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I received both a Bachelor and Master degree in education from the University of North Alabama. I am beginning my seventh year teaching at Saraland. At Saraland, I have taught Math and Social Studies. I have previously taught 7th grade math and special education in Citronelle, Monroeville, and Cherokee, AL. I have two children--Pete (age 16) and Chip (age 10). I spent most of my life in North Alabama. We have enjoyed our many new experiences as a family in the Mobile area. We have become regulars at area beaches, Saraland sporting events, USA Jaguars ballgames, and my boys' games. Chip attends Saraland Elementary and loves alligators, basketball, baseball, Fortnite, Minecraft, and Roblox. Pete attends Saraland High School and plays basketball. I enjoy gardening, Alabama football, Kentucky basketball, and spending time with my family. Go Spartans!!
Mr. Michael Claunch
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Please refer to the Remote Enrichment Learning tab to the left for the packets and at home activities.
To receive text reminders for upcoming tests and other important information:
for 6th grade Social Studies, text @saralandss to # 81010
for 7th grade Civics/Geography, text @claunch7ss to # 81010
For all assignments please refer to my calendar.
6th grade Vocabulary and Notes can be found under Class Handouts.
7th grade study guides can be found under Class Handouts.
If you need to contact me, please email me or call the school at 251-679-9405.
After-school math tutoring until 3:55 on most Tuesdays And Thursdays. Buses can provide transportation. Check the school website for a tutoring calendar.