Homework Assigned For Homeroom: 8-6
November 30, 2021
Science
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
Today continued on with our unit 1 project on ocean floor mapping technologies - all details are posted in our google classroom.
Social Studies
Assigned By: Walsh, Rod
Students were given one last in-class opportunity to complete their chapter 2 major assignment. If it is not finished they will have until next Tuesday, December 7.
November 26, 2021
Social Studies
Assigned By: Walsh, Rod
Students continued working on the chapter 2 major assignment.
Science
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
Today continued on with our unit 1 project on ocean floor mapping technologies - all details are posted in our google classroom.
Math
Assigned By: Fry, Todd
We are going to move the in-class assignment to Monday, December 6 in stead of Wednesday!
November 25, 2021
Science
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
Today we started our unit 1 project on ocean floor mapping technologies - all details are posted in our google classroom.
Social Studies
Assigned By: Walsh, Rod
Students continued to work on their chapter 2 major assignment that was given out in their last class. The instructions and how to develop a Google Site can be found in the Socials 8-6 Google Classroom.
November 24, 2021
Science
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
Students completed their exit card on the ocean floor features yesterday in class (via google classroom). Grades for this assessment can be viewed in google classroom (via the google form).

Tomorrow we will be starting our unit 1 project on ocean floor mapping technologies - all details will be posted in our google classroom.
Math
Assigned By: Fry, Todd
The in-class assignment for the current unit is on Wednesday next week which is December 1st!!!
November 22, 2021
Science
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
We will be having an exit card on the ocean floor features, tomorrow, Tuesday, November 23rd.
Social Studies
Assigned By: Walsh, Rod
Students were introduced to Google Sites. This is a web design program students will use to complete the assignment for chapter 2.
November 19, 2021
Science
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
Today we corrected a google map activity to further explore the parts of the ocean floor. This activity is posted in our google classroom.

We will be having an exit card on the ocean floor features on Tuesday, November 23rd.
November 18, 2021
Science
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
Today students finished up a google map activity to further explore the parts of the ocean floor. This activity is posted in our google classroom.

We also played a fun review Kahoot!

We will be having an exit card on the ocean floor features either tomorrow or Monday, November 22nd.
November 17, 2021
Social Studies
Assigned By: Walsh, Rod
Students continued looking at information on the Inuit as one of the five Aboriginal groups studied in chapter 2.
Science
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
Today we started on a google map activity to further explore the parts of the ocean floor. This activity is posted in our google classroom.
November 16, 2021
Science
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
Today students completed a self-paced Nearpod on the 'Ocean Floor Features'. All information is posted in google classroom.
Social Studies
Assigned By: Walsh, Rod
Had discussion today on the last two Aboriginal groups studied in chapter 2.
November 12, 2021
Religious Education
Assigned By: Walsh, Rod
Students continued with their 3D symbol activity.
Science
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
Today we completed a Nearpod lesson on plate tectonics as review as we are starting chapter 2 on the creation of ocean basins and the early Earth.

If you missed class today, you can do the self paced lesson at home by going to:

https://nearpod.com/student/
and enter the code: R87W4
November 10, 2021
Social Studies
Assigned By: Walsh, Rod
Students watched a Remembrance Day virtual assembly.
November 9, 2021
Social Studies
Assigned By: Walsh, Rod
Watched a video in honor of Remembrance Day called The Trail of the Caribou.
November 8, 2021
Science
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
Powerschool has been updated with recent assessments.
Social Studies
Assigned By: Walsh, Rod
Read and discussed the Innu. Students then took notes by filling in this section of their chapter 2 booklet.
November 5, 2021
Science
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
Today we completed a water quality exit card.

If you missed class today, you can do the exit card at home. : )
November 4, 2021
Science
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
Today we finished up our write-up for the water quality lab.

All information is posted in our google document.

While some students completed the lab write-up on paper, most completed it via google classroom. If completed on google classroom, please remember to 'turn in' your work.
Social Studies
Assigned By: Walsh, Rod
Students watch a few informational videos on the Mi'Kmaq people. This was to help students get some insight into the Mi'kmaq culture.
November 3, 2021
Social Studies
Assigned By: Walsh, Rod
Read and discussed the Mi'kmaq. Students then took notes by filling in this section of their chapter 2 booklet.
Science
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
Today we started our write-up for the water quality lab. We will finish this in our next science class.

All information is posted in our google document.
November 2, 2021
Religious Education
Assigned By: Walsh, Rod
Students continued using a program called Tinkercad where they will create and print a 3D symbol.
Science
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
Today we went to Manuel's River to take some water samples to test for water temperature, turbidity, phosphates and pH.
Math
Assigned By: Fry, Todd
Test is still tomorrow!! We will do our 5th mental math, which would be the little quiz, on adding integers the next class.
November 1, 2021
Math
Assigned By: Fry, Todd
There is some practice and solutions for the test coming up on Wednesday, November 3 posted in your Google Classroom. The assignment is going back tomorrow. If you do not have it passed in yet, I think it is about time to do so.
Science
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
Tomorrow (weather permitting) we will be walking down to Manuel's River to take a water sample and test the water for pH, temperature, etc.
Important Reminders
Assigned By: Fry, Todd
Fundraiser forms and money were due today. If you have any, please pass them in tomorrow morning. Your child has the form. If you need a copy let me know, I can email you one. It's a great deal if you use them. Thank you so much.
Social Studies
Assigned By: Walsh, Rod
Today, the students finished watching Stealing Mary. After this, the discussion continued on why the Beothuk became extinct.

Important: students received a note today providing feedback on the first set of activities that were completed as part of Chapter 1.
October 29, 2021
Science
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
Today we completed a density Halloween escape room. The link is posted in our google classroom.
October 28, 2021
Social Studies
Assigned By: Walsh, Rod
Watched a movie on the Beothuk called Stealing Mary.
Science
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
Today students completed a water quality case study. This case study is available in our google classroom.

Next week we will be walking down to Manuel's River to take a water sample and test the water for pH, temperature, etc.
October 27, 2021
Social Studies
Assigned By: Walsh, Rod
Read and discussed page 28. Students were then assigned the following question: Give four reasons on why the Beothuk became extinct?
Math
Assigned By: Fry, Todd
Assignment for Unit 2 is still due on Friday, October 29. If you can't find it, just check my website.

The test will be on Wednesday, November 3.
Science
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
Today we corrected and discussed our water quality webquest which is posted in our google classroom. Once finished, this document should be turned in.
October 26, 2021
Science
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
Today we finished up the Water Quality Webquest that we started in yesterday's science class (can be found in google classroom).

If not finished today, this should be completed at home.
Social Studies
Assigned By: Walsh, Rod
Students were given the remaining notes on the Beothuk.
October 25, 2021
Science
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
Last week students completed a density/salinity lab and finished off their chapter 1 booklets. This lab will be a graded assessment.

This week, we will focus on water quality starting off with a water quality webquest which is posted in our google classroom.
Social Studies
Assigned By: Walsh, Rod
Today students were introduced to chapter 2: The People Who Lived Here.

Please Note: any work related to chapter 1 should now be passed in. Students have to become more responsible and come prepared to class by bringing their textbook.
October 22, 2021
Religious Education
Assigned By: Walsh, Rod
Students continued working on a symbols activity.

Note: all work can be found in the Religion 8-6 Google Classroom.
Math
Assigned By: Fry, Todd
Math assignment for unit 2 went out today. It is due next week on Friday, October 29. It is available on my website if you do not have a copy.

The test is scheduled for Wednesday, November 3.
October 21, 2021
Social Studies
Assigned By: Walsh, Rod
Students watched a video to finish chapter 1, and introduce chapter 2.
October 20, 2021
Social Studies
Assigned By: Walsh, Rod
Students were given an exit card in the way of a Google Form to review what was learned in Chapter 1.
October 19, 2021
Social Studies
Assigned By: Walsh, Rod
Today students were given an exit card on finishing up chapter 1. Also, they were reminded of work not passed in.
October 18, 2021
Social Studies
Assigned By: Walsh, Rod
Artifact presentations continued today.

Reminder: all work for chapter 1 is now past due. If students are to receive an evaulation through the Gamer Assessment all assigned work will need to be submitted. Here is a list of what students need to pass in: chapter booklet, artifact assigment, and the Historical Method digital foldable.

Note: all work can be found in the Socials 8-6 Google Classroom.
Science
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
Today we completed a pre-lab in preparation for our density/salinity lab on Wednesday.
Language Arts
Assigned By: Horan, Matthew
Hello,

All important informaton will be posted to my Google Classroom

If you have any trouble signing on, Please let me know

-Matt
October 15, 2021
Science
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
Today finished up work on salinity in our booklet today (upto and including pages 8).
October 14, 2021
Important Reminders
Assigned By: Fry, Todd
The school is collecting for Coats for Kids again this year. They will accept hats and gloves as well. Any of these items that are still in good shape but are no longer useful to your children have a home here. :) Just have your child bring them into the main lobby and drop them off. Thank you so much.
Science
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
Today we continued on with our booklet (pages 7 and 8) on salinity and density.

As a reminder, our booklet for chapter 1 can be found in our google classroom.
Social Studies
Assigned By: Walsh, Rod
Artifact presentations were held today. The next class of presentations will be on Monday, October 18.

REMINDER: all assigned work with Chapter 1 should be submitted by Friday, October 15 before 11:59 pm; if not submittted it will be marked late. It includes the 1) chapter booklet, 2) Artifact assigment, and 3) Historical Method digital foldable.
Math
Assigned By: Fry, Todd
Assignments and tests have all been passed back at this point for unit 1. All grades have also been posted in PowerSchool. If you do not have access to PowerSchool, you really should. It has real time grades and attendance. It is available for parents and students. Contact the office if you need usernames and/or passwords to set this up. It will be used the entire time the student is in school from grade 7 to grade 12.
October 13, 2021
Religious Education
Assigned By: Walsh, Rod
Students were assigned a couple activites on identity and symbols.

Note: all work can be found in the Religion 8-6 Google Classroom.
Science
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
Today we completed an activity in our chapter 1 booklet (p.5 and 6 in google classroom) on comparing the density of salt vs. fresh water.
October 12, 2021
Science
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
All density webquests and density tower exit cards/tik tok's/videos should be turned into me (and/or google classroom) ASAP.

This will be a graded assessment.
Social Studies
Assigned By: Walsh, Rod
Artifact presentations will start on Thursday, October 14; all students should be prepared to present.

Reminder: all assigned work with Chapter 1 should be submitted by Friday, October 15. It includes the 1) chapter booklet, 2) Artifact assigment, and 3) Historical Method digital foldable.
October 8, 2021
Important Reminders
Assigned By: Fry, Todd
I am still missing many of the Media Consent Forms that were passed out about a week ago. It is a green sheet. Please return them on Tuesday. Have a great weekend!
Science
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
Our density learning block is now finished. Webquest should be completed - this can be found in our google classroom.

This is a graded assessment.
Social Studies
Assigned By: Walsh, Rod
Students worked on a artifact analysis activity.

Remdinder: all assigned work with Chapter 1 should be submitted by Friday, October 15. It includes the 1) chapter booklet, 2) Artifact assigment, and 3) Historical Method digital foldable.
October 7, 2021
Science
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
Today we started our 2nd day of rotating activities on density - our density WebQuest and building a density tower.

Details can be found in google classroom.
Social Studies
Assigned By: Walsh, Rod
Reminder: Presentations for the artifact assignment will start next week on October 12. The final copy of the assignment along with the chapter booklet, and the Historical Method digital foldable is due by Friday, October 15.
October 6, 2021
Social Studies
Assigned By: Walsh, Rod
Students continued with the Historical Method activity.

Note: all assigned work with Chapter 1 should be submitted by Friday, October 15. It includes the 1) chapter booklet, 2) Artifact assigment, and 3) Historical Method digital foldable.
Science
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
Today we started our 2 days of rotating activities on density - our density WebQuest and building a density tower.

Details can be found in google classroom.
Math
Assigned By: Fry, Todd
Assignment was passed back already. If you did not pass it in yet, you will be responsible to do a new one.

Test is still tomorrow. I will be there. You can use a calculator on the second part only (Pythagorean Theorem).


Extra practice has been posted in the Google Classroom. If you are not in there yet, the join code was already posted here. You just have to look for it and then copy and paste it.
October 5, 2021
Science
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
Today we started to discuss density. In our next 2 science classes we will be starting a learning block on density.
Social Studies
Assigned By: Walsh, Rod
Students were given an activity today on the Historical Method.

Reminders of work that has been assigned:

1) Complete Chapter 1 booklet.
2) Artifact assignemnt is due by the week of October 12.

All information and assigned work for Socials 8-6 can be found in the Google Classroom.
October 4, 2021
Science
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
Today we further discussed watersheds and completed a worksheet on identifying them.

Next, we are onto density!
October 1, 2021
Math
Assigned By: Fry, Todd
The assignment is still due on Monday, October 4.

The test is still on Thursday, October 7.
Science
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
Today we completed a Nearpod activity on the 'Sources of Freshwater - Part II'. If you missed school, you can do the self paced lesson at home.

Go to: https://nearpod.com/student/
Password: N7TCU

I have attached the lesson as a pdf as well in google classroom.
Important Reminders
Assigned By: Fry, Todd
Another Media Release Form coming home today. It is for the English School District. The previous one was for Villanova. I guess all bases have to be covered. Sorry for the inconvenience.
September 29, 2021
Important Reminders
Assigned By: Fry, Todd
Villanova Junior High is proud to be participating in this year’s Terry Fox School Run. Let’s get our fundraising going and show everyone how we can “try like Terry”!. Donate to: http://www.terryfox.ca/VillanovaJuniorHigh. Together, we can all make a difference. #terryfoxschoolruns #tryliketerry @terryfoxfoundation
September 28, 2021
Social Studies
Assigned By: Walsh, Rod
Today students were given their first assignment on discovering information out about an Artifact. This will be due the week of October 12th.

Note: all work up to now in Socials can be found in the Google Classroom. If a student has not connected to the Socials Classroom here is the code: enm53lo
September 27, 2021
Important Reminders
Assigned By: Fry, Todd
Here are a few more Google Classrooms, aside from the ones I already posted:

Socials: enm53lo

Religion: fqlnqb3

Phys. Ed.: szwykuk
Science
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
Today we completed a Nearpod activity on the 'Sources of Freshwater - Part I'. If you missed school today, you can do the self paced lesson at home.

Go to: https://nearpod.com/student/
Password: H4FNQ

Tomorrow we will complete another Nearpod activity on part II of the sources of freshwater.
September 24, 2021
Home Economics
Assigned By: Bowers, Tracy
Please make sure to join our Home economics Google classroom. Everything we do in class is posted in your Google classroom.

Class code: rylpaeb
Important Reminders
Assigned By: Fry, Todd
Google Classroom codes I have seen so far for 8-6:

Math: tf6ht65

Science: g6vxidp

French: jchrzzl

Home Ec: rylpaeb

If you are looking for any others, I suggest you contact your course teacher. I do not have access to their Google Classroom codes. :)
Math
Assigned By: Fry, Todd
Assignment went out today. It is usually due in 1 week, but with the two days off, it will now be due on the following Monday, October 4.

The test for unit 1 will be on October 7.

Everything we have done will be posted in the Google Classroom. If you are missing the code, just look back in your homework site. It is probably the first post.
Science
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
If you missed class today you can do the self paced lesson (as review of the water cycle) at:

https://nearpod.com/student/
Code: RUN5L (1st Nearpod Activity)
Code: SA36J (2nd Nearpod Activity)
Code: 8INE9 (3rd Nearpod Activity)
September 23, 2021
Core French
Assigned By: Boone, Susan
Google classroom code: jchrzzl
Science
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
Today students finished up and we corrected pages 2 - 4 in our booklet, which is available in our google classroom.
September 22, 2021
Science
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
Today we corrected page 1 of our booklet and then students worked on pages 2, 3 and 4 of their booklet on the water cycle and the distribution of water on Earth.

Google Classroom Code: g6vxidp
September 20, 2021
Science
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
Today we started on Chapter 1 in our 1st Unit on Water Systems. We will complete a booklet for the first chapter. Students can either use the google doc of this booklet (posted in our google classroom) or may use a paper copy. If you choose to take the electronic copy route, please bring your Chromebook each day.

Google Classroom Code: g6vxidp
September 17, 2021
Science
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
This week we completed some lab safety activities (posted in our google classroom). Next week we will start Unit 1. Students will need 1 yellow-duo-tang to start off in science.

Google Classroom Code: g6vxidp
September 16, 2021
Math
Assigned By: Fry, Todd
Google Classroom Code: tf6ht65

Please join our Google Classroom ASAP. I will post the notes that we do and other important things in there.

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