Mrs. Jennifer 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

News and March Volunteer Opportunities–Pancake Breakfast click on the link if your child is able to volunteer at the St Cletus pancake breakfast. Thank you.Stations of the Cross–all our welcome…see school calendar for times. We will be reciting the stations on March 8th.
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High School Entrance Exam Prep Information

Tue 2/20/2024 11:18 AM Hello Seventh Grade families—Here is some information on an available test prep course THIS SUMMER to help your child secure a spot at their Catholic high school of choice. The high school entrance exam determines acceptance AND class placement (accelerated or honors programs). It also can make your child eligible for...
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October 25 NEWS–7th Grade

Reminder: Tomorrow is red out–wear red!Next week we will not attend mass on Tuesday because we are in Halloween costumes. We will be attending mass on 11/1 AND 11/2 for All Saints and All Souls.There will be trunk or treat (1:45pm) as well as a 7th/8th Halloween party on 10/31.11/16 Confirmation Commitment Mass for all...
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week of October 23rd

Hello! This week has been very productive. We had a science presentation from a Illinois Storm Chaser who created quite the blast of vapor cloud in the gym. The facebook page has pictures! We also had a series of math assessments. We went with our buddies to church to get ready for them to attend...
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news 9/29-(Eighth)

Wed 9/27/2023 2:36 PMHello families!Algebra is moving along quite nicely. Chapter two test was last week. The students are really doing well 22/26 students scored a B or higher on the Chapter 2 test. I am so impressed as the test are challenging. We are moving quickly through Chapter 3 (Linear Equations) mainly because we...
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i-ready scores

We’ve completed our first session of math i-ready. Please ask your student to look at them. It outlines how they did in each math discipline-geometry, algebra, number operations, and measurement. This week will begin our weekly practice sessions to help improve our scores when we re-visit i-ready diagnostic in January. Each week a passing lesson...
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wk 9-12

Hello 7th and 8th grade families-  I hope everyone had a chance to enjoy the fair.  I had a blast and I got to spend time with many of you :).   7th Grade Math-  We are working on order of operations (PEMDAS) this week.  We will have a Simple Solutions quiz on Friday and...
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news wk 8/28

Hello parents–Today we had an honor guard for a double funeral mass at St Cletus. One of the deceased was a young lady who graduated from St Cletus the class of 2013, the other was her male friend. They were in a tragic car accident. We talked at length today about reverence and how important...
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wk 8/22–News about Catholic High School Entrance Exam (Seventh Exam)

Good morning,I hope you had a wonderful summer! I am writing to invite your incoming 8th-grade students to take part in a test prep course for the Catholic high school entrance exam (the “HSPT”). This will be an IN-PERSON class at the Westchester Library. WHY TAKE THE CLASS?: Our students have seen great success on...
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