Reminder – Instrumental & Choir Performances are tomorrow at BDMS (see NETWORKings for more information)
  • Vocabulary Assignment #2: due on Wednesday
  • Writing Assignment #2-3: group project – investigating what the world eats (6 essential questions + food preparation + display).  #2 is due Jan 17; #3 is due Jan 23
  • Current Events Assignments #2: Rules in the kitchen (family interview, research, informative poster); due Thursday
  • Reading & Reflections (Literature book The Omnivore’s Dilemma); due Friday
  • MobyMax Language: 30 minutes; due Fridays
  • CommonLit: “Your Food Choices Affect Earth’s Climate”; due Friday
  • Vocabulary & Literature Quizzes: Fridays
  • RJW #4 (based on nonfiction book); due Thursday
  • Writer’s Workshop – work on portfolio and reflections
  • Passion Project – researching and working through requirements
  • In class instructions & possible additional assignments


  • Math Homework (CPM/Other) – every day
  • MobyMax and/or Khan: 45 minutes a week, due on Mondays
  • Fact Fluency: 20 minutes a week (until tested out), due on Fridays
  • Fridays: math quizzes 
  • In class instructions & possible additional assignments

Science: Nutrition (labs, journaling, lectures, projects)


EE – Big Break

  • This Friday, January 17th – EE Program at Big Break from 9:45~12pm   Group B: Christopher, Gabriel, Luis, Gage, Aaron, Sarah, Laila, Apple, Maryam, Peyton, Atticus, Carter, Manvi Drivers: Kristie Pope, and ?????
  • Thank you for everyone who has signed up to drive. We still need drivers for future dates!  Please go to SignUp Genius, look to see which dates your student is attending, and if you see an open spot, please sign up! If we don’t have drivers, we can’t take the students! 
Other Important Information
January 30th – Study Trip: On Thursday, January 30th from 8:15~2:30pm, we will be exploring the “Gourmet Ghetto” in Berkeley.  This trip is to expose the students to restaurants which promote local and sustainable food models.  Thank you to Mrs. MacCallister, Mrs. Kaifi, and Mrs. Moon for driving. We still need a couple more drivers for this trip!  If you are interested in driving (and can take a minimum of 4 students), please email us.  The cost for chaperones is $20.  If we get more parents interested then we can take, we will do a lottery.  This trip will involve walking & eating.