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    Welcome to Mr. Ruddy's Homepage!
    8th Grade Integrated Science
    Website address for online book: my.mheducation.com
    (Last update 5-26-21) 
    Here are the Google Classroom class codes for Mr. Ruddy's 8th Grade Science classes:
    Period 1 - arsw4pn
    Period 2 - etwmsz7
    Period 4 - jnkmygh
    Period 5 - gnzdwgn
    Period 8 - d5me3qe
     
     
    Please join your respective class period if you have not done so yet.
    Here is the following plan from the school.
     
    *If you would like to join the remind app, here is the information:
    Class Name: Mr. Ruddy 8th Grade Science
    Enter this number: 81010
    Text this message: @hkgc9f
     
         Your first task will be to join my google classroom.  Make sure you choose the correct class code.  For example, if you are in period 2, make sure you copy the class code that is after period 2. I will be assigning new material that you will have to submit through Google Classroom.
         Besides Google Classroom, I will also be assigning Study Island Assignments (4A-4I) for the third quarter. You can go back and continue to work on Study Island assignments as many times as you can until you get a blue ribbon (70%). If you do not receive a blue ribbon the first try, keep working on that assignment until you get a blue ribbon. In contrast, once you turn in the Google Classroom assignments for the book, you can't go back and resubmit. Those assignments are one and done. I will do my best to continually update your averages in Focus (formerly MMS). Best of luck, stay healthy, and stay socially distant.
     
    Sincerely,
    Mr. Ruddy
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    ***NEW ANNOUNCEMENTS***  
     *Intergrated Science On-Line Textbook webpage (Course 3 - Owl on front)
    *See the new Google Classroom Study Island Assignments Q4 Page for a list of assignments and due dates!
    *See the new Google Classroom TODO List Q4 for a list of new daily assignments!  Make sure you check Google Classroom every day!
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    PARENT/GUARDIAN GRADE PORTAL
    Here is a link to check online grades.  All you will need is your child's login and password to their Chromebook to access their grades. 
    (This is also located on the Middle School Homepage.)
     
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    CONTACT INFORMATION:
    Mr. Joseph Ruddy
    Tamaqua Area Middle School
    PO Box 90
    Tamaqua, PA 18252
    (570) 668-1210 (Middle School Office #)