Day 5 Genius Hour Video

I’m so proud of these hard-working students. We had a wonderful day of learning. We learned about: the history of soccer, chickens, slime, tips for great writing, the five most dangerous animals in North America, the evolution of cars and how the assembly line came about, sugar skulls and how to make one, how to make spaghetti, dolphins, how to make lasagna, the Megatherium, JK “Red” Harris and his fame in the rodeo world, how has Fortnite and its features changed over the years, the most common weapons used the WWII, how skyscrapers are built, the history of Skittles and how to make homemade Skittles, the hoverboard’s history and changes, Iris Apfel, and general surgery.

Super job, “expert!” I’m so proud of you!

 

 

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Day 4 Genius Hour Video

I’m so proud of these experts! Way to show what you know!

On this day we learned about: twirling, coding, the history of baseball, the USS Lexington, top 4 most rare diseases, what is required to be a game warden, genealogy, weapons used in WWII, evolution of cooking, baking (and enjoyed delicious cookies), the evolution of safety equipment worn in football,  the Megalodon, the Red River, tornadoes, how to become a zoologist, zodiac signs, the Navy Seals, and the evolution of military tanks. What a fun day of learning!

Watch the video of these superstars! Enjoy!

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Awards Ceremony Information

Please join us Wednesday, May 22, at 10:00 am in the auditorium to celebrate the successes of our Middle School students.  Recognition/awards will be given to students for academic achievement and extracurricular activities. The ceremony should conclude around 11:30, and students will be able to leave with parents at that time.  School will be dismissed for summer at 12:00.

Hope to see you there!

 

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Day 2 Genius Hour Video

I’m so proud of these experts! Way to show what you know.

On this day, we learned about: German Shepherds, hot dogs, the history of basketball and volleyball, coding, the T Rex and dinosaurs from the Cretaceous period, sugar gliders, constellations, stop motion videos, the job of a veterinarian, neonatal nursing, how to take care of rabbits in FFA, the history of braids, magic and saw some cool tricks, birthday celebrations in other countries, what it’s like to work with special needs adults, the history of gaming and the Girl Scouts, wolves and if we can earn their trust, and how to train to become a professional dancer.

Enjoy!

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We FLIP for reading!

Our students “flipped for reading” today. Students worked hard in teams to answer questions after reading a passage. We certainly saw a lot of smiles and bottle flippin’.

Afterward, teams enjoyed learning academic vocabulary- Thanos Style!

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We LOVED Max!!

We have finished the amazing movie that accompanied our novel, Max.

We learned that these “unsung heroes” have been in all wars and have saved thousands of lives! We honor these military war dogs for their service and loyalty to our brave men and women in the military.

Check out a few of our favorite memories…

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12 Day of Christmas – Let’s Have Fun!

Students are invited to get involved in our 12 Days of Christmas!  Dress code will be enforced.

Dec 5- Grinch’s Random Act of Kindness- do something kind for a friend, and wear as much green as possible.

Dec 6- UIL Meet; NO SCHOOL (only students who are IN the UIL competitions will come to school)

Dec 7-  Cover your cold feet with Christmas socks

Dec 10 Make Monday Bright- Wear anything that lights up, shines, or sparkles

Dec 11  Mad about Plaid- Wear flannel

Dec 12- Reindeer Games- Wear your antlers and red nose

Dec 13- Jingle Bell Rock- Wear bells

Dec 14- Wear your ugliest sweater

Dec 17- Elf Yourself- wear stripes

Dec 18- Santa is on his way- Wear a Santa hat

Dec 19- normal day

Dec 20- Wear Christmas PJs to prepare for lounging around

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