Middle School Literature and English

Welcome to 7th grade homeroom and language arts.

Ms Patton and Mrs. Johnson will be sharing this position this year.  Generally, Ms Patton will be teaching Mondays, Tuesdays, and every other Wednesday.  Mrs. Johnson will teach on Thursdays, Fridays, and every other Wednesday.

Ms Patton has been teaching at St. Mary’s for 5 years.  She has one daughter, one son and 3 granddaughters. She really enjoys watching her granddaughters play sports in Halstead.


Mrs. Johnson is in her first year of teaching at St. Mary’s, but has 33 years of teaching experience in the Halstead/Bentley School District where she mostly taught Spanish, but also English, speech, debate, and forensics.


6th, 7th, and 8th grade language arts curriculum includes various research topics that will interrelate with the science and social studies curriculums of each level.   Students will also be exposed to a variety of literature through short stories and novels. Language arts classes will also include vocabulary and grammar instruction to further students’ knowledge of the English language.


7th grade service project is to collect box tops, so please us your box tops!

7th grade buddies are 3rd graders.