Head’s Up:


  • Middle Ages Banquet: As part of the students’ final for this unit, they will put on a Medieval Joust and Banquet. This will take place on Friday, November 3rd.  Students have been given roles to perform, which will require them to dress for the part.  We sent home a SignUp Genius request last week, and this morning. Thank you if you signed up! Some of the emails bounced back, so please check your spam account.  Here is the link in case you are one of the ones who didn’t get the email:  https://www.signupgenius.com/go/20F0F45A4AA28A1FE3-44605660-medieval
  • Middle Ages Museum:  families are invited to visit our Middle Ages Museum on Thursday, Nov. 2 from 2-3pm in the MU room.  Come see what your student has accomplished!
  • Middle School Dance at ACA 2 (at the CCC Fairgrounds): The ACA 2 Middle School students are hosting a dance on Friday, October 27th from 4-7pm, and our students are invited.  Please see attached permission slip for details. Permission form is required to attend, and can be brought with them to the dance.
  • Yearbook Elective Fundraiser – Candy Grams: The Yearbook Elective strives to earn enough funds to be able to pay, or reduce the cost, for a yearbook for each 8th grade student.  This fundraiser will go toward this goal.  See attached order form for details. Today is the last day to order a Candy Grams
  • Next Monday & Tuesday are minimum days.  Dismissal is at 12pm.
Week 5 – Middle Ages Assignments- not inclusive; teachers may add additional assignments. In class assignments not finished during class will become homework.
  • Commonlitdue Oct. 27
  • Middle Ages Project – due this Friday, Oct 27  Each Civilization (Japan, China, Rome, Islam, Meso-American/Andean, Europe, and Ghana/Mali) will be assigned a section of our Middle Ages Museum, which will be open to all ACA students, parents, and staff.
    Each Civilization Group (small/medium) will need to create at a minimum (10 museum pieces).
    (2) projects for each: Geography, Political, Economic, Religious, and Social Structures This is approximately (2) projects per person. Archive projects must be brought to class for feedback before setting them up in the Museum on ARCHIVE DAY.
  • Journal: daily entries due on Fridays
  • Crusaders Map: due on Tuesday
  • Workshop: lecture on different writing styles, then practical assignments 
  • RJW (Crispin) – read required chapters then answer prompt question in your RJW journal; chapters read by Thurs, RJW & Reflections due Fridays; Literature quizzes on Fridays
  • Math (see Pace Chart)assorted due dates; assessments on Fridays
  • Science – Physics (lectures, project, participation, journal) – assignments usually due on Science day
  • Duolingo – 75XP due each week