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Middle SchoolIllinois Celebrates 200 Years!
  Friday, December 07, 2018 @ 10:18:00 CST

cphillip writes "

Middle School students celebrated Illinois' Bicentennial with birthday cake at lunch. Happy 200th Birthday, Illinois!

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Middle SchoolMiddle School: HMS Food Drive
  Thursday, November 29, 2018 @ 11:04:00 CST

hburtner writes "

Highlands Middle School is having a Holiday Food Drive from  12/3 to 12/14. This year we focus on the families, the elderly, and the homeless community who depend on these everyday items to get them through tough times. So, rather than greatest poundage, we are looking for easy meal variety and abundance.

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Middle School7th Grade Students Teach Lesson on Magnets
  Tuesday, November 20, 2018 @ 11:31:17 CST

jagnos writes "

Our 7th-grade students invited the students from Grand Avenue Preschool to participate in some great hands-on STEM activities related to magnets and magnetic fields. #hornetpride 

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Middle SchoolGlobal Read Aloud Book Discussion
  Wednesday, November 07, 2018 @ 12:23:25 CST

jobrien writes "

Ms. O'Brien's 6th grade LA class (period 8/9) participated in a Google Hangouts discussion of the novel they are reading as part of the Global Read Aloud.  They talked with 6th graders in Virginia about the book Refugee, comparing their impressions of the characters and asking each other questions about the three main story lines.

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Middle SchoolGrade 6 "Welcome to America!" Service Project
  Tuesday, November 06, 2018 @ 11:20:18 CST

jobrien writes "

Dear Highlands Families,

In connection with our novel study of the book Refugee, our Highlands Middle School 6th grade students are organizing a collection of items needed by a refugee family that is new to our area.  

Please use the attached Sign Up Genius link to help by donating items to make their new apartment feel like home!

(Please donate new items only.)

https://www.signupgenius.com/go/70A084AAEAB2EA4F49-hmssixth

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Middle School7th Grade and Grand Ave enjoy a science lab!
  Wednesday, October 31, 2018 @ 17:04:51 CDT

jagnos writes "

Happy Halloween!  Our 7th grade science students in periods 2+3 invited their Grand Avenue buddies down to the lab today to celebrate Halloween by making some slime!  Thank you Grand Avenue for coming down and we look forward to our next collaborative adventure with 7th grade and Grand Avenue!

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Middle School7th Grade and Grand Ave enjoy a science lab!
  Wednesday, October 31, 2018 @ 17:04:50 CDT

jagnos writes "

Happy Halloween!  Our 7th grade science students in periods 2+3 invited their Grand Avenue buddies down to the lab today to celebrate Halloween by making some slime!  Thank you Grand Avenue for coming down and we look forward to our next collaborative adventure with 7th grade and Grand Avenue!

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Middle School7th Grade Science - Density Lab
  Tuesday, October 30, 2018 @ 16:39:12 CDT

jagnos writes "

Today our 7th grade scientists had the opportunity to practice calculating the densities to help solve the mystery of 8 unknown elements.  They used triple beam balances, beakers of water, and good old-fashioned teamwork and problem solving skills to determine the identity of the metals and non-metals!

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