• Newsletter 6 - 22 - 2020

    News from Room 245 Recap of This Week:  We continued our learning about animals this week.  We moved from ocean animals to bugs and insects.  Our Read Aloud this week was The Very Hungry Caterpillar.  Those of you who joined us di...
    • 22 Jun 2020
  • Newsletter 6 - 12 -2020

    News from Room 245 Recap of This Week:  We continued our learning about animals this week.  We moved from ocean animals to pets.  Our Read Aloud this week was Pigeon Wants a Puppy.  Those of you who joined us did a great job liste...
    • 15 Jun 2020
  • Newsletter June 5, 2020

    News from Room 245 Recap of This Week:  We continued our learning about animals this week.  We moved from zoo animals to ocean animals.  Our Read Aloud this week was Rainbow Fish.  Those of you who joined us did a great job listen...
    • 8 Jun 2020
  • Newsletter 5 - 29 - 2020

    News from Room 245 Recap of This Week:  We continued our learning about animals this week.  We moved from farm animals to zoo animals.  We had our Read Aloud on Wednesday and we read Polar Bear, Polar Bear, What do you hear? by Bill Ma...
    • 1 Jun 2020
  • Newsletter 5 - 22 - 2020

    Good Morning Families, I hope you and your families had a great Memorial Day long weekend.  My holiday weekend was filled with time with friends, weekly Zoom meeting with family back East, and time with my family.  It was nice and relaxing!...
    • 26 May 2020
  • Newsletter 5 -15 -2020

     News from Room 245 Recap of Last Week:  This week our learning focused on the last of our community workers – police officers.  I hope the students enjoyed the Enrichment activities that were sent out.  A Look Ahead:  ...
    • 18 May 2020
  • Newsletter 5 - 8 - 20

    News from Room 245 Recap of Last Week:  This week our learning focused on grocers and other workers we meet in the grocery store.  The students are pros when it comes to the grocery store!  Remember our field trip in November.  Yo...
    • 11 May 2020
  • Newsletter 4 - 27 - 20

    News from Room 245 Parents, thank you to all of the families who participated in a phone call with me last week.  As we continue on this At Home Learning journey we will need to keep in touch so that we can make this learning experience positive...
    • 27 Apr 2020
  • Newsletter 4 - 20 - 20

    News from Room 245 Hi Families, I hope all of you doing well and had a wonderful Spring Break!  The weather was perfect!  Although we are practicing Stay home, Stay healthy, I hope you got to enjoy the outside!  I took walks, sat out a...
    • 20 Apr 2020
  • Newsletter 4 - 6- 20

    News from Room 245 Hi Families, I hope all of you doing well.  As we continue to practice “Stay Home, Stay Healthy” we are finding new ways to stay busy – school work, new hobbies, and exercise.  The McLoughlins are taking...
    • 6 Apr 2020
  • Newsletter 3 - 30 - 20

    News from Room 245 Hi Families, I hope this newsletter finds all of you doing well.  Mrs. M and her family are doing well, but I sure do miss seeing everyone.  I would love to hear from all of you, just email me!  Remember the most imp...
    • 30 Mar 2020
  • Newsletter 3 - 23 - 20

    Hi Families, I hope you are all doing well.  I am doing well, but miss seeing the students.  Please tell them that Mrs. M says “Hi”. Each week you’ll  receive an email from me with a new EELR (Emergency Education Lear...
    • 23 Mar 2020
  • Newsletter 12 - 13 - 19

    News from Room 245 Recap of this Week: This week we started our December unit on traditions.  Our story from ULS “It’s Our Tradition”.  We read that some families play games, cook special dinners, decorate a tree, etc...
    • 13 Dec 2019
  • Newsletter 11 - 22 - 19

    News from Room 245 Recap of this Week: We continued our learning around the sun.  This week we spent most of our group learning time around how the sun helps us tell time.  We focused on day and night and what activities we do at those...
    • 22 Nov 2019
  • Newsletter 11 - 8 - 19

    News from Room 245 Recap of this Week: We completed our Scholastic News issue about Veterans.  We learned that veterans are brave, strong, cooperative, and heroes.  The students attended our Veterans Day assembly this morning.  Th...
    • 8 Nov 2019
  • Newsletter 11 - 1 - 19

    News from Room 245 Recap of this Week: Wow! What a busy week! We began our learning around firefighters – equipment, clothing, jobs, etc.  We finished our week with Room on the Broom activities.  Our Language/Motor group lesson w...
    • 1 Nov 2019
  • Newsletter 10 - 25 - 19

    News from Room 245 Recap of this Week: We had another busy week.  We finished our ULS story “Will it Stick?” and all the activities.  Those materials came home today.  We took a few walking field trips in the building ...
    • 25 Oct 2019
  • Newsletter 10 - 20 - 2019

    News from Room 245 Recap of this Week:   This past week was a short, but very busy week! We continued our learning with magnets and pumpkins.  First, with our story “Will it Stick?” we found objects in our classroom and tes...
    • 20 Oct 2019
  • Newsletter 10 - 13 - 2019

    News from Room 245 Recap of this Week:   Last week we began our learning around our ULS unit on science.  We read our story “Will It Stick?”.  Mike, the main character, tests different items in his house to see if they...
    • 13 Oct 2019
  • Newsletter 10 - 4 - 19

    News from Room 245: Recap of this Week:   We finished our ULS unit on “We Work Together”.  The students completed their last activity.  Next we read our Scholastic News issue “Trees Colorful Trees”.  W...
    • 7 Oct 2019
  • Newsletter 9 - 13 - 19

    News from Room 245 We made it through the first week of school!  Thank you the parents who could make it to Curriculum Night.  To those parents who could not make I will email the power point presentations. Recap of this Week:   T...
    • 13 Sep 2019
  • Newsletter 6 - 14 - 19

    News from Room 245: Recap of Last Week:   This week we started our ULS story “At the Amusement Park”.  The students read about Zach and his trip to an amusement park.  We read about the different rides (roller coaster,...
    • 14 Jun 2019
  • Newsletter 5 - 22- 19

    News from Room 245 Recap of Last Week:   Last week during our large group times we spent time working on our ULS story “Earth Changes”.  All students worked on short comprehension activities around the story – 5th gra...
    • 22 May 2019
  • Newsletter 5 - 5- 19

    News from Room 245: Recap of Last Week:   This past week during our large group times we spent time working on our stories about “needs and wants”.  We also focused on learning about ladybugs using our Scholastic News issue...
    • 5 May 2019
  • Newsletter 3 - 24 - 19

    News from Room 245 Recap of Last Week:   This week we continued our learning about the sun and energy.  The 5th graders started a new focus on electricity.  They read the story and began work on comprehension activities.  The...
    • 24 Mar 2019