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Coming up next week...
Thursday, August 24, 2017 - Math Quiz #1

Friday, August 18, 2017-
Complete the Order of Operations practice (except 2nd period, we will do this on Monday).

Have a great weekend!

Thursday, August 17, 2017 - 
Complete the following long division problems in your OneNote Homework section.
Remember, no remainders!  Use a decimal and add zeros after (as needed).
If it is not a terminating decimal, divide out to 3 decimal places.

1.  6,582 ÷ 8      2.   19,537 ÷ 11      3.   38,774 ÷ 14    

4.   987,654 ÷ 12        5.   2350 ÷ 21

Wednesday, August 16, 2017 - Complete the Powers and Exponents practice. 
The following are examples and explanations meant to help you with your assignment.
Identify the base and the exponent of the power.
 Example:        Base=7     Exponent=3

Write the product as a power.
 Example: 8 x 8 x 8 =  
When asked for the value of a power, it refers to the product after multiplying the base number.

When asked to write the power as a product, write it in expanded form.

7 = 7 x 7 x 7 x 7 x 7
Don't can also look back at the notes taken today in class!

Tuesday, August 15, 2017 - Familiarize yourself with your computer and the things you learned today in your classes.  Please ask your parents for fill out the Parent Information sheet.

6th period - Please ask your parents to fill out the Parent Information sheet.  Also, complete your Math About Me project.

Monday, August 14, 2017 - 6th period did not meet for class today, due to technology deployment. You are not expected to complete the following assignment.

1st thru 4th period classes:
Complete p.6 #1-4, 6-34 even.
All problems must be completed on notebook paper.
I have attached the problem set below.  This is the same as your textbook.

Friday, August 11, 2017 - No homework.  I look forward to seeing you on Monday!  Don't forget about our meeting on Monday (either 1:30 pm or 6:00 pm) for Module 2 and technology deployment!  Please make sure you have signed up for one of the sessions.

Thank you all for a great day at GWA!!!  I hope everyone had a wonderful day.  :)

Don't forget Friday is our first Spirit Day of the school year.  You may wear a GWA t-shirt or uniform shirt and blue jeans (no tears or fray) or khaki shorts or pants.

There was no assignment today in class.  Have a wonderful evening!

Thank you all for attending Open House today!  It was wonderful to meet you and your parents.  I am really looking forward to our new school year!

There were many announcements and reminders mentioned at Open House today.  Here are a few more!

  • Picture Day is on Wednesday, August 9, so bring your picture envelope with you to school on Wednesday.
  • I wanted to let all of you know, I will not be at school on Friday, August 11, as it is college move-in day for my daughter.  Mrs. Dokes will be stepping in for me on Friday.  
  • On Monday, August 21, we will start/finish our school day one hour later, to take full advantage of the solar eclipse.
  • Dawgs 360 is the best way to get involved at GWA.  Please contact Elizabeth McDonnel for all volunteer opportunities on campus.
Our Math Syllabus is located on the right side of the blog page, under Helpful Links.  Please read over the syllabus.  We will be discussing the syllabus together in class.