Announcements (Important – please read):


  1. 1. We still need kleenex!!!  We now have a couple of extra boxes – thank you to those who donated – but we need more for the kids are going through them quickly!Please consider donating a box or two for our classroom.
  1. Donations Needed – Working Microwaves!  We are down to 1 working microwave in our multi-use room!  If you have a working microwave you would like to donate to the school, please contact Andi in the office.  We could use 2 more!  And again, please make sure it is working and in decent shape!  Our students use them to heat up their lunches, and some of our cooking classes
  1. Our next “Farm Visit” will take place in our Garden.  Visits to the farm in Pittsburg will resume in April.

Week 5:  Social Entrepreneur & Shark Tank


This unit is a continuation of Human Centered Design (HCD).  Students will now take their design from the HCD unit, continue to refine it – or create a new design – and then go through the process of creating a business.  At the end of the unit, students will:

  1. Present their business to the class/teachers  April 4
  2. Present to Shark Tank (community members) April 7


This Week’s Assignments/Homework: not inclusive – assignments may be added.  Class assignments not finished during class become homework.

  • Vocabulary: assignment due Wednesday; quiz on Friday
  • Literature Book: Lunch Money by Andrew Clements; pacing guide
  • Writing/Current Events: revising Business Plans, making sure all marketing materials are complete and ready to present.
  • Business Journal: daily assignments; check ins on Friday
  • Workshop: read assigned pages & complete assignments; due on Workshop day
  • Math: CPM, Khan, POD, pacing guide with due dates, assessments on Fridays
  • Science “Body Systems”: participation & assignments; due on Science day
  • Social Entrepreneur Project:  working through requirements (see attached document); completed project due & ready to present April 4