6th Grade Tiger Newsletter


6th Grade Reminder

Please be checking Infinite Campus for your student's missing work and grades. Once the semester ends, there is no making up work!!

Tiger Teacher Topics of the Week

Mrs. Jester's Math

This week, in Mrs. Jester's Pre-AP Pre-Algebra class, we will reviewing surface area of prisms, cylinders and pyramids.

Next week, in Mrs. Jester's sixth grade math class, we will be finishing our unit on operations with fractions. We will have a Chapter 5 TEST on Tuesday, December 20th. If your student is going to be absent on that day, please make arrangements to take the test early.

The end of the first semester is December 21st.

"Where you start is not nearly as important as where you finish." Zig Ziglar

Mrs. Campbell and Mrs. Turnbow's Math

Mrs. Turnbow and Mrs. Campbell will be giving the last unit test on Tuesday, December 20. Anyone that will be missing that day needs to make arrangements to take the test ahead of time with their teacher.

Please remind your students to NOT to clean out their binders or throw away anything from math.

Mrs. Reynolds' Spanish

We will be completing our speaking and writing semester tests next week. Students should be practicing the speaking presentation at home. The objective part of the semester test will be the Monday or Tuesday before Christmas break.

Ms. Jasper's Science

We will be discussing renewable and nonrenewable energy resources in Chapter 3 Lesson 3 this week!!

Just a couple of reminders:

Chapter 3 Lesson 2 Quiz will be Tuesday, December 13!!!!

The last day to turn in missing work or do quiz retakes in my class is Friday, December 16.

Last, but certainly not least, our test over Chapter 3 will be Monday, December 19. If you will not be here you need to make arrangements to take the test early.

Ms. Clark's Science

Ms. Clark's Science for 12/12 - 12/16

Greetings all!

We are studying a few of the forms of energy:

Nuclear, mechanical, sound, thermal, electric and radiant energy.
On Thursday, December 15th I will be working with students on remediation for the recent Chapter 2 test. Please contact me by email if you would like your child to participate in this 30 minute session. It takes place during our normally scheduled Tiger Time, so no class time or after school time required.

Mr. Janzen and Mrs. Anderson's Social Studies

Geography classes will be presenting our culture projects in class starting on December 13th. We also will continue discussing early United States history and the movement westward.

Mrs. Martin and Mrs. Frank's English

In English, Mrs.Martin's students' essays are due Wednesday, December 14, and Mrs. Frank's essay's are due Monday, December 12.

Freak the Mighty extra credit is due Wednesday, December 14.

A summative assessment will be given Monday and Tuesday, December 19-20.

Mrs. Edwards' Literacy

In Literacy, we will continue reading The Running Dream. As we read, we will be working on skills such as: reading comprehension, inferencing, vocabulary, reflecting on what we have read, discussion groups, and drawing illustrations based on the story.