Author: mcreighton

Creative Expression Showcase!

Hey Eighth Grade, Thursday, May 18th is our Creative Expression Showcase!  Here’s the long-awaited schedule! 11:15 – 11:20 Meet in MS Studio as a group. Introduction to the ET schedule! 11:20 – 11:45 Breakout for POP Talks (see schedule below).…

Upcoming POP Events and Deadlines

Hey Eighth grade, there are some really important things happening in POP over the next week. Please go over this carefully and make sure you are prepared on time. At this point in the year, assignment deadlines really matter. And…

Creative Expression

Hey Eighth Grade! Please remember to turn in Reflection 7, Creative Expression Choice, by Friday. The project will be due May 15, and we’ll showcase our creations on May 18th. Below is the slide show from yesterday’s presentation. You can…

Guest Speaker Videos

Hey eighth grade! Many of you said you wished you could have chose to see two guest speakers. Now you can! If you were curious about what one of our guest speakers said, or if you’d like to review your…

Kickoff Speakers 2017

We’re really fortunate to have three great speakers to introduce some of the big issues and initiatives facing India today.  Rema Nagarajan is a Times of India reporter. She works for the Times Insight Group, which looks at stories behind…

A ‘Virtuous Cycle’ in Bihar?

Biologists often talk about the ways one small change in an ecosystem can lead to a series of other, unexpected changes. Sometimes the result is bad–a species goes extinct, for example. Sometimes the result is good: you may remember this…

Advisory Lesson Schedule

Hey eighth grade! Over the next couple of weeks, you’ll be rotating through lessons designed to get you thinking about some of the things you might want to investigate during POP. You’ll want to take a few notes during each…