Welcome to Secondary!

Hello parents!

The 2021-2022 school year is off to a great start. Our schedule has been filled with engaging curriculum, activities, and enrichment classes that has encapsulated how truly wonderful this year is going to be.

Here is our daily schedule for reference:

Morning Work (7:30-8:15)

  • Monday: Cursive Handwriting
  • Tuesday: Typewriting
  • Wednesday: Vocabulary Story Writing
  • Thursday: Typewriting or Intro to Spanish (starting in Quarter II)
  • Friday: Journal Prompt Writing or Current Event Summary

Reading/Language Arts (8:15-9:00)

  • Novel or short story reading
  • Vocabulary review
  • Content-related comprehension worksheets

Enrichment (9:00-9:45)

  • Monday & Wednesday: Gym
  • Tuesday & Thursday: Art
  • Friday: Music

Reading/Language Arts continued (9:45-10:30)

  • Novel or short story reading
  • Completing aligned worksheets and comprehension activities
  • Quizzes or tests
  • Book projects
  • Silent Reading for the Quarterly Book Report
  • IXL for RLA

Math (10:30-11:30)

  • *Time is split to allow adequate instruction for both grades.

Lunch & Recess (11:25-12:15)

Religion (12:15-1:00)

  • During this time, I teach fourth grade math or reading.

Social Studies (1:00-2:00)

  • *Time is split to allow adequate instruction for both grades.
  • Seventh Grade: Ancient History. (Egypt, Greece, Rome, Mesopotamia)
  • Eighth Grade: WV History

Science (2:00-2:35)

Pack Up & Dismissal (2:40-3:00)

Mass (Thursdays and Fridays 8:15-8:45 am)

Vocabulary, Reading, and Social Studies tests are always given on Fridays. Dates are subject to change according to student readiness levels and per the teacher’s discretion.

Donations of tissues, Clorox wipes, paper towels, and school supplies (pencils, markers, colored pencils, tape) are always welcome and greatly appreciated.

Homework will be assigned almost every night and is entirely dependent upon your child’s ability to utilize allotted class time to finish it. Time is given every day for study hall and for students to ask me questions before heading home.

Weekly announcements will be posted in a new information block.

Check Class Dojo for any major, last minute updates.

Prayers and love to all,

Miss Sydney Bush