Homework Assigned For Homeroom: 8-7
October 18, 2019
Social Studies
Assigned By: Walsh, Rod
Today we did an activity where students learned about the candidates running in the district of Avalon prior to the student vote that took place today.

Reminder: Research Proposal due Friday, Oct. 25th.
Science
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
Today we started a Google Maps activity on the features of the ocean floor. Please see our google classroom.

We will finish this activity up on Monday!
Important Reminders
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
- Pictures packages are due today!

- Fundraiser books have gone home.

- Science Field trip forms are due back by Oct 22nd.

Math
Assigned By: George, Kevin
Assignment Due October 24th
Test Date October 29th
Mental Math on Monday

Examples 3, 4 and 5 in the notes under 'Division using Number Lines' are for homework
October 17, 2019
Science
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
Today we finished up work on the Journey on the Ocean Floor worksheet and when through the answers. Here is a great animation that shows the features of the ocean floor:

http://www.harcourtschool.com/activity/science_up_close/518/deploy/interface.html

Tomorrow we will be doing a webquest with google maps that looks at the ocean floor features.
Math
Assigned By: George, Kevin
Students should be practising their Mental Math.

Assignment Due: October 24th
Test Date: October 29th
Religious Education
Assigned By: Battcock, John
Please join google classroom using the following code

ptyhtd
Important Reminders
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
- Pictures packages are due back by Friday. You can order online, if you wish.

- Fundraiser books have gone home.

- Science Field trip forms are due back by Oct 22nd.

- Pizza (for everyone on me tomorrow @ lunch - yes free!) and Booster Juice if you ordered and paid for your own!
Social Studies
Assigned By: Walsh, Rod
Continued with activities related to our Student Vote week. Today we looked at how to check on-line verification as it relates to news stories.
October 16, 2019
Social Studies
Assigned By: Walsh, Rod
Today we started our Student Vote Week with a lesson on the levels of government in Canada. This will continue until students take part in a vote on October 18th.
Important Reminders
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
- Pictures packages are due back by Friday. You can order online, if you wish.

- Fundraiser books will go home today. I finally have enough!

- Science Field trip forms are due back by Oct 22nd.

- Booster Juice Orders and $ due by tomorrow, if you want to order for Friday.
Technology Education
Assigned By: Walsh, Rod
Students continued to work on Assignment #2: Systems/Sub-Systems.
October 15, 2019
Social Studies
Assigned By: Walsh, Rod
Continued with Chapter 2: The People Who Lived Here.
Important Reminders
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
- Pictures packages have gone home.

- Fundraiser books will go home today.

- Science Field trip forms also went home today.
Language Arts
Assigned By: Noftle, Amy
Unit 1 test on Friday.

Code for Google Classroom on homework page last week.
October 10, 2019
Social Studies
Assigned By: Walsh, Rod
Today students were given a break from researching, and started chapter 2: The People Who Lived Here.

Reminder: Research Project proposal is due on Friday, October 25. Students have had several classes to work on this, and it is now up to them to continue with it. They have to make sure to collect 3 sources for their chosen topic. Note: one more class will be given before the due date.
Science
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
Today we finished up the Journey on the Ocean Floor worksheet started in yesterday's class.
Language Arts
Assigned By: Noftle, Amy
Language Test on Friday. Study guide given out yesterday.

Please make sure to bring your independent novel to every class and that you're reading a bit every night.

GOOGLE CLASSROOM CODE: ieil2es
Important Reminders
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
1) Food Drive now on-going until Thursday.

2) No school Friday or Monday.

3) Pictures packages have gone home.
October 9, 2019
Science
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
Today we discussed the importance of oceans and the main factors on how the ocean basins were to have formed.

Today students were given time to work on a worksheet based on pages 41/42 of the textbook (Journey on the Ocean Floor).
Important Reminders
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
1) Food Drive now on-going until Thursday.

2) No school Friday or Monday.

3) Pictures packages went home yesterday.
Technology Education
Assigned By: Walsh, Rod
Today was a 2nd full class of research for students to work on their project proposals. Proposals will be due Friday, Oct. 25th. All information on the Research Project can be found in the Socials 8-7 Google Classroom.
October 8, 2019
Science
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
Today we corrected our Webquest on Climate Change in our chapter 1 booklets. If not completed, this should be completed at home.

Chapter 1 quiz and exit card marks are now available on PowerSchool.
Social Studies
Assigned By: Walsh, Rod
Students are finalizing a topic for the Socials research project. After they select a topic they will complete a research proposal that can be found in their Socials 8-7 Google Classroom.
Important Reminders
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
1) Food Drive now on-going until Thursday.

2) No school Friday or Monday.
October 7, 2019
Science
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
Today we completed the Climate Change Webquest on page 18/19 in our chapter 1 booklet.

Chapter 1 quiz and exit card marks are now available on PowerSchool. There are quite a few students who are missing the exit card - please check PowerSchool.
Social Studies
Assigned By: Walsh, Rod
Students were in the LRC getting information about source cards, and where the Newfoundland information is located. This is important as they should now have selected a Newfoundland topic to begin researching. As they go through the research students will complete a proposal. This is a way to give students feedback on their project before they start the final piece (presentation).

Note:All information related to the research project can be found in the Socials 8-7 Google Classroom.
Important Reminders
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
Oct. 11th: PD day

Oct. 14th: Thanksgiving - no school
October 4, 2019
Science
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
Terry Fox walk was today!
Important Reminders
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
Oct. 11th: PD day

Oct. 14th: Thanksgiving - no school
October 2, 2019
Science
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
Science quiz was today!
Math
Assigned By: George, Kevin
Test Date: October 4th

Students have had multiple classes to work on review sheets/questions. We will be going over these next class.
Language Arts
Assigned By: Noftle, Amy
Finish character question assigned in class if not already done so. I will be checking!!

Have an independent novel for Monday's class.
Technology Education
Assigned By: Walsh, Rod
Students worked on completing Assignment #1. A few were also able to complete a Google Form on the three elements (Sensing / Switching / Regulating) of control.
Important Reminders
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
Oct. 4th: Terry Fox walk (tentative)

Villanova Junior High will be participating in this year's Terry Fox School Run for cancer research on October 4, 2019. We are proud to continue the legacy of one of our country’s greatest heroes. We hope you will join us and support this wonderful cause by donating to our Terry Fox School Run fundraising page at: http://www.terryfox.ca/VillanovaJuniorHigh Thank you! The future of cancer research has never looked brighter!

Oct. 11th: PD day

Oct. 14th: Thanksgiving - no school
October 1, 2019
Science
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
Today we corrected our Unit 1 review sheet. The answers are available in Google Classroom.

Also, a chapter 1 exit card is posted in our google classroom. This will be a graded assessment. This is great review for your quiz this week. This is due by Friday.

Important Reminders:
Unit 1 quiz TOMORROW (Wednesday, Oct 2nd). The quiz is 15 MC items. The review sheet has been given to students and is also available in Google Classroom. The answers are posted, as well.

Chapter 1 review quizlet:
https://quizlet.com/ca/339748117/grade-8-chapter-1-review-flash-cards/
Important Reminders
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
Oct. 4th: Terry Fox walk (tentative)
Oct. 11th: PD day
Oct. 14th: Thanksgiving - no school
September 30, 2019
Science
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
Today we finished our density/salinity lab write-up and then worked on our chapter 1 review sheet.

Also, a chapter 1 exit card is posted in our google classroom. This will be a graded assessment. This is great review for your quiz this week. This is due by Friday.

Important Reminders:
Unit 1 quiz Wednesday, Oct 2nd. The review sheet has been given to students and is also available in Google Classroom. The answers are posted, as well.

Chapter 1 review quizlet:
https://quizlet.com/ca/339748117/grade-8-chapter-1-review-flash-cards/
Important Reminders
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
Oct. 4th: Terry Fox walk (tentative)
Oct. 11th: PD day
Oct. 14th: Thanksgiving - no school
September 27, 2019
Science
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
Today we completed our density/salinity lab.

Important Reminders:
Unit 1 quiz Wednesday, Oct 2nd. The review sheet has been given to students and is also available in Google Classroom.

Chapter 1 review quizlet:
https://quizlet.com/ca/339748117/grade-8-chapter-1-review-flash-cards/
Social Studies
Assigned By: Walsh, Rod
Artifact presentations were on today. Any student who has not finished the assignment are reminded that it needs to be passed in on Monday as it is now losing marks under the evaluation policy.

Reminder:

Chapter 1 Quiz is on Monday, September 30. To get a bonus 2% students can pass in their completed booklets for this chapter.

Students who have not pass in the 7 Sources of Information foldable assignment are reminded to do so on Monday.
Math
Assigned By: George, Kevin
Test Date Changed to October 4th
Important Reminders
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
Oct. 4th: Terry Fox walk (tentative)
Oct. 11th: PD day
Oct. 14th: Thanksgiving - no school
September 26, 2019
Math
Assigned By: George, Kevin
Assignment #1 Due Today
Math Unit 1 Test Date: October 3rd

Students were working on pg. 49-50 #'s 5, 7-9, 13, 17
Science
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
Today we corrected our Sources of Freshwater Foldable and then completed a lab demo for tomorrow's lab on density and salinity.

Important Reminders:
Unit 1 quiz Wednesday, Oct 2nd. The review sheet has been given to students and is also available in Google Classroom.

Chapter 1 review quizlet:
https://quizlet.com/ca/339748117/grade-8-chapter-1-review-flash-cards/
Social Studies
Assigned By: Walsh, Rod
Students were given an updated study guide of terms they need to know for their quiz on Monday, September 30. A copy of this can be found in the Socials 8-7 Google Classroom.

Reminders:

1) Artifact assignment is due tomorrow, Friday, September 27.

2) Chapter 1 Quiz is on Monday, September 30.
Important Reminders
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
Oct. 4th: Terry Fox walk (tentative)
Oct. 11th: PD day
Oct. 14th: Thanksgiving - no school
September 25, 2019
Science
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
Today we finished up our Sources of Freshwater. If not completed today, this should be done for homework.

Important Reminders:
Unit 1 quiz Wednesday, Oct 2nd.
Social Studies
Assigned By: Walsh, Rod
Students were given time to work any Socials work that has been assigned since classes started. This included the current artifact assignment.

Reminders: Artifact assignment is due on Friday, September 27 and Chapter 1 Quiz is on Monday, September 30.
Important Reminders
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
Oct. 4th: Terry Fox walk (tentative)
Oct. 11th: PD day
Oct. 14th: Thanksgiving - no school
Technology Education
Assigned By: Walsh, Rod
Students worked on completing Assignment #1: Introduction to Control Systems by looking at the three elements of control: Sensing / Switching / Regulating.
September 24, 2019
Language Arts
Assigned By: Noftle, Amy
Listening Quiz on Friday. Practice quiz done in class today.
Social Studies
Assigned By: Walsh, Rod
Had a discussion using a sample journal on how to do the journal entry for the artifact assignment.

Students worked on finishing the 7 sources of information booklet today. If not done it is to be completed at home and submitted in tomorrow's class.

Reminders:

1) Chapter 1 Booklet including Timeline Individual Past Activity

2) Artifact Assignment (located in Google Classroom); Early Bird - Wednesday, September 25. Due Date: Friday, September 27.

3) Quiz on Monday, September 30 (all notes in Google Classroom)
Science
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
Important Reminders:
Unit 1 quiz Wednesday, Oct 2nd.

Important Reminders
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
Oct. 4th: Terry Fox walk (tentative)
Oct. 11th: PD day
Oct. 14th: Thanksgiving - no school




Math
Assigned By: George, Kevin
Students were working on pgs. 43-44, #'s 3-5, 7-9. If these were not completed in class, they are to be finished at home.
September 23, 2019
Social Studies
Assigned By: Walsh, Rod
Students worked on a 7 sources of information booklet today.

Reminders

1) Chapter 1 Booklet including Timeline Individual Past Activity

2) Artifact Assignment (located in Google Classroom)

3) Quiz on Monday, September 30 (all notes in Google Classroom)
Science
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
Today we finished up our Sources of Freshwater foldable started in Friday's science.
September 20, 2019
Math
Assigned By: George, Kevin
Assignments are due September 26th

Students are asked to complete pgs. 34-35 #'s 3-8, 13 if they did not finish them in class
Science
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
Today we finished up and including page 8 in our booklet (comparing salt and freshwater in terms of density, salinity and freezing point).

Next, we started on our Sources of Freshwater Foldable. We will finish this up during Monday's class.
Language Arts
Assigned By: Noftle, Amy
Listening Quiz on Friday. Practice listening quiz on Monday.

Have a great weekend!
Social Studies
Assigned By: Walsh, Rod
Students are now set up in the Socials 8-7 Google Classroom. This will be the main area where students will have access to all handouts, notes and assigned work. At the moment all what has been done with Chapter 1 has been uploaded.

Chapter work to complete:

1) Chapter 1 Booklet including Timeline Individual Past Activity

2) Artifact Assignment (located in Google Classroom)

3) Quiz on Monday, September 30 (all notes in Google Classroom)
September 19, 2019
Sante
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
Today we finished up and including page 8 in our booklet (comparing salt and freshwater in terms of density, salinity and freezing point).
Math
Assigned By: George, Kevin
Assignments are due September 26th

Students are asked to complete pgs. 34-35 #'s 3-8, 13 if they did not finish them in class
Math
Assigned By: George, Kevin
Students were handed out Assignment #1 to be completed by October 26th

Students are to finish examples c) and d) from section 1.5 in their notes/workbooklets
Math
Assigned By: George, Kevin
Students were handed out Assignment #1 to be completed by October 26th

Students are to finish examples c) and d) from section 1.5 in their notes/workbooklets
September 18, 2019
Science
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
Today we reviewed density and then started to make the connection to salt and freshwater.
September 17, 2019
Science
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
Today we completed an experiment to learn about the concept of density.
Math
Assigned By: George, Kevin
Students are asked to complete the worksheets handed out in class
September 16, 2019
Math
Assigned By: George, Kevin
Make sure you join our Google Classroom:
a6rf6by

Prepare for Mental Math Assessment
Language Arts
Assigned By: Noftle, Amy
Complete 'Superpower' journal if not completed in class today.
Important Reminders
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
1) Registration forms, book condition forms and the media consent forms are now overdue.

2) Cafeteria service has started. Cafeteria Menu and Canteen Price List are now available on our website
September 13, 2019
Social Studies
Assigned By: Walsh, Rod
Have had some great discussions the past week on What is History? Today students looked at how to develop a Timeline by considering past experiences as it relates to their Individual Past.

If students did not finish the Timeline activity in class it is to be done at home before our next class on Tuesday, September 17.
Science
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
Today we corrected p. 2, 3 and 4 in our booklet.
Language Arts
Assigned By: Noftle, Amy
No homework. :o)

Don't forget to bring your textbook to each class with your other Language supplies.

Have a great weekend!
Important Reminders
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
1) Registration forms, book condition forms and the media consent forms are now overdue.

2) Cafeteria service has started. Cafeteria Menu and Canteen Price List are now available on our website


Math
Assigned By: George, Kevin
Pg. 30

#'s 1-5, 7-10

Prepare for Mental Math
September 12, 2019
Science
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
Today we completed page 2 and 3 in our chapter 1 booklet.

Google Classroom Code: fmt80uy
Important Reminders
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
1) Registration forms, book condition forms and the media consent forms are now overdue.

2) Cafeteria service has started

3) Curriculum night: TONIGHT (Thursday 6:30 to 7:40) for junior high. We will meet in my room (room 216 - upstairs lab).

4) Picture day: TODAY (Thursday Sept. 12th. Dress pretty! :)
September 11, 2019
Science
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
Today we discussed water distribution on Earth of Salt and Fresh Water.

Google Classroom Code: fmt80uy

Remember, a copy of your chapter 1 booklet can be found in our google classroom.
Math
Assigned By: George, Kevin
Make sure you join our Google Classroom:
a6rf6by

Memorize Perfect Squares up to 13 (Table) and Prepare for Mental Math
Important Reminders
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
1) Registration forms, book condition forms and the media consent forms are now overdue.

2) Cafeteria service has started

3) Curriculum night: Thursday 6:30 to 7:40 for junior high. We will meet in my room (room 216 - upstairs lab).

4) Picture day: Thursday Sept. 12th. Dress pretty! :)
September 10, 2019
Science
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
Today students received our first booklet for chapter 1 (Unit 1). We started work on the vocab sheet on page 1. A copy of this booklet can be found in google classroom.

Google Classroom Code: fmt80uy
Important Reminders
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
1) Registration forms, book condition forms and the media consent forms are now overdue.

2) Cafeteria service has started

3) Curriculum night: Thursday 6:30 to 7:40 for junior high. We will meet in my room (room 216 - upstairs lab).

4) Picture day: Thursday Sept. 12th. Dress pretty! :)
Language Arts
Assigned By: Noftle, Amy
Make sure to bring your Language textbook to class with you tomorrow along with your other Language supplies.
Math
Assigned By: George, Kevin
Join Google Classroom

Work on Worksheet #1
September 9, 2019
Science
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
Today we continued on with lab safety!

Remember to bring 1 yellow duo-tang to class for Unit 1.
Math
Assigned By: George, Kevin
Pgs. 15-16

#'s 7, 10, 12, 15, 17
Important Reminders
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
1) Registration forms, book condition forms and the media consent forms are now overdue.

2) Cafeteria service has started

3) Curriculum night: Thursday 6:30 to 7:40 for junior high. We will meet in my room (room 216 - upstairs lab).

4) Picture day: Thursday Sept. 12th. Dress pretty! :)
September 6, 2019
Important Reminders
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
Registration forms, book condition forms and the media consent forms are due back to me today (Friday, Sept 6th).
Science
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
Welcome! Great first class! Today I discussed expectations, materials, and policies with the students.

On Monday, we will start on lab safety.

Students need to bring 1 yellow duo- tang for Unit 1 - keep the rest home for now. : )

Students are reminded to bring their text book and pencil to each science class, as well as their yellow duo-tang.
September 5, 2019
Important Reminders
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
Registration forms, book condition forms and the media consent forms are due back to me today by this Friday, Sept 6th.

Tomorrow is DAY 3 on the student schedule!
September 4, 2019
Important Reminders
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
Welcome Back everyone! Great first day in my homeroom! Looking forward to this school year.

Today we went through student schedules, rules, policies, bus routes, books, lockers, etc.

Students received a student registration form, book condition form and a media consent form - all which should be signed and returned to me by this Friday, Sept 6th.

Extra copies will be available tomorrow for those that need it. : )

Tomorrow is DAY 2 on the student schedule!

back