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May 20

Testing is Over

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State testing is over! My 6th graders took a Math and Language Arts test and my 8th graders took a Math, Language Arts, and Science test. The Science test, the subject that I teach, has questions on Earth, Physical and Life Science. Our curriculum, for better or for worse, includes Physical and Environmental Science in …

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Sep 17

Beginning of Year

I teach 6th and 8th grade Science. I have all three of our school’s 6th grade Science classes and two of the three 8th grade Science classes. I’ve been teaching 6th and 8th grade Science for a few years now and I really enjoy getting kids as they enter the middle school and getting many …

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May 21

Week-Long Field Trip!


This week, May 21 to May 25, 8th grade teachers at my school will be taking over 85 8th graders along with 20 HS counselors to Camp David, Jr. on gorgeous Lake Crescent for an Olympic Odyssey outdoor education experience. One aspect of this trip that stresses out a bunch of our students, including yours …

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May 30

Outdoor Education Rocks

Olympic Odyssey is what we call our week-long, outdoor education, 8th grade field trip. We take 8th graders to Camp David, Jr. on beautiful Lake Crescent and use that as our take off point to their odyssey. This is the time of year where some of the things they are learning in school come to …

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Nov 10

6th Grade Field Trip

This Friday, 11-13-09, 6th graders will be participating in the annual 6th grade day of service. Sixth graders will be helping North Olympic Salmon Coalition (NOSC) in their restoration efforts on Chimacum Creek as we study the water quality of Chimacum Creek. This year students will be walking to the Grange, as last year, but …

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Mar 06

7th grade Teachers on Longboats

Here are a few pictures of the 7th grade teachers out on the water getting trained for the upcoming 7th grade Longboat outdoor education experience. This will all start on May 20! Here’s Mr. Meacham with the Captain Nancy next to him and Captain Robin in the back steering. Hm, I wonder what Mr. Meacham …

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