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Holmes Students Learn About Waves in the Hallways

Holmes 8th Grade Science students reently started a Unit on Waves.  Some may remember the crests, troughs, and the amplitude from their own learning experiences. Holmes students got to that knowledge into the 21st Century, by studying the waves in the hallways and the rest of the school. Science teachers Mrs. Lauritsen, Mr. Hartman, and Mr. Welter, all sent their students into the hallway and other classrooms to track and map the wifi in Holmes Jr. High.  Students used an iPad app along wi [...]

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How Holmes Classrooms are Getting Cross-Curricular

Some 7th Grade Science students got a lesson not only in the phases of the moon, but also in poetry. Jim Duff was struck with an opportunity, "Such an incredibly beautiful an dethereal subject  was receiving a fairly dry and clinical treatment in my class." Mr. Duff decided to spice things up a bit. The moon is the subject of many works of creativity, including songs, artwork, and poetry. Mr. Duff was inspired by the haiku, which typically deals with the beauty of nature. In particular, he [...]

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Fall Conference Scheduler

The online school conference scheduler will be open for our Fall Conferences starting October 24.  The scheduler will close on November 6.  Here are the instructions for accessing our online conference scheduler:Go to:  https://www.canyoncreeksoftware.com/scheduler/ia/cedarfalls/Choose your student’s school from the drop down list and click “GO”Enter the school password (orchardhill)Enter your student’s “Student ID”.  If you do not know their Student ID, use the LOOKUP STUDENT ID button to [...]

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