Eighth Grade

General Supplies:

1-box of map pencils (at least 12 count)

1-box of crayons

1-pack of red grading pens

#2 pencils -Your choice of style

1-pack of erasers

2-different color highlighters

1-scissors

2-packs of glue sticks

1-12” ruler with centimeters and inches

1-small supply box or pouch to carry to each class with supplies

3-packs of wide-ruled notebook paper

1-pack of subject dividers

300-count of 3X5 index cards

USB flash drive

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2-family size boxes of Kleenex

4-rolls of paper towels

1-bottle of antibacterial gel (hand sanitizer)

3-containers of antibacterial wipes

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$5.00 science lab fee

$5.00 student agenda

 

Math

4-composition books (any color or style) NO SPIRALS!!

12-clear page protectors

1-black sharpie

1-pack of post-it-notes (any color)

6th-protractor

7th-compass and protractor

8th-protractor

 

Science

2-green spiral 3 subject notebooks

 

English

1- 1” 3-ring loose-leaf notebook binder (will be used for math also)

Webster’s Student dictionary/thesaurus

1-composition book

1-wirebound 3X5 index cards (multicolored)

 

 

History

6th: 1-compostion book

7th: 1-red folder with pockets

8th: 1-compostion book

 

 

Athletics

gray tshirt and black shorts

tennis shoes and socks

drawstring backpack

deodorant

 

Spanish 8th GRADE ONLY

2” three ring binder

1-package of dividers 

1-package of notebook paper

1 package of map pencils

2-packs of index cards

highlighter any color

Spanish/English dictionary

1 pack of pencils 

1 pack of pens 

Middle School Schedule 2017-2018

(Doors open at 7:50 – unless tutoring)

Monday:

8:00-8:10: Announcements/Prayer/Pledges/Verses/Agenda

8:10-8:30: Bible

8:30-9:45: 1st period

  Cox:   8th English/Reading/Writing

  Jacobs:  6th Science

  Allen: 7th Pre-Algebra

9:45-11:00: 2nd period

  Cox: 7th English/Reading/Writing

  Jacobs: 8th Science

  Allen: 6th Math

11:00-11:10: SNACK/BREAK with homeroom

11:10-12:30: 3rd period

  Cox: 6th English/Reading/Writing

  Jacobs: 7th Science

  Allen: 8th Algebra

12:30-1:00: LUNCH

1:00-2:00: 4th/5th period

  Cox:   6th World History

  Jacobs: 7th Texas History

  Allen:   8th U.S. History

2:00-2:50: 6th period

  ALL ATHLETICS

2:50-3:00: Dismissal/Clean-up

 

Tuesday/Thursday:

Tuesdays: CHAPEL- 8:00-8:30 

Thursdays: 8:00-8:10:  Announcements – 8:10-8:30:  Bible

8:30-9:45: 1st period

  Cox:   8th English/Reading/Writing

  Jacobs:  6th Science

  Allen: 7th Pre-Algebra

9:45-11:00: 2nd period

  Cox: 7th English/Reading/Writing

  Jacobs: 8th Science

  Allen: 6th Math

11:00-11:10: SNACK/BREAK with homeroom

11:10-12:30: 3rd period

  Cox: 6th English/Reading/Writing

  Jacobs: 7th Science

  Allen: 8th Algebra

12:30-1:00: LUNCH

1:00-1:30: 4th period

  Cox:   Music

  Jacobs: Texas History

  Allen:  U.S. History

1:30-2:00: 5th period

  Cox: Spelling

  Jacobs/Allen:  Music

2:00-2:50: 6th period (6th and 7th grades divided up into 30 minute increments)

  Cox:  History/Recess/Study Hall 

  Jacobs: History/Recess/Study Hall

  Allen: Spanish

2:50-3:00: Dismissal/Clean-up

 

Wednesday/Friday:

8:00-8:10: Announcements/Prayer/Pledges/Verses/Agenda

8:10-8:30: Bible

8:30-9:45: 1st period

  Cox:   8th English/Reading/Writing

  Jacobs:  6th Science

  Allen: 7th Pre-Algebra

9:45-11:00: 2nd period

  Cox: 7th English/Reading/Writing

  Jacobs: 8th Science

  Allen: 6th Math

11:00-11:10: SNACK/BREAK with homeroom

11:10-12:30: 3rd period

  Cox: 6th English/Reading/Writing

  Jacobs: 7th Science

  Allen: 8th Algebra

12:30-1:00: LUNCH

1:00-1:30: 4th period

  Cox and Jacobs:  Computer

  Allen:   U.S. History

1:30-2:00: 5th period

  Cox: World History

  Jacobs: Texas History

  Allen: Computer

2:00-2:50: 6th period

  ALL ATHLETICS

2:50-3:00: Dismissal/Clean-up

PROGRAM FOR EIGHTH GRADE

 

CHRISTIAN TEACHINGS

Bible study
Scripture memory
Prayers
Chapel

 

READING

Fluency
Vocabulary development
Comprehension of literary text
theme and genre
poetry
drama
literary nonfiction
expository
persuasive

 

WRITING

Writing process – planning, drafting, revising, editing
Expository
Persuasive
Research

 

ENGLISH – Easy Grammar Systems:  Daily Grams

Capitalization
Punctuation
Phrases/clauses
Sentence types
Sentence fragments/run-ons

 

MATHEMATICS – A Beka Book:  Algebra 1

Linear equations in one variable
Algebraic numbers
Graphs
Formulas
Positive and negative numbers
Fundamental operations
Special products and factoring
Fractions
Ratio, proportion, and variation
Linear systems of equations
Powers and roots
Exponents and radicals
Quadratic equations
Numerical trigonometry

 

HISTORY – A Beka Book:  America: Land I Love

The first English colonies
Life in Colonial America
Preparation for independence
From the Appalachians to the Rockies
The Jacksonian era
The Blessings of Technology
The second great awakening
The promise of the West
The Civil War and Reconstruction
The Age of Industry
Gilded Age
The Rise of Big Government
A world at war
Western hemisphere geography
National, State, and Local government

 

SCIENCE – A Beka Book:  Science:  Earth and Space

Foundations of Geology
Minerals and rocks
Weathering and erosion
Interpreting the fossil record
A survey of the seas
The atmosphere
Weather:  water vapor and air masses
Weather:  storms and forecasting
Consider the heavens
Man and the universe
Environmental Science

 

MUSIC

Songs
Listening and appreciation
Rhythms

 

ATHLETICS

Basic skills of: Volleyball, Basketball, and Soccer

 

COMPUTER LITERACY

Key boarding
Word Processing
Excel
Power Point
Internet Safety
Google Docs
Publisher

 

TESTING

Stanford Achievement Test

 

REPORTING

Nine-week report cards
Parent conferences
Fall
Spring

Kindergarten – 8th Grade:

 

GIRLS

*Straps on shirts, dresses, or blouses must be three inches in width 

*No strapless or one shoulder dresses or blouses are permitted

*No halter tops

*No clothing that is see –through or reveals the midsection is allowed

*Skirts, dresses, and shorts must be finger-tip length

*Shorts and pants must be made of cotton, cotton polyester, khaki, or blue jean material.  Shorts and pants made of spandex, Lycra, nylon, satin, etc. are not allowed unless worn with a dress that is fingertip length

*Appropriate undergarments should be worn, depending on the physical maturity of the student (Students in Kindergarten and first grade must wear shorts under their dresses or skirts)

*No caps will be worn inside the school

 

BOYS

*T-shirts, shorts, jeans, pants, sweatpants are allowed

*Boys’ shirts must have sleeves

*No caps will be worn inside the school

 

Chapel Dress Code

 

Chapel is on Tuesday

 

Kindergarten – 8th Grade:

 

GIRLS

*Fingertip length dress or skirt

 

BOYS

*Long pants & a shirt with a collar.  The shirt must be tucked in. 

 

Tennis shoes MUST be worn during physical education.

 

The principal has the authority to make final decisions for questionable attire.