Friday, December 30, 2016

Happy New Year!

I hope everyone had a great Christmas break.  Classes will resume on Tuesday, 1/3.

Upcoming for the Week of 1/2/17

Monday - No school
Thursday - Bible Memory Verse Ps 19:9 is due
Friday - Science Test Ch.3; Spelling List 18 Test (shortened list this week); History state summaries are due

Book Report

Book report on Billy Sunday will be due on Wednesday, 1/11.

Wednesday, December 21, 2016

Merry Christmas!

Everyone had a wonderful time at the class party!  Thanks so much to the volunteers that helped transport the class to the luncheon.  I hope everyone has a Very Merry Christmas!

Classes Resume 1/3/17

Classes will resume on Tuesday, 1/3/17.  Have a Happy Year!

Friday, December 16, 2016

Upcoming for the Week of 12/19/16

Monday - Science Quiz on 3.8 & 3.9; History Unit Test Ch 1-5 (open book) including maps
Tuesday - Math Review Test 5
Wednesday - Spelling List 17 Words and Sentences due; Newspaper draft articles due

Christmas Party, Wednesday

Permission slips for the Christmas luncheon are due on Monday.  The gift exchange will be Wednesday.  ($10 limit please)  On Wednesday we will be reading Christmas stories.  Students may bring in their favorite Christmas books to share.

Christmas Break

The Christmas Break starts Thursday, 12/22.  Have a Very Merry Christmas!!!

Friday, December 9, 2016

Upcoming for the Week of 12/12/16

Monday - Science Quiz 3.5-3.7
Tuesday - Spelling Pre-test on List 16
Wednesday - Spelling Test on List 16 (if necessary)
Thursday - Bible memory verse due Ps 19:7-8

Christmas Play

The annual Christmas Play was wonderful!  Thanks so much to parents and students for their support.  The students did an awesome job!

Class Christmas Party

The Sixth Grade Christmas Party will be on Wednesday, 12/21.  I have asked the students to tell me in advance if they are bringing any refreshments to the party.  I will post a refreshment sign up sheet.  Parents are invited to attend. We will do our gift exchange at the party.  There is a $10 limit on the gift.  Girls will purchase a girl gift and the boys will purchase a boy gift. 

Friday, December 2, 2016

Upcoming for the Week of 12/5/16

Tuesday - Math Quiz (Fractions & Decimals); Science Quiz (3.5-3.7)
Wednesday - Spelling Words and Sentences are due for List 15 - NO Test this week
Friday - Bring a minimum of three addresses for cards

Christmas Play

The annual Christmas Play will be Thursday, 12/8, at 10:00 AM and 7:00 PM.  Parents please have the students at the school by 6:30.  Students are to report to the classroom where they will dress for the play.  Parents can pick up the students in the classroom after the play. 

Toys for Flood Victims

A large gift box is set up in the entry to receive donated new or gently used toys for the flood victims.  Students that donate will receive an extra ten bonus stickers.  Thank you for your support!!

Wednesday, November 16, 2016

Thanksgiving Break

There will be no school during our Thanksgiving Break, 11/21 to 11/25.  I hope everyone has a wonderful, blessed holiday.

Upcoming for the Week of 11/28/16

Wednesday - Language Test 3 Colons to Quotations
Thursday - Math Quiz Review of Fractions & Decimals; Spelling Pre-test List 14
Friday - Spelling Test List 14 (if necessary); History Test Chapter 4

Classroom Supplies

The classroom is running low on some of the supplies that you provided at the beginning of the year.  Kleenex and band aids would be greatly appreciated.


Bring a copy of this blog or note signed by a parent on MONDAY, 11/28, to receive two stickers.

Friday, November 11, 2016

Upcoming for the Week of 11/14/16

Monday - History Quiz 4.1 & 4.2
Tuesday - Science Quiz 3.3; Spelling Pre-test List 13
Wednesday - Spelling Test List 13 (if necessary)
Friday - Science Test 3.1 - 3.4; History Quiz 4.3 - 4.5

Thanksgiving Celebrations

Our class will be having a Thanksgiving party on Tuesday, 11/15.  Any chips, cookies, paper products, and drinks are appreciated.

The school Thanksgiving Dinner will be Wednesday, 11/16.  If you are intending to come, please complete the RSVP and return to the school as soon as possible.

Friday, November 4, 2016

Upcoming for the Week of 11/7/16

Tuesday - Math Test (Fractions); Science Quiz 3.1; Spelling Pre-test List 12
Wednesday - Spelling Test List 12 (if necessary)
Thursday - Bible Memory Verse Phil 4:8

Middle School Basketball

There will be a Middle School Basketball team meeting on Monday, 11/7, at 3:00pm in the Old Gym for students and parents.  The purpose the meeting is to meet the coach and complete paperwork.

Regional Literature Fair on 11/5/2016

The Regional Literature Fair will be held Saturday, 11/5/16.  Good Luck to our 6th grade representatives and all of our NLCA students!!!

Friday, October 28, 2016

Upcoming for the Week of 10/31/16

Monday - Science WS#8 is due
Tuesday - Reading Board Vocabulary Quiz; Spelling List 11 Pretest; History Test (Canada Chap. 3)
Wednesday - Science Unit Test (Chap 1 and 2 - Open Book); Spelling List 11 Test (if necessary)
Thursday - Bible Memory Verse due (Phil 4:8); Math Test #4

Zumbathon Fundraiser

There will be a Zumbathon fundraiser on Monday, 11/7, at 6:00 pm.  All proceeds benefit NLCA.  Flyers were sent home with students.  If you need additional information, please contact me.

Planners and Blog

I will be checking planners on Monday for parent signatures.  Also, students that turn in a copy of this blog or a signed note from a parent on MONDAY will receive a sticker.

Friday, October 21, 2016

Upcoming for the Week of 10/24/16

Monday - No School
Tuesday - Math Quiz 4 (Fractions); Science Quiz 7 (2.6-2.8); Spelling Pretest List 10
Wednesday - Spelling Test List 10 (if necessary)
Thursday - Bible Verse due Phil 4:7; Science Test 3 (2.1-2.6); Language Unit Test (Open Book)
Friday - Book Report due Message of the Mountain

1st Quarter Report Cards

Report cards for the first quarter were handed out today.  Parents may also view the grades online.


I will be checking student planners on Tuesday for parent signatures.

Friday, October 14, 2016

Upcoming for the Week of 10/17/2016

Tuesday - Spelling List 9 Pre-test; Canada Reports Due
Wednesday - Spelling List 9 Test (if necessary); Language 9-week Test
Thursday - History Quiz 3.3 & 3.4; Reading Board Quiz

First 9-weeks Ends Wednesday

The first 9-weeks ends on Wednesday, 10/19. All student grades are available on-line.  If you need assistance with your sign-on, please contact me. 


I will be checking planners on Monday for parent signatures.

Students that turn a copy of this blog (or a signed note from a parent) on MONDAY will receive a sticker.

Friday, October 7, 2016

Upcoming for the Week of 10/10/16

Monday - Language Quiz (Capitalization); Literature Fair Projects Due!
Tuesday - History Canadian Capitals Quiz; Drop Everything & Read Day
Wednesday - Math Test 3; Spelling Pre-test List 8
Thursday - Memory Verse Due (Phil 4:6); Spelling Test List 8 (if necessary)
Friday - Reading Test; Science Quiz (2.3 - 2.5); History Quiz (3.1 & 3.2)

Literature Fair Projects

All Literature Fair Projects are due on Monday, 10/10/16.  Projects will be set up in the Old Gym Monday morning.

Drop Everything & Read Day

Drop Everything & Read Day will be on Tuesday, 10/11.  Students are allowed to wear comfy clothes and bring their favorite reading materials.  Reading activities will be incorporated into our regular lessons without the day. 

Friday, September 30, 2016

Upcoming for the Week of 10/03/16

Tuesday - Spelling List 7 Pre-test
Wednesday - Spelling List 7 Test (if necessary); Language Review Quiz (Sentences, Subjects, Verbs)
Thursday - Memory Verse Phil 4:4-5; Math Quiz 3 (Prime Numbers)
Friday - History Review Quiz (Canadian Provinces & Capitals)

Literature Fair

The NLCA Literature Fair will be Monday, 10/10.  All students must have their projects set up Monday morning in the Old Gym.  We will follow the Literature Fair with "Drop Everything and Read Day" on 10/11.  Students are encouraged to bring their favorite books on Tuesday (10/11).

Friday, September 23, 2016

Upcoming for the Week of 09/26

Tuesday - Spelling Pretest List 6; Draft book report due
Wednesday - Spelling Test List 6 (if needed); Reading Board Vocabulary Quiz
Thursday - Math Review Quiz (Multiplication)
Friday - Grandparents' Day Celebration

Meet at the Pole

On Wednesday will we not have our normal Chapel.  All students will gather around our flagpole where our upperclassman will lead us in prayer.  Sixth grade will lead the school in pledges.

Grandparents Day

Our annual Grandparents Day Celebration will be held on Friday, 9/30.  The children will provide entertainment.  The school will have early dismissal.

Friday, September 16, 2016

Upcoming for the Week of 9/19

Tuesday - Spelling Pre-test List 5; History Quiz 3 (2.2 & 2.3)
Wednesday - Math Quiz 2; Spelling Test List 5 (if necessary)
Thursday - Science Quiz 4; Language Test 1 (Sentences)
Friday - Math Test 2; History Test 1 (Unit 2)

Prudential Spirit Of Community Awards Program

Applications to recognize students in grades 5-12 who have made meaningful contributions to their communities through volunteer service are being accepted.  For additional information please see Mrs. Cole's blog (located under the Secondary tab).  Recognize our young volunteers!!

School Pictures

School photos have been sent home with the students.  To order photos, please complete the order form found in the packet.


Planners will be checked on Monday for parent signatures.

Friday, September 9, 2016

Upcoming for the Week of 9/12/16

Monday - History Quiz (1.1 & 1.2); Reading Vocabulary "Board" Quiz
Tuesday - Science Quiz (1.5 & 1.6) (Open Book); Spelling/Vocabulary Pre-test on List 4
Wednesday - Spelling/Vocabulary Test List 4
Thursday - Language Quiz 4 (Run-on); Bible Memory Verse Phil 2:10-11
Friday - History Quiz (2.1 & 2.2)

Grandparents Day to be held 9/30/16

Notices have been sent home with the children for the annual Grandparents' Day Celebration.  This year it will be held on 9/30/16.  Brunch will be served to the students and their guests.

Saturday, September 3, 2016

Upcoming for the Week of 9/5/16

Monday - No school - Labor Day Holiday
Tuesday - Spelling Pre-Test List 3
Wednesday - Spelling Test List 3, Science Test 1 (Section 1.1-1.4)
Thursday - Bible Memory Verse Phil 2:9, History Quiz
Friday - Language Quiz

Literature Fair

The NLCA Literature Fair will be held 10/10 followed with the Nicholas County Literature Fair on 10/17.  All students have selected a book for their project.  Next week the class will be given a schedule of key deadlines to ensure that all projects are completed on time.

Friday, August 26, 2016

Upcoming in the Week of 8/29/2016

Scheduled for the Week of 8/29/16

Tuesday - Spelling/Vocabulary List 2 Pre-Test
Tuesday - Language Open Book Quiz (Nouns and Verbs)
Wednesday - Spelling/Vocabulary List 2 Test
Wednesday - Science Quiz 1.3 and 1.4
Thursday - Memory Verse Phil 2:7-8
Thursday - Math Test 1 (General Review)

Labor Day Holiday

There is no school Monday, 9/5/16.

Sticker Chart

Bring a copy of this blog on MONDAY for a bonus sticker for your chart.

Saturday, August 20, 2016

Coming Up in the Week of 8/22

Great Start!

We had a great start to our year.  Everyone is settling into our new routine and meeting the new students.  Thank you for bringing in the classroom supplies.  Please remember to turn in money for the planner and God's World New by Friday.  Thank you for making me feel so welcomed!


Weekly Bible Verse Challenge

Bible Verse Challenge has been accepted! Each week a student will be nominated to share with the class one of his/her favorite verses, challenging a new person each week.

Week 1 -
Trust in the Lord with all thine heart; and lean not unto thine own understanding.  Prov 3:5

I challenge Bryson Hall to share her favorite verse next Friday.

Scheduled Quizzes and Tests

Bible - Memory Verse Phil 2:4-6 due on Thursday
Math - Quiz Thursday (Addition, Subtraction, Multiplication, Division)
Science - Quiz Tuesday (1.1 and 1.2)
Spelling - List 1 Pre-test on Tuesday; Test on Wednesday
Language - Quiz Wednesday (Les 1 - 3)

Friday, August 12, 2016


School starts Wednesday, 8/17/16!  Please join me for a 6th Open House on Monday, 8/15, from 5:30 to 6:30 at the school.  I am very excited to meet the students and parents.

Wednesday, July 27, 2016

Hello Everyone! I am very excited to be your new sixth grade teacher. The start of school will be here very shortly.  In the upcoming weeks, I hope to share with you more about myself.  In the mean time, below is a list of supplies you will need for my class.  Enjoy the rest of your vacation and I will see you soon!

Sixth Grade Supply List
* Bible (King James Version)
* Loose leaf notebook paper
* 1 inch - 3 ring binder
* Pens for classwork (blue or black only)
* Red pens for checking
* Pencils (You may use mechanical or regular)
* Erasers
* Zippered pencil pouch
* Colored pencils for maps
* 1 Composition book for Bible notes
* 1 Box of tissues
* Student Planner and God's World News (The school will purchase these and parents will reimburse NLCA $17.00)