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Deer Valley Unified School District No.

97
DEER VALLEY MIDDLE 21100 N 27th Avenue Phoenix AZ 85027 623-445-3300 623-445-3380 (Fax) dvms.dvusd.org

Course: 7th and 8th Grade Math Teacher: Mrs. Sargent Room: 905 Prep: 10:20-11:22

E-mail: Kara.Sargent@dvusd.org Voice Mail: 623-445-3365 Website: www.sargentweb.weebly.com

Course Description This course is designed to work with your child at his or her given level in math. Students will receive small group and individual instruction according to their needs. Course Objectives The purpose is to develop strong foundational math skills. Students will be challenged to reach and exceed individual goals. Supplies Supplies: Students will be provided with a spiral notebook Each student, on a daily basis, will need: additional lined paper, a simple 2 pocket folder, and pencils with erasers, a calculator (optional), as well as a dry erase marker (optional). Classroom sets of markers, colored pencils, and glue will be also be provided. Students are permitted to bring in their own personal supplies if they wish. Progress Reports
Progress reports are available upon request or can be viewed through Power Schools.

PowerSchools Access Information


Parents/Guardians that do not have a login code for their child, they can get one at the front office. An I.D. will be required to receive your password. The PowerSchools site allows parents/guardians and students to access the students grades, attendance, and other information. The web address is: http://ps.dvusd.org/public/

Grading Policy Students will be graded upon their guided practice and participation along with their performance on independent work. 50% Independent work 50% Guided practice/participation Attendance and Make-Up Work Policy The teacher will arrange for students to make up missing work during class time. I will contact you if I need your help. Classroom Procedures The 5 Ps are expected by all 8th grade math teachers: Positive: have a positive attitude and be prepared to work! Prepared: have ISN, pencils, completed work and any needed materials. Prompt: be on time, we have a lot to do, and we want you to be here! Purposeful: come ready to open your mid and persevere in understanding and applying math! Polite: give and receive respect, speaker courtesy is expected.

Teacher Tutoring Times or Extra Opportunity Buses are available on Tuesdays and Thursdays after school. The bus pickup is at 4:15. I am available for extension of learning by appointment and student need. Communication Please contact me for any student concerns. It is important that teachers, parents, and students maintain open lines of communication for student success. Contact information is provided at the top of this page. Please refer to math website for all information needed for this course. Classroom Behavior Expectations All students will be expected to be present for learning unless absent. All student behavior concerns will be handled on an individual basis depending on behavior issue. The DVMS staff will be consistent, fair and provide proper consequences as per school procedures and protocol.

The Deer Valley Unified School District does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, or age in its programs and activities. For any inquiries regarding nondiscrimination policies contact the Superintendent's Department, 20402 N. 15th Avenue, Phoenix, AZ 85027. 623.445.5000.

Student Information
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Name ___________________________________________ Home Address __________________________________ City, State, Zip _________________________________ Home Phone # __________________________________ Mothers Name _________________________________ Best Contact Phone # ___________________ Fathers Name _________________________________ Best Contact Phone # ____________________ Email ______________________ (father) Email ______________________ (mother) ID#_______________________ 7th Grade (JV) 8th Grade (Varsity) Email ______________________ (student)

**Please make sure you sign, date, and return this form by Wednesday, Aug. 14 confirming that you have completely read and understand the expectations for this course. If you have any questions, please contact me via e-mail Kara.Sargent@dvusd.org

____________________________________ Print Student Name ____________________________________ Student Signature Date ________________________________

_____________________________________ Print Parent/Guardian Name _____________________________________ Parent/Guardian Signature Date ________________________________