Stacey McClain | Social Studies

Stacey McClain | Social Studies

~One Family in Christ Jesus~  
…and we continue in this spirit as we are fortunate to welcome Dr. Janice Fipp as our new principal for the 2017~18 school year. Blessings to Mr. Pugliese always, we thank him for his service to SJRS and wish him well in his newest endeavor! 
Our 8M students and Mrs. DiPalma’s Kindergarten are “Buddies!” 
~A is for The Advent Season~
As we move through this holiday season, let us “be watchful, be alert, be ready.”
 Welcome to Mrs. McClain’s 6th, 7th & 8th grade Social Studies Classes 
    ~2017/2018 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 and Homework Assignments: view Forms and Docs below for classroom guidelines. Also, access CORNERSTONE/EDUCATE to track your childs’ academic progress and navigate our school website @ for important information under PORTAL LOGIN/parent tab/forms and docs 🙂

8TH GRADE~ LESSON PLANS: Week of Monday, 12/11

Chapter 20: Industrial Growth

~Wednesday, 12/13: Complete questions 1~5 and 7, p. 577.

~*REMINDER: SJRS December Outreach… BOOKS & BREAKFAST… our goal is 500 books before the school wide celebration on Friday morning, 12/15.*

~*REMINDER: Santa Secret Sale is back..! 8M shopping day is Thursday, 12/14.

~We continue our mission of service with our December Outreach… check out this PDF file for opportunities to make a difference! Please be aware of deadlines.

Start Each Day With A Grateful Heart

7TH GRADE~ LESSON PLANS: Week of Monday, 12/11


~Familiarize yourself with text book online component: Go to 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 6: The American Revolution

~TEST: on Chapter 5 on Monday, 12/11.

~Tuesday, 12/12: Complete Key Terms on p. 168.

~Thursday, 12/4:  Complete questions 3~5, p.171.

~QUIZ: Chapter 6, Section 1 on Friday, 12/15.


6TH GRADE~ LESSON PLANS: Week of Monday, 12/11

Chapter 3: The Nile River Valley

working on Lesson 3 and 4.

~Wednesday, 12/13:  Complete L3 Work: Questions 1~5 p. 101, workbook p.27, FFL3.

QUIZ: on Lesson 3 on Thursday, 12/14.


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 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: 2017/2018 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*…” 
 ~Here’s our final tally from Pennies From Heaven to aid America’sVetdogs… thanks for your generosity!
*SPECIAL SHOUT~OUT to all who attended the program for the fight against Hunger & Homelessness. Thank you for your time & generosity~
over $5,000 was collected to aid this worthy cause!!!
*A COLLECTIVE THANK YOU TO OUR CURRENT STUDENT COUNCIL for welcoming our Middle State Representatives on Sunday and conducting tours of the school  🙂
*SCHOOL-WIDE SHOUT OUT to all who donated to our SJRS Corporal Works of Mercy: Feed The Needy Thanksgiving food drive. Thank you for your interest and generosity~
*DECEMBER CALL TO SERVICE: a special thank you to ALL students and families who have chosen an outreach program to participate in.
~It is evident through our continued efforts that our theme of 
“One Family in Christ Jesus” guides us… as always, thank you for continuing to answer the call 🙂

Calendar News:

*As always, check SJRS website & Facebook page for more info*

~*DECEMBER OUTREACH, please be aware of deadlines…

~Friday, 12/15: Books and Breakfast
~Monday, 12/18: Grades 3, 4 and 5 Christmas Show @ 6:30 pm.
~Tuesday, 12/19: Grades K, 1 and 2 Christmas Show @ 8:45 ~ 9:30 am.
~Thursday, 12/21: Grades 6, 7 and 8 Christmas Show @ 6:30 pm.
~Friday, 12/22: Piano Recital @ 8:45 am. // Dismissal at 1:00 pm.
                            …*Christmas Holidays begin*…
Wishes to ALL for a blessed Christmas Season: Peace, Joy, Hope & Love!
           2018 …*Have a Happy and Healthy New Year*… 2018
~Tuesday, 1/2: School Reopens
Classroom Links

Contact Mrs. McClain

2017-18 Annual Fund

Sixty Years Strong is your annual gift to Saint Joseph Regional School in action! It is all of us reaching out with the love and charity of Jesus. We encourage all families to make a meaningful gift as we strive for 100% participation.

Get in Touch!

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