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2019-2020 General Syllabus

Mr. Sammartino’s Schedule

1st Period AM Duty (Cafeteria)

2nd Period U.S. History (Room 142)

3rd Period Truancy/Dress Code (AD Office)

4th Period ACT Prep (Library Lab)

5th Period Lunch

6th Period Media (Library Lab)

7th Period U.S. History (Room 31)

8th Period Plan (AD Office)

9th Period (AD Office)

ACT Prep (Grades 9-12) Credit: 1/2 Semester: 1

This course will teach students the outline of the ACT test including the sections, time involved in each section, rules for each section, and tips to successfully complete each section. The majority of the focus will be on English, Reading, and Writing, but students will practice all portions of the test in order to prepare. Although the class will mostly focus on the English Language Arts portion, there will also be a periodic focus on the Math section taught by a Math teacher.

Social Media Communications (Grades 11-12) Credit: 1 Semester: 2

This elective course is open to grades 11-12. The course will cover different avenues of social media and how they have changed the way our society communicates information. Students will be engaged in promoting the Lowellville K-12 School environment through social media platforms such as Facebook, Instagram, and the school website, to name a few. Students will develop their social media writing process and understand the ethical responsibilities that go with posting information.

U.S. History (Grade 8) Credit 1 Semester 2

Eighth grade students will study the United States from 1492 to 1877.  Using historical evidence such as primary documents, geography, vocabulary, and cause effect students will comprehend the big ideas that shaped the United States including Early Explorers, Colonial Expansion, British Control, the American Revolution, and the Reconstruction Era.  

All Lowellville students must follow the guidelines and requirements set forth by the student handbook.  This handbook can be found on the school website.

SUPPLIES REQUIRED

  • Pencils or Pens (Blue or Black Ink Only)
  • 1 Package of Loose Leaf Paper (Place in Binder)
  • 1 Binder

TEACHER CONTACT

  • Email:  l.sammartino@lowellvilleschool.org
  • Phone: 330-536-8426 Extension 163 
  • Online Classroom:  You can find it by clicking "Teacher Websites" on the school's web homepage.  

MISSING AND LATE WORK

It is your responsibility to get the assignments from the teacher when you are absent. If you are missing work you may refer to the online classroom for all information or approach your teacher for the work. Any work submitted after the test for that content will only be scored or added to the grade book at the discretion of the teacher.

ACADEMIC DISHONESTY

Plagiarism, copying, cheating, sharing homework, or taking credit for any work that you didn’t do will not be tolerated. You will receive a zero for the assignment and you will be required to redo the work.

  • PLAGIARISM - When an individual uses another person’s ideas, expressions or writing as if they were his/her own. That includes copying verbatim, paraphrasing without crediting the source, and using an idea without citing the source. NOTE: You can use other people’s ideas. Just give credit where it is due. That is to say, acknowledge your source.
  • CHEATING ON ASSESSMENTS – bringing answers into the test room, copying from another student, sharing answers with another student, using unauthorized notes or technology
  • COPYING/SHARING HOMEWORK

EXTRA HELP/QUESTIONS

Please feel free to ask me for help whenever you may need it.   Never hesitate to ask for help or clarification!

Respect is the key word in creating a positive classroom environment.

R – Respond toward others in a respectful manner.

E – Excellence is expected.  Put forth your best effort!

S – Self-control.  Stay on task.

P – Pay attention and participate.

E – Encourage, do not discourage your fellow classmates.

C – Come to class prepared to learn.

T – Treat others, as you would like to be treated.  

Contact Us
Lowellville Local Schools 52 Rocket Place
Lowellville, OH 44436
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Phone: (330) 536-8426
Fax: (330) 536-8468