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Posted 10/15/19

6th Grade Newsletter 2019-2020


Quarter 1, Week 7 (October 14-17) 

Volley for a Cure - wear pink on Tuesday, Oct. 15th

Fall Sports Pep Assembly Wednesday, Oct. 16th at 3:00

  • Cross Country districts at Highlands Golf Course on Tuesday

  • Volleyball Tuesday vs. Sandpoint, Thursday at Priest River, Saturday vs. Kellogg

  • Football home home vs. St. Maries on Saturday

Cross Schedule - click for schedule

Volleyball Schedule - click here for schedule

Football Schedule - click here for schedule

  • Please check in Google Classroom for assignments, rubrics, links, etc.  

Math 1  (Mrs. Brandy Warren)

  • This week we are beginning Unit 2- Ratios & Proportions. We will work through lesson 5

  • The Unit 1 test will be Thursday

English/Language Arts (Mrs. Bethany Blackmore) 

  • We are continuing individualized spelling this week. Students are practicing words they have misspelled in their own writing. They have a small yellow workbook they should be completing by Thursday (Wednesday this week). It is important that they DOUBLE CHECK their spelling on those words!

  • We are continuing our work on narratives in Writer’s Workshop. This week we are working with the proper punctuation and formatting for the dialogue in our narratives.

Reading (Mrs. Jennifer Ansley)

  • Continue Notice & Note Signposts (comprehension strategy): TEST on SIGNPOSTS NEXT WEEK (Tuesday)

  • Review context clues & R.A.C.E. (warm-ups)

  • Continue to work on reading goals: first book report DUE Oct. 31


Geography (Mrs. Susan Stolley)

  • 10/14: 5 Themes Island Design Project with Map

  • 10/15: 5 Themes Island Design Project with Map

  • 10/16: 5 Themes Island Design Project with Map Presentation

5 Themes You Tube Review

  • 10/17: 5 Themes Poster Sort Review

Science (Mr. Jaak Sanders)


  • Congratulations to all of the students for a great bunch of Lab Safety and Scientific Method.  The winners of the poster-balloting will be receiving a sweet treat for their hard work.

  • Onward to Measurement.  There is a link on the Google Classroom site that may help students get a better grasp on the classroom assignments.

  • From here, we will be getting into the nitty-gritty of Earth Science, by first studying Plate Tectonics . . . 


Study Hall/General--Ansley, Blackmore, Sanders, Stolley, Warren

  • Important Events, Dates, and Information: Please see the BCMS Office for Free and Reduced Lunch Forms. Please ask a teacher or Mrs. Hanna about the BoCo Backpack program.

  • Remember Planner for passes and for missing work during Study Hall.

  • Be Safe, Civil, and Productive.

  • If you have kleenex or cleaning wipes you would like to donate to your study hall teacher, we would greatly appreciate it. 


Band (Mrs. Jessica Hanna)

  • Spaghetti Feed Concert on Tuesday, October 22 at BCMS 5:30 for band students, performance at 6 PM. (All band students)

  • Ticket sheets are due Thursday, Oct. 17 for all band students.

  • Advanced band performance Friday, Oct. 18 at the high school football game.  Meet in the high school band room before 5:45 PM and dress warm!


Yearbook (Mrs. Paula Schulte)

  • 10 Pic Photography project due Wednesday


Leadership (Mrs. Kelly Hinthorn)

  • Dig Pink - volleyball fundraiser with high school for cancer awareness (Oct. 15th)

  • Haunted House at Second Chance Animal Shelter 

  • Thursdays are blue and white (Badger) days. 

  • College shirt day is the FIRST WEDNESDAY of each month… Oct. 2nd

  • September Newsletter


Art Class (Ms. Dawn Wagner)

  • Art Classes are starting out with amazing creativity and focus. 

  • This week students will start working on Art to Remember. This is an art class fundraiser, where students will be able to order products with their artwork professionally printed on them. More information will be sent home about this project.


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