School Days

 

My school begins at 7:40am.  My bus picks me up at 7:08am.  Each class is 46 minutes long and we have 5 minute passing periods.  School ends at 2:40pm.

 

5th and 6th graders have 20 minutes of PRT (Personal Responsibility Time) and 7th and 8th Graders have 25 minutes of SOAR around lunch time to work on homework and get help from teachers.

 

 

Classes Offered:

English 5, 6, 7, & 8
English 5, 6, 7, & 8 HA
Language Arts 5 & 6
Language Arts 5 & 6 HA
Science 5, 6, 7, & 8
Science 5, 6, 7, & 8 HA
Math 5, 6, 7, and Pre-Algebra
Math 5 & 6 Transition, Pre-Algebra, and Algebra
Math 5 & 6 HA, Pre-Algebra, and Algebra Honors
Research 5 & 6
General Art 5, 6, 7, & 8
Computer Skills 7 & 8
Engineering and Technology 7 & 8
General Music 7 & 8
P.E./ Heath 5, 6, 7, & 8
Band 5, 6, 7, & 8
Orchestra 5, 6, & 7/8
Choir 5 & 6
Boys Choir 7/8
Girls Choir 7/8
Pleasure Reading 5 & 6
Art 7 & 8
Spanish 1, 2, 1A, & 1B
French 1 & 2
Mandarin Chinese 1 & 2
German 1 & 2

5th and 6th Graders take English, Language Arts, Science, Social Studies, Math, and a Fine Art (band, choir, orchestra, or pleasure reading) year long.  They also take 9 weeks of Research, 9 weeks of General Art, and 1 semester of P.E./ Health.

7th and 8th Graders take English, Science, Social Studies, Math, a Fine Art (band, choir, orchestra, or art), and a Foreign Language (Spanish, French, Mandarin Chinese, or German) year long.  They also take 9 weeks of a special (General Art, General Music, Computer Skills, or Engineering and Technology), 9 weeks of another special, and 1 semester of P.E./ Health.

Extra-curricular Activities at My School:

Jazz Band

Art Club

Boy Scouts

Chinese Culture Club

Destination Imagination

Drama Club

Cross Country Club

Intramural Basketball

FCA (Fellowship of Christian Athletes)

Math Bowl

National Junior Honor Society

Sit ‘n Knit

Spell Bowl

Strolling Strings

Student Council

Swing Choir

Tri-M Music Honor Society

Wrestling Club

Yearbook Club

Sports:

Cheerleading

Cross Country

Football

Golf

Tennis

Volleyball

Basketball

Wrestling

Lacrosse

Baseball

Track and Field

Softball

My Day

6:10am- Alarm goes off
7:08am- Bus arrives at bus stop
7:25am- Bus arrives at school
7:30am- 10 minute bell rings
7:35am- 5 minute bell rings
7:40am- Social Studies- This year we are studying U.S. History
8:31am- Language Arts- Reading and grammar
9:22am- Band- I am a percussionist
10:13am- Engineering and Technology (Tech)- 9 weeks course
11:00am- Lunch
11:25am- Bus leaves for high school
11:34am- Geometry- math at high school
12:29pm- Bus leaves for middle school
12:35pm- SOAR- study hall
1:00pm- Science- chemistry
1:51pm- Spanish 2
2:40pm- Final bell

On Tuesdays and Thursdays I have Jazz Band from 3pm- 3:45pm.
On the 2nd Monday of every month I have NJHS (National Junior Honor Society) from 7am-7:30am.
On Tuesdays I have FCA (Fellowship of Christian Athletes) from 7am-7:30am.

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September 2010 Student Challenge #6

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