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Mrs. McNamara's Class Info

 

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Mrs. McNamara's Class Page, Homework, Resource Links, and Exam Info can be found at:
www.mrsmcnamarasclass.net


Mrs. McNamara's Contact info:
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“ Things to Know"

Classroom Expectations:

Please be RESPECTFUL and RESPONSIBLE. Students are expected to behave respectfully in the classroom and throughout the school.  They should demonstrate kindness and integrity in their daily lives. Students are also expected to be responsible for their schoolwork; they need to listen in class, actively participate in class discussions, and complete all classroom assignments to the best of their abilities.

Homework:

Homework will be posted on www.mrsmcnamarasclass.net.

Homework grades are figured into a student’s academic grade; 

10will be deducted for each day that an assignment is late.

 

Grading Policy

                                                                                                Each Marking Period (MP) is 25% of Final Grade

 

                                                                                                Marking Period Distribution of Grades 

                                                                                                 Projects / Tests              50%

                                                                                                 Quizzes                          25%

                                                                                                 Classwork/Homework    15%

                                                                                                 Classroom Conduct       10%

                                                                                                 (Midterms weighted 3x in 2nd MP / Finals weighted 3x in 4th MP)

 

 

WELCOME BACK - 2014-2015 School Year!

Dear Parents and Students,

Welcome back to another terrific year at St. Cecilia’s School! The 2014-2015 school year is going to be a super one.  I am so excited to continue using STEM Education (science - technology - engineering - math) in our school.   I teach 5th, 6th, 7th and 8th grade science, as well as, 8th grade religion and vocabulary.

I have 13 years of teaching experience – 7 years at St. Mary’s School in Wharton (Kindergarten teacher), 3 years in the Hopatcong School District (Substitute teacher/Middle School Aide), and 3 years at St. Cecilia School. I have two children – Colleen (20 yrs old, Junior at John Jay College of Criminal Justice in NYC) and Patrick (18 yrs old, Freshman at Sussex County Community College). I have been married to my husband, Jim, for 23years. I have 3 dogs (Bailey, Max and Amber). I tell you all of this because my family is a part of me and I often reference them in class.

We all need to work together to make this a fantastic year – teacher, students and parents. Communication is key in a flourishing school/home relationship. I will keep you posted on what is happening via my class website (www.mrsmcnamarasclass.com), Remind101 and email. Please feel free to contact me by phone or email if you have any questions. Email ( This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. ) is preferable because it is more readily accessible throughout the day, and it can even be checked from home. I will check it at least once in the evening.

Thank you. God Bless you. I look forward to working with you.

Sincerely,
Mrs. McNamara

Last Updated on Friday, 29 August 2014 15:51

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