8th Grade

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access middle school’s

e-learning plan:

About 8th Grade

Welcome to 8th grade! During your student’s last year at St. Ann School, our teachers focus on refining the skills they have built throughout junior high and prepping them for high school. Additionally, 8th grade students receive the Sacrament of Confirmation. The class is prepared for the Sacrament during class time and then receives the Sacrament in May at St. Paul’s Parish.

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About our Teacher

Ms. Benson is excited to join the St. Ann community as the middle school Math and Science teacher. This is her third year teaching, and she has previously taught ELA, Math, and Science to fifth and sixth graders. Ms. Benson is new to Illinois after moving from her home state of New York. She has a Masters of Science degree in Curriculum and Instruction from Florida State University, and a Bachelors of Art degree in Sociology from SUNY Albany. In her spare time, Ms. Benson likes to read, bake, and take trips to visit new states and cities.

Notes from Ms. Benson

System Wide Closure – COVID-19

Announcement Regarding System Wide Closure – COVID-19 Dear Parents, Many of you may have seen an email that was just sent from the Archdiocese announcing a system-wide school closure for all Catholic schools effective Monday, March 16th.  I’ve attached the announcement to this email.  Parent_System_Closure_Announcement.01.pdf   As stated in the letter, we hope to utilize e-learning/alternative learning days.  […]

Parent-Student Handbook

Parents:   Click here to access the Parent Handbook.

E-Learning Weekly Overviews

E-Learning Plan for 3/23-3/27 By Grade Visit the links below for your student’s e-learning overview for this week: PreK Red PreK Blue Kindergarten 1st Grade 2nd Grade 3rd through 5th 6th through 8th

E-Learning Guide for Parents

Dear Parents,  Tomorrow we kick off eLearning!  While many of you will also be at home with your children, we do not expect you to assume the role of the teacher during this time.  Our teachers will be available to assist and engage with students as they complete their assignments.   While this has been an […]

8th Grade Curriculum

Reading Students read historical fiction and non-fiction in the form of articles and memoirs. Additionally, students read from classic literary novels and compare them to films such as “Gone with the Wind” and “True Grit.” Students study Gothic Literature, Poetry, and an extensive literary unit on the Holocaust. In writing, we focus on writing a […]