Welcome to Meet the Teacher Night!. PJH South September 16, 2013. School Expectations. GRIT Initiative. The board and superintendent goals include an emphasis on the concept of GRIT
September 16, 2013
Based on the acronym GRIT, the Diamondback Way is a set of guiding principles for Pearland Junior High South students, teachers, staff, and parents:
Give your best effort every day
Real leaders build relationships
Integrity in everything you do
Tenaciously pursue your dreams
S – Safety First
O– Own Your Actions
U – U Make Your Own Choices
T– Treat others like you would want to be treated
H – Have respect for yourself, others and your school
Red light means wireless devices will not be used, and should remain out of sight.
Yellow light means wireless devices might be used. Devices should be face down on the desk or out of sight.
Green light means wireless devices will be used. Devices should be turned on and on the corner of the desk awaiting teacher instructions.
The RCR is a celebration of the academic success from each grading period.
8th Grade Science
Conference Time: 10:30-11:10
Tues. 8:05 - 8:34
Wed. 8:05 - 8:34
Additional times by appointment
Major grade: Quizzes, tests, (some) labs, projects (60%)
Daily grade: Guided practice, homework (40%)
“Practice Helps Prepare”
*Science Lab journal REQUIRED*
Are being taught accelerated curriculum
Less time to get the “Basics”
More time to extend teaching to higher level
Connect Valence electrons----to Reactivity
Connect Valence electrons----to Reactivity--- to Bonding
Dry erase markers (pretty please)
Zip lock bags (sandwich sized)
Monday 8:05 – 8:34
Thursday 8:05 – 8:34
Wednesday/Friday (I will have some weeks. Will be told to students every week)
No afternoon during Volleyball season.
If I am not available for some reason, students can see Mrs. Evans, or Mrs. Devillier.
participating and contributing members
of our constitutional democracy.
English / Writing
Tuesdays & Fridays
After School Tutoring:
Eighth grade students are able to select and use different forms of writing for specific purposes such as to inform, analyze, or entertain.
Students produce final, error-free pieces of written composition on a regular basis.
Eighth grade students present oral and written reports, including presentations strengthened by visuals and media.
about 5 min.