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3 NICKOLAS STEINMETZ, SOCIAL STUDIES Place of origin: Denver, Co. B. A. Philosophy, Metropolitan State College of Denver and graduate degree in mathematics University of Colorado DANIELLE ADDEO SCIENCE Place of origin: New York B. A. Ed. Psychology and Biology Roger Williams University

4 THOMAS JOSEPH WHIPPLE MATH Place of origin: Chicago, Illinois B.A. Math Valparaiso University Indiana. ABIGAIL THOMPSON LANGUAGE ARTS Place of origin: Piqua, Ohio B.A. English Literature San Francisco State University M. Ed. Framingham State College

5 ALEJANDRA RODRIGUEZ ESPAÑOL Place of origin: Mexicali, B.C. Lic. Lengua y Literatura: UAG M. E. MEIPE/SEP GUADALUPE ENCINAS GEOGRAFÍA Place of origin: México, D. F. Lic. en Pedagogía UVM M. en investigación educativa: CIPS/SEP

6 Christy Rapp Connections Human Development Annie López Spanish as a second language teacher

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8 Connections Class Part of the ASFG Human Development Program THEMES:  Respect and tolerance for diversity  Cooperation, communication and teamwork  Self-confidence, self-respect, identity  Conflict resolution and decision making  Body image and the media  Expressing emotions positively 7 th Grade has Connections class every Monday!

9 Seventh grade rules are based on values such as: honesty, respect, and responsibility. We expect students to demonstrate good behavior, inside and outside of the class. We want a school free of bullying.

10 To develop confidence and self-esteem. To create an educational learning environment that promotes confidence and respect. To look for preventive methods more than corrective. We use Behavior contracts, parent meetings, Incident Refelction Form (IRF) and “WAPOOF”. Seventh grade teachers are committed to do the following:

11 To promote effective communication between parents and teachers. To develop a sense of community service. To develop writing and reading skills across the curriculum. We believe our main mission is to teach students to be life-long learners.

12 W arning A ction P arents O ffice O f F ry !!! Ms. Fry

13 After SIX tardies- a phone call to the parents and a “Why Am I Late” reflection sheet is given to the student. After ELEVEN tardies- 90 minutes of restitution (community service) is completed. This is to get the students to realize after being late they will give some time back to teachers. After FIFTEEN tardies- Fry will host a 45 minute walking club at 7:00 a.m. once a bimester. There will be a parent meeting to go along with this. After twenty tardies in one bimester- you will be suspended in- school for one day. IF you have been a member of the walking club twice and receive your third invitation then you will be suspended in-school for one day. Tardy Policy

14 We regularly hold parent/ teacher meetings because: We are concerned about our students. We want to work with parents to help students be successful during the school year. We want to keep you informed about your child’s progress in school using power school and our page in sharepoint.

15 Mrs. Rodríguez. Español Proyectos 30% Exámenes 30% Lecciones de ortografía 20% Quizzes 20% Mrs. Thompson Language Arts Reading 30%, Writing 30%, Grammar 20%, Vocabulary 20% Mr. Whipple Math Projects – 25% 50% Quizzes, Exit Tickets, Handouts 25% Tests Mr. Steinmetz Social Studies Class work 15% Projects 50% Quizzes 15% Assessments 20% Ms Addeo Science Test 40% Quiz 20% Projects and labs 20% Classwork 20% Mrs. Encinas Geografía. Proyectos 40 % Exámenes 40% Cuaderno 10% Trabajo en clase 10% Test 40% Quiz 20% Projects and labs 20% Classwork 20%

16 Mrs. Rodríguez. Español Assignments 40% Behavior 25% Participation 20 % Preparation 25% Mrs. Thompson Language Arts Assignments 25 % Behavior 25% Participation 25 % Preparation 25% Mr. Whipple Math Assignments 25 % Behavior 25% Participation 25 % Preparation 25% Mr. Steinmetz Social Studies Behavior 20% Assigments 35% Participation 25% Preparation 20% Ms Addeo Science Assignments 25 % Behavior 25% Participation 25 % Preparation 25% Mrs. Encinas Geografía. Assignments 40% Behavior 25% Participation 20 % Preparation 25%

17 Every student is expected to have a printer at home. Teachers can’t let students print in the classrooms; students can print in the library. Homework should be clean, legible, and complete. It is expected on the day and period it is due. If not the student will be sent to ZAP.

18 Powerschool (http://powerschool.asfg.mx) Check your children’s grades through the Internet. Use your personal code to access this service. Sharepoint (http://portal.asfg.mx/dep/ms/7th) Be aware of Homework, due dates for projects, exams and field trips. You can access from the school page.

19  Still in developmental stages  Students will receive laptops this year  (No Cost)  Parent meeting to launch, provide information and answer questions.

20 SERVICE LEARNING PROJECT Área de Nefrología del Hospital Civil This year our Service Learning takes place at the Hospital Civil in the Nephrology Pediatric unit (renal insufficiency), under the charge of Dr. Jacob Sandoval. This is the area where kids with severe kidney problems are treated by dialysis or hemodialysis. Some of them are awaiting a transplant. The Nephrology Pediatric Unit treats approximately 100 patients, starting from newborn to age sixteen. This group may vary from patients who need special attention daily or by appointment, and their parents receive a very low income.

21 SERVICE PROGRAM We have visits to The Hospital Civil, by small advisories, one each month. Cheer boxes for Christmas and San Valentine´s Day. 2 bake sales. (October and April) Collect personal care stuff to bring in each visit to the hospital. We are hoping to raise money for a Hemodialisis machine for the kids area. This is a long term goal because it costs 250 thousand pesos. Or help to remodeling the area at the hospital. Look for special activities like the t-shirts design and the booths at rec-night to collect money to buy titanium connectors, catheters and transfer guide, medications and enterex renal Goal 35,000 pesos.

22 Línea de transferencia Catéter Conector de titánio Bolsas para diálisis. Máquina de hemodiálisis

23 We will be grateful for all your help in this program. We will keep you informed of our upcoming activities. We will need volunteers to:  accompany us to the different activities  donate cakes and cookies for bake sales  support us on bake sale days Please encourage your children to participate and develop empathy for kids with kidney problems and their families.

24 SEVENTH GRADE TRIP Querétaro Kin Camp October 19 to 23, 2009 Tequisquiapan. Peña de Bernal Cadereyta

25 The cost include the following: Leyendas y mitos en Tequisquiapan Hiking trail at Peña de Bernal Visit to the organic cheese factory Rope course (team work) Kin Camp activities (www.asfg.kincamp.com) Transportation (by bus) Food Rancho el 7 (camp services) Tequisquiapan, Querétaro. Professional staff that will organize and be with students at all times. A paramedic on duty. Teachers from ASFG. TOTAL $6,000.- if we take 60 kids Divided in two payments: $3,000.- September 16 th $3,000.- September 30th

26 Contact us in the middle school office. Appointments Mondays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays. During 8th period forward or 1st period reverse weeks We consider parents, students, and teachers as all part of the learning community. Gracias por venir Thank you for coming.


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