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Brenda G. Cassady
Moore County Schools is committed to equal opportunity in education and employment and does not discriminate on the basis of sex, race, religion, ethnic origin, or handicapping condition. (Title VI, Civil Rights Act of 1964).
Moore County Schools está comprometido a las oportunidades de igualdad en educación y no discrimina en base a sexo, raza, religión, origen o condición de incapacidad. (Título VI de la Politica de los Derechos Civíles de 1964.)
7:50 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Word of the Week
Approximately - close to: round; roughly or in the region of
Analyze - to examine carefully to look for essential elements or features
Cause - something that brings about an effect or results; a sufficient reason
Classify - to arrange or organize according to a category
Evaluate - form an idea, to assess
Conclude - to bring to an end
Collaborate - work with others
Convey - communicate or express something
Construct - to build or assemble something
Conclusion - a decision made or an opinion formed after considering the relevant facts or the part that brings something to a close
Define - characterize somebody or something, give meaning of word
Demonstrate - to describe, explain, or illustrate by examples
Differ - to be unlike
Distinguish - recognize differences between people or things
Effect - a change or changed state occurring as a direct result of action by somebody or something else.
Elaborate - having many different parts or a lot of detail
Evaluate - form an idea; to assess
Explain - to clarify meaning of something; to give reason of something
Identify - recognize and name
Illustrate - Explain or make something clear by using examples, charts, pictures, drawings
Infer - conclude something from reasoning (imply something)
Investigate - carry out official inquiry (take a look)
Likely - probable, suitable, promising
The Elise Middle School Debate teams participated in four rounds of debate recently when they competed against West Pine, Highfalls, Southern, New Century, and Crains Creek middle schools at Sandhills Community College. The teams included Anabel Jaimes, Maggie Montes, Daniel Myrick, Noah Johnson, Suzie Roberson, Jeremy Patrick, Alfonso Pena, Jennifer Vilgas, Jisseel Apez, Esmeralda Hernandez, Carol Ulloa, Maria Carezes and Isela Rebollar. Students did very well and the majority of the teams went two for two on the day of competition. Jennifer and Alfonzo had a record of 2-2 with 106 speaking points!! The team was coached by 7th grade social studies teacher, Laura O'Connor.
The Elise Middle School Battle of the Books team along with their coach, media specialist, Terry Marquez, had a great time reading lots of really interesting books and studying questions before they battled it out with other Moore County middle schools. The team consisted of Keven Cisneros, Jeremy Patrick, Suzie Roberson, Jonathan Gonzalez, Eddie Peralta, Jordan Rodriquez, Trenton Jordan, Jason Reyes, Juan Rodriquez, Antonio Olvera, Gabriel Reynosa and Franky Urquiza. The team was treated to a lunch at Pizza Hut and will receive certificates and an ice cream sundae party on awards day at the end of the school year!
The Elise Middle School Bridge Team wins local competition! The winning team included Brandon Williams, Skye Kennedy, Kacie Horne, Kylie Javens, and Mistie Ingram. The 14th Annual Model Bridge Building competition for Region 3 was held at Randolph Community College LRC Auditorium on March 8, 2013. As the local winner, Elise Middle will travel to Raleigh with their advisor, Technology teacher Janet Dunn, in order to participate in the state competition on April 12 at the DOT Transportation Building!
Click on links below to see members of the Elise Debate Teams, Elise Bridge Building Team and Elise Battle of the Books Team!