May 21, 2018

Welcome back parents!

FSA is over except for make-ups for absent students.    IReady diagnostics are over.  We have only 7 days left of school.  WE DO NOT HAVE SCHOOL MONDAY, MAY 28TH!!!!!!!

THIS WEEK IS SPIRIT WEEK AND FRIDAY IS WATER DAY!!!!!!

PARENTS: GRADUATION IS NOT AT BOONE THIS YEAR, IT IS AT COLONIAL AND ON WEDNESDAY MAY 30 – PLEASE SEE THE NEWSLETTER FOR DETAILS!

PARENTS:  URGENT! URGENT! WE NEED DONATIONS FOR OUR AUCTION BASKET!!!!!!  PLEASE SEND IN GIFT CARDS FOR THE BASKET  – ANY DENOMINATION!!! RESTAURANTS, MOVIES, ACTIVITIES!

Homework for the week of  May 21, 2018:

6th Grade:  Monday: Math: Lesson 29 lesson practice; Science: Study Vocabulary words

Tuesday: Math: Lesson 30 lesson practice; Science: Study vocabulary words

Wednesday: Math: Lesson 31 Lesson practice; Science: Study vocabulary words

Thursday: Math: Lesson 32 Lesson practice; Science: Study vocabulary words

Vocabulary Words: Cell Wall: a rigid layer that surrounds the cell; Nucleus: cell control center, contains genetic material largest organelle; Organelle: small organs inside the cell that carry out specific functions; Ribosomes: grain shaped organelle produces proteins; Cytoplasm: fluid in the cell that moves organelles around; Mitochondria: rod shaped organelle that produces energy for the cell; Endoplasmic Reticulum: organelle with a network of membranes that produces many substances; Golgi Apparatus: organelle that receives proteins and distributes them to other parts of the cell; Vacuole: stores water, food or other materials; Chloroplast: organelle in plants that carries out photosynthesis; Lysosomes: sac like organelles that break down large food particles to make them more available to the rest of the cell.

7th Grade: Monday: Close and Check 16-1; Science: Study Vocabulary words;

Tuesday: Math: Close and Check 16-2; Science: Study vocabulary words

Wednesday:  Math: Close and Check 16-3; Science: Study vocabulary words

Thursday: Math: Close and Check 16-4; Science: Study vocabulary words

Vocabulary words: Plate: the pieces of the Earth’s crust broken into pieces; Divergent boundary: The place where two plates are moving away from each other; Convergent boundary: The place where two plates are moving toward each other; Transform boundary: The place where two plates are sliding by each other; Plate tectonics: The theory that the Earth’s plates are in slow, constant motion, driven by convection currents in the mantle; Fault: breaks in the Earth’s crust  where rocks have slipped past each other; Rift Valley: pieces of Earth’s crust diverge on land, a deep valley forms;

8th Grade: Monday: Math: Close and Check 13-5; Science – study vocabulary words

Tuesday: Math: Close and Check 13-6; Science – study vocabulary words

Wednesday: Math: Close and Check 13-7; Science: study vocabulary words

Thursday: Math: No Homework – test; Science: study vocabulary words

6th Grade: In Math we are reviewing statistical variability, measures of center, dot plots and measures of variability and histograms.  In Science we are learning about diversity of life and classification.

7th Grade:  In Math we are reviewing likelihood and probability, sample space, theoretical probability, and probability models.  In Science we are learning about the rock cycle.

8th Grade:  In Math we are reviewing finding the surface Area and volume of spheres and using geometry to solve problems.  In Science we are reviewing physical science, forces and motion.

Thanks for all you do!

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May 14, 2018

Welcome back parents!

FSA is over except for make-ups for absent students.    IReady diagnostics are over.  We have only 12 days left of school.

PARENTS: GRADUATION IS NOT AT BOONE THIS YEAR, IT IS AT COLONIAL AND ON WEDNESDAY MAY 30 – PLEASE SEE THE NEWSLETTER FOR DETAILS!

PARENTS:  URGENT! URGENT! WE NEED DONATIONS FOR OUR AUCTION BASKET!!!!!!  PLEASE SEND IN GIFT CARDS FOR THE BASKET  – ANY DENOMINATION!!! RESTAURANTS, MOVIES, ACTIVITIES!

Homework for the week of  May 14, 2018:

6th Grade:  Monday: Math: Lesson 25 lesson practice; Science: Study Vocabulary words

Tuesday: Math: Lesson 26 lesson practice; Science: Study vocabulary words

Wednesday: Math: Lesson 27 Lesson practice; Science: Study vocabulary words

Thursday: Math: Lesson 28 Lesson practice; Science: Study vocabulary words

Vocabulary Words: Cell Wall: a rigid layer that surrounds the cell; Nucleus: cell control center, contains genetic material largest organelle; Organelle: small organs inside the cell that carry out specific functions; Ribosomes: grain shaped organelle produces proteins; Cytoplasm: fluid in the cell that moves organelles around; Mitochondria: rod shaped organelle that produces energy for the cell; Endoplasmic Reticulum: organelle with a network of membranes that produces many substances; Golgi Apparatus: organelle that receives proteins and distributes them to other parts of the cell; Vacuole: stores water, food or other materials; Chloroplast: organelle in plants that carries out photosynthesis; Lysosomes: sac like organelles that break down large food particles to make them more available to the rest of the cell.

7th Grade: Monday: Close and Check 15; Science: Study Vocabulary words;

Tuesday: Math: Close and Check 15-2; Science: Study vocabulary words

Wednesday:  Math: Close and Check 15-3; Science: Study vocabulary words

Thursday: Math: Close and Check 15-4; Science: Study vocabulary words

Vocabulary words: Plate: the pieces of the Earth’s crust broken into pieces; Divergent boundary: The place where two plates are moving away from each other; Convergent boundary: The place where two plates are moving toward each other; Transform boundary: The place where two plates are sliding by each other; Plate tectonics: The theory that the Earth’s plates are in slow, constant motion, driven by convection currents in the mantle; Fault: breaks in the Earth’s crust  where rocks have slipped past each other; Rift Valley: pieces of Earth’s crust diverge on land, a deep valley forms;

8th Grade: Monday: Math: Close and Check 13-1; Science – study vocabulary words

Tuesday: Math: Close and Check 13-2; Science – study vocabulary words

Wednesday: Math: Close and Check 13-3; Science: study vocabulary words

Thursday: Math: Close and Check 13-4; Science: study vocabulary words

6th Grade: In Math we are reviewing Numbers and Operations: absolute value, ordering rational numbers, locating ordered pairs on the coordinate plane and solving problems on the coordinate plane.  In Science we are learning about diversity of life and classification.

7th Grade:  In Math we are reviewing statistical measures, multiple populations and inferences, using measures of center, and measures of variability.  In Science we are learning about classifying rocks.

8th Grade:  In Math we are reviewing finding the surface Area and volume of cylinders, cones and spheres.  In Science we are reviewing physical science, physical and chemical changes.

Thanks for all you do!

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