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Weekly Update 05/01 - 05/05

General Announcements:
  • 6th Grade Math STAAR, May 8th 
  • 6th Grade Reading STAAR, May 9th 
  • 6th and 7th grade Kickball tournament on Thursday, May 11th.
  • Reward Field Trip to the movies on Friday, May 19th!  Students can only attend the movie (choice to be voted on by students) if they do not having any missing work in any class AND have a passing average for all their classes for the ENTIRE 4TH QUARTER.  Students must also maintain good citizenship through out the entire quarter.  More details to come in May.  
Ms. Lovas Homeroom Announcements:
  • We are collecting money for homeroom t-shirts.  Please send in the o $10 (cash or check to NYOS) as soon as possible!  
Social Studies Update:
Monday, 05/01:
 
The Demographic transition, reading on China's One Child Policy
Homework: China Reading
 
Tuesday, 05/02:
 
Reading Line Graphs- population growth and decline
Reading Population Pyramids
Homework: Reading Population Pyramids
 
Wednesday, 05/03:
 
Create Population Pyramids
Homework: pyramids
 
Thursday, 05/04:
Economic Systems Power Point
Homework: None 
 
Friday, 05/05:
 
Play performance
Trading Game 
Homework: none
 

Weekly Update 04/24- 04/28

General Announcements:
  • Bake Sale Competition (Economics unit) April 24 - 28.  Bring your $$$! 
  • Bake Sale Project due by Monday, April 24
  • PTA fundraiser to Phil's Ice house on Burnet on Tuesday, April 25th
  • TAFE fundraiser to Chipotle on Parmer on Wednesday, April 26
  • 6th Grade Math STAAR, May 8th 
  • 6th Grade Reading STAAR, May 9th 
  • 6th and 7th grade Kickball tournament on Thursday, May 11th.
  • Reward Field Trip to the movies on Friday, May 19th!  Students can only attend the movie (choice to be voted on by students) if they do not having any missing work in any class AND have a passing average for all their classes for the ENTIRE 4TH QUARTER.  Students must also maintain good citizenship through out the entire quarter.  More details to come in May.  
Ms. Lovas Homeroom Announcements:
  • We are collecting money for homeroom t-shirts.  Please send in the o $10 (cash or check to NYOS) as soon as possible!  
Social Studies Update:
Monday, 04/24:
Project due!
Bake sale after school for 1st period
Lesson on Developed vs. Developing Economies
Homework: none
 
Tuesday, 04/25:
Bake sale after school for 2nd period
Lesson on Developed vs. Developing Economies
Homework: none
 
Wednesday, 04/26:
Bake sale after school for 3rd period
Lesson on Life Expectancy 
Homework: Worksheet
 
Thursday, 04/27:
Bake sale after school for 4th period
Lesson on Balancing Population and Resources
Homework: Worksheet
 
Friday, 04/28:
Bake sale after school for 6th period
Lesson: Global Interdependence
Homework: none
 

Hula Hoops needed!

If you have a hula hoop 6th grade can borrow on Friday, please bring it to school!  Thanks so much!

Weekly Update 04/17 - 04/21

General Announcements:
  • Classroom pictures on Tuesday, April 18th.  Students must still come to school in their uniform.  
  • Progress Reports on Wednesday, April 19.  
  • STEM Fair and Goat Appreciation on Friday, April 21st!  
  • Bake Sale Competition (Economics unit) April 24 - 28.  Bring your $$$! 
  • Bake Sale Project due by Monday, April 24
  • 6th Grade Math STAAR, May 8th 
  • 6th Grade Reading STAAR, May 9th 
  • 6th and 7th grade Kickball tournament on Thursday, May 11th.
  • Reward Field Trip to the movies on Friday, May 19th!  Students can only attend the movie (choice to be voted on by students) if they do not having any missing work in any class AND have a passing average for all their classes for the ENTIRE 4TH QUARTER.  Students must also maintain good citizenship through out the entire quarter.  More details to come in May.  
Ms. Lovas Homeroom Announcements:
  • We are collecting money for homeroom t-shirts.  Please send in the order form and $10 as soon as possible!  T-shirts are already ordered and will be available for pick up soon from our neighbor, Bridgefarmers! 
Social Studies Update:
Monday, 04/17:
Bake Sale Project - work on math to factor cost of product and set price. Design company logo.
Homework: math/logo
 
Tuesday, 04/18:
Bake Sale Project - work on company slogan, advertisements, and poster 
Homework: slogan
 
Wednesday, 04/19:
Bake Sale Project - work on advertisements and poster 
***Last day to work on project in class***
Homework: poster
 
Thursday, 04/20:
U.S. Trade with other countries (finish with for homework)
Homework: Poster
 
Friday, 04/21:
STEM Fair/Goat Appreciation Day
Lesson: Global Interdependence
Homework: Get ready for bake sale next week!
 

Posterboard needed!

Students will need posterboards for their project.  Donations would be appreciated!!!
Thanks so much! 

4/10-4/14

General Announcements:
  • No School Friday, April 14th!
  • Classroom pictures on Tuesday, April 18th.  Students must still come to school in their uniform.  
  • Reward Field Trip to the movies on Friday, May 19th!  Students can only attend the movie (choice to be voted on by students) if they do not having any missing work in any class AND have a passing average for all their classes for the ENTIRE 4TH QUARTER.  Students must also maintain good citizenship through out the entire quarter.  More details to come in May.  
  • Map of Africa due on Tuesday, 04/11 for B day students
Monday, 04/10
 
Supply and Demand Notes 
Scarcity Game
Homework: None
 
Tuesday, 04/11 - Thursday 04/13
Bake Sale project - become an entrepreneur! 
Progress Reports were sent home on Tuesday, 4/11 with missing work highlighted.  
 
 
Friday 04/14
 
No School  

Weekly Update 04/03 - 04/07

General Announcements:
  • Thank you to all the parents who chaperoned on our field trips last week!  We really couldn't have done it with out you! 
  • NYOS students will be participating in Keep Austin Beautiful again this year!  On Friday, April 7th, sixth graders during PE and 6th period will be cleaning up Walnut Creek Park.  We will be off campus from approximately 9:30 to noon and will return in time for Brain Power and lunch.  Students will be receiving a free t-shirt.  They don't allow us to sign up for sizes so t-shirts will given on a first come/first served basis from Coach Bliss.  We won't need chaperones but if you have the day off and want to do some volunteer work, please contact Amber Lovas at alovas@nyos.org  .  We won't be sending home permission slips for this event so if you do not want your child to participate, please contact your child's homeroom teacher and separate accommodations will be made.
  • Reward Field Trip to the movies on Friday, May 19th!  Students can only attend the movie (choice to be voted on by students) if they do not having any missing work in any class AND have a passing average for all their classes for the ENTIRE 4TH QUARTER.  Students must also maintain good citizenship through out the entire quarter.  More details to come in May.  
  • Map of Africa due on Tuesday, 04/04 for A day and 04/11 for B day students
Monday, 04/03
Update Social Studies Folder 
Economics vocabulary
Homework: vocabulary
 
Tuesday, 04/04:
Map of Africa due for "A" day students
4 Kinds of Industries 
Homework: Foldable
 
Wednesday 04/05:
4 Questions Economies must address
Factors of Production worksheet
Homework: Factors of Production worksheet
 
Thursday 04/06:
Factors of Production Foldable
Homework: Foldable
 
Friday 04/07, "B"
Political Map of Africa for 4th period
Creek Clean up for 6th period
Homework: Map of Africa due 04/11 for "B" day students
 

Weekly Update 03/27 - 03/31

General Announcements:
  • We return to school on Monday, 3/27! 
  • Field trips on 3/28 and 3/29
Monday, 03/27:
Update Social Studies Folder 
Reading assignment on Varanasi and Jerusalem 
Homework: None
 
Tuesday, 03/28:
San Marcos Field Trip
Homework: None
 
Wednesday 03/29:
Religion Field Trip
Homework: Field Trip Reflection
 
Thursday 03/30:
Political Map of Africa
Homework: None
 
Friday 03/31, "A"
Political Map of Africa 
Homework: Map of Africa due 04/04 for "A" day students
 

Weekly Update 03/06- 03/10

General Announcements:
  • Friday, 03/10: Last day of 3rd Quarter.  It will be Mix-It-Up day and attendance will be taken.  Students should not bring their backpack to school.  
  • Field Trips:
    • Wednesday, March 8th: 6th period Field Trip to the Kindergarten (Kramer Campus) to read our World Religions Childrens book to the Kindergarten.
    • Tuesday, March 28th: Field Trip to Aquarena Springs
    • Wednesday, March 29th: Field trip to Religious centers (WE NEED DRIVERS!!!) 
 
World Cultures: 
 
 
Monday, 03/06:
Write about 3rd Religion
Rough Draft due at end of class
Homework: None
 
Tuesday, 03/07:
Create cover and illustrations!
Due at end of class
Homework: None
 
Wednesday, 03/08:
Finishing touches to Children's book project
6th Period field trip to Kindergarten to share our writing! 
Homework: Finishing touches
 
Thursday, 03/09:
Publishing Party!  Students are welcome to bring food and drinks to share with their class.  We will take turns sharing our writing and thoughts!  
Homework: None
 
Friday, 03/10:
Mix-It-Up!  No backpacks!  
Homework: None 

Locker Program Donations requested!

Good morning all,

 

We are gearing up for our LOCKER program at NYOS.   Our hopes are to have it open and running by the time we return from our spring break.  I am resending the requested grade level donation list.  The donations can be placed in the Locker Program bin in the front of building A.  Eventually we will have 6 labeled bins for each grade level. 

 

6th & 7th

8th

9th

10th

11th

12th

Backpacks

Pencil bags/cases

Dividers

Spirals

Bottled Water

Granola Bars

Peanut Butter Crackers

Individual Tissue Packs

Binders

Folders

Paper

Pen/Pencils

 

Toothpaste

Deodorant

Chapstick

Razors/ Shaving Cream

 

 

Shampoo/Conditioner

Hairbrushes

Hair products (Gel,  Hairspray, ETC.)

 

Socks

Undergarments

Feminine Hygiene

(Pads, Tampons, Wipes)

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