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: We will be celebrating the Sacrament of Confession this Tuesday.
Social Studies: We will begin to explore Central Asia (Chapter 19). This chapter will have quizzes and a small project- no chapter test.
Math: Chapter 7 deals with equations and inequalities. Chapter 7 quiz on Thursday.
ILA: Students will be reading the Hitchhiker by Lucille Fletcher. Narrative due on or before Monday, March 16.
The 7th graders are taking part in the national program called The Journey North. On Thursday, October 24th, the students planted 50 Red Emperor tulip bulbs in the prayer garden as part of a STEM project. We reported our planting and sent a picture of the 7th graders planting all the bulbs. It can now be seen can on their website. In the spring, we will report when the tulips first emerge and also when they bloom. We will be able to track the coming of spring by watching the maps on Journey North.
St. Joseph Middle School School Supplies 2020-2021
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.
7 th Grade
8 Marble Copybooks (Math, Reading, Religion, Science, English, Spelling, Health, Music)
1 Set of 12 colored pencils for Social Studies and small sharpener – keep in pencil case
3 Pencils and erasers
1 fine point sharpie- black
2 Red pencils
1 glue stick
1 Basic Calculator with Square Root Symbol (Approx. 2 1⁄2 X 4 1/2 –large keypad)
1 1” 3 ring binder for social studies only
Loose leaf paper
4 x 6 Index Cards (1 package)
Art Art supplies should be kept in an “Art Bag” for art class.
Set of Colored Pencils for Art
Crayons (16 or more)
4 #2 Pencils
1 Black Fine Point Sharpie
I am looking forward to seeing you back in school soon. Mrs. Mehring
Religion: Important Confirmation Date
Service hours #2 was due January 31.
We will be spending several weeks looking at the mass- sacramentals used, and the many parts and prayers. Mass test #3- March 13. (Liturgy of the Eucharist, Communion Rite and Concluding Rite.)
Social Studies: We are finishing up Chapter 23. Test- March 12
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: Flowers for Algernon quiz part II on Wed, March 11.
Math: Before beginning chapter 7 we will review scientific notation, conversions, simplifying and solving expressions. Test will be Thursday, March 12.