THIS WEEK IN HUMANITIES...

 

6th GRADE FAMILIES

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ETHICAL CHOICES PROGRAM 9/20 & 9/21

The Ethical Choices Program will be coming to speak with Humanities Academy 7th at 8th Graders on 9/20 and 9/21!  The presentation will cover...

Environment and Modern Agriculture presentation:

*Discussion on the importance of taking care of the planet.

*A look at modern agriculture, including an introduction of how animals are raised in modern farms.

*A discussion of the natural resources needed to raise animals, including water, soil, and crops.

*An examination of some of the major problems affecting the planet: pollution, high levels of water usage, soil degradation, high usage of pesticides and herbicides, depletion of the oceans, rapid destruction of the rainforests and climate change.

*A look at the findings and recommendations of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, Eco Watch, Food and Water Watch among others.

*A look at celebrities who are good role models for more environmentally friendly eating (athletes, musicians, leaders, business people, etc.).

*Information on currently available plant-based food options.

*Information about the latest meat and plant-based food technologies.

 

FOR/HA  MEETING - Wednesday 9/26/7:00 p.m.

(Sorry this was a type last week and it said Thursday 9/26, the meeting is Wednesday 9/26)

The Elam Family is graciously hosting us in their Valley Village home: 

11832 Magnolia Blvd. Valley Village, CA  9607

The meeting will take place in the studio in the rear.  Go all the way up the driveway on the left, straight back to the double glass doors.  

Would you like to host a future FOR/HA meeting in your home?  Let us know!  turbow@sbcglobal.net 

 

COMING SOON - FOR/HA ANNUAL GIVING

We will be sharing information regarding our FOR/HA ANNUAL GIVING CAMPAIGN soon!  FOR/HA needs your support!  Have you volunteered for Annual Giving at your old school and want to get involved at REED/FOHA?  We would love to hear from you!  Please e-mail turbow@sbcglobal.net 

 

DATES TO REMEMBER

• 9/19         No School - Yom Kippur

• 9/20         FOR/HA BAKE SALE, right after school on the front lawn

• 9/26         FOR/HA Monthly Meeting // 7:00pm, Elam Family Home

• 10/3         Meet the High Schools Night // 6pm - 8pm

• 10/5         7th Grade Pig Heart Dissection

 

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