We are looking forward to getting to know you. On the first day of school we will meet you on the field. Glovers Regiment will perform our traditional first day of school salute. Our new Principal, Dr. Peter Cohen will greet us and we will all march into the school together. Our first day will be a mixture of getting to know each other activities and some academic work. You will not need your school supplies, so please wait until Tuesday to bring them in. If you are worried about your summer reading, the assignment will be due on Thursday August 29th. Please let your parents know that Back to School Night will be on Thursday September 19th. We will go over curriculum at that time. Parents are of course welcome to set up a quick meeting with us before that if they wish. See you soon!
Alicia Churchill / Global Studies and English Language Arts
James Rogers / Math and Science
Felice Stubbs / Inclusion
Tony Palladino / Writing Tutor
The 7th Grade is ready to show off our work at the 3rd Exhibition on Monday June 17th. Our Poetry Anthologies will be on view in the Community Room starting at 630. At 7pm we will open up the advisories for our Mini-Golf course. The Theme this year is video games. Please feel free to take a family selfie in front of our Wild West back drop. We also have a Science Fiction back drop.
We had a successful walking field trip today to Redd’s Pond and Grace Oliver Beach. We took more water samples for bacteria and the incoming 7th grade will continue this service learning project by exploring solutions based on the work we did this year. The students also explored their senses and wrote poetry about their connections with those senses and the setting.
A BIG THANK YOU to Ms. Stubbs for all of her hard work in getting this together!
We had a wonderful time playing mini golf last week. A BIG THANK YOU to all of the parents who helped with the carpool. We will also need carpools for Project Adventure which is on May 28th and 29th. We could not do it without your help! Our last exhibition is quickly approaching. That will be on June 17th at 6:00 pm. We hope you will all be able to attend and see the hard work the students have been putting in. We are going on a walking field trip next Thursday back to Redd’s Pond to take another water sample and also to Grace Oliver Beach to write sensory poetry.
The 7th Grade Team wants to thank all parents for your support with our projects and for celebrating with us at Exhibition. Stay tuned for more information on our upcoming projects. We will continue to need help making field trips possible. We will be going to Project Adventure on May 28 and 29 and will need car pools. We will also be returning to Redd’s Pond to write poetry and investigate water quality for our Community Service Learning. We also look forward to our Mini-Golf project which will begin with a trip to Castle Creek.
7th grade has been using a free online platform called EVERFI. They have several courses sponsored through various organizations such as Mass Mutual, the NHL, and the Patriots. All are standard aligned and approved by the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education. Themes include: science and math in hockey, becoming an entrepreneur by creating a food truck business, developing coding skills as a secret agent, exploring STEM careers, and more. They even have a few on health, character development, african-american history, and digital literacy. Ask your student if they have started any of the modules.
For the entire year and over the summer, 7th graders will have access to an online program called IXL (I Excel). This program allows students to work at their own pace and skill level and is aligned with the standards. There is a “Analytics” tab that allows both you and your child to view their progress, trouble spots, time spent on each skill etc… Please ask your child to show you the program. They can also log in through the IXL app and work “on the go” if they want.