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Mrs. Hickey's Science Class

Science is a way of thinking much more than it is a body of knowledge.-  Carl Sagan


This year will be filled with many exciting educational experiences, challenges, and personal growth for students in 8L. 

In science this year, students will be learning physical science which includes physics and chemistry.  Many hands-on activities and engineering design challenges will be done this year to have students understand abstract topics. 


*****EXTRA HELP DAYS:  B and F student lunch****.


Supplies Needed: A binder with lined paper, blue, black, and colored pens, pencils, colored pencils, highlighters, and dry erase markers.  


 Grading Policy:  

The following percentages will be used to calculate the final grade:

Assessments: 45%

Applications: 40%

Common Assessment: 5%

Independent Practice: 5%

Online Programs : 5%


Please check the Parent Portal continuously for your child's current grades.  


Homework Policy:  Homework is due at the beginning of class.  Two points will be given if the assignment is complete and on time.  One point will be given if the assignment is on time, but is incomplete, lacks effort, and/or directions are NOT followed.  Zero points will be given if the assignment is not turned in after two days.


Absences:   If a student is absent they are responsible for all work missed, including labs/design challenges.  Students must make up all missed work and SHOW IT TO ME.  **Students need to check with me to schedule a lab/design challenge make-up session**.

Let's have a GREAT year! 




If you have any questions or concerns, please email me at  Thanks