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January 16th: Martin Luther King Jr. Day (no school)

January 25th: First day of marking period 3

January 31st: Early dismissal


Science:  January 12

Math:  January 13


Congratulations to our Students of the Month:

September:  Shea Miller-Smith and Bella Grandrimo

October: Billal Gomaa and Elexa Stauffer

November: Hayden Brennan and Genesis Arauz

December: Jacob Whittaker and Megan Quandt


Marking Period Highlights:

In ELA with Ms. McMullen and Mrs. Romanos, the students have been
learning about a variety of literary techniques used by great authors.
To demonstrate their understanding of symbolism, the students created
fabulous family crests to represent their beliefs, hobbies, personality,
and background. Then, to incorporate writing skills, the students wrote
a short paper connecting the symbolism on their crests to their intended

In Social Studies we will be learning about Westward Expansion and the causes of the Civil War.

In science we will be learning about Meteorology and Astronomy, including Newton’s Laws of motion and Kepler’s Laws of Planetary motion.


Math – Ms. Hennigan
English/Language Arts – Mrs. Romanos and Ms. McMullen
Science – Mr. Swavely*
Social Studies – Mr. Booker