Apple App Store or the Google Play Store (or from the links at go.schoolmessenger.ca). The first time you use the app, select Sign Up to create your account. Select Attendance then Report an Absence.

Use the SafeArrival website (go.schoolmessenger.ca). The first time you use the website, select Sign Up to create your account. Select Attendance then Report an Absence.

Call the toll-free number (844) 408-9360 to report an absence using the automated phone system.
November 14, 2019
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 7-5
Today we worked on our Chapter 3 project. We have three in-class days and students should be able to complete this during the time provided. Date due Nov. 21st.

Test Nov. 25th.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 7-8
Today we worked on our Chapter 3 project. We have three in-class days and students should be able to complete this during the time provided. Date due Nov. 21st.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-5
Today we reviewed for our test on Friday.

Assignment: Chapter 2 due Monday Nov. 18th (Typo yesterday...oops) They had 3 in-class days for completion
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-6
Test today.

Assignment: Chapter 2 due Monday Nov. 18th (Typo yesterday...oops) They had 3 in-class days for completion
Science
Assigned to Class: 7-6
Today we did a web quest. For any student who was absent, they should complete this at home.

Test Nov. 19th. I added study materials to Google classroom.
Important Reminders
Assigned to Class: 8-8
Make sure to read the email Mr. Lambe sent home regarding the Safe Arrival system to report absences.Absences should be reported via the SchoolMessenger system.

With SafeArrival, you are asked to report your child’s absence in advance using any of these 3 convenient methods:

Using your mobile device, download and install the SchoolMessenger app from the Apple App Store or the Google Play Store (or from the links at go.schoolmessenger.ca). The first time you use the app, select Sign Up to create your account. Select Attendance then Report an Absence.

Use the SafeArrival website (go.schoolmessenger.ca). The first time you use the website, select Sign Up to create your account. Select Attendance then Report an Absence.

Call the toll-free number (844) 408-9360 to report an absence using the automated phone system.
November 13, 2019
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-8
Today we reviewed for our test on Friday.

Assignment: Chapter 2 due Monday Oct. 18th. They had 3 in-class days for completion.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-6
Today we reviewed for our test tomorrow.

Assignment: Chapter 2 due Monday Oct. 18th. They had 3 in-class days for completion.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 7-5
Today we corrected our section on Habitat for Humanity and then I introduced the Chapter 3 project.

Test Nov. 25th.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 7-8
Today we corrected our section on Habitat for Humanity and then I introduced the Chapter 3 project.

Test Nov. 25th.
Science
Assigned to Class: 7-6
Today we went over the Nutrient Cycle. Tomorrow we will do a webquest for the last topic: Succession.

Review Friday and Monday, Test Tuesday.
Important Reminders
Assigned to Class: 8-8
Tomorrow is National Jersey/ Team colours day! Support your favourite sports team but wearing their jersey or team colours.

Make sure to read the email Mr. Lambe sent home regarding the Safe Arrival system to report absences.
November 7, 2019
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 7-5
Today we learned a bit more about Habitat for Humanity. Students were to complete their booklet. I will collect these next week for grading so they will have them for the test as study notes.

Test Nov. 25th.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 7-8
Today we corrected #22-32 in their booklet and then they worked on completing the booklet. I will collect these next week for grading so they will have them for the test as study notes.

Test Nov. 25th.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-5
Today was the last in-class day to work on the assignment. Due Nov. 18th. Test for 8-5 Thursday Nov. 14th.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-6
Today was the last in-class day to work on the assignment. Due Nov. 18th. Test for 8-6 Thursday Nov. 14th.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-8
Assignment on the Europeans is due Nov. 18th. Test for 8-8 Thursday Nov. 14th.
Science
Assigned to Class: 7-6
Today we finished the Energy Pyramid and then I let them work on their review sheet.I will do review next Friday and Monday, test on Nov. 19th. We have two topics left: The Nutrient cycle and Succession.
November 6, 2019
Science
Assigned to Class: 7-6
Today we went over the Energy Pyramid and tomorrow we will finish off chapter 2 with a look at the nutrient cycle.

We will have just one section in Chapter 3 to do for the test and that's on succession.

Test Nov. 19th. I sent home review sheet today as well for students to work on. The review sheet should be completed by next Friday. Some will be done in class and some will be done at home.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-5
We continued on with their chapter 2 project which will be due Nov. 18th.

8-5 test: Thursday Nov. 14th
8-6 test: Thursday Nov. 14th
8-8 test: Friday Nov. 15th
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-6
We continued on with their chapter 2 project which will be due Nov. 18th.

8-5 test: Thursday Nov. 14th
8-6 test: Thursday Nov. 14th
8-8 test: Friday Nov. 15th
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-8
We continued on with their chapter 2 project which will be due Nov. 18th.

8-5 test: Thursday Nov. 14th
8-6 test: Thursday Nov. 14th
8-8 test: Friday Nov. 15th
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 7-5
Today we corrected #22-32 in their Economic security booklet. This booklet will be due Nov. 14th so I have time to take it in and check for completion/grade prior to the test.
Important Reminders
Assigned to Class: 8-8
1. Catalogue orders : Due Nov. 8th

2. Nov. 8th -No school

3. Nov. 11th- Remembrance Day

4. Nov. 12th- PD day
November 5, 2019
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-5
Today we worked on our Chapter 2 project posted in Google classroom. Due Nov. 18th. 3 days in class will be given.

Test for 8-5 Nov. 14th.

Research project: I won't be instructing the students do start their final project until after the test. proposals are corrected and in Google classroom to see the feedback. Due date will be Dec. 6th. I will go over the final guidelines either just before or just after the test.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-8
Today we worked on our Chapter 2 project posted in Google classroom. Due Nov. 18th. 3 days in class will be given.

Test for 8-8 Nov. 15th.

Research project: I won't be instructing the students do start their final project until after the test. proposals are corrected and in Google classroom to see the feedback. Due date will be Dec. 6th. I will go over the final guidelines either just before or just after the test.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 7-5
Today we read pages 54-55 and we talked about building personal capital and mortgages.

Test Nov. 25th. They will be doing their Chapter 3 assignment in-class.
Science
Assigned to Class: 7-6
Today we learned about Food Webs.

Unit Test Nov. 19th.This is on Chapter 1 and 2. I will be updating my Google classroom by the end of this week with the answer key for the booklet and the slideshow.
Important Reminders
Assigned to Class: 8-8
1. Catalogue orders : Due Nov. 8th

2. Nov. 8th -No school

3. Nov. 11th- Remembrance Day

4. Nov. 12th- PD day

5.Textbooks: many students are not locking their lockers and leaving textbooks around the halls and the classroom. If books aren't turned in at the end of the year they will have to pay for them. So today we took time to go over the cost of books...which are expensive. Books, when not in use, are to be locked in your locker. They are not to be left in classrooms or in the halls or in the multipurpose room/cafeteria/gym.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 7-8
Test Nov. 25th. They will be doing their Chapter 3 assignment in-class.
November 4, 2019
Science
Assigned to Class: 7-6
Today was a catch up day for people who didn't have work completed.


Unit Test Nov. 19th.This is on Chapter 1 and 2. I will be updating my Google classroom by the end of this week with the answer key for the booklet and the slideshow.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-8
Today we worked on our Chapter 2 project posted in Google classroom. Due Nov. 18th. 3 days in class will be given.

Test for 8-8 Nov. 15th.
Research project: I won't be instructing the students do start their final project until after the test. proposals are corrected and in Google classroom to see the feedback. Due date will be Dec. 6th. I will go over the final guidelines either just before or just after the test.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-6
Today we worked on our Chapter 2 project posted in Google classroom. Due Nov. 18th. 3 days in class will be given.

Test for 8-6 Nov. 14th.
Research project: I won't be instructing the students do start their final project until after the test. proposals are corrected and in Google classroom to see the feedback. Due date will be Dec. 6th. I will go over the final guidelines either just before or just after the test.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-5
Today we worked on our Chapter 2 project posted in Google classroom. Due Nov. 18th. 3 days in class will be given.

Test for 8-5 Nov. 14th.

Research project: I won't be instructing the students do start their final project until after the test. proposals are corrected and in Google classroom to see the feedback. Due date will be Dec. 6th. I will go over the final guidelines either just before or just after the test.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 7-8
Today we talked about building personal capital and mortgages.

Test Nov. 25th. They will be doing their Chapter 3 assignment in-class.
Important Reminders
Assigned to Class: 8-8
1. Tuesday Nov. 5th: Remembrance Day ceremony. Cadets, guides etc. bring your uniform for that day.

2. Catalogue orders : Due Nov. 8th

3. Nov. 8th -No school

4. Nov. 11th- Remembrance Day

5. Nov. 12th- PD day

6.Textbooks: many students are not locking their lockers and leaving textbooks around the halls and the classroom. If books aren't turned in at the end of the year they will have to pay for them. So today we took time to go over the cost of books...which are expensive. Books, when not in use, are to be locked in your locker. They are not to be left in classrooms or in the halls or in the multipurpose room/cafeteria/gym.
November 1, 2019
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 7-5
Today we did number 20. and 22 in our booklet.

A reminder this booklet is graded and should be clipped into your binder!

Test Nov. 25th. An assignment for Chapter 3 will be coming soon Stay tuned.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 7-8
Today we did number 20. and 22 in our booklet.

A reminder this booklet is graded and should be clipped into your binder!

Test Nov. 25th. An assignment for Chapter 3 will be coming soon Stay tuned.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-5
Today we went over push and pull factors.

Next day they will start their Chapter 2 assignment.

Research project: I won't be instructing the students do start their final project until after the test. proposals are corrected and in Google classroom to see the feedback. I anticipate the due date to be the first week of December. I will go over the final guidelines either just before or just after the test.

Test: Nov. 14
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-6
Today we went over push and pull factors.

Next day they will start their Chapter 2 assignment.

Research project: I won't be instructing the students do start their final project until after the test. proposals are corrected and in Google classroom to see the feedback. I anticipate the due date to be the first week of December. I will go over the final guidelines either just before or just after the test.

Test: Nov. 15 (change in date)
Science
Assigned to Class: 7-6
Today students finished their food chain Russian dolls and then worked on questions in their textbook.

We will start food webs next week.

Test. Nov. 18th.
Important Reminders
Assigned to Class: 8-8
1.Monday Nov. 5th: picture retake day. Bring your original picture package. ( Change in date)

2. Nov. 5th: Remembrance Day ceremony. Cadets, guides etc. bring your uniform for that day.

3. Catalogue orders : Due Nov. 8th

4. Nov. 8th -No school

5. Nov. 11th- Remembrance Day

6. Nov. 12th- PD day

7.Textbooks: many students are not locking their lockers and leaving textbooks around the halls and the classroom. If books aren't turned in at the end of the year they will have to pay for them. So today we took time to go over the cost of books...which are expensive. Books, when not in use, are to be locked in your locker. They are not to be left in classrooms or in the halls or in the multipurpose room/cafeteria/gym.
October 31, 2019
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-8
Today students did a little bit of learning about push and pull factors before having a bit of fun!

Test Nov. 15th
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-6
Today students did a little bit of learning about push and pull factors before having a bit of fun!

Test Nov. 14th
Science
Assigned to Class: 7-6
Today students made their own food chains- Russian doll style. We will continue this tomorrow

Test Nov. 19th
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 7-5
Today we did a little bit of work in our booklets before having a bit of Halloween fun.

Unit One Test Nov. 25th
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 7-8
Today we did a little bit of work in our booklets before having a bit of Halloween fun.

Test Nov. 25th
Important Reminders
Assigned to Class: 8-8
1. Tomorrow Nov. 1st : picture retake day. Bring your original picture package.

2. Nov. 5th: Remembrance Day ceremony. Cadets, guides etc. bring your uniform for that day.

3. Catalogue orders : Due Nov. 8th

4. Nov. 8th -No school

5. Nov. 11th- Remembrance Day

6.Nov. 12th- PD day

7.Textbooks: many students are not locking their lockers and leaving textbooks around the halls and the classroom. If books aren't turned in at the end of the year they will have to pay for them. So today we took time to go over the cost of books...which are expensive. Books, when not in use, are to be locked in your locker. They are not to be left in classrooms or in the halls or in the multipurpose room/cafeteria/gym.
October 29, 2019
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 7-5
Today we went over the differences between capitalism and socialism and how Canada is a mix of both.

Test Nov. 25th
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 7-8
Today we went over the differences between capitalism and socialism and how Canada is a mix of both.

Test Nov. 25th
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-5
We continued on in our Chapter 2 booklet.

Proposals are now corrected with feedback. These are in Google classroom. A mark out of 5 was given. Next week I will go over the requirements for the final project. Students must incorporate the feedback given.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-6
We continued on in our Chapter 2 booklet.

Proposals are now corrected with feedback. These are in Google classroom. A mark out of 5 was given. Next week I will go over the requirements for the final project. Students must incorporate the feedback given.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-8
No class due to the Fluvarium trip.

1. Proposals are now corrected with feedback. These are in Google classroom. A mark out of 5 was given. Next week I will go over the requirements for the final project. Students must incorporate the feedback given.

2. Nov. 1st : picture retake day. Bring your original picture package.

3. Nov. 5th: Remembrance Day ceremony. Cadets, guides etc. bring your uniform for that day.

4. Catalogue orders : Due Nov. 8th

5. Nov. 8th -No school

6. Nov. 11th- Remembrance Day

7. Nov. 12th- PD day

8. Textbooks: many students are not locking their lockers and leaving textbooks around the halls and the classroom. If books aren't turned in at the end of the year they will have to pay for them. So today we took time to go over the cost of books...which are expensive. Books, when not in use, are to be locked in your locker. They are not to be left in classrooms or in the halls or in the multipurpose room/cafeteria/gym.
Science
Assigned to Class: 7-6
Today we went over the differences between herbivores, carnivores and omnivores. We then started Food Chains.


Test Nov. 19th

There are several students not bringing their Science materials to class or losing copies of their booklets. Since there is a final exam in this course it is very important they be organized and responsible with regards to being prepared for class.

October 28, 2019
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-5
Today we continued on in our Aboriginal People's booklet.

Test Nov.14th.

Later this week we will start our Chapter 2 assignment.

Proposals are graded for this class. Check Google classroom for feedback.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-6
Today we continued on in our Aboriginal People's booklet.

Test Nov.14th.

Later this week we will start our Chapter 2 assignment.

Proposals are graded for this class. Check Google classroom for feedback.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-8
Today we continued on in our Aboriginal People's booklet.

Test Nov.15th.

Later this week we will start our Chapter 2 assignment.

Science
Assigned to Class: 7-6
Today we did our bean lab. Unfortunately the beans did not germinate but sometimes Science goes that way.

Test Nov. 19th

There are several students not bringing their Science materials to class or losing copies of their booklets. Since there is a final exam in this course it is very important they be organized and responsible with regards to being prepared for class.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 7-5
Today students were given the opportunity to work on their Chapter 3 booklet (#6-15).

Test Nov. 25th
Important Reminders
Assigned to Class: 8-8

1. Fluvarium trip: Tuesday Oct. 29th. Permission slips and $9 now overdue.

2. Nov. 1st : picture retake day. Bring your original picture package.

3. Nov. 5th: Remembrance Day ceremony. Cadets, guides etc. bring your uniform for that day.

4. Catalogue orders : Due Nov. 8th

5. Nov. 8th -No school

6. Nov. 11th- Remembrance Day

7. Nov. 12th- PD day

8. Textbooks: many students are not locking their lockers and leaving textbooks around the halls and the classroom. If books aren't turned in at the end of the year they will have to pay for them. So today we took time to go over the cost of books...which are expensive. Books, when not in use, are to be locked in your locker. They are not to be left in classrooms or in the halls or in the multipurpose room/cafeteria/gym.
October 25, 2019
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 7-8
Today we learned about socialism and capitalism.

Test: Nov. 25th.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 7-5
Today we learned about how money moves through a capitalist society.

Test: Nov. 25th.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-8
Today we went over the Inuit and the Innu section of our First nations/Inuit booklet.

Test Nov. 18th-19th
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-5
Today students worked on the Inuit and the Innu section of our First Nations/Inuit booklet.

Test Nov. 18th-19th
Important Reminders
Assigned to Class: 8-8
Important Dates:

1. Clothing orders: Friday Oct. 25th.

2. Fluvarium trip: Tuesday Oct. 29th. We need one male and one female volunteer due to class size. Please consider chaperoning :) Permission slips and $9 now overdue.

3. Nov. 1st : picture retake day. Bring your original picture package.

4. Nov. 5th: Remembrance Day ceremony. Cadets, guides etc. bring your uniform for that day.

5. Catalogue orders : Due Nov. 8th

6. Nov. 8th -No school

7. Nov. 11th- Remembrance Day

8. Nov. 12th- PD day
October 24, 2019
Science
Assigned to Class: 7-6
Today we did some practice identifying producers, consumers and decomposers.

If our beans germinate, we will do the lab tomorrow. If not, it will be Monday.

Head up: Unit Test: Nov. 19th
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-5
Today students learned about the Mikmaq.

Proposals were due today.

Test November 14th-15th
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-8
Today students learned about the Innu.

Proposals were due today.

Test November 14th-15th
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-6
Today students learned about the Innu.

Proposals were due today.

Test November 14th-15th
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 7-8
Today students learned about the capitalist systems of economics.

Test: Nov. 25th
Important Reminders
Assigned to Class: 8-8
Important Dates:

1. Clothing orders: Friday Oct. 25th.

2. Fluvarium trip: Tuesday Oct. 29th. We need one male and one female volunteer due to class size. Please consider chaperoning :) Permission slips going home today. $9 due today.

3. Nov. 1st : picture retake day. Bring your original picture package.

4. Nov. 5th: Remembrance Day ceremony. Cadets, guides etc. bring your uniform for that day.

5. Catalogue orders : Due Nov. 8th

6. Nov. 8th -No school

7. Nov. 11th- Remembrance Day

8. Nov. 12th- PD day
October 23, 2019
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 7-8
Today we started our Chapter 3 booklet.This will be graded.

Students already have their study guide and vocab sheet.

Head up: Unit test Nov. 25th
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 7-5
Today we started our Chapter 3 booklet.This will be graded.

Students already have their study guide and vocab sheet.

Head up: Unit test Nov. 25th
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-5
Today we went over the reasons for the extinction of the Beothuk.

Proposals due Thursday.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-6
Today we finished off our section on the Mi'kmaq and then started the Innu.

Proposals due Thursday.
Science
Assigned to Class: 7-6
Today we took our our seeds out of the salt and fresh water soak and then put them in the paper towels for germination.Cross our fingers they germinate.
Important Reminders
Assigned to Class: 8-8
Important Dates:

1. Clothing orders: Friday Oct. 25th.

2. Fluvarium trip: Tuesday Oct. 29th. We need one male and one female volunteer due to class size. Please consider chaperoning :) Permission slips going home today. $9 due today.

3. Nov. 1st : picture retake day. Bring your original picture package.

4. Nov. 5th: Remembrance Day ceremony. Cadets, guides etc. bring your uniform for that day.

5. Catalogue orders : Due Nov. 8th

6. Nov. 8th -No school

7. Nov. 11th- Remembrance Day

8. Nov. 12th- PD day
October 22, 2019
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-8
Today we talked about the results of the election and how the school voted compared to the country.

Students then worked on the Mi'kmaq section of their booklet for Chapter 2.

Proposals are due this Thursday.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-6
Today we talked about the results of the election and how the school voted compared to the country.

Students then worked on the Mi'kmaq section of their booklet for Chapter 2.

Proposals are due this Thursday.
Science
Assigned to Class: 7-6
Today we started our core lab on the Salty Seeds.

I have the ecosystems projects corrected. I want to talk to some groups first before putting marks on PowerSchool. Not all groups have shared their project with me.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 7-8
Today we did a reflection on the Student Vote program and the results of the vote compared to what the students across Newfoundland and Canada voted.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 7-5
Today we did a reflection on the Student Vote program and the results of the vote compared to what the students across Newfoundland and Canada voted.
Important Reminders
Assigned to Class: 8-8
Important Dates:

1. Clothing orders: Friday Oct. 25th.

2. Fluvarium trip: Tuesday Oct. 29th. We need one male and one female volunteer due to class size. Please consider chaperoning :) Permission slips going home today. $9 due today.

3. Nov. 1st : picture retake day. Bring your original picture package.

4. Nov. 5th: Remembrance Day ceremony. Cadets, guides etc. bring your uniform for that day.

5. Catalogue orders : Due Nov. 8th

6. Nov. 8th -No school

7. Nov. 11th- Remembrance Day

8. Nov. 12th- PD day
October 21, 2019
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 7-5
Today we started Chapter 3: Economic Security. Students received a study guide, vocab sheet and a graded booklet.

We started with the vocab sheet today.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 7-8
Today we started Chapter 3: Economic Security. Students received a study guide, vocab sheet and a graded booklet.

We started with the vocab sheet today.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-6
Today we went over the reasons for the extinction of the Beothuk.

Proposal is due this Thursday Oct. 24th. Source cards should be passed in at this time.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-8
Today was our last day for research for the Research project.

Proposal is due this Thursday Oct. 24th. Source cards should be passed in at this time.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-5
Today was our last day for research for the Research project.

Proposal is due this Thursday Oct. 24th. Source cards should be passed in at this time.
Important Reminders
Assigned to Class: 8-8
1. Catalogue orders on going

2. Clothing orders: Friday Oct. 25th.

3. Fluvarium trip: Tuesday Oct. 29th. We need one male and one female volunteer due to class size. Please consider chaperoning :) Permission slips going home today. $9 due on Oct. 22nd.

4. Nov. 1st : picture retake day. Bring your original picture package.

5. Nov. 5th: Remembrance Day ceremony. Cadets, guides etc. bring your uniform for that day.

6. Nov. 8th -No school

7. Nov. 11th- Remembrance Day

8. Nov. 12th- PD day
October 18, 2019
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 7-5
Today was student vote day. This was a chance for all VJH students,from Grades 5 to 8, to participate in the democratic process of voting.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 7-8
Today was student vote day. This was a chance for all VJH students,from Grades 5 to 8, to participate in the democratic process of voting.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-8
Today was student vote day. This was a chance for all VJH students,from Grades 5 to 8, to participate in the democratic process of voting.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-5
Today was student vote day. This was a chance for all VJH students,from Grades 5 to 8, to participate in the democratic process of voting.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-6
Today was student vote day. This was a chance for all VJH students,from Grades 5 to 8, to participate in the democratic process of voting.
Science
Assigned to Class: 7-6
Today we continued learning about consumers, producers and decomposers. Head up on the Unit test: Nov. 19th and we will be doing a core lab next week on the impact of salt on plant growth.
October 17, 2019
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 7-5
Tomorrow students will participate in Student Vote 2019! If you get a few minutes have a chat with your child/student to see what they have learned about the voting process.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-6
Tomorrow students will participate in Student Vote 2019! If you get a few minutes have a chat with your child/student to see what they have learned about the voting process.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-5
Tomorrow students will participate in Student Vote 2019! If you get a few minutes have a chat with your child/student to see what they have learned about the voting process.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-8
Tomorrow students will participate in Student Vote 2019! If you get a few minutes have a chat with your child/student to see what they have learned about the voting process.
Science
Assigned to Class: 7-6
Today we started Chapter 2 and students received their first booklet and practice worksheet. We learned about producers, consumers and decomposers.

Head up on the Unit test: Nov. 19th and we will be doing a core lab next week on the impact of salt on plant growth.
Important Reminders
Assigned to Class: 8-8
1. Photo orders are now overdue.

2. Catalogue orders due by Oct. 19th

3. Clothing orders: Oct. 25th.

4. Fluvarium trip: Tuesday Oct. 29th. We need one male and one female volunteer due to class size. Please consider chaperoning :) Permission slips going home today. $9 due on Oct. 22nd.

5. Nov. 8th -No school

6. Nov. 11th- Remembrance Day

7. Nov. 12th- PD day
October 16, 2019
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-8
Today we did an activity where students learned about the candidates running in the district of Avalon prior to the student vote on Friday.

Research Proposal due Oct. 24th.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-5
Today we did an activity where students learned about the candidates running in the district of Avalon prior to the student vote on Friday.

Research Proposal due Oct. 24th.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 7-5
Today we did an activity where students learned about the candidates running in the district of Avalon prior to the student vote on Friday.

Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 7-8
Today we continued our activity where students learned about the candidates running in the district of Avalon prior to the student vote on Friday. We then learned about how to vote.

Science
Assigned to Class: 7-6
Today was the last in class day to complete the ecosystem project in class. You still have until Oct. 22nd to complete it. Homework Haven s available after school on Monday and the LRC is available at lunchtime.

We start Chapter 2 tomorrow. As well the Unit test will be Nov. 19th.
Important Reminders
Assigned to Class: 8-8
1. Oct. 17th- Photo orders are due. Photo packages were passed out yesterday.

2. Catalogue going home today. Students can vote on prizes by Friday.

3. Clothing orders: Oct. 25th.

4. Fluvarium trip: Tuesday Oct. 29th. We need one male and one female volunteer due to class size. Please consider chaperoning :) Permission slips going home today. $9 due on Oct. 22nd.

5. Nov. 8th -No school

6. Nov. 11th- Remembrance Day

7. Nov. 12th- PD day
October 15, 2019
Science
Assigned to Class: 7-6
Today was day 2 of working on the Ecosystem project. All details in Google classroom. Projects will be due Oct. 22nd.

We will also be doing our next core lab later this week.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-5
Today we did a lesson as part of Student Vote. It is about verifying online stories and the idea of Fake News and Deep Fakes.

Student Vote: This Friday!
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-6
Today we did a lesson as part of Student Vote. It is about verifying online stories and the idea of Fake News and Deep Fakes.

Student Vote: This Friday!
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-8
Today we did a lesson as part of Student Vote. It is about verifying online stories and the idea of Fake News and Deep Fakes.

Student Vote: This Friday!
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 7-8
Today we did a lesson as part of Student Vote.It is about how they can find information about the candidates running in their district and the political parties views on various key topics. Students were challenged to see which party and/or candidate in this riding best matches with their views.
Important Reminders
Assigned to Class: 8-8
Thanks for all the food donations!!

1. Oct. 17th- Photo orders are due. Photo packages were passed out yesterday.

2. Catalogue going home today. Students can vote on prizes by Friday.

3. Clothing orders: Oct. 25th.

4. Fluvarium trip: Tuesday Oct. 29th. We need one male and one female volunteer due to class size. Permission slips going home today. $9 due on Oct. 22nd.

5. Nov. 8th -No school

6. Nov. 11th- Remembrance Day

7. Nov. 12th- PD day
October 10, 2019
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 7-5
Today we started our Student Vote Week with a lesson on the levels of government in Canada. We will continue with Student Vote lessons until Oct. 18th.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 7-8
Today we started our Student Vote Week with a lesson on the levels of government in Canada. We will continue with Student Vote lessons until Oct. 18th.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-6
Today we continued with research for our Socials research project.

Proposal due by Oct. 24th.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-8
Today we continued with research for our Socials research project.

Proposal due by Oct. 24th.
Science
Assigned to Class: 7-6
Today we started our ecosystem project. Students can work with partners. This is all on Google classroom. Projects will be due Oct. 22nd.
Important Reminders
Assigned to Class: 8-8
Important Dates:
Oct. 11th - PD day. No school.
Oct. 14th - Thanksgiving holiday. No school.
Oct. 17th- Photo orders are due. Photo packages were passed out yesterday.
October 9, 2019
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 7-5
Today we started working on our case study on the three key resources that brought Europeans to the 'New world'. This will be graded.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 7-8
Today we started working on our case study on the three key resources that brought Europeans to the 'New world'. This will be graded.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-5
Today was a research day for students to work on their proposal. Proposals will be due Oct. 24th. This is all on google classroom.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-6
Today was a research day for students to work on their proposal. Proposals will be due Oct. 24th. This is all on google classroom.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-8
Today was a research day for students to work on their proposal. Proposals will be due Oct. 24th. This is all on google classroom.
Important Reminders
Assigned to Class: 8-8
Important Dates:
Oct. 10th - Food drive finished
Oct. 11th - PD day. No school.
Oct. 14th - Thanksgiving holiday
Oct. 17th- Photo orders are due. Photo packages were passed out yesterday.
October 8, 2019
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-5
Today students started their research on their research topic. The proposal will be due Oct. 24th. Students need to have 3 source cards to pass in with their project.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-6
Today students started their research on their research topic. The proposal will be due Oct. 24th. Students need to have 3 source cards to pass in with their project.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-8
Today students learned about the extinction of the Beothuk.

Tomorrow students will start their research on their research topic. The proposal will be due Oct. 24th. Students need to have 3 source cards to pass in with their project.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 7-5
Students will start their case study on the Closer Look section of Chapter 2 about the newcomers need/want of fish, fur and timber. This is open book and no preparation is required.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 7-8
Students will start their case study on the Closer Look section of Chapter 2 about the newcomers need/want of fish, fur and timber. This is open book and no preparation is required.
Science
Assigned to Class: 7-6
Quiz today.

Students were also given back their labs. Some students were also given the opportunity to fix their labs.

Tomorrow they will start an in-class assignment where they will create a slideshow about a Newfoundland ecosystem.
October 7, 2019
Science
Assigned to Class: 7-6
Review today. Quiz tomorrow on the Chromebooks. Review is in Google classroom.

I will also give back labs tomorrow for students to make some corrections on (not all will need to do this)
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 7-5
Today students learned about wants and needs and corrected foldables were returned.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-8
Today I explained about the research proposal. They will start researching this week.

The proposal is a way for me to give them feedback on their project before they start their final piece.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-6
Today I explained about the research proposal. They will start researching this week.

The proposal is a way for me to give them feedback on their project before they start their final piece.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-5
Today I explained about the research proposal. They will start researching this week.

The proposal is a way for me to give them feedback on their project before they start their final piece.
Important Reminders
Assigned to Class: 8-8
1) Food Drive now on-going until Thursday. See the Homeroom Hangout for the poster regarding needed items.

2) No school Friday or Monday.
October 4, 2019
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-5
Today we continued on learning about the Beothuk of Newfoundland.

Reminder to have the topic for your research project picked by today.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-8
Today we continued on learning about the Beothuk of Newfoundland.

Reminder to have the topic for your research project picked by today.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 7-5
Today I returned the foldables and quiz. Students were given the opportunity to make any corrections to their foldable and resubmit for re-correction.
Science
Assigned to Class: 7-6
Today students were given the opportunity to do a practice quiz and work on a quizlet in advance of their quiz on Tuesday. These items review major concepts and their terms to know. I will do full review on Monday. Students should also use the uploaded answer key for the booklet for studying purposes.

Next week, after the quiz, students will do a slideshow on an ecosystem of their choosing. 2 in-class periods will be given for working on this project. Final projects will be due Oct. 16th.

Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 7-8
Today students start Chapter 2. Chapter two will have a in-class open book case study.

Students also got back their quizzes.

On the 10th, students will start their work on Student Vote.
Important Reminders
Assigned to Class: 8-8
1) Ear buds...and still need them....

2)Important dates:

Oct. 11th: PD day- no school
Oct. 14th: Thanksgiving - no school
October 3, 2019
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-8
Today we started Chapter 2.

A reminder that by Friday students should have their topics chosen for the research project. We will start research next week. I will be going over the research process prior to this.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-5
Today we started Chapter 2.

A reminder that by Friday students should have their topics chosen for the research project. We will start research next week. I will be going over the research process prior to this.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-6
Today we continued Chapter 2.

A reminder that by Friday students should have their topics chosen for the research project. We will start research next week. I will be going over the research process prior to this.
Science
Assigned to Class: 7-6
Today we did the last concept before the quiz on Tuesday. Format : 10 multiple choice worth 2 each and 5 matching. Students were given a guide at the start of the chapter.

Tomorrow I will be uploading a quizlet on the terms to know and a practice quiz. They will be doing these last period tomorrow as review. I will do full review on Monday. Students should also use the uploaded answer key for the booklet for studying purposes.

Next week, after the quiz, students will do a slideshow on an ecosystem of their choosing. 2 in-class periods will be given for working on this project. Final projects will be due Oct. 16th.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 7-8
Today we watched a video as an introduction to Chapter 2.

I returned the foldables and students were given the opportunity to fix errors to enhance their initial marks. Some students had left out a component of the foldable.
Important Reminders
Assigned to Class: 8-8
1) Villanova Junior High will be participating in this year's Terry Fox School Run for cancer research on October 4, 2019. We are proud to continue the legacy of one of our country’s greatest heroes. We hope you will join us and support this wonderful cause by donating to our Terry Fox School Run fundraising page at: http://www.terryfox.ca/VillanovaJuniorHigh Thank you! The future of cancer research has never looked brighter! #terryfoxliveshere @theterryfoxfoundation #terryfoxschoolruns


2) Ear buds...need them....

3)Important dates:
Oct. 4th:Terry Fox walk
Oct. 11th: PD day- no school
Oct. 14th: Thanksgiving - no school
October 2, 2019
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 7-8
Today we watched videos on the United Nations Human Rights and Freedoms.

Quiz will be returned later this week.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 7-5
Today we watched videos on the United Nations Human Rights and Freedoms.

Quiz will be returned later this week.
Science
Assigned to Class: 7-6
Today we finished the lab and then started our last topic on habitat and niche.

Quiz now Wednesday Oct. 8th.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-5
Today students had time to pick a research topic for their major Socials project.

Topic selection due by Friday Oct. 4th.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-6
Today we started Chapter 2!

Reminder the topic selection is due by Friday. Next week we will start our research and students will complete a proposal.
Important Reminders
Assigned to Class: 8-8
1) Villanova Junior High will be participating in this year's Terry Fox School Run for cancer research on October 4, 2019. We are proud to continue the legacy of one of our country’s greatest heroes. We hope you will join us and support this wonderful cause by donating to our Terry Fox School Run fundraising page at: http://www.terryfox.ca/VillanovaJuniorHigh Thank you! The future of cancer research has never looked brighter! #terryfoxliveshere @theterryfoxfoundation #terryfoxschoolruns


2) Ear buds...need them....

3)Important dates:
Oct. 4th:Terry Fox walk
Oct. 11th: PD day- no school
Oct. 14th: Thanksgiving - no school
October 1, 2019
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-5
Today students had time to pick a research topic for their major Socials project.

Topic selection due by Friday Oct. 4th.

Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-6
Today students had time to pick a research topic for their major Socials project.

Topic selection due by Friday Oct. 4th.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 7-5
Quiz today. We will then start looking at Human Rights before moving onto Chapter 2.

We will then move into Chapter 2 and from Oct. 10th-18th we will be into Student Vote week where we will spend the week learning about elections, identifying #fakenews and culminating in the Student Vote on Friday Oct. 18th.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 7-8
Quiz today. We will then start looking at Human Rights before moving onto Chapter 2.

We will then move into Chapter 2 and from Oct. 10th-18th we will be into Student Vote week where we will spend the week learning about elections, identifying #fakenews and culminating in the Student Vote on Friday Oct. 18th.
Science
Assigned to Class: 7-6
Today we did the written part of the lab from Friday.
Important Reminders
Assigned to Class: 8-8
1) Ear buds...need them....

2)
Oct. 4th:Terry Fox walk
Oct. 11th: PD day- no school
Oct. 14th: Thanksgiving - no school
September 30, 2019
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 7-5
Review today for the quiz tomorrow. Reminder the format is 10 multiple choice and then 5 identification of legal milestone ages.

See the Google classroom for the practice quiz and the quizlet.

We will then move into Chapter 2 and from Oct. 10th-18th we will be into Student Vote week where we will spend the week learning about elections, identifying #fakenews and culminating in the Student Vote on Friday Oct. 18th.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 7-8
Review today for the quiz tomorrow. Reminder the format is 10 multiple choice and then 5 identification of legal milestone ages.

See the Google classroom for the practice quiz and the quizlet.

We will then move into Chapter 2 and from Oct. 10th-18th we will be into Student Vote week where we will spend the week learning about elections, identifying #fakenews and culminating in the Student Vote on Friday Oct. 18th.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-5
Quiz today. Tomorrow we will spend class looking through possible research topics for the major research project for the year. By Friday students will have to pick a topic (and a partner approved by a parent/guardian). In between these research days, students will be starting chapter 2.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-6
Quiz today. Tomorrow we will spend class looking through possible research topics for the major research project for the year. By Friday students will have to pick a topic (and a partner approved by a parent/guardian). In between these research days, students will be starting chapter 2.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-8
Quiz today. Tomorrow we will spend class looking through possible research topics for the major research project for the year. By Friday students will have to pick a topic (and a partner approved by a parent/guardian). In between these research days, students will be starting chapter 2.
Important Reminders
Assigned to Class: 8-8
1) Welcome to Shelby McCartney who is a MUN education student who will be with me for 2 weeks as part of her degree program.

2) Ear buds...need them....

3)
Oct. 4th:Terry Fox walk
Oct. 11th: PD day- no school
Oct. 14th: Thanksgiving - no school
September 27, 2019
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 7-5
Today we did review for our quiz on Tuesday.

Format 10 multiple choice and 5 identifying legal milestones.

Students completed their in-class foldable on Wednesday. If you missed it this will have to be completed at home OR stay with me 2-3 on Tuesday.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 7-8
Today we did review for our quiz on Tuesday.

Format 10 multiple choice and 5 identifying legal milestones.

Students completed their in-class foldable on Wednesday. If you missed it this will have to be completed at home OR stay with me 2-3 on Tuesday.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 7-6
Today was our school yard lab where students identified biotic and abiotic factors in the ecosystem around the school. A great way to end the week!

Write up for the lab will be on Tuesday.

Quiz: Oct. 7th.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-5
Today we did review for our quiz on Monday.

After the quiz students will start their research project. Step One will be picking a topic.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-6
Today we did review for our quiz on Monday.

After the quiz students will start their research project. Step One will be picking a topic.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-8
Today we did review for our quiz on Monday.

After the quiz students will start their research project. Step One will be picking a topic.
September 26, 2019
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-6
Today was the last day for presentations.

Students will get review on Friday for their quiz on Monday.

After their quiz, students will start the first steps for their research project.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-5
Today students got the chance to do the quizlet and practice quiz in Google classroom.

Students will get review on Friday for their quiz on Monday.

After their quiz, students will start the first steps for their research project.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-8
Today students got the chance to do the quizlet and practice quiz in Google classroom.

Students will get review on Friday for their quiz on Monday.

After their quiz, students will start the first steps for their research project.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 7-5
Today we learned about the Home Children - a case of disempowerment in Canadian history.

Quiz moved to Oct. 1st.
Science
Assigned to Class: 7-6
Today we continued with levels of organization and range of tolerance.

Classroom Code: itj908j I've started uploading unit content including the pre-lab and lab groups.

Lab tomorrow last period. Dress for outside weather!

First Science quiz: Oct. 7th.

Important Reminders
Assigned to Class: 8-8
1) Still missing earbuds from each student. The school list requires a dedicated set for our classroom.
2) Important dates:

September 30th: Socials quiz
Oct. 4th:Terry Fox walk (tentative)
Oct. 11th: PD day
Oct. 14th: Thanksgiving - no school
September 25, 2019
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-5
Today we finished off presentations. The ones not done are for students who have not complete their projects. I will make contact re: arrangements getting the work done.

Quiz: Monday September 30th
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-8
Today we finished off presentations.

Quiz: Monday September 30th
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 7-8
Today we work on their foldable. The majority of students are done so we will not need the class tomorrow to work on it (I will give a few students time to finish up the last little bit)

Quiz moved to Tuesday Oct. 1st.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 7-5
Today we work on their foldable. The majority of students are done so we will not need the class tomorrow to work on it (I will give a few students time to finish up the last little bit)

Quiz moved to Tuesday Oct. 1st.
Science
Assigned to Class: 7-6
Today we finished abiotic factors and ecosystems and then started looking at levels of organization.

Lab: Last period on Friday. Dress for outdoor weather.

Join the Google classroom:
Important Reminders
Assigned to Class: 8-8
1) Still missing earbuds from each student. The school list requires a dedicated set for our classroom.
2) Important dates:

September 30th: Socials quiz
Oct. 4th:Terry Fox walk (tentative)
Oct. 11th: PD day
Oct. 14th: Thanksgiving - no school
September 24, 2019
Science
Assigned to Class: 7-6
We only had a short class today due to the switch over in classes.

The schoolyard lab will go ahead period 6 on Friday. This is a core lab.

Chapter 1 quiz: tentative Oct. 7th
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-5
Today we continued our presentations.

Quiz September 30th. Google classroom has been updated with study materials.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-6
Today we continued our presentations.

Quiz September 30th. Google classroom has been updated with study materials.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-8
Today we continued our presentations.

Quiz September 30th. Google classroom has been updated with study materials.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 7-8
Today we started our in-class assignment.

IMPORTANT: Quiz has been moved to Oct. 1st. This is in light of the class changes in Grade 7.
Important Reminders
Assigned to Class: 8-8
1) Still missing earbuds from each student. The school list requires a dedicated set for our classroom.
2) Important dates:

September 30th: Socials quiz
Oct. 4th:Terry Fox walk (tentative)
Oct. 11th: PD day
Oct. 14th: Thanksgiving - no school
September 23, 2019
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-5
Today students presented their artifact presentations.

Assignments not ready for presentation today will be deducted by -10%.

Quiz September 30th
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-6
Today students presented their artifact presentations.

Assignments not ready for presentation today will be deducted by -10%.

Quiz September 30th
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-8
Today students presented their artifact presentations.

Assignments not ready for presentation today will be deducted by -10%.

Quiz September 30th
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 7-5
Today students worked on their in-class assignment.

Quiz September 27th. Google classroom has been updated with a quizlet and a practice quiz and an answer key for the Empowerment booklet.
Science
Assigned to Class: 7-6
Today I did a pre-lab for the School yard lab. Due to the class changes I am unsure of when the lab will be held (Either Thursday or Friday in all likelihood). I will post the pre-lab in Google classroom.
Important Reminders
Assigned to Class: 8-8
Important dates:

September 30th: Socials quiz
Oct. 4th:Terry Fox walk (tentative)
Oct. 11th: PD day
Oct. 14th: Thanksgiving - no school
Boys soccer Grade 8 - tryouts today at 3.
September 20, 2019
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-5
Today we learned about primary and secondary sources of information.

Quiz September 30th.
Assignment: early bird is today (midnight is the cut off) and the assignment/ presentations start on Monday.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-6
Today we learned about primary and secondary sources of information.

Quiz September 30th.
Assignment: early bird is today (midnight is the cut off) and the assignment/ presentations start on Monday.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-8
Today we learned about primary and secondary sources of information.

Quiz September 30th.
Assignment: early bird is today (midnight is the cut off) and the assignment/ presentations start on Monday.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 7-5
Today we learned about cultural,societal and national empowerment and then started learning about disempowerment.

Quiz: September 27th and in-class assignment start Monday Sept. 23rd.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 7-8
Today we learned about cultural,societal and national empowerment and then started learning about disempowerment.

Quiz: September 27th and in-class assignment start Monday Sept. 23rd.
Science
Assigned to Class: 7-6
Today we finished learning about abiotic and biotic factors and then looked at 4 ecosystems and determined which abiotic factors would be found in each ecosystem.
September 19, 2019
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 7-8
Today we continued on learning about the 5 types of Empowerment.

Quiz Sept. 27th. The quiz will not include the home children case study.

In-class assignment : As we have time now, the in-class assignment (foldable) will start on Monday Sept. 23rd. Students will have 3 days to work on the assignment in class.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 7-5
Today we continued on learning about the 5 types of Empowerment.

Quiz Sept. 27th. The quiz will not include the home children case study.

In-class assignment : As we have time now, the in-class assignment (foldable) will start on Monday Sept. 23rd. Students will have 3 days to work on the assignment in class.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-5
Today we did individual and collective past and started the Historical Method of Research.

Quiz : September 30th.
Artifact assignment due Monday September 23rd. Early bird is tomorrow.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-6
Today we did individual and collective past and started the Historical Method of Research.

Quiz : September 30th.
Artifact assignment due Monday September 23rd. Early bird is tomorrow.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-8
Today we did individual and collective past and started the Historical Method of Research.

Quiz : September 30th.
Artifact assignment due Monday September 23rd. Early bird is tomorrow.
Important Reminders
Assigned to Class: 8-8
1) Students must pass into me a set of earbuds they will use this year.

2) Homeroom Hangout code: wvx436x

3) First PD day: Oct. 11th.
September 18, 2019
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 7-5
Today we reviewed Personal Empowerment and then I gave them time to work on the Five Pieces of Empowerment in their Empowerment booklet.

Quiz September 27th (format TBA)
In-class assignment September 30th
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 7-8
Today we reviewed Personal Empowerment and then I gave them time to work on the Five Pieces of Empowerment in their Empowerment booklet.

Quiz September 27th (format TBA)
In-class assignment September 30th
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 100
Yesterday I went over how to do the journal for their assignment in Google classroom and how to create an assignment.

Today I gave them a period to work on their assignment so I can troubleshoot any issues.

Assignment due Sept. 23th, early bird Sept. 20th, Quiz September 30th
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-8
Monday I went over how to do the journal for their assignment in Google classroom and how to create an assignment.

Today I gave them a period to work on their assignment so I can troubleshoot any issues.

Assignment due Sept. 23th, early bird Sept. 20th
Science
Assigned to Class: 7-6
Today I reviewed Ecosystems in Newfoundland and then we started learning about abiotic and biotic factors that interact in an ecosystem.
Important Reminders
Assigned to Class: 8-8
1) Students must pass into me a set of earbuds they will use this year.

2) Homeroom Hangout code: wvx436x

3) First PD day: Oct. 11th.
September 17, 2019
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 7-5
Today we reviewed the Charter of Rights and then started learning about personal Empowerment.

Quiz on Chapter One: Sept. 27th.

In-class assignment Sept. 30th.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 7-8
Today we reviewed the Charter of Rights and then started learning about personal Empowerment.

Quiz on Chapter One: Sept. 27th.

In-class assignment Sept. 30th.
Science
Assigned to Class: 7-6
Today we continued learning about Newfoundland and Labrador Ecosystems.

Students received their Unit One plan and their their first booklet on Ecosystems.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-6
Yesterday I went over how to do the journal for their assignment in Google classroom and how to create an assignment.

Today I gave them a period to work on their assignment so I can troubleshoot any issues.

Assignment due Sept. 23th, early bird Sept. 20th
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-5
Today I went over how to do the journal for their assignment in Google classroom and how to create an assignment.

Tomorrow I will give them a period to work on their assignment so I can troubleshoot any issues.

Assignment due Sept. 23th, early bird Sept. 20th
Important Reminders
Assigned to Class: 8-8
1) Students must pass into me a set of earbuds they will use this year.

2) Homeroom Hangout code: wvx436x
September 16, 2019
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 7-5
Today students learned about Canada's Constitution and the Charter of Rights and Freedoms. I uploaded a short video on the Charter to Google classroom.

Heads up: Quiz September 27th on Chapter One and Assignment will be give out on Sept. 30th. Some in-class time will be given.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 7-8
Today students learned about Canada's Constitution and the Charter of Rights and Freedoms. I uploaded a short video on the Charter to Google classroom.

Heads up: Quiz September 27th on Chapter One and Assignment will be give out on Sept. 30th. Some in-class time will be given.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-6
Today I went over how to do a journal and we went over how they can approach the journal they are to write for their assignment. The assignment is due September 23rd and the early bird is Sept, 20th. The slideshow for today is in Google classroom.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-8
Today I went over how to do a journal and we went over how they can approach the journal they are to write for their assignment. The assignment is due September 23rd and the early bird is Sept, 20th. The slideshow for today is in Google classroom.
Science
Assigned to Class: 7-6
Today we started Unit One. Students received their Unit One guide and their Chapter 1.1 booklet.

Students should have a new duotang for this unit.
Important Reminders
Assigned to Class: 8-8
1) Students must pass into me a set of earbuds they will use this year.

2) Homeroom Hangout code: wvx436x
September 13, 2019
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-5
Today we watched Episode one of Vanished in the Mist.

Monday we will go over how to write a journal for Socials and I will give them time to work on their journal for their assignment.

Assignment will be due September 23rd with the early bird September 20.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-8
Today we watched Episode one of Vanished in the Mist.

Monday we will go over how to write a journal for Socials and I will give them time to work on their journal for their assignment.

Assignment will be due September 23rd with the early bird September 20.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-6
Today we watched Episode one of Vanished in the Mist.

Monday we will go over how to write a journal for Socials and I will give them time to work on their journal for their assignment.

Assignment will be due September 23rd with the early bird September 20.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 7-8
Today we learned about Legal Milestones and looked at the Child and Youth Advocate booklet.
Science
Assigned to Class: 7-6
Today we finished lab safety and we will start Unit One on Monday. Please have another yellow duotang for then.
Important Reminders
Assigned to Class: 8-8
1) Students must pass into me a set of earbuds they will use this year.

2) Homeroom Hangout code: wvx436x

3) School grounds clean-up at 11 on Sunday. Watch Twitter for an announcement.
September 12, 2019
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 7-5
Today we learned about legal milestone and started looking at the booklet published by the Child/Youth advocate about their rights.
Science
Assigned to Class: 7-6
Today we watched a few short vidoes on lab safety before most of the period was used for pictures for picture day.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-5
Today students worked on a sheet that had 7 mystery artifacts that they had to try and guess what they were.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-6
Today students worked on a sheet that had 7 mystery artifacts that they had to try and guess what they were.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-8
Today students worked on a sheet that had 7 mystery artifacts that they had to try and guess what they were.
Important Reminders
Assigned to Class: 8-8
1) Students must pass into me a set of earbuds they will use this year.

2) Curriculum night: Thursday 6:30 to 7:40 for junior high.Please go to Room 208

3) Picture day was today.

4) Homeroom Hangout code: wvx436x
September 10, 2019
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 7-5
Today we looked at the difference between power and authority.

Google class room code for 7-5: bbkdfw
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 7-8
Today we looked at the difference between power and authority.

Google class room code for 7-8: fyzn0h8
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-5
Today students started looking at what is history and what can artifacts/pictures etc. tell us about the past.

Google classroom code: z97i914
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-6
Today students started looking at what is history and what can artifacts/pictures etc. tell us about the past.

Google classroom code: 11ipsf
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-8
Today students started looking at what artifacts/pictures etc. can tell us about the past.


Google classroom code:f0jz8x9
Important Reminders
Assigned to Class: 8-8
Happy Tuesday 8-8!!

1) Still missing some forms. Thanks to those who have theirs in :)

2) Students must pass into me a set of earbuds they will use this year.

3) Cafeteria service has started.

4) Curriculum night: Thursday 6:30 to 7:40 for junior high.Please go to Room 208

5) Picture day: Thursday Sept. 12th.

6) Homeroom Hangout code: wvx436x
September 9, 2019
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 7-5
Today we started looking at the concept of power. Students received their chapter outline and their Unit One booklet. A reminder that students are to have a red binder or duotang for this course.

There will be a quiz on this chapter.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 7-8
Today we started looking at the concept of power. Students received their chapter outline and their Unit One booklet. A reminder that students are to have a red binder or duotang for this course.

There will be a quiz on this chapter.
Science
Assigned to Class: 7-6
Today we reviewd the lab safety slideshow on the rules of lab safety. They started a little activity where they designed a t-shirt that had two lab rules on it. Next day we will have class in one of the labs to go over glassware, safety features in the lab and the lab fire exit.

I collected in the yellow duotang for lab safety. They will need a yellow one Monday for the next Unit.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-8
Today we brainstormed about what students think of when they hear the word history. We then looked at the various aspects of history, such as it's influence on the present.

Students received their Unit One booklet which are their notes for this unit.

A reminder to have a red binder for this course.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-5
Today we brainstormed about what students think of when they hear the word history.

Students received their Unit One booklet which are their notes for this unit.
Important Reminders
Assigned to Class: 8-8
Hello Homeroom 8-8!!

1) Please have all forms in ASAP

2) Students must pass into me a set of earbuds they will use this year.

3) Cafeteria service has started

4) Curriculum night: Thursday 6:30 to 7:40 for junior high.

5) Picture day: Thursday Sept. 12th.

6) Homeroom Hangout code: wvx436x

7) Picture forms went home today!
September 6, 2019
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 7-8
Welcome back to school Socials 7-8! Today we finished going over the procedures and my expectations for the year. Students will get their first booklet on Monday.

Students need to have a red binder for Monday!

Google classroom code: fyzn0h8
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 7-5
Welcome back to school Socials 7-5! Today we finished going over the procedures and my expectations for the year. Students will get their first booklet on Monday. Students need to have a red binder for Monday!

Google classroom code: bbkdfw


Science
Assigned to Class: 7-6
Today we finished going over the procedures. We then started talking about lab safety. Students are required to have 3-4 classes on lab safety in order to complete core labs.

Students also need to have a set of earbuds that they need to pass into their homeroom teacher.
Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-5
Welcome back to school Socials 8-5! Today I introduced the Socials course and my expectations for the year. Students will get their first booklet on Monday. Students need to have a red binder for Monday!

Google classroom code: z97i914


Social Studies
Assigned to Class: 8-6
Welcome back to school Socials 8-6! Today we finished going over the procedures and my expectations for the year. We then brainstormed about their ideas are of what is history. Students received their Chapter 1 booklet/study guide.

Google classroom code: 11ipsf
Important Reminders
Assigned to Class: 8-8
Hello Homeroom 8-8!!

1) Please have all forms in on Monday! Thanks to those who have theirs in :)

2) Students must pass into me a set of earbuds they will use this year.

3) Cafeteria service starts Monday!

4) Curriculum night: Thursday 6:30 to 7:40 for junior high.

5) Picture day: Thursday Sept. 12th.

6) Homeroom Hangout code: wvx436x

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