MGM 6th Grade Gator News

January 20, 2015

Welcome Back!

Read below for house news, upcoming assessments, and highlights!


Flu Season is Upon Us!

6th grade house is in need of hand sanitizer, tissues, and Clorox or Lysol wipes. Teachers are reminding students often to use hand sanitizer and are wiping down tables daily. Please send in sanitizer, tissues, or wipes if you can. Students can turn these in to their first period teachers. We all thank you for your help in keeping students healthy!

Spirit Week is NEXT week!

Please encourage your gator to show his or her spirit next week. See the attached flier for more information!

Monday--Hat Day

Tuesday--Super Hero Day

Wednesday--Fancy Pants

Thursday--Green & Gold--Pep Rally day!

Friday--College Day

Gator Tales Yearbook Sales

There are only about 50 yearbooks left for sale! If you want a guaranteed copy, please reserve your copy today for $60 at

If you have questions, email Andrea Masten:

Save the Date--Miss MGM Gator Pageant

The 2015 Miss MGMS Gator Pageant will be held on Saturday, March 14. This is a pageant with a purpose. ALL proceeds go to Relay for Life. Girls in 6th, 7th, and 8th grade are invited to participate. Applications will be available the first week of February.

Upcoming Assessments

Check Schoology for more details. Email your student's teacher with specific questions.

Grade Level ELA: Formative Assessment --Determining a claim, reasons, & evidence--Thursday, January 22

Accelerated ELA: Formative Assessment--Socratic Seminar Reflection and Argument Quick Write Is Technology Use Negative Affecting Our Brains?, Tuesday January 20

Grade Level Math: Chapter 7 Retake on Wednesday, January 21

Accelerated Math: Chapter 6 retake Wednesday January 21; Quiz-Chapter 7 (7.1, 7.3 and 7.4) Friday, January 23rd

Science: Upcoming Weather Test about weather tools, layers of the atmosphere, water cycle, and types of clouds on February 3rd. The retest will be February 7th. Students should be studying their class notes and quizlet cards.

Social Studies: Summative Test on Thursday January 22nd on Ancient Rome

World Language French Immersion: None

World Language Novice B1: None

World Language Novice B2: None

World Language Novice B3: None

World Language Novice C1: None

World Language Novice C2: None

World Language Novice C3 Spanish: None

World Language Latin Novice A: None

Thank you for sharing your children with us each day!