Setting Big Goals

If we need an example of setting big goals, let us consider the words of President John F. Kennedy as he spoke to a crowd in Houston on September 12, 1962 about the nation’s ambitious goal to land a man on the moon in less than 10 years.

Click below for the JFK speech text & video.

Kennedy Speech


Welcome New Students!

Welcome to PS/IS 30! My name is Mr. Tubbs, and I will be your 6th grade science teacher, and I’m looking forward to getting to know you this year.

Please familiarize yourself with this website, and feel free to CLICK HERE to learn more about me!

Here’s a video about my summer vacation:


School Supplies for 2017-2018

Here is the school supply list for all of my classes.

Each of the following items needs to be brought to class EVERYDAY. It is a classroom expectation that students arrive each day in uniform and prepared for class.

  1. Notebook
  2. Pencil (I recommend mechanical pencils)
  3. Color-pencils
  4. USB Flash Drive (I recommend at least 1GB)
  5. Ruler
  6. Scissors
  7. headphones/earbuds
  8. One – 2 pocket folder (black, this will be used for science handouts)

Also, students are asked to bring one of the following special items according to their assigned class:

601 – Paper Towels & Tissues
602 – Clorox/Disinfectant Wipes
603 –¬†Looseleaf Paper
604 –¬†Printer Paper

There will also be times when we are working on special projects where additional materials are requested.

Finally, it is preferred that each student have access to a working gmail account.

Please bring all of these to class by Thursday, September 14.