Homework Assigned For Homeroom: 8-6
October 18, 2019
Important Reminders
Assigned By: Fry, Todd
Picture retakes are November 1 if anyone is wondering. We have been told that you will need to bring back the old proof package on that day.
Core French
Assigned By: Doyle, Robyn
Your test is on Monday. Please study the contents of your 3 page protectors and review your practice test. :)
Social Studies
Assigned By: Ball, Raylene
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.
October 17, 2019
Health
Assigned By: Babb, Krista
We will continue to work on our Smoking/Vaping lesson next health class.
Science
Assigned By: Tilley, Rebecca
We are currently working on chapter 2: Oceans.

We have covered how ocean basins are formed and parts of the ocean floor. Students have completed an exit card as well.
Core French
Assigned By: Doyle, Robyn
Your test is on Monday, October 21. You should study the contents of your 3 page protectors. We will do a practice test tomorrow. Please note that yesterday's date was a mistake. Your quiz is Monday, not Tuesday.
Social Studies
Assigned By: Ball, Raylene
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.
Language Arts
Assigned By: Babb, Krista
We will finish the read aloud novel tomorrow. Tests will be returned ASAP.
October 16, 2019
Language Arts
Assigned By: Babb, Krista
Test tomorrow.
Important Reminders
Assigned By: Fry, Todd
Science field trip sent home today. A couple of volunteers are needed. If you have any questions, please contact the science teacher.

Picture orders are due ASAP. You can send in the order form or do it online.

Fund raiser is still going ahead. Students have already been given the catalog, see parents email for more info.
Math
Assigned By: Fry, Todd
Passed out the unit 2 assignment today instead of tomorrow. It is due next Thursday on October 24. Early bird is available for this assignment as well. No later than Tuesday.

Test will be on Tuesday, October 29.
Core French
Assigned By: Doyle, Robyn
Your test is on Tuesday, October 22. You should study the contents of your 3 page protectors. We will do a practice test tomorrow.
October 15, 2019
Social Studies
Assigned By: Ball, Raylene
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!
Core French
Assigned By: Doyle, Robyn
Your test has been changed from tomorrow to Monday of next week. We will do a PRACTICE this week.
October 10, 2019
Social Studies
Assigned By: Ball, Raylene
Today we continued with research for our Socials research project.

Proposal due by Oct. 24th.
Language Arts
Assigned By: Babb, Krista
Unit test October 17th. Please review the study guide given out today. Also, check google classroom over the weekend for copes of class notes, terms and sample answers.
October 9, 2019
Health
Assigned By: Babb, Krista
Please complete the following:
- Self-awareness Sheet
- Open Book Quiz
- Bullying Booklet

All of these assignments were started in class. Some students handed in incomplete material so I am giving them a chance to complete it and resubmit.
Important Reminders
Assigned By: Fry, Todd
Hey everyone, don't forget that tomorrow is the last day for the food drive. Thank you so much to those who already brought something in. Every little bit counts! It is still a close race, we just we one last push to show everyone which homeroom is the best. ;)
Language Arts
Assigned By: Babb, Krista
Test Thursday October 17th.
Social Studies
Assigned By: Ball, Raylene
Today was a research day for students to work on their proposal. Proposals will be due Oct. 24th. This is all on google classroom.
October 8, 2019
Important Reminders
Assigned By: Fry, Todd
Picture proofs went home today. Orders are due by October 17.
Social Studies
Assigned By: Ball, Raylene
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.
October 7, 2019
Social Studies
Assigned By: Ball, Raylene
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.
Science
Assigned By: Tilley, Rebecca
Tomorrow students will be doing graded case study in class. Students cannot prepare for this in advance.
October 5, 2019
Important Reminders
Assigned By: Fry, Todd
The Thanksgiving Food Drive runs from Mon - Thurs of next week (Friday, Oct 11th is a teacher PD Day). The CBS/Paradise Community Food Bank is very low in supplies. Point values have been assigned to items that the Food Bank has indicated it has the highest need for.

3 point items include: jar of jam, jar of Cheez Whiz, package of cookies, box of cereal

2 point items include: tin of sandwich meat, tin of Chef Boyardee pasta, tin of stew, package of Mr. Noodles, tin of vegetables

All other items are 1 point. Any and all support is greatly appreciated with this Food Drive!
October 3, 2019
Social Studies
Assigned By: Ball, Raylene
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.
Math
Assigned By: Fry, Todd
Math test is still tomorrow during period 6.
October 2, 2019
Social Studies
Assigned By: Ball, Raylene
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.
October 1, 2019
Social Studies
Assigned By: Ball, Raylene
Today students had time to pick a research topic for their major Socials project.

Topic selection due by Friday Oct. 4th.
Sciences
Assigned By: Tilley, Rebecca
Chapter 1 quiz tomorrow - 20 m/c.

Review sheet answers can be found in Google Classroom.

Code: 34jsst
Math
Assigned By: Fry, Todd
Test is still on Friday, October 4. Remember, everything we did in class is on my website. Also, if you are looking for extra help or practice, check out the 'extra help' part of my website. Lots of help there if you want it.

Make sure you have the long review sheet done for tomorrow. You had 2 classes today to get it done. You should have it done and be started on the short review sheet.
September 30, 2019
Sciences
Assigned By: Tilley, Rebecca
We are correcting our chapter 1 review sheet tomorrow.

Quiz - Wedesnday, October 2nd. 20 m/c questions

Google Classroom Code: 34jsst
Social Studies
Assigned By: Ball, Raylene
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.
September 27, 2019
Science
Assigned By: Tilley, Rebecca
Today we worked on our lab write-up.

Monday we will work on our chapter 1 review sheet.

Chapter 1 quiz: Wednesday, October 2nd.

Google Classroom Code: 34jsst

Review sheet + Booklet answer key can be found in Google Classroom.
Math
Assigned By: Fry, Todd
The math test will be moved one day later to Friday, October 4. I will be passing the assignments back and going over them on Monday.
Social Studies
Assigned By: Ball, Raylene
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 By: Ball, Raylene
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.
Math
Assigned By: Fry, Todd
Math assignment was due today. If you forgot it, make sure you have it in to me tomorrow.

Math test on Unit 1 is still next week on Oct 3, Thursday.
Math
Assigned By: Fry, Todd
It is likely that you are done... but if you are not, finish the questions we worked on in class today. Page 34, #5(a & b), 6(a & b), and 7.
Science
Assigned By: Tilley, Rebecca
Today we completed a lab on how salinity changes the density of water.

We will finish our lab write-up tomorrow.

Chapter 1 quiz: Wednesday, October 2nd.

Google Classroom Code: 34jsst

Booklet + corrected version of booklet + notes found in Google Classroom.
Language Arts
Assigned By: Babb, Krista
Listening quiz tomorrow.
September 25, 2019
Language Arts
Assigned By: Babb, Krista
Listening Quiz on Friday.
Science
Assigned By: Tilley, Rebecca
Lab on tomorrow! How does salinity change the density of water?

Chapter 1 quiz - Wednesday, October 2nd.

Google Classroom code: 34jsst

Booklet + corrected version of booklet + notes found in Google Classroom.
September 24, 2019
Sciences
Assigned By: Tilley, Rebecca
Today we covered Ice Ages (P. 9 in booklet).

Lab on Thursday! How does salinity change the density of water?

Chapter 1 quiz - Wednesday, October 2nd.

Google Classroom code: 34jsst
Social Studies
Assigned By: Ball, Raylene
Today we continued our presentations.

Quiz September 30th. Google classroom has been updated with study materials.
Language Arts
Assigned By: Babb, Krista
Listening Quiz on Friday.
September 23, 2019
Social Studies
Assigned By: Ball, Raylene
Today students presented their artifact presentations.

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

Quiz September 30th
Science
Assigned By: Tilley, Rebecca
Today we finished covering sources of fresh water (not in booklet).

Lab on Thursday! How does salinity change the density of water?

Chapter 1 quiz - Wednesday, October 2nd.

Google Classroom code: 34jsst
September 20, 2019
Social Studies
Assigned By: Ball, Raylene
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.
Sciences
Assigned By: Tilley, Rebecca
Please finish your sources of fresh water foldable for homework if you did not finish today in class.
September 19, 2019
Social Studies
Assigned By: Ball, Raylene
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.
Math
Assigned By: Fry, Todd
The first math assignment was passed out today. It is due back on Thursday, Sept 26. Students are to work on it at home. If they want to pass it in early, I can have a look at it and circle anything that they have done wrong and give it back to them to fix before Thursday. But this must happen before Wednesday so that I have time to get it back to them.
As always, math assignments are posted to my webpage in case students misplace their copy.

The test on this unit is scheduled for Thursday, October 3.
September 17, 2019
Social Studies
Assigned By: Ball, Raylene
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
Science
Assigned By: Tilley, Rebecca
Today we finished looking at the differences between salt and fresh water. We have finished up to page 8 in our booklet.
September 16, 2019
Math
Assigned By: Fry, Todd
Finish page 25-27 #5, 11, 13, 16, 23.
These should have been finished in class, I will be checking tomorrow. If you 'forgot' to bring home your math, you can find the questions on my website or try this link. They are there if you look.
https://drive.google.com/file/d/1sexjPmy3v3QhHoOBUafTdgKRcgClJXYA/view
Social Studies
Assigned By: Ball, Raylene
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.
September 13, 2019
Important Reminders
Assigned By: Fry, Todd
I am still missing a couple of forms from students, please make sure these are in on Monday.
Social Studies
Assigned By: Ball, Raylene
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.
Language Arts
Assigned By: Babb, Krista
No homework.
September 12, 2019
Science
Assigned By: Tilley, Rebecca
Please finish pages 3-4 on the water cycle if you did not finish today during class.

Join our Google Classroom!
Code: 34jsst
Social Studies
Assigned By: Ball, Raylene
Today students worked on a sheet that had 7 mystery artifacts that they had to try and guess what they were.
September 11, 2019
Math
Assigned By: Fry, Todd
Please finish page 15 and 16 #5, 6, 7, 11, 13, 14, 15, and 19. Students should have most, if not all, of them done in class already.
Important Reminders
Assigned By: Fry, Todd
I am still missing some of the forms from the first day of school. Please get them filled out and bring them to me ASAP.

Picture day is tomorrow.

Curriculum Night is also tomorrow. Junior high starts at 6:30 PM.
Science
Assigned By: Tilley, Rebecca
Please join our Google Classroom!

Code: 34jsst

Our chapter 1 booklet can be found on Google Classroom
September 10, 2019
Important Reminders
Assigned By: Fry, Todd
Please remember to bring in the 3 forms that you were given on the first day.

1. Student Registration
2. Book Condition
3. Media Consent

If you lost any of them, let me know, I will get you another copy.

Also, picture day is on Thursday this week!
Science
Assigned By: Tilley, Rebecca
We spent the last 2 classes reviewing lab safety. Next class we will start unit 1.

Students are asked to bring in a new duotang tomorrow for unit 1.
Social Studies
Assigned By: Ball, Raylene
Today students started looking at what is history and what can artifacts/pictures etc. tell us about the past.

Google classroom code: 11ipsf
September 6, 2019
Social Studies
Assigned By: Ball, Raylene
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

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