• Hoping your summer has been exciting and that your children have had positive educational experiences. The team looks forward to welcoming the class of 2025 this fall.

     

    At Farragut we preach and nurture active reading with the hope of promoting lifelong reading habits. Although we assign one book to read over vacation, we encourage students to read as much as they can and to share those experiences with their peers in September.      

                              

    For suggestions about choosing books for a middle schooler:  click here

       SUMMER READING ASSIGNMENT:

               Your child should read one of the following books chosen from among these titles.  Students will write about one of the novels upon their return to school.

    •  Al Capone Does My Shirts by Gennifer Choldenko (Historical Fiction)
    • The House of the Scorpion by Nancy Farmer (Science Fiction/Fantasy)
    • So Far From the Bamboo Grove by Yoko Kawashima Watkins (Historical Fiction)

     

     Copies of the texts were already distributed in June.

    Additional copies are available in the middle school office or in the public library.

     

     

    Supply List

    *Loose-leaf Paper

    *Two medium-sized loose-leaf binders (1.5"-2")- One for ACE days and one for BDF days

    * Pens and pencils 

    *Highlighters 

    *Post-It Notes (1 inch by 2 inch) 

    *One set of headphones/earbuds

    *Ruler (30 cm)

    *Texas Instrument Multiview TI-34 Scientific Calculator ($20)- could be used in 8th grade as well 

    *Two packs of 4X6 index cards 

    *Two black and white journal notebooks

    *Four heavy-duty plastic 2 pocket folders 

    *For Spanish students only: 1.5-inch binder (will be kept in class) 

    *Sneakers and deodorant stick (no spray) for physical education 

    *Weather appropriate athletic clothing: T-shirt, sweatshirt, shorts, or sweatpants

     

    Agenda books will be distributed in September

    Seventh Grade Team

     

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    Mr. S. Shapiro
    Seventh Grade Team Coordinator
    27 Farragut Avenue
    Hastings-on-Hudson, NY 10706
    914.478.6230