Palmer's Vision and Mission Statement

"Our vision for Palmer Middle School is to increase learning to ensure all students are high school, college, and career ready." 

The mission of Palmer Middle School is to empower all students for success. 


Please see Ms. Ruffner for more information about the


All entries are due February 16, 2018. 



Your Third IR Book Project is due Tuesday February 27, 2018.  

Click below to see the choice board, rubric, and presenting tips for the project: 


    IR Choice Board Project.pdf 


    Independent Reading Choice Board Rubric(2).pdf 


   Helpful Tips for Presenting your IR Book Project.pdf 



 Helpful Links 


Moby Max Online Link: 


Click here for access to the online textbook: 


Click here for access to is a great website to help students find independent reading books.



I would like to encourage students and parents to use this blog throughout the year for access to important information, like student assignments or classroom announcements. If you need to contact me, the best way is to email me at:  Also, to stay updated on the daily Language Arts curriculum,  please check the student agenda. The learning target of the day and the homework will be written in the agenda daily.


If you would like to see the homework for tonight or any specifics for your class period, please click on the class period page to your left.