SLE Focus: A servant leader of Assumption Catholic School is an engaged, active, life-long learner who reads, researches, problem solves, and thinks critically in all academic areas.
Washington D.C. Trip
From World Strides regarding the Washington D.C. Trip:
- Extended payment option
If you need more time to pay your student’s balance, please call customer service (1-800-468-5899) and arrange this option which allows you more time to make payments on the trip.
- Gift of Education
This is a fundraising tool that students can send to family and friends to send donations that are applied directly to the student’s account. This ties into birthday and holidays where contributions can be made as a gift. 100% of money sent is applied to the student’s account. Click here to access the webpage for the Gift of Education.
- Final Payment Deadline
This is the deadline to register for the trip, and the deadline to pay your account in full. If you need more time, or are receiving information from WorldStrides asking you to make a payment, please communicate back with them. They will offer alternative payment plans if you cannot make that deadline. The final payment deadline is 75 days before the trip and listed on the registration materials and invoices that you have received. Our deadline is: 2/20/19
+Language Arts: The eighth graders are reviewing and learning about verbs in English grammar, and continuing to learn about Latin-based vocabulary, roots, and affixes. They are also writing the biography of a grandparent or another relative of their grandparents’ generation.
+Literature: We have begun a new Literature Circle cycle based on Holocaust books. The fifth and eighth graders will hear Noemi Ban speak about her experiences during World War II in Auschwitz. Parents are welcome to join us. The date, time, and place are: February 4th from 12:30-2 PM in the school library.
+Mrs. Evans: This week, we will finish Module 6 (Expressions and Equations) and have a test on Wednesday. Please see the website MS Math post for IXL topics that support this module and for links to Khan Academy for extra help on this topic.
+Mr. Pryor: The 8th grade math class is finished with chapter 5 and will be reviewing early this week for a test on Thursday.
+Mrs. VonFeldt: Students are solving and graphing absolute value equations. There will be a Chapter 5 test on Friday that covers linear inequalities.
+Music: This week, students are doing research in class for upcoming presentations on multicultural music. We are discussing how they can learn about other cultures by looking at musical traditions and folk music, and how this knowledge helps them towards becoming active global citizens.
+Physical Education: In physical education students were blessed with a great beginning to the winter sports trips. At Sportsplex the students were guided by two Blazer Hockey players! Our students used their time well demonstrating independent and self – motivating learning. SLE 2. . At Mt Baker – White Salmon ski area the students got off to a good start and had the slope mostly to themselves! I am grateful for all those who help make these opportunities a great success. I am grateful to Our Lord Creator for our beautiful country.
+Religion: The eighth graders are preparing for the March for Life in Olympia followed by Mass in Lacey on January 22. Part of our preparation is reciting a decade of the Rosary in class each day as well as the prayers for the Novena in the morning prayer.
+Science: 8th grade science has just finished up our unit on electricity and magnetism. We have a review this week and a test on Thursday.
+Spanish: Seventh and Eighth Grades wrote dialogues, participated in the bilingual mass and worked on projects due in a few weeks.
+U.S. History: The PBL groups are working on a scenario about the American Revolution. They are researching the small farmers, women, Native Americans, and African Americans who aided either the British or the patriots.
The fifty-page biography of an ancestor is due on February 1, 2019.
“We are called to live not as one without others, above or against others, but with and for others.”– Pope Francis