Mrs. Hamilton Notes

Technology II is a course that encourages creativity and working with the hands and a variety of technologies


Posted: May 5, 2014

The Blue Team is still collecting change for the Leukemie/Lymphoma society.  ATTACHED: Blue Team Memo RE: End of year activities and fundraisers 6 Math: Currently working on Graphs and coordinates 6 Science: Space Unit (Astronauts in Space/Lunar Phases) - Students continue to do 'Lunar Log' 7 Science: Earth's Crust Unit (Keep duotang up to date) 8 Soc St: A Place to Live Unit (Keep duotang up to date)
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Posted: April 10, 2014

* Our home room (6A) will be collecting donations for the Leukemia and Lymphoma society. It is a cause near and dear to our Harkins Family as well as many of our personal families. Please donate what change or other monetary values you can :)   6 Math: Some students still need to get their Ration quiz signed.  Percent Assignment was due today and there will be a percent quiz on Tues Apr. 15th 6 Sci: Get Electricity Quiz signed and finish 'SPACE' title page for next class. 7 Sci: Have 'Earth's Crust' title page and definitions complete for next class.  8 Soc St: Heritage Fair project deadline has been extended to Thursday April 17th. BUT if you wish to be considered for the School Heritage Fair, you must show your complete (or nearly complete) project to me by the end of the day Monday April 14th.

Posted: April 8, 2014

6 Math: - Get Ratio Quiz signed (+1%)             - Percent Assignment due Thurs Apr 10th 6 Sci: - Starting 'Space' Unit. Electricity tests should be handed back by Friday 7 Sci: - Starting 'Earth' Unit. Mixtures tests should be handed back by Friday 8 Soc St: - A bit behind on Heritage Fair due to cancelled days.  Projects will be due the first-mid of next week (Apr 14-16)

Posted: March 25, 2014

6 Math: Will have Ratio quiz back by Friday. Starting Percent today. Homework questions: p.188 1, 2, 3, 6, 7 6 Sci: Electricity Quiz Wed Mar 26 (6A), Thurs Mar 27 (6B) - Pushed to the next day if there's a school cancellation. 7 Sci: Mixtures Quiz (today 7A), Wed (7B) 8 Soc St: Heritage Fair Outline of Project due tomorrow (Wed Mar 26) - All dates from 'Important Dates' notice are pushed back by 1 day. (see attachment from last week -

Posted: March 19, 2014

6 Math: Ratio Quiz tomorrow 6 Sci: Complete Electricity Review - Electricity Quiz Tues March 25 (6A), Wed March 26 (6B) 7 Sci: Mixtures Quiz - 7B - Mon March 24, 7A - Tues March 25 8 SS: Heritage Fair Project Outline due Tues March 25 --> Include: 1. Topic, 2. How you plan to research it, 3. What you plan on including in your project (Outline should be about 1/2 a page in length)

Posted: March 12, 2014

8A Soc St: This information will be sent home with your child Monday, March 17th but I've also posted a copy here.
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BLUE team skating Friday Periods 1 and 2 if school is cancelled tomorrow. Periods 3 and 4 if school is not cancelled.

Posted: March 10, 2014

6 Math: Equivalent Ratios p. 182 questions 1 and 2 6 & 7 Science: All projects are being marked next class 'as is' (complete or incomplete) 8 Soc St: Any groups who have not completed their 'A Place to Live' project must have it finished for the end of tomorrow (Tues Mar 11)

Posted: February 26, 2014

6 Math: Ratio questions p.178-179 1-9             Get quizzes/assignments signed if you haven't already 6 Sci/ 7Sci: All Projects are due Monday Mar 10th (no extensions).  All students were given extra time to complete (those not out for interventions or on an accomodated program should have finished up by the first of this week).   8 SS: Title page and community names assignment complete for Thurs Feb 26th.
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Posted: February 11, 2014

Students from the Blue Team are selling tickets on a Valentine's Day Basket full of goodies! Tickets are $1.00 each or 3 for $2.00. Goodies include: soaps bath salts creams and lotions soft throw blanket chocolates body washes sweater mitts $10 Subway Card candles and more!! Value over $100! Proceeds go toward Blue Team End of Year Activities  
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Posted: February 10, 2014

6 Math: - 6/7 Sci: Proposals were due Friday. You should be bringing ALL your materials with you to school now to work on your project during class.  What should be complete to this point: proposal, title, purpose, hypothesis, materials and procedure. 8 SS: QUIZ tomorrow on Atlantic Canada Climate.  Review your notes on Atlantic Climate as well as the 'Climate Trends' sheet (where you were to look at the 2012 data on climate trends from environment canada - We will be reviewing Period 1 and writing Period 5. You may also ask questions at lunch.

Posted: February 2, 2014

Middle School Science Fair Project Ideas: *Remember that all ideas need to be put into a proposal and approved, so do not start a project until I have okayed it.   **Please see the very important attachment: "The Scientific Method"
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Posted: January 31, 2014

Duotangs for 6/7science and 8 social studies classes should be organized and ready to be collected within the next one or two classes.   *** We have not yet received donated items for our Valentine's Day Basket.  We are hoping to start selling tickets Tues Feb 4th.  Proceeds will go towards Blue Team activities (in particular, an end-of-year activity).  Please see attached memo for details :) ***   Grade 6 have begun discussing Science Fair Projects and all should have a topic idea picked by Monday (Grade 7 will start Monday). Please see attached information**   The Blue Team will be hosting the Valentine's Day Dance Friday, Feb 14th 6-8:30 pm.  We are looking for Parent/Guardian Volunteers to help with supervision, canteen, etc. Any help would be GREATLY appreciated! :)   Gr 6 Math overdue assignments! (were due Tues Jan 28).  Detention Monday if they are still incomplete (all students were sent home with a slip to be signed from home if their assignment was still overdue)