Family & Staff Information Letter

Below is a link to an important letter concerning school closure, learning from home, schedule, etc.  This document also includes information on Kindergarten Roundup, Preschool, Prom, Graduation, Field Trips, Personal Items/IPad Pick Up and much more.  In short, a must read for our school community.

  Review and Download the NWS Family and Staff Letter

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  • Profile
  • Pages
  • 7th Grade Team
  • Math 7
  • Pre-Algebra 7
  • Math Lab

Who We Are

The 7th grade teachers are:


Alan Avery teaches Science 3rd Hour and Design and Modeling. 


Andrea Cole teaches Geometric Art. 


Olivia Detweiler teaches PLTW Innovators and Makers. 


Mallorie Dill teaches Agriculture.


Sadie Emrick teaches English and English Lab.


Krista Hendrickson teaches Wellness, Health/Skills, and Fitness.


Tina Hicks is our 7th grade Resource teacher and SH.


Mark Hinkey oversees Edgenuity. 


Kyle Holz teaches Geography and Publications. 


Bre McKinley teaches English Lab. 


Dan Merkamp and Thom Crist teach Band and World Music. 


Carolyn Mitchell teaches Science, PTLW App Creators, and PTLW Medical Detectives.


Megan Moreland teaches Recreation Sports and Body-In-Motion.


Wes Oler teaches Conditioning.


Geneva Price teaches Choir. 

Brittani Reno teaches Genius Hour. 


Traci Ross teaches Damsels.


Janel Wetzel teaches Math and Math Lab.  Miss Wetzel's Web Pages

7th Grade
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 work to implement a comprehensive social-emotional learning framework.
  • Students will score at or above the state average on 2019-2020 ILEARN assessment.  (All students will improve their vocabulary by reading a variety of texts.)

  • Students will score at or above the state average on 2019-2020 ILEARN assessment.  (All grade levels will move one of the mathematical process standards into "Above" or "Borderline" from "Below" Category.)

Happening this week:

7th Graders should have their INDEPENDENT reading book in English class and SRT daily.


7th Graders should have their CHARGED iPad with them EVERY day. 


7th Graders should have hw, folder, highlighter, and earbuds in Math class daily.


7th graders need to PASS one iReady lesson per week.



3/19 Report Cards Sent Home with Students

3/20-3/29 Spring Break

3/30 School Resumes

Upcoming TESTS and QUIZZES

Monday, March 9 - Ready Math Lesson 17, Club Pictures


Tuesday, March 10 - Ready Math Lesson 17, Band and Choir Concert @ 7 pm


Wednesday, March 11 -  Ready Math Lesson 17


Thursday, March 12 -  Ready Math Lesson 17, NMS Talent Show in the cafeteria after school


Friday, March 13 - Ready Math Lesson 17 Quiz, End of the 3rd Nine Weeks, Wellness -- Promoting Social Health Projects due by 3:15 pm

7th Grade Incentive Program- KNIGHTS KA$H


1.  Responsibility

  • Late Work

2.  Respect

  • Tone
  • Volume
  • Language

3.  Ready to Learn

  • All Materials with you


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



wear a hat day

Pick Mr. Holz's song of the day

NMS bracelet



ice cream sundae 

Quiet ball with your SRT




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




Do you want more information about 7th grade?

Northeastern will be sending out IMPORTANT information (upcoming tests, projects, state tests, field trips, progress reports, eLearning days, etc.) via texts or emails.


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 full credit (except the last week of the nine weeks)

0 = no completed work

a # redo =  student can redo for a better grade

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 Junior Honor Society


Spell Bowl

Student Council

Created: Sep 30, 2013
Updated: Mar 8, 2020
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