Stacey McClain | Social Studies

Stacey McClain | Social Studies

~One Family in Christ Jesus~  
…and we continue in this spirit as we are blessed that Dr. Fipp has realized that her vocation lies here with us at SJRS; as she remains our fearless leader (principal)! 🙂
Our 8M students and Mrs. DiPalma’s Kindergarten are “Buddies!” 
~P is for President’s Day~
~2018/2019 School Year~
Hello to all! I trust everyone had a fulfilling summer. September is upon us and I am both honored and excited to be your child’s teacher this year. I am looking forward to meeting all the goals and challenges that are in store for us. Please visit this page for Class Announcements /  Homework Assignments and to view Forms and Docs below for classroom guidelines. Also, feel free to navigate our school website @ www.sjrs.org for important information; AND remember to access FACTS to track your child’s academic progress 🙂

8TH GRADE~ LESSON PLANS: Week of Monday, 2/18

Chapter 22: The Progressive Era~ working on…

~Friday, 2/15: Complete research for assigned personality. Bring any and all art supplies, glue, decorative paper, accessories, props, pictures etc.etc. in order to visually tell the story of your subject. This is a group project and all work will be completed collaboratively in class. *You EACH have a 3 day weekend to assemble all necessary items to begin creating on Tuesday!* Points will be deducted if you do not comply. Historical figures were assigned today in class, please search https://theundefeated.com/features/the-undefeated-44-most-influential-black-americans-in-history/ for a starting point to your research. Please look for information pertaining to Childhood, education & family life // Accomplishments & achievements // Impact on society // Difficulties overcome.

~We will be working on Black History project IN CLASS this week. Please refer to above post, thank you.

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~QUIZ: on Section 4: Public Education moved to Tuesday 2/12.

~FAMILY TREE PROJECT: due Monday, 2/11.

~Tuesday, 2/12: Complete Chapter Review, pps. 622-623. Omit question #19.

~TEST: on Chapter 21: A New Urban Culture on Wednesday, 2/13.

~Thursday, 2/14: every one please BRING IN AN EMPTY SHOE BOX! 

~Friday, 2/15: Complete research for assigned personality. Bring any and all art supplies, glue, decorative paper, accessories, props, pictures etc.etc. in order to visually tell the story of your subject. This is a group project and all work will be completed collaboratively in class. *You EACH have a 3 day weekend to assemble all necessary items to begin creating on Tuesday!* Points will be deducted if you do not comply. Historical figures were assigned today in class, please search https://theundefeated.com/features/the-undefeated-44-most-influential-black-americans-in-history/ for a starting point to your research. Please look for information pertaining to Childhood, education & family life // Accomplishments & achievements // Impact on society // Difficulties overcome.

7TH GRADE~ LESSON PLANS: Week of Monday, 2/18

AMERICAN NATION TEXT BOOK:~Familiarize yourself with text book online component: Go to  www.phschool.com. Select Course Content, select Companion Web Sites, select Social Studies, select American Nation Text Book, select “Beginnings…” and review the “Resource Center” section. Pay careful attention to the “Online Skills Tutor” section. PRACTICE 🙂

Chapter 7: Creating a Republic~working on Sections 2 & 3

~Tuesday, 2/19: Present Political Cartoon.

~Thursday, 2/21: Please complete questions 3~5, p. 214.

~QUIZ: on Sections 2 & 3 combined on Friday, 2/22.

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~Quiz on Section 1: A Loose Confederation on Monday, 2/11.

~Monday, 2/11: Please complete Key Terms p. 206. (def & sentence in context).

~Tuesday, 2/12:Please complete questions 3~5, p. 210.

~Friday, 2/13: Please complete Key Terms p. 211. (if necessary)  Political     Cartoon: due on Tuesday, 2/19. See ACTIVITY p.210 for reference.

~REVOLUTIONARY FACEBOOK PAGE: Please hand in to Mrs. Hutton FIRST, she will forward to me after her assessment.

6TH GRADE~ LESSON PLANS: Week of Monday, 2/18

Chapter 5: The Huang He Valley ~working on Lesson 3

~Tuesday, 2/19: Vocabulary Box p. 160. (def & sentence in context)

~Thursday, 2/21: Complete L3 Work: Questions 1~5, p. 165, FFL3.

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~Tuesday, 2/12: Complete L2 Work: Questions 1~5, p. 157, FFL2.

~QUIZ: on Lesson 1 & 2 combined on Wednesday, 2/13.

High School contacts

HOLY SPIRIT: Contact Mrs. Evans @ 646-3000 x413.

ST. AUGUSTINE PREP: Contact Mr. Stephen Cappuccio @ 856-697-2600 x1.

OUR LADY OF MERCY: Call 856-697-2008 or visit www.olmanj.org for information. 

Please contact the schools for information or to schedule a “shadowing” date. It is valuable to actually experience what each high school has to offer!

Servant Leaders: 2018/2019 New Opportunities

Every day is a new opportunity to
make a difference ~~~
“GET DIRTY… BE MESSY… become the hands, feet & heart of Jesus, BE the face of Christ in THIS WORLD! Get Involved~Do Something~ *Serve Others*”
*SANDWICH SERVICE PROJECT: Students in grade 1 and grade 6 teamed up together to make over 11oo sandwiches for the Atlantic City Rescue Mission. Doesn’t that just make your heart (and belly) feel good! Congratulations and gratitude to our teachers, students and family volunteers who donated food stuffs to complete such a worthy and meaningful service mission. We are so blessed as a community to have people who are willing to make a difference in our world, many thanks to all who participated!!
*CHRISTMAS CHEER: Special blessings for the first floor students who went Christmas Caroling and delivered cards, notes and placemats to hospital patients. Thanks to each and every student who passed along the Magic of Christmas by believing in the wonder of the Season!!! HO~HO~HO!
*CORNUCOPIA of GRATITUDE:  Thanks to Sister Judy’s annual Thanksgiving Appeal, our school family collected over 1100foodstuffs & itemsfor other families in need! 🙂
*SOCKS for SURE: A nod of appreciation to all who donated socks for our October call to duty. Sister Judy was very appreciative of your thoughtfulness and collected 1,140 PAIRS of socks for the needy! 🙂
*GRATITUDE & LUV: for all of you who either walked, donated or did both this past Sunday, 10/14 to benefit our annual Walk To End Hunger and Homelessness. What a wonderful way to get involved and be a part of something for the greater good!! YOU ALL COLLECTIVELY RAISED: $4,331 for the Ecumenical Food Pantry & Adelaide’s Place –Well Done!
*A SPECIAL SHOUT~OUT: to the 2018-2019 STUDENT COUNCIL. All ten members took time out of their last weeks of summer to come to school and help facilitate first floor teachers in setting up their classrooms. Also, many volunteered to assist Mrs. Zinckgraf and Miss Terry with their Pre-K Back-To-School events. KUDOS to you all (and your parents, too) for your kindness and commitment to being leaders of SJRS!
“One Family in Christ Jesus” guides us… as always, thank you for continuing to answer the call 🙂

Calendar News:

 

…as always, please check our school website and facebook page for ALL upcoming activities and announcements!!! 

~Sunday, 2/17: please attend Mass (don’t forget to send in your selfie!!)      

~Monday, 2/18: SCHOOL CLOSED in honor of President’s Day.                       

~Friday, 2/22: Washington’s Birthday.                                                                       

~Friday, 2/22: Sports Pictures

 

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2018-19 Annual Fund

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11 Harbor Lane, Somers Point, NJ 08244
P: 609.927.2228 // F: 609.927.7834

Saint Joseph Regional School is located within Somers Point, NJ.  With close proximity to Atlantic and Cape May counties, it is a short drive to surrounding areas like Ocean City and Absecon Island.

A Diocese of Camden Catholic School Serving Preschool to Grade 8

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