3.19.21
Message from Mr. Riley
Dear Junior High Parents,

It’s hard to imagine that we have already reached Spring Break! We hope that you and your student are able to have some well-deserved rest!

We are so proud of how hard you and your child have worked this year to be academically successful!

Please be safe and enjoy this Spring Break! We have only a couple of months before the end of the school year!

God Bless,  
Mr. Riley
Junior High Announcements
REMINDER

CRHS FINANCIAL AID NIGHT
4PM TO 8PM
CRHS LIBRARY

Please bring your tax information with you if you need help in applying for financial aid.


RAIDER SHOUT-OUTS

Congratulations to Daniel Van Gheem for being the Junior High Student of the Month and to Gwen Snell for being the Math Department Student of the Month!
Current 8th grade students need to apply to CRHS for the 2021-2022 school year. CLICK TO APPLY

We have all of your child's records, so there is no need to upload them. If you have any questions, please contact Kyle Powers. kpowers@cardinalritter.org

Attention Parents

Parents/guardian of an 8th grade student, please submit a baby/young child photo of your student to Mr. Riley for the 8th grade graduation slideshow! You can have your student bring it in to school or email it to JRiley@cardinalritter.org
UPCOMING ILEARN TESTING

ILEARN testing for junior high will be late in April and early May for Math and English. The schedule is as follows:

Week of April 26 - Grade 7 testing for English and Math

Week of May 3 - Grade 8 testing for English and Math

Testing will not be scheduled for Wednesdays. Please contact the guidance office if you have questions regarding your student's testing schedule.
Class Breakdown
Beginning Band: We have been diligently working on perfecting our concert pieces. Pirates of Caribbean is still our most difficult piece and has been a fun challenge. Students are improving each class! We are looking forward to our concert in May!

7thGrade Science: Students are learning about cell transport and the different methods that cells use to transport materials into and out of the cell.
8thGrade Science: Students are learning about the cell cycle and cellular division. After we wrap up cells, we will begin learning about tissues, organs and organ systems.

7th Grade Theology: We are wrapping up a unit on Sin and Humanity before moving to the Sacrament of Reconciliation after break.
8th Grade Theology: We are wrapping up a mini unit on Religious Vocations before moving to a discussion of the Lay/Married Life after break

7th Grade Social Studies: We are finishing up our learning on Sub-Saharan African Kingdoms and moving to learn about Africa in Global Trade.

8th Grade Social Studies: We are learning about the Constitution and its writers.

Algebra 1: We have started solving systems of equations.
What We Are Doing in AA Next 2 Weeks

What Are We Doing in AA The Week of 3-22

SPRING BREAK

What Are We Doing in AA The Week of 3-29

3/29
Grade 7: Outside Day
Grade 8: Homework Day

3/30
Grade 7: Homework Day.
Grade 8: Outside Day

3/31
NO AA -- E-Learning Day

4/1
Grade 7 & 8: GPA tracker/grade check day

4/2
Grade 7 & 8: No AA due to the early dismissal
Cadet Raiders Sports
Attention Junior High Raiders

Registration for Co-Ed soccer and Co-Ed Track and Field is now available. The fee for soccer is $45. The fee for Track is $42 per participant. 

IMPORTANT: Fees MUST be paid by April 1st in order to participate. Checks can be made out to Cardinal Ritter High School. The Cardinal Ritter school code is 146CRJH-IN. You must have a physical on file to be able to participate. Please contact Kyle Powers with any questions. 


Also we are looking for volunteer coaches for soccer. If interested,
please contact Kyle Powers. kpowers@cardinalritter.org
Parent Corner
Family Link

Please spend time with your student this weekend to check your student's grades and expect them to explain any low grades. Students may be able to turn in late homework for partial credit to improve their grade.

If you have not signed into Family Link yet, your log in is firstname.lastname (use parent name) and the password is Parent1234. You will be immediately directed to a page that will require you to make a new password. The link to check your student's grades is: http://familylink.cardinalritter.org/Familylink/Login.aspx

Let's work together for the success of your son or daughter! Need more assistance? Please contact Mr. Riley. 

A list of teacher tutoring times is attached. If a student needs help in a topic, please have them communicate with their teacher to set up a time or come to their tutoring times. 
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