Third Quarter Grades

It’s crazy, but the school year is 3/4 of the way over already! As always the kids did very well this quarter and are ready to finish the school year strong.

Adrian:
Spanish 1B C (76%)
Fundamentals of Computer Science A (94%)
Health A (97%)
Science A (93%)
American History B (86%)
Algebra I B (86%)
ELAR A (93%)


Zeke:
Language Arts B (83%)
Reading B (86%)
Math B (91%)
Social Studies A (98%)
Science A (95%)

In addition to his letter grades, he got an E (excellent) in conduct, health, art, theater arts, music, and PE.


Kindergarten and Pre-K do numbers for grades. 1 is lowest, 4 is highest, though generally they don’t give higher than a 3. A 4 would mean they’d pretty much mastered that subject for the next grade level.

Mayci got one 2 and the rest 3s in conduct, five 2s and the rest 3s in language arts and reading, two 2s and the rest 3s in math (she can rote count to 100), an even mix of 2s and 3s in social studies, one 2 and the rest threes in science, a 3 in health, 3s in music, and 3s in PE. She got a 4 in the stage of writing.

Anthony got all 2s in language arts and reading, math (he can count up to six items with one count per item and can identify three items counting all at once), science, a 2 and the rest 3s in social studies, two 3s and the rest 2s in conduct, 3s in fine arts, a 2 and a 3 in technology, and 3s in PE. He is in stage 1 of writing.

Mayci and Anthony’s Second Quarter Grades

Kindergarten and Pre-K do numbers for grades. 1 is lowest, 4 is highest, though generally they don’t give higher than a 3. A 4 would mean they’d pretty much mastered that subject for the next grade level. Both Mayci and Anthony did really well again this quarter.

Mayci got 3s in conduct, a 2 and the rest 3s in language arts and reading (she knows all her upper and lowercase letters and the sounds they make and is making great progress with reading, an even mix of 2s and 3s in math (she can rote count to 59), an even mix of 2s and 3s in science and social studies, 3s in health, a 2 and 3 in music, and 3s in PE. She got a 2 in the stage of writing (recognizable letter forms used and words represented by a correct beginning or ending letter).

Anthony got mostly 2s and a couple 3s in language arts and reading (he knows 5 uppercase letters and 5 lowercase letters), 2s in math (he can count five items in a group one count per item and can identify up to four items in a group naming the total all at once), 3s in science, a 2 and the rest 3s in social studies, an even mix of 2s and 3s in conduct, 3s in fine arts, 3s in technology, and 3s in PE. He can wrote count to 39 and he is in stage 1 of writing (spelling & writing consists of pictures, scribbles, and random symbols or mock letters).

Adrian and Zeke’s Second Quarter Grades

Adrian did very well again the second quarter of 8th grade. He loves school and works really hard. Crazy they’ve already had the 8th graders visit the high school and next week is an electives fair there. Doesn’t seem possible he’s nearly old enough for high school.

Spanish 1B C (79%)
Fundamentals of Computer Science A (94%)
PE B (85%)
Science A (97%)
American History A (90%)
Algebra I A (90%)
ELAR A (91%)

(He’s earning high school credit for Spanish, Computer Science, and Algebra.)

Zeke struggles a bit with school, but he works so hard. In addition to his letter grades, he got an E (excellent) in conduct, health, art, theater arts, music, and PE.

Language Arts B (87%)
Reading B (85%)
Math B (88%)
Social Studies A (99%)
Science A (98%)

Fritz’s Grades for the First Quarter of 10th Grade

Tenth grade has been really hard for Fritz. The virtual school is MUCH harder than our very competitive highly ranked local high school. The first couple weeks Fritz put about as much effort as he needed to last year, but we soon learned that simply wasn’t enough. Since then he’s been working super hard and trying his best and it shows in his grades.

Chemisty B (86%)
English II A (93%)
Geometry B (88%)
PE A (99%)
Principles of Business, Marketing, and Finance A (96%)
Spanish 2 A (91%)
World History A (96%)

GPA: 4.29

Older Three Littles First Quarter Grades

I didn’t know actual letter grades started in first grade, but apparently they do. His first time getting letter grades, Zeke got straight A’s! He’s been working so hard in school and it shows. In addition to all the A’s, he got an E (excellent) in conduct, health, art, theater arts, music, and PE.

Language Arts A (92%)
Reading A (90%)
Math A (90%)
Social Studies A (99%)
Science A (100%)

Kindergarten and Pre-K do numbers for grades. 1 is lowest, 4 is highest, though generally they don’t give higher than a 3. A 4 would mean they’d pretty much mastered that subject for the next grade level.

Mayci got 2’s in music, 3’s in PE, and mostly 3’s and a handful of 2’s in everything else. She got a 1 in the stage of writing (trying to write sentences, but doesn’t use proper capitalization or punctuation yet). She’s a leader in her classroom and volunteers a lot to help out a classmate who is blind (and is naturally picking up a little bit of braille).

Anthony got 2’s in PE, a 3 in fine arts, and 2’s in everything else and a 1 in stage of writing (in pre-k that means he’s not trying to write much of anything yet). He knows the names of 2 uppercase and 2 lowercase letters so far. He can count out loud to 10.

An excellent start to the school year for all of them really. I can’t believe we’re already a quarter into the year. That really doesn’t seem at all possible!

Adrian’s Grades for the First Quarter of 8th Grade

Adrian did very well his first quarter of 8th grade. He got mostly A’s with a couple B’s. Pretty typical for him. He did really well this quarter with not having missing assignments. Pretty much the only missing ones were him taking too long handing in stuff from when he was out having surgery.

Spanish 1B B (89%)
Fundamentals of Computer Science A (93%)
PE A (100%)
Science A (97%)
American History A (90%)
Algebra I A (90%)
ELAR B (86%)

(Spanish, Computer Science, and Algebra are all classes that will earn him high school credit.)

2020-21 Final Quarter Grades

The kids did awesome this school year. Fritz and Adrian worked hard their final quarter of the year and definitely didn’t slack off at all. Zeke and Mayci learned so much in pre-k and kindergarten. We’re so proud of all of them.

Zeke got 3s in music, 4s in PE (I didn’t even know 4 was an option), 2s and 3s in conduct, 2’s and a 3 in language arts, 3’s, a few 2s, a couple 1s, and a 4 in reading, 2s and 3s in math, 3s in social studies, 2s and 3s in science, and a 3 in health. He can count aloud to 39.

Mayci got 4s in PE (and still has the little crush on her PE teacher that started the very first week of school), 3s in language arts, 2s and 3s in reading, 3s plus a 5 (didn’t know that was an option either) in math, 3s in science and social studies, 2s and 3s in conduct, and 3s in fine arts and technology. She can identify all 26 upper and lowercase letters as well as tell you the sound each one makes, can count aloud up to 29 and can count 20 objects.

Adrian’s Grades
Math A (94%; 95% for the semester; 97% for the year)
Science A (98%; 91% for the semester; 95% for the year)
English B (88%; 81% for the semester; 82% for the year)
Robotics A (97%; 97% for the semester; 96% for the year)
PE A (100%; 100% for the semester; 100% for the year)
Spanish A (90%; 85% for the semester; 86% for the year)
Texas History A (96%; 93% for the semester; 92% for the year)

Fritz’s Grades
Spanish I A (90%; 90% for the semester)
Animation A (96; 94% for the semester)
Outdoor Adventure A (99%; 100% for the semester)
AP Human Geography B (89%; 85% for the semester)
Biology A (94%; 95% for the semester)
English I A (92%; 93% for the semester)
Algebra I B (85%; 90% for the semester)

(4.01 GPA for the quarter; 4.15 GPA for the semester)

Third Quarter for the Littles

A week or so ago we got winter progress reports for the toddlers. They have skills and conduct requirements listed and mark beginning, making progress, or mastered for each.

No surprise Nicholas got making progress or mastered for everything and his teacher wrote that he is just a joy to have in the class. His personality is so much like his big sister. They both charm everyone.

Anthony has a little more trouble with a few concepts and behavior. He got mostly making progress and a couple mastered and beginning. His conduct in class is mostly between beginning and making progress which is a big improvement from a few months ago.

Early elementary grades are 1s, 2s, or 3s and are more like the toddlers’ beginning, making progress, and mastered idea than grades.

Elijah got all 3s in music, PE, and health and mostly 2s and 3s with just a few 1s in conduct, reading, math, science, and social studies. He can orally count to 39 with no mistakes and can identify all letters, both upper and lowercase, and their sounds (though the sound y makes trips him up a bit still).

Mayci got all 3s in PE, science, social studies, conduct, and fine arts. She got mostly 3s and a few 2s (no 1s) in language arts, reading, and math. She can identify all the uppercase letters and all but two lowercase letters and the sounds all letters make. She can count to 29 orally with no mistakes and objects up to 16.

Third Quarter Grades for the Bigs

Fritz did excellent as usual the third quarter. Adrian, however, was doing very well and then we discovered for the last week before spring break he skipped some zooms and was playing video games and watching youtube instead of doing his assignments and paying attention to class. Good thing he’s back to in-person school again this week. Not having the temptation of non-school things to do during school hours is a good thing for him. (What he did dropped his grades in Spanish, English, and Science by an entire letter grade.)

Adrian’s Grades
Math A (95%)
Science B (83%)
English C (74%)
Robotics A (95%)
PE A (100%)
Spanish B (84%)
Texas History A (90%)

Fritz’s Grades
Spanish I A (90%)
Animation A (96%)
Outdoor Adventure A (99%)
AP Human Geography B (80%)
Biology A (95%)
English I A (92%)
Algebra I A (95%)

(4.15 GPA for the quarter)