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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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Period 2 Blogging: Published Persuasive Letter

These are the letters for Period 2. 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 2, look at the sample reply made by Mrs. Snyder and follow the directions on your performance task blogging sheet step ...

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Semester 1, Home-stretch!

I hope you and your family have a restful, Thanksgiving holiday. As you know, we are in the home-stretch of semester 1 at Trimble Middle School. It is important that we work together to support my students in the last three weeks before the semester break for the Holidays. Across all content area classes students ...

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Thanksgiving Feast, Update on TMS

feature image: Norman Rockwell’s Freedom From Want   Thanksgiving is just around the corner; can you believe it? Quarter 1 flew by, and we are in the midst of quarter 2, but let me give you an update of what students recently finished and where we are going next…   Last quarter, across all core ...

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Language Arts Blizzard Bag Assignment 2015-2016

Chances are if you are reading this, the weather has precluded us from attending school today. But have no fear! . . . the learning will continue… snowy, cold days are always great days for review when we can’t be together in class.   The blizzard bag work for the 2015-2016 academic school year for ...

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Mid Terms, Advisory Update, Kids on Campus

What a fantastic start to the school year it has been! In 8th grade language arts, we are into a routine and students are making wonderful strides. Mid-term grades are due next week and you can expect to see mid term grade cards thereafter. Be on the lookout for info regarding conferees later this Fall. ...

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WOUB’s Ecoustic Alchemy at Trimble Middle

This week, in my 8th grade language arts class, we will be reading and enjoying listening to WOUB’s audio drama rendition of O’Henry’s “Ransom of Redchief,” written in 1907.   A few years back Ecoustic Alchemy, a joint project between WOUB and Ohio University students, produced this classic short story in the format of an ...

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Welcome to Room 228!

Welcome 8th grade Families,   As the 8th grade language arts teacher at Trimble Middle School, I have the pleasure of working with each of you and look forward to meeting you. I want you to know that my first priority as one of your child’s teachers is the growth that he or she makes ...

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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

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09/07/2015

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Columbus Day – No School

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10/12/2015

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End of 1st Grading Period

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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

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01/18/2016

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Presidents’ Day- No School

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02/15/2016

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End of 3rd Grading Period

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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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