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Welcome to the 2019-2020 School Year!

Dear Families, Welcome to the 2019-2020 school year at Harrisburg South Middle School!  I’m very excited to start the new school year, see familiar faces, and meet some new learners. We’ve got a lot of exciting things planned for the coming months, and I can’t wait to explore and learn alongside your child. As we […]

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Geography Recap: Wednesday, Feb. 7

RECAP: What we learned: Today we continued our look at the lives of everyday North Koreans. Classwork: We continued watching the 2015 documentary “Under the Sun,” which is available on Netflix. Homework: None. If you missed class: If possible, watch the minutes 20:00-40:00 of “Under the Sun” on Netflix. Also, fill out the Absence Check-in Form. See Mr. Kaltwasser […]

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Geography Recap: Monday, December 18

RECAP: What we did: Today, we played our Oz or Arabia game, and then began planning our Stop-Motion Population Videos. Classwork: After the game, we got into groups (see Class Slide Deck for group assignment) and began planning for our videos. Homework: None. If you missed class: Please fill out the Absence Check-in Form and see Mr. Kaltwasser when […]

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March 2: Mapping Africa

On Thursday, we’ll spend the class period working on our study of Africa’s geography. You’ll spend the entire class period doing various study techniques, though you’ll also have a bit of time to work on your infographic if you need it. Here’s the day’s agenda: