Group A Info for Tomorrow!! Yay!!! We are coming to School!

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Hello families!!

Tomorrow, Monday March 1st marks the official opening of school for hybrid learning. We look forward to seeing our GROUP A students in  Young fives, kindergarten, first grade and second grade in the morning. 

On Monday all group A students will be coming into the building from 9:30 a.m. to 2:20pm.Please remember to eat breakfast at home and bring a water bottle with you. Also, remember to practice social distancing when you see your friends.

We look forward to seeing you
Young 5s enter in door 1 off of Chase Rd.🤗

Group A friends are:

Batoul, Mela, Amina, Ali A., Hussain A., Hassan and Hussain, Hassan B.

Thank you for all you do!!

Love, Ms. Mehrhof



Thankful Thursday!

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Hello Families!

I am so thankful for the 100 fun days of learning that we have had together!! What are you thankful for? Send me a reply on this blog. 🙂

Take a look at some of the super awesome activities we did today! In addition to the these activities, we practiced counting syllables as well as stretching for sounds as we wrote about details in a story. We also practiced word by word match as we read a Benchmark emergent reader. And….we practiced making a personal connection to a story!

We went on a hunt to find things that rhyme at home! Potato rhymes with tomato!
We decomposed 9 pears in the pear tree into 2 groups; one group that was left on the tree and the another group that was on the ground after we shook the pear tree!
We practiced writing all of our lowercase letters!
We practiced writing all of our uppercase letters!
We practiced spelling the sight word jump as we mixed and fixed the letters to practice identifying this sight word!

I am so excited to see Group A for the 100th Day of Young 5 celebration today! PLEASE remember to bring your 100th Day homework (100 item poster). And…please remember to dress up as a 100 year old!

Happy 100th Day of Young 5s!

PLEASE complete the health screener in today’s Schoology folder.

Thank you for all you do!

Love, Ms. Mehrhof


Wonderful Wednesdays and Reminders for 100th Day

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Hello Families!

I hope you all are enjoying this beautiful Wonderful Wednesday! Happy 100th Day of School!!

Group A will come to school tomorrow with their 100th Day poster! (!00 things glued to the poster; no food, candy, or coins please). They will also come dressed and looking like the aged to become 100 year old Young 5s. Group B will do the same on Friday! I sent some examples of dress up ideas and poster ideas to you this morning!

Take a look at some of the awesome things we did today! In addition to this awesome work, we also practiced identifying the main topic of the Benchmark poem about making right choices!

We engineered a school building using 100 items!
We engineered a school building using 100 items!
We engineered a school building using 100 items!
We engineered as we built using 100 items!
We engineered a school building using 100 items!
We engineered a school building using 100 items!
We practiced writing the sounds for the words se saw in the pictures after using Elkonin boxes!
Mrs. Torres led us how to draw an adorable little mouse.
We listened to a math word problem and decomposed a group of 9 pennies for Emma to be able to buy a balloon for 5 cents and gum for 4 cents.
We decorated Valentine Bags! Thank you to all of you for sending in Valentines for your friends!!!! Our bags are stuffed full of love!
We made heart friends!
We practiced following directions.
We practiced working at our tables!
We practiced how to take care of our bucket supplies.
We had so much fun at Valentines Learning Lab!
Happy 100th Day of Young 5s!
Congratulations to our friend!!! She earned her yellow belt in karate!!! Way to go!!!!

The Spring Virtual Family Literacy Fair is coming! This fair will provide you with the opportunity to learn, gain tools, and get resources in real-time to support and better prepare you for the 2020-2021 academic year.

The Family Literacy Resource Fair is a space for the families of students Pre-K to 12th grade to:

  • Learn how to access resources and ongoing education and support.
  • Explore strategies to create more conducive and healthy learning environments.
  • Gain access to knowledge that can be used to support virtual learning.

Sat, Mar 6, 2021 from 10:00 AM – 12:30 PM

Register Here:  http://tiny.cc/Ready4Fair

Enjoy the sunshine!

Thank you for all you do!

Love, Ms. Mehrhof

PLEASE Remember to always fill out the health screening form before coming to school on your child’s school day!


Terrific Tuesday

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Hello Families!

Take a look at some of the terrific things we did today!!!

Yesterday friends came in for our Valentine Party Learning Lab!!!
We made our Valentine bags and played Valentine bingo!
We went on a hunt at home for things that begin with the letter Gg’s sound.
We decomposed the number 10!
We drew to answer a comprehension question about details in the Benchmark story. (Who won the race at the end of the story? Answer: The frogs won the race!)
We drew to answer who are two characters from a different Benchmark story. (The girl and the bear are characters in the story!)
We learned more about makes something living! (We sculpted things that are living! This friend sculpted flowers and butterflies!)

PLEASE remember, today Group B will be coming to school to celebrate Valentines during learning lab!

PLEASE remember to fill out the health screening form that is on Schoology as well as here.

PLEASE Remember to always fill out the health screening form before coming to school on your child’s school day!

Tomorrow, I will see everyone on Zoom at 8:55! We are all zooming from home all day on Wednesdays!

Thank you for all you do!

Love, Ms. Mehrhof


Marvelous Monday!

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Hello Families!

We started our week with a marvelous Monday!

Take a look at some of the great things we did!

In addition to these activities, we discussed the main topic of our Benchmark poem and told about what we are good at doing! We also listened to our Benchmark story and reviewed what it means to make a connection to the text!

We mixed and fixed the sight word; good!
We used our 10 cubes to shake and dump as we decomposed a group of 10.
We decomposed a group of 10 with a word problem about a Valentine’s Day party!
We went on a hunt for items that begin with the sound of letter T! This friend found a towel and a tomato!
We reviewed and practiced writing the letter Gg. We self evaluated as we circled our best uppercase letter G and best lowercase letter g.

Please remember, Group A will be coming to Oakman School at their appointed learning lab time today. We will celebrate Valentine’s Day together with a party! Group B will be doing their Valentine’s Day party during learning labs tomorrow. PLEASE feel free to bring 16 Valentines to put in your friends Valentines bags! Do not send in candy….as much as I love to eat candy:)

I am looking forward to celebrating a belated Valentine’s Day with my adorable students!

Thank you for all you do!

Love,

Ms. Mehrhof


Take a look at the week ahead!

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Hello Families!

I hope you all enjoyed the weekend! I know I did! It is always such a blessing to relax and spend time with loved ones!

Take a look at a sneak peak into our socially distanced classroom….

We will have our own writing binders, book boxes, and writing tools.
We will have our own engineering buckets as well as math tool bucket.
Here is what our socially distanced classroom looks like.

Take a look at some fun we had during our in person learning labs last week!

Here are two friends at learning labs working on a project!
Here is a friend working on using scissors as she follows directions to make a heart person!
Here is another friend using scissors and following directions! I love that we can see such joy in their eyes to be in their Young 5 classroom!
See you all in school for Learning Labs! Group A (Monday and Thursday) Group B (Tuesday and Friday)

Take a look at the shedule for the week ahead!

Week of Feb. 22-26

PLEASE remember Monday Group A will be celebrating Valentine’s Day during Learning Labs. Group B will be having their Valentine party on Tuesday. Your child can bring Valentines for each of their classmates. We have 16 students in our class!

Then…. Group A will be celebrating the 100th Day of School on Thursday and Group B will be celebrating the 100th Day of School on Friday during learning labs. PLEASE send your child to school looking like they are 100 year old people. 🙂 This will be so much fun! (ex. baby powder in the hair, fake glasses, eye liner to draw on wrinkles and mustaches….)

Thank you!

Thank you for all you do!

Love, Ms. Mehrhof


Thank you for attending the Return to School Parent Meeting

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Hello Families!

Thank you for attending our after lunch meeting for returning to school. If you have any questions or concerns, please feel free to call me, message me, or email me anytime!

If you missed the meeting, click on the link to access the presentation.

Return to School Family Meeting Presentation

Please remember, if you have not done so already….call the school office and update two emergency phone numbers for your child. Thank you!

Thank you for all you do!!

Love,

Ms. Mehrhof



In Person Learning Lab Schedule!

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Hello Families!

I am so excited to share this information with you!!! We are going to get to see each other in person in our classroom!!! I am so looking forward to the children coming to school and learning together!

Here is the Learning Lab Schedule:

Learning Lab Times

In Person at Oakman

Mondays and Thursdays: 

1:55-2:40:

Batoul

Mela

Amina

Ali A.

3:00-3:45:

Hussain A.

Hassan and Hussain Alt.

Hassan B.

*Wednesday All Learning Labs are virtual. We will follow our normal virtual Learning Lab Schedule.

Tuesdays and Fridays:

1:55-2:40:

Mahdi D.

Ali E.

Lamess and Mahdi E.

3:00-3:45:
Wasan 

Amira

Yesmeen 

Mohamed

Tomorrow, Tuesday Feb. 16 is a half day of school for students. The students will be on Schoology in the morning to access their asynchronous lessons and actvities. There is no Zoom tomorrow! I will see your smiling faces on Wednesday!

Thank you for all you do!

See you soon!

Love, Ms. Mehrhof