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November 30, 2006

Announcements for November 30, 2006

All 8th grade students should be sure to vote for superlatives. Ballots should be placed in the box in the cafeteria by tomorrow (December 1) afternoon.

Coming soon to a Media Center near you...The Twelve Days of Reading Contest!

The new Media Center automation system, Destiny, is now operational. Teachers and students should look for the "Mabry Destiny" icon on the Novell launcher, or the MAC dock.

Posted by Hendrix at 01:09 PM

November 27, 2006

Announcements for November 27, 2006

Word of the Week - Gratitude - A feeling of thankful appreciation for benefits received

ALL Media Center materials should have been returned on Friday. This includes both student and staff materials that have been checked out from the Media Center. The Media Center automation system will convert from Athena to Destiny on Wednesday.

Students interested in competing in the North Metro Regional Technology Fair in February must complete an application form by December 11. Application forms are available from Mrs. Hendrix in the Media Center.

There will be a Mabry News Team meeting Wednesday morning, November 29, at 8:30 A.M. in the Media Center.

Posted by Hendrix at 03:30 PM

Media Center Classes November 27-December 1, 2006

Monday - Mrs. Burke-Grade 6 Language Arts-Using the almanac, atlas, and encyclopedia
Mrs. Hartnett/Mrs. Manderano-Grade 8 Language Arts-Note-taking for research paper

Tuesday - Mrs. Hartnett/Mrs. Manderano

Wednesday - Mrs. Krodman-Grade 6 Language Arts-Using the almanac, atlas, and encyclopedia
Ms. Kelly-Grade 8 Language Arts-Note-taking for research paper

Thursday - Mrs. Cushman-Grade 6 Language Arts-Using the almanac, atlas, and encyclopedia
Ms. Crawford-Grade 8 Spanish-Holiday world celebrations research

Friday - Ms. Shaw-Grade 6 Language Arts-Using the almanac, atlas, and encyclopedia

Posted by Hendrix at 03:06 PM

November 21, 2006

Announcements for November 21, 2006

Winners of the Food Drive are:
Grade 6 - Ms. Mitchell
Grade 7 - Mrs. Glenn
Grade 8 - Mrs. Hartnett

Do you think mabryonline.org is a great blog site? Do you like a blog maintained by one of your teachers? The following site gives you an opportunity to tell others about the great blog sites at Mabry. Nominate your favorite Mabry blog! http://incsub.org/awards/2006/edublog-awards-2006-nominations-open/

Books may be checked out again beginning November 29, when Destiny, the Media Center's new automation system, will be operational.

Posted by Hendrix at 11:58 AM

November 20, 2006

Announcements for November 20-21, 2007

Word of the Week - Service to Others-Useful and considerate duty to others

Students and staff are reminded that ALL Media Center materials are due today. We will be converting over to Destiny, our new automation system, right after Thanksgiving and our circulation records have to be cleared from Athena in order to make the conversion properly.

Today is the last day of the National Jr. Honor Society food drive.

Posted by Hendrix at 03:12 PM

Media Center Classes November 20 and 21, 2006

Monday - Mrs. Crawford-Grade 8 Spanish-Test review stations
Mrs. Shockley-Grade 8 Target Science-Computer research on earthquakes

Tuesday - Mrs. Shockley-Grade 8 Target Science-Computer research on earthquakes

Posted by Hendrix at 02:59 PM

November 16, 2006

Mabry Well-represented at the Georgia Educational Technology Conference

Several presentations at GaETC are being conducted by Mabry representatives. Dr. Tyson is featured as a "Spotlight Speaker." Mrs. Hendrix is presenting for one of the sessions. Two I-movie teams (Mrs. Ridlehoover and Ms. Larkin) are showing their works in the Exhibition Hall. Way to go, Mabry!

Posted by Hendrix at 12:00 PM

Media Center Classes November 13-17, 2006

Monday - Mrs. Hartnett-Grade 8 Language Arts-Research process; thesis statement, citation forms, and note-taking

Tuesday - Ms. Kelly - Grade 8 Language Arts-Research process

Wednesday - Mrs. Hendrix at GaETC
Mrs. Kaplan - Grade 8 Language Arts-Research

Thursday - Mrs. Hendrix at GaETC

Friday - Mrs. Hendrix at GaETC
Ms. Kelly - Grade 8 Language Arts-Research

Posted by Hendrix at 11:56 AM

November 06, 2006

Search Engines

Click on the file below to get a list of search engines to use when searching the internet. Explore as many of them as you can to determine which are your favorites, which are single search engines, which are multiple search engines, and which are directories. Selecting the appropriate search engine(s) for research will get you the results you need.

Search Engines To Examine For Home Use 2006-1

Posted by Hendrix at 10:45 AM

Announcements for November 6, 2006

Word(s) of the Week - Democracy - Individual, responsible participation in decision making; government by the people

Tomorrow, November 7, is a student holiday.

Lassiter High School is hosting a Parent Night for rising 9th graders (current 8th graders) on Tuesday, November 14, at 6:30 P.M. in the Lassiter Theater. Lassiter school personnel will be providing information regarding transition, placement, and curriculum.

The Mabry National Jr. Honor Society will meet at 8:15 A.M. on Wednesday, November 8, in Mrs. Hartnett's room, 8A2.

The Mabry News Team will meet Thursday, November 9, at 8:30 A.M. in the Media Center.

Posted by Hendrix at 10:40 AM

Media Center Classes November 6-10, 2006

Monday - Mrs. Worthington-Grade 7 Language Arts-Web site evaluation
Mrs. Brown-Curry-Grade 6 Social Studies-Research PowerPoint presentations

Tuesday - Student holiday

Wednesday - Mrs. Miller-Grade 7 Language Arts-Web site evaluation

Thursday - Mrs. Abrams-Grade 7 Language Arts-Web site evaluation

Friday - Mrs. Kaplan-Grade 8 Language Arts-Research Process

Posted by Hendrix at 10:19 AM

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