exists to instill a passion, as exemplified by Christ, for faith, knowledge and service

Fifth / Sixth Grade

Archbishop Bergan Catholic School Follows a Departmentalized Model for Fifth & Sixth Grades.

Staff:
-Three Teachers
-One Para Educator

Ms. Jennifer Urbanski Mrs. Mary Porter Mrs. Angies Kempf
Writing/Grammar 5 Math 5 Reading 5
Writing/Grammar 6 Math 6 Reading 6
Science 5 Social Studies 5 Religion 5
Science 6 Social Studies 6 Religion 6
HOMEROOM 1: 5th Graders & 6th Graders - 20 students HOMEROOM 2: 5th Graders & 6th Graders - 20 students HOMEROOM 3: 5th Graders & 6th Graders - 20 students

SPECIAL Curriculum:

  • Computers- 1 semester with 45 minute periods 3 times a week
  • Art- 1 semester with 45 minute periods 3 times a week
  • Physical Education- 45 minute periods 2 times a week
  • Instrumental/ Vocal Music- 45 minute periods 3 times a week
  • Library skills/checkout during the students assigned Writing Period

Additional 5th & 6th Grade Curricular Opportunities:

  • Reading, Writing & Math each divided into smaller groups for instruction.
  • Social Studies, Science & Religion instruction by a certified teacher using a whole class setting with a para educator assisting   
  • New Sadlier Math Curriculum that is more rigorous and aligned Kindergarten through 6th Grade
  • Be My Disciples Religion Curriculum approved and suggested by the Archdiocese of Omaha Catholic Schools Office
  • Shurley English model that assists in teaching students visually, verbally and in written form to build comprehension
  • Ability for 5th & 6th grade students to serve as HOUSE leaders and role models for the Kindergarten through 4th grade students.   
  • Yearly service opportunities and a 5th & 6th grade retreat that assists in instilling a passion for faith, knowledge & service.

Grade(s) and/or Subject(s)/ Classes you teach? 5/6 Grade Reading & Theology

High School attended? Archbishop Bergan Catholic School

University Attended? University of Nebraska Lincoln

Degree Received? Bachelor’s Degree in Elementary Education

Master's degree program or school attended? Doane College - Master’s Degree in Curriculum and Instruction

Extra-Curricular Duties? Elementary House Coordinator

In your opinion, what is the absolute best thing about Archbishop Bergan Catholic School? The best thing about Archbishop Bergan Catholic School is the presence of Jesus in our school. The minute you walk through the front doors of our school, you feel the presence of the Holy Spirit. It doesn't stop there. Jesus is a part of what we do throughout the entire day! My students and I can live out our faith at school and I feel very blessed to have that opportunity!


Grade(s) and/or Subject(s)/Classes you teach?  5/6 Grade Writing, Grammar & Science

High School Attended?  North Platte St. Patrick's Catholic High School & Grand Island Central Catholic High School

University Attended? Wayne State College

Degree Received? Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education

Master's Degree?  Working toward a Master's in Curriculum & Instruction at Doane

In your opinion, what is the absolute best thing about Archbishop Bergan Catholic School?  The family atmosphere and being able to practice and share my faith everyday with staff and students.


Grade(s) and/or Subject(s)/Classes you teach? 5/6 Grade Math & Social Studies