JCMS Elective Classes

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The week of September 30-October 4, 2019


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6th Grade AVID 101

We have begun exploring possible colleges and learning college terminology. We will do a college scavenger hunt and begin a research project of the college of our choice.

7th and 8th Grade AVID

You can view the AVID Elective newsletter here. https://www.smore.com/tshnc


You can access the band newsletter by clicking HERE.


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6th Grade

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Innovators and Makers

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App Creators

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Below is the link to the ELL Smore.


Spanish Translation Phone Line 785-717-4428

The Spanish phone line is 785-717-4428. Please leave a message as the aides might be in a classroom. We promise your call will be returned within 24 hours.


The moment the 7th and 8th graders have all been waiting for is coming next week! We will begin our nutrition unit and begin food preparation with in the next two weeks.

I am pleased that the majority of students are staying on top of their assignments. Parents or guardians please feel free to contact me if you ever have questions about your students progress. jeannielundgren@usd475.org or 785-717-4468

Foreign Language

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Technology (Robtoics, STEM and Design and Modeling)

Design and Modeling- Students are working on creating, designing and creating a therapeutic toy for a person with cerebral palsy. This assignment is due Tuesday 10/8 and students will be presenting their toys to the class.

STEM- Students this week learned about concussions and then were challenged to make two different egg drop containers to keep their egg from breaking. One container will have a parachute and the other cannot have a parachute. Tentatively the due date for this project is Tuesday 10/8.

Robotics- Students designed and created a pull toy out of our vex robotics materials over the last two weeks.

Math Strategies

All Math Strategies Students

ALL students will work on the website, Freckle, during the week. This is an adaptive program aimed at helping students address math deficits. The site is bookmarked on student's computers and is always accessible. Ask your student to show you the site and what they are currently working on.

6th Grade

Sixth grade math strategies students will conclude fractions and begin ratios.

7th Grade

Seventh grade Math Strategies students will be reviewing proportional reasoning for their core Math class test.

8th Grade

Eighth grade Math Strategies students will be solving equations from one step to multi step equations.


6th Multimedia - Add Text

7th & 8th Multimedia - Add Text

Please make sure your student will have their own earbuds/headphones available to use daily in my class.


Ochestra Concert next Thursday, October 10th at 6:00. Students need to be here at 5:30. We're wearing black on the bottom and whit on the top.

The students are ready! It's going to be a good concert! Hopefully it will be live broadcast on the net.

Physical Education / Strength & Conditioning

Pathways to Fitness-Community event-October 12th

Community Race and Bicycle Jamboree

Register below!

Reading Strategies

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JCMS Library Media Center

What's Happening in the Library Media Center - September 27, 2019

Link to JCMS Library Media Center Smore's newsletter


Vocal Music - click here

Link to Vocal Music Smore: https://www.smore.com/u/matthewschwan