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Posted: May 9, 2012

Period 2 - Math 9 Today in class, you completed your Circle Geometry Quiz and we had time to correct it and hand it back to you...Great job one those by the way! Tomorrow we will begin the next (and last!) section of the unit!   Period 6 - English 112 We read chapter 8 of Lord of the Flies in class today. Tomorrow afternoon, Drama is putting on their play during periods 5 & 6, so I'm asking that you have all of the work Chapter 7 & 8 in your packet done, as well as your Chapter 8 questions done for Friday's class. Don't for get that I will be collecting your packet on Friday!

Posted: May 2, 2012

Period 2 - Math 9 Today we did some questions on Properties of Chords in a Circle. On Monday, you will be completing an assignment. Remember that Wednesday will be your quiz!   Period 6 - English 112 Today we completed chapter 7. We will be doing your test on Chapters 1-7 on Monday. Some notes are attached!  
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Posted: April 24, 2012

Period 2 - Math 9 We completed an assignment in class today on Similarity and Transformations. Tomorrow, we will begin our next unit, Circle Geometry.   Period 6 - English 112 In class today, we went over the questions from Chapter 2 from Lord of the Flies and also talked about the behaviours of the main characters in the play and how they have created a democracy on the island. Please complete the 5 questions activity, read Chapter 3 and complete the Chapter 3 questions below: 1. What do the huts symbolize?  Why is their collapsing significant? 2. Page 52  Explain the significance of the following quote:      “If it rains like when we dropped in we’ll need shelters all right.  And then another thing.  We need shelters because of the---     He paused for a moment and they both pushed their anger away.  Then he went on with the safe, changed subject." 3. What are Jack’s feelings on the idea of the beastie?  (page 53) 4.  Page 53   Explain the significance of the following quote:      "Jack had to think for a moment before he could remember what rescue was." 5. In this chapter, the different attitudes to life on the island for Ralph, Jack, and Simon are clarified much more deeply.  Discuss how each boy feels. 6.  Add to character profiles.

Posted: April 23, 2012

Period 2 - Math 9 Take a look at your notes from today as you will be doing a pass-in assignment tomorrow in class.   Period 6 - English 112 Have Chapter 2 read for tomorrow's class, along with the reflection & the 20 questions activity. Also, the following questions were assigned in class: 1. Page 33.  Ralph asks the boys to put their hands up when they want to talk.  How secure is this rule?  On what is it based? 2. Page 38.  Piggy states that the boys are acting ‘Like a crowd of kids-‘  Is Piggy right?  What is the evidence? 3. Who is to blame for the child’s death?

Posted: April 19, 2012

Period 2 - Math 9 Today you completed the OCA in Math class. On Monday, I will go over your test and also give you an assignment on some of the concepts from Similiarity & Transformations that I feel you need some more practice on. No homework, have a good weekend!   Period 6 - English 112 In today's class, we discussed Chapter 1 of Lord of the Flies and talked about some important concepts and symbolism that appeared. You worked on some chapter questions and began reading chapter 2. Please compete reading chapter 2 and complete the chapter 1 & 2 assignments (summary & reflection) for Monday's class. Have a great weekend Folks! I have attached your Chapter 1 questions.
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Posted: April 17, 2012

Period 2 - Math 9 Hi Folks! On Monday, we decided to switch the date of your test to tomorrow, Wednesday, April 18th, as we have to write the OCA during Math class on Thursday. I gave you a review today in class, which I have attached below. Please look over the review for the test tomorrow, if you can get the questions on the review, you will be well prepared for tomorrow :) On the attached review, the answers to the review are included for your reference!   Period 6 - Engilsh 112 In today's class, we found who could actually survive on an island...alone...with three friends...and no cell phone, or Facebook. AH! This was a pre-reading activity for Lord of the Flies which we will begin reading in tomorrow's class :)
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Posted: April 12, 2012

Period 2 - Math 9 We went over Monday & Tuesday's notes in class today, as the majority of you were out for the guest speaker. We will begin a new section in class tomorrow. Just a reminder, your unit test is on Thursday, April 19th.   Period 6 - English 112 We started a pre-reading activity today in class that we will work on tomorrow as well. This will lead up to our class novel study for this semester, Lord of The Flies.

Posted: April 10, 2012

Period 2 - Math 9 Your notes from today are attached! Please complete questions 5, 8, 9, 10 on pages 358-359.
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Posted: April 5, 2012

Period 2 - Math 9You completed your Similarity & Transformations Quiz today in class. We will be continuing the unit on Tuesday. No homework, have a great long weekend! Period 3 - Culinary Tech 110Your test on Tools & Small Equipment is on Tuesday when you return! Have a good weekend! Period 6 - English 112You have been working on your Romeo & Juliet projects all week. You had some great ideas when I was with you on Monday, so I hope you used the time and got a good amount of them completed. The project is due on Tuesday when you return. You will be presenting your projects during Tuesday's class, so make sure you have everything completed and ready to go. Have a great long weekend, and I'm excited to see your projects! :)

Posted: March 29, 2012

Period 2 - Math 9 We continued Similarity and Transformations today by looking at Similar Polygons and corresponding sides and angles. I have attached the notes. Please complete questions 4, 5, 6 & 9 on page 341-342 for homework.   Period 6 - English 112 We started watching Romeo & Juliet in class today. Don't forget to think about your project and have a a proposal done up for class tomorrow!!
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Posted: March 19, 2012

Period 2 - Math 9 We continued looking at Inequalities today in class with multiplying and dividing. Don't forget that when you multiply or divide by a negative number, FLIP the inequality sign! For homework, complete #'s 3, 7, 9, 11 from page 305-306.   Period 3 - Cul Tech 110 Today you completed a review sheet on Standardized Recipes. Your test is tomorrow! I have attached the review sheet.   Period 6 - English 112 We continued reading Romeo & Juliet today with Act 4 Scene 1. Please complete the Act 4 Scene 1 study guide and complete questions 1 & 2. I also gave you an article of the week. Please pass it in in tomorrow's class!
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Posted: February 29, 2012

Period 2 - Math 9 Today we did section 2 of Linear Equations in class. Please complete questions 6, 7, 10, 11 on page 281 in your textbook for tomorrow's class. Notes are attached. Don't forget, you have a quiz on Friday on Linear Equations (what we have done so far in the unit!)   Period 3 - Culinary Tech 110 You had a tour of the kitchen today to prepare you for your first lab on Friday. Tomorrow I will be doing a demonstration in the kitchen with you, which you will do yourself on Friday.   Period 4 - Cul Tech 120 Today, you completed your test on Jobs in the Food Service Industry.   Period 6 - Engilsh 112 We completed your Act 2 test in class today. Tomorrow, we will be moving on to Act 3!
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Posted: February 28, 2012

Period 2 - Math 9 Today we continued looking at the first section of Linear Equations. Your notes on this section are attached. Please complete questions 9-11, 16-18 on page 273.   Period 3 - Cul Tech 110 Please remember that you must have your apron for Friday's class. We will be doing our first lab on Friday in class.   Period 4 - Cul Tech 120 In class, we have been researching some recipes that we can use for our Culinary Restaurant over the semester. These recipes must follow the Nutrition Policy to be served. Keep thinking of meal that you would like serve our guests!   Period 6 - English 112 We have finished up Act 2 and are ready for a test :) Your test on Act 2 will be tomorrow. Be sure to look over your terms and the act, and see what examples of each term you can find in the act. Good Luck! :)
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Posted: February 9, 2012

Period 2 - Math 9 Today we finished up some questions on adding polynomials and started looking at subtracting polynomials. Please complete questions 8a,c,e,f,h, 9, 10, 12, & 13 from page 235 in your textbook for tomorrow's class.   Period 3 - Culinary Tech 110 Today we reviewed the Food Industry unit. You will have your test on this unit tomorrow (Friday) in class.   Period 4 - Culinary Tech 120 We have been working on your Employment assignments in class and will continue those tomorrow. You should have Assignment 1 done and have a start on Assignment 2.   Period 6 - English 112 Today we continued working on your Social Commentary Assignment which is due at the beginning of tomorrow's class. You will be presenting your assignments in class tomorrow, so make sure you are prepared to do so!

Posted: January 13, 2012

Period 2 - Math 9 Today we went over your Liner Relations Review and worked on an assignment with a mix of questions from each unit to help review for your exam. Please look over the four reviews that you recieved this week over the weekend. These reviews are GREAT practice for your exams, so PLEASE do them and look over any that you find you are having difficulty with and come next week with any questions. I have attached the reviews from yesterday and today's class on Powers and Exponent Laws and Linear Relations. Remember that you will be out of my class Wednesday and Thursday for your English Assessment, so make sure you ask any questions that you may have Monday or Tuesday. If you did not pass in your assignment in today's class, please pass it in on Monday. Have a good weekend :) Period 6 - English 112 In today's class, we went back in rock n' roll history and analyzed Don McLean's song, American Pie. Please complete your response to the song for Monday's class.
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