Rose Kraft


Hi my name is Rose Kraft and I have taught at Roncalli for the past 36 years.  I have been married to my husband Jim for 43 years and we have two grown children and 6 grandchildren:  Tracie and her husband Craig with their three children Maleah, Victoria, and Zach and Josh and his wife Heidi with their three children Maddux, Addilynn, and Banksten.  I graduated from NSU in 1980 and have taught at Roncalli in 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, Pre Algebra and Algebra and was Math Coach over the years.  This year I am teaching 5th, 6th grade Math and one 6th grade Language Arts.  I have taught  brothers, sisters, and many parents of my students this year.

Math Olympiad will begin in October and run through March for students in Grades 4 through 6.  We will meet  two days a month, once for practice and one for the competition.  

MathCounts is open to all 6th graders, 7th graders and 8th graders and we will meet every Wednesday or Thursday starting in September  at 7:30 in the morning in Mrs. Smid's  room at the HS.  We will work until 7:55 and in time to get to 1st hour.  Breakfast will be served.  Contest dates will be listed here as they are confirmed. 1st competition at Groton brought us 3rd place for Rose G and 2nd Place team of Rose, Sarah M, Elizabeth R, and Sophia M. for 8th grade and Sawyer H in 6th place for the 7th grade.  6th grade in Warner gave us 2nd place for Cason H and 4th place for Bryce.  The team of Jayden R, Faith D, Palmer J, and Beau P took 2nd Place.  Roncalli Invite is on Wed. Oct 25th.  7th Grade Team of Nic, Tyler, Garrett, and Sam took 3rd Place  6th Grade Team of Bryce, Cason, Paige, and Sarah placed 4th Place in the 7th Grade competition out of 18 teams.  Nic placed 4th and Sam tied for 6th place, Tyler placed 11th Garrett 13th and Bryce 17th out of 75 places.  8th Grade The team of Elizabeth R, Rose G, Sarah M,  and Hayley S placed 6th and the team of Sydney H, Halle K, Sophia M, and Matthew M placed 7th out of  16 teams.  Rose placed 10th and Sarah placed 11th out of 66 people.  Next Competition is for all 6th graders at Holgate on November 8th.  We had a great competition.  Cason placed 3rd, Paige placed 6th and Sarah placed 8th individually out of 108 competitors.  We placed 1st as a team with Bryce, Cason, Paige and Sarah.  The team of Madisen, Jayden, Paul and Faith placed 3rd out of 27 teams.  Way to go 6th graders.  Next Mathcounts for 7th and 8th grade is Countdown Round at Roncalli Elementary on December 6th.  8th grader Sarah M placed 1st in 2nd seed while 7th grade team of Nic and Josh A.  Zach E and Sawyer H placed 1st.  Nic, Josh, and Zach all placed 1st in 1st, 2nd, and 3rd seed. What a showing! Other students representing Roncalli in 8th grade were Rose G, Elizabeth R, and Sophia M and 6th graders competing with 7th graders were Cason H , Sarah and Paige S, and Bryce F.  In January we will go to Simmons for a practice Chapter competition with our top 8 students from 6th, 7th and 8th grade at Roncalli.  Northeast Mathcounts Chapter Competion  will be held in Brookings this year in February.

Mrs. Kraft Schedule:

8:10-8:15       Attendance and Prayer on Mondays

8:15-9:00       6th Grade Non Band on Mondays 

9:02-9:44       Prep

9:46-10:28      6th Grade Math 6K

10:30-11:12    6th Grade Math 6L

11:14 - 11:56  6th Grade LA/Spelling 6K

11:56 - 12:28  Lunch/ Recess  

12:30- 1:12     6th grade Reading 6K

1:14- 1:56      5th grade Math 5S

1:58- 2:40     5th grade Math 5G

2:42- 3:15      Homeroom   Wednesday Library and Choir  Thursdays 5th or 6th Grade Practice for Math Olympiad

A+ 99.5 - 100% AND OVER

A   94.5 - 99.49%

A-  92.5 - 94.49%

B+  90.5 - 92.49%

B    86.5 -  90.49%

B-  84.5 - 86.49%

C+  82.5 - 84.49%

C   78.5 - 82.49%

C-  76,5-78.49%

D+ 74.5 - 76.49%

D    71.5 - 74.49%

D-   69.5 - 71.49%

F    69.49%  AND BELOW