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May 8, 2015

Warm-up

  • BISapalooza Survey
  • Vote for teacher of the year (secret word: teacher)
  • Seniors: please respond to this survey (secret word: senior)
  • Seniors: please email a baby or childhood photo and your future plans (i.e. specific college, specific career or military branch) to Jenn Pickerill at pickerill150458@district6.org

Agenda

  • Visionary Organizational Outline
    • Review the three organizations you selected on your Kiva worksheet and select one to focus upon.
    • Create a formal Outline (Roman numerals, abc’s, etc.) using at least three of the options below
      • Information about the Organization
      • Mission
      • How to Get Involved
      • History & Successes
      • Founders
      • Connection to Poverty and Inequality
      • Future Plans

Current Assignments

  • Chapter 4 of GG and worksheet – due today
  • Chapter 5 of GG – due Monday
  • Compare & Contrast essay corrections – due today
  • Marshall Island party people (Katie, Irina, Emily, Trenton, Bryan, Tyler) – get ready to celebrate next Friday, May 15.  See Sully at the beginning of second period.

Announcements

  • Schacher and McIntosh – Get your Bajo la Misma Estrella book in Monday so I don’t have to charge you for it, please. 🙂
  • Melina, Alexa, Daisy, Andres, Cassie and Angeleena – go with Sully during second
  • Quiet Lab – Only school work in the Tech Center until the end of school.  All day, every day.
  • Open Labs:

    May 12

    May 14

    May 21

Breakout Schedule for Today: 30/30

May 7, 2015

Warm-up

  • Vote for teacher of the year (secret word: teacher)
  • Seniors: please respond to this survey (secret word: senior)

Agenda

  • Socratic Circles second period
  • Compare & Contrast essay corrections (handout) – due Friday at the beginning of second period

Current Assignments

  • Chapter 3 of GG – due today
  • Chapter 4 of GG and worksheet – due Friday
  • Marshall Island party people (Katie, Irina, Emily, Trenton, Bryan, Tyler) – get ready to celebrate next Friday, May 15

Announcements

  • Community Service Opportunity & Practice Spanish (see Siemer)
  • Teen Creative Writing Institute
  • Seniors that applied for financial assistance from the Crater Foundation will be excused on Tuesday, May 12th at 10:00am to report to the PAC.
  • Melina, Alexa, Daisy, Andres, Cassie and Angeleena – go with Sully during second tomorrow
  • Quiet Lab – Only school work in the Tech Center until the end of school.  All day, every day.
  • Tourist Day is May 8 (dress up for a point)
  • OSF Field Trip is May 8 (honors)
  • Open Labs:

    May 12

    May 14

    May 21

Breakout Schedule for Today: 1 hour

May 6, 2015

Warm-up

  • Turn in Visionary TED Talk worksheet
  • Vote for teacher of the year (secret word: teacher)
  • Read two other students’ Act IV scripts.  Highlight the awesome, write comments and/or questions in the margins, and react to their unique ending at the end of their script.
  • Sign Griff’s thank you card.

Agenda

  • Kiva research and Padlet. We have enough money to make 30 loans!!!  Please post the information about who you’d like to loan to.  Finish the Kiva worksheet today before the end of second period.  New Kiva video.
  • Compare & Contrast essay corrections (handout) – due Friday at the beginning of second period
  • Read the Socratic Seminar articles.  They MUST be read by the beginning of second period tomorrow or you WILL NOT be able to participate in the Socratic Seminar and will not earn your points for the activity.

Current Assignments

  • Chapter 2 of Great Gatsby – due today
  • Chapter 3 of GG – due Thursday
  • Chapter 4 of GG and worksheet – due Friday
  • Marshall Island party people (Katie, Irina, Emily, Trenton, Bryan, Tyler) – get ready to celebrate next Friday, May 15

Announcements

  • 2nd period: meet in fishbowl tomorrow.
  • Melina, Alexa, Daisy, Andres, and Angeleena – go with Sully during second today
  • Quiet Lab – Only school work in the Tech Center until the end of school.  All day, every day.
  • Tourist Day is May 8 (dress up for a point)
  • OSF Field Trip is May 8 (honors)
  • Open Labs:

    May 12

    May 14

    May 21

Breakout Schedule for Today: 30/30

Cinco De Mayo!

Warm Up

  • Put your act IV on the front table.
  • Meunier – survey juniors
  • Kiva research and Padlet. We have enough money to make 30!!! loans today in class.  Please post the information about who you’d like to loan to and Siemer will make the loans at lunch.

Agenda

  • Guest Speaker – Griff Colgrove

Current Assignments

  • VISIONARIES table due tomorrow.  Remember, watch the first two TED Talks and select  two additional talks.
  • Chapter 2 of Great Gatsby – due tomorrow
  • Chapter 3 of GG – due Thursday
  • Chapter 4 of GG and worksheet – due Friday
  • Marshall Island party people (Katie, Irina, Emily, Trenton, Bryan, Tyler) – get ready to celebrate next Friday, May 15

Announcements

  • Independent Study juniors go to Sully’s breakout today.
  • Quiet Lab – Only school work in the Tech Center until the end of school.  All day, every day.
  • Tourist Day is May 8 (dress up for a point)
  • OSF Field Trip is May 8 (honors)
  • Open Labs:

    May 12

    May 14

    May 21

May 4, 2015

Warm Up

Agenda

  • Kiva introduction
    • Grace Ayah via PBS (kiva_pbs_video).  Class Discussion.
    • Research Kiva (handout)!  We have enough money to make 30!!! loans today in class.  Please post the information about who you’d like to loan to here and Siemer will make the loan at lunch. 🙂

Current Assignments

  • Act 4 – due tomorrow at the beginning of second period
  • TED Talk worksheet – due Wednesday. Remember you should have watched the first two talks and two additional talks of your choice.

Announcements

  • Quiet Lab – Only school work in the Tech Center until the end of school.  All day, every day.
  • Tourist Day is May 8 (dress up for a point)
  • OSF Field Trip is May 8 (honors)
  • Open Labs:

    May 4

    May 12

    May 14

    May 21

April 30, 2015

Seniors

  • Please email Siemer with “Post Secondary Plans” as the email title and tell her the following information: Post Secondary Plans (university name, college name, military branch, etc.), personal email address (your district 6 email won’t work after graduation) and personal phone number (if you want CIS to be able to contact you after graduation).
  • Complete VISIONARIES table. Watch the top two videos and choose two additional videos from the list to watch.  Fill out the table with detail! Bring this completed table to class on Monday.
  • Complete Act 4. It is due Tuesday.
  • Vote for prom court winners (info below).

Agenda

  • SBAC
  • Where in the world is the CIS student?
    • select site by putting your name next to it on the Google Sheet
    • create image of you in front of the site – save as a .jpg to P:\handins\BIS\CIS\Where in the world is the CIS student
    • write 5 fun facts on the Google sheet
  • Vote for prom court winners!
  • Sullivan will review CIS booth with booth workers

Current Assignments

  • Work on Act 4 of Raisin in the Sun (Due May 5)
  • In fishbowl during 3rd period today– TED Talk and Oregon Healthy Teen Survey
    • Visit this site
    • Click on Online Survey
    • Enter code: S2M4MunRv11
    • Take the survey!

Announcements

  • May 4 – Star Wars day (dress up for a point, sign in before school)
  • Tourist Day is May 8 (dress up for a point, sign in before school)
  • OSF Field Trip is May 8
  • BISapalooza is TOMORROW!
  • Open Labs: May 4, 12, 14, and 21

April 28, 2015

Seniors

  • Please email Siemer with “Post Secondary Plans” as the email title and tell her the following information: Post Secondary Plans (university name, college name, military branch, etc.), personal email address (your district 6 email won’t work after graduation) and personal phone number (if you want CIS to be able to contact you after graduation).
  • Complete VISIONARIES table. Watch the top two videos and choose two additional videos from the list to watch.  Fill out the table with detail!
  • Complete Act 4.
  • Vote for prom court (info below).

Agenda

  • SBAC
  • Where in the world is the CIS student?
    • select site by putting your name next to it on the Google Sheet
    • create image of you in front of the site – save as a .jpg to P:\handins\BIS\CIS\Where in the world is the CIS student
    • write 5 fun facts on the Google sheet
  • Prom Court Nomination Voting is now open!
    • Rules:
    • Must enter FIRST and LAST name
    • ONLY VOTE ONCE — people who vote more than once will forfeit ALL their votes
    • No fake names
Password: moon

Current Assignments

  • Work on Act 4 of Raisin in the Sun (Due May 5)

Announcements

  • Señor Sam´s Field Trip – Tomorrow! Don´t forget money to eat 🙂
  • May 4 – Star Wars day (dress up for a point)
  • Tourist Day is May 8 (dress up for a point)
  • OSF Field Trip is May 8 (honors)
  • BISapalooza is May 1st, Friday!
  • Open Labs:
    • April 28

      May 4

      May 12

      May 14

      May 21

April 27, 2015

Warm-up

  • What is happening in Nepal???

Spanistravaganza

  • Cocinamos! Aprendemos el vocabulario para los ingredientes y los pasos.

Current Assignments

  • Work on Act 4 of Raisin in the Sun (Due May 5)

Announcements

  • Wilderness Survival students see Hokie
  • Camping trip!
  • Goodbye senior plans
  • Fundraising – sponsorship letters to friends and family, sign up for businesses
  • Want BIS Board points? Go to the talent show on Tuesday at 7!
  • BISapalooza is May 1st.

April 24, 2015

Warm-up

Agenda

  • Snack and Funky Friday
  • SBAC

Current Assignments

  • Work on Act 4 of Raisin in the Sun (Due May 5)

Announcements

  • Wilderness Survival students see Hokie
  • Camping trip!
  • Goodbye senior plans
  • Fundraising – sponsorship letters to friends and family, sign up for businesses
  • Want BIS Board points? Go to the talent show on Tuesday at 7!
  • BISapalooza is May 1st.

April 23, 2015

Seniors

  • If you are planning to be here for BISapalooza, you need to sign up for one of five options.  You can either run a teacher’s booth (you need to be in that teacher’s class), be a tour guide, work on BIS Beautification, be Event Staff with Sinks or be in a study hall (where you will stay and quietly work all day).  Sign up sheet is in the main lab and says CIS on the top.  You have today and tomorrow to sign up.
  • Vote for prom court. Information below.

Agenda

  • SBAC
  • Prom Court Nomination Voting is now open!
    • Rules:
    • Must enter FIRST and LAST name
    • ONLY VOTE ONCE — people who vote more than once will forfeit ALL their votes
    • No fake names
Password: moon

Current Assignments

  • Work on Act 4 of Raisin in the Sun (Due May 5)

Announcements

  • Tourist Day is May 8 (dress up for a point)
  • OSF Field Trip is May 8 (honors)
  • BISapalooza is May 1st, next Friday!