Donna McConnell

5th Grade Social Studies Teacher

423-623-3811 ext 231

Courses Taught:

Social Studies Teacher

Donna McConnell


I received my Masters Degree in Curriculum and Instruction from Carson Newman University.  I have an undergraduate degree in accounting from Carson Newman University also.

Supply List



The items listed below are items you will need to purchase:

  • Corded or cordless computer mouse for personal use with Chromebook

  •  1 inch binder (Science)

  •  1 inch in binder (Math)

  •  2 sets of binder tab dividers

  • 4 composition books (2-SS, ELA, Math)

  • Small Box of Colored Pencils

There is NO need to purchase the following items because they will be provided by the school:

* zipper pouch

   * pair of scissors 

  * Crayons                                  

*  No. 2 Pencils 

 *  highlighter  

 * earbuds to be kept at school at all  times 

The items below are wishlist items for community use in classrooms. The purchase of these items is optional and greatly appreciated.

*  Small bag of cough drops  

* Kleenex

 * Band-aids 

 * Hand Sanitizer  

  * Clorox/Lysol wipes 

  * Disinfectant spray

 *  Pack of multicolored copy paper

 * Kleenex

 * cap erasers


Upcoming Events


December 18-January 2 Winter Break

December 15-Student Dismissal at 10:00a.m.

Dec. 18-Jan. 2 Winter Break-No School

January 12-Student Dismissal at 1:00 p.m.

January 15-Martin Luther King Day-No School

January 16 Teacher In-Service- No School

Homeroom Students 2023/2024

William B.

Christopher B.

Joshua B.

Arianna F.

Colton G.

Christian H.

Jacob H.

Covan H.

Vincent K.

Destiny M.

Preston M.

Keaston O.

Parv P.

Drayton P.

Gavin R.

Alexis S.

Braelyn S.

Weston W.





SS Skills

Unit 1:  Industrialization, the Gilded Age, and the Progressive Era (1870's-1910's)

Chapter 4: The Spanish-American War

Chapter 5:The Journey of the Immigrants.

Chapter 6:  Reform Movements of the Progressive Era

Unit 2:  WWI and the Roaring Twenties (1920's-1940"s)

Chapter 7:  WWI

Chapter 8:  The Roaring Twenties

Chapter 9:  The Great Depression and the New Deal.






Homework Hotline 615-298-6626