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  • 1. Open House Ephraim Curtis Middle School 22 Pratts Mill Road Sudbury, MA 01776 978-443-1071 Welcome to the Celadon Team
  • 2. Who’s Who
    • Mr. Rob MacMurray - ELA and Social Studies
    • Mrs. Maggi Taurone - Math and Science
    • Ms. Ann Eppling - Special Educator
    • Ms. Kelly Campbell - Grade Six Administrator
    • Mr. Chris Hardiman - Guidance Counselor
  • 3. How to Reach Us:
    • Cycle Reports - Electronic
    • Notes
    • E-mail
    • Conferences
    • Phone Calls
  • 4. Contacting Us - Please Feel Free
      • Send a note with your student to the homeroom teacher, or
      • Send an email message to:
    • robert_macmurray@sudbury.k12.ma.us’
    • maggi_taurone@sudbury.k12.ma.us’
    • ann_eppling@sudbury.k12.ma.us’
    • kelly_campbell@sudbury.k12.ma.us’
    • chris_hardiman@sudbury.k12.ma.us’
  • 5. Contacting Us - Please Feel Free
    • Telephone or leave a voicemail message at 978-443-1071, ext:
    • Mr. Rob MacMurray 4342
    • Mrs. Maggi Taurone 4345
    • Ms. Ann Eppling 4301
    • Ms. Kelly Campbell 1115
    • Mr. Chris Hardiman 1114
  • 6. Parent / Teacher Conferences Conferences are not required for each student in middle school. However, parents are welcome to schedule a conference with the core teachers and other team members as needed. Conferences are scheduled either by contacting a teacher or Mrs. Jean Pallone in the Student Services office at: 978-443-1071 ext. 1117.
  • 7. TEAM PHILOSOPHY
    • All students are capable and responsible.
    • All students should feel safe (physically, emotionally, and intellectually).
    • We will promote critical thinking as well as other lifelong learning skills (i.e. study skills, organization, good listening skills, and presentation skills).
    • We will foster communication and promote collaboration among students, parents, and teachers.
  • 8. CURRICULUM / CONTENT
    • ELA
    • Math
    • Science
    • Social Studies
    • Health/PE
    • Foreign Language
    • Music
    • Art
    • Computer Applications
    • Study Skills and Strategies
  • 9. Literature Anthologies Greek Myths Poetry Short Stories Novels for Classroom Study Maniac McGee By Jerry Spinelli And other novels from the Core Literature List
  • 10. Literature Anthologies Greek Myths Poetry Short Stories Novels for Classroom Study Maniac McGee By Jerry Spinelli And other novels from the Core Literature List
  • 11. Mathematics
    • All About Patterns
    • All About Numbers
    • Working with Fractions and Decimals
    • Making Sense of Percents
    • Exploring Graphs
    • Exploring Graphs
    • Analyzing Data
    • Variables and Rules
    • Geometry and Measurement
    • Solving Equations
    • Understanding Probability
  • 12. Social Studies Geography
    • Map/Atlas Skills
    • Country Locations
    • Cultures of the World
    • History
    • Government
    • Economics
    • Research Skills and Research Project
  • 13. Science
    • Earth’s Changing Surface
    • Evolution
    • Inside Earth
    • Ecology
  • 14. Writing The Writing Process Persuasive Essays Expository Essays Personal Narrative Poetry Writing Across the Curriculum Journals Research Reflection Short Answer Assessments
  • 15. How is your child assessed?
    • Formal Assessments
    • tests
    • quizzes
    • CML (math)
    • homework
    • projects
    • activities
    • Informal Assessments
    • observations
    • conferences
    • participation
  • 16. Getting School Work when Absent If a student is absent, please telephone the main office at 978-443-1071 before noon. The school work may be picked up at the end of the day. You or a designated student may retrieve it before 6 PM at the main office.
  • 17. IMPORTANT INFORMATION
    • Clothing
    • Snacks
    • Birthdays
    • Extra Help – Tuesdays and Thursdays until 2:40
    • Back packs – there are many books online or on CD.
  • 18. SPECIAL EVENTS
    • Field Trips
      • MetroWest YMCA
        • September 20 th and 21 st
    • Volunteers Needed
      • CORI forms required
        • NEW guidelines
  • 19. How can you help?
    • Sit with your child every Thursday to review cycle letter / email and record scores on the Grade Record Sheet.
    • Clean out Math, Science, Social Studies, and ELA binder when a unit is completed and store in a box.
    • If needed, spend 10 minutes a night making sure they have all the papers they need by checking off items in the agenda book and put in backpack for morning.
    • Let us know if there is anything unusual or concerning.
  • 20. Thank you for sending us your children!