Thursday, May 28

PM Virtual Coding Camp – This summer the district will be offering a Virtual Opportunity for students who will be going into 5th and 6th grade in the fall.

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  • Students will have an initial online meeting with Mrs. Keller or Mrs. Foster. In June they will join a CSFirst classroom online to receive coding instructions and access to Google’s CSFirst coding videos.After the initial CSFirst sessions, students will be able to navigate the self-paced lessons to create fun engaging coding projects.Click on the following link to complete a form if you are interested in participating  https://forms.gle/2HPeYyqFBsjzEmEq8  Internet is required. This camp is available to Penn Manor students at no cost.
  • Information from Mrs. Paules, our librarian: The author of Harry Potter, J. K. Rowling, has written a new book!  You can read it for FREE online.  New chapters will be posted every day from now until July.  Also, there is a competition for students to create illustrations for the new book.  Your parents can submit your illustrations on the website to try and get them printed in the book.  https://www.theickabog.com/en-us/home/
  • Friday, May 29–last day of school
  • Report cards will be mailed, and you should receive them next week. At the bottom of the comments section, it will name your teacher for next year. Your report card will also be posted in Sapphire next week.
  • You can check out the Conestoga 6th grade graduation ceremony and slideshow on the Conestoga blog.
  • It was great seeing SO many students in-person at Wednesday’s student belonging pick-up! If you were not able to attend, your belongings will be given to you at the start of the next school year in September.
  • Answer to yesterday’s reading riddle: All the people watching and following Yasohachi around the field with their shuffling feet had smoothed out the land and stomped out the clods of dirt. Try today’s riddle located in reading Google Classroom.
  • Remember to test your brain with the math brain teasers and complete the geometry Quizizz in math Google Classroom. You can also check out the Google Earth challenge in Science Google Classroom.
  • Mrs. Ochs’s Live Google Meet M-TH 2:00-2:15 for any math or social studies questions or instruction needed. (Last one this afternoon.)
  • Mrs. Graham’s Live Google Meet M-Th 2:15-2:30 for any reading or science questions or instruction needed.Book Share Thursday 2:30-2:40 to share books you’re reading or have finished. (Last one this afternoon.)