Sunday, November 30, 2008

Back to school, Back to school

Back to school tomorrow, ready or not! Hopefully you are ready because we have lots to cover in the 17 days until Christmas vacation.
We start basketball games this week. Boys, remember you have practice Tuesday night this week. Girls, we will practice after school on Wednesday like always. We play at Partridge at 3:00 on Thursday and will need drivers. We will leave school around 1:45.

We will be doing the family calendars for your parent Christmas gifts again this year. You need to get a list of birthdays, anniversaries, and any other dates that would be important to your family. You will also need a picture to use. This can be a family picture, a picture of the kids, a scenery picture, whatever you want to use.

I can't wait to see you all tomorrow when you can wait on my hand and foot!

Wednesday, November 26, 2008

Happy Thanksgiving

I wanted you to know that my surgery went well and I am at home recuperating. Thank you for praying for me today. You are an awesome class! I will be on the couch for the rest of the weekend. If you get bored, stop by and visit.

Remember to bring $2.00 for lunch after church on Sunday. We will eat a quick lunch and then practice.

Have a wonderful Thanksgiving! God's Blessings to you all!

Sunday, November 23, 2008

Don't Forget

Don't forget the things going on this week.
Today-basketball practice-girls at 4:30-boys at 6:00
Monday-reading test-vocab activities due-practice girls at 5:00-boys at 6:30
Tuesday-science test-reward lunch for no late work
Wednesday-Friday-no school Thanksgiving Break
Sunday-practice right after church-bring $2.00 if you are going to eat. Please let me know if you are wanting to eat so I know how many to plan for
Monday-Advent by Candlelight-no practice

Thursday, November 20, 2008

Coming up!

Here is what is coming up!
Friday-Thanksgiving Dinner, spelling test
Sunday-basketball practice girls 4:30, boys 6:00
Monday-reading vocab and comprehension quiz, section two due, basketball practice girls 5:00, boys 6:30
Tuesday-science test
Wednesday-Friday-no school
Sunday-basketball practice-right after church-bring $2.00 if you want lunch

Saturday, November 15, 2008

Coming Up


You will want to remember the following things for this week.
Sunday-basketball practice 6:30-8:00
Monday-bring your Thanksgiving reservations with money today! Reading comprehension and vocabulary quiz, vocabulary activities due
Tuesday-Preamble memorization due
Wednesday-spelling lesson due, basketball practice
Thursday-History test, bring a pie plate with your family name on it, basketball practice during PE
Friday-Thanksgiving Dinner! spelling test

I hope you are having a great weekend! I know I am!

Thursday, November 13, 2008

Thursday, November 13th

Things to remember for tomorrow:
Homework-math, English, reading, science, history
Tomorrow-8th grade math test, spelling test

8th graders-remember to bring money to Mrs. Dehning for Mrs. Hillman's flowers

Also, remember your Thanksgiving reservations and money and a pie plate for pies!

Sunday, November 9, 2008

Reading ideas

I know you get tired of hearing me say, "READ!" I know you get tired of me saying, "don't forget your AR book." Well, here are some of my favorite books that I've read. Why don't you check them out? Hint: They are on my bookshelf at the back of the room.

  • Touching Spirit Bear

  • Number the Stars

  • Bud, Not Buddy

  • Sarah, Plain and Tall

  • Caleb's Story

  • Maniac Magee

  • Where the Red Fern Grows

  • The Cay

  • Anne of Green Gables

  • StarGirl

  • Any S.E. Hinton books

If you want more ideas on good books, go to



Remember no school tomorrow! Enjoy your day off while I work on your report cards.

Here are some things to remember:
  • your Thanksgiving invitation list-bring the paper and your money to me soon
  • a pie plate-we need to bake all those pies for the dinner-please write your name on the plate
  • basketball practice this week-Wednesday and Thursday
  • Sunday-basketball practice from 6:30-8:00-this is a change for both teams!

Cool math site


Are you ever at home wishing you had something to do? Well, I have it for you. Get online and go to It will teach you all kinds of great things about math. Plus, there are some awesome games to play too! Have fun!

Oklahoma City trip

To my loving, adoring, intelligent students!

It's been a little over a week since our trip to OKC. We had a fabulous time and you were all awesome! Tell me what you thought of our trip. Leave me a note in the comments. Let me know what was the best thing about the trip. What did you learn? What happened that you didn't expect? If we went again, what would you change?
Was your favorite thing watching the lions at the zoo?

Maybe it was the treehouse at the Kirkpatrick Center?
Or was it being at the National Memorial?

Let me know!
Your loving, adoring, intelligent teacher

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