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Who Will You Be in History? 

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CLASS OF 2024

 

Patriot Day – September 11

Patriot Day on September 11 honors the memory of over 3,000 innocent victims who died in the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks.

U.S. Constitution Day -September 17

Constitution Day commemorates the formation and signing of the U.S. Constitution by thirty-nine brave men, our Founding Fathers, on September 17, 1787.

U.S. Marine Corps – November 10

Happy Birthday to the U.S. Marine Corps, which was founded at Tun Tavern in Philadelphia on November 10, 1775.  Semper Fi!

Veterans’ Day – November 11

Veterans’ Day is a federal holiday in the United States that commemorates all veterans who have served our country.  The day originally was called Armistice Day, which marked the end of World War I on the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month in 1918.

Thank You to all the Veterans who have served the United States of America!

Memorial Day – Decoration Day – May 30

Memorial Day is a federal holiday in the United States for honoring and mourning the military personnel who have died in the performance of their military duties while serving in the United States Armed Forces.  The First Official Memorial Day occurred on May 30, 1868 in Arlington National Cemetery to commemorate those who died in the American Civil War.  Let us always remember all who have died in the service of the United States of America.

Ronald Reagan Memorial Day Tribute https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=arSiv9PRo04

“Hymn to the Fallen” https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Omd9_FJnerY

U.S. Army – Flag Day – June 14

On June 14, 1775 the Second Continental Congress formed the Continental Army under General George Washington’s command to unite the thirteen colonies in their fight against Great Britain.  June 14 is also Flag Day, which commemorates the date in 1777 when the United States approved the design for its first national flag.  

Independence Day – July 4

On July 4, 1776, the Second Continental Congress unanimously adopted the Declaration of Independence, announcing the colonies’ separation from Great Britain. 

Happy Birthday to the United States of America!

Mrs. Britt’s Social Studies Links

American Revolution

https://www.battlefields.org/learn/revolutionary-war
U.S. Constitution
War of 1812

American Civil War

https://www.battlefields.org/learn/civil-war
Spanish-American War
World War I
World War II – BBC
World War II – History Place
https://www.history.com/topics/korea/korean-war

https://www.history.com/topics/vietnam-war/vietnam-war-history

The History Place

https://www.ducksters.com/history/

https://potus.com/
American History – Presidents Time Line

Mrs. Britt’s Science Links

Astronomy

https://www.ducksters.com/science/biology/

http://biology4kids.com/
Chemistry, Biology, Physics, Earth Science for Kids
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Energy Sources for Kids

 

8B NOTES FOR MARCH

-Monday, March 4 to Friday, March 8 – Terra Nova Testing – Grades 2-7

-Tuesday, March 5 – Please return Cabrini Movie Permission and Release Form

-Friday, March 8 – End of Second Trimester

Monday, March 11 – Cabrini Movie – Wear your winter uniform and pack a full lunch

-Thursday, March 14 – Confirmation at 4:00 p.m. – Noon Dismissal

-Friday, March 15 – St. Patrick’s Dress Down for the Hibernian Society Donation – Stations of the Cross 9:30 a.m. – Grades 5-8

-Tuesday, March 19 – St. Joseph’s Feast Day – Report Cards Issued 

-Friday, March 22 – Travis Manion Assembly 1:45 p.m.

-Tuesday, March 26 – Whole School Liturgy for Holy Week

-Wednesday, March 27 – Noon Dismissal

-Thursday, March 28 – Holy Thursday

-Friday, March 29 – Good Friday

-Monday, April 1 – Easter Monday – No School

-Tuesday, April 2 – Classes Resume 

-Please return your 8th Grade Hershey Park Permission Forms ASAP.

Mrs. Britt’s Homework Assignments 

Week of March 4, 2024

Social Studies 8B and 8S   Google Classroom 8B – ymih6de    8S –  yocvik4

Monday – Ch. 8:1 Assessment due Wednesday.  See Google Classroom.

Tuesday – Ch. 8:1 Assessment due Wednesday.  See Google Classroom.

Wednesday – Study/reread Ch. 8:1 The Road to War for test on Thursday, March 7, 2024, which will be the first test grade for the third trimester.

Thursday – 

Friday – Study/reread Ch. 8:2 The U.S. Enters WWI for possible test on Thursday, March 14, 2024.

HMH Textbook Site – https://www.hmhco.com/ui/login/?connection=00933524

 

Social Studies 7S and 7Z    Google Classroom 7S – c62wvzr  7Z– l7bxi2q

Monday –  No Homework due to Terra Nova Testing
Tuesday –  Terra Nova Testing
Wednesday – Terra Nova Testing
Thursday – Terra Nova Testing
Friday – Study/reread textbook Ch. 4:5 War in the South and Independence for final American Revolution Test on Tuesday, March 12.

 

Life Science 7S and 7Z       Google Classroom 7S – jstbdvl   7Z  – pc4shdi

Monday – No Homework due to Terra Nova Testing
Tuesday – Terra Nova Testing
Wednesday – Terra Nova Testing
Thursday – Terra Nova Testing
Friday – Study notes on Fungi, Plant, and Animal Kingdoms for test after Terra Nova Testing on Wednesday, March 20, Thursday, March 21, or Friday, March 22.