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Welcome to Grades 8, 7 & 6 :)
Homework  & information will be posted daily.
Have a great week.
REMEMBER to bring a water bottle & snack daily :)
Wednesday 9/7/16
Science 6: vocab quiz on 4 terms in copybook tomorrow, study
Math 6: page 35, #19-27 odds, write answers in copybook
Science 7: vocab quiz Monday on 11 terms, read and answer the history of cells packet
Science 8: 5 items junk drawer, old to new
Religion 8: 5 facts about Mother Teresa for buddy presentation
Thursday 9/8/16
Science 6: great job participating in class today, review classwork if you feel the need
Math 6: worksheet page 1 odds only
Science 7: vocabulary quiz on Monday, study for it, you give me the term
Science 8: vocabulary quiz on Monday, study for it, you give me the term
Religion 8: read over your readings for Mass tomorrow, make sure you have your Mother Teresa index card for your presentation with you tomorrow 
Bring a water bottle and a snack for school daily, thank you :)
Monday 9/12/16
Science 6: finish page 217 drawing with labels and colors, include what you see on the circle & triangular slice; define crust, mantle, core in copybook, return your quiz no later than Thursday
Math 6: worksheet page 2 #1-6 all
Religion 8: complete activity on page 16 on theme, review for chapter one test on Wednesday
Science 8: review class notes, complete page 305 section 4 review #1-4 in copybook
Science 7: complete and review classwork, define taxonomic key
Picture Day is Thursday, Back to School Night for Middle School 7 pm in the gym
Tuesday 9/13/16
Science 6: review pages 216 & 217 terms and answers
Math 6: finish worksheet page 2 all, worksheet 3 #1-8 all
Religion 8: test chapter 1 rescheduled for Friday, complete page 19 #1-10
Science 8: review class notes, finish copying table a and table B, test back by Thursday
Science 7: draw a picture of your choice from text 180-187, test back by Thursday
Wednesday 9/14/16
Science 6: answer 2 questions in the copybook: !. What material is found in both the atmosphere and the crust? 2. How does the outer core differ from the inner core?
Math 6: finish worksheet 3 all problems from where we left off plus work on first in math
Religion 8: answer the three essay questions for review for test; answer the question that you wrote in your copybook
Science 8: review class notes
Science 7: bring art supplies and review class notes
RETURN ALL TESTS TOMORROW
Thursday 9/15/16
Science 6: finish puzzle drawing, cut it out on the same place as the yellow lines in the text, bring it all back in the baggie you were given
Home and School Meeting for Middle School begins at 7 pm in the gym
Friday 9/16/16
Science 6: finish paragraph in copybook: describe how the plate and a jigsaw puzzle are alike and how they are different, include the words lithosphere, mantle, and crust
RETURN ANY TESTS THAT WERE NOT RETURNED
Monday 9/19
Science 6: finish answers to questions on text page 221, write them in your copybook
Math 6: worksheet page 4 #1-16 all
Religion 8: tests below 90 must be signed, all will be collected on Thursday; share your prayer and decisions that can be overwhelming with a family member or friend; recall we discussed choosing a high school, doing right vs wrong choices, peer pressure etc
Science 8: answer questions #1-4 on page 320 of text in copybook
Science 7: answer questions page 33 # 3 and 4  in your copybook
BOXTOPS WILL BE COLLECTED EVERY THURSDAY, PLEASE BAG THEM IN 50 WITH YOUR NAME & ROOM NUMBER ON THE BAGGIE, THANK YOU
Tuesday 9/20
Science 6: define plate tectonics; complete worksheet 77A, rubric due Thursday
Math 6: complete worksheet page 4 #17-24 all, review classwork
Religion 8: great job on your role playing, think of morally good acts
Science 8: answer # 5 page 320, think of brochure material
Science 7: finish reading 34-37, draw and label figure 13 page 36 in copybook
Wednesday 9/21
Science 6: in copybook, write the difference between continental drift and plate tectonic; find the origin of the word tectonic-what language and what does it mean
Math 6: quiz on worksheet 4 tomorrow, study it; do text page 43 #2, 4, 6, 8 and practice first in math
Religion 8: What are the benefits of choosing a friend who is developing a well-formed conscience? answer it in copybook
Science 8: review and finish defining vocabulary in chapter 9 page 321; test scheduled for Monday, answer questions 1-10 page 322 in copybook
Science 7: write the difference between a plant and animal cell, look at text 38 & 39; complete sketches of plant and animal cells found on text pages 38 & 39 in your copybook, answer these questions in your copybook: what does cell membranes do? what does a nucleus do?
Box tops will be collected tomorrow morning, please bag them in baggies of 50 & label your room number, thank you!!
Thursday 9/22
Science 6: answer three questions in copybook
Math 6: worksheet 5 #1-21 odds, first in math
Science 8: chapter test Monday, organize your notes
Science 7: bring in an item or tow for the jello mold, answer the assign ed question given to you in class in your copybook
Box tops will be collected next Thursday again next week!
Friday 9/23
Return yellow nurse emergency cards
Monday 9/26
Science 6: finish defining terms on flashcards: volcano, magma, lava, crater, hot spot, basalt, ash cloud, geyser, answer #1 page 231 in copybook
Math 6: first in math, worksheet 5 odds
Religion 8: answer question in copybook
Science 8: continue travel brochure research
Science 7: vocabulary quiz on Friday, study for it all week
NEUMANN SCHOLARSHIP ESSAYS ARE DUE THE 29th , THIS THURSDAY
Tuesday 9/27
Science 6: write story on theme paper: If you were a speck of magma inside a volcano and explain what happens as pressure within the volcano builds up
Math 6: worksheet 6 odds, first in math
Religion 8: answer the question: How will you address an unjust situation this week? chapter 2 test is  Tuesday
Science 8: complete Mohs hardness scale chart, review classwork
Science 7: complete multiple choice questions on page 48 #1-4 due tonight and answer #12-19 due Friday
ALL TEST TO BE RETURNED ON THURSDAY, BELOW 90 MUST BE SIGNED & RETURNED
BOXTOPS WILL BE COLLECTED ON THURSDAY EVERY WEEK 
NJHS papers due Thursday, thank you
Wednesday 9/28
Science 6: answer these questions in copybook: How are a seismometer and a tiltmetter alike and how do they differ? What three ways could the school library be made safer during an earthquake?
Math 6: worksheet 7 #1-25 odds, no calculator, first in math
Religion 8: answer the question in copybook: How do I make decisions and how have my thoughts and feelings about making decisions changed since beginning to read this chapter? study for chapter 2 test on Tuesday
Science 8: complete any questions not completed on page 54, review Mohs hardness scale
Science 7:complete section 1 review on text page 54 #1-4 in copybook
Thursday 9/29
Science 6: answer page 238 #1-8 and study these plus your flashcards for quiz on Monday; I give you the definition, you give me the term, no answer box on quiz
Math 6: worksheet 7 all odds and show the estimate, do on theme or copybook
Religion 8: chapter 2 test Tuesday, study for it
Science 7: page 48 #16-19 due tomorrow, test on Tuesday re vocabulary and facts
Friday 9/30
Science 6: study flashcards, #1-8 on page 238 and review main ideas in chapter 8 for quiz Monday
Science 7: vocab test on Tuesday
Religion 8: Chapter 2 test Tuesday
Box tops will be collected on Thursday
Monday 10/3
Science 6: page 238 #9,10,11
Math 6: worksheet 9 evens, worksheet 10 #15 all
Religion 8:  chapter 2 test tomorrow
Science 8: page 60 #1-4
Science 7: study 16 terms for vocab quiz tomorrow, review classwork
Tuesday 10/4
Science 6: page 239 #13-19
Math 6: worksheet 10 #7-16 all
Religion 8: finish reading text 32-37, complete activities on these 
Science 8: finish reading text page 61 to write facts as to why you should or should not share the wealth (may be done in bullet points format or paragraph but put in your copybook)
Science 7: finish sheet 1-2 and 1-3
Wednesday 10/5
Science 6: sheet 83 #1-8
Math 6: sheet 11 #1-10 all
Religion 8: write lyrics for a song about one of the following: God's law, the Beatitudes, or the ten commandments
Science 8: congratulations on your debate responses
Science 7: fill in the migraine chart through Saturday
BOX TOPS WILL BE COLLECTED TOMORROW
Thursday 10/6
Science 6: finish earthquake warning poster
Math 6: worksheet 11 #11-20
Science 8: answer questions on page 66 #1-4
Science 7: finish packet
Friday 10/7
Science 6: finish answering classwork page 247 #1&2, write a paragraph about a mineral of your choice
Math 6: first in math, let's see who is in the lead :)
Remember box tops due Thursday, tests due back Thursdays, 
 Student Council and NJHS Induction Mass is Monday at 9;15
Monday 10/10
Math 6: sheet 12 #1-4 all, first in math all week
Religion 8: answer 2 questions from class in copybook; minimum 6 sentences each
Science 8: complete chart if not done; review class notes and read page 68 for class tomorrow
Science 7: read through to page 60, answer page 60 #1-3, review page 17 of packet for test, quiz on Tuesday the 18th on packet page 17
Health: fill in the chart for migraines
Tuesday 10/11
Science 6: test on text 209-239 on Tuesday, start studying your notes
Math 6: finish sheet 12
Religion 8: answer the question Who gives you an example in living out the first commandment? in your copybook and review class notes, study for chapter 3 test 
Science 8:read over page 68, finish chart and class lab questions
Science 7: read text 61-65
Wednesday 10/12
Science 6: study for chapter 8 test on Tuesday
Math 6: text page 60, #11-19 do in copybook, part one of Chapter one test on  Friday
Science 7: write four definitions
Thursday 10/13
Science 6: finish sheet 86 #1-5 top only
Math 6: text page 63, #3-11, will have a few problems on part one of test tomorrow, relax, it's easy :)
Science 8: look over class notes, test on chapter 2 on Wednesday
Science 7: answer question one on page 70
Friday 10/14
Science 6: Chapter 8 test Tuesday
Math 6: Chapter 1 test Tuesday
Science 8: chapter 2 test Wednesday
Religion 8: chapter 3 test Tuesday
Science 7: test on last page of cell packet on Tuesday
Box tops will be collected next week
Tuesday 10/18
Science 6: answer these 2 in your copybook: 1. What is the difference between cleavage and fracture? 2. Why is it important to conserve (save) the use of minerals?
Math 6: first in math
Science 8: answer  page 86 #1-4, study for chapter 2 test tomorrow, any Merion Mercy girls who were out of class read text 82-86
Religion 8: review classwork
Science 7: finish reading 72-79 of text and outline of that material; all magnified view of life packets should have been handed in 
Box tops will be collected Thursday morning
Wednesday 10/19
Science 6: review vocabulary terms & return test next Thursday the 27th
Math 6: first in math, text page 67, # 5, 6, 9, 10, & 14 do in copybook, return test next Thursday
Science 8: define & or write bolded terms, sentences on text 87-89
Science 7: begin studying for chapter test on Monday, text pages 50-82
Thursday 10/20
Science 6: finish your story about being a speck of sand and how you are now part of the sand on the beach, include what might happen in the future
Math 6: text page 67 #13-20 all, first in math
Science 7: study for chapter 2 test on Monday, use the study guide from today
Friday 10/21
Science 6: vocabulary quiz next Thursday on six terms I gave you today
Math 6: first in math
Monday 10/24
Science 6: vocab quiz will be next Monday the 31st, study the 6 terms from the other day, plus define humus, organic matter, moss & lichen tonight and study those for quiz
Math 6: first in math
Religion 8: we will continue the Anne Frank video tomorrow
Science 7: work on questions for your cell cycle game board
Tuesday 10/25
Science 6: pie graph worksheet
Math 6: workbook page 15 #1-7 odds, follow directions carefully 
Religion 8: 5 words associated with word PERFECT
Science 8: finish reading text 94 & 95; draw and label fig 20 on page 95 into copybook, answer #1&2 page 95 in copybook- 1. What processes gradually changes rocks from one form to another? and 2. What rock comes before quartzite in the rock cycle? What rock or rocks could come just after quartzite in the rock cycle? Explain your answer, refer to the diagram.
Science 7: page 191 #1-3, test returned on Thursday
Grade 8 Appropriate dress down for Thursday for winning box tops
Wednesday 10/26
Science 6: finish ad for soil, color it, mount it onto the green paper, look at sample ads on the internet for more examples, however, I gave you plenty to look at in class, looking forward to seeing the completed ad with price per bag and why we should buy yours
Math 6: first in math, workbook page 
Religion 8: class with Father Cioppi
Science 8: review notes for outline fill in blank test next week
Science 7: sheet 57 of packet 
Return all tests tomorrow and signed if below 90
Thursday 10/27
Science 6: do a good deed
Math 6: finish workbook page 15 evens, test needed to be in today, first in math
Science 8: finish core sketch with color from text 113 (bottom)
Religion 8: finish poster of one of the beatitudes 
Science 7: review packet, we will check it tomorrow
Dress down $2.00 tomorrow
Friday 10/28
Box tops will be collected next week
Halloween costumes on Monday
WINTER UNIFORMS BEGIN ON TUESDAY NOVEMBER 1st
Tuesday 11/1
Religion 8: answer question in copybook
Science 8: finish page 122 #1-4
Wednesday 11/2
Science 6: page 271 # 1&2 in copybook, vocab quiz on Friday on the terms and know the three types of rocks & their characteristics
Math 6: workbook page 17 #1-15 all
Religion 8: finish question from class
Science 7: define: bacteria, virus, host, parasite, vaccine, answer questions on page 211
Thursday 11/3
Return signed progress reports (each one signed) by Monday,thank you
Science 6: on theme, write a paragraph describing you living in the dust bowl, at least four sentences, study your vocabulary words we reviewed in class & know the three types of rocks and their characteristics
Math 6: workbook page 18
Science 7: define protozoan ,cilia, spore, algae, pigment, mutualism, symbiosis, and contractile vacuole
Friday 11/4
Return signed progress reports, continue first in math
Monday 11/7
6 Science: finish research, due Wednesday- Mammouth Cave, Kentucky, Meramec Cave, Missouri, and Carlsbad Caverns, New Mexico, write how they formed and then how weathering formed stalactites or stalagmites there; define stalagmite and stalactite in copybook; return tests by Thursday
Math 6: workbook page 19 odds
Religion 8: Chapter 5 test on Friday
Science 8: finish classwork, answer questions in copybook
Science 7: page 230 #1-3
PLEASE RETURN CONFERENCE PAPERS SENT HOME TODAY ASAP, THANKS
Tuesday 11/8
Science 6: type the Dust Bowl & print it-due Friday; if no printer, save it on a flashdrive & give it to me on Friday; return test on Thursday, cave & cavern homework from yesterday due tomorrow
Math 6: workbook page 19 evens
Religion 8: chapter 5 test Friday
Science 7: read 240-242, answer #1-3 on 242
RETURN VETERANS PAPER BY THURSDAY along with conference papers
Wednesday 11/9
Science 6:  page 277 #1&2, dust bowl paper due typed Friday, return any tests on Thursday
Math 6: workbook page 20 all
Religion 8: answer questions in copybook, test on Friday, we will review more tomorrow
Science 8: chapter test next week, refer to text to finish packet questions 50 & 51
Science 7: page 244 #11, 12, 13
Thursday 11/10
Science 6: finish answering questions #1&2 on pages 279 & 281 and finish researching the names of famous hurricanes in the U.S. in past ten years(find 6) (this was classwork) thanks :)
Math 6: first in math
Religion 8: review notes for Chapter 5 test tomorrow VETERANS PAPER DUE TOMORROW
Science 7: review your notes from copybook and end of chapter for a test on Tuesday
Friday 11/11
Conference time papers for my appointments were sent home today, please make sure that you give the paper to your parents, thank you
Monday 11/14
Science 6: page 84#1-6
Math 6: Chapter 10 test Thursday, read over your notes & study
Religion 8: answer question in copybook
Science 8: finish lab 130 & 131 including answer ?'s 1-3 analyze section
Science 7: chapter 7 test tomorrow, review your notes and text 243-245 for quick summary review, chapter is on pages 216-245, read up to page 164
Box tops will be collected on Thursday this week
Tuesday 11/15
 Science 6: review page 286 and questions #1-12 we did in class today for test on Thursday, read pages 281 & 282 for lab tomorrow
Math 6: page 84 #10-21 all, test on chapter 2 on Thursday
Religion 8: page 69 #1-10 all
Science 8: review terms on pages 132-137 & answer questions on page 137, read summaries on page 139, we will review more in class tomorrow
Science 7: study chapter 7; we will finish test tomorrow
Wednesday 11/16
Science 6: review your notes for chapter 10 test tomorrow, we will add more epsom salts to our crystal lab tomorrow
Math 6: Chapter 2 test tomorrow, bring two sharpened pencils to class, finish #27 on page 84 & review problems on pages 82 & 84 of text
Science 8: write a fact about earthquakes
Science 7: answer page 164 #1-4 and page 169 # 1& 2 if not finished in class
Box tops will be collected tomorrow
Thursday 11/17
Science 6: return your cave paper if not already handed in
Math 6: first in math
Religion 8: practice a random act of kindness daily
Monday 11/21
Science 6: finish classwork and answer page 295 #1 and 2, answer forest question from board in your copybook
Math 6: workbook page 22 #1-10 all, you will get chapter 2 test to check over and complete on Tuesday, I did not grade them yet
Science 8: answer page 159 #1-3, read an online article about Mercali earthquake scale & write three facts & cite source
Religion 8: Answer Why do you admire the early Christian martyrs and how can you be like them? and compose a Thanksgiving prayer that you can say at Thanksgiving meal, will share on Tuesday
Science 7: return test by Tuesday; page 479 #1-4, read an online article about basic tissue types & write three facts about it & cite your source, where did you find the information?
 Tuesday 11/22
Science 6: finish definitions from page 291 if you have not already done so
Math 6: first in math, practice the times tables you are weak with knowing
Tuesday 11/29
Science 6: complete worksheet
Math 6: test signed and returned by Thursday; first in math, study the 7, 8, 9 times tables especially the ones you are weak on knowing
Religion 8: answer question in copybook
Science 8: seek and find worksheet
Science 7: some owe me tests, finish sheets 153-157, class worksheet that was graded to be returned by Thursday
Wednesday 11/30
Science 6: test back by Friday, complete #3 on page 301-a mini article, 6 sentences maximum in copybook
Math 6: first in math for 20 minutes; write the weak 7, 8, 9 times tables twice in your copybook
Science 7: read text 480-487 of text
Adopt A Family gifts must be labelled with the recipient's name on it; we will do all wrapping on Friday, December 9th, do need contributions of tape and wrapping paper, thanks.
Thursday 12/1
Science 6: read text 302-303
Math 6: workbook page 23 odd #1-21
Science 8: read 183-187
Science 7: read to 487, answer #1-4 on page 487
Grade 8: to seats are being reserved for your family in either rows 2 or 3 on the night of the pageant; if more than 2 family members attend, they will need to sit in other rows, thanks for your cooperation
Friday 12/2
Math 6: first in math
Science 6: return test if not returned today
Sign up genius for Adopt a Family
Monday 12/5
Science 6: finish advantage/disadvantages  outline of energy sources: solar power and wind power #2 on page 305
Math 6:  finish text page 93 #3, 5, 7, 9, and 11; workbook page 24 #1 & 2
Religion 8: pre read page 82, memorize the anticipation prayer for am prayer tomorrow
Science 8: finish lab sheet
Science 7: finish classwork: sketch and label the diagram on page 491 and 493 into your copybook; answer #1-3 page 492, finish/review vocabulary
Please continue to send in Adopt A Family Donations, thanks to all who have contributed so far
Tuesday 12/6
Science 6: statement about problems using fossil fuels- give 3 details (sentences or bullet statements) in copybook
Math 6: workbook 24 odds and study those challenging times tables
Religion 6: memorize anticipation prayer until you can say it without the paper, prayer format-in copybook, thank Mary for saying yes to be Jesus' mother
Science 8: read text 193-197
Science 7: read text 494-500
Remember to bring in your adopt a family donations asap, they are due Friday morning.
Also, dress down will be next Friday the 16th and regular winter uniform this Friday.
Gym day is on E day for 8th grade.
Wednesday 12/7
Science 6: write the steps for how anthracite is formed (in copybook) see page 308
Math 6: first in math
Science 7: finish sketch, color and label
Religion 8: study chapter 7 & notes for test on Tuesday
Reminder about Adopt A family gifts due in by Friday morning please, thanks for all of your efforts for this worthy cause 
Thursday 12/8
Math 6: finish  workbook page 25 #1-17 and work on first in math
Monday 12/12
Science 6: page 311 # 1 and 2
Math 6: workbook page 25 rest of the odds on the page and first in math
Religion 8: chapter 7 test tomorrow and answer the question from class
Science 7: page 500 #1-3, chapter 6 test tomorrow
Science 8: finish 3 statements, chapter 15 test next Tuesday
Grade 8: memorize your lines for the play
Tuesday 12/13
Science 6: page 312 #3 finish persuasive letter
Math 6: finish #1-5 on page 97 if you didn't get it done; workbook page 26 #1-15 odds and first in math
Religion 8: answer the question: How can you show your appreciation for God's word as it is related to us in all the books of the Bible?
Science 7: read end of chapter 15 summary section on page 501
Confession tomorrow
Wednesday 12/14
Science 6: finish lab sheet, read 314 & 315 if you have not, bring an empty water bottle for Friday
Math 6: finish  workbook page 26
Religion 8: random act of kindness
Science 8: concept map on 203, answer #1-10 on page 204, test on Monday
Thursday 12/15
Science 6: bring in a disposable water bottle for lab on Monday
Math 6: finish workbook page 27 #1-20 all
GRADE 8 PLEASE BE IN HOMEROOM BY 5;45 tonight and return report card envelope by tomorrow
Friday 12/16
Science 6: bring in a water bottle for lab on Monday
Math 6: first in math
Science 7: Chapter test Tuesday
Science 8: chapter 6 test Tuesday
Monday 12/19
Science 6: page 318 #1-8, test on chapter 11 on January 4th
Math 6: workbook page 28 #1-19 odds, first in math
Religion 8: answer this question in your copybook: Whom can you thank for passing on the truths of our faith to you? and study for chapter 8 test on January 5th
Science 8: chapter 6 test tomorrow, review end of chapter 6 near pages 303-305 & your notes
Science 7:
Box tops will be collected on Wednesday, please send them in if you have them, thanks
Tuesday 12/20
Science 6 read over lab sheet both sides for lab tomorrow, test on chapter 11 on January 4th
Math 6: finish workbook page 28 all, first in math
Religion 8: be ready to sing on Thursday, chapter 8 test on January 5th
Science 8: pre read 360-363
Science 7: pre read 506-509
Box tops will be collected tomorrow
Wednesday 12/21
Prayer service is at 9 am tomorrow morning, all are welcome
Dismissal is at noon
THANK YOU TO ALL OF YOU FOR YOUR GENEROSITY AT CHRISTMAS & THROUGHOUT THE YEAR
I HOPE EACH OF YOU ENJOY A MERRY CHRISTMAS AND HAVE A HAPPY NEW YEAR
SEE YOU BACK IN SCHOOL ON JANUARY 3rd, 2017
BLESSINGS!!
MS. SANA
Tuesday 1/3
Science 6: study the study guide for the test on Thursday; we will finish up lab tomorrow, be sure to bring the lab sheet and information to class tomorrow
Math 6: workbook page 30 odds, first in math
Religion 8: chapter 8 test on Thursday, study the guide that was given in class today
Science 8: page 377 #1-5, finish reading to 377
Science 7: finish worksheets 167, 168, 169, 170 if not done in class, define the terms in copybook
Wednesday 1/4
Science 6: study the guide for test tomorrow, glad we reviewed in class today
Math 6: workbook page 31 odds
Religion 8: do a good deed, chapter 8 test tomorrow
Science 8: be prepared for chapter 11 reading of 360-366
Science 7: define cholesterol, protein, amino acid, vitamin, and mineral in copybook
RETURN ALL TEST TOMORROW
Thursday 1/5
Science 6; finish lab sheet both sides, review more for test
Math 6: finish workbook page 32 all, here's some sites you can practice math facts
 on multiplication.com, math playground.com & of course, first in math
Science 8: read 384-388; worksheets 137 & 138
Science 7: finish  last question on worksheet, lab tomorrow, return tests if did not
Monday 1/9
Science 6: read text 420, finish definitions on 419 in copybook
Math 6: workbook page 33 #1,3,5,7,9,13,17,19,21,23,25; first in math
Religion 8: review mass parts, answer question in copybook, test returned Thursday, signed if below 90
Science 8: review chapter 11 study guide for test on Wednesday
Science 7:review 510-514 and vocabulary
RETURN ALL TESTS ON THURSDAY
BOXTOPS WILL BE COLLECTED THURSDAY
Tuesday 1/10
Science 6:return lab sheet & test on Thursday, signed if below 90
Math 6: workbook page 34 all
Religion 8: answer question, test returned Thursday,re view parts of the Mass
Science 8:review for chapter 11 test tomorrow
Science 7: finish 5 lab questions & bring to class, read 518-523
Wednesday 1/11
Science 6: worksheet 139, do this one not the double sided one, the double sided is for classwork on Thursday
Math 6: text page 116 #25, 27, 29 ,31, show work, first in math
Science 8: finish classwork, read text:394-403, answer questions on page worksheet 141, define terms: water quality, pH, hardness, concentration, filtration
Science 7: read 526-529
Religion 8: return chapter 8 test tomorrow, review Mass parts 
PLEASE PAY FOR FIELD TRIPS VIA Smarttuition, thanks!!
PLEASE send forms to the teachers, thanks!
Thursday 1/12
Science 6: page 423 #2, return tests if you forgot etc
Math 6: workbook page 36 #1-12 all, first in math, return chapter 3 test next Thursday
Religion 8: return Chapter 8 test if you did not
Science 8: finish worksheets 144, 145, and mid 146 that goes with the reading of text 404-408
Science 7: finish diagram page 519 with labels and color it; 
Please pay for field trips through Franklin Institute Registration, thanks!
Friday 1/13
Science 6: finish worksheets 142, 142 A, 143, 143 A from classwork today
Math 6: first in math, review major ideas on the math packet on page one and bring a TI calculator to class, this was written as a supply necessary for our math work in class and at home, and RETURN CHAPTER 3 test next Thursday the 19th, signed if 89 or lower, thanks
Religion 8: Chapter 9 test on Thursday, attend Mass
FIELD TRIP PAYMENTS are to be made by googling Franklin Institute Registration, 
a form will come up on the screen and you pay online, thanks!
See you on Tuesday, enjoy the holiday
Tuesday 1/17
PLEASE RETURN OVERDUE TESTS
FIELD TRIP PAPERS DUE TO YOUR HOMEROOM TEACHER BY THURSDAY, THANK YOU
Science 6: read text page 426, in copybook write a sentence using the word "friction" with out defining it which shows you know the meaning of the word 
Math 6: workbook 37, Texas instrument calculator, first in math
Science 8: read activity on text 418
Science 7: define vocabulary villi, gallbladder, bile, pancreas, liver
Religion 8: chapter 9 test on Thursday, study end of chapter and main ideas in the chapter
Wednesday 1/18
Science 6: page 427 #1 & 2
Math 6: workbook page 38 #1-7 odds-left to right, use order of operations to solve, first in math
religion 8: chapter 9 test tomorrow, review the main ideas
Science 8: read 404-408, your lab pictures were sent to newsletter, check it out on Friday
PLEASE RETURN CATHOLIC SCHOOLS WEEK OPEN HOUSE VOLUNTEER FORMS TO MRS. SWOPE
Science 7: worksheets
Thursday 1/19
Science 6: page 427 # 3 in copybook-choose any machine, we talked about a refrigerator, you can use any machine- car, washer, etc
Math 6: workbook page 39 #1-6 all, yes, show the work, then decide if your answer equals what the equation states that the answer is, write yes or no, need a ti calculator for class, please purchase one soon
Religion 8: read 105 & 106
Science 8: return chapter 11 test if you did not, read 419-422,
Science 7: read page 536 lab, define vocabulary given in class
Monday 1/23
Science 6: study for vocabulary quiz tomorrow, force, motion, newton, force of motion and how to calculate the net force of an object; awesome cars of the future
Math 6: workbook page 40 #1-17 odds, show the work and the proof
Religion 8: test back Thursday, answer question in copybook
Science 8: read text 434-437, return labs on Thursday
Science 7: review classwork and read 434-437, return labs on Thursday-you will receive it tomorrow
Tuesday 1/24
Science 6: text page 429 #1&2 in copybook
Math 6: finish workbook page 40, first in math
Science 7: read 449-454, answer worksheets 181 & 182; return lab sheet Friday
VISION TESTING FOR 8th Grade students is scheduled for Thursday, February 2nd at 1:00; if you wear glasses or are supposed to wear them , please bring them to school that day
ALSO IF YOUR FIELD TRIP MONEY IS NOT IN, PLEASE PAY ONLINE ASAP, THANK YOU
Wednesday 1/25
Science 6: regular school uniform, disposable bagged lunch, no glass, rest up :)
Math 6: text page 133 #2-12 evens, check with a calculator, due Friday
Thursday 1/26 
Field trip 
Friday 1/27
Science: return test Thursday, signed if under 90
Math: first in math
Monday 1/30
Science: text page 433 #1 in copybook, test back Thursday
Math 6: workbook page 42 #1-17 odds, show the work, first in math
Religion 8: answer question from class, due tomorrow
Science 8: page 452 #1-3 on theme
Tuesday, 1/31
Science 6: return test on Thursday
Math 6: workbook page 42 #19, 21, 23; first in math
Science 7: study 561 for chapter test next Wednesday
Science 8: study 453 for chapter 13 test next Wednesday
Wednesday 2/1
Science 6: study vocabulary on text pages 423-435, quiz on Tuesday
Math 6: finish workbook page 42, first in math
Religion 8: great job practicing the songs today, Mass is 9:15 am Friday
Thursday 2/2
Science 6: answer # 1 page 437-due Monday; return overdue science test tomorrow, study for vocabulary quiz next Wednesday the 8th
Math 6: workbook 42 evens
Religion 8: great job in tech lab working on your skit and letter
Science 8: page 454, #11-15, test Wednesday on chapter 13 REMEMBER YOUR JOKE
Science 7: finish to number 15 on page 562, test on chapter 17 next Wednesday
Friday 2/3
Math 6: first in math
Box tops collected next week, thanks!
Monday 2/6
Science 6: text page 437 #2 in copybook; study vocabulary for quiz on Wednesday, 
if you owe me a test, please send it in
Math 6: first in math, workbook page 43 #1-6 all, show work
Religion 8: 6/8 questions due Wednesday, chapter 10 test next Monday
Science 8: study notes and packet for chapter 13 test Wednesday
Science 7: study notes and text pages for test on chapter 17 Wednesday
BOXTOPS will be collected this Thursday
Tuesday 2/7
Science 6: study 8 terms on back of worksheet packet for oral vocab quiz tomorrow, review classwork concepts of Newton's second law of motion
Math 6: finish workbook page 43 all, use the formulas from your copybook and the gray section top of the workbook page, first in math
Science 7: study for chapter 17 test tomorrow (text, notes, copybook notes)
PICTURES TOMORROW-if gym, wear winter uniform
BOXTOPS will be collected Thursday
Wednesday 2/8
Science 6: read page 440, great job today in science class
Math 6: workbook page 44
Science 8: read 473-475, return any tests
Science 7: worksheets 187 & 188, great job in the lab tomorrow
BOXTOPS TOMORROW, THANKS, if we are off, we will collect on Friday, thanks
Thursday 2/9 Snow day
Friday 2/10
Remember Mass
Science 6: chapter 15 test on Tuesday the 21st
Monday 2/13
Science 6: Read 448, review lab from today, will finish tomorrow, chapter 15 test next Tuesday
Math 6: workbook page 46 #1-5 all show work in copybook, first in math
Religion 8: Guest speakers in class tomorrow for Pro Life
Science 8: proofread lab sheet, return test Thursday, part 2 test tomorrow
Science 7: worksheets 189, 190, 191
Tuesday 2/14
Science 6: finish lab sheet, find where Einstein was born, birth and death date, where he went to school, and one major accomplishment
Math 6: workbook 47 #1-10
Religion 8: page 113 #8,9,10, chapter 10 test Thursday, hope you enjoyed pro life lesson
Science 8: proofread lab sheet, test back by Thursday
Science 7: sketch ad for smokers to quit
Wednesday 2/15
Science 6: finish lab sheet by tomorrow; finish paragraph about how friction is important in a sport OR finish persuasive paragraph about how air bags are helpful in a car using the second law of motion
Math 6: finish workbook page 47 all, first in math, return test next Thursday the 22nd, signed if below 90, thanks
Religion 8: disciple project due March 17th
Science 8: finish lab sheet, read text 473-478
Science 7: answer #1-4 on page 586
Tuesday 2/21
Science 6: finish classwork: definitions of terms, read text 452 and 453
Math 6: finish workbook page 49
Science 7:text page 585-copy table into the copybook for lab tomorrow, view frog dissection on you tube for next week
Science 8: return test or a demerit, view frog dissection video on youtube for next week
Box tops will be collected Thursday, bags of 50, thanks
Wednesday 2/22
Science 6: complete lab questions in copybook from text page 452; complete worksheet 153 and 153A
Math 6: first in math, workbook page 50 odds 1-21
Religion 8: box tops due tomorrow
Science 8:read 479-484
Science 7: read 592-595
Monday 2/27
Science 6: page 459 finish #1&2, science fair category paper due March 6th
Math 6: workbook page 51 #1-20 all, first in math
Science 8: review packet for dissecting frogs, return science fair category form by March 6th
Science 7: review packet for dissecting frogs, return science fair category form by March 6th
Tuesday 2/28
Science 6: text page 461 # 1 and 2, science fair topic paper due March 6th
Math 6: finish workbook page 51
Religion 8: read page 118 and do activity on theme
Science 8: read over lab instructions
Science 7: read over lab instructions
Wednesday 3/1
Science 6: science fair category due Monday March 6th
Math 6: workbook page 52 #1-18 all, first in math
Religion 8: do a good deed
Science 8: science fair topic paper due Monday
Science 7: science fair topic paper due Monday
Thursday 3/2
Science 6: page 463 # 2 and science fair topic paper due Monday
Math 6: workbook 52 #1-18 all
Religion 8: read page 120 and activity
Science 8: science fair topic paper due Monday
Science 7: science fair topic paper due Monday
Monday 3/6
Science 6: read 464-465, answer # 1& 2 on page 464, work on science fair project all week
Math 6: workbook page 54 #1-14 all, first in math
Religion 8: answer reflection question
Science 8: finish worksheets today, science fair project
Science 7: finish worksheets today, spend 20 minutes constructive time answering questions and work on science fair project
Tuesday 3/7
Science 6: finish lab sheet, work on science fair project
Math 6: workbook page 54 #15-20 all
Science 8: work on science fair project
Science 7: work on science fair project
Wednesday 3/8
Science 6: read page 470 answer #1-7 all, work on project
Math 6: workbook page 54 #21-26 all , first in math
Religion 8: chapter test next Thursday
Science 8: read 504-507 answer #1-4, work on project
Science 7: answer dissection questions, work on science fair projects
Thursday 3/9
Science 6; answer #13 & 14 on page 471, first in math
Math 6: worksheet 89 all
Religion 8: chapter test next Thursday
Science 8: read 509-514, science fair project
Science 7: science fair project
Friday 3/10
Science 6, 7, & 8: work on the research paper and the experiment on the science fair project, remember there are two parts to this, thanks, read the packet for details, the research paper is a written summary in paragraph form of your science fair project, it also is due March 28th
Math 6: return math test Thursday, signed if below 90
ALL TESTS TO BE RETURNED NEXT THURSDAY
Monday 3/13
Math 6: workbook page 55 odds
Science 6: finish questions on page 479, science fair project and research paper due the 28th
Science 8: define terms from class, project and research paper due the 28th
Science 7: read 596-602 and science fair project and research paper due the 28th
Wednesday 3/15
Science 6: reminder:test on chapter 16 tomorrow, review notes
Math 6: workbook page 55 evens
Religion 8: disciples report due Friday, answer text 127 #1-3
Science 8: finish classwork: read 515-520, packet that coincides with those pages, sketch of atmosphere on 517 into copybook;l answer #1-4 on page 520
Religion 8: chapter 11 test tomorrow-open book, familiarize yourself with main ideas
SCIENCE 6-7-8: The research paper along with the science fair project is due in school on the 28th-please refer to packet sent home for further information, thanks you :)
ALL TESTS TO BE RETURNED TOMORROW
Thursday 3/16
Science 6: finish questions on page 481 #1-3
Math 6: text page 170 #1-5, first in math, online terra nova test prep questions, 
bring #2 pencils for next week, pi day tomorrow if you want to bring some on 3.14...
Religion 8: finish questions 1-4 on worksheet and activity on page 129, DISCIPLES REPORT IS DUE TOMORROW< THANK YOU :)
Monday 3/20
Religion 8: disciples report must be in tomorrow, it was due 3/17-bring the rubric also, thank you
Science 8: read text 521, answer #1-10 page 522
Report card envelopes are due Friday the 24th, thank you
Tuesday 3/21
Religion 8: activities 130 & 131
Wednesday 3/22
Science 8: work on science fair project and research paper
page 523 # 22-24 and 26-29
BOX TOPS for tomorrow
Thursday 3/23
Religion 8: finish activity on page 131, return chapter 11 test
Science 8: finish #1-3 on page 529 of text, science fair project and report
Monday 3/27
Math 6: first in math
Monday 4/3
Math 6: workbook page 59 odds #1-15
Science 6: 1st place winners of the science fair are asked to be at PJP for exhibition from 4-8 on Thursday evening, any questions please email me, thank you
Religion 8: find two facts about the Holy Childhood Association
Science 7: return lab sheets by Thursday
REMINDERS FOR 8TH GRADE:
Return your graduation gown size paper by Tuesday
Picture Day is Wednesday-no retakes, you are first having pictures done, gowns will be provided
Tuesday 4/4
Science 6, 7, 8: great presentations of your science fair projects so far, keep up the good work!!
Math 6: workbook page 59 evens #2-20, first in math, return test by Thursday, any grade under 90 must be signed
Religion 8: answer the question in copybook: How will you care for God's gifts and creations this week
Wednesday 4/5
Science 6: return tests no later than tomorrow
Math 6: workbook page 60 #1-11 all, show work in copybook, first in math
Science 7: define dendrite, axon, neurons, nerve impulses
Thursday 4/6
science 6: we will continue with microscopes on Monday
Math 6: workbook page 60 #12-19 all, first in math
Science 7: finish lab sheet if you were told to, finish questions on text 626
Friday 4/7
8th Grade: Archdiocesan high school scholarship opportunity:
 one page typed essay "Why I want to attend a Catholic high school and how the values I will learn there will impact my life as an adult"; due Wednesday April 12th
Math 6: complete text page 183
Science 8: complete reading text 560-566, answer questions on text 566; define terms: occluded, continental, front, air mass, tropical, polar, maritime, cyclone, anti-cyclone
Religion Grade 8: chapter 13 test on Tuesday, review your notes
Monday 4/10
Science Grade 6; finish reading page 31 and answer #1 in copybook
Math Grade 6: workbook page 61 #1-11 all, show the work and the proof
Religion 8 complete the questions worksheet, finish activity on 152 and answer this question in your copy book; How did Charles Carroll use his Catholic ideas to influence society?; review your notes for chapter 13 test tomorrow
Tuesday 4/11
Science 6: finish reading pages 32 & 33, answer all questions on worksheet 14A & bring in art supplies for tomorrow
Math 6: finish workbook page 61 #12-30 all
Religion 8: paper Persecution of Catholics is due 4/27
Science 8: read page 578, answer #1-3
8th Grade Scholarship essay due tomorrow
Wednesday 4/12
Grade 6 Math: first in math
Grade 8: Remember spring uniforms for spring group pictures on Tuesday
Have a blessed and Happy Easter- See you back in school on Tuesday
Tuesday 4/18
Science 6: answer #1 & 2 on page 35, test one day next week on this chapter, review classwork daily
Math 6: workbook page 63 #1-11 all, first in math
Religion 8: answer activity questions on page 155, return Chapter test on Friday, paper due the 28th persecution of Christians
Science 8: Chapter 17 test next Wednesday the 26th, review notes daily
Science 7: finish writing definitions for the terms: cornea, pupil, iris, retina, lens, nearsightedness, farsightedness, eardrum, cochlea, semicircular canal; draw the diagram of the eye with labels from text page 637 onto the white paper & make it your best please
8th Grade: please work on your fund run pledges, thanks!
Wednesday 4/19
Science 6: text page 37 #3
Math 6: wkbk page 63 #13-23 odds and wkbk page 64 #1-4 all, first in math, go to Ms. Polcino's room for math class tomorrow
Religion 8: summary sentence about Carmelite story page 156
Science 8: chapter 17 test next Wednesday, review text page 591, #1-15 on 592, answer #16 on 592
Science 7: complete Thursday classwork for homework for Friday, class is in  Mr. Tomasitis's room
Thursday 4/20
Math 6: finish workbook page 64 #25-40 all
Monday 4/24
Science 6: Chapter 2 test next Tuesday, study vocabulary; read up to page 41, and answer worksheet questions on page worksheet 16A
Math 6: wkbk page 65 #1-6 all, #7-21 odds, first in math
Religion 8: answer thought question that you wrote in your copybook
Science 8: Chapter 18 test Wednesday; answer #1-4 on text page 603; pre read text 606-615
Science 7: read 644-652, answer # 1 and 2 on 652
Tuesday 4/25
Science 6: test next week; answer # 2 and 3 on text page 41; return rubric Thursday (below 90 must be signed)
Math 6: workbook page 66 #2-32 evens
Religion 8: chapter 14 test next week, review highlighted information and text page 159
Science 8: worksheet 218 and top of 219; chapter 18 test tomorrow
Science 7: page 654 #15-16-17, test on Thursday
Wednesday 4/26
Science 6: finish sketch on lab sheet, test next Tuesday
Math 6: finish workbook 66 odds, first in math
Religion 8: chapter 14 test Monday, prosecution paper due Friday, read and complete activity on 174
Science 8: test rescheduled for Friday
Science 7: worksheet 218, test tomorrow chapter 20
Thursday 4/27
Science 6: chapter 2 test Tuesday; review vocabulary on page 46 #1-9 and know the three parts of the cell theory
Math 6: workbook page 67 #1-19 all, first in math
Gym shorts and fund run t-shirt tomorrow
Friday 4/28
Religion 8: Chapter 14 test Monday, review notes
Science 7: return lab sheet and oral presentation grade paper next Thursday
THANK YOU for your support of the fund run, fun had by all, enjoy your weekend 
Monday 5/1
Religion 8: answer question in copybook, return persecution paper on Thursday, below 90 signed by a parent; read page 177
Science 8: chapter 17 test returned on Thursday-below 90 signed by a parent; read 623-626
Social Studies 8: finish outlines of three articles on theme
Tuesday 5/2
Science 6: lab sheet needs to be returned Thursday-below 90 must be signed; 
answer # 1 & 2 on page 87
Math 6: workbook page 68 #1-12 all, finish classwork #2,  6, 8 page 199 if you did not finish it
Religion 8: text page 179 #1-8 all
Wednesday 5/3
Science 6: lab sheet and chapter 2 test due back tomorrow; answer # 1 and 3 on page 89
Math 6: first in math
Science 8: read 646-654
Religion 8: read over the Mary devotion prayers to familiarize yourself with them
Thursday 5/4
Science 6: answer #1 & 2 page 91 if not done in class; return cell membrane lab and chapter 2 test if you did not return it today
Math 6: workbook page 69 #1-12 all, first in math
Religion 8: memorize the prayers for the Devotion to Mary tomorrow
Science 7: we will work on the watch lab tomorrow as promised
Monday 5/8
Science 6: answer #1-3 on page 93, return any overdue chapter 2 tests or labs
Math 6: workbook page 70 odds all, first in math
Religion 8: answer the question in your copybook
Science 7: answer #1-4 on page 722
Wednesday 5/10
Science 6: define these terms: gland, hormones, endocrine gland, glucose, diabetes
Math 6: workbook page 72 #1-15 all, first in math
Religion 8: answer question in copybook
Science 7: finish reading text to page 731, answer #11-15 on worksheets 245 and 246
Grade 8: PLEASE return the NYC trip papers tomorrow, thanks
Thursday 5/11
Science 6: page 99 #2
Math 6: first in math-get the points!
Religion 8: Chapter 17 test next week, most likely Thursday; practice your readings for the May Procession tomorrow; bring your robes, girls appropriate outfit under the white gown and boys: shirt and tie under the gown, appropriate shoes for all, no caps, just the gowns, thanks :)
8th Grade: please remember to have your parent email me and the attendance office to let us know that if your parent is not driving you tomorrow and that you are going in a car with another 8th grade parent to Champs, thanks!
Monday 5/15
Science 6: study vocabulary terms for quiz Wednesday- I will give you the definition, you will give me the term; organ, gland, endocrine gland, hormones, impulse, neurons, enzymes, alveoli
Math 6: workbook page 73, #1-20 all
Religion 8: Chapter 17 test Wednesday
Science 8: work on the design of your first racer-you will race it in school if you have not already done so
Science 7: define four terms in copybook that were given to you in class
Tuesday 5/16
Science 6: finish coloring the worksheet about the digestive system, study your vocabulary for a quiz tomorrow
Math 6: workbook page 74 all, return chapter 6 test Thursday, signed if below a 90
Science 8: work on your racer packet-sketch the diagrams on the design sheet-front, side, and top views, complete the rocket racer data sheet for trial 1 and trial 2, complete the information on page 3 for your rocket racer #1 run; we can finish the rest in class tomorrow
Science 7: page 752 #11, 12, 13, we did #1-10 in class
Wednesday 5/17
Science 6: page 103 #1
Math 6: workbook page 62 #10-20 even, return chapter 6 test tomorrow (signed if below 90)
Science 7: review material from class notes
Science 8: choose one of the following topics to research in class tomorrow if you have not already- first human flight in space, Mariner voyages, Apollo missions, Pioneer voyages, Voyager 1, Voyager 2 or any U.S. mission to explore any of the planets or the moon; we will discuss more in detail tomorrow
8th Grade-Please return NYC lunch order form by tomorrow, thanks
Monday 5/22
Science Grade 6: write a short story (no more than two paragraphs) about a war between pathogens and white blood cells in a person's body
Math Grade 6: workbook page 80 #1-13 all, show work in copybook, final test is next Thursday, review material in chapter 6 and addition & subtraction of fractions
Religion: review study guide for final test next Friday
Tuesday 5/23
Science 6: answer the rest of the questions on the study guide
Math 6: finish problems on workbook page 81(all), final test is next Thursday, the 1st, review material in chapter 6 and addition and subtraction of fractions
Science Grade 7: answer the next question on the study guide and review the questions we went over in class
Religion 8: review the study guide 
Science Grade 8: hand in your stapled rocket racer paper tomorrow (answers in sentences) and you should be be ready to type your slide show notes tomorrow in class, meaning your space exploration summary report is typed with a title page and bibliography(send to me when done)