6th Grade Team

Who Teaches What

Find your teacher and utilize either the website listed or the Google Classroom codes to enter their virtual learning environment, access their assignments, and learning more about your teacher. Below states the information of the 6th Grade Team. The information will also include any other extracurriculars that these talented individuals commit to. Any subject with a (VA) represents virtual academy. WakeID sign-in will be required. To receive WakeID information, please contact student services.
Subject Teacher Bio Teaching Platform Extra Curriculars Remind Code Teacher's Site
English Language Arts (VA) Ms. Tara Hill NCSU graduate, beach bum, animal lover/crazy cat lady, loves reading, photography, traveling, and being out in nature Google Classroom Dept Chair Parents:6hillela Students:6hillela2 https://sites.google.com/wcpss.net/hill-ela-class-site/home
English Language Arts Ms. Miriam Caldwell Loves reading and writing stories, mom to three teenagers, have a puppers named Charlie, Amazon is my favorite place to shop Canvas N/A 1st:fhpec6 3rd:8ccg7c 4th:ccdh7f 5th:k9hd7a 6th:e2b68d9 https://sites.google.com/wcpss.net/mscaldwellela/home
Math 6 Ms. Alexandria Roseberry Originally from Buffalo, NY, has 3 furbabies, enjoys playing video games, watching anime and superhero movies, eating pizza and shopping at Wegman's and Target Google Classroom N/A TBD https://sites.google.com/wcpss.net/roseberrymath/home
Math Essential 6 (VA) Ms. Kristine Brown College: BA of Psychology and M.Ed from UNC-Chapel, Favorite Brands/Stores: Aveda, Lularoe, Target, Go Tarheels! Google Classroom N/A TBD https://sites.google.com/wcpss.net/kbrownmath
Math 6 & 6+ (VA) Ms. Samantha Ashley Target fanatic, Chick-fil-a is life! NC State graduate...Go Wolfpack! Carolina Hurricanes fan Google Classroom Leadership Math 6:mathashley Math 6+:math6plus2 https://sites.google.com/wcpss.net/ms-ashleys-math-site/home
Math 6+ (VA) Ms. Kamilia Dancy Native to NC, NC State grad, mother of 2, traveler, foodie, long-life learner, love experiencing other cultures Google Classroom Leadership 6Plus2021 https://goo.gl/ZTv4k9
Science (VA) Ms. Lisa Hitesman from Ohio, Kent State University Grad, taught elementary, I love being a mom, avid nature lover and protector of our planet! hiker, tennis legend, green thumb gardener Google Classroom Environment Club Advisor 6th Grade:hitesmans Green Team:z5h23xw https://sites.google.com/wcpss.net/hitesman/home
Science (VA) Ms. Shwety Goswami Love dogs, gardening, watching football and hockey Google Classroom Dept Chair mrsgoswam https://sites.google.com/wcpss.net/mrsgoswamisscience/home
Science (VA) Ms. Karen Duong MA:Secondary Education, BS: Biology, BA: Women’s and Gender Studies, love Gold Fish, Starbucks, Pizza, Bath & Body Works, Reece’s Peanut Butter Cups, biking, reading, coloring, crafts, power tools, race cars, gardening, my job, my family, and most of all I love my kiddo! Google Classroom N/A lovebacon1 Please use the Google Classroom codes for your corresponding class period.
Science Ms. Natalie Cooke Love visiting museums and traveling, Proud graduate of Elizabeth City State University and Gardner-Webb University Love online shopping through Amazon, Some other favs include: Chick-Fil-A, Mellow Mushroom, Pizza Hut, Domino's Pizza, Target, Jersey Mike's Google Classroom NJHS Advisor N/A https://sites.google.com/wcpss.net/mscookesscienceclass/welcome
Social Studies (VA) Mr. Jeffery Zingaro Star Wars, Batman, Stranger Things, Umbrella Academy, Las Vegas Raiders, Oakland A’s, father of 4, three dogs, collect Funko Pop figures, PS4 gamer Google Classroom Student Government Association Advisor N/A https://sites.google.com/wcpss.net/mrzingarossocialstudiesclass/home
Social Studies (VA) Mr. Ryan Peekstok Enjoy movies, TV and video games, favorite teams: Michigan & Liverpool, flying drones is a new hobby Google Classroom Student Government Association Advisor, Dept Chair mrpeekss6 https://sites.google.com/a/wcpss.net/mr-peekstok/home
Social Studies Ms. Rahshanae Stanton New Yorker Born and Raised, Hail Dear Old Shaw U! #CheerIsLife, Lover of purple and sparkly things #TurtleMom, Craft all day, Read all night! Recovering Amazon Shopaholic #NYGIANTS #NYYANKEES #BOSTONCELTICS #Michaels #ACMoore #Target #BLM! Google Classroom Head Cheerleading Coach, NJHS Advisor N/A - Uses Talking Points https://sites.google.com/wcpss.net/ms-stantons-social-studies
Healthful Living (VA) Mr. Blake Gentry NC native, outdoors lover, Cyclist, golfer, traveler, beach bum, favorite teams are Chicago Cubs, Wake Forest Demon Deacons, and the Carolina Panthers! Google Classroom Football Head Coach, Assistant Boys Basketball Coach, Safety Tech, First In Fitness Coordinator, Leadership N/A Please use the Google Classroom codes for your corresponding class period located to the left of this column.
Healthful Living Ms. Taylor Harris ECU Alum, ECU Track & Field - JavelinDunkin > Starbucks, Lovin' on my fur babies, Nessa (dog) Malibu (cat), Carolina Panthers, Hurricanes, Duke Google Classroom K-Pop Club Advisor TBD Please use the Google Classroom codes for your corresponding class period located to the left of this column.

6th Grade Student Support

  • 6th Grade Assistant Principal

    Ms. Kristen McCollum

    6th Grade Student Counselor 

    Ms. Kali Abu-Sharr

     SPED Dept Chair

    Ms. Betsy Davis

    6th Grade Team Leader

    Ms. Samantha Ashley


Addition Information

  •  Parent Contact Form 2020-2021

    Please complete as soon as possible

    Imps Camp

    Imps Camp is the method of welcoming the rising 6th Graders to West Cary. The Imps Camp is an in-house visit in which tips and crucial information on how to make the best of middle school. Due to the COVID-19 concerns, this years Imps Camp will remain virtual. Click the link below to start the West Cary journey. 

    Imps Camp Google Site





  • “Educating the mind without educating the heart is no education at all.” ― Aristotle