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June 01, 2007
SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT: June 1, 2007

Summer reading lists are now available on this blog.

Over the summer this blog will be undergoing some changes. I will keep you posted as to how to locate the blog once changes are made.

Look for the Mabry News Team at NECC in Atlanta on June 25. We will be part of the Model 21st Century Media Center.

Have a wonderful, relaxing summer! Read on!!!

Posted by Mrs. Hendrix at 09:21 AM

June 01, 2007
June 1, 2007

Summer reading lists are now available on this blog.

Over the summer this blog will be undergoing some changes. I will keep you posted as to how to locate the blog once changes are made.

Look for the Mabry News Team at NECC in Atlanta on June 25. We will be part of the Model 21st Century Media Center.

Have a wonderful, relaxing summer! Read on!!!

Posted by Mrs. Hendrix at 09:21 AM

May 31, 2007
Summer Reading 2007

Here are this year's summer reading lists. There was a problem with the earlier posting. Books may be purchased at Borders at the Avenues, or Barnes & Noble. Amazon.com is another source for book purchases. Have a great summer, and read, read, read!

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Posted by Mrs. Hendrix at 12:43 PM

May 02, 2007
Announcements for May 2, 2007

The Mabry Spring Book Fair will be May 7-11 in the Media Center. Many summer reading titles will be available for purchase. Summer reading lists will be handed out in Language Arts classes on Friday, May 4.

YOU can help save a life! As one of the I-Movies explained, mosquito nets help prevent malaria. Go to NothingButNets.net, purchase a mosquito net for $10, and help save a life.

3 Vera Bradley purses are being raffled to send money to KIVA.org to help impoverished people in underdeveloped countries. Raffle tickets may be purchased for $1 each outside the cafeteria during lunch.

ALL Media center books out to students are due Friday, May 4.

The Mabry Volunteer Luncheon is Monday, May 7, from 10-11:30 A.M. in the Media Center.

Posted by Mrs. Hendrix at 03:15 PM

April 30, 2007
Announcements for April 30, 2007

Word(s) of the Week - Patience/Moderation-Ability to wait calmly without complaining/Avoiding extremes

As one of our recent I-Movies stated, 3 Vera Bradley purses will be raffled off during lunch outside the cafeteria. The cost per ticket is $1.00. All proceeds will benefit KIVA.org, which supports individuals in impoverished countries. Don't miss this opportunity to help others, and have a chance to win a Vera Bradley purse. Wouldn't the purse make a great Mother's Day gift?!

Auditions for the Lassiter Color Guard will be held on May 1,2,3 from 6-9 P.M. in the small gym at Lassiter High School.

ALL MEDIA CENTER BOOKS CHECKED OUT TO STUDENTS ARE DUE MAY 4!

The Mabry Volunteer brunch will be held May 7 from 10-11:30 A.M. in the Media Center.

The Spring Book Fair is May 7-11 in the Media Center. Summer reading books will be available for purchase, as will other reading materials.

Posted by Mrs. Hendrix at 10:29 AM

Media Center Classes April 30-May 4

Monday - Mrs. Burke-Grade 6 Language Arts-Inspiration outlining/Parallel stories-Cinderella

Tuesday - Ms. Crawford-Spanish-Research on Spanish-speaking countries
Mrs. Worthington-Grade 7 Language Arts-Parallel stories-Cinderella

Wednesday - Mrs. Cushman-Grade 6 Language Arts-Inspiration outlining/Parallel stories-Cinderella
Mrs. Burke-Grade 6 Social Studies-Period 4

Thursday - Mrs. Abrams-Grade 7 Language Arts-Parallel stories/Parallel stories-Cinderella

Friday - Mrs. Miller-Grade 7 Language Arts-Parallel stories-Cinderella
ALL STUDENT BOOKS ARE DUE!

Posted by Mrs. Hendrix at 10:13 AM

Media Center Classes April 23-27, 2007

Monday - Ms. Crawford-Spanish-Review stations

Tuesday - Film Festival preparation
Mrs. Miceli-Grade 6 Social Studies-Research on computers

Wednesday - Mrs. Miceli-Grade 6 Social Studies-Research on computers
Mrs. Miller-Grade 7 Language Arts-Research

Thursday - Mrs. Miceli-Grade 6 Social Studies-Research on computers

Friday - Mrs. Miceli-Grade 6 Social Studies-Research on computers

Posted by Mrs. Hendrix at 09:33 AM

April 15, 2007
Media Center Classes April 16-20, 2007

Monday - Mrs. Miller-Grade 7 Language Arts-CRCT reference resource review
CRCT testing

Tuesday - CRCT testing

Wednesday - CRCT testing

Thursday - CRCT testing

Friday - CRCT testing

Posted by Mrs. Hendrix at 08:18 PM

April 13, 2007
Media Center Classes April 9-13, 2007

Monday - Ms. Kelly-Grade 8 Language Arts-CRCT reference resources review
Mrs. Brown-Curry-Grade 6 Science/Social Studies-PowerPoint presentations

Tuesday - Mrs. Hartnett/Mrs. Monterano-Grade 8 Language Arts-CRCT reference resources review

Wednesday - Mrs. Kaplan-Grade 8 Language Arts-CRCT reference resources review

Thursday - Mrs. Worthington-Grade 7 Language Arts-CRCT research skills review

Friday - Mrs. Abrams-Grade 7 Language Arts-CRCT research skills review

Posted by Mrs. Hendrix at 04:38 PM

April 11, 2007
Announcements for April 11, 2007

Word of the Week - LEADERSHIP - The ability to take on every task with a sense of purpose and caring for others.

T-shirts for Mabry field days are now on sale for $7 each. Show your team spirit and order your shirt now.

Students are reminded to be sure they have a book to read after they complete CRCT testing each day next week. Students must remain silent until the end of each testing period, and those who finish before the end of the specified time will be participating in SSR (sustained silent reading).

Posted by Mrs. Hendrix at 11:11 AM

March 27, 2007
Technical Reading and Writing Outline

Students who wish to review our discussion on Technical Reading and Writing may use the outline below.

Technical Reading And Writing

Posted by Mrs. Hendrix at 11:23 PM

March 26, 2007
Announcements for March 26, 2007

Word(s) of the Week - Motivation - The desire to move towards a goal

Tickets for the 8th grade dance will be sold to 8th grade students before school on Tuesday, March 27, and Wednesday, March 28 in the 8th grade Science wing. This is the ONLY time tickets will be sold.

8th grade students may also order the limited edition 8th grade T-shirt when the 8th grade dance dance tickets are sold. T-shirts can be worn every friday in May. The prize patrol will be looking for 8th graders showing class spirit!

Tryout clinics for Lassiter High School cheerleading will be held Monday-Wednesday, March 26-28, from 4-6 P.M. in the LHS large gym. Middle School students are NOT to check out early. By the time the high school girls are registered, middle schooler will have had time to get to Lassiter from middle school. Tryputs will be held thursday, March 29, from 4-10 P.M.

Posted by Mrs. Hendrix at 12:55 PM

Media Center Classes March 26-30, 2007

Monday - Mrs. worthington-Grade 7 Language Arts-Technical reading/writing
Mrs. Burke-Grade 6 Language Arts-CRCT review; dictionaries

Tuesday - I-Movie teams meet during Connections

Wednesday - Mrs. Crawford-Spanish-review stations

Thursday - Mrs. Cushman-Grade 6 Language Arts-CRCT review; dictionary review

Friday - Ms.Shaw-Grade 6 Language Arts-CRCT review; dictionaries

Posted by Mrs. Hendrix at 10:04 AM

March 19, 2007
Announcements for March 19, 2007

Word of the Week - Respect for the Environment - Conservation and care of one's surroundings and the earth

Teacher Clusters will meet Tuesday in the back of the Media Center.

I-Movie teams will meet in the Media Center during Connections on Friday.

There will be a Mabry News Team meeting on Wednesday morning at 8:30 A.M. in the Media Center.

Posted by Mrs. Hendrix at 10:34 AM

Media Center Classes March 19-23, 2007

Tuesday - Staff Clusters

Wednesday - Mrs. Worthington - Grade 7 Language Arts

Thursday - Mrs. Abrams - Grade 7 Language Arts-Technical reading (nonfiction)

Friday - I-Movie teams meet

Posted by Mrs. Hendrix at 10:28 AM

March 10, 2007
Media Center Classes March12-16, 2007

Monday - Mrs, Kaplan-Grade 8 Language Arts-Student-created magazine compilations and binding

Tuesday - Ms. Kelly-Grade 8 Language Arts-Georgia authors

Wednesday - I-Movie work with Nick Ciarlante

Thursday - Mrs. Hartnett/Mrs. Monterano-Grade 8 Language Arts-Georgia authors

Friday - Mrs. Kaplan-Grade 8 Language Arts-Georgia authors

Posted by Mrs. Hendrix at 12:54 PM

March 05, 2007
Announcements for March 5, 2007

Word(s) of the Week - Courtesy/Civility - Polite behavior towards others in word and deed

Wednesday, March 7, is an early release day. Students will be dismissed at 2:15 P.M.

There will be an informational meeting at 7 P.M. in the Lassiter High School Cafeteria on Thursday, March 8, for any 8th grade girls interested in football, basketball, or competitive cheerleading in 9th grade. Interested girls should attend, accompanied by a parent.

Posted by Mrs. Hendrix at 09:53 PM

Media Center Classes March 5-9, 2007

Monday - Mrs. Smith-Music-Grade 6, Composers Research; Grade 7, Decades Research
Mrs. Davis - Grade 6 Science-Science Research

Tuesday - Mrs. Burke-Grade 6 Language Arts-Note card organization and outlining
Mrs. Smith-Music research
Mrs. Davis-Science research

Wednesday - Ms. Shaw-Grade 6 Language Arts-Medical discoveries research
Mrs. Smith-Music research

Thursday - Mrs. Cushman-Grade 6 Language Arts-Note card organization and outlining
Mrs. Smith-Music research

Friday - Ms. Shaw-Grade 6 Language Arts-Note card organization and outlining

Posted by Mrs. Hendrix at 09:46 PM

March 01, 2007
Celebrate Dr. Seuss with Read Across America!

March 2 is Read Across America Day, held on the birthday of author, Dr. Seuss. This year marks the 10th anniversary of Read Across America and the 50th anniversary of the publication of The Cat in the Hat!

Mabry will celebrate by participating in a national read-aloud of the book at 2:36 P.M. on March 2. Why 2:36? The book has exactly 236 words! Students who own a copy of The Cat in the Hat should bring it to school, in case all reachers do not have a copy.

In addition, the Media Center will post a Seuss book trivia question each class period on March 2. Students should submit their answers to the circulation desk in the Media Center. Students may answer any or all of the 7 questions. Winners for each question will receive a Dr. Seuss book.

Let's celebrate reading!!!

Posted by Mrs. Hendrix at 03:25 PM

February 26, 2007
Media Center Classes, February 26-March 2, 2007

Monday - Mrs. Hartnett/Mrs. Manderano-Grade 8 Language Arts
Mrs. Cushman-Grade 6 Language Arts-Research

Tuesday - Mrs. Worthington-Grade 7 Language Arts
Mrs. Cushman-Grade 6 Language Arts-Research

Wednesday - Mrs. Miller-grade 7 Language Arts
Ms. Shaw-Grade 6 Language Arts-Research

Thursday - Mrs. Abrams-Grade 7 Language Arts
Ms. Shaw-Grade 6 Language Arts-Research

Friday - Ms. Crawford-Grade 8-Spanish

Posted by Mrs. Hendrix at 04:04 PM

February 14, 2007
Media Center Classes February 12-16, 2007

Monday - Mrs. Shockley-Grade 8 Science-Computers

Tuesday - Mrs. Burke-Grade 6 Language Arts-Research paper topic selection (endangered species); Taking notes

Wednesday - Mrs. Miller-Grade 7 Language Arts-Famous Couples

Thursday - Mrs. Cushman/Mrs. Krodman-Grade 6 Language Arts-Research paper topic selection (inventions); Taking notes

Friday - Ms. Shaw-Grade 6 Language Arts-Research paper topic selection (medical discoveries); Taking notes

Posted by Mrs. Hendrix at 11:11 AM

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