Week of May 21-23, 2018

No homework or spelling test this week. This week is make-up past assignment’s week (i.e. spelling test, Raz-Kids, IXL, Moby Max, etc.). We will also review our safe rules and procedures this week. In the interest of student safety, students are not permitted to bring backpacks/bookbags to school on Tuesday (5/22/2018) and Wednesday (5/23/2018).

Monday-We will be participating in Griffin’s Cool Cat Party during our Connections class time (9:22-11:00 am). Students should bring some money to school if they want to purchase snacks at the school’s Cool Cat Party.

Tuesday-8th Grade Awards at 9:30 a.m.; (Early Release) Our students will be released at 1:30 p.m.

Wednesday-7th Grade Awards at 9:30 a.m.; 12:00 p.m.-Classroom party/G-rated movie (the teacher will provide snacks and drink; parents can send snacks for their child that requires a special diet); (Early Release) Our students will be released at 1:30 p.m.

Have a great summer break!

 

 

 

Week of May 14-18, 2018

Our Field Day will be held on Monday, May 14, 2018 at Rhyne Park. The 6th Grade Awards Day Ceremony is Friday, May 18, 2018 at 9:30 a.m in the Griffin Theater. Our students will have homework assignments Monday-Thursday. Students will have a spelling word activity daily in the classroom (i.e. write their spelling words in their agenda, write their spelling words three times, write and review spelling word definitions, write a sentence for each spelling word, place spelling words in ABC order, and study spelling words with a student or adult). Students should read for at least 20 minutes every evening at home. In math, we will continue to focus on basic math skills (addition, subtraction, multiplication and division math problems) on IXL, MobyMax, and/or the Saxon Program and focus on multi-digit addition. In social studies, we will continue working on Europe. We will focus on the people and culture in Europe. In science, we will continue working on physical and chemical changes. In Language Arts, students will continue working on nouns and verbs, Raz-Kids Plus, Reading A-Z, Moby Max, and/or writing a complete sentence daily. Students will have a spelling test on Friday (students should study their spelling words daily as part of their homework assignment).

Our 6th Grade Field Day on Monday, May 14, 2018

Volunteer for the Fun!

Parents, please join us next week for the fun! Our Field Days are at Rhyne Park, and many volunteers are needed for an hour or more between 8:30am-3:30pm.

6th grade, Monday, May 14th:
7th grade, Tuesday, May 15th:

8th grade, Wednesday, May 16th:

Our Field Day Schedule:

8:50 am-9:30  am     Homeroom

9:30 am-10:00 am    Walk to Rhyne Park

10:00 am-2:40 pm    Field Day and Lunch

2:40 pm-4:15  pm    Return to GMS and watch a movie in Homeroom (our classroom)

Field Day Reminders!

Don’t forget to dress appropriately for exercise/getting dirty and
bring sunscreen, a water bottle, and money to buy snacks.
Also, new this year…bring cash for the Teacher Pie in the Face and the Dunk Tank!  
Highs will be in the 80s!

 

Week of May 7-11, 2018

Our students will have homework assignments Monday-Thursday. Students will have a spelling word activity daily in the classroom (i.e. write their spelling words in their agenda, write their spelling words three times, write and review spelling word definitions, write a sentence for each spelling word, place spelling words in ABC order, and study spelling words with a student or adult). Students should read for at least 20 minutes every evening at home. In math, we will continue to focus on basic math skills (addition, subtraction, multiplication and division math problems) on IXL, MobyMax, and/or the Saxon Program and focus on multi-digit addition. In social studies, we will be working on Europe. We will focus on various locations in Europe. In science, we will work on physical and chemical changes. In Language Arts, students will continue working on nouns and verbs, Raz-Kids Plus, Reading A-Z, Moby Max, and/or writing a complete sentence daily. Students will have a spelling test on Friday (students should study their spelling words daily as part of their homework assignment).

Week of April 30-May 4, 2018

Students will have a spelling test on Friday (students should study their spelling words daily as part of their homework assignment). Students will have a spelling word activity daily in the classroom (i.e. write their spelling words in their agenda, write their spelling words three times, write and review spelling word definitions, write a sentence for each spelling word, place spelling words in ABC order, and study spelling words with a student or adult). Students should read for at least 20 minutes every evening at home. In math, we will continue to focus on basic math skills (addition, subtraction, multiplication and division math problems) on IXL, MobyMax, and/or the Saxon Program and focus on multi-digit addition. In social studies, we will be working on Latin America. We will focus on various locations in Latin America (i.e. Amazon River, Panama Canal, Pacific Ocean, etc). In science, we will work on the three states of water. In Language Arts, students will continue working on nouns and verbs, Raz-Kids Plus, Reading A-Z, Moby Max, and/or writing a complete sentence daily. Our students will have homework assignments Monday-Thursday.

Week of April 23-27, 2018

Our students will have homework assignments Monday-Thursday. Students will have a spelling test on Friday (they should study their spelling words daily as part of their homework assignment). Students will have a spelling word activity daily in the classroom (i.e. write their spelling words in their agenda, write their spelling words three times, write and review spelling word definitions, write a sentence for each spelling word, place spelling words in ABC order, and study spelling words with a student or adult). Students should read for at least 20 minutes every evening at home. In math, we will continue to focus on basic math skills (addition, subtraction, multiplication and division math problems) on IXL, MobyMax, and/or the Saxon Program and focus on multi-digit addition. In social studies, we will continue working on  personal economics: we will continue reviewing personal money management choices in terms of income, spending, credit, saving, and investing. We will focus on credit and interest. In science, we will work on the three states of water. In Language Arts, students will continue working on nouns and verbs, Raz-Kids Plus, Reading A-Z, Moby Max, and/or writing a complete sentence daily.

Week of April 16-20, 2018

Students will have a spelling test on Friday (they should study their spelling words daily as part of their homework assignment). Students will have a spelling word activity daily in the classroom (i.e. write their spelling words in their agenda, write their spelling words three times, write and review spelling word definitions, write a sentence for each spelling word, place spelling words in ABC order, and study spelling words with a student or adult). Students should read for at least 20 minutes every evening at home. In math, we will continue to focus on basic math skills (addition, subtraction, multiplication and division math problems) on IXL, MobyMax, and/or the Saxon Program and congruent and geometric shapes. In social studies, we will continue working on  personal economics: we will continue reviewing personal money management choices in terms of income, spending, credit, saving, and investing. We will focus on how we work to earn money. In science, we will continue to focus on recycling (i.e. products that can be recycled) and our environment (i.e. why is soil so important?). In Language Arts, students will continue working on nouns and verbs, Raz-Kids Plus, Reading A-Z, Moby Max, and/or writing a complete sentence daily. Our students will have homework assignments Monday-Thursday.

Week of April 9-13, 2018

Welcome back students! Our students will have homework assignments Monday-Thursday. Students will have a spelling test on Friday (they should study their spelling words daily as part of their homework assignment). Students will have a spelling word activity daily in the classroom (i.e. write their spelling words in their agenda, write their spelling words three times, write and review spelling word definitions, write a sentence for each spelling word, place spelling words in ABC order, and study spelling words with a student or adult). Students should read for at least 20 minutes every evening at home. In math, we will continue to focus on basic math skills (addition, subtraction, multiplication and division math problems) on IXL, MobyMax, and/or the Saxon Program and congruent and geometric shapes. In social studies, we will continue working on  personal economics: we will be reviewing personal money management choices in terms of income, spending, credit, saving, and investing. We will focus on purchasing goods or services. In science, we will focus on recycling (i.e. products that can be recycled) and our environment (i.e. why is soil so important?). In Language Arts, students will continue working on nouns and verbs, Raz-Kids Plus, Reading A-Z, Moby Max, and/or writing a complete sentence daily.

The Cool Cat Party has been cancelled!

The school will hold the “Color Battle Event” on Friday, March 30, 2018 for students who raised a minimum of $30 in total donations. These students will get to participate in the “Color Battle Event” for an hour. This will include lots of color powder, fun prizes, participant t-shirts, loud music, high energy, and FUN! We’d be happy for you to join us.

The Cool Cat Party has been cancelled.

Week of March 26-30, 2018

There will be a Cool Cats Party on Friday (students should bring some money to purchase items during their Connections). Our students will have homework assignments Monday-Thursday. Students will have a spelling test on Friday (they should study their spelling words daily as part of their homework assignment). Students will have a spelling word activity daily in the classroom (i.e. write their spelling words in their agenda, write their spelling words three times, write and review spelling word definitions, write a sentence for each spelling word, place spelling words in ABC order, and study spelling words with a student or adult). Students should read for at least 20 minutes every evening at home. In math, we will continue to focus on basic math skills (addition, subtraction, multiplication and division math problems) on IXL, MobyMax, and/or the Saxon Program and congruent and geometric shapes. In social studies, we will continue working on  personal economics: we will be reviewing personal money management choices in terms of income, spending, credit, saving, and investing. In science, we will continue reviewing gravity, magnetism, and electricity. In Language Arts, students will be working on nouns and verb, Raz-Kids Plus, Reading A-Z, Moby Max, and/or writing a complete sentence daily. Cobb County Schools will be on Spring Break next week (April 2-6, 2018).