• Welcome to Science with Mr. Kness.  I currently teach science to 6th, 7th and 8th grade students.   Our focus is on life sciences, physical sciences and earth science.  

     If you have any questions or concerns please don’t hesitate to contact me at ckness@peekskillschools.org

     

    GRADING POLICY

    Tests/Quizzes 40%  (Each test and quiz is posted on Grade Book)

    Classwork 40%   (Classwork is worth 3 points a day and generally 15 points per week.

    Homework 10%  (Each Homework assignment name is posted and a number grade is given)

    Citizenship/Effort/Attitude/Cooperation 10%  (Each student can achieve 3 points daily and generally 15 points per week)

     

    HOMEWORK POLICY

    Homework is generally given 2 to 3 times per week.  It is an extension of the curriculum taught in class and is meant as a reinforcement of content and is not given as a busy assignemnt.