In health, we are finishing up the Human Sexuality Unit. The test will be on Thursday, November 15th. Please review the guided notes.
In dance, the students are working on their student directed dance pieces. The students are working hard to get things ready for the dance showcase which will be on Tuesday, Jan. 16th @ 7:00pm.
The Dance with an Artistic Groove Cluster is getting ready for the upcoming Cluster Expo which is on Friday, Dec. 8th. Parents/Guardians are invited to come and watch the performance. There will be three performances at 9:00, 9:10 and 9:20am in the gym. Please have the students wear a white polo shirt and khaki pants.
In health, we are finishing up our nutrition projects. The projects are due Monday, Nov. 6th. The students will present their projects to the class. Please review the guidelines and rubric for more information.
Next week in health, we will begin the Human Sexuality Unit. Please have a discussion with your students to prepare them for the upcoming unit. We will finish up the unit the week of Thanksgiving.
In dance, the students are working on their expression piece. We have also started a fun 50’s Jazz/Novelty dance.
Just a quick note: the Expressions Showcase will be on Tuesday, January 16th @ 7:00pm.
In health, we have finished our discussion on Ch. 7 and have started Ch. 8. On Tuesday, we will finish up Ch. 8 and review for the upcoming test. Ch. 7 and Ch. 8 test will be on Thursday, October 12th. Please review your guided notes to prepare for the test.
In dance, we have finished our contemporary dance piece. Friday we will have a discussion on the history of contemporary dance. The students will have a quiz on the art of contemporary dance on Thursday, October 12th.
Reminder: PTC will be held Wednesday, October 11th and Thursday, October 12th from 1:00-7:00pm. PTC on Friday, October 13th will be by appointment only.
Today we finished up Chapter 5 and 6—-communication skills and healthy relationships. Our next test will be on Monday, Oct. 2nd. Please review the Guided Notes and bring them to class. The students will be given credit for completing their notes.
In dance, the students are finishing up their contemporary dance piece. The students have been working hard and have created an amazing dance number. Also, please take note that on Wednesdays, the 2nd half of class is dedicated to working on their Expression Projects. They will perform/showcase their work at the end of the semester dance recital.
What a great start of the week. Thank you for getting your assignments turned in and working hard in class.
Remember: please make sure you have turned in your disclosure and Human Sexuality Consent Form—thank you!
Chapter 3 & 4 test will be Monday, Sept. 18th. Please review your guided notes for the upcoming test.
In health, we are discussing emotional and mental health. On Thursday, Mrs. Anderson will come in to visit our classes. We are excited to have her come in and share her knowledge of the importance of emotional and mental well being.
In dance, the students are doing an fabulous job choreographing a contemporary dance piece. They are using the dance elements of time, space, energy and shape to create an amazing artistic dance piece.
Thank you for a great week of school! Keep up the good work!
On Friday, we will review for our Ch 1 & 2 Health Test. Please study your Ch 1 & Ch 2 Guided Notes. The test will be on Wednesday, Sept 6th.
In dance, we are working on basic dance technique and have started choreographing a dance piece.
Have a nice Labor Day Weekend!
I hope you had a wonderful summer and enjoyed your time off. I am so excited for another great year at Ascent Academy. I look forward to seeing you and having you in my class. Please refer to the Health and Dance links for information about the disclosure and materials needed for class.
*Jr. High Registration is August 21st from 12:00-2:00
*Back to School is August 21st from 4:00-6:00pm