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EDIT: Open House is May 23rd. Living Museum will open at 5:30pm. Come meet historical figures from the ancient worlds!  Students and families of periods 2 & 3 - please come between 5:30pm to 6pm. Periods 4,5,& 6 - please come between 6pm to 6:30pm. Museum closes at 7pm. Looking forward to an amazing night at the museum!  

Thank you!

Thank you so much to the families who sent notes and gifts for Teacher Appreciation Week! I am humbled by your encouragement and love. Thank you so much! I really appreciate it! <3 

Thank you for the donations!

A big THANK YOU to James, Felipe, Alex, Gabriella, Jeremiah, Joshua S. and Katelynn and Ronnie's families for donating the book socks!  All my books are covered now and looking good! Thank you so much!!!  <3 =) 

Week of 4/30/18

Students should work on their tri-fold display.
Type your paragraphs and find pictures to go along with the writing. 
Make sure to follow directions and complete all requirements for the display.
Students, if you have questions, don't hesitate to ask me during class. 
 
Period 3 & 5: I have extended your due date. The project is now due on 5/21/18.  You're welcome! 

Upcoming Field Trips

Mrs. Gutierrez and my homeroom have two field trips coming up.
2/16/18 to The Getty Villa (Pack lunch. Lunch at the Getty)
2/22/18 to Skirball Center (lunch at school)
 
Field trip slips went home today. Please return by this Friday to insure that all students in my homeroom can participate. 
 
Reminder for student conduct on a field trip:
1) wear school uniform
2) no cell phones. no photos/selfies
3) no backpacks (leave at school)
4) no museum stores
5) obey all museum rules and adult supervisors
6) follow all safety rules on the bus

Thank you!!!
 
I want to thank all the students and families who sent a gift for me this week for the holidays!  I really appreciate your thoughtfulness and generosity.  I know you have many people to think of this holiday season, so I'm really touched by your kind gesture. It really means a lot to me to be appreciated this time of the year, and I want you to know how grateful I am. 
 
I hope you all have a wonderful holiday season with your loved ones!  See you in January 2018!  

Material for Spring Semester

Please bring a new notebook for spring semester. 
  • single subject
  • 8.5 x 11 or 9 x 11
  • Label on the front cover:  
    • First and Last name
    • Period
    • Subject
    • Mrs. Kim    Room 103 

Progress Report vs. Schoology Grades

Parents,
 
Some of you may be wondering why your child's 5 week progress report grades and Schoology grades are different.
 
Progress report shows your child's grades up to a 5 week cut-off date when grades had to be submitted into MISIS. (These are NOT their final grades) Schoology grades include items graded after the 5 week cut-off date.  Thus, it is more up-to-date and current.
 
Many students are improving their grades since the 5 week progress reports were done, which is fantastic news! They are getting the hang of things and understanding how they are being graded. Thank you for your home support! 
 

Schoology grades are being posted!

I started posting grades in Schoology this week. This is a great place to keep track of student progress. You'll need to log in to your Passport account to access. If you don't see your grades right away, be patient as I'll be working throughout the week to update them. 
 
Students, if you have questions about your grades, make sure you take initiative and ask me at a good time when I'm available. It is important that you take academic responsibility of your work more than your parents. If you need help, please ask me and/or your parents! 

Hi Parents!
It was wonderful meeting so many of you at Back to School Night! I'm excited to see that many of you have subscribed to my website.
 
To clarify, please take a minute to subscribe to your child's class period if you haven't done so already. Homework is posted under each class period, not the homepage. Thanks!