Class of 2017

Class of 2017

Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Fall Supply List

your last stop before your journey continues on to high school!

Together as a team, you will have the opportunity to learn about a wide variety of intriguing topics next year.  The heart pounding tales of Edgar Allen Poe, the historical conflicts that formed our country, the awakening of your inner chemist and searching for Pythagoras are just a few of the themes that your learning will be centered around.

The following are some suggestions for supplies to start the year with. If you have a system that works for you to help keep your organized, go ahead and use it! 

They are:
  1. 3 ring binder(s) with section dividers or pocket folders

2.) A large quantity of lined loose leaf paper (with holes)

3.) A package of reinforcers for ripped out (accidentally, of course) pages

4.) A pencil bags made specifically for a 3 ring binder (one for each binder)

5.) Pencils, pencils, pencils, and erasers  (remember, pencil only in math)

6.) Pens with blue or black ink for LA, social studies and sometimes science

7.) A ruler, protractor, compass and calculator for home use

8.) One box of kleenex for your homeroom

9.) A water bottle

10.) A container of sanitizing wipes

As in the past, we will provide you with an agenda.

To succeed you must be willing to try new things

T.E.A.M.   Together Everyone Achieves More

Coming together is a beginning.
Keeping together is progress.
Working together is success.
- Henry Ford

Tuesday, June 20, 2017


Congratulations to the SATEC Class of 2017.

You guys were spectacular last night and we couldn't be any more proud of you all. Despite the heat, there were plenty of smiles to go around.

We wish you the very best in the coming years and hope you have a wonderful summer.

I've included the link to the video slide show we showed during the day. Enjoy!

Class of 2017 - WeVideo

Thursday, June 15, 2017


Hi folks,

Though the weather is looking a little iffy, we have decided to go to Georgia Beach anyway. We'll be leaving here around 10:30, as long as  grad practice goes well in the morning.
It's super important that everyone be here, if possible. It is key to get the spacing and timing correct during rehearsal.

We recommend students dress for cold and wet weather, maybe even bringing a change of clothes and shoes.

We are BBQing burgers and dogs, with a vegetarian burger option. We also have chips and cookies, along with Gatorade and water for drinks. If you would like to donate something else, you are welcome to.

The Grad Dance starts at 7pm Friday night.

Graduation practice will happen Monday morning. Students do need to be here that day.
They will be dismissed at 11am if practice and the awards ceremony go well.

Students should be here for graduation between 5-5:15pm on Monday.

Caps and gowns were given out today. We recommend putting them on a hanger and hanging in your bathroom. The steam will help with wrinkles. They will melt with ironing.

Okay......I think that is it.

Contact me with questions.

Thank you!

Wednesday, June 14, 2017

Wednesday Wonderings

6/16 - Grad practice in a.m. prior to G.B.
Georgia Beach at 10:30am and Grad Dance at 7pm - No rain date
(We'll celebrate at school if the weather proves to be too bad.)

6/19 - Last Day grade 8 - Early Dismissal at 11am - Graduation practice in a.m.
Graduation 6pm - Students arrive by 5pm

6/21 - Last Day for grades 1-7

Uniform Return
All 7/8 Softball and Baseball players need to return their Jersey to Ms. Rose by next Friday.
Uniforms should be an sealed bag with your name, number and team visibly written.

Go outside and play!! Relax. Enjoy the beautiful weather.

Monday, June 12, 2017

Athletic Banquet

Tonight's athletic banquet is at 6pm. There have been conflicting times reported but we have confirmed, 6pm start time.

Friday, June 9, 2017

End of the Year Going - Ons

Hi folks,

You're probably wondering what events are happening in the next week. Here's a little update. If you have any questions, please let me know.

Thursday 6/8 & Friday 6/9 - Normal academic days. Grades close Friday. All work needs to be in.

Monday 6/12 - Fairly normal day - 2Inspire Dance assembly at 1:45pm.

Tuesday 6/13 - Montreal - Leave by 9am - Return by 10:30pm (See separate post for details)

Wednesday 6/14 - Pretty normal day

Thursday 6/15 - Graduation practice will start. We'll have several sessions throughout the day.  It's important students be here.

Friday 6/16 - Graduation practice in the morning. It's important students be here.
                      Depart for Georgia Beach around 10:30am. We will BBQ and provide basic chips and
                      cookies. If you would like to donate a salad, chips, or desserts, you are more than
                      welcome. If you choose to join us later in the afternoon, you are welcome. If you will
                      be taking your student home with you from GB, please provide a note in the morning so
                      the office may be notified. (Permission slip going home 6/8 or 6/9)

                       Graduation Dance - 7 - 9pm in the cafeteria.

Monday 6/19 - Graduation practice in the morning. A small in-house awards ceremony with 7th grade. Students will be dismissed at the half day. Time TBD.

                          Graduation is at 6pm. Students need to be here, in the KIVA by 5pm for final
                          instructions and tweaking of caps/gowns. Light refreshments served in the cafeteria
                          following graduation.

Caps and Gowns will be handed out the 15th or 16th. They will be wrinkled. The best way to get the wrinkles out is to hang them in a steamy bathroom. They will melt with ironing.

Montreal Itinerary

2017 8th Grade Montréal Trip
June 13th

Depart from school at  9 am

Arrive at the Olympic Parc around 11 am
**The Olympic Park was built for the 1976 Summer Olympics. Equipped with some 56,000 seats in the stands, it is the only covered amphitheater in Quebec that can shelter large scale events.

Olympic Area
  • 11 - 2:30
10:30-11:30 - Getting settled time, games and park.
11:30-1:15  Planétarium
11:30-11:50   Self-guided tour of the EXO exhibition, then line up for the
         1st movie
12:00-12:20   1st Movie. Then right into the observation room for the 2nd
12:30-1:10   2nd Movie: “KYMA”

      1:15 - 1:45   Lunch and bathroom break
If nice weather, there are tables (picnic style) outside between the
Biodome and  The Olympic stadium.
  • Café Vienne Caféteria at the Biodome
    • This large, self-service cafeteria with a 160-seat-capacity offers a wide variety of light meals, including soups, sandwiches, salads and desserts but it was already reserved for another school. We can go, but they prefer we eat outside if nice.

       1:45 - 2:30  Biodome (self-guided), bathroom and
      gift shop

  • Metro to Downtown
    • Viau station to McGill station (green line)
      • 10th stop and we get off at McGill

  • Laser Quest
3 groups playing 1 game each.  While one group plays, the others are
getting “how to” directions and doing activities and games with a group
leader from the place. Groupe 1 @4:00, group 2 @4:30pm, group 3

  • Dinner & Shopping Time Downtown - Own spending money
Eaton Center (705 St. Catherine St./Metro McGill) in the underground city
  • We will show you the meeting point and where to eat and shop before going off with your group.
  • Give yourselves at least 10 minutes to walk to the meeting point and take à group picture.

7:00 Meeting point: Dorchester Square (on the Peel St. side)  
*This urban park’s paths have small crosses embedded in the walkway to
remember that is was once a cemetery.  
**It also has four statues. In the part where we’ll be meeting for the bus, you can
see in the middle the statue of the Boer War Memorial, also known as
Strathcona's Horse. The monument remembers the Montrealers who were
killed in the Second Boer War.
***Other monuments honor Sir Wilfred Laurier, the first French Canadian prime minister of Canada,
the Scottish poet Robert Burns and Queen Victoria. The latter's monument consists of a fountain
pedestal topped with a huge lion statue, a replica of Frédéric Bartholdi's Lion of Belfort in England.

7:00-8:30 Take the bus to Parc du Mont Royal
5 min. walk to the lookout point for a view of the city before heading back home.  It is a natural landmark and a great way to orient yourself in Montreal. It was designed by Frederick Law Olmsted, famous for his work on Central Park in NYC.

8:30 head back to the bus

10:30pm Approximate arrival back at SATEC - Please have phone near you as we will have students call once we cross back into VT.

Fall Supply List

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