Monthly Archives: September 2013

Spirit Days

Hi Class! Speak up about MSES Spirit Days. What would you like to see happen on Fridays at MSES? Without your ideas, we may simply reuse last year’s themes… Describe what will make Fridays at MSES the coolest. Support to … Continue reading

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Reading Reflection

Hi Class! It’s time to reflect on what you have been reading this month – remember, students in grades six and seven are expected to read for at least 30 minutes per day! Use some of the following questions and … Continue reading

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Genius Hour & Passion Projects…Baby Steps

Hi Class! Today we begin the approval process for your passion project. Respond to this thread with your project details. What is your topic? Why are you passionate about the topic? What do you want to learn? (remember it must … Continue reading

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Hopes and Fears

Hi Class! Share the hopes and fears on your mind coming into this school year. Making the year extraordinary requires contributions from everyone! At times this year, the learning experiences will be fun and easy, while at other times you … Continue reading

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First Impressions

Hi Class! What are your reactions to our first day together? What are you looking forward to? Is there anything you are dreading? Take a moment to respond. Remember you are writing for school: develop your ideas using complete sentences … Continue reading

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Day 1 – Welcome Back

With summer memories fresh in our minds, today is a rare day we get to make a first impression. Whether you are entering Kindergarten, Grade 7, Grade 12 or university, you have a chance to make connections and build relationships … Continue reading

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