Posts Categorized: Welcome to 6th Grade

Time to Choose an Elective!

Dear Parents of Stella Maris Academy: On behalf of our school staff, I hope this note finds you well and that you and your children are enjoying your summer. Here at SMA, we are in the midst of trying to place our students into electives of their choice for Trimester One. Last year we started… Read more »

Summer Work

Want to come back to school in the fall and attend our ice cream social? What about having the math department serve you pancakes? If either of these options interest you, please take a moment and check out the information below. Every summer our students are asked to read and complete math assignments (grades 4-8) to… Read more »

Sixth grade camp is coming!

Dear 6th Grade Parents, With the start of 2017 it is time to start thinking about 6th Grade Camp!! The students will be going to Camp Stevens in Julian (www.campstevens.org) from 3/20-3/24. Here are some important upcoming dates to keep in mind: TBA (Sometime in February) – Informational Meeting with a representative from Camp Stevens…. Read more »

Middle School Mandatory Summer Reading and Math Assignments

Dear Rising 6th-8th Grade Families, Did You Know? All young people experience learning losses when they do not engage in educational activities during the summer. Research spanning 100 years shows that students typically score lower on standardized tests at the end of summer vacation than they do on the same tests at the beginning of… Read more »