Homework Assigned For Homeroom: 8-10 (207)
May 26, 2022
Mathematics
Assigned By: Amanda Kennedy
We went over 8.1 homework and started section 8.2 today, students assigned example 2 on page 11.
Students will have an in class assessment Weds June 1st on 8.1-8.3 (this may take a couple of classes).
*We will have recoveries Weds June 8th for unit 7.
May 25, 2022
Language Arts
Assigned By: Courtney Petten
- Practice Poetry Quiz today. Will do another tomorrow.
- Poetry Quiz on Friday.
Mathematics
Assigned By: Amanda Kennedy
We did section 8.1 of the last unit today. Students will have an assessment late next week on 8.1-8.3. Homework: page 7 and 8 of notes (ex 5 and 6)
*We will have recoveries in the beginning of June for unit 7.
May 24, 2022
Science
Assigned By: Jennifer Riggs
We will begin our review assignment this week. Students will have 2 classes to complete. Quiz on Refraction and Lenses will be on Monday, May 30th.
Health
Assigned By: Amanda Kennedy
Students worked on their Assignment 3 project, they have one more class to work on this and it is due Monday May 30th
Language Arts
Assigned By: Courtney Petten
- Today we took a look at slam poetry by listening to Rudy Francisco's poem, 'Complaining' on Youtube. We discussed the figurative language used and the theme.
- Poetry Quiz on Friday.
Mathematics
Assigned By: Amanda Kennedy
Students finished their probability experiments, will start the new unit tomorrow.
May 19, 2022
Mathematics
Assigned By: Amanda Kennedy
Most students chose to participate in the 50/50 fundraiser and took their tickets. This is our last fundraiser for the year. Proceeds will aid in securing resources for both students and staff to enhance teaching and learning at MDJH. Please make effort to make this a success.
Thank you.
Completed probability experiments today
no homework
Language Arts
Assigned By: Courtney Petten
- IMPORTANT: There will be a poetry QUIZ on Friday, May 27th. Students will analyze a poem and respond to multiple choice questions and one long answer question. Review of types of poems and poetry terms is important.
- During today's class, we played Poetry Jeopardy to review some poetic terms.
May 18, 2022
Mathematics
Assigned By: Amanda Kennedy
7.3-7.4 test today, please inform me of valid reasoning for absence, students expected to write upon return if missed.
Language Arts
Assigned By: Courtney Petten
- Today we looked at the final 2 poems in our Poetry booklet.
Science
Assigned By: Jennifer Riggs
Today we learned, how the wave theory of light explains refraction.
Health
Assigned By: Amanda Kennedy
Students worked on their Alcohol three assignment due may 30th
May 17, 2022
Mathematics
Assigned By: Amanda Kennedy
Completed practice quiz today in prep for 7.3-7.4 closed book quiz tomorrow, key in google classroom
Language Arts
Assigned By: Courtney Petten
- Today students were given some more time to complete the journal entry from yesterday. If this is not passed in by now, it must be finished at home.
- We then listened to the poem 'Oranges' and discussed the literal meaning. Students then answered the question for this in their booklet.
French
Assigned By: Glen Connolly
We will be looking at the conditional tense soon. Presently, we are looking at Famous Francophones and French speakers. We're also doing some general review.
May 16, 2022
Language Arts
Assigned By: Courtney Petten
- Today we did a recap of the Casey narrative poems and then students completed Journal Entry for these poems. The information for the journal entry is in booklet. These were taken in for a journal mark.
- Reminder to any students who haven't turned in their Limericks to please do so. Please check PowerSchool to see if I have yours or not.
Mathematics
Assigned By: Amanda Kennedy
Went over questions from practice assigned on the weekend, extra practice riddle sheet today, posted in the GC. Students will have closed book assessment 7.3-7.4 weds may 18
May 12, 2022
Language Arts
Assigned By: Courtney Petten
- Today we discussed important poetic devices outlined in the poems we have read so far. Students then worked on writing their own limericks and drawing a representation of their limerick to be passed in.
Health
Assigned By: Amanda Kennedy
assignment two in drugs and alcohol unit, completed today, most students submitted, due no later than weds may 18 (next class)
Mathematics
Assigned By: Amanda Kennedy
review posted in gc, worked on for the period. 7.3-4 test weds may 18
May 11, 2022
Mathematics
Assigned By: Amanda Kennedy
completed section 7.4 of notes, no homework
7.3-7.4 closed book quiz on Weds May 18
Mathematics
Assigned By: Amanda Kennedy
completed section 7.4 of notes, no homework
7.3-7.4 closed book quiz on Weds May 18
May 10, 2022
Mathematics
Assigned By: Amanda Kennedy
Students worked on catching up on their health booklets this period, (second chance to finalize before marks)
7.3-7.4 closed book quiz next weds May 18th
Language Arts
Assigned By: Courtney Petten
- Students worked through their poetry booklet on pages 10-13 today.
May 9, 2022
Mathematics
Assigned By: Amanda Kennedy
Did section 7.3 today and students are assigned examples 4-5. Students will have closed book quiz on sections 7.3 and 7.4 Weds May 18
Language Arts
Assigned By: Courtney Petten
- Today students worked on and completed pages 7-9 (part C) of poetry booklets. Students were asked to finish page 6 from last day if they didn't already.
Science
Assigned By: Jennifer Riggs
Reminder of Quiz tomorrow. Please check Google Classroom if you are missing work.
Health
Assigned By: Amanda Kennedy
Still have missing U3 and U4 booklets and contraception projects from a few students! Please submit ASAP.
Assignment one of Alcohol and Drugs unit was completed and due today.
May 6, 2022
Mathematics
Assigned By: Amanda Kennedy
last class to work on misleading ad graph assignment, due at the end of the period today. Posted in GC.
Language Arts
Assigned By: Courtney Petten
- Today we looked at Pages 4 & 5 in Poetry booklet.
May 5, 2022
Science
Assigned By: Jennifer Riggs
Reminder of Quiz on Tuesday, May. 10th. Answer key to review has been posted on Google classroom. Make sure you check out the tutorials for the Ray Diagrams if you are still having trouble.
Mathematics
Assigned By: Amanda Kennedy
Misleading Graph Advertisement Assignment, students worked for the period on their rough draft, final draft due tomorrow. Posted in google classroom.
French
Assigned By: Glen Connolly
We have a quiz scheduled for Wednesday, May 11. The topic is 'places in town'. Please see our Google Classroom for notes.
May 3, 2022
Science
Assigned By: Jennifer Riggs
Completed ray diagrams on Concave and Convex mirrors. Please see Google Classroom for video tutorials. We will begin review next class. Quiz will be Tuesday, May 10th.
Health
Assigned By: Amanda Kennedy
U3 and 4 booklet due today. We are beginning a new unit next class.
Language Arts
Assigned By: Courtney Petten
- Today we discussed some elements of poetry and its purpose as a class. We then completed notes in booklet up to the notes on Haiku.
Mathematics
Assigned By: Amanda Kennedy
Final review for 7.1-7.2 ICA tomorrow. Posted in GC.
May 2, 2022
Language Arts
Assigned By: Courtney Petten
- Returned student portfolios with various assessments. Students were given the opportunity to look at their assessments.
- We then introduced Poetry Unit with an activity with the remaining time left.
New booklets were distributed. Copy of booklet is on Google Classroom.
Mathematics
Assigned By: Amanda Kennedy
went over questions from 7.2 extra practice assigned friday, students given remainder of time to finish, answers and sheet posted in GC. All questions assigned except for 12. Students will have an open book and note In Class Assignment on 7.1-7.2 next Weds May 4th
April 30, 2022
Mathematics
Assigned By: Amanda Kennedy
Finished 7.2 friday. Notes posted in GC. Students will have an open book and note In Class Assignment on 7.1-7.2 next Weds May 4th
April 29, 2022
April 28, 2022
Mathematics
Assigned By: Amanda Kennedy
7.1 practice questions should be completed fully (sheet posted in GC with answer key). Started 7.2 today. Notes posted in GC. Students will have an open book and note In Class Assignment on 7.1-7.2 next Weds May 4th
Health
Assigned By: Amanda Kennedy
Contraception Projects due before Easter, are due at the latest today. Students given the whole period to work on. Those who have already submitted continued to work on their booklets. The Family and Sexual Health Relationship booklet (U3 and 4) will be due by the end of the period, Tues May 3rd.
Science
Assigned By: Jennifer Riggs
Today we started ray diagrams for concave mirrors. Please see Google classroom for tutorial videos. Pages 14-17 of textbook.
April 27, 2022
Mathematics
Assigned By: Amanda Kennedy
7.1 practice questions assigned today students had the entire period to work and ask questions (for homework up to number 8 at the minimum) (sheet posted in GC with answer key). Students will have an open book and note In Class Assignment on 7.1-7.2 next Weds May 4th
Language Arts
Assigned By: Courtney Petten
- Today students read aloud their write-ups from yesterday's class. Whoever didn't read today will read tomorrow.
French
Assigned By: Glen Connolly
We are learning the conditional tense, and are also reviewing common places in towns / cities. Notes and vocab may be found on our Google Classroom.
April 26, 2022
Language Arts
Assigned By: Courtney Petten
- Today students were given a creative writing period. They were asked to write about a topic of their choice. Students will read these to the class for a speaking mark.
Mathematics
Assigned By: Amanda Kennedy
Continued 7.1 today, no homework. Students will have an In Class Assignment on 7.1-7.2 next Weds May 4th
April 25, 2022
Science
Assigned By: Jennifer Riggs
Today, we reviewed ray diagrams for plane mirrors. Please see Google classroom for videos with step by step instructions. Next class, we will be completing an exit card prior to moving on to curved mirrors.
Language Arts
Assigned By: Courtney Petten
- Students were given the class to catch up on some work and finalize projects.
Mathematics
Assigned By: Amanda Kennedy
Started unit 7 today, discussed the different types of graphs. Notes posted in GC
No homework
April 13, 2022
Language Arts
Assigned By: Courtney Petten
- Finished watching the film for The Outsiders today. Students will clue up their projects in tomorrow's class.
Mathematics
Assigned By: Amanda Kennedy
Part Two recoveries today (short answer)
If your child missed their assessment, please inform me ASAP with valid reasoning. Students will be expected to write tomorrow, or upon return.
April 12, 2022
Mathematics
Assigned By: Amanda Kennedy
Part One (MC) recoveries today
If your child missed their assessment, please inform me ASAP with valid reasoning. Students will be expected to write tomorrow, or upon return.

Part Two (Short Ans) tomorrow, Tues April 12th
Language Arts
Assigned By: Courtney Petten
- Today we started watching the film of The Outsiders.
- Reminder that booklets for The Outsiders with the 2 video journals are to be passed in.
Science
Assigned By: Jennifer Riggs
Today we completed pages 1-4 of Reflections and Mirrors booklet (chapter 2 in the Optics Unit). Students also used the chrome books and the following videos to learn how to draw ray diagrams for plane mirrors:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7bPy02HA_JA&t=14s
https://youtu.be/lvwQ9P53nRQ
https://youtu.be/BYzW8-RqTa4
April 11, 2022
Mathematics
Assigned By: Amanda Kennedy
Recovery Reviews day 5
All reviews posted in Google Classroom
Recovery review will be Tuesday April 5th- Monday April 11th
The recoveries have been moved to Tuesday April 12th (multiple choice part) and Weds April 13th (short answer part)If your child is going to be absent for recoveries, please inform me ASAP so that I can schedule them before Easter break.
NOTE: If your child missed an assessment from units 4-6 (due to being out for multiple days), they are required to write that recovery.
Health
Assigned By: Amanda Kennedy
Booklets should be completed up to page 9. We are on the contraception evaluation. Students worked on contraception presentations, due thurs april 14th (partner/ind)
April 8, 2022
Language Arts
Assigned By: Courtney Petten
- Continued working on projects today. Some groups have finished and others are nearly finished.
- Reminder that novel quiz is on Monday.
Mathematics
Assigned By: Amanda Kennedy
Recovery Reviews day 3
All reviews posted in Google Classroom
Recovery review will be Tuesday April 5th- Monday April 11th
The recoveries have been moved to Tuesday April 12th (multiple choice part) and Weds April 13th (short answer part)If your child is going to be absent for recoveries, please inform me ASAP so that I can schedule them before Easter break.
NOTE: If your child missed an assessment from units 4-6 (due to being out for multiple days), they are required to write that recovery.
April 7, 2022
Language Arts
Assigned By: Courtney Petten
- Students continued working on projects today. We will continue with these tomorrow.
- Reminder that novel content quiz is on Monday.
- Please check PowerSchool for any missing assignments or evaluations.
Mathematics
Assigned By: Amanda Kennedy
Recovery Reviews day 3
All reviews posted in Google Classroom
Recovery review will be Tuesday April 5th- Monday April 11th
The recoveries have been moved to Tuesday April 12th (multiple choice part) and Weds April 13th (short answer part)If your child is going to be absent for recoveries, please inform me ASAP so that I can schedule them before Easter break.
NOTE: If your child missed an assessment from units 4-6 (due to being out for multiple days), they are required to write that recovery.
April 6, 2022
Language Arts
Assigned By: Courtney Petten
- Worked on projects today
Science
Assigned By: Jennifer Riggs
Quiz was today on the properties of light. Any student that missed, will be expected to write when they return. Please bring Optics booklet to next class as we will be starting Chapter 2 of Unit 3.
April 5, 2022
Health
Assigned By: Amanda Kennedy
Today students were asked to finish booklets up to page 9. We are on the contraception evaluation. Students signed up and chose a contraception and used Chromebook to start slideshow, due thurs april 14th (partner/ind)
Language Arts
Assigned By: Courtney Petten
- Introduced project for The Outsiders. We will work on this for the remainder of this week.
- Reminder that novel quiz will be on Monday the 11th
Mathematics
Assigned By: Amanda Kennedy
Day one of recovery review.
Recovery review will be Tuesday April 5th- Monday April 11th
The recoveries have been moved to Tuesday April 12th (multiple choice part) and Weds April 13th (short answer part)If your child is going to be absent for recoveries, please inform me ASAP so that I can schedule them before Easter break.
NOTE: If your child missed an assessment from units 4-6 (due to being out for multiple days), they are required to write that recovery.
Reviews posted in GC
Mathematics
Assigned By: Amanda Kennedy
Day one of recovery review.
Recovery review will be Tuesday April 5th- Monday April 11th
The recoveries have been moved to Tuesday April 12th (multiple choice part) and Weds April 13th (short answer part)If your child is going to be absent for recoveries, please inform me ASAP so that I can schedule them before Easter break.
NOTE: If your child missed an assessment from units 4-6 (due to being out for multiple days), they are required to write that recovery.
Reviews posted in GC
April 4, 2022
Language Arts
Assigned By: Courtney Petten
- Today we finished reading the novel. Students absent should be catching up on the reading at home.
- We will be working on projects this week.
- Novel QUIZ is scheduled for Monday, April 11th.
French
Assigned By: Glen Connolly
We have a quiz scheduled for Wednesday, April 6, on 'science' vocab. Please refer to our Google Classroom.
Mathematics
Assigned By: Amanda Kennedy
Students wrote their mini in class graphing assessment (6.6-6.7) today.
If your child missed the assessment, please touch base with me, they will be expected to write upon return.
Recovery review will be Tuesday April 5th- Monday April 11th
The recoveries have been moved to Tuesday April 12th (multiple choice part) and Weds April 13th (short answer part)If your child is going to be absent for recoveries, please inform me ASAP so that I can schedule them before Easter break.
NOTE: If your child missed an assessment from units 4-6 (due to being out for multiple days), they are required to write that recovery.
April 1, 2022
Mathematics
Assigned By: Amanda Kennedy
Mini graphing project is due today at the latest. 6.6-6.7 extra practice reviewed today, my key is in the google classroom. This is a study tool for students for Monday. The Graphing 6.6-6.7 assessment (open book and note) has been moved to Monday April the 4th. Recovery review will be Tuesday April 5th- Monday April 11th
The recoveries have been moved to Tuesday April 12th (multiple choice part) and Weds April 13th (short answer part)
If your child is going to be absent for recoveries, please inform me ASAP so that I can schedule them before Easter break.
Science
Assigned By: Jennifer Riggs
Monday we will be going over our review and doing Quizlets during class. Please remember to bring your review sheets.
Quiz has been rescheduled to Wednesday, April 6th.
Also, foldable on the Properties of Light is now due!
Language Arts
Assigned By: Courtney Petten
- We read chapters 10 and 11 today. We will finish reading the novel on Monday
March 31, 2022
Mathematics
Assigned By: Amanda Kennedy
Mini graphing project is due tomorrow at the latest. 6.6-6.7 extra practice has been passed out and we went through a few together, my key is in the google classroom. This is a study tool for students for Monday. The Graphing 6.6-6.7 assessment has been moved to Monday April the 4th. Recovery review will be Tuesday April 5th- Monday April 11th
The recoveries have been moved to Tuesday April 12th (multiple choice part) and Weds April 13th (short answer part)
If your child is going to be absent for recoveries, please inform me ASAP so that I can schedule them before Easter break.
Health
Assigned By: Amanda Kennedy
We worked on our booklets today and made it to number 5 in the puberty section. We will continue to work on this booklet next class.
French
Assigned By: Glen Connolly
We have a quiz on science terms scheduled for Wednesday, day 1, April 6th.Notes are available on our Google Classroom.
March 30, 2022
Mathematics
Assigned By: Amanda Kennedy
Finished the notes for the entire unit today. Students then worked on their mini project for the remainder of the period. The Graphing 6.6-6.7 assessment has been moved to Monday April the 4th. Recovery review will be Tuesday April 5th- Monday April 11th
The recoveries have been moved to Tuesday April 12th (multiple choice part) and Weds April 13th (short answer part)
If your child is going to be absent for recoveries, please inform me ASAP so that I can schedule them before Easter break.
Language Arts
Assigned By: Courtney Petten
- Today students completed Video Journal # 2 and worked on questions for chapters 7 and 8 in their booklets.
- Please check PowerSchool to see if your child is missing an assignment.
March 29, 2022
Language Arts
Assigned By: Courtney Petten
- Today we read chapters 7 and 8 of our novel. Those absent should catch up on the reading at home by listening to the youtube audio links of the chapters or by reading the pdf version of novel on google classroom.
- Please check PowerSchool to see if your child has turned in their 2nd independent novel assignment that was due on March 14th. It will be noted as Missing if I do not have it.
Science
Assigned By: Jennifer Riggs
Properties of light foldable due on Thursday. If you were absent, instructions for this assignment are on Google Classroom.
Quiz next Monday, April 4th
Mathematics
Assigned By: Amanda Kennedy
Completed most of 6.7 today, with a little to finish tomorrow. Students assigned example 3 on page 34. The mini graphing project was passed out and posted in the google classroom. This will be due Friday April 1st at the latest. Students will be given in class time to work on it weds and thurs.
Friday April 1st: 6.6 and 6.7 open book and note ICA. All notebooklets should be completed by Friday.
Recovery Review will be Monday April 4th-8th, the Recoveries are April 11th and 12th
March 28, 2022
Science
Assigned By: Jennifer Riggs
Please bring markers or leads to class tomorrow (Monday) as we will be completing a foldable on the Properties of Light.

We are finishing up the Chapter on light. We will begin review this week. Quiz will be on Monday, April 4th.
Language Arts
Assigned By: Courtney Petten
- Today we reviewed what we have read so far in the novel- up to and including chapter 6.
- Students then completed Video Journal # 1 in their booklet. Details for this are on Google Classroom. This is to be completed.
Mathematics
Assigned By: Amanda Kennedy
Completed section 6.6 today. Students assigned example 5 page 28 of notebooklet for homework. The mini graphing project was passed out and posted in the google classroom. This will be due Friday April 1st at the latest. Students will be given in class time to work on it weds and thurs.
Friday April 1st: 6.6 and 6.7 open book and note ICA. All notebooklets should be completed by Friday.
Recovery Review will be Monday April 4th-8th, the Recoveries are April 11th and 12th
March 25, 2022
Health
Assigned By: Amanda Kennedy
Students worked on the units 3-4 booklet on relationships. Students should have finished up to and including page four today.
Mathematics
Assigned By: Amanda Kennedy
Review of Graphing Linear Relations. Sheet assigned and due Monday. Sheet and answer key are posted in google classroom.
We will continue with graphing next week and students will have two minor in class assignments on 6.6 and 6.7 (graphing).
Reminder, Recoveries are April 11th and 12th
March 23, 2022
Mathematics
Assigned By: Amanda Kennedy
Students wrote their 6.1-6.5 quiz today, if absent, they will be expected to write upon return, please inform me of valid reasoning.
Recoveries: April 11 and 12
Language Arts
Assigned By: Courtney Petten
- We have been continuing with reading The Outsiders.
- Students are asked to please check their Google Classroom for important reminders.
- Independent novel assignments and biography essays should now be turned in.
- Students are asked to please return their library books to the library.
March 22, 2022
Mathematics
Assigned By: Amanda Kennedy
Went over some examples from the maze activity and reviewed for 6.1-6.5 closed book quiz tomorrow, weds mar 23. Students completed the drag and drop activity in the google classroom.
Students have been encouraged to use all notes, worksheets, activities, etc. to study and prepare. The NLESD intervention tool would also be great studying practice (quizzes)
Students are reminded to bring THEIR OWN PENCIL & CALCULATOR tomorrow.
Recoveries units 4-6 April 11th and 12th
Health
Assigned By: Amanda Kennedy
We finished Inside Out. Movie sheets due today.
March 21, 2022
Mathematics
Assigned By: Amanda Kennedy
Went over 6.1-6.5 mid unit review. We then worked on a review maze activity. For homework if not completed in class time. Posted in the google classroom with key.
Closed book quiz 6.1-6.5 on wednesday mar 23
March 20, 2022
Science
Assigned By: Jennifer Riggs
Please remember to bring your new Unit booklets to class.
We are now offering extra Science Help every Day 5 at lunchtime in the Science Lab-Room 125. Students can get extra help with material missed, assignments, quiz/test preparation. Please come prepared.
March 18, 2022
Mathematics
Assigned By: Amanda Kennedy
Today we went over the two assigned questions from 6.5 that were for homework. Students were given the period to work on a mid unit review as a prep for their closed book quiz on Weds Mar 23. If not finished, assigned for homework practice over the weekend, any questions will be answered Monday. Answer Key will be posted.
Reminder: Recoveries April 11th and 12th on units 4-6.
March 17, 2022
Science
Assigned By: Jennifer Riggs
Today we discussed the Properties of Light.
Language Arts
Assigned By: Courtney Petten
- Chapters 1 and 2 of The Outsiders have been read now. Booklets were distributed in class today with some comprehension questions. All items, including a digital copy of novel and the booklet have been posted to Google Classroom for students.
- Reminder to have biography essays more or less finished for tomorrow so you can finalize them during tomorrow's class.
Mathematics
Assigned By: Amanda Kennedy
Went over 6.3 today. Did sections 6.4-6.5 today. Students assigned 2 homework questions posted at the end of their notes (see PDF in google classroom)
Closed Quiz 6.1-6.5 on Weds Mar 23
March 16, 2022
Health
Assigned By: Amanda Kennedy
Drug Abuse presentation by MUN
please ensure all missing work in passed in today
Language Arts
Assigned By: Courtney Petten
- Independent novel assignments were due on Monday
- Have rough drafts of biographies done for Friday's class. We will finalize them then.
- Today we started chapter 1 of The Outsiders- our next novel unit.
Mathematics
Assigned By: Amanda Kennedy
Completed section 6.3 also assigned extra practice on this section with word problems, posted in google classroom as well. Students given a lot of class time to work on these.
Closed Quiz 6.1-6.5 Weds March 23
Reminder: recoveries unit 4-6 April 11th and 12th
March 15, 2022
Language Arts
Assigned By: Courtney Petten
- Rough copies of Biography Research Essays are due Friday on Google Classroom.
- Independent novel assignments were due on Monday.
Mathematics
Assigned By: Amanda Kennedy
Went over problems on worksheets assigned, many students did not complete their homework. Given more time to try problems, we finished the two word problems in the notes ex 3 and 4 and will start 6.3 tomorrow.
March 14, 2022
Mathematics
Assigned By: Amanda Kennedy
Pi day activities today :)
Language Arts
Assigned By: Courtney Petten
- Today students had another working period on the chromebooks to continue work on their biography research essays. This marks 4 full classes plus an initial research class for brainstorming. Rough drafts will be DUE ON FRIDAY. Students will then edit and finalize their essays.
- Independent novel assignment # 2 was due today. Ensure your child has this passed in or submitted through Google Classroom.
March 13, 2022
Science
Assigned By: Jennifer Riggs
Test tomorrow! Please remember to bring your calculators.
March 11, 2022
Mathematics
Assigned By: Amanda Kennedy
We corrected d,e,f on page 10. Did two word problem examples in class. Then students worked on solving equation sheets (passed out and posted in GC) students should complete for Tuesday and ask any questions they have
Monday Mar 14 is Pi Day! Students are encouraged to bring in treats :)

Heads up: Recoveries on units 4-6 have been scheduled for April 11th and 12th, We will begin to review after we finish unit 6
Language Arts
Assigned By: Courtney Petten
- Independent novel assignments due Monday. Details on Google Classroom. Students had option to type or write.
- We will continue with biographies at a later time.
Health
Assigned By: Amanda Kennedy
U1 and 2 booklet due last class Weds March 2nd. We will be watching Inside Out and completing a sheet on the movie. (If students are at home this movie is on Disney Plus, if students do not have access to this movie at home and they are unable to attend class to watch it, they will be excused, please send an email from home if this is the case) We will then begin our next unit of health.
Science
Assigned By: Jennifer Riggs
A reminder of test on Monday. All materials are on Google Classroom as well as Quizlets to practice. Test will be multiple choice and short answers.
French
Assigned By: Glen Connolly
Our current unit has a theme of science, with related vocab, verbs, and phrases.

Material for review can be found on our Google Classroom.
March 10, 2022
Mathematics
Assigned By: Amanda Kennedy
Started section 6.1 today. Students were assigned d,e,f as practice on page 10.

Heads up: Recoveries on units 4-6 have been scheduled for April 11th and 12th, We will begin to review after we finish unit 6
Language Arts
Assigned By: Courtney Petten
- Students continued on chromebooks working on their biography research essays today.
March 9, 2022
Language Arts
Assigned By: Courtney Petten
- In yesterday's class students were introduced to their next major assignment : The Biography Research Essays. Students were asked to pick a person to research who has made a positive contribution on society. We continued working on these in today's class. Students researched and should have at least an introduction finished. We will continue with these this week. All details are on Google Classroom.

- Reminder that independent novel assignments are due on Monday. Details are on Google Classroom.
Science
Assigned By: Jennifer Riggs
Friday's class we will be doing Quizlet and more review in preparation for our Test on Monday.
Mathematics
Assigned By: Amanda Kennedy
Started section 6.1 today. Number 3, 4, 6 and 7 were assigned as practice on page 7 and 8.

Heads up: Recoveries on units 4-6 have been scheduled for April 11th and 12th, We will begin to review after we finish unit 6
March 8, 2022
Mathematics
Assigned By: Amanda Kennedy
no homework
March 7, 2022
Mathematics
Assigned By: Amanda Kennedy
Correction to friday's post, assessment was on sections 5.5-5.10
March 4, 2022
Science
Assigned By: Jennifer Riggs
Today we continued review on Fluids. Unit Test will be on Monday, March 14th. All answer booklets and link to Quizlet can be found on our Google Classroom.
Mathematics
Assigned By: Amanda Kennedy
Open book and note assessment today, friday march 4, 5.1-5.10.
If you missed this assessment you will be expected to write Tuesday March 8th, or upon return.
We will begin unit 6 on tuesday, after unit 6 we will have recoveries on units 4-6
Language Arts
Assigned By: Courtney Petten
Students should be finished or finishing up their novels by now. The assignment is due on March 14th and details are in Google Classroom.
March 3, 2022
Mathematics
Assigned By: Amanda Kennedy
Students worked on review activity sheet in google classroom Key is attached. There will be an open book and note assessment tomorrow, on 5.5-5.10 on Friday mar 4. Students MUST bring their OWN notes, pencils and calculators.
Language Arts
Assigned By: Courtney Petten
- Today I discussed the assignment for independent novel study # 2. It is posted to Google Classroom. Students were given an extra reading period today, and tomorrow will be the last Reading Friday. This will mark 5 weeks of reading their novels. The assignment will be due on March 14th. The details are on Google Classroom and it must be worked on at home.
March 2, 2022
Mathematics
Assigned By: Amanda Kennedy
Students worked on unit rate word problem sheet in google classroom, we discusses and went over answers. Key has been posted for the unit rate word problems. There will be an open book and note assessment on 5.5-5.10 on friday mar 4
Language Arts
Assigned By: Courtney Petten
- Today was essay test
Health
Assigned By: Amanda Kennedy
U1 and 2 booklet due today Weds March 2nd. We will be watching Inside Out and completing a sheet on the movie. (If students are at home this movie is on Disney Plus, if students do not have access to this movie at home and they are unable to attend class to watch it, they will be excused, please send an email from home if this is the case) We will then begin our next unit of health.
Science
Assigned By: Jennifer Riggs
Today we discussed hydraulics and how learning about pressure and buoyancy relates to careers such as Marine Biology and Scuba Diving. We will complete the Unit tomorrow and begin preparing for our Unit Test.
March 1, 2022
Science
Assigned By: Jennifer Riggs
We are learning about Pressure and Pascal's Law.
Mathematics
Assigned By: Amanda Kennedy
We did section 5.9 and 5.10 today. There will be an open book and note assessment on 5.5-5.10 on friday mar 4
Students assigned example 4 and 5 on page 45 to try as your turns. We will go over these tomorrow in class. Students will work on rate practice sheet posted in the google classroom tomorrow.
Language Arts
Assigned By: Courtney Petten
- TEST TOMORROW.
- Today I reviewed once again with students the key points they should be hitting for tomorrow's test and then students had time to finish practice test from yesterday.
February 28, 2022
Language Arts
Assigned By: Courtney Petten
- Today students completed another practice test. It is on Google Classroom as well. We went over important reminders for test for Wednesday.
Mathematics
Assigned By: Amanda Kennedy
We went over the homework 5.7-8 sheet, I showed an alternate method for solving missing numbers from ratios, Students worked on finishing the remainder of the sheet if they did not complete for homework, we will do section 5.9 and 10 tomorrow. There will be an assessment late this week, on 5.5-5.10, friday mar 4
French
Assigned By: Glen Connolly
There will be a quiz (prepositions of place) on Friday, March 4. Please refer to the study material posted on our Google Classroom.
February 25, 2022
Language Arts
Assigned By: Courtney Petten
- Today was reading Friday. We will have 1 more. Details of assignment for this will be on Google Classroom in the next few days.
- Reminder that Essay Test is on Wednesday. We will do more practice next class.
French
Assigned By: Glen Connolly
We have a quiz scheduled for Friday, March 4, for prepositions of place.
Mathematics
Assigned By: Amanda Kennedy
School wide bingo this period :)

Students are asked to finish their 5.7-8 extra practice and ask any questions on Monday. There will be an assessment late next week, or early the following week
February 24, 2022
Health
Assigned By: Amanda Kennedy
Students were assigned up to the stress section (page 14) in their Unit 1 and 2 notebooklets. This booklet is due Weds March 2nd
Language Arts
Assigned By: Courtney Petten
- No homework.
- Essay test on March 2nd.
- Bring novels tomorrow! & Wear PJ's!
Mathematics
Assigned By: Amanda Kennedy
We have school wide Bingo tomorrow! Students are encouraged to bring in treats for their classmates (I have a little something for them).Students were assigned 5.7-5.8 extra practice questions. Had the full period to complete. (anything not finished will be for homework for over the weekend as we miss class time tomorrow due to Bingo!)
February 23, 2022
Language Arts
Assigned By: Courtney Petten
- Review today.
Science
Assigned By: Jennifer Riggs
We started our new booklet on Pressure. This has been posted to the Google Classroom along with a video.
Mathematics
Assigned By: Amanda Kennedy
Went over 5.5-5.6 extra practice, key is posted. Did sections 5.7-5.8 today. Students assigned example 4 and 5 to try.
French
Assigned By: Glen Connolly
We are learning prepositions of place. The terms are found on our Google Classroom.
February 22, 2022
Mathematics
Assigned By: Amanda Kennedy
5.5-5.6 extra practice assigned passed out and in google classroom
Language Arts
Assigned By: Courtney Petten
- Today we went over once again how to format a properly written constructed response. Students then completed the practice essay test in their booklets on page 41. This will look similar to their test on March 2nd. Practice is important.
- Journal entry from page 39 in booklet should be completed and will be graded.
- Students should be reading their chosen novels at home as well.
February 21, 2022
Mathematics
Assigned By: Amanda Kennedy
We did sections 5.5 and 5.6 together in the note booklet, if students missed today it is imperative that they review and complete the notes posted in the google classroom (daily). Homework assigned: page 32 of notes, example 2
Health
Assigned By: Amanda Kennedy
Letter to grade 7 self assigned (under unit 2 in google classroom) due last class, still some have not been submitted. Please submit work via google classroom if you are not here in person today. (Smart goals and grade 7 letters!)
We continued with the U1&2 notebooklet today and students were assigned up to and including (page 7: develop a skill)
Language Arts
Assigned By: Courtney Petten
- Students were given time to finish questions from the essay practice last day.
- Students were asked to then complete the Journal Entry on page 39 of booklet about someone in their life who is an inspiration to them. This journal will be graded and should have been completed in class, but if not, must be finished at home.
- Reminder to be reading your independent novels at home.
February 20, 2022
Science
Assigned By: Jennifer Riggs
Science Quiz on Density, Tuesday, Feb. 22. Please remember your calculator. Answers to the review and a Quizlet have been posted on Google Classroom.
February 18, 2022
Language Arts
Assigned By: Courtney Petten
- Reading Friday today. Students are encouraged to be reading their novels at home as well.
Mathematics
Assigned By: Amanda Kennedy
CLOSED book and note quiz on sections 5.1-5.4 today, fri feb 18. If students miss an assessment, we are marking them as excused (if it is due to being sick/isolation etc.), until they return and are able to write. If it is the case that a student is out for multiple weeks/month, then we intend to use the recovery assessment for this mark.
Mathematics
Assigned By: Amanda Kennedy
CLOSED book and note quiz on sections 5.1-5.4 today, fri feb 18. If students miss an assessment, we are marking them as excused (if it is due to being sick/isolation etc.), until they return and are able to write. If it is the case that a student is out for multiple weeks/month, then we intend to use the recovery assessment for this mark.
February 17, 2022
Language Arts
Assigned By: Courtney Petten
- Today students worked on practice essay # 3 in booklet on pages 33-37.
- Students are reminded to bring their novels for reading Friday tomorrow
Mathematics
Assigned By: Amanda Kennedy
There will be a CLOSED book and note quiz on sections 5.1-5.4 fri feb 18. Students are expected to know and use all conversions and formulas. Today students asked any questions they had. We went over the Mid Unit Review today, answer key posted in Google Classroom. All extra practice and keys have been posted. Students need to ensure they are practicing and asking questions! If students miss an assessment, we are marking them as excused (if it is due to being sick/isolation etc.), until they return and are able to write. If it is the case that a student is out for multiple weeks/month, then we intend to use the recovery assessment for this mark.
February 16, 2022
Language Arts
Assigned By: Courtney Petten
- Today I went over an exemplar constructed response with students. It is posted to Google Classroom.
- Students worked on practice essay 2 today in booklet on pages 27-32.
- Global Issue posters are now late.
- Essay test will be on March 2nd and will be similar format to the practice we are doing in class.
Mathematics
Assigned By: Amanda Kennedy
There will be a CLOSED book and note quiz on sections 5.1-5.4 fri feb 18. Students are expected to know and use all conversions and formulas. Today students asked any questions they had section 5.4 worksheet. Students were also given a Mid Unit Review today, answer key posted in Google Classroom. All extra practice and keys have been posted. Students need to ensure they are practicing and asking questions! If students miss an assessment, we are marking them as excused (if it is due to being sick/isolation etc.), until they return and are able to write. If it is the case that a student is out for multiple weeks/month, then we intend to use the recovery assessment for this mark.
February 15, 2022
Science
Assigned By: Jennifer Riggs
Tomorrow we will be starting Review for our Quiz on Tuesday, Feb. 22nd.
Mathematics
Assigned By: Amanda Kennedy
5.1-5.4 Quiz has been moved to Friday Feb 18th
Today we went over the rest of 5.4 worksheet. Please finish 5.4 sheet (key posted) ask any questions tomorrow.
February 11, 2022
Language Arts
Assigned By: Courtney Petten
- Today was reading period for Reading Friday! Students are encouraged to be reading their chosen novels at home as well.
- Reminder that Global Issues Posters are due!
February 10, 2022
Mathematics
Assigned By: Amanda Kennedy
There will be a closed book quiz on sections 5.1-5.4 next week, tentatively weds feb 16th. Today students We finished section 5.4. Students need to ensure they have the 5.3 practice completed if they have no done so already. The sheet and the key have been posted. Students need to ensure they are practicing and asking questions as these concepts are foundational moving forwards. Tomorrow they will get a 5.4 extra practice sheet.
Language Arts
Assigned By: Courtney Petten
- Students worked on some coherence exercises in the booklet on pages 23-26 today.
- Students are reminded to bring their novel for Reading Friday tomorrow.
Health
Assigned By: Amanda Kennedy
Letter to grade 7 self assigned (under unit 2 in google classroom) due today. Please submit work via google classroom if you are not here in person today. Smart goals and letters!
We started the U1&2 notebooklet today and made it to reflection question 12 (page 3)
February 9, 2022
Mathematics
Assigned By: Amanda Kennedy
There will be a closed book quiz on sections 5.1-5.4 next week, tentatively weds feb 16th. Today students We finished section 5.3 and students were assigned a practice sheet. The sheet and the key have been posted. Students need to ensure they are practicing and asking questions as these concepts are foundational moving forwards.
Language Arts
Assigned By: Courtney Petten
- Today we watched the last end of Team Gushue's curling match as his team represents the country and our province at the Olympics. After this, we reread the essay from yesterday's class and discussed the answers together as a class.
Science
Assigned By: Jennifer Riggs
We will be completing a Density Lab during tomorrow's class. Please remember to bring your calculator.
French
Assigned By: Glen Connolly
Our next focus is vocab / commands - directions related to air travel.
February 8, 2022
Language Arts
Assigned By: Courtney Petten
- Reviewed different types of essays and their characteristics.
- Students worked on and completed the Practice Essay on pages 14-20 of booklet.
Mathematics
Assigned By: Amanda Kennedy
There will be a closed book quiz on sections 5.1-5.4 next week, tentatively weds feb 16th. Today students had a little homework check on conversions of percents, decimals and fractions. The key has been posted. Students need to ensure they are practicing and asking questions as these concepts are foundational moving forwards.
French
Assigned By: Glen Connolly
Reminder of our quiz on fashion terms, Friday, Feb. 11th
February 7, 2022
Language Arts
Assigned By: Courtney Petten
- Today we did Essay Analysis on pages 6-7 of booklet. I discussed these essay elements with the class in detail prior to having students do the activity of underlining the elements being asked. We also discussed what type of essay it was and why.
Mathematics
Assigned By: Amanda Kennedy
We completed up to page 16 of notebooklet together (no homework)
February 5, 2022
Science
Assigned By: Jennifer Riggs
We have been working on Mass, Volume and Density calculations.
February 4, 2022
Religion
Assigned By: Amanda Kennedy
Three SMART goals due today (under unit 1 in Google classroom), Letter to grade 7 self assigned (under unit 2 in google classroom). If did not finish today, can finish next class. Please submit work via google classroom if you are not here in person today.
French
Assigned By: Glen Connolly
We have a quiz scheduled on fashion terms (clothing, accessories, hair, color, size) scheduled for Friday, Feb.11th.
Notes are available on our Google Classroom.
Language Arts
Assigned By: Courtney Petten
- Reading Friday # 1 today. Students are encouraged to read their chosen novels at home as well.
- Global Issue Posters were due. If I have it, it is noted as 'Collected' on PowerSchool. Please check to see if your child has this passed in.
Mathematics
Assigned By: Amanda Kennedy
Please have up to page 9 of your booklet completed and reviewed for Monday if you haven't already. Section 5.1 is foundational as we move forwards. Please ask any questions you have! All notes and solns to practice posted in google classroom.
February 3, 2022
Language Arts
Assigned By: Courtney Petten
- Distributed booklets for this unit. Students should bring these every class. We went over the important essay terms and concepts for essay writing. Students were asked to work on and complete page 5 in booklet. We then corrected this work and students were then asked to read the Essay on pages 6-7 to decide what type of essay it was. We will do the activities on those pages on Monday.
- Students are reminded to bring their novels tomorrow for Reading Friday!
- Reminder : Global Issues Posters are DUE!
- Details of all of the above can be found on Google Classroom.
Mathematics
Assigned By: Amanda Kennedy
We finished the 5.1 practice sheet together. No homework!
February 2, 2022
Mathematics
Assigned By: Amanda Kennedy
5.1 practice for homework numbers 1-7 only do letters a-d page 7-9
Language Arts
Assigned By: Courtney Petten
Students were given the class to finish work on their Global Issues posters from yesterday. These are now due. All details on Google Classroom.
February 1, 2022
Mathematics
Assigned By: Amanda Kennedy
No homework.
Our unit Four Math Assessment was yesterday. Please Note: The math department decided that we are not sending assessments home to students. If students miss an assessment, we are marking them as excused (if it is due to being sick/isolation etc.), until they return and are able to write. If it is the case that a student is out for multiple weeks/month, then we intend to use the recovery assessment for this mark.
Language Arts
Assigned By: Courtney Petten
- Today we went to the LRC to sign out novels for our next independent reading study. Reading Fridays will begin again this Friday. Students are asked to bring their novels every Friday and are encouraged to read at home.
Health
Assigned By: Amanda Kennedy
Introductory slideshow (Unit One) in class. Students made three smart goals, one for physical, emotional/mental and social. Please submit three smart goals to google classroom if you missed today in class. The slideshow and goals are under unit one.
January 31, 2022
Mathematics
Assigned By: Amanda Kennedy
Our unit Four Math Assessment was today. Please Note: The math department decided that we are not sending assessments home to students. If students miss an assessment, we are marking them as excused (if it is due to being sick/isolation etc.), until they return and are able to write. If it is the case that a student is out for multiple weeks/month, then we intend to use the recovery assessment for this mark.
Language Arts
Assigned By: Courtney Petten
- Worked on Global Issues posters today. These must be passed in for a representing mark. Details are on Google Classroom.
Science
Assigned By: Jennifer Riggs
Please remember to bring calculators to class tomorrow.
January 28, 2022
Language Arts
Assigned By: Courtney Petten
- Continued going over an exemplar constructed response answer to the 'From One Refugee to Another' reading. Material for this was posted in Google Classroom yesterday.
- We then discussed global citizenship as discussed in the nonfiction article in the textbook. Students are asked to bring coloring pencils or markers to class on Monday to create their posters- will discuss more on Monday.
Mathematics
Assigned By: Amanda Kennedy
I have posted a unit review with answers that will be worked on thursday and friday in prep for your unit 4 assessment on Monday Jan 31st. We did a few problems together today (end of notes posted friday) The assessment monday will be open book and note so ensure you have all your notes and worksheets with you and written out, calc and pencil.
January 27, 2022
Language Arts
Assigned By: Courtney Petten
- Today we read the article 'From One Refugee to Another: What you Need to Know About Canada'. Students completed multiple choice questions for the article and then we discussed how to format a constructed response answer for the long answer question.
Mathematics
Assigned By: Amanda Kennedy
I have posted a unit review with answers that will be worked on thursday and friday in prep for your unit 4 assessment on Monday Jan 31st. This will be open book and note so ensure you have all your notes with you and written out, calc and pencil.
January 26, 2022
Religion
Assigned By: Amanda Kennedy
Religion and science forms posted in google classroom were completed today. This is our last religion class. If you were out, be sure to complete the forms. Please ensure to complete any other missing assessments and submit today.
Language Arts
Assigned By: Courtney Petten
- Today we watched a documentary about 9/11 that discussed the kindness Newfoundlanders had shown. During the video students were to think about the main message of the video. Discussing the main message is an important topic that students will be asked to write about during our essay unit.
Mathematics
Assigned By: Amanda Kennedy
Today we did the cylinder word problems. If you are out please try them, refer to my notes that I post (I have the solutions at the end) two of these were assigned as your turns. I have posted a unit review with answers that will be worked on thursday and friday in prep for your unit 4 assessment on Monday Jan 31st. This will be open book and note so ensure you have all your notes with you and written out, calc and pencil.
January 25, 2022
Language Arts
Assigned By: Courtney Petten
- Extended homeroom today that interrupted some of our class time, but today we discussed the topic of our next unit : Essays. We talked about the different types of essays.
Science
Assigned By: Jennifer Riggs
Please bring calculators to class tomorrow! Complete volume questions #3 and 4.
Mathematics
Assigned By: Amanda Kennedy
Volume of cylinder worksheet for homework (posted in google classroom)
Any questions will be answered tomorrow. Unit 4 Assessment on Mon Jan 31
January 21, 2022
Mathematics
Assigned By: Amanda Kennedy
finish surface area of cylinder activity if did not finish in class time
Language Arts
Assigned By: Courtney Petten
- Assigned story and questions using Common lit - link on Google classroom
- Anyone who has not completed their story telling projects, it is now considered late.
Religion
Assigned By: Amanda Kennedy
Did google form assessment on creation, if you were out please submit.
January 20, 2022
Music
Assigned By: Jenn Hanley
No homework
Language Arts
Assigned By: Courtney Petten
- Continued with story telling projects today. Those who have not yet presented will be expected to present tomorrow.
Mathematics
Assigned By: Amanda Kennedy
Students worked on surface area activity and will have some class time to finish tomorrow (due friday)
January 19, 2022
Language Arts
Assigned By: Courtney Petten
- Students continued presenting their story telling projects today. Will finish with these tomorrow.
Music
Assigned By: Jenn Hanley
Prepare for Assessment on Scales which will take place next music class. All materials to review are in the Google Classroom
Music
Assigned By: Jenn Hanley
Prepare for Assessment on Scales which will take place next music class. All materials to review are in the Google Classroom
Mathematics
Assigned By: Amanda Kennedy
try two cylinder questions (your turns) in notebooklet slide 44 of my notes posted.
French
Assigned By: Glen Connolly
We are learning vocab for clothing / color/ accessories, rules for color and plural of adjectives, and also some phrases related to clothing.
January 18, 2022
Language Arts
Assigned By: Courtney Petten
- Students continued presenting their story telling projects today.
Mathematics
Assigned By: Amanda Kennedy
Math in class assessment 4.1-4.6 was today. If students missed, I will need correspondence from home with valid reasoning for absence. They will be expected to complete upon return.
January 17, 2022
Religion
Assigned By: Amanda Kennedy
Project on a Religion due this Weds Jan 19th at the latest. (3 class periods were given) ensure to use rubric to get highest mark possible
Language Arts
Assigned By: Courtney Petten
- Students started presenting their story telling projects today. These were due today. Anyone who still hasn't finished should do so asap. We will continue with these tomorrow.
Mathematics
Assigned By: Amanda Kennedy
Finish two questions from class notes to further prepare for tomorrow's assessment. Review all notes and practice sheets to study. Assessment tomorrow Tues Jan 18 is 4.1-4.6 inclusive.
January 14, 2022
Language Arts
Assigned By: Courtney Petten
- Today was the last class for students to work on their storytelling projects. These will be due on Monday.
Mathematics
Assigned By: Amanda Kennedy
# 4-6 missing side sheet
#1-3 regular find volume sheet
Posted in google classroom, please post your work to the dropbox in google classroom. This is prep for your online in class time assessment on Tues Jan 18, 4.1-4.6
January 13, 2022
Mathematics
Assigned By: Amanda Kennedy
Finish two your turns from class on volume of triangular prisms, upcoming in class time assessment on Tuesday Jan 18 4.1-4.6
Language Arts
Assigned By: Courtney Petten
- Students continued working on their storytelling projects today. They will have tomorrow's class to finish work on these. Due on Monday.
January 12, 2022
Mathematics
Assigned By: Amanda Kennedy
finish pixel art activity (vol of rect prism) if did not finish in class. Study for upcoming assessment on (tentative) Tues Jan 18th (4.1-4.6)
Science
Assigned By: Jennifer Riggs
Review on Google Classroom due tomorrow. We will be doing a Kahoot during class tomorrow as a review for the Quiz on Friday!
Religion
Assigned By: Amanda Kennedy
students working on a project on a certain religion of their choice, given class time to complete, due Mon Jan 17th
Language Arts
Assigned By: Courtney Petten
- Students continued working on their story telling projects during today's meet.
January 11, 2022
Language Arts
Assigned By: Courtney Petten
Recap from class Jan. 11th:
- Students continued working on their story telling projects. Everyone should have started their planning sheet. Most students finished planning sheet today.
- Will continue working on projects in tomorrow's class.
Mathematics
Assigned By: Amanda Kennedy
homework is to finish number 14 and 15 on page 199 of textbook (posted in classroom) if did not complete in class time given today
January 10, 2022
Language Arts
Assigned By: Courtney Petten
Recap of class Jan.10th:
- Sharing of the Christmas break/memories slideshow
- Introduced project for the short story unit.
Music
Assigned By: Jenn Hanley
If you were absent from class today please review new material posted in the Google Classroom
Science
Assigned By: Jennifer Riggs
Students will be working on their review for upcoming Quiz. Quiz will be on Friday, January 14th!
Mathematics
Assigned By: Amanda Kennedy
we did volume of rect prisms today, no assigned work. please submit homework questions from friday if you have not already
January 7, 2022
Language Arts
Assigned By: Courtney Petten
Recap of class Jan 7th:
- worked in groups to finish postscripts from last class
To do:
- add your photo to the Christmas slideshow if you haven't already done so.
Mathematics
Assigned By: Amanda Kennedy
Pick one rect prism and three triangular prism questions (off practice sheets) submit to google classroom due mon jan 10
January 6, 2022
Religion
Assigned By: Amanda Kennedy
students assigned project on a certain religion of their choice, given class time to complete, due Mon Jan 17th
Language Arts
Assigned By: Courtney Petten
Recap of today's class January 6th:
- Reminder about the Christmas Memory Slideshow- add your photo to the slideshow ASAP! :)
- Read the story 'Priscilla and the Wimps'
- Started working in groups (or individually) on writing a postscript for the story. Will continue this in tomorrow's class!
Mathematics
Assigned By: Amanda Kennedy
students are to complete question 1 on triangular prism practice sheet posted in google classroom (unit four)
January 5, 2022
Language Arts
Assigned By: Courtney Petten
Recap from today's class (Jan.5th) :
- We discussed a Christmas Memory Slideshow
- Read the story 'My Brother's Christmas Story'
To do :
- Fill in your slide for the Christmas Memory Slideshow
- Do the Google Form for 'My Brother's Christmas Story'.
Mathematics
Assigned By: Amanda Kennedy
Homework is to try triangular prism question on slide 14 of notes posted example 1b
Physical Education
Assigned By: Scott Mercer
Google Classroom Code

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January 4, 2022
Language Arts
Assigned By: Courtney Petten
- Welcome back and Happy New Year!
Today we discussed Google Meet Etiquette and expectations for online learning. Posters/Document were posted to Google Classroom.
December 30, 2021
Religion
Assigned By: Amanda Kennedy
Google Classroom Code: nnjp64g
December 17, 2021
Mathematics
Assigned By: Amanda Kennedy
our in class food drive assignment was due today, no assigned homework :)
December 16, 2021
Religion
Assigned By: Amanda Kennedy
Worked on our last sheet for chapter two in class
Mathematics
Assigned By: Amanda Kennedy
worked on in class food drive assignment, due tomorrow, friday dec 17
December 15, 2021
Language Arts
Assigned By: Courtney Petten
- continued with presentations tomorrow. remaining will be tomorrow.
Mathematics
Assigned By: Amanda Kennedy
Started in class mini food drive assignment. We will work on this Thursday and Friday. It will be due at the end of the period on Friday.
December 14, 2021
Mathematics
Assigned By: Amanda Kennedy
Please bring in rectangular prism shaped food donation for math activity and food drive (weds dec 15) also remember ruler and calculator. no assigned homework.
Language Arts
Assigned By: Courtney Petten
- presentations began today for projects that were due today.
- will continue tomorrow.
December 13, 2021
Mathematics
Assigned By: Amanda Kennedy
Recoveries were written today. If missed, please ensure to contact me with valid reasoning. Students will write upon return. Please bring in rectangular prism shaped food donation for math activity and food drive (weds dec 15) also remember ruler and calculator
Language Arts
Assigned By: Courtney Petten
- Today students worked on finalizing their character interviews for their independent novels. These are due tomorrow. Presentations will begin in class tomorrow.
Religion
Assigned By: Amanda Kennedy
chapter 2 worksheet one was due last class, we are watching videos on each religion and working on chapter 2 sheet two. (in class work)
December 10, 2021
Language Arts
Assigned By: Courtney Petten
- Last reading Friday period was today. Project due Tuesday and presentations will begin on this day. Went over this in class and details are in Google Classroom as well.
December 8, 2021
Language Arts
Assigned By: Courtney Petten
- Listened to the short story 'The Gift of The Magi' and discussed the theme of making sacrifices for those we love. Watched a video comparison of the story and had a class discussion comparing the two.
- Finish any assigned work on the previous short stories if you have not already. Details for novel project have been posted to Google Classroom.
Mathematics
Assigned By: Amanda Kennedy
Recovery Review today. Students should be studying for the recoveries they have signed up for (Monday Dec 13)
December 7, 2021
Religion
Assigned By: Amanda Kennedy
students had to submit their worksheet on chapter 2 (#1)today (they had three in class periods)
Language Arts
Assigned By: Courtney Petten
- Read the short story 'Ambush'. Students were given a journal entry to work on. Complete for homework and turn in if not completed in class.
- So far for the short story unit, students should have completed questions on 'The Dinner Party', 'Zarg Tyranny', and the journal on 'Ambush'.
Mathematics
Assigned By: Amanda Kennedy
In Class Recipe Assignment due today, Tues Dec 6. We will began recovery review today. Recoveries Monday (must complete one, but can do up to three)
Homeroom Announcements
Assigned By: Donna Mills
Remember to return any tickets for 50-50. Also, accepting donations for seniors project this week if interested in participating. Thank you.
December 6, 2021
Language Arts
Assigned By: Courtney Petten
- Discussed independent novel assignment today. Details are posted to Google Classroom. Due Dec.14th and presentations will begin then. This should be worked on at home.
- Writing prompt activity today- students were to write their own story in 15 minutes starting with the word 'Dude'.
Science
Assigned By: Jennifer Riggs
Quiz is rescheduled to Wednesday, December 8th.
Mathematics
Assigned By: Amanda Kennedy
Students worked on In Class Recipe Assignment, they will have more time to finish tomorrow and it will be due tomorrow, Tues Dec 6. We will begin recovery review tomorrow as well. Recoveries Monday.
Social Studies
Assigned By: David Lawton
Tuesday, December 14, Period 4, Day 5

Quiz on Chapter 3 Making a living in the 19th Century. Study your booklet on this chapter as well as the worksheet from the Cod Fish video.
December 3, 2021
Mathematics
Assigned By: Amanda Kennedy
In Class assignment was today Friday Dec 3. If students missed they will be expected to write upon return with note/email explaining valid reasoning for absence. Students will do an in class recipe assignment next week (Monday/Tuesday) and they should now be preparing for recoveries which are tentatively late next week (Thurs/Fri). Students should start reviewing now.
Science
Assigned By: Jennifer Riggs
Completed a review sheet for Quiz on Monday!
December 2, 2021
Mathematics
Assigned By: Amanda Kennedy
Review for quiz tomorrow Fri Dec 3, use practice sheet and the practice quiz given today. All solutions have been gone through in class and posted at end of notes in google classroom.
Science
Assigned By: Jennifer Riggs
Today we discussed Trade Winds. Review tomorrow. Quiz on Monday, Dec. 6th
Religion
Assigned By: Amanda Kennedy
No homework (in class work due next class: Tues Dec 7 on the history and beliefs of varying religions)
Language Arts
Assigned By: Courtney Petten
- Students continued to work on questions today for the short story 'The Zarg Tyranny'. Students had the option of working with a partner or independently.
- Reading Friday tomorrow! Students are asked to bring their chosen novels to class!
December 1, 2021
Music
Assigned By: Jenn Hanley
No Homework - Check Google Classroom if Absent for material to review
Language Arts
Assigned By: Courtney Petten
- Today students continued working through the questions on 'The Zarg Tyranny' short story.
- no homework, but reading your chosen novel at home is encouraged.
Mathematics
Assigned By: Amanda Kennedy
Students given extra practice on order of ops, should complete 10-12 (already assigned 4-9) for tomorrow. 4-9 was corrected in class today. Posted in Google Classroom at end of notes. In Class assignment on Friday Dec 3. Students will do a recipe assignment next week and prepare for recoveries. Students should start reviewing now.
November 30, 2021
Language Arts
Assigned By: Courtney Petten
- Today we read aloud the short story 'Zarg Tyranny' and students started working through worksheets for the story. We will continue with these tomorrow and students are expected to have their handouts in class.
Science
Assigned By: Jennifer Riggs
El Nino/La Nina foldable assignment due Thursday, Dec. 2nd. Quiz Monday Dec. 6th.
Mathematics
Assigned By: Amanda Kennedy
Students given extra practice on order of ops, should complete 4-9 for tomorrow . In Class assignment on Friday Dec 3. Students will do a recipe assignment next week and prepare for recoveries. Students should start reviewing now.
November 29, 2021
Science
Assigned By: Jennifer Riggs
Today we completed an assignment on El Nino and La Nina.
Language Arts
Assigned By: Courtney Petten
- Group Activity today as an intro to our next short story, 'Zarg Tyranny' regarding rules and why we have rules
- Tomorrow we will read the story.
Mathematics
Assigned By: Amanda Kennedy
Completed order of operations today. Students will review and practice this week. They will have an ICA on Friday on this topic, section 3.9. No assigned homework tonight.
November 26, 2021
Religion
Assigned By: Amanda Kennedy
No homework (in class work on various Religions today)
Language Arts
Assigned By: Courtney Petten
Today was Reading Friday # 2 ! There will be 2 more of these then a project will be due. Details coming on Monday.
Students are encouraged to read their chosen novels at home as well.
Mathematics
Assigned By: Amanda Kennedy
Quiz on Dividing Fractions today. If you missed this you will be expected to write upon return with valid reasoning for absence (email from home). Next week we will learn Order of Ops and there will be an In Class Assignment Thursday/Friday
November 25, 2021
Language Arts
Assigned By: Courtney Petten
- Today students continued working through activities on the short story 'The Dinner Party'
- I started student-teacher interviews with students today- going through their portfolio of evaluations with them individually. These are on-going.
- REMINDER: Students are reminded to bring their chosen novels to class tomorrow for Reading Friday!!!
Mathematics
Assigned By: Amanda Kennedy
Students did a little practice quiz in prep for tomorrow. Solutions (at end of notes) and notes posted. Study for dividing quiz tomorrow!
November 24, 2021
Mathematics
Assigned By: Amanda Kennedy
Please attempt all extra word problems passed out and posted today for tomorrow. Also can use riddle sheets for extra dividing practice in prep for quiz Friday Nov 26th (3.5-3.8).
Language Arts
Assigned By: Courtney Petten
Today students continued working through the activities on the short story 'The Dinner Party'.
- no homework unless news article has not been turned in on Google Classroom
French
Assigned By: Glen Connolly
We are doing a cultural unit on France. This involves discussion and viewing of video clips on famous French events, people, places, interests, gestures, etc.
An in class question sheet accompanies the unit, and will be submitted for grading.
November 23, 2021
Language Arts
Assigned By: Courtney Petten
- Today we did a listening activity on the short story 'The Dinner Party'. Students were then given a copy of the story and started to work on the elements of plot worksheet. We will continue with these handouts tomorrow.
- no homework unless the news article is still not submitted on Google Classroom.
Science
Assigned By: Jennifer Riggs
Today we completed an oceans graphing activity. A reminder of Quiz tomorrow on 8.1.2 booklet.
November 19, 2021
Language Arts
Assigned By: Courtney Petten
- today was Reading Friday! Students had a reading period to read their chosen novel. Students should be reading their novels at home, even if it is just 10-15 minutes an evening!
- News articles were due today in Google Classroom!
Music
Assigned By: Jenn Hanley
No new homework.

Complete any old / outstanding assignments.
Mathematics
Assigned By: Amanda Kennedy
Closed book quiz Fri Nov 26th next week.
Homework is to complete the riddle sheet (if not finished in class) posted in the google classroom
November 18, 2021
Language Arts
Assigned By: Courtney Petten
- Today students looked at examples figurative language in Marvel movie clippings
- news articles due on Google Classroom tomorrow.
- Reading Friday tomorrow!! Please bring your independent novel to class!!
Science
Assigned By: Jennifer Riggs
Continued working on review. Posted a quizlet to the Google Classroom. Quiz is rescheduled to Wednesday, Nov. 24th.
Mathematics
Assigned By: Amanda Kennedy
Finish the three Your Turns from class if you did not in class. Upcoming division quiz next week. Date to be determined.
November 17, 2021
Religion
Assigned By: Amanda Kennedy
Last chance for assessments to be submitted today. Remember the Titans major assignment was due today.
Language Arts
Assigned By: Courtney Petten
- today was the 3rd and final class using the chromebooks to complete news articles. If for some reason this is still not completed, it is to be finished at home and final due date is Friday the 19th.
Mathematics
Assigned By: Amanda Kennedy
Multiplying Quiz was today (no homework).
If you missed today, you will be expected to write upon return with a note/email from home explaining valid reasoning for absence.
November 16, 2021
Language Arts
Assigned By: Courtney Petten
- today we took a look at a video to see how figurative language is used in movies as an intro to the short story unit and the types of figurative language. We then re-read the short story from yesterday.
- no homework
Mathematics
Assigned By: Amanda Kennedy
Completed Practice for the quiz 3.1-3.4 tomorrow. Students wrote a mini practice quiz and graded themselves. Solutions posted at bottom of notes. Students should review and practice for tomorrow.
November 15, 2021
Mathematics
Assigned By: Amanda Kennedy
Worked on review questions for closed book quiz Wednesday (3.1-3.4). Answers posted in classroom. They are due tomorrow (tues) if students did not finish in class time.
Language Arts
Assigned By: Courtney Petten
- figurative language review today in preparation for next unit- Short Stories
- took a look at the short story, 'All Summer in a Day'.
Science
Assigned By: Jennifer Riggs
Finishing up Oceans chapter. Starting review. Quiz Tuesday, Nov. 23rd.
November 12, 2021
Mathematics
Assigned By: Amanda Kennedy
3.1-3.4 closed book Quiz has been moved to Wednesday Nov 17th.
Students should review and study these sections.
Language Arts
Assigned By: Courtney Petten
- Today students went to the library to choose a novel for their independent novel study. This was the start of 'Reading Fridays'. Students will be expected to read these novels on their own time, as well as in class on Fridays. There will be a project at the end, so reading the novel is important. It is a good idea to bring these novels everyday, as you can read silently when finished your work.
Religion
Assigned By: Amanda Kennedy
Today was the chance to submit in class work before report cards: Ethics & Morals and Young Sheldon. Remember the Titans will be due Weds Nov 17th at the latest.
November 10, 2021
Music
Assigned By: Jenn Hanley
No homework other than any outstanding assignment from the 'Music and Civil Rights' unit.
Mathematics
Assigned By: Amanda Kennedy
Section 3.3 on the extra practice is assigned in prep for closed book quiz tentatively Tues Nov 16
November 9, 2021
Language Arts
Assigned By: Courtney Petten
- Today students continued working on their news articles on the chromebooks. Students will be given 1 more class to work on these in class.
- Any student who have not returned their Catch Me Once, Catch Me Twice novel should do so tomorrow.
Music
Assigned By: Jenn Hanley
No homework other than any outstanding assignment from the 'Music and Civil Rights' unit.
Mathematics
Assigned By: Amanda Kennedy
Students were given the period to complete 3.1 and 3.2 extra practice questions. They were passed out and posted in the google classroom, along with a key. Closed book quiz tentatively scheduled for Tuesday Nov 16th on 3.1-3.4.
French
Assigned By: Glen Connolly
We have a quiz scheduled for next week
(Wednesday, Nov 17th) on parts of the body. Notes and a quizlet review link are found on our Google Classroom.
November 8, 2021
Language Arts
Assigned By: Courtney Petten
- Today students started work on their news articles. They are writing news articles based on an incident from the novel. All details are posted to Google Classroom. These articles will be done in the chromebooks in class.
Mathematics
Assigned By: Amanda Kennedy
Finish example 1 on page 14 and 15
Multiplying Fractions Closed Book Quiz tentatively scheduled for Tuesday Nov 16th
November 5, 2021
Religion
Assigned By: Amanda Kennedy
Young Sheldon and Ethics and Values sheets must be submitted if they havent been already.
Remember the Titans will be due Friday Nov 12th at latest (in class work)
Language Arts
Assigned By: Courtney Petten
- Today we continued discussion about news articles and their elements. Students worked together on activities where they were to identify elements of news articles in examples. This is in preparation for next week when students will begin to write their own articles.
- Over the weekend, students should think about what they would like to write about. It must be an event/incident related to the novel.
-Reminder to return novels.
Have a great weekend!
Mathematics
Assigned By: Amanda Kennedy
Finish page nine of notes (Your Turns) if you did not finish from class time
November 4, 2021
Language Arts
Assigned By: Courtney Petten
- Today we started next topic for our process piece - newspaper articles.
- students are asked to please return their copies of the novel to tomorrow's class.
Mathematics
Assigned By: Amanda Kennedy
Finish example 1 b and c on page 8
November 3, 2021
Mathematics
Assigned By: Amanda Kennedy
Finish up to page 4 of new notebooklet (adding and subtracting review) letters g-l were assigned. The solutions are posted in the google classroom.
Language Arts
Assigned By: Courtney Petten
- Essay test was today
- no homework
November 2, 2021
Mathematics
Assigned By: Amanda Kennedy
Assessment on 2.5 BEDMAS was today, students who missed will be expected to write tomorrow (or upon return) with valid reasoning for absence.
No homework
Language Arts
Assigned By: Courtney Petten
- Content quiz (Part 1) of novel test was today.
- Essay test tomorrow. Review your practice essays and Google Classroom.
Religion
Assigned By: Amanda Kennedy
in class work on remember the titans assignment. Young Sheldon and Ethics and Values assignments were due today (in class work from before)
November 1, 2021
Mathematics
Assigned By: Amanda Kennedy
Worked on extra practice questions on section 2.5 from textbook today. They were passed out in class and posted in the google classroom. We worked on selected ones together and the rest are assigned as extra practice before the test tomorrow. The work we did together is posted in the google classroom as well. Pick at least two from each question numbers 3-13. The assessment tomorrow (Tues Nov 2) will be open book and notes on section 2.5 (order of operations). Please remember your own pencil tomorrow.
Language Arts
Assigned By: Courtney Petten
- last class today for review. Went over some important reminders. Students are strongly encouraged to check Google Classroom. There are many review notes and important notes there.
- Content quiz tomorrow
- Essay test on Wednesday.
French
Assigned By: Glen Connolly
We are reviewing vocab for parts of the body. I anticipate announcing a quiz date soon; review notes are available on our Google Classroom.
Just a reminder on our evaluation values:
30% for Listening
30% for Speaking
20% for Writing
20% for Reading
October 29, 2021
Language Arts
Assigned By: Courtney Petten
- Today we went over a model essay. Students then worked on their practice essays for the rest of the class. Students are encouraged to check Google Classroom for important information and study notes.
- Content Quiz : Nov. 2nd
- Novel Essay Test : Nov. 3rd.
Mathematics
Assigned By: Amanda Kennedy
The order of ops sheets should be practiced over the weekend (if they didn't finish in class yesterday) for extra practice for Assessment on Order of Ops on Tuesday Nov 2nd. These are in the google classroom. Please ask any questions you have on Monday. Happy Halloween!! :)
October 28, 2021
Language Arts
Assigned By: Courtney Petten
- today students continued working on their practice essays. all students should have an essay completed by now as we have spent 2 classes working on these.
Mathematics
Assigned By: Amanda Kennedy
Practice sheet given in class and posted in classroom on order of ops for homework
Assessment on Tuesday Nov 2nd
October 27, 2021
Religion
Assigned By: Amanda Kennedy
Worked on Remember the Titans assignment. Students are to submit Young Sheldon and Ethics worksheet ASAP (due today)
Language Arts
Assigned By: Courtney Petten
- Today students were given a handout with 4 possible essay test questions and were asked to work on #2. Students should have at least an introduction and a first body paragraph completed. We will continue practice essay writing tomorrow.
Science
Assigned By: Jennifer Riggs
Today we started our new chapter on Oceans. Quiz marks are now available on PowerSchool.
Mathematics
Assigned By: Amanda Kennedy
Students are to finish practice on 2.5. Booklet should be completed for tomorrows class. Assessment on order of ops (2.5) is Tuesday Nov 1st.
French
Assigned By: Glen Connolly
We've started a new unit with a theme of sport / the body. Notes are available on our Google Classroom.
October 26, 2021
Language Arts
Assigned By: Courtney Petten
- Today students worked on a graphic organizer to make notes on conflict. We discussed this as a class. I posted some very important notes to Google Classroom that will help students prepare for their test next week. Please review these handouts. We will begin practice essay writing in class tomorrow.
Mathematics
Assigned By: Amanda Kennedy
Questions 1-4 only ab's assigned on page 23 of notebooklet
Upcoming assessment on order of operations Tuesday Nov 2nd
October 25, 2021
Mathematics
Assigned By: Amanda Kennedy
Students wrote Integers Assessment today.
Anyone absent is expected to write upon return.
Language Arts
Assigned By: Courtney Petten
- Today we discussed the ending of the novel and then we started reviewing for the upcoming test.
- We will continue with review this week. Students are encouraged to review their chapter questions at home and to start thinking about conflict in the novel.
October 22, 2021
Mathematics
Assigned By: Amanda Kennedy
Reviewed the Practice Test Key today and did extra practice riddle sheets. All posted in classroom. Test on 2.1-2.4 on Monday Oct 25.
Language Arts
Assigned By: Courtney Petten
- Today students were given the opportunity to silent read to finish the last few chapters of our novel. Many students started to work on a practice content quiz. All students should have the novel finished by Monday if they did not finish it in class today. We will begin review on Monday for the test.
- Content Quiz of the novel will be on Nov 2nd. This is Part A of the test and is comprised of objective style questions (Fill-Ins, Multiple Choice, True/False, and Identify the Quote). Part B will be on Nov. 3rd. It will consist of students answering one essay question pertaining to the novel (theme/conflict or character development). Students will get one of the three questions. At least four paragraphs required. Review will start Monday and items will be posted to Google Classroom for study purposes. Students are reminded that their chapter questions need to be completed. They will serve as a great review for the test as well.
Science
Assigned By: Jennifer Riggs
Reminder of Quiz on Monday!
Religion
Assigned By: Amanda Kennedy
Young Sheldon and Ethics and Morals sheet due today. And we started our Remember the Titans Movie Assignment (in class)
October 21, 2021
Mathematics
Assigned By: Amanda Kennedy
Students on field trip. Practice Integers for test on Mon Oct 25th (complete practice test)
October 20, 2021
Language Arts
Assigned By: Courtney Petten
- Today I collected forms and money for the field trip tomorrow. If your child has not passed this in but is planning to attend the field trip, please send me an email of permission and the student will be expected to have the money with them tomorrow.
- We read chapter 15 of the novel today.
Mathematics
Assigned By: Amanda Kennedy
2.1-2.4 test has been moved to Monday Oct 25th. Students given practice test that they worked on today. Friday we will correct it and do one last review before Monday. Homework for tonight, is to finish the practice test.
October 19, 2021
Science
Assigned By: Jennifer Riggs
Review for Quiz is due on Friday. We will be going over the answers in class. Quiz, Monday, Oct.25th.
Language Arts
Assigned By: Courtney Petten
- Collected missing Instagram activities today- please check PowerSchool to check if your child is missing any assignments.
- Today we read chapters 13 & 14 of the novel as a class.
- REMINDER: Please return Field trips forms and Money tomorrow for the field trip on Thursday!
- TEST DATES: Upcoming Novel Test parts 1 & 2 will be on Nov. 2nd and 3rd.
Mathematics
Assigned By: Amanda Kennedy
Numbers 10-13 from Mid Unit Review assigned. Students will have closed test on 2.1-2.4 on Friday Oct 22.
October 18, 2021
Religion
Assigned By: Amanda Kennedy
Young Sheldon Activity, and Ethics and Morals. More time will be given next class.
Language Arts
Assigned By: Courtney Petten
- today students had their 2nd and final class to work on their representing activity. This is to be passed in for a mark. If it was not finished in class today, students were asked to complete it at home and pass it in tomorrow.
- Field trip: Permission forms went home today with information about a field trip on Thursday the 21st. Please return form and money tomorrow or Wednesday.
Mathematics
Assigned By: Amanda Kennedy
Worked on dividing integers with models. Number one on practice assigned page 16.
Assessment on Mult and Div Integers scheduled tentatively for Friday Oct 22
French
Assigned By: Glen Connolly
Our focus is on food and expressions for the marketplace. Notes are available on our Google Classroom. We will be doing an in-class project on this material this week.
October 17, 2021
Mathematics
Assigned By: Amanda Kennedy
Mid unit review practice was assigned on Friday (I was out). Try your bet to complete and ask any questions Monday. I will go over any questions you have.
October 15, 2021
Language Arts
Assigned By: Courtney Petten
- today we read chapter 12 of the novel together as a class.
- students were then assigned the Representing activity for this unit. Students are creating Instagram posts pretending they are a character from the novel to represent an important scene of the novel. This will be taken in for a mark on PowerSchool. Students will continue to work on these next class and are asked to please bring coloring pencils to class for completion of this activity. Details have been posted to Google Classroom as well.
October 14, 2021
Mathematics
Assigned By: Amanda Kennedy
page 10-11 numbers 1-4
Francais
Assigned By: Courtney Petten
- Today we read chapter 11 as a class and we discussed an important historical event that was mentioned in the novel - the burning of the K of C building in St.John's in 1942. To expand their learning of this topic, we watched a short video that explained this event a little further in detail.
- Students are asked to please bring coloring pencils to tomorrow's class. Please remind your child of this.
Science
Assigned By: Jennifer Riggs
Students are asked to finish page on Climate Change in their booklets. We will be starting review next class. Quiz will be Monday, Oct. 25th.
Reminder that we are going on our fieldtrip tomorrow to the Fluvarium. Please dress for outside and keep in mind it will be raining and windy.
October 13, 2021
Mathematics
Assigned By: Amanda Kennedy
Murder Mysteries were due today at the latest, 0% will be entered in PS for those not submitted. If submitted tomorrow, I would like contact from home regarding reasoning for the lateness.
Language Arts
Assigned By: Courtney Petten
- today we reviewed chapters 8 & 9 and read chapter 10 as a class. We had a class discussion about important points on character development within the novel.
Religion
Assigned By: Amanda Kennedy
Who Am I slideshows due today at the latest. The sheets that were due last class have been graded and put in PS. Religion is all in class work, students are given plenty of time to finish worksheets and assignments.
October 12, 2021
Music
Assigned By: Jenn Hanley
If you were absent from class today or unable to complete your inclass work please see the Google Classroom post 'Oct 12 - Classroom work to be completed before next class' for homework details.
Language Arts
Assigned By: Courtney Petten
- today students were asked to silent read.
- many students showed up to class today unprepared, without novel and/or booklet. Please have a conversation with your child about being prepared for class. Many students are saying that their novel is at home. Please ensure they bring it to school. Thank you.
Mathematics
Assigned By: Amanda Kennedy
page 5 numbers 1 and 2. Murder Mystery assignment due tomorrow weds oct 13!
Science
Assigned By: Jennifer Riggs
Please submit permission slips along with $10 if you have not already done so.
October 8, 2021
Language Arts
Assigned By: Courtney Petten
- students completed a short listening activity today that will count for a grade.
- we then finished reading chapter 8 of the novel and students had the rest of the class to work on questions in the booklet.
- enjoy the long weekend!
Music
Assigned By: Jenn Hanley
If you were absent from class today or unable to complete your work during classtime please see the Google Post titled 'October 8 - Classroom work to be completed before next class' for homework details. All students should have all columns of our worksheet now completed EXCEPT 'Meaning of Lyrics'.
Mathematics
Assigned By: Amanda Kennedy
Murder Mystery due no later than Weds Oct 13th. This assignment is posted in the google classroom. If you missed your ICA you will be expected to write upon return!
Enjoy your long Thanksgiving Weekend!
October 7, 2021
Language Arts
Assigned By: Courtney Petten
- fire drill happened during today's class
- reviewed chapter 7 and we started reading chapter 8, will finish the chapter tomorrow.
Mathematics
Assigned By: Amanda Kennedy
Please be creative as possible with your murder mysteries! Murder Mystery due Wednesday Oct 13th at the latest. Include ALL suspects and buildings and dimensions in your crime scene. If you have already passed yours in you can ask for it back to fix before Wednesday. Please review 'Your Task' with the grading scheme to ensure you have included all drawings and calcs. Tomorrow is your closed book exit card on Pythag Theorem. You need to know your theorem tomorrow (it wont be given) Bring YOUR OWN CALCULATOR and PENCIL. Today extra real life problems were given. The solutions are posted in the bottom of the notes posted from today :) if you are studying at home you can use these for extra practice!
October 6, 2021
Language Arts
Assigned By: Courtney Petten
- Today we read and discussed chapter 7 of the novel and chapter 7 questions were assigned.
Science
Assigned By: Jennifer Riggs
Weather is looking good for tomorrow. We will be going to Kennys Pond during class to begin our investigation of the water quality and put our learning to the test! Please come prepared to go outside!
Mathematics
Assigned By: Amanda Kennedy
Murder Mystery Assignment passed out and due Weds Oct 13th (latest)
Pythagorean Exit Card Friday. Finish all practice from booklet if you haven't already. Ask any questions you have on 1.5-1.7 tomorrow before Exit Card friday. (closed book).
October 5, 2021
Language Arts
Assigned By: Courtney Petten
- Today students worked on the chromebooks to do a letter writing journal entry. Students are expected to have this completed and turned in on Google Classroom. If for some reason it was not finished in class today, it must be completed at home. Those that were absent can also complete this on Google Classroom.
Mathematics
Assigned By: Amanda Kennedy
Homework is numbers 1-4 page 28-30
Quiz (closed book) on Pythagorean theorem (1.5-1.7) on Friday oct 8th.
Murder Mystery assignment will be given tomorrow, due Weds Oct 13th
October 4, 2021
Mathematics
Assigned By: Amanda Kennedy
Please bring Non-Perishable Food item in!
Homework page 24-25 #1-5
Pythagorean Theorem assessment this week (thurs/fri)
Science
Assigned By: Jennifer Riggs
Today we continued discussing Biotic Indicators. Permission slips were sent home for upcoming field trip. Please return signed slips along with $10, by Friday, Oct. 8th
Bring duotangs to class tomorrow!
Language Arts
Assigned By: Courtney Petten
- today we continued with the Back in Time viewing activity and students were given the opportunity to finalize their answers.
- we will continue with the novel tomorrow. we are now on chapter 7.
Mathematics
Assigned By: Amanda Kennedy
Homework page 24-25 #1-5
Pythagorean Theorem assessment this week (thurs/fri)
October 2, 2021
Science
Assigned By: Jennifer Riggs
Lab Safety Posters are now due! Please submit by Monday. If you have lost the instructions, please check Google classroom.
Also, don't forget to bring a duotang for your portfolio.
We will be going outside for a Lab this week when the weather cooperates so please come prepared.
October 1, 2021
Mathematics
Assigned By: Amanda Kennedy
notes from today!
Finish a-f practice pg 20 if you haven't already
You will have assessment on Pythagorean theorem next week so this practice is important
Religion
Assigned By: Amanda Kennedy
continued work on who am I google slides. Due wednesday oct 6th
(in class time given)
Language Arts
Assigned By: Courtney Petten
- Today students started the viewing activity for Back in Time for Dinner to bring us back to the 1940's. Students will be given more class time on Monday to complete these questions. Students who were absent today will have the opportunity to do this on Monday.
- No homework assigned.
French
Assigned By: Glen Connolly
Reminder: we have a vocab quiz on October 5.
Just a note, in case you were unaware, about the evaluation scheme for your child's French course; there are 4 categories:

1) Listening 30%

2) Speaking 30%

3) Reading 20%

4) Writing 20%

Hope this is helpful!
September 28, 2021
Science
Assigned By: Jennifer Riggs
Today we discussed air and water pollution. Completed page 5 of the Water Cycle Booklet.
Please remember to bring a duotang for Friday's portfolio party :)
Language Arts
Assigned By: Courtney Petten
- Today for Orange Shirt Day, we watched 'Every Child Matters: Truth' to dive a little deeper into the understanding of why we wear an orange shirt.
- Students were asked to reflect on this in an exit card.
French
Assigned By: Glen Connolly
We have a vocab quiz scheduled for Tuesday, Oct.5
Notes and a quizlet review link are available on our Google Classroom.
Also, in class we are learning how to ask questions, and ways to say 'in' a country, city,etc.
September 27, 2021
Religion
Assigned By: Amanda Kennedy
Identity Slideshow Project assigned. Students work on this in class time (2-3 periods) on chromebooks. Assign is posted in the google classroom. Will be due Weds Oct 6th
Language Arts
Assigned By: Courtney Petten
- review of chapter 5 today
- we read chapter 6 together as a class up to p. 82 then students silently read the rest of the chapter on their own.
Mathematics
Assigned By: Amanda Kennedy
Entrance Card tomorrow (Assessment on Estimating Roots) students reviewed today. They will be given a short assessment on this tomorrow.
September 24, 2021
Science
Assigned By: Jennifer Riggs
Students worked on a Watercycle worksheet.
Please bring a duotang to next class for worksheets.
We have a fieldtrip scheduled for Oct.15th to the Fluvarium. Permission slips and details will be going home soon.
Students should now be signed into the Google classroom.
Language Arts
Assigned By: Courtney Petten
- Today students independently read chapter 5 of the novel and worked on the questions for the chapter.
- no homework assigned, but is expected that you catch up on any reading you miss if absent.
- Quiz for chapters 1-3 was returned. Marks are recorded in PowerSchool.
Mathematics
Assigned By: Amanda Kennedy
No homework, there will be a small checkpoint Tuesday next week, so ensure to review :)
September 23, 2021
Language Arts
Assigned By: Courtney Petten
- - today we had a discussion about the characters we have met so far in our novel and did a recap of major events so far.
- we then started to read chapter 5.
- no homework assigned.
September 22, 2021
Mathematics
Assigned By: Amanda Kennedy
Please practice 1-3 on page 13 of your note booklet. You will have a small assessment next week on the new material from this week, so please ask any questions tomorrow.
Mathematics
Assigned By: Amanda Kennedy
Please practice 1-3 on page 13 of your note booklet. You will have a small assessment next week on the new material from this week, so please ask any questions tomorrow.
Religion
Assigned By: Amanda Kennedy
Who Am I activity will be taken in next class to be graded (Mon Sept 27). Students given two periods to work on it. Those who missed a day will be given extra time.
Language Arts
Assigned By: Courtney Petten
- Today students read chapter 4 of the novel and completed the questions for the chapter in their booklet.
September 21, 2021
Music
Assigned By: Jenn Hanley
If you missed class today or did not finish the inclass work please see the Google Classroom post titled 'Sept 21 - Classroom work to be completed before next class' for details.
Language Arts
Assigned By: Courtney Petten
- Quiz today.
Mathematics
Assigned By: Amanda Kennedy
1.1-1.2 Quiz written in class time today. If you missed today, you will be expected to write upon return with valid reasoning for absence. (Note/email from home)
RELIGION tomorrow: you have one more period to completely finish your Who am I activity.
French
Assigned By: Glen Connolly
We are learning vocab related to a theme of French speaking countries / holidays. Vocab may be found on our Google Classroom. Parents, please contact me if you did not receive our Google Classroom code. (glenconnolly@nlesd.ca)
September 20, 2021
Language Arts
Assigned By: Courtney Petten
- today we read chapter 3 and did some review on what we read so far. students completed questions for chapter 3.
- QUIZ tomorrow on chapters 1-3. There are review answers posted to Google Classroom. Ensure your child has joined the google classroom.
Science
Assigned By: Jennifer Riggs
An email was sent home to parents with important course information.
Music
Assigned By: Jenn Hanley
Join the google classroom if you have not yet done so. Email invitations went out last weekend to students.

If you missed class today or did not complete the inclass work see new material posted today titled 'Sept 20th - Classroom work to be completed before next class'
Mathematics
Assigned By: Amanda Kennedy
Use notes and practice quiz (solutions posted in classroom) to prepare for Quiz 1.1-1.2 tomorrow, Tues Sept 21st.
Students MUST bring their OWN Pencil!
September 17, 2021
Language Arts
Assigned By: Courtney Petten
- today we finished reading chapter 2 and had some discussion. chapter 2 questions were assigned.
- Reminder that QUIZ on chapters 1-3 of the novel will take place on Tuesday. Review is encouraged.
Mathematics
Assigned By: Amanda Kennedy
Try Practice quiz, will go over on Monday. This is posted in classroom. Quiz Tuesday Sept 21 (1.1-1.2)
September 16, 2021
Religion
Assigned By: Amanda Kennedy
Students worked on new Who Am I assignment. Will be given another period next religion class to finish. This assignment is posted in google classroom.
Language Arts
Assigned By: Courtney Petten
- today we corrected chapter 1 questions and started to read chapter 2. We had some discussion about the roles of men and women during war times as this an evident theme in the novel.
- QUIZ- there will be a quiz on chapters 1-3 of the novel on Tuesday, Sept. 21st. Students are asked to review questions to prepare and to reread chapters if they feel it is necessary. Please ensure your child has joined the Google Classroom.
Mathematics
Assigned By: Amanda Kennedy
Finish practice sheet 1.2, questions 1-9 on page 9-11. We will correct tomorrow.
Quiz 1.1-1.2 Tues sept 21
September 15, 2021
Language Arts
Assigned By: Courtney Petten
- Today we did a recap of chapter 1 and questions for chapter 1 were assigned. These are in the booklet and can be found on Google Classroom. Students completed these questions in pairs. We will discuss the answers tomorrow.
Mathematics
Assigned By: Amanda Kennedy
Page 9 finish 1 and 2 for Thursday. Remember closed book quiz on Tues Sept 21 on 1.1 and 1.2.
September 14, 2021
Mathematics
Assigned By: Amanda Kennedy
Homework for tonight is to complete the practice on 1.1 questions 1-4 and try five if you can :) We will go over in class tomorrow any questions you have before we start 1.2. Please note we will have a closed book quiz next week (Tentatively Tuesday on 1.1-1.2 concepts:)
Language Arts
Assigned By: Courtney Petten
- today we read chapter 1 of the novel.
- those who have not yet passed in Journal Entry # 1 should pass this in tomorrow.
- Please ensure your child has joined the google classroom.
September 13, 2021
Language Arts
Assigned By: Courtney Petten
-Today students were given a copy of their novels 'Catch Me Once, Catch Me Twice' as well as a booklet that we will be using for the novel study. Students are responsible for these novels.
-A copy of the booklet has been posted to Google Classroom. Google Classroom invites have been sent out.
-In class today students completed 'Journal Entry #1' that can be found in the booklet. This is to be passed in ASAP.

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