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Advisory - The week of Wednesday, September 18th - Friday, September 27th:

a)  COUNT ME IN DAY!!! Please make sure your student is here. It's very important they are are here on Wednesday, Sept. 18th. We want to beat EAST!!!!

b) Pictures and money are due back to Advisory teacher by Friday, September 20th.

c) Kona Ice will be here this Fri., Sept. 20th. It's also our first Club Day.

d) Midterms are sent home Wednesday, Sept. 18th. Please look your student's over and sign and return by next Wed.

e) If you need Infinite Campus login information, please contact Mrs. Hershey in the front office or email her at mindy.hershey@jessamine.kyschools.us.

f) Please don't forget that if your child is absent, he/she will need an excuse sent the day he/she returns. This needs to be dropped off when they come in the building at the table set up in front of the cafeteria.

g) PLEASE DON'T FORGET TO SIGN UP FOR MY TEXTING SERVICE AT REMIND101......Your student has a copy on reading information I handed out last week. It's very quick, simple, and free. It will be really helpful for you and your student to sign up for this service. In the coming weeks, it will be very helpful to you both.

Third thru Eighth Literacy Classes

Wed., Sept. 18th -- Students will complete Powerpoint notes on roots, suffixes, prefixes, and affixes. Students will be given homework tonight. It is a review sheet over a test they will have Friday, Sept. 20th (this Friday). It's covering inferences, connotation, and denotation. Midterms are sent home today.

Thurs., Sept. 19th -- Review sheet completed as homework and returned today for a daily grade. We will briefly go over the answer to the review sheet and then have library checkout today. All students must have at least 2 books. If your student has fines or lost book fees, please talk with Mrs. Purcell in the library and address them so your student may checkout. Mrs. Purcell can be reached by emailing her at mary.purcell@jessamine.kyschools.us.  Students may have up to 4 books at a time.

Fri., Sept. 20th -- TEST OVER INFERENCE, CONNOTATION, AND DENOTATION TODAY!!!! Also, signed AR goal sheets are due today. Your student should have brought home a large packet of information regarding AR. It was sent home last Wednesday. Meeting the 9 week AR point goal is worth 100 assessment points for the 9 weeks. PLEASE MAKE SURE YOUR STUDENT IS READING AND TAKING AR TESTS! You may access their progress with AR using the information I sent home with the packet from last week. Students will have homework over the weekend. It will be a review over prefixes and suffixes. They will be having a quiz on these two things next Tuesday or Wed.

Mon., Sept. 23rd-- Prefix and Suffix review --- HOMEWORK GIVEN TONIGHT FOR QUIZ ON WEDNESDAY

Tues., Sept. 24th -- Anticipation guide over "Boy" by Roald Dahl and introduction of author. We will go over homework/review sheet at the beginning of class.

Wed., Sept. 25th -- Quiz over prefixes and suffixes and start to read the novel, "Boy".

Thurs., Sept. 26th -- Students will be given their first AR reading log as homework. It will be due tomorrow.