Summit Hill School District 161

Dr. Julian Rogus School

Contact us

  19900 S. 80th Avenue, Tinley Park, IL, 60487
 Phone (815) 464-2285


Principal: Laura C. Goebel
Assistant Principal: Maura K. Carroll

  School Hours

Office Hours: 8:00am-3:55pm
Teacher Hours: 8:10am-3:10pm
Student Hours: 8:20am to 2:50pm*
Half-Day Student Hours: 8:20am-11:30am
* Activity Dismissal: 3:55pm



Posted : 2018-08-13 | Due on : 2018-08-13

REMIND - Communication tool

This year I will be using "Remind" to send out information regarding upcoming assessments, projects, labs and general information throughout the school year. The service will send a text message or e-mail to a cell phone or email address that you provide. To sign up using your smartphone, go to and follow the instructions to sign up. If you do not have a smartphone, text the message @d99bk9a to 81010. I encourage boths parents/guardians and students to sign up and stay informed!!

Posted : 2018-09-21 | Due on : 2018-09-21


Students will be issued tablets soon! Students are encouraged to bring a string backpack to hold their books, spirals and notebooks when travelling to classes to free up hands and arms for the tablets they will be carrying.

Posted : 2018-09-21 | Due on : 2018-09-21


Please make sure you have a pair of working headphones for classroom use.

Posted : 2018-10-05 | Due on : 2018-10-05


Please see my teacher page in the "Downloads" section for general information about grading and assessment as well as the summative reassessment contract.

Posted : 2018-10-16 | Due on : 2018-10-16


During the month of October, 6th grade students can bring in a new pair of socks to donate to Morning Star Mission.

Posted : 2018-10-19 | Due on : 2069-12-31

District 161 YouTube Channel

Summit Hill SD 161 has created a YouTube channel! You can find informational videos on a variety of topics and initiatives being implemented in classrooms throughout SHSD 161. Videos explaining PowerSchool and the PowerSchool mobile app are also posted . New videos are being added frequently, so bookmark the site and visit often!

This week in class



In Class: 

Begin F2 L1 - review vocabulary

whole class notes - introduction

Homework:  review vocab words
practice t-chart; 4 surface processes and 4 inside Earth processes - entrance ticket on Thursday 10/25



In Class: 

finish introduction for Lesson 1 - whole class notes

independent work:  read / notes pg 29 "Weathering, Erosion, Deposition"

Homework: finish notes pg 29 if not completed in class
review vocab words and notes
practice t-chart; 4 surface processes and 4 inside Earth processes - entrance ticket on Thursday 10/25



In Class

go over notes on weathering, erosion and deposition

whole class notes - steps of rock cycle

Homework:  review notes and vocab words
practice t-chart; 4 surface processes and 4 inside Earth processes - entrance ticket on Thursday 10/25



In Class:

entrance ticket today; t-chart on surface and inside Earth processes

whole class notes - rock classification

Homework:  review all notes and vocab



In Class:

finish whole class discussion on rock cycle

Formative assessment activity - article and comprehension questions about the rock cycle

Homework: review all notes and vocab
End of Lesson formative assessment F2 L1 scheduled for Wed 10/31



Book F:  Inside the Restless Earth
Chapter 2: Rocks- Mineral Mixtures
    Lesson 1:  The Rock Cycle
    Lessons 2,3,4:  Sedimentary, Igneous, Metamorphic Rocks
Students are starting a new unit in a new book on Monday 10/22.  In this book, students will learn about geologic processes that form rocks, discover how rocks hold information about Earth's past, and learn about plate tectonics.
Chapter 2, Lesson 1 - this lesson introduces the rock cycle and students will learn how rocks are formed.  We will identify processes that happen on the surface of Earth as well as under the surface of Earth and discover how these different processes affect rock formation.
The end of lesson formative assessment is scheduled for Wed 10/31/18.  (Students may need class time on Thursday 11/01 to finish this formative assessment)
1.  What are the processes that shape the surface features of Earth?
2.  How do rocks change through the rock cycle?
3.  What are the characteristics of rocks that are used for classification?

Important Dates

  • August 22, 2018 : First Day of School
    Welcome Wildcats!!
  • August 28, 2018 : Picture Day
  • August 30, 2018 : 6th Grade Curriculum Night 6:30pm - 7:45pm
  • September 3, 2018 : No School - Labor Day
  • September 14, 2018 : 1/2 day
  • September 21, 2018 : Q1 Progress Reports
  • October 5, 2018 : 1/2 day
  • October 8, 2018 : No School - Columbus Day
  • October 25, 2018 : Q1 End
  • October 26, 2018 : Q2 Start
  • November 2, 2018 : Q1 Report Cards

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