Team 5 Newsletter

January 13-17


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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In math we will be finishing up our algebra tiles. There will be a quiz over modeling solving equations with algebra tiles on Tuesday. We will be moving into mod 3 which is expressions and equations. We will be working on lessons 1 - 4.

*A Reminder*

Please talk with your student to see if they have a binder to keep their math notes in. This binder can be brought daily or kept in my classroom.

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

Monday: "What is Poetry" author background

Tuesday: Read Part 1 of "Long Way Down"

Wednesday: Intro to poetry analysis

Thursday: Cultural background of "Long Way Down"

Friday: Quiz and finish daily work


World Geography

Monday: Rise of Communism and the USSR, Russian Revolution

Tuesday: Cold War and Fall of USSR

Wednesday: Rise of New Russia

Thursday: Rise of New Russia cont'd

Friday: Corruption in Russia/Kandinsky Art (80% grade)

*Possibly homework if not complete in class*

Foundations Language arts Level B


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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