MGM 6th Grade Gator News

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September 21, 2015

Welcome!

Please read below for house news, upcoming assessments, and house highlights!

NEWS AND UPDATES

SWAMPFEST THIS FRIDAY - WE NEED VOLUNTEERS!

SwampFest is coming September 25th. There will be inflatables, food and fun for students and staff. Each grade level will get around 1 hour to come out and enjoy the fun. Please consider volunteering for this event. The students and staff love SwampFest!

Sign in at the office and then head to the bus loop. Please arrive 10 minutes before your start time. Please click below to sign up!

PARENT CONFERENCES NEXT WEEK

Teachers will be available to meet with parents on Thursday, 4:00-6:15 and Friday, 8:00-12:00 by appointment for parent-teacher conferences.


It is not required that you have a parent-teacher conference. If you would like to request a conference, please complete the form by clicking HERE.


You will be contacted by Albert Robertson (6th grade house leader) with an assigned date/time. On the day of the conference, report to MGM's main office where you will be told where to go for your conference.


**If the volume of requests is too large to be accommodated on these two days, we will contact you to find another time that works. Thank you for your understanding!

GATOR TALES YEARBOOK

Reserve your copy of the 2016 MGMS Gator Tales yearbook! The cost is $55 through October 30! Click HERE to order.

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YEARBOOK STAFF NEEDS YOUR HELP!

The yearbook staff is always in need of sports photos. If your child is part of a MGM or Riverbluff sports team and you have pictures for yearbook consideration, please email them to aroberts@lexington1.net. Thank you!

HEALING HEARTS

Healing Hearts is a grief support program offered through Lexington School District 1. If your family or students has experienced loss, you may be interested. The next session of Healing Hearts will be held at MGM on October 12, 2015 from 6:00 to 8:00.


For more information on Healing Hearts, click HERE.

UPCOMING ASSESSMENTS

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


Math: Math - Summative on Ch 11: Cartesian Coordinate Plane

Math Acc: Summative on Wednesday


Science:

Quiz Wednesday on Vascular and Nonvascular plants


Summative Friday- Dichotomous Keys, Characteristics of living things, Parts of a seed, Vascular and Nonvascular Plants, and Plant processes


Social Studies:

Summative on River Valley Civilizations Friday of this week OR Monday of next - depends on teacher. Check schoology for updates.


ELA: n/a

ELA Acc: n/a


World Language French Immersion (8th): None

World Language French Passport: None

World Language Novice A: None

World Language Novice B2: Unit 5.1 Assessment

World Language Novice C1: None

World Language Novice C3 Spanish: None

World Language Latin Novice A: None

World Language Latin 1: None

World Language Latin 2: None

Thank you for sharing your children with us each day!