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Precarious Sculptures

Precarious Sculptures

Heidi Creed, Art Teacher
November 13, 2015 • 566 views
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This week in Ms. Creed's 6th grade art class, students created some beautiful precarious sculptures. Precarious sculptures show signs of asymmetrical balance and unrest with gravity. Enjoy! ...

Art students create non objective designs

Art students create non objective designs

Heidi Creed, Art Teacher
October 29, 2015 • 1,584 views
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During Learning Lab on Monday, the GOC Visual Art students created beautiful nonobjective oil pastel creations. After the students illustrated their Non Objective Designs, oil pastel was applied to make their drawings come alive! ...

Students “Dig” Social Studies!

Students “Dig” Social Studies!

Hope Campbell, Social Studies Teacher
September 10, 2015 • 746 views
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Ms. Campbell and Mr. Springthorpe's 8th Grade Social Studies students had a fun trip to an "archaeological dig site" on C-Hall. The students discovered how archaeologists use artifacts from the past to draw conclusions about how that society lived. For the dig, the students pretended they were from the...

7th Grade Owls Get Creative

7th Grade Owls Get Creative

April 20, 2015 • 817 views
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Students in Ms. Crook's 7th grade social studies class are working hard to review all they've learned this year. To help think about the many famous people we've studied, students created life-like character dolls. They wrote scripts to read as they presented a mini-biography of their person.  Additionally,...

GOC’s Mock General Assembly Sends Bills to “Governor”

GOC’s Mock General Assembly Sends Bills to “Governor”

February 26, 2015 • 813 views
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Students in Mrs. Campbell's 8th grade Social Studies classes participated in a mock General Assembly; students who could not come to campus were able to participate from home. The first step was to investigate issues they felt strongly about, next they wrote a bill, and then the bill went to the committee...

The Pen Of One Man

The Pen Of One Man

February 3, 2015 • 946 views
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Have you ever heard the phrase "the pen is mightier than the sword"?  One Japanese diplomat, Chiune Sugihara, proved this to be true as he saved the lives of over 6,000 Jewish people during the Holocaust using only a simple pen.  Connor Caldwell, a student in Mrs. Littig's Freshman Language Arts class,...

8th Grade Students Create Museum Exhibit

8th Grade Students Create Museum Exhibit

Mrs. Hope Campbell, GOC Social Studies Teacher
October 1, 2014 • 1,850 views
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Students worked to create a museum exhibit on a Pre-Contact Native group of Georgia. They had to design a 3D model for their exhibit, write a letter to the museum board explaining why their exhibit was necessary, create an inventory checklist of all the items they would have in their exhibit, and write...

7th Grade Math Students Create with Clay

7th Grade Math Students Create with Clay

Dr. Cathy Griffin, GOC Math Teacher
September 22, 2014 • 779 views
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Students in Dr. Griffin's 7th grade Accelerated Math class created cross sections of 3D figures using Play Doh.  They did a fantastic job with this hands-on activity!

AMAZING ANIMATION

Ms. Jennifer Tennatt, Tech ED Department Chair
March 26, 2014 • 1,086 views
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Mrs. Tennant's high school Web Design students have been busy creating amazing animation projects over the last few weeks using Adobe Flash.  Check out samples of their work in the above video.

LANGUAGE ARTS STUDENTS RECOGNIZED FOR OUTSTANDING WORK

LANGUAGE ARTS STUDENTS RECOGNIZED FOR OUTSTANDING WORK

Kimberly Bondeson, Language Arts Teacher
March 24, 2014 • 1,487 views
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Ms. Kimberly Bondeson would like to recognize two of her students, Charles Dalon and Josh Tanner, for their outstanding work with poetry. The assignment was twofold: Write an anaphora (the repetition of a word or phrase at the beginning of successive clauses) poem that shows your reaction to the ...

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