WHAT WE DID: 3/27

  • SEVENTH GRADE ENGLISH
    • Students read Chapter 3 of The Giver and recorded evidence of the “Rules” within the community.
    • Students also wrote down any unanswered questions and synthesized the events of the chapter into a single sentence.
    • Homework
      • HRL due on Tuesday, March 28th
  • ENGLISH 8 & HONORS ENGLISH 8
    • Students read a variety of short articles in the Scope magazine and selected one to write a structured summary paragraph. In-class assignment only.
    • Homework
      • HRL due on Tuesday, March 28th
      • CONTINUE TO WORK ON THE COLLEGE PROJECT
      • BUY THE TRI-FOLD! DON’T WAIT!!

MARCH 27TH IS NATIONAL “JOE” DAY

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What, you ask, is National Joe Day? According to the Social Security Administration, the name Joseph was ranked No. 6 from 1893 to 1899 behind John, William, James, George, and Charles.  In 1910, it moved to No. 5.  From 1911 to 2005 it was ranked No. 12 or lower.

There are many famous people named Joe. Just a few are:

  • Joe Montana Coach, American football player.
  • Joe Pesci Comedian, Musician Actor.
  • Joe Biden Politician, Lawyer.
  • Joseph Gordon-Levitt Theatrical producer, Entrepreneur Film Producer.
  • Joe Namath Actor, American football player.
  • Joseph Stalin Politician, Soldier.
  • Joey Ramone Songwriter, Musician Singer-songwriter.
  • Shoeless Joe Jackson, Baseball player.
  • Joe Green, American football player
  • Joe Jonas, Musician
  • Joe DiMaggio, Baseball player, actor
  • Joe Cocker, Musician
  • Joe Frazier, Boxer
  • Joe Mauer, Baseball player
  • Joe Walsh, Musician

SUGGESTIONS ON HOW TO OBSERVE:  Honor all people with the name “Joe.” For the day, change your name to a name of your choice. Everyone change their name to “Joe” for the day.  Women and girls may use  “Josephine” or “Jodie.”

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