MGM 6th Grade Gator News

January 27, 2016


Be sure to read through for house news, upcoming assessments, and highlights!

News & Updates

Get your Gator Tales Yearbook THIS Week!

Reserve your 2016 Gator Tales yearbook today! The price of $60 will only be good through January 29. Extra copies can not be guaranteed after this date. Order online or through the front office! Click HERE to order online.

Learning Commons News & Request for Help

We are excited to announce that the Grand Opening of the Learning Commons MakerSpace is January 13! This space will provide all MGM students a unique learning opportunity to build, create, play, do, collaborate, read, and "make" ideas come to life.

The Learning Commons is in need of the following items for our new MakerSpace. If you are cleaning out old toys or closets/pantries, we need the following:


-Lego storage bins

-Tinker Toys

-Erector Sets

-old board games (missing pieces are ok!)

-X-Box games (E rating only)

-pipe cleaners


-Makey Makey kits

-Snap Circuit kits

-littleBits kits

-paint brushes

-sponge brushes

-origami paper

-scenic shower curtains (such as oceans, beaches, space)

-duct tape

-Modge Podge

-makers, crayons, colored pencils



-wiggle eyes (all sizes)

-Play Dough

-Solo cups



Please send any donations to Ms. Kohout in the Learning Commons!

Girls on Track--Heart & Sole

Girls on Track is now called Heart & Sole. The program is still affiliated with Girls on the Run, and we want your Gator girls to get involved!

Click HERE for more information.

Upcoming Assessments

Check with your child's teacher if you have questions!

Math: See Schoology/ no summative assessments


Acc- test Thursday

CP- test Friday

The skills on the test are as follows: finding textual support for theme, using context clues to define unfamiliar words, identifying figurative language, explaining the meaning of the figurative language, and identifying a character's perspective with textual evidence to support his or her thinking.

If it needs to be shorter-

(theme, figurative language, them, and character perspective)

Science - See Schoology/ no summative assessments

Social Studies - See Schoology/ no summative assessments

World Language French Immersion: None

World Language French Passport: None

World Language Novice A: None

World Language Novice B1: 3.1 Summative Assessments next week

World Language Novice B2: None

World Language Novice C1: 9.1 Summative Assessments next week

World Language Novice C3: None

World Language Latin Novice A: None

World Language Latin 1: None

World Language Latin2: None

Thank you for sharing your children with us each day!