6th Grade News
Buford Middle School
Week of October 24-28 2016
- Your child is expected to write something in his/her agenda each day for each subject.
- Check your child's agenda at least once a week.
- Sign (no initials) your child's agenda once a week. Agendas will be checked on Friday.
- Please only sign the agenda for the current week.
- Check the yellow "Organizational Marks" chart and green "Discipline Chart" to monitor your child's behavior and organization in class.
10/25 Soup and Salad for Teachers
10/24-28 Red Ribbon Week
10/28-Team Spirit Wear and Color Run Lunch
11/9- Book Report Forms due
11/11- Progress Reports
11/18- 6th Grade Barn Dance
11/21-25- Thanksgiving Break
12/8- ELA Benchmark
12/9- Math Benchmark
12/13- Science Benchmark
12/14- Social Studies Benchmark
12/16- End of Q2
A Message from PTO: Soup and Salad for Teachers Volunteers Needed
PTO will host the BMS Soup and Salad on Tuesday, Oct. 25th for our wonderful teachers and staff. Please click on the following link to sign-up to bring an item or volunteer. Let’s make this a special day to show our teachers and staff how much we appreciate all they do!!
Next week, we will begin our novel study of Gary Paulsen in preparation for reading his novel, Hatchet. We have class sets of the novel, but if your child wants his or her own copy of the novel, please send it in by Friday.
The next book report forms are due November 9th.
Next week, we will start combining like terms (PEMDAS). This is a review from previous years.
On Thursday, we will be having a Blast from the Past. This is a cumulative review similar to the Weekly Reviews, and it is a quiz grade.
This upcoming week we will be finishing up our astronomy 2 unit and taking the test on Wednesday, October 26. Thank you for all the Oreo donations!
Organization and Behavior
Organizational Marks will be given for the following:
Violations Failure to return paperwork
Unprepared for class
Returning to locker
No agenda signature
No scratch work
Consequences 5-Silent lunch/parent contact
10-Detention/ loss of reward/parent contact
15-Five silent lunches/detention/parent contact
20, 25, 30-Office referral
Discipline marks will be given for the following:
Violations Dress Code
Not following directions
Touching other students
Talking without permission
Consequences 1st-Written Warning
2nd-Silent lunch/Parent Contact
3rd- Silent lunch/Parent Contact
5th-2 Detentions/Parent Contact6th-Office Referral
Attendance and Excuse Notes
If your student is absent from school for any amount of time--even if it's just to check out for a doctor or dentist appointment, please don't forget to send in the excuse note. Parents can email Gabby Moretti directly with their parent notes for absences at firstname.lastname@example.org.