Due to the units happening in the gym in both US and LS, we will be moving the Virtue Assembly to 3pm on Friday, February 22.
Lower School Fund Raiser – Pennies for Patients This year, the Lower School will be holding their annual Pennies for Patients drive from Thursday, February 7th to Thursday, February 14th. Please consider donating to this virtuous effort to support families affected by blood cancer. All donations will go to The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. This year, Pennies for Patients is hosted by Student Proxeny Officers Alex Hungs, Lila McNellis, Flannery Page, and Lea Tadmor.
Have some science fun while it is cold outside. Please ask your parents for help.
Life’s Classification and Structure Test – Friday, January 25th
Chapter 6 Test Study Guide
Matching: types of organisms (autotroph, heterotroph, chemoautotroph), binomial nomenclature, parts of a cell (cytoplasm, vacuole, ATP, mitochondria, ribosome, chloroplast, Golgi apparatus, nucleus, endoplasmic reticulum), taxon, stimulus, types of cells (prokaryotic, eukaryotic), habitat
Characteristics of living things
Necessities of living things
7 levels of classification, where scientific names come from
5 levels of organization
Compare/contrast two types of cells (prokaryotic/eukaryotic) and the organisms that have each of those types of cells
Function of organelles/parts of a cell, differences between them
Describe 2 ways living things reproduce (asexual/sexual) and the difference between them
Use a dichotomous key
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Spelling for January 18-24
Lesson 17 – ou and ow
The Quarter 2 Exam will be on Friday Jan 11th. Students should study their study guide handout that they received on Monday to prepare for the test.
The science semester 1 exam covering all chapters NOS-ch.5 will be Thursday, Jan 10th.
The math semester 1 exam covering all chapters (number sense, fractions and decimals) will be Friday, January 11th.
Classes will review for the semester exams the week we return from winter break. Students will be advised to review their science binder for the test.
Week 16 – ai, ay, oi, and oy