Homework Assigned For Homeroom: 8-8
June 15, 2022
Religious Education
Assigned By: Walsh, Rod
Students watched the last part of The Boy in the Striped Pajamas. After this they completed a Google Form of multiple choice questions about the movie.
June 10, 2022
Technology Education
Assigned By: Walsh, Rod
Students continued working on the final project. Reminder: if not completed students have until Friday, June 17 when the final project portfolio will need to be submitted.
June 9, 2022
Technology Education
Assigned By: Walsh, Rod
Students continued working on the final project. Reminder: students have only 1 class left, which is tomorrow June 10. Note: If students feel they need more than tomorrow's class they can work on it all next week, and just submit it on Friday, June 17.
June 6, 2022
Religious Education
Assigned By: Walsh, Rod
Students continued watching the Boy in the Striped Pajamas.
June 1, 2022
Technology Education
Assigned By: Walsh, Rod
Students continued working on the final project. Reminder: all groups need to be completing every section in their portfolio.
May 31, 2022
Technology Education
Assigned By: Walsh, Rod
Students continued working on the final project. Reminder: all groups need to be completing every section in their portfolio.
May 16, 2022
Technology Education
Assigned By: Walsh, Rod
Students were introduced to the final project to complete in Technology Grade 8. All information related to this project will be found in the students Technology Google Classroom under the Innovation Challenge section.
May 11, 2022
Technology Education
Assigned By: Walsh, Rod
Students continued to program using the micro:bits and bBoards.
May 10, 2022
Technology Education
Assigned By: Walsh, Rod
Students were introduced to using a b.Board along with continuing to program while using micro:bits.
May 2, 2022
Technology Education
Assigned By: Walsh, Rod
Students continued to program and use the micro:bits.
April 26, 2022
Religious Education
Assigned By: Walsh, Rod
Students finished watching Remember the Titans.
April 13, 2022
Technology Education
Assigned By: Walsh, Rod
Students started to program using the micro:bits.
April 12, 2022
Technology Education
Assigned By: Walsh, Rod
Students completed outcome 8 where they worked on the concept of how to navigate a location with code.
April 4, 2022
Technology Education
Assigned By: Walsh, Rod
Students were given an opportunity to finish up all assigned work for the Big Ideas section of the course. If this was completed they then were given a link to start block-based coding.
April 1, 2022
Technology Education
Assigned By: Walsh, Rod
Outcome 7 was introduced today along with an assigned activity to complete.
March 29, 2022
Religious Education
Assigned By: Walsh, Rod
Students started watching the movie Remember the Titans.
March 24, 2022
Technology Education
Assigned By: Walsh, Rod
Students were given the full class to work on the last couple assigned activities, especially Outcome 5.

Note: If a student has been absent it is now their repsonsibility to complete the work. All information including the instructions for assignments can be found in the Google Classroom for Technology 8-8.
March 18, 2022
Religious Education
Assigned By: Walsh, Rod
Students were given a Google Form to complete based on the movie John Q.
March 15, 2022
Technology Education
Assigned By: Walsh, Rod
Outcome 5 was introduced today along with an assigned activity to complete.
March 14, 2022
Technology Education
Assigned By: Walsh, Rod
Had a discussion with students on outcome 4 today regarding legal and ethical practices when downloading and gathering information from the Internet. An activity relating to the discussion was then assigned and can be found in the Technology 8-8 Google Classroom.
March 9, 2022
Religious Education
Assigned By: Walsh, Rod
Today students watched the final part of the John Q movie. In our next class students will complete a Google Form on the movie.
March 7, 2022
Science
Assigned By: Coles, Lisa
This is a reminder (if you haven't been checking google classroom) that the next exit card (google form) is Thursday, March 10, 2022.
Remember to bring your Chromebook to class.
March 4, 2022
Technology Education
Assigned By: Walsh, Rod
Students watched a Ted Talk video as it relates to the Practice Safe use of Technology discussion. After this they were given time to complete and turn in their first 2 assignments.

NOTE: if any students were absent today it is now their repsonsibility to finish this work before the next class on Monday, March 14.
March 3, 2022
Technology Education
Assigned By: Walsh, Rod
Students were introduced to Outcome #3: Practice Safe use of Technology. Also, they were reminded to complete the Technology Industry Career assignment.
February 23, 2022
Technology Education
Assigned By: Walsh, Rod
Students were given their first full class to work on a Technology Industry Career assignment.
February 22, 2022
Technology Education
Assigned By: Walsh, Rod
Students were assigned an activity on Technology Industry Careers.
February 17, 2022
Religious Education
Assigned By: Walsh, Rod
Today, the class continued watching the movie John Q
February 11, 2022
Technology Education
Assigned By: Walsh, Rod
Students first class; did an introduction to the new Grade 8 Computer Science course.
February 9, 2022
Science
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
Yesterday we completed type 1, 2 and 3 questions (calculating density, mass, and volume). Students should now be finished ALL 3 types in their chapter 8 booklet.

Today students finished all of their chapter 8 booklet, including the last page.

In the comments of the booklet post, there is a Jamboard link which will contain the accompanying notes that we do each day.

Important Reminders: Google forms exit card on density, mass and volume calculations will be next Thursday, February 17th.
February 8, 2022
Religious Education
Assigned By: Walsh, Rod
Started watching the movie John Q.
February 7, 2022
Science
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
Today we corrected our 'solving for density' questions in our booklet and moved on to how to solve for volume.

In the comments of the booklet post, there is a Jamboard link which will contain the accompanying notes that we do each day.
February 4, 2022
Science
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
Today we continued on our chapter 8 booklet (posted in google classroom). We worked through pages 2 and 3.

In the comments of the booklet post, there is a Jamboard link which will contain the accompanying notes that we do each day.
February 3, 2022
Science
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
Today we started on our chapter 8 booklet (posted in google classroom). We worked through pages 1 and 2 (the units for volume, mass and density).

In the comments of the booklet post, there is a Jamboard link which will contain the accompanying notes that we do each day.
February 2, 2022
Science
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
Today we started on our chapter 8 booklet (posted in google classroom). We worked through pages 1 and 2.

In the comments of the booklet post is a Jamboard link which will contain the accompanying notes that we do each day.
January 31, 2022
Science
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
The chapter 8 booklet (with accompanying Jamboard link) is posted in our google classroom.
January 28, 2022
Religious Education
Assigned By: Walsh, Rod
Students were given time to complete the last two assigned activites. These activites are in the Religon 8-8 Google Classroom, and should be completed before our next class on Day 2, Tuesday, February 8th.
Science
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
Today we finished up our Viscosity and Flow Rate lab. Anyone who missed class can complete the lab via google classroom.

The lab report (with class results) are posted in our google classroom.

This is a graded assessment.
January 27, 2022
Science
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
Today we completed the lab report on our flow rate lab from yesterday.

Google classroom will be updated with a copy of the lab report and our class results later today.

This lab report will be graded and students work can be passed into me as a paper copy or digitally via google classroom.
January 23, 2022
Social Studies
Assigned By: Ball, Raylene
Jan. 23rd: Just a reminder that this page will no longer be updated as all homework/ reminders will be done via Google classroom. Please sign up for updates if you haven't already!
January 20, 2022
Science
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
Today students completed a Valentines Viscosity Escape Room, which is posted in our google classroom. This activity is great review of the topics covered so far in science!
January 19, 2022
Science
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
Today we completed a review Lumio lesson on the factors that affect viscosity!

The student paced lesson can be found here, in case you want extra practice or you missed class today:

https://suite.smarttech.com/student/share/e3b07c2e-88b1-4a6f-b770-359c7ad1e7b8
January 18, 2022
Science
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
Today we finished up and corrected our worksheet on the factors that affect viscosity. This worksheet is posted in our google classroom.

Tomorrow we will review the factors that affect viscosity by completing a Lumio activity!
January 17, 2022
Science
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
Today we started a worksheet on the factors that affect viscosity. This worksheet is posted in our google classroom. We will finish up this worksheet in our next science class.

Anyone that missed class on Friday, can complete their fluids exit card, at home.
January 14, 2022
Science
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
Today students completed their exit card via google forms in our google classroom. Grades can be viewed through the google form. Great work!
January 13, 2022
Science
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
Today finished and corrected our worksheet on flow rate and viscosity (posted in our google classroom). Answers are posted in our google classroom.

Then we reviewed by playing Kahoot!

We will be having an in-class exit card on Friday (TOMORROW) on what we have covered so far in chapter 7, including, what is a fluid?, viscosity and flow rate.
January 12, 2022
Science
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
We will be having an in-class exit card on Friday on what we have covered so far in chapter 7, including, what is a fluid?, viscosity and flow rate.
January 11, 2022
Science
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
Today we continued on with our worksheet on flow rate and viscosity (posted in our google classroom) - we will correct this worksheet in our next science class.

We will be having an in-class exit card on Friday on what we have covered so far in chapter 7, including, what is a fluid?, viscosity and flow rate.
January 10, 2022
Science
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
Today we started a worksheet on flow rate and viscosity (posted in google classroom) - we will finish and correct this worksheet in our next science class.

We will be having an in-class exit card on Friday on what we have covered so far in chapter 7, including, what is a fluid?, viscosity and flow rate.
January 7, 2022
Science
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
Today we reviewed over the meaning of the word viscosity and then we completed a jam board on how to rank fluids with different viscosities.

Lastly, students completed a google slide exit card called the 'Viscosity Meter'. This exit card should be 'turned in' on google classroom.
January 6, 2022
Science
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
In case you missed class today, we completed a viscosity lesson via Lumio. You can do the self paced lesson, at home:
https://suite.smarttech.com/student/share/a1d0d9e3-0186-424b-9477-b15f490e86cf
January 5, 2022
Science
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
Today we corrected a review google slide worksheet on the particle theory of matter. This document can be found in our google classroom, and should be 'turned in'.

Next, we discussed what a fluid is (and what it is not) and completed a drag and drop activity from Nearpod.

Students can complete the drag and drop activity at home, if they missed class today:

Go to: https://nearpod.com/student/
Code: IRJAP
January 4, 2022
Social Studies
Assigned By: Ball, Raylene
I will be discontinuing updating this page as of this week . Please refer to Google classroom parent/guardian summaries. Al of my classes are enabled to send out summaries. if you aren't getting the, please contact me and I will re-enter your email. Some parent invites may have gone to spam.
December 17, 2021
Important Reminders
Assigned By: Ball, Raylene
Monday is Ugly Sweater Day.

Students need to bring in a mug on Wednesday for Hot Chocolate

Mummering on Tuesday.
December 16, 2021
Social Studies
Assigned By: Ball, Raylene
Today 8-8 did a case study on seasonal patterns of activity.

We will be mummering on Tuesday so gather up your costume now! It is not mandatory to dress up as I know students may have to opt out for various reasons.
Important Reminders
Assigned By: Ball, Raylene
Tomorrow is Shed Day so dress like you're in the shed or having a boil up at the cabin!
December 15, 2021
Important Reminders
Assigned By: Ball, Raylene
Tomorrow is Christmas character day.
December 14, 2021
Social Studies
Assigned By: Ball, Raylene
Today students did a picture activity where they put a picture to represent subsistence and consumer lifestyles.

On Thursday they will do a GAMER assessment on seasonal patterns of activity in 1800s Newfoundland and Labrador. Students need their Chromebook and their textbook for tomorrow.
Important Reminders
Assigned By: Ball, Raylene
Tomorrow is Christmas Hat or Hair Day!

Dismissal will be 12:30 on Dec. 22nd for Christmas break.
December 13, 2021
Social Studies
Assigned By: Ball, Raylene
Today students were introduced to Chapter 3 on making a living in the 19th C (1800s)
December 8, 2021
Social Studies
Assigned By: Ball, Raylene
We will start chapter 3 next class.

December 6, 2021
Important Reminders
Assigned By: Ball, Raylene
1) Tomorrow is VJH colours day! Rep the Blue and White!

2) Check PowerSchool for report cards. Early dismissal 10:45 am on Thursday and PD day on Friday so no school

3) Riley Mercer Toy Drive - This week!! Bring in an unwrapped toy to donate to children in our school community.

4) Breakfast Club drive this week as well. Please donate breakfast club items to help out our morning program.
December 3, 2021
Social Studies
Assigned By: Ball, Raylene
Today we continued working on our website. We will probably have only one in-class day left.

Due date: Now Dec. 10th.
Science
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
Today students completed a worksheet on waves. This google doc can be found in google classroom.

Unit 1 Project due on Monday (Dec 6th)!
Important Reminders
Assigned By: Ball, Raylene
1) OPTIS opens today for parents.
2)Parent-Teacher Interviews: Dec. 9th. Dismissal at 10:45.
3) No school Dec. 10th
4) Last day of school before Christmas break: Dec. 22nd.
5) Bring in an ornament for our Christmas tree this week.
6) Bring in a food bank items for Monday for our 12 days of kindness.
7) Christmas sock day on Monday!!!
December 2, 2021
Social Studies
Assigned By: Ball, Raylene
8-8 will get two more to work on the website. At that time I will reassess the progress overall. Some students may have to complete this at home as 3 classes will already have been given.

Due Dec. 8thh (Revised due date)
Science
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
Unit 1 Project Due Date: Monday, Dec 6th.

Remember to turn in your project when completed!
Important Reminders
Assigned By: Ball, Raylene
1) Report cards: Today Dec. 2nd. There are no paper copies!
2)Parent-Teacher Interviews: Dec. 9th. Dismissal at 10:45.
3) No school Dec. 10th
4) Last day of school before Christmas break: Dec. 22nd.
5) Bring in an ornament for our Christmas tree this week.
December 1, 2021
Science
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
Today finished up work on our unit 1 project on ocean floor mapping technologies - all details are posted in our google classroom.

Due Date: Monday, Dec 6th.
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.
Religious Education
Assigned By: Walsh, Rod
Students finalized their symbols and completed a Google Form on World Religions.
November 29, 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: Ball, Raylene
Today we continued working on our website project. Due date Dec. 6th.
Important Reminders
Assigned By: Ball, Raylene
1) Report cards: Dec. 2nd
2)Parent-Teacher Interviews: Dec. 9th. Dismissal at 10:45.
3) No school Dec. 10th
4) Last day of school before Christmas break: Dec. 22nd.
5) Bring in an ornament for our Christmas tree this week.
November 26, 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.
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.
Important Reminders
Assigned By: Ball, Raylene
1) Report cards: Dec. 2nd
2)Parent-Teacher Interviews: Dec. 9th. Dismissal at 10:45.
3) No school Dec. 10th
4) Last day of school before Christmas break: Dec. 22nd.
5) Bring in an ornament for our Christmas tree for Monday.
November 24, 2021
Science
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
Grades for the ocean floor features exit card 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.
Social Studies
Assigned By: Ball, Raylene
Today we did a Unit self-reflection and then I showed the basics of hw to begin a website.

Important Reminders
Assigned By: Ball, Raylene
1) Report cards: Dec. 2nd
2)Parent-Teacher Interviews: Dec. 9th. Dismissal at 10:45.
3) No school Dec. 10th
4) Last day of school before Christmas break: Dec. 22nd.
5) Bring in an ornament for our Christmas tree for Monday.
November 23, 2021
Social Studies
Assigned By: Ball, Raylene
Today students did an exit card on push and pull factors and then watched a video tutorial on how to construct a Google sites. This was to get them ready for the chapter assignment.
Important Reminders
Assigned By: Ball, Raylene
1) Report cards: Dec. 2nd
2)Parent-Teacher Interviews: Dec. 9th. Dismissal at 10:45.
3) No school Dec. 10th
4) Last day of school before Christmas break: Dec. 22nd.
November 22, 2021
Science
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
Our ocean floor features exit card was today. If you missed today, please complete this at home, asap. This is a graded assessment.

The exit card is posted in our google classroom.
November 19, 2021
Science
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
Today students finished up (and corrected) 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 on Monday, November 22nd.
Social Studies
Assigned By: Ball, Raylene
Today I went over the Inuit and Question 2 in their booklet. This will be important for their website assignment.
Important Reminders
Assigned By: Ball, Raylene
No class Dec. 10th for PD day

Early dismissal: Dec. 9th at 10:45 for parent teachers
November 18, 2021
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.

We will be having an exit card on the ocean floor features on Monday, November 22nd.
November 17, 2021
Science
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
Today students completed a self-paced Nearpod on the 'Ocean Floor Features'. All information is posted in our google classroom.
Social Studies
Assigned By: Ball, Raylene
Today I went over the Mi'kmaq and Innu section of the Indigenous people's booklet.
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.
Science
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
Today students reviewed the layers of the Earth and the theory of Plate Tectonics.
Important Reminders
Assigned By: Ball, Raylene
Demographic sheets were given out last week to students. Please look over these for any corrections. Make the corrections on the sheets. If no corrections, write on it no changes.
November 10, 2021
Science
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
Powerschool has been updated with recent assessments.
Social Studies
Assigned By: Ball, Raylene
Today students got a chance to explore life in the trenches in the game Over the Top from the Canadian War Museum. https://www.warmuseum.ca/overthetop/game/

We will go back to the Indigenous booklet on Friday.
Important Reminders
Assigned By: Ball, Raylene
1) Picture Day is on Friday.

2) No school tomorrow or on Monday.

3) Demographic sheets were given out today to students. Please look over these for any corrections. Make the corrections on the sheets. If no corrections, write on it no changes.
November 9, 2021
Science
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
Today students completed an open book exit card on water quality. This is a graded assessment.

If you missed class today, you can complete this exit card at home.

Water quality core labs should now be completed and turned in to me either electronically or on paper.
Religious Education
Assigned By: Walsh, Rod
Students continued with their 3D symbol activity.
November 8, 2021
Science
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
Today we finished up our write-up for the water quality lab. If not completed today, in class, please finish up at home.

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: Ball, Raylene
Today we went over the reason for the extinction of the Beothuk.
Important Reminders
Assigned By: Ball, Raylene
No class Thursday (Remembrance Day) and no class Monday (PD Day)
November 5, 2021
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.

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.
November 4, 2021
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.

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.
November 3, 2021
Social Studies
Assigned By: Ball, Raylene
Today we worked on the Mikmaq section of their Indigenous people booklet.
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.
November 2, 2021
Science
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
Tomorrow (Wednesday - weather permitting) we will be walking down to Manuel's River to take a water sample and test the water for pH, temperature, etc.
November 1, 2021
Science
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
Today we corrected the case study we completed last science class.

Wednesday (weather permitting) we will be walking down to Manuel's River to take a water sample and test the water for pH, temperature, etc.
Social Studies
Assigned By: Ball, Raylene
Today we finished watching Stealing Mary.
October 29, 2021
Science
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
Today we completed a density Halloween escape room. The link is posted in our google classroom.
Religious Education
Assigned By: Walsh, Rod
Students continued using a program called Tinkercad where they will create and print a 3D symbol.
October 28, 2021
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
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.
Important Reminders
Assigned By: Ball, Raylene
Fundraiser information was sent home today.

Still missing media consent forms.

Tomorrow is Denim Day...double denim preferred and pit vipers!
October 25, 2021
Social Studies
Assigned By: Ball, Raylene
Today students did an introduction to the Chapter 2 vocab. We also finished off in class presentations.

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.
Important Reminders
Assigned By: Ball, Raylene
Fundraiser information was sent home today.

Still missing media consent forms.

Tomorrow is Troll Tuesday...crazy hair and crazy hat.
October 21, 2021
Social Studies
Assigned By: Ball, Raylene
Today we did an exit card on primary and secondary sources of information.
Important Reminders
Assigned By: Ball, Raylene
Fundraiser information was sent home today.

Still missing media consent forms.

Spirit week is next week. List of activities posted in room 208.
October 20, 2021
Social Studies
Assigned By: Ball, Raylene
Today we finished the in-class presentations. Please forward videos ASAP if presenting by video.

Exit card tomorrow so students need their books and their Chromebooks.
Religious Education
Assigned By: Walsh, Rod
Students continued working on a symbols activity.

Note: all work can be found in the Religion 8-8 Google Classroom.
Important Reminders
Assigned By: Ball, Raylene
Fundraiser information was sent home today.

Still missing media consent forms.

Spirit week is next week. List of activities posted in room 208.




October 19, 2021
Social Studies
Assigned By: Ball, Raylene
Today we continued our presentations.

Please submit videos TODAY!!!
Important Reminders
Assigned By: Ball, Raylene
Still missing media consent forms. These are very important.

Spirit week is next week. List of activities posted in room 208.

Information about this years fundraiser to be sent out soon! It will be a peeler booklet.
October 18, 2021
Science
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
Today students finished up work on salinity in our chapter 1 booklets.
Social Studies
Assigned By: Ball, Raylene
Artifact presentations started today.
October 15, 2021
Science
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
Today finished up work on salinity in our booklet today (upto and including pages 8).
Important Reminders
Assigned By: Ball, Raylene
We are still accepting gently used coats for Coats for Kids until Tuesday the 19th.
October 14, 2021
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.
Social Studies
Assigned By: Ball, Raylene
Today students should have completed their Digital Foldable on the Historical Method

Artifact assignment should be turned in though Google classroom or emailed by midnight tomorrow.
Math
Assigned By: Hicks, Markus
All homework is posted on my website please check there for updates:

https://sites.google.com/nlesd.ca/markushicks/home
Important Reminders
Assigned By: Ball, Raylene
Please return the media consent forms ASAP!!
October 13, 2021
Social Studies
Assigned By: Ball, Raylene
Today students started their Historical method Digital Foldable. Details on Google classroom and this is done in class.

Artifact assignment due this Friday.
Important Reminders
Assigned By: Ball, Raylene
1) Please return the NLESD media consent forms if not done already.

2) Thanks for all the contributions to the Food Bank

3) Phones are supposed to be stored in lockers and not used during school time unless a teacher has given permission.
October 12, 2021
Social Studies
Assigned By: Ball, Raylene
Today we looked at the Historical method of research and then students had a bit more time to work on their project for Friday.

Artifact assignment due Friday.
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.
Important Reminders
Assigned By: Ball, Raylene
1) Please return the NLESD media consent forms if not done already.

2) Thanks for all the contributions to the Food Bank

3) Phones are supposed to be stored in lockers and not used during school time unless a teacher has given permission.
October 8, 2021
Social Studies
Assigned By: Ball, Raylene
Today students were given in class time to work on their Artifact project due Oct. 15th.
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.
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 8-9 Google Classroom.
Important Reminders
Assigned By: Ball, Raylene
No school on Monday.

Thanks for all the food items this week. Although we didn't win the most points, 8-8 showed a real spirit of giving. We ended with 170 points in total.

Picture Day Nov. 12th
October 7, 2021
Social Studies
Assigned By: Ball, Raylene
Today I gave students the opportunity to work on their artifact assignment. Due on the 15th.
Social Studies
Assigned By: Ball, Raylene
Tomorrow I will give students the opportunity to work on their artifact assignment. Due on the 15th.
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.
Important Reminders
Assigned By: Ball, Raylene
No school on Monday.

Tomorrow is the last day of the food drive. Let's get our highest point total for our class. We need to beat our personal best of 60 points!

Picture Day Nov. 12th
October 6, 2021
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.
Social Studies
Assigned By: Ball, Raylene
Today we learned about individual and collective past. Students completed number 2 in their History and the Historian booklet.

Artifact assignment due Oct. 15th. Presentations can be done in class or through video.
October 5, 2021
Health
Assigned By: Hunt, Melissa
Please have your Terry Fox assignments completed for next class.
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.
Language Arts
Assigned By: ODriscoll, Heidi
Listening Quiz Oct 15, 2021 Friday
Unit 1 Global Citizen Quiz - Oct 26, 2021

Today we completed a practice quiz on The Dinner Party
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
Home Economics
Assigned By: Bowers, Tracy
Please make sure to add yourself to our Goolge classroom!

Class code is ltj4n4t
Social Studies
Assigned By: Ball, Raylene
Today we did a lesson on Orange Shirt Day ad the purpose of residential schools and their lingering impacts on the indigenous people.
Important Reminders
Assigned By: Ball, Raylene
1) Tuesday to Friday of next week is our Thanksgiving Day food drive. As usual, the class that gets the most points will win recess for their class. Please let your families know that this is coming up as some of them may like to donate an item or two.
3 Point items: Tea, coffee, sugar, cereal, jam and canned sandwich meats/tuna
2 Point items: Milk, pasta sauce, soups, canned ravioli / spaghetti type items, canned fruit
All other items are 1 point items.
Thanks in advance for your help with this. All items will be donated to the CBS / Paradise Food Bank.

2) No school Oct. 11th
September 28, 2021
Science
Assigned By: Lundrigan, Huberta
Today we completed the Part II Nearpod on the 'Sources of Freshwater'. If you missed class today, you can do the self paced lesson at:

https://nearpod.com/student/
Code: N7TCU
Social Studies
Assigned By: Ball, Raylene
No homework. We did not do anything in our booklet today.
Important Reminders
Assigned By: Ball, Raylene
No school tomorrow or Thursday. Tomorrow PL and Thursday is to Honour Truth and Reconciliation Day.

Still missing some student information forms and I also need the media consent forms. Please pass in Friday/
Language Arts
Assigned By: ODriscoll, Heidi
Today we completed the pre-reading questions for the Two Islands. We examined the title and visual with predictions. We also completed a reading of the story. Next class we will begin questions related to character trait and the unit theme of Global Citizens.
September 27, 2021
Social Studies
Assigned By: Ball, Raylene
Today we looked at the 6 elements of history. The slideshow is in Google classroom. We completed 1 and 2 in the History and the Historian Booklet.
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.
Important Reminders
Assigned By: Ball, Raylene
1)No school Wednesday and Thursday.

2) Please return the Media Consent forms emailed out to parents.
September 24, 2021
Health
Assigned By: Hunt, Melissa
If you were absent today, please watch up to 36:08 of the Terry Fox movie. Link to the movie is in the Google classroom.
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
Social Studies
Assigned By: Ball, Raylene
Today students started Unit One called history and the historian. They discussed what does history mean to them.

Google classroom: zmnolrv
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.
Language Arts
Assigned By: ODriscoll, Heidi
In Gr 8 we are doing the Read Aloud novel - Juvie Three by Gordon Korman . There will be an assignment at the end. We are also working on the Unit 1 - Global Citizens in our textbook.
Google Classroom Code : ecgtpvq

Important Reminders
Assigned By: Ball, Raylene
1) Tomorrow is VJH Colours Day!Wear your blue and represent VJH!

2) Make sure Chromebooks are charged at night for the next day!

3) I will be back on Monday! Looking forward to seeing you :)
September 21, 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: d6ioeiq
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: d6ioeiq
Adolescence
Assigned By: Ball, Raylene
Students participated in Student Vote.

Google classroom: zmnolrv
September 19, 2021
Social Studies
Assigned By: Ball, Raylene
Students will be participating in Student Vote tomorrow.

Google classroom:zmnolrv
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: d6ioeiq
Social Studies
Assigned By: Ball, Raylene
Today I just showed students how to vote and then we went outside :)

zmnolrv

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