Science: Ms. Wetzel*General Information 2019-2020


(please note: this is a single comprehensive supply list for all middle school subjects)
Attention Grade 8 Parents: High School Information Tab has been updated*Please see tab below
*Eighth Graders were registered for the HSPT
Shadow Dates:
September 27-DePaul Catholic
October 08-Don Bosco
October 09-AHA, Bergen Catholic & Morris Catholic
October 24-MHCA
October 25-Pope John

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Aquinas News/Aquinas Science News/
Dates to Remember:
M.A.P. Testing October 15
October 02-Reading
October 07-Math
October 10-Language Arts
October 15-Science
Week of October 14-October 18
October 14-Columbus Day-No School
October 15-Midpoint of Trimester 1; Winter Uniform Begins
October 18-Picture Day October 21-N.U.T. Day (Prepaid)
Upcoming Reminders:
October 21-N.U.T. Day (Prepaid)
October 25-October Birthday Celebration
October 28-Faculty Professional Day-No School
October 31-Halloween Bazaar & Parade
November 01-All Saints’ Day Liturgy; 12:15 pm Dismissal;
Aftercare; Bagels
November 02-SSAT Grade 8
November 06-Parent Conferences
November 08-HSPT Grade 8 No School
November 13-Picture Make-up Day


Student Homework Pages are located on the menu on the left!
Grades 6, 7, 8 & Religion (Seton House Members)
Grading Policies are listed below!

October Birthday Celebration*October 25

Grade 8
Grade 7

Grade 6


Click HERE for the lab report rubric.
Click HERE for information on lab report format guidelines.

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**Ms. Wetzel's Science Corner**
**Please Note: Homework/Lab/Testing Schedule may change due to  Classroom Interruptions/Special Events/Assemblies/Needed Reinforcement of Concepts**Student Assignment Pads are Utilized Daily!
**In School E-mail address:

Ms. D. Wetzel: Grade 8 Advisor/Seton House Moderator-Homeroom/Science Aquinas School 6-8

**All students that need to make up assignments and exams missed due to illness and/or extra vacation time MUST make arrangements to complete assignments prior to the closing of the trimester.**

Science Grading System
Assessments (Tests/Quizzes) 40%
Benchmark Trimester Exams 15%
Lab/Lab Reports/Projects 25%
Class Participation/Effort 10%
Homework 10%
STREAM Fair (Aquinas Middle School) Calculated in Third Trimester
Religion (Seton House) Grading System
Assessment (Tests/Quizzes) 45%
Homework 10%
Projects 25%
Class Participation/Effort 10%
Mass Participation 10%

Homework Policy
  • Parents/guardians will receive a deficiency notice after three homework assignments are not completed.
  • Late Lab Reports will receive an immediate ten point reduction.
  • For the end of the trimester effort grade, late homework assignments will be 
    averaged into the final grade with a five point reduction for every late assignment
  • Assignments will NOT be accepted after it is a full week late.

**Aquinas School**

Reminder: Please adhere to the morning student drop-off and dismissal procedures and make certain that students adhere to the proper dress code and uniform.

Students must be prepared for classes, especially required school supplies.

**A note is required if a student is to be released to another person at dismissal 

Students are not permitted to walk over to the shopping complex across the street**Please review parent/student handbook**

Please click on tabs below to view pictures from important events, class trips, and competitions!
High School Application Information
Please click on tab below for information regarding the high school application process! It will be updated regularly!
I will send home a packet shortly will all information that will assist you in the process.