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Hello Parents, Good morning everyone! I hope you enjoyed your weekend and wished your mom a Happy Mother's Day. I'm sure you all were able to spend some quality time together and do something nice to honor your mom. With this being our last full week of school, I had... Continue reading
Posted May 10, 2020 at Mrs. Horton's Happenings
Hello everyone, I hope you all had a fabulous weekend. The weather was super nice so it was a great time to get outside. Did any of you see the Blue Angels and Thunderbirds flyover? That was pretty cool! I've sent an email with extra work and a Civil Rights... Continue reading
Posted May 3, 2020 at Mrs. Horton's Happenings
What a wonderful Wedndesday! I hope everyone is doing well. I emailed some extra social studies items so please check that. Also, I've listed an art idea for this week. If you have any questions or concerns, please email, text or call. Video Message from Barber: Click on link https://youtu.be/pzkAycWs-aM... Continue reading
Posted Apr 29, 2020 at Mrs. Horton's Happenings
Hello everyone and Good Monday Morning, I hope you had a fantastic weekend. I forgot to give you a website for good educational games. It's http://www.sheppardsoftware.com/ The students have used it in class before. Here are Monday and Tuesday's work. Social Studies Watch the following video about peaceful, non-violent protests.... Continue reading
Posted Apr 21, 2020 at Mrs. Horton's Happenings
Good morning everyone. I hope each of you had a wonderful weekend. I was able to get out and go fishing, buy groceries and make funnel cakes. During Zoom, be ready to tell me something you did that was fun this weekend. See you at 11 or 12:30 depending on... Continue reading
Posted Apr 19, 2020 at Mrs. Horton's Happenings
Social Studies: Go to the below website. Scroll to the bottom and click on “Listen to a recorded reading of this passage”. After listening to the passage, take the 10 question quiz. https://www.ducksters.com/history/civil_rights/montgomery_bus_boycott.php Here is a short video with live footage during The Montgomery Bus Boycott https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lHFPH79Iaoo Complete the worksheet... Continue reading
Posted Apr 14, 2020 at Mrs. Horton's Happenings
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Hello and welcome back from Spring Break. I'm sure break looked a little different this year. I know it did for my family. I do hope you were able to enjoy time with your family and have some. My family created chalk art, planted flowers, washed cars and went fishing.... Continue reading
Posted Apr 11, 2020 at Mrs. Horton's Happenings
I was hoping school closing for the year was an April Fool's Day joke, but it was not. We will continue to have lessons and work from a distance. Math--individual math computation review Social Studies--Time line and Segregation. Kahoot available Friday through Spring Break! *See below for movies you can... Continue reading
Posted Apr 2, 2020 at Mrs. Horton's Happenings
WOW! What a fantastic Zoom session. You guys were respectful and waited your turn. I'm so proud of you. Packets will be distributed this afternoon. You will get a text to confirm a timeline. Math: Computation Review Social Studies: Civil Rights--Timeline Activity and Segretaion Language Arts: (my class) Personal narrative... Continue reading
Posted Apr 1, 2020 at Mrs. Horton's Happenings
Good morning, Rain is in the forecast for today. It may be a good day to catch up on some work, a puzzle, reading, cleaning or just helping out in the house. Please check your emails today. I sent some things late last night. I emailed you math sheets. They... Continue reading
Posted Mar 31, 2020 at Mrs. Horton's Happenings
Hello parents and good Monday morning, 1. A reminder that we will have Zoom classroom at 11:00 tomorrow. Zoom.com or download app. Code is 363-534-0316. I'm going to try to introduce the Civil Rights movement via shared screen. We will watch a Brainpop video together. I'm attaching two worksheets that... Continue reading
Posted Mar 29, 2020 at Mrs. Horton's Happenings
Today we will have our first live meeting (info below). It's a super easy platform. Follow the link in the email or download the Zoom App. I've done a trial meeting on the app and computer. Both work great. Be patient with me when we start. If this works, I... Continue reading
Posted Mar 27, 2020 at Mrs. Horton's Happenings
Good morning, Almost to the weekend! It's a beautiful day out. Try to get outside unless you have allergies. Pollen count is 3697 today. Students, thank you for working so hard and being good for your parents. This new normal is a little difficult for us all. We are missing... Continue reading
Posted Mar 26, 2020 at Mrs. Horton's Happenings
Good morning everyone! The sun is out, well kind of. Get outside today and do something active. Please continue to work on your assignments and Moby Max. I've created 3 Kahoots for you. One is for fun called All About Me--My favorites (no wrong answers cause it's all about you).... Continue reading
Posted Mar 25, 2020 at Mrs. Horton's Happenings
Good morning everyone, Another rainy day, but let's make the most of it. Parents, I've added all of grade 1 of social studies to Moby Max. All your child has to do is click on Social Studies and it will automatically guide him/her through the curriculum. I've gone through it... Continue reading
Posted Mar 24, 2020 at Mrs. Horton's Happenings
Good morning everyone, You have a fresh set of work for this week in your packet. If you didn't finish last weeks yet, then continue working at your own pace. We do not want to stress anyone. Everyone works at different speeds. Plus, please take this time to let your... Continue reading
Posted Mar 23, 2020 at Mrs. Horton's Happenings
So you guys have been rock stars doing fantastic work and being good for your parents, grandparents or siblings who are helping you. I am so proud of you! Challenge: Since we can't have fun Friday, I'm asking you to do a Future Friday. Text the group with something you... Continue reading
Posted Mar 20, 2020 at Mrs. Horton's Happenings
Hello Parents and Students, I want to take a moment to thank each parent and student for adapting to this new learning format. It was thrown onto us very quickly and each of you have done a fantastic job rising to the challenge. I have enjoyed receiving pictures and videos... Continue reading
Posted Mar 19, 2020 at Mrs. Horton's Happenings
Hello everyone, We are in day 2 of our distance learning. Everyone has been given a packet of work for two weeks. I will begin utilizing this blog to communicate with students/parents, share videos and give announcements. I'll also have listed website that offer free services, such as internet and... Continue reading
Posted Mar 17, 2020 at Mrs. Horton's Happenings
Hello, As we finish up the school year, we will continue working on a Chemistry Unit in Science. We are exploring matter, states or matter, the periodic tables, elements, compounds, atoms, etc. In Math, we are continuing to use money in real world situations such as purchases and making change.... Continue reading
Posted May 3, 2017 at Mrs. Horton's Happenings
January 19, 2017 Important Dates: 1. Awards is January 24th. Students receiving an award brought home an invitation. If you have any questions, please let me know. 2. We have a Dance on February 13th at Kennesaw Mountain High School. Permission slips went home. If you didn't receive one, please... Continue reading
Posted Jan 19, 2017 at Mrs. Horton's Happenings
Hello Parents, Just a few updates for the new semester. In Science, we will be working on the Desert Biome for the next couple of weeks. After studying the ten largest deserts in the world, each student will create a power point presentation of a desert of his/her choosing. Then... Continue reading
Posted Jan 19, 2017 at Mrs. Horton's Happenings
November 28, 2016 In math, we are finishing up dot plots tomorrow and will begin a short unit on expressions. After the break, we will begin a long unit on money. In science, we are beginning simple machines and it will last up to the break. Continue reading
Posted Nov 28, 2016 at Mrs. Horton's Happenings
Friendly reminder that conference week is next week. Students will be dismissed at 2:15 each day. I'm sending conference forms home today. I sent an email with additional information. We are now in the beginning stages of the Georgia Alternative Assessment. In Science, we are studying potential and kinetic energy.... Continue reading
Posted Oct 11, 2016 at Mrs. Horton's Happenings
SCIENCE---As we end our oceans unit, I want to brag on how well the students performed!! As a reward, Friday during Science class, we will have a Beach Themed Movie. Please send in a beach towel with your child. We are making an ocean fun food on Wednesday that we... Continue reading
Posted Sep 20, 2016 at Mrs. Horton's Happenings