Important Dates At-A-Glance


Check this list often for changes throughout the year! 

February 20th- Classroom pictures
Mid-Unit Assessment on World Without Fish
Koontz Spirit Night @ Marco's Pizza

February 21st- Box Projects due
1/2 day sub- Mrs. Oliver (data meeting)

February 22nd-
Coffee with the Principal 8:00-9:00 in the Media Center
Box Project arcade play time 9:30-10:30
Mid terms go home
Fun Friday @ 2:00

February 24th- Demarrion's birthday!

February 25th- Early release day/Club Day
Writing celebration (student writing share time) Parker homeroom begins @ 9:00, Grooms homeroom begins @ 10:45

February 27th- Afternoon work session 2:45-4:00

February 28th- Essay contest deadline
Class Media Center time (book check out) 9:45-10:15

March 1st-30th- MANNA Student Food Drive

March 1st- Social Studies quiz
Final day for blanket collection

March 4th-8th- Growth and Development class (more info and our date coming soon)

March 4th- Book test on chapter 1-5 in World Without Fish

March 5th- Afternoon work session 2:45-4:00

 March 7th- Staff/Student basketball game 6:00-9:00 PM Valley Springs Middle School

 March 8th- Early release day/Club Day
Reading Response notebooks due

March 11th- Teacher work day/No school

March 13th-
Substitute 7:30-11:30 (Mrs. Parker at Social Studies Leadership Team meeting)

March 14th-
MANNA Food Bank Hunger Presentation 9:30
Middle schools visit Koontz
Afternoon work session 2:45-4:00
Braden's birthday!

March 15th- PROBE presentations
Social Studies quiz

March 19th- Afternoon work session 2:45-4:00
Middle school parent night 5:30-7:00 (both Valley and Cane Creek)

March 22nd- Show and Tell
Social Studies quiz

March 24th- Riley's birthday!

March 25th-April 5th- 2nd Student Led Conferences

March 26th- Middle school tour day

March 27th- Early release day/Club Day

March 28th- End of 3rd grading period

March 29th- 
Reading Response notebooks due
Fun Friday @ 2:00
Kickball Tournament (after school- more info to come)

April 2nd- Autism Awareness Day (wear your Autism Awareness T-shirt!)  Click here to order your shirt!

April 5th- Report cards go home
Social Studies quiz

April 8th- Sherard's birthday!

April 10th- Erik's birthday!
Tennessee field trip 

April 12th- Reading Response notebooks due
Social Studies quiz

April 13th- Alex B.'s birthday!

April 15-19 Spring Break/No school

April 21st- Darius' birthday!

April 22nd- Start final class novel Frightful's Mountain
Activist Project Presentation
6:00 PM
Mrs. Parker's Classroom

April 26th- 
Activist Projects Displayed
10:00 AM- 12:00 PM
Fun Friday @ 2:00

April 30th- Early release day/Club Day
Writing celebration (student writing share time) Parker homeroom begins @ 9:00, Grooms homeroom begins @ 10:45

May 2nd-4th- Spring musical

May 3rd- Social Studies quiz

May 7th- Mid terms go home

May 10th- 
Falconer guest speaker (time to be announced)
Reading Response notebooks due
Social Studies quiz

May 16th- Spring Band and Strings Concert 7:00-8:00 PM
Mickalya's birthday!

May 17th- Social Studies quiz

 May 18th- Thomas' birthday!

May 22nd- Laney's birthday!

May 23rd- NJHS Induction Ceremony 7:00 PM

May 24th- 
Show and Tell
Final Social Studies quiz

May 27th- Memorial Day/No school

May 30th- Alexandria's birthday!
Philip's birthday!

May 31st- Final PROBE presentation
Reading Response notebooks due
Fun Friday @ 2:00 (for digital portfolio reward only)
6th grade dance 3:30-5:00

June 3rd- Agendas due

June 5th- Caleb's birthday!

June 6th- Agenda reward

June 7th- Early release day
Writing celebration (student writing share time) Parker homeroom begins @ 9:00, Grooms homeroom begins @ 10:45

Last day of school TBA

Summer birthdays:
JUNE
13th- Ian P.
15th- Jorden
24th- Leland

JULY
2nd- Emma
10th- Ayden
11th- Haley
14th- Anne
20th- Salvador

AUGUST
8th- Tra
9th- Kamari
12th- Kyndal
18th- Diego
20th- Michelle



PROBEs (16 due May 1st)
- Finish Frightful's Mountain novel
Vocabulary Booster notebook (110 words due May 8th)
- 4 pieces of writing on digital portfolio (memoir, informational essay, argument essay, imaginative narrative- they will get a final grade for these as one combined grade)
- poem created from argument essay topic
- weekly EOG vocabulary quizzes (about 3 more)
- falcon fact poster (started in class, most are finished)
- bird display (Ameigh homeroom only)
- Frightful's Mountain quizzes
- Frightful's Mountain end-of-book test
- Peer editing (in class)
- Summit Time online reading responses
- 2 agenda checks
PROBEs (16 due May 1st)
- Finish Frightful's Mountain novel
Vocabulary Booster notebook (110 words due May 8th)
- 4 pieces of writing on digital portfolio (memoir, informational essay, argument essay, imaginative narrative- they will get a final grade for these as one combined grade)
- poem created from argument essay topic
- weekly EOG vocabulary quizzes (about 3 more)
- falcon fact poster (started in class, most are finished)
- bird display (Ameigh homeroom only)
- Frightful's Mountain quizzes
- Frightful's Mountain end-of-book test
- Peer editing (in class)
- Summit Time online reading responses
- 2 agenda checks