Posted by: aoifelove | June 10, 2018

Graduation Week! Summer!

Dear Sixth Grade Parents and Students,

BRAVO! BRAVO! BRAVO! A HUGE CONGRATULATIONS AGAIN to all our E.C.D.S. students who performed in the musical production of Willy Wonka Jr., on Friday and Saturday, at the Howard Brubeck Theater, Palomar College.  A VERY SPECIAL CONGRATULATIONS to our SHINING STARS: Avella and Justin (Wonka and Charlie).  WOW!  Another SPECIAL CONGRATULATIONS to Brandon, Bryce, Elara, Hunter, Jack, Kyla, Maya, Rhea, and Taeya. You all gave a SPECTACULAR and BRILLIANT PERFORMANCE during every show. INCREDIBLE! 🙂

MANY, MANY, MANY THANKS goes out to our very talented Ms. Regan, Ms. Deb’bora (Amazing Co-Directors/Character Coaches/Choreographer), Mrs. Nicky Crawford, Mr. Enrico, Mr. Jesse, (Incredible Musicians), Muriel Hasso (Stunning Costume Designer), Mr. Matthew Perdoni, (Superb Set Designer), Ms. Patty Davidowski (Extraordinary Show Chair/Front of House Manager), Ellen Lakin (Wonderful Head of Props), Nino De Gennaro (Great Co-Stage Manager), Howard Brubeck Staff (Perfect Lighting), Ms. Crawford, Ms. Deb’bora, and Ms. Regan (Super Sound Design), Ms. Regan (Vivacious Voice Coach), Mr. Anthony and Ms. Rachel (Attentive Dance Coaches and Assistant-Choreographers), Rose and Ella (Innovative Dance Captains and Student Choreographers), Bowie (Excellent Student Stage- Managers), Mukunda and Rachel (Great Student Stage Crew), Lana (Fabulous Student Artist and Props Apprentice) and ALL of Ms. Patty D.’s Dedicated Volunteer Moms: Angela, Brittany, Christy, Ms. Conti, Daisy, Didi, Ellen, Ms. Green, Helen, Jenn, Karla, Kristen, Marla, Maya, Susan B., Tera, Teresa, Ms. Vieceli, etc. etc. (I don’t know all the parents, as their children are in the younger grades), who applied the Stage Make-Up, and worked in the Green Room with our students throughout the shows.  It certainly takes a village, with tremendous leaders like Ms. Deb’bora, Ms. Crawford, Ms. Patty, and Ms. Regan! BRAVO! BRAVO! BRAVO! All who work at E.C.D.S. are so proud of you! ❤

It is with a heavy heart that we move into our last week of school.  I am sad that I have to say “Goodbye,” to our BELOVED Eighth Grade Graduates: Adrian, Anna, Avella, Bowie, Ella, John, Jonah, Leela, Maddux, Makai, Michelle, Nitalia, Rachel, Rose, Tanisha, Wesley, and Winston. ❤

This school year has gone by so fast.  It is hard to believe that your Sixth Graders are only a week away from becoming Seventh Graders.  I am so proud of them!  They have worked extremely hard and achieved much academically.  It has been an absolute joy to work with them.  They have been a very enthusiastic, chatty, funny, and happy group, who cooperated with me on the highest level. They are all destined to succeed, because they care. THANK YOU for entrusting me and my colleagues with your children’s education.  I will miss all those who are leaving E.C.D.S.  It has been a joy knowing, educating, and loving my very SPECIAL SIXTH GRADER SWEET MUFFINS! ❤ ❤ ❤

The homework for this week is as follows:

  • Please study for your FINAL, on Monday, June 11.

Reminders:

  • Final Examinations will be given on Monday through Wednesday.
  • On Thursday, Graduation and Middle School Recognition Ceremony will take place in the Amphitheater, at 4:00p.m.  Our students are required to be at E.C.D.S. at 3:30p.m., please.
  • On Friday, Fathers’ Day Family Picnic, at 10:30p.m.

Wherever you go, go with all your heart! ~ Confucius ❤

I look forward to seeing you later this week. Enjoy the rest of your weekend and have a grand week ahead.

Sincerely,

Miss Susan ❤

Advertisements
Posted by: aoifelove | June 10, 2018

Graduation Week! Summer!

Dear Seventh Grade Parents and Students,

BRAVO! BRAVO! BRAVO! A HUGE CONGRATULATIONS AGAIN to all our E.C.D.S. students who performed in the musical production of Willy Wonka Jr., on Friday and Saturday, at the Howard Brubeck Theater, Palomar College.  A VERY SPECIAL CONGRATULATIONS to our SHINING STARS: Avella and Justin (Wonka and Charlie).  WOW!  Another SPECIAL CONGRATULATIONS to Anna, Alisa, and Mukunda. You all gave a SPECTACULAR and BRILLIANT PERFORMANCE during every show. INCREDIBLE! 🙂

MANY, MANY, MANY THANKS goes out to our very talented Ms. Regan, Ms. Deb’bora (Amazing Co-Directors/Character Coaches/Choreographer), Mrs. Nicky Crawford, Mr. Enrico, Mr. Jesse, (Incredible Musicians), Muriel Hasso (Stunning Costume Designer), Mr. Matthew Perdoni, (Superb Set Designer), Ms. Patty Davidowski (Extraordinary Show Chair/ Front of House Manager), Ellen Lakin (Wonderful Head of Props), Nino De Gennaro (Great Co-Stage Manager), Howard Brubeck Staff (Perfect Lighting), Ms. Crawford, Ms. Deb’bora, and Ms. Regan (Super Sound Design), Ms. Regan (Vivacious Voice Coach), Mr. Anthony and Ms. Rachel (Attentive Dance Coaches and Assistant-Choreographers), Rose and Ella (Innovative Dance Captains and Student Choreographers), Bowie (Excellent Student Stage- Managers), Mukunda and Rachel (Great Student Stage Crew), Lana (Fabulous Student Artist and Props Apprentice) and ALL of Ms. Patty D.’s Dedicated Volunteer Moms: Angela, Ms. Barsness, Brittany, Christy, Ms. Conti, Daisy, Didi, Ellen, Ms. Green, Helen, Jenn, Karla, Marla, Maya, Susan B., Tara, Teresa, Ms. Vieceli, etc. etc. (I don’t know all the parents, as their children are in the younger grades), who applied the Stage Make-Up, and worked in the Green Room with our students throughout the shows.  It certainly takes a village, with tremendous leaders like Ms. Deb’bora, Ms. Crawford, Ms. Patty, and Ms. Regan! BRAVO! BRAVO! BRAVO! All who work at E.C.D.S. are so proud of you! ❤

It is with a heavy heart that we move into our last week of school.  I am sad that I have to say “Goodbye,” to our BELOVED Eighth Grade Graduates: Adrian, Anna, Avella, Bowie, Ella, John, Jonah, Leela, Maddux, Makai, Michelle, Nitalia, Rachel, Rose, Tanisha, Wesley, and Winston. ❤

This school year has gone by so fast.  It is hard to believe that your Seventh Graders are only a week away from becoming Eighth Graders.  I am so proud of them!  They have worked hard and achieved much.  It has been a pleasure to work with them.  They have been a very talkative and happy group, who found fun and laughter in everything we did in class, even grammar.  I have never had a class who laughed as much as them.  I know that they will be great role models for E.C.D.S. next year.  THANK YOU for entrusting me and my colleagues with your children’s education.  I will miss Elena and Sarah very much next year.  I hope that they will keep in touch with us.  It has been a joy knowing, educating, and loving my SPECIAL SEVENTH GRADERS! ❤ ❤ ❤

The homework for this week is as follows:

  • Please study for your FINAL, on Tuesday, June 12.

Reminders:

  • Final Examinations will be given on Monday through Wednesday.
  • On Thursday, Graduation and Middle School Recognition Ceremony will take place in the Amphitheater, at 4:00p.m.  Our students are required to be at E.C.D.S. at 3:30p.m., please.
  • On Friday, Fathers’ Day Family Picnic, at 10:30p.m.

Wherever you go, go with all your heart! ~ Confucius ❤

I look forward to seeing you later this week. Enjoy the rest of your weekend and have a grand week ahead.

Sincerely,

Miss Susan ❤

Posted by: aoifelove | June 10, 2018

Graduation Week! Summer!

Dear Eighth Grade Parents and Students,

BRAVO! BRAVO! BRAVO! A HUGE CONGRATULATIONS AGAIN to all our E.C.D.S. students who performed in the musical production of Willy Wonka Jr., on Friday and Saturday, at the Howard Brubeck Theater, Palomar College.  A VERY SPECIAL CONGRATULATIONS to our SHINING STARS: Avella and Justin (Wonka and Charlie).  WOW! Another SPECIAL CONGRATULATIONS to our Eighth Graders: Anna, Ella, Jonah, Leela, Maddux, Michelle, Nitalia, and Tanisha.  You all gave a SPECTACULAR and BRILLIANT PERFORMANCE during every show. INCREDIBLE! 🙂

MANY, MANY, MANY THANKS goes out to our very talented Ms. Regan, Ms. Deb’bora (Amazing Co-Directors/Character Coaches/Choreographer), Mrs. Nicky Crawford, Mr. Enrico, Mr. Jesse, (Incredible Musicians), Muriel Hasso (Stunning Costume Designer), Mr. Matthew Perdoni, (Superb Set Designer), Ms. Patty Davidowski (Extraordinary Show Chair/Front of House Manager), Ellen Lakin (Wonderful Head of Props), Nino De Gennaro (Great Co-Stage Manager), Howard Brubeck Staff (Perfect Lighting), Ms. Crawford, Ms. Deb’bora, and Ms. Regan (Super Sound Design), Ms. Regan (Vivacious Voice Coach), Mr. Anthony and Ms. Rachel (Attentive Dance Coaches and Assistant-Choreographers), Rose and Ella (Innovative Dance Captains and Student Choreographers), Bowie (Excellent Student Stage- Managers), Mukunda and Rachel (Great Student Stage Crew), Lana (Fabulous Student Artist & Props Apprentice), and ALL of Ms. Patty D.’s Dedicated Volunteer Moms: Angela, Ms. Barsness, Brittany, Christy, Ms. Conti, Daisy, Didi, Ellen, Ms. Green, Helen, Jenn, Karla, Marla, Maya, Susan B., Tara, Teresa, Ms. Vieceli, etc. etc. (I don’t know all the parents, as their children are in the younger grades), who applied the Stage Make-Up, and worked in the Green Room with our students throughout the shows.  It certainly takes a village, with tremendous leaders like Ms. Deb’bora, Ms. Crawford, Ms. Patty, and Ms. Regan! BRAVO! BRAVO! BRAVO! All who work at E.C.D.S. are so proud of you! ❤

It is with a heavy heart that we move into our last week of school.  I am sad that I have to say “Goodbye,” to our BELOVED Eighth Grade Graduates: Adrian, Anna, Avella, Bowie, Ella, John, Jonah, Leela, Maddux, Makai, Michelle, Nitalia, Rachel, Rose, Tanisha, Wesley, and Winston. ❤  It has been a real joy and inspiration to work with this group of INTELLIGENT, CHATTY, FUNNY, HARD-WORKING, and EXTREMELY TALENTED STUDENTS.   We have had a productive, humorous, and very lively year together. Never a dull moment!  I know that they are ready for high school, as they have covered a lot of high school curriculum already, and they did it with ease.  I am VERY PROUD of our AMAZING Eighth Graders!  THANK YOU for entrusting me and my colleagues with your teenagers’ education.  I will miss all of them, next year.  It has been a pleasure to know, educate, and love them! ❤ ❤ ❤

The homework for this week is as follows:

  • Please study for your FINAL, on Tuesday, June 12.

Reminders:

  • Final Examinations will be given on Monday and Tuesday.
  • On Thursday, Graduation will take place in the Amphitheater, at 4:00p.m.  Our graduates are required to be at E.C.D.S. at 3:30p.m., please.
  • On Friday, Fathers’ Day Family Picnic, at 10:30p.m.

Wherever you go, go with all your heart! ~ Confucius ❤

I look forward to seeing you later this week. Enjoy the rest of your weekend and have a grand week ahead.

Sincerely,

Miss Susan ❤

Posted by: aoifelove | June 2, 2018

Bravo! Willy Wonka Jr.!

Dear Sixth Grade Parents and Students,

Bravo! Bravo! Bravo! CONGRATULATIONS to our shining stars of Willy Wonka Jr., Avella De Gennaro, and co-star, Justin Davidowski, who gave OUTSTANDING PERFORMANCES last night, at the Howard Brubeck Theatre, at Palomar College, San Marcos.  CONGRATULATIONS also to our Sixth Graders: Brandon, Bryce, Elara, Hunter, Jack, Kyla, Maya, Rhea, and Taeya.  Your performances were FABULOUS!  CONGRATULATIONS to our budding Set Designer, Lana Walters, who assisted Mr. Perdoni. WOW! 🙂

MANY, MANY, MANY SPECIAL THANKS to Ms. Regan, Ms. Deb’bora (Amazing Directors/Choreographers), Mrs. Nicky Crawford, Mr. Enrico, Mr. Jesse (Incredible Musicians), Mrs. Patty Davidowski (Show Chair/Front of House Manager), Mr. Matthew Perdoni (Set Designer), Nino DeGennaro (Co-Stage Manager) and Ellen Lakin (Head of Props), and many more THANKS to all the dedicated parents who volunteered to help in so many capacities.  More thanks next weekend, five more shows! 🙂

This coming week in literature, my Sixth Graders will continue to read and finish The Tempest by William Shakespeare, which they are enjoying.  They will review for the Final Examination in English.  Then, they will work on finishing their Wordly Wise workbook (one lesson left).  They will also work on finishing their grammar and punctuation editing workbooks. They will continue to watch War Horse by Michael Morpurgo, for Literature on DVD.

The “Final Tests” will be given on Monday, June 11 through Wednesday, June 13.  Your child received a comprehensive guideline to study for the Final, the first week of May, which should eliminate any stress.

Reminder:

  • Willy Wonka Jr. will have two shows today, Saturday, June 2, one show on Friday, June 8, and two shows on Saturday, June 9.  Please support this show, it is AMAZING!

The homework for this week is as follows:

  • Please study your guidelines for the Final Examination in English.
  • Please turn in your Persuasive Essay.  My Willy Wonka Jr. performers have been given an extension for this essay, due to lack of time.

Joy, feeling one’s own value, being appreciated and loved by others, feeling useful and capable of production are all factors of enormous value for the human soul, but especially, the child’s soul.  ~ Maria Montessori

Enjoy your weekend and have a grand week ahead.

Sincerely,

Miss Susan ❤

Posted by: aoifelove | June 2, 2018

Bravo! Willy Wonka Jr.!

Dear Seventh Grade Parents and Students,

Bravo! Bravo! Bravo! CONGRATULATIONS to our shining stars of Willy Wonka Jr., Avella De Gennaro, and co-star, Justin Davidowski, who gave OUTSTANDING PERFORMANCES last night, at the Howard Brubeck Theatre, at Palomar College, San Marcos.  CONGRATULATIONS also to our Seventh Graders: Anna Stephens, Alisa Sumult, and Mukunda Leahy-Paragiri. Your performances were FABULOUS! WOW! 🙂

MANY, MANY, MANY SPECIAL THANKS to Ms. Regan, Ms. Deb’bora (Amazing Directors/Choreographers), Mrs. Nicky Crawford, Mr. Enrico, Mr. Jesse (Incredible Musicians), Mrs. Patty Davidowski (Show Chair/Front of House Manager), Mr. Matthew Perdoni (Set Designer), Nino DeGennaro (Co-Stage Manager) and Ellen Lakin (Head of Props), and many more THANKS to all the dedicated parents who volunteered to help in so many capacities.  More thanks next week, five more shows! 🙂

CONGRATULATIONS to the Seventh Graders and Miss Lida, on winning the coveted Champions’ Trophy, in the Middle School, on Friday, at our annual Field Meet.  Well deserved!  🙂 CONGRATULATIONS also to the Fifth Graders and Mrs. Hayes, on winning the Champions’ Trophy in the Senior Elementary.  Well done!  🙂

This coming week in literature, my Seventh Graders will continue to read Tales of Greek Heroes by Roger Lancelyn Green.  They will review for the Final Examination in English.  Then, they will work on finishing their grammar and punctuation editing workbooks. They will continue to watch Wuthering Heights, for Literature on DVD, on Friday.

This week in Drama Class, my Seventh Graders will perform A Midsummer Night’s Dream, on Monday, June 4, in the Amphitheater, at 1:00p.m.  All are welcome to attend!   Please encourage your child to study his/her cues and lines.

The “Final Tests” will be given on Monday, June 11 through Wednesday, June 13.  Your child/teenager received a comprehensive guideline to study for the Finals, the first week of May, which should eliminate any stress.

Reminder:

  • Willy Wonka Jr. will have two shows today, Saturday, June 2, one show on Friday, June 8, and two shows on Saturday, June 9.  Please support this show, it is AMAZING!

The homework for this week is as follows:

  • Please study your cues and lines for A Midsummer Night’s Dream.
  • Finish your Persuasive Speech, which is due on Friday, June 8. The Willy Wonka Jr. performers may have more time, if necessary.

Joy, feeling one’s own value, being appreciated and loved by others, feeling useful and capable of production are all factors of enormous value for the human soul, but especially, the child’s soul.  ~ Maria Montessori

Enjoy your weekend and have a grand week ahead.

Sincerely,

Miss Susan ❤

Posted by: aoifelove | June 2, 2018

Bravo! Willy Wonka Jr.!

Dear Eighth Grade Parents and Students,

Bravo! Bravo! Bravo! CONGRATULATIONS to our shining stars of Willy Wonka Jr., Avella De Gennaro, and co-star, Justin Davidowski, who gave OUTSTANDING PERFORMANCES last night, at the Howard Brubeck Theatre, at Palomar College, San Marcos.  CONGRATULATIONS also to Anna, Ella, Jonah, Leela, Maddux, Michelle, Nitalia, and Tanisha!  You performances were all FABULOUS! WOW! 🙂  THANK YOU to our Student Assistant Manager, Bowie Nourian, and to our Student Stagehand, Rachel Lesnick.  WELL DONE! 🙂

MANY, MANY, MANY SPECIAL THANKS to Ms. Regan, Ms. Deb’bora (Amazing Directors/Choreographers), Mrs. Nicky Crawford, Mr. Enrico, Mr. Jesse (Incredible Musicians), Mrs. Patty Davidowski (Show Chair/ Front of House Manager), Mr. Matthew Perdoni (Set Designer), Nino DeGennaro (Co-Stage Manager) and Ellen Lakin (Head of Props), and many more THANKS to all the dedicated parents who volunteered to help in so many capacities.  More thanks next week, five more shows! 🙂

This coming week in literature, my Eighth Graders will continue to read Lord of the Flies by William Golding.  They will learn the format for “Two-chunk Paragraphs,” on Wednesday, (which they need to know for high school).  They will apply this method to the literature we have studied in class, this past school year.  They will finish watching The Odyssey, for Literature on DVD, on Friday.

This week in Drama Class, my Eighth Graders will perform a Readers’ Theater of Romeo and Juliet, on Tuesday, June 5, in the Amphitheater, at 1:00p.m.  All are welcome to attend!   Please encourage your child to study his/her cues and lines.

The “Final Tests” will be given on Monday, June 11 through Wednesday, June 13.  Your teenager received a comprehensive guideline to study for the Finals, the first week of May, which should eliminate any stress.

Reminder:

  • Willy Wonka Jr. will have two shows today, Saturday, June 2, one show on Friday, June 8, and two shows on Saturday, June 9.  Please support this show, it is AMAZING!

The homework for this week is as follows:

  • Please study your cues and lines for Romeo and Juliet.
  • Finish your Persuasive Speech, which is due on Monday, June 11. I have extended the due date, because eleven Eighth Graders are involved in the Willy Wonka Jr. show.
  • Please study the guidelines for the “Finals.”

Joy, feeling one’s own value, being appreciated and loved by others, feeling useful and capable of production are all factors of enormous value for the human soul, but especially, the child’s soul.  ~ Maria Montessori

Enjoy your weekend and have a grand week ahead.

Sincerely,

Miss Susan ❤

Posted by: aoifelove | May 26, 2018

Happy Memorial Day Weekend!

Dear Sixth Grade Parents and Students,

The end of the school year is quickly approaching!  This week will be the last week for Wordly Wise homework, apart from homework or tests that some students need to make up, due to absenteeism, illness, etc.  My Sixth Graders will finish the last two lessons of their Wordly Wise workbooks in class.  We will read and discuss the two vocabulary lists for those lessons, but there will be no tests on them.  However, there will be “Final Tests” for three days, from Monday, June 11 to Wednesday, June 13.  Two weeks ago, your child was given a comprehensive guideline to study for the “Final Test,” for English Language Arts.  So, no worries! 🙂

This coming week in literature, my Sixth Graders will continue to read The Tempest by William Shakespeare, which they are enjoying.  We are half way through the play.  They will review Parts of Speech.  They will work on their grammar and editing workbooks.  My “Wonka” students have been given an extension to the deadline for their Persuasive Essays, as their time for homework is restricted, due to rehearsals and their upcoming performances.  The due date for their Persuasive Essays is Friday, June 8.  This week, my Sixth Graders will watch the first three chapters of War Horse by Michael Morpurgo, for Literature on DVD.  This movie will bring the book to life for them.

Reminders:

  • Our annual Field Meet will take place on Friday afternoon, June 1.  All parents and relatives are welcome to join us.
  • The performance of Wonka, the musical, will take place on June 1, 2, 8, and 9, at The Howard Brubeck Theater, Palomar College, San Marcos.  Don’t miss it!  It is a WONDERFUL SHOW!

The homework for this week is as follows:

  • Spelling/vocabulary test of Lesson 18, on Tuesday and Wednesday, May 29 and May 30.
  • Complete all the exercises in Lesson 18 of Wordly Wise.
  • Rewrites of  your Children’s Books, with illustrations, are due on Friday, June 1.
  • Please work on your Persuasive Essay, which is due on Wednesday, May 30. (For “Wonka” students…Friday, June 8)

In the end, we will remember not the words of our enemies, but the silence of our friends. ~ Martin Luther King Jr.

Enjoy your long weekend and have a grand week ahead.

Sincerely,

Miss Susan ❤

Posted by: aoifelove | May 26, 2018

Happy Memorial Day Weekend!

Dear Seventh Grade Parents and Students,

The end of the school year is quickly approaching!  Last week, my Seventh Graders finished the Wordly Wise workbook! Yahoo! Well done, Seventh Graders!  However, some students need to turn in homework or take tests that they need to make up, due to absenteeism, illness, etc.  There will be “Final Tests” for three days, from Monday, June 11 to Wednesday, June 13.  Two weeks ago, your child/teenager received a comprehensive guideline to study for the “Final Test” in English Language Arts.  So, no worries! 🙂

This coming week in literature, my Seventh Graders will continue  reading Tales of Greek Heroes by Richard Lancelyn Green, which they are enjoying.  They will work on finishing their grammar and editing workbooks. They will watch the next three chapters of Wuthering Heights by Emily Brontë.

This week in Drama Class, my Seventh Graders will have rehearsals for A Midsummer Night’s Dream, without scripts.  Please encourage your child to study his/her cues and lines.  The performance is scheduled for Monday, June 4.

Reminder:

  • Our annual Field Meet will take place on Friday afternoon, June 1.  All parents and relatives are welcome to join us.
  • The performance of Wonka, the musical, will take place on June 1, 2, 8, and 9, at The Howard Brubeck Theater, Palomar College, in San Marcos.  Don’t miss it!  It is WONDERFUL!
  • The performance of A Midsummer Night’s Dream will take place in the Amphitheater, on Monday, June 4, at 1:00p.m.  Please support your Seventh Graders, if possible.

The homework for this week is as follows:

  • Please study your cues and lines for A Midsummer Night’s Dream
  • Rewrites of  your Screenplays are due on Thursday, May 31 and Thursday, June 7, depending on when your Screenplay was returned to you.
  • Persuasive Speeches are due on Friday, June 8.

In the end, we will remember not the words of our enemies, but the silence of our friends. ~ Martin Luther King Jr.

 Enjoy your long weekend and have a grand week ahead.

Sincerely,

Miss Susan ❤

Posted by: aoifelove | May 26, 2018

Happy Memorial Day Weekend!

Dear Eighth Grade Parents and Students,

The end of the school year is quickly approaching!  There will be no more weekly Wordly Wise homework or tests, apart from homework or tests that some students need to make up, due to absenteeism, illness, etc.  There are two more lessons in Wordly Wise, which my Eighth Graders will complete in class, in order to finish the book.  We will go over the vocabulary for those two lessons, but my students will not have tests on them.  However, there will be “Final Tests” for three days, from Monday, June 11 to Wednesday, June 13.  Two weeks ago, your teenager received a comprehensive guideline to study for the “Final Test,” for English Language Arts. So, no worries!  🙂

This coming week in literature, my Eighth Graders will continue to read Lord of the Flies by William Golding. They will also review The Cornell Method of Note-Taking, with respect to The Odyssey, which they will need to know for High School.  In addition to this, they will practice for their Readers’ Theater presentation of Shakespeare’s, Romeo and Juliet, which will take place in the Amphitheater, on Tuesday, June 5, at 1:00P.M.  All are welcome to attend.

Reminders:

  • Our annual Field Meet will take place on Friday, June 1.  All are welcome to join us.
  • The performance of Wonka, the musical will take place in The Howard Brubeck Theater, at Palomar College, San Marcos, on June 1, 2, 8, and 9.  Don’t miss it.! It is WONDERFUL!
  • Readers’ Theater presentation of Romeo and Juliet, in the Amphitheater, on Tuesday, June 5, at 1:00p.m.

The homework for this week is as follows:

  • Please study your cues and lines for Romeo and Juliet.
  • Please do the nightly reading assignments of Lord of the Flies.  They will be assigned on a daily basis.
  • Please work on your Persuasive Speech, which is due on Friday, June 8.

In the end, we will remember not the words of our enemies, but the silence of our friends. ~ Martin Luther King Jr.

 Enjoy your long weekend and have a grand week ahead.

Sincerely,

Miss Susan ❤

Posted by: aoifelove | May 19, 2018

Countdown to Summer!

Dear Sixth Grade Parents and Students,

THANK YOU to all the drivers who drove for our field trip to Moonlight Beach, yesterday.  Our students had a lot of fun in carefree play on the beach.  A grand time was had by all!  THANK YOU to Mr. Decking and Mrs. Coogan for organizing the field trip. 🙂

CONGRATULATIONS to all our Middle School students (Ella, Hunter, Leela, Liam, Rose, Tanisha, and Zion) who performed in the Talent Show, on Thursday.  You were FANTASTIC!  What talent! 🙂

This coming week in literature, my Sixth Graders will continue reading The Tempest by William Shakespeare, which they are enjoying.  I will review the notes on how to write a persuasive essay, in preparation for their last writing assignment, “Write a Persuasive Essay About a Cause or Problem That Touches Your Heart.” They will also work on their grammar and editing workbooks.  I will review the notes for the Final Examination, which is scheduled for the second week of June.

Reminder:

  • The  Middle School Dane will take place in the Library, on Friday, May 25, from 6:00p.m. – 8:30p.m.

The homework for this week is as follows:

  • Spelling/vocabulary test of Lesson 17 on Tuesday, May 22, and Wednesday, May 23.
  • Complete all the exercises in Lesson 17, for Tuesday, May 22, and Wednesday, May 23.
  • Work on your persuasive essays, which are due on Wednesday, May 30.

Knowledge is power. Information is liberating. Education is the premise of progress in every society, in every family. ~ Kofi Annan

Enjoy your weekend and have a grand week ahead.

Sincerely,

Miss Susan ❤

Older Posts »

Categories