Block 4 World Literature Poetry

When the sorrow approaches you,

When the loneliness approaches you,

I, who would be by you,

Would swallow your pain

While I swallow the pain,

Let’s support each other

Called love . . . as behavior and soul

We close our eyes, and wake up from our dream.

 

CJ Lee

Discovering Dreams

Maddie displays great symbolism in her artwork. She portrays hard work through her grandfather. He was able to play professional basketball due to his work ethic and dedication. If you work hard and give your best effort towards your passion, you will inevitably reach your highest goals and wildest dreams. –Matt MendezMaddie Selvy Symbol

World Literature Studies Symbols.

“Cars” by Jamie Lin

 

 

Students recently read an excerpt from the graphic novel, Persepolis: The Story of a Childhood, by Iranian author Marjane Satrapi.  We studied the use of the symbol as a literary element.  Students from the 4th Block World Literature class created their own graphic novel page to show a scene from their life.  Jamie Lin from Taiwan used “cars” as his symbol.  Can you guess what his “cars” symbolize?

The Middle School Social Studies Class at Work!

Today was another hard day of work as we get ready for a big project. Students were helping each other and brainstorming as they get ready for their project.

Middle School Social Studies

Middle School Social Studies

National Down Syndrome Hilton Head Buddy Walk

Nineteen students in the Heritage Academy Community Service Club Hosts a Tent, “Welcome to The Great Pumpkin Patch”, at the annual Buddy Walk.

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Heritage Academy MarketBulls

 

Stock Market Bull

Mr. Ted Zawacki’s Economics class has begun their Stock Market Game. Each student begins with $10,000 for an Investment Portfolio. Their interest lie in the areas of how each company makes its money, the things that affect  the performance of the stock and the examination of the company’s income statement, balance sheet and cash flow. The game ends on Friday, November 22nd.

Walter Mitty visits Heritage Academy

Mrs. Zmarzly’s middle school Language Arts class read the short story, “The Secret Life of Walter Mitty” by James Thurber (1939). They then rewrote the short story as a play. Each student submitted scenes from the play, contributed props  and scenery, and acted out the play for Mr. Powell’s and Ms. Bradley’s high school  English classes. Each student then wrote both concrete poetry and diamante poetry to describe the life of our poor hero, Walter Mitty.

 

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Floral Still Lifes

The beginning art classes have painted the same still-life in two medias.  They learned that acrylic paint and water color paint act differently and create a different look to the same subject.

British Literature Studies Macbeth

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Block 2 British Literature students created the cover for a Playbill Magazine for Shakespeare’s Macbeth.  They also chose the cast to portray the characters using modern-day entertainment personalities.  Leonardo DiCaprio was by far the most popular actor!