Monday, July 16, 2018

Welcome Sixth Graders!

I hope everyone is having a great summer break! I know everyone will soon be gearing up to return to school so I wanted to post a few reminders.

Classroom Supply Lists

The sixth grade supply list can be found under the forms tab found at the top of the home page.  These are the supplies we will use at minimum.  We always need extra tissues, glue, loose leaf paper, and band aids. 

Upcoming Key Dates To Remember

8/16 - Open House at NLCA 5:00 to 7:00
8/20 - School starts for all students
8/30 - Picture day - Individual shots and classroom
9/03 - No School! Labor Day Holiday
9/25 - Literature Fair at NLCA

Enjoy the rest of your break!


Friday, May 11, 2018

Have a Great Summer!

I hope everyone has a great summer break!  The students worked hard this year and accomplished a lot. Thank you for allowing me to be their 6th grade teacher.

Senior Graduation

Senior graduation will be held in the New Gym on May 12 at 10:00. 

Friday, May 4, 2018

Upcoming for the Week of 5/7/18

Monday - Achievement Test; Pizza Hut
Tuesday - Achievement Test; Ice Cream Social
Wednesday - Achievement Test; Water Balloons
Thursday - Classroom Awards Day
Friday - School Awards Day
Saturday - Graduation Class of 2018

Achievement Testing

Achievement testing is scheduled for Monday - Wednesday.  All students needs to bring at least two #2 pencils and a calculator with a square root function.  Extra erasers and pencils are encouraged.  Please make sure students get plenty of rest and be ready for testing Monday morning. 

Friday, April 27, 2018

Upcoming for the Week of 4/30/18

Monday - Field Trip to Launch Pad & Poky Dot
Wednesday - Spelling test list 33
Thursday - Math test
Friday - Parable test; US President test

Achievement Testing

Achievement testing is scheduled for Monday, 5/7, to Wednesday, 5/9. We will practice with calculators on Wednesday, 5/2.  All students are required to bring a calculator.

Field Trip

The field trip is scheduled for Monday, 4/30.  An online waiver must be completed for each student.  Visit the Launch Pad website to complete.

Thank you!

Friday, April 20, 2018

Upcoming for the Week of 4/23/18

Tuesday - Spelling pretest list 32
Wednesday - Spelling test list 32 (if needed); Health Quiz
Thursday - Memory verse Eph 6:13-14
Friday - President Test; Math corrections/sheets due to p. 251

Field Trip

Permission slips are due on Friday, 4/27, for the field trip to Launch Pad & the Poky Dot.  Also, please complete the Launch Pad waiver on line by Friday.

Box Tops

The deadline to turn in box tops is Friday, 4/27.  Please get them in ASAP!!  Thanks so much.

Friday, April 13, 2018

Upcoming for the Week of 4/16/18

Monday - Math corrections to page 231 due
Tuesday - Spelling pretest on list 31
Wednesday - Spelling test on list 31 (if necessary); Language quiz; Health quiz
Thursday - Memory verse due Eph. 6:11-12
Friday - History quiz

Parent Teacher Conference

Parent teacher conference is Monday, 4/16, from 5:00pm to 7:00pm.  A sign up sheet is posted outside the classroom door.  Please try to attend.

Progress Reports

Progress reports were sent home on Friday.  Please review, sign and return on Monday. 

Food Pantry

NLCA is collecting donations for the local food pantry.  Non-perishable food items are needed.  A note was sent home on Thursday.  Any donation amount is most appreciated.

Have a Great Weekend!

Monday, April 9, 2018

Upcoming for the Week of 4/9/2018

Tuesday - Social Studies Fair (set up is Monday evening)
Wednesday - Math Test, Spelling Test List 30 (shortened list this week)
Thursday - Language Quiz Adverbs, Reading vocabulary sentences
Friday - Book Report Due

Parent Teacher Conferences

The fourth quarter parent teacher conferences are scheduled for Monday, 4/16, from 5p to 7p.  I will post a sign up sheet outside the classroom door.  Each appointment is limited to 15 minutes to schedule as many parents as possible, but I will gladly schedule additional time with you on another day. 

Achievement Tests

Achievement tests are scheduled May 7-9 (Monday to Wednesday).  Please keep these dates in mind while you are scheduling doctor appointments or other activities.

Rada Knife Orders

Rada fundraising orders are due back to school on 4/20.  Payment is also due on that date.  Help us reach our goal needed for our field trip!  Thank you!!

Thursday, March 29, 2018

Have a Great Easter Break!

Classes will resume on Monday, 4/9.  Have a great break!

Book Report

The book report is due on Friday, 4/13.  Turn it in by Tuesday, 4/10, for bonus points.

Social Studies Fair

The social studies fair will be held at NLCA on 4/10. 

Friday, March 23, 2018

Upcoming for the Week of 3/26/18

Tuesday - Math Quiz (Circles, Geo shapes); Spelling pretest list 29
Wednesday - Spelling test list 29 (if needed)
Thursday - Memory Verse Eph. 6:10; Reading Vocab Words Sentences

Easter Party - Thursday

We will have an Easter Party on Thursday afternoon.  Please bring in snacks such as cookies or chips.  A sign up sheet will be posted.

Spring Break

Easter break starts on Friday, 3/30.  School will resume on Monday, 4/9.  Have a great break!!

Tuesday, March 20, 2018

Early Out on Friday, 3/23

School will dismiss early on Friday, 3/23!!!  Lunch will be served.  Students will be dismissed at noon.  There will not be Lion's Den or vans on Friday so please plan accordingly.  Thank you!

Friday, March 16, 2018

Upcoming for the Week of 3/19/2018

Monday - Homework Math Sheets corrections p. 167-171 and Language p. 214-215 Due Monday
Tuesday - Spelling Pretest List 28; Language Quiz adjectives
Thursday - Memory Verse Eph. 6:10

Volunteer Day - Wednesday 3/21

Wednesday, 3/21, will be our Spring Volunteer Day.  Whether it be 30 minutes or 3 hours, your time and assistance are greatly appreciated as we get ready for our accreditation.  Please contact the main office if you can help.

Walking Taco and Bake Sale - Wednesday 3/21

Sixth grade will be hosting a Walking Taco and Bake Sale on Wednesday.  Baked goods will also be available.  Requests for supplies will be going out on Monday but we need cookies, brownies, and other baked goods plus toppings for the tacos. Your assistance is greatly appreciated.  All proceeds go toward our field trip expenses. 

Report Cards

Report cards were handed out today.  They must be signed by a parent/guardian and returned on Monday!!

Have a Great Weekend!

Friday, March 9, 2018

Upcoming for the Week of 3/12/17

Monday - Reading Vocabulary Quiz; Math Quiz Formulas
Tuesday - Spelling pretest list 27
Wednesday - Spelling test 27 (if needed); Health Test Chap 7

Box Tops

Sixth grade is running WAY behind in the box top contest.  Please bring in box tops to help the class and school out!!!

Have a Great Weekend!!

Friday, March 2, 2018

Upcoming for the Week 3/5/18

Monday - Math Sheet p. 183 due; Current event due
Tuesday - Spelling Pretest List 26
Wednesday - Spelling Test List 26
Thursday - Parable test 1
Friday - Math Test

Baby Pictures

Please bring your baby picture in on Monday.

Have a great weekend!!!

Friday, February 23, 2018

Upcoming for the Week of 2/26/18

Tuesday - Spelling pretest list 25
Wednesday - Spelling test list 25 if needed; Math sheets due p. 131-139
Thursday - Memory Verse Ps. 9:14
Friday - Gettysburg Address

Classroom Supplies

The classroom is running short of tissues.  I appreciate any donations that you can make.

The link to the student surveys can be found on the NLCA webpage.  All students are strongly encouraged to complete the survey.

New Student Pick Up Procedure

Thank you so much for your patience as we implement the new policy.  It is all for the safety of our children. 

Friday, February 16, 2018

Upcoming for the Week of 2/19/17

Tuesday - Math Test; Spelling Pretest List 24
Wednesday - Spelling Test List 24 if needed
Thursday - Bible memory verse Ps 19:13
Friday - Research Paper Due

Snow Day Packets

Memos were sent home on Friday regarding snow day assignments to make up instructional hours missed due to bad weather.  Sixth grade has completed their assignments so there is no additional work at this time. 

Early Out on March 23

Students will be dismissed at noon on Friday, 3/23.  There will be no Lions' Den and no bus or van transportation. 

Research Project

The research project is due on Friday, 2/23.  There will be NO extensions.

Saturday, February 10, 2018

Upcoming for the Week of 2/12/18

Monday - Math Quiz
Tuesday - Spelling Vocab Pretest List 23
Wednesday - Spelling Vocab Test List 24; Math Quiz
Thursday - Memory Verse Due Ps. 19:12
Friday - History Quiz

Parent Teacher Conferences

Parent Teacher Conferences are scheduled for Monday, 2/19, from 5:00 to 7:00.  A sign up sheet is posted outside the classroom door. 

Valentine Day Party

We will be having a party on Wednesday, 2/14.  Do not forget your goodies!!

Friday, February 2, 2018

Upcoming for the Week of 2/5/17

Tuesday - Spelling List 22 Pretest (Vocab words only, be prepared to write sentences)
Wednesday - Spelling List 22 Test if necessary
Thursday - Bible memory verse due Ps 19:11; Math Quiz
Friday - Math Quiz; Draft research paper due

Snow Day Assignments

When the weather service forecasts bad weather, I have been sending home "Snow Day Assignments" with the students.  This is work that needs to be completed by the next scheduled school day.  Usually, the work is additional reading assignments or worksheets.

Parent Surveys

Information has been sent home on parent surveys.  Please take time to complete the survey.  Your opinions matter! 

Parent Teacher Conferences

Please save the date!! Parent Teacher Conferences have been scheduled for Monday, 2/19, from 5:00 to 7:00pm.  I will be happy to set an earlier appointment with you (after 3:00) if that time works better for you.  I will be sending home notices with the students the week of 2/5.  Meetings need to be by appointment so that I can have your student's information ready for you.  As always, please feel free to contact me any time. 

Research Paper

All draft research papers are due on Friday, 2/9.  As mentioned in class, there is no extension due to snow days. 

Friday, January 26, 2018

Upcoming for the Week of 1/29/18

Monday - Math Quiz Fraction/Decimals
Tuesday - Spelling Pretest on List 21; Language Quiz Verbs
Wednesday - Spelling test if required
Thursday - Math Quiz Percentages
Friday - Reading Vocabulary Quiz List 17

Research Paper Deadline!!!

The draft of the research paper is due on 2/9/18.  Do not wait until the last minute to write your paper!!

Friday, January 19, 2018

Upcoming for the Week of 1/22/18

Tuesday - Reading vocab quiz; Spelling pre-test list 20; Science Test
Wednesday - Spelling List 20 test if needed; History Quiz 9.1-9.3
Friday - History Quiz

Spirit Week

Monday - Crazy Day
Tuesday - Twin Day
Wednesday - Western Day
Thursday - Disney Day
Friday - School Spirit/Game Day

Basketball Games start 2:00 - Hope to see you there!!!

Don't forget Penny Wars!  Wrap them for bonus points!!!

Friday, January 12, 2018

Upcoming for the Week of 1/15/18

Monday - No school (Holiday)
Tuesday - Have your Young Writers idea ready to work on
Wednesday - Spelling pretest list 19
Thursday - Spelling test list 19 if needed; Math quiz on decimal/fraction equivalents; Memory verse due Ps 19:9
Friday - Science quiz; Math test

Young Writers

We will start working on the Young Writers project next week.  All work must be completed in class.  Everyone needs to have their idea ready on Tuesday to start the project. 

Spirit Week

Practice your spirit week memory verse!!  John 8:12

Have a Great Weekend!!