6th Grade Physical Education

February 5, 2018

The 6th grade has been a fabulous class all year long. We started second semester with our volleyball unit and have transferred to a unique sport called “eclipse ball.” Eclipse ball uses a standard volleyball court and net. […]

Hour of Code

December 11, 2017

Hour of Code was designed to teach people to code in 60 minutes in a fun and non threatening environment. Started in 2013 Hour of Code has introduced coding to countless children and adults. This year […]

What’s Happening in Science?

November 17, 2017

Sixth Grade The sixth graders are continuing their quest of understanding the Earth’s Surface and how it evolved from the Geologic Time Scale, to the causes of Mass Erosion seen today.   Seventh Grade Our […]

Manipulatives with Fractions

November 15, 2017

When learning about regrouping fractions the sixth graders used pattern blocks to have a physical representation of how regrouping with fractions is different that regrouping within base 10.

Parent – Teacher Conferences

November 6, 2017

Parent teacher conferences are Tuesday, November 21st.  Please click on the link to make your appointment.   https://www.ptcfast.com/schools/St_Linus  

Taxonomy Review for Short Story Test

October 27, 2017

Middle school Literature students created alphabetical taxonomies to review for their test on short stories, which happened on Thursday.  These are eighth graders in Mr. P’s homeroom completing the group assignment.

6th Graders Explore LCM and GCF

October 23, 2017

Two of the key concepts moving into more advanced mathematics are the least common multiple and the greatest common factor. The 6th graders spent a week exploring the concepts as word problems, relationships, and reasoning […]

6th Grade Reviews with Kahoot!

September 20, 2017

During Spirit Week, 6th grade is having fun reviewing their grammar skills with the game, Kahoot! Students get comfortable, so they can get competitive!

Where is the answer?

September 7, 2017

Many remember math classes as sitting in rows, taking notes and doing problem after problem. Today research shows that the best learning happens when working together and moving around. One way we do this in […]

Introduction to Greek Myths

September 1, 2017

  Sixth graders spent some time this week meeting the main characters of Greek mythology and analyzing Pandora’s Box.

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