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Welcome to Sixth Grade!. Mr. Ohlson Room 209. Dear Grown-ups,. If you need to reach me niohlson@smsd.org 993-4059 Visit web backpack at www.smsd.org. Communication. Planners are filled out and signed daily. Monday folders are sent home weekly.

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Welcome to sixth grade

Welcome to Sixth Grade!

Mr. Ohlson Room 209

Dear grown ups

Dear Grown-ups,

  • If you need to reach me

    niohlson@smsd.org 993-4059

    Visit web backpack at www.smsd.org



  • Planners are filled out and signed daily.

  • Monday folders are sent home weekly.

  • Newsletters will be sent home by paper for now, eventually by email or newsletters are always on web backpack.

  • Mid terms are sent home for all students mid quarter



Classroom Management

Positive Behavior Support

C. A. R. E.

Cooperate with others

Act Safely

Respect ourselves and others

Encourage success for all!

  • Classroom Rule-It’s never okay to be disruptive

  • Rethink, safe seat, buddy room

Classroom policy procedures

Classroom Policy/Procedures

Snacks/Water Bottles


Cell phones should be turned off during the school day.

Dress code—

Dress for recess!

  • Growing sixth graders get hungry! (Lunch time is 12:00)

  • Please send healthy snacks for your child.

  • Water bottles are allowed, but must have pull tops and contain only water!



  • Reading: Wonders Reading series, novels, self-selected reading

  • Language: Basic grammar skills, intense focus on writing skills

  • Spelling: Sixth grade curriculum for the first quarter—new from the reading series.

  • Math: Exciting new textbook and technology from Holt McDougal

  • Social Studies: Focus is ancient civilizations, research, and themes of geography

  • Science: Experiments, inquiry method, nutrition, growth and development and HIV and new Second Steps curriculum



  • Quarterly book projects-quarter 1—Reading Challenge!! Mini projects once completion of each book along with Book in a Bag Project due at end of quarter

  • All students must read a minimum of 800 pages. Please see weekly reading log.



District Guidelines

Nieman Policy

Late work is taken for the first quarter. It is lowered 10% each day it is late.

No late work after first quarter

Corrections may be made on non test assignments that are less than 70%.

  • Approximately 60 minutes daily

  • Includes silent reading, and daily spelling practice

Absences messages


  • Please call the office or nurse when absent

  • If you need a message to reach your child’s teacher-please ask the office to give it to us directly.

  • Students are given two days for every one day to complete make up work

  • The student is responsible for the make up work.

Field trips

Field Trips

Wildwood Outdoor Education Center

Adventure Challenge Course Cost $12.00

Fall trip will be October 1st

College basketball experience december date tba

College Basketball Experience December- date TBA

Nelson atkins museum

Nelson Atkins Museum

After winter break

Parent help is needed

Olympic festival

Olympic Festival


Parents welcome!

To do list

To Do List

  • Please join PTA

  • Can you be a room parent? Help with parties?

  • Thanks for coming!

  • Please sign up for conferences!

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