Mrs. Elaine Gilbert
Mrs. Gilbert is our 6th Grade homeroom teacher. She instructs 6th, 7th, and 8th grade in Social Studies and Religion.
Mrs. Mary Mehring
Mrs. Mehring is our 7th Grade homeroom teacher. She instructs 6th, 7th, and 8th grade in Science, English, and Spelling.
Mrs. Amy Diehm
Mrs. Diehm is our 8th Grade homeroom teacher. She instructs 6th, 7th, and 8th grade in Math and Integrated Language Arts.
Religion: The students made beautiful Veterans Day cards to be sent to some of our American veterans.
The students will also begin a saint research project which is due Nov. 9th. They will have 2 days of in class research time. They are required to do an oral presentation. They may dress as their saint.
Social Studies: Chapter 3 test on Tuesday, 11/10. We will then move on to North America.
Math: Please check the Portal for any upcoming assignments. Currently we are reviewing concepts covered earlier in the year such as percents, fractions, and decimals.
ILA: Please check the Portal for any upcoming assignments. We are reading Sounder.
Science: Students are currently studying the states of matter and chemical changes.
Spelling: Each week the student study a list of twenty basic words and 5 challenge words. All words are to be written 5X's in the spelling copybook by Friday. Tests are usually given on Fridays.
English: The students are studying verb and subject agreement.
Religion: Saint research project is due 11/13.
We will be starting Chapter 6 this week.
Social Studies: The students did great jobs on their Explorer presentations!
Students did lovely work on their Veteran cards, both in their art work and in their letters.
This week we begin Chapter 3, the English Colonies.
Math: Please see the Portal for test dates and assignments. Currently we are reviewing concepts covered earlier in the year such as solving equations and expressions.
ILA: Please see the Portal for test dates and assignments. Students are reading The Westing Game.
Science: The 7th grade are now studying waves, light , and sound. Daily review is encouraged to ensure success on the test.
Spelling: Study Unit words for the weekly Friday test. Words are to be written in the copybook 5x's each week.
English: The 7th graders are working on sentence structure at this time. Students are encouraged to create a notecard to use for the test.
CCI's are due ASAP
Saint projects and letters to the bishop and Msgr. are due by Nov. 10.
Confirmation rehearsal- Dec. 3, 7 P.M.
Confirmation- Saturday Dec. 5, 11 A.M.
We will be discussing the Gifts of the Holy Spirit this week- Chapter 5.
Social Studies: We are drawing to the end of Chapter 17. There will be a test on sections 3-5, Nov. 12.
Students' Civil War projects were due November 6! Projects turned in after that date will lose one point each day for being late. Presentations will begin 11/9.
Students should review their notes daily, and keep their binder in order. This will be a 20 point grade at the end of each chapter. Binders will be checked for completeness and proper organization as directed in class at the beginning of the year.
ILA: Please see the Portal for test dates and assignments. We are reading short stories written by Ray Bradbury.
Math: Please see the Portal for test dates and assignments. Students are working on reviewing topics that were discussed earlier in the year such as ratios and proportions.
Spelling: Study Unit words for the Friday test.
Words are to be written 5X's by the day of the test.
English: We are currently studying subject and verb agreement. Students are encouraged to create notecards to use during studying and during the test.
Science: Our current topic is space exploration. Students need to review notes frequently to prepare for the test.
School Supplies - Grades 6 through 8
The following items will need to be purchased over the summer and brought to school on the first day. Students should also bring their art bag with supplies necessary for Art Class.
- Eight (8) Marble Copybooks (Math, Reading, Religion, Science, English, Spelling, Health, Music)
- Two (2) Folders
- One set of 12 colored pencils for Social Studies and small sharpener – keep in pencil case
- Three (3) Pencils and erasers
- One (1) fine point sharpie- black
- One (1) highlighter
- Two (2) red pencils
- One (1) glue stick
- A basic calculator with square root symbol (approx. 2 1⁄2in. X 4 1/2in. – large keypad)
- One (1) 1 inch three ring binder for social studies only
- Loose leaf paper
- One package of 4 x 6 index cards
- A pencil case
Art Art supplies should be kept in an “Art Bag” for art class.
- Set of Colored Pencils for Art
- Crayons (16 or more)
- Four (4) #2 Pencils
- One (1) Black Fine Point Sharpie
- Glue Sticks
- Colored markers