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Parent Teacher Conference Scheduling

September 4th 2018

Hello Families! I hope you had a great Labor Day weekend.   It’s time for parent/teacher conferences! We will be holding conferences on Monday, September 17th from 12:00 - 7:30 pm.  Please use the following information to login online and choose time that works best for you! To pick a time slot, enter this link in your internet browser:  https://ptcfast.com/parentlogin.php At that link, you will be asked for your Entry Code, where you should enter   TNH1235924 These directions are also c ...Continue Reading

Aug. 24 Updates

August 24th 2018

Hello Families!  It's hard to believe that another week of school is in the books.  Here are a few classroom highlights and reminders. 1. In math we are starting to work with fractions this week. In Language arts we are going to start looking how an author conveys the main idea and theme in a text.  Please keep encouraging sudents to read and record it on their reading logs.  This is absolutely key in increaching reading proficiency.  Reading logs are due on Monday.  Please be sure to sig ...Continue Reading

This Week's Announcements and Reminders

August 15th 2018

Hello Families!  I hope you are having a great week. There are just a few things we wanted to inform you of. 1. If you haven't signed and returned the purple Health Ed Pro sheets, please do so immediately.  We are still missing some, and your child can not particpate in the presentations if they do not have one on file.  Please ask your child if they have theirs turned in. 2. This week your child should have brought home a reading log.  It is an expectation that your child reads 5 nights per week. ...Continue Reading

Back to School Night Correction

August 9th 2018

Back to school night is THURSDAY of next week, not Tuesday.  I apologize for the typo in the previous message.  ...Continue Reading

Hello Families

August 9th 2018

Hello Everyone!  It has been a great start to the school year.  1. The past few days we have spent time getting to know each other, learning expectations as well as some problem solving challenges.  In our STEM  block (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathmatics), students are working on the math standard 6.AF.1 which deals with evaluating algebraic expressions. In Humanities, we are starting with standards 6.RL.2.1 and 6.RN.2.1.  Those standards are about citing evidence in fiction and nonfi ...Continue Reading

6th Grade Celebration

May 25th 2018

On Wednesday, May 30th,  6th graders will be celebrating their last day of school with an awards ceremony and cookout.   Parents are welcome to come celebrate with us beginning at 9:30 with the awards.  We will then be heading outside for students to mingle and sign their alumni t-shirts.  Families can participate up until our lunchtime, at 11:30.  If you wish to volunteer with the cookout or afternoon activities, please let us know.  I will put you in contact with our PFA.   ...Continue Reading

6th Grade Picnic

April 26th 2018

Parents, Please see the information below from the PFA.  They are requesting help for the 6th grade picnic.  Please let me know if you are able to help in any way.  I will forward your name to them.  *The PFA needs the help of 6th grade parents to plan the annual student cookout and any activities after the cookout.  This will be a much more meaningful event if parents are involved. I would like to make sure each class sends at least 1 representative to the May 1st PFA meeting where we w ...Continue Reading

Science and STEM Fair

March 12th 2018

This year, Lawrence Township is offering two variations of science fair projects.  This project is required for all 6th graders in the district. S_tudents may choose to complete a traditional science fair project that follows the steps of the scientific method OR students may choose to try the LT STEM Challenge. _ Each project has its own criteria and steps to follow. Both ideas will be introduced in class to explain the differences and similarities. Some class time will be used to research, plan, design, and ...Continue Reading

King's Island Trip Contract

February 5th 2018

Hello Families!  On Friday your child should have brought home a contract that outlines our 6th grade King's Island trip that we will be taking in the spring.  The slip is actually a contract between students, families and the school.  Since the trip is 2 hours away, we must esure all students are able to exhibit responsibilty and self control. The purpose of the contract is to detail expectations for students leading up to the trip.  If a student chooses not to participate in the trip, or if they d ...Continue Reading

Report Cards

January 18th 2018

Hello Families!  It's hard to believe we are already more than halfway through this school year.  I just wanted to remind you that report cards were posted to Skyward last Friday.  We also went ahead and sent a paper copy home yesterday in case you were having difficulty viewing it.   Please remember Skyward is the best way to stay on top of your child's grades and assignments. It will provide you with current grades, as well as inform you if there are any missing asssignments.  As we are ...Continue Reading
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