Summer Time

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I can’t believe school is over and summer break is right around the corner. Alhamdulillah it was a good year. I am proud of all students achieving the goals set for them. Each student improved their scores from the Fall Map Test to the Spring Map Test at least by two or three points. Some students improved seventeen to thirty points, therefore students increased their knowledge and skills on the course standards through this year.

The next important steps for the students to consider includes starting to think about how to use their free time, especially summer break, to move forward with their goals. Summer break is also an excellent time for them to get a better idea of what they want to focus on in high school and in their future careers. Here are some options to help students get an idea of what they can do over summer break:

Volunteering:There are all kinds of volunteer opportunities in your community such as the public library, reading to children in a hospital.

Summer Camp: There are many summer camps available to student. Camp experiences allow you to learn and develop skills.

I hope you all enjoy your vacations to the fullest. Everyone has worked hard this year and you really deserve it. Have a great time!! I hope you come back with recharged batteries next year to start a new phase of your learning.

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Days to Remember

Welcome

Welcome to 2018- 2019 School Year

Welcome to Sister Taroub’s 7th grade (Course II)  and 8th grade (Course III) classes!

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Week 38: Monday,May 21,2018 – Friday,May 25,2018:

7th Grade (Course II): Tuesday,May 22,2018: End of the Year Math Map Testing. 

8th Grade (Course III): Tuesday,May 22,2018: End of the Year Math Map Testing.

Week 37: Monday,May 14,2018 – Friday,May 18,2018:

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Monday, May 14,2018: Early Release at 11:45 AM!

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Wednesday,May 16,2018: No School For Student. Teacher Work Day!

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Welcome the month of Ramadan with the heart filled with peace, harmony and joy. May the divine blessings of Allah protect and guide you.

7th Grade (Course II): Friday,May 18: Math EOC Test.

8th Grade (Course III): Friday,May 18: Math EOC Test.

 

Week 36: Monday,May 7,2018 – Friday,May 11,2018:

8th Grade (Course III): Monday,May 7: Test Chapter 9 Data, Prediction, and Linear Function.

7th Grade (Course II): Wednesday,May 9: Quiz lessons (10.1-10.9) Experimental,

Theoretical Probability, Probability of Independent, Dependent and Compound Events.

7th Grade (Course II): Friday,May 11: Test Chapter 10 Probability.

Week 35: Monday,April 30,2018 – Friday,May 4,2018:

8th Grade (Course III): Thursday,May 3: Quiz lessons  (9.3-9.4) Linear Functions, and Comparing Multiple Representations.

Week 34: Monday,April 23,2018 – Friday,April 27,2018:

7th Grade (Course II): Wednesday,April 25: Quiz lessons (9.4-9.6) Introduction to Three-Dimensional Figures, Volume of Prisms and Cylinders, Surface Area of Prisms and Cylinders.

7th Grade (Course II): Friday,April 27: Test Chapter 9 Measurement and Geometry.

Week 33: Monday,April 16,2018 – Friday,April 20,2018:

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Friday,April 20,2018: Fourth Quarter Interim Report Goes Home!

7th Grade (Course II): Friday,April 20: Quiz lessons (9.1-9.3) Perimeter and Circumference, Area of Circles, and Area of Irregular Figures

8th Grade (Course III): Monday,April 16: Quiz lessons (6.1-6.2) Circles, and Volume of Prisms and Cylinders.

8th Grade (Course III): Wednesday,April 18: Quiz lessons (6.3-6.4) Volume of Pyramids and Cones.

8th Grade (Course III): Friday,April 20: Test Chapter 6 Measurement and Geometry.

Week 32: Monday,April 9,2018 – Friday,April 13,2018:

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I hope that everyone enjoyed the break and ready to jump back into action!

7th Grade (Course II): Wednesday,April 11: Quiz lessons (8.1-8.4) Classifying Angles, Line and Angle Relationships, and Angle in Polygons

7th Grade (Course II): Friday,April 13: Test Chapter 8 Geometric Figures.

Monday, April 2, 2018 – Friday, April 6, 2018 Spring Break.

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Week 31: Monday,March 26,2018 – Friday,March 30,2018:

8th Grade (Course III): Monday,March 26: Quiz lessons (5.5-5.8) Congruence, Transformations, Similarity and Congruence Transformations, and Identify Combined Transformations.

8th Grade (Course III): Thursday,March 29: Test Chapter 5 Geometric Relationships.

Week 30: Monday,March 19,2018 – Friday,March 23,2018:

8th Grade (Course III): Monday,March 19: Quiz lessons (5.1-5.4) Angle Relationships, Parallel and Perpendicular Lines, triangles, and Coordinate Geometry.

7th Grade (Course II): Tuesday,March 20: Test Chapter 7 Collecting, Displaying, and Analyzing Data.

Week 29: Monday,March 12,2018 – Friday,March 16,2018:

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Monday,March 12,2018: No School For Student. Teacher Work Day!

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Friday,March 16,2018: Third Quarter Report Cards Go Home!

8th Grade (Course III): Wednesday,March 14: Quiz lessons (5.3-5.4) triangles, and Coordinate Geometry.

8th Grade (Course III): Thursday,March 15: Quiz lessons (5.1-5.4) Angle Relationships, Parallel and Perpendicular Lines, triangles.

7th Grade (Course II): Thursday,March 15: Quiz lessons (7.1-7.3) Collecting, Displaying, and Analyzing Data.

Week 28:  Monday,March 5,2018 – Friday,March 9,2018:

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Friday, March 9,2018: End of the Third Quarter.

This Friday will be the End of the Third Quarter. Any students who are having missing work, should turn in ALL assignments by Friday. NO work will be accepted after Friday.

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Sunday, March 11,2018: Don’t forget to set clocks ahead one a hour!

7th Grade (Course II): Tuesday,March 6: Test Chapter 6 Percents.

8th Grade (Course III): Friday,March 9: Quiz lessons (5.1-5.2) Angle Relationships, and Parallel and Perpendicular Lines.

Week 27: Monday,February 26,2018 – Friday,March 2,2018:

7th Grade (Course II): Monday,Feb 26: Quiz lessons  (6.1- 6.3) Fractions, Decimals, and Percents.

7th Grade (Course II): Thursday,March 1: Quiz lessons (6.4- 6.6) Percent of Change, and Simple Interest.

8th Grade (Course III): Tuesday,Feb 27: Quiz lessons (4.3-4.4) Similar figures, and Dilation.

8th Grade (Course III): Thursday,March 1: Test Chapter 4 Ratios, Proportions, and Similarity.

Week 26: Monday,February 19,2018 – Friday,February 23,2018:

Days to Remember:

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Wednesday, February 21,2018: This will be a full day to make up for a snow day.

8th Grade (Course III): Thursday,Feb 22: Quiz lessons (4.1-4.2) Ratio, Rates, and Unit Rates, and Solving Proportions.

Week 25: Monday,February 12,2018 – Friday,February 16,2018:

 

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Friday, February 17,2018: Al- Iman School’s 25th Anniversary Gala!

8th Grade (Course III): Thursday,Feb 15: Quiz lessons (3.5-3.9) Square and Square Roots, and Pythagorean Theorem.

8th Grade (Course III): Friday,Feb 16: Test Chapter 3B Exponents and Roots.

7th Grade (Course II): Wednesday,Feb 14: Quiz lessons (5.3-5.4) Slope and Rates of Change, and Direct Variation.

7th Grade (Course II): Friday,Feb 16: Test Chapter 5 Graphs.

Week 24: Monday,February 5,2018 – Friday,February 9,2018:

 

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Monday, February 5,2018: No School. Teacher Workday!

 

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Friday,February 9,2018: Third Quarter Interim Report Goes Home!

7th Grade (Course II): Thursday,Feb 8: Quiz lessons (5.1-5.2) The Coordinate Plane and Interpreting Graphs.

8th Grade (Course III): Thursday,Feb 8: Quiz lesson 3-7 The Real Numbers.

 

Week 23: Monday, January 29,2018 – Friday,February 2,2018:

7th Grade (Course II): Monday,Jan 29: Quiz lessons (4.4-4.6) Similar Figures and Proportions, Using Similar Figures, and Scale Drawings and Scale Models.

7th Grade (Course II): Wednesday,Jan 31: Test Chapter 4 Proportional Relationships.

Week 22: Monday, January 22,2018 – Friday,January 26,2018:

 

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I hope everyone enjoyed their snow days, and DID THEIR MATH WORK.

8th Grade (Course III): Monday,Jan 22: Quiz lesson 3-3 Scientific Notation.

8th Grade (Course III): Tuesday,Jan 23: Quiz lesson 3.4 Operating with Scientific Notation.

8th Grade (Course III): Wednesday,Jan 24: Quiz lessons (3.1-3.4) Integer Exponents, Properties of Exponents, Scientific Notation, and Operating with Scientific Notation.

8th Grade (Course III): Friday,Jan 26: Test Chapter 3A Exponents and Roots.​

 

7th Grade (Course II): Tuesday,Jan 23: Quiz lessons (4.1-4.3) Rates,  Identifying and Writing Proportions, and Solving Proportions.

Week 21: Monday, January 15,2018 – Friday,January 19,2018:

 

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Monday,January 15,2018: No School, Holiday!

Wednesday,Jan 17,2018: School will be closed due to inclement weather.

Thursday,Jan 18,2018: School will be closed due to inclement weather.

Friday,Jan 19,2018: School will be closed due to inclement weather.

Week 20: Monday, January 8,2018 – Friday,January 12,2018:

 

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I hope everyone enjoyed their snow days, and DID THEIR MATH WORK.

Wednesday,January 10,2018: Winter Math Map Testing.

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Friday,January 12,2018: Second Quarter Report Card Goes Home!

 Welcome To The New Year 2018

Week 19: Monday, January 1,2018 – Friday,January 5,2018:

Monday,January 1,2018: No School.

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I Hope everyone had a relaxing and enjoyable winter break!

Friday January 5,2018: will be the End of the Second Quarter. All missing work, should be turned in by Friday. NO work will be accepted after Friday.

Thursday,Jan 4: School will be closed due to inclement weather.

Friday,Jan 5: School will be closed due to inclement weather.

Week 18: Monday, December 18,2017 – Friday, December 22,2017:

 

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 Friday, December 22,2017 – Monday,January 1,2018: No School, Winter Break!

ENJOY YOUR WINTER BREAK! Hoping everyone has a relaxing break!

7th Grade (Course II): Monday Dec 18: Test Chapter 11 Multi-Step Equations and Inequalities.

Week 17: Monday, December 11,2017 – Friday, December 15,2017:

 

Monday, December 11,2017.: Boards are due with written materials and references.

Tuesday,December 12,2017MATH FAIR PRESENTATIONS.

7th Grade (Course II): Tuesday,Dec 12: Quiz lesson 11.6 Solving Inequalities by Multiplying or Dividing.

7th Grade (Course II): Thursday Dec 14: Quiz lessons (11.4-11.7) Inequalities, and Solving Inequalities.

8th Grade (Course III): Wednesday,Dec 13: Quiz lessons (2.4-2.5) Functions, and Equations, Tables, and Graphs.

8th Grade (Course III): Friday,Dec 15: Test Chapter 2 Graphs and Functions.

Week 16: Monday, December 4,2017 – Friday, December 8,2017:

 

Wednesday, December 6,2017: Early Release at 11:45 AM.
Thursday, November 9,2017: Math Fair Project was assigned.
Monday, December 11,2017.: Boards are due with written materials and references

Tuesday,December 12,2017MATH FAIR PRESENTATIONS.

8th Grade (Course III): Friday,Dec 8: Quiz lessons (2.1-2.3) Ordered Pairs, Graphing on a coordinate Plane, and Interpreting Graphs.

7th Grade (Course II): Wednesday,Dec 6: Quiz lessons (11.1-11.2) Multi-Step Equations.

Week 15: Monday, November 27,2017 – Friday, December 1,2017:

I hope everyone enjoyed their Fall Break!

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Friday,December 1,2017: Second Quarter Interim Report Goes Home!

8th Grade (Course III): Wednesday,Nov 29: Quiz lessons (8-5,8-6) Direct Variation and Solving Systems of Linear Equations by Graphing.

8th Grade (Course III): Friday,Dec 1: Test Chapter 8 Graphing Lines.

Week 14: Monday, November 20,2017 – Friday, November 24,2017:

Thursday,November 23,2017 – Friday,November 24,2017: No School, Fall Break!

I hope everyone enjoyed their Fall Break.

7th Grade (Course II): Tuesday,Nov 21: Test Chapter 3B Applying Rational numbers (Fractions).

Tuesday,Nov 21: Quiz lessons (8.1-8.4) Slope of a Line, Using Slopes and Intercepts.

Week 13: Monday, November 13,2017 – Friday, November 17,2017:

7th Grade (Course II): Friday,Nov 17: Quiz lessons (3.5-3.8) Adding, Subtracting, Multiplying, Dividing, and Solving Equations Containing Fractions.

Week 12: Monday, November 6,2017 – Friday, November 10,2017:

 

Sunday, November 5,2017: Daylight Saving Time ends. Don’t forget to set the clock back one hour. Hope you enjoy your extra hour of sleep!

Tuesday, November 8,2017: Early Release at 11:45 AM.

7th Grade (Course II): Tuesday,Nov 7: Test Chapter 3A Applying Rational Numbers (Decimals).

 

Week 11: Monday, October 30,2017 – Friday, November 3,2017:

 

Monday, October 30, 2017: No School. Teacher Work Day!

Friday, November 3, 2017: 1st Quarter Report Cards Go Home.

7th Grade (Course II): Wednesday,Nov 1: Quiz lessons (3.1-3.4) Adding, Subtracting, Multiplying, Dividing Decimals, and Solving Equations Containing Decimals.

Week 10: Monday, October 22,2018 – Friday, October 26,2018:

 

Week 9: Monday, October 15,2018 – Friday, October 19,2018:

Friday, October 19,2018: End of 1st Quarter

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This Friday will be the End of the First Quarter. Any students who are having missing work, should turn in ALL assignments by Friday. NO work will be accepted after Friday.

8th Grade (Course III): Wednesday,Oct 17,2018: Quiz Chapter 7 Multi-Step Equations.

8th Grade (Course III): Friday,Oct 19,2018: Test Chapter 7 Multi-Step Equations.

Week 8: Monday, October 8,2018 – Friday, October 12,2018:

8th Grade (Course III): Thursday,October 11,2018:Quiz lesson Lesson 7- 3 Solving Equations with Variables on both sides.

7th Grade (Course II): Wednesday,Oct 10,2018: Test Chapter 2 Integers and Rational Numbers.

Week 7: Monday, October 1,2018 – Friday, October 5,2018:

8th Grade (Course III): Tuesday,October 2,2018: Quiz lesson 7-1 Simplifying Algebraic Expressions,.

8th Grade (Course III): Thursday,October 4,2018:Quiz lesson Lesson 7-2 Solving Multi-Step Equations.

7th Grade (Course II): Tuesday,October 2, 2018: Quiz lessons (2.1-2.5) Adding, Subtracting, Multiplying, and Dividing Integers, and Solving Equations Containing Integers.

week 6: Monday, September 24,2018 – Friday, September 28,2018:

8th Grade (Course III): Tuesday,September 25,2018: Test Chapter 1 Rational Numbers.

Week 5: Monday, September 17,2018 – Friday, September 21,2018: 

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Thursday, September 20,2018: Day of Ashura’a.

Prophet Muhammad (Sallallahu-Alayhi-Wasallam) said:“The best of fasts besides the month of Ramadhan is the fasting of Allah’s month of Muharram.”‘Ashura’a is the tenth day of Muharram and Tasu’a’ is the ninth day.

Prophet Muhammad (Sallallahu-Alayhi-Wasallam) about fasting the day of ‘Aashora’a said,”Fasting the day of ‘Arafah I hope Allah will expiate thereby for the year before it and the year after it, and fasting the day of ‘Aashora’a, I hope Allah will expiate thereby for the year that came before it.” Narrated by [Muslim], and he said : “When the following year comes, Allah willing, we shall fast on the ninth.”

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Thursday,September 20,2018: Early Release at 11:45 AM.

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Thursday, September 20,2018: Curriculum Night from 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm. Please come meet your child’s teachers for the upcoming year and take a peek at your new classroom.

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Friday,September 21,2018: First Quarter Interim Report Goes Home!

8th Grade (Course III): Monday,Sept 17,2018: Quiz lessons (1.1-1.4) Multiplying, Dividing, Adding, and Subtracting Rational Numbers.

8th Grade (Course III): Thursday,Sept 20,2018: Quiz lessons (1.5-1.6) Solving Equations with Rational Numbers, and Solving Two-Step Equations.

Week 4: Monday, September 10,2018 – Friday, September 14,2018: 

7th Grade (Course II): Monday,September 10,2018: Quiz lessons (1.3-1.5) Variables and Algebraic Expressions, and Simplifying Algebraic Expressions.

7th Grade (Course II): Wednesday,September 12,2018: Test Chapter 1 Algebraic Reasoning.

 

Week 3: Monday, September 3,2018 – Friday, September 7,2018: 

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Monday,September 3,2018: No School. Holiday Labor Day!

7th Grade (Course II): Wednesday,September 5,2018: Quiz lessons (1.1-1.2) Order of Operations, and Properties of Numbers.

Week 2: Monday, August 27,2018 – Friday, August 31,2018: 

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Monday,August,27,2018: Fall Math Map Testing.

Wednesday,August 29,2018: Fall LA. Map Testing.

Monday, August 20,2018 – Friday, August 24,2018:

 

Monday, August 20,2018 – Friday, August 24,2018: No School.

Monday, August 20,2018: Day of Arafa.

Tuesday, August 21,2018: Eid Al Adha.

EID MUBARAK, and HAPPY EID.

Week 1: Monday, August 13,2018 – Friday, August 17,2018: 

Monday, August 13,2018: First day of school!

Thursday, August 16,2018: Hajj fair.

Dear Parents:

I am happy to welcome you to the 2017- 2018 School Year!

I am looking forward to a productive partnership with you to ensure your children can achieve their highest potential. I recognize that in order to be successful in school, our children need support from both the home and school. I know a strong partnership with you will make a great difference in your child’s education. As a partner, I share the responsibility for our children’s success and want you to know that I will do my very best to carry out my responsibilities. 

I ask that you guide and support your child’s learning by ensuring that he/she:

1) Attends school daily and arrives on time, ready for the day’s learning experience

2) Completes all homework assignments given.

3) Shares school experiences with you so that you are aware of his/her school life.

4) Informs you if he/she needs additional support in any area or subject.

 I am attaching a copy of my classl rules so that you and your child can review them together. If you have any questions about the rules and expectations, please feel free to contact me. It is very important that you and your child are fully informed regarding standards related to appropriate behavior for a safe and productive school year.

If your child should not follow the rules I will notify you immediately.

I thank you for your support and look forward to meeting you.

                                                                                                       Sincerely

                                                                                                       Taroub Aamar

Please click on announcement to check for Classwork, and Homework.

Grading Policy:

I use the Middle School 10 pt. scale for calculating grades:

A: 90-100%

B: 80-89%

C: 70-79%

D: 60-69%

F: Below 60%

FF: failed for violation of attendance