7th Grade
7th Grade Weekly Newsletter


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

General Information We Would Like to Share:

  • Next Friday, May 25th, we will be collecting student devices and chargers to make sure that there is no damage and to ensure all devices are accounted for and ready for testing.
  • Just a reminder that we will be adding 20 minutes to each school day for all of next week. Students will be released at 3:22 p.m.
  • EOG’s are just around the corner. If you have time to volunteer as a proctor, please notify your child’s homeroom teacher.
  • EOG Schedule:  June 4 (7th grade Math), June 5 (7th grade ELA), June 6 (EOG make-ups), June 7 (Science), June 8 (Social Studies), June 11 & 12 (Make-ups)
  • 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


+ BYRNES students have begun working on their Themed Poetry Portfolios.  They are due Friday, June 1st.

+ BYRNES students have presented their I-Search Papers, Projects, and Presentations.The best of the best will be invited to share their work at the I-Search SHOWCASE on Friday, May 25th.  Formal Invitations will go out on Friday, May 18.

+ BOLINGER students are finishing their reading of The Outsiders.

+ BOLINGER students are focusing on reading for information, reading paired text articles that complement The Outsiders. Students are working on layered curriculum activities in conjunction with the novel.

+ BYRNES and BOLINGER will not accept missing work past Friday, June 1st.



Berly Esbenshade kimberly.esbenshade@bcsemail.org

Karen Gailey karen.gailey@bcsemail.org


+ We finished up the week with decomposing compound figures to find volume.

+ Next week, on Monday & Tuesday, we will learn about Surface Area of rectangular/triangular prisms.

+Students will review for their Unit 7 Test on Geometry via Google classroom on Wednesday, May 23.

+ Unit 7 Test will be given Thursday, May 24.



Pam Kroswek pamela.kroswek@bcsemail.org

Hank Mann henry.mann@bcsemail.org


+ Students will be taking a quiz on the Forces and Motion unit at the beginning of next week. You should expect study guides to come home.

+ Once this quiz is complete we will begin our review for the end of the year.

+ Students should be studying Quizlet often!


Social Studies

Bob Carpenter bob.carpenter@bcsemail.org

Hank Mann  henry.mann@bcsemail.org


+ Today and Monday we are completing the assessment for Imperialism. Next week the students will be able to connect imperialism as one of the causes of WWI. We will be discussing how the assassination of Archduke Ferdinand was the “spark that lit the powder keg”.

+ Students should check powerschool for any missing assignments.

+ Students should be studying vocabulary using vocabulary.com.



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