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Tuesday, April 30th

Here's what happened today: 

Social 8A: Today, we talked about why Japan decided to isolate themselves. Review pages 134-135 if needed. Have questions done for Thursday. 
Black Hole CE due May 3rd

Social 8C: Today, we talked about the Edo Era of Great Peace. Review pages 132-133 if needed. Questions are due Thursday. 
Black Hole CE due May 3rd

Social 8G: Today, we discussed more changes that happened to Spanish and Aztec worldview after the Aztec were conquered. 
Black Hole CE due May 3rd

Social 9B: No class today - you went to NAIT for Junior Achievement. 
Black Hole CE due May 3rd

Important Dates Coming Up:
Wednesday, May 1st - Early Dismissal and Hats on for Mental Health
Friday, May 10 - Grade 9 ELA PAT Part A
Thursday, May 16th - ELJHS Track Day
Friday, May 17th - No School PD Day
Monday, May 20 - No School Victoria Day 
Friday, May 31st - Activity Day @ WEM


Have a great evening!

TGI... Friday, April 26th

Here's what happened today: 

Social 8A and 8C: Today, we talked current events and talked about the geography of Japan. Review pages 128-129 if needed. Title page due Monday; Map due Tuesday. 
Black Hole CE due May 3rd

Social 8G: Today, we wrote our chapter 10 test and talked current events. 
Black Hole CE due May 3rd

Social 9B: Today, we talked current events and continued to discuss factors that affect consumerism, in particular we looked at jobs. Review pages 250-251 if needed. 
Black Hole CE due May 3rd

Important Dates Coming Up:
Monday, April 29th - 8C Field Trip
Wednesday, May 1st - Early Dismissal


Have a great weekend!

Thursday, April 25th

Here's what happened today: 

Social 8A and 8C: Today, we started our new unit of study: Japan. Please have your title page activity complete for Monday. 
Russian Military Base CE due April 26th

Social 8G: Today, we finished marking our chapter 10 activity booklet and watched a movie about the battles between the Aztecs and the Spanish. Your chpater 10 quiz is tomorrow. 
Russian Military Base CE due April 26th

Social 9B: Today, we took a look at the first two factors of consumerism: identity and health and safety. 
Russian Military Base CE due April 26th

Important Dates Coming Up:
Monday, April 29th - 8C Field Trip
Wednesday, May 1st - Early Dismissal

Have a great evening!

Wednesday, April 24th

Here's what happened today: 

Social 8A and 8C: Today, we wrote our chapter 9 assessment. Check Powerschool soon for your grade!
Russian Military Base CE due April 26th

Social 8G: Today, we finished reading chapter 10 about the battles between the Spanish and the Aztecs. Chpater 10 Quiz will be on Friday. 
Russian Military Base CE due April 26th

Social 8C - permission forms are on Powerschool for our field trip to the Japanese Cultural Center this month! 

Social 9B: Today, we continued looking at Quality of Life and completed an activity about our own consumer identity. 
Russian Military Base CE due April 26th

Important Dates Coming Up:
Monday, April 29th - 8C Field Trip
Wednesday, May 1st - Early Dismissal

Have a great evening!

Tuesday, April 23rd

Here's what happened today: 

Social 8A and 8C: Today, we reviewed chapter 9 material. Chapter 9 assessment: TOMORROW!. 
Russian Military Base CE due April 26th

Social 8G: Today, we enjoyed our field trip to the Japanese Cultural Center. 
Russian Military Base CE due April 26th

Social 8C - permission forms are on Powerschool for our field trip to the Japanese Cultural Center this month! 

Social 9B: Today, we we introduced to chapter 7: Consumerism. 
Russian Military Base CE due April 26th

Important Dates Coming Up:
Monday, April 29th - 8C Field Trip
Wednesday, May 1st - Early Dismissal

Thursday, April 18th

Here's what happened today: 

Social 8A and 8C: Today, we continued to look at the impact of Spanish defeat on the Aztecs that survived, in particular how it impacted their society moving on.  Chapter 9 assessment: April 24th. 
Russian Military Base CE due April 26th

Social 8G: Today, we discussed disease as a weapon in battle and Spanish strategy when it came to fighting the Aztecs. Chapter 10 assessment: April 25th. 
Russian Military Base CE due April 26th

Social 8C and 8G - permission forms are on Powerschool for our field trip to the Japanese Cultural Center this month! 

Social 9B: Today, we wrote our chapter 6 assessment. 
Russian Military Base CE due April 26th

Important Dates Coming Up:
Friday, April 19th - No School Good Friday
Tuesday, April 23rd - 8G Field Trip 
Monday, April 22nd - No School Easter Break
Monday, April 29th - 8C Field Trip

Wednesday, April 17th

Here's what happened today: 

Social 8A and 8C: Today, we discussed current events, including the provincial election results. Chapter 9 assessment: April 24th. 
Russian Military Base CE due April 26th

Social 8G: Today, we discussed current events, including the provincial election results. Chapter 10 assessment: April 25th. 
Russian Military Base CE due April 26th

Social 8C and 8G - permission forms are on Powerschool for our field trip to the Japanese Cultural Center this month! 

Social 9B: Today, Today, we discussed current events, including the provincial election results and reviewed for our chapter 6 assessment tomorrow!
Russian Military Base CE due April 26th

Important Dates Coming Up:
Friday, April 19th - No School Good Friday
Tuesday, April 23rd - 8G Field Trip 
Monday, April 22nd - No School Easter Break
Monday, April 29th - 8C Field Trip

Student Vote Results predicted a UCP Majority Win: 



Tuesday, April 15th

Here's what happened today: 

Social 8A and 8C: Today, we read pages 317-319 about warfare between the Spanish and the Aztecs. Chapter 9 assessment: April 24th. 
Trump Threatens to Close Border CE due April 17th

Social 8G: Today, we learned about weaponry used by the Spanish and the Aztecs during their battles. 
Trump Threatens to Close Border CE due April 17th

Social 8C and 8G - permission forms are on Powerschool for our field trip to the Japanese Cultural Center this month! 

Social 9B: Today, we looked at a case study on unions and their impact on the workforce. Please review pages 229-233 if needed. Chapter 6 Assessment is on Thursday. 
Trump Threatens to Close Border CE due April 17th

Important Dates Coming Up:
Friday, April 19th - No School Good Friday
Tuesday, April 23rd - 8G Field Trip 
Monday, April 22nd - No School Easter Break
Monday, April 29th - 8C Field Trip




Be sure to keep an eye on the Election tonight as we will discuss the results in class tomorrow! Student Vote results will b…

Wednesday, April 10th

Here's what happened today: 

Social 8A and 8C: Today, we finished the timeline of the battles between the Spanish and the Aztecs. Review pages 312-316 if needed. 
Trump Threatens to Close Border CE due April 17th

Social 8G: Today, we talked about Cortes and his desire to find goal and other resources to make himself, and Spain, rich and famous. 
Trump Threatens to Close Border CE due April 17th

Social 8A, 8C, and 8G - permission forms are on Powerschool for our field trip to the Japanese Cultural Center this month! 

Social 9B: Today, we discussed entering the workforce, focusing on interview sample questions and tips. We also spent come time catching up on our booklet questions. REview pages 225-226 if needed. 
Trump Threatens to Close Border CE due April 17th

Important Dates Coming Up:
Friday, April 12th - No School PD Day
Friday, April 19th - No School Good Friday
Monday, April 22nd - No School Easter Break


Have a great evening!

Thursday, April 11th

Here's what happened today: 

Social 8A and 8C: Today, we discussed the upcoming provincial election, in particular the candidates in the Leduc-Beaumont riding. 
Trump Threatens to Close Border CE due April 17th

Social 8G: Today, we discussed the upcoming provincial election, in particular the candidates in the Leduc-Beaumont riding. 
Trump Threatens to Close Border CE due April 17th

Social 8A, 8C, and 8G - permission forms are on Powerschool for our field trip to the Japanese Cultural Center this month! 

Social 9B: Today, we discussed the upcoming provincial election, in particular the candidates in the Leduc-Beaumont riding. 
Trump Threatens to Close Border CE due April 17th

Important Dates Coming Up:
Friday, April 12th - No School PD Day
Friday, April 19th - No School Good Friday
Monday, April 22nd - No School Easter Break

Have a great LONG weekend!

Tuesday, April 9th

Here's what happened today: 

Social 8A and 8C: Today, we talked current events and discussed the Spanish allies and Cortes and Moctezuma's first meeting. Please review pages 310-312 if needed. 
Trump Threatens to Close Border CE due April 17th

Social 8G: Today, we talked current events and discussed two viewpoint of Cortes: as a hero and a villain. 
Trump Threatens to Close Border CE due April 17th

Social 8A, 8C, and 8G - permission forms are on Powerschool for our field trip to the Japanese Cultural Center this month! 

Social 9B: Today, we talked current events and had a catch up work block, including your competition and monopoly questions. 
Trump Threatens to Close Border CE due April 17th

Important Dates Coming Up:
Friday, April 12th - No School PD Day
Friday, April 19th - No School Good Friday
Monday, April 22nd - No School Easter Break

Have a great evening!

Monday, April 8th

Here's what happened today: 

Social 8A and 8C: Today, we discussed useful weapons used between the Spanish and the Aztecs and completed questions from a slides presentation while discussing. 
Boeing 737 Max8 Jet CE due TOMORROW

Social 8G: Today, we started looking at chapter 10, A Deadly Meeting. Your chapter 9 assessment marks are on PowerSchool. 
Boeing 737 Max8 Jet CE due TOMORROW

Social 8A, 8C, and 8G - permission forms are on Powerschool for our field trip to the Japanese Cultural Center this month! 

Social 9B: Today, we talked about Case Studies showing examples of government involvement in the economy, including Canadian media examples.
Boeing 737 Max8 Jet CE due TOMORROW

Important Dates Coming Up:
Friday, April 12th - No School PD Day
Friday, April 19th - No School Good Friday
Monday, April 22nd - No School Easter Break

Have a great evening!

Friday, April 5th

Here's what happened today: 

Social 8A: Today, we discussed Aztecs and Omens (p. 305-307) and and started looking at the first meeting of Cortes and Moctezuma.
Boeing 737 Max8 Jet CE due April 9th

Social 8C: Today, we looked at the first meeting of Cortes and Moctezuma and the information on who La Malinche was. 
Boeing 737 Max8 Jet CE due April 9th

Social 8G: Today, we wrote our chapter 9 assessment and finished watching a video about the clashing of the Aztec and Spanish civilizations. 
Boeing 737 Max8 Jet CE due April 9th

Social 8A, 8C, and 8G - permission forms are on Powerschool for our field trip to the Japanese Cultural Center this month! 

Social 9B: Today, we had LCHS come in and help us with some pre-planning for high school registration.
Boeing 737 Max8 Jet CE due April 9th

Important Dates Coming Up:
Friday, April 12th - No School PD Day
Friday, April 19th - No School Good Friday
Monday, April 22nd - No School Easter Break


Have a great weekend!

Tuesday, April 2nd

Here's what happened today: 

Social 8A: You were on a field trip. You will get current events tomorrow! 

Social 8C: Today, we talked current events and started chapter 9 by looking at Hernan Cortes. 
Boeing 737 Max8 Jet CE due April 9th

Social 8G: Today, we continued looking at Spain's desire to gain national wealth. 
Boeing 737 Max8 Jet CE due April 9th

Social 8A, 8C, and 8G - permission forms are on Powerschool for our field trip to the Japanese Cultural Center this month! 

Social 9B: Today, we talked current events and discussed shifts in both the American and Canadian economies. 
Boeing 737 Max8 Jet CE due April 9th

Important Dates Coming Up:
Wednesday, April 3rd - Early Dismissal 
Friday, April 12th - No School PD Day
Friday, April 19th - No School Good Friday
Monday, April 22nd - No School Easter Break

Have a wonderful evening!

Welcome Back! Monday, April 1st

Here's what happened today: 

Social 8A and 8C: Today, we did an activity to showcase intercultural contact: Zorps and Zopples! 
DST and Your Health CE due April 2nd

Social 8G: Today, we reviewed chapter 9 material and talked about Spain's desire for gold and glory. 
DST and Your Health CE due April 2nd

Social 9B: Today, we did a hot seat review of chapter 6 and read pages 204-206 about mixed and market economies. 
DST and Your Health CE due April 2nd

Important Dates Coming Up:
Wednesday, April 3rd - Early Dismissal 
Friday, April 12th - No School PD Day
Friday, April 19th - No School Good Friday
Monday, April 22nd - No School Easter Break


Have a wonderful evening!