Thursday, January 30th from 8:15~2:30pm, study trip to Berkeley (see details below)
  • Vocabulary Assignment #4: due on Wednesday
  • Writing Assignment #4: partner project – investigating food borne disease then create a skit; due Friday
  • Current Events Assignments #4/5: group project – produce a newspaper after researching assigned topic; research/data due Thursday
  • Reading & Reflections (Literature book The Omnivore’s Dilemma); due Friday
  • MobyMax Language: 30 minutes; due Fridays
  • Vocabulary & Literature Quizzes: Fridays
  • RJW #6 (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 31st – EE Program at Big Break from 9:45~12pm  Group A: Jason, Reagan, Emily, Rossy, Leia, Hailey, Asya, Jeremy, Noah, Zion, Cassidy, Adrian, Grace S, Kianna.    Drivers: Rachel Bentley  We need 1 more driver!
  • 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! 
Other Important Information
January 30th – Study Trip: This 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, Mr. or Mrs. Carrillo, Mrs. Bordges, Mrs. Barnes, Mrs. Pope, and Mrs. Moon for driving. We are good to go on drivers…thank you!