OUR GOALS FOR THIS YEAR:
Critical Thinking Communication Collaboration
Congratulations to our 2015 graduates! You will be Missed!
comic o'the present
May 8: after school-5pm at ITT Tech (8488 Georgia Street Merrillville, IN); throw a pie in Ms. Arceo's face for $1
May 11-22: MAP assessments
May 29: end of year awards ceremony (in-house, students only)
May 30: K & 8th grade graduation
June 3: Last day of school
You need 30 Scholastic Reads Points by end of each quarter.
**If you accumulate 300+ points during 3rd quarter, as a class, you will earn a movie and lunch field trip!**
To earn points:
-read a book at your lexile level or higher
-fill out the alternative book report cover sheet and
-choose one of the 50 alternatives to a book report options and remember that you cannot use any one of the options more than once this year!
the above graphic borrowed from Reasonist Products' website
Expectations for typed work
Friendly reminder that all essays/papers typed on Microsoft Word must be typed in Times New Roman, 12 point font, double spaced and with 1" margins all around.
See the "Writing Mechanics" page for more information on writing.
The majority of our work will be shared on G-Drive, so we don't waste paper!
Messages for the whole school
messages for middle schoolers (& families)
All middle schoolers are required to complete 20 service hours by the last day of school this year!
National Academies Press
Purdue University Online Writing Lab (OWL)
Citation Formatting for MLA (easybib)
Another Citation Formatting Site (bibme)
National Geographic Map-Maker
Avicenna's Odysseyware Site
CNN Student News
Our Quiz Classroom
Ms. Arceo's Twitter account
US History text
Periodic Table Videos
Scholastic Book Expert Online