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Mrs. Bugger health link

Posted February 9th, 2016 by Mr. Truppa

Please click here for Mrs. Bugger’s health link

No Wrestling practice 2/10

Posted February 9th, 2016 by Mr. Truppa

An update: Attention Wrestlers,  practice is CANCELLED 2-10-16.

Half day of school 2/10

Posted February 5th, 2016 by Mr. Truppa

On Wednesday, February 10 there will be a half day of school.  School is dismissed at 10:40am.  Teacher in-service day.

Graduation pictures

Posted February 5th, 2016 by Mr. Truppa

8th Grade Graduation pictures will be Thursday, February 25th during PE periods.

 

Writing, Writing, Writing

Posted February 5th, 2016 by Mr. Truppa

Seventh Grade Language Arts students have been working hard on their informational and narrative writing skills this week. Students worked to create an infographic based on a character from our recent stories. Then, they used their creativity to finish the ending of one of our O. Henry stories. When your students receive their graded writing pieces, ask to take a look because they are doing amazing work!

LA classes reading a classic story and giving it a modern twist

Posted February 5th, 2016 by Mr. Truppa

How might classic stories be different in modern times? What if Little Red Riding Hood had a smart phone? What if Hansel and Gretel could have used GPS instead of bread crumbs? This week 8th grade LA students are choosing a classic story and giving it a modern twist. We are excited to see what they come up with!

Sewing Club Spring dates

Posted February 2nd, 2016 by Mr. Truppa

Please click here to read about the Sewing Club- Spring Dates 2016

8th grade- Urban Legends

Posted January 29th, 2016 by Mr. Truppa

Are urban legends based in truth or are they just ghost stories? 8th grade LA students are looking forward to investigating several legends from around the world and also some Chicago based haunts.

Getting a New Point of View

Posted January 29th, 2016 by Mr. Truppa

This week 7th grade Language Arts students have been practicing putting themselves into the shoes of different character’s in order to determine the character’s point of view or viewpoint. Some of the characters we have encountered include the mysterious, ever-changing Jimmy Valentine from “A Retrieved Reformation” and the sneaky, elusive Silky Bob from “After Twenty Years.” Ask your students to tell you about these great characters!

Volleyball and Wrestling picture information

Posted January 28th, 2016 by Mr. Truppa

Team and individual pictures for wrestling and volleyball are scheduled for Friday, February 5th.