parent letter

Mrs. Armijo
Room 36
Classroom Policies and Procedures
Dear Parents/Guardians,
My name is Michelle Armijo and I’m happy to report that your
son/daughter has been placed in my class for 8th grade Science, 7th grade World
History and/or English Language Arts/Reading core replacement System 44
Program, and/or 8th grade Math. In an effort to cut down on the many parent
letters you get this year I’m sending only one letter to all of my classes.
Your child is in my: 8th grade Physical Science
7th grade World Culture
Read180 ELA/Reading
8th grade Math
Many stimulating and challenging activities are planned which are
designed to help students to work to the best of their individual abilities using the
mandated core curriculum, while also addressing their individual needs and IEP
goals. I am looking forward to being your son or daughter’s teacher this year and
will do my best make this a most pleasant year.
Classroom Expectations and Rules
Follow directions the first time they are given
Respect others and yourself at all times.
Allow Mrs. Armijo to teach and others to learn and participate.
Keep hands, feet, and other objects to yourself.
Always do your best.
Come to class with the necessary tools to participate.
Leave profanity words and disrespect at the door
Homework Policy
The District Policy on homework includes 30 minutes of reading per night.
Besides assigned readings, student should read for enjoyment for at least 15
minutes every night. They will have homework nightly, writing assignments to
revise, as well as projects from time to time in science and history
Please help in making sure that your son/daughter has all the
necessary materials with them everyday. We will be engaging in many
hands on activities as well as written activities and games that require
daily supplies.
Supplies Needed:
Lined paper
Sharpened pencils (4)
Three ring binder with folders and tab dividers for each subject
One subject spiral binder to use as an in class journal for writing
Donations of hand sanitizer, Kleenex, glue sticks, lined
paper, and pencils are always appreciated
The grading system used in my classroom is as follows:
A = 90-100%
B = 80-89%
C = 70-79%
D = 60-69%
F = 59% and below
Grades will be given based upon the following percentages:
60% Assessment (tests, quizzes, projects)
40% Classwork/Homework
Their citizenship grade will be based on behavior.
Parent/Student Acknowledgement of Rules
I have read and understood Mrs. Armijo’s Classroom rules, homework policy,
grading procedures and discipline policies. I agree to follow these rules.