• Goodbye!

    Hello Families This will be my final email of the year! I can't believe that school is over, and such a strange year it was! I loved connecting with all of the kids and you at our end of year conferences! Thanks so much for your dedication to your ho...
    • 24 Jun 2020
  • Last Weekly Update

    Hello Families, I wanted to send out our final weekly update for the school year! This week the students will have no assignments in Seesaw, nor we will have any class meetings. There are TWO optional, but highly suggested activities that were assign...
    • 21 Jun 2020
  • Week of June 15th Update

    Hello Families, Please see the video below for important information for this week! There is a lot going on this week and I wanted to make sure you got all of it! https://drive.google.com/file/d/1m34c3wQo-f2ML504W-ThsaXEBp6-LwLw/view  Here are...
    • 14 Jun 2020
  • Week of June 8th Update

    Hello Families! Thank you again for your flexibility with a constantly changing schedule last week! This week should look more routine!  Student reminders remain much the same - have them do their best to finish their work, it's all on Seesaw fo...
    • 7 Jun 2020
  • Weekly Update June 1st

    Hello Families, Happy Sunday! I hope you all had restful weekends! There are a couple of new things in the update this week, but much remains the same! Updates: We are winding down the year and your 5th grader is getting so much closer to mid...
    • 31 May 2020
  • Week of May 25th Update

    Hello Families, I hope you have enjoyed your long weekend! I know I enjoyed an extra day to catch up on some tasks I've been ignoring, enjoying a bit of sunshine yesterday, and spending time digitally with people that I care about. I have a couple of...
    • 25 May 2020
  • Week of May 18th Update

    Hello Families! Happy Sunday! I hope you have all enjoyed your weekends. Got to relax, spent some time with family, took a break. On Friday, I gave the kids a pretty big break from intensive school work. I think they all deserved it and needed it! Th...
    • 17 May 2020
  • Update Week of May 11th

    Hello Families, Happy Sunday! First of all I wanted to say THANK YOU so much for all of the generosity you showed last week with teacher appreciation week! I sure missed being at school with the kids - but it was nice to feel appreciated!  Ont...
    • 10 May 2020
  • Week of May 4th Update

    Hello Families, Happy Sunday! I just want to say that your kids are working so hard and turning in such great work! There is not a lot new to report this week, so I will write a couple of reminders and one schedule change this week! Reminders: Stu...
    • 3 May 2020
  • Week of April 27th Update

    Hello Families, Please watch the video below for some important updates about this coming week! https://drive.google.com/file/d/1A2RTANmteUNkLStV1NgYsS3atbYC_-UV/view Week of April 27th.webm drive.google.com Your child should be able t...
    • 26 Apr 2020
  • Week of April 20th

    Hello Families, Please watch the video below to learn about our "New Learning" starting this week! https://drive.google.com/file/d/1m-i5ZXN5AtCTYT87KlhDzexD_3VGqFLt/view A couple of important points in case you don't have time to watch the video: ...
    • 19 Apr 2020
  • April 12th - Spring Break Reminders!

    Hi Families! Just wanted to send out a reminder that today is the start of SPRING BREAK! This means there are no assignments, no zoom meetings, etc. Starting after break there will be three assigned activities per day that students need to complete...
    • 13 Apr 2020
  • April 3rd Update

    Hello Families, Please follow the link below to get the most recent update from me! Update: https://drive.google.com/file/d/18SoIPQssX9llnD97pei8G9LV-UY1XqCz/view Other Helpful Links: Read Alouds: www.bit.ly/SampselReadAloud Weekly A...
    • 3 Apr 2020
  • Helpful Resources - March 29th

    Hello Families, Please watch the linked video and bookmark this helpful link: Video: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1UsZU9MjuVSBu_Bwj6DfboLe-cYfCs3oR/view Helpful Link: www.bit.ly/SampselWeekly Please note, if you already have a great ...
    • 29 Mar 2020
  • March 24th

    Hello Families, It was SO great getting to see some of the kids today during our morning meeting! I wanted to send out some tasks that need to be completed by parents, as well as some options for activities for kids to do!   Student Task(s): ...
    • 24 Mar 2020
  • March 23rd

    Hello Families,  I want to start by saying how much I miss each of your children! This is not how any of us imagined their 5th grade year going. These are strange times we find ourselves in. As promised, now that I have a...
    • 23 Mar 2020
  • Reminders about Resources!

    Remember, here are some great resources you can use with your child as we wait for more information from the district!
    • 20 Mar 2020
  • Beginning of March

    Hello Families, Happy Sunday! I hope you have had a restful weekend! We had a great week back from mid-winter break and are in the swing of things again in 5th grade! I wanted to send out some curriculum updates as we have a lot going on, some classr...
    • 1 Mar 2020
  • Middle of February!

    Hello Families, I hope you are all enjoying the start of your mid-winter break! I wanted to send out a lot of important upcoming events and information! I'm going to wait to send out curriculum updates so that you can just read about the upcoming eve...
    • 16 Feb 2020
  • End of January

    Hello Families, Happy Sunday! I hope you have enjoyed your weekend. I want to fair warn you that this update is going to be a little long. There is a lot of information I need to send out to you, and I would rather put it in one message rather than s...
    • 26 Jan 2020
  • Beginning of January

    Hello Families! Happy January! I know I’m in the minority here, but I’m dreading the 10-day forecast with so much snow in it! The kids are excited though! Anyways, we have had a really great week easing back into 5th grade this week. A ma...
    • 10 Jan 2020
  • Winter Break!

    Hello Families, I can’t believe that we are already to Winter Break! The kids did an AMAZING job today! We did art, had a read in, and worked on our reading and writing. I was impressed with their focus even with two INDOOR recesses today becau...
    • 20 Dec 2019
  • Beginning of December

    Hello Families, I hope you all had restful holiday weekends! I can't believe that it's already the beginning of December. Today was day 61 of school, which means we are somehow already past the 1/3 mark! We have had several busy weeks in 5th&nbs...
    • 2 Dec 2019
  • Middle of November

    Hello Families,   Happy Sunday! I hope that you have all had restful and fun weekends! I wanted to send out some reminders, curriculum updates, and upcoming dates.   Reminders: Please make sure that you have signed up for Seesaw! The kids ...
    • 17 Nov 2019
  • Beginning of November

    Hello Families, Happy Sunday! I hope this email finds you well. With the whirlwind end of the week last week, I haven’t had a chance to send out our weekly update until today. I was so proud of the kids last week. They handled Oct. 31st celebra...
    • 3 Nov 2019