Thursday, March 5, 2020

8th Grade News: Tomorrow is an early dismissal day and there is no school on Monday, March 9, 2020

If you are interested in more information about the Lucinda L Jasper Scholarship and how to apply, please visit the following site:

Applications are due no later than March 31, 2020

Rising Freshman Orientation nights for the public high schools are scheduled for the following dates:

Great Mills High School: Monday, March 9th from 6-7:30

Leonardtown High School: Wednesday, March 11th from 6-7:30

Chopticon High School: Tuesday, March 17th from 6-7:30


8th Grade: Read up to page 69 (read through “Edna’s Ruthie”). Write a response paper about the vignette “Geraldo No Last Name.” Respond to “Geraldo No Last Name” answering the following questions: “Who was Geraldo? What did we as the reader know about him? Does he have an identity? How does Esperanza feel about Geraldo’s death in comparison to the deaths in the other two chapters?” It is important for students to focus on this assignment, as it will be used as part of the next lesson. It will be collected on Tuesday.

7th Grade:

Go to the following link and create a timeline for the story that you will be writing for our “Picture is worth 1,000 words essay”. You must have at least 5 things on your timeline. The printed copy is due on Tuesday. DO NOT DRAW ME A TIMELINE!!! YOU MUST USE THIS ONLINE TOOL!

6th Grade: Finish the comprehension questions you were given in class today for Walk Two Moons.