Science-Science for Week of 1.19.2015

Science-Science for Week of 1.19.2015

JANUARY19th -23rd

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Science-Science for week of 1.19.2015

Monday – MLK Holiday (no school) Tuesday – Reaction rates…More practice in balancing equations

Wednesday – Endothermic vs. Exothermic reaction- Homework

Thursday – Examples of endothermic vs. exothermic reactions

More practice in balancing equations

Friday – Lab #18

Math-Math – We are continuing our unit on Statistics! We will be discussing and constructing Stem & Leaf Plots, Box and Whiskey Plots, Two-Way Frequency Tables. We will also be calculating Permutations and Combinations. The Unit Test will be Wednesday, January 28th

Social Studies-Monday-MLK DayTuesday-Athens Wednesday-Sparta Thursday-ThePersian Empire and the PersianWars Friday-The Peloponnesian War

English-:English: Next week, we will continue to review grammar, specifically, parts of speech, phrases, and clauses. We will also start a unit on poetry. Students should bring a printed copy of their favorite poem or song to class next week. All poems/songs should be appropriate for school- both content and vocabulary. If your student’s poem/song is questionable, they should select a different poem/song.

Also, students will need a copy of SparkNotes: No Fear Shakespeare, A Midsummer Night’s Dream by William Shakespeare by February 17th. There are other versions of Shakespeare’s play, however, this is the version that works best for this class.


HTMS Drama Club Presents: My Son, Pinocchio

An informational meeting for parents and students will be held on Tuesday, January 13that 6 pm in the Media Center. Auditions will take place in the theatre room on Wednesday, January 21st and Thursday, January 22nd from 3 to 5 pm. All students, grades 6-8, are welcome! For more information, or if you have any questions, please contact Ms. Cruit at .

2015 16 HTMS Cheerleading Candidates There will be a mandatory parent meeting for anyone interested in trying out for 2015 16 HTMS cheerleader The parent meeting will be on Tuesday February 17 at 5 30 pm in the HTMS auditorium Tryout material will be taught during a mandatory clinic March 2 5 Tryouts will be held immediately after school on March 6thIMPORTANTINFORMATION FORCHEERLEADING TRYOUTS!

Save the date!

Earth Day in Trussville will be Saturday, April 18.

More details will follow closer to time but wanted you to go ahead and have the date 

Charity Basketball 2015 benefitting The V Foundation for Cancer Research

Event Date: 2/3/15 at 6:30

Please help us raise funds for this worthy foundation either being/finding a sponsor or purchasing a T-Shirt.

Sponsorships levels: $100.00, $75.00, $50.00. T-Shirts $10.00, includes admission to the game.

Game night admission $5.00

For more details: Scoliosis Screenings for all Middle School Students

Calling all dancers! If you are interested in trying out for HTMS Dance Team or Pom Squad, there will be a mandatory parent information meeting on Tuesday, January 27th, at 6 pm in the auditorium. An optional pre-clinic will be held on February 17th and February 19th from 3:00-5:00. Mandatory clinic and tryouts will take place during the week of March 16-20. A list of tryout requirements can be found on Mrs. Williams’ class website.

Refer to attachments for more important information!