We still need two more drivers for this Friday’s Big Break.  See below for details.
  • Vocabulary Assignment #3: due on Wednesday
  • Writing Assignment #3: group project – investigating what the world eats (table display for your country); due Thursday
  • Current Events Assignments #3: International food for your country (bring enough for 22 people to taste); due Thursday
  • Reading & Reflections (Literature book The Omnivore’s Dilemma); due Friday
  • MobyMax Language: 30 minutes; due Fridays
  • CommonLit: none this week
  • Vocabulary & Literature Quizzes: Fridays
  • RJW #5 (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)

Food Inc. Project: researching and creating powerpoint.  Practice presentation is this Thursday (project slides should be done and ready for teacher feedback).


EE – Big Break

  • This Friday, January 24th – EE Program at Big Break from 9:45~12pm   Groups C (science), A (art): Jason, Reagan, Emily, Rossy, Leia, Hailey, Asya, Jeremy, Noah, Zion, Cassidy, Adrian, Grace S, Kianna, Grace B, Ismael, Madi, Frankie, Jaeger, Jae’la, Fera, Christian, Chloe, Abigail, Jackson, Adrianna, Calvin, Haylee. Drivers: Cory Cruz and Jayson Bordges.  We need 2 more drivers!
  • Thank you to 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!    https://www.signupgenius.com/go/20f0f45a4aa28a1fe3-bigbreak 
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, Mrs. Bordges, Mrs. Barnes, Mrs. Pope, and Mrs. Moon for driving. We are good to go on drivers…thank you!