6th Grade Wolverine News

May 15-19 , 2017

Happening this week...

Thank you for a great week of STAAR testing. Chromebooks came to school charged and ready and testers were well prepared. Each day the schedule had different challenges and expectations and everyone adapted beatifully.


Also as we approach the end of the school year, please be viligant about completing work. Check Skyward often to insure you are maintaining the grades you desire.


All library books are due this Friday, May 19.


Please check out the tutoring times below to seek extra help from your teachers if you need assistance.


Check out the tutoring time below.

Math

Traci Justice

Monday & Tuesday 8:00-8:30


Camryn Whitfield

Tuesday & Thursday 4:00-4:30



Misty Gregg

Tuesday & Thursday 4:00-4:30



Science

Katy Irons

Tuesday 4:00-4:30 Thursday 4:00-4:30


Mindy Quisenberry

Monday: 4:00-4:30 & Thursday 8:00-8:30


Lindsey Wallace

Tuesday: 4:00-4:30 Thursday: 4:00-4:30


Humanities

Katie Moore

Tuesday & Thursday 7:45-8:15


Debbie Lindamood

Tuesday & Thursday 4:15-4:45


Kristin Strother


Tuesday & Thursday 7:45-8:15


Electives

Alan Sypert- Band

Tuesday and Thursday 8am-8:30


Taylor Beam- Art/CCS

Wednesday and Thursday 4:15-4:45


Sam Parker- CCS/AVID

Wednesday/Thursday 4:15-4:45


Suzi Woolsey- P.E.

Tuesday and Thursday 8am-8:30am

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College and Career~ Ms. Beam, Ms. Parker, Mrs. Frantom

  • Mrs. Frantom’s class is going to continue working on Geologists.
  • Mrs. Beam and Ms. Parker’s College and Careers class will be working on creating a job description and interview questions based on their dream career. This is a week long project that will be due on Friday.

Pre-AP Science ~ Ms. Quisenberry and Ms. Cox

  • We will begin our wellness and sexual health unit.

  • All previous work or missing work needs to be turned in.

STEAM Science ~ Ms. Quisenberry and Ms. Cox

  • We will begin our wellness and sexual health unit.

  • All previous work or missing work needs to be turned in.

Accelerated Science ~ Mrs. Irons

  • We will begin our wellness and sexual health unit.

  • All previous work or missing work needs to be turned in
  • Mrs. Irons will be out Wednesday and Thursday for training. Students will be expected to start preparing for their semester exam on these days.

Pre-AP Math ~ Mrs. Justice and Ms. Gregg

  • This week we will review how to solve one variable, one-step equations. We will then further our study to the 7th grade material where we will solve one variable, two-step equations.

  • We will complete IXL lessons over two-step equations. Please make sure your child has a charged Chromebook each day.

STEAM Math ~ Mrs. Justice

  • This week we will continue to review the skills that we are still struggling with in 6th grade. We will be working with integers, fractions, decimals, and percents. Please make sure your child comes to school with a charged Chromebook and pencils each day.

  • All missing assignments must be completed this week.

Accelerated Math ~ Mrs. Fisher


  • This week we will continue our Algebra Introduction by multiplying monomials, binomials, and polynomials using the box method.

  • Students will learn about the multiplication properties of exponents as it applies to variables.

  • This is a major foundational piece of where students will begin in Algebra I next year.


Humanities ~ Mrs. Moore, Ms. Lindamood, and Mrs. Strother

  • World Cultures is concluding our study of Asia and will test over China and Japan on Wednesday May, 17.
  • Students are continuing a unit on poetry by woking through 8 stations, each focusing on a type of poetry.
  • Ms. Strother's GT Students are continuing their study of drama through reading a script of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child.
  • Ms. Moore's GT students are comparing different generes to drama through reading a script of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child.

Art ~ Mrs. Beam

This week in art we will begin our final unit! Students will create their final artwork by researching their choice of technique and expanding on skills we have already learned. This will be a self-guided project to show their growth as artists and creative thinkers.

Beginning Band ~ Mr. Sypert

  • Our end of the year concert is this week on Thursday the 18th at Centennial HS!!! The concert begins at 6:30pm and students need to arrive by 5:45pm.

  • Students will be working on their scales and preparing for their end of the year band placement auditions. Which will also take place this week.

P.E. ~ Coach Woolsey

  • Rounding out the last couple weeks with:

    • Badminton, Lacrosse, Pickleball, & Kickball

    • We will learn rules and skills for these various activities

    • Weather (fields being dry & wind) will dictate the rotation

  • Don’t forget your uniform & water bottle EVERYDAY!!

  • Only 2 more MONday FUNday RUNdays left!! (NOT that the students are counting!!)