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Elephants Vs. Donkeys: The Pop Culture Election


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 remember all who have died in the service of the United States of America.

Ronald Reagan Memorial Day Tribute


“Hymn to the Fallen” 



U.S. Army – June 14 – Happy Birthday!

On June 14, the Army is officially 245 years old. The birthday marks the date in 1775 when 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.  

U.S.M.C. – November 10 – Semper Fi

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

Philadelphia Walking Tour: Tun Tavern

 Veterans’ Day – November 11

Thank You to all the Veterans who have served!

November 11, 1918 – Armistice Day – World War I

U.S. Constitution Day –September 17, 1787



7B Pointillism in the Style of Georges Seurat


7B Art in Honor of Wayne Thiebaud


7B Georgia O’Keeffe Flowers


7B Zentangle Pumpkins


7B Cats in Honor of the Artist Laurel Burch

Mrs. Britt’s Social Studies Links

American Revolution
U.S. Constitution
War of 1812
American Civil War
Spanish-American War
World War I
World War II – BBC
World War II – History Place
Korean War

The History Place
American History – Presidents Time Line
Social Studies Textbook Resource (Holt)

Mrs. Britt’s Science Links

Chemistry, Biology, Physics, Earth Science for Kids
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Energy Sources for Kids
Glencoe Life Science Textbook


Homework Assignments   Enjoy the Summer!

Social Studies 8D and 8R – See Google Classroom   

Required Summer Reading –  Chasing Lincoln’s Killer by James L. Swanson or Manhunt (Adult Version) by James L. Swanson

Google Classroom  8D – v4fwmht; 8R – d6prkfn

Textbook Site –https://www.hmhco.com/one/login/

American Civil War – https://www.battlefields.org/

Discovery Education – https://www.discoveryeducation.com/

PBS Media Learning – https://whyy.pbslearningmedia.org/


Social Studies 7B and 7S – See Google Classroom

Required Summer Reading –  Blood on the River by Elisa Carbone –

Click on the Study Guide Link


Stationery Supplies Needed for September

1 Multi-Pocket Accordion Folder with labels for subject

1 1-Inch Ring Binder for ELA with dividers and paper

1 Pencil Case labeled with NAME
1 box Blue or Black Pens (no other colors acceptable)
1 box Red Pens (for correcting work)
1 box Light-Colored Highlighters
1 box #2 Pencils
1 box Small Glue Sticks for pencil case for science and social studies
3 Scotch Tape
1 Small Art Box with crayons and/or colored pencils, markers, scissors, large glue stick and/or liquid glue
1 Homework Tablet (This item will be available for purchase at St. Helena)
6 Hardcover Marble Copybooks with enough pages (MUST HAVE ON FIRST DAY OF SCHOOL)  

1 Paper Towel

1 Box of Tissues

1 Clorox Wipes

Supplies must last throughout the year. Thank you!

Other items students should have available at home:

White loose leaf paper
White paper for computer


Google Classroom 7B – 7ovsapf; 7S – 5vlppy2

Textbook Site – https://www.hmhco.com/one/login/

American Revolutionary War – https://www.battlefields.org/

Discovery Education – https://www.discoveryeducation.com/  

PBS Media Learning – https://whyy.pbslearningmedia.org/


Life Science 7B and 7S – See Google Classroom       


Google Classroom 7B – f2s63yt; 7S – 3pr2eev

Workbook Site – https://www.savvasrealize.com/community/home

Discovery Education – https://www.discoveryeducation.com/

PBS Media Learning – https://whyy.pbslearningmedia.org/



Homeroom Notes

My e-mail address is drosebritt@sainthelenaschool.org.  

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