Algebra 1 (Ahearn)
We are continuing to work on systems of equations and are in the substitution method to solve.
Algebra 2 (Ahearn)
We are reviewing application with percent story problems and preparing for a quiz over these.
We are continuing our unit on circles and will be focusing on central angles and inscribed angles with intercepted arcs.
Pre Calculus (Ahearn)
We are finishing our unit over rectangular and polar coordinates and getting ready for a quiz.
Paced Algebra 1 Year 2 (Ahearn)
We just took a quiz over circles and ellipses and will start our lesson on parabolas.
Theater Arts (Pappas)
We just finished learning about the History of the American Musical. Today we took a tour of Theater at the Fort and set up the date for our May Show! (Friday, May 10 at 7:00 PM) Next week we will go to see “The Diary of Anne Frank” at IRT. We also started a script writing project based on a modernized Aesop Fable.
Earth Science (Tulbert)
We are studying stars and how they work. Next week we will be looking at the life cycle of stars, and the rule they play in the universe. Thursday we got into a discussion about flying stars and looked as several videos of different models. We talked about the new rules and laws that might need to be made if we have many flying cars running around our skies!
In Chemistry, we are learning how to name and write formulas for different types of compounds. We are currently working on ionic and covalent compounds and next week will add acids.
Digital Art (Evans)
Students continue to work on and refine their video presentations for the upcoming play,”Cinderella Marvel.”
Studio Art (Evans)
Students continue to paint,illustrate and fabricate elements of the set for the upcoming play,”Cinderella Marvel.”
Algebra 1 (Dickison)
In Algebra 1, we are graphing lines with the y-intercept and discovering slope. We are also using the slope intercept formula.
In Geometry class, we are working on inscribed angles and the corresponding arcs of a circle.
Paced Algebra 1 (Dickison)
In Paced Algebra class we are moving on from 2-step equations to multi-step equations.
English 1 (Dickison)
In English class we have been watching the film of The Diary of Anne Frank in preparation of field trip to the IRT next week.
We are studying the concept of diffusion by looking at various religions and how they have spread throughout the world. This will culminate in an oral presentation to the class.
U.S. History (O’Donnell)
We are wrapping up the Civil War and will be focusing on the assassination on President Lincoln and the unintended consequences of that.
English I, Mrs. Sheehy
We are continuing with the reading of “Anne Frank,” and we are looking forward to attending the “Anne Frank: Diary of a Young Girl” play at the IRT on Wednesday. Afterward, we will be going to the Circle City Mall food court for lunch. The students have chosen another book from the Holocaust genre that they are to be reading/listening to on their own. They are to be done by Monday, February 25th. At that time, we will be writing an “article” about the Holocaust combining information from those three sources.
Entrepreneurship (Mr. Oguss)
We will finish our study of The Social Network (FaceBook) next week and then revisit Elon Musk (Tesla, Space X, Sun City) and fellow dyslexic entrepreneur Richard Branson of Virgin Airways.
Everyday Math (Mr. Oguss)
We will be designing mystery stories based on detetives using time lapse equations to solve crimes.
Life Skills (Mr. Oguss)
We will resume our study of Change The Way You See Everything; required reading for every Google employee!
Speech and Communication (Dust)
This week the Speech and Communication classes examined the question, “What makes a great idea….GREAT?” They each took some time to write/draw/share ideas they have or problems they would like to solve! A fantastic week! Next week the students will begin selecting their individual topics for the TED talks they will present at the end of the year. Time to get down to business.