April 19, 2015

8th Grade Confirmation Retreat

St. Stans eighth graders travelled to Passionists at Molloy Retreat House in Jamacia Estates on Tuesday, November 25th for the 8th grade Confirmation Retreat. There was much reflection and community at the event as the students prepare for their Confirmation.

For more pictures see our album on Facebook, click here.

Homework

 

 

8th Grade:  Continue to attend Sunday mass – preferably at SSK’s 9 am mass – bring in the signed bulletin from the church/mass you attended on Mondays.

Next week – Wednesday, Thursday and Friday – the 8th grade will be taking the NYS Grade 8 Math test.  They will need sharpened #2 pencils and their scientific calculator.  I will supply the ruler and protractor for the test.  Test prep work must be done when assigned – no homework pass may be used.

Friday, 4/17:Reminder: Pictures – due Monday if not already handed it – buying it or not please return.  Aviator trip permission slip and fee is due 4/30.

Math: 7H: worksheet on functions for test review – Test is Tuesday; 7R: packet from yesterday – make sure you have it and completed it for Monday – Quiz Tuesday; 8H: Nova – The Mystery of Math – check it out!; 8R: make sure you have finished the multiple choice Test B

Rel: 7th: revise your mayor letter for Monday when I will take you to the computer lab to type it up & save it; 8th: none

Thursday, 4/16:

Permission slip and cost in an envelope for the Aviator trip – due 4/30

Math: 7H & 7R: finish the packet begun in class today for homework; 8H & 8R: finish the Multiple Choice Test B

Rel: 7th: type your letter to the Mayor during Friday’s computer class & save it on the school’s computer – you may also put in on your own flash drive

 

Public HS Calendar on DOE web site

Public HS Round 1 match is due in early March.

 

 

8th Grade Wish List

  1. 20-30 laptops or I Pads (or equivalent) for classroom use
  2. Smart Board attachment – document reader
  3. Additional corking for the hall to hang work
  4. Digital camera to take pictures of student activities
  5. Mindstorm Lego EV3 kits for Robotics Club

 

Math Club – Mathmagicians

 

 MATHMAGICIANS

ROBOTICS CLUB/STOCK MARKET GAME

Fridays starting 9/19 3:15-4:45 PM

ROBOTICS – WE WILL BE  BUILDING FIRST LEGO LEAGUE ROBOTS!

ALL 7TH AND 8TH GRADE HONORS STUDENTS ARE INVITED TO JOIN!

COME AND HAVE FUN WHILE LEARNING !!!!

Web Resources – Math

www.brainingcamp.com – lessons, questions, challenges – some will be assigned as HW

www.khanacademy.com – on line lessons some with practice offered

www.thefutureschannel.com – short movies on science & math/careers related

www.math-aids.com – free worksheets you create with answer key

www.math-play.com

www.amathsdictionaryforkids.com

www.coolmath.com

www.learnzillion.com – lessons you can view over & over – search topic

www.mathplayground.com

www.mathtv.com

www.classzone.com

www.kidsknowit.com

www.ixl.com