Team 5 Newsletter

December 9th-13th


Welcome to the Team 5 newsletter! We will be sending this out weekly. In here you will find what each core class is doing each week and any other information we really want you all to know. If you have any questions please feel free to email us.

Alana Bucholtz (WG):

Jeff Storms (LA):

Brittney Littrel (M):

Liza Russell (S):

Cathy Bowen (SPED):

This Week

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Join us for the 1st annual Snowman Shuffle, Pancake feed, and Vendor Fair

Saturday December 7th Activities Begin 7AM

5K and 1 Mile Fun Run.

Find more information on the Junction City Middle School USD 475 Facebook page

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Please turn in your Outsiders Books to Mr. Storms or the Library


Mon: lesson 13 an 14

Tuesday: Topic A & B Quiz

Wed: Quiz Corrections

Thursday: Interim Test

Friday: lesson 18

All of the lessons notes will be added to schoology as we finish each lesson. If you or your student have any questions please email me at and I will do my best to answer questions in a timely manner, also if your student is confused with one problem have them circle it and ask about it in class the next day. I hope you all have a great week =).

Language Arts

This week students will be finishing up "The Lottery" and writing their Unit 2 final essay throughout the week.

If you have not turned in your Outsiders Books Please do so.


Next week in Science students will learn about Water Pollution and Solutions. Specifically, students will:

a. explain why fresh water is a limited resource b. identify two sources of water pollution (point and non-point sources) c. suggest ways how water pollution can be reduced


Planet Diary - Ocean Dead Zones

How Does the Water Change Inquiry Warm-Up Cleaning Up Oil Spills Simulation Lab Big Vocabulary Graphic Organizer Review and Quiz

World Geography

Monday: Chernobyl Stations Activities (no hw)

Tuesday: Chernobyl Stations Activities (no hw)

Wednesday: Learn about the European Union

Thursday: Class Essay about Brexit

Friday: Class Essay about Brexit

Foundations Language arts Level B

Foundations Language arts Level B is working on Finding the main idea from Non-Fiction text. Please work with your Students to read and find the most important parts of a story or article. We will begin Non -fiction writing at the end of the week.


Students need to bring a charged computer to class every day. This means computers need to be charged every night. Please help students remember to charge them. Thank you.

Spanish Translation Phone Line

The Spanish phone line is 785-717-4428. Please leave a message as the aides might be in a classroom. We promise your call will be returned within 24 hours.

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