Science: Ms. Wetzel*General Information 2018-2019

(please note: this is a single comprehensive supply list for all middle school subjects)

Eighth Grade Parents: Please view tab below for information on the high school application process!



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Aquinas News/Aquinas Science News/
Dates to Remember:
Week of September 24-September 28

Week of September 24-September 28-Clubs Begin!
Crochet Club-Thursdays
September 26-Grade 8 Parent Meeting @ 2 pm
September 28-Archdiocesan Faculty Mass in Newark; 
Special Early Dismissal @ 12 Noon; No Aftercare

October 01-Altar Server Training @ 1:45 pm;
Frozen Yogurt
October 03-Shadow Day (Grade 8)
October 04-Student Council Speeches/Election;
Blessing of 
the Pets
October 05-First Friday Liturgy 12:15 pm Dismissal;
Aftercare; Fun Food Day
October 08-Columbus Day Observed*No School
October 12-Student Council Induction


Student Homework Pages are located on the menu on the left!
Grades 6, 7, 8 & Religion (Seton House Members)
Grading Policies are listed below!


August/September Birthday Celebration-September 21

Grade 8
Samantha-August 04
Natalia-August 30
Romina-September 08
Emily-September 26
Natalie-September 28
Grade 7

Emily-September 26
Grade 6
Stacey-September 06
Michael-September 25


Click HERE for the lab report rubric.
Click HERE for information on lab report format guidelines.

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**Ms. Wetzel's Science Corner**
**Please Note: Homework/Lab/Testing Schedule may change due to  Classroom Interruptions/Special Events/Assemblies/Needed Reinforcement of Concepts**Student Assignment Pads are Utilized Daily!
**In School E-mail address:

Ms. D. Wetzel: Grade 8 Advisor/Seton House Moderator-Homeroom/Science Aquinas School 6-8

**All students that need to make up assignments and exams missed due to illness and/or extra vacation time MUST make arrangements to complete assignments prior to the closing of the trimester.**

Science Grading System
Assessments (Tests/Quizzes) 45%
Trimester Exams (two test grades)
Lab/Lab Reports/Projects 25%
Class Participation/Effort 15%
Homework 15%
STREAM Fair (Aquinas Middle School) Calculated in Second or Third Trimester
Religion (Seton House) Grading System
Assessment (Tests/Quizzes) 45%
Homework 15%
Projects 25%
Class Participation/Effort 15%

Homework Policy
  • Parents/guardians will receive a deficiency notice after three homework assignments are not completed.
  • Late Lab Reports will receive an immediate ten point reduction.
  • For the end of the trimester effort grade, late homework assignments will be 
    averaged into the final grade with a five point reduction for every late assignment
  • Assignments will NOT be accepted after it is a full week late.

**Aquinas School**

Reminder: Please adhere to the morning student drop-off and dismissal procedures and make certain that students adhere to the proper dress code and uniform.

Students must be prepared for classes, especially required school supplies.

**A note is required if a student is to be released to another person at dismissal 

Students are not permitted to walk over to the shopping complex across the street**Please review parent/student handbook**

Please click on tabs below to view pictures from important events, class trips, and competitions!
High School Application Information
Please click on tab below for information regarding the high school application process! It will be updated regularly!
I will send home a packet shortly will all information that will assist you in the process.