Welcome to Ms. Cartaxo's Website

  • Here you will find announcements, updates on school events, class notes, and study gudes! 


  • Ms. Cartaxo is thrilled to be joining the RMS family this year! 

    This will be her 11th year teaching! Ove rthe past 11 years, Ms. Cartaxo has taught students from PreK - 12th grade in northern New Jersey.

    Having relocatd to Princeton this past year, Ms. Cartaxo is thrilled to have found a new home here at RMS. 

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  • Grading Policy 

    Summative ( Tests  ) - 50% 

    Formative (quizzes ) - 40% 

    Independant Practice (Homework/Classwork)  -10% 

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  • Attention Parents/ Guardians 

    Pleas visit your child's Poweschool Portal to view all upcoming due dates for assignments, projects and homework

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  • Contact Information

    Phone: Phone: (609) 631-4199, then dial 5265

    Email: dcartaxo@hamilton.k12.nj.us

    Degrees and Certifications:

    BA in Psychology/ Education 
    - Saint Vincent College (Latrobe, PA) - 2007

    MA in Special Education
    - Montclair State University (Montclair, NJ) 
    * Anticipated May, 2019

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  • 6th Grade Mathematics

    Things We Will Learn This Year! 

    • Decimals
    • Number Theory and Fractions
    • Adding and Subtracting Fractions 
    • Multiplying and Dividing Fractions 
    • Ratio, Proportion, and Percent 
    • Geometry and Measurement
    • Data, Probability and Statistics 
    • Pre-Algebra and Integers


    8th Grade Science

    Things We Will Learn This Year! 

    • Chemistry
    • Cliamte Change 
    • Evolution
    • Imact of Human Activity 
    • Natural Selection


    8th Grade Social Studies

    Things We Will Learn This Year! 

    • Thirteen Original Colonies
    • American political and social ideals that were evident in the colonial era
    • Causes of the American Revolution
    • Revolutionary War
    • Formation of the US Constitution/ Design and Function of Government
    • Expansion of the United States
    • Causes of the Civil War 
    • American Civil War
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