Friday, December 29, 2017

Upcoming for the Week of 1/1/2018

Monday - No School New Years Holiday
Friday - Spelling Test List 18; Science Quiz 18

This week's spelling test will be a shortened list due to the holiday.  There is no pre-test!!

Research Project-Important Deadline Approaching!!

Final Notecards are due on Wednesday, 1/9. Do not wait until the last minute!

Friday, December 22, 2017

Merry Christmas!!

Thank you to all the parents that sent in refreshments for the class party.  It was a success.  Enjoy your break!!

Friday, December 15, 2017

Upcoming for the week of 12/18/17

Wednesday - Spelling Test List 17
Thursday - History Quiz 15; Bible Memory Verse Ps 19:7-14

Christmas Party

The Christmas party will be on Thursday, 12/21, at 1:00.  There is a sign up sheet posted in the classroom for refreshments.  The sock gifts need to wrapped before the party.

Friday, December 8, 2017

Upcoming for the Week of 12/11/17

Tuesday - Spelling Pretest List 16; Science Quiz 17
Wednesday - Reading Vocab Quiz; Spelling List 16 (if needed)
Friday - Notecards are due!!!

Have a Great Weekend!!

Friday, December 1, 2017

Save the Date! Annual Christmas Play on Thursday

The annual Christmas play will be on Thursday, 12/7, in the new gym.  Once again there will be two performances, 10:00 AM and 7:00 PM.  Additional information was sent home with students.

Upcoming for the Week of 12/4/17

Tuesday - Spelling Pretest List 15
Friday - Spelling Test List 15 (if needed); Science quiz 5.1 and 5.2

Research Project

Continue to work on your research project.  Watch your deadlines!!!

Sunday, November 26, 2017

Upcoming for the Week of 11/27

Wednesday - Math Quiz Decimals
Thursday - Spelling Pretest List 14
Friday - Spelling Test List 14 (if needed)

Research Project

All students should be well into their research project.  Each student received a schedule of deadlines.  The next deadline is approaching. 

Welcome Back from Break!!

Monday, November 20, 2017

Happy Thanksgiving!

Have a great Thanksgiving break!  Classes resume on 11/27/17.

Friday, November 10, 2017

Upcoming for the Week of 11/13/17

Homework Due Monday - Voyage of Discovery Book Questions at the end of stories p. 2-35.

Monday - History Quiz 7.1 - 7.2
Wednesday - Reading Quiz on questions from stories p. 2-35; Spelling Test
Thursday - Math quiz
Friday - Preliminary outline for research project due; Science quiz 4.5 -4.6

Thanksgiving Lunch

The Annual Thanksgiving lunch will be on Wednesday, 11/15.  A schedule of times was sent home with the student. 

Dessert Party

Sixth grade will have a dessert party at 1:00 on Wednesday.  Please let me know what you are bringing so I can complete our sign up sheet.  Thanks!!!

Friday, November 3, 2017

Upcoming for the Week of 11/6/17

Tues - Spelling Pretest List 12
Wed - Math Test 5; Spelling Test List 12 (if needed)
Thursday - Bible Memory Verse (Phil 4:8); History Quiz 7.1 -7.2

PTF Meeting

There will be a PTF meeting on Wednesday, 11/8, at 8:00AM in the cafeteria.  All are welcome!

Friday, October 27, 2017

Upcoming for the Week of 10/30/17

Tuesday - Reading Vocab Quiz; Spelling Pretest #11; History Quiz 6.3
Wednesday - Spelling Test (if needed); Science Quiz 4.1-4.2
Thursday - Memory Verse Phil 4:7
Friday - Test Chap 6

Field Trip

Sixth grade will be taking a field trip the Summersville Library on Tuesday followed by lunch.  Students need to turn in permission slips by Monday. 

Monday, October 23, 2017

Computer Homework

Mrs. Kennedy has assigned sixth grade homework for computer class.  The assignment is due Monday, 10/31.  Each student received a handout for the assignment.

Friday, October 20, 2017

Upcoming for the Week of 10/23/17

Monday - Science Quiz (3.8 & 3.9) Quiz
Tuesday - Spelling Pretest List 10
Wednesday - Spelling Test List 10 (if necessary); Science Test Chap 3
Thursday - Memory Verse Phil 4:6; Math Test 4
Friday - Book Report Due (Lit Fair Book); History Quiz 10

Book Report

The book report is due on Friday.  Students are using the same book that they read for the literature fair.  Format was discussed in class.  Minimum of 300 words.

Field Trip

Sixth grade will be taking a field trip on 10/31 to the Summersville Public Library to allow the student to begin research on their language projects.  We will be stopping for lunch.  A permission slip will be sent home next week with additional information.  Parents - please let me know if you can volunteer to help with the field trip.

Have a Good Weekend!

Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Guest Speaker for Chapel

We are excited to have James Kato as our guest speaker for Chapel with week.  Please make plans to join us on Wednesday morning at 8:00 in the New Gym.

Friday, October 13, 2017

Upcoming for the Week of 10/16/17

Monday - Reading Vocabulary Quiz; Science Quiz 3.5-3.7
Tuesday - Spelling Pretest List 9; History Quiz
Wednesday - Spelling List 9 Test (if necessary)
Thursday - Bible Memory Verse Phil 4:4-5

Menu Change

The lunch menu for Monday and Tuesday have been reversed.

County Literature Fair

The Nicholas County Literature Fair will be on Monday, 10/16.

First 9-Weeks Ending

The first 9-weeks is coming to an end.  All corrections must be turned in by Wednesday!

Have a Great Weekend!

Friday, October 6, 2017

Upcoming for the Week of 10/9/17

Tuesday - Literature Fair!
Wednesday - Science Quiz

Literature Fair

All project must be set up Tuesday morning starting at 7:30.  Feel free to start bringing boards in on Monday. 

Meet the Author

Rachelle Wilfong, a local author, will be here to meet with our students and discuss her new book on Wednesday, 10/11.

Friday, September 29, 2017

Upcoming for the Week of 10/2/17

Tuesday - Spelling Pretest List 7; Language Quiz; Science Quiz
Wednesday - Spelling Test List 7 (if needed); History Quiz
Thursday - Reading Voc Quiz; Bible Verse Phil 2:10-11
Friday - Math Test

Literature Fair

The NLCA Literature Fair will be 10/10.  Everyone should have their books and have started reading.  The due date is coming up soon!!

Thank a great weekend!!

Friday, September 22, 2017

Upcoming for the Week of 9/25/17

Monday - Reading vocabulary quiz
Tuesday - Math Quiz; Spelling List 6 pretest
Wednesday - Spelling List 6 if necessary; History Quiz
Friday - Grandparents' Day

Grandparents Day

We will be celebrating Grandparents' Day on Friday, 9/28, with a special breakfast. 

Literature Fair

All students must have their final book selections by Monday

Have a Great Weekend!

Friday, September 15, 2017

Upcoming for the Week of 9/18/17

Monday - Reading Vocabulary Quiz
Tuesday - Math Test; Spelling List 5 Pre-test
Wednesday - Spelling Test List 5 (if necessary); Science Quiz; History Map Quiz
Friday - Book Report Due

Box Tops

Start bringing in your box tops to help 6th grade win the class competition. 

School Supplies

Boxes have been set up in the entrance to collect school supply donations for flood/hurricane victims. 

Book Report

Book reports are due on Friday!

Have a Great Weekend!

Friday, September 8, 2017

Upcoming for the Week of 9/11/17

Monday - Reading Vocabulary quiz on list #3
Tuesday - Math Quiz
Wednesday - Language Quiz on capitalization
Thursday - Memory verse Phil 2:8-9
Friday - Science Quiz (2.1 & 2.2); History Quiz (Canada capitols)


I will be checking planners on Monday.  Parents need to sign off on the planners for the students to receive credit.

Have a Great Weekend!

Friday, September 1, 2017

Labor Day

No school on Monday due to the Labor Day Holiday. 

Upcoming for the Week of 9/4

Monday - No school
Tuesday - Spelling pre-test list 3
Wednesday - Spelling test list 3 (if necessary)
Thursday - Bible memory verse due Phil 2:6-7
Friday - History quiz 3.1 & 3.2

Grandparents Day

Each student needs to bring in one sheet of black poster board to be used for our Grandparent's Day presentation by Friday 9/8.  Thank you for your assistance.


I will be checking planners on Tuesday for parent signatures.  If your child has not paid for the planner, then please send payment as soon as possible.  The cost of the planner and subscription is $17.

Have a Great Weekend!

Friday, August 25, 2017

Picture Day

Picture Day is scheduled for 8/30 (Wednesday).  Order forms were sent home with students today (Friday).  Individual photos may be ordered once proofs are sent home with the students.  If you wish to purchase the class photo, please complete the order form and return next week with payment.

College Colors Day

Wear your favorite college colors on Friday, 9/1!

Upcoming for the Week of 8/28

Monday - History Quiz #2 (2.1 - 2.2)
Tuesday - Spelling Pretest List #2
Wednesday - Spelling Test List #2 (if necessary)
Friday - History Test #1; Reading Voc List #2

Friday, August 18, 2017

Great First Week!

It was a great start to our year.  Everyone has started to settle in.  I am very glad to see everyone.

Upcoming for the Week of 8/21/17

Monday - Early out.  School will be dismissed  3 1/2 hours early.  There is no Lions Den.
Tuesday - Spelling  List #1 Pretest Spelling Test
Wednesday - History Quiz (1.1-1.3); Spelling List #1 Test (if necessary); Language Quiz
Friday - Reading Vocab List #1 Quiz; Science Quiz #1 (1.1 & 1.2)

Sunday, August 13, 2017

Welcome Back!

The new term begins on Thursday, 8/17.  I hope everyone is rested and eager to start the new year.  Lunch menus are found under menus/forms tab located at the top of the NCLA home page. 

Open House

I would love to meet you at the Open House on Tuesday, 8/15, from 3pm to 5pm.  The students can find their desks and start bringing in their school supplies. 

Wednesday, July 12, 2017

Hope You Are Having a Great Summer!

Hope you are having a great summer break! August will be here before we know it.  Below is the supply list for the start of school. 

Sixth Grade Supply List:
* Bible (King James)
* 2 Packs of loose leaf notebook paper
* 1 inch - 3 ring binder (must be able to fit into desk)
* Pens for classwork (Blue or Black only)
* Red pens for checking
* Pencils (You may use mechanical or regular)
* Compass
* Protractor
* Erasers
* Zippered pencil pouch
* Colored pencils for maps
* 1 Composition notebook
* 2 Boxes of tissues
* 1 Box band-aids
* Student planner and God's World News (The school will purchase these and parents will reimburse NLCA)

We will have an open house before school starts.  I will post additional information once the date and time are set.


Thursday, May 11, 2017

Upcoming for the Week of 5/15/17

Monday - Move Up Day
Tuesday - Final Corrections Due
Wednesday - Summer Birthdays Party 1:00
Friday - Awards Day

Students will be dismissed on Friday after Awards Presentation.

Friday, May 5, 2017

Upcoming for the Week of 5/8/17

Monday - Reading vocabulary quiz
Tuesday - Health test chap 1 & 2
Thursday - Bible verse challenge; Bible memory verse due Ps 91: 7-8
Friday - Field Trip

Home Stretch

All corrected work must be turned in by Thursday, 5/11.  It is my goal to have all grades entered by the following Monday.  All extra credit work must be turned in by Thursday as well.  NO exceptions!

Spring Fling

Thanks so much to everyone for donating to the 6th grade basket.  It looks great.  Please take time to visit the Spring Fling on Friday and Saturday, 5/11 & 5/12, in the new gym.  All of the baskets look awesome plus there will be several vendors and food available. 

Friday, April 28, 2017

Drive 4UR School

Mid-State Ford will be hosting a fundraiser for NLCA on Saturday, 4/29, from 9am to 5pm.  Test drive a vehicle (no sales pitch) and a donation will be made to NLCA.  We will also have hotdogs, bake sale, car wash, and special raffles.  Please stop by and show your support. 

Spring Fling Basket

It's not too late to donate an item for the 6th grade spring fling basket.  Our theme is primitive/candles.  The baskets will be part of a silent auction at the annual Spring Fling craft and
vendor sale to be held on 5/11 and 5/12.  Your donations are greatly appreciated!!

Upcoming for the Week of 5/1/17

Monday - Reading vocabulary quiz; Math formula quiz
Tuesday - Spelling List 33 Pre-test; Math test geometry
Wednesday - Spelling List 33 Test (if necessary)
Thursday - Bible memory verse Ps. 91:5-6
Friday - History notebooks will be checked; Health Test

Friday, April 21, 2017

Welcome Back from Easter Break!

Upcoming for the Week of 4/24/17

Tuesday - Reading vocabulary quiz; Language quiz on adjectives
Wednesday - Math quiz geometry; History open book quiz on 11.3
Thursday - Bible memory verse due Ps 91:5-6; Language test on adjectives (open book)
Friday - Health quiz chap 1; Spelling Test #32 (no pre-test this week)

Spring Fling Baskets

Items for the 6th Grade Spring Fling Basket are due on Friday, 4/28.  Our theme is primitives/candles.  This is a big fundraiser for our school.  Your donations are GREATLY appreciated.

Drive to Support Your School

Mid-state Ford will be the site of our next fundraiser on Saturday, 4/29.  Please come out to test drive a vehicle and our school receives a donation.  No sales pitches!!  We will also have baked goods, hotdogs, and baskets.  If you would like to donate a baked good or come to help, please let the office know or contact me.  Thank you for your support!!

Field Trip Permission Slips

Please return your permission slips for our field trip on Friday, 5/12, to Valley World of Fun.  Slips have been distributed to the students but if you need another copy please let me know.

Thursday, April 13, 2017

Easter Break

I hope you have a Wonderful Easter Break!  Class will resume on Monday, 4/24.

Friday, April 7, 2017

Upcoming for the Week of 4/10/17

Achievement Tests

Achievement tests will be administered on 4/10-4/12 (Monday to Wednesday).  All students need to attend.  Please gets lots of rest.  All students need to have #2 pencils, erasers, and a calculator. NO mechanical pencils ALLOWED!!!

Easter Party

The sixth grade Easter party will be on Thursday, 4/13.  Food sign up sheet is posted on the bulletin board in the room.

Mid State Fundraiser

Mid State will be hosting a NLCA fundraiser on April 29.  Test drive a vehicle to support your school! There will also be a car wash, great food, and baskets.  If you would like to donate your time or baked good,  please let the office know or contact me.

Spring Fling Basket

Sixth grade will be putting together a basket to be auctioned at the Annual Spring Fling Craft and Vendor Sale on May 12 and 13.  The theme for our class is "primitive/scents".  Please send in primitive items or candles/tarts/burners.  If you would rather make a cash donation, I will purchase items for our basket.  Items or cash need to be turned in by 4/28. Thank you in advance!!

Friday, March 31, 2017

Upcoming for the Week of 4/3/17

Monday - Reading Vocabulary Quiz; Health Quiz Chap. 5; Math corrections are due
Tuesday - Spelling List 31 Pretest
Wednesday - Spelling List 31 Test (if necessary)
Thursday - Bible Memory Verse Ps.91:3-4
Friday - Reading Vocabulary Quiz (10 words); Health Test Chap 5 & 6

Research Projects

I will be returning all draft reports on Monday for students to make final corrections.  All reports are due on Friday, 4/7.  Refer to handout for additional information.

Achievement Tests

Achievement testing is scheduled for 4/10-4/12 (next Monday to Wednesday).  It is very important that all students attend and be well rested.  Students need to bring at least three #2 pencils and eraser to class on Monday, 4/10.

Easter Party

Sixth Grade will be having an Easter party on Thursday, 4/13.  A refreshment sign-up sheet is posted in the room. 

Easter Break

Easter Break begins on Friday, 4/14.

Friday, March 24, 2017

Upcoming for the Week of 3/27/17

Monday - Math Quiz on shapes and terms; Pronoun Quiz
Tuesday - Spelling list #30 pre-test
Wednesday - Reading vocabulary words quiz; Health Quiz; Spelling list #30 test (if necessary)
Thursday - Bible memory verse Ps 91:1-2
Friday - Rough draft of final research report due - refer to your guideline for requirements

Achievement Tests

Achievement tests are scheduled for 4/10-12 (Monday - Wednesday).  It is important that all students attend.

Spring Break

Spring Break is scheduled for 4/14-4/21!!

Friday, March 17, 2017

Upcoming for the Week of 3/20/17

Monday - Reading Vocabulary Quiz
Tuesday - Spelling Pre-test List 29
Wednesday - Health Chap. 7 Quiz, Spelling Test List 29 (if necessary), Language Quiz Use of Pronouns
Thursday - History Test Chap. 9

Donations Needed

If you are able, please send boxes of tissues.  We are still in cold and allergy season.  Thanks so much!

Friday, March 10, 2017

Upcoming for the Week of 3/13/17

Tuesday - Math Quiz; Spelling Pre-test List 28
Wednesday - Spelling Test List 28 (if necessary); Language Open Book Test on Nouns
Thursday - Bible Memory Verse Luke 2:12-13
Friday - History Quiz 9.1-9.3

Research Project

Final outlines are due on Monday!!

End of 3rd 9-Weeks & Report Cards

The third nine weeks ended on Thursday.  Report cards are scheduled to be printed on Tuesday.

Friday, March 3, 2017

Upcoming for the Week of 3/6/17

Monday - Reading Vocabulary Quiz
Tuesday - Spelling Pre-test List 27; History Test Chap 8
Wednesday - Spelling Test List 27 (if necessary); Math Test Graphing
Thursday - Bible Memory Verse Due (Luke 2:10-11); Science Quiz (open book)

Research Project

Keep working on the project!  Use your guideline and time table that has been provided! Beat the deadlines for extra credit.  Do not wait until the last minute to complete your work.

Friday, February 24, 2017

Upcoming for the Week of 2/27/17

Monday - History Quiz (8.1-8.3)
Tuesday - Science Quiz (5.9); Spelling Pre-test List 26; Review for Bible memory verse (Thursday)
Wednesday - Spelling List Test 26 (if necessary); Language Quiz (open book) - No Homework
Thursday - Bible Memory Verse Luke 2:8-9
Friday - Science Quiz (6.2 & 6.3)

Research Project

Continue to work on your research project!!!

Friday, February 17, 2017

Upcoming for the Week of 2/20/17

Monday - Science quiz 5.5-5.7
Tuesday - Spelling pre-test on list 25, Language test verbs/review
Wednesday - Science quiz 5.8, Spelling test list 25 (if necessary)
Thursday - Reading vocabulary quiz, Math test, Language quiz on verbs
Friday - History quiz on 8.1-8.3

Research Paper

Preliminary notecards are due on Friday, 2/24!

Friday, February 10, 2017

Upcoming for the Week of 2/13/17

Tuesday - Science quiz on 5.3 & 5.4, Spelling pre-test on list 24, Language quiz on verbs
Wednesday - Spelling test on list 24 (if necessary), History quiz 7.4 - 7.6
Thursday - Bible memory verse due Ps 19:14, Language Test Verbs/Review
Friday - History Test, Math Test on percentages

Research Projects

Continue to work on your research project!!

Friday, February 3, 2017

Upcoming for the Week of 2/6/17

Tuesday - Math Test on decimals & percentages; Spelling List 23 Pre-test; History quiz
Wednesday - Science quiz 5.1 & 5.2; Spelling List 23 Test (if necessary)
Thursday - Language quiz on verbs; Bible memory verse due Ps. 19:13

Research Papers

Everyone should be started on the research papers.  We will be taking a field trip to the Summersville Library on Friday so the students may complete additional research.  Preliminary outlines are due Friday, 2/10.  Each student has a copy of the guidelines with due dates. 

Friday, January 27, 2017

Lip Sync Success!

Everyone did a great job at the Lip Sync Battle.  6th grade won second place in elementary.  Great Job Guys!!!

Upcoming for the Week of 1/30/17

Tuesday - Language Test - How to complete research paper/Review; Math Test
Wednesday - Science Quiz 4.7-4.9; History Quiz 7.1 & 7.2
Thursday - Bible Memory Verse Ps 19:12 due
Friday - Language Quiz Review Helping Verbs; Science Test Unit Review

No spelling test this week.

Friday, January 20, 2017

Upcoming for the Week of 1/23/17

Monday - Science Test 4.1-4.4
Tuesday - Spelling pretest list 21; History Test Chap 6 (open book)
Wednesday - Science Quiz 4.5-4.6; Spelling test list 21 (if necessary)
Thursday - Reading Quiz 9 Vocabulary words; Math Quiz

Spirit Week!!

We will be celebrating Homecoming on Friday, 1/27, with many events planned all week!

Monday - Color Rush
Tuesday - Tacky Tourist Tuesday
Wednesday - Jersey or College Team Day
Thursday - Ugly Tie Day
Friday - School Spirit Day

On Friday at 10:00 we will hold our Pep Rally.  Join us to watch the lip synch contest.  Games will begin at 2:00.  The concession stand will be open.

Class contests begin on Monday.  Remember to bring in your pennies for the "Penny War".

Special Memory Verse

Practice the special Bible Memory Verse - Deu. 20:4 - and be ready to recite it at anytime!!!

WV Young Writers

We will be working on the WV Young Writers entry on Monday to Wednesday in class.  The entry must be 501-700 words.  Have your idea ready on Monday to begin the project.


Bring in a copy of this blog or a signed note from a parent on MONDAY to receive three stickers.

Friday, January 13, 2017

Upcoming for the Week of 1/16/17

Monday - No school (Holiday)
Tuesday - Science Quiz 14 (4.3-4.4); Spelling Pre-test on List 20; History Quiz 11 (Map Mastery #8 and Section 6.3)
Wednesday - Spelling Test List 20 (if necessary); Language Quiz 7
Thursday - Bible Memory Verse Ps 19:10-11; History Quiz 12 (6.5-6.6)

Spirit Week

Bible Verse - Practice your special Spirit Week memory verse (Deu 20:3).  Be prepared to recite it!!
Penny Wars - Save those pennies.  The class with the most "Penny Points" will win!!

WV Young Writers Contest

Be prepared to work on your entries for the WV Young Writers' Contest the week of 1/23/17.  We will be spending time in class to the project.  Students should have their ideas for their entry by 1/23.

Friday, January 6, 2017

Upcoming for the Week of 1/9/17

Monday - (Postponed from Friday) Reading Vocabulary Word Test; Science Test #6 (3.5-3.10); Spelling Test List 18; History State Summaries due
Tuesday - Science Quiz (4.1 & 4.2); History Quiz 10 (6.1 & 6.2)
Wednesday - Book Report Due
Thursday - Spelling Test List 19 (no pre-test this week)
Friday - Language Quiz 6; Research topic list due; History Quiz 11 (6.3)