Raymond J. Fisher Middle School

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Cara Appleton » US History & English+

US History & English+

Welcome to my class! Scroll down and click below to see the homework for your class. If you have any questions about the homework, please email me, and I will do my very best to get back to you as soon as possible.

Please note: the most current updates to the homework are always written on the homework whiteboard in the classroom and can also be found on Google Classroom. If the information on this website differs from what is on the the whiteboard, the whiteboard is the correct information.
US History Class Syllabus  Please sign in using your lgusd.org email account. Thank you!

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Ben's Be The Change Project

by Ben Stone

In addition to leading a meal-making event and delivering food to local shelters, I also created an online fundraiser for Second Harvest Food Bank (http://www.shfb.org). My goal is to raise $200 through the fundraiser which, through SHFB, can provide 400 meals to people in need.

The process to donating is simple and the page is linked here. https://solvehunger.shfb.org/bethechangeben.

Thank you for donating, let’s end local hunger!!!


(Owners: Brooke and Kayra)

-A short description about our project:

We are BK Create! A non-profit jewelry business to raise money and support ASPCA (https://www.aspca.org). Our goal is to raise $500.

-Our prices: (Cash Only)

$12 necklace (sizes: long or short; gold/silver)

$10 bracelet (square or round plate; silver)

$8 keychain. (silver only)

To place orders send an email to cappleton@lgusd.org.  Make sure to include:

1. Which piece of jewelry you would like to purchase  AND

2. What characters you would like to include:  

  • Necklace Long (up to  10 characters)
  • Necklace Short (up to 7 characters)
  • Bracelet  Square  (2 lines up to  6 characters per line)
  • Bracelet Round (up to 3 characters)
  • Keychain ( 3 lines up to 8 characters per line)

Please allow up to one week for production and delivery of goods.

Thank you!!!!


Be the Change Presentation Schedule

Presentation Guidelines:
Reminder that your typed reflection, evidence of work and (parent signed) verification form are ALL due on the day of your scheduled presentation.
If you have any announcements/posts that you would like to appear on my webpage, please send them to me as soon as possible with specific instructions - if needed.
If you are collecting DONATIONS of any kind, please make sure that an ITEMIZED list of donations (dollar amount or item donated) is included in your evidence as well as a DONATION THANK YOU LETTER or some type of documentation confirming what you collected is what you donated.  Please see me if you are unclear of this.
An extra copy of the Be the Change Presentation Packet that you received in class as well as a presentation rubric has been posted in each class.
Don't procrastinate! Contact me immediately should you have any additional questions or concerns.
Thank you!


Hey Everyone,
Don't forget to check out the free move Hidden Figures that you can go see this Saturday 1/28/17 @ 12:30pm at Los Gatos Theater.  You have to be one of the first 100 students, and you must have your student id on you!!!!  Go check it out. Thank you LGPD for your generous offer!!!