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Mr. Gallagher

Welcome to 8th Grade Studies !


Grading Policy 

Test & Quizzes - 50 %

Homework - 25 %

Long Term Assignment / Project - 20 %

Class Participation - 5 % 



Each student will begin the year with a 100% homework grade.
For each homework that is missed, students will lose 5 points from the homework grade. If students hand homework in late
they will lose 2 and a half points.
If students are absent they must make up assignments upon return

I always take special circumstances into consideration.



Extra Credit

Students will have the opportunity to earn extra credit.Extra credit cannot be

substituted for assignments that have not been completed.


 Extra Help

Extra Help is available every Thursday from 3:00 to 3:30.

If you need to meet let me know so we can arrange a different day.


Contact Information: 


Class News

1st Quarter LTA

 Classroom resources and materials are posted to the course specific section of the teachers webpage. Class assignments, such as homework, tests, quizzes, projects, etc.,  may be posted in the Class News section or other section of the teachers webpage as well. 
Grades will be posted to the Infinite Campus Portal. Please visit to access the portal. For help with parent portal access, please email 

Class Downloads

The Answers key will be posted on Friday
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By Mail:  Vanderbilt Parkway Commack, NY 11725
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