Social Studies Podcast on North Korea

Today the 7th grade students bring you a podcast about the problems the United States is currently having with North Korea. The boys who participated begin with opening statements and then continue a lively discussion on the topic. Enjoy!

Social Studies Podcast; scripted newscast!

Today a group of 7th grade boys brings you a scripted newscast style podcast about the assassination of Kim Jung Nam. This is the first group to try a scripted newscast style podcast and they did a great job! As always, let us know in comments what you think.

Two more Social Studies Podcasts!

The 7th grade students have been busy churning out our March Social Studies podcasts. The two episodes today are different styles. The first is a discussion, with prepared opening statements, on how the US is divided today socially. The second is a discussion about the topic of Social Studies and what it is about that... Continue Reading →

Mock Caldecott Results

After a break from Mock Caldecott we held it again this year. The Learning Commons allowed all students to be involved. Just like previous years the students voted on preselected books. They were asked to read the book and then critique it with a series of questions based on the Caldecott criteria. This year we... Continue Reading →

Book Wish List

Welcome back to the new school year. Next week I am going to place a massive book order. We will be using the money earned from the book fair. I want to make sure that we get books the students are excited about. To do this I'm requesting that you fill out our suggest a... Continue Reading →

Final Social Studies Podcast of 2016.

The 8th grade students had a busy 3rd trimester. Washington D.C., Capstone Projects, Drama performances, CYO Track finals, and the list goes on and on. So int he 3rd trimester I told the PodCast group they could do scripted podcasts if they wanted. Solo, duo, or triples. One group of girls decided they wanted to... Continue Reading →

Librarian of the Day -Sophia Ramirez

Hi! I'm Librarian of the Day. Do you like books? I love books! I can read a 300 page book in one week! By the way, I'm book worm. My favorite genre of book is horror!                           -Sophia Ramirez 2B  

2016 Auction Video

The new Learning Commons was featured in this year's auction video. With the auction theme of Back to the 80's our fabulous parents, 8th grade students and Mr. W. made a Breakfast Club inspired video. These videos are always a lot of fun! Great job everyone!  

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