And the week goes on…

Hi all! Happy Tuesday! Progress reports should be getting to your homes TODAY.  I am pleased to announce that  the freshmen and sophomore failure rate for my students is less than 10 % which means my kids are the BEST!!! Keep up the hard work; you guys are EXCELLENT!!!

Please refer to the pages below to see if there are any items you are missing!!!

Here’s today’s homework and a few reminders:


English I

Honors English II

  • Complete any missing work!!!
  • Finish the WREN for Confessions
 Complete any missing work!!!

  • Read to page 199 in The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian (Stop at the end of “Rowdy and I have a long and tedious discussion about Basketball.”)

Reminders for everyone:

  • Progress reports are being sent home TODAY!!!! You can always raise your  grade by going to lunch tutoring or Scholar Hour.  See me for more details and a pass. Then, I will send you down during lunch or after school!
  • BuildOn Meeting Tuesday in Room 101!

  • Culinary Club please bring consent forms and club fees to me in Room 101  by Wed. September 25 if you want to cook with us next Friday. See me if you have any questions :)

About jvpilar

Here's a little info about your teacher. I worked really hard to become your teacher. I went to UIC to get a degree in English, but decided to work as a writer in California. While I was there I realized I would rather work with kids than work in an office all day, so I decided to come back to Chicago and become a licensed, fully certified teacher. I earned a Masters Degree in Teaching and Education from Dominican University and got my first job at Hancock. During my 4 years at Hancock, I have taught English at every grade level. I started the Culinary Club and also sponsor BuildOn, both clubs do community service projects all over the city. I also have a cat named Duke that I rescued during one of our BuildOn service learning projects and a dog named Duchess.

One response to “And the week goes on…

  1. lizette Vega

    Ms.Pillar why didnt you come to school today:(
    I have the application for the trek fieldtrip for BuildOn. Ryan told me to leave it with you and he’ll pass by thursday and pick them up. Where do i leave it? Since your not heree 😦

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