Science: Ms. Wetzel*General Information 2019-2020


St. Joseph Regional High School's Annual Scholastic Competition
Eighth Grade Participants: Amanda (Math) & Jack (Science)

Jack and Amanda
Congratulations to Jack for
Placing Second in the Science Competition!

Jack and Dr. Altonjy
(please note: this is a single comprehensive supply list for all middle school subjects)

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Aquinas News/Aquinas Science News/
Dates to Remember:

Week of
Upcoming Reminders:
Please note all activities have been postponed!
Please read the notes below regarding our online schooling for the next 2 weeks.  

Each teacher will be posting your work in the morning with a due date and time. Students are expected to check their school emails and google classrooms daily for any assignments and updates.
If you have any questions regarding an assignment or if something is not working correctly, please email the teacher individually. Your assignments should be typed and shared with the appropriate teacher for full credit. If you need to hand write an assignment or complete math problems on a sheet of paper, you must scan or take a picture of your completed assignment and email it to the teacher. Please do NOT share any assignments on the Google Classroom thread as it will allow all students access. 
1. We will be taking attendance on the Religion Google Classroom at 9:30 am every day - there will be a daily post for you to comment on that you are "here" for the day. This attendance will be recorded with Mrs. Arts for each student's record. 
2. After marking your attendance on the Religion page, please check ALL google classroom pages for your assignments for the day. 
3. Your Art and Music assignments will be posted on the Religion Google Classroom by Ms. Wetzel and Mrs. Poppe on the day of those classes for you to complete. 
4. You will find your Spanish assignments on Mrs. Borghi's Google Classroom for your grade level. 
5. Math assignments will be posted on the Science page by Mr. Harrison and Ms. Wetzel. 
6. Please share any Religion work with BOTH Ms. Wetzel and Mrs. Poppe. 
7. Health assignments will be posted on the Social Studies class. 

March 16-NUT Day (Prepaid)
March 17-Happy Saint Patrick’s Day; Wear Green Day
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March 19 & 20-Spring Musical
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March 23-MBS Education Foundation Beefsteak Fundraiser
March 27-Model U.N.
March 30 & 31-Book Fair
April 01-Children’s Stations of the Cross
April 03-First Friday Liturgy 12:15 pm Dismissal;


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

March Birthday Celebration*March 13*

Grade 8
March 10-Blake
Grade 7

Grade 6
March 25-Nina


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) 40%
Benchmark Trimester Exams 15%
Lab/Lab Reports/Projects 25%
Class Participation/Effort 10%
Homework 10%
STREAM Fair (Aquinas Middle School) Calculated in Third Trimester
Religion (Seton House) Grading System
Assessment (Tests/Quizzes) 45%
Homework 10%
Projects 25%
Class Participation/Effort 10%
Mass Participation 10%

Homework Policy
  • Parents/guardians will receive a deficiency notice after three homework assignments are not completed.
  • Late Assignments will receive a 25 point reduction for every day late
  • Assignments will NOT be accepted after the third day late
  • 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

**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.