Announcements:

Homework Assigned For Homeroom: HR 9 -2


January 18, 2019
Science
Assigned By: Jennifer Ledrew

Chapter 2 Check Up is on Monday, Jan 21.
Answers to Workbook have been posted to PowerSchool.


January 17, 2019
Science
Assigned By: Jennifer Ledrew

Continue working on Chapter Review (pages 15-17 in your Ch2 Workbook).
Ch2 Check Up is on Monday, Jan 21.


January 16, 2019
Science
Assigned By: Jennifer Ledrew

Finish pages 13 & 14 in your Chapter 2 Workbook.
Chapter 2 Check Up has been moved to Monday, January 21.


Science
Assigned By: Jennifer Ledrew

Finish pages 13 & 14 in your Chapter 2 Workbook.
Chapter 2 Check Up on Monday, January 21.


Math
Assigned By: Mike Hipditch

p159 #5ab,7,8,9,13,14,15,16,17,19


Technology
Assigned By: Thomas Sheppard

Finishing up the Wind Turbine Blade Design Project.


January 15, 2019
Science
Assigned By: Jennifer Ledrew

Finish Bohr Diagrams for elements 1-10 (page 13 of Chapter 2 Workbook).
This topic is VERY important for testing purposes!


January 14, 2019
Technology
Assigned By: Thomas Sheppard

Finishing up Step 4 - Testing in the Wind Turbine Blade Design Project.


Social Studies
Assigned By: Bill Bursey

Read p# 77 - 86 from the text. Prosperity and Depression.


Math
Assigned By: Mike Hipditch

Students wrote Part 2 of Math Cumulative Test


January 11, 2019
Science
Assigned By: Jennifer Ledrew

Element Quiz today! Marks have been posted to PowerSchool.


January 10, 2019
Science
Assigned By: Jennifer Ledrew

Element Quiz tomorrow (know names and symbols of the elements listed on page 6 of workbook).
Elements have also been posted to Google Classroom.


January 9, 2019
Science
Assigned By: Jennifer Ledrew

Finish pages 9-10 of your Chapter 2 Workbook.

Quiz on Friday (know names and symbols of the elements listed on page 6 of workbook).


January 8, 2019
English
Assigned By: Byron Etchegary

After The War novel:
- read chapters 5 to 8 (up to end of chapter 8) for this Thursday's class (January 10th, 2019)


Science
Assigned By: Jennifer Ledrew

Review the names and symbols of the 20 elements given in class before Christmas. There will be a small quiz on these on Friday, January 11.


January 7, 2019
Science
Assigned By: Jennifer Ledrew

Review the names and symbols of the 20 elements given in class before Christmas. There will be a small quiz on these on Friday, January 11.


December 19, 2018
Science
Assigned By: Jennifer Ledrew

If you haven't already done so, finish the worksheet from class today ('Using the Periodic Table').


Math
Assigned By: Mike Hipditch

Students Statistics Project is due Friday, December 21st. If students feel that they have not had enough time to complete, they are able to pass in their project on January 9th, Wednesday after Christmas.

Students should also review for their Cumulative Test January 11th and 14th.


December 14, 2018
Science
Assigned By: Jennifer Ledrew

Chapter 1 Check Up today. Marks have been posted to PowerSchool.


December 13, 2018
Science
Assigned By: Jennifer Ledrew

Chapter 1 Check Up is tomorrow!


Math
Assigned By: Mike Hipditch

Students should begin working on their Statistic Unit 9 project!


December 12, 2018
Science
Assigned By: Jennifer Ledrew

Chapter 1 Check Up on Friday, December 14.


December 10, 2018
Science
Assigned By: Jennifer Ledrew

Physical vs Chemical Properties Lab Quiz today. Marks have been posted to PowerSchool.
Chapter 1 Check Up on Friday, December 14.


Math
Assigned By: Mike Hipditch

**Unit 3 Test tomorrow!!


December 6, 2018
Math
Assigned By: Mike Hipditch

Students should review for their Unit 3 Test on Tuesday the 11th.


Science
Assigned By: Jennifer Ledrew

Physical vs Chemical Properties LAB QUIZ on Monday, Dec 10.

Chapter 1 Check Up on Friday, December 14.


December 5, 2018
Science
Assigned By: Jennifer Ledrew

Finished workbook notes.

Physical vs Chemical Properties Lab Quiz on Monday, December 10.

Chapter 1 Check Up on Thursday, Dec 13.


December 4, 2018
Science
Assigned By: Jennifer Ledrew

Physical vs Chemical Properties LAB QUIZ has been rescheduled for Monday, December 10.


Social Studies
Assigned By: Bill Bursey

Work on study guide for unit 2 Geographic Influence on Identity. Test 9-2 on Tuesday Dec 11 day 4 pd. 6. Know all the terms and all long answers on the guide.


Technology
Assigned By: Thomas Sheppard

Wind Turbine Blade Project - Finishing up the drawing of the 3 designs and moving into cutting out blades from cardboard.


November 30, 2018
English
Assigned By: Byron Etchegary

Finish questions on the article 'Daredevil' on p. 54-57 of the Literacy Textbook: questions # 1, 3, 4 & 6. These are short answer questions that can be answered in 4 to five sentences (one short paragraph for each answer).


November 25, 2018
Social Studies
Assigned By: Bill Bursey

Prepare History of Canadian Immigration Jot Notes for Commentary write up. Text p 64-66


November 19, 2018
Science
Assigned By: Jennifer Ledrew

Completed Reproduction STSE today. Marks have been posted to PowerSchool.


November 16, 2018
Science
Assigned By: Jennifer Ledrew

Unit Test was written today! Marks have been posted to PowerSchool.


November 15, 2018
Art
Assigned By: Frances Squires

We worked on our watercolour paintings today. Please check Powerschool for sketchbook marks.
No homework.


Science
Assigned By: Jennifer Ledrew

Test tomorrow (covers chapters 4, 5, 6). Review your Study Guide!


November 13, 2018
Science
Assigned By: Jennifer Ledrew

Reproduction TEST on Friday, Nov 16.

Study Guide should now be finished. Sample multiple choice questions have been posted to Google Classroom for extra review.


Math
Assigned By: Mike Hipditch

Started Notes on 3.1
Assigned p101 #5,6a,7ab,8a,10a,12ab,14a


November 7, 2018
Science
Assigned By: Jennifer Ledrew

Completed Lab Assessment today. Marks have been posted to PowerSchool.

Unit Test on November 16. Study Guide has been posted to Google Classroom.


November 6, 2018
Science
Assigned By: Jennifer Ledrew

Mitosis/Meiosis Lab Quiz is tomorrow! Review your lab worksheet (answers have been posted to Google Classroom).


November 5, 2018
Science
Assigned By: Jennifer Ledrew

Reviewed Mitosis/Meiosis Lab sheet. Answers have been posted to Classroom. It is very important to review these questions before your Lab Quiz on Wednesday!


November 2, 2018
Art
Assigned By: Jennifer Ledrew

Finish Mitosis/Meiosis Lab sheet for Monday.
Lab Quiz on Wednesday, Nov 7.
Test on Friday, Nov 16.


November 1, 2018
Science
Assigned By: Jennifer Ledrew

Mitosis/Meiosis LAB tomorrow!

Lab quiz scheduled for Wednesday, Nov 7.

Reproduction TEST scheduled for Friday, Nov 16 (covers chapters 4, 5, 6).


October 31, 2018
Art
Assigned By: Frances Squires

Students worked on some watercolour techniques.
No homework.


October 30, 2018
Math
Assigned By: Mike Hipditch

Corrected p76
Started Notes on 2.5


October 29, 2018
Religion
Assigned By: Colleen Power

Students will complete the John Q movie reflection in class tomorrow, October 30.


English
Assigned By: Byron Etchegary

FINISH 'LATHER AND NOTHING ELSE' REPRESENTING ASSIGNMENT:

After reading the story “Lather and Nothing Else on page 152, decide on what the main events were in
the story.

Then, create a comic version of the main events using the template provided. Your comic strip will be
approximately 6 frames in length.

When creating your comic, think about the angles you can use for the scenes. Consider how color
choice can help to create emphasis, mood, etc. How can these techniques help to create suspense in
your comic?

Be sure to include the thoughts of the barbour where appropriate.

The following will be considered when evaluating the comic:
- Visuals – detailed, represent the main events
- Color – fully colored, effective, neatly colored
- Techniques – variety of visual techniques used to create suspense / mood
- Captions – captions and speech bubbles used effectively to detail the main events


October 26, 2018
Science
Assigned By: Jennifer Ledrew

Finish pages 4, 5, 6 in your Chapter 6 Workbook for next class.


October 25, 2018
Math
Assigned By: Mike Hipditch

Check Up Quiz


Science
Assigned By: Jennifer Ledrew

Review your meiosis foldable notes.
Mitosis/Meiosis LAB on Friday, Nov 2.


October 24, 2018
Math
Assigned By: Mike Hipditch

Corrceted Homework
U2 Check up quiz tomorrow


Art
Assigned By: Frances Squires

Students were introduced to the work of Emily Carr and our watercolour practice work we will start next class.


Science
Assigned By: Jennifer Ledrew

Mitosis/Meiosis LAB scheduled for Friday, November 2.
Review your MEIOSIS foldable notes.


October 23, 2018
Science
Assigned By: Jennifer Ledrew

Continued working on notes in Meiosis foldable. Begin reviewing these notes at home!


October 18, 2018
Science
Assigned By: Jennifer Ledrew

Started working on Meiosis foldable.
Please return field trip permission forms asap.


Math
Assigned By: Mike Hipditch

Finished 2.2 Notes
Assigned p61 #4a,5,6,8ace,9ace,10,13

Unit 2 Check Up Quiz (2.1-2.3)
Thursday, October 25


October 17, 2018
Science
Assigned By: Jennifer Ledrew

Chapter 5 Check Up today. Marks have been posted to PowerSchool.


October 16, 2018
Math
Assigned By: Mike Hipditch

Corrected p 55
Started Notes 2.2


Science
Assigned By: Jennifer Ledrew

Chapter 5 Check Up tomorrow!
Study notes on MITOSIS and ASEXUAL REPRODUCTION!
All notes and a quizlet have been poted to Google Classroom under the 'Classwork' tab.


October 15, 2018
English
Assigned By: Byron Etchegary

Reminder:
Book Check # 1 this Wednesday, October 17th, 2018.

Reminder:
Unseen Short Story Test this Friday, October 19th, 2018.


Art
Assigned By: Frances Squires

Using google classroom students completed an online art history search.


Science
Assigned By: Jennifer Ledrew

Chapter 5 Check Up next class (Wednesday, Oct 17). Check Up consists of 10 multiple choice questions based on MITOSIS and the types of ASEXUAL REPRODUCTION.


October 12, 2018
English
Assigned By: Byron Etchegary

Finish homework assigned on Thursday!


October 11, 2018
Science
Assigned By: Jennifer Ledrew

Ch5 Check Up will now be written on Wednesday, October 17.


Art
Assigned By: Frances Squires

Students were given time to complete their sketchbooks today.
No homework, however, some students did take their sketchbooks home to finish up. Photos of the sketchbooks were taken. If they are not returned marks will be based on what was completed at the time the photos were taken.


English
Assigned By: Byron Etchegary

Finish questions on Poem 'This was my Brother' by Mona Gould:

1. What descriptive words or phrases helped you to visualize the brother? Describe the brother and what has happened to him.

2. The poem repeats the phrase “This was my brother” often in the poem. Why was the repetition used?

3. Find an example of personification in the poem. Describe what is being personified and its effectiveness. Use Long Answer format

4. Find and explain two examples of similes in the poem.


October 10, 2018
Religion
Assigned By: Colleen Power

We will be watching the movie John Q in connection to the first chapter in religion. Students should make every effort to attend classes and a worksheet will be completed as an assessment after the movie.


October 9, 2018
Science
Assigned By: Jennifer Ledrew

Discussed 5 types of asexual reproduction.
Chapter 5 Check Up on Monday, October 15.


Social Studies
Assigned By: Bill Bursey

Marks updated in PowerSchool.


October 4, 2018
Science
Assigned By: Jennifer Ledrew

Mitosis quiz today.
Finish worksheet (labelling the diagrams).


October 3, 2018
Math
Assigned By: Mike Hipditch

Students wrote Unit 1 Assignment


Art
Assigned By: Frances Squires

Students were given time to work on their sketchbooks. We will have one more class for finishing up.
No homework.


Science
Assigned By: Jennifer Ledrew

Mitosis Quiz tomorrow. Study the 'cheat sheet' and your foldable notes!


October 2, 2018
Science
Assigned By: Jennifer Ledrew

Corrected page 151 #2, 3, 5, 6, 7, 9, 12 (many people who did not have this completed and should do so at home).
Watched Amoeba Sisters video. Video has been linked in the Google Classroom and is a VERY good overview of Mitosis!
Mitosis QUIZ on Thursday!


October 1, 2018
Science
Assigned By: Jennifer Ledrew

Finish page 151 #2, 3, 5, 6, 7, 9, 12. I will be checking for these tomorrow!

Mitosis quiz this Wednesday, Oct 3 (study your foldable!).


Social Studies
Assigned By: Bill Bursey

We are working on our global factors posters.


September 27, 2018
Science
Assigned By: Jennifer Ledrew

Finished page 5 of Chapter 5 Workbook.
***Review notes from Mitosis Foldable***


September 26, 2018
Science
Assigned By: Jennifer Ledrew

Continued working on Mitosis foldable. Start reviewing the foldable notes (these are VERY important!).


Math
Assigned By: Mike Hipditch

Finished 1.4 Notes
Assigned p40 #3ab,4ab


September 25, 2018
Math
Assigned By: Mike Hipditch

Continued with 1.4 Notes
Study

EVALUATION NOTICE - Unit 1
Assignment - Wednesday, October 3
Test - Wednesday, October 10


Science
Assigned By: Jennifer Ledrew

Started Mitosis foldable. Review notes on first tab of foldable (stages of the cell cycle and what happens in each stage).


English
Assigned By: Byron Etchegary

Finish questions 1-5 on short story 'Not Ever Again' by Karleen Bradford. Uses RACES format to answer questions 1, 3, 4 & 5.


September 24, 2018
Social Studies
Assigned By: Bill Bursey

Reminder: Unit 2 Terms due tomorrow. I will be checking.


Math
Assigned By: Mike Hipditch

Corrected p30
Started Notes on 1.4
No HW


Art
Assigned By: Frances Squires

Students were taught how to draw a street scene using one-point perspective.
No homework.


Science
Assigned By: Jennifer Ledrew

Ch4 Check Up today. Marks have been posted to PowerSchool.
Started Chapter 5 Workbook.


September 21, 2018
Science
Assigned By: Jennifer Ledrew

Finish Key Terms on page 2 of your workbook and Ch4 Study Guide on page 7.
Chapter 4 Check Up on Monday.


September 20, 2018
Social Studies
Assigned By: Bill Bursey

Canadian Identity posters are due back tomorrow!


September 18, 2018
Science
Assigned By: Jennifer Ledrew

Join our Google Classroom. Code is ''ve4pkli'.
Ch4 Check Up rescheduled for Monday, Sept 24.


September 14, 2018
Math
Assigned By: Mike Hipditch

Assign REVIEW
p21 #1,2ab,3ab,4ab,5,6,7,8ab,9b,11e
p18 #13c


Science
Assigned By: Jennifer Ledrew

Chapter 4 Check Up scheduled for Friday, Sept 21.


September 13, 2018
Math
Assigned By: Mike Hipditch

Corrected p 18 homework.

Check up Quiz (1.1 - 1.2) on Wednesday, September 19


Science
Assigned By: Jennifer Ledrew

Chapter 4 Check Up is scheduled for Wednesday, September 19.


September 11, 2018
Math
Assigned By: Mike Hipditch

Finished 1.1 Notes
Assigned p11 #3b,4,5ace,7ace,8aceg,9aceg,10ac,12a,13a,14


Health
Assigned By: Mike Hipditch

Discussed Health outline for this year.