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Ms. Cathy Browne, Junior High Math

Welcome to Jr. High Math! My name is Cathy Browne and this is my 7th year at St. John Fisher. I am excited to be working with your child in 7th and 8th grade math. We are going to have a terrific year!

December 17 - December 21

Posted on Dec 17, 2018

Reminders:  We have a lot going on this week at St. John Fisher.  All are welcome!!

Monday, December 17, 1:20 pm:  Mother McAuley Acapella Choir – Church

Tuesday, December 18, 7:00 pm:  Christmas Band Concert – Church

Friday, December 21, 11:30 am:  Christmas Prayer Service - Church

Thursday, December 20th is Ugly Sweater Day.

8th Grade:

Monday is Accelerated Math.  Groups 2 & 3 will take their Pythagorean Theorem unit test on Wednesday.  We will work on a study guide in class to help prepare for the test. Group 1 will begin our unit on proportional relationships.  We will review the constant of proportionality and create tables to show a proportional relationship.

7th Grade:

Monday is Accelerated Math.  We continue working with percents this week. We will focus on problems that involve multiple percents. We will also spend time reviewing how to find a number when a percent is known and finding the percent when the part and whole are known. 

December 10 - December 14

Posted on Dec 10, 2018

8th Grade:

Monday is Accelerated Math.  We will conclude our unit on Pythagorean Theorem this week.  Group one will take their unit test on Thursday, December 13th. Groups two and three will take their unit test on Monday, December 17th.  We will complete a study guide in class and additional practice problems will be available on our Google classroom.

7th Grade:

Monday is Accelerated Math.  We continue working with percents this week. We will work with sales tax, simple interest and multiple percents. We will also spend time finding a number when a percent is known and finding the percent when the part and whole are known. 

December 3 - December 7

Posted on Dec 03, 2018

Reminder: No School Friday, December 7th – Faculty In-Service

8th Grade:

We continue this week working with the Pythagorean Theorem to determine if a triangle is a right triangle. We will also test the converse of the Pythagorean Theorem to solve problems. Finally, we will work with the Pythagorean Theorem on the coordinate plane.   

 

7th Grade:

This week we will focus on percent increase and decrease to describe how much a quantity increases in comparison to its original amount. We will focus on two specific increase and decrease problems, markup and markdown. We will also continue to review converting percents, decimals and fractions.  

 
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