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8th Grade Recognition, Photo Form, May Update

                        Please click on this link: May letter from 8th grade team to read about May events. It includes important details about the month of May including: Field Trips for various groups 8th Grade Recognition, Student Dance, and Photo Pre-Order Form Special Assemblies Last ...

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Unit Question Reflection: Period 6, Period 8

“To close out our unit of study today that was guided by the essential question, “Who defines what is normal” students composed brief reflections. Students compare and contrasted a text and film adaptation which addressed this question. Here are period 6 reflections; enjoy reading these young adult’s insights- they are wise beyond their years in ...

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Language Arts Blizzard Bag Assignment 2015-2016

The blizzard bag work for the 2015-2016 academic school year for language arts is one large document for the trait of conventions which I have divided into three chunks noted at the top of each page in bright red text on the paper document.   Here is the schedule for completion: Blizzard Bag Day 1- ...

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State Test 4/15, 4/18- Just do your best!

This is a picture of the letter students will receive the morning of the state test for language arts along with a smarty candy taped to it where noted. Testing is 4/15 and 4/18; there are two sections, one per day at 102 minutes each. We have been preparing the whole year. Please read the ...

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Quarter 4 Begins, Update: Middle School Month!

This March at Trimble Middle School we have been celebrating our students and their unique needs when they are in the middle (not elementary, not high school). Our theme has been “Many hands make for an amazing middle school!” and through our newly implemented Advisory program this year, students and teachers worked together to create ...

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For Pi Day. . . 3.14. . .

We celebrate Pi day every year as an 8th grade team at TMS. This year, students have activities throughout the day during classes which tie in with each core subject area and with math. We also have a special activity planned for our team building advisory time. Students- for language arts, click here to get ...

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Mid Terms and Dream Unit Update

Paper mid terms for students earning less than proficient marks only have gone home. All grades are available on Infinite Campus through student/parent portal, monitored weekly in grade 8 Advisory groups. Recently, students in grade 8 language arts in my classroom had the opportunity to consider figurative and literal meanings of language. I have a ...

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How do you make a dream come true?

This question will guide our studies this quarter. Students completed a career interest survey today and developed research questions which will guide their inquiry into a dream career. This week students are creating budgets in math, examining more dreamers’ literature, poetry, and info texts much like MLK Jr. whose speech students listened to already to ...

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Period 8 Blogging: Published Persuasive Letter

 This post is for Period 8 only. Take out your packet of your peers’ letters. If you are in another period, STOP here and go to your period’s post. If you are in Period 8, look at the sample reply made by Mrs. Snyder and follow the directions on your performance task blogging sheet step ...

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Period 6 Blogging: Published Persuasive Letter

 This post is for Period 6 only. Take out your packet of your peers’ letters.   If you are in another period, STOP here and go to your period’s post. If you are in Period 6, look at the sample reply made by Mrs. Snyder and follow the directions on your performance task blogging sheet ...

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Holiday break begins in . . .

Keep working hard and enjoy break when it comes!

EVENTS

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Labor Day – No School

Trimble Middle School
09/07/2015

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Columbus Day – No School

Trimble Middle School
10/12/2015

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End of 1st Grading Period

Trimble Middle School
10/16/2015

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Holiday Break Begins

Trimble Middle School
12/18/2015

Holiday break begins on 12/21 and runs through 1/4 for students. School resumes Tuesday, January 5th.

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Martin Luther King Jr. Day- No School

Trimble Middle School
01/18/2016

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Presidents’ Day- No School

Trimble Middle School
02/15/2016

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End of 3rd Grading Period

Trimble Middle School
03/11/2016

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Spring Break Begins

Trimble Middle School
03/28/2016

Spring Break begins on 3/28. School resumes on Monday, April 4th. Unlike last year, all make-up days will be added to the end of the school year.

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End of 4th Grading Period/Last Day of School

Trimble Middle School
05/23/2016

The last day of school is subject to change based upon make-up days accrued due to weather.

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End of 2nd Grading Period

Trimble Middle School
12/18/2015

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