Willow Wood Junior High School

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I graduated from Stephen F. Austin University with Bachelor of Home Economics with a specialization in Interior Design and a minor in Art and Business. I later went on the University of Houston to obtain my teaching certificate.  I am certified in three different areas- Art-1-8, General Education-1-8, ESL-1-8.
 
My schedule this year consist of Art II and Art III classes. This will be my sixteenth year of teaching art the last fourteenth here at Willow Wood Jr. High and the other two in Spring Independent School District..
 

Well it is the beginning of a new year. I would like to welcome my Art II

and Art III students and looking forward to meeting and getting to know each one of them. I have attached the supply list for all of my classes and will be taking a grade for students when all items are brought the first week of school.

 
My schedule for the year:
 

1st period- 7:40- 8:28- Art II


2nd period- 8:33-9:21- Art II


3rd period- 9:26-10:14-Conference


4th period- 10:19-11:07- Art III


5th Period- 11:12-12:32- Art II

C Lunch- 12:07-12:32


6th period-12:37-1:04- Genius


7th period-1:09-1:57- Art III


8th Period- 2:02-2:50-Art II

 
Art I
REQUIRED SUPPLIES FOR ALL MY CLASSES
 
1. Art II and Art III students are required to have a sketch book.
 
2. Students are required to bring a #2 pencils to class each
day.
 
3. All students need a pencil bag labeled with their name and inside a set of 24 different colored pencils, a pink eraser, 3- #2 pencils, a good pencil sharpener , spiral notebook and a box of Kleenex.
 
4.There will be a $16.00 fee collected for Art II and Art III classes.
Fees will be able to start being paid on August 28, 2017.  You are asked to pay it via https://www.schoolcashonline.com/.  You will need to wait until August 28th to pay your student's art fee.  Thank you.
ArtII
 
TUTORING DAY:  
I will be able to stay after school from 3-4 or before school from or 7-7:30 if my schedule allows in the morning, students just need to let me know.
 
Contact information
Cerethia Fontana
Willow Wood Jr. High
11770 Gregson Rd.
Tomball, Tx. 77377
Email- cerethiafontana@tomballisd.net
281 357-3030 ext. 1284
Conference- 3rd period 9:26-10:14
My teacher website-Go to the Willow Wood Jr. High website and look for my last name:
http://wwjhs.tomballisd.net/
 
Class Mission  in Art II and Art III  students are allowed  to express
themselves through various media. The students will be exposed to art
history; masterpieces of artwork, and discover the elements and principles
of design. Students will develop skills through “hands on” experiences in
the art room.
 
Art II and Art III are considered an elective credit for Jr. High students
and a full year course.

Grading Guidelines


Major assignments shall constitute 60% of the grade per reporting period. Other assignments shall constitute 40% of each grade per reporting period.  Teachers are required to provide at least three major assessments/grades and at least nine other grades (daily grades) during each grading period. Teachers are highly encouraged to provide more assessments as appropriate.  For my class there will certainly be more in each area.

For instance:

Warm ups grades are Daily grades and there will be one for each week of school.

Sketchbook assignments are Major grades and will be assigned every two weeks starting Wednesday Sept. 6 and Due Wednesday Sept. 20th. Sketchbook assignments will be listed each time they are assigned on my teacher webpage. Teacher web-http://wwjhs.tomballisd/ look for my name under the school directory.

Regular assignments may vary and students when given an assignment will be told if it is a Daily or Major Grade.

Late Work- 1 Day Late= 15 points off

2 Days Late= 30 points off

After that= 0

 

All grades will be up to date on Fridays unless I am absent that day.
Late work: Work will be accepted up to 3 days late with 10 ponts taken off for each day late. After that time student will receive 0.
 
Feel free to call me during conference time period 9:26-10:14 with any concerns or questions. I will return phone calls within a 24 hr. time period unless I am absent that day.
 
Parent volunteers are always welcome, especially when we are doing clay. You must be on the approved volunteer list. You can find that form by contacting Melinda Harrell at the school's front desk.
 
Crafts
 
Wish List for my classes-
empty wine bottles, yarn, newspaper, scrap pieces of wood cut to 6 x 6 pieces, scrap pieces of fabric, pipe cleaners, sharpies (any color), masking tape, glue, colored pencils
Thank you,
Cerethia Fontana
Art teacher
 
 
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