Seventh Grade Declares their Independence

November 17, 2017

Seventh grade students completed their study of the Declaration of Independence and the American Revolution.  Mrs. Middleton’s and Ms. Grunow’s homerooms combined to create their own version of an Adolescent Declaration of Independence.  Students particularly […]

Parent – Teacher Conferences

November 6, 2017

Parent teacher conferences are Tuesday, November 21st.  Please click on the link to make your appointment.   https://www.ptcfast.com/schools/St_Linus  

Taxonomy Review for Short Story Test

October 27, 2017

Middle school Literature students created alphabetical taxonomies to review for their test on short stories, which happened on Thursday.  These are eighth graders in Mr. P’s homeroom completing the group assignment.

Mapping Out a Short Story

October 18, 2017

Middle school students have been creating story maps on their ThinkPads for the past few weeks.  This seventh grade class was making a story map for “The Lottery” by Shirley Jackson. Other authors covered in […]

Preparing to Present Life in the Colonies

September 21, 2017

As we begin the next chapter in Social Studies, Life in the Colonies, the 7th graders were divided into groups and assigned a section. Each group will become a master of their section and will […]

Going Greek

September 20, 2017

Seventh and eighth grade students presented their “Wanted” and “Missing” posters on Greek characters.  The posters served as a way to research and review for their unit on Greek Mythology. (Posters in pictures by seventh […]

Where is the answer?

September 7, 2017

Many remember math classes as sitting in rows, taking notes and doing problem after problem. Today research shows that the best learning happens when working together and moving around. One way we do this in […]

Learning to Use Google Classroom

August 31, 2017

This year we are very excited to be using Google Classroom in the 6th, 7th, and 8th grades. Google Classroom allows the students to see and submit their homework online. A broader benefit of using […]

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