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Welcome to BACK TO SCHOOL NIGHT Thursday September 6, 2012 6pm Miss Etter Room 204 Mater Gardens Middle School 6 th Grade: Reading & Language Arts 7 th Grade Language Arts
Who is Miss Etter? Born & raised in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania Went to the University of Miami 2002-2007 Fifth Year teaching. Very excited to be your child’s teacher!
How we spend our BUSY days… SIXTH GRADE- (AM) 8:30am-8:40am HOMEROOM 8:40am- 9:35am Reading (Ms. Etter) 9:40am- 10:35am Language Arts (Ms. Etter) 10:40am-11:35am Virtual Geography (Ms. Chin) 11:45am- 12:15pm SIXTH GRADE LUNCH 12:20-1:20 Physical Education (Coach Diego) 1:25pm- 2:20pm Math (Ms. Ruiz) 2:25pm- 3:20pm Science (Ms. Ruiz) 3:20pm- DISMISSAL (2:15pm on Wednesdays)
How we spend our BUSY days… SIXTH GRADE- (PM) 8:30am-8:40am HOMEROOM 8:40am- 9:35am Phys. Education (Coach Diego) 9:40am- 10:35am Virtual Geography (Ms. Chin) 10:40am-11:35am Math (Ms. Ruiz) 11:40am- 12:45pm Science (Ms. Ruiz) 12:50-1:20pm SIXTH GRADE LUNCH 1:25pm- 2:20pm Reading (Ms. Etter) 2:25pm- 3:20pm Language Arts (Ms. Etter) 3:20pm- DISMISSAL (2:15pm on Wednesdays)
Classroom Management= Key to Success R espect others, the way you would like to be treated. E xpect rewards for Positive Behavior. S tay in your seat and always ask first. P reparation is half the battle. E xpect consequences for Negative Behavior. C reativity always! Don’t be afraid to try! T o share out loud, RAISE YOUR HAND FIRST.
GRADES A 90-100% Awesome! B 80-89% Good! C 70-79% Keep Trying D 60-69% Do Better F 0-59% Needs a Parent’s Signature! X Excused
HOMELEARNING B oost your grades with Home Learning Points! A gendas are mandatory. S ome assignments will be graded. I f home learning isn’t turned in regularly, parents will be notified. C heck the Back Board every day!
How Can You Learn, If You Don’t Come To School? Students are tardy after 8:30 a.m. After an absence, please make sure to send a note for the absence within 2 days. The only acceptable excused absences are Student Illness Medical Appointment Death in Family Observance of a religious holiday or service when it is mandated for all members of a faith that such a holiday or service be observed. Any extended absences should be approved by the principal prior to the absence.
ATTENDENCE POLICY Mater Gardens Academy Absences Unexcused For every 3 unexcused absences a referral is given Excused For every 10 absences a referral is given Note: Only 10 handwritten notes are acceptable. After that doctor’s notes are required. A referral will be given for every 10 absences with handwritten notes that exceed the initial 10. Tardies For every 5 tardies a detention is given. For every 10 detentions a Referral is given. 3 Referrals- Not allowed to return next year.
We LOVE Your Help! Parents are required to volunteer 30 hours per family. $3= 1 hour Below are some of the options for completing the volunteer hours: Classroom donations: Copy paper, Dry Erase markers, paper towels, tissues, etc. Chaperoning on Field Trips: ALL volunteers NEED to be cleared by the MDCPS!! Gift Cards: Office Depot, Target, Michael’s, Walmart, etc. Common Core Books and Novels
Things to Expect This Year SIXTH GRADE Achieve 3000 4 Times a Week Book It Reports Last Day of Every Month: Oct.-March Novels $17 due TOMORROW http://www.schoolrack.com/LinzMEtter EMAIL ME: Letter@matergardens.com
Things to Expect This Year SEVENTH GRADE Achieve 3000 4 Times a Week Novels $15 due TOMORROW http://www.schoolrack.com/LinzMEtter EMAIL ME: Letter@matergardens.com
Thank You For Coming Writing Activity Questions & Answers Looking Forward to a Great School Year! 2012-2013