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Welcome to Open House


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Title: Welcome to Open House

Welcome to
Stewarts Creek Middle
Home of the Falcons
A Little About Me
  • Shannon Donnelly
  • 6C Math
  • Western Kentucky University Marketing
  • University of Southern Indiana Education and
  • Worked in banking for 6 years
  • Third year at Stewarts Creek Middle School
  • Cross country coach and assistant softball coach
  • Moved from Santa Claus, Indiana
  • Getting married in October, soon I will be Mrs.

Falcon Figures
  • Falcon Figures allow students to review skills
    from the whole year.
  • 1 week to complete10 problems per sheet
  • Early check is every Wednesday.
  • Falcon figures are due every Friday.
  • Students will complete Falcon Figures for bell
    work, homework, class work, etc.

Word Wall
  • Vocabulary words to help
  • enhance math academic
  • 25 words each Nine Weeks
  • Each word defined in math composition notebook
  • Tested over the words each 9 weeks on the 8th
    week (1st Word Wall test is the week of
    September 22-26)

Vocabulary is a matter of word-building as well
as word-using. By David Crystal
Composition Notebook
  • Table of Contents
  • Notes for every lesson (in order)
  • 1 grade at the end of each nine weeks.

School Wide Grading Policy
  • Assessments 50
  • Classwork 40
  • Homework 10
  • ALL students will have the opportunity to
    retake tests, whether they made a 62 or a 92.
    The retake must be done within 5 days after
    receiving the grade. The retake will cover the
    same skills, but in a different format. We will
    take the higher of the 2 grades.

School Wide Grading Policy
  • Late work students have 5 days to turn in
    homework from the day it is due. After 5 days it
    becomes a 0.
  • No extra credit
  • Benchmark tests will be given at the end of each
    9 weeks and will count as a grade in the homework
    category (10)

Email Communication
  • I send out emails throughout the year with
    information about what is going on in the
    classroom and at school
  • I sent out an email on Monday, if you did not get
    the email or you would like me to put a different
    email address in, please send me an email with
    your information

Online Textbooks
  • Username scmstudent
  • Password student
  • www.scm.rcschools.net

Checking Grades Online
  • We are in the process of implementing a new
    online gradebook program called INow. 
  • Parents and students will be getting a username
    and password and will be able to log in and check
    grades for all subjects in one place.  That
    information will be coming home soon.

Communication is the key!!Please send me an
email or give me a call if you ever have any
questions or concerns. Please look at your
childs agenda each night for any notes we may
send home!!donnellys_at_rcschools.net904-6700 ext.
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