Middle school

John Fierst

Welcome to Earth Science!
John and dog
My name is John Fierst, and I grew up here in southeastern Minnesota. I bring to the classroom a lifelong love of science and education, as well as 15 years experience working as a consultant for the mining industry in Nevada.
I have an undergraduate degree in geology from St. Louis University, a Master’s degree in geology from Boise State University, and a Master’s in Education from the University of Nevada Reno.
I have an eight-year-old daughter named Annie and a nine-year-old golden retriever named Kona.
You can find out what we are doing each week by clicking on "Daily Plan" below. You can access the Online Textbook by clicking on the link below or to the left. You will need to sign in to your google account: (student id)  Your password is your district password for the computers at school.

If you want to reach me, you can e-mail me at
PLEASE DO NOT e-mail me via Skyward! (I rarely check my messages onSkyward), but be sure to check your grades on Skyward regularly.
Or call 328-5800.

I am looking forward to an exciting year working with each of my students!

Hour 1 - Life Science 7
Hour 2 - Prep (A) / PLC (B)
Hour 3 - Resource (A) / Prep (B)
Hour 4 - Earth Science 8
Hour 5 - Earth Science 8
Hour 6 - Earth Science 8
Hour 7 - Honors Earth Science 8
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