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Updated Sunday, 7:27 am, January 10, 2021

Hello Bulldog Nation! Just a quick recap of last week. We were able to get through all of the “Back to School” information and have begun actually working in English! Yay!

Both the English I and English III classes received their quarterly book report requirements. They will be using the same organizer but have different book-length requirements. You can find them here: 

English I: 3rd quarter Book Report Requirements:

English III: 3rd quarter Book Report Requirements:

Organizer for both English I and English III quarterly book report:

Book reports are to be done independently, are worth 75 points, and are due on  

Updated 12-31-2020 (Copy of introductory letter sent home to SHS students) 

Hello, hi team

My name is Mrs. Ware and I am the “new” English I and English III teacher. I have been a teacher for 13 years at Sikeston Junior High. I taught English/Literature for most of my career. For the past two years, I taught a project-based learning class called Innovator’s Learning Lab. Prior to Sikeston, I worked at Senath-Hornersville middle school for two years, teaching Title I Reading. I am very excited to be returning to the English field and beginning a new chapter in my teaching career. 

I am a 1989 Sikeston Senior high graduate and 2006 SEMO graduate. My areas of concentration are elementary education and English.

I encourage partnerships between adults and teachers. Please don’t hesitate to contact me at any time you have questions or concerns. I can be reached at This is the best way to contact me. If you would prefer to have a face-to-face meeting, my plan period on Mon/Tues/Thurs/Fri is from 9:36-10:25. On Wednesday, my prep period is from 9:09-9:47. You can call the school to arrange a time beneficial to you at 573-472-8850. I also am available before or after school. My hours are from 7:15-3:15 but can make allowances for assistance to students/adults. 

I will be using Google Classroom to push out most work. If your student is absent/sick he/she can check Google Classroom to see the agenda for the day and any work that might have been assigned. If you would like to sign up for Google Classroom email summaries for guardians, please just let me know and I will get that information to you. You can choose how often you would like the email summaries. It will allow you to: 

  • Review missing work

  • Upcoming work (work that is due soon)

  • Class activities such as announcements, assignments, and questions posted by teachers

I also will have lesson plans posted on my teacher’s website by 7:50 a.m. on Mondays. You can find my teacher’s website by Googling “SikestonR6” and clicking on the “Sikeston R6 Schools-Homepage. At the top, click “Campus” and select “Sikeston Senior High”. Next,  click on, “Faculty and Staff” and then, “Teachers.” Looking through the drop-down list, you can find my name, Carissa Ware. This will take you directly to my website. 

Thank you for the opportunity to teach your student. I will do my very best for them. 


Mrs. Ware

Hand out for Jan 5: Mrs. Ware’s Norms and Consequences sheet, to be signed and returned by

Introductory Slideshow for English I and III:

Google Classroom Form: How I learn... (Due by




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