Regular school schedule starts today!  Please check your email for your students schedule or check the paper schedule you picked up last Monday at Meet and Greet.  If you still need their schedule email Mrs. Ave at  
Gradelink is the best place to check your student’s progress and performance in Middle School.  Please login to Gradelink.  You can view each class to see what work is missing (noted with MIS) and the scores students received on graded assignments.  Blanks indicate that the teacher has not yet graded an assignment.  You can also see upcoming assignments.  
Calendar Reminders:
  • Monday, August 24 – Middle School Back to School Night at 6:30pm
  • Friday, August 28 – Parent Information at NOON, link below
  • Monday, September 7 – NO SCHOOL
Parent Education Program:
LCP Lunch August 28th 12:00pm – 1:00pm
Teachers and staff have been working hard over the summer planning for distance learning AND a hybrid AM/PM schedule for in-person learning. Drafts of the Reopening Plan and a state-required Learning Continuity and Attendance Plan (LCP) are attached. On Friday, August 28th, please come to a zoom meeting to get more information, ask questions, and have an opportunity to share your feedback with us.
Mrs. McCutcheon’s Office Hours:  Monday-Thursday 2:00pm-2:30pm
Mr. Hagan’s Office Hours: Monday-Thursday 1:00pm – 2:30pm (email Mr. Hagan to set up a Zoom session)

READING (Monday-Thursday):

Read for 1 hour a day 
Book Talk/Review schedule for trimester #1:  9/17, 10/15, 11/12
Complete Moby Max placement test for language
AOW – Article of the Week (Wednesday):
Complete AOW #1 questions  
Complete notes and questions from class (do not go past where we left off in class) 
READING (Friday):
Complete reading log check in on Google classroom


*Students should be signing in to zoom at their assigned lesson time daily.  This week, students will be taking assessments on Moby Max and/or Khan Academy to find out what they know already and what they still need to learn.  All assignments will be posted daily on Google Classroom.  
*7th and 8th grade math classes will have 20 minutes of Math Fact Fluency practice on Moby Max WEEKLY.  Students can choose to do 5 minutes per day, or do all 20 minutes at once.  After completing 100% on multiplication and division facts, students will be excused from this assignment.
What’s the Matter?
Each student should have a composition book to write down notes in.
This trimester, our theme is “What’s the Matter?”  We will be studying chemistry of non-living and living things.
This week, there are several assignments posted on Google Classroom for students to complete during independent work time.  
*Atoms & Molecules Video and comprehension questions 
*Atoms & Molecules vocabulary
*Adopt an Element project (due next week)
***Helpful email addresses
If you need to reach Middle School or any of the teachers, please use the following email addresses: – absence notes, responses to the newsletter, general questions, contacting Mrs. Ave – Mrs. McCutcheon, science or math questions – Mr. Hagan, language arts or social studies questions  

Online Resources:

School Website: – resource pages, tool kits, extra practice and tech resources – Student homework help is available ALSO – Parent resource page has tutorials so you can better help your student!! – great website for vocabulary – Search ANY math topic to watch a short video tutorial, practice activities to get better at skills.

For anyone who missed the ACA2 Middle School Back to School Night, here is a link to a recording. Passcode: ?Kh086Fg

Here is a link to the powerpoint used in the presentation.

If you have any questions for the Middle School team, please let us know!

Para cualquiera que se haya perdido la Noche de Regreso a Clases de la Escuela Intermedia ACA2, aquí hay un enlace a una grabación. Passcode: ?Kh086Fg

Aquí hay un enlace al powerpoint usado en la presentación.