Mrs. Amy Hughes » Mrs. Amy Hughes

Mrs. Amy Hughes

About Me:
  • I graduated from Appalachian State University with a Bachelor's degree in Elementary Education (K-6) with a concentration in Science.
  • I am also certified in Middle Grades Math.
  • This is my twenty-second year of teaching.
  • I attended Brown Middle School. (It was Brown Junior High back then.) 
 
My contact information:
336-475-8845  Ext. 2447
 
Google Classroom codes:
ELA (Blue)-pdyo7zp
ELA (Yellow)-fvprjaz
ELA (Red)-wud44l2
Science (Blue)-ehr6loa
 
Remind:
Class name-Hughes-ELA/Science
Simply text this code to 81010.
 
My Class schedule:
Homeroom  8:30-8:35
Intervention  8:37-9:07
1st Period  9:09-10:11  Science
2nd Period  10:13-11:46  Language Arts
Lunch  11:15-11:40  (Line A, Row 7)
3rd Period  11:48-12:50  Language Arts
4th Period  12:52-1:54  Language Arts
5th Period  1:57-2:42  Planning
6th Period  2:45-3:30  Planning
 
Remote Learning Daily Schedule:

Office Hours  8:30-9:07  Students eat breakfast, get learning space ready, and communicate with me, if needed.

1st Period  9:09-10:11  Science-Direct instruction/lesson recorded and shared on Google Classroom; assignment/independent work; Teacher on Zoom for support.

2nd Period  10:13-11:46  ELA-Direct instruction/lesson recorded and shared on Google Classroom; assignment/independent work; Teacher on Zoom for support.

Lunch  11:10-11:46  Take a Brain Break!

3rd Period  11:48-12:50  ELA-Direct instruction/lesson recorded and shared on Google Classroom; assignment/independent work; Teacher on Zoom for support.

4th Period  12:52-1:54  ELA-Direct instruction/lesson recorded and shared on Google Classroom; assignment/independent work; Teacher on Zoom for support.

5th Period  1:57-2:42  Planning-Teacher available for student support, communication (via e-mail, phone call, gmail, or Remind), and Zoom conferencing, as requested. 

6th Period  2:45-3:30  Planning-Teacher available for student support, communication (via e-mail, phone call, gmail, or Remind), and Zoom conferencing, as requested.

*I will be available on Thursday evenings from 5-6 p.m. for student support and communication.

 

Classroom Expectations:

Brown Bear team students will be...
prompt, prepared, productive, polite, and positive!
 
Weighted Grading Scale:

60%-Major Works (Tests, Projects, Presentations, Papers, etc.)

40%-Minor Works (Quizzes, Notebooks, Classwork, Group Work, etc.)


Numeric Grading Scale:

A: 90-100

B: 80-89

C: 70-79

D: 60-69

F: 0-59

 

Brown Bear team Supply list:
  • 2 or 3 inch three ring binder - please, no Trapper Keepers (All subjects will be stored in this binder.)
  • Dividers with pockets for each subject
  • Loose-leaf notebook paper 
  • Plenty of pencils - mechanical or wooden
  • Pencil pouch
  • Colored pencils
  • Glue sticks - a couple to keep in pencil pouch
  • Pencil sharpener with shavings catch - should fit in pencil pouch
  • Highlighters - any color 
  • Student scissors - should fit in pencil pouch
  • Earbuds to keep in pencil pouch - please, no large or expensive headphones
*Students will not receive agendas this year.  Students are welcome to use a calendar/planner, if desired.*

 

Classroom Donations:

*Due to the current pandemic, we understand that some of these items may be difficult to find, but we greatly appreciate any donation.  Thank you in advance!*

  • Tissues
  • Paper towels
  • Disinfecting wipes
  • Extra pencils
  • Extra glue sticks