Class Update: April 23, 2004
the Day! Don't Be Late
Today is the last day to send in your Mystery Class answers! If you haven't
sent them in yet, you MUST do so by the end of today, Friday, April 23.
(To be fair to everyone, any answers received after Friday will not be eligible
for the contest.)
Just in case you missed them before, we are again providing
the instructions on how to place your answer one last time below. Be sure
to read and follow the instructions carefully, and send your answer by
the end of Friday April 23.
Now? Watch This and Catch the Excitement!
We know all of you have been working very hard over the last eleven weeks
trying to solve this worldly mystery. And we're sure you have all scratched
your head wondering where in the world your new secret mystery friends are
hiding. But in just one week, your new friends will reveal exactly where
they are. Once you learn their secret, will you look as excited as the students
in this video from a previous mystery?
Ye! Hear Ye! A Call For Mystery Sites in 2005
anyone in far and distant places
that can keep a secret?
We're looking for classrooms outside of North America that would like
to be one of the 10 secret Mystery Classes in 2005!
our feedback form
Rules for Preparing Your Answer
When you submit
your students' answer on April 23,
it is essential that you follow the instructions and rules.
As teachers who give directions and instructions yourself, you understand
the importance of carefully reading and following directions. Now it's your
turn! Please read and follow all directions below carefully SO THAT YOU
SUBMIT YOUR ANSWERS PROPERLY.
checklist of instructions is below, but here is quick Summary of Salient
NO ATTACHMENTS PLEASE! Send your answer
IN THE BODY of an e-mail (don't send attachments!)
INCLUDE YOUR GRADE IN THE SUBJECT LINE of your E-mail (If you don't,
your answer will be judged with the Grade 12 entries.)
DEADLINE: ANSWERS ARE DUE NO LATER THAN APRIL 23,
(To be fair to everyone, any answers sent after that date will not be
accepted. Why? See Mystery
4. WARNING: DO NOT SEND MORE THAN ONE VERSION OF YOUR ANSWER: Once you've
submitted your answer, you may not change it or try to send it in again.
Only one answer from each class will be accepted.
BE CAREFUL! DOUBLE CHECK YOUR ANSWER CAREFULLY BEFORE YOU SEND IT IN!
Make sure you have your answers the way you want them. Once your answer
is received, we cannot change or correct your mistakes (even simple
ones like transposed locations). So be sure to double check your answer
to Submit Your Answer: Instructions and Checklist
submit your answer, you will be following the same steps as when you answer
a Challenge Question, plus a few additional steps.
this list of Instructions as a Checklist, and check it twice before sending
in your answer. Good Luck!
YOU MUST COMPLETE STEPS 1-10
your answer in the body of an E-mail (NO ATTACHMENTS)
Subject line write: Challenge Question #6
the Subject line you MUST also
tell us your GRADE LEVEL.
Subject Line should look like this:
Question #6, GRADE ____
the BODY of the message, tell us who you are (teacher name, school
name, etc) and then answer this question:
"Where in the world do you think our 10 Mystery Sites are
Your answer MUST include ALL of the following information
about each Mystery site:
a) The name of city/town/borough. (For MC #6--just give
the name the Camp instead of a city; for MC #10--just give the
name of the Island instead of a city)
b) The name of country.
c) Its latitude and longitude
your answer for all 10 secret Mystery locations in ONE E-Mail
your answer before sending! After you've submitted your answer, you
may not change your answer and send it in again.
with several separate classes participating should submit a separate
E-mail answer for each of their separate classes. Be
sure to identify which specific class the answer is from (i.e. "Ms.
Johnson's 1st hour class", or "Ms. Johnson's 4th hour
forget: Because we judge the contest by Grade Level, you
MUST tell us YOUR GRADE LEVEL. If you do
not include your grade, we will judge your answer with the 12th grade
APRIL 23: To be fair to everyone, any answers sent
after that date will not be eligible for the contest.
yourself and your students on a job well done! You have worked very
hard and come such a long way from the beginning of this Activity.
Let us know what you think about the journey!
Class Calendar: Getting Down to the Finish Line
Here's the 2004 Mystery Class Schedule so you know what to expect from Journey
North. Please be sure to plan ahead.
23: Deadline for Your Answers!
late entries will be accepted (out of fairness to all participants,
Your Mystery Friends!
Evaluation: Please Share Your Thoughts!
Please take a
few minutes to share your suggestions and comments in our Year-End Evaluation
In the coming
year, Journey North will be fundraising to secure increased support from
foundations, corporations and individuals. Your supportive comments will
be a tremendous help. Thank you!
Class Reminder Will Be Posted on April 30, 2004
2004 Journey North. All Rights Reserved.
Please send all questions, comments, and suggestions to our feedback form