21 May 2013
Announcement: The sixth graders spent the day at Navy Pier. They learned much about Chicago history and architecture. We had a great time!
6th religion-Virtue pictures are due on Thursday.
8th English-I will be collecting your narrative papers tomorrow morning. They should represent your BEST work. Papers that do not follow the guidelines or are messy will need to be revised.
20 May 2013
Reminders: Permission slips for the Family Life program are due tomorrow. Also, the sixth graders will be going on a field trip tomorrow. Students may be out of uniform, dressed appropriately (no flip flops, short shorts, or tank tops). In addition, students will not be allowed to bring electronic devices. They should, however, bring bag lunches.
There is no homework tonight!
17 May 2013
Reminders: An important packet was sent home with every sixth grader. Parents should read the enclosed letter andreturn the permission slip by Tuesday, May 21, 2013.
6th religion-Study for the test on Chapter 15. Take the pretest at www.blestarewe.com
8th English- All projects must be finished and transferred to Mrs. Granata's folder by Monday.
Have a wonderful weekend!
16 May 2013
6th English- none
6th spelling-Test tomorrow
6th religion-Test Monday on Lesson 15
8th English- Projects must be finished by Monday. Page 102 in vocabulary is due Tuesday.
13 May 2013
Reminders: Since we will be attending the May crowning tomorrow, all students should be in uniform. Field trip money is due Wednesday. The sixth graders will be reading and participating in the school mass on Wednesday.
6th English-Test tomorrow on prepositions, conjunctions, and interjections. Also, rewrite the paragraph on page 402 adding prepositional phrases, conjunctions, or interjections.
6th spelling- pg. 162-163 (if unfinished)
6th religion- Write a journal entry( at least 4 sentences with three facts from our reading)
8th English- Test tomorrow on verbals
09 May 2013
Reminders: Homeroom students need to bring an art smock or an old t-shirt for art tomorrow. Tomorrow is also a Mothers' Club hot lunch day. All sixth graders should take their second A/R test by Monday.
6th spelling- Wk. and Study for a test on Lesson 25 tomorrow.
6th religion- Study information about the prophets for a test on Chapter 14 tomorrow. Take the practice test at www.blestarewe.com
8th English-Projects are due next Wednesday. Quiz tomorrow on infinitives
08 May 2013
Announcements: Field trip money and permission slips are due by May15th. Homeroom students should bring an old t-shirt or art smock on Friday. Every sixth grader needs to have read two A/R books by Monday.
6th English-Pg. 398 and pg. 399 #1-10 done in notebooks
6th spelling-Test on Lesson 25 on Friday
6th religion-Test Friday
8th English-Projects are due next Wednesday.
07 May 2013
Announcements: An important letter regarding an upcoming field trip was sent home today. Please return permission slips and payment by Wednesday, May 15.
Accelerated Reader:By Monday every sixth grader needs to have passed two A/R tests. The last day to check out books from the school library is May 17, 2013. All books need to be returned by May 30th, and the A/R system will be closed down on June 4, 2013.
6th spelling-Test Friday on Lesson 25
6th religion-Pg. 222 E and F ( if unfinished)
8th English-none - We will be working on our power point projects tomorrow.
06 May 2013
Reminders: Some students still have not brought in lids for the art project. Please remember to bring them in by tomorrow. Also, every sixth grader needs to read three books for A/R this quarter. Keep reading!
6th English- quiz tomorrow on adverb and adjective phrases
6th spelling-pages 158-159
8th English-Vocabulary Lesson 12 is due tomorrow. Projects are due May 15th.
02 May 2013
Reminders: Order forms for next year's school toolboxes were sent home today. Also, several sixth graders haven't taken any Accelerated Reader tests yet this quarter. Every sixth grader should have taken at least one test by Monday. Keep reading!
6th English-Test Tuesday on prepositional phrases used as adverbs and adjectives. Study sections 14.1-14.4 before Tuesday.
6th spelling-Finish the first two pages of Lesson 25 (if unfinished).
8th English-Vocabulary Lesson 12 is due on Tuesday
Have a nice weekend!
30 April 2013
Reminder: Students should wear their peace t-shirts tomorrow.
6th English-Wk. 14.4
6th religion-Test tomorrow on Chapter 13-Check www.blestarewe.com for a chapter review.
8th English- Tomorrow we will be in the computer lab working on our projects. Bring vocab. books on Friday.
29 April 2013
Reminders:Every sixth grader received a letter regarding the Confirmation reception. Donations should be brought in by May 1st. Please save plastic lids from butter and margarine containers for an art project that the sixth graders will be doing next week. Also, sixth graders should remember to read their A/R books every day.
6th English-Ex. 6 pg 397 if unfinished
6th spelling- Wk. 105 and study for a test tomorrow
6th religion-Part A pg. 209-Test on Lesson 13-Wednesday
8th English-Quiz on Gerunds tomorrow
26 April 2013
Reminder: Please save lids from margarine, butter, or cottage cheese containers for an art project. Read A/R books and be ready to take a test next week if you haven't done so already.
6th spelling- pg. 152 if unfinished and test Tuesday
6th religion-Psalm page
25 April 2013
6th English- Quiz tomorrow-Study page 380.
6th spelling-Test next Tuesday-Finish Lesson 23.
8th English-Bring a biography tomorrow.
24 April 2013
Reminders: Students may wear their peace t-shirts tomorrow. T-shirts may be worn over jeans, khakis, or school uniforms. No yoga pants or sweat pants may be worn. No out-of-uniform passes will be accepted. Sixth graders should begin to save lids from butter or cottage cheese containers for an art project that they will be doing in May.
6th English-Folk tales are due tomorrow. They should be typed and turned in with the rubric. Quiz on Friday on identifying prepositional phrases.
6th spelling- Lesson 23 should be finished up to and including page 147. If we finish the lesson tomorrow, there will be a test on Lesson 23 on Friday.
8th English- Bring whatever materials are needed for your powerpoint. We will be in the computer room tomorrow. Biography (books) are due on Friday.