IMPORTANT MESSAGE 3-30-2020
The 3rd Quarter ended on March 13. Students have the opportunity to improve their grade if they wish by following the instructions provided in an email sent to their school Gmail account on Monday 3/30/20. If you are happy with your 3rd Quarter grade, then you need to take no additional action at this time. Information about 4th Quarter assignments will be coming to you soon.
Please email me at firstname.lastname@example.org if you wish to improve your 3rd Quarter grade. I will provide supplemental assignments.
Also, it is essential that you join my Google Classroom. If you have not done so yet, please join using the links below.
I hope everyone is healthy and safe!
Honors Chemistry: https://classroom.google.com/u/1/c/NjExNDgxMTg5NTda
Class Code: m7pc3ab
General Chemistry: https://classroom.google.com/u/1/c/NjExNTY0NDI4NzVa
Class Code: ndsl6dt
Phone: 757-868-7123 ext. 8825
Degrees and Certifications:
B.S. Animal Science/Pre-Veterinary Medicine Virginia Tech VA Collegiate Professional License in Biology and Chemistry
Mrs. Paulette Freeman
Welcome to Chemistry, the "Central Science." Chemistry is the study of matter and how it interacts, combines and changes...kind of like magic. Chemistry is a challenging course for many students but with the proper amount of effort and a little perseverance, you will find it to be manageable and even interesting!
This is my 17th year of teaching and my 4th year at Poquoson High School. I taught Biology for 3 years, followed by Chemistry for the past 13 years. Prior to that, I worked for 16 years in the food industry as both a Quality Assurance Manager and Director of Technical Services. My responsibilities included overseeing USDA certified labs in Chemistry and Microbiology, so I try to share with my students how the concepts they are learning are practically applied in the real world. Believe it or not, you may use this information later in life and depending on what field you choose after high school, this could be the first of several Chemistry related courses you will take.
Finally, I have been married for 35 years and I have 3 grown children, 2 dogs and 2 cats. I am a VA Tech graduate, as is my husband and my oldest son. I also have another son who currently attends VA Tech...so GO HOKIES!
I look forward to working with you this year!