Welcome to 8A’s Website

18 Oct

Welcome to Mr. Thompson’s Webpage!  Here you will find an online agenda where parents and students can review daily homework, due dates, and reminders about what is going on at Lawfield.

As a class, we will spend a few minutes at the end of each day updating the website (Monday-Thursday).

To use the site, please check out the links along the right-hand side of the page.  Posts are organized by category.

If you have any questions, please feel free to email me at athompso@hwdsb.on.ca

Looking forward to an excellent school year!

Mr. Thompson

Agenda Items for Wednesday February 14th

14 Feb

Language– persuasive letters due today

History– Lesson 1 activities due tomorrow

Math– one more day to work on dividing with fractions models tomorrow.  Tonight’s challenge.  Come up with a model for 2/5 divided by 1/3


*Dance Friday- please bring in your $2

Agenda Items for Tuesday February 13th

13 Feb

*Term 1 report cards and option sheets were sent home today.  Option sheets (signed and filled out) are due bac to the school on Tuesday February 20th

Language– Persuasive letters are due tomorrow

Math– good progress with dividing with fractions today!  Please use the resources provided to keep practising/investigate what comes next (dividing fractions by whole numbers, fractions by fractions)

Agenda Items for Monday February 12th

12 Feb

*A reminder that Camp Mini Yo-We forms and $ are due today

*Dance-a-Thon pledge forms were sent home today

*Dance Friday- If you are participating, bring in your $2

Math– dividing with fractions stuff has been posted. Remember that we have only gotten as far as dividing whole numbers by fractions so, if you are practising, this would be a good place to start

Language– Persuasive letters (good copy) due Wednesday

Agenda Items for Wednesday February 7th

07 Feb

Language– persuasive letter organizer due today, rough copy due Friday (see Google Classroom for an updated list of requirements)

Math– multiplying fractions resources and practice opportunities have been posted on Google Classroom.  We will continue with or work on using models for this skill tomorrow (in class)

Agenda Items for Tuesday February 6th

06 Feb

Language– Persuasive writing organizer (posted on the Term 2 Google Classroom) is due tomorrow

Science– Water logs overdue

*gym tomorrow

*Grad photo orders (if ordering through the school) due Friday

*Camp Mini Yo We forms and $ due Feb 12 (next Monday)

Agenda Items for Monday February 5th

05 Feb

Math– Fractions Review quiz tomorrow.  Please continue to use the resources posted on Google Classroom to prepare

Language– persuasive writing task.  Please be prepared to fill out your brainstorming organizer tomorrow in class

Science– Water consumption logs are now overdue.  Please submit to Miss Laking ASAP

*Tonight (up until midnight) is the LAST opportunity to submit the Term 1 assignments that were due last week (selfie art, DM CT, Wordless Narrative, Support an Organization project)

Agenda Items for Tuesday January 30th

30 Jan

*Tomorrow is our last day for the ropes course and climbing wall.  If you have not brought in your forms and $; last chance

*Please see post below about Out-of-Catchment applications

Language– Wordless Narrative assignment is now overdue

Math– Data Management Culminating Task is due tomorrow

Geography– Unit 2 project (Support an Organization) due Feb 2

*Thursday is the last day to submit overdue work that you wish to have considered for your Term 1 report card

Out of Catchment HWDSB Secondary Schools

30 Jan

Several HWDSB secondary schools (including Henderson) have announced that they are accepting Out-of-Catchment applications for next year.

Please see the following link for a list (use the ‘ Open to Out of Catchment-Secondary (2018-2019)’ drop down menu)

Find a School

The following sheet must be filled out and sent to the secondary school of your choosing before March 2nd.





Option sheets for each HWDSB school should be available on their website.

Agenda Items for Monday January 29th

29 Jan

Language– Wordless Narratives are due today. Please submit your good copy and your reflection sheet on Google Classroom (one per group)

Math– Data Management Culminating Task is due Wednesday.  One more period in class to work on it.

Geography– Unit 2 culminating task due Friday

*If you haven’t brought in your ropes course forms and money, your next chance to participate is Wednesday

*A reminder that any late assignments MUST be submitted by Thursday (Feb. 1) if you want them to be considered for your Term 1 report card.

Agenda Items for Wednesday January 24th

24 Jan

Math– scatter plots assigment due tomorrow; DM review/culminating task due next Wed.

Language– Wordless Narratives due Monday (good copy and reflection sheet

Health– tomorrow is your last chance to re-submit work (or submit late assignments)

*Westmount Notice of Intent due to Westmount Friday @ 4 pm



*keep bringing in ropes course forms and money ($5). Course starts Monday.


Class 8A

Mr. Thompson's Classroom Website

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