Ms. Hom's Math Class



First Day of School Monday 19, minimum day 8:45-12:45

Welcome back students and parents!!

please drop of students from 8:30-8:45,

do not double park or block driveways, thanks

7th and 8th grade will get their schedules in the lawn, 6th will meet in their room





8th Grade: rehearsal Wed 1-2pm

graduation Thursday 6pm, students need to be here by 5pm

dinner/dance Friday 5:30-8:30 (parents who want to bring something, talk with Ms. Lopez)

No tutoring before or after school( no more hw/redo accepted)

Tuesday May 14 Membership Meeting at 6pm, 8th grade parents make sure you stay for information about graduation

No tutoring Friday May 10 - May 24

Testing May 13-17 **Make sure students practice skills to do well on the math and english test

Manzanita Discovery Day April 13 10-1 Membership Meeting/open house

membership meeting, open house, band

Boys Basketball team in semi finals Friday 12 @ 5pm at the Richmond Auditorium, Championship is at 7 pm

Math Videos on Goggle classroom(edpuzzle.com)

Use the videos to understand the material, homework help or for extra practice

if using computer: log in to google classroom, videos are assigned or use the link on the post

if using android phone, google classroom or edpuzzle.com - log in with manzy email (do not download app).

if using iphone: download free app (not the website, it will not save results), use the app to watch videos

***if student is not part of math google classroom, and just adds themselves without telling me, they will not be connected to the class(a sign will pop up) and they will not record any actions they complete******

No school Friday 3/29, break April 1-5 - students should use this time to watch videos (google classroom) and practice skills they are struggling with

**7th ch 3 retest: must complete all assignments correctly, on time to take the retest.**

students will complete assignments on their own time as well as learning the current chapter.

Students must complete the work on time and get a score of 5 on all assignments.

All work is due Monday April 8

ch 3 retest will be after school only Thursday April 11

*all chapter 3 hw completed (no additional credit)

*ch 3 packet-must get a 5 on each worksheet

*must watch all videos on chapter 3, get answers correct on videos

Sub Tuesday 3/19 - students will work on practicing skills

Conferences Wed-Fri March 20-22 (min days)

No tutoring next 2 weeks Monday 11 - 22

No tutoring Monday 11

Engrade down until Monday 11?

Students who were not on the camping trip must turn in class work and homework for credit, if not, they drop at least a letter grade.

Camping trip : looks like rain, make sure kids pack a heavy/waterproof jacket, clothes, hoodies and extra socks, hat and gloves to stay warm *blanket and pillow**

will be using canopies and tarps to do activities at campsite

7th grade camping trip meeting during 1st lunch Thursday 28

No tutoring Thursday 2/28 or next week 3/4-3/8

New grading for homework semester 2

if standards are met/exceeded, no mistakes it is worth 5 points, A

if there is a mistake, but they get the concept, explain correctly, it is worth 4 points, B

if the standard is almost met, but they need a little help; mistakes, errors in work, almost get the concept, it is worth 3.5 points, C (need a little help)

if there are mistakes, don't understand, errors in work, but looks like they completed assignment, it is worth 3 points, D (try, need tutoring)

if standards are not met, students turn in incomplete work, not trying or no work and got things wrong it is worth 2.5 points, F


Students: sign in google classroom to watch videos on lessons for extra help

students will be able to watch lessons/(mini lessons) on google classroom to help if they do not understand. Each lesson will have questions to answer, if they still do not understand, they can rewatch the section(s) as many times as needed. If they still do not understand, they can ask me.

***7th Grade field trip forms(permission slip and food form) + donations due Monday Feb 25***

Minimum day Friday 15, No school Feb 18-22

No Tutoring Tuesday Feb 5

7th Grade Camping Trip: Parents who did not attend Mandatory Meeting- contact me or Ms. Lopez to have your child participate in the overnight fieldtrip

Make sure you return your permission slip, food request forms and $ donations by Monday, Feb 25 (Any questions, please dojo)

Imagine Math Benchmark Test Tomorrow Tuesday 1/29

***7th Grade Camping Trip Mandatory Parent Meeting Tuesday Jan 29 at 5:30 if you can not make it, please contact me(information/questions about trip)***

Join Manzy at the School Fair Saturday Jan 25 at 10-2 at the Richmond Convention center(by the library)

***7th Grade Camping Trip Mandatory Parent Meeting Tuesday Jan 29 at 5:30 if you can not make it, please contact me(information/questions about trip)***

Students struggling with basic skill, study/practice over 4 day weekend****

**All work for semester 1 must be turned in before Friday 18 **

No school Monday/Tuesday 21, 22(grading day)

7th Grade Camping Trip Mandatory Parent Meeting Tuesday Jan 29 at 5:30 if you can not make it, please contact me(information/questions about trip)

Notebooks due Thursday Jan 17 *Test Grade*(must be in order of date, if in several binders, take all math out and staple/clip together)

**All work for semester 1 must be turned in before Friday 18 **

Requiz 8th : 2.3-2.4 on Monday 14 afterschool, if student can not make it, please let me know in advance

No school Monday/Tuesday 21, 22(grading day)

To take the requiz, students must:

1) must get a 5 on quiz corrections

2)must complete extra ws; get a 4 or 5

3)must fix all 2.1/2.2 hw :get a 4 or 5

Requiz 7th : 2.3-2.4 on Monday 14 afterschool, if student can not make it, please let me know in advance

To take the requiz, students must:

1) must get a 5 on quiz corrections

2)must complete 2.3(2 ws), 2.4 (2 ws); get a 4 or 5

3)must fix all 2.3/2.4 hw :get a 4 or 5

quiz redo when we come back from break(must complete corrections + assignments to take it)

looking for improvement in scores- several students who did their hw or asked questions did better on this quiz

No School December 24- Jan 4 Happy Holidays!!!

Progress Reports Friday 14(check engrade for daily updates)

Membership Meeting Tuesday Dec 11 at 6:30

Book Fair Monday and Tuesday Dec 10 and 11 * mornings at 8 (M: 12-4, T: 12-7:30)

Holiday Toy Drive Contest : now until Dec 20, please donate a new unwrapped toy for any age

the color for each grade level who donates the most toys will win a pizza party

Winter Dance Friday Dec 7 at 5-8 pm ** must pick up by 8pm

cost $3, pizza $2, soda $1, if kids set up/clean up they get in free, see Ms. Hom for details.


*Quiz 2.1-2.2 Thursday 11/29 1 3x 5 index card- 1 sided with name/color, must be turned in with quiz, no sharing

School cancelled Friday 16

No school 19-23 Happy Thanksgiving

Monday 11/12 No school(Veteran's Day)

Update:Friday 11/9 Basketball and soccer game cancelled

No tutoring Monday 11/5 (sub)

Chapter 1 test: homework-test corrections and parent signature

7th: test out of 13 points, curved 10 pt ***all questions came from homework or notes except #13***

8th: test out of 16 points, curved 10 pt

Chapter 1 test Tuesday Oct 30, all chapter 1 redos are due before we take the test.

8th grade fieldtrip World War ll Museum Thursday 10/25 Drop off/pick up at the museum, if you can not be there, make sure you tell Ms. V by Wednesday.

Testing Tuesday -Friday (English and Math)

No Tutoring October 15-19(morning and afternoon)

Conferences Wed-Fri 17-19 (sign up in the office)

Imagine Math 10/11

Back to School Night Tuesday Oct 9 at 7 pm : Get information about each class and meet teachers and parents

No School Monday Oct 8

Picture Day Monday Oct 1

Girls Volleyball game at Kormatsu(7125 Donal Ave, El Cerrito) Monday Oct 1 At 4pm

please continue to check how your child is doing using engrade, if you do not have the login, please contact me. If your child has a low grade, please have them redo low scores during the current chapter, if they are missing work, please have them see me for help.

8th grade: The first quiz 1.1-1.5 is now added to their grade. Several students did not turn in their review homework, which means they can not retake the quiz and will keep their quiz grade. those who did the review hw, but did not get a 4 or 5 on their hw, will not be allowed to take the requiz. Students who did not turn in the review hw on time, will not be allowed to use a 1 sided 3x5 index card on the quiz. Please check engrade, the requiz is on Friday.

Sub Tuesday 9/25- 7th grade quiz rescheduled to Thursday 26, make sure students are redoing homework and studying, students will have a 1 side only 3x5 index card to use on the quiz.

8th grade Quiz 1.1-1.5 results are listed in the comments on engrade, if you do not have the login, please dojo, email or call the school. The quiz is not included in the grade. For a requiz, the entire class has to turn in the review homework for sections 1.1-1.5. To be able to take the requiz, the student must have a 4 or higher on their review homework. If they have a lower score, they must fix it or they will not be allowed to take the requiz. If it says card, your child used a 3x5 index card with notes for the quiz.

Come join us at a Picnic at Burg Park Sat 15 @ 11-4

Staff vs Students volleyball game Friday 14 at 4pm

Check Engrade to see how your child is doing. If you do not have the login from last year, please email me.

Last Chance: students who are missing homework assignments or have low scores, all work for the beginning of school is due tomorrow 9/7.

Solano Stroll Sunday 10-5

Class Dojo- if you have not signed up yet, or do not know how, please email me. Teachers use this to communicate with parents and let you know what's happening at Manzy.

Imagine Math- Went over the demo and how to use the New Math Program for both class and math int. Each student will complete at least 1 hour per week inclass. If no homework is assigned, students will work 20 minutes on the program.

Tutoring starts next Tuesday September 4:

Tutoring will be on Monday, Tuesday and Thursday after school to 3:30. Students do not have to stay the entire time, once they finish they can leave. Please make sure you are able to pick them up before 3:30. If Students are disrupting learning or causing problems, they will be asked to leave.


No School Monday Sept. 3 (Labor Day)


Welcome 7th & 8th Graders- website will be updated soon for google classroom





8th grade Scavenger Hunt due Friday June 1

Sub Monday 21

No tutoring 8th grade trip

Notebooks (test grade)- Due Monday 7: blue, orange, Tuesday 8: red, Wednesday 9: green

Math testing May 7-11- no tutoring

No Tutoring:grading projects/hw

Check grades(all homework was inclass and/or went over answers in class)

No Tutoring 4/23-27 7th grade camping trip

no tutoring 4/16-20 grading projects, if you need help, please let me know so I can schedule time

DANCE CANCELLED FRIDAY 13

no tutoring this week- math science fair, dance

Projects: check homework for list of items to include*

Easter Egg Bonus- Students check website on Easter(April 1) for question, answer it correctly to earn prize (extra credit, hw pass, class participation, dojo points) Must answer question that matches egg color from class. Email me the correct answer by the end of the day. (look at homework section for questions)

No tutoring Monday 26(sub)

No tutoring this week (conferences) and Math testing W/Th

No Tutoring Thursday and Friday 3/15-16

Grades Updated 3/11, 7th: 2.3-2.4 quiz(out of 10), 8th: ch 3 test(out of 8)

Math projects assigned on Monday 3/5, Due April 9(when we come back from spring break)

All missing work for 2nd semester (last chance) due Friday 3/2

Students who need to fix last quiz grade- 7th:3.1: tenmarks unit rate due Tues 3/6

8th:3.1-3.2 : 3.1 2 ws, 3.2 2 ws(due Friday 3/2)

Math Int class: TenMarks assignments will not be due Friday 16, due to no internet

No tutoring Tuesday, Thursday and Friday 2/13, 15 and 16

Quiz Friday 2/9 7th: 2.1 8th: 3.1-3.2

Sub Thursday and Friday 2/8 and 9, No tutoring

Grades updated 1/28 :no more assignments will be accepted for 7th:ch 5, 8th:ch 2, unless absent

check engrade for grades/what to redo before the chapter assessment

no tutoring Friday 1/18

New Semester 1/17

Grading Update- Redos- low homework scores accepted during current chapter only(learn/fix mistakes before the quiz/tests not after)

Homework is due the next day, everyday it is late, you lose a point(hw is worth 5 points) -if absent-same amount of time to makeup(if you need more see teacher before it is due/not after)

Notebook- take notes daily, write the date, objective and any notes/comments (test grade)

questions/concerns- email or see me any time



Last day to turn in Notebooks is tomorrow

No tutoring Thursday 1/11(Staff vs Students Basketball) 4-5pm

Notebooks due Wed, 1/10(test grade)

Battle of the Bands is Wed Jan 31

Last to turn in any redo hw is Friday Jan. 5

Membership meeting(history/tech)/Book fair Tuesday 4-8pm (gym)

7th quiz ch 5(*5.1-5.2) Thursday 14

8th quiz ch 2(*2.4-2.6) Thursday 14

Last to turn in any redo hw is Friday Jan. 5

New Tutoring Schedule Monday-Thursday 3:40-4:30(not Wednesday)

No tutoring this week Nov 27-1

No School Nov 20-24 Happy Thanksgiving

7th chapter 4 test Friday 17(4.1-4.7) covers material from the ch 4 quiz and 2 sections.

8th chapter 2 test part 1 (2.1-2.3) Friday 17, covers material from ch 2 quiz.


*Tutoring update: 3:40-4:30 M, T, Th, (No tutoring on Fridays) No tutoring this week 11/13-17

Quiz Friday 7th: 4.1-4.5 8th: 2.1-2.3

Fall Testing Mon 6, Tues, 7, Thurs 9, Mon 13, No tutoring

No school Friday Nov. 10


Progress Reports Nov 1, all grades in Monday 10/30

Tutoring after school until 4:30 M,T,Th, F

Conferences start Wednesday 18-20 1-6pm(No tutoring)

sign up in hallway by the gym.

Get Class Dojo to stay informed

if you have not already download/joined class dojo, please ask for info.

Check grades on Engrade

if you need the login/password, check manzy pack

Back to School Night Tuesday 10/10 7-8:30 pm

No School Monday 10/9

No tutoring Friday 10/6

Chapter 1 Test Friday 10/6, Study!!!!

Picture Day Monday October 2

LAST CHANCE TO TURN IN MISSING WORK FOR FULL CREDIT

All missing homework/absent work is due this Friday 29, no exceptions. Any work that is past due will not be accepted after Friday 29. If you do not know what you are missing, please check engrade, if you do not know your password/login, it was in the manzy pack last week

No Tutoring Friday 9/22 or Next week 9/25-29

if students have a question they can ask inclass or afterschool

Review ch 1.1-1.5 this week, Retest on Friday 22

Look through your notes/hw, if you have low hw scores, ask questions, if you do not understand how to complete your hw, you will not do well on the quiz. Study!!!!

First quiz tomorrow 9/15 on 1.1-1.6

review homework and notes

Fix mistakes on homework for full credit*(if turned in on time)*

if you need help, please see me during tutoring.

Write "Redo" on top of the page, staple the corrected problems to the original work and turn it in.

Extra Help

struggling or need to practice skills? Tutoring before or after school Monday, Tuesday, Thursday or Friday.


First Day of School, Monday, August 21

This is a Minimum Day 12:30 dismissal

Registration 8-8:30 am by the gym

Mandatory Orientation 2017-2018

Tuesday, August 15 at 7pm

Please join us for the 2017-2018 Manzanita Charter student and family orientation night. I will have a brief meeting about 7th/8th grade math with information for students and parents. This is a wonderful opportunity to meet with students and their families before the start of school. Hope to see you there!