Dear Parents/Guardians and Students,


    Welcome to my webpage for chemistry

    Orange High School will be running on a REMOTE schedule for students from September 8 through November

    Classes will meet on GOOGLE MEETS on A days from 8:30 am - 12:15 Pm (see schedule page)

    Participation on GOOGLE MEETS is MANDATORY and will count for both attendance and participation grade each day



    My office hours will be from 12:30 pm to 1:30 pm each day

    Students are welcome to see me during office hours during these time period.

    Students with missing assignments can also see me to arrange for make-up.

    For this course, students will be needing the following materials:

    Notebook  1

    Folder  1

    Pencil, pen and ruler

    Should you have any questions, you can contact me through the following channels:

    Email: fakinlka@orange.k12.nj.us

    OR by joining your child’s class on the Reminder Application:

    Chemistry 1st. period- @dbfcbg

    Chemistry 3rd. Period - @eh4hbd

    Chemistry 4th. period - @78de62

    Chemistry 6th. period - @f76k3e

    Chemistry 7th. period - @h8g72b

    Chemistry 8th. period - @26dc72


    Below are links and codes to access my Google Classroom. All assignments are expected to be completed during the afternoons (DO-DAY)

    Please note, parents/guardians will be contacted if students do not submit assignments.

    Chemistry 1st. period - Code:wkmh24w

    Chemistry 3rd Period - Code: 67ktzao

    Chemistry 4th Period - Code: gmomx3r

    Chemistry 6th, Period - Code: 27gg6ei

    Chemistry 7th, Period - Code: 7rx7ujr

    Chemistry 8th, Period - Code: isn34oh


    Student responsibilities include:

    • Identifying a comfortable and quiet space to study/learn
    • Dedicating appropriate time to learning, as guided by your teachers
    • Routinely checking appropriate Google Classrooms and emails for information on courses, assignments, and resources, on a daily basis
    • Attending and participating in any check-in times offered by your teachers
    • Engaging in the virtual platforms with academic honesty, integrity, and according to the district’s Acceptable Use Policy
    • Submitting all assignments in accordance with provided timelines and/or due dates


    Support your child in their learning process by:

    • Monitoring OPS updates sent via phone blasts, Class Dojo, Remind, Google Classroom, district website, etc.
    • Checking in with your child daily about the At Home/Virtual Learning tasks, activities, and assessments that they are working on
    • Encouraging adherence and attendance in the At-Home/Virtual Learning check-in times offered by each of your children’s teachers
    • Designating a place and time where your child will work independently on his/her assigned tasks
    • Asking your child to provide a brief summary of the learning he/she is engaging in for each class to ensure their understanding of the content
    • Asking your child about their deadlines and supporting them, as needed, in submitting assignments in accordance with the established deadlines
    • Helping your child manage logs to document progress on assignments and lessons
    • Reminding your child to contact/email his/her teachers if they have any questions


    Note: If you are having technical difficulty accessing the assignments, please contact your schools’ Technology Coordinator Mrs. Budhu for support at BudhuBer@orange.k12.nj.us





    Resources:       Khan Academy

                                       Science with Mr. Jones

                                                                                      Discovery (Use CLEVER website to log on to Discovery)

                                                                     Gizmos (https://www.explorelearning.com)