Mrs. McQuaid Murphy

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Group 2 is having a lot of fun.   We had classes in physics, chemistry and theatre arts today.   Students are looking forward to the fine arts class tomorrow.

Posted: June 13, 2016

Posted: June 7, 2016

Today students performed a filtration.  We will follow this lab up with a distillation to get the salt out of the filtrate water.  Lots of hands-on learning for our unit on solutions.  :) 

Posted: June 6, 2016

Mah 8E1

Today, we wrote our Math district Benchmark

Sciences 7E1

We continued our unit on mixtures and pure substances and scavanged for assignements that may not have been handed in.

Sciences 7E2

We went over the lab we had done on Thursday and began he unit on mixtures and pure subsances.

Sciences 8L

We coninued our exploraion of water systems and scavenged for assignments that may not have been handed in. Notes posted below.

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Posted: June 5, 2016

Posted: May 31, 2016

Science 7E1

-We did a lab today to start our new chemistry unit.


Math 8E1

-We continued to study for the district benchmark.  We went over our mental math strategies, pedmas, and pythagorean theorem.  Students should continue to review their work at home this week.

Science 8

-We took time to organize our notes.  We reviewed our 200 skill outcomes.   We talked about how to write multiple choice questions.  We practiced how to write testable questions.    Students are encouraged to review their test from this year.

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Posted: May 30, 2016

8E1 sstudents will write Math district assessment Monday June 6th.


Science 8 students will write their district assessment in class this week.   8L writes Wednesday and 8E1 and 8E2 write Thursday.

Posted: May 25, 2016

Math 8E1

We went over homework and worked on an assignment. There is no due date issued yet for said assignment.

Science 7E1

A play took near all of class. They were reminded that their project on an instrument/experiment is due next class (it should normally have been done for today's class)

Science 8E2

Review on work done monday with substitute on the uses of water, the journey of rainwater, the provenance of tap water and water's availability. We also did a review on convection.

Science 8L 

Brainsorm on the uses of water, the journey of rainwater, the provenance of tap water and water's availability. We also did a review on convection.

Due Date: 

Wednesday, May 25, 2016

Posted: May 19, 2016

Math 8E1

-Today we did a lot or review and corrections.   Many students have been away for school actitivites.    Notes are posted below.

-Extra help this week is day 1 during student enhancement.

-Work was passed back.  (some students will get it tomorrow as they were at web leaders).


Science 7

-Presentations on heat are due.   This is the closing of our unit.   We will start solutions and mixtures next week.   It is a great unit to end the year with.

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Stem fair update red team
Red team update on STEM fair.


Heat Review- Grade 7
Convection Lab Sheet (Ice cube lab)
Mental Math Home Study
Science 7- Temperature and Thermometer worksheet