Beth Dondero-Garvey | Religion

Beth Dondero-Garvey | Religion

Winter Uniform Reminder

Please remember that we will start the winter uniform Monday, October 16th, per the Student/Parent Handbook.  Please visit Flynn & O’Hara’s website for exact uniform.  You can browse as a guest — look for St. Joseph Regional in SOMERS POINT.  Any questions, please call the office tomorrow609 927-2228 x11.

Please refer to the Handbook for uniform requirements.  Thank you.

Welcome to Mrs. Dondero-Garvey’s 6th, 7th, and 8th Grade Religion Classes.


8th Grade Lesson Plans

8D –   There was Mass this morning so no religion class.
Chapter 12 – pp. 109-112 – please complete the reading for these pages.
HW due Wed., 10/25 – Complete reading and questions in nb that was handed out today – Friday.
A handout was distributed Thurs., 10/19 on the 10 Commandments.  There will be a test on all of this material on Thursday, 11/2.  Please keep this handout – it is important.
Chapter 11 quiz was Friday, 10/13.
Permission slips for the SJRS Walk to End Hunger and Homelessness are due by tomorrow, Friday, 10/20.  Information and permission slips were distributed to 7th and 8th grade students on Wed., 10/4.   Sponsor Forms were distributed today to the students who have handed in a permission slip.
For Confirmation students:  Mass of Final Enrollment is this Sunday, 10/22 @ 10:00 at St. Joseph’s.
***Please keep track of all information and forms due in the Confirmation packet that was given out at the meeting on Monday, 10/2.  All dates and announcements will be posted here too.  Sunday, Oct. 22nd @ 10:00AM – Mass of Final Enrollment for all 8th grade Confirmation students; Sunday, Oct. 29th – Walk to End Hunger and Homelessness @ 1PM; Monday, Oct. 30th – Workshop #1.
8M – See 8D above.


7th Grade Lesson Plans


7C – Chapter 4 – pp. 27-29 –  HW due Wed., 10/25 – complete worksheet given out in class today, Friday –  the chapter 4 quiz will be next week.
A study guide was distributed and the information will be on a test on Friday, 11/3.
Please read these pages and get notes if you were absent today, Thursday, 10/19.
Chapter 3 graded homework assignment was due Friday, 10/13.  This was reviewed in class and the grades are on Cornerstone.
Information will be handed out tomorrow, Friday, for a test some key Catholic Faith concepts.  The test will be on Friday, 11/3.
The Chapter 2 quiz was on Friday, 9/29 and grades are on Cornerstone.
 Permission slips for the SJRS Walk to End Hunger and Homelessness are due tomorrow, Friday, 10/20.  Information and permission slips were distributed to 7th and 8th grade students on Wed., 10/4.   Sponsor Forms were distributed to students who have turned in permission forms.
A CONFIRMATION PACKET was given to all students who will receive the Sacrament of Confirmation next year in St. Joseph Parish on Sept. 12th.
Our group service project, the hunger  walk, will take place on Sunday. 10/29.  This will be discussed in class this week and information sent home.

7H – See 7C above.

6th Grade Lesson Plans


6G – Chapter 4 – pp. 60-63 – Completed stories in Chapter 4 – the test will be next Wed or Thurs.  For 6P – questions for pp. 62-62 will be corrected on Tues., 10/24 – please have them complete.

HW due tomorrow Friday – Have 4 questions from class today (pp. 60-61) on the story of Noah complete in notebook.

HW due Wed:  answer 2 questions from reading on pp. 58-59 in notebook

Chapter 3 test was Thursday, 10/12.

6P – See 6G.


Some reminders for 8D Homeroom:

1. Please read the  Parent/Student handbook posted on SJRS webpage by clicking “Parent Tab” under Portal Login.  SIGN the last page and bring in to class.  2. Please bring in a $30.00 Activity Fee (check may be made out to SJRS). Funds will be distributed between Art, the math IXL program, and any other classroom needs. 3.  Each student needs to contribute 2 boxes of tissues and hand sanitizer/or wipes and paper towels.

Dates to remember:

Mon., 10/16 – Begin wearing the winter uniform – consult Parent/Student Handbook to be in compliance.

Tues., 10/17 – OLMA 7 Prep visit for 7th and 8th grades @ 9AM

Thurs., 10/19 – Holy Spirit High School open house at 7PM – contact Mrs. Evans for further information @ 646-3000, x413

Sun., 10/22 – Final Mass of Election for 8th grade Confirmation students @ 10:00 AM at St. Joseph.  All 8th grade Confirmation student are expected to attend.

Mon., 10/23 – School Closed – Diocesan Teacher Inservice

Fri., 10/27 – Picture Day!  8th graders will have a picture taken in graduation gown and an option picture in dress up clothes.  Will discuss in class.

Fri., 10/27 – 6th, 7th, and 8th Grade Halloween Dance sponsored by the Student Council from 6-8pm

Sun., 10/29 – SJRS Walk to End Hunger Homelessness @ 1PM  – 7th and 8th grade students preparing to receive the Sacrament of Confirmation participate

Mon., 10/30 – Workshop #1 for 8th grade Confirmation students 6 – 8PM in the church

Wed., 11/1 – All Saints’ Day – Holy Day of Obligation.  School Mass at 10:00AM


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