Monday Memo

Normal Park Museum Magnet School  

7th Grade Tuesday Memo

Week of February 18, 2020

LE to the Sculpture Park this Thursday. Please send LE fees ASAP.  

Parent conferences Tuesday 2/25 from 3:30-6:30.

Next Friday we leave for Atlanta at 7:30 AM. Please sign and return fetal development forms soon.

Related Arts teachers are available for spring conferences by appointment.  

Please email the teacher to set up a time.  Thank you.


This week students continue our unit study of algebra.  The quiz from last week has been rescheduled for this Thursday. Study s.6 and s.7, plus the solving equations notes from your BOM.

Homework: Students should make progress on their quest this week for homework. 

Tutoring: 3-4 Thursday


Please contact me with any concerns or questions.


We will be wrapping up our study of mutations and jumping into our study of Heredity. Students will learn how genotypes determine phenotypes. 


  • IAN Check 2 Q3 due by Friday.

Quiz Corrections: 

  • Body Systems and Reproduction quiz corrections are available on Mastery Connect. Students must write the right answer and justification on a separate sheet of paper for the questions they missed. 
  • I will be available Thursday until 4 for tutoring. 

Science Vocabulary:

World History

This week in World History we continue our study of Modern Europe. We will begin our study of the Scientific Revolution in Europe by investigating the main figures and discoveries of the era and discussing how the Renaissance, Reformation, and voyages of discovery led to these outcomes.


** Read Module 22 Lessons 1, 2, & 3 in the online textbook and answer the google form from Google classroom. Due Thursday 2/27.

**Finish travel journal pages as needed. 

Interested in traveling to Amsterdam, Netherlands, Cologne, Germany, and Bruges, Belgium in 2021? There will be a maximum of 24 participants this year.  There are currently 11 spots remaining! Contact me at if you are interested.

E-mail me at with any questions.

 Quizlet link:

New World History Textbook Link

Language Arts

This week we are taking a closer look at globalization. We will look deeply at the effects of capitalism and globalization on impoverished countries and prepare for a class debate on these issues to deepen our understanding.

We will also take some time for independent reading in class, and we will spend a little time reflecting and self evaluating for conferences next week.

Homework:Read for 30 minutes a day

This is a close reading challenge!

Email me at

7th Grade Spanish - 

We will start our story outlines

Spanish Through the Ages -

None this week


⅞ A

  • none this week

⅞ B

  • Finish seminar pre-plan in Google Classroom

Email questions to


    • The next practice log is due Wed, Feb 19
    • Trumpet players are encouraged to purchase a straight mute this semester for our spring concert.  This is an accessory that they can use throughout middle and high school.
    • The Concert Band will perform at the Showdown on February 22nd.  They will arrive at 6:20 and perform at 6:30. This year we will play at all four quarters instead of stopping at halftime.  Students need a lyre and flip folder and should wear their Learning Expedition shirt with dress code appropriate shorts/pants/skirt.  Band students have free admission unless they want to eat, but parents will pay at the gate if they stay at the game.
  • Students should bring their lyre and flip folder to band this week to practice using it before the game.


Class Reminders   

3/17/20 Parent University

The 2nd Parent University event of the year will be held on 3/17from 6:00-7:00. Teachers have prepared amazing learning opportunities for you! We hope you plan to attend- Volunteer hours given. 


Saturday, February 22nd will be our annual Showdown. Join the Lightning Athletic Club & Peak Fitness & Physical Therapy for a Family Supper hosted by North Shore Fellowship and a Teacher vs. Student Basketball Game. Trykidz of Chattanooga will be hosting a basketball clinic,  Normal Park Cheerleaders will be hosting a cheer clinic, and many of NPMM students will be performing throughout this fun filled event. Mark your calendars and more details will be out soon. Tickets will be available for purchase online soon 2/7.


Please Join the 7th grade for 2019-2020.  

Text @3ef244 to the number 81010

  1.  We’re working on helping students track their homework using their google calendars on their chromebooks.  Please ask them about this process!

  1. Please send in LE fees ASAP!

  1. All Normal Park students should wear their grade level shirt on Learning Expeditions.  They can be purchased through the link on the website

  1. 7th grade Room Parent: Melanie Blake Singer

(828) 538-1093

  1.  7th grade Lead Teacher: Sarah Andrews