Mrs. Nowery

    6th Grade Math Instructor

    Osceola Middle School

    2020-21 Syllabus                                                                                 


    Dear Parents & Guardians,


    Welcome to a new school year!  I am looking forward to working with your child. As their math teacher, I am excited to start a fresh new year where they will experience hands-on learning with higher order application. Your role in their learning experience is crucial.  I will count on your support in order to help your child blossom. This letter is to inform you of what your child needs for their math class along with my expectations for a successful year.  If there is a hardship please do not hesitate to let me know and we will discretely make provision for your child.


    Class Supplies:  Each student in my class this year will need (1) Spiral Notebook (2) SUPPLY of loose-leaf paper (wide ruled) (3) SUPPLY of pencils (4) SUPPLY of BLUE pens

    Online Students:  You will need the above mentioned supplies along with Scissors, Glue, Graph paper, pencil box, and 1 ream of copy paper.


    Grades:   Student grades will be determined by the following three categories and percentage weights:

    Tests/Learning Checks…………………...50%

    Class Work/Quizzes…………………........40%



    Grading Scale:           A= 100-90       B=89-80          C=79-70          D=69-60          F=59-0


    Planners:  Students must have their planners with them everyday.  Students are expected to record homework, test, and quiz dates along with any other important information in their planner at the beginning of each class period.  Assignment dates and deadlines will be posted in Microsoft Teams and on my Whiteboard in class.


    Class Rules: 

    The following rules must be adhered to at all times:   Students must be kind and respectful to the teacher and to their classmates.  Students need to comply with the first request given.  Students must be on time, prepared, and ready for class to start as soon as the bell rings. Students will be expected to raise their hands when they want to speak or get up out of their seats. Students will be expected to keep their hands and feet to themselves. Students must comply with the Marion County Code of Conduct.  The Code of Student Conduct booklet is being sent home on the first day of school with each student.


    Consequences to Behavioral Infractions:

    1st:  A Verbal Warning 

    2nd: Classroom Intervention 

    3rd:  Removal from Class/ Parent Contact 

    4th: A Formal Discipline Referral will be submitted to the Student Management Office.

                                                           OR -

    Gross insubordination or major incident will result in a referral to the Student Management Office.


    Absences:  Students will be given an opportunity to turn in all work missed resulting from an absence. They are given as many days to make it up as they were absent.  It is the student’s responsibility to record and to complete the missing work assignments.  The wall calendar has all assignments posted as well as my website.

    Workbook Access Online:  

    • Student Desktop
    • E-Textbook (bottom of page)
    • Course Schedule
    • Mathematics-E-Textbook
    • enVision 6th Grade Book
    • "BROWSE" for workbook pages- OR- "CLASSES" for online assignments
    • Topic
    • Lesson
    • Interactive Student Edition 
    • Lesson Overview
    • Practice & Problem Solving
    • Find the correlating Workbook page




    Contact Information:  Please do not hesitate to contact me if you have any questions or concerns regarding your child. The phone number at the Front Office is (352)671-7101.  They will email me the message. My e-mail address is darlene.nowery@marion.k12.fl.us.  I check my email daily and will get back to you at my earliest availability.  I look forward to a rewarding year investing into your child’s life and their educational journey!

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