Computer Technology Ms. Jess Morris

Welcome to Computer Technology!

Ms. Jess Morris

Jmorris5546@stagnes-school.org


 

Don't forget to practice typing every day.

Make a home run with the home row keys!


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"A Century of Educating God's Greatest Gift, Our Children" 

CSW 2018

Virtue of the Month:

September: Unity

October: Empathy

November: Charity

December: Love

January: Respect

February: Sacrifice

March: Mercy

April: Care of Creation

May: Holiness

June: Reflection

July: Rest

August: Relaxation

 


Holiness is sharing in God’s goodness and responding to his love by the way we live our lives. Holiness comes through grace.


Holiness


Our theme of the year is Catholic Identity.

We are people of A.C.T.I.O.N.
Accepting Christ Today In One Another!

Other themes include grit, perseverance, light, progress, & Fatima. 

"Great works are performed not by strength but by perseverance."

-Samuel Johnson, British author

"Greatness is not in where we stand, but in what direction we are moving."
-Oliver Wendell Holmes, American physician, author & inventor



"The power of imagination makes us infinite."  -John Muir


Computer Lab Request

Due to concerns about the transmission of lice and other germs, students in grades K-8 are encouraged to bring in their own headphones in a ziplock bag labeled with their full name and class number
for use in the computer lab.  A spare pair of headphones from home can be used as long as it fits the standard audio jack.


Upcoming Events
  

Tuesday, May 22nd, the Kindergarten children will enjoy an educational field trip to the LI Children’s Museum.
 

Please join the School Board and Administration on Tuesday evening, May 22nd for an Open School Board meeting starting at 7:30 P.M. in the Parish Center. The newest members of the School Board will be introduced and the tuition rates for the 2018-19 school year will be announced. Prior to the meeting, Rockville Centre Det. Nicholas DeLuca will be in the Parish Center from 7-7:30 P.M. to discuss the security of the school.

 

On Wednesday, May 23rd, the children in the primary grades will participate in a Flag Etiquette Assembly Program in honor of Memorial Day.

 

The 4th Graders will participate in the NYS science performance Exam on Wednesday, May 23rd.

 

The Mothers’ Club Installation is Thursday evening, May 24th at 7 P.M. at the Rockville Links Club.

 

Regents Prep Classes: 2:45-3:45

  •  Monday and Tuesday: Common Core Algebra I Regents prep class.
  •  Wednesday and Thursday: Earth Science Regents prep class.

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June Calendar Updates:

  • Monday, June 18: Full Day
  • Tuesday, June 19: Full Day
  • Wednesday, June 20: 12 Noon Dismissal: No Aftercare
  • Thursday, June 21: 12 Noon Dismissal: No Aftercare
  • Friday, June 22: 12 Noon Dismissal: No Aftercare: Report Cards will be distributed. Open Parent-Teacher Conferences: 1-2 P.M. No appointments necessary.
  • Monday, June 25: Last Day: 10 A.M. Dismissal: No Aftercare



What We Have Been Learning

Kindergarten: computer safety; mouse coordination; literacy & STEAM skills through educational games (with themes such as monthly virtues, holidays, seasons, animals and their habitats, shapes, alphabet, numbers, colors,); navigating a website; basic keyboarding; basic coding (Kodable); intro to word processing (animals, solar system, spring); drawing and painting programs

First Grade: computer safety; mouse coordination; keyboard awareness; parts of a computer; TumbleBooks literacy activities; name design; introduction to PowerPoint (Fall / Halloween and respect); literacy & STEAM games; basic word processing & clipart manipulation; basic coding challenges; basic coding (Kodable); friendly letter to Santa; word building activities; Valentine's Day messages & picture design; fairytale problem / solution design in Google Drawings; title page for Create-a-Book project; alphabet organizer; animal facts (research & Google Drawings)

Second Grade: computer safety; All About Me poster; parts of a computer; basic keyboarding; online word search and crossword puzzle creation; IXL math diagnostic assessment; introduction to Google Drawings (plant life cycle; New Year's resolution); literacy & STEAM games; Christmas acrostic poem; basic coding (Code.org); friendly letters to Santa and to someone you respect (monthly virtue); Easy CBM reading assessment; research famous African American (Britannica School) & typing in Microsoft Word; natural disasters research & PowerPoint slide design; changing states of matter map creation; spring acrostic poem; theme poem; intro to Publisher (greeting cards)

Third Grade: computer safety; word processing; word clouds; formal keyboarding practice; Internet safety activities; designed digital nonfiction books; literacy & STEAM games; formatting a document in Word (Thanksgiving essay); coding (Code.org); online research (China or ecosystems) and PowerPoint slideshow (design including special effects and timing); food chains in Google Drawings; animal adaptations research & create a crossword puzzle; acrostic poem (format in Word); rainforest trading cards Fourth Grade: computer safety; word processing; word clouds; intro to Google Classroom & Google Drawings; research on an epic library & poster design; literacy & STEAM games; keyboarding practice; IXL math diagnostic assessment; coding (Code.org); solar system Google slide design & image layering; Easy CBM reading assessment; Winter Olympics research & design in Google Drawings; iPad app design (Google Slides); weather data -- chart & graph in Google Sheets; intro to Publisher (greeting cards); comic strips

Fifth Grade: computer safety; Google Forms survey; word processing; word clouds; intro to Google Classroom & Google Drawings; Dominican saint research & poster design; keyboarding practice; literacy & STEAM games; IXL math diagnostic assessment; coding (Code.org); Christmas traditions Venn diagram; Google slide illustrating respect - what it looks and sounds like (monthly virtue); 13 colonies Google slideshow in groups; creating a bibliography; STEM research project; book endorsement poster design; animal data -- chart & graph in Google Sheets; parable music project (Google slide)

Sixth Grade: computer safety; Google Forms survey; Google Sheets typing record; keyboarding practice; evaluating online sources; website design with the new Google Sites; musical instrument slide design & image editing (Google Slides & PowerPoint); coding (Code.org); What I Love About St. Agnes Google slide design & QR codes; Roman emperor research & ChatterPix voice recording; women's history research & mock social media profile; research on forces, gravity, motion & Prezi presentation

Seventh Grade: computer safety; Google Forms survey; file organization in Google Drive; Google Sheets typing record; keyboarding practice; evaluating online sources; website design with the new Google Sites; Colonies of the Future research project using Google Apps; math brochure in Google Slides (two-step linear equations); coding (Code.org); animal adaptations slide design & QR codes; PowToon video on Bill of Rights; 3D digital design software (Tinkercad) for STEM project; women's history research & mock social media profile; intro to Google Forms (health quiz); Civil War editorial (Google Docs) Eighth Grade: computer safety; Google Forms survey; file organization in Google Drive; Google Sheets typing record; keyboarding practice; evaluating online sources; website design with the new Google Sites; IXL math diagnostic assessment; stained glass window project -- line graphing with an image editor (Sumo Paint); integrated Spanish project (Google Docs or Slides); 3D digital design software (Tinkercad) for STEM project; creating a bibliography; women's history research & mock social media profile; biodegradable product design & campaign (Google Drawings & Slides); coding challenges *Google Classroom is used for the projects and assignments in grades 4-8.