Mrs. Van Wyck

Policy & Expectations

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  • Homework is assigned almost nightly and must be completed to succeed.
  • Late homework assignments are allowed, but will be reduced one point.
  • After 3 missing homework assignments the student will stay in during lunch/recess, either that day or the following day.
  • Students who receive a D or below are allowed to make test corrections to regain half of each point lost.
  • Tests and quizzes are worth 70% of the final grade. Homework is worth 30%.
  • All work must be done in pencil
  • All work must be shown to receive credit on any assignment unless instructed otherwise.
  • Calculators are allowed only when instructions are given to use them.
  • All students should have a TI-30 or TI-34 scientific calculator for Junior High.
    8th grade accelerated students should have a TI-83 or TI-84 graphing calculator.
  • Simple Solutions are used in 6th & 7th grade with one lesson due on Tuesday and one lesson due on Friday each week. Summer homework is assigned from these books also.
  • Save graded papers to study for chapter tests. Most graded papers will have comments on them which will be helpful for tests.
  • Mathematics is a course which builds on itself therefore; you must keep up with the program to succeed. Be proactive when you need help and don’t wait until it’s too late.
  • Know your facts and class participation counts! (Be sure to raise your hand!)
  • Math students are expected to work in cooperative groups with kindness and respect.
  • Come to class with your workbook(s), paper, folder and pencil.
  • All math students will respect class materials and return items used promptly.

Electronic Textbooks

week of October 18th

Hello families!VERY IMPORTANT-If you have not sent in the Confirmation Information Sheet please do that by MONDAY. Mrs. Campbell will be submitting info to Archdiocese for Confirmation records. It is hard to believe we are approaching the middle of October already!Today we read Halloween books to our Kindergarten buddies which was so cute.Next week we...
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week October 12th Mrs Van Wyck

Hello-Confirmation Sheets due this week. Save The Date November 6 Confirmation Retreat. Catholic High School Night Tuesday 5:30-6:30pm SFXInformation was sent out for a virtual test prep class offered for the High School Catholic Entrance ExamFenwick Math Contest Deadline registration 3:00pm October 20th–Contact Mrs Van Wyck to register your son/daughter.This week is a short week...
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Week of Oct 3rd Mrs Van Wyck

8A: We are diving in to Chapter 3 Solving Linear Equations. I will be returning Chapter 2 test tomorrow. The last question on the test was a homework problem that was done in class–several students did not get the question correct. This may be an indication that students are not paying attention to homework and...
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week 9/20 Mrs Van Wyck

Our week:Music class will not be cancelled this week due to Grandparent mass–we will have music on Monday @1:oopm. Church at 8am on Tuesdays. Arrival doors will open early at 8:45am.Eighth graders will meet their buddies in Kindergarten on Wednesday and help them with a bead project.Grandparent/special friend mass on Thursday-there is a link to...
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September 14 Mrs. Van Wyck

Hello!   Reminder: Monday September 13–No School   Math 8A:  We are progressing through Chapter 2 at a pace of about a section a day.   Chapter 2 is somewhat of a review since it is about adding/subtracting/multiplication/division of integers.  Practice, practice, practice is the key as we will use these skills and apply them to...
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wk September 7 Mrs Van Wyck

Important calendar items to keep in mind: Monday, September 6 No School – HolidayFriday, September 10 Red, White and Blue Dress Down early dismissal 1:30pm Monday, September 13  No School – Staff Development Day Friday, September 17  St. Cletus Spirit Celebration Day Monday, September 20  Dining 4 Dollars (D4D) Nonno’s Thursday, September 23  1:30pm Grand-...
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Mrs Van Wyck 8/27/2021

Hello! We’ve made it through our first full week. It went well. Each student should be proud of themselves.8A Math: We have finished Chapter 1 Equations in One Variable and we will have our first test on Tuesday. GoMath! books (online or hard cover) are available if your student needs to review any pre-algebra.8B Math:...
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Mrs. Van Wyck August 20, 2021

  Welcome students (new and returning)!I am so excited to be teaching Junior High Math and Religion this year at St. Cletus. I have been involved with St. Cletus since 2019 (substitute teaching, early childhood teacher, second grade student teacher). See below for my bio.  The eighth grade 8A math will begin the year doing a...
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