Websites vs. Google Classroom vs. Email

posted Sep 4, 2018, 5:08 PM by Nancy Sebert   [ updated Sep 4, 2018, 5:09 PM ]

We hope that you are finding the information you need from our team. Our websites have some information on them, but as we explore more efficient forms of communication, we have been using Google Classroom for students to keep track of their work and for us to share information with them. If you have any questions about our team or our classes and your student cannot answer them, please email us! We will respond within 24 working hours.

Progress Reports Going Home October 27th

posted Oct 22, 2017, 8:46 AM by Nancy Sebert   [ updated Oct 22, 2017, 8:46 AM ]

Just a heads up that progress reports will be available on Friday, October 27th. You can also check the Jumprope portal at any time. There is a link to the left to access the portal from this page.

Newsletter Sent Home

posted Oct 22, 2017, 8:44 AM by Nancy Sebert   [ updated Oct 22, 2017, 8:44 AM ]

On Thursday, 10/19/17, the seventh grade team sent home a newsletter through Infinite Campus for parents to see what has been going on at school this fall. If you had trouble accessing this newsletter, it is attached here!

Field Trip Update & Late Work Policy

posted Dec 12, 2016, 4:50 PM by Nancy Sebert   [ updated Dec 12, 2016, 4:50 PM ]

The field trip has been rescheduled for Thursday, 12/22, the day before vacation starts! Since I already have the permission slips and payment taken care of, I will expect the same for this new date unless I hear from you specifically that your child CANNOT attend. Students need a bagged snack and lunch and are asked to dress nicely for the theater. We are very lucky that the theater group offered to do a new show - let's hope the weather cooperates this time!

Also, the seventh grade teachers would like to improve student work completion and understanding of due dates, so we would like to start practicing the Traip Academy late work policy with the students starting this trimester. If students miss major assessments, they will have two days to communicate with the teacher and make a plan for getting the work done. They will then have two weeks to complete the missing work. We are committed to all students and their success, but we also want them to understand time limits, due dates, and skills that need to be built upon within a timely manner. We will have many reminders for students to develop their independent learner skills and communicate effectively with their teachers about making up missing work.

The Seventh Grade Team

Strength Day coming up next Wednesday, 12/7/16

posted Nov 29, 2016, 10:00 AM by Nancy Sebert   [ updated Nov 29, 2016, 10:01 AM ]

Students were asked to identify a strength, spark, or interest that they wanted to showcase for their peers and the time for that showcase is NEXT WEDNESDAY! On the early release day, we will block out two periods of the day to have students present and experience expertise in a variety of areas, such as sports skills, musical talents, love of cooking and baking, computer skills, and many other unique interests.

Field Trip December 5th!

posted Nov 18, 2016, 6:07 AM by Nancy Sebert   [ updated Nov 18, 2016, 6:08 AM ]

Permission slips have gone home for our field trip on December 5th to the Chamber Repertory Theatre production of ENCORE! This production is five classic short stories performed by just five actors - it's amazing! Students will experience both the stage production and the written form of these stories by the end of the year.

November Newsletter

posted Nov 18, 2016, 6:00 AM by Nancy Sebert   [ updated Nov 18, 2016, 6:01 AM ]

We are sending this newsletter home through IC email, but you can also access the document under Team Forms & Docs.

School Dance!! Hosted by the 7th grade

posted Oct 19, 2016, 5:45 AM by Nancy Sebert   [ updated Oct 19, 2016, 5:45 AM ]

We will be having a Halloween Dance on October 21st from 7 - 9 pm. Students are allowed to wear costumes that are school appropriate, but no masks that cover their faces. The cost is $5. Glow bracelets and snacks and drinks will be sold as well. All profits will be put toward our field trips this year.

Progress Reports October 21st

posted Oct 19, 2016, 5:42 AM by Nancy Sebert   [ updated Oct 19, 2016, 5:42 AM ]

Students will be bringing home progress reports on Friday, October 21st.

Parent Conferences October 25th and November 3rd

posted Oct 19, 2016, 5:41 AM by Nancy Sebert   [ updated Oct 19, 2016, 5:41 AM ]

Emails were sent on Friday, October 14th, with information about signing up for parent conferences. If you did not receive the email or would like further information, please contact your student's homeroom teacher and we'll get you signed up!!

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