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6th grade is currently working on their STEM integration project. They are creating a scale drawing of the space by the church to use for planning the Trustey Peace Garden. They have one unit, Statistics and Probability, to finish before the end of the year.

Upcoming dates: Surface Area and Volume Test Corrections due Friday 5/24 

IXL: BB, CC, DD 

7th grade is finishing up Chapter 2 Part B from the Algebra 1 textbook. They will have a quiz on these topics on Wednesday. The last topic of the year will be inequalities. 

Upcoming dates: Chapter 2 Part B Quiz on Wednesday

IXL: C, D, E, and F 

8th grade should make sure their Chapter 9 test corrections and any missing work is turned in before they leave for DC. 

 

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6th grade applied the percent equation and proportion to real world percent applications such as tax, tip, discount and markup. Students will review these concepts before their Chapter 5 test on Thursday. 

IXL: L and M 

Upcoming dates: Chapter 5 Percent Test Thursday 5/16 

7th grade is working through Chapter 2 Part B, which extends previous concepts like proportions and percents into their Algebra 1 curriculum. 

IXL: C, D, E, and F 

Upcoming dates: none 

8th grade is finishing Chapter 9 on Quadratic functions. This will be their last full topic before they leave for DC and graduation week. We will cover some parts of Chapter 10 and 11 with any time we have left in math class. 

IXL: BB 

Upcoming dates: ​​​​​​​Chapter 9 test Thursday 5/16

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6th grade just finished learning about the percent equation and proportion. They will use this to solve real-world percent problems like markup, discount, tax and tip. 

IXL: L and M 

Upcoming dates: Percent Test Wednesday 5/15 

7th grade just quizzed on Algebra concepts from Chapter 2 Part A in their textbook for next year. Topics include solving multi-step equations, fraction/decimal buster, writing equations from word problems and all real numbers/ no solution equations. We will move into Part B review topics such as percent, proportions and similar figures. 

IXL: C, D, E and F (under Algebra 1) 

Upcoming dates: none 

8th grade is working through Chapter 9 on solving quadratics. They are learning multiple ways to solve such as graphing, taking square roots, factoring, completing the square and the quadratic formula. 

IXL: BB 

Upcoming dates: Chapter 9 Test Wednesday 5/15 

 

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6th Grade is starting Fractions, Decimals and Percentages. They will review how to convert between forms before applying percentages to real world problems. 

IXL: L and M 

Upcoming dates: none 

7th Grade is working on Chapter 2 of the Algebra 1 textbook that they'll receive next year. We are reviewing solving multi-step equation, while extending into new curriculum with fractions, decimals, multi-step word problems, and no solution/identity equations. 

IXL: I and J (under Algebra 1, not 8th grade) 

Upcoming dates: ​​​​​​​Stats and Probability Test Corrections due Friday 5/3, Chapter 2A Test Monday 5/6 

8th Grade ​​​​​​​started Chapter 9 on Quadratics. They will learn how to graph and analyze quadratic functions before learning how to find the zeros of a function by factoring, completing the square, taking square roots and using the quadratic formula. 

IXL: BB

Upcoming dates: Chapter 9 Part A Quiz next week 

 

Read more about April 28-May 3

Everyone is singing songs getting ready for the Spring Concerts! Please join us for the 5th through 8th grade concert on Thursday, May 9 at 6:30pm in the gym and for the PK through 4th grade concert on Thursday, May 16 at 6:30pm in the gym.

Additionally, grades 1 and 2 are also doing a unit on Carnival of the Animals and learning about a book called Can You Hear It? that pairs famous artwork with famous pieces of music.

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St. Clement's Spring Concert is on Thursday, May 16th at 6:30pm. The concert will be held in the gym. PreK will be singing "You're Welcome" and "How Far I'll Go" from the Moana soundtrack! PreK is asked to dress in Hawaiian gear, so bring out the hula skirts, Hawaiian shirts, and leis! 

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**Mid-trimester grade reports will go home for all grades on Tuesday 4/16. Please return with a parent signature by Thursday 4/18**

6th grade is finishing their unit on 3D geometry. They've classified shapes and their parts, drawn nets of 3D figures, and calculated surface area and volume. The next unit will be on percents. 

Upcoming dates: 3D Geometry Test Wednesday 4/17

IXL: Z and AA 

7th grade is starting the 8th grade math curriculum over Algebra 1 concepts. They will review and extend prior knowledge for the first few chapters before learning new concepts. We have started with the basics of algebra, which is Chapter 1 in the textbook they will be receiving next year. 

Upcoming dates: Algebra Basics Test on Thursday 4/18 

IXL: A, B, and I 

8th grade is finishing Chapter 8 over polynomials. They will review before testing over the material on Thursday 4/18. 

Upcoming dates: ​​​​​​​Chapter 8 Polynomials Test Thursday 4/18 

IXL: Y, Z, and AA 

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Dear Parents,

Spring has sprung in the PreK Full classroom! We look forward to making an exciting push towards Kindergarten. The 3rd trimester brings exciting discoveries of rhyme, sequencing, sight words, addition, animals, bugs and let's not forget changes in weather. Our time with your children is numbered, but there is still much to learn! With all there is look forward to, we'd like to take this time to thank each of you for helping to make this year such a success! Have a blessed and wonderful Easter!

Best,

Ms. Manganaro and Mrs. Smolky

Upcoming dates:

Wednesday 4/15 - CSO Field Trip

Friday 4/19 to Wednesday 4/24 - Easter Break & Staff Professional Development. NO SCHOOL! 

Thursday 4/25 - School Resumes

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All students will take the math Aspire test on Wednesday April 10. Please have students go on IXL and review concepts before the test.

6th grade will be continuing volume by expanding on their definition of volume equals area of the base times height. They will also compare the volume of a prism and pyramid with equal bases and heights in order to see the volume of a pyramid formula. 

Upcoming dates: none 

IXL: all 7th grade standards- review for Aspire! 

7th grade will start the Algebra 1 curriculum, which will take them through the end of 7th grade and into 8th. Students will build upon what they learned about solving equations and inequalities in 6th grade. 

Upcoming dates: none 

IXL: all 8th grade standards- review for Aspire! 

8th grade ​​​​​​​is starting the second part to Chapter 8. They will learn how to factor trinomials and factor by grouping. 

Upcoming dates: none 

IXL: all 8th grade standards- review for Aspire! 

 

Read more about April 8-12