Announcements:

Paula Jackson: Outsiders projects are due next Friday, April 12th. All work must be submitted including planning booklet and final product (video or soundtrack). Book Check #3 is scheduled for Wednesday, April 17th. Students should now be reading an independent book at home to prepare for this book check.
Paula Jackson: Students have started work on their Researched Speech Project. ALL students are expected to submit their topic by beginning of tomorrow~s class for teacher approval along with the completed chart ~What I Already Know About My Topic~ and ~What I Need To Find Out~. This can be found in their assigned booklet distributed yesterday. If at any time, students are absent or fall behind during the research process, it is the expectation that they work on their project for homework.
Bill Bursey: Grade 8 Social Studies Test Unit 2 Tuesday February 5
Thatan Higgins: Unit 4-6 Cumulative Test - Part 1: Friday, May 3rd. Part 2: Monday, May 6th

Homework Assigned For Homeroom: HR 8 -5


April 16, 2019
English
Assigned By: Paula Jackson

Bring independent book to class tomorrow for book check evaluation


April 10, 2019
Technology
Assigned By: Thomas Sheppard

3D Design Project - Students should be working on Step 3 creating their prototype in TinkerCad and uploading it as an STL file to the Google Classroom.


April 9, 2019
Science
Assigned By: Susan Corbett-Davis

Ch.5 Checkup---TOMORROW

Upcoming Evaluations:
Unit 2 (Chapters 4,5 & 6) April 15,2019
We will start working in class tomorrow on review sheet.


April 8, 2019
Art
Assigned By: Frances Squires

Today we did our coiled clay pots. Next class we will complete a cover for the pots.
No homework.


Religion
Assigned By: Christine Rowe

Today we corrected our Wreck It Ralph assignments which were due in today.


Math
Assigned By: Thatan Higgins

p.363 #5dg,6ah,9,12c, 14


April 3, 2019
Science
Assigned By: Susan Corbett-Davis

Upcoming Evaluations:
Unit 2 (Chapters 4,5 & 6) April 15,2019. Unit Review will be due a few days before this time.


April 2, 2019
Technology
Assigned By: Thomas Sheppard

Currently working on 3D Design Project and should be completing Step 2 - Research (see Google Classroom).


April 1, 2019
Science
Assigned By: Susan Corbett-Davis

We are doing concave mirrors. Students are asked to complete 1-5 on their practice sheets.


Math
Assigned By: Thatan Higgins

p.342 #7ace,8ace,12ab, and p.347 #4,5


March 27, 2019
Math
Assigned By: Thatan Higgins

Finish section 6.3 Worksheet and p.336-337 #3,4,6,7,8


Science
Assigned By: Susan Corbett-Davis

Reflection Lab Assessment tomorrow


March 26, 2019
Math
Assigned By: Thatan Higgins

Finish section 6.2 worksheet.


March 20, 2019
Art
Assigned By: Frances Squires

Students were introduced to the clay pot project. Production will start next day!


Science
Assigned By: Susan Corbett-Davis

Reflection Lab---Mar.21/19
Reflection Lab Assessment---Mar.27/19


March 19, 2019
Religion
Assigned By: Christine Rowe

Last class to work on their Wreck It Ralph assignment. Should be finished for homework.


Math
Assigned By: Thatan Higgins

Unit 5 Test Tomorrow


March 15, 2019
Technology
Assigned By: Thomas Sheppard

We have started the 3D Design Project where students have to design a 3D object in Tinkercad.com to solve a problem.


March 14, 2019
Math
Assigned By: Thatan Higgins

Review for section 5.5-5.10 assignment tomorrow


March 11, 2019
Science
Assigned By: Susan Corbett-Davis

Chapter 4 Checkup is tomorrow, Mar.12/19


March 7, 2019
Art
Assigned By: Susan Corbett-Davis

Students are working through Chapter 4 workbook. They are completing a electromagnetic radiation project for two days. A Ch.4 Checkup will take place Tuesday, Mar.12/19. Students are expected to have the review completed for Monday, Mar.11/19


March 6, 2019
Math
Assigned By: Thatan Higgins

Finish section 5.7 Worksheet given in class today.


March 5, 2019
Math
Assigned By: Thatan Higgins

Finish section 5.6 worksheet


March 4, 2019
Math
Assigned By: Thatan Higgins

Worksheet 5.6


February 28, 2019
Technology
Assigned By: Thomas Sheppard

Completed School Development Student Survey.


February 26, 2019
Religion
Assigned By: Christine Rowe

Discussed movie and then they started working on their assignment for this section.


Math
Assigned By: Thatan Higgins

Review for tomrrows Assignment (section 5.1-5.4)


February 22, 2019
Religion
Assigned By: Christine Rowe

Finished watching Wreck It Ralph.


February 21, 2019
Math
Assigned By: Thatan Higgins

p.260 #8


English
Assigned By: Paula Jackson

Students are reminded that homework this week has been speech writing. Presentation of speeches start on Monday, Feb. 25th.


February 19, 2019
Math
Assigned By: Thatan Higgins

p.252 #3,4,5,6


February 13, 2019
Math
Assigned By: Thatan Higgins

Finish section 5.1 worksheet that was given out in class today.


February 5, 2019
English
Assigned By: Paula Jackson

Finish text-to-text connection answer started in class today / study for test on Monday


Math
Assigned By: Thatan Higgins

Finished Surface area and volume worksheet today. Started review for unit 4.
P.223-225 #2,5,6a,7,11,15.
Will be working on review again tomorrow. p.226-227 #1,2,3,4,5,6,7,9


February 1, 2019
Math
Assigned By: Thatan Higgins

p.204 #4a,5ab,6a,10,11


Religion
Assigned By: Christine Rowe

Just went over the contrast in following the golden rule to treat people like you would like to be treated from what Hitler did to the Jews in auschwitz.


January 31, 2019
Math
Assigned By: Thatan Higgins

p.198-199
#4a,5,7ab,11,12


January 30, 2019
Math
Assigned By: Thatan Higgins

p.212 #4,6,8ab,9,10,11,13,14


Science
Assigned By: Susan Corbett-Davis

Finish pressure practice questions in text for tomorrow.(p.351-353)


January 29, 2019
Social Studies
Assigned By: Bill Bursey

Study terms and Long answer questions on the study guide for test Unit 2, Tuesday February 5 Day 6


January 23, 2019
Science
Assigned By: Susan Corbett-Davis

Checkup on Ch.8 on Friday, Jan.25th. Review was corrected today in class.


January 21, 2019
Science
Assigned By: Susan Corbett-Davis

Students completed their Density Lab Assessments today. Please note, there will be a checkup on Ch.8 on Friday, Jan.25th. Review at back of booklet due Thursday.


January 15, 2019
Math
Assigned By: Thatan Higgins

p.174 #4-9.11
p.180-181 #3,4,5,7,8,9,10


January 14, 2019
Science
Assigned By: Susan Corbett-Davis

Students started p.11-12 today. This is to be completed for homework.
We have practice questions from the textbook corrected, as well as, p.9-10 in workbook.
*Ch.8 Core Lab on Density will take place Wednesday. Please ensure all students are here for this lab.
**Lab Assessment Quiz will be on Monday, January 21/19


Religion
Assigned By: Christine Rowe

continued to work on their research project.


Art
Assigned By: Bill Bursey

Read p # 46 - 55 in the text Branches of the Newfoundland Fishery.


January 8, 2019
Science
Assigned By: Susan Corbett-Davis

We started Chapter 8, and students are to complete p.6 for homework.


January 7, 2019
Science
Assigned By: Susan Corbett-Davis

We read and discussed pages 300-306. Students are asked to complete reading check questions 1-4, p.306.


December 17, 2018
Math
Assigned By: Thatan Higgins

Worked on Cumulative Review today. Cumulative test (units 1,2,3) is the first week back after the Christmas break.


December 11, 2018
Math
Assigned By: Thatan Higgins

Students were given back the Unit 3 assignment today. Very important to review this to prepare for test tomorrow.


Science
Assigned By: Susan Corbett-Davis

Reviewed Viscosity Lab today. Students need to study for Lab Assessment on Thursday.

Chapter 7 Review Sheet needs to be completed by Thursday. Students worked on it in class today.


December 10, 2018
Science
Assigned By: Susan Corbett-Davis

Upcoming evaluations:
There are 2 evaluations.
Students completed their Flow Rate Lab on Wednesday.
Students worked on their lab write up for a couple of classes and a Flow Rate Lab ASSESSMENT will be given on THURSDAY,DEC.13/18 .
CHAPTER 7 CHECKUP---FRIDAY, DEC.14/18


December 5, 2018
Math
Assigned By: Thatan Higgins

p.159 #1,3,5,11,12,14,15,16,23,24,28,29
Reminder that unit 3 Assignment is Monday Dec 10th


December 4, 2018
Social Studies
Assigned By: Bill Bursey

Prepare for Commontary on Quest for the sea. Make sure your jot notes are in order for your write up.


Math
Assigned By: Thatan Higgins

Started review today for next weeks assignment and test,
p.159 #1,3,5,11,12,14,15,16,23,24,28,29


December 3, 2018
Math
Assigned By: Thatan Higgins

p.155 #4,6,7,9,10,11,12
Students were also given 2 worksheets in class today to practice order of operations.


Science
Assigned By: Susan Corbett-Davis

Finish p.8&9 in Ch.7 booklet.
Lab will take place on tomorrow. Labs are mandatory.
Please note:Upcoming evaluations:
Lab Assessment--Dec.11
Ch.7 Checkup--Dec. 14


November 27, 2018
Math
Assigned By: Thatan Higgins

p. 151 - 4,6,7,8,10


November 26, 2018
Science
Assigned By: Susan Corbett-Davis

Complete p.5&7 in Ch.7 booklet.
Students should empty their duotangs today and place in a safe place to study for June.


Math
Assigned By: Thatan Higgins

p.145 #4ab,5ab,6,8,10,12,13,16


November 25, 2018
Social Studies
Assigned By: Bill Bursey

Study terms for chapter 3 in text.
Read p. 46-69 in text Making a Living in the Ninetheeth Century


November 21, 2018
Religion
Assigned By: Christine Rowe

Students continued to present their religion projects.


November 20, 2018
Math
Assigned By: Thatan Higgins

Check up was today.


English
Assigned By: Paula Jackson

Short story writing assignment is due at the end of tomorrow's class. Students should ensure ALL parts of the writing process are submitted.


November 16, 2018
Science
Assigned By: Susan Corbett-Davis

Unit 1 Test Monday


November 15, 2018
English
Assigned By: Paula Jackson

Students are reminded that their short story writing assignment is due on Wednesday, Nov. 21st. We are currently typing a final copy in school over the next three classes as well as creating a cover page and a story summary. If students are absent, you can access your assignment through your Google account to keep up to date on any missed work.


Health
Assigned By: Caitlin Clarke

Any missing work is due Wednesday November 21st.


Math
Assigned By: Thatan Higgins

p.125 #,7,9,11,13,14
Reminder of Check up Tuesday nov 20th on sections 3.1-3.4


Science
Assigned By: Susan Corbett-Davis

Unit 1 Test Monday. We corrected to question 10 today. We will correct the rest of the sheet tomorrow. Students are expected to have all the answer sheet completed for tomorrows class.


November 14, 2018
Religion
Assigned By: Christine Rowe

Continued presentations in class today.


Math
Assigned By: Thatan Higgins

p.125 #10


November 13, 2018
Math
Assigned By: Thatan Higgins

p.113 #6,7,8,11,13
p.118-120 #7,8,11,15


November 8, 2018
English
Assigned By: Paula Jackson

Students have been provided with 6 periods of class time to complete their planning sheet and rough copy for their short story writing assignment. If not finished, it is expected that students complete this prior to next week's classes, so that they are ready to start the revision/editing process on Tuesday.


November 6, 2018
Math
Assigned By: Thatan Higgins

p.108-109 complete with a model (#5,6,7,8,10) ; Complete without a model (#11,12,13ace,14,15,16)


Science
Assigned By: Susan Corbett-Davis

Ch.2 Checkup today. No assigned work. Heads up that Ch.3 is a quick chapter. Unit Test will be in 2 weeks.


Health
Assigned By: Caitlin Clarke

Any incomplete work will be going home to be completed and returned by Friday Nov. 16th.


November 5, 2018
Science
Assigned By: Susan Corbett-Davis

Ch.2 Checkup tomorrow


Health
Assigned By: Caitlin Clarke

Any incomplete work will be going home to be completed and returned before the end of term 1.


November 2, 2018
Science
Assigned By: Susan Corbett-Davis

Ch.2 Checkup will go ahead Tuesday Nov.6/18.
Review sheet is corrected.
We will correct terms at the front of the ch.2 booklet.


November 1, 2018
Religion
Assigned By: Christine Rowe

Last period to work on their religion presentations. We will be presenting next class.


Science
Assigned By: Susan Corbett-Davis

Chapter 2 Review Sheet due tomorrow.


October 30, 2018
Math
Assigned By: Thatan Higgins

In class assignment was today.


October 29, 2018
Math
Assigned By: Thatan Higgins

Review for assignment tomorrow.
p.97-98 #1,2,6,7,11,19,21,22,23 OR practice test (p.99)


October 25, 2018
Science
Assigned By: Susan Corbett-Davis

Tech poster due Friday.
Ch.2 Checkup--Nov.2--review due a day or two before the quiz date.


October 23, 2018
Science
Assigned By: Susan Corbett-Davis

We will be working on a science technology poster/project for the next couple of days in class. Students are asked to bring LEADS or appropriate materials for drawing and coloring the poster.


Math
Assigned By: Thatan Higgins

Review for check up tomorrow.
p.83


October 22, 2018
Social Studies
Assigned By: Bill Bursey

Read p.26-28 in text on the Beothuk. Prepare for Beothuk extinction Assignment by reading p. twice


October 18, 2018
Math
Assigned By: Thatan Higgins

p.80-81 #4,6,8,10,11,12,13


October 17, 2018
Health
Assigned By: Caitlin Clarke

Finish Portrait Activity and return by Friday.

Instructions:
Write the following categories on a sheet of paper:

Family (people who live in your home)
Places I have visited
Things I am good at
Favorite food
Things I like to do

2. List at least 4 things under each category

3. All categories must be colored a different color.

4. You need a legend/key labeling your categories.

5. Name should be across the top/bottom.


Science
Assigned By: Susan Corbett-Davis

Students are asked to complete the first page of their graphing worksheet for homework only.


English
Assigned By: Paula Jackson

We started a 'practice ' short story test today/ will continue in tomorrow's class.Review all notes and study guide in preparation for test.


October 16, 2018
English
Assigned By: Paula Jackson

finish character sketch paragraphs on story 'Stainless Steele'


October 15, 2018
Math
Assigned By: Thatan Higgins

p.73-74 #3,4,5a,6aceg,7aceg, 8abcde,11ab,18


October 11, 2018
English
Assigned By: Paula Jackson

study notes on RACES format and review answers completed on conflict, theme and setting


Math
Assigned By: Thatan Higgins

p.68 #5,6,7,9,12,13,16


Science
Assigned By: Susan Corbett-Davis

Checkup Ch.1 tomorrow. Corrected review today.


October 10, 2018
Science
Assigned By: Susan Corbett-Davis

Check up for Chapter 1 will be Friday, Oct.12/18. I corrected the review/keyterms today with students (a number of students did not have completed).
Water Quality Lab will be on Monday, Oct.15.


English
Assigned By: Paula Jackson

Bring independent book tomorrow for book check evaluation


Religion
Assigned By: Christine Rowe

They are continuing to work on their religion project.


October 9, 2018
Science
Assigned By: Susan Corbett-Davis

I feel students need a couple more days before we quiz. This means check up for chapter 1 will be Friday, Oct.12/18. This means that their Water Quality Lab will probably be on Monday, Oct.15.


Social Studies
Assigned By: Bill Bursey

Marks updated in PowerSchool.


October 4, 2018
Science
Assigned By: Susan Corbett-Davis

***There will be a Chapter 1 Checkup Oct.10/18. Students are asked to complete the review at the back of their booklet by Tuesday. There are 25 questions. We will be correcting it on that day.
***A Water Quality Lab Assessment will take place a day or two after the chapter 1 checkup


October 3, 2018
English
Assigned By: Paula Jackson

finish 'theme' answer on story '51st Dragon'


Science
Assigned By: Susan Corbett-Davis

***There will be a Chapter 1 Checkup Oct.10/18. Students are asked to complete the review at the back of their booklet by Tuesday. We will be correcting it on that day.
Tonight, students are asked to finish color coding the maps of the drainage basins on p.9 &10 in their booklet.


French
Assigned By: Katherine Pumphrey

https://quizlet.com/322683835/core-french-la-rentree-review-flash-cards/

Please use above link to review for In-class- assignment.


Math
Assigned By: Thatan Higgins

Went over assignment today. Test is tomorrow


English
Assigned By: Paula Jackson

finish 'theme' answer on story '51st Dragon'


October 2, 2018
Social Studies
Assigned By: Bill Bursey

Last class for Unit 2 terms. These will be due Thursday. Oct.4th/2018.

We will begin notes during tomorrow's class.


October 1, 2018
English
Assigned By: Paula Jackson

All questions on story Ride the Dark Horse should now be completed


French
Assigned By: Katherine Pumphrey

In-class assignment Wednesday Oct 10


Math
Assigned By: Thatan Higgins

Review for assignment tomorrow.
p.54-57 #2,3,4,5,7,8,10,11, 13,18b,20,21,24,27


Social Studies
Assigned By: Bill Bursey

All choice activities were due in today. (Extended to tomorrow morning for those who needed extra time to complete at home)

We are now working on our Unit 2 Terms.


September 28, 2018
Math
Assigned By: Thatan Higgins

p.49 #6, 10 and worksheet handed out in class.


September 27, 2018
Math
Assigned By: Thatan Higgins

p.34 #5,6 p.43 #3,6abcd


September 26, 2018
Science
Assigned By: Susan Corbett-Davis

***Upcoming evaluation for students
-Chapter 1 Checkup---Oct.10/18---Study Ch.1 Booklet


Math
Assigned By: Thatan Higgins

p.34 #3,4,5,6


September 25, 2018
Science
Assigned By: Susan Corbett-Davis

***CORRECTION to my last post. This class is attending the fieldtrip on WEDNESDAY, September 26 not Oct.2 as previously posted. Sorry for the confusion.


English
Assigned By: Paula Jackson

-finish 'Against Great Odds' worksheet


September 24, 2018
Social Studies
Assigned By: Bill Bursey

Reminder: Unit 1 Quiz TOMORROW (Tuesday)
Study Study Study! Go over the material we went through during in-class review!

*Make sure you have all your material collected for your assignment.


Science
Assigned By: Susan Corbett-Davis

Students will be attending a field trip on October 2nd. On my web page, you will find an electronic copy of the permission letter for the field trips. Paper copies were sent home September 20 and were due TODAY. Please send in the permission slip tomorrow. Note the cost is $10 and please notify me or the office if you have any questions.


September 21, 2018
Science
Assigned By: Susan Corbett-Davis

***LAB EVALUATION on Monday. Study lab write ups we corrected in class. Students will be attending a field trip on September 26. On my web page, you will find an electronic copy of the permission letter for the field trips. Paper copies were sent home September 20. Note the cost is $10 and please notify me or the office if you have any questions.


September 20, 2018
English
Assigned By: Paula Jackson

bring in book for reading class tomorrow


Science
Assigned By: Susan Corbett-Davis

Students worked on a salinity lab this week. We corrected their lab reports in class. Students will be evaluated on the this lab on Monday, September 24th. Students need to study their lab before this time. This is NOT an open book evaluation.


Math
Assigned By: Thatan Higgins

review for check up tomorrow.
p.30 #1,2,3,7,8,9
p54-55 #2,4,5,7,8,9,11,13


Social Studies
Assigned By: Bill Bursey

Students need to brainstorm family tree ideas.

Reviewed for our upcoming quiz. Reminder that the Unit 1 Quiz is fast approaching. Tuesday- Sept.25th (Day 1)
-Know the NFLD map & terms.


September 19, 2018
Math
Assigned By: Thatan Higgins

Finish worksheet 1.4 handed out in class today.
Reminder: Check up is Friday.


English
Assigned By: Paula Jackson

no homework


Religion
Assigned By: Christine Rowe

Second day working on their family crest.


September 18, 2018
Math
Assigned By: Thatan Higgins

p.20 #7,8


English
Assigned By: Paula Jackson

no homework


September 17, 2018
Math
Assigned By: Thatan Higgins

Finish #4 on the back of section1.3 worksheet.


English
Assigned By: Paula Jackson

finish conflict or theme question on 'Going It Alone' story assigned during class today


September 13, 2018
English
Assigned By: Paula Jackson

Independent Reading at home for Book Check #1 on Oct. 12


Math
Assigned By: Thatan Higgins

p.15 #5,6,7,8,11,13,14,15,19
p.30 #1-4,6,7


English
Assigned By: Paula Jackson

Independent Reading at home for Book Check #1 on Oct. 12


September 12, 2018
Science
Assigned By: Susan Corbett-Davis

Salinity Lab scheduled for Friday. Please send in a note if you will be absent.


Math
Assigned By: Thatan Higgins

Finish worksheet 1.2.


September 11, 2018
Math
Assigned By: Thatan Higgins

Textbook: p.8 #4,5,8,9,10,11,12,14,16
Worksheets on sec 1.1 and 1.2 were also handed out today to work on.