Quarter Trios!/SCROLL DOWN to see this week’s new challenges

This week we are starting a new competition that will begin today and end at the end of the semester. Most of you will be placed in groups of 3, hence quarter trios. *Grand prize at the end of the semester for the team with the most points is that each team member’s lowest score … More Quarter Trios!/SCROLL DOWN to see this week’s new challenges

Global Cookbook

Please go to this link Global Recipes and check out the cool cookbook a group of students in DC made.   Your assignment will be similar. Think of a dish your mom or someone in your family makes that you love. Really think about something special that you’d like everyone to know about. Now write a narrative … More Global Cookbook

Dorothea Lange

  Here is a short video about Lange with more details about her photo Migrant Mother and others. This week you will work to create your own images that elicit different emotions. Your assignment is to take and bring in 5 different photos you have taken. Each one should express a different emotion. You will mount them to … More Dorothea Lange

Dr. Martin Luther King

Last week we spent a lot of time discussing Dr. King’s Letter from a Birmingham Jail as well as his ideas about negative and positive peace. During our discussion we brainstormed ways to support people when we see injustice happening before our eyes. Remember that negative peace would be to simply ignore the problem in order to avoid … More Dr. Martin Luther King

Have a nice break!

Well, we got an early vacation this year. Be safe, stay warm, and above all enjoy your time off. We will take a rain check on our White Elephant Party (2nd period) and for everyone else I look forward to seeing you in 2017!