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8th Grade ELAR/ Head Baseball Coach


Welcome to Coach Blassingame’s 8th Grade English Class!





      Greetings Parents and students! I am so excited for the beginning of a new school year, and I cannot wait to dive into getting to know you all and talk to you about what we will cover this school year! Just a short introduction about me. My name is Scott Blassingame and this is my sixth year as a teacher at La Vega Jr. High and my fifth year as head baseball coach at La Vega High School. I graduated in 2009 from Tarleton State University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Kinesiology. I look forward to working with your child this year. If you have any questions, please let me know by e-mailing me or calling me with the information provided in the syllabus.


Conference Time

M-F 10:37am- 11.22am.


3rd Six Weeks Overview

- Persuasive Text ( Influence of Social Media and Phones) 

     - Test November 11th

- Informational Text ( Holocaust) 

     - Test November 23rd 


Educational Philosophy


My educational philosophy is that every student will be provided with a safe, respectable and comfortable environment in which to learn. Every student will have an opportunity to learn and maximize their potential in my classroom. In return, students are expected to giver their best effort on a daily basis which will allow them create habits to not only succeed in my classroom but the rest of their educational careers.