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

Van Wyck wk 9/20

Reminders: Spirit Wear Dress Down-Friday 9/16 (No short shorts allowed!)7th/8th Grade Dance is this Friday 9/16–6:30-8:00pmGrandfriends Mass–Please turn in permission slip to leave with special friend!Mums–Last Day to order–Friday 9/16!October 20th–7:00pm Commitment Ceremony (Mandatory)Field Trip: More information to come…Holy Fire Experience October 14th.Math: Our math coach has started! This first week (day one)she sat in...
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Van Wyck Sept 10th

Hello Seventh Grade Families!Thank you for returning raffles, mums orders, and dance permission slips!(IMPORTANT) I sent an email out about Commitment Ceremony Mass at St Cletus on Oct 20th, 2022 at 7:00pm. This is mandatory. If for some reason you cannot make it please reach out to the Religious Education Director Larry Manetti at
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Van Wyck 9/2/22

We have concluded our second week of school. Students have easily eased back in to school. Math: There will be a quiz on add/subt integers next wednesday. Students worked on a practice quiz today. This is an excellent resource for review. In addition, students received their September packet. I coincided the packet with our lesson...
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7th Grade Welcome!!

Hello families–This week has been exciting, fun, and a bit exhausting :). The students have learned their schedule. The students have been getting acquainted with the policies and procedures in each of their classes and lunch. The students have attended their specials classes. The students have been having fun back together as a class.We’ve been...
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March news Mrs Van Wyck

The Living Stations were so amazing!  Great job to all the eighth graders!   There are two opportunities to help out within the church: Pancake Breakfast Palm Sunday after all three masses. Usher/greeter at the family mass this weekend 3/20. Students will be celebrating the Stations of the Cross every Friday at 2:30pm at church....
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February News Mrs Van Wyck

The red/white games were very fun! Catholic schools week may have been short but we accomplished many things. The open house was a success–it was so nice to see so many eighth grade volunteers. Religion: Confirmation *Save the Date* February 19th at 1:00pm Father Elmer came in and spoke to us about having God in...
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Back from Winter Break

Thank you for submitting your red booklets with the 5 Confirmation service entries!Information about graduation pictures went out this week.8A Math: Finishing first half of Chapter 4 – exponents and scientific notation.8B Math: Finding slope given two points and slope intercept form.     In religion, we are exploring marriage and holy orders vocations.  Music started...
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Christmas Time

Hello- The Advent Program about the Jesse Tree was fabulous! It was so great to see the students shine!Grab bag due on Tuesday Dec 21st. Grab bag will be distributed on Wednesday the 22nd.Advent Prayer Service with Kindergarten 9:30am on December 228A Math–We are finished with the first half of our Algebra I textbook. Test...
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Upcoming Dates Information:

December 7th 8am Tuesday mass December 8th 8am Mass Holy Day of Obligation Feast Day of Immac Conception December 8th–Yearbook Photos (*if you attended a math or scholastic contest take a picture for the SC math team)December 9th Eighth Grade Only Dress down day –Mums saleDecember 9th 2:30pm Holiday gift shop–Bring money$$December 13th Our Lady...
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