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Category Archives: 7th Grade
Dear BTU School Community, In conjunction with Sanaa and Friends, P.O.W.E.R. (Poets Openly Writing and Expressing Reality) will hold a multi-cultural paint nite fundraiser here at the school on Friday, March 31st from 6:30-8:30 pm. The funds raised will help to support the students as they prepare for this year’s Louder Than A Bomb Spoken Word … Continue reading
The 7th graders are excited to announce the 826 Boston book launch of THINGS WILL ONLY GET MORE DELICIOUS: STORIES FROM OUR LIVES SO FAR on Monday, June 15th at 6 PM in the auditorium of the BTU School. There will be cake and a book signing after the reading. ALL are welcome to attend … Continue reading
Friday, April 17th – You Matter Concert: Anti-Bullying School Assembly: 1st Assembly: 4th-6th 12:50-1:35 (45 mins) 100 students 2nd Assembly: 7th-8th 1:45-2:40 (55 mins) 100 students My name is Casey McQuillen and over the past 3 years, I have developed an interactive concert called “You Matter” that uses my music to engage students in a conversation about bullying & … Continue reading
Hello BTU Scholars! We hope you have wonderful plans for this summer! Since we are all scholars, reading should also be a part of that plan. In preparation for the fall we are asking you to read two books, one required and one of your own choosing. You may be wondering why is this required. … Continue reading
On Friday, February 28th upper school scholars enjoyed their February dance. It went off beautifully! Our scholars had a great time. Thanks to Deborah for all her work to make this possible. Her work was key to the whole event. The candy buffet was a real nice touch too with the nice bags with our … Continue reading
Hello BTU, On February 28th, I had the opportunity to visit the CBS studio in Allston where host Yadiris Salcedo interviewed me about the anthology I edited, Wise Latinas. In typical Latina fashion, I arrived with my mother, my father, and a student. Nakeisha Parilla, a seventh grader, who took notes in her writing journal … Continue reading
by Mrs. De Leon BTU 7th graders Anne Jean, Jasmine Perez, and Juaquin Cruz participated in last month’s Young Adult Writers Program (YAWP) at the Grub Street Creative Writing Center in Boston, a FREE program held one Saturday a month (12-4 PM). Anne, Jasmine, and Juaquin attended the fiction workshop and read their work in … Continue reading
Seventh Graders have been finishing their Pre-Algebra units this winter getting prepared to move into some real Algebra work! Working through Ratios and Proportions, Geometry, Data Analysis, and Probability, seventh graders are now prepped for Algebra for the rest of the school year — Linear Equations, Symbolic Method (Solving for X), Problem-Solving, and Graphing Equations. … Continue reading
From September to December, 7th and 8th grade scholars embark on the study of Life Science. In the 7th grade unit, Diversity of Life, we take a close look at what it means to be living and how that is different from a living organism. We establish that there are in fact eight characteristics that … Continue reading
Seventh Graders Study Ancient Greek Drama by Mrs. Allen In English class, the seventh graders are reading the ancient greek tragedy of Agamemnon. At our desks (which are now arranged in a formation to mimic the Theater of Dionysus) we read and analyze the text one day, and perform it aloud the next. Students who … Continue reading