Mrs. Helwig's Class

Some recent photos…

Here are a few pictures and a video from 6th Grade Projects. We’ve been studying American Colonization, and the class performed a Reader’s Theater and participated in a Fur Trading Simulation. We even got to check out a real beaver fur from Mrs....

February 13, 2019 Read more

Feb. 11-14

We will set aside some time on Thursday afternoon to exchange Valentines! If your student is bringing Valentines, please make sure he/she brings enough for the entire class. There are 24 students in the class; here are the names: Waldo, Tutie, Hailey, Leah, Cayden, Kendra, Adam, Kaitlin, Marc, Kaylin, Miles, Saray, Shane, Trevor, Anthony, Ally, James, Yasmien, Landon, Fenn, Ambreea, Adyson, Clint, Keira. 6th Grade Math – We have been studying ratios, rates, proportion, and percents...

February 10, 2019 Read more

Feb. 4-7

Please remember that the new homework policy has started! Students should be completing their math worksheet each night and reading 20 minutes and writing a summary. 6th grade students will be allowed to exchange valentines on February 14th. This is optional! But if your child is bringing valentines, please make sure he/she brings enough for the whole class. We have 24 students. Here are the names: Waldo, Tutie, Hailey, Leah, Cayden, Kendra, Adam, Kaitlin, Marc, Kaylin, Miles, Saray,...

February 4, 2019 Read more

Jan. 28-31

*New Homework Policy – The school has decided on a new policy for homework. Instead of practicing math facts every night, students will be sent home with a homework paper, with 3 problems relating to the day’s lesson and 2 review problems. It will be checked at the beginning of each day for completion, and students will go to study hall if it’s incomplete. Do not spend more than 20 minutes on homework. If you are struggling on a problem for 20 minutes, stop and email...

January 30, 2019 Read more

Some recent photos…

Tuning forks, string phones, and experimenting with energy’s affect on a wave’s...

January 18, 2019 Read more

January 22-24

This is the last week of the second quarter! I can’t believe how quickly the year is flying by! Here’s what we’re up to this week: 6th Grade Math – We’ll be continuing our study of Ratios with unit rate. We’ll be finding the unit rate in grocery store flyers, and deciding which is the best deal between two items. Here is the standard: CCSS.MATH.CONTENT.6.RP.A.2Understand the concept of a unit rate a/b associated with a ratio a:b with b ≠ 0, and...

January 17, 2019 Read more

January 14-17

6th Grade Math – On Thursday, we assessed our knowledge of Standards 6NS5-8. They did an awesome job! We are ready to move on to Ratios. We will be studying Ratio and Proportion through the first week in February. 5th Grade Math – Last week, we studied dividing a whole number by a fraction; this week we are dividing a fraction by a whole number. Here is a link to a video on this skill: ...

January 14, 2019 Read more

Jan. 7-10

Welcome back! I hope everyone is well rested and ready to return! 6th Grade Math – We will continue to work with coordinate planes this week. We’re working on Standard 6NS8, and will be finding the distance between two points on a plane. 5th Grade Math – We will begin covering Standard 5NF7b, and will be dividing a whole number by a fraction this week. 6th Grade Projects – This week, we’ll begin our unit on sound and light...

January 6, 2019 Read more

Today’s Festivities

We had a great time at our party today! Thank you all for supplying food and party supplies! Here are some pictures of our...

December 20, 2018 Read more

Week 15

Happening this Week – On Tuesday, we are walking to the Fallon Theater to watch the Grinch. Students will not be able to attend without a permission slip. Each student will need to bring $5, which gets them the movie, popcorn, and a drink.  Our class party is on Thursday at 2:00!  A sign up list went out through email. Thank you to everyone who signed up! 6th Grade Math – We will continue our study of positive and negative numbers.  We’re learni about how they’re...

December 14, 2018 Read more