(posted by Cori Teeple; 02/24/14)
Homework Club Purpose
The purpose of Homework Club is to provide a stable, productive, and quiet environment in which students can complete their work after school and ask teachers for help when needed.
Homework Club Expectations
1. Students come to Homework Club ready to work with their homework and materials.
2. Students are quiet and working the entire time. They should ask the teacher if they need help, or they can read or find another educational activity to do if they have no homework.
3. Students need to follow the teacher’s direction when asked to collect their items and be ready to leave just before 4:25.
4. Students walk with the teacher first to Crash Club, and then to the front lobby for pick-up. All students must be picked up by a parent or pre-approved person. Students who are not picked up by 4:30 will be sent to Crash Club.
What if a students does not have any homework?
The student writes a note to submit to the teacher confirming that he or she has no homework. However, students are still responsible for coming to Homework Club with something productive to do.
American Academy Spelling Bee (posted by Jeff Renfrow; 12/16/13)
Orthography: The Study of Spelling
Edward Roscoe Murrow, an American broadcaster, once said, “Learn your language well and command it well, and you will have the first component to life.” Attention all spellers! It’s time to demonstrate your command of the English language by participating in the annual American Academy Spelling Bee.
Important Dates
The American Academy Spelling Bee was held on Friday, December 13th from 8:30 to 10:00 AM. Winners of the school competition are advancing to the Douglas County District Spelling Bee on Saturday, February 1st, 2014 at Castle Rock Middle School, and winners of the district competition will advance to the State Spelling Bee on Saturday, March 8th, 2014 at the Colorado Convention Center. Good luck and spell well!
Helpful Resources
Download the full list of study words posted on this page. This will help you prepare for the competition.
Math Practice
Links, Games, and Placement & Acceleration Test information can be found on the Middle School Math Department Webage.
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