Weekly Update

 In ELA Lab - 7th & 8th, English, Model UN, Social Studies - 8th Grade, Very Well Minded

February 3-7

Seventh Grade Social Studies: We will begin our study of the War of 1812 and the upcoming presidency of Andrew Jackson. We will delve further into U.S-Native American relations during this time period.

As a reminder, my office hours are Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday during lunch.

Eighth Grade Social Studies: We will finish our study of the Holocaust by watching and reading Holocaust survivor’s testimonies. We will create found poems to help us process and connect to these testimonies.

As a reminder, my office hours are Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday during lunch.

Very Well Minded: We will begin our unit on working memory and continue to reinforce our organizational strategies. Please encourage your student to use their agendas and complete their missing assignments.

Model United Nations: 


We will be hosting a Pasta Night on February 21, here on Power campus. This fundraiser will also help us raise money for the travel team and future scholarships. Students will get their tickets today in class and are responsible for selling them to friends, family, etc. This Pasta Night fundraiser is a mandatory event for all team members.


MCC Conference

We will be headed to Mesa Community College for our last local conference on February 7th and 8th. We do not have access to the school van for this conference, so Ms. Tenney, myself, and Mrs. Hennessy will be driving students to conference in our cars.


On Friday, we will leave school at noon and return around 9pm when you can then pick your student up from school. We will have students text you when we leave MCC. On Saturday, students need to be at school, dressed and ready to go, no later than 8am. We will return around 5pm. We will have students text when we leave MCC.


Dinner will be provided by MCC on Friday. Lunch will be provided by MCC on Saturday. Students should bring snacks, laptop, laptop chargers, pens/pencils, papers, and their Model UN folders to conference.


Dress code for this conference is business attire. Boys must wear dress pants, dress shirt, tie, jacket, dress shoes, and dress socks. Girls may wear dress pants, dress shirts, business appropriate skirts and dresses (knee length), heel, flats, sweaters, and jackets. Please note that jeans and sneakers are not permitted.