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That's it!

The end of the school year is finally upon us. I want to wish all of my students a restful, wonderful summer vacation. 
To my grade 8s, I hope to see many of you back in September, and to my grade 9s, I wish you all the best in grade 10! Please come back and visit when you can. 

Tuesday, June 26th

Three final exams down, 1 more to go! 
Please remember to spend some time reviewing material for your exams next week! Bring Science textbook back tomorrow!

Final Exam Schedule: Wednesday, June 27th - Science 

Monday, June 25th

Two final exams down, 2 more to go! 
Please remember to spend some time reviewing material for your exams next week! Bring your social and Science textbooks back on test days!

Final Exam Schedule: Tuesday, June 26th - Social Studies Wednesday, June 27th - Science 

TGI... Friday, June 22nd

One final exam down, 3 more to go! 
Please remember to spend some time reviewing material for your exams next week!

Final Exam Schedule: Monday, June 25th - Math  Tuesday, June 26th - Social Studies Wednesday, June 27th - Science 

Thursday, June 21st - Last day of regular classes!

4 School Days to go...

Here's what we did today - on the LAST DAY OF REGULAR CLASSES:

LA 8B and LA 8E - Today, we completed some online reading comprehensions to review for our final exam on Friday.

Social 9A and 9E - Please be sure that you are reviewing material at home for your final exam on Tuesday! 
9A - For the final exams - be sure to bring a water bottle, snack, pencil, eraser, and something to do after you're done (book to read, studying). Phones will be kept in lockers or on my desk and will be returned at 10:30 or when you are done your exam. 
Final Exam Schedule: Friday, June 22nd - Language Arts Part B Monday, June 25th - Math  Tuesday, June 26th - Social Studies Wednesday, June 27th - Science 

Wednesday, June 20th

5 School Days to go...

Here's what we did today:

LA 8B and LA 8E - Today, we completed some online reading comprehensions to review for our final exam on Friday.

Social 9A and 9E -  Today, we reviewed chapters 8 and 9 and had some free studying time. Please be sure that you are reviewing material at home for your final exam on Tuesday! 

Final Exam Schedule: Friday, June 22nd - Language Arts Part B Monday, June 25th - Math  Tuesday, June 26th - Social Studies Wednesday, June 27th - Science 

Tuesday, June 19th

6 School Days to go...

Here's what we did today:

LA 8B - Today, we continued working on a review booklet for our LA final this Friday.

LA 8E - Today, we continued  working on a review booklet for our LA final this Friday.

Social 9A - No class today! Be sure you are reviewing material at home for your Final Exam.
Social 9E - Today, we reviewed material from chapters 6 and 7


Final Exam Schedule: Friday, June 22nd - Language Arts Part B Monday, June 25th - Math  Tuesday, June 26th - Social Studies Wednesday, June 27th - Science 

Monday, June 18th

7 School Days to go...

Here's what we did today:

LA 8B - Today, we started working on a review booklet for our LA final this Friday.

LA 8E - Today,we started working on a review booklet for our LA final this Friday.

Social 9A - Today, we reviewed material from chapters 3, 4, 5, and 6. 
Social 9E - Today, we reviewed material from chapters 3, 4, and 5.


Final Exam Schedule: Friday, June 22nd - Language Arts Part B Monday, June 25th - Math  Tuesday, June 26th - Social Studies Wednesday, June 27th - Science 




TGI... Friday, June 15th

8 School Days to go...

Here's what we did today:

LA 8B - Today, we finished our Life Logos and worked on writing a paragraph to explain them.

LA 8E - Today, we finished our Life Logos and worked on writing a paragraph to explain them.

Social 9A - Today, we presented our chapter 9 projects and started working on the year review (chapters 1 and 2). Be sure you are reviewing material over the weekend!  US Tariffs CE due June 18th (This is the LAST CE of the year!) 
Social 9E - Today, we started the year review - we looked at chapters 1 and 2.
US Tariffs CE due June 18th (This is the LAST CE of the year!) 

Final Exam Schedule: Friday, June 22nd - Language Arts Part B Monday, June 25th - Math  Tuesday, June 26th - Social Studies Wednesday, June 27th - Science 




Have a great weekend!

Thursday, June 14th

9 School Days to go...

Here's what we did today:

LA 8B - Today, we started working on creating our own Life Logo.

LA 8E - No class today! We will continue our Life Logos tomorrow.

Social 9A - Today, you had 2 blocks to work on your chapter 9 project. It should be done for tomorrow morning - we are presenting whether you are done or not!  US Tariffs CE due June 18th (This is the LAST CE of the year!) 
Social 9E - Today, we continued to work on our chapter 9 research project. Due tomorrow!
US Tariffs CE due June 18th (This is the LAST CE of the year!) 

Final Exam Schedule: Friday, June 22nd - Language Arts Part B Monday, June 25th - Math  Tuesday, June 26th - Social Studies Wednesday, June 27th - Science 

Wednesday, June 13th

10 School Days to go...

Here's what we did today:

LA 8B - Today, we watched the film adaptation of The Fantastic Flying Books of Morris Lessmore,”by William Joyce. We looked for examples of symbols and what they could mean.

LA 8E - Today, we worked on creating a symbol that represents us, using 3 objects and two colors minimum.

Social 9A - No class today! Your chapter 9 research project is due Thursday, so please be sure that you are catching up at home if needed!  US Tariffs CE due June 18th (This is the LAST CE of the year!) 
Social 9E - Today, we continued to work on our chapter 9 research project. Due Friday!
US Tariffs CE due June 18th (This is the LAST CE of the year!) 

Final Exam Schedule: Friday, June 22nd - Language Arts Part B Monday, June 25th - Math  Tuesday, June 26th - Social Studies Wednesday, June 27th - Science 


Have a great evening!

Tuesday, June 12th

11 School Days to go...

Here's what we did today:

LA 8B - Today, we discussed the difference between literal and figurative sentences. We looked for examples in the storybook, The Fantastic Flying Books of Morris Lessmore.

LA 8E - Today, we watched the film adaptation of The Fantastic Flying Books of Morris Lessmore,”by William Joyce. We looked for examples of symbols and what they could mean.

Social 9A - We continued to work on our chapter 9 research project. It is due Thursday, so please be sure that you are catching up at home if needed!  US Tariffs CE due June 18th (This is the LAST CE of the year!) 
Social 9E - Today, we continued to work on our chapter 9 research project. Due Friday!
US Tariffs CE due June 18th (This is the LAST CE of the year!) 

Final Exam Schedule:
Friday, June 22nd - Language Arts Part B
Monday, June 25th - Math 
Tuesday, June 26th - Social Studies
Wednesday, June 27th - Science 

Have a great evening!

Monday, June 11th

12 School Days to go...

Here's what we did today:

LA 8B - Today, we discussed the difference between literal and figurative sentences. We also read the story, The Fantastic Flying Books of Morris Lessmore,”by William Joyce. We also had our free reading block.

LA 8E - Today, we discussed the difference between literal and figurative sentences. We also read the story, The Fantastic Flying Books of Morris Lessmore,”by William Joyce.

Social 9A - No class today! Be sure to keep working on your chapter 9 projects at home - Due Friday.   US Tariffs CE due June 18th (This is the LAST CE of the year!) 
Social 9E - Today, we started to talk about our chapter 9 slides project.
US Tariffs CE due June 18th (This is the LAST CE of the year!) 

Final Exam Schedule:
Friday, June 22nd - Language Arts Part B
Monday, June 25th - Math 
Tuesday, June 26th - Social Studies
Wednesday, June 27th - Science 


Have a great evening!

TGI... Friday, June 8th

13 School Days to go...

Here's what we did today:

LA 8B - Today, we watched the film adaptation of All Summer in a Day. We also continued to work on the questions - make sure they are completed for Monday.

LA 8E - Today, we wrote our written part of the final exam.

Social 9A - Today, we continued to work on our chapter 9 projects. Be sure to keep up and complete work at home if needed.  US Tariffs CE due June 18th (This is the LAST CE of the year!) 
Social 9E - Today, we talked current events!
US Tariffs CE due June 18th (This is the LAST CE of the year!) 

Final Exam Schedule:
Friday, June 22nd - Language Arts Part B
Monday, June 25th - Math 
Tuesday, June 26th - Social Studies
Wednesday, June 27th - Science 


Have a great weekend! 

Thursday, June 7th

14 School Days to go...

Here's what we did today:

LA 8B - Today, we red All Summer in a Day by Ray Bradbury. We will watch the film version tomorrow and finish working on the questions.

LA 8E - Today, we discussed the two persuasive writing topics for your written final tomorrow!

Social 9A - Today, we continued to work on our chapter 9 projects. Be sure to keep up and complete work at home if needed.  BC Flooding CE due TOMORROW!
Social 9E - Today, we took at look at different views of Oil Sands production and continued to watch the Nature of Things documentary about Chris Hadfield's experience photographing earth from the International Space Station.
BC Flooding CE due TOMORROW!

Final Exam Schedule:
Friday, June 22nd - Language Arts Part B
Monday, June 25th - Math 
Tuesday, June 26th - Social Studies
Wednesday, June 27th - Science 

Have a great evening!

Wednesday, June 6th

15 School Days to go...

Here's what we did today:

LA 8B - No class today!

LA 8E - No class today! Written Final is Friday, June 8th.

Social 9A - Today, we had Mr. Froland teach us how to use Adobe Spark. We continued to work on our chapter 9 projects after reviewing some ideas from the textbook.  BC Flooding CE due June 8th. 
Social 9E - Today, we took at look at how can reduce carbon emissions and started to watch a Nature of Things documentary about Chris Hadfield's experience photographing earth from the International Space Station.
BC Flooding CE due June 8th. 

Final Exam Schedule:
Friday, June 22nd - Language Arts Part B
Monday, June 25th - Math 
Tuesday, June 26th - Social Studies
Wednesday, June 27th - Science 

Have a great evening!

Tuesday, June 5th

17 School Days to go...

Here's what we did today:

LA 8B - Today, we wrote our final persuasive essay.

LA 8E - Today, we discussed and reviewed persuasive writing techniques. Written Final is Friday, June 8th.

Social 9A - No class today! Have you thought about a topic for your chapter 9 project?  BC Flooding CE due June 8th. 
Social 9E - No class today!
BC Flooding CE due June 8th. 

Important Dates Coming Up: 
Wednesday, June 6th - early dismissal

Final Exam Schedule:
Friday, June 22nd - Language Arts Part B
Monday, June 25th - Math 
Tuesday, June 26th - Social Studies
Wednesday, June 27th - Science 

Have a great evening!

Monday, June 4th

18 School Days to go...

Here's what we did today:

LA 8B - Today, we discussed the two topics for the written final. We will write it during blocks 2 and 3 tomorrow.

LA 8E - Today, we watched All Summer in a Day and continued to work on the assigned questions on Monday. Written Final is Friday, June 8th.

Social 9A - Today, we took a peek at the chapter 9 project and continued to work on the chapter 9 booklet.  BC Flooding CE due June 8th. 
Social 9E - Today, we talked about CO2 emissions and the Kyoto Protocol.
BC Flooding CE due June 8th. 

Important Dates Coming Up: 
Wednesday, June 6th - early dismissal

Final Exam Schedule:
Friday, June 22nd - Language Arts Part B
Monday, June 25th - Math 
Tuesday, June 26th - Social Studies
Wednesday, June 27th - Science 


Have a great evening!