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WELCOME TO JFK OPEN HOUSE Room 225. Mrs. Heidi Hodnett. My Background. Earned B.A. Mathematics from William Paterson University in 2004. Taught at St. John Vianney High School in Holmdel, NJ for 5 years. Third year at JFK Memorial High School. Expectations for the Year.

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my background
My Background
  • Earned B.A. Mathematics from William Paterson University in 2004.
  • Taught at St. John Vianney High School in Holmdel, NJ for 5 years.
  • Third year at JFK Memorial High School.
expectations for the year
Expectations for the Year
  • Students are expected :
    • To arrive to class on time
    • To be prepared, i.e. all class materials and any previous assignments.
    • To treat the teacher, other classmates, and themselves with respect.
    • Talking = Teaching Listening = Learning
expectations continued
Expectations Continued
  • Students will demonstrate leadership and teamwork through group assignments.
  • Students will be comfortable explaining procedures to the class.
ways to succeed
Ways to Succeed
  • Stay Organized!
    • Students should have a notebook divided into sections for Do Now’s, Notes, and Homework.
    • Students will also need a folder or 3 ring binder to store worksheet packets.
    • Math 3 students should bring Question Quest book, HSPA reference sheet, and any previous assignments.
grading system
Grading System
  • Students will be graded by:
    • 50 % Major Assessments (Test or Major Project)
    • 25 % Minor Assessments (Quizzes, Class work)
    • 25% Minor Assessments ( Homework)
    • Extra Credit given for board work with explanation.
homework policy
Homework Policy
  • Homework will be given daily to reinforce topics covered in class and review previous mathematical methods.
  • Homework is graded on completion not correctness. All problems are reviewed the following day while the students explain their work to the class.
  • Homework should take students about an hour each night and all steps should be shown to receive full credit.
discipline procedure
Discipline Procedure
  • Inappropriate behavior will be handled based on rules set by the teacher and students.
  • Excessive misconduct will be handled by the administration.
  • Parents will be contacted when necessary.
what can you do to help
What Can You Do To Help?
  • Be involved, check up on your children , ask if they have questions.
  • Weekly overviews, upcoming quizzes/tests, and homework information is all on my eboard.
  • E-Board
    • Woodbridge School District site – JFK HS –teacher Eboards. – Heidi Hodnett
    • Genesis – Grades are entered weekly.
extra help
Extra Help
  • Mrs. Hodnett is available Thursday mornings at 7:10 in room 225. (Any morning available, see me for note)
  • Tutoring is offered every morning with Mr. Smith in room 228.
  • National Honor Society offers “Peer Tutoring” after school in room 234 on Wednesdaysand Thursdays.
contact information
Contact Information
  • Mrs. Heidi Hodnett
  • heidi.hodnett@woodbridge.k12.nj.us (best way to reach me)
  • Math Dept. – (732) 602 -8659
thank you for your support in advance
Thank you for your support in advance!
  • If you have any further questions, comments, or concerns, feel free to e-mail me and I will respond at my earliest convenience.