6th grade students at Louisville Middle School will treat everyone with RESPECT and be ACCOUNTABLE for their behavior. LMS students are here to learn and all students are expected to be self-MOTIVATED with a POSITIVE attitude!!!
“Treat people as if they are what they ought to be and you help them become capable of what they are capable of becoming."-Goet
“Education is not the filling of a pail but the lighting of a fire."
-William Butler Yeats
"Tell me and I forget. Teach me and I remember. Involve me and I learn."-Benjamin Franklin
Home-School PartnershipDear Parent(s) or Guardian(s):
A. Here is great thought to ponder. EDUCATION IS THE FOUNDATION OF SUCCESS. Educators need to provide opportunities for children to grow academically and individually. However, it is not the sole responsibility of teachers to “take care of business”. Parents need to understand the importance of their role in this process. In order, to achieve our goals parents must be willing to help provide support, encouragement and motivation for your child. The following is a list of a few things we will to do to provide opportunities for growth this academic year:
B. Provide planners Write daily assignments in same locationCheck homework consistentlyEncourage students to do their bestConference with parents as needed
Suggestions of what parents need to do to serve their children best.
A. Be involvedHelp them become organizedTeach them to study effectivelyKnow when quizzes, tests and projects are dueProvide motivation, consequence and reward when needed
B. We are very dedicated to helping your child make progress this year. Feel free to contact us by email or a phone call if you have concerns. Please be precise and reasonable in all requests.
Louisville School’s Mission Statement
We, the Louisville City Schools, believe that all students can learn. We believe that our purpose is to discover and develop to the fullest the potential of every child. The emphasis of this purpose is for the student to become a lifelong learner and a positive contributing member of society.
The achievement of this philosophy is dependent upon the student with the collaboration of the family, church, business, community, and school.
Positive attitude- be a great teammate
Motivated- do your best consistently
Accountable- do what you say you will do
Respect- show consideration for others
Leopard Paw Program for 6th Grade
A student can earn a Leopard Paw by following the 6th grade mission statement. In addition to following RAMP, a student can earn a paw any of the following ways:
· Exceptional conduct throughout school
· Being honest/trustworthy
· “Extraordinary” effort
· Academic Achievement in a class. Determined by teacher but could be A or B on test/quiz/project.
· AR points – if students meet their 9-week goal they will earn 5 Leopard Paws. Students can earn maximum of 5 additional Paws by going beyond goal.
· Perfect Weekly Attendance – Students can earn additional Paws just by being in school every day of week.
Students can earn paws in any class. Students are encouraged to earn 50 Paws for each 9 weeks and students will earn a reward at 25 Paws.
a. Nine week rewards for top boys and girls in each community.
b. Leopard Pride Breakfast once a 9-week period for students achieving Leopard Paw goal
c. Honor’s Assembly Recognition
Parents, please feel free to email or call your teacher if you have specific questions or concerns. We will get back to you as promptly as we can.