About Your Teacher
Name: Miss Stephenson
Current Position: Yearbook Adviser; Middle School ELA teacher; Model UN Adviser
Educational career: earned BA in Elementary Education in 1983 from Cedarville University
Name of High School: Spencerville High School (OH)
Philosophy of Education: Everyone can learn albeit in different ways. Everyone can be successful.
Why I went into education: I went into education because I loved helping students when I was in school to be successful.
My expectations of students: I expect my students to try their best at all they do and never give up.
My family life: I live with my tortoiseshell cat, Houdi.
My hobbies: Reading, music, and collecting spoons
Something I would like people to know about me: I am strict when it comes to my time, I love my students, and I will try my best to educate them in the best way that I can.
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Ensure your child has the supplies for a joyous learning experience!
All students who plan to use headphones in the computer lab must purchase their own headphones or earbuds for sanitary reasons.
Students may bring in Box Tops for Education (http://www.boxtops4education.com/-/media/Files/BoxTops/Site%20Documents/product_list.pdf), Labels for Education (http://www.labelsforeducation.com/Earn-Points/Participating-Products), and Coke caps (Any My Coke Rewards points earned from codes found on participating brand packages can be donated to a school. My Coke Rewards participating brands include Coca-Cola, Diet Coke, Coke Zero, Sprite, Sprite Zero, DASANI, POWERADE ION, Minute Maid, VAULT, Pibb Extra, Fanta, Fresca, Barq’s, Seagram's, Nestea and Mello Yello. For a full list of participating brands and packages, check out the “Pick Up Points” section of My Coke Rewards. Any Bonus Points earned can also be donated to schools. Participating brands may change so check the site for a complete list of current participating brands and packages) for the class store.
Students will be able to purchase books from Scholastic. Use this link to order books online for your child and our class get bonuses! https://orders.scholastic.com/HYR3N
Scholastic also has ebooks available with Storia.
Below is the Discipline Letter which explains how all of the 7th & 8th grade teachers mark the behavior chart.
Coach: Erin O'Leary
- Must be in grades 8-12
- Must maintain a C or higher in all classes
- Must maintain a positive attitude
- Must be a team player
- Must be willing to work hard
Position Papers for the Model United Nations
This site explains how to write a position paper. You will have to write at least five of these.
Resolution Papers for Model United Nations
This site explains how to write a resolution paper. You will have to write at least five of these.
For English Language Arts, students will need loose leaf paper, ink pens, pencils, highlighters, etc.