Ms. Egan’s Newsletter 5/27

Greetings, Middle School Families,

Over this next week, students in all grades will be engaged in creative writing projects to be shared with their classes next Tuesday and Wednesday. No work at home will be required for these projects.

*7th graders will have serving practice for the 8th grade dinner this Tuesday at 2pm (during school).

*Permission slips for the 8th grade retreat are due on Wednesday. Drivers needed!

5th and 6th Grade language arts classes will doing a “Fractured Fairy Tale” storytelling project. Students will be in groups of 4 storytellers with each student assigned a separate storytelling role. The goal is to collaborate and create a “fractured” fairy tale (in the spirit of The True Story of the Three Little Pigs). Groups will share their stories with the class next week. In addition, students will finish up their spring writing in their last few writing lab classes.

7th grade language arts is doing a quick poetry project. Students have chosen a poet and will research to create a flip book about their poet. Flip books will be shared next week.

8th grade language arts is doing a storytelling jigsaw. Students will randomly pick a character, setting, and conflict and create a story from it.  8th graders will also do a few practices for graduation this week.

Looking Ahead:

Friday, May 31: Blue & Gold Dance (all middle school grades)

Monday, June 3: 8th Grade Retreat (8:30 – 12:00 at Dixon Lake) & Parent vs. 8th Grade Games/Potluck (1:00 – 2:45)

Tuesday, June 4: 8th Grade Dinner @ 5:30pm (8th grade’s last day of school)

Wednesday, June 5: 3pm Graduation Mass, 4pm Graduation; Early Dismissal 

Thursday, June 6: End of the Year Parties; Early Dismissal

Friday, June 7: Last Day of School! (10am dismissal)