Ms. Egan’s Class Weekly Update 10/1

Happy October Middle School Families!

This was 8th grade’s last week of Wednesday mass until after Christmas time, and they did great the past 5 weeks!

In Language Arts, we’re still going strong with Esperanza Rising and The Circuit. Shortly, we will move into learning how to research for the science fair.

In Social Studies, we are wrapping up the first units, and will be moving on to the Revolutionary War in US History, and Ancient Mesopotamia in Ancient Civilizations. Because of the two half days next week, the unit tests have been moved to the following week.

Technology Use Agreements went out today. Please carefully read this with your child. It must be signed by both the student and parent.

DC Trip: The deadline to sign up is October 5th. If you are still interested in signing your child up, please contact me ASAP for information. Mrs. Prieto will be the chaperone accompanying the kids on the trip. Keep an eye out for an upcoming informational meeting for all families with children attending.

Bates Nut Farm: Our field trip will be on Thursday, October 12th. Please see previous newsletter for more details, and expect the permission slip this week. If you are planning to drive or chaperone, you must complete the Safe Environment Training on CMG Connect by Friday, October 6th. Please read the email from Mrs. Huelskamp that was sent on 9/25 for more information.

Fall Fiesta: The Fall Fiesta is October 7th & 8th. Mass will begin at 10:30am on Sunday the 8th. 7th grade will be doing the mass, and all students are required to attend. The Spaghetti Dinner is Friday, October 6th. In order to prepare, we will have 12pm dismissal on Thursday, October 5th and Friday, October 6th.

No School on Monday, October 9th. 

Halloween Dance: 6th-8th grade may attend the Halloween Dance on Friday, October 27th from 6-9pm. More information to come.