Janel Wetzel
7th Grade Team

School Improvement



We commit to cultivate a learning community that is purposefully engaged in excellence where every student is inspired to learn and empowered to excel. 





At Northeastern, every student is inspired to learn and empowered to excel.




  • All staff will develop skills to positively respond to student behaviors.
  • All students will improve their academic and testing vocabulary.

  • All students will improve their application of the mathematical process standards. 



Happening this week:

Students should come to school with their iPads charged at 100% each day.


Encourage your son or daughter to practice using the ISTEP+ online tools, especially the Math equation editor (online calculator) and Writing Prompt.

Link to ISTEP+ tools



5 Instructional Days until ISTEP+ Part One



7th Grade Academic Vocabulary:

Define, Evaluate, Justify, Characteristics, Compare, Differ, Context, Support, Infer, Most Likely


Upcoming TESTS and QUIZZES

Monday, February 19 - NO school!


Tuesday, February 20 


Wednesday, February 21 - ISTEP+ English Practice Test


Thursday, February 22 - Geography China Test


Friday,  February 23 

ISTEP+ Resources

Attached are resources for ISTEP+.

The seventh grade teachers will be communicating once a nine weeks to parents via this newsletter.

7th Grade Incentive Program- KNIGHTS KA$H


 1.  Be Prepared for Class (even SRT)

  • Class Folder
  • Book (if you have one)
  • Pencil
  • iPad

2.  Turn work in on time

3.  Your iPad is fully charged.


Tip Ka$h

Your teachers may also award Tip Ka$h when you are performing above and beyond expectations:



-Excellent or improved academic performance

-Assisting others without request


Tip Ka$h is awarded in paper form.  Students are responsible for turning in this Ka$h to their SRT teacher to add to their account (once a week).


The 7th grade team will award $1 digital Knight Ka$h for each objective per week.

You can be awarded $15 digital Knight Ka$h per week if you meet all objectives.


Rewards for Purchasing:


preferential seating for a wk

lunch with a friend, teacher, or office staff

10 minute of doodle time in SRT

first in lunch line



Makerspace time during SRT

wear a hat day

listen to music in SRT

NMS bracelet



free ticket to an athletic event

lead an activity in the classroom

special guest on the digital announcements



duct tape principal to the wall

read to students at NES

game of kickball for your SRT

reserve seating at the school play with 2 friends



pizza with the principal


Do you want more information about 7th grade?

The 7th grade teachers will be sending out IMPORTANT information (upcoming tests, projects, state tests, field trips, progress reports, etc.) via texts or emails if you sign up.


If you are interested sign up at the link below:



Understanding 7th Grade Team Grade Books

Blank = grade not entered yet

E = excused from the assignment or quiz (doesn't count for or against)

0 missing = late work that can still be turned in for partial credit

0 = no completed work



Extra-Curricular Activities


Fall Sports

Cross Country (Boys and Girls)
Girls Volleyball

Winter Sports
Basketball (Boys and Girls)

Spring Sports
Track (Boys and Girls)
Cheerleader Tryouts are in the Spring



Academic Teams



National Honor Society

Spell Bowl

Student Council