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The MSBG Middle School is excited to announce that the Grand Opening of Mustang Cafe will be Wednesday, September 18th, 2019! Customers will be able to sample coffee and, of course, purchase it. Cash only, for the time being. We are about halfway through A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur’s Court, and having plenty of laughs at...
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  Reading Ye Olde language is hard. We began reading Mark Twain’s A Connecticut Yankee In King Arthur’s Court. It is challenging, but once you get used to the way the language works, it gets easier. Returning to modern English will be interesting. Wow, he has a problem with “sheep-witted earls” holding power. Mustang Cafe is getting...
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The MSBG Middle School is excited about starting their new journey this year, with a new teacher, a new classroom setup, and a new outlook. Coffee Shop News We are in the process of choosing our supplier, deciding what products will be available, and designing our brand. We hope to have all of this ironed...
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The 6-8 students have been working very hard on their science projects and just finished them! They have been working on these projects since March and have learned how to plan and persevere through a project. Each student had to come up with an inquiry idea, find literature on the topic for research, develop a...
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The middle school, along with the elementary, attended a field trip to Blue Creek Metropark. This location used to be a jail back in the early 1900’s. Now, it is a restored wetlands and education center. While there students learned about native animals from nature’s nursery, went on a nature walk to learn about native...
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  We have been studying about African American history in our humanities studies. We started by learning about the beginning of slavery and the middle passage. After this, we learned about famous abolitionists such as Fredrick Douglas and Harriet Beecher Stowe.  We then learned about events that led up to the Civil war and the...
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This week some students have been working on their verb poster. Each student had to pick a different verb to study and then explore different parts of it. They learned things such as word origin, active vs. passive voice, moods of verbs, participles, gerunds, and infinitives. When students aren’t working on their verb poster, they...
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This is a picture of us in front of the Back to the Future Car! We loved being able to explore the popnology exhibit at Imagination Station. We learned about all the different ways technology has changed over the years and even how it will look like in the future. Will we have phones with...
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This spring, the middle schoolers are working with the sixth graders on science fair projects. Each student researched about their topic and wrote a background paper, and is now working on writing out the procedure and material list and getting ready to complete the experiment. The students’ experiments range across forensic science, microbiology, psychology, engineering,...
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Last Thursday,  we experienced Newton’s 3rd law of motion in action. We did a “balloon rocket lab” to show how “for every action, there is an equal and opposite reaction.” We blew up our balloons as big as they could go and let them go down a string path to see which person’s went the...
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