Homework Assigned For Homeroom: 8-3
May 10, 2024
Science
Assigned By: Patrick Butt
Students have the choice to research a scientific topic that interests them and we are trying to link it to our curriculum for the year (Water Systems, Fluids, Optics and Cells). Students will have time to plan their project in class with the remainder to be completed at home. At the end, students will showcase their work to the school. More info can be found on the Science Google Classroom.
April 22, 2024
Science
Assigned By: Patrick Butt
We are having a quiz on Thursday, April 25 on Chapter 4 in Science. We are finishing up the chapter and will have a review class with answers posted on Google Classroom before the quiz.
April 8, 2024
Mathematics
Assigned By: Jeremy Lodge
In today's class we did some math related solar eclipse activties.

In tomorrow's class we will start the next unit.
March 25, 2024
Mathematics
Assigned By: Jeremy Lodge
In tomorrow's class we will write the quiz covering sections 5.5 - 5.10. Students can bring a cheat sheet into class, which can just be one regular sized piece of paper with anything that may be helpful for the quiz. the cheat sheet must be filled out before class.
March 24, 2024
Mathematics
Assigned By: Jeremy Lodge
Assessment Announcement :

On Tuesday March 26th we will write our Unit 5 quiz covering sections 5.5 - 5.10.

Everyone can bring in a 'cheat sheet.' On this regular size piece of paper (back and front included), you can write down anything that you might find helpful for the quiz. The 'cheat sheet' must be filled out before the quiz.

There is a helpful review and answer key posted in the google classroom.
March 18, 2024
Mathematics
Assigned By: Jeremy Lodge
In tomorrow's class we will begin section 5.9
March 13, 2024
Mathematics
Assigned By: Jeremy Lodge
In today's class we practiced some ratio multiple choice questions.

During the last week before Easter break we will have a quiz covering sections 5.5 - 5.10
March 10, 2024
Mathematics
Assigned By: Jeremy Lodge
We will be studying ratios and rates in Unit 5 next.
March 6, 2024
Home Economics
Assigned By: Alanna Fitzpatrick
BRING SOCKS!!!!!!!!!!!!!

You will need to bring in a pair of socks for your upcoming Sock Monkey project.
Any colour socks are fine, but they just can't be ankle socks, because ankle socks won't work for this project. You will need to cut up the socks, so don't choose your favourite pair.
Please bring these in as soon as possible!
If there is any issue with this, please just let me know!
March 5, 2024
Language Arts
Assigned By: Janet Critch
Poetry term test - Thursday March 7th
Unseen Poetry test - Tuesday March 12th
March 1, 2024
Social Studies
Assigned By: Lesleigh Von Borziskowski Dyke
We have been studying WW1 and reviewed propaganda today. Students will begin a propaganda project next class.
February 29, 2024
Language Arts
Assigned By: Janet Critch
Poetry term Test - Thursday March 7th.
Unseen poetry test - Tuesday March 12th.
Home Economics
Assigned By: Alanna Fitzpatrick
BRING SOCKS!!!!!!!!!!!!!

You will need to bring in a pair of socks for your upcoming Sock Monkey project.
Any colour socks are fine, but they just can't be ankle socks, because ankle socks won't work for this project. You will need to cut up the socks, so don't choose your favourite pair.
Please bring these in as soon as possible!
If there is any issue with this, please just let me know!
February 24, 2024
Mathematics
Assigned By: Jeremy Lodge
We ended the week off with our in class menu assignment
February 22, 2024
Home Economics
Assigned By: Alanna Fitzpatrick
BRING SOCKS!!!!!!!!!!!!!

You will need to bring in a pair of socks for your upcoming Sock Monkey project.
Any colour socks are fine, but they just can't be ankle socks, because ankle socks won't work for this project. You will need to cut up the socks, so don't choose your favourite pair.
Please bring these in as soon as possible!
If there is any issue with this, please just let me know!
February 21, 2024
Mathematics
Assigned By: Jeremy Lodge
In today's class we practiced sales with a menu activity in the cafeteria.
February 18, 2024
Homeroom Announcements
Assigned By: Janet Critch
As a part of our Winter Carnival, we will have sliding for our all our students. Each grade will go on a different day for the PM only. The bus will depart the school at 12:20 to go to Bowring Park. Students will slide until 1:40 and the bus will pick them up at Bowring Park at 1:45 to return to the school.

Message from Mrs. O'Brien: Can you remind students in their homeroom to get their permission slips and payment in on Rycor by Monday? Also, can you remind them to bring their own slides if they have them. I only have 30 here on hand at the school.
February 16, 2024
Science
Assigned By: Patrick Butt
This is a reminder to bring a Calculator for your Science Quiz next week. You will need it for your Density, Mass, & Volume calculations. Quiz Feb. 19th
Mathematics
Assigned By: Jeremy Lodge
In today's class we reviewed for our percentage check in and completed that. After we played a math clue game.

Next week we will learn sales and complete an assignment on it.
February 12, 2024
Home Economics
Assigned By: Alanna Fitzpatrick
Last class we started our Money Management Assignment. You will have next class to finish this up if you did not get it done today.

Also:

BRING SOCKS!!!!!!!!!!!!!

You will need to bring in a pair of socks for your upcoming Sock Monkey project.
Any colour socks are fine, but they just can't be ankle socks, because ankle socks won't work for this project. You will need to cut up the socks, so don't choose your favourite pair.
Please bring these in as soon as possible!
If there is any issue with this, please just let me know!
Mathematics
Assigned By: Jeremy Lodge
In today's class we finished section 5.2.

In Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursdays class we will complete a foldable and a student teacher conference on sections 5.1 - 5.2
Science
Assigned By: Patrick Butt
We will be having a quiz for chapter 8 on Monday, February 19th. We have finished the chapter and will be reviewing for the quiz this week. Review and notes are also online in Google Classroom.
Social Studies
Assigned By: Lesleigh Von Borziskowski Dyke
Students are reminded to turn in their Minecraft assignments as they are due today. We begin WW1 next day.
February 9, 2024
Language Arts
Assigned By: Janet Critch
Poetry - students are working on their poetry foldable - page 14 of the poetry booklet has the directions. Due Wednesday Feb. 15th.
February 7, 2024
Mathematics
Assigned By: Jeremy Lodge
In today's class we did a super bowl fraction practice sheet (go 49ers).
February 5, 2024
Mathematics
Assigned By: Jeremy Lodge
In today's class we started section 5.1 in our notes. We will finish that section tomorrow.
February 2, 2024
Mathematics
Assigned By: Jeremy Lodge
In class today we did a practice sheet that covered the entire unit.

On Monday we will start Unit 5.
February 1, 2024
Home Economics
Assigned By: Alanna Fitzpatrick
BRING SOCKS!!!!!!!!!!!!!

You will need to bring in a pair of socks for your upcoming Sock Monkey project.
Any colour socks are fine, but they just can't be ankle socks, because ankle socks won't work for this project. You will need to cut up the socks, so don't choose your favourite pair.
Please bring these in as soon as possible!
If there is any issue with this, please just let me know!
January 31, 2024
Mathematics
Assigned By: Jeremy Lodge
In tomorrow's class we will write a 3 question check in on volume (1 cylinder, 1 rectangular prism and 1 triangular prism).
January 30, 2024
Mathematics
Assigned By: Jeremy Lodge
In today's class we covered how to calculate the surface area for a rectangular prism, triangular prism and cylinder. Later in the week we will have a short check in on this.
Social Studies
Assigned By: Lesleigh Von Borziskowski Dyke
We are finishing off our Minecraft building for Ch 5. The entire assignment including final tour and check list is due on Feb 12th
January 26, 2024
Social Studies
Assigned By: Lesleigh Von Borziskowski Dyke
We talked about health care and hobbies in the 19th century. Students will soon build their Minecraft hospital and hobby areas. Students are reminded that it would be wise at this point to export their game to a file so it is saved. (View their world --> click their world--> Manage --> Export)
January 24, 2024
Mathematics
Assigned By: Jeremy Lodge
We will have a one question student teacher conference on surface area word problems tomorrow.
January 23, 2024
Art
Assigned By: Chris Tobin
We are into the final few classes in Art.
Students who have incomplete or missing assignments need to work on getting them completed by January 26th.
Final mark will be on next report cards.
January 22, 2024
Mathematics
Assigned By: Jeremy Lodge
In today's class we learned how to solve word problems involving surface area (rectangular prism, triangular prism, cylinder)
January 19, 2024
Music
Assigned By: Alanna Fitzpatrick
Our term for music is quickly coming to a close. The term ends on FRIDAY, JANUARY 26, and we have two classes left.

I will send reminder emails home to any student who has missing work.

Please make sure that all of your work is fully complete and submitted!
January 16, 2024
Language Arts
Assigned By: Janet Critch
Short story term test - Friday Jan. 19th.
Unseen short story test - Tuesday Jan. 23rd
Students can find extra copy of notes in google classroom.
January 12, 2024
Art
Assigned By: Chris Tobin
We are into the final few classes in Art.
Students who have incomplete or missing assignments need to work on getting them completed by January 26th.
Final mark will be on next report cards.
January 11, 2024
Art
Assigned By: Chris Tobin
We are into the final few classes in Art.
Students who have incomplete or missing assignments need to work on getting them completed by January 26th.
Final mark will be on next report cards.
January 9, 2024
Art
Assigned By: Chris Tobin
We are into the final few classes in Art.
Students who have incomplete or missing assignments need to work on getting them completed by January 26th.
Final mark will be on next report cards.
January 4, 2024
Music
Assigned By: Alanna Fitzpatrick
Today in class we continued working on our Music Through the Decades assignment, which is posted in our Google Classroom for music. You will still have time to work on this in class.
Art
Assigned By: Chris Tobin
We are into the final few classes in Art.
Students who have incomplete or missing assignments need to work on getting them completed by January 26th.
Final mark will be on next report cards.
December 19, 2023
Social Studies
Assigned By: Lesleigh Von Borziskowski Dyke
Students worked on their projects today. The due date is January 9th in class.
December 11, 2023
Mathematics
Assigned By: Jeremy Lodge
In today's class we started our last section on Bedmas with fractions in Unit 3.

On Friday we will have a student teacher conference on multiplying/dividing fractions and bedmas with fractions.
December 9, 2023
Mathematics
Assigned By: Jeremy Lodge
In the upcoming week we will review how to add and subtract fractions (from grade 7) and learn how to complete bedmas questions with fractions.

On Friday we will have a student teacher conference on bedmas with fractions.
December 4, 2023
Social Studies
Assigned By: Lesleigh Von Borziskowski Dyke
Students are working on Ch 4 projects.
December 1, 2023
Mathematics
Assigned By: Jeremy Lodge
In today's class we worked on a dividing fractions practice sheet in our google classroom.

Students should finish the multiplying and dividing fractions practice sheets over the weekend.

Please bring your unit notes on Monday.
November 30, 2023
Social Studies
Assigned By: Lesleigh Von Borziskowski Dyke
We finished off our booklets and are working on our Ch 4 projects. These will be completed in class.
November 27, 2023
Mathematics
Assigned By: Jeremy Lodge
Assessment Annoucement:

On Wednesday we will have a student teacher conference on:

- multiplying whole numbers and fractions using our model techniques (number lines, fraction circles and fraction strips)

- multiplying fractions (box model)

We will review this in tomorrow's class.
November 21, 2023
Music
Assigned By: Alanna Fitzpatrick
*** All Traditional Folk Music Listening Assignments should be submitted by now.

You have until THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 23 to submit the assignment if you haven't already.
November 17, 2023
Social Studies
Assigned By: Lesleigh Von Borziskowski Dyke
We have begun chapter 4 titled 'How people were governed'. We will be exploring concepts like the evolution of responsible government, the Newfoundland Railway, and Crisis of the 1890's.
November 15, 2023
Language Arts
Assigned By: Janet Critch
Novel: Home Child - test on Thursday Nov. 16th
Mathematics
Assigned By: Jeremy Lodge
Hey Everyone, here is the plan for next week.

On Wednesday, we will have a 2 question teacher conference on the following:
- multiplying whole numbers and fractions (fraction strips, fraction circles or number lines)
- multiplying 2 fractions (we will begin this tomorrow in class)

I am hoping to have your BEDMAS marks on Powerschool sometime this weekend. A fair number of you weren't happy with how it went. I will offer you one more chance to write a quiz on this topic but it will not be the same quiz with different numbers. I will not be covering this again in class, but I will have an after school help session in my room on Wednesday until 3pm, a day before your opportunity to re write.
November 14, 2023
Mathematics
Assigned By: Jeremy Lodge
In today's class we started unit 3 and learned how to multiply whole numbers by fractions using number lines, fraction strips and fraction circles.
Social Studies
Assigned By: Lesleigh Von Borziskowski Dyke
Students are reminded to check Powerschool to be sure they have all work completed.
November 10, 2023
Mathematics
Assigned By: Jeremy Lodge
On Tuesday we will begin Unit 3.
Language Arts
Assigned By: Janet Critch
Novel: Among the Hidden. The novel test is on Thursday Nov. 16th.
Science
Assigned By: Patrick Butt
Reminder that there will be an open book assignment in class November 14th. Please review your notes on Google Classroom.
November 8, 2023
Language Arts
Assigned By: Janet Critch
Novel test next Thursday Nov. 16th
November 7, 2023
Science
Assigned By: Patrick Butt
We are starting to finish up Chapter 2 in Science and we will be having an assignment to clue up chapter 2 in the coming days.
November 6, 2023
Mathematics
Assigned By: Jeremy Lodge
In today's class we learned how to use a model to divide integers and word problems.

In Thursday's class we will have a student teacher conference on
- bedmas (2 questions)
- dividing integers using models (1 question)
- word problems (2 questions)
Science
Assigned By: Meghan O~Rielly
Students will be attending their field trip on Friday Nov. 10, 2023.

Parents/Guardians are reminded that the permission forms need to be completed through RYCOR which can be found under their Parent PowerSchool. Any questions please contact the office.
November 2, 2023
French
Assigned By: Sherry Potter
➡️All Francophone Country Banner projects should be ready for PRINTING
''Map Exploration Activity from Google Classroom will be completed next class
''Sketch & Tell Activity on La Nourriture (foods) will be completed next class
November 1, 2023
Mathematics
Assigned By: Jeremy Lodge
In tomorrow's class we will start BEDMAS.
October 30, 2023
Social Studies
Assigned By: Lesleigh Von Borziskowski Dyke
Students have moved on from the Truck System to exploring different industries in NL in the 19th century such as Fishery, Sealing and Ship Building.
October 27, 2023
Mathematics
Assigned By: Jeremy Lodge
Today's student teacher conference was moved to Monday. In today's class we reviewed multiplying and dividing integers.
October 25, 2023
Mathematics
Assigned By: Jeremy Lodge
In today's class we learned the distribution rule.

Reminder that on Friday we will have a short student teacher conference on multiplying and dividing integers.
October 24, 2023
Mathematics
Assigned By: Jeremy Lodge
In yesterday's class we learned how to multiply large integer numbers using the box method (section 2.2).
October 17, 2023
Homeroom Announcements
Assigned By: Janet Critch
Grammar/Punctuation test tomorrow (Wednesday Oct. 18th)
French
Assigned By: Sherry Potter
'Completion of Evaluation on numbers this week (listening & reading)
'Beginning of Unit on Francophonie
'Next assignment is research on a Francophone country for a banner
October 16, 2023
Language Arts
Assigned By: Janet Critch
Grammar/Punctuation on Wednesday Oct. 18th.
Mathematics
Assigned By: Jeremy Lodge
In tomorrow's class we will start Unit 2.
October 12, 2023
Language Arts
Assigned By: Janet Critch
Grammar/Punctuation test Wednesday Oct. 18th
October 11, 2023
Language Arts
Assigned By: Janet Critch
Novel:
Chapter 6 - questions #2,4 and 5
Chapter 7: - questions #1,3 and 4

Chapter 1 - 7 novel questions are due in by Friday.

Grammar/Punctuation Test - Wednesday Oct. 18th.
October 10, 2023
Mathematics
Assigned By: Jeremy Lodge
ASSESSMENT REMINDER:

On Thursday we will write a short quiz to wrap up this unit. The quiz will consist of one each of the following questions (4 total):

- missing leg
- missing hypoteneuse
- determining whether or not a triangle is a right triangle (remember, make the longest side c, do not try and find the right angle visually, all 3 sides will be given)
- area and side length of titled square.

No calculators will be allowed, the dimensions used on the triangles/tilted square will be 1-15. Number lines may be needed to estimate too.
French
Assigned By: Sherry Potter
'Still working on French numbers (resources on Google Classroom)
'Quiz on Oct 16th or 17th
October 6, 2023
Science
Assigned By: Patrick Butt
We are finishing up chapter 1 in Science. There will be an upcoming review class and we have a test scheduled for October 12th, 2023
October 5, 2023
Music
Assigned By: Alanna Fitzpatrick
Just a reminder that all Personal Music Survey and Soundtrack to Summer assignments should be submitted in Google Classroom by now.
Mathematics
Assigned By: Jeremy Lodge
This week we have been practicing pythagorean theorem.

On Tuesday we will start our project for this unit.
October 3, 2023
Homeroom Announcements
Assigned By: Janet Critch
Fill The Tractor - students are asked if they could bring in food items for the Food Bank. We are going to fill the tractor again this year.

Wednesday Oct. 4th - is walk to breakfast. Students are asked to donate a looney (which goes to helping out with our breakfast program). During period 1 students will walk around the block and back to school where they will enjoy a pancake breakfast.
Language Arts
Assigned By: Janet Critch
Novel - Home Child Chapter Questions
Foreword - #1
Chapter #1 - #3
Chapter #2 - #2,3 and 6
Social Studies
Assigned By: Lesleigh Von Borziskowski Dyke
Today we examined a soda can to examine value, shape etc and how we can use this information to examine artefacts. Students will use this activity to examine artifacts from The Rooms this week in groups.
September 29, 2023
Mathematics
Assigned By: Jeremy Lodge
Today we practiced pythagorean theorem word problems.

Next week we will continue and have a project with this topic.
September 28, 2023
Social Studies
Assigned By: Lesleigh Von Borziskowski Dyke
Students should turn in their work on the film 'Stealing Mary' and be working on the assignment for 'The Mi'kmaq Way'. We will soon move onto learning about the immigrants who traveled to NL to live.
September 26, 2023
Mathematics
Assigned By: Jeremy Lodge
In today's class we reviewed pythagorean theorem.

PLEASE BRING COLORING LEADS/MARKERS TO CLASS TOMORROW.
September 25, 2023
Language Arts
Assigned By: Janet Critch
Grammar - part of speech quiz tomorrow.
Mathematics
Assigned By: Jeremy Lodge
In today's class we had an introduction to pythagorean theorem.
French
Assigned By: Sherry Potter
1) Review Weather Vocab
2) Continuing French classroom expressions (washroom, fountain, locker, etc.)
3) Using numbers 1-100 (Boom Card exercises)
4) Listening Evaluation on Weather, Sept 28
September 22, 2023
Mathematics
Assigned By: Jeremy Lodge
In today's class we completed our estimating square roots check in.

Any students who have missed any of the check ins will write them on Monday.

On Monday we will begin pythagorean theorem.
Social Studies
Assigned By: Lesleigh Von Borziskowski Dyke
Today we watched the film 'Stealing Mary' about the Beothuks.

Students should make sure they submit their maps and their Historical Methods assignment.
September 21, 2023
Mathematics
Assigned By: Jeremy Lodge
Students should review estimating square roots for tomorrows check in.
September 20, 2023
Language Arts
Assigned By: Janet Critch
Parts of Speech pop quiz on Thursday or Friday. Students have their notes and a copy can also be found in google classroom.
Mathematics
Assigned By: Jeremy Lodge
In today's class we completed the extra practice sheet found at the end of section 1.4.

In tomorrow's class we will review. On Friday we will have a 2 question check in.
September 18, 2023
Music
Assigned By: Alanna Fitzpatrick
By now you should have submitted both your Personal Music Survey and your Soundtrack to the Summer assignments.

Social Studies
Assigned By: Lesleigh Von Borziskowski Dyke
Students should submit their Historical Method assignment for tomorrow. We are now working on a mapping activity.
Mathematics
Assigned By: Jeremy Lodge
In today's class we reviewed estimating square roots.

In tomorrow's class we will have a student teacher conference on perfect squares and Square Roots. Knowing square numbers from 1-15 will be helpful. There is a practice Google form in the Google classroom.
September 15, 2023
Mathematics
Assigned By: Jeremy Lodge
In today's class we started estimating square roots.

On Tuesday we will have a student teacher conference on square roots and square numbers


On Friday we will have a student teacher conference on estimating square roots.
September 14, 2023
Mathematics
Assigned By: Jeremy Lodge
In today's class we completed our first teacher conference. In tomorrow's class we will start section 1.4 on estimating Square Roots.
September 13, 2023
Homeroom Announcements
Assigned By: Janet Critch
Students are reminded to return all signed document papers ASAP. Thanks
Language Arts
Assigned By: Janet Critch
Grammar - students should review all aspects of parts of speech, sentence types and punctuation.
Mathematics
Assigned By: Jeremy Lodge
In today's class we reviewed for tomorrow's student teacher conference.

The Google classroom code is fkdgxj5

Social Studies
Assigned By: Lesleigh Von Borziskowski Dyke
We started working on our first assignment. Students will have another class if needed to finish it.
September 12, 2023
French
Assigned By: Sherry Potter
1) Working through French Classroom Expressions (See Google Page for template)
2) Practice on vocab of weather (Boom Cards for practice)
September 11, 2023
Mathematics
Assigned By: Jeremy Lodge
In today's class we finished off section 1.1 in our notes.

On Thursday we will have our first student teacher conference on square numbers.
June 14, 2023
Science
Assigned By: Heather Lucas
We had an exit card on Organelles. Google Form is on Google Classroom.
Bill Nye - Bones and Muscles + Google Form
June 13, 2023
Religion
Assigned By: Heather Lucas
We used this as a Science Class to do the Cell Analogy and turn it in.
June 12, 2023
Music
Assigned By: Alanna Fitzpatrick
Just a reminder that all music work is due this week. My marks have to be submitted to the office by Friday.

Any missing assignments have been marked 'missing' in PowerSchool. Please complete and submit all work as soon as possible.
June 9, 2023
Science
Assigned By: Heather Lucas
We did an activity comparing Animal and Plant cells under the microscopes.
Sheets should be handed in next class.
Exit Card on cells Next Wednesday
June 7, 2023
Music
Assigned By: Alanna Fitzpatrick
Today in class your final assignment for the year was posted in Google Classroom - the Rock Musician Profile.
Our remaining classes will be used to work on completing your Music Through the Decades assignment and your Rock Musician Profile.

Please go back through your work and make sure that you have completed and submitted all Folk Music work. I will be sending home reminders this week about any work that is missing.
Science
Assigned By: Heather Lucas
We did a google form on Bill Nye - The Cell.
We used the remainder of class to work on our science projects.
June 5, 2023
Science
Assigned By: Heather Lucas
We took notes on cells then had the remainder of class to work on anything outstanding including the Science project due Friday.
June 2, 2023
Religion
Assigned By: Heather Lucas
We discussed stem cell research and watched a news clip about it. We answered questions on Google Classroom.
June 1, 2023
Science
Assigned By: Heather Lucas
We have an exit card on the parts of the microscope and what defines a living thing. We went outside for 10 minutes.
May 31, 2023
Mathematics
Assigned By: Melissa Hedderson
Just a reminder that 7.2 posters are due today. We will have a short quiz on probability (7.3-7.4) on Monday, June 5.
Mathematics
Assigned By: Melissa Hedderson
Just a reminder that 7.2 posters are due today. We will have a short quiz on probability (7.3-7.4) on Monday, June 5.
May 30, 2023
Science
Assigned By: Heather Lucas
Notes - booklet p. 3 parts of a microscope, p. 4 Characteristics of living things.
Exit card on these two subjects Thursday.
May 29, 2023
Science
Assigned By: Heather Lucas
We did a lab activity using microscopes and completed a worksheet to be handed in.
May 25, 2023
Mathematics
Assigned By: Melissa Hedderson
Students have been working on their Misleading Graph Advertisements this week. They are due on Wednesday, May 31. We will start sections 7.3-7.4 on Monday.
Science
Assigned By: Heather Lucas
We began Unit 4 - Cells We learned the parts of a microscope and explored a virtual one to learn how to use them
May 24, 2023
Religion
Assigned By: Heather Lucas
Science vs Religion. Answer the questions based on the video.
May 19, 2023
Science
Assigned By: Heather Lucas
We had the class to work on Google Form Ch 6 Assignment. Students may use their notes and edit their answers.
May 18, 2023
Science
Assigned By: Heather Lucas
Reviewed the human eye, near vs far-sighted and we viewed the Grade 7 Science Projects
May 17, 2023
Science
Assigned By: Heather Lucas
We learned the parts of the human eye and looked at optical illusions. We discussed the Science Project Due June 5.
May 15, 2023
Science
Assigned By: Heather Lucas
We did an exit card on Ch 6 comparing Concave and Convex lenses.
The Exit card was available as a Google Form on Google Classroom for students to complete to improve their grade, using their notes.
We did a mini assignment - draw two ray diagrams and compare the images produced. This was on paper, notes could be used. It should be passed in by next class.
May 11, 2023
Mathematics
Assigned By: Melissa Hedderson
This week, we finished Unit 6 (Graphing linear relations). We will be having a short quiz on sections 6.6 and 6.7 on Monday, May 15. Students have been given a practice booklet to work on.
Science
Assigned By: Heather Lucas
Worksheet on Diverging Lens Diagrams (instructions on Google Classroom)
Jamboard: Convex vs Concave Lenses
Our Exit Card will be MONDAY on Ch 6 Convex vs Concave lenses.
Blooket is available on Google Classroom as review.
Mini-assignment on Refraction Lens Ray Diagrams after the Exit Card. Notes and worksheets are allowed, but will not be provided.
May 10, 2023
Science
Assigned By: Heather Lucas
We reviewed notes on Google Classroom how to draw Refraction Ray Diagrams for Convex Lenses. We did a worksheet to practice and corrected it.
Exit card MONDAY followed by a mini assignment to draw the Refraction Diagrams.
May 2, 2023
Science
Assigned By: Heather Lucas
Refraction lab
May 1, 2023
Science
Assigned By: Heather Lucas
We had 15 minutes to complete/review our Chapter 5 Assignment. They are now due .
We began Ch 6 Refraction and reviewed instructions for our lab activity next class.
April 28, 2023
Science
Assigned By: Heather Lucas
We did our chapter 5 assignment on paper, using our notes or those posted to Google Classroom. We will have 15 minutes next class to wrap them up.
Mathematics
Assigned By: Melissa Hedderson
We have now finished section 6.5 (solving equations using Distributive Property). We will have an In-Class Assignment next Wednesday, May 3 on sections 6.2-6.5.
April 27, 2023
Science
Assigned By: Heather Lucas
We did a Google Form Assignment on Chapter 5. We did Ray Diagram Practice.
April 25, 2023
Science
Assigned By: Heather Lucas
Curved Mirror Ray Diagram Practice
April 21, 2023
Mathematics
Assigned By: Melissa Hedderson
Students have been working on solving algebraic equations using models this week. We have just started 6.2 (solving equations algebraically) today.
Science
Assigned By: Heather Lucas
We did a practice worksheet on Curved Mirror Ray Diagrams.
Assignment on this next week!
April 20, 2023
Science
Assigned By: Heather Lucas
We learned about Curved Mirror Ray Diagrams and how to draw them (Booklet p. 17-19)
April 18, 2023
Science
Assigned By: Heather Lucas
We had a visit from the Therapy Dog, Tristan!
We reviewed Plane Mirror Ray Diagrams, Types of mirrors (slides 26-32) and p. 14 of our booklets.
April 5, 2023
Religion
Assigned By: Heather Lucas
We completed our Rites of Passage Assignment and caught up on Eddie the Eagle
April 4, 2023
Science
Assigned By: Heather Lucas
Ray diagram Practice Worksheet. We corr3ected it on the board
April 3, 2023
Science
Assigned By: Heather Lucas
We did the practice for Ray Diagrams in our booklets p. 12-13
Music
Assigned By: Alanna Fitzpatrick
Today in class we started working on our Traditional NL Folk Listening Assignment. You will have more time after Easter to finish this up.

All Modern I'se the B'y assignments and Folk Musician Profiles should be submitted in Google Classroom by Thursday, April 6 if they are not already completed and turned in.
March 31, 2023
Science
Assigned By: Heather Lucas
We learned how to draw Ray Diagrams for Plane mirrors (Chapter5)
March 30, 2023
Science
Assigned By: Heather Lucas
We completed the Chapter 4 definitions and began Ch 5: reflection. We looked at slides 1-15 and booklet p. 11
March 28, 2023
Science
Assigned By: Heather Lucas
We completed our notes p. 7 and 8.
We did an EdPuzzle: Electromagetic Spectrum #2. Students had time to retry it for a better mark .
March 27, 2023
Religion
Assigned By: Heather Lucas
Class 1 of 2 for Rites of Passage Assignment
March 21, 2023
Science
Assigned By: Heather Lucas
We did an Exit Card Assignment (Google Form) using our notes on Google classroom for the first part of Chapter 4.
We looked at slides 39-45 covering Parts of a Wave and Frequency. We did an EdPuzzle on Wave Motion.
March 20, 2023
Mathematics
Assigned By: Melissa Hedderson
Students are currently working on ratios and we will start unit rates tomorrow. We will have a quiz on Ratios and Rates next Wednesday, March 29.
March 17, 2023
Science
Assigned By: Heather Lucas
Bill Nye colour - Exit card on Google Classroom.
March 15, 2023
Science
Assigned By: Heather Lucas
We review the two types of reflection and learned about Refraction, slides 31-16. We completed notes on p. 6 #5 & 8 and the application. We did an Edpuzzle on Refraction
March 13, 2023
Science
Assigned By: Heather Lucas
Reviewed sides 9-20, did a Jamboard on Opacity, booklet p. 4, p. 5 #3. Video on Light and Shadows
March 10, 2023
Science
Assigned By: Heather Lucas
Ch 4 Light booklet was handed out. Digital version is on Google classroom.
We reviewed slides 1-5 and completed p. 3 of the booklet. We did an EdPuzzle on Optical Instruments. All students should complete this.
March 9, 2023
Music
Assigned By: Alanna Fitzpatrick
Just a reminder that my marks for the upcoming report card have to be submitted to the office by tomorrow, so if you owe me any work, please get it completed and submitted this evening!

If you have any missing work, you would have received an email from me by now, copied to your parents/guardians.
March 8, 2023
Science
Assigned By: Heather Lucas
Had review for our Exit Card
Had our exit card on Ch 9 Pressure. Students were able to repeat the questions as a Google form on Google classroom using their notes.
March 7, 2023
Religion
Assigned By: Heather Lucas
Class 2 of Eddie the Eagle. Questions are on google classroom
Science
Assigned By: Heather Lucas
EXIT CARD TOMORROW on Pressure. Notes and review on Google Classroom
March 3, 2023
Science
Assigned By: Heather Lucas
We finished our booklets and did review for our Exit Card Wed, Mar 8. Practice for the exit card is on Google Classroom.
Mathematics
Assigned By: Melissa Hedderson
Students are currently working on calculating tax and discounts. Next week, we will be starting ratios.
March 2, 2023
Science
Assigned By: Heather Lucas
We completed Pacal's Principal and Hydraulics in our booklet
Science
Assigned By: Heather Lucas
We completed Pacal's Principal and Hydraulics in our booklet
March 1, 2023
Science
Assigned By: Heather Lucas
We did practice caluclations on a separate worksheet and corrected them on the board.
We looked at how a barometer works and how it changes with atmosphere pressure.
Our Exit Card for Pressure will be Wednesday, March 8th
February 27, 2023
Science
Assigned By: Heather Lucas
We completed the Exit card for Bill Nye Pressure. This should now be compete.
We did p. 3 of the notes in our Booklet.
February 24, 2023
Mathematics
Assigned By: Melissa Hedderson
Today we finished section 5.3 (part, percent, and whole problems) and we will be having an outcome check on this section on Wednesday, March 1.
February 21, 2023
Science
Assigned By: Heather Lucas
We did an Exit Card on Ch 8. Students that missed it need to complete the google form on google classroom.
We handed out the booklet for Ch 9 and completed p. 2 #1-3. Digital version is on Google Classroom.
February 20, 2023
Music
Assigned By: Alanna Fitzpatrick
By now, your Personal Music Survey and Soundtrack to Grade 8 assignments should both be completed and submitted in Google Classroom.

Any assignments not yet turned in are marked as 'missing' in PowerSchool.
Science
Assigned By: Heather Lucas
We did review questions for our exit card TOMORROW and corrected them in class. Review mateiral on Google classroom.
February 17, 2023
Science
Assigned By: Heather Lucas
BUOYANCY, DENSITY AND FORCE EXIT CARD TUESDAY FEB. 22
February 16, 2023
Science
Assigned By: Heather Lucas
We did a Aluminum Foil Boat activity to learn about average density
February 13, 2023
Music
Assigned By: Alanna Fitzpatrick
By now, your Personal Music Survey and Soundtrack to Grade 8 assignments should both be completed and submitted in Google Classroom.
February 9, 2023
Music
Assigned By: Alanna Fitzpatrick
So far in class you have had time to complete your Personal Music Survey and your Soundtrack to Grade 8.

If you did not get these completed in class, please finish these up and submit them in Google Classroom when you are done.
Science
Assigned By: Heather Lucas
We did an activity on Mass vs Weight, measuring different objects.
We did the calculations and notes on p. 16 of our booklet.
We watched a demo on how to use a balance scales.
February 8, 2023
Science
Assigned By: Heather Lucas
Ch 8 Booklet p. 14 & 15 Forces
Weight vs Mass Activity
Language Arts
Assigned By: Janet Critch
Novel study - grade are now put into power school. Marks that seem low - cause work not submitted.
The novel study is put into Power School in 3 sections:
1.Reading /Speaking: will take in the grammar activities, novel quiz and in class discussions.
2.Writing: will consist of comprehension questions, paragraph and essay writing.
3.Representing: will consist of Snap Shot Assignment,)
February 7, 2023
French
Assigned By: Sherry Potter
➡️ Outcome Check on Question Words Day 3 (Feb 08) See Google Classroom for details
Mathematics
Assigned By: Melissa Hedderson
We have spent the last week or so working on our Surface Area and Volume city projects. Students must submit these projects by Monday, February 13. We will be starting Unit 5 tomorrow.
February 6, 2023
Religion
Assigned By: Heather Lucas
We finished our 'UnderCover Boss' Worksheet from last class.
We then had a catch up class to complete any missing work.
January 31, 2023
Science
Assigned By: Heather Lucas
We had our Density Exit card Assignment. They were handed in by the end of class. This is to be completed if you were out.
January 30, 2023
Science
Assigned By: Heather Lucas
Density Calcuations Exit Card Assignment TOMORROW Jan 31st
January 27, 2023
Science
Assigned By: Heather Lucas
We finished our Core Lab Write Ups on Density and did practice density calculations for our Exit Card Assignment on Tuesday, Jan. 31st
January 26, 2023
Religion
Assigned By: Heather Lucas
We watched a video 'Undercover Boss' and answered questions on the video. This is for marks. If you missed it, complete it on Google Classroom or see Ms. Lucas for a paper copy.
January 24, 2023
Science
Assigned By: Heather Lucas
We did practice calculations for density and identifying substances based on their density
January 23, 2023
Language Arts
Assigned By: Janet Critch
Novel: Make or Break Spring
The novel study (character sketch, paragraph writing, snap shot and grammar /word study) due by Friday Jan. 27th.
Science
Assigned By: Heather Lucas
We did an activity finding the Density of Irregular Objects. We handed the sheet in for a grade.
January 20, 2023
Science
Assigned By: Heather Lucas
We calculated the density of boxes by measuring their volume with a ruler and mass with a balance.
Complete the practice calculations on p. 12-13
January 18, 2023
Language Arts
Assigned By: Janet Critch
Novel: Make or Break Spring
Novel Test - Tomorrow - Thursday Jan. 19th.
Science
Assigned By: Heather Lucas
We played a game to practice recognizing units for mass, volume and density.
We practices calculating the volume of rectangular prisms.
Students should bring a calculator to our next class.
January 17, 2023
Language Arts
Assigned By: Janet Critch
Novel: Make or break Spring
Novel Test - Thursday Jan. 19th

Grammar activities - continue to work on.
Snap Shot assignment dur in on Monday Jan. 23rd.
Religion
Assigned By: Heather Lucas
We had our second class to complete our Horoscope assignment. They are now due.
January 16, 2023
Language Arts
Assigned By: Janet Critch
Novel: Make or Break Spring - Novel test on Thursday Jan. 19th.

Grammar study activities - continue working on these.
Mathematics
Assigned By: Melissa Hedderson
Students have a quiz on Surface Area of Rectangular Prisms, Triangular Prisms and Cylinders tomorrow Jan 17
Science
Assigned By: Heather Lucas
We practiced Density Calculations in our booklets. P. 11 for Density and p. 12 on volume. We corrected them in class.
January 13, 2023
Science
Assigned By: Heather Lucas
We looked at slides 15-16 and did an EdPuzzle on Density. This is posted on Google classroom and should be completed by all students. Email Mrs. Lucas if you'd like your grade reset.
We then look at the formulas for calculating Density, Mass and Volume on p. 11 of the Booklet.
January 12, 2023
Science
Assigned By: Heather Lucas
We started Ch 8 Density. New booklets were handed out - students have the option of doing the booklet digitally.
We reviewed the slideshow 1-2 Describing Density
We completed booklet p. 10
January 11, 2023
Mathematics
Assigned By: Melissa Hedderson
Students are currently working on Surface Area of rectangular prisms, triangular prisms and cylinders. We will have a Surface Area quiz on Tuesday, January 17.
Science
Assigned By: Heather Lucas
We completed booklet p. 7.
We had another class to complete our Viscosity assignment (paper) and if needed, work on our late Viscosity Labs (paper, notes on Google Classroom).
January 6, 2023
Religion
Assigned By: Heather Lucas
First of two classes for the Horoscope Writing Assignment.
January 5, 2023
Science
Assigned By: Heather Lucas
We completed the Google form for yesterday's Bill Nye epsiode.
We worked on Calculation of Flow Rate Worksheet.
December 19, 2022
Health
Assigned By: Stacey Walsh
As a class, we went through the Drugs Slideshow. Students began working on Drug Facts Assignment. Please note that students will have class time to complete this after the break.

Reminders: Moral Reasoning Assignment and Stress Assignment are OVERDUE. Please have all missing work submitted before the winter break! 🎅
December 16, 2022
Religion
Assigned By: Heather Lucas
Last day for World Religion Poster Project. They are now due. All info is on Google Classroom
December 15, 2022
Science
Assigned By: Heather Lucas
Viscosity booklet pages 4 & 5
December 14, 2022
Science
Assigned By: Heather Lucas
We did p. 4 in our booklet and an EdPuzzle (short video with questions). The EdPuzzle should be completed by anyone that missed the class
Art
Assigned By: Stacey Walsh
We finished working on Assignment: Mixed Media Silhouette. Students then completed a Self-Evaluation on their Assignment using the rubric provided. This Assignment is now OVERDUE. Please get this in ASAP.

Students worked on Citizenship by creating Christmas cards that we will drop off to our local Senior Citizens' Home for the holidays. We will continue working on these next class.
December 13, 2022
Science
Assigned By: Heather Lucas
We finished our Great Fluids Race Viscosity Lab and turned it in.
We discussed the Province and Canada Wide Science Fair.
December 12, 2022
Art
Assigned By: Stacey Walsh
This was the final class given to work on Mixed Media Silhouette. It is due today.

Students are welcome to come to Art Club today at lunch (if they need extra time). Homework Haven is also available to students to catch up on work.
Mathematics
Assigned By: Melissa Hedderson
This week we are clueing up Unit 3. We are working on order of operations involving fractions. Students should be comfortable with multiplying, dividing, adding and subtracting fractions.

Our quiz on unit 3 is scheduled for Friday, Dec 16.
Science
Assigned By: Heather Lucas
We did a lab on viscosity: The Great Fluids Race. If you missed this, get the sheet from Ms. Lucas and data from a classmate. We'll complete this lab next class.
December 8, 2022
Health
Assigned By: Stacey Walsh
Students worked on Stress Assignment. This is for homework. Please submit this assignment by next class (Monday, December 19th).

Reminders: Moral Reasoning assignment is past due.
December 7, 2022
Religion
Assigned By: Heather Lucas
Class 1 of 2 for our World Religion Poster on Google Classroom
Science
Assigned By: Heather Lucas
We had an exit card for Ch 3. Exit card assignment to improve your score or if you missed it is on GoogleClassroom.
We began U1 STSE article and questions on Google Classroom
December 6, 2022
Language Arts
Assigned By: Janet Critch
Novel: Make or Break Spring
Today we read chapter 7
Chapter 7 questions: #3
Science
Assigned By: Heather Lucas
We started a new chapter on Viscosity. We discussed and ranked the viscosity of various fluids and took notes on p. 2 of our booklets.
December 5, 2022
Language Arts
Assigned By: Janet Critch
Novel: Make or Break Spring
Today we read chapter 6.
Chapter 1- 6 questions due in by Wednesday Dec.7th.
Chapter #1: 1,6, and 7
Chapter #2: 5 and 9
Chapter #3: 3 and 6
Chapter #4: 2 and 4
Chapter #5: 2 and 3
Chapter #6: 3
Art
Assigned By: Stacey Walsh
Students finished working on Assignment: Mixed Media Silhouette. Full details under Classwork. This assignment was due by the end of next class. This is a required activity for Term 2.


Reminder: If you are missing any school work due to being absent, Homework Haven and Art Club are two great places to get caught up on work.
- Homework Haven: After school on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday
- Art Club: Lunch time on day 6
December 2, 2022
Science
Assigned By: Heather Lucas
We did the Unit 1 STSE article and questions. It's on Google Classroom for those that missed it.
December 1, 2022
Art
Assigned By: Stacey Walsh
We continued working on Assignment: Mixed Media Silhouette. Full details under Classwork. Students will have one more class to complete this assignment. This assignment is due by the end of next class. This is a required activity for Term 2.
Mathematics
Assigned By: Melissa Hedderson
We are currently finishing up multiplication of fractions and mixed numbers and we will start division next week.
Science
Assigned By: Heather Lucas
We had our chapter 3 exit card. It was posted as an exit card assignment on Google classroom for those who would like to improve their score or missed the assessment.
November 30, 2022
Language Arts
Assigned By: Janet Critch
Novel: Make or Break Sprin
Today we read chapter 3.
Chapter Questions:
Chapter 3 - #3 and 6
November 29, 2022
Health
Assigned By: Stacey Walsh
Students worked on assignment: Moral Reasoning. If you were absent today or if this is incomplete, please watched the video (link on the document) and finish it for homework and submit on Google Classroom. There will be no more class time given. It is due by next class.

Reminder: Please get your Social and Emotional Health Poster in ASAP. These are overdue.
Language Arts
Assigned By: Janet Critch
Novel: Make or Break Spring.
Today we read chapter 2.
Chapter questions:
Chapter #1 - 1,6,7
Chapter 2: #5 and 9
November 25, 2022
Science
Assigned By: Heather Lucas
we completed p. 7 & 8 of our Ch 3 booklet.
We'll have an exit card on this booklet next Thursday
Ch 2 booklets are now overdue.
November 24, 2022
Science
Assigned By: Heather Lucas
Ch 3 Booklet: Case study on climate pp. 5 & 6
Art
Assigned By: Stacey Walsh
We continued working on Assignment: Mixed Media Silhouette. Full details under Classwork. Students will have one more class to complete this assignment. This is a required activity for Term 2.
November 23, 2022
Science
Assigned By: Heather Lucas
Ch 3 Booklet - we completed pages 3 and 4
Ch 2 booklets are now overdue
November 22, 2022
Language Arts
Assigned By: Janet Critch
Short story term test - Wednesday Nov. 23rd
Unseen short story test - Thursday Nov. 24th.
Art
Assigned By: Stacey Walsh
Students began working on Assignment: Mixed Media Silhouette. Students will have class time to complete this assignment.
Homeroom Announcements
Assigned By: Janet Critch
Please remember our fundraiser -
Subway, Mary Browns and Peter's coupons.

November 18, 2022
Health
Assigned By: Stacey Walsh
We finished working on Poster: Emotional and Social Health. All details can be found under Classwork. This was due TODAY, Friday, November 18th (at end of class). Get this in ASAP.
Science
Assigned By: Heather Lucas
We watched Blue Planet - Ocean Deep and took notes on organisms and abiotic factors.
Ch 2 Booklets are now due.
November 17, 2022
Religion
Assigned By: Heather Lucas
We did Daily Values worksheet on how religion can affect daily lives. Notes are on Google classroom. Paper copy of sheet should be handed in to Ms. Lucas
November 16, 2022
Language Arts
Assigned By: Janet Critch
Short story term test - Wednesday Nov. 23rd.
Unseen short story test - Thursday Nov. 24th
Science
Assigned By: Heather Lucas
We completed Ch 2 Exit Card #3. If you missed it or wish to improve your score, the Exit Card Assignment is posted to Google Classroom.
A reminder all outstanding work for Term 1 Report Cards is due this Friday, November 18th.
November 15, 2022
Science
Assigned By: Heather Lucas
Exit card review questions and blooket. Answers and practice blooket on Google Classroom. Exit Card tomorrow, Wednesday November 16th
November 14, 2022
Science
Assigned By: Heather Lucas
We finished the notes in our booklet.
We completed a Map and hadned it in for marks. Instructions are on google classroom. Paper copies can be found with Mrs. Lucas.
Ch 2 Exit Card 3 Wednesday, November 16th
Language Arts
Assigned By: Janet Critch
Language Term quiz - Wednesday Nov. 23rd
Unseen short story test - Thursday Nov. 24th.
November 11, 2022
Mathematics
Assigned By: Melissa Hedderson
Students have completed Unit 2. The quiz for Unit 2 is rescheduled for Thursday, Nov 17. Students will spend this upcoming week reviewing operations with integers.
November 10, 2022
Science
Assigned By: Heather Lucas
We completed notes on Ocean bassins, definitions 15-22 and worked on the Ocean floor graph.
We watched two videos: Ocean Floor Features and The Scientist Who Mapped the Ocean Floor. These are on Google classroom
Exit card Ch 2 #3 Wednesday, Nov 16
Art
Assigned By: Stacey Walsh
Sketchbook activities (see Classwork) are due by November 18th.
November 9, 2022
Science
Assigned By: Heather Lucas
Ch 2 Exit Card #3 next week
November 8, 2022
Health
Assigned By: Stacey Walsh
We continued working on Poster: Emotional and Social Health. All details can be found under Classwork. Students will be given one more class to work on this assignment. It is due Friday, November 18th (end of class).

Overdue: Terry Fox Assignment. Get this in ASAP.
November 7, 2022
Religion
Assigned By: Heather Lucas
We finished Remember the Titans. The Assignment is now due on Google Classroom.
Mathematics
Assigned By: Melissa Hedderson
Just a reminder of the outcome check tomorrow on 2.2 and 2.4 (multiplying and dividing integers).

We will be having a unit quiz the following Tuesday, Nov 15 on 2.1-2.5.
November 4, 2022
Mathematics
Assigned By: Melissa Hedderson
We have now finished multiplying and dividing integers. We will have an outcome check on 2.2 and 2.4 on Tuesday, Nov 8. The following week, we will have a quiz on Unit 2.
November 3, 2022
Art
Assigned By: Stacey Walsh
We completed Assignment: Contour Drawings. This will be a Portfolio mark. See Google Classroom for more details.

Overdue: Graffiti Tag Assignment and Reflection. Get these in ASAP.

Students are coming to class without pencils or Sketchbook. Bring pencils, sketchbook, Chromebooks, chargers and all other art supplies to class!
November 2, 2022
Science
Assigned By: Heather Lucas
We did Exit Card Ch 2 #2. Assignment is on Google Classroom.
We reviewed shoreline features and completed a worksheet on identifyig them
November 1, 2022
Art
Assigned By: Stacey Walsh
Students continued working on Contour Drawings.

Graffiti Tag Assignment and Reflections are overdue.

Remember! Bring your sketchbook to all future classes (along with pencil, Chromebook, charger, art supplies, etc).
Science
Assigned By: Heather Lucas
Review for our exit card tomorrow. Questions and answers are on google classroom as well as a review blooket. EXIT CARD TOMORROW
October 28, 2022
Health
Assigned By: Stacey Walsh
We began working on Poster: Emotional and Social Health. All details can be found under Classwork. Students will be given two more classes to work on this assignment. It is due by the end of the third class (Friday, November 18th).

Please remember to bring Chromebooks, chargers and pencils to class!

Assignment: Terry Fox is now overdue!


Have a fun and safe Halloween weekend! 🎃
Science
Assigned By: Heather Lucas
Corrected defintions 4-13 in the booklet. Watched two videos on Tsunamis and learned about tides (p. 10 booklet). Notes & videos on Google classroom.
Next exit card up to and including tides, Nov 2
October 27, 2022
Religion
Assigned By: Heather Lucas
Remember the Titans continued. Questions 4-8
October 26, 2022
Science
Assigned By: Heather Lucas
Booklet p. 9 & 10 on Upwelling and Waves. Videos on Google classroom. Complete definitions 4-13.
October 25, 2022
Art
Assigned By: Stacey Walsh
Graffiti Tag Assignment and Reflections are overdue. Please make sure that you have both items complete (and artwork placed in folder) before next class.

We began learning about Contour Drawings. We completed two Blind Contour drawings in class.

Remember! Bring your sketchbook to all future classes (along with Chromebook, charger, and art supplies).
October 24, 2022
Language Arts
Assigned By: Janet Critch
Short Stories: all Gore assignments should be in by now.
Students are working on their Tell-Tale Heart Comic Book. It is due in at the end of class on Tuesday.
Science
Assigned By: Heather Lucas
Review questions for the Exit Card TOMORROW. Questions and answers are on google classroom
October 21, 2022
Art
Assigned By: Stacey Walsh
Students finished working on their Graffiti Tag Assignment. Details can be found under Classwork. This assignment is due by next class, Tuesday, October 25th.

Students then completed a Reflection (on Google forms or on paper). Students not yet finished their assignment may complete this Reflection next class.

Remember! Bring your Chromebook, charger, sketchbook, pencil, art supplies, etc. with you to class!
Science
Assigned By: Heather Lucas
Review questions and Blooket for our Exit card Tuesday, October 25.
October 20, 2022
Language Arts
Assigned By: Janet Critch
Short stories:
1. Gore assignment (Lucas 'Revenge) is due in by the end of class on Friday.
2. The Tell-Tale Heart: comic book is due in at the end of class on Monday.
Science
Assigned By: Heather Lucas
Exit card Tue Oct. 25
October 19, 2022
Health
Assigned By: Stacey Walsh
We finished watching the Terry Fox movie and worked on Assignment #1: Terry Fox.

This assignment will be due before next class on Friday, October 28th. Please submit your work on paper (in your Portfolio folder) or through Google Classroom.
Mathematics
Assigned By: Melissa Hedderson
We have started Unit 2 and are reviewing adding and subtracting integers. All Pythagorean Theorem projects are due on Friday.
Science
Assigned By: Heather Lucas
Notes in P. 5 & 6 of the booklet.
Definitions 1-4
Exit card on this material Monday, Oct. 24th
October 18, 2022
Religion
Assigned By: Heather Lucas
Class time to work on Media & Ethics Questions.
Began 'Remember the Titans' Movie assignment
October 17, 2022
Language Arts
Assigned By: Janet Critch
Short stories: today students continued to work on their Gore questions. They were due at the end of the class. Also, they were introduced to their Gore assignment: Lucas' Revenge. They have Tuesday and Wednesday's class to work on it - it is due by the end of Friday's class (Oct. 21st).
All instructions and the story Gore can be found in Google Classroom.
October 14, 2022
Science
Assigned By: Heather Lucas
Started Chapter 2 - Oceans. Handed out notes.
Wathced Bill Nye - Oceanography. Exit card assignment completed on Google Classroom.
Chapter 1 Booklet due.
Art
Assigned By: Stacey Walsh
Students continued working on their Graffiti Tag Assignment. Details can be found under Classwork. This is the final class given for this assignment.

Remember! You should bring all necessary items to class. This includes pencils, crayons, markers, coloured leads, etc. (as well as Chromebooks for inspiration photos!).
October 13, 2022
Mathematics
Assigned By: Melissa Hedderson
Students are spending all week working on their final projects for Pythagorean Theorem.
October 12, 2022
Art
Assigned By: Stacey Walsh
Students continued working on their Graffiti Tag Assignment. Details can be found under Classwork.

Remember! You should bring all necessary items to class. This includes pencils, crayons, markers, coloured leads, etc. (as well as Chromebooks for inspiration photos!). You will need these for the Grafitti Tag assignment.
Science
Assigned By: Heather Lucas
Review for our exit card tomorrow. Ch 1 Exit Card 2 TOMORROW. Review questions on Google Classroom.
October 11, 2022
Language Arts
Assigned By: Janet Critch
Short Story: today we read the short story Gore. Students are asked to give this story a second reading and have the expository wrote out prior to class on Thursday
Wednesday's class is a library period.
October 7, 2022
Health
Assigned By: Stacey Walsh
We continued watching the Terry Fox movie and worked on Assignment #1: Terry Fox. You will be required to watch the movie (shown in class) and complete the assignment online or on paper. You must submit your work through Google Classroom (if done online) or via Portfolio (if completed on paper). This assignment will be due by the end of next class.

Reminder: Please bring a folder next class (for example, duotang folder) for your Portfolio.

Happy Thanksgiving weekend! Be safe and have fun. We have so much to be grateful for!
Science
Assigned By: Heather Lucas
We did a lab on water densities.
We completed our lab conclusions and turned them in.
Exit card next Thursday, Oct 13.
October 6, 2022
Mathematics
Assigned By: Melissa Hedderson
Students are now working on Pythagorean Theorem word problems.
October 5, 2022
Homeroom Announcements
Assigned By: Janet Critch
Students are asked to remember the fill the tractor. If you can - please bring in an item or 2 or 3 for the Food Bank. 8-3 is currently in last place.
October 4, 2022
Art
Assigned By: Stacey Walsh
Students began working on their Graffiti Tag Assignment. Details can be found under Classwork.

Remember! You should bring all necessary items to class. This includes pencils, crayons, markers, coloured leads, etc. You will need these for the Pop Art assignment.
October 3, 2022
Science
Assigned By: Heather Lucas
We did Ch 1 Exit Card 1. The assignment is on Google Classroom and you MUST complete it if you missed the exit card or received less than 50 %.
We worked on our booklets pp. 7-9 Abiotic Factors.
Homeroom Announcements
Assigned By: Janet Critch
Reminder: Fill the Tractor. Students are asked to bring in items for the food bank. The class that brings in the most will win a class pizza party.
Mathematics
Assigned By: Melissa Hedderson
Students are currently working on Pythagorean Theorem.
Language Arts
Assigned By: Janet Critch
Short stories: students should reread the short story Two Island (in their text book)
September 28, 2022
Science
Assigned By: Heather Lucas
We reviewed our notes with a question sheet and by playing Blooket.
Exit Card Monday!
Health
Assigned By: Stacey Walsh
Students watched the Terry Fox movie and worked on Assignment #1: Terry Fox.

Students will have 3 classes to watch the movie and complete the assignment. Note that it must be submitted through Google Classroom or Portfolio (if completed on paper).

Reminder: Please bring a folder next class (for example, duotang folder) for Portfolio work.
September 27, 2022
Language Arts
Assigned By: Janet Critch
Grammar quiz this Thursday
Religion
Assigned By: Heather Lucas
We worked on questions in Google classroom regarding ethics and media.
September 26, 2022
Mathematics
Assigned By: Melissa Hedderson
Students will write a journal entry on estimating square roots tomorrow. See p. 24 of textbook for an example or the 1.4 worksheet that students have been working on over the last two classes.
Home Economics
Assigned By: Alanna Fitzpatrick
All Money Management assignments should have been completed and submitted during our last class. There will not be additional class time to work on this assignment, so if it was not completed today, it must be finished at home.

Also, all sewing safety quizzes should have been submitted by the end of our last class.

Also: BRING SOCKS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

You will need to bring a pair of socks for an upcoming sock monkey project. The socks can be any colour or pattern, but ankle socks will not work for this project. Please bring these in as soon as possible.
September 23, 2022
Mathematics
Assigned By: Melissa Hedderson
We have now finished estimating square roots (section 1.4).

We will be having a journal entry on 1.4 on Tues Sept 27.
Science
Assigned By: Heather Lucas
We watched Bill Nye The Water Cycle and did an ECA on google classroom. We began a foldable on the water cycle. To be handed in next class WITH the instructions stapled to it.
Art
Assigned By: Stacey Walsh
Students continued working on the Art Folder (portfolio). Details found under Assignments. This is the final class given to complete this assignment.


Students are encouraged to drop into Art Club (lunch times) in the coming weeks to work on any unfinished art work.
September 22, 2022
Homeroom Announcements
Assigned By: Janet Critch
Students are reminded to bring in their blue permission form for the Terry Fox walk tomorrow. Also we ask if students can bring a looney or tooney into the Terry Fox Foundation.
Language Arts
Assigned By: Janet Critch
Grammar test - Thursday Sept. 29th
September 21, 2022
Home Economics
Assigned By: Alanna Fitzpatrick
All Money Management assignments should have been completed and submitted during today's class. There will not be additional class time to work on this assignment, so if it was not completed today, it must be finished at home.
Language Arts
Assigned By: Janet Critch
Grammar - students should have completed up to the end of prepositions and interjections.
Students should be prepared for a pop quiz on parts of speech. Study guide in google classroom.
Grammar test - next Thursday Sept. 29th
Art
Assigned By: Stacey Walsh
Students continued working on their Art Folder (portfolio). Details found under Assignments on Google Classroom.

Students are encouraged to drop into Art Club (lunch times) in the coming weeks to work on any unfinished art work.
Science
Assigned By: Heather Lucas
Exit Card 4 - Lab layout and household symbols. Exit Card Assignment (ECA) on Google Classroom.
Handout Ch 1 Booklet of notes. We completed p. 3 #1-5 a-d
September 20, 2022
Language Arts
Assigned By: Janet Critch
Grammar - students should be finished up to the end of prepositions and interjections for class on Thursday.
Pop Quiz - either Wednesday or Thursday of this week. Study guide in google classroom.

Wednesday's class is library period - please bring in your novel.

Grammar test next Thursday Sept. 29th.
Home Economics
Assigned By: Alanna Fitzpatrick
You will have next class (Wednesday, September 21) to finish up your Money Management Assignment.

Also: BRING SOCKS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

You will need to bring a pair of socks for an upcoming sock monkey project. The socks can be any colour or pattern, but ankle socks will not work for this project. Please bring these in as soon as possible.
Mathematics
Assigned By: Melissa Hedderson
Just a reminder of the outcome check tomorrow. It will include sections 1.1 and 1.2. Students should know their perfect squares and square roots up to 225. Students have been given a chart to practice.
September 16, 2022
Religion
Assigned By: Heather Lucas
Introduction to the course.
Complete and submitted a worksheet on Character traits
Mathematics
Assigned By: Melissa Hedderson
Students spent this week focusing on squares and square roots. We will be having an Exit Card on Wed, Sept 21 on this material. (1.1 and 1.2 of the notes)
September 15, 2022
Homeroom Announcements
Assigned By: Janet Critch
Students forms are now past due, please get them in ASAP.
Language Arts
Assigned By: Janet Critch
Grammar - students are to have completed the first 6 pages (front and back) of their grammar worksheets for class on Tuesday.
Science
Assigned By: Heather Lucas
Exit cards on WHMIS and Equipment. Exit card assignemtns (ECAs) are open on google classroom.
Exit card on lab Safety - Layout, Wednesday Sep. 21.
September 14, 2022
Art
Assigned By: Stacey Walsh
Students had their second class working on the Art Folder (portfolio). Assignment details found in Google Classroom.
September 13, 2022
Homeroom Announcements
Assigned By: Janet Critch
Students are reminded to bring in their signed forms ASAP. Thank you
Language Arts
Assigned By: Janet Critch
Students are to complete up to the end of Pronouns in their grammar workbooks for class tomorrow.
Science
Assigned By: Heather Lucas
Review lab safety. Will have exit card (multiple choice questions) on Lab Conduct) on Wednesday, tomorrow.
Home Economics
Assigned By: Alanna Fitzpatrick
You will have next class (Wednesday, September 21) to finish up your Money Management Assignment.

Also: BRING SOCKS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

You will need to bring a pair of socks for an upcoming sock monkey project. The socks can be any colour or pattern, but ankle socks will not work for this project. Please bring these in as soon as possible.
September 12, 2022
Home Economics
Assigned By: Alanna Fitzpatrick
In case you missed our first class, the code for our Home Ec Google Classroom is: s5g34kc

Also: BRING SOCKS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

You will need to bring a pair of socks for an upcoming sock monkey project. The socks can be any colour or pattern, but ankle socks will not work for this project. Please bring these in as soon as possible.

You will need your chromebooks for next class.
September 9, 2022
Homeroom Announcements
Assigned By: Janet Critch
Students are reminded to bring in their forms (media, technology, medical, etc) on Monday. Thank you
Art
Assigned By: Stacey Walsh
Students began working on the Art Folder (portfolio). Assignment details found in Google Classroom. Students will have 2-3 classes to work on this.

Google Classroom code: hecn4vb
Home Economics
Assigned By: Alanna Fitzpatrick
BRING SOCKS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

You will need to bring a pair of socks for an upcoming sock monkey project. The socks can be any colour or pattern, but ankle socks will not work for this project. Please bring these in as soon as possible.

I will tell you more about this during our first class on Monday.

You will need your chromebooks for Monday's class.
September 8, 2022
Homeroom Announcements
Assigned By: Janet Critch
Please remember to bring in your forms (media, demographic, health, ect.) ASAP.
Health
Assigned By: Stacey Walsh
We had our first Health class of the year this week. No homework was assigned.

Reminder to bring your Chromebooks, chargers and pencils for next class.

It was so nice to meet each and every one of you! Looking forward to a great year ahead!
Language Arts
Assigned By: Janet Critch
Students were assigned the first book report - students have until Nov. 30th, to read a novel and write a book report. I have placed the outline in google classroom.

back