Middle School Homepage

  • Middle School at St. Anastasia Catholic School is fully departmentalized.  Students in grades 6th through 8th start the day with their Homeroom / Religion teachers and transition throughout the day to their core academic subjects and their electives. 
     
    HOMEWORK & TESTS
     
    6th Grade
     
      Math:  
    • 11/13  Star Test
    • 11/17  Lesson 30  p. 159 - 160   odds only
    • 11/20  Lesson 30  p. 159 - 160   evens
     Music
    • 9/6 - The Music Staff (#5) worksheet [due 9/13/17]
    • 9/13 - A Musicians Vocabulary (#1) worksheet [due 9/20/17]
    • 9/20 - The Music Alphabet (#7) worksheet [due 9/27/17]
    • 9/27 - The Treble Staff (#8) AND Working Treble Clef (#9) [due 10/4/17]
    • 10/4 - NO HOMEWORK
    • 10/11 - A Musical Story [due 10/18/17]

     

     Social Studies 
     
    • Chapter 4:  Read, vocabulary, notes by Wednesday 11/13
    • finish classwork:  Rights and Responsibilities, Rules and Punishments
    • pg 116 #1-7 (#2, you do not have a chart, but answer the question since we've talked about it in class)
    Science:
    • Finish programming up to section 8. Due 11/27.

    Writing:

    • 11/17 - Personal Narrative - printed out draft and check list are due on Monday.

    Vocabulary:

    • Unit 6 Workbook pages due Monday 11/27

     Reading:

    • Read at least 30 minutes or 30 pages per night. Make sure you are recording in your reading tracker. 
    • Complete a pressure map for Lina and Doon
    • Please have Red Scarf Girl by Monday Nov.20
    • Please finish reading City of Ember by Next Friday
    • 11/15 Plot chart and theme worsheet
     
    7th Grade

    Math:  

    • 11/20  Test Lessons 21 - 30

    Science

    • Finish programming up section 10. Due 11/27.

    Social Studies:

    • 11/2 - Define ALL of the key terms for Chapter 4 (found on p. 113, 119 & 131) - Due Monday
    • 11/6 - Ch 4 Lesson 1 Worksheet
    • 11/8 - Ch 4 Lessons 2 & 3 Worksheets
    • 11/9 - Chapter Review: p. 116 #3-6, p. 125 #3-6, p. 137 #3-6, p. 140 #1-3 - Due Wed. 11/15
    • 11/13 - No Class - Santa Monica Pier
    • 11/15 - Chapter Review - Review answers in class. Return with Test on Thursday
    • 11/16 - Chapter 4 Test
     
    Spanish:
    • 9/11 - Cut & glue worksheet

    Music:

    • 9/11 - Lesson 1: The Staff [due 9/18/17]
    • 9/18 - A Musician's Vocabulary AND Lesson 2: High and Low [due 9/25/17]
    • 9/25 - The Staff - Treble Clef [due 10/2/17]
    • 10/2 - Musical Words - Treble Clef I [due 10/9/17]
    • 10/9 - NO HOMEWORK
    • 10/16 - 15. Drawing Notes (II-15) AND Treble Clef Note Names (iPhone Edition) [due 10/23/17]
    • MUSIC EXAM ON MONDAY OCTOBER 30TH

    English:

    • 11/15 - Adjectives test on Tuesday 11/21, email study guide by 11/21

    Writing:

    • Fictional Narrative - final printed draft due tomorrow 11/17

    Vocabulary:

    • Unit 6 Workbook pages due Monday 11/27

    Reading

    • 11/9 Walk Two Moons reading packet due Next Friday
    • 11/9 One paragraph resoponse in Writing about reading: Look at Sal's characteristics. Which trait do you think matters most in the development of the story.
    • Please have I am Malala on Tuesday Nov. 21

    Religion

    • 11/6 - p. 21 "Your Family" due Wed 11/8

    8th Grade

     
    Accelerated Algebra   
    • 11/17 Chapter 1 & 2 Review   p. 63 - 65  1- 29 all    p. 119 - 121   1 - 28 all
    • 11/20  Mass
     
     
     Algebra         
    • 11/20  Chapter 3 Test
    Science: 
    • Finish programming up to section 12. Due 11/27.

    Music:

    • 9/11 - Lesson 1: The Staff AND Lesson 2: The Clef Signs [due 9/18/17]
    • 9/18 - A Musician's Vocabulary AND Lesson 3: [due 9/25/17]
    • 9/25 - Lesson 4: Notation [due 10/2/17]
    • 10/2 - Spell Words with Treble Pitches [due 10/9/17]
    • 10/9 - Treble Clef Lines and Spaces 1 AND Bass Clef Lines and Spaces 1 [due 10/16/17]
    • 10/16 - Lesson 16: Flats AND Lesson 17: Sharps [due 10/23/17]
    • MUSIC EXAM ON MONDAY OCTOBER 30TH

    English:

    • 11/14 - Group B: test on Wednesday 11/15
    • 11/15 - Group A: workbook p. 25

    Writing:

    • Investigative journalism paper - final printed draft due tomorrow 11/17 (Accelerated group only)
    • Group B: Investigative journalism paper - final printed draft due Tuesday 11/21

    Vocabulary:

    • Unit 6 Workbook pages due Monday 11/27

    Religion:

    • Finish reading and taking notes on Chapter F for Thursday 11/9
    • CST Call to Family "notes" on paper given in class (glue it to the colored paper your were also given); write one paragraph about an issue in your community and what you could do to help solve that problem. 11/15

    Reading

    • 11/8 Please have Night by Elie Wiesel by Monday 11/20
    • HOMS pp. 94-110 due 11/17
    • Inferring character traits worksheet due 11/17
     
    History 
    • Daniel Shays Rebellion
    • The Articles of Confederation
    • The United States Constitution
     
     
     
     
     

Middle School Electives

  • Students are offered the following options in each trimester.  

    • Options below are tentative and may change based on teacher availability and schedule.
    • Students must select a new elective for each trimester.  
    • 8th graders are given first priority.
     
     AS OF SEPT 2017
    Room

    Trimester 1

    Trimester 2

    Trimester 3

    2nd Grade/Library

    SLAPLeadership

    Tracy Mayhue

    SLAP

     

    SLAP/TASCS

     

    Basement

    Ukulele

    Chris Roque

    Ukulele

    Chris Roque

    Rock Band

    Chris Roque

    8th Grade

    Mock Trial      Luann Perry

     

    Cultural Competency  Tracy Mayhue

     

    Mindfulness                    Tracy Mayhue

     

    Science Lab

    Robotics

    Robert Cloer

    Science Fair

    Robert Cloer

    Robotics

    Robert Cloer

    Library

     

    Theatre Production

    Leslie Dennis

    Computer Programming

    Peter Livingstone

    8th grade ONLY

    12 students max

    Math / Parish Room

    HSPT Math Prep
    Greta Manzano

    8th grade ONLY

    Academic Decathlon

    Greta Manzano

     

    HSPT Math Prep
    Greta Manzano
    7th grade only