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6th Grade

We will be hosting this as an opportunity to hear from the 6th grade parents about the year so far and how FOHA can help support the 6th...

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7th Grade

On Wednesday, April 2nd, Cornelia Funke, the author of several fantasy novels (Inkheart, The Thief Lord, Dragon Rider, Reckless, and more)...

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8th Grade

On Wednesday, April 2nd, Cornelia Funke, the author of several fantasy novels (Inkheart, The Thief Lord, Dragon Rider, Reckless, and more)...

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Events

Our next meeting will be Wednesday April 9, at 8 am in Room 107. We look forward to seeing you all and hearing your...

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Upcoming Humanities Academy Events

Wed April 9
FOHA Meeting -  8am, Room 107

Fri April 11 – Wed April 16
8th Grade NYC Trip

Monday May 12
The 6th and 7th grades will participate in drama workshops led by the Independent Shakespeare Company .

Friday, May 16
The 6th, 7th and 8th grades will see the Independent Shakespeare Company’s performance of Romeo and Juliet. This is a minimum day and the performance will be an in-school field trip taking place in the Auditorium.

Wed April 2: Author Cornelia Funke to visit

corneliaFunkeOn Wednesday, April 2nd, Cornelia Funke, the author of several fantasy novels (Inkheart, The Thief Lord, Dragon Rider, Reckless, and more) will be speaking to the Humanities Academy 7th and 8th graders.  She will be here from 10 am to 12 pm.  The schedule will be as follows:
8th Graders should go to the library for period 3.  They will miss all of period 3 and the first few minutes of 4th period.
7th Graders will go to their 4th period class for the beginning of class, then head to the library at 10:55.  They will miss the rest of 4th period and half of 5th period.
The kids were given Advanced Notification of Absence forms that they should have their teachers sign, then return to Ms. Fed.
There will be books available for the kids to purchase if they like.  Ms. Funke will also be happy to sign bookplates for each kid who may already have one of her books.
The library will have a limited supply of her books available for purchase. All titles are paperback, except for Fearless. Pay by cash or check made payable to “Mrs. Nelson’s Book Fairs.”If you already have a personal copy of one of her books, your student may bring it for signature.
Prices include tax:

  *  Reckless      $9.80
  *  Fearless      $21.79
  *  Theif Lord    $8.71
  *  Inkheart      $11.98
  *  Inkspell      $11.98
  *  Inkdeath    $14.16

NatureBridge Updates

Afternoon update:

Just heard that the buses should arrive about 4:15.

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It’s Monday morning and I’ve just heard from the organizer, Kerry, who is also on the trip:

“We’re having a great time. Kids are great. Chaperones are fabulous. Weather perfect. Hoping to be home at 4:00, but will send an update at 3:00.”

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Arrival was scheduled for Monday 3/24 3:45 – 4:00pm. Please do not leave campus before checking your child out from his/her cabin chaperone.

 

NatureBridge Checklist & Packing List

These two lists are to be used in preparation for this weekend’s NatureBridge science camping trip.  Mr. Gomez will also send this home with the students on Tuesday.

NatureBridge_packing_list

NatureBridge_pre_trip_checklist

THURSDAY MARCH 13: Open House 5p-7p

Come see what your student is learning at this year’s Open House!

Classroom lists will be available inside main entrance.

Classrooms will be open 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Pizza and Bake Sale 4:30 – 7:30

Spring Musical: March 5,6,7,14,15

Come see Reed’s fabulous production of “Thoroughly Modern Millie, Jr.”!

Produced and directed by Walter Reed’s Award Winning Music Department chair, Stephen McDonough, along with Lisa Smith , Jessica O’Rourke and the PTSA.

Shows are March 5, 6, 7, 14 and 15th at 7:00PM in the auditorium! Tickets are $12 for adults, and $6 for students.

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