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8th Grade University of North Carolina Core

Study Sessions and Communication 

During school hours, you will meet with your Core teachers via one of the video platforms, which is either Google Meet or Zoom. Links to those chat rooms will be available on a daily basis and easily accessible through Schoology. 

Email is the best method of contact after school. You can find the email to your respective Core teachers below this response. Please give your teacher 24-48 hours to respond to your email if it is sent outside normal school hours.

Study sessions will be every Wednesday by appointment during school hours. Schedule a time with your respective teacher via email featured below and they will send a Google Meet link to address any concerns or questions you may have. 

Whole School Bell Schedule: https://docs.google.com/document/d/198KAF4vSG52AhWahWh-rhNJm41Kbr7Zv/edit

8th. Grade Schedule: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1bd5h56lRGhGLFw7hqF4UqXP3G7S5umRUKl3YnT1RCVA/edit?ts=5f43ee69

Online Materials and Resources 

Your Core courses will function in three main platforms. Refer to their individual web pages and Schoology courses for further resources and directions. 

  1. Adams 12 Schoology: This is the website where students will do most or perhaps all of their assignments. They can type directly into Schoology, upload documents, or participate in class discussions and polls. This is also where students will access videos and Google Meet chat rooms to interact with their teachers and peers. Students will use their assigned Adams 12 school I.D. and password to log into this platform. https://adams12.schoology.com 

  2. Google Meet: Teachers will be using this platform to engage with entire classes, small groups, and individual students to deliver instruction, take attendance, and assist with schoolwork. Students can access the link/s for Google Meet through Schoology. 

  3. Infinite Campus: Per usual, this will be the website where students and parents/legal guardians can access grades to assess performance and progress. https://ic.adams12.org/campus/portal/adams12.jsp 

Attendance 

Attendance will be taken every period for students throughout online learning. This will be based on students joining their Core courses in Google Meet at the start of class, which they can access through Schoology (see above). 

Online Classroom Expectations for Behavior 

While there will be no dress code during online learning, inappropriate (clothes with bad words, images, etc. on them) or minimal clothing will not be tolerated. Profanity (bad words), racial slurs, or any other derogatory language/physical gestures in any online context will not be tolerated either. In other words, expectations for behavior will remain high. 

Failure to abide by these expectations will result in being muted or blocked from online videos and posts, emails/phone calls home, and referrals to administration. 

Student/Parent Technology Assistance and Resources 

Use this link for online or technological assistance: https://familytechsupport.adams12.org/hc/en-us 

Resources: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1m6NDcQMoU0Z3aiJemnpjiIGd5Tf1y1iYkvR15kKVyAY/edit?usp=sharing

Login and password support (English): https://docs.google.com/document/d/1vlTnLUhHhnBEZWd3OSE-FTqKPiDV4o1KUdr7XputzBc/edit#heading=h.fj4ibfpwtel6

Login and password support (Spanish): https://docs.google.com/document/d/1esRzOaY5GmJzXoro56ElsknHKf3RH1dlntRN1Zq_UdY/edit?ts=5f3aef42

8th Grade University of North Carolina Core Classrooms

Ms. Dawson's Science Class

Science
Subject: Science
Hello, Though this year may not be starting the way we want or hoped it would, I am looking forward to getting to know each of you!  I am always available through email (daw023591@adams12.org), or we can schedule a Google Meet if you have any...

Mr. Hartman's Class

Math
Subject: Math
WELCOME BACK!!!!!! WHO: Mr Hartman and the North Carolina Core math students. WHAT: Using Big Ideas and other online resources to learn our 8th grade math content. Curious what we'll be learning this year, check out the sylabbus: https...

Ms. Ralph's Class

MRS. RALPH'S LANGUAGE ARTS CLASS
Subject: Language Arts
Mrs. Ralph's 8th grade Language Arts Homework Hello Everyone,  Welcome to our new way of learning.   Students will be accessing their curriculm through the Schoology platform.  Students will be required to attend class everyday at their...

Mr. Williamson's Class

Social Studies
Subject: Social-Studies
8th Grade Social Studies Syllabus 2020-2021 Course Description This yearlong course presents Historical content knowledge that explores United States History from the Colonial Period to Civil War Reconstruction. We will integrate this...