Calendar Reminders:

  • Friday, March 27, 8:00am – 12:00pm – Drop off work and pick up printed copies of next week’s papers.
  • Distance Learning March 23 – April 3
  • Spring Break April 6 – 13
  • Wednesday – Hearing Test (Cancelled)
  • Wednesday – Spring Pictures (Cancelled)
  • Friday – Walk-A-Thon (Postponed)

Announcements:

Welcome to online learning! If you need a chrome book please email Mrs. McCutcheon and you can schedule a time to come by school and pick one up.  If you can’t come by school, we may even be able to drop one off for you at your house.  Each day an assignment will be published on google classroom with the instructions for the day.  If you need help with an assignment or just want to chat :) check in with Mr. Hagan during his online office hours from 9am to 11am check the Language Arts stream on google classroom for a link to join the meeting on Zoom.  Mrs. McCutcheon’s office hours are 10 – 12 and 1-2 daily.  If it is outside of office hours, send the teachers a private message on Google classroom or an email to ask for help.  For instructions on how to login to Zoom watch this video here

Suggested Daily Schedule:
8:30 – 10 Daily assignments from Mr. Hagan, CNN 10, and Moby Max Language
10 – 10:30 Break. Eat a snack and move your body!
10:30 – 12 Math classwork and homework from Mrs. McCutcheon. Check your math calendar for and google classroom for descriptions.
12 – 1 Lunch and move your body! Log your PE time of at least 30 minutes daily.
1 – 2 SSR
2 – 2:30 work on science work for the week
2:30 – 3:30 Elective time! Practice your instrument. Do an art project. Learn a new language using Duolingo. Play a board game with your family. Practice typing. Mix and match daily!

 

Gradelink is the best place to check your student’s progress and performance in middle school.  Please login to Gradelink.  You can view each class to see what work is missing (noted with MIS) and the scores students receive on graded assignments.  Blanks indicate that the teacher has not yet graded an assignment.  You can also see upcoming assignments.

Hear Ye! Hear Ye! By order of Princess Charlotte of ACAndia the following squires have worked hard all trimester and earned the right to join the knighthood: Maya Alvarez, Aisa Ave, Tyler Barajas, Shyla Bess, Ian Christensen, Rebekah Clark, Evan Connolly, Zion Engle, Chioma Ezeife, Jonathan Gamble, Suzette Gonzalez, Lily Greene, Makayla Mattos, Elijah Shirley, and Shudhit Sooch.  These squires will be knighted in a ceremony at a date still to be determined.

Graduation

Middle School Parents.  Graduation team is looking for someone to make a video slide of the current 8th graders for their graduation night.  If you are interested please reply to this email.  Thank you – Middle School Team

e and language arts program for grades 6-8 featuring a design contest where students can design their own nature space. Includes student graphic stor

Assignments:

Reading (Daily):

  • Read for 1 hour a day
  • Book Talk/Review schedule for trimester #3:
    • 4/2, 4/30, 5/28

Mobymax (10 minutes a day):

Students will login to MobyMax here. They will click on the “Language” button and practice for 40 minutes.

Article of the Week (A.O.W.) (Monday):
AOW #3 on Google classroom

Social Studies (Tuesday):

Social Studies Questions #1 on Google classroom.

Writing (Wednesday):

8th graders: Continue to work on your graduation speech.  The draft of your speech needs to be at least 2 minutes in length, although the final can be any length you want it to be.  Remember to consider audience and purpose.  You can use the attached help sheet as a guideline, but remember it’s your speech so make it your own.  I need to see a completed draft by Wednesday 3/25.

7th graders: Write a speech on any subject you want.  You can even write an imaginary speech as if you were accepting an award or entering a hall of fame.  At the top of your speech you need to identify the following:

  • Speaker (if you are playing a role)
  • Expected audience
  • Purpose

The speech needs to be between 1-2 minutes in length and should be memorized.  I should see a completed draft on 3/25.

Social Studies (Thursday):

Social Studies Questions #2 on Google classroom

Journal (Friday):

Journal #2 on Google classroom

Math:

Please see the attached calendars for this week’s classwork, homework, and assessments.  Login to google classroom or gradelink to see all math assignments.

Science: All assignments will be posted on google classroom

*Brain Pop Waves (Monday)

*Brain Pop Wave Combinator Game (Tuesday)

*Waves on a String Simulation (Wednesday)

*PHET Waves Introduction Simulation (Thursday)

SPA:

no SPA this week

PE:

Get AT LEAST 30 minutes of vigorous exercise daily.  See suggestions from Mr. McIntyre if you would like.

ART:

Mr. Abe has an assignment for you.  He has a google classroom Art.  Enter class code hdo3fdx

Music:

Practice everyday! Mrs. Vela will send more specific assignments this week.

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***Helpful email addresses
If you need to reach Middle School or any of the teachers, please use the following email addresses:
aca2middle@antiochcharteracademy.org – absence notes, responses to the newsletter, general questions, contacting Mrs. Ave
emccutcheon@antiochcharteracademy.org – Mrs. McCutcheon, science or math questions
mhagan@antiochcharteracademy.org – Mr. Hagan, language arts or social studies questions

Online Resources:

School Website: www.AntiochCharterAcademy.org

http://cpm.org – resource pages, tool kits, extra practice and tech resources – Student homework help is available ALSO – Parent resource page has tutorials so you can better help your student!!

learnersdictionary.com – great website for vocabulary

www.khanacademy.org – Search ANY math topic to watch a short video tutorial, practice activities to get better at skills.