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Recommended Materials

Recommended Materials: Any materials students are not able to obtain will be provided by the teacher upon student request

  • Agenda Book, 3-ring binder or sturdy folder
  • Lined notebook paper, college-ruled
  • Silent reading book from the Accelerated Reader list 
  • Pencils, Blue or black AND red pens 
  • Index cards 
  • Spiral Notebook or Composition Book
  • Pink, yellow, & green highlighters 
  • Ear buds

Welcome to Mrs. Baxter's Homepage

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For information on your class:

Please click on your class link on the left hand side of this page

A.R. Due Dates 2019 - 2020

Quarter 1 - October 16

Quarter 2 - December 18

Quarter 3 - March 11

Quarter 4 - May 22

Tips for Success in Mrs. Baxter's Class

Top 10 Tips for Success for Parents & Students

1. Write in your agenda book everyday. Parents check it daily.

2.  Visit my homework on Valley View’s website frequently

3.  Try not to be absent. If you do have to miss class, review the make up work policy.  Failure to make up absent work on time is the #1 reason for a drop in grades
4.  I accept all late/missing work for 1/2 credit as long as it is done
correctly & completely & turned in within 1 week of the due date.
5.  If you have any questions or need any help/tutoring, students can stop by my room during homeroom/ afterschool, & parents can email me.
6.  Following the daily routine in class everyday will ensure a successful year for students in English.
7.  Make sure the student attends school on time on a regular basis.
8.  Make sure the student is reading an A.R. book at his/her reading level every 2 weeks & is studying stems everyday for at least 5 minutes.    

9. Stay organized and hold on to all returned work until you are sure your grade has been entered into Aeries.

10. Communicate with Mrs. Baxter. There is nothing wrong with asking for extra help!



Class Donations Accepted all year

The following are supplies needed year round, and any donation is greatly appreciated:

1. Boxes of Tissue

2. Pencils or pens (blue, black, red)

3. Tennis balls (new or used for the bottom of our desks)

4. 3 ring binders for students: 1/2 inch to 1 1/2 inch

5. Printer paper or construction paper

6. Green, Yellow, and Pink Highlighters

7. Bottles of Glue or Glue Sticks

8. Colored pencils/ crayons/ washable markers 

9. 3 x 5 index cards (for making stems flash cards)

10. Used/ unwanted AR books for classroom library 

11. Dividers

12. Page protectors (clear, plastic) 

13. Composition books

About Mrs. Baxter

I have lived in Simi Valley all of my life and was once a student at Valley View myself! I also attended Knolls Elementary School and later, graduated from Simi High. I  enjoy spending time with my husband & daughters, family, and friends.  When I have free time you might find me at a country concert, a Dodgers game, traveling, playing with my kids, or drinking a Starbucks coffee. I am excited to begin my 7th year of teaching at Valley View Middle School!

Mrs. Baxter holds the following degrees:

  • BA in English, California State University, Northridge, 2006
  • Single Subject Teaching Credential, University of La Verne, 2010
  • MA in Education, Teaching, University of La Verne, 2011