Weekly Newsletter

February 28, 2020

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Hi Team 8!

Welcome Back!
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If you have any questions please feel free to contact me!

Karissa Hammock



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Earth Science Chapter 4-6
U.S. History

American History ~ Mrs. Reilly

Hello All!

We had an easy last week of making up assignments and getting our %'s up! In fact All the classes worked so hard that we met our percentage goal! Our goal was that 85% of the 90 students on team 8 would have an A or a B by quarter and WE DID IT!!!! Unfortunately for me that means I have to cut my hair!!! You will hopefully see an updated picture!

After spring break we will officially start the Civil War!

I do have a request. About a month ago we ran out of all of our tissue supply. This is especially hard with allergies and the flu season among us. If you are able to send your student to school with some tissue boxes for our class that would be greatly appreciated!

Also please be sure to ask your student if they have a notebook or spiral to take notes in for our class. I have noticed recently more and more students don't have notebooks to write in.

Thank you so much! Have a great spring break!

If you have any questions or comments please contact me at Jillianreilly@usd475.org

Or at extension 4864

Instagram: mrs.reillyu.s.history19_20

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Hello JCMS Parents and Students!

We are reaching the end of To Kill A Mockingbird as students need to be finished with the novel by Monday, 12/9. Our end of semester assignment will involve students shooting a short, documentary-style movie analyzing the growth and changes made by the main characters of Jem and Scout throughout the novel. This will be a BIG assignment so it is crucial that students are fully prepare by having read the book.

If at any point you have questions about class, please feel free to email me at christophedelay@usd475.org and I will be happy to respond. I am looking forward to a great year!

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Foundations Language Arts

Hello Parents & Students!

Students have just wrapped up Interim Testing! We have finished Unit-3, and we are getting ready to begin Unit-4! Following Unit-3, students are going to be participating in a culminating project using the skills learned, and applying them to a hands-on project to tie it all together...

Students are required to write in their agendas each day when they enter the classroom prior to completing their bell-work. It is a participation grade each week, and parents can see what students are doing in class each day.

JCMS T-Shirts

Parents support your students and their school! Buy the Student designed JCMS T-Shirt and Hoodies. All funds made from these sales support teacher grants and Renaissance program.

ORDER ONLINE and pick up at JCMS!

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Please Don't Be Absent!

Encouraging regular school attendance is one of the most powerful ways you can prepare your child for success—both in school and in life. When you make school attendance a priority, you help your child get better grades, develop healthy life habits, avoid dangerous behavior and have a better chance of graduating from high school.

When students are absent for fewer days, their grades and reading skills often improve—even among those students who are struggling in school. Students who attend school regularly also feel more connected to their community, develop important social skills and friendships, and are significantly more likely to graduate from high school, setting them up for a strong future.

But when kids are absent for an average of just two days of school per month—even when the absences are excused– it can have a negative impact.As a parent, you can prepare your child for a lifetime of success by making regular school attendance a priority.

For more information, you can visit http://absencesaddup.org/importance-of-school-attendance/

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