MGM 7th Grade Gator News

October 12, 2015

Welcome!

Lots of announcements this week! Be sure to read through for house news, upcoming assessments, and highlights!

News & Updates

Field Study to Columbiana Center--Rescheduled for October 23rd!

Due to school cancellations last week, we decided to push back our field study to Columbiana Center by a week. We will now be going on this field study on October 23rd. As of now, only about 1/2 of 7th graders have turned in permission forms and payment. All permission forms must be turned in by Wednesday, October 14th! Click HERE to print another form.


Thank you to the numerous parents who have volunteered to chaperone! We will be sending you more information soon!

Volunteer--PTO Needs your help!

Please sign up to help with the Book Fair, October 8-16. Use the link below:


Book Fair

Counseling Center

Your 7th grade school counselor is Ms. Myers and you can reach her at dmyers@lexington1.net or 821-0686.


Mrs. Long works with our special need students, RTI and ESOL students. You can reach her at Aalong@lexington1.net or 821-0619.

Book Fair is Here!

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The Book Fair is from October 8-16 in our MGM Learning Commons! There is also an online book fair is from October 2-22. Click HERE for information about the book fair and information about our online fair where you can begin purchasing on 10/2. All items will ship for free to MGM:

Gator Tales Yearbook Staff Need Your Help!

The yearbook is in need of any photos from the flood last week. We would like pictures of flooded areas as well as pictures showing students/families volunteering time to help with flood relief! Please email them as soon as possible to: aroberts@lexington1.net.

Order Your Yearbook

Reserve your copy of the 2016 MGMS Gator Tales yearbook! The cost is $55 through October 30! Click HERE to order.

Upcoming Assessments

Check with your child's teacher if you have questions!

Math: *Rational Numbers Retake-Round 2 on Friday, October 16.

*Formative Check- Integer Rules- Tues. Oct. 13

*Formative Check- Rational Number Operations- Thurs. Oct. 15


Accelerated Math: Formative Quiz-- (Course 2- 6.1, Course 3- Lessons 13.1 and 13.2) on Thursday, October 15


ELA & Accelerated ELA: Students will begin reading our expedition anchor text, Lyddie, this week. No assessments this week but be on the lookout for homework assignments in Schoology.


Science: Summative assessment on Sesame Street Genetics, Monday-Wednesday, October 12-14

Formative Vocabulary on Genetics, Wednesday, October 14


Social Studies: *Students who did not take their formative the week before will take it in class on Tuesday, October 13th: European Influence in Asia

*Friday: Formative on the information covered in class, October 12th-15th. (Scientific Revolution, Limited and Unlimited Government, and W2k)


World Language French Immersion (7th): None

World Language French Passport: Summative Presentational Speaking

World Language Novice A: Unit 1.2 Summative Assessments

World Language Novice B2: None

World Language Novice C1: Summative 9.2 IPA next week (iMovies due by this Friday).

World Language Novice C3 Spanish: None

World Language Novice C3 French: Unit 13.2 Summative starts Friday (French)

World Language Latin Novice A: Thursday 10/15 Interpretive Summative

World Language Latin 1: Thursday 10/15 Interpretive Summative on present active indicative

World Language Latin2: Thursday 10/15 Interpretive Summative on the present active system of verbs

Thank you for sharing your children with us each day!