Classroom News: February 26 - March 2

6th Grade Social Studies
This week the students will complete the Ancient Greek Olympics.  The students are having a great time participating in the fun games we are playing. We will begin our study of Ancient Rome this week as well. The students will learn about the founding of Rome and the early government and society. 
 
7th Grade Religion
We will continue our study of the Beatitudes this week. The students will complete a few activities and take their chapter test on Wednesday. The students will also be required to memorize the 8 Beatitudes by Friday. We will be decorating cookie bags for prisoners who are participating in a religious retreat. 
 
8th Grade Social Studies
This week the eighth graders will be working on a group project. Each group will be given a topic to research from the 1920s and 1930s. They will put together a power point and present the information to the class. We will also be starting our study of the Central African nations.