Wednesday, March 18, 2009

NCAA Tournament, 4th Qtr

Hello middle schoolers!

I have seen all of you filling out your brackets for your math project - a few thoughts for you:
1) Good luck!
2) I'd love to see your bracket once it's all filled out - but not during class.
3) Yes, I fully support any time you choose Michigan State. This could be our year (again!) :)
4) A #16 seed has never beaten a #1 seed
5) Just because you haven't heard of a school doesn't mean they can't win a game or two!
6) I. love. basketball!

Now - on to other matters
4th Quarter has begun!

- By now, you have (hopefully) checked your grades on PowerSchool. If you have any questions, or want to review your exam, come and talk to me. I would be happy to look at your exam and overall grades with you and make a plan for your continued success in the 4th quarter.

- Keep checking this blog! I will post extra credit opportunities throughout the quarter.
Leave a comment on this post, telling me who you think will win the NCAA Tournament. Posts must be timestamped by Sunday night at 6pm.

Continue to stay focused and work hard. Many of you made a lot of improvements from 2nd to 3rd quarter - keep that momentum going, and climb even higher!

Until next time -


  1. Hi Ms. Michalak. This is my first time on your blog. I just want to know more about the people of Troy so can we watch a movie about the Trojan War.?

    TaNerykah Berry

  2. Hi Just like TaNerykah, I would like to larn more about the Trojan War. I love watching movies about facts (or myths) about long ago. And even though I love reading I wonder if it would be possilbe to know more also.

    Camerra Jackson

  3. Hi ms. Michalak,
    I'm not just saying this because you are from michigan but i honestly think that Michigan will win the NCAA Tournament!
    Vicari S.

  4. Hi Ms. Michalak,
    This is my first time on your blog aswell. I agree with TaNerykah and Camerra that we should either watch a movie on the Trojan War or just watch the movie"Troy".

    Ebonee O.

  5. I believe that the others are correct. However, maybe a movie isn't exactly the most accurate way to learn more. These days, people change original stories in the movies to make them more interesting and sell. Perhaps, as Camerra said, we could read more books or have different study ways.

    :) Courtney Marie G.

  6. Hi
    your blog is really funny especially how not to make a power point
    pow wow

  7. Hey Ms. Michalak! Im with Obama on The NCAA Tournament. I think its going to come down with UNC(North Carolina) and UCONN. But NORTH CAROLINA IS GOING TO TAKE IT ALL.

    Lee M.

  8. I believe that Michigan will win because they are a better team.

    Barbara Young 6A

  9. Hey Ms. Michalak! I believe that North Carolina is going to win this tornament.
    Cheyenne B.