JCMS Elective Classes

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For the Week of April 13-17, 2020


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6th Grade AVID 101

Welcome 6th graders! We are excited to meet you next week! Please check your Schoology page and email daily. We have uploaded videos for you to watch that will be helpful in the coming weeks. You can contact us during office hours through email at rebeccagliniecki@usd475.org or crystalholzer@usd475.org.

This first week we will be getting to know you better as you learn more about AVID.

7th and 8th grade AVID Electives

Welcome back AVID students! This next week we will ease ourselves into online learning. Please reach out to us if you need help with anything. We will be sharing with you tips and strategies on how to manage your time successfully. We strongly encourage you to designate a quiet and organized working/study area and to keep using your agenda. Here are some suggestions for creating a working space.
How to create the perfect study space


You can access the weekly Band Newsletter by clicking HERE.


Careers e-Learning

Hello All,

This was a good week. Technology issues are starting to dwindle. This coming week the EXPL Careers have 3 surveys that will help guide them toward an idea of what career path they might be best suited in their future. Careers will have daily work assignments this week and a project assigned on Monday April 27th.

I have added a week at a glance folder to the Schoology page.

  1. How do I(It will have helping tools, and tips to help keep assignment organized.)
  2. Syllabus and Contact information -
  3. Assignments for the current week containing a folder for each day of the week
  4. Past Assignments Folder (This will contain the assignment folders for previous weeks)

I will have the entire weeks assignments posted on Friday by 3:00 pm. If you have any questions please do not hesitate to ask.

Stay Strong, Stay Healthy, Stay Positive

Mr. Moneypenny

Careers Teacher

785-380-7462 (Call or Text)



6th Grade

Innovators and Makers

App Creators


Below is the link to the ELL Smore.



Foreign Language

6th grade- We will be discussing why Foreign Language study is important.

French class- We will be learning our days, months and how to tell the date in French.

Technology (Robtoics, STEM and Design and Modeling)

Design and modeling- This week we working on our flight and space unit. Students will be researching and selecting a certain time period to add to our timeline of the history of flight and space. Students will also pick from one of the two simulations and do a reflection.

Robotics- This week we continue working on our robotic hand project. This project should be completed by the end of the week with either video instructions on how to make their project, detailed pictures showing step by step how to create it or written instructions.

Please Check Schoology for updates and if you have any questions please feel free to contact me

Math Strategies

8th Grade Math Strategies

7th Grade Math Strategies

6th Grade Math Strategies


6th-8th Multimedia


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Physical Education / Strength & Conditioning

Reading Strategies


JCMS Library Media Center

Link to JCMS Library Media Center Smore's newsletter


Vocal Music

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