•  Professional Biography
    Riverside Rams! Patti Massey
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    Welcome to 2019-2020 school year.  

    Mme. Massey has been teaching in Loudoun County for over 17 years. She earned her MBA degree from Boston College and her BA degree in French language and literature from the University of Massachusetts. Mme. Massey studied at the Sorbonne, Paris, France and at the El Colegio de Espana, Salamanca, Spain. Prior to teaching, Mme. Massey was a marketing manager for Artificial Intelligence software companies in MA and VA. She lives in Loudoun County, is happily married, has three millenial children and a big dog. 

    Mme. Massey is teaching French levels 2, 4 Honors, and AP this year. All of the French classes will be using a variety of authentic materials in print and online to build and improve upon each student's ability to listen, speak, read and write in French and explore the Francophone world. 

    Please log onto Phoenix for all Announcements, Homeworks, and Class Documents. Tutoring is available on Tuesdays from 4:15 - 5:15 or by appointment in the mornings or afternoons. 

    Looking forward to a Great Ram 5.0 year. Allons-y!

    My 2019-2020 Schedule: 

     1st Planning - Room L200  5th

    Planning -  Room L200

     2nd French 4 Honors - Room L 210  6th Duty - Art/Athletic Hallway
     3rd French 4 Honors - Room L210   7th French AP - Room L210
     4th French 2 - Room L210  8th

    French 4H - Room L210

    Course Information
    Gradebook & Class Page
    NHS Tutoring Request Page
    All my class information can be found in StudentVUE/ParentVUE
    Click the Phoenix link below.
    Phoenix Gradebook
    Department Grading Policy Department Reassessment policy

    Students enrolled in any of the spoken languages (Spanish, French, & German) will find the categorical breakdown of their quarter grades as follows:

    Formative 10%

    Summative 90%


    World Languages & Cultures Re-assessment Policy

    Riverside High School 2019-20 

    Retakes are intended to allow students to demonstrate mastery and have the following guidelines:

    * Students are eligible for a retake only if they have not achieved mastery 

    * Students will recieve the higher of the two grades up to a maximum of 83%

    * The retake is a single attempt

    * All work (homework assignments, formative assessments, etc.) related to the assessment have been completed

    * Students must complete remediation prior to attempting the retake

    * All retake attempts must be completed within two weeks after having been returned the original

    * The highest score will be included in the overall grade calculation for the quarter

    * Retakes are NOT offered on skills-based (reading, writing, listening, speaking) assessments, benchmark exams, and county-wide exams (CPAs)

    Extra Curricular Positions
     Co-sponsor, French Club; Advisor, French National Honor Society; and PBIS Committee Member. 
Last Modified on March 4, 2020