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Welcome to the 2017-18 School year.  I look forward to working with you and your  child.


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Final Chance!!!

Any student with an "F" can stay on assigned date to work and make-up a(an)  assignment(s) missed for 2nd semester for PARTIAL credit.    All sessions will be from 3-4 pm, unless noted otherwise.    In effort to complete the work, you must bring in a copy of your grades or know what it is you need to work on.  
The dates are as follows:
Friday, May 4,
Friday, May 11
Thursday,  May 17.
All work must be done there in order to receive credit.  You must arrive by 3:05 pm.  


Please insure that your child has lined paper in his/her  binder.  We have officially run out of the supply of lined paper in our class including scratch paper.
They should also need to have pencils, colored pens and 5 different colored highlighters.   

Tutoring for week of 2/26

Due to a district training I must attend on Thursday, Mar. 1,  tutoring for the week of Feb. 26, will be on Monday Feb. 26, from 3-4pm.


Your students portal reflects the grade they are given at the beginning of the 2nd semester.  It has not changed for the past week or so.  We have been taking notes on the historical context for the novel we will be starting soon.  This grade however will change shortly when we finish the assignment being done in class and take their first reading test at the end of the week.

Help with Essay

On Friday, Nov. 17, from 3-4 pm,  I will be available for an additional day of tutoring to help you complete and print the essay that is due on Monday Nov. 20.


Grades have not changed much over the last few weeks, being that we have been focusing on writing a Response to Reading Essay for the Novel we finished reading.


Tutoring for the week of November 6 will be on Wednesday November 8 because of the modified day on Thursday, November 9.

End of semester

Friday May 19 is that last day to turn in any work that was missed and has yet to be turned in as well as any test that was missed must be made up by 5/19.  We must start working on final semester grades because they need to be done the following week. 

Final chance!

Any student with an "F" can stay on assigned date to work or make-up a(an)  assignment(s) missed for 2nd quarter for PARTIAL credit.  You will need to check board or homework site for date.  All sessions will be from 3-4 pm, unless noted otherwise.  
This week the date is Tuesday, May 2.  You must be in class immediately upon the end of the day and know what it is you are working on.
The date for this week is Friday May 12.  Make sure you know in advance what you are making up.  Check your student portal.    
This is the last week for those with an "F" to make up any work.   This week you can stay as follows:
Monday May 15, from 3-3:30 pm
Tuesday. May 16  and Thursday May 18 from 3 - 4 pm.

Thursday's After school Tutoring

Due to a meeting I must attend on Thurs. 3/9, the after school tutoring has been moved to Friday 3/10 at 3 pm.

Final Chance for Quiz make-ups

Last opportunity to make up the tests for the final chapters of the novel before grades are due.  If you missed quizzes for chapters 9, 10, 11,12,13, 14, 15, or 16 of The Clay Marble, you must stay after school on Thursday 12/8.  Please know what chapters you will be making up and arrive by 3:05 pm.

Make-up tests

Any student that has missed any test or quizzes from  the last week and this week, Nov. 21- 29, must make-up the test on Thurs 12/1. at 3pm.

Make up tests

Make up tests for The Clay Marble Vocabulary Test  or for any quizzes from Chapters 1, 2 or 3  of the novel will be given on Tuesday, November 22 at 3 pm.