7th Grade with Mrs. Byrd

February 11th – 14th

Announcements: Middle School Valentines Day dance is this Thursday, February 14th. Mrs. O’Flaherty sent an email last week with all the details you should need. Please remember, students (and their guest) must bring a signed permission slip to the dance or sometime this week. Candy Grams are currently up for sale. Middle School Student Council is selling to grades 3-8 until February 13th. They are 50 cents apiece and will be delivered on February 14th. 7th Grade...

February 11, 2019 Read more

February 4th – 8th

Don’t forget – Middle School Valentines Day dance is next Thursday, February 14th. Candy Grams are currently up for sale. Middle School Student Council is selling to grades 3-8 from February 4th – 13th. They are 50 cents apiece and will be delivered on February 14th. 7th Reading – We are cruising through The Blood River and the kids are digging it! I have loved the conversations they are having while reading together in teams and partnerships. They have also...

February 4, 2019 Read more

January 22-24

Hello Families! We’ve been so busy since we got back from winter break! 7th Reading- Our class ROCKED their Outsiders Paideia Seminar. There were four topics that included giving advice, theme, teen problems today vs in the novel and finally a Movie vs. novel. I am so impressed with how well this group handled their habits of discussion and how deep they dug. They did an excellent job arranging and formulating discussion points along with responding to each other. 7th & 8th...

January 30, 2019 Read more

January 28-31

Welcome to the 3rd Quarter! 7th Reading – We’ve started a new novel! For the first few weeks of this quarter, the class will be reading Blood on the River – James Town 1607 by Elisa Carbone. It’s a fascinating story about a young orphan boy who gets the opportunity to travel to the New World as the page of Captain John Smith. Each day we read, the students will have the opportunity to reflect on the chapter; keeping track of characters, setting, events, and theme. We also...

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December 17-20

Happy Monday, Families! We’re nearly there, to a winter break and to a Happy New Year! Don’t forget, we will be stuffing stockings and watching Elf on Thursday, along with educational reading and writing activities of course! Therefore, if your 7th grader would like to bring in a pillow or blanket to wrap up in during our movie and reading , that would be awesome. Also, if you choose to, please have your kiddo bring in something fun and inexpensive to share with their classmates. As a...

December 17, 2018 Read more

December 3-6

WELCOME DECEMBER! I hope that everyone had a fun weekend to start off this busy month. We sure are hard at work this quarter! Rube Goldberg Machines! This Thursday, December 6th, students will present their simple machine project. Families are more than welcome to come check them out! . We will be in the “Makers Space” by Mr. Lewis and Mrs. Rosario’s rooms. Presentations will take place from 2:30-3:15, our 7th grade class will need to head out for P.E. at 3:20 that day 8th Grade Caroling...

December 3, 2018 Read more

November 26-29

ANNOUNCEMENTS:   Pajama Drive: Oasis Academy Student Council will be collecting brand new pajamas for our annual Scholastic Pajama Drive. All pajamas will be donated to local children in need. If you’re able, please donate a new pair of pajamas–we will accept donations through Thursday, December 13th.   Rube Goldberg Machines! Thursday, December 6th students will present their simple machine project. Families are more than welcome to come check them out! . We will be in...

November 27, 2018 Read more

November 13-15

The 2nd week of the quarter has come and gone. I hope that everyone has a wonderful Fall Break with their families. We had a class circle discussion today about all the places they are planning on traveling and delicious food they will be gorging themselves on. This week- 7th Grade Reading – We started our next novel this week, The Outsiders, by S.E. Hinton. This is one of my all time favorite books and I have hyped it up plenty for the class. I hope that they enjoy it as much as I think...

November 15, 2018 Read more

November 5-8

Welcome to Quarter Two! This year is seriously flying by! We just finished our first nine weeks are are cruising into the second semester of the school year.   A couple of things…   Parent Conferences –   Unfortunately, I will be out of town on Friday. The Byrd family is headed to a wedding in Montana. Therefore, I will not be able to meet with you guys on the 9th. Instead, we will need to set up appointments for next week, with times before and after school. I will...

November 6, 2018 Read more

Byrd Halloween Pics

Hello Families! I thought I’d share some photos from our day. These guys did an awesome job on their pumpkin decorations, played some killer (Thriller) music (with dance), and even got a game a charades in. Thanks for sharing these people with me, especially on fun days like today. =) Also…NO READING HOMEWORK tonight. Enjoy trick or treating with your family! -Mrs. Byrd ...

October 31, 2018 Read more