Homework Assigned For Homeroom: 8-4
June 18, 2019
Important Reminders
Assigned By: Howse, Jackie
June 18 - Last day of regular classes
June 19 - Math Exam (8:10 - 10:10)
June 20 - Language Arts Exam (8:10 - 10:10)
June 21 - Science Exam (8:10 - 10:10)
June 24 - Sports Day
June 26 - Last day for Grade 8s (awards assembly & report cards). One parent per child is permitted to attend the final assembly.
June 11, 2019
Technology Education
Assigned By: Walsh, Rod
Class #4 of using the Sphero Sprk. Today students were given an opportunity to go through various stations containing challenges they had to try and complete by programming the Sphero Sprk.

Note: A few students have not completed their robotics assignments. This needs to be submitted by Friday, June 14.
June 10, 2019
Technology Education
Assigned By: Walsh, Rod
Class #3 of using the Sphero Sprk. Today students were programming the Sphero to follow a path in a race between two groups.
June 7, 2019
Important Reminders
Assigned By: Howse, Jackie
Some important dates...

June 11 - Permission to study at home forms due
June 17 - No school for students
June 18 - Last day of classes before exams
June 19 - Math Exam
June 20 - Language Arts Exam
June 21 - Science Exam
June 26 - Grade 8 Awards Assembly & Report Cards
June 6, 2019
Francais
Assigned By: Howse, Jackie
Novel quiz - vendredi, le 7 juin

Quiz format:
10 Multiple Choice
10 Fill-in-the-blank
13 True/False
2 Short Answer Questions
Important Reminders
Assigned By: Howse, Jackie
Some important dates...

June 17 - No school for students
June 18 - Last day of classes before exams
June 19 - Math Exam
June 20 - Language Arts Exam
June 21 - Science Exam
June 26 - Grade 8 Awards Assembly & Report Cards
June 5, 2019
Sciences
Assigned By: Andrews, Brittany
Quiz de Sciences demain!

Answers to review sheet are posted in Google classroom.

The study guide for the final exam is also posted in Google Classroom.

We will complete a practice final exam on Monday and Tuesday of next week. It's a good idea to bring along your carnet from each unit to assist with review.
Francais
Assigned By: Howse, Jackie
Novel quiz - vendredi, le 7 juin

Don't forget to bring in your white bristol board for our character activity this week.
Important Reminders
Assigned By: Howse, Jackie
Some important dates...

June 17 - No school for students
June 18 - Last day of classes before exams
June 19 - Math Exam
June 20 - Language Arts Exam
June 21 - Science Exam
June 26 - Grade 8 Awards Assembly & Report Cards
June 4, 2019
Sciences
Assigned By: Andrews, Brittany
Science Quiz (Unit.4 - Part II) Thursday, June 6th.

Students were working on their review sheets in class today. We will correct and continue reviewing tomorrow.
Sciences Humaines
Assigned By: Andrews, Brittany
We are currently working on Chapter. 10 - Toward Confederation.
Students began working on a booklet during class time today that will be due June 18th. This is the last evaluation of the year.
June 3, 2019
Francais
Assigned By: Howse, Jackie
Novel quiz - vendredi, le 7 juin

Don't forget to bring in your white bristol board for our character activity this week.
Important Reminders
Assigned By: Howse, Jackie
Some important dates...

June 17 - No school for students
June 18 - Last day of classes before exams
June 19 - Math Exam
June 20 - Language Arts Exam
June 21 - Science Exam
June 26 - Grade 8 Awards Assembly & Report Cards
May 31, 2019
Francais
Assigned By: Howse, Jackie
Novel quiz - vendredi, le 7 juin

Don't forget to bring in your white bristol board for our character activity next week.
Technology Education
Assigned By: Walsh, Rod
Class #2 of using the Sphero Sprk. Today students were programming the Sphero to go through a maze.
Important Reminders
Assigned By: Howse, Jackie
Some important dates...

June 14 - No school for students
June 18 - Last day of classes before exams
June 19 - Math Exam
June 20 - Language Arts Exam
June 21 - Science Exam
June 26 - Grade 8 Awards Assembly & Report Cards
May 30, 2019
Technology Education
Assigned By: Walsh, Rod
Students were introduced to the Sphero Sprk robots today, and began to learn how to program.
May 27, 2019
Sciences
Assigned By: Andrews, Brittany
We are now working on the final chapter in Science for the year.

The final Science Quiz covering Ch.11/12 is scheduled for June 6th.
Mathematiques
Assigned By: Elms, Margie
Test tomorrow, probability only.
Francais
Assigned By: Howse, Jackie
We will continue reading Le Solo d'André during tomorrow's class. Please bring in your piece of white bristol board no later than Wednesday, May 29.
Important Reminders
Assigned By: Howse, Jackie
1. Farewell is scheduled for this Thursday, May 30.

2. Grade 8 classes will visit Holy Spirit High School on Friday morning. We will leave at approximately 9:50 for this orientation.

3. Final Exams are scheduled for June 19 - 21.
Sciences Humaines
Assigned By: Andrews, Brittany
We are currently working on a Ch.8 Project- 'Chasse au Trésor.'
Students who were in Quebec were notified of this assignment before the break while those who remained in school worked on it throughout the week.

Students will have two periods of class time tomorrow and Wednesday to work on the assignment.

Projects are due to be turned in on Google Classroom on Thursday, May 20th.
May 14, 2019
Sciences Humaines
Assigned By: Andrews, Brittany
Socials Test tomorrow!
Test covers Chapter.8- World War II.
Responses to review are posted in Google Classroom.
May 13, 2019
Mathematiques
Assigned By: Elms, Margie
In-class assignment tomorrow - diagrams.
Remember to bring your notes!
May 6, 2019
Sciences Humaines
Assigned By: Andrews, Brittany
Chapter.8 Socials Test is scheduled for Wednesday, May 15th.

We are also completing an in-class assignment on the home front which we will finish in class tomorrow with a due date as Wednesday.
Sciences
Assigned By: Andrews, Brittany
Science Quiz- Chapter 10 Monday, May 13th.
May 3, 2019
Sciences Humaines
Assigned By: Andrews, Brittany
Chapter.8 Socials Test is scheduled for Wednesday, May 15th.

We are also currently working on an in-class assignment on the home front which is due on Tuesday, May 7th.
Francais
Assigned By: Howse, Jackie
The listening quiz (le texte d'opinion) is scheduled for Tuesday, May 7.

The reading comprehension test is scheduled for Friday, May 10.
Important Reminders
Assigned By: Howse, Jackie
1. Québec meeting for parents/guardians and students is scheduled for Tuesday, May 7 at 7:00.

2. Le concours d'art oratoire is scheduled for Wednesday, May 8 at 6:30.

3. The 6th Annual SOAR (Spirit of Alex and Riley) Food Drive will run from May 1 - 9. Please bring in nonperishable food items for our local food banks.

4. Farewell permission forms were sent home this week. Please complete and bring in your money for this event no later than Friday, May 10.
Sciences
Assigned By: Andrews, Brittany
Unit.4 Science Quiz (covering the microscope and cells) is scheduled for Monday, May 13th.
May 2, 2019
Francais
Assigned By: Howse, Jackie
The listening quiz (le texte d'opinion) has been rescheduled for Tuesday, May 7.
Important Reminders
Assigned By: Howse, Jackie
1. Québec meeting for parents/guardians and students is scheduled for Tuesday, May 7 at 7:00.

2. Le concours d'art oratoire is scheduled for Wednesday, May 8 at 6:30.

3. The 6th Annual SOAR (Spirit of Alex and Riley) Food Drive will run from May 1 - 9. Please bring in nonperishable food items for our local food banks.

4. Farewell permission forms were sent home this week. Please complete and bring in your money for this event no later than Friday, May 10.
April 30, 2019
Francais
Assigned By: Howse, Jackie
The listening quiz (le texte d'opinion) has been rescheduled for Tuesday, May 7.
Important Reminders
Assigned By: Howse, Jackie
1. Québec meeting for parents/guardians and students is scheduled for Tuesday, May 7 at 7:00.

2. Le concours d'art oratoire is scheduled for Wednesday, May 8 at 6:30.

3. The 6th Annual SOAR (Spirit of Alex and Riley) Food Drive will run from May 1 - 9. Please bring in nonperishable food items for our local food banks.

4. Farewell permission forms were sent home today. Please complete and bring in your money for this event no later than Friday, May 10.
April 29, 2019
Francais
Assigned By: Howse, Jackie
The listening quiz (le texte d'opinion) is scheduled for Monday, May 6.
Important Reminders
Assigned By: Howse, Jackie
1. Québec meeting for parents/guardians and students is scheduled for Tuesday, May 7 at 7:00.

2. Le concours d'art oratoire is scheduled for Wednesday, May 8 at 6:30.
April 16, 2019
Mathematiques
Assigned By: Elms, Margie
Math test Thursday, Unit 6. All concepts have been covered in class. We will go through the review sheet during our second class tomorrow.
April 15, 2019
Francais
Assigned By: Howse, Jackie
Great job on the speech presentations today! :)

The evaluation sheets for this project are posted in the Google Classroom.

If you have not already done so, please ensure that you submit your duotang that includes all the handouts, rough draft and sources for your speech. As well, don't forget to click 'SUBMIT' in the Google Classroom when your final copy has been edited and revised.
Important Reminders
Assigned By: Howse, Jackie
1. School leaving picture orders are due on Wednesday, March 17.

2. Permission slip was sent home this week for the May 2 hockey game at the CBS Arena. Please return the slip and the $5.00 fee no later than Tuesday, April 16.

3.Booster Juice/Pizza money is due no later than Tuesday, April 16. The final cost is $6.25 for Booster Juice and $3.00 for pizza. These two amount must be submitted separately.

4. The last day of classes prior to the Easter Break is Thursday, April 18.
April 12, 2019
Mathematiques
Assigned By: Elms, Margie
Review sheet due Wednesday. We will correct in class.Test scheduled for Thursday (unit 6).
Technology Education
Assigned By: Walsh, Rod
Students who had their Assignment # 4: Hydraulics and Pneumatics completed were given an opportunity to work on a hands-on activity related to the topic of Hydraulics.
Francais
Assigned By: Howse, Jackie
Opinion texts are due on Monday, April 15. On this day, presentations will begin. The evaluation sheets are posted in the Google Classroom.
Please ensure that you submit your duotang that includes all the handouts, rough draft and sources for your speech. As well, don't forget to click 'SUBMIT' in the Google Classroom when your final copy has been edited and revised.
April 11, 2019
Language Arts
Assigned By: Babb, Krista
Open book test on Tuesday.
April 10, 2019
Francais
Assigned By: Howse, Jackie
We will continue with our opinion texts during tomorrow's class. If not already finished, all students should aim to have their rough draft completed during the first half of the class. Final copies of the text must be attached in the Google Classroom.
Language Arts
Assigned By: Babb, Krista
Open book test on April 16th.
Important Reminders
Assigned By: Howse, Jackie
1. School leaving picture orders are due on Wednesday, March 17.

2. Permission slip was sent home today for the May 2 hockey game at the CBS Arena. Please return the slip and the $5.00 fee no later than Tuesday, April 16.

2. The last days of classes prior to the Easter Break is Thursday, April 18.
April 9, 2019
Sciences
Assigned By: Andrews, Brittany
Science Test- Unit.3 will be on Friday, April 12th.

Please ensure you study all material from Chapter.4 and 5.
Review has been handed out and will be corrected tomorrow.
Francais
Assigned By: Howse, Jackie
Students should now have at least the introduction, argument #1 and argument #2 of the rough draft written for their opinion text. We will finish the rough draft, type and edit/revise the document by the end of this week.
Presentations will begin on Monday, April 15.
Important Reminders
Assigned By: Howse, Jackie
1. School leaving picture orders are due on Wednesday, March 17.

2. Permission slip was sent home today for the May 2 hockey game at the CBS Arena. Please return the slip and the $5.00 fee no later than Tuesday, April 16.

2. The last days of classes prior to the Easter Break is Thursday, April 18.
Sciences Humaines
Assigned By: Andrews, Brittany
We are currently finishing up Ch.7- The Interwar Period.

Students have been working on booklets during class time throughout the chapter. The booklets will be graded and should be handed in on Thursday, April 11th.
April 5, 2019
Sciences
Assigned By: Andrews, Brittany
Unit.3 Science Test is scheduled for next Friday, April 12th.

Review sheets were handed out today in preparation.
Francais
Assigned By: Howse, Jackie
Students should have the introductory and first body paragraph of the opinion text rough draft written before Monday's class. We will continue writing next week and presentations will begin on Monday, April 15.
Important Reminders
Assigned By: Howse, Jackie
1. Please wear green or a hockey jersey to school on Monday to support awareness about organ donation.

2. School leaving picture orders are due on Wednesday, March 17.
Sciences Humaines
Assigned By: Andrews, Brittany
Students are now working on Ch.7- The Interwar period.
We have been completing a booklet in class after each discussion. At the end of the chapter, the booklet will be handed in to be graded.
April 2, 2019
Technology Education
Assigned By: Walsh, Rod
Students were introduced to Assignment #4: Hydraulics and Pneumatics. Note: a few students are also reminded that the Control Technology Career needs to be completed and turned in.
Sante
Assigned By: Elms, Margie
Unit 2 due tomorrow
Language Arts
Assigned By: Babb, Krista
We will continue to work on the Poetry Unit tomorrow.

Poetry test April 16th - this will be an open book test.
Francais
Assigned By: Howse, Jackie
We will continue to conduct research for our opinion texts during tomorrow's class. Please remember that this will be the final research class and that any additional research must be completed at home.
Important Reminders
Assigned By: Howse, Jackie
School leaving photo proofs were sent home today. Orders are due on Wednesday, April 17.
April 1, 2019
Ens Religieux
Assigned By: Andrews, Brittany
Students have been working on their second major religion assignment over the past 3 classes.

Instructions and Slideshow template has been posted to Google Classroom.

Due: Wednesday, April 3.
Sciences
Assigned By: Andrews, Brittany
We are currently working on Chapter.5- Law and reflection of mirrors.

Unit 3 test is scheduled for Friday, April 12th.
March 28, 2019
Sante
Assigned By: Elms, Margie
Health duotangs will be collected on Wednesday, April 3rd. We will start Math on Monday, April 1st.
March 26, 2019
Language Arts
Assigned By: Babb, Krista
We will continue to work on the poetry unit tomorrow. Please remember to print the poetry terms from google classroom if you have misplaced them.

Independent novel assignment must be turned into google classroom tomorrow
March 25, 2019
Technology Education
Assigned By: Walsh, Rod
Students were given a 2nd class to work on their Control Technology Career assignment.
March 22, 2019
Technology Education
Assigned By: Walsh, Rod
Today students were introduced to Assignment #3: Control Technology Careers. If anyone does not have Assignment #2 passed in it should be done before the next class.
March 21, 2019
Sciences Humaines
Assigned By: Andrews, Brittany
Reminder: Socials Test tomorrow- Friday, March 22nd.

Study Guide, Notes and Review sheet answers are posted in google classroom.

Supplementary study notes can be found on my web page.
March 19, 2019
Language Arts
Assigned By: Babb, Krista
Fairy Tale assignment is due tomorrow.

The order is as follows:
- Cover
- Booklet
- R.D
- Editing Sheets
- Final Copy

We will work on you novel assignment in class tomorrow. Assignment is due Tuesday March 26th.

Social Studies
Assigned By: Ball, Raylene
Today I did review for 8-6s test Thursday. Answer key to the review sheet is on Google.
Sciences Humaines
Assigned By: Andrews, Brittany
The Socials test has been moved to Friday, March 22.

Study Guides are posted on Google Classroom as well as answer keys to recent work we've completed in class.

Review sheets will be handed out and completed in class tomorrow.
March 14, 2019
Important Reminders
Assigned By: Howse, Jackie
1. There are no classes on Monday, March 18 due to a school board holiday.

2. Grade 8 school leaving photos will be taken on Tuesday, March 19.

3. Report Cards will go home on Thursday, March 21.

4. Parent/Teacher Interviews are scheduled for Thursday, March 28.

5. OPTIS will open on Friday, March 22 at 7:30 am.

6. The White Hills ski trip and Dart Outdoors activities are scheduled for Friday, March 29.
March 13, 2019
Technology Education
Assigned By: Walsh, Rod
Students watched a video on Control systems that relate to the first two assignments. After this they were given one last opportunity to complete and submit Assignment #2: Systems & Sub-Systems.
Sciences
Assigned By: Andrews, Brittany
Science Quiz - Ch 4 & 5 is tomorrow.
(15 m/c)

Answers to review sheets and a practice quiz have been uploaded to Google Classroom to help prepare.
Language Arts
Assigned By: Babb, Krista
Fairy Tale due date is moved to Tuesday March 19th. Hope this helps with the workload :)
March 12, 2019
Language Arts
Assigned By: Babb, Krista
Tomorrow will be our LAST day to work on our Fairy Tales.
March 11, 2019
Language Arts
Assigned By: Babb, Krista
Students are currently finishing the rough draft of their fairy tales. Some students have even started editing.

Fairy Tales are due March 14th
Francais
Assigned By: Howse, Jackie
The reading comprehension test will be written tomorrow during Period 5.
Sante
Assigned By: Elms, Margie
Remember to bring a NEW duotang for unit 2 this Wednesday.
Important Reminders
Assigned By: Howse, Jackie
1. There are no classes on Monday, March 18 due to a school board holiday.

2. Grade 8 school leaving photos will be taken on Tuesday, March 19.

3. Report Cards will go home on Thursday, March 21.

4. Parent/Teacher Interviews are scheduled for Thursday, March 28.

5. OPTIS will open on Friday, March 22 at 7:30 am.

6. The White Hills ski trip and Dart Outdoors activities are scheduled for Friday, March 29.
March 8, 2019
Francais
Assigned By: Howse, Jackie
The reading comprehension test is scheduled for Tuesday, March 12. Please review the 5 elements of a narrative text in order to prepare for this evaluation.

If you have not presented your narrative text, please be prepared to do so on Monday, March 11.
Important Reminders
Assigned By: Howse, Jackie
1. There are no classes on Monday, March 18 due to a school board holiday.

2. Grade 8 school leaving photos will be taken on Tuesday, March 19.

3. Report Cards will go home on Thursday, March 21.

4. Parent/Teacher Interviews are scheduled for Thursday, March 28.

5. OPTIS will open on Friday, March 22 at 7:30 am.

6. The White Hills ski trip and Dart Outdoors activities are scheduled for Friday, March 29.
March 7, 2019
Language Arts
Assigned By: Babb, Krista
Fairy Tales due March 14th

Novels must be read by March 13th

Novel assignment is due March 20th
March 6, 2019
Sciences
Assigned By: Andrews, Brittany
Science Quiz- Chapter.4 (Optics) is scheduled for next Thursday, March 14th.

Property of Light Booklets are due on Friday.
March 5, 2019
Language Arts
Assigned By: Babb, Krista
We will continue working on our story boards for your fairy tales tomorrow.

Novels must be read by March 11th
Sciences Humaines
Assigned By: Andrews, Brittany
Propaganda posters are now past due (yesterday- Monday, March 4th.) Please hand in tomorrow.

Over the past two classes, students have been learning about Newfoundlanders who served in WWI.

They have taken notes on each group's role in the war and have been making a 'placemat' with the crests of each group. I have added all information to Google Classroom for those who did not finish in class. We will be moving on tomorrow to Beaumont Hamel.

Ch.6 Test is scheduled for March 20th.
Francais
Assigned By: Howse, Jackie
The reading comprehension test for Les textes narratifs is scheduled for Tuesday, March 12.
Important Reminders
Assigned By: Howse, Jackie
1. There are no classes on Monday, March 18 due to a school board holiday.

2. Report Cards will go home on Thursday, March 21.

3. Parent/Teacher Interviews are scheduled for Thursday, March 28.

4. OPTIS will open on Friday, March 22 at 7:30 am.

5. The White Hills ski trip and Dart Outdoors activities are scheduled for Friday, March 29.

6. Information was sent home today regarding the Grade 8 school leaving photos.
Sciences
Assigned By: Andrews, Brittany
Science Quiz- Chapter.4 (Optics) is scheduled for next Thursday, March 4th.
March 4, 2019
Technology Education
Assigned By: Walsh, Rod
Students continued working on Assignment #2: Systems & Sub-Systems.
Francais
Assigned By: Howse, Jackie
Félicitations à tous les élèves qui ont présenté leurs textes narratifs aujourd'hui! :)

If you did not present today, please be prepared to do so during tomorrow's class.
Language Arts
Assigned By: Babb, Krista
Students finished the jot notes for their fairy tales today. Tomorrow we will be creating a story board for their stories.

Novels must be read by March 11th
Important Reminders
Assigned By: Howse, Jackie
1. There are no classes on Monday, March 18 due to a school board holiday.

2. Report Cards will go home on Thursday, March 21.

3. Parent/Teacher Interviews are scheduled for Thursday, March 28.

4. OPTIS will open on Friday, March 22 at 7:30 am.
March 1, 2019
Technology Education
Assigned By: Walsh, Rod
Students were introduced to Assignment #2: Systems / Sub-Systems.
February 28, 2019
Francais
Assigned By: Howse, Jackie
Félicitations à tous les élèves qui ont présenté leurs textes narratifs aujourd'hui! :)

If you did not present today, please be prepared to do so during tomorrow's class.
Mathematiques
Assigned By: Elms, Margie
Unit 5 assignment due March 6. Test March 11.
Sciences Humaines
Assigned By: Andrews, Brittany
We are currently working on Chapter.6- World War I.

Last class we discussed patriotism and propaganda. Students then started creating their own Propaganda posters. We will be working on these in class again tomorrow. All details are uploaded to Google Classroom.
February 27, 2019
Francais
Assigned By: Howse, Jackie
Narrative text presentations will begin tomorrow, February 28. At this time, please be prepared to submit your planning sheet, the rough draft of your text and a copy of your Google Doc (double-spaced).
As well, don't forget that your Google Slides presentation must be attached to the project in the Google Classroom.
Important Reminders
Assigned By: Howse, Jackie
Tomorrow is our Breakfast Blitz. Please bring along a food donation to help support our breakfast program here at VJH.
Language Arts
Assigned By: Babb, Krista
We will be starting the brainstorm and jot notes for our fairy tale tomorrow.

Please bring your folder and novel to class.

Novels must be finished on March 11th.
February 26, 2019
Language Arts
Assigned By: Babb, Krista
We will continue to look at the characteristics of a fairy tale tomorrow.

Please remember to bring your novel to class. Novels must be read by March 11th.
Francais
Assigned By: Howse, Jackie
Narrative text presentations will begin on Thursday, February 28. At this time, please be prepared to submit your planning sheet, the rough draft of your text and a copy of your Google Doc (double-spaced).
As well, don't forget that your Google Slides presentation must be attached to the project in the Google Classroom.
Important Reminders
Assigned By: Howse, Jackie
Pink Shirt Day is tomorrow. Please don't forget to wear pink. :)
February 25, 2019
Francais
Assigned By: Howse, Jackie
Narrative text presentations will begin on Thursday, February 28. At this time, please be prepared to submit your planning sheet, the rough draft of your text and a copy of your Google Doc (double-spaced).
As well, don't forget that your Google Slides presentation must be attached to the project in the Google Classroom.
Important Reminders
Assigned By: Howse, Jackie
Pink Shirt Day is this Wednesday, February 27.
February 22, 2019
Francais
Assigned By: Howse, Jackie
Narrative text presentations will begin on Wednesday, February 27. At this time, please be prepared to submit your planning sheet, the rough draft of your text and a copy of your Google Doc (double-spaced).
As well, don't forget that your Google Slides presentation must be attached to the project in the Google Classroom.
Important Reminders
Assigned By: Howse, Jackie
Pink Shirt Day is next Wednesday, February 27.
February 21, 2019
Technology Education
Assigned By: Walsh, Rod
Students were given time to finish Assignment #1. After this they were to complete a Google form on the three elements of a control system: sensing, switching, and regulating.
Language Arts
Assigned By: Babb, Krista
We will continue to study the characteristics of a fairy tale tomorrow. Please remember to bring your folder and your novel to class.
February 20, 2019
Technology Education
Assigned By: Walsh, Rod
Students continued working on the steps of Assignment #1.
Language Arts
Assigned By: Babb, Krista
We will start the Fairy Tale unit tomorrow.

Please remember your novels.

Process Pieces were returned today.
February 19, 2019
Sciences Humaines
Assigned By: Andrews, Brittany
Students have been working on a foldable for Ch.4- The Crises in the 1890's.
They will have one more class tomorrow to finish. Due date: Thursday, Feb 21.

We will begin Chapter.6- World War I on Thursday.
Francais
Assigned By: Howse, Jackie
We will continue writing the first draft of the narrative text during tomorrow's class. At this point, you should have at least «la situation de départ» written.
February 14, 2019
Francais
Assigned By: Howse, Jackie
If you did not complete the graphic organizer for your narrative text today during class, please have it completed for Tuesday's class. We will begin writing the first draft of our stories on that day.
Important Reminders
Assigned By: Howse, Jackie
1. There are no classes on Friday, February 15 due to a teacher PD Day.

2. Also, there are no classes on Monday, February 18.

3. This year's White Hills Ski Trip is postponed to a later date.
February 13, 2019
Sciences
Assigned By: Andrews, Brittany
Science Test Marks have now been uploaded to PowerSchool.

Today we finished up the last topic in Ch.9- Pressure. Since this was not on the test, we will be doing a short Exit Card tomorrow.
Sciences Humaines
Assigned By: Andrews, Brittany
We are currently working on Ch.4 in the textbook. During the past two classes, we have been looking at NL government in the 1800's. Tomorrow we will begin a foldable (to be graded) on the second half of the chapter.
February 12, 2019
Language Arts
Assigned By: Babb, Krista
Process Pieces are due tomorrow.

Please bring a novel to class.
February 11, 2019
Mathematiques
Assigned By: Elms, Margie
Mid-year part III due Feb. 19. Bring your notes for Units 3 & 4 on Feb. 19.
Technology Education
Assigned By: Walsh, Rod
Students were introduced to Assignment #1: Elements of Control (Sensing, Switching, and Regulating). Note: all work in Grade 8 Technology will be completed in Google classroom.
Important Reminders
Assigned By: Howse, Jackie
There are no classes this Friday, February 15 due to a PD Day for teachers.
Language Arts
Assigned By: Babb, Krista
Process Pieces are due on Wednesday.

Please bring a novel to class.
February 6, 2019
Sciences
Assigned By: Andrews, Brittany
Unit 2 Test- Friday, Feb 8th.

Review sheets and study guides have been passed out.
We have been correcting in class and will continue review tomorrow.

Final Science Fair Project is due next Friday, Feb 15th.
February 5, 2019
Language Arts
Assigned By: Babb, Krista
Students wrote the novel test today. Marks will be given back asap.

We will work on our process piece tomorrow. Please come prepared.
Sciences
Assigned By: Andrews, Brittany
Unit 2 Test- Friday, Feb 8th.

Review sheets and study guides have been passed out.
We will be working on these together in class tomorrow.
Important Reminders
Assigned By: Howse, Jackie
1. There are no classes on Friday, February 15 due to a teacher PD Day.

2. Also, there are no classes on Monday, February 18.

3. This year's White Hills Ski Trip is scheduled for Friday, February 22.
February 4, 2019
Language Arts
Assigned By: Babb, Krista
Novel test tomorrow
February 1, 2019
Language Arts
Assigned By: Babb, Krista
Novel test Tuesday!

We will start the process piece for the novel on Wednesday.
January 31, 2019
Mathematiques
Assigned By: Elms, Margie
Test Friday, Unit 4
January 30, 2019
Important Reminders
Assigned By: Howse, Jackie
Term 1 ends on Friday, February 1. Please ensure that you have completed and submitted all required assignments, etc. for the courses that are coming to an end. Term 2 classes will begin on Monday, February 4.
January 29, 2019
Sciences Humaines
Assigned By: Andrews, Brittany
Ch.5 Socials Quiz is scheduled for tomorrow.

Students completed a practice quiz in class today. It`s now on Google Classroom once again and is open to practice multiple times.
January 28, 2019
Francais
Assigned By: Howse, Jackie
The listening quiz is scheduled for tomorrow, January 29. Please review the 5 elements of a narrative text as you prepare for this evaluation.
Important Reminders
Assigned By: Howse, Jackie
Pink Shirt Day orders are due tomorrow, January 29. The cost is $7.00 per shirt.
Language Arts
Assigned By: Babb, Krista
We will continue reading the novel tomorrow. Please note that the test is now on Tuesday February 5th.
January 25, 2019
Sciences Humaines
Assigned By: Andrews, Brittany
Socials Quiz- Wednesday, Jan 30th.

Review sheets have been handed out and we have been working on them in class. The answer key is posted on my website - www.mllelambe.weebly.com
January 24, 2019
Language Arts
Assigned By: Babb, Krista
We will continue with the novel tomorrow.

Novel Test Monday February 4th.
Francais
Assigned By: Howse, Jackie
The listening quiz is scheduled for Tuesday, January 29. Please review the 5 elements of a narrative text as you prepare for this evaluation.
Important Reminders
Assigned By: Howse, Jackie
Term 1 ends on Friday, February 1. Please ensure that you have completed and submitted all required assignments, etc. for the courses that are coming to an end. Term 2 classes will begin on Monday, February 4.
January 23, 2019
Francais
Assigned By: Howse, Jackie
The listening quiz is scheduled for Tuesday, January 29. Please review the 5 elements of a narrative text as you prepare for this evaluation.
January 22, 2019
Language Arts
Assigned By: Babb, Krista
We will continue with the novel tomorrow. The novel test is February 20th.
January 21, 2019
Sciences
Assigned By: Andrews, Brittany
Today we finished up the worksheets on density, mass and volume calculations. We will correct in class tomorrow.

We will be doing a review exit card on Wednesday on density, mass and volume (11 MC google form).

Important Dates:
Proposals (submitted through google classroom) are due TODAY!
Tentative Unit 2 Test date: February 8th.
Language Arts
Assigned By: Babb, Krista
We will continue reading the book The Outsiders tomorrow.
January 18, 2019
Sciences
Assigned By: Andrews, Brittany
Science Fair Proposals are due on Monday, Jan 21st.
From there, once the projects have been graded, students will have 2 weeks to put together their final project (Google Slideshow).
Francais
Assigned By: Howse, Jackie
Thank you for sharing your book covers today. Great job! :)

If you did not present your inspirations today, please be prepared to do so during Monday's class.
Important Reminders
Assigned By: Howse, Jackie
Term 1 ends on Friday, February 1. Please ensure that you have completed and submitted all required assignments, etc. for the courses that are coming to an end. Term 2 classes will begin on Monday, February 4.
January 17, 2019
Sciences
Assigned By: Andrews, Brittany
Science Fair Proposals are to be submitted to Google Classroom by Monday, Jan 21st.

We are now working on Chapter.8 in the text. We will begin working on density calculations tomorrow.
Francais
Assigned By: Howse, Jackie
Book cover inspirations are due this Friday, January 18 (tomorrow). Please print a copy of your book cover and ensure that you are able say three reasons why you chose it as an inspiration.
Sciences Humaines
Assigned By: Andrews, Brittany
Ch.5 assignments are now posted on Google Classroom. Precise guidelines are explained in the Classroom.
**Reminder: Students may translate their Home-Ec project to French to count for an option in Section B.

Due dates:
Home-Ec portion Eng & French: Jan 25th
The remainder: Jan 31st

The Socials Quiz is also scheduled for: Jan 30th.
January 16, 2019
Language Arts
Assigned By: Babb, Krista
We will finish reading Ch 3 in the novel in class tomorrow.
January 15, 2019
Language Arts
Assigned By: Babb, Krista
We will continue to work on The Outsiders novel tomorrow.

Please be sure to check Power School for your average in L.A. Several pieces of evaluation have been added today.
Sciences Humaines
Assigned By: Andrews, Brittany
Ch.5 assignments are now posted on Google Classroom. Precise guidelines are explained in the Classroom.
**Reminder: Students may translate their Home-Ec project to French to count for an option in Section B.

Due dates:
Home-Ec portion Eng & French: Jan 25th
The remainder: Jan 31st

The Socials Quiz is also scheduled for: Jan 30th.
January 14, 2019
Sciences
Assigned By: Andrews, Brittany
Proposals are to be submitted to Google Classroom by Monday, Jan 21st.
Francais
Assigned By: Howse, Jackie
Book cover inspirations are due this Friday, January 18.
Important Reminders
Assigned By: Howse, Jackie
If you are travelling to Québec in May, please return your information sheet no later that Tuesday, January 15.
Sciences Humaines
Assigned By: Andrews, Brittany
Socials Quiz is scheduled for Jan 30th.

We are currently working on our booklets in class and should finish up by Friday. From there, we will begin working on our chapter.5 assignment followed by review.

Students can now access the project on Google Classroom. Due Dates will be given out tomorrow. While they will have some time to work on this project in school, the majority will need to be done at home.
January 11, 2019
Francais
Assigned By: Howse, Jackie
Great job on the story presentations today! :)
We will continue with the last three groups during Monday's class.
Language Arts
Assigned By: Babb, Krista
We read up to the end of chapter 1 today in the novel. We began to look in detail at the characters in the book and will continue with this on Monday.
Important Reminders
Assigned By: Howse, Jackie
If you are travelling to Québec in May, please return your information sheet no later that Tuesday, January 15.
January 10, 2019
Sciences Humaines
Assigned By: Andrews, Brittany
Welcome back :)

Students are currently working on Chapter.5 in the textbook.

Throughout the chapter, they have been completing a booklet that covers each concept individually in question form. Students keep these booklets in the classroom to avoid them getting lost. We will be finishing up mid next week. Students who have missed time, or need to clue up may take home at that time. Booklets will be graded.

We will then quiz the Chapter on Janaury 30th.

Also, we will soon begin our major assignment for Ch.5. This will be posted the Google Classroom tomorrow once we go through it as a class. Part of the project is cross-curricular with Home Economics. More information will be shared once the document is posted :)
Language Arts
Assigned By: Babb, Krista
We will pick up with the novel next day. Please bring your character sheets to class.
January 9, 2019
Language Arts
Assigned By: Babb, Krista
We started the novel today and will continue with that tomorrow.
Francais
Assigned By: Howse, Jackie
The planning process for your group story creations should now be complete. We will continue to write during tomorrow's class and presentations will begin this Friday, January 11.
January 8, 2019
Home Economics
Assigned By: Bowers, Tracy
Students were passed out information sheets regarding their end of Term project which is due on January 23rd. All information regarding this project is also posted in their Home Ec Google classroom and projects should be submitted as a Google slide or Doc.
Language Arts
Assigned By: Babb, Krista
If you have not yet done so please remember to empty your binders and organize the completed units.
January 7, 2019
Language Arts
Assigned By: Babb, Krista
We will be starting a new unit tomorrow. Please remember to empty your binders tonight and put your previous unit(s) somewhere safe, you will need them for exams.
Sciences
Assigned By: Andrews, Brittany
Welcome back & Happy New year!

Today, students were presented with details regarding this year's Science Fair. They have the option of doing either a Canadian Invention or an Experiment. They may work individually or with a partner.

In class tomorrow, students will get a wish list whereby they will record their top 3 project choice ideas. They should hand this in to me by Wednesday.

They will then have 3 classes this week with the Chromebooks to work on their project proposals. From there, students will have a week at home to finish up their proposals.

This project is paperless! :) All to be completed via Google Classroom- in hopes of making it easy for students to work in school and at home, with a partner if they wish, without losing important information.
Francais
Assigned By: Howse, Jackie
Happy New Year & Welcome Back!

We will be starting our new unit during tomorrow's class. Please remember to bring along some loose leaf paper in order to complete the introductory activity for the unit.
December 18, 2018
Language Arts
Assigned By: Babb, Krista
No homework!
December 17, 2018
Language Arts
Assigned By: Babb, Krista
We will continue to work on the poetry unit tomorrow. Please bring your headphones to class.
Sciences Humaines
Assigned By: Andrews, Brittany
Students will also be going mummering around the school on Wednesday, Dec 19th.
Students should bring in appropriate clothing/items for that day :)
December 14, 2018
Language Arts
Assigned By: Babb, Krista
Open book quiz on Monday.
December 13, 2018
Language Arts
Assigned By: Babb, Krista
We will be doing our independent novel presentations tomorrow. Please come to class prepared.

Open book quiz on Monday.
Sciences
Assigned By: Andrews, Brittany
Graphing assessment on Monday, Dec 17th.

We completed and corrected a practice graph today in class today to review these concepts in preparation for Monday.
December 11, 2018
Language Arts
Assigned By: Babb, Krista
Presentations for the independent novel assignment will take place on Friday. Photo essays should have been submitted to our google classroom on Friday of last week.

Open book quiz Monday December 17th
Sciences
Assigned By: Andrews, Brittany
Ch.7 Quiz tomorrow!
15 multiple choice.

- Review sheets answers have been posted to Google Classroom.
December 5, 2018
Mathematiques
Assigned By: Elms, Margie
Test tomorrow.
There are lots of videos and sample questions on the NLESD website , just click Programs - Mathematics - Mathematiques 9 - Unité 3, and it's all listed there!)
Sciences
Assigned By: Andrews, Brittany
Science Quiz is scheduled for Tuesday Dec, 11th.

We have completed review in class today and we will continue on Friday.
Language Arts
Assigned By: Babb, Krista
Great job on the presentations today. We will finish them off tomorrow.

Please remember to bring your books to class.

I.N assignment due Friday Dec 7th
December 4, 2018
Language Arts
Assigned By: Babb, Krista
Presentations today were fantastic! Look forward to hearing more tomorrow!

Please remember to bring your books - text and binder - to class.
December 3, 2018
Important Reminders
Assigned By: Howse, Jackie
Hello everyone!

Just a couple reminders this week.

1. Parent Teacher interviews will be taking place this Thursday, Dec 6th. Dismissal for students will be at 10:45 with interviews starting at 12:00. Please schedule an interview time online using OPTIS.

2. The book fair will be running all week here at VJH in the library. Students may purchase books and other items until Friday if they wish.

3. The Riley Mercer Toy Drive will be accepting donations up until Friday, December 7th.

4. Monday, December 10th PD day- No class for students.
Mathematiques
Assigned By: Elms, Margie
Test Dec. 6
Language Arts
Assigned By: Babb, Krista
We started presentations for our persuasive essays today. We will continue with them tomorrow.

Students are also reminded to bring their binders and text books to class tomorrow.

Independent Novel Assignments are due December 7th.
November 30, 2018
Language Arts
Assigned By: Babb, Krista
Persuasive Essays were due today. Speeches will start on Monday. We started our independent novel assignment today. The assignment is posted in google classroom and is due on December 7th.
Sciences
Assigned By: Andrews, Brittany
Ch.7 Science Lab on Tuesday, Nov 27th.
Please come prepared :)
Sciences Humaines
Assigned By: Andrews, Brittany
Students are reminded of their Socials Test on Monday- December 3rd.
This test will cover Ch.3.
Students have done review in class and I have emailed an answer key to assist with studying at home.
November 27, 2018
Language Arts
Assigned By: Babb, Krista
Persuasive Essays are due on November 30th.We have the Chromebooks tomorrow to complete your source cards and bibliography.

Independent Novels must be read by November 29th.
Mathematiques
Assigned By: Elms, Margie
Assignment due Friday. Test Dec. 6
November 23, 2018
Language Arts
Assigned By: Babb, Krista
Persuasive Essays are due November 30th.
Sciences
Assigned By: Andrews, Brittany
Ch.7 Viscosity Lab taking place on
Tuesday. Please some prepared :)
November 22, 2018
Language Arts
Assigned By: Babb, Krista
Tomorrow is our last day typing up the final drafts of our essays.
November 21, 2018
Language Arts
Assigned By: Babb, Krista
We will begin to type the final draft of our essays tomorrow.
November 20, 2018
Language Arts
Assigned By: Babb, Krista
We will continue working on our persuasive essays tomorrow.

Read Aloud novel assignments were returned today.
November 19, 2018
Francais
Assigned By: Howse, Jackie
Please remember to bring along a duotang to French class tomorrow as we begin 'Zorro' !
Language Arts
Assigned By: Babb, Krista
We will continue working on our persuasive essays tomorrow. you should have your introduction, 1st and 2nd body paragraph done now.
November 16, 2018
Language Arts
Assigned By: Babb, Krista
Please continue to work on your Persuasive essay. You should have your introduction and first body paragraph finished for Monday.
November 15, 2018
Sciences
Assigned By: Andrews, Brittany
Science Test- Unit.1 (Ch's 1-2) is tomorrow. Friday Nov 16th.

Review has been done in class and answers have been sent to students to review. It's also posted on my webpage.
Language Arts
Assigned By: Babb, Krista
Please finish the introduction for your persuasive essay.

Bring your independent novel to class.
Sciences Humaines
Assigned By: Andrews, Brittany
Early Bird for Research Project is tomorrow, Friday Nov 16th.

Project Due Date: Monday, Nov 19th

Rubrics have been uploaded to Google Classroom to review prior to handing in assignment.
November 14, 2018
Language Arts
Assigned By: Babb, Krista
Today was our last research period for our persuasive essay. Please come to class ready to start your rough draft tomorrow.
Francais
Assigned By: Howse, Jackie
Tache Finale presentations start tomorrow :) Please come prepared to present.
Important Reminders
Assigned By: Howse, Jackie
Jersey day tomorrow, November 15th!
November 13, 2018
Francais
Assigned By: Howse, Jackie
Cirque du Soleil oral presentations and written project due Thursday, Nov 15th!
Language Arts
Assigned By: Babb, Krista
Tomorrow is our final day to do research for our persuasive essays. Come to class prepared to work.
November 8, 2018
Language Arts
Assigned By: Babb, Krista
Please continue to do research for your persuasive essay. You should have research complete for at least 1 argument by Tuesday.
Sciences
Assigned By: Andrews, Brittany
Reminder: Ch.1 & 2 (Unit.1) Science Test is scheduled for next Friday, Nov 16th.

Study guides are posted to Google Classroom as well as the Ch.1 Quiz that was done on Chromebooks. Students can complete the quiz for practice.

We will be reviewing all of next week leading up to the test.
Sciences Humaines
Assigned By: Andrews, Brittany
Research Projects are due Monday, Nov 19th. They should be shared with Mme. Andrews prior to coming to school that day.
Early Bird: Friday, Nov 16th
November 7, 2018
Language Arts
Assigned By: Babb, Krista
We will continue working on our persuasive essays in class tomorrow.
November 6, 2018
Sciences
Assigned By: Andrews, Brittany
Science Test- Unit 1 is scheduled for Friday, Nov 16th.
This will include Chapters 1 & 2.

We will finish the Chapter.2 by Thursday and will review Tuesday- Thursday next week. The study guide will be handed out before the long weekend.
Language Arts
Assigned By: Babb, Krista
We missed L.A today due to the Remembrance Day assembly. If you did not pass in your Read Aloud assignment please do so tomorrow.
Sciences Humaines
Assigned By: Andrews, Brittany
Students have now had 2 periods to work on their slideshows for their Research Project. Whether they complete a slideshow or a backboard, all projects are due Monday, Nov 19th.

Early bird- November 16th.
November 5, 2018
Language Arts
Assigned By: Babb, Krista
We continued with our persuasive essays today. We will do some more research tomorrow.

Read Aloud novel assignments are due tomorrow.
November 2, 2018
Language Arts
Assigned By: Babb, Krista
Students beginning Persuasive Essay unit - please complete Thesis statement worksheet if not complete during class time.
November 1, 2018
Language Arts
Assigned By: Babb, Krista
Reminder that Read Aloud Novel Assignment Due Nov 6. Students beginning persuasive essay unit.
October 30, 2018
Francais
Assigned By: Howse, Jackie
Please print your picture for our 'cirque du soleil' inspiration board and bring it to class for Thursday (Nov 1st).
Important Reminders
Assigned By: Howse, Jackie
Bonjour 8-4!

Just a friendly reminder that tomorrow is costume day here at VJH! No masks please :)
October 29, 2018
Mathematiques
Assigned By: Elms, Margie
Test Wednesday
Language Arts
Assigned By: Babb, Krista
Today we learned how to write an introduction for our persuasive essay. We also started to narrow down our essay topics.
October 26, 2018
Language Arts
Assigned By: Babb, Krista
We will continue learning about persuasive essays on Monday.

Please bring your independent novels to class.
October 25, 2018
Important Reminders
Assigned By: Howse, Jackie
Spirit week will start this Friday (tomorrow!), October 26th! The following are the themes for each day:

Friday, October 26th- Holi-day: Come to school dressed to represent ANY holiday EXCEPT Halloween. No PJS!

Monday, October 29th- Twin Day: Call your closest friend, coordinate your outfits and come to school looking like twins.

Tuesday, October 30th- Comfy Cozy Day: Permission to come to school in your slippers and pajamas!

Wednesday, October 31st- Costume Day: Come to school dressed in your Halloween costume! (No masks)
Language Arts
Assigned By: Babb, Krista
We finished the read aloud novel 'The Journey Home' today. Students were given the novel assignments, assignments are due on November 6th.


Please bring your Independent Novel to class tomorrow
Francais
Assigned By: Howse, Jackie
Reading Comprehension Quiz tomorrow! (Friday, October 26th)
Sciences Humaines
Assigned By: Andrews, Brittany
Reminder: Socials test is scheduled for Monday, Oct 29th.

We will correct review sheet tomorrow in class.
An additional study guide has also been posted to Google Classroom.
October 24, 2018
Important Reminders
Assigned By: Howse, Jackie
Bonjour!

Here are some important reminders for our homeroom this week :)

1.Picture retake day is tomorrow, October 25th. If you did not get a school picture or wish to have your picture retaken, please be prepared for tomorrow.

2. Spirit week will start this Friday, October 26th! The following are the themes for each day:

Friday, October 26th- Holi-day: Come to school dressed to represent ANY holiday EXCEPT Halloween. No PJS!

Monday, October 29th- Twin Day: Call your closest friend, coordinate your outfits and come to school looking like twins.

Tuesday, October 30th- Comfy Cozy Day: Permission to come to school in your slippers and pajamas!

Wednesday, October 31st- Costume Day: Come to school dressed in your Halloween costume! (No masks)
Important Reminders
Assigned By: Howse, Jackie
Bonjour!

Here are some important reminders for our homeroom this week :)

1.Picture retake day is tomorrow, October 25th. If you did not get a school picture or wish to have your picture retaken, please be prepared for tomorrow.

2. Spirit week will start this Friday, October 26th! The following are the themes for each day:

Friday, October 26th- Holi-day: Come to school dressed to represent ANY holiday EXCEPT Halloween. No PJS!

Monday, October 29th- Twin Day: Call your closest friend, coordinate your outfits and come to school looking like twins.

Tuesday, October 30th- Comfy Cozy Day: Permission to come to school in your slippers and pajamas!

Wednesday, October 31st- Costume Day: Come to school dressed in your Halloween costume! (No masks)
Important Reminders
Assigned By: Howse, Jackie
Bonjour!

Here are some important reminders for our homeroom this week :)

1.Picture retake day is tomorrow, October 25th. If you did not get a school picture or wish to have your picture retaken, please be prepared for tomorrow.

2. Spirit week will start this Friday, October 26th! The following are the themes for each day:

Friday, October 26th- Holi-day: Come to school dressed to represent ANY holiday EXCEPT Halloween. No PJS!

Monday, October 29th- Twin Day: Call your closest friend, coordinate your outfits and come to school looking like twins.

Tuesday, October 30th- Comfy Cozy Day: Permission to come to school in your slippers and pajamas!

Wednesday, October 31st- Costume Day: Come to school dressed in your Halloween costume! (No masks)
Francais
Assigned By: Howse, Jackie
Reading Comprehension Quiz Friday, October 26th!
Francais
Assigned By: Howse, Jackie
Reading Comprehension Quiz Friday, October 26th!
Francais
Assigned By: Howse, Jackie
Reading Comprehension Quiz Friday, October 26th!
Language Arts
Assigned By: Babb, Krista
Today we went to the LRC and students were given an opportunity to sign out an Independent Novel. Please being novels to class tomorrow.
October 23, 2018
Language Arts
Assigned By: Babb, Krista
Unit 1 Tests were given back and gone over in class today.

Please bring along Independent Novels to class tomorrow.
Important Reminders
Assigned By: Andrews, Brittany
Reminder that 8-4's will be traveling to the Fluvarium tomorrow, Wednesday Oct 24th.

We will be leaving after second period and will return during 5th period. Students are therefore required to pack a lunch as cafeteria services may be over when we return.

**Please remember to dress warm as we will be spending part of the morning outside & close to the river. Proper footwear and a warm coat are recommended**
Important Reminders
Assigned By: Andrews, Brittany
Reminder that 8-4's will be traveling to the Fluvarium tomorrow, Wednesday Oct 24th.

We will be leaving after second period and will return during 5th period. Students are therefore required to pack a lunch as cafeteria services may be over when we return.

**Please remember to dress warm as we will be spending part of the morning outside & close to the river. Proper footwear and a warm coat are recommended**
Mathematiques
Assigned By: Elms, Margie
Assignments due tomorrow. I will collect them during homeroom.
Mathematiques
Assigned By: Elms, Margie
Assignments due tomorrow. I will collect them during homeroom.
Sciences Humaines
Assigned By: Andrews, Brittany
Socials Test- Chapter.2 is scheduled for Monday. Oct 29th.

Today, we finished the chapter and study guides have been uploaded to Google Classroom. I also uploaded a file with notes taken in class in booklets to ensure everyone has the proper material to study.

We will begin review tomorrow in class.
Sciences Humaines
Assigned By: Andrews, Brittany
Socials Test- Chapter.2 is scheduled for Monday. Oct 29th.

Today, we finished the chapter and study guides have been uploaded to Google Classroom. I also uploaded a file with notes taken in class in booklets to ensure everyone has the proper material to study.

We will begin review tomorrow in class.
October 19, 2018
Important Reminders
Assigned By: Howse, Jackie
Bonjour!

Here are some reminders for next week for our homeroom class :)

1. PD day on Monday, October 22nd. No school for students on this day.

2. Fluvarium permission forms and money were due back this week. Please send them in as soon as possible as our class will be going to the Fluvarium on Wednesday, Oct.24th.

3. Clothing order forms were sent home today. Please send in form and money if you are interested in ordering school clothing.

4. Picture retakes will take place on October 25th.

Have a great long weekend everyone!

Language Arts
Assigned By: Babb, Krista
Today we worked on effective advertising. We will continue with this on Monday.
Francais
Assigned By: Howse, Jackie
French reading comprehension test- Friday, October 26th.
October 18, 2018
Language Arts
Assigned By: Babb, Krista
Test today.

Please bring ear buds tomorrow. We have the Chrome Books and will be looking at effective advertising.
October 17, 2018
Language Arts
Assigned By: Babb, Krista
TEST tomorrow!!!
October 16, 2018
Language Arts
Assigned By: Babb, Krista
If you did not get the character tdsc or the two short answer questions finished in class please do so for homework.

Test Thursday October 18th
October 15, 2018
Important Reminders
Assigned By: Howse, Jackie
Just a reminder to send in your permission slips and money ($9.00) for the Fluvarium field trip on Oct. 24th.
Mathematiques
Assigned By: Elms, Margie
Be sure you have finished p. 68 # 8 & 20.
Francais
Assigned By: Howse, Jackie
Listening quiz on Wednesday, October 17th.
Sciences Humaines
Assigned By: Andrews, Brittany
Research Project proposals are due Thursday, October 18th.

I have uploaded an example of a sample proposal to give students an idea of how it should look/ steps they should follow. **Please remember that the purpose of this proposal is to share ideas about what you will be researching/ what you hope to learn about your topic. It isn't a place to record all of your research. That will be done in the final project**

Once all of the proposals have been corrected (approx a week from tomorrow), they will have two weeks to work at home. Final due date to be announced.
Language Arts
Assigned By: Babb, Krista
We began review for the L.A test on Thursday today.
October 11, 2018
Language Arts
Assigned By: Babb, Krista
We started drama today! We will continue with the play 'The Bishop's Candle Sticks' tomorrow.

Writer's Notebooks are due tomorrow.

Unit 1 Test Thursday October 18th
October 10, 2018
Language Arts
Assigned By: Babb, Krista
Students were given the study guide for their up coming test today.

Writer's Notebooks are due on Friday.

Unit Test Thursday October 17th
Francais
Assigned By: Howse, Jackie
Listening quiz for Grade 8LFI on Wednesday, October 17th.
October 9, 2018
Important Reminders
Assigned By: Howse, Jackie
Hope you all had a wonderful Thanksgiving and long weekend! Here are a few reminders for this week:

Fundraising Catalogues: Deadline is Wednesday, Oct. 10th.

School Photos: Orders are due on Thursday, Oct. 11th. You can make a payment on-line or through the school. Re-Take Day is scheduled for October 25th.

Francais
Assigned By: Howse, Jackie
French foldables are due tomorrow, October 10th. Please complete this at home tonight if you have not finished it in class.
Language Arts
Assigned By: Babb, Krista
Today we looked at how to write a character TDSC. Please finish the question we started in class for homework.

Writer's Notebooks are due on Friday.

Unit Test Thursday October 18th.
October 5, 2018
Language Arts
Assigned By: Babb, Krista
We will look at how to write a character TDSC answer on Tuesday.

Writer's Notebook due Friday Oct 12th

L.A Unit 1 Test Oct 18th
October 4, 2018
Language Arts
Assigned By: Babb, Krista
Please complete all entries in your Writer's Notebook by next Friday October 12th.

Unit 1 Test Thursday October 18th
October 3, 2018
Sciences
Assigned By: Andrews, Brittany
Reminder : Ch.1 Science Quiz tomorrow.

Students have been given a study guide and have completed review in class. The review sheet was corrected today and has been uploaded to Google Classroom.

Classroom Code: hmi89y
Sciences Humaines
Assigned By: Andrews, Brittany
Today students were introduced to their Major Research Project.
This project includes a submission of a proposal and a final project- Google Slideshow.
However, if students wish to compete to attend the Regional Heritage Fair, then it is advised they complete a backboard from the beginning.
Students can work individually or with a partner. If they work in pairs, they will only need to hand in one document per group.

In Google Classroom, students can find a topic suggestion document as well as the Project Proposal. We will be working on this proposal together for the next couple of classes.

Proposal due date: October 17th.
Language Arts
Assigned By: Babb, Krista
Today we read from our read aloud novel for the majority of the class.

During our second L.A period we did another entry in our Writer's Notebook.

Tomorrow we will be looking at an article in the text. Be sure to bring your books :)
October 2, 2018
Language Arts
Assigned By: Babb, Krista
Today we continued looking at child labour. Tomorrow we will look at an article in the text. Please be sure to bring your books.
Sciences
Assigned By: Andrews, Brittany
Chapter.1 Science Quiz- Thursday, October 4th.

Study guides were handed out on Friday as well as a review sheet today.

We will correct the review sheet in class tomorrow. Please complete what you can on your own tonight at home.
Mathematiques
Assigned By: Elms, Margie
Test tomorrow, Unit 1. Remember - you can use the NLESD - programs-mathematics-mathematiques 8 for extra review and videos to help explain something if you need help.
Assignments were returned on Friday.
Important Reminders
Assigned By: Howse, Jackie
Bonjour!

1. Thanksgiving Day holiday Monday, October 8th. No school on this day.

2. Thanksgiving Food Drive this week Tuesday-Friday (Oct.2-5) in support of the CBS Paradise Community Food Bank. Prize for the junior high class with the highest points!

Items in order of need and point value.

3 points
-Bag of Sugar
-Tin of Fruit
-Tin of noodles
-Chef Boyardee, Alpha-getti, etc
-Box of cereal
-Box of tea bags
-Box of crackers

2 points
-Tin of sandwich meat (turkey, ham, chicken)
-Tin of soup
-Tin of milk
-Pack of Sidekicks
-Tin of tomatoes

1 point
-All other items

3. The annual Terry Fox walk will take place on Friday, October 5th during the morning. Pledge sheets were sent home last week.
September 27, 2018
Language Arts
Assigned By: Babb, Krista
Excellent job on the listening quiz today!! I will finish correcting them tomorrow and hopefully have your marks for you on Monday.

We will be using the Chrome Books tomorrow please bring in a pair of headphones from home if you have them.
September 26, 2018
Mathematiques
Assigned By: Elms, Margie
Assignment due tomorrow. Test Oct. 3
Sciences Humaines
Assigned By: Andrews, Brittany
Artifact Presentations have now concluded. Great job done by all!

CH.1 Quiz- Friday, Sept 28th

Students finished the last section of Chapter.1 today (Sources of information) and worked on booklets in class. We will finish these tomorrow. These booklets are due at the end of the period on Friday.
Language Arts
Assigned By: Babb, Krista
Listening quiz is rescheduled for tomorrow.
Sciences
Assigned By: Andrews, Brittany
We completed our first lab today and will be doing finishing the write-up together in class tomorrow.

We have one topic remaining in Chapter.1 prior to review for the quiz.

Quiz: Thursday, Oct 4th.
September 25, 2018
Language Arts
Assigned By: Babb, Krista
Excellent work on the Villanova conflict stories today!!! I really really enjoyed listening to them.

Listening Quiz tomorrow :)
September 24, 2018
Sciences
Assigned By: Andrews, Brittany
Ch.1 Science Lab- Wednesday, P.1
Please come prepared- dress appropriately.

Science Quiz- Chapter.1 Quiz is scheduled for next Thursday, Oct 4th. Review sheet and study guide will be handed out once the chapter is complete.
Language Arts
Assigned By: Babb, Krista
We read the oral tale today entitled 'Who Owns the Land'. We discussed the conflict in the story and in groups students began writing tales about the conflict at VJH.

Listening Quiz Wednesday Sept 26th

Google Class code k47579
Sciences Humaines
Assigned By: Andrews, Brittany
Ch.1 Vocab Quiz- Friday, Sept 28th

Study Guide has been uploaded to Google Classroom.
September 21, 2018
Language Arts
Assigned By: Babb, Krista
Today all students joined our Google Classroom :) and completed a media viewing lesson.

We have a listening quiz coming up on Wednesday Sept 26th
September 20, 2018
Language Arts
Assigned By: Babb, Krista
We did our practice listening quiz today :)

The real Listening Quiz will be Wednesday Sept 26th.

Tomorrow we will be using the Chrome Books to sign into our Google Classroom and do a media lesson.
September 19, 2018
Language Arts
Assigned By: Babb, Krista
We will continue to work on listening effectively tomorrow.
September 18, 2018
Sciences Humaines
Assigned By: Andrews, Brittany
Artifact Assignment due on Monday, Sept 24th.
Please bring assignment and artifact(or a picture of the artifact) in on that day.

Quiz- Friday, Sept 28th.
Language Arts
Assigned By: Babb, Krista
Please complete the theme TDSC answer we started in class today.
September 17, 2018
Language Arts
Assigned By: Babb, Krista
We will look at theme in 'Two Islands' tomorrow.
September 14, 2018
Language Arts
Assigned By: Babb, Krista
Today we complete our first Writer's Notebook entries :)
September 13, 2018
Sciences
Assigned By: Andrews, Brittany
Today students finished up lab safety. We will begin Ch.1- Water Systems tomorrow.
Sciences Humaines
Assigned By: Andrews, Brittany
Journal #2 is to be completed and handed in by Monday, September 17.
September 12, 2018
Language Arts
Assigned By: Babb, Krista
Today we began writing our first TDSC :) We will continue with that tomorrow.

If you have not already brought in a folder for your Writer's Notebook please do so. You will need it tomorrow.
Sciences
Assigned By: Andrews, Brittany
To begin the year, we have been reviewing lab safety as we will be spending more time in the lab this year.

Starting tomorrow, we will start Unit.1- Chapter.1 Water Systems.
September 11, 2018
Important Reminders
Assigned By: Howse, Jackie
1. Book condition forms are now overdue. Please submit them as soon as possible.

2. Picture Day is Thursday, September 13. An information sheet was sent home today.

3. Curriculum Night is Thursday, September 13 from 5:30 to 7:15 for junior high parents and guardians.
Language Arts
Assigned By: Babb, Krista
Students have been given a copy of the terms needed to language arts. These are to be kept in their green binders. A copy will also be place in 8-4's google class.

Students are reminded that they NEED a FOLDER for their Writer's Notebook.
September 10, 2018
Francais
Assigned By: Howse, Jackie
Please bring your Français binder, textbook and colouring leads to tomorrow's class.
Important Reminders
Assigned By: Howse, Jackie
1. Book condition forms are now overdue. Please submit them as soon as possible.

2. Picture Day is Thursday, September 13.

3. Curriculum Night is Thursday, September 13 from 5:30 to 7:15 for junior high parents and guardians.
September 7, 2018
Mathematiques
Assigned By: Elms, Margie
Bring on Monday: 7 exercise books. Also, bring in a calculator & math set with name written on them if I don't have yours from last year.
September 6, 2018
Francais
Assigned By: Howse, Jackie
Bienvenue à la classe de Français!

Please bring some paper, a pencil and your colouring leads to class tomorrow. We will continue with our introductory activities during tomorrow's class. :)
Important Reminders
Assigned By: Howse, Jackie
1. Please bring in your completed registration form no later than Friday, September 7.

2. Book condition forms are due on Monday, September 10.

3. Picture Day is Thursday, September 13.

4. Curriculum Night is Thursday, September 13 from 5:30 to 7:15 for junior high parents and guardians.
September 5, 2018
Important Reminders
Assigned By: Howse, Jackie
Welcome to Homeroom 8-4! We are going to have an amazing year together! :)

A few reminders for the next couple of weeks...

1. Please bring in your completed registration form no later than Friday, September 7.

2. Book condition forms are due on Monday, September 10.

3. Picture Day is Thursday, September 13.

4. Curriculum Night is Thursday, September 13.

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