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Category Archives: 6th Grade
Dear BTU School Community, In conjunction with Sanaa and Friends, P.O.W.E.R. (Poets Openly Writing and Expressing Reality) will hold a multi-cultural paint nite fundraiser here at the school on Friday, March 31st from 6:30-8:30 pm. The funds raised will help to support the students as they prepare for this year’s Louder Than A Bomb Spoken Word … Continue reading
Spoken Word Showcase BTU Pilot Auditorium The Chap Book, Word Play: The Anthology of Swag over 50 poems and illustrations for $10. Matinee Performance 10:30 a.m. *Light Refreshments Evening Performance 5:30 p.m. *Potluck Dinner served. Mrs. DePalm Grade 6 ELA
Friday, April 17th – You Matter Concert: Anti-Bullying School Assembly: 1st Assembly: 4th-6th 12:50-1:35 (45 mins) 100 students 2nd Assembly: 7th-8th 1:45-2:40 (55 mins) 100 students My name is Casey McQuillen and over the past 3 years, I have developed an interactive concert called “You Matter” that uses my music to engage students in a conversation about bullying & … Continue reading
Hello BTU Scholars! We hope you have wonderful plans for this summer! Since we are all scholars, reading should also be a part of that plan. In preparation for the fall we are asking you to read two books, one required and one of your own choosing. You may be wondering why is this required. … Continue reading
Mrs. DePalm Speaking at the National Radio Show The Take Away. Follow the link to listen to the show. https://www.wnyc.org/radio/#/ondemand/371243 GO Mrs. DePalm! What an amazing interview about real issues in our schools!
On Friday, February 28th upper school scholars enjoyed their February dance. It went off beautifully! Our scholars had a great time. Thanks to Deborah for all her work to make this possible. Her work was key to the whole event. The candy buffet was a real nice touch too with the nice bags with our … Continue reading
Congratulations to Mrs. DePalm and our 6th grade scholars for their publishing party. On March 7th, 6th grade scholars celebrated their research publications with many from our school community. Congratulations!
This month concludes the academic portion of our study of Haiti. Grade 6 students are publishing their position papers about Haiti. Their topics ranged from the relevance of Konbit in American communities to the factors leading to Haitian Independence. It is that time of year again, English Language Arts MCAS prep time. This is the part … Continue reading
What’s Happening in Room 13? (Grade 6 English/Language Arts & Social Studies w/ Mrs. De Palm) Grade Six has just completed part 1 of their English/Language Arts portfolio. The newest members of the BTU Pilot Upper School compiled journal responses, essays and poetry and presented this work during Parent/Teacher Conference. Currently, Grade Six is learning … Continue reading
Sixth grade science is having a good time studying weather with all the recent snowstorms. Topics of water vapor and dew point have been tackled of late as we try to understand condensation, evaporation and the ever-present precipitation that has been occurring on a weekly basis in the form of . . ., well let’s not … Continue reading