School Year 2017-2018
8th Grade Homeroom
Honors Math Grades 5 to 8
MathCounts Coach


ARCHDIOCESE OF PHILADELPHIA
HONORS MATH PROGRAM CRITERIA 
FOR ADMISSION

Students being admitted to the Elementary Honors Math Program must
meet the following criteria:
1. Consistent scores of 90 or above in Math Composite Score for Standardized Testing.
(National Percentiles)
2. Consistent scores of 85 or above in the Reading Comprehension test of the
Standardized Testing.
3. Evidence of above average performances on Mathematics Level Mastery Tests
(Diocesan Level Testing). Students admitted from other programs/schools should
be tested using back copies of the level tests.
4. Consistent grades of 90 or above in Mathematics on the report card.
5. Cognitive Skills Index falling in the Range of 125 in the Terra Nova Test.

This criteria is not arbitrary. Students not meeting these criteria are not
to be admitted to the program.

What's Going on in 8th Grade

We celebrated 100 days until graduation!

Join us for Stations of the Cross on Wednesday’s in Lent @ 2 pm.




What's Going on in Honors Math

STREAM projects were completed in 5th and 6th grade. 5th graders created a 3D model representing the region of the country they are studying in Social Studies. 6th graders built roller coasters.

Catholic Math League Test 3 has been completed for grades 4 through 8.

Our 6th grade MathCounts team is competing on Saturday , March 3rd.

Pi Day is March 14th.

7th grade is studying linear algebra, 8th grade quadratic functions.