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At Rawlinson Middle School we believe:

We believe that we as educators are contributors to student success.

We believe that we should maintain a safe, supportive, and accepting learning centered environment.

We believe that all students can learn and attain personal and educational growth.

We believe effective communication and collaboration among students, teachers, and administration is necessary to create a positive learning climate. 


Welcome to Marcy Garza's Page!

Hello and Welcome to English.  I will be teaching 8th grade English and 8th grade English PreAP. My name is Marcy Garza and I have been an educator for the past ten years.  I'm a native of San Antonio and a graduate of the University of Texas at San Antonio.  I enjoy English and I'm looking forward to having a great year with my students. 

This year we will be elaborating on the writing process that you learned in the 6th and 7th grade.  We will be going more in depth into the process and will grow as writers.  We will also be reading great novels, short stories, and plays,as well as  working on some fun group projects, and various writing assignments.


1. Please set aside a section in your three ring binder for English with loose leaf paper.

2. Two black or blue pens.

3. Two #2 pencils.

4. Silent reading book (of your choice).

5.  A composition book

6.  A folder with pockets

7. A package of map pencils


7.  A package of map pencils

Grading Policy:

40% - Daily Grades: Warm ups from writer's notebooks, any assigned homework, rough drafts, group activities, quizzes, and class participation.

60% - Major Grades: Major writing assignments with presentations, exams, and benchmark exams.

Classroom Rules:

1. Be on time and prepared.

2. Upon entering class get your writer's notebook and begin working on your daily warm up.

3. Be respectful of others in class.

4. Be respectful of other's property.

Contact Information:

Please feel free to contact me at your convenience.  My email address and phone number are provided below:


Phone: 210-397-4962 ext. 3209

My conference time is 12:20-1:05 p.m..








Ms.Garza's Intervention Days: TUESDAY, THURSDAY

 Ms. Garza's Games Enrichment Days:MONDAY, WEDNESDAY, FRIDAY  

8th grade English/ English 8 PreAP

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