The grade 9 math students continued their analytical geometry unit by learning how to graph lines and plot coordinate points on their graphing calculators. Using its various functions, students found equations of lines and their intersecting points with much greater efficiency than before. These tools will be useful for their time-constrained test happening later this week.
This week, the grade 9 English students resumed their Greek mythology unit with the reading of The Odyssey, an epic poem written by Homer. Students will be annotating the story as they read to develop a better understanding of the morals and lessons taught throughout the book.
On Wednesday, Marc Garneau C.I. held a tryout for the girls’ soccer team after school. Mr. Hillman directed the participants through various drills and skill tests to aid the selection process. With almost 30 girls out on the field, the tryout was intense, but also a lot of fun.
This week, the grade 9 math class completed a test on radicals after a series of lectures in the prior week. As an extension to the subject of irrational and rational numbers, students are currently learning about exponents, which they will be assessed on in the following week.