Posted by: aoifelove | April 18, 2015

Interim Reports!

Dear Seventh Grade Parents and Students,

THANK YOU to Fr. David Gaa, Kathleen Flanagan (C.O.O.), Mrs. Wanda King, the Governing Board members, and the parents and teachers who attended the Town Hall meeting on Thursday evening.  It was a very uplifting meeting, and I was truly impressed by all of the Governing Board members.  It is exciting to hear that O.M.M.S. is moving forward in a very positive direction.

This coming week in Literature, we will read The Importance of Being Earnest by Oscar Wilde, in the hilarious haughty accent of the English aristocracy.  In addition to this, I will continue to audition for A Midsummer Night’s Dream by William Shakespeare, for the performance, on Monday, June 1.  I intend to cast whole play by the end of this week.  Some students still have not turned in the reaction paper about The Trojan War, which was due on March 12.  To those students, please submit your papers on Monday, April 20.

I am happy to report that most of my Seventh Graders scored A+’s/A’s on the Literary Terms Test on Thursday.  Great job, Seventh Graders!  I am so proud of you!

This past week in history, my Seventh Graders commenced learning about Greek and Roman history.  This week, they will continue this study and watch short documentaries about the Greeks and the Romans.

Reminders:

1.  The Interim Reports were mailed from the office on Thursday, April 16.  If you have any questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to contact me.

2.  The Seventh Graders’ performance of A Midsummer Night’s Dream by William Shakespeare, will take place on Monday, June 1.  Please mark your calendars.

The following is the homework for this coming week

  • Remaining rewrites of The Trojan War papers will be due on Monday, April 20.
  • Spelling test of Lesson 15 in Wordly Wise will resume on Thursday, April 23.
  • Complete all the exercises in Lesson 15 of Wordly Wise for Thursday, April 23.

The child, in fact, once he feels sure of himself, will no longer seek approval of authority at every step.  ~ Maria Montessori

Enjoy the rest of your weekend, and have a GRAND week ahead.

Cheers,

Miss Susan

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