South Middle School
Grade 6 Orientation
After the homeroom bell rings you will go to your first and second period classes which could be Math, Science, Social Studies or English.
8:15-9:05, 9:05-9:55 (periods 1 & 2)
11:15-12:05, 12:05-1:00 (periods 4&5)
You will have either your Math, English, Science or Social Studies class for periods 4 and 5.
1:00-1:50 (period 6: Language Arts or Foreign Language)
Depending on your test scores, you will be placed in a Foreign Language or a Language Arts class. If you are placed in a Foreign Language class, you will either have Spanish or Latin for the first half of the year; then for the second half of the year, you will have the opposite language. If you have Language Arts, you will have it all year.
Enrichment (Monday-Thursday) 1:50-2:35
Three out of the four days, you will be required to take part in Sustained Silent Reading (SSR) in your homerooms. One of those days, you will go to an extra enrichment class.
Skills for Life (Fridays) 1:50-2:35
Every Friday during enrichment, you will be assigned to meet with two of your teachers for a lesson that will give you the skills you need for life. You will have this class for most of the year. Sometimes this class might have special presentations in the auditorium.