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Fall Creek Valley Class of 2021 Guidance News and Information

Last Message: Summer Activities Message

Here are some leads on summer activities for middle school students.  I hope all the links are active.  If you have more resources or find an error, please let me know.  I try to update this and send it out yearly.  I'm a little late with it this year, but there are many activities still available to keep those minds sharp.   ...

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*Class of 2022

Class of 2022 news and Information

Last Message: 2017-2018 new schedule Part 2

Good Afternoon The link earlier has been deleted due to a error. Here is the new link and this link can be edited as many times as needed by student until APRIL 6. It will not lock out until end of the day on the 6th. New Link https://goo.gl/forms/vYNJWnJbyO3i6kKl2 Please remember there is the opportunity for high school classes for high school credit. Please remember I am sending the link to you also but students must use school email to respond!!!! Fall Creek Valley Middle School Spring, 2017 Pre-AP or XL? What...

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*Class of 2023

Fall Creek Valley Class of 2020 Guidance News and Information

Last Message: Log In Issues

I do hope this helps Hello all! I've gotten a few messages about issues accessing Canvas. I'm sorry for not being clearer in my instructions.  Students have to log in to Google Chrome with their school issued email 7 numbers@student.msdlt.org And their password which is their birthdate (what they use to log in to laptop and all other school related accounts).  Then go to Canvas. ...

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*FCV 7th Grade Baseball

Fall Creek Valley 7th Grade Baseball News and Information

Last Message: *FCV 7th Grade Baseball Message

Congratulations to the 7th grade baseball team for 2 solid wins last week.  I am proud of the hard work that each player is demonstrating on the field. We will have a full week as we travel to all 3 games- Monday at Creekside / Wednesday at Southport / Thursday at Belzer.  Reminder to the players- Away Game school dress code includes a collared shirt.  For our game against Belzer-players will wear their game jersey to school.   Please make sure that the boys are managing their time between practic...

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*FCV 7th Grade Math Academy

FCV 7th Grade Math Academy News and Information

Last Message: Mid term grades

Dear Families, Mid-term reports will be coming home this Friday, and we want you to be aware of a couple of things. First, any student that is not completed with Chapter 2 will most likely receive an F because they haven't completed the test, which is currently overdue. We have given students many opportunities to get caught up, but not all students have made enough progress. We had students look at their current grade today, and we expect students that have an "F", to see us during Advisory as well as st...

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*FCV 8th Grade Baseball

Fall Creek Valley 8th Grade Baseball News and Information

Last Message: 7th & 8th grade baseball camp postponed until Tuesday!!!

Good morning parents.  I hope the summer is going well so far.  It's hard to believe your boys are going to be freshman in 2 months. This email is to inform you that the LN baseball camp that was supposed to begin tomorrow (Monday) has been postponed until Tuesday and will run until Thursday.  The LN baseball team was supposed to have its regional championship games on Saturday, but it was postponed due to weather so they will be playing Monday at Decatur Central at 1pm. If you have any questions p...

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*FCV 8th Grade Math Academy

FCV 8th Grade Math Academy News and Information

*FCV 8th Grade Softball

Fall Creek Valley 8th Grade Softball news and Information

Last Message: Reminders

Hello! I just wanted to remind you all that next Wednesday the girls are getting recognized at the LN softball game. The game starts at 5:30 and the girls need to be there by 5:15. Please try to car pool if your child does not have a ride, it is a great opportunity for them! Also, the girls asked if we could have a pizza party. I have asked each of them to bring $3 by Monday and I will order pizzas for Tuesday. They will have to bring their own drinks. The girls will need to be picked up by 6:00 on Tuesday. On Tuesday...

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*FCV Athletics

Fall Creek Valley Athletics News and Information

Last Message: *FCV Athletics Message

March 19, 2017 Parents & Student Athletes, The following are the parent meetings for baseball & softball: 7th Baseball - Monday March 20, 2017 @ 6pm Room 301 8th Baseball - Tuesday March 21, 2017 @ 6:15pm Room 301 7th Softball - Monday March 20, 2017 @ 6pm Room 407 8th Softball - Monday March 20, 2017 @ 6pm Cafeteria Track & Field - To Be Determined - The track team is having more days of tryouts this week and will have the parent meeting upon our return from Spring Break. Thanks, Bradley Phelps, CA...

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*FCV Band

Fall Creek Valley Band News and Information

Last Message: *FCV Band This Week in Band 3/20/2017

Hello FCV Band Families! GENERAL ANNOUNCEMENTS: NO After School Jazz Club on Wednesday due to sports try outs AWESOME JOB to all 8th graders at the ISSMA Organizational Contest! Both groups received gold ratings! We could not be more proud of you! Practice Card after break is out of 6 points! FCV 8TH GRADE: Practice Cards Today FCV 7TH GRADE: Practice Cards Today Concert Tuesday, March 21st! Rehearsal in Advisory on Tuesday Report to FCV Stage at 6:30 PM on Tuesday Concert starts at 7:00 PM on Tuesday Wea...

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*FCV Choir

Fall Creek Valley News and Information

*FCV Cross Country

The FCV Cross Country Listserve will provide updates for meets and practices.

Last Message: *FCV Cross Country Message

Bearcat Parents & Runners, 1. TONIGHT IS THE TRACK & FIELD CALL OUT MEETING! 2. It is for student athletes only, and will be held from 4-5pm in the cafeteria.  This is an informational meeting, and we will not be working out today. 3. There will be a parent meeting AFTER cuts have been made on Tuesday, March 21st. 4. There will be NO ACTIVITY BUSES TONIGHT!  There will be buses starting on Monday for tryouts. -YOUR COACHES ...

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*FCV Pep Band

Fall Creek Valley Pep Band News and Information

Last Message: last pep band game tomorrow 2/21/17

Tomorrow night is the last pep band game of the year!   I will not be in school tomorrow, but will be there at the end of the day to perform for the girls basketball game.  They will still get their pizza and then we'll play for the 7th grade game and until halftime of the 8th grade game.  We'll be done around 7:15-7:30pm.  If you need to get in contact with me I will be at school at the end of the day and read e-mail, but you can always call the main office 317-964-6600. Thanks, Shannon J...

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*FCV PFO

Fall Creek Valley Middle School News and Information

Last Message: *FCV PFO Message

"The PFO meeting set for Tuesday, March 21 has been cancelled. Any questions or concerns maybe directed to Jenny Guimont at jenny.guimont@gmail.com. " Also, for the PFO Board meeting we will conduct it as an email-meeting. I'll send out an agenda on Tuesday, March 21st  and all comments can be shared as "reply all" for a group discussion.  Thank you!  Jenny Guimont F...

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*FCV Track & Field

FCV Track and Field News and Information

Last Message: *FCV Track & Field Message

SPELLING/NAME CORRECTIONS OF WHO MADE THE TEAM. Sorry for any confusion! GIRLS: Henson, Joi BOYS: Moore-Oats, William ...

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*GEMS Afterschool Girls Club

FCV GEMS Afterschool Girls Club News and Information

Last Message: Summer Activities Message

Here are some leads on summer activities for middle school students.  I hope all the links are active.  If you have more resources or find an error, please let me know.  I try to update this and send it out yearly.  I'm a little late with it this year, but there are many activities still available to keep those minds sharp.   ...

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2016 Tennis (Varsity and JV) Coach Hanson

Fall Creek Valley Middle School Tennis News and Information

Last Message: Tennis opportunity for Boys and note for returning players

Hello all! I hope you are having a nice holiday season with your families. Mr. Harms (Koryn's father) emailed me this opportunity for the boys on the team. See below: Koryn just signed up for a USTA Team Tennis league that starts next Saturday. There is still an opening for one more boy on the team. If anyone is interested, their best bet would be to contact the coordinator, Judy Tilmont, and tell her they want to be on the same team as Koryn. http://tennislink.usta.com/TeamTennis/Main/ProgramHomePage.aspx?i=434...

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Althardt–7th Grade XL & Block Language Arts

Althardt–7th Grade XL & Block Language Arts News and Information

Last Message: News from Mrs. Althardt's 7th Grade English/Language Arts Class

Good afternoon, Fall Creek Valley families,    This week we will be gearing up for ISTEP+ Part 2 by reviewing close reading strategies. These strategies include reading for text-based evidence and writing fully-developed, critical answers. I am very excited about our upcoming testing because our students have worked really hard this year. Best, Elizabeth Althardt ...

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Andolz-Duron - 7th Grade SS & SCI Immersion

FCV Immersion News and Information

Last Message: Andolz-Duron - 7th Grade SS & SCI Immersion Message- AURORA SHORT STORIES DUE THIS FRIDAY

Greetings!   Just a quick reminder that your student has a short story (a minimum of 200 words) due tomorrow, Friday, January 13th.  This was assigned on Tuesday, is on the Canvas Calendar, and students got a chance to work on it during class yesterday (Wednesday). Thank you for your continuous help and support!  Sra. Durón 7th Grade Science ...

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Andolz-Duron - 8th Grade SCI Spanish Immersion

8th Grade SCI Spanish Immersion News and Information

Last Message: Andolz-Duron - 8th Grade SCI Spanish Immersion Message - WELCOME BACK TO SEMESTER 2!

Welcome Back to another exciting semester!   Here is what we are up to so far: _8th grade Science:_ This Semester our focus is on Life Sciences.  We are starting with a  quick review of cells and organelles, followed by mitosis.  After that, we will focus on genetics and heredity.   Just a friendly reminder that all activities are posted daily on Canvas.   If your student is absent, please have them check the Canvas Calendar to see what they missed and what they can make up...

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Baron - Reading

Ms. Baron's Reading News and Information

Last Message: SRA Reading

Good morning- We are finishing up the last Lesson of our 2.5 week story this week.  We have taken the STAR Reading assessment last week and the grade will be in Skyward as a no count grade equivalency.  The class is also finishing up their Skills Test packet this week which is also a review of the last 10 lessons we have done.  Please remind your child that they should be putting forth their best effort EACH time they are completing assignments.  Many of the students have been rushing through their...

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Bear - 7th Grade Mathematics

7th Grade Mathematics

Last Message: Math Academy Message - 7th Grade

Hello families, Welcome to Fall Creek Valley for the 2016-2017 school year!  We are very excited to work with your children this year and watch them grow in their learning and understanding of the wonderful world of mathematics!  This is the first of the weekly messages you will receive from Math Academy teachers this year.  My name is Chasten Bear, and my colleagues who you will become very familiar with are Heather Clark, Michelle Johnson, Janet Farmer, and Lorna Curtis.  For contact information, ...

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Bradburn - 7th Grade XL & Block Science

Mrs. Bradburn's Science News and Information

Last Message: Bradburn - 7th Grade XL & Block Science Message

Welcome to 7th grade/Pre-Ap Science. Students will need a notebook for class on Monday.  A spiral or composition notebook will work for class. Look for the Class expectation handout from today.  Parents, please sign the form and students should return it on Monday. Mrs. Bradburn ...

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Butts - 8th Grade XL Language Arts

Ms. Butts' 8th Grade XL Language Arts Class News and Information

Last Message: ELA Update

Good afternoon!  This is just a quick update on what's happening in our ELA classroom, as well as a few reminders before we enjoy next week's Spring Break!  This week we began our sixth and final unit of study for the school year.....narrative reading and writing!  This is a crowd favorite, and a fun way to wrap up a fantastic school year.  During this unit of study, students will read and interact with a variety of literature within a range of complexity, as well as write two forms of narra...

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Camacho - Performing Arts

Camacho's Performing Arts Class News and Information

Last Message: End of the Year Information

Parents, #1 Orchestra and Guitar: Students will need their instruments on Tuesday and Wednesday of next week.  They will _not_ need instruments on Thursday or Friday. :) #2 Bearcat Summer Orchestra camp information is attached to this e-mail. New deadline: May 27, 2015. (This camp is not mandatory, but is highly recommended for all current orchestra students.) #3 Extra supplies: If you child has any extra orchestra or guitar supplies (Books, Rosin, Music Stands, Picks), please consider donating them to the...

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Camarasa - 7th Grade ELA Spanish Immersion

7th Grade ELA Spanish Immersion News and Information

Last Message: Camarasa - 7th Grade ELA Spanish Immersion Message - APRIL 8, 2016

Hello, I hope all of you have had a great spring break. 7th grade This week we are working on the differences between “POR vs. PARA” and we will practice it during the rest of the week. In addition, every Friday I give to the students a “Control de lectura” with 3 entries. They complete one in class every Friday, BUT they have to read AT LEAST two more time at home in Spanish and complete the other two entries and turn them in every single Friday.  Please make sure your child is reading a...

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Camarasa - 8th Grade ELA & SS Spanish Immersion

8th Grade ELA & SS Spanish Immersion News and Information

Last Message: Camarasa - 8th Grade ELA & SS Spanish Immersion Message - APRIL 8, 2016

MESSAGE FROM SRTA. OSEGUERA / IMMERSION LANGUAGE ARTS Hello, I hope all of you have had a great spring break. 8Th grade This week we are working on “gender of nouns” in order for them to identify which noun is masculine and feminine. Also, we are learning about the “definite and indefinite articles”, in order for the student to be able to relate the noun with the correct article in Spanish. In addition, we are doing vocabulary exercises to make them improve and expand their Spanish vocabulary....

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Clark – 8th Grade Mathematics

Clark's 8th Grade Mathematics Class News and Information

Last Message: This week in math

This week in math: [*]Tuesday, May 12th – Algebra Readiness Test [*]Friday, May 15th – Benchmark Test 4th Quarter (students will have a homework review Wednesday) [*]Students will begin a project to wrap up the year called, “It’s My Life” in which they will create a household budget for 1 month of expenses (see daily homework link for specific due dates & forms) [*]Ask your child what career they "chose" as well as lifestyle!  Daily Homework: https://msdlt.instruct...

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DeBard - 8th Grade Social Studies

Mr. DeBard's 8th Grade Social Studies News and Information

Last Message: Mr. DeBard's Class Update for the week of 3/20/2017 - 3/22/2017

Happy Spring Break everyone! THIS WEEK: We began this week with a DBQ packet over the Underground Railroad and the Abolition movement of the 19th century and students wrote a short essay about what they discovered. We took a specific look at a couple individual Abolitionists who lead the Abolition movement (Harriet Beecher Stowe and Frederick Douglass). We will finish next week off with guided notes over the expansion of slavery into the new states out west that begin to join the U.S. in the 19th century.  *BACK...

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Duncan - 7th Grade AVID

Duncan's 7th Grade AVID Class News and Information

Last Message: Welcome to FCV AVID!

Congratulations on being accepted into the AVID program at FCV! I am excited to get to meet you all this week and I am looking forward to getting to know each of you. Hopefully you had a great summer and are ready for many new challenges. AVID will be unlike any class you have had before. Getting in was only the beginning...staying in is the challenge. We had 145 applicants for only 90 positions. It's your responsibility to keep your seat! We will talk more about that on Friday! The attachment will help y...

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Duncan - 8th Grade AVID

Duncan's 8th Grade AVID Class News and Information

Last Message: Welcome Back!

Welcome back to the 2015-2016 school year and second year AVID! The stakes are a little higher this year now that you all know the ropes. Many of you will be in high school credit classes and Pre-AP classes, so your high school GPA starts this week. The pressure will more intense, but I will be here to support you every step of the way, as long as you are doing your part. AVID students are expected to be leaders in and out of the school building, and you will have plenty of opportunities to do so this year! Ge...

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Farmer - Math

Ms. Farmer's Math Class News and Information

Feshold - Spanish Immersion

Señor Feshold Spanish Immersion News and Information

Last Message: Proyecto de Máscaras Africanas

Comparto con ustedes el proyecto de máscaras africanas que hicimos durante la semana pasada. Los estudiantes hicieron un gran trabajo. I share with you the African Masks project that we did last week. The students did an excellent work. https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B97JLoMauONJR0NWQ0UtZ3dWWkU/view?usp=sharing ...

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Figura - 8th Grade Honors Biology

Figura's 8th Grade Honors Biology Class News and Information

Last Message: Figura - 8th Grade Honors Biology Message

I am happy to announce that 97% of our Honors Biology students passed the ECA with 1 student earning a perfect score!!! During class today (if they are not on the field trip) I will let your child know his/her exact score and if this is considered pass or pass plus. For those who did not pass, I have already had a private conversation with them and emailed their parents separately. Have a great weekend!! Sherry Figura ...

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Figura – 8th Grade XL & STRETCH Science

Figura's 8th Grade XL & STRETCH Science Class News and Information

Last Message: Figura – 8th Grade XL & STRETCH Science Message

This week in XL Science... Monday - last day for portflio work. Portfolio due Tuesday. Tuesday - Turn in portfolio, traits inventory survey Wednesday - Complete traits inventory, begin "Who was Gregor Mendel" Thursday - complete "Who was Gregor Mendel", begin "What is a trait?" Friday - 10 Achieve articles due, complete "What is a trait?" This week in Stretch Science... Monday - protein synthesis - "Say it with Words" activity Tuesday - The Innocence Project Wednesd...

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Ford – 8th Grade Mathematics

Ford's 8th Grade Mathematics Class news and Information

Last Message: Parent Conferences

Good afternoon!  Today is the beginning of the second quarter.  So I want to make you aware of a few upcoming dates. Fall break is next week Monday, October 13th - Friday, October 17th. Parent conferences will be on Monday, October 20th.  I will be contacting some of you directly, but please feel free to contact me to schedule a conference.  Conferences will last for 10 minutes each.  I have conference times (10 minute increments) available from 11 am - 3 and from 3:30 - 6:30.  As parents ...

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Foxworthy - 7th Grade Social Studies

Mrs. Foxworthy's Social Studies Class News and Information

Last Message: Foxworthy - 7th Grade Social Studies Message

Greetings!  In Social Studies this week, students will continue to learn about Japan. Each student has a packet of information and engaging activities to complete. Most of the work will be done in class.  However, students who are falling behind, may need to take their packets home.  It's been a long winter and attention spans may be shorter.  Many students have missing assignments. I encourage you and your child to check Skyward regularly to grades. As always, thank you for your support. &n...

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Hammes – Algebra

Hammes' 8th Grade Mathematics Class News and Information

Last Message: Hammes – Algebra Message

Below are the Algebra assignments for the next week.  Please check with your child and make sure they are getting completed on time.  Also, there will be a small quiz over Chapters 9.1 and 9.2 on Friday.  This is the first two assignments.  Next week will be a test over all four units.  After school tutoring is available every Tuesday and Thursday until 4:45 for any students needing help or any student that would like to just get their assignments completed before they go home. _Chapter 9a As...

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Harker – Algebra: 8

Mr. Harker's 8th Grade Algebra News and Information

Last Message: Harker – Algebra: 8 Message

Thank you for a great year!  I hope you have a restful summer break and have a fantastic time in high school!  Good Luck in all you do. Mr. Harker ...

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Harker – Algebra: STRETCH Mathematics

Harker's Algebra: STRETCH Mathematics Class News and Information

Last Message: Harker – Algebra: STRETCH Mathematics Message

Just in case you were looking for something to do this fall...... *We're gearing up for the 2015 Cross Country season.  Are you?  **CURRENT 5th, 6th, and 7th GRADERS ATTENDING FALL CREEK VALLEY IN THE FALL... **WE WANT YOU!!!!* *1. Summer Conditioning: **We will meet every Tuesday, 7-8pm, at the FCV track starting June 9.  We will NOT meet on Tuesday June 30.  ANYONE CAN COME AND RUN WITH US, SO BRING A FRIEND!!!! :)* *2. Wildcat Camp: *Lawrence North Cross Country will be having ...

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Harker – Geometry: STRETCH Mathematics

Harker's Geometry: STRETCH Mathematics Class News and Information

Last Message: Harker – Geometry: STRETCH Mathematics Message

Geometry Parents and Guardians: W are starting Unit 5 today and I am back in the driver's seat so to speak.  I am teaching the Geometry classes again.  Mr. Ottinger has done a fantastic job and I couldn't be more proud of him.  I know the kids learned a lot and had fun, too.   From here on out, any correspondence will be from me only.  I am excited to be back.   Also, speaking of the holidays, if tradition holds, then some of you and/or your students are planning to get your tea...

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Helgeson - 7th Grade English

Mr. Helgeson's Class News and Information

Last Message: Helgeson - 7th Grade English Message

Hello Parents, Monday we took a seventh grade writing benchmark test and many of our students did very well, which was pleasant to see.   As we move into the rest of the week and Winter Break, we're going to prepare for Vocab Quiz on Friday, and begin work on cognitive skills, used both in writing and vocabulary study.  We'll be taking the end of the nine weeks test, which tests the skills we learned this nine weeks.  Most ciritical will be R A C E responses, so please ask your learner what the...

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Houston – 7th Grade XL & STRETCH Science

Houston's 7th Grade XL & STRETCH Science Class News and Information

Last Message: Houston – 7th Grade XL & STRETCH Science Message

Rock and Mineral projects will be due this Friday, 3/13/15 Projects need to be saved on canvas. ...

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Johnson – 7th Grade Pre AP Social Studies

Johnson's 7th Grade Pre AP Social Studies Class News and Information

Last Message: Parent Teacher Conferences

Hello Parents and Guardians! On October 19 we will have Parent/Teacher Conferences at our school.  I have conference times available every 15 minutes beginning at 11:00am and until 6:45pm. If you would like to meet with me, please send me an email or give me a call with your top three times of availability.  I will make every attempt to get you scheduled in at one of those times.  Have a great day! Miss Johnson ...

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Johnson – 7th Grade Social Studies

7th Grade XL Social Studies News and Information

Last Message: Johnson – 7th Grade Social Studies Message

Hello Parents and Guardians! This week in social studies we will be looking at various government types. Today in class we began an introduction to what government is and the main government types found in the countries we will study.  I gave students time in class to view a Google Slide on government and take Cornell notes. Tomorrow in class we will search for countries that have each government type and compare and contrast aspects of those governments. This assignment will be due at the end of the period on T...

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Kassel – 8th Grade Pre-AP Language Arts

Kassel's 8th Grade Pre-AP Language Arts

Last Message: Next week in 8th grade Pre-AP Language Arts at FCV

Good morning FCV families and happy day before Spring Break!!! This week, we focused heavily on poetry along with working on our Passion Projects on Monday.  Students next checkpoint (5 points) for the Passion Project will be the day we come back from break (Monday, April 3).  All I need to see is that students have begun working on the project (research/drafting/etc) and that the work is in their Google Drive folders. When we come back from break, we will continue working on poetry, and students will begin...

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Martin – ART: Digital Design

Martin's ART: Digital Design Class News and Information

Last Message: Martin – ART: Digital Design Message

Hello Everyone! In Digital Art this week, we are working on our Animated .Gif.  Students have been planning their animations out on "Sketch-It-Out" paper using pattern and movement while choosing their colors from a Color Scheme of their choice.  Then, the sketch is redrawn and animated in GIMP. This assignment, as well as, the Color Theory Power Point can be found on CANVAS under the link "Tutorials and Handouts".  The tentative due date for this project will be next Wednesday, Sept...

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Marty – Studio/Online News/Intro to Publications

Marty'sStudio/Online News/Intro to Publications Class News and Information

Last Message: Week of 11/10-11/14

Hello Everyone, Here is an update for this week. In our Video Studio class, we are working on our teacher profiles. Students will be interviewing teachers and writing a short Q&A article that we will include on our news website. They will also be video recording the interviews and editing together clips to show on the morning announcements. We have also been working on general interview techniques this week. Online News and Intro to Publications classes are both working on photojournalism right now since so many studen...

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Morris - 7 XL Science

7 Grade XL Science News and Information

Last Message: FCV will buy books in memory of Susan Jordan, the principal of Amy Beverland

 FCV“Money for books in memory of Susan Jordan”.  If you want to participate you may write a check, please make it payable to FCV so that we can purchase books to donate. ...

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National Junior Honor Society

National Junior Honor Society News and Information

Last Message: National Junior Honor Society Message

National Junior Honor Society meets tomorrow morning, March 15, 2017 in the auditorium at 9:00 am. Society members, wait for the announcement over PA dismissing you. This information was shared over the intercom Tuesday afternoon and by email to teachers. ...

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Owens - Social Studies - 7

Mr. Owens 7th Grade Social Studies News and Information

Last Message: Owens - Social Studies - 7 Message

Social Studies - FCV - Mr. Owens - Week of October 20-23 We will begin our unit on Southwest Asia after Fall Break! We will begin with physical geography, culture, and history. I post daily lesson plans on Canvas.  Log into Canvas Click on Courses Click on Social Studies Click on Modules Find the correct date and click on it. Open up the link in a new window Our classroom is in need of: markers, pencils, and highlighters! Thanks for your support! Have a great Fall Break!  Travis Owens ...

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Paz-Functional Academics

Functional Academics News and Information

Paz-Peer Buddies

Peer Buddies News and Information

Pinkerton - Wellness & Lifetime Fitness

Mr. Pinkerton's Wellness & Lifetime Fitness News and Information

Last Message: Pinkerton - Wellness & Lifetime Fitness Message

Hello, This week in health we have been covering communicable diseases in Ch.17.  We have learned the facts about Ebola as well as other diseases.  Daily Health questions and quotes will be due at the end of the week.  Ch.17 studyguide will also be due by Friday.  We will have a Quiz over Ch.17 on Friday.  Please make sure your son or daughter is getting everything turned in.  Thank you and have a great day! Charlie Pinkerton Lifetime Fitness and Wellness ...

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Poe - English as a New Language

Poe's English as a New Language Class News and Information

Last Message: Week of Novembe 17, 2014

Happy Monday FCV Parents! This week in ESL Intermediate we will be writing the final draft of our narratives.  Students have been working very hard on this project over the last several weeks.  I am excited to read what they have produced, and you should be as well when they bring those home! If you ever have any questions or concerns, please feel free to e-mail me at: heidipoe@msdlt.k12.in.us S...

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Poe - Reading

Poe's Reading Class News and Information

Last Message: Week of November 17, 2014

Happy Monday FCV Parents! This week in B1 Reading, we will be working on Lessons 21-23.  Any missing assignments will be sent home with your students. If you ever have any questions or concerns, please feel free to e-mail me at: heidipoe@msdlt.k12.in.us Sincerely, Heidi Poe ...

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Quinn - Project Lead the Way

Quinn's Project Lead the Way Class News and Information

Last Message: Hovercraft Payment

Parents, We will be starting hovercrafts on Thursday.  If you haven't yet sent in payment please do so as soon as possible.  It is $13.00 per student.  If for any reason you cannot make that happen please just send in a note so I have a record.  I would like to get the supplies in early next week.  To follow along with your students learning you can visit the Advanced PLTW Canvas page and see what goes into designing a hovercraft.  The module is currently under construction but new ma...

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Shannon - Affective Skills

Shannon's Affective Skills Class News and Information

Last Message: Next concert for choir students

[*]The next concert will be March 17th at 7:00pm. Stu ...

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Shannon - Special Education

Shannon's Special Education Class News and Information

Last Message: Shannon - Special Education Message

Our fourth PREP (Parent Resource Engagement Program), featuring Dr. Devorah Heitner, Ph.D, an expert on raising kids in the digital age, will include an *_educator workshop_* that addresses: Engaging parents with technology initiatives Understanding Attention: This is their Brains on Smart Phones Building a culture of empathy in a digital age * * *Educators: *_DATE/LOCATION: Thursday, February 5th from 3:30-5:00pm in the PD room at LECC_ *Parents and Families: *_DATE/LOCATION: Thursday, February 5th from 6:30...

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Smith, D. – 8th Grade XL Language

Smith's 8th Grade XL Language Class News and Information

Last Message: Smith, D. – 8th Grade XL Language Message

Families, We are well into our narrative fiction unit. This week we will explore figurative language, and compare different types of texts. Students did an excellent job last week on their theme songs. It was so wonderful to see all the hard work they put into them pay off. You would have been so proud of your student! Make sure you ask them to let you hear the theme song they wrote. Thank you for supporting your student in the work that they do in Language Arts class. As always, please feel free to contact me with an...

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Stuttle - 7th Grade PRE AP Language Arts

Stuttle's 7th Grade PRE AP Language Arts Class news and Information

Last Message: Stuttle's Message for 1/20/15 - 1/23/15

Our current unit of study is NONFICTION.  We are learning strategies to develop and strengthen our reading stamina and our comprehension. Our word part/root word for the week is AUTO. We are also continuing to practice various grammar skills through Daily Grammar Practice. The Book Fair is still open at FCV.  We will return as a class on Thursday.   ...

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Tom Taylor US History

Taylor's 8th Grade XL & Social Studies and Law Education

Last Message: Tom Taylor US History Message

Greetings form the Department of US History  :) We are discussing the events that lead America to the most crucial moment in our history: The American Civil War. Of all the topics we study, I feel this is the most important. In XL History we are looking closely at the Underground Railroad.  We are learning about the brave men and women who escaped slavery as well as the abolitionist that aided them on their journey. Stretch student are creating blogs of events that lead America to war. They will analyze an...

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Wheatley - 7th Grade XL Language Arts

Wheatley's 7th Grade XL Language Arts Class News and Information

Last Message: Wheatley - 7th Grade XL Language Arts Message

Greetings Parents, Guardians, Students, and Colleagues, The first round of ISTEP is complete, and we SPRING forward this weekend, can Spring WEATHER be far behind?  I certainly hope not! :)  I'm sure many of you share my sentiments.   In language arts class, we will be wrapping up the Nonfiction unit next week and will complete the post-test on Thursday.  Students will review for the test in class.  Our next and last unit for the school year will be Fiction. Additionally, students will c...

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Williams - Digital Citizenship

Williams' Digital Citizenship Class News and Information

Last Message: Digital Citizenship Parents

Digital Citizenship parents, good morning. I just wanted to send out a couple quick updates with what is going on in the FCV Digital Citizenship class. We have been talking through several concepts of digital responsibility and what role interactive digital media plays in students' lives. For their current project, students have been working on creating an informational video (called an 'ANIMOTO') that represents who they are and what role social media, the Internet, etc. plays in their lives. It has been ...

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Williams - Project Lead the Way

Williams's Project Lead the Way Class News and Information

Last Message: Summer Robotics Camp at Fall Creek Valley!

Parents, We would like you to know that Fall Creek Valley is offering a summer robotics camp in addition to the camp at MCIT.  This camp offers a different experience than the McKenzie Robotics Camp in July.  Your students can do both, or just one, depending on what kind of experience you would like for your child to have!  The GearCat Robotics Camp is a starting point for students wanting to be on the FCVMS Robotics team.  Students will be using VEX IQ Snap-together Robotics Kits whereas the McKenz...

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Willison - 8th Grade Social Studies

8th Grade Social Studies News and Information

Last Message: Social Studies Weekly Update

Good morning, This week in social studies, students will continue to learn about slavery and the abolition movement.  Students will complete a DBQ on slavery and the Underground Railroad, discuss how the Underground Railroad impacted the abolition movement, watch a documentary that demonstrates the differences between different famous abolitionists and the roles they played in the movement to end slavery, and take Cornell notes on famous abolitionists. Please let me know if you have any questions. Have a great ...

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Willison - Pre-AP Social Studies

Pre-AP Social Studies News and Information

Last Message: Pre-AP Social Studies Weekly Update

Good morning, This week in pre-AP social studies, students will continue to learn about slavery and the abolition movement.  Students will take independent notes on the reasons why people became involved in abolition, create an autobiography for an abolitionist, participate in a stations activity that has students analyzing choices members of the American Anti-Slavery Society had to make regarding ways to end slavery, watch a documentary that demonstrates the differences between different famous abolitionists and...

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Willison – 8th Grade XL & Block Social Studies

Willison's 8th Grade XL & Block Social Studies Class News and Information

Last Message: Social Studies Weekly Update

Good morning! I hope you all enjoyed the spring break.  This week in social studies, students are continuing to learn about the abolition movement during the 1800s.  Students discussed people like Harriet Tubman and William Still the week before break, and are now learning about Frederick Douglass!  Students will read stories, analyze primary source speeches, write journals, and view an episode from the History Channel about the growing divide in our country between the north and the south over the issu...

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