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Math Week of November 24th: November 21, 2014

Filed under: Algebra,Pre-Algebra — poms8b @ 4:33 pm

Here are the math assignments for the week: (more…)


CHARGER FEST – This Sat 12-4pm November 14, 2014

Filed under: Uncategorized — poms8b @ 7:50 am


Help 8B fill all our spots for Charger Fest!!!

Here is a link to the Sign Up Genius that PTO has created for each cluster. Thanks PTO!



Performance Schedule:

12:15-12:45 – Stage Band in Gym

12:50-1:00 – Dance in Gym- Blue Day Classes (3rd, 5th, 7th)

1:05-1:35 – Choir in Gym

1:40-1:50 – Dance in Gym -Green Day Classes (2nd, 4th, 6th, 8th)

1:55-2:25 – Orchestra in Gym

2:30-2:40 – Dance in Gym- Pegasus Dancers

2:45-3:15 – Band in Gym

3:20-3:50 – Theatre in Caja Negra


To purchase wristbands:



To volunteer or make food for International Fest:


To donate items or underwrite the event:



Math Week of November 17th: November 13, 2014

Filed under: Algebra,Pre-Algebra — poms8b @ 5:22 pm

Here are the math assignments for the week (Updated 11/21)



Math Week of November 10th

Filed under: Algebra,Pre-Algebra — poms8b @ 5:06 pm

Here are the math assignments for the week:



English – 3rd Six Weeks Overview and Independent Reading Information

Filed under: Uncategorized — poms8b @ 1:57 pm

Students received the 3rd Six Weeks Overview in class this week: 3rd six weeks overview.

They have also received new instruction sheets for the Reader/Writer Notebook Independent Reading Assessments – this should be taped into the front cover of their R/W Notebook.Reader Writer Instructions 3rd Six Weeks

Students should be choosing new Independent Reading novels for the 3rd six weeks. They are expected to read books in the sub-genres of mystery, science fiction, fantasy or horror. Students should have their novel by November 17/18 for the Book Check and to begin reading in order to complete their first R/W Notebook Entry that is due November 20/21.



Holocaust Museum Field Trip

Filed under: Uncategorized — poms8b @ 1:40 pm

8B Students will be attending a field trip to the Holocaust Museum Houston on Monday, November 24. Students received a letter explaining the field trip along with a permission slip last week in English class. The signed permission slips are due to Ms. Sher by this Friday, November 14.

Additionally, we will need several parent chaperones for this field trip. Please contact me at asher@houstonisd.org if you are interested in accompanying us on this field trip. You must be VIPS approved to chaperone a field trip – Ms. Deleon in the front office can verify this for you and/or assist you with getting approved.

If you have any questions about the field trip, please contact Ms. Sher.



Science – Week of Nov. 10 November 10, 2014

Filed under: Science — poms8b @ 3:13 pm

Mon/Tues – Check HW (read pgs 182- 188 #1-3 and organize it), Speed PP, read and discuss Ch. 4.1

HW: Read pg 155, do foldable, #3, apply it (pg 156), and summarize it (pg 158)

Wed/Thurs – check HW, Speed Lab, start posisition versus time problems

HW: Finish position versus time problems

Fri – Check HW, Finish Lab

HW: Read pgs 164 – 170 Do # 1-4 in reading, math skills, and summarize it.



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