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Students in Mrs. Rhoades' P.E. class used teamwork, communication, and strategy to manipulate their boats made of two mats around the gym floor to attack other teams' ships. The game was called pirate dodgeball.  Love it when P.E. is fun!
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On Monday, Mrs. Fisher's 7th grade social studies classes played a spelling competition with alphabet magnets in honor of the Phoenicians inventing the world's first alphabet.

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The first  enrichment bake off took place at Edgewood. Ohhh...it smelled so good. Ohh... It tasted so good. The students made up their own recipes. The judges had a very tough decision. And the winners are...  Congratulations! 

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Students made the crust from scratch and put the herbs in the sauce. They assembled, baked, ate their pizza and cleaned up. 

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Automation & Robotics students toured Dalton Foundries to see industrial robots in action.
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7th grade social studies studied Hammurabi's Code and worked in teams to create new "laws".

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Mrs. Adamiec reports: "My Digital Design and Publication students learned how to use Photoshop to do face swaps today.  They take one person's face and put it on someone else's body.  They will eventually swap their own face with a famous person too.  The results are ALWAYS entertaining!"

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Honors language arts students use Quizlet live to study for the first vocab test of the year! Words were chosen from their non-fiction book, The Secret of the Yellow Death.

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Dan is the star pitcher for his high school baseball team. Colleges are recruiting him. Pro teams are interested. Everything should be perfect. Instead, life is falling apart, as both his parents lose their jobs, then their house. Dan's family is homeless, moving to Dignityville, a tent city designed to help the many homeless in the city. As if this isn't bad enough, the leader of Dignityville is attacked and left for dead. Who would want to hurt the homeless, people left with nothing?
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1st ever enrichment bake off. Prep day. Pie crust in their basket. What are they making? 

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Students in 7th grade social studies class relaxed as they read The Epic of Gilgamesh, an great adventure tale from the ancient world.
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Students are using Google Spreadsheets to develop a list of supplies to take to the New World in 8th grade history.
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Students in seventh grade language arts have been working to make Da-Zi-Wow posters to hang around the school. These posters have positive shout-outs to encourage others. Want more info? Ask your seventh grader! 

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7th grade algebra students partner activity:   Matching solutions with problems. 
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Students are planning their strategy to stay alive along the Oregon Trail in Mr. Ringler's Success.

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How far would you go to get revenge on someone for killing a person you love? In Steelheart, by Brandon Sanderson, David watches the Epic, Steelheart, kill his father. He vows to get even, to kill all Epics, not just Steelheart. He joins up with the Reckoners, a small group of rebels out to secure justice in a dystopian world. But things are not what they seem. This book has so many twists and turns you will just have to read it, and the next two books in the series, to find out how Epics came to be, and if David is successful in his quest for revenge!
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Students in Mr. Howett's science class used their iPads to locate interesting science articles on the Inspire database. Mrs. Eberhardt, teacher librarian, helped them locate, then cite their articles. We then read these articles and are working on writing summaries using the RACES format - Restate the Question, Answer the Question, Cite evidence from the article, Explain why you chose that evidence and how it supports your answer, and Summarize your paragraph.

Inspire is available to everyone in Indiana free of charge. There are lots of magazine, newspaper, and technical databases always at your digital fingertips! Just go to the following website and read great articles, find recipes, locate how to articles on home improvement. Enjoy!

Inspire Website Link
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Students in Miss Rohrer's Everyday Living classes enjoyed making, then eating breakfast mini muffins. This recipe was created by our principal, Mrs. Smyth. It was a huge success, as there were no leftovers! Have your student whip up a batch for you at home!

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Students in 8th grade history are studying medieval Europe, preparing to learn about the exploration of the Americas. One aspect of study was battles. Students worked in teams of two to build trebuchets, then enjoyed launching light weight materials at enemy armies composed of plastic soldiers and other assorted characters. My LIttle Pony made a guest appearance as a soldier, as did Flounder, Squidward, and assorted Shopkins, Lego characters, and rather large farm animals. Apparently, no smallish toy was safe from the 8th grade draft!

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On Wednesday, the 7th graders studied different types of government systems and, at the end of the lesson, they played charades to get the rest of the class to guess which system they were acting out.  It was harder than they thought it would be but they had a lot of fun.  It was especially hard to not laugh when you're supposed to be silent in charades!  A few teams chose to "strike a pose" instead of charades, which was also entertaining.

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Automation & robotics students are testing their designs.

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Automation & Robotic students are demonstrating the design process by testing their demo balloon robot in the demo competition.

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Students in Miss Rohrer's FACS classes enjoyed mixing, baking, anticipating, then eating cookies! Now they can bake cookies at home!

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7th grade social studies students combined their research skills with studying economics to look at different countries to discover their economic systems, development status, membership in international organizations, and major exports.  They used CIA World Factbook, Britannica, and their textbook.
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Automation & Robotic students are building for their upcoming balloon demo derby competition.
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Students enjoyed participating in 9 square in PE classes this past week. It's like 4 square on the playground, but we used pvc pipes and play overhead! 
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Automation & Robotics students are building their square bot for their upcoming demo derby design activity.
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Medical Detective students are developing their own hypothesis in the experimental design by seeing if their blood pressure will increase or decrease.
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Students enjoyed coffee, hot chocolate, and cappuccino in 8h grade language arts while having a non-fiction book tasting!

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Students in Ms. Kempton's math classes reviewed several skills by doing a scavenger hunt in class. Lots of smiles during this review!

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Toumey literature- Chalk Talk. Students went around to various chalk talk stations to provide evidence or their options about setting and how it impacts the characters, plot, or mood in Freak the Mighty, the book written by Rodman Philbrick.

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Medical Detective students are studying vitals by taking their blood pressure.
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Students at Edgewood enjoyed an afternoon on our football field, watching the solar eclipse and taking notes and drawing images for their flip books. What a great way to spend the afternoon, sharing science notes with each other! Thanks to Mr. Bass, Mr. Wise, Mr. Howett and Mr. Fleming for organizing this event and obtaining solar glasses for us!

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iPads were distributed to students on Friday. If your student was absent on Friday, their iPad is probably located in the library. If your student did not receive an iPad yet, hang in there! The central office technicians are busy formatting iPads for those students. 

Parents are strongly encouraged to purchase insurance for iPads. It is only $26 for the year and well worth the cost. We had at least a hundred iPads damaged last year. Accidents happen. 
Insurance must be purchased by Sept. 1. Here is the link for purchasing:
https://www.worthavegroup.com/gpo/warsawk12
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Medical Detectives students are collecting temperature data with Vernier Go Probe.
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First Week of School Schedule:

1)  Wednesday, August 16, we will run the block schedule, with periods 1, 3, 5 and 7 meeting on the block schedule.  We will host a 30 minute student assembly in the gym at 8:00 a.m.  

2)  Thursday, August 17, we will have a 1 hour delay for students, so that we can PLC as a staff from 7:20 a.m. - 8:20 a.m.  This will be an even block day, with periods 2, 4, and 6 meeting. 

3)  Friday, August 18, all seven class periods will meet.  Student iPads will be distributed first thing in the morning on Friday.  We will call students to the commons to pick up their iPads.

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Medical Detectives students are celebrating their brain unit by eating a brain jello.

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Medical Detectives (PLTW) are comparing suspects DNA (simulated) to evidence found at their mock murder mystery scene.
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Mrs. Johnson's Advanced Art class spent part of the day at the zoo to study and photography animals. Maybe their final art project of the year will have something to do with their best animal sketch or photo?
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Edgewood is so honored to have had guests from Junior Achievement, Turf Ventures, DePuy Synthes, Zimmer Biomet and Parkview Hospital. Our guests instructed all 7th grade students in financial literacy.. This was an amazing opportunity for our students, and we are so thankful for these guests from our community!

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Medical Detectives (PLTW) students are learning about crime scene investigation with Officer Navarro.
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Students in Family and Consumer Sciences (FACS) classes made sloppy joes today! It was great to eat after all that hard work cooking!
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Edgewood Middle School band students gave an outstanding Spring Concert!

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Medical Detectives (MD) students listened as Officer Zartman discussed fingerprinting and other types of evidence that can be collected from a crime scene.
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Medical Detectives (MD)(PLTW) students are dissecting sheep brains & identifying parts of the brain.

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Have you ever wondered about all those different brands of macaroni and cheese? Do they all taste the same, or are there differences? Well, if you have a student in Miss Rohrer's Stitch 'N Save class, just ask! Students made 6 different boxes of macaroni and cheese, then did a blind taste test to see which they preferred.  The winner? You'll need to ask your student!

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Students in Mrs. Fisher and Mr. Ringler's social studies classes are researching and finding their own historic twin.  Working with Mrs. Eberhardt, Teacher Librarian, students have determined their own dreams and goals, taken a personality quiz to find strengths and weaknesses, and are now reading about different heroes in history to find their match. Our goal is that our students learn that everyone has strengths and weaknesses, abilities and challenges, and everyone is able to pursue dreams and make a difference.
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Students are taking their whacks at a lifelong sport in PE this week!  They are learning and practing swinging a club and the basics of golf.
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Dr. Bass, doctor of audiology, discussed the sense of hearing in Medical Detectives (PLTW).
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Medical Detectives students (PLTW) are testing their senses.
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Mrs. Richcreek's robotic class got to tour Dalton Foundry this week. What an amazing opportunity for Edgewood students!
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Mrs. Johnson and her art students are always busy creating. This artistic curtain print is one of their most recent projects.
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The Focus on Business class presented their choice of a franchise they felt would be successful in Warsaw. They had to research how to start that franchise (including start-up costs), available locations in Warsaw to put it, and the royalty fees and ongoing costs to maintain the business. Students then had to answer questions from "The Board" (the rest of the class) regarding competition and how they would handle different situations. After each presentation, a vote was taken to see if they were approved to open their business in Warsaw.

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Students in 8th grade Honors Language Arts are reading the Agatha Christie novel, And Then There Were None. As a way to experience mystery in real life, teachers took their classes to the escape room in Fort Wayne. Mrs. Toumey included a picture of her class and reported that all of here groups were able to successfully escape the room!
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Projects in advanced art will be shared in a cooperative lesson with Valerie Hutton's kindergarten class at Washington Elementary.

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Mrs. Beer's literature classes reviewed types of poetry and literary terms using stations on Tuesday. They analyzed 4 different poems and wrote solid RACES responses.

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Teachers David Cook and Breydon Allen met author Chris Stevenson several months ago and invited him to come speak to our 7th grade students. Chris, a lawyer from Indianapolis and father of five sons, has published an historical fiction novel, The Drum of Destiny. We all enjoyed listening to Chris explain how he developed this story, then enjoyed a question and answer session. A copy of his book will be available in the Edgewood library soon. The library will also have an electronic copy available through Mackin Via.
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Students in Mr. Fleming and Mr. Howett's science classes spent some time outdoors timing cars as they went down Union Street. The fastest car was the DARE car, driven by our own Officer Navarro! Next up, a whole unit on acceleration.
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Biology students are setting up an experiment to answer the question "Where does plant biomass come from?"

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Automation & Robotic Students are demonstrating the design process by testing their designs in the balloon demo derby.

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On Tuesday Mrs. Fisher's classes chose any country in Africa or Asia and researched their population, population density, life expectancy, literacy rate, GDP, and per capita GDP.  They compared and analyzed the data to draw a conclusion as to which country might have the best overall standard of living.

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We had a fabulous breakfast. Many items were served in a festive environment. Students enjoyed British shortbread, baguettes, doughnuts, croissants, chuchitos from Guatemala, quiche, and more. Thanks to the many teachers and families who contributed all the international foods!

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Edgewood English Language Learners, along with teacher Megan Gudeman, spent a morning visiting the high school. They got to tour the building, watch a few classes, and eat lunch, all in preparation for attending WCHS next school year. Thanks, high school teachers, for being such gracious hosts!

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Language arts students are gathering evidence to predict who will die first and who will survive the longest in our murder mystery novel And Then There Were None.
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Literature students are reviewing for their poetry quiz over Odes and Elegies using Quizlet live which puts them into teams who race against each other to answer questions correctly.
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Medical Detectives students are taking their vital signs.

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Medical Detectives (PLTW) students are performing an electrophoresis lab.
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Automation & Robotics students are racing their Vex Dragster utilizing their knowledge of gear systems & ratios.

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Congratulations to the Edgewood and Lakeview Middle School Band on a wonderful concert.  The month of March is designated as "Music in Our Schools." It is a time to celebrate the arts and the talented group of students that have music enriching their lives as well as the lives of others.  The band will be competing at the ISSMA Organizational Contest on Friday March 17th at Paul Harding Jr./Sr. High School.  We wish them the best as they represent the Warsaw Schools with PRIDE!
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Congratulations to the Edgewood and Lakeview Band students that competed at the ISSMA Solo & Ensemble Contest.  Students had the option to perform a solo or to be a part of an ensemble that was evaluated by a judge.  They received many positive comments on how well they prepared and performed.  Edgewood and Lakeview received 28 GOLD and 1 SIVER .  Great job representing our middle schools with PRIDE!
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Students in Miss Rohrer's Stitch-n-Save class designed their own soft circuit sewing projects. Then they sewed with stainless steel thread, attached a battery holder, inserted the battery and flipped the switch to light up LEDs. They sewed the rest of the project together and stuffed it. Students learned design, sewing stitches and knots as well as basic electronic circuitry all in one project. This hands-on project required them to apply problem solving skills in several areas

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All math classes celebrated Pi Day on March 14:  3.14
Teachers had activities such as a Pi Trivia Contest, memorizing the most digits of Pi, creating a chain of 550 digits of Pi throughout the day, and calculating circumference and area of pie using the Pi formula.  Everyone got to eat pie after doing their math calculations.  Contest winners were entered in a drawing to win a chance to throw a pie in a math teacher's face.  What a fun way to celebrate learning!

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Mr. Bass' biology students collecting data on the biotic and abiotic factors in different ecosystems surrounding Edgewood.

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Automation & robotic (PLTW) students are presenting their Automation Thru Programming projects.

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Students in Mrs. Dille's exploratory French class celebrated Mardi Gras by enjoying homemade crepes.  Yum, they were delicious!

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Students in Honors Language Arts are using stick puppets to act out a summary of each scene of Shakespeare's play, King Lear, then uploading them to the app Flipgrid, which allows all students to watch each scene to review the events.

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Students in Mr. Fleming's class learned how the rock cycle works with the use of a variety of chocolates.  First they "weathered" their chocolate by crunching and smashing it to bits and pieces.  Then they layered the assorted smashed up chocolates on foil.  Once the foil was wrapped, they compressed it, then opened it.  Sedimentary rocks.  The students rewrapped the foil and alternated heating and compressing the package, then opened it to see the difference.  Metamorphic rocks.  Finally, they rewrapped the foil and heated the package for a minute on each side.  They had to wait for a while so the package could cool off.  The result was a melted mess, or igneus rocks.

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Medical Detectives (PLTW) students celebrated the end of our brain dissection unit with eating jello brains.
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Medical Detectives (MD) (PLTW) had an opponent to listen to our county Coroner, Mr. Tony Ciriello. Students learned about the requirements for being a death detective.
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Automation & Robotics (PLTW) students tour Dalton to see Industrial Robots in action.

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Design & modeling (DM) (PLTW) & honors Geometry (Tribbett) collaborated together to determine a hypothesis to a driving question & calculated volume & surface area of puzzle cubes that DM students developed.

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Students in Mr. Bass' biology class are studying genetics.  They have learned that fruit flies breed quickly.  When containing the fruit flies, the students can put them to sleep, then study genetic variations.
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Medical Detectives (MD) (PLTW) & 8th grade Science (Johnson) collaboratively discussed parts of the brain & what sense each part of the brain is responsible for.

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Shemp, Nao robot, visits Edgewood middle school PLTW classes.  He discussed his features with students.  He also took walks with students!

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Design & modeling (PLTW) & 7th grade science students are developing data based on test results of the total time it takes to put together the student's puzzle cubes.
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Students in Mr. Riley's agriculture class learned about "Tickle Me" plants.  They then germinated seeds and planted them.  We will enjoy watching these plants grow in the coming weeks!
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b2ap3_thumbnail_recycle2.jpgOn a field trip to KC Recycling, the class learned about the importance of creative and science based ways to recycle.
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Automation & Robotic (PLTW) students are currently building their automation through programming project.
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Students in social studies classes are learning about India this week.  Mrs. Fisher and two students wore actual Indian clothing to show classmates how girls in India dress.
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Medical detectives (PLTW) students are continuing the interior dissection of their sheep brain.
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FACS students in Successful Living classes cut paper plates to learn fractions and kitchen math.
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Mr. Hoover, Mr. Brumbaugh, and Mrs. Rhoades are excited to report that Edgewood's new weight room is now operational and students are enjoying learning new fitness skills!
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Students in Mrs. Fisher's and Mr. Ringler's classes are beginning
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Students, and Miss Rohrer, are loving the maker tables in the FACS department. Students wishing to stand while they work can adjust the table height for their comfort. Here, students are learning basic sewing skills.
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Students in Miss Rohrer's Stitch 'n Save class practiced basic sewing skills.  Conner took things a step further by asking Miss Rohrer if he could sew the seam of his pocket back together!  Applying knowledge in a real life setting - way to go, Conner!
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Geometry honors students are working with Design & Modeling (PLTW) to 3D print their scaled models.
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The February Maker Event at the Edgewood Library Learning Commons focused on electronics.  Students were able to explore with Little Bits, Makey Makey, Snap Circuits, and Chibitronics.  Several students created a card that lit up using Chibitronics.  Others produced music using vegetables as a keyboard with Makey Makey.
Mrs. Eberhardt, Teacher Librarian, would like to thank Region 8 and the Schwab Foundation for providing training and supplies for students to create with Chibitronics.

Our Makerspace is in need of materials.  If you are interested in donating, we would love to have your Legos, K*NEX, or other building toys.  We had one generous contribution of a Snap Circuits set.  Crafting students would be happy to use paper punches, scrapbook paper, stamps and ink.  Both teachers and students would make use of a Cricut die cut machine!  Stay tuned for more Makerspace news!  

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The below course handbooks provide detailed information about all courses available to middle-school students in the 2017-2018 school year.

7th-Middle-School-Course-Handbook-17-18.pdf
8th-Middle-School-Course-Handbook-17-18.pdf

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Students are learning how to code their own games in Scratch in Intro. to Computer Science. Here they are figuring out how to make a game that works with motion-detection, similar to the Kinect for Xbox. They are trying to pop the balloons as they float over their heads using their arms and the built-in webcams on the computers.
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Science teacher Ms. Apgar demonstrates an exothermic, combustion chemical reaction to her science students.
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