Exploring Functions

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This week, the grade 10 math students began their functions and quadratics unit. They were introduced to domain and range and the different types of functions. Students also learned various notations for expressing intervals and were taught how to calculate absolute value inequalities.  

The Roaring Twenties

This week, the grade 10 history class began their unit on the 1920s. Having studied World War I, students examined the war’s influence on the culture of the ensuing decade. They were also introduced to The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald to further explore the customs of the illustrious Roaring Twenties.

Romeo and Juliet

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To conclude their unit on Shakespeare, the grade 10 English class watched a performance of Romeo and Juliet at Stratford and analyzed various aspects of the play. Students discussed how each character contributed to the play’s tragic events and outcome. The class also studied the themes, motifs, and symbols woven into the play.

Captivating Circles

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The grade 10 math class began their geometry unit. After reviewing formulas for the length and midpoint of a line segment, students went on to study circle geometry, investigating the equation of a circle as well as properties of tangents and chords, which they will be tested on this week.