7th grade Newsletter: January 18, 2019

KMS 7th GRADE INSIDE LOOK

January Precept:  

Positive thinking will let you use the ability, which you have,

and that is awesome. – Zig Ziglar


MONDAY, JANUARY 21, 2019

NO SCHOOL - MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR. DAY


KMS WINTER SPIRIT WEEK

January 22 - 25, 2019

Tuesday - National Polka Dot Day - Wear Polka Dots

Wednesday - White Out - Wear White

Thursday  - KMS vs. Sells Community Night - Green Out

- Wear green and support our KMS basketball teams

Friday - Together We Achieve More - TEAM & Hat Day

- Support your favorite team & hat day

 

Friday, February 1 - Super Bowl Friday - NFL TEAM & HAT Day

- Support your favorite NFL team & hat day



STUDENT CHROMEBOOKS - CHARGING:

Please help your students remember to charge their chromebooks each night before school. We do not have space for all students to charge their computers at school. A charged chromebook is a productive chromebook!



WINTER PARENT/TEACHER CONFERENCES:

Winter parent/teacher conferences are scheduled for Wednesday, February 6 at 4-7:30 pm. If you would like to meet with one or all of your student’s teachers, please contact the individual teacher or your student’s team leader to schedule a conference. 

Team 7-1: Mr. Tony Keefer - keefer_tony@dublinschools.net

Team 7-2: Mrs. Kathy Albert - albert_kathy@dublinschools.net

 

YEARBOOK ORDERING INFORMATION 2018-19:

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IN OUR CLASSES:

HEALTH:

Mrs. Cockrell – The 7th graders will begin our body systems unit this week. We will focus on the functions, major organs and ways to care for each system. Have a great week!

Mr. Huesman – In 7th grade Health this week, we will begin Chapter 12 on Alcohol.  We will discuss the state and national laws, and also talk about addiction and what the effects are on the body.  Focus on the Good!


LANGUAGE ARTS:

Mrs. Ames & Miss Rothermund Students will be reading their independent reading book and working on their chosen goal. We will still focus on nonfiction reading, as well. In writing, students will continue to work on their research projects. We will continue to do word study and review grammar concepts.

Mrs. Eddington – We are continuing to read Stone Fox as a class to discuss characters, story structures and more. Word study also continues with Ms. Wolf and we will be doing some reading assessment as well.

Mr. Keefer – In writing next week, we will finish our issues-based research project. In reading, we will begin work on a project related to a choice reading book. As a reminder, students are expected to read at least three hours a week outside of class.

Mrs. Kinney – Next week we will begin a new reading unit - comprised of  small group "book clubs." Your student will need his/her assigned book (from Schoology list) in class near the end of next week.  We have some journal work to finish, an informational paper coming up and we'll dig back into word study.   


MATHEMATICS:

Mrs. Hudson & Mrs. Keating’s Math 7 – Students will finish up with simplifying expressions and they will test on Thursday, January 24.

Mrs. Keating’s Math 8 – Students will wrap up their Transformations unit with a test on Friday, January 25th.

Mrs. Voytko’s Math 7/8 – We will continue working with transformations with a focus on rotations.  I have planned for a test on Friday 1/25 over transformations (translations, reflections, dilations, and rotations).  

Mr. Young’s Algebra 1 – Map testing Tuesday and Wednesday. Then we will begin understanding rational exponents and radicals.


SCIENCE:

Mrs. Beekman & Mr. Cline  – Science will be learning about heat transfer and winds next week. Students will learn how to diagram global winds.  There will be a winds quick check on Friday. For help on winds check out this video: https://youtu.be/Ye45DGkqUkE


SOCIAL STUDIES:

Mrs. Albert & Mr. Anglea – Students have been working on QR code activities in class. Upon completion of the activities they will have taken a look at Rome's beginnings, Rome's republic, Roman government, everyday life of the people, the Twelve Tables, and Roman buildings/architecture. So much to learn through the study of Ancient Rome.



FOR YOUR CALENDAR:

  • Monday, January 21 - No School - Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

  • Tuesday, January 22 - National Polka Dot Day - Wear polka dots

  • Wednesday, January 23 - White Out - Wear white

  • Wednesday, January 23 - Karrer Key Communicator's Meeting at Emerald Campus @ 10 am, 5175 Emerald  Pkwy, Dublin, OH 43017

  • Thursday, January 24 - KMS vs. Sells Community Night - Green Out

  • - Wear green and support our KMS basketball teams

  • Friday, January 25 - Together We Achieve More - TEAM & Hat Day

  • - Support your favorite team & Hat day

  • Friday, February 1 - Super Bowl Friday - NFL TEAM & Hat Day

  • - Support your favorite NFL team & Hat day

  • Monday, February 4 - Karrer PTO meeting @ 7pm in KMS library

  • Wednesday, February 6 -  Parent/Teacher Conferences 4:00 - 7:30 p.m.

  • February 11 - 15 - Red Ribbon Week

  • Friday, February 15 - End of 2nd Trimester

  • Monday, February 18 - No School - Presidents’ Day

  • Tuesday, February 19 - No School - Staff Professional Development/Work Day

  • Friday, March 1 - All School Canteen @ 7 - 9 pm

  • Saturday, March 9 - Be Well: A Parent University Event by Dublin and Hilliard City Schools @ 9 a.m.- 3 p.m. at Emerald Campus and Hilliard Darby

  • Friday, March 15 - Kate Fagan, author of What Made Maddy Run @ 7 p.m. at Dublin Scioto

  • March 25 -29 - Spring Break - No School

  • Friday, April 5 - Dublin City Schools Dodgeball @ 7 p.m. at Dublin Scioto

  • Saturday, April 6 - Summer job fair for students @ 9 a.m.-noon at Dublin Jerome

 

HOW TO GET A “PARENT EMAIL DIGEST” FROM SCHOOLOGY SUMMARIZING YOUR CHILD’S GRADES

  1. Login to Schoology (parent account)

  2. Click the 2nd arrow next to your child’s name (located at the top right of the page)

  3. Scroll down and select “Notifications.”

  4. Turn “ON” the email summary and then choose the repeat (daily or weekly), the time and day.

Schoology will send a summary email based upon your selections to the email address you have on file in Schoology.



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