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625 East McMurray Road
McMurray, PA 15317
Phone: 724.941.2688
Fax: 724.941.1426
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Accelerated Reader Due Dates
Accelerated Reader Due Dates
All 8th grade students have the same AR requirement (Please read the gold packet carefully for all rules and expectations):
 
To earn full credit, students must EARN 15 points worth of books in quarters 1 and 2. Check the number of points for the book, and you earn the points for the questions you get right on the computer test.  For example, if you earn 70% on a 10 point book, you EARN 7 points toward the 15 point goal.  Each quarter you may combine 1, 2, or 3 books to reach your 15 point goal. In quarters 3 and 4, if you meet that goal, it works like bonus because AR is optional in those quarters.
 
Remember that many books with movies are not on AR, including Thirteen Reasons Why, Diary of a Wimpy Kid, Fault in Our Stars, If I Stay, and series such as Harry Potter, Hunger Games, Twilight, Divergent, Lightning Theif, and others. NO LIT BOOKS count towards AR except Tuesdays with Morrie. Please check your gold handout for other movie/books without AR tests and when in doubt, ask your ELA teacher.
 
Check here to find the point values and book levels for your reading choices.  Scroll down to the bottom of the page to see the lists.
 
Click here to go to Ms. Brown's AR blog to read summaries of many AR books that students read in the past.

Qr. 1 AR due
Qr. 2 AR due
Qr. 3 OPTIONAL BONUS AR due
Qr. 4 OPTIONAL BONUS AR due
 
Summer Honors 9 Homework
Students registered to take Honors English 9 have been given a summer assignment by the 9th grade teachers.  You can find information at this site.  Some of the information may not be updated, so check back.  If you have questions, please contact the HS guidance department. You can check out books from the HS guidance department as well.  Students in Academic English 9 do not have any assigned reading or work over the summer months.
Class Handouts and Homework
Class assignments and handouts which can be uploaded are here.  Feel free to download and print any of these handouts, especially if you have lost or misplaced something that you need.

This packet is due on Wednesday, August 29. It covers everything you should have mastered in 7th grade. Your 8th grade teachers expect that you know this information; they will not be reteaching these concepts.
A list of the words learned in 7th grade you should use this year.
This is the welcome letter that was sent home in social studies class. It introduces you to Team Rooney. Please sign and return to Mr. Bushmire. You can print a copy for your reference.
Here are directions for creating an account and adding sources.
The pictures used on this web page have been used with the permission of Discovery Education.
HW Links
Any link you may need to complete your assignments in ELA will be posted here.
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Peters
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625 East McMurray Road
McMurray, PA 15317
Phone: 724.941.2688
Fax: 724.941.1426
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