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Friday, October 30th

All classes - Colombia Current Event due November 2nd
*This will be the LAST current event collected for Term 1!!
Social 8B  - please finish filling out your chart on the powerful city-state of Florence and the Medici family (pages 34-36)

Social 8H - please finish filling out you chat about the powerful city-state of Florence (pages 34-35) *We will talk about the family section on Tuesday
Social 8E - please finish filling out your chart on the powerful city-state of Florence and the Medici family (pages 34-36)

Social 9A - Chapter 1 project due Tuesday; Chapter 1 Test Tuesday
Social 9G - Chapter 1 project due Tuesday; Chapter 1 Test Tuesday
9G - please bring in magazine and cookie dough orders! Remember each order you bring in will reduce your costs for the Christmas Activity Day :)
Also, bring in a baby picture (1-3yrs old) for our Guess the Baby bulletin board! 

Have a spooky (and safe) Halloween Weekend! 




Wednesday, October 28th

All classes - Colombia Current Event due November 2nd
Health 8G - Vision Board Collage due Friday
Social 8B  - Virus Project due tomorrow; today we read about the growth of cities in Italy; please make sure you complete the fill in the blanks activity about the information that was discussed in class (pages 29-32)

Social 8HVirus Project due tomorrow
Social 8E - today we read about the growth of cities in Italy; please make sure you complete the fill in the blanks activity about the information that was discussed in class (pages 29-32)

Social 9A - we started our chapter 1 project today - please continue planning and be prepared to work on it in class tomorrow; it is due Tuesday and it is on Google Classroom. Chapter 1 test is also Tuesday. 
Social 9G - complete chapter 1 booklet; study for chapter 1 test (Tuesday, November 3rd)
9G - please bring in magazine and cookie dough orders! Remember each order you bring in will reduce your costs for the Christmas Activity Day :)


Tuesday, October 27th

All classes - Colombia Current Event due November 2nd
Health 8G - Vision Board Collage due Friday
Social 8B and 8H - Virus Project due Thursday
Social 8E - Virus Project due tomorrow
Social 9A and 9G - complete chapter 1 booklet; study for chapter 1 test (Tuesday, November 3rd)
9G - please bring in magazine and cookie dough orders! Remember each order you bring in will reduce your costs for the Christmas Activity Day :)

TGIF - Friday, October 23rd

All Classes: Current Events - Children of Columbia due November 2nd!
Health 8G - vision boards and paragraphs are due October 30th!! See pic below for reflection questions. 
Social 8B - we started our virus project - research and start planning yours! Part 2 will be handed out Monday. 
Social 8E - we started our virus project - research and start planning yours! Part 2 will be handed out Monday. 

Social 8 - The Hunt for the Black Death Killer Documentary 
Social 9A - we read pages 46-48 about media in politics. Complete #43-51 in your chapter 1 booklet. 
Social 9Gwe read pages 42-45 about First Nations view of laws. Complete #38-42 in your chapter 1 booklet. We also read pages 46-48 about media in politics. Complete #43-51 in your chapter 1 booklet. 

Enjoy your weekend :) 




Thursday, October 22nd

All Classes: Current Events - WOW Air due TOMORROW!
Health 8G - vision boards and paragraphs are due October 30th!! See pic below for reflection questions. 



Social 8B - we started our virus project - research and start planning yours! Part 2 will be handed out Monday. 
Social 8E - we started our virus project - research and start planning yours! Part 2 will be handed out Monday. 
Social 9A - we read pages 46-48 about media in politics. Complete #43-51 in your chapter 1 booklet. 
Social 9Gwe read pages 42-45 about First Nations view of laws. Complete #38-42 in your chapter 1 booklet. We also read pages 46-48 about media in politics. Complete #43-51 in your chapter 1 booklet. 

Have a great evening! 

Monday, October 19th - Election Day!!

Today is the BIG day for all Canadians - The Federal Election!! Please tune into Global News, CBC, or CTV News to see voting results as they start to roll in around 8pm. Globalnews.ca is also streaming the results live. 

All Classes: Current Events - WOW Air due October 23rd.

Social 9A - we read pages 40-41 about the bill-law process; Bills booklet - complete for Wednesday

Social 9G- we read pages 38-41 about law making in Canada, including how a bill becomes a law; Bills booklet - complete for Thursday
9G - please bring in your immunization forms ASAP! 

Upcoming Dates - PARTY Program (9A Oct. 20th, 9G Oct. 21st... Please be here for 7:30am!!)


“I am a Canadian, a free Canadian, free to speak without fear, free to worship in my own way, free to stand for what I think right, free to oppose what I believe wrong,

AND free to choose those who shall govern my country. This heritage of freedom I pledge to uphold for myself and all mankind.”
— John Diefenbaker


TGIF... Friday, October 16th

All Classes: Current Events - WOW Air due October 23rd.

Be sure to watch the news over the next few days for election updates! 


Social 8 - we read pages 25-27 about the Black Plague

Social 9A - we read pages 38-39 about law making in Canada; summary chart due Monday. 
Upcoming Dates - PARTY Program (9A Oct. 20th, 9G Oct. 21st)


Have a great weekend! 

Thursday, October 15th

All Classes: Current Events - WOW Air due October 23rd.

Be sure to watch the news over the next few days for election updates! 
Social 9G - Attack Ads due Friday


Upcoming Dates - PARTY Program (9A Oct. 20th, 9G Oct. 21st)

Wednesday, October 14th

All Classes: Current Events Summary - Article of your choice due TOMORROW!
Student Vote will take place tomorrow during Current Events - be sure you know who you want to vote for! 
Social 9G - Attack Ads due Friday
Upcoming Dates - PARTY Program (9A Oct. 20th, 9G Oct. 21st)



Friday, October 9th

All Classes: Current Events Summary - Article of your choice due October 15th

Social 9A - Attack Ad research due Wednesday

Over this long weekend, please check Powerschool to see if there is anything you are missing and can complete for Wednesday!
Important dates:
No School - Monday October 12th (Thanksgiving) and Tuesday, October 13th (PD Day)

Thursday, October 15th - Student Vote 
                                            *Check out Pollenize for a summary of the federal candidates                                                  party platforms







Happy Thanksgiving!

Tuesday, October 6th

All Classes: Current Events Summary - Article of your choice due October 15th

Social 9A and 9G - Federal candidates research is due tomorrow! 
Important dates:
Wednesday, October 7th -  early dismissal                                               Awards Night at MacLab Theater (7pm) 
No School - Monday October 12th (Thanksgiving) and Tuesday, October 13th (PD Day)

Thursday, October 15th - Student Vote 

Monday, October 5th

All Classes: Current Events Summary - Article of your choice due October 15th

Social 8B, 8E, and 8H: Have you handed in your Social Structure activity on Google Classroom? 
Important dates:
Wednesday, October 7th -  early dismissal                                               Awards Night at MacLab Theater (7pm) 
No School - Monday October 12th (Thanksgiving) and Tuesday, October 13th (PD Day)

Thursday, October 15th - Student Vote 


TGIF... Friday, October 2nd

All Classes: The Queen due Monday

Social 8B - Social Structure notes due Monday
Social 8E -  Social Structure notes due Monday
Social 8H - Children's Crusade due Monday; Social Structure notes due Monday

Important dates:
Wednesday, October 7th -  early dismissal                                               Awards Night at MacLab Theater (7pm) 


Have a wonderful weekend :) 

Thursday, October 1st

All Classes: The Queen due October 5th
Social 8B - Children's Crusade due Friday; Social Structure notes due Monday
Social 8E -  Children's Crusade due Friday; Social Structure notes due Monday
Social 8H - Children's Crusade due Friday; Social Structure notes due Monday

Important dates:
Wednesday, October 7th -  early dismissal                                               Awards Night at MacLab Theater (7pm)