Monday, March 19, 2018

Week of March 19, 2018

Homeroom News:

*Please make sure you are following the dress code.  Remember: A North Schuylkill logo is acceptable however no other lettering, insignia, tape, or objects covering unapproved lettering and/or insignia is permitted.  Gym shorts should be no more than three inches above the knee.  Leggings and yoga pants are not acceptable gym attire.

*2018 NSE Basket Auction- The class has voted on creating a SPORTS themed basket.  If you would like to contribute with either an item or monetary donation it would be greatly appreciated.  All donations are due by Friday, March 23rd.  Any student that contributes an item will be given a coupon for a free dress down day on April 6th.  Thank you in advance!

*Spring Photos- RESCHEDULED-April 3rd.  Students are permitted to wear whatever they would like for this photo session.  If they would like to bring a change of clothes they are encouraged to do so.  The NSE PTO receives $2.00 for every student whose picture is taken, whether the family purchases the photo packages or not! THANK YOU… PSP Photography for your generosity! 

*April 26th is National Take Your Child to Word Day!  If you are interested in taking your son/daughter to work, please complete a trip request form in order to excuse the day.


*Chapter 9 Quiz will be returned to students tomorrow (Tuesday).  All corrections are due back Wednesday in order to receive the credit.  The corrections must show the entire math equation for that problem.  Simply having the correct answers will not suffice.  

Period 1 & 2:

Monday- Preview Ch. 9 Lesson 6
Tuesday- Review Ch 9 
Wednesday- Preview Ch. 10 Lesson 1 & 2
Thursday- Preview Ch. 10 Lesson 3 & 4
Friday- Preview Ch. 10 Lesson 5 

*Chapter 10 Test will be open textbook.

Period 3:

Monday- Review Ch. 9
Tuesday- Review Ch 9 & Preview Ch. 10 Lesson 1 & 2
Wednesday- Preview Ch. 10 Lesson 3 & 4
Thursday- Preview Ch. 10 Lesson 5 
Friday- Review Ch. 10

*Chapter 10 Test will be open textbook.

Area of Complex Figures

*GMM will count as bonus until PSSA tests have concluded.  In order to receive the bonus points all 100 points need to be completed by Friday evening.  If you have any questions about GMM or anything else, please do not hesitate to contact me.

***Please keep in mind that this is a tentative schedule I set in the beginning of the week and it is subject to change.

How you can help your child SUCCEED in math?

*Encourage your child to show all steps to his/her work when solving problems, even when using a calculator.
*Encourage your child to use the online textbook resources and Get More Math.
*Discuss vocabulary words and their meanings.
*Ask students to explain the procedure he/she used in each problem.
*Practice basic math facts.
*Monitor homework and your child's grades online.