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Mr. Starn

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3rd Quarter Announcements

01/09/19

The 3rd quarter began on 1/9/19. All students start with new grades in the 3rd quarter. Last day to turn in missing assignments, redo incomplete homework, or complete extra credit for full credit is on 3/14/19. Please keep track of participation points on Aeries. These points are given to students who are trying to complete problems in class, take notes for their quizzes, and participate in class activities. Students who are missing points are off task and not improving their math skills. Posters can still be turned in for extra credit. Powerpoints will be kept in my website locker for students to look at if they need the notes from a math lesson. My google classroom will also have math resources available.


Progress Report sent home on 12/13/18

12/13/18

The 2nd Progress Reports has been sent home. The progress report needs to be signed and returned to school by 12/20/18. Last day to turn in missing assignments or redo incomplete assignments for full credit is on 12/20/18. All extra credit must be turned in by 12/20/18. The best way for a student to earn a better grade in my class is to improve their grade on the quizzes, complete all assignments that are assigned for homework, and participate during the entire class period. Math posters can be turned in for extra credit. Materials to create the posters can be supplied for the student with a request from a student or guardian. Students are encouraged to go onto to Dreambox after school to improve their math skills. Students are encouraged to bring a scientific calculator for my class. Please feel free to visit my website that is attached to the school’s website for information about my class and math resources. I will also have math resources available in my google classroom that students can access with their google account provided by the school. All students and guardians are encouraged to visit Aeries Family link for the most up to date grade in my class.


Progress Report sent home on 11/9/18 or 11/8/18

11/09/18

The first progress report for the 2nd quarter was sent home on 11/9/18 or 11/8/18. All missing assignments and redo assignments can be turned in for full credit on 12/20/18. The best way for a student to raise their grade is to do well on quizzes. Students may complete math posters for extra credit. All extra credit is due by 12/20/18 to be counted towards the 2nd quarter grade.


2nd Quarter Annoucnments

10/16/18

The 2nd quarter began on 10/15/18. All students start with new grades in the 2nd quarter. Last day to turn in missing assignments, redo incomplete homework, or complete extra credit is on 12/20/18. Please keep track of students participation points on Aeries. These points are given to students who are trying to complete problems in class, take notes for their quizzes, and participate in class activities. Students who are missing points are off task and not improving their math skills. Posters can still be turned in for extra credit. Powerpoints will be kept in my website locker for students to look at if they need the notes from a math lesson.


Progress Reports sent home for my class on 10/5/18

10/05/18

2nd Progress report for the 1st quarter was sent home on 10/5/18. Please sign and return. They are due back on 10/11/18. It is worth points in the class. The best way for a student to raise their grade is to do better on quizzes. All missing assignments may be turned in by 10/11/18 for full credit if the student completes all the questions on the assignment. Incomplete homework can also redone and turned in for full credit. Posters about math concepts taught in class can be turned in for extra credit points. Poster Supplies for students are available if a student needs them.


Extra Credit for Math Posters

10/01/18

Math Posters can now be made for Extra Credit. Poster paper and expo pen is available to students if they need these supplies. The maximum points can be earned is 18 points. Points will be awarded based on the information on the math concept is accurate and the ability to be read from all parts of the classroom. Small posters can be turned, but will not earn as many points. There is no limit on how many posters that could be turned in for extra credit points.


Progress Reports sent home for my class on 9/14/18

09/14/18

Progress reports for the 1st quarter was sent home on 9/14/18. Please sign and return. It is worth points in the class. The best way for a student to raise their grade is to do better on quizzes. All missing assignments may be turned in by 10/11/18 for full credit if the student completes all the questions on the assignment. Incomplete homework can also redone and turned in for full credit. Extra Credit has been available in class. More extra credit opportunities will be coming soon. 


Dreambox Internet Math Program

09/07/18

The math teachers at TJHS are encouraging students to go on to Dreambox for at least 1 hour each week on their own time. Dreambox will be used in class, but additional time spent on these math program will help students become better at understanding math concepts. Please encourage your child to go onto to Dreambox. The math teachers will be monitoring the time students spent on Dreambox outside the classroom. If getting internet access is difficult, our library is open at certain times of the school days with computers that have internet access. Dreambox is designed to help all students better understand math concepts at their academic ability.


Dreambox: An internet math program for students at TJHS

09/04/18

Students have recently been given a user name and password for Dreambox. The math teachers at TJHS are encouraging students to go on Dreambox for at least 1 hour each week on their own time. Dreambox will be used in class, but additional time spent on Dreambox will help students become better at understanding math concepts. Please encourage your child to go onto Dreambox. The math teachers will be monitoring the time students spend on Dreambox. If getting internet access is difficult, our library is open at certain times of the school days with computers that have internet access.


Extra Credit

08/28/18

Extra Credit assignments and projects will be available through out the year.


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Current Assignments

Homework: Solve each system by graphing worksheet #1-8

Assigned: 01/15/19 Category: Assignment Points: 5 Due: 01/16/19