7th Grade
7th Grade Weekly Newsletter


Good Morning to Parents and Families of our 7th Graders,

General Information We Would Like to Share:

  • Monday, March 12 is an early release day. School will be dismissed at 1:00pm.
  • The Scholastic Book Fair begins this week in the ACRMS Media Center.
  • There is a PTO meeting scheduled for Wednesday, March 14th.
  • Please check PowerSchool on a weekly basis. This is the best way to keep up to date on your child’s status in each class.
  • Please remind your child to charge his/her computer each night.


Language Arts

Erin Byrnes erin.byrnes@bcsemail.org

Melinda Bolinger Melinda.bolinger@bcsemail.org


+ Students should continue to study their vocabulary words each week for Thursday's test. Next test will be administered on Thursday, March 15th.  Vocabulary words are available in Google Classroom.

+ BOLINGER students are working independently on Non-Fiction in Readtheory.org and Common Lit, and students are reading The Breadwinner. We should complete the novel by next Friday.

+ BOLINGER classes should have completed their book club novels by now.  We will begin our movie trailer projects in class next week.

+ BYRNES students are continuing in mid-year individual conferences, working independently on Non-Fiction in Readtheory.org and Common Lit, and students are reading The Outsiders.

+ ALL students should be finishing their written work for the Do the Write Thing Writing Contest.  Their final written work was due Friday, March 9th. Please know that students' work will not be submitted to the Do the Write Thing contest without a signed permission slip. We are submitting them on Monday, March 12th. If you have not yet returned the permission slip, Monday is the last day.



Berly Esbenshade kimberly.esbenshade@bcsemail.org

Karen Gailey karen.gailey@bcsemail.org


+ We just finished Unit 5 (Integers) today.

+ Next week, we'll be reviewing for the Unit 5 test on Monday, March 12th.

+ Unit 5 Test will be Tuesday, March 13th.



Pam Kroswek pamela.kroswek@bcsemail.org

Hank Mann henry.mann@bcsemail.org


+ We will begin our unit on energy after we have finished the quiz.

+ Students will have a quiz at the beginning of the week on genetics and heredity.

+ The Energy vocabulary will be posted to Quizlet soon. Make sure students are studying these!


Social Studies

Bob Carpenter bob.carpenter@bcsemail.org

Hank Mann  henry.mann@bcsemail.org


+ We have moved out of the American Revolution, where we learned many of the thoughts that led to revolutionary ideas.

+ Students will be learning about the causes and events of the French revolution as well as how the American revolution impacted it.

+ Students can check Powerschool in order to ensure they are missing no assignments. Copies of missing handouts can be found on Google Classroom.



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