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*Farm Visit to the Family Harvest Farm (Pittsburg) for experiential learning:  Group 3 will be going out this Thursday, May 19 from 9:45am – 12pm. We have enough drivers, unless you just want to go!  Make sure your student is dressed appropriately for working on a farm!  The rest of the students will have a normal school day.  

Group 3: May 19, from 9:45~12pm
Amari Evers
Blake Benner
Cole Billeci
Isaac Cruz    Thank you for driving
Kyle Bendure
Lex Ferguson
Lily Cerecedes
Logan Pope
Luke Taylor  Thank you for driving
Nkechi Ikhile
Riley Baluyut
Rosie White
Sofia Minor 

*Last Farm Visit for this year is on June 7th from 10-1:30.  Our whole class will go out to the farm on this day for a small celebration on what has been learned & accomplished! We need drivers for this trip!  If you can drive, please let us know, and how many kiddos you can take!
*Smarter Balanced Summative Assessment (State Testing) & in house benchmark testing for Middle School is continuing.  Please do not schedule morning appointments.
*Panda Express Dining for Dollars is this Friday.  See NETWORKings for detail & flyer.
*Concert for instrumental, rock band, and choir is on Tuesday, May 24.  See NETWORKings for details.
*8th Grade Trip is on Friday, June 3rd.  7th grade will have a normal school day (plus maybe something fun).  8th grade graduation is on Wednesday, June 8th at the Antioch Community Center.
Weekly Work (additional assignments may be added by teachers)
Vocabulary Assignment: due Wednesday, quiz on Friday
Writing: Students continue with a Poetry/Writing Unit. Assignments will either be in class or due the following day. 
Current Events: Work in teams to debate a topic chosen in class.

Be prepared to research your topic in depth, then prepare questions and statements to reinforce your team’s position, and to stand up and participate in a formal debate in front of a group.Mini-debates will be done this week, and the formal debate will be held next week. Final due May 27

RJW:  due on Fridays
Literature (Nation): read assigned pages by Thursday, quiz on Fridays
Extreme Earth Project: Students should be taking what they heard from Practice, and be making changes to the presentation.  Presentations start next week!
Science:  Extreme Earth (assignments are in class, unless they don’t finish, then it is homework)

Passion Project yearlong project.  Students were given an hour a week in class to work on this project.  Students are presenting their projects to the class.  Ask your student when they will be presenting!