Appling Middle School

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LA First, Third, Fourth Period

Mrs. Sandra Becker
Julie Kelly
8th Grade

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Agenda Sept 18-22, 2017

Q1 book projects are due in one week!!
Bring your copy of I Am Malala if you have one!!
Study Flocabulary vocabulary daily! Know definitions, synonyms, antonyms, and be able to identify context clues!

Agenda Sept 11-15, 2017

Students are starting Flocabulary activities this week. Packet work is due on Thursday. No DGP this week!
Our first journal writing check occurred last Thursday. I found MANY students are not taking the time to write on our daily topics (not at all or insufficiently). Please encourage their writing and look at their journals to see if they are putting forth the time and effort needed. 
On Monday we started a video recorded live during the 9-11 attack on the Twin Towers. We will finish viewing this movie on Tuesday.
Your children may want to talk about what happened. Also they have a few printed questions to answer about the events of that day. We will be relating this discussion to the terrorism experienced by the writer of our second summer book I Am Milala starting next week.
REMINDER: Q1 Book Projects are due SEPTEMBER 25!
Thank you for all you do!


  • You should have received your Power School access information letter from your student last week. Please begin checking grades regularly! Portal opens Tuesday!
  • INTERIMS go home TUESDAY, Sept 5!!
  • Parent conference night is coming next Thursday, Sept. 14. Letters from teachers requesting a conference will go home with students on Wednesday, Sept. 6. If you do not receive a letter and would like a conference, email me at Include the names of teachers you wish to meet with!
  • Reminder---Q1 Book Projects are due SEPTEMBER 25!!

Agenda Aug 28-Sept 1

Please return all fundraiser books or payments on MONDAY!
TUESDAY is activities schedule for a PEP RALLY!
We have our first library day on Thursday...
First quarterly book project will be due SEPTEMBER 25!!
Enjoy your holiday weekend!! Happy Labor Day! 
Parent/student portals to Power School grade book should be open next week. Look for your letter which includes your password very soon!


 **Please note the due date for reciting our poem "Nothing Gold Can Stay" has been changed to Monday, August 28!!  Remember to PRACTICE reciting as a poem with rhythm!!