Seventh-Grade Class News

Jeremy Benedict, Seventh-Grade Teacher

 

Friday
Oct122018

Class News 10-12

10/12/18

Mr. Benedict

jbenedict@stjohnschicago.org

(920) 680-8795

7th Grade Class News

Be still and know that I am God!  Psalm 46:10

Walther Christian Academy-- will be having an Open House Thursday, October 18th at 7pm.  Tour the campus, meet the teachers, speak with current students, and learn more about what makes Walther such a great place for students to learn.  We are extremely proud of the class of 2018 as they had a total of $12.1 million in scholarships! Come to the Open House and learn about scholarship and financial aid deadlines.  Also, don’t miss your opportunity to speak with Mr. Bobby Sylvester, Regional Director at Empower Illinois. Contact Alma L. Calleros, Director of Admissions with any questions:alma_calleros@walther.com, 708.344.0404 ext. 245.

Memory--Tuesday--Then God said, “Take your son, your only son, whom you love --Isaac-- and go to the region of Moriah.  Sacrifice him there as a burnt offering on a mountain I will show you.” Genesis 22:2 Thursday--Abraham answered, “God himself will provide the lamb for the burnt offering, my son.”  And the two of them went on together. Genesis 22:8

Important Dates to Remember:

10/17

Picture Retakes

10/19

No School

11/2

No School (P/T Conferences

Friday
Sep072018

Class News 9-7

9/7/18

Mr. Benedict

jbenedict@stjohnschicago.org

(920) 680-8795

7th Grade Class News

Be still and know that I am God!  Psalm 46:10

Parent Meeting--Thank-you to all that attended.  If you have any follow-up questions, please find my contact information at the top of this page.  I will let you know when the high school information shared yesterday is ready. 

Jeans Day--  On Friday, students may wear jeans for a cost of $2.  Jeans must be in good repair. Money supports our Chapel Mission and Agape Fund.  

Math--Math 2 will take a quiz on Fractions on Monday and then they will start a study of Decimal Review.   Pre-Algebra will continue to study their unit on “Algebraic Expressions & Integers”.  Algebra will wrap up their unit on “Variables, Function Patterns, & Graphs” with a test on Wednesday.

Science--Test on chapters 1 and 2--Thursday.

Social Studies--Test on chapter 3--Monday.


Memory--

Tuesday--Job 19:25-26--For I know that my redeemer lives, and at the last he will stand upon the earth.  And after my skin has been thus destroyed, yet in my flesh I shall see God.

Thursday--Genesis 3:14-15--The Lord God said to the serpent, “Because you have done this, cursed are you above all livestock and above all beasts of the field; on your belly you shall go, and dust you shall eat all the days of your life.  I will put enmity between you and the woman, and between your offspring and her offspring; he shall bruise your head, and you shall bruise his heel.


Important Dates to  Remember:

9/12

All Student Picture Day

9/14

Jeans Day $2

9/20-21

Book Fair

9/28

Mid-Term

Friday
May252018

Class News 5-25

  1. Service Hours are due next Friday!  Also, any missing work or tests that have not been taken need to be completed by then.  Make sure to have your child check Fast Direct!

  2. There will be no Friday Letter for the rest of the school year.  Some end of year notes:

  3. The week of June 4th, please send your child to school with extra bags to take home things from their lockers.  All textbooks and novels that belong to the school should be turned in as soon as possible.  

  4. On Monday or Tuesday, June 5th or 6th, the 6-8th grade will be walking to Portage Park to hang out before lunch, eating lunch in the park, and playing some softball/other games before heading back.  Mrs. Franklin will let you know the exact details next week after checking the weather report.



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Check out what we are learning this week:


Reading:

Reading 2--We will end our last unit of the school year this week.  It deals with myths, legends, and folktales. We will subsequently compare the three similar genres in a brief essay on Thursday.

 Social Studies:

The students will take their cumulative Civil War test on Thursday, May 31st. They will also be watching Lincoln next week.




Friday--Ephesians 2:8-9


Friday
May182018

Class News 5-18



  1. Recognition Dinner is on tonight!  Your child needs to be there to help serve  at 5:45 PM. One parent/guardian should also accompany them.  Help is needed through the end of the program that night.

  2. The Spring Concert is on Thursday @ 7PM.  Your child should arrive by 6:45 and meet in the gym.  


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Tuesday--John 6:54


Friday--How can bodily eating and drinking do such great things?



Check out what we are learning this week:


Reading:

Reading 2--We will begin our last unit of the school year this week.  It deals with myths, legends, and folktales.

Reading 3--This week we will be viewing the movie Valkyrie which is about the plot to assassinate Hitler.  We will then compare the two novels with the movie as well as various non-fiction articles.  The culmination will be a 5-paragraph essay discussing the different forms of media and their portrayal of the events.   


Science:

Next week, the class will review information from chapters 1 & 2 and will retake their test.


Social Studies:

We will be finishing our study of the Civil War next week and there will be a cumulative Civil War test on Thursday, May 31st.


Friday
May112018

Class News 5-11



  1. We will be MAP Testing on Monday and Tuesday of next week.  Please make sure your child has a good breakfast and is prepared to take two tests each day.  If you would like to send them with a healthy snack those days, please do so.

  2. The Ice Cream Social/Book Fair is today from 3:00-8:30PM.  Come on out and buy some books and ice cream. I hope to see you all there!

  3. Recognition Dinner is on Friday, May 18th.  Your child needs to be there to help serve at 5:30PM.  One parent/guardian should also accompany them. Help is needed through the end of the program that night.  


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Tuesday--1 Corinthians 11:26


Friday--What is the benefit of eating/drinking?


Check out what we are learning this week!

Math:This week Math 2 wrap up their unit on Chapter 8, "Analyzing Data".  They will take a test at the end of next week. Pre-Algebra will continue to study Chapter 11, "Right Triangles in Algebra".

Reading:

 Reading 2--We will begin our last unit of the school year this week.  It deals with myths, legends, and folktales.

Reading 3--We will be finishing our WWII Literature Circle this week.  Afterwards, we will be viewing the movie Valkyrie which is about the plot to assassinate Hitler.  We will then compare the two novels with the movie as well as various non-fiction articles.  The culmination will be a 5-paragraph essay discussing the different forms of media and their portrayal of the events.  


English: We will take a Chapter 14/15 test on Tuesday, May 15th.  


Science: There will be a test on chapter 3 on Thursday, May 17th.