Grade Seven Block Rotation and Important Dates

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     GRADE SEVEN BLOCK ROTATION

2013-14

Mrs. Price

 

September 3-27                                                                                                           (18 days)

HISTORY I – Middle Ages, Discovery, & World Geography

  • GRADE 7 PARENT EVENING – Wednesday, September 11th from 6-8 PM (featuring presentation on the Tamarack Waldorf High School)
  • GLOBAL MEDIEVAL GAMES – Wednesday, Sept. 25th, @ Prairie Hill Waldorf School

September 30 – October 23                                                                                       (18 days)

ALGEBRA – Roots, Exponents, Negative Numbers

  • ALL SCHOOL MEETING – Tuesday, October 1st
  • MICHAELMAS FESTIVAL – Friday, October 4th
  • PICTURE DAYS – Tuesday & Wednesday, October 8 & 9
  • MEDIEVAL BIOGRAPHY PROJECT DUE – Monday, October 21
  • FALL PARENT/TEACHER CONFERENCES/NO SCHOOL – Thursday & Friday, October 24 & 25

October 28 – November 26                                                                                        (22 days)

CLASS PLAY/SHAKESPEARE – Comedy, Tragedy, Fantasy

  • FIELD TRIP to Joan of Arc Chapel @ Marquette – Tuesday, October 15th
  • MARTINMAS LANTERN WALK – Sunday, November 10th
  • GRADE 7 CLASS PLAY – Monday, November 25th (Time TBA)
  • THANKSGIVING BREAK/NO SCHOOL – November 27 – December 1

December 2 – 20                                                                                                        (13 days)

PHYSICS – Magnetism, Electricity, Mechanics

  • GRADE 7/8 SERVICE DAY – Friday, December 6th
  • AFRICAN RESEARCH PRESENTATIONS – Friday, December 13th
  • CELEBRATE AFRICA POTLUCK – Monday, December 16th @ TWS (Bring African food)
  • HOLIDAY BREAK/NO SCHOOL December 21 – January 5

 

S e m e s t e r ————————– B r e a k

January 6 – 31                                                                                                                        (19 days)

HISTORY II – Renaissance, Reformation, European Geography

  • GRADE 7 PARENT EVENING – Monday, January 13th from 6-8 PM
  • MLK ASSEMBLY – Friday, January 17th
  • MLK DAY/NO SCHOOL – Monday, January 20th

February 3 – 28                                                                                                          (15 days)

CREATIVE WRITING – Wish, Wonder, & Surprise

  • FIELD TRIP to the Art Institute of Chicago – Date TBA
  • WINTER BREAK – February 15 – 23

March 3 – 28                                                                                                              (18 days)

CHEMISTRY – Combustion, Transformation, Wisdom

  • SPRING PARENT/TEACHER CONFERENCES/NO SCHOOL – Thursday & Friday March 6 & 7

March 31 – April 17                                                                                                   (14 days)

GEOMETRY – Stars, Angles, Proofs

  • GRADE 7 POTLUCK/STUDENT PROJECT PRESENTATIONS – Monday, April 14th, 5:30-8 PM
  • SPRING BREAK – April 18 – 27

April 28 – May 30                                                                                                       (22 days)

HUMAN PHYSIOLOGY & NUTRITION – Breath, Warmth, Nourishment

  • GRADE 7 PARENT EVENING – Monday, May 5th from 6-8 PM
  • MUSIC CONCERT – Monday, May 12th
  • GRADE 7 TRACK & FIELD DAY – Tuesday, May 13th @ Prairie Hill Waldorf School
  • MEMORIAL DAY/NO SCHOOL – Monday May 26th,
  • GRADE 7 CLASS TRIP WEEK, May 27-30 (exact days, times, location TBA)

June

CLEAN, PACK, MOVE

  • FIELD TRIP – Museum of Science & Industry & possibly to Chicago Shakespeare Theatre at Navy Pier for an evening performance, June 2 or 3 (TBA)
  • GRADUATION – Thursday, June 5th (7th grade students/parents in charge of reception)
  • LAST DAY OF SCHOOL – Friday, June 6th

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