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Back to school night


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Back to school night

  1. 1. Welcome to Murchison Middle School 8 th Grade Science Einstein Team 2010-2011
  2. 2. Mrs. Moringy <ul><li>Born in Houston,Texas. I have lived in Austin 22 years. </li></ul><ul><li>Graduated from Southwest Texas State University in San Marcos (now Texas State University) </li></ul><ul><li>Secondary Education- certified in Science/Health 6 th -12 th grades. </li></ul><ul><li>11 years teaching 8 th grade science </li></ul><ul><li>I am married and have two teenage daughters who are former Doss/Murchison/Anderson students. </li></ul>
  3. 3. Course Syllabus <ul><li>Curriculum Road Maps </li></ul><ul><li>Yearly overview </li></ul><ul><li>8 th grade Science TAKS test in Spring! </li></ul><ul><li>40% (2 days per week) in Lab </li></ul>
  4. 4. Grading Policy <ul><li>Pre AP – classwork 85% homework15% </li></ul><ul><li>Regular – classwork 90% homework 10% </li></ul><ul><li>Accelerated – classwork 70% homework 30% </li></ul>
  5. 5. Supply list for Science <ul><li>Murchison Agenda (also serves as hall pass) </li></ul><ul><li>Spiral Notebook ( 1 subject preferred) </li></ul><ul><li>Pencil Pouch with the following (daily supplies) pens- blue or black ink, glue stick, scissors, colored map pencils or markers, red pen , pencil sharpener, highlighters. </li></ul>
  6. 6. Optional Supplies <ul><li>Facial tissue </li></ul><ul><li>Hand sanitizer </li></ul><ul><li>Anti-bacterial soap </li></ul><ul><li>Paper towels </li></ul>
  7. 7. Wish List <ul><li>Fish Needs </li></ul><ul><li>Filter replacements for fish tank (Large) </li></ul><ul><li>Fish food </li></ul><ul><li>Water conditioner for fish tank </li></ul>
  8. 8. Contact Information <ul><li>Email address: [email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>Phone: 841-1411 </li></ul><ul><li>Typepad is updated daily by 4:00 p.m. </li></ul><ul><li>Please check gradespeed </li></ul>
  9. 9. <ul><li>Looking forward to teaching your child this year!! </li></ul><ul><li>Thank you for coming tonight </li></ul>