Teachers are back to school and Orientation is next Tuesday August 2nd and I am looking forward to seeing all my new students! The supply list is shown at the bottom of this page and if you already have the supplies, you can leave the binder (all periods) and the hand santizer/kleenex (first period only) here on Orientation Day. Additional Kleenex are always appreaciated.
The first day of school is Thursday, August 4th. The first two days we will be getting to know each other as well as reviewing the Syllabus, Student Handbook, Behavior Management Plan and distributing the textbooks so that we are begin our discussion on the early Explorers on Monday.
The RNC is over and the DNC is wrapping up this week!
Official Democratic Nominees:
President: Hillary Clinton (former Secretary of State, Senator from NY, First Lady)
Vice-President: Tim Kaine (Senator from Virginia, former Governor of Virginia, Mayor of Richmond)
President: Gary Johnson (former Governor of New Mexico)
Vice-President: William Weld (former Governor of Massachusetts, US Assistant Attorney General in the Criminal Division, District Attorney)
Official Republican Party Results:
President: Donald Trump (businessman)
Vice-President: Mike Pence (Governor of Indiana, former US Representative from Indiana)
After the DNC concludes they will begin holding debates - be prepared to discuss the results.
2016/2017 8th Grade Students: please click on the "May 2017" link below to review the details for your field trip to Washington D.C. It's a fabulous trip and so exciting to see all the things that we've discussed throughout the year! The sooner you sign up, the smaller the monthly payments will be! The last page of the presentation shows you the tour number and how to register.
2017/2018 8th Grade Students: please click on the "October 2017" link below to review the details for your field trip to Washington D.C. This is a first time that we will be able to go in the fall - you will be the first class to see it "first" and we will be referring to that experience throughout our year! The sooner you sign up, the smaller the monthly payments will be! The last page of the presentation of shows you the tour number and how to register.