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September 25, 2006

Announcements for September 25, 2006

Word (s) of the Week - Self-control - The power to direct and regulate one's actions and emotions

Mabry Singers 6th grade chorus will meet Tuesday morning at 8:15 A.M. Members should meet Mrs. Smith at the front doors.

There will be clusters meetings for teachers Tuesday during planning.

Posted by Hendrix at 04:15 PM

Media Center Classes September 25-29, 2006

Tuesday - Mrs. Burke-Grade 6 Language Arts-Nonfiction Genres

Wednesday - Mrs. Krodman-Grade 6 Language Arts-Nonfiction Genres
Mrs. Carroll-Grade 7 Science-Research (computer use)

Thursday - Mrs. Cushman-Grade 6 Language Arts-Nonfiction Genres

Friday - Ms. Shaw-Grade 6 Language Arts-Nonfiction Genres

Posted by Hendrix at 04:09 PM

September 20, 2006

Media Center Classes September 18-21, 2006

Monday - Ms. Kelly-Grade 8 Language Arts-Nonfiction Genres

Tuesday - Mrs. Smith-Grade 6 Music-Research on composers

Wednesday - Mrs. Smith-Grade 6 Music-Research on composers

Thursday - Mrs. Hartnett-Grade 8 Language Arts-Nonfiction Genres
Mrs. Smith-Grade 6 Music-Research on composers

Friday - Mrs. Kaplan-Grade 8 Language Arts-Nonfiction Genres
Mrs. Smith-Grade 6 Music-Research on composers

Grade 8 Language Arts students will use the "eggs" (individual remote response devices) while participating in a discussion of the various nonfiction genres.
Grade 6 Music students will seek information on various composers for a research project.

Posted by Hendrix at 04:32 PM

Media Center Classes September 18-21, 2006

Monday - Ms. Kelly-Grade 8 Language Arts-Nonfiction Genres
Tuesday - Mrs. Smith-Grade 6 Music-Research on composers
Wednesday - Mrs. Smith-Grade 6 Music-Research on composers
Thursday - Mrs. Hartnett-Grade 8 Language Arts-Nonfiction Genres
Mrs. Smith-Grade 6 Music-Research on composers
Friday - Mrs. Kaplan-Grade 8 Language Arts-Nonfiction Genres
Mrs. Smith-Grade 6 Music-Research on composers

Grade 8 Language Arts students will use the "eggs" (individual remote response devices) while participating in a discussion of the various nonfiction genres.
Grade 6 Music students will seek information on various composers for a research project.

Posted by Hendrix at 04:31 PM

Book of the Week

0590386336 The Library Card by Jerry Spinelli tells how four different young people are affected by their encounters with reading and books, and is an example of realistic fiction. Do you identify with one of the characters?

Posted by Hendrix at 11:53 AM

Announcements for September 20, 2006

Word(s) of the Week: Trustworthiness - dependability; reliability

Today is an Early Release Day. Student dismissal will begin at 2:15 P.M.

Students are reminded that the deadline for the Reflections competition is October 2. Information may be obtained from homeroom teachers.

Posted by Hendrix at 11:40 AM

September 10, 2006

Announcements for September 11, 2006

Word(s) of the Week - Honesty - Truthfulness and sincerity

Mabry Singers 6th grade chorus will meet tomorrow morning at 8:15 A.M. in the Theater. Members should meet Mrs. Smith at the front doors to school.

Applications for the Mabry News Team need to be turned in to Mrs. Hendrix in the Media Center.

Students interested in being on the Mabry Math Counts team should meet tomorrow morning at 8:15 in room 8B4.

8th Grade students will be taking ITBS tests this week. Please exhibit good testing manners and walk quietly when in the halls.

Take a moment today to remember those who lost their lives on 9/11/2001.

Posted by Hendrix at 03:34 PM

Book of the Week

0385729715.01._SCLZZZZZZZ_ Graham Salisbury tells about Hawaiian soldiers of Japanese descent following the attack on Pearl Harbor. Based on actual events, The Eyes of the Emperor shows how many Japanese Americans were treated while serving in the United States military during World War II.

Posted by Hendrix at 03:32 PM

Media Center Classes for September 11-15, 2006

Wednesday - Mrs. Worthington-Grade 7 Language Arts-Nonfiction Genres

Thursday - Mrs. Abrams-Grade 7 Language Arts-Nonfiction Genres

Friday - Mrs. Miller-Grade 7-Nonfiction Genres

Grade 7 Language Arts students will participate interactively (using the Promethean board) in a discussion of the various nonfiction genres, so they will be able to select appropriate nonfiction books for reading and research.

Posted by Hendrix at 03:28 PM

September 06, 2006

Announcements for September 6, 2006

Students who feel they are good with numbers, and want the opportunity to compete with their minds, are invited to join the Math Counts competition team. All grade levels are welcomed! The first meeting will be Tuesday, September 12, at 8:15 A.M. in room 8B4. Sponsors are Mrs. Klucsarits and Mrs. Jennings.

Students interested in being on the Mabry News Team are reminded to get their applications in to Mrs. Hendrix in the Media Center by Friday, September 8.

Grade 8 students are taking the CogAT tests this week, and will be taking the ITBS tests next week.

Posted by Hendrix at 12:03 PM

September 04, 2006

Book of the Week

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Stowaway by Karen Hesse is an example of historical fiction. Read about the adventures of one who sneaks on board ship and what happens when the stowaway is discovered.

Posted by Hendrix at 10:48 PM

Media Center Classes September 5-8, 2006

Tuesday - Ms. Crawford-Grade 8 Spanish-Spain research

Mrs. Krodman-Grade 6 Language Arts-map, fiction genres

Wednesday - Ms. Crawford-Grade 8 Spanish

Mrs. Burke-Grade 6 Language Arts-Fiction Genres

Thursday - Mrs. Cushman-Grade 6 Language Arts-Fiction Genres

Friday - Ms. Shaw-Grade 6 Language Arts-Fiction Genres

Spanish classes will use books and the Cobb Virtual Library to access information about topics on Spain and Spanish culture. Students will use two-column notes for information gathering, and properly cite sources.

Mrs. Krodman's class will work on a Media Center map and the various fiction genres and their distinguishing characteristics.

Grade 6 Language Arts classes will review the various fiction genres and their distinguishing characteristics, enabling students to better select appropriate fiction books for reading and research.

Posted by Hendrix at 10:38 PM

Announcements for September 5, 2006

Word(s) of the Week - Respect for Learning/Punctuality
Appreciation for the importance of, and effort involved in, acquiring knowledge
Showing high regard for the worth of promptness

8th graders are testing this week. All students are reminded to show appropriate testing manners and walk quietly when in the halls.

Any student interested in being on the Mabry News Team should get an application from Mrs. Hendrix in the Media Center. Applications are due back to Mrs. Hendrix by September 8.

Posted by Hendrix at 10:22 PM

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