Archive for the ‘8A Voyagers’ Category

May 15-19, 2017

Monday, May 15th, 2017

Some announcements to be aware of for this week and next week:

***Please send back the REPORT CARD PREFERENCE LETTER with your child to RTI.  You will chose your method of report card delivery: a. car rider  b. bus  or c. mail REPORT CARD PICKUP will be from 9:30-10:30 a.m. only on Thursday, May 25. (If your child might need summer school, pick up the report card – do not have it mailed – this may cause you to miss the deadline to register for summer school.)

***SUMMER REMEDIATION LETTERS go home on Thursday, May 18

***BLUE SCHEDULE days this week: Club Day on Wednesday, May 17  and PBIS Activity on Friday, May 19

***HALF DAY SCHEDULES next week on TUESDAY, May 23 and WEDNESDAY, May 24 – Students will be released at 12:20 p.m.

***AWARD CEREMONY will be at 8:00 a.m. on Tuesday, May 23

***Please search for textbooks, library books, and other school-related materials in your home and car. Please RETURN ALL BOOKS and PAY ANY OUTSTANDING FEES OR DEBTS. (Report card will not be handed out on May 25 if there is an outstanding fee or debt – you will be required to pick up the report card at a later date.)

THANK YOU for your time and attention! THANK YOU for sharing your child with us this year. We wish you a very HAPPY, HEALTHY, and RESTFUL SUMMER!!!!

May 1-5, 2017

Monday, May 1st, 2017

ELA: TEST  Tuesday on Vocabulit Lesson 11 (Duhon only – study pink sheets)/ Finishing Anne Frank movie and associated activities / Begin Japanese Internment in Scope magazine

Science: Review for LEAP / Vocab packets due Tuesday

History: Finishing ABC Booklets / Economics project

Math: QUIZ Friday on Lesson 5, 9, 10 Module 6

*****   SCIENCE LEAP TEST this FRIDAY – sleep well and eat a good breakfast

April 24-28, 2017

Monday, April 24th, 2017

ELA – TEST on Anne Frank play Act 2 (Tuesday for Ms Duhon, Wednesday for Ms Knepper) Study your study guide completed in class / Bring in permission slip for Anne Frank movie

Science – working on Vocabulary Log in class (to be graded end of week) / Leap review

History – working on review booklet (ABC booklet) in class / No test this week

SOCIAL STUDIES LEAP on Wednesday and Thursday – Go to bed early and eat a good breakfast!!!

SPRING CARNIVAL on FRIDAY  (Blue schedule)


April 18-21, 2017

Wednesday, April 19th, 2017

Science: taking notes on chapter 15 lesson 1 & 2 only / QUIZ on Friday

History: working on chapter 2 packet (no test this week)

Math: Review LEAP skills / TEST next Friday

ELA: TEST on Act 1 of Anne Frank play Monday and Tuesday / Begin Act II / TEST on Act II of Anne Frank next week


March 27-31, 2017

Monday, March 27th, 2017

Science: TEST Friday on Chapter 13 Lessons 1, 2, 4, 5. Make sure ALL worksheets are finished for Friday.

History: Government TEST 1 on Tuesday / Chapter 15 vocab and sentences due Tuesday / Government QUIZ 2 Friday

Math: Module 5 Lessons 5-10 QUIZ Friday

ELA: TEST Friday on 2 Scope articles “The Boys Who Fought the Nazis” and “Anne Frank – The Girl Who Lived Forever” / Beginning LEAP Practice this week / Duhon in Library Monday / Knepper in Library Tuesday

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Wednesday: Spring Pep Rally – Blue schedule

Friday: PBIS Dress Day – TWIN DAY (Must wear uniform pants. Shirts, socks, shoes, accessories may be out of uniform if matching a twin.)

March 20-24, 2017

Monday, March 20th, 2017


  • Mon.: Finish notes; Do review for homework
  • Tues.: Ch. 13 (1, 3, and 4) TEST
  • Wed., Thurs., Fri.: Vocab crossword puzzle and notes

Social Studies:

  • Test on Friday on state governments; study from yellow packets


  • Module 5,  Lesson 2, Problem Set #1-9

ELA (Duhon and Knepper):

  • Mon.: Vocabulit lesson 9 TEST and start Unit 3 Benchmark TEST
  • Tues.: Finish Unit 3 Benchmark TEST
  • Wed., Thurs., Fri.: Start Unit 4; Begin reading Scope articles “Boys Who Fought the Nazis” and “Girl Who Lived Forever”

 ***Important Reminders:***

1. Mon.: Report card handout  - Get potential failure letters and Marlin envelopes signed by parent

2. Wed.: Club day and Spring picture day

3. Fri.: RTI Incentive and night dance from 6-9 pm

March 13-17, 2017

Monday, March 13th, 2017


Science: taking notes on Chap 12 less 1, 3, 4 / TEST Mon or Tues next week

History: Working on project in class on government / NO test this week!!!

Math: Mr Segura was out today – will try to update tomorrow

ELA: TEST on “The Tell-Tale Heart” Mon and Tues / Scope dramatized play version of “Tell-Tale Heart” / Begin Vocabulit Lesson 9 this week – VOC TEST on it next week

Special schedules all week for practice testing (7th grade Mon and Tues / 8th grade Wed and Fri)


REPORT CARDS go home next week – March 20


March 6-10, 2017

Monday, March 6th, 2017

Science: Benchmark TEST Wednesday / Mini Lesson 6 TEST Thursday / Start notes Friday

Math: Review Module 4 / Lesson 28-31 QUIZ Friday

ELA: “Tell-Tale Heart” story and activities all week / “Tell-Tale” TEST Monday or Tuesday next week / STAR test Wednesday in computer lab / Begin Vocab 9 end of week

History: Check back later for update on History assignments


Feb 20-14, 2017

Monday, February 20th, 2017

Science: Mon: finish Chap 10 portfolio for homework / Tue: Chapter 10 TEST / Wed-Thur: Water Cycle notes / Fri: Water Cycle QUIZ

History: Vocab QUIZ on yellow log Thurs. / World War II TEST Fri

Math: QUIZ friday Lesson 26, 27

ELA: TEST Wed on “Zoo,” “The Blind Men and the ELephant,” and “The Secret Life of Walter Mitty” review notes and portfolio activities / Possible Quiz on Points of View Thurs.

******   NO SCHOOL NEXT WEEK: FEBRUARY 27-March 3, 2017     ***** MARDI GRAS BREAK




Feb 13-17, 2017

Monday, February 13th, 2017

Science: Finish vocab puzzle (if not finished in class) / Take notes in class on Chap 10 Lesson 1, 2, 4 / TEST early next week – Start studying now

History: NO test this week YAY! / Going over World War II this week / Will watch movie Pearl Harbor Friday and Monday – MUST have PERMISSION SLIP SIGNED to watch the movie

Math: QUIZ Thursday on Module 4 Lesson 25-26 Systems of Equations, Graphing, Substitution, Elimination

ELA: TEST on “Ransom of Red Chief” Monday / Working on “Zoo,” “Blind Men and Elephant,” and “Secret Life of Walter Mitty” this week / Narrative Writing Wednesday in computer lab / Homework for Duhon: Complete Point of View worksheet Monday night (due Tuesday) / Homework for Knepper: Finish Story Board for “Ransom of Red Chief”  Monday night (due at beginning of class Tuesday)

$1.00 donation to wear jeans on Tuesday 2/14/17

$1.00 donation to wear Valentine colored shirt on Tuesday 2/14/17

May do one or the other or both ($2.00 if you do both)

CONGRATS to 8A students for winning Wacky Olympics last Friday!!!!