Mrs. Scogin´s Sixth Grade Class

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    End of the Year Newsletter flowers on branch
    Dear Parents,
     
    We will begin the state standardized testing in two weeks.  The testing dates are: Tuesday, April 23rd, Wednesday, April 24th, and Thursday April 27th for ELA.  For math we will be testing on the following dates: Tuesday, April 30th, Wednesday, May 1st, and Thursday May 2nd.  All tests are scheduled to begin first thing each morning, so please be on time to school.  Once testing begins, students will be in office until we finish and they will have to make up their test during make up times.  If you would like to bring in a healthy snack for the class to have on one of the testing days, please message me on ClassDojo or email me at ascogin@cousd.net.  Thanks!
     
    This is a time when students and parents may become anxious or have concerns about testing; hopefully, I can give you some helpful tips for both you and your child as you prepare for testing.  For the student, it is important for them to know that the test is given to provide them with an opportunity to show what they have learned, not to measure what they know.  As a parent you can help ensure your child does his/her best by following a few guidelines.  First, the night before the test, be certain your child gets plenty of rest.  Second, the morning of the test, be certain your child gets a good breakfast. Last, be positive when you send your child off to school.  
     
    If at all possible, please try to not be absent during the testing days.  As these are the optimal testing conditions, which may not be the same should your child have to take a make-up test.
     
    In class, we have reviewed testing tips to help students keep on track and do their best.  If you have any questions or concerns, please contact me either before or after school.                     
     
    Mrs. Amy Scogin   
     

       pencils H-2 is need to of the following supplies:                                                       

    • Fine Point Sharpie Markers
    • Kleenex Tissues
    • Sharpened Pencils
    • Glue Sticks
    Thank you to all my families that have donated supplies to the classroom this past month!
     
     
     
  • Homework  Weekly Homework:

    05/20: Reading Log

    05/21: Reading log

    05/22: Reading Log

    05/23: Reading Log

    05/24: none

    i-Ready-Stive For 45! Students must have 45 minutes in both i-Ready Reading and Math instruction every week.  Our Library is open to check out books, take AR quizzes, as well as work on i-Ready instruction everyday!  In addition, students, with permission, can come before or stay after school to work on their minutes if they don't have computer access at home with me in H-2.

    Accelerated Reader- Students should have 90 points by the end the end of the year

    Monthly Speaking Project: College/ Informational

     

    End of the Year Dates 

    The end of the year is approaching quickly and I wanted to share some important dates with you.  Parents, please mark the below dates on your personal calendars, so that your child, and you, do not miss out! Also, make sure to talk with your child about staying on task these last couple of weeks of school.  Our sixth graders have worked hard all year long getting prepared for Royal Oak next year. The end of the year is a time to celebrate this, not a time to lose control. Let’s help them stay focused and have fun; if not, students may be eliminated from participating in one or more of the activities listed below. Thank you for your support! It has been a privilege partnering with you this year.

    4/23; 4/24; 4/25: CAASPP Testing-ELA

    4/30; 5/01; and 5/02: CAASPP Testing-Math

    5/3: "VIP and Me" 6:00-7:30

    5/8: Volunteer Tea: 9:45-10:45

    5/10: Jog-A-Thon Awards Assembly-12:55

    5/14: Cultural Faire Projects due

    5/16: Family Resturant Night @ Mooyah 3-9PM 

    5/17: Cultural Faire

    5/15: Knott’s Incentive

    5/17-5/28: Sixth Grade Olympics (students need to dress in PE attire)

    5/21: Coffee with Principal 8:30-9:30AM

    5/22: Business Day and Sixth Grade Dance

    5/24: Field Trip to the Movies to see Disney’s Penguins and trip to the park

    5/27: No School

    5/30: Sixth Grade Carnival Picnic

    5/31: Last Day of School! Sixth Grade Promotion Ceremony- 8:45

    (All Sixth Graders will get a promotion certificate. Please come and celebrate with your child.)

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  • Go For The Gold! star

    Congratulations to the following student who turned in 100% of their classwork and homework last week: Eric, Bella, Colin, Jayden LoPresto, Christopher, Savannah, Mathieu, and Avery.  Great job H-2 Scholars!

     

    A BIG shout out to the following students who earned a 4.0 on their yellow card last week: Eric, Owen, Nicholas, Isabella, Christopher, Savannah, Lana, Ashley, Mathieu, and Avery Super job H-2 Scholars!

     

    High Five to all my awesome AR Charger Readers who have 70 or more points so far for the year with an 80% or higher average on their tests: Ariel, Owen, James, Christopher, and Frank. Fantasic job H-2 scholars!!!

     

    AR 100+ club: Owen Burmayan, Christopher Millan, and Tom Phan

     

     

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Mrs. Amy Scogin

Phone: (760) 604-4193

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Degrees and Certifications:

BA- California Baptist University Multiple Subject Teaching Credential- California Baptist University (Supplemental Teaching Credential in English) MS- University of Phoenix

Mrs. Amy Scogin

"You have the brains in your head, the feet in your shoes, you can steer yourself any direction you choose.  Kid, you'll move mountains!" (Dr. Seuss)