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Hello & Welcome to your CARS II COURSE!
I am so very excited to be joining you on your journey and if you are new here
please let me welcome you to the LHS Family!
This is the second of four required CARS courses that you will complete in your time here at LHS.
In the coming weeks and months we have together you will grow in your reading and writing skills in such a way that you will be able to create a platform that you can continue to build on
your Junior and Senior years!
Please email me with any questions you may have about this class.
To check your grades and attendance at any time,
please click on the Information Now link at the top of the page.
To get assistance with your INow username and password,
please call the LaVergne High office at (615) 904-3870.
Keep your INow sign in information somewhere safe where you can access it regularly
to check your grades as the year progresses.
It will be useful to you in your time at LHS.

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ACT PREP Science & Math Notes March 19th

You all are going to do AMAZING on your practice ACT Test tomorrow!!! Here is a copy of the Powerpoint we went over in class Friday and today to help you all prepare for the Science and Math tests for your reference as you prepare for tomorrow. Remember to get a good night's rest tonight and eat a good breakfast with a protein component in the morning! 

ACT Prep Word Wall I

                                         ACT Prep WORD WALL I

  1. Anachronistic- belonging to a time other than the one being represented
  2. Censure- express severe disapproval of
  3. Clairvoyant- ability to perceive events in the future
  4. Confide- tell someone about a secret or private matter
  5. Copious- abundant in supply or quantity
  6. Docile- ready to accept control or instruction; submissive
  7. Effervescent- giving off bubbles; fizzy
  8. Exemplary- representing the best of its kind
  9. Gusto- enjoyment or vigor in doing something; zest
  10. Haughty- arrogantly superior and disdainful
  11. Incompatible- so opposed in character as to be incapable of existing together
  12. Indignant- showing anger at what is perceived as unfair judgement
  13. Irrefutable- impossible to deny or disprove
  14. Judicious- having, showing, or done with good judgement or sense
  15. Kudos- praise and honored received for an achievement
  16. Levity- humor or frivolity
  17. Lucid- expressed clearly; easy to understand
  18. Mundane- lacking interest or excitement; dull
  19. Nonchalant- feeling or appearing casually calm and relaxed
  20. Ostentatious- designed to impress or attract noise
  21. Pretentious- attempting to impress by displaying greater importance or talent
  22. Quip- a witty remark
  23. Recant- one that no longer holds an opinion or belief
  24. Stringent- strict, precise, and exacting
  25. Subtle- so delicate or precise as to be difficult to analyze or describe
  26. Truncate- to shorten (something) by cutting off the top or the end.
  27. Urbane- suave, courteous, and refined in manner.
  28. Venturesome- willing to take risks or embark on difficult or unusual courses of action
  29. Verbose- using or expressed in more words than are needed
  30. Whittle- carve into an object by repeatedly cutting small slices from it

ACT Prep Word Wall II

ACT Prep Word Wall II

  1. Abbreviate- to shorten or abridge
  2. Adulation- high praise
  3. Adversity- trouble or misfortune
  4. Ameliorate- get better; to make better
  5. Anecdote- short story or event
  6. Antediluvian- a very old person
  7. Belittle- lessen the authority, dignity, or reputation of; express a negative opinion of; cause to seem less serious;
  8. Clemency- leniency and compassion shown toward offenders of rule or law
  9. Cursory- hasty and without attention to detail; not thorough
  10. Dubious- not convinced; fraught with uncertainty or doubt; open to doubt or suspicion
  11. Fortuitous- lucky
  12. Frugal- avoiding waste; spendthrift
  13. Gluttony- eating to excess; habitual eating to excess
  14. Gullible- easily tricked because of being too trusting; naive and  easily deceived or tricked
  15. Hackneyed- repeated too often; over familiar through overuse
  16. Hilarity- great merriment or enjoyment
  17. Innocuous- producing no injury; harmless
  18. Juxtapose- Place side by side
  19. Kindle- cause to start burning; catch fire; call forth
  20. Laud- o give praise or highly approve
  21. Listless- Lacking zest or vivacity; marked by low spirits; showing  no   enthusiasm
  22. Malleable- capable of being shaped or bended
  23. Morbid- suggesting an unhealthy mental state
  24. Overt- open and observable; not secret or hidden
  25. Patent- a document granting an inventor sole rights to an invention
  26. Petulant- easily irritated or annoyed
  27. Profuse- produced or growing in extreme abundance
  28. Querulous- habitually complaining
  29. Reclusive- providing privacy or seclusion
  30. Scrutinize- examine carefully for accuracy with the intent of     verification