March 2, 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

CONFIRMATION:  (3) March 4th 4:30 PM candidates only in upper church for practice – seats will be assigned; (4) March 7th 10 AM candidates and sponsors in upper church for practice; (5) March 7th two(2) tickets will be given to the candidates for Sunday, March 8th, 3 PM Confirmation; (6) Monday, March 9th, the 8th grade has a sacrament day off.

Public HS match letters are due sometime in early March. 

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.

Friday, 2/27: Reminder: Grade 8 March 4 at 4:30 Confirmation practice!

Math: 8H & 8R: projects to be finalized Monday; 7H: Test Tuesday, do some worksheets on line (with answers) to check yourself – bring in any questions/problems/concerns on Monday; 7R: none

Rel: none

Thursday, 2/26:

Math: 7R & 8R: math project to be completed in class tomorrow – bring in what you need to do so; 8H: WB pg. 207 (2 are prime); 7H: WB pg. 188 #14-18, WB pg. 189 #1-14, and graphing systems of equations (to be collected!) text pg. 175 #1 & 2 and WB pg. 194 #9,10,11,12,14

Rel: none – Stations of the Cross tomorrow

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