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 Pumpkin~
    ~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 @ for important information; AND remember to access RenWeb to track your child’s academic progress 🙂

8TH GRADE~ LESSON PLANS: Week of Monday, 10/22

Chapter 17: The Civil War

~Friday, 10/19: Graduation gowns will be sent home with your child.

~Monday, 10/22: School Closed for Teacher In-Service.

~TEST: Chapter 17~ The Civil War on Tuesday, 10/23.

~Tuesday, 10/23: WINTER UNIFORMS begin, please comply with the dress code.

~Friday, 10/26: PICTURE DAY (details discussed in class, envelopes went home 10/18).

***Each month Sister Judy embodies the Corporal Works of Mercy… this month the school is collectively gathering packages of new white socks for those in need. What an easy way to incorporate our theme of “kindness” this year. 🙂

8M Creative Arts Schedule: M/Spanish, T/Gym, W/Art, TH/Media, F/Study

*A nod of appreciation for all who walked and/or donated to The Walk To End Hunger & Homelessness this past Sunday. Our “collective efforts” go a very long way, and we are anxiously awaiting the final tally! Thank you for your time and generosity 🙂


7TH GRADE~ LESSON PLANS: Week of Monday, 10/22

AMERICAN NATION TEXT BOOK:~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 4: The 13 English Colonies~ working on Sections 2 & 3

~TEST: Chapter 3: Exploration and Colonization on Friday, 10/12. Please use ALL of your resources when reviewing information.

~Monday, 10/15: Review test on Chapter 3

~Monday, 10/: Complete Key Terms p. (definition and sentences in context)

~Thursday, 10/: Complete questions #1 (people) and 3~5 p. (if necessary)  


6TH GRADE~ LESSON PLANS: Week of Monday, 10/22

Chapter 1: The First Cultures ~working on Lesson 3

~Friday, 10/20: Lesson 3 Work: questions 1~5, p. 49 and Foldable Facts.

~QUIZ: L2 vs. L3 (Old Stone Age vs. New Stone Age) on Tuesday, 10/23.

~Tuesday, 10/23: Chapter Review

~TEST: Wednesday, 10/24 on Chapter 1: The First Cultures

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: 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*”
*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!!
*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, check SJRS website & Facebook page for more info*
~Monday, 10/22: SCHOOL CLOSED for teacher in-service.
~Tuesday, 10/23: WINTER UNIFORMS BEGIN, please comply w/ dress code.  ~Friday, 10/26: PICTURE DAY
Classroom Links

Contact Mrs. McClain

2018-19 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