Answers to Frequently Asked Questions about 6th Grade

Q: How long does my child need to read each day?

A:  Students should read a minimum of 20 minutes a day, 5 times a week (100 min./per week). Your planner page must be signed each week by a parent and you must record the number of minutes read. Reading logs are due every Friday.

Q:: When are spelling and Greek/Latin tests given?
A:  Each Friday the tests are given online (UTIPS). Scores can be checked on SIS.

Q: What is the Monday Mailer for?
A: The Monday Mailer is a folder that is sent home each Monday. It contains corrected work, notes for parents, and most importantly, a missing grade report. It should be signed and returned to school every Tuesday.

Q:  When is their homework due?
A: Spelling, Greek/Latin, and Reading Logs are all due every Friday morning.
Math and other various assignments are due as specified by the teacher.

Q:  What is the best way to contact my child's teacher?
A:  Email is a great way to contact us. Please contact the teacher that is teaching your child for that subject (your child's homeroom teacher may not be their math teacher, science teacher, etc.) You can also call us at the school before or after school. We're more than happy to address your questions and concerns!