A Dose of Dawson

Harrison County Middle School

Summer Time

Wow, hard to believe another school year is over! Please have a safe summer, get some rest, and have a ton of fun. Looking forward to another year here at HCMS!

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Clue’s to the Earth’s Past

Greetings! Hard to believe we have almost made it thru the month of Jan. Springtime weather will hopefully be here soon! We’ve just finished up a chapter on tectonic plates. We will now take a look at fossils and the clues to the earth’s past. Please feel free to contact any of us if you have a question or concern about your child. Cheers!

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Plate Tectonics

Greetings, hope the new year treats you well. Hard to believe we’ve reached over the halfway point of year. Next week, we will be having a test over Plate Tectonics. Please review with your child. Cheers!

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Holiday Break

Greetings, i sincerely hope that you and your families have a wonderful holiday season! It really is hard to believe that one semester is already over. I’m looking forward to the 2nd semester and all the fun things the students will learn. Once again, enjoy your kids! Cheers!

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Biomes

I have really enjoyed looking at the students MENU’s items that they’ve turned in! Reminder, test tomorrow over Chp.5 and 6. Good luck!

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Biomes

Season Greetings! Wow, can’t believe that we are nearly half way through the year! We are now studying biomes and doing tons of research on the different areas of the world. Students will be starting MENU items next week with their projects. Cheers!

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NON living environment

Greetings, seems like things are rolling along quite nicely the last couple of weeks. The students seem to be learning lot and having a good time doing it. Next Friday, I will put them to the test (literally) when we have a test over chp. 5. There is a ton of content in this section so any review you can do with your child would be beneficial. THey have many notes, wkst.’s, activities, etc. they can study to help them on the test. Cheers!

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Nonliving Environment

Greetings, sorry for the delay in the posts. Time has truly gotten away from me, but i can assure you that both kids and I have been very hard at work. We are currently in the midst of investigating the three cycles of nature; water, carbon, and nitrogen and how they all effect living and nonliving things.

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Interactions of Life

Greetings, this week the students will have a test on Thursday over chp. 4. Tomorrow we will play review game. All students have the materials to ace this test. Please encourage them to take the time to study.
Next week, we will start the Non-Living Environment. Have a great week!

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Life on Earth

Seems as if we’ve gotten off to a pretty good start this school year! That’s always a bonus b/c 36 weeks can seem like forever to some.
Next week, we wil continue to focus on how interactions b/t organisms and their environment are related to each other. We will also be creating our own ecosystem in a bottle which is always neat to observe.
If there are any questions, please don’t hesitate to email or call to set an appointment with our team.
Cheers!

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