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    Every week I take in how many pages each student has read. Below is the "Wall Of Fame", the top readers for the week, and "The 200+ Club", all the students who have read more than 200 pages in a week. Congratulations to all those mentioned!
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Book Month 2016

Posted by willkay on March 27, 2016

As usual, during Book Month the students select a book, write a script, rehearse, and then film their efforts. This year there were three different Book Trailers from 6B.

The Hunger Games

 

Nightmares

 

Frankenstein

 

 

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You Gotta Be

Posted by willkay on March 27, 2016

For some reason, not everyone turned up on the last Friday before Spring Break. Which meant….

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Getting ready for Christmas

Posted by willkay on November 7, 2015

Rehearsals are in full swing:

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Graduation was on Monday

Posted by willkay on July 1, 2015

The party is tonight. And yet, there are still six students who came to school. What to do? What to do?

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One Day In Disney

Posted by willkay on May 31, 2015

We went to Disney…

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We Made Trailers

Posted by willkay on April 12, 2015

March is Book Month in the sixth grade. We do several different “book related” activities, including: Book Trailers.

The students pick a book, pick scenes from the book, write a script, think about camera angles, and then perform. In 6B, this year, Mrs Kay gave up the camera and allowed the students to film the trailers themselves.

Here are the finished products, enjoy:

The Maze Runner

War of The Worlds

The Invisible Man

The Book of Lost Things

Divergent

The Maze Runner

 

 

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6B does Pompeii

Posted by willkay on March 26, 2015

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Feeling Good

Posted by willkay on March 26, 2015

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6th -> 12th October

Posted by willkay on October 23, 2014

Here we go:

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THE WALL OF FAME

  • 1750 pages: Sara

  • 1507 pages: Alexa

  • 1000 pages: Fernando H.

  • 940 pages: Camila M.

  • 750 pages: Sofia

  • 570 pages: Natalia

  • 561 pages: Renee

  • 422 pages: Raul

  • 400 pages: Fryda

  • 379 pages: Vartine

  • 356 pages: Abel

  • 305 pages: Juan Luis

  • 300 pages: Edleberto

Another fantastic week! Keep it up!

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only ten days late on this one

Posted by willkay on October 10, 2014

I am playing catch up, and I am really good at it. Shame I am not as good at playing “staying ahead”. Here we go…more names!

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THE WALL OF FAME

  • 3497 pages: Sofia

  • 1140 pages: Sara

  • 893 pages: Fernando H.

  • 890 pages: Camila M.

  • 454 pages: Teo

  • 366 pages: Alexa

  • 355 pages: Natalia

  • 341 pages: Renee

  • 335 pages: Abel

  • 329 pages: Fernando O.

  • 320 pages: Vartine

Yes! You did read that correctly. It says 3497 pages!

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