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December 21, 2006

Announcement for December 21, 2006

The Media Center wishes all Mabry students, parents, and staff safe and happy holidays!

Posted by Hendrix at 03:43 PM

Twelve Days of Reading

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Winners of the Twelve Days of Reading contest;
Grade 6 - Mr. Woolsey
Grade 7 - Mr. Howard
Grade 8 - Ms. Moncrieff

6th graders read 105,765 Pages.
7th graders read 111,469 pages.
8th graders read 65,502 pages.
Total pages read = 282,746

Mabry students should be proud of such an accomplishment in such a short amount of time!

Posted by Hendrix at 03:40 PM

December 19, 2006

Twelve Days of Reading

On the 11th day of the Twelve Days of Reading contest, the leading homerooms are:
Grade 6 - Mr. Woolsey
Grade 7 - Mr. Howard
Grade 8 - Ms. Moncrieff

Homerooms who have now read over 10,00 pages: Mrs. Abrams, Mrs. Graber, Mrs. Suggs

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Posted by Hendrix at 03:31 PM

Announcements for December 19, 2006

Geography Bee winners are:
1st place - Christian E. - Grade 7
2nd place - Conrad R. - Grade 8
3rd place - Brian B. - Grade 8

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

Mabry wishes to thank our PTSA for the holiday refreshments they are providing for the staff today.

Posted by Hendrix at 01:47 PM

Twelve Days of Reading

Leaders for Day 10 of the Twelve Days of Reading contest are:
Grade 6- Mr. Woolsey
Grade 7-Mr. Howard (Mrs. Kulkarni is close!)
Grade 8-Ms. Moncrieff

The homerooms of Mrs. Burke, Mrs. Lippincott, Ms. Shaw, Mr. Woolsey, Mrs. Glenn, Mr. Howard, Mrs. Kulkarni, Mrs. Moncrieff, and Mrs. Suggs have all read over 10,000 pages. Way to read!

Posted by Hendrix at 12:32 PM

Media Center Classes December 18-22, 2006

Monday - Mrs. Cushman-Grade 6 Language Arts-Holiday reading discussing author's purpose and theme

Tuesday - Clusters meeting for staff

Wednesday - Ms. Shaw-Grade 6 Language Arts-Holiday reading discussing author's purpose and theme
Ms. Crawford - Spanish-Holiday Presentations

Thursday - Mrs.Burke-Grade 6 Language Arts-Holiday reading discussing author's purpose and theme
Ms. Crawford - Spanish-Holiday Presentations

Friday - HAPPY HOLIDAYS!

Posted by Hendrix at 12:26 PM

Twelve Days of Reading

Day 9 of the Twelve Days of Reading contest leaders:
Grade 6-Mr. Woolsey; Ms. Shaw is second
Grade 7-Mr. Howard; Mrs. Kulkarni is second
Grade 8-Ms. Moncrieff; Mrs. Suggs is second

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Posted by Hendrix at 12:19 PM

Twelve Days of Reading

On Day 8 of the Twelve Days of Reading Ms. Shaw, Mr. Woolsey, and Ms. Moncrieff have homerooms that have read over 10,000 pages! Leading homerooms are:
Grade 6 - Mr. Woolsey Grade 7-Mr. Howard Grade 8-Ms. Moncrieff

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Posted by Hendrix at 12:16 PM

December 14, 2006

Twelve Days of Reading

images Day 7 leading homerooms in the Twelve Days of Reading contest are:
Grade 6 - Mr. Woolsey - Second place, Ms. Shaw - Third place, Mrs. Burke
Mr. Woolsey's homeroom and Ms. Shaw's homeroom have each read over 10,000 pages.
Mrs. Burke is not far behind.

Grade 7 - Mr. Howard - Second place, Mrs. Kulkarni - Third place, Mrs. Glenn
Mr. Howard's and Mrs. Kulkarni's homerooms have each read almost 10,000 pages.
Mrs. Glenn's homeroom is not far behind.

Grade 8 - Mrs. Moncrieff - Second place, Mrs. Bowman - Third place, Mrs. Stephens
Mrs. Moncrieff's homeroom has read over 10,000 pages..
Mrs. Bowman's homeroom is close to 10,000 pages.

Posted by Hendrix at 01:42 PM

Twelve Days of Reading

Leaders of the Twelve Days of Reading contest for Day 6 are:
Grade 6 - Mr. Woolsey - Ms. shaw second place
Grade 7 - Mr Howard- Mrs. Kulkarni second place
Grade 8 - Mrs. Moncrieff - Mrs. bowman second place

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Posted by Hendrix at 01:34 PM

December 13, 2006

Media Center Classes December 11-15, 2006

Monday - Mrs. Worthington-Grade 7 Language Arts-Holiday trivia search using selected Media Center resources
Mrs. Larkin-Grade 7 Science-PowerPoint/Keynote presentations on body systems

Tuesday - I-Movie training

Wednesday - Book chats with Mrs. Miller's classes

Thursday - Mrs. Abrams-Grade 7 Language Arts-Holiday trivia search
Mrs. Baylor-Grade 7 Social Studies-computer use

Friday - Mrs. Miller-Grade 7 Language Arts-Holiday trivia
Mrs. Baylor-Grade 7 Social Studies-computer use

Posted by Hendrix at 03:25 PM

Announcements for December 13, 2006

Mabry welcomes author, Brett Hodus, cofounder of Scobre Press, to our school today. 7th grade students are enjoying book chat discussions about the Dream Series books published by Scobre Press.

Word(s) of the Week: Kindness - gentleness, willingness to help, friendliness, courteousness, consideration

Students interested in participating in the North Metro Regional Technology Fair on February 3, must have their applications in to Mrs. Hendrix in the Media Center by December 18. Students may enter any kind of technology-related project. Entries must be projects completed during this school year, by individual students, or by a team of 2 students. Projects could be PowerPoint or Keynote presentations, digital photography, digital movies, robotics, animation, podcasts, wirecasts, etc.

Posted by Hendrix at 03:18 PM

Twelve Days of Reading

Top homerooms for Day 5 of the Twelve Days of Reading contest are:
Grade 6 - Mr. Woolsey; Grade 7 - Mr. Howard; Grade 8 - Mrs. Moncrieff

images Ms. Shaw, Mrs. Kulkarni, and Mrs. Bowman are second place in each grade level.

Posted by Hendrix at 03:07 PM

Twelve Days of Reading

images Day 4 leaders of the Twelve Days of Reading contest are:
Grade 6 - Ms. shaw; Grade 7 - Mr. Howard; Grade 8 - Mrs. Moncrieff

Posted by Hendrix at 03:05 PM

Twelve Days of Reading

Leaders of The Twelve Days of Reading for Day 3 are:

images Grade 6 - Ms. Shaw; Grade 7 - Mr. Howard; Grade 8 - Mrs. Moncrieff

Posted by Hendrix at 03:00 PM

December 06, 2006

Twelve Days of Reading

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Leaders as of Day 2 of the Twelve Days of Reading contest are:
Grade 6 - Ms. Shaw, Grade 7 - Mr. Howard, Grade 8 - Ms. Moncrieff

Posted by Hendrix at 03:32 PM

December 05, 2006

Announcements for December 5, 2006

Word(s) of the Week: Generosity - Unselfish willingness to share your time and talents in your community

The National Jr. Honor Society is collecting new toys and games to be given to needy children who live in the Marietta area. The collection dates are December 4-12. Homeroom teachers have a suggested list of items.

Day 1 of the Twelve Days of Reading contest sponsored by the Media Center is complete. Whose homeroom will read the greatest number of pages by December 20? Remember, the winning homeroom in each grade level will receive a breakfast provided by the Media Center after the holidays.

There will be a mandatory meeting of the Mabry News Team tomorrow morning at 8:30 in the Media Center.

The deadline for registration for the North Metro Regional Technology Fair is December 15. See Mrs. Hendrix in the Media Center if you are interested in registering for the competition.

Posted by Hendrix at 01:30 PM

Twelve Days of Reading

Leading Homerooms for Day 1 of the Twelve Days of Reading contest:

images Grade 6 -Mrs. Lippincott, Grade 7 -Mrs. Kulkarni, Grade 8 -Mrs. Sumrell

Posted by Hendrix at 01:16 PM

Media Center Classes December 4-8, 2006

Tuesday - Run-off Cobb County elections voting in the Media Center

Wednesday - Ms. Kelly-Grade 8 Language Arts-Parenthetical documentation for research papers

Thursday - Mrs. Hartnett/Mrs. Manderano-Grade 8 Language Arts-Parenthetical documentation

Friday - Mrs. Kaplan-Grade 8 Language Arts-Parenthetifcal documentation for research papers

Posted by Hendrix at 01:08 PM

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