November 6

Wayne County Regional Enhancement Education Millage Proposal

 

School districts in Wayne County have placed a proposal on the November 8th ballot to provide added funding for our schools. It is the “Regional Enhancement Millage Proposal.”

If approved by the entire county, the 2 mil proposal will generate approximately $6.2 million from Dearborn but the District will receive $7.8 million in additional funding for our schools.  Money would go to local schools starting this year and the millage expires after six years.  Continue reading

November 6

Wayne County Regional Enhancement Education Millage Proposal

 

School districts in Wayne County have placed a proposal on the November 8th ballot to provide added funding for our schools. It is the “Regional Enhancement Millage Proposal.”

If approved by the entire county, the 2 mil proposal will generate approximately $6.2 million from Dearborn but the District will receive $7.8 million in additional funding for our schools.  Money would go to local schools starting this year and the millage expires after six years.  Continue reading

October 13

Notice for AOL Email Accounts

Dear Parents,

If you are an AOL email user, please be aware that you may not receive email notifications due to AOL policies. We are working to resolve this issue with AOL.

Thank you for your patience while we work with AOL to make sure you get classroom notifications from your teacher.

Sincerely,

Technology Department

June 3

Thursday, May 28 – Wednesday, June 10, 2015

Our learning target(s) are for students to re-search about a potential college(s)/university(s) they might be interested in attending along with career(s) of interest and create a Microsoft PowerPoint presentation using their current knowledge & skills learned throughout the course and present their PowerPoint to the entire class as a timed presentation under 8 minutes.

May 26

Wednesday, May 20 – Tuesday, May 26, 2015

Our learning target(s) through the end of today are for students to successfully create a Microsoft PowerPoint about a U.S. president of their choosing and research for facts and answer questions about their president through guided questions.

Computer applications is…tying it all together through cross-curricular projects.

May 5

Tuesday, May 5 – Thursday, May 14, 2015

Our learning target(s) over the next week are for students to create a Microsoft PowerPoint of their favorite movie or game using their current knowledge and skills in PowerPoint and present to their class.

Being able to present in front of both small and large audiences is essential for middle school students because they will inevitably use these skill(s) at college/university as well as in their profession.

May 1

Thursday, April 30, 2015 & Friday, May 1, 2015

Our learning target(s) are for students to choose a state of their liking/interest and use the Microsoft PowerPoint template provided to them to research and create a PowerPoint that includes history, facts, and pictures related to their state.

Computer Applications at Stout Middle School incorporates cross-curricular themes such as mathematics, ELA, science and social studies.

April 28

Monday, April 27 – Wednesday, April 29, 2015

Our learning target(s) for Monday through Wednesday are for students to successfully complete the Microsoft PowerPoint assignment entitled the “Ice Cream Sundae” and work on learning new skills and applying previously learned skills in Microsoft Office.

skills

Computer Applications hopes to teach students that importance of transferring previously learned skills and transferring them to new scenarios that they will encounter in the real-world and workplace.

April 27

Tuesday, April 21 – Friday, April 24, 2015

Due to the M-Step testing taking place for eighth (8th) grade students, our schedule and learning target(s) were modified, accordingly.

We completed our Microsoft Word unit and students according to the learning target(s) applied various skills such as setting tabs and used their creativity to generate a restaurant menu through guided practice.  Lastly, students also gained an opportunity to hone their keyboarding skills due to the modified schedule.

CCSS

 

Computer Applications at Stout Middle School is taught about the Common Core State Standards — this helps students prepare for college and career readiness.