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Welcome to Ponchatoula Junior High Read 180!

I'm looking forward to an exciting year of learning, exploring and READING! Please see my syllabus for information regarding the class. It also includes all of the Zoom links for weekly LIVE virtual classes. If you have any questions please reach out to me via email or Remind. My email is My Remind code is @msblissett. You can join my Remind by texting @msblissett to 81010. Remind will be my primary means of communication. Please take the time to sign up ASAP. 

All assignments will be found in your OnCourse Classroom. Please check this daily. You will be given due dates for each graded assignment. It is very important that you complete assignments ON TIME. This will determine your attendance as well as your grades. 

I will be updating this webpage as more information is given. I know all of this is strange and new. But I am DETERMINED that this year will be AWESOME! And don't forget that PJHS is a GREAT PLACE TO BE!




 2020-2021 Syllabus


Ms Leslie Blissett      

7th/8th Grade Read 180

Room 109: 2nd Building,1st Floor


Virtual Platform 

OnCourse Classroom. Accessed via OnCourse Connect for Students

Class Webpage

Remind Code


@msblissett  Sign up by messaging @msblissett to 81010

Office Hours

Monday-8:30am-10:20, 1-2:40

Tues/Thurs- 7:30-8:20, 2-2:40

Wed/Fri- 8:30-9:20, 12-12:50

Request a meeting via email or Remind. 


Taken Daily through: Student Application (Read 180 Software), Independent Reading, completed teacher-made assignments, and Bi-Weekly Zoom classes


This year we will:  Increase reading and writing skills by utilizing the Read 180 Universal program. You will complete daily activities on the Read 180 Application software as well as daily independent eReads (the Read 180 digital library). You will learn to monitor your own progress and success by accessing your individual dashboard and data. 


You will see me teach my lessons by: Participating in bi-weekly LIVE Zoom classes.


Your daily grades most often come from: Weekly Reading Logs, Student Application progress, daily login of Independent Reading assignments, successful participation in Zoom classes.


Your test grades most often come from: Student Application progress monitoring, Reading Counts quizzes from Independent Reading, teacher-made tests on learned skills


Your weekly schedule is usually: 

Monday -Friday: 20 minutes daily on Student Application, 20 minutes daily in Independent Reading 

Tuesday and Thursday: Mandatory Zoom classes with whole-class instruction during your scheduled Read 180 class (See schedule below)

Wednesday and Friday: Explore for MORE! Zoom meeting (see the "Zoom Schedule" tab for more info) By invitation or student request ONLY


School Supplies you will need for my class when school resumes:  Headphones/ Earbuds with microphone, pencils, colored pencils or crayons, glue sticks, loose leaf paper, scissors.


Weekly Zoom class links- Please check your email for the link to your Zoom Class!!!


Class period

Meeting Days

Meeting Times


Tuesday and Thursday

8:30- 9:20AM

4th- 5th

Tuesday and Thursday

10:30- 11:20AM


Tuesday and Thursday