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Tooele Junior High School will be offering after school recovery classes for students who failed any of the following classes (English, history, science, and/or math).  Signup in the office by November 10th.  Classes will be held on the following days and times.
  

 November 11, 12, 13, 14, 18, 19, 20, 21

 

2:45 PM - 3:45 PM
Session #1 Room #14
 
3:50 PM - 4:50 PM 
Session #2 Room #14
 

 

Tooele Jr. High School
Mission Statement
We believe every student will learn and affirm we will provide a friendly and safe environment for all students to achieve successful learning experiences.
 
To Parents and Students at Tooele Jr. High School
From:  Principal Terry L. Linares
Date:  November 3, 2014
Report cards were sent home on October 27, 2014.  If you need a copy of your student’s report card, please contact the office at 833-1921 or via email to Sharmel Walker, Secretary: swalker@tooeleschools.org.
 
I want to thank you and your student(s) for being a part of Tooele Jr. High School’s community.  We have a great school, one with a staff that is working hard to increase teaching and learning for students.  Tooele Jr. High School is a great place to be, and once again, I invite you to visit us and come be a volunteer!  We need you in our school!
Calendar Events:  November / December, 2014
Every Monday is Early Release – 1:30 P.M. – Professional Learning Communities Held for Teachers/Administration
 
 
November 2014
 
 
November 26, 2014 – Early Release at 11:30 A.M. – Fall Break – Faculty vs. Students Volleyball Game
 
November 27/28, 2014 – Fall Break – No School – Happy Thanksgiving!  Enjoy the Holidays!
 
December 2014
December 3, 2014 – Midterm - Student Led Conferences will be held from 4:00 P.M. – 8:00 P.M.
 
SAGE (STUDENT ASSESSMENT OF GROWTH AND EXCELLENCE) INFORMATON PRESENTATIONS – December 3, 2014        4:00 P.M. – 8:00 P.M.
         
   Tooele Jr. High School’s Administration will present the 2013-2014 SAGE results to parents during the student led conferences on December 3, 2014.
 
  SAGE PRESENTATIONS will be held at 4:00 P.M., 5:00 P.M., 6:00 P.M., and 7:00 P.M. in the school library.  A copy of each student’s SAGE Report will be in the student’s portfolio as presented in the student’s led conference.  We encourage all parents to attend the conferences.
 
December 8 – 16 – Winter Benchmarks - District Assessments in Math, Language Arts, and Science – Every Student will be assessed during the Benchmarks.  The assessments will help prepare our students for the spring SAGE Assessment. 
 
The 2014 District Fall Benchmark Assessments in Math and Language Arts have been analyzed by the entire staff at Tooele Jr. High School.   Teachers with their teams have identified key strategies and concepts needed to increase proficiency levels for all students in Math and Language Arts.  If you wish the results of your student’s benchmark results, please contact the school.
 
No Science District Benchmark was given this fall, however, the Science department is also identifying key strategies and concepts to increase proficiency levels for all students.
 
As you will see from the table below, we have work to do.  We are committed to making a difference in the learning of each student in our school.  The teachers and counselors have identified every student and where that student is in his/her proficiency level.  There are expectations for students, just as there are expectations for the entire staff in our school.  We have made a commitment to increase the proficiency levels of all students.  With that commitment, our work has begun and we hope to share it with you as we move through the year. 
 
It is important for your student to be in school every day.  Learning takes place each day, so when a student misses a day or even a period, he/she may fall behind.  I have asked teachers to teach every minute in every period and every day.  There is not time for “free time.”  As well, I have asked the students to come to school every day ready to work in every class with their materials needed to be successful.
 
We have excellent teachers, counselors and staff at our school.  We have the best students in the District and I am glad to be a part of their learning journey.  Please feel free to contact me with any questions or concerns you may have.  My email is tlinares@tooeleschools.org or call at 833-1921.
 
Respectfully,
 
Terry L. Linares


 

TJHS District 2014 Fall Benchmark Results (Assessment given October 8-10, 2014)

 

Math 7

N Size: 412

(# of Students)

Math 8

N Size: 397

(# of Students)

Language Arts 7

N Size: 408

(# of Students)

Language Arts 8

N Size: 394

(# of Students)

Total Students Scoring 59%

Not Proficient

46 %

190 Students

78%

310 Students

41%

167 Students

45%

177 Students


Total Students

Scoring 60% or Higher

Proficient

54%

222 Students

22%

87 Students

59%

241 Students

55%

217 Students

 

December 22 – January 2 – Winter Recess – Happy Holidays to You and Your Families

 

January 5, 2015 – Return to School – Happy New Year’s

January 8, 2015 – 2nd Quarter Ends

January 9, 2015 – No School – Professional Day for Teachers  - This day will be Professional Development to analyze the results of the 2014 District Winter Benchmarks in Math, Language Arts and Science.  2nd Quarter Grades will be finalized.

January 12, 2015 – 3rd Quarter Begins – Report Cards Sent Home

Tooele Jr. High School – Home of the Roadrunners!

 

  
 
 
 
 
  

  Next Community Council Meeting is:

 November 20th at 6:30pm in the library.

 

Tooele Junior High School

Nationally Recognized as a

Utah Schools to Watch

 
 
 
 
 

 

 **Remember School will release at 1:30 p.m.

every Monday!**

 

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