About the Teacher

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    Welcome to Mrs. Rishwain’s ELA and Social Studies Class!  I am excited for this journey together.  This year we will have an additional teacher in the room.  Please welcome Mr. Banuelos to the class.  He is completing his credential through the County and will be with us this entire year.  I look forward to ALL of us rising to the challenges ahead and coming out stronger and wiser in the end.

     

    Class Expectations:

    -          BE ON TIME!

    -          Be prepared with a CHARGED Chromebook, a quiet place and classroom materials

    -          Show your face – so have hair combed and an appropriate shirt on.

    -          Be prepared to be called on and EXPECTED to participate.

    -          DO YOUR HOMEWORK NIGHTLY!

    -          If you don’t understand…..ASK!

     

    ¡Bienvenido a la clase de ELA y Estudios Sociales de la Sra. Rishwain! Estoy emocionada por este viaje juntos. Este año tendremos un maestro adicional en la sala. Demos la bienvenida al Sr. Banuelos a la clase. Él está completando su credencial a través del Condado y estará con nosotros todo este año. Espero con ansias que TODOS nos enfrentemos a los desafíos que nos esperan y salgamos más fuertes y sabios al final.

     

    Expectativas de clase:

    - ¡LLEGAR A TIEMPO!

    - Prepárese con un Chromebook CARGADO, un lugar tranquilo y materiales para el aula

    - Muestra tu cara, así que peina y usa una camisa adecuada.

    - Esté preparado para ser llamado y ESPERADO para participar.

    - ¡HAZ TU TAREA NOCTURNA!

    - Si no entiendes ... ¡PREGUNTAR!

     

                          School Begins August 3rd

                           7th/8th Grade Period Schedule

    Period

    Time

    1st

    8:20-9:10

    2nd

    9:15-9:50

    3rd

    9:55-10:30

    Teacher Office Hour/Small Group/Student Work Time

    10:30-11:30

    Lunch

    11:30-12:10

    4th

    12:10-12:45

    5th

    12:50-1:25

    6th

    1:30-2:20

     

    Note:  First and sixth periods are longer in order to meet the required instructional minutes for ELD.

              The long break in the middle of the day may also be used by the students to get their school lunches from the distribution sites on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays.

     

    Sign In to Your Chromebook

    1. Type in your student ID
    2. Click Next
    3. Type in your password
      1. K-3 it is your birthdate in the form of YEARMONTHDATE (YYYYMMDD)
      2. 4th-8th: student-created password (please call the school if you have forgotten your password

     

    Google Class Codes:

                Period 2 – ELA – tiqtthg

              Period 3 – SS – 2lipiyu

              Period 4 – ELA – vppuxtio

              Period 5 – SS – 6wo2y5e

              Period 6 – ELD - uxuwbeo

    Watch this video to join and learn about your Google Class. Mire este video para unirse y aprender sobre su clase de Google. (Click Here)

     

    Remind App: 

    Watch this video to join your Remind class. Mire este video para unirse a la aplicación Remind. (Click Here)

    Our class is now part of the “Remind” app. This is a way for me to easily communicate with you about our classroom. It is a private app that works like a text message. Please add yourself to my class and send me a message with your child’s name. First, go to the app store and download the app “Remind”, then you simply send a text message:

    Enter this number: 81010

    Text this message: @2021rish

     

    Student Survey: 8th Grade students, please click here to take a student survey before the first day of school. You must be logged in with your Google Account. 

     

    Kathleen Rishwain

    krishwain@stocktonusd.net