Week of April 15, 2019

Hello middle school students and families:

  • Easter break begins at 3:05 this Good Friday, April 19. The 7th graders will end the week by leading the Stations of the Cross at 2:00 PM.
  • 7th graders, your evolution presentations must be ready to go by Friday.
  • All 6th-8th graders will have checkpoint quizzes this week:

6th grade: biomes

7th grade: evidence for evolution

8th grade: heredity

  • Students, please do not forget that vacation has not yet begun; you still have a lot of work to do this week!

Have a good Holy Week and a joyous Easter,

Sven Tice

Week of April 8, 2019

Hello middle school students and families:

  • The 6th graders will be going to Carkeek Park to release their salmon fry on Wednesday, April 10, from 9:30-12:30. If you are a parent who has volunteered to drive and/or chaperone, please plan on being at school by 9:30. We should be back at school by 12:45. Students should be dressed for inclement weather, and bring water, a pencil and lunch with them.
  • 7th and 8th graders are doing a generally good job on their presentations of their inquiry projects. If you have forgotten the date you’re scheduled to present, please see me as soon as possible.

Have a nice week,

Sven Tice

Week of April 1, 2019

Hello middle school students and families:

  • The 6th grade are going to Carkeek Park to release their salmon fry on Wednesday, April 10, from 9:30-12:30. If you are a 6th grade parent able to drive and/or chaperone on this trip, please sign up here:

Driver/chaperone sign up

  • Algebra I students, you have a test on radical expressions on Thursday, April 4.
  • Everyone in the middle school has a checkpoint quiz on Friday, April 5.
  • The St. John auction takes place on Friday of this week.

Have a great week,

Sven Tice

Week of March 25, 2019

Hello middle school students and families:

  • The 6th graders are going on a short field trip to Carkeek Park on Wednesday, April 10, from 9:30-12:30, to release the salmon we’ve been raising at school. If you can drive and/or chaperone for this trip, we would love to have you. If you’re available on that date, you can sign up here:

Parent driver/chaperone sign up

  • Students, please check PowerSchool regularly to stay on top of your assignments.
  • 7th and 8th graders, if you have forgotten the date of your inquiry project presentation, please see me.

Have a great week,

Sven Tice

Week of March 18, 2019

Hello middle school students and families:

  • The second trimester ended on Friday, March 15; if you still have missing assignments, it’s now too late to submit them.
  • Report cards go home on Thursday, March 21.
  • All grades begin new instructional units in science this week:                                  6th graders begin work on environmental science;                                                          7th graders begin learning about evolution;                                                                8th graders are working on cell biology and heredity.

Have a great week,

Sven Tice