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Homework

UPDATED: 9/22/17, 8:45 p.m.

8TH LANGUAGE ARTS, RELIGION, and JUAN DIEGO PROJECT (HOMEROOM)

  • Vocab Quiz Monday
  • Five statements about love
  • For future: NEWSELA… 1) Go to the link. 2) Sign in with your Google Login. 3) Allow access. 4) You are joining a class (code = 2SSNN5) 5) Start reading!

8TH HUMANITIES (HIEGER)

  • Pick a history book ASAP

8TH SCIENCE

8TH ALGEBRA

8TH A-ALGEBRA

6TH GRADE SOCIAL STUDIES (ANCIENT CIVILIZATIONS)

  • Finish noting dates from Chapter 1 Section 2

7TH (LANGUAGE ARTS AND RELIGION)

  • Have one quote about love for Monday’s class

Quick News

9/12/2017 – The 8th Grade Retreat is set for Tuesday, 9/26 at Seahurst Park. We’ll meet at the school and will need parent drivers for drop off (leave OLG at 8:45ish) and pick up at the park (pick up at 2 p.m. at Seahurst lower lot). PLEASE consider driving!
9/12/2017 – Looking forward to seeing you at Curriculum Night, which is also 8th Grade information night. I plan on sending you a video with some 8th grade info before hand to save us some time on Thursday. Look for that in your email.
9/12/2017 – Room Parents found!!! Thank you immensely to Nancy and Joy!
9/7/2017 – We are still looking for a room parent. Please contact me if you can do it!
8/30/2017 – Regarding summer writing for grades 7 and 8, please complete prompts by Wednesday, September 6. Students should email me if they have questions.
8/30/2017 – Looking forward to seeing families at School Supply Drop-off tonight!
8/29/2017 – Just met with our service project contacts at Providence Mount St. Vincent about an exciting new program for our 8th graders called Silver Kite.

Ask Me About…

Need some dinner table conversation about your middle schooler’s day at school? Here are some conversation starters. (Updated 9/22/2017)

6th: What do you know about oral tradition?

7th: What are you learning about love?

8th: Any ideas about your guiding question for your Juan Diego Project? What is a guiding question anyway?

Capturing The Moment

First day of school 2017-2018. Santos lost a bet to an alum and donned a Megaman costume.

2017 culminated with a stunning performance of “The Lion King. Looking forward to the Class of 2018!

LK

The Juan Diego Project 2017

Every year in 8th grade, Our Lady of Guadalupe Students complete their Juan Diego Project, a culmination of their Service-Based Education. They choose a topic based on their interests, such as poverty, environment, healthcare, education, and more. Then, they conduct intensive research on that issue, using databases such as Academic OneFile and Proquest, and deliver a 30-40 minute interactive lecture to their peers on the topic. Additionally, they perform 20 hours of service in the field to gain hands on experience. Below are their culminating videos, which they created in trios. For more information about the project and about Our Lady of Guadalupe’s Service-Based Education, contact Mr. Santos or our school’s main office at 206.935.0651.

Fighting Local and Global Poverty

Improving our Communities at OLG

Erasing Insecurities

Care for Animals

Education for All

Living Healthy Lives

Serving Low-Income Families

Care for God’s Creation

Preserving Forests