Welcome to Mrs. Whiteside-Bates' Classroom WebpageHere you will find important information that you need for each of my classes. Click on the link on the left hand menu for a syllabus and overview of each individual class.HomeworkStudents can expect to have homework every Tuesday and Thursday. Assignments will be posted in the classroom for the entire week so students can plan accordingly. It also includes important dates such as upcoming tests and quizzes. Parents - If you would like to be included in a weekly email of homework assignments, please let me know. You can also click the link on the right hand side for the Self Contained Homework Calendar. This includes homework and important dates for all self contained classes.Contacting MePlease feel free to contact me at HWhiteside-Bates@lancasterschools.org or call my extension at 686-3255 ext 9841.Important DatesPlease click here to be taken to Parent Portal or Student Portal. I update my grade book regularly so you can keep track of student progress.Extra HelpFor students who feel they need extra help, I am available most Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays before school (7:10 am - 7:30 am) and after school (2:20 pm - 3:10 pm). If students would like to come in early for help, they should let me know by 2:15 the previous day to check availability. If students would like to stay after for extra help, they should let me know by 2:15 the day of. For students who participate in Harkness, I am available on most Wednesdays and Thursdays after school until 4:00. Students should check with me for availability by 12:00 pm that day.Special Education DepartmentClick here to be taken to the Lancaster High School special education department website.Math DepartmentClick here to be taken to the Lancaster High School math department website.