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Reverend George Jachimczyk

I'm Rev. George Jachimczyk, a teacher in the Social Studies Department.

I've been teaching for 18 years and this is my 4th full year at Willowridge. During these 18 years, I've taught English, Business Law, Geography, World History, US History, APUSH, Government, AP Government, Economics, Sociology and Psychology.

I live in Houston, TX with my cat, Balthazar.  

In addition to my work as an Orthodox Christian clergyman, I have also worked in software consulting and training, accounting, and music before I came to teaching.  To this day, past students still reach out to me for advice and emotional support.

Class Schedule

  • 1st Period - Sociology
    2nd Period - Psychology
    3rd Period - Sociology
    4th Period - World Geography
    5th Period - World Geography
    6th Period - Sociology
    7th Period - Conference/PLC
    8th Period - World Geography

Teacher Tutorial Schedule

  • Tuesday and Thursday:  3:00 - 3:30 pm

    If you need additional help, you can make an appointment for another day and time.  Be sure to bring your questions and concerns for which you are seeking assistance so we can get right on it.

     

Deadlines are Important

  • Deadlines are important factors in life.  We all have them, we all hate them, but we all have to deal with them.  I hold to strict deadlines for assignments in my class because I feel it is something that life teaches us and we need to be prepared.  While late work happens, we know that it eventually catches up with us and makes life more difficult.  As a Social Studies teacher, I not only teach about the specific subject but also about social interactions and this includes learning to deal with deadlines.

    If a deadline comes and an assignment is not turned in on time, the assignment will be locked in Schoology.  It may be opened at a later date, but it will incur a late penalty.  See the late grading policy on this page for details. 

Late Work Policy

  • Late work will be accepted under the following guidelines.   In keeping within the limits of the district policy, since 90% of assignments are collected through Schoology, students will be assessed a late penalty of 5pts for each calendar day they are late.  Once a student is late 10 days, I will not go lower than a 50.  If the absence is an excused one, they will get full credit for work when they return if it is submitted within 3 days.  Since most of our assignments are posted on Schoology, students have access to the assignments even if they are not in school.  If your child has any questions about an assignment, they can email me at George.Jachimczyk@fortbendisd.com and I will reply to them during school hours.

    An "Excused Absence" pdf fillable form is available on the course Schoology Page in the folder entitled: Course Information