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Thursday, January 17, 2013

Team Announcements
No School on Monday, January 21: There will be no school on Monday, 1/21 in observance of the Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday High School on the Horizon Meetings at LRMS: Mrs. Wilcut, 8th Grade Counselor, will host parent information sessions about high school registration on February 5 or 7 from 6:30-8:00pm. Mark your calendars now and parents can attend either meeting to receive high school information. Check your inbox over the next few weeks as additional high school open house flyers are sent out! 2nd Annual LRMS Silent Auction: We are continuing to collect donations for our Silent Auction basket. 8-1 will be creating a "Curl Up with a Good Book" basket for the auction. We still need donations of gift cards, books, magazines, reading light, and other snacks that you could enjoy while reading a good book. Please send any donations in to Ms. Sniegowski by January 31. THANK YOU!!! PURCHASE YOUR 2013 YEARBOOK NOW!!! Supplies are limited and must be pre-ordered. Yearbooks can be ordered online: and use # 10436 as school order code.

Core Class Updates

Unit 4 TEST Part I: Friday, January 18 Begin research unit on 1/22; Final copy of research paper due 2/5 (test-grade) Written Response for 40 Book Challenge due Wednesday, February 13 (test-grade)

Quiz on Systems of Equations: Wed, 1/23 Take-home quiz due on 1/29 (systems of equations by elimination) TEST on 2/4 (solving systems of equations)

Quiz on 9.4-9.6 Friday, January 18 TEST on 9.19.7 Thursday, January 24 Quiz on 10.1-10.3 Wednesday, January 30

Industrial Revolution & Immigration Quiz: Tuesday, January 22 (over entries 5, 7-9) Turn of the Century Unit Test: Friday, January 25 (over entries 1-14) Students should begin working on their 3rd Quarter Project (Childrens Book) due 2/1

Water Usage Full Project due Tuesday, January 22nd Water Quality Unit to begin on January 22 Collect a sample of water to bring in and test during the week of January 22

Important Dates & Reminders

Monday, January 21: NO SCHOOLMartin Luther King, Jr. Holiday Tuesday, January 22: LRMS Open-House Night 6:308:00pm Tuesday, January 22: School-wide Geography Bee beginning at 3:30pm in the Cafeteria Wednesday, January 23: Boys & Girls Basketball Game at Holly Grove 4:00pm Thursday, January 24: School-wide Spelling Bee beginning at 4:00pm in the Media Center Friday, February 8: Early Release Day with dismissal at 12:15pm Friday, March 1: 8th Grade Career Fair and 3rd Quarter Report Cards Sent Home