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It’s move up day! Meet your teacher for next year and find out who the house winner is for the year!!

End of Year Message from Dr. Cox

We wish we could visit with you in person, but here is the next best thing! Follow the link below to see a message from your next year’s teacher.

You can find your teacher in the comment section of your report card. Report cards were mailed on Friday and will be posted to Sapphire on Wednesday.

Esh Move Up Day 2020

Report card update: As a result of the unusual end to our school year, we have adjusted how we grade for the fourth marking period.  For kindergarten, the students will receive an N/A which represents non applicable.  First and second grade students will receive what they had earned in the third marking period.  In grades three through six, students will earn a pass or fail grade. All students in grades 1 and 2 specials will receive a Satisfactory and all students in grades 3-6 specials will receive a Pass. If assignments were submitted after report cards were printed, the most recent report card will be uploaded on Wednesday.

Who is the 2019/2020 House Champion?

Report Cards

Students will receive their report cards in the mail any time beginning on Monday, June 1. On Monday there will also be a “Move Up” video posted to the Eshleman blog where students are able to learn a little bit about their teacher for next year! Report cards will be posted to Sapphire on Wednesday, June 3.

Have a wonderful summer!

Friday’s Google Meet

https://meet.google.com/xph-hexc-exc

Friday at 11:00 AM will be our last Google meet of the school year. I’d love for the kids to share a baby photo with the class! I’ll also ask the kids to share activities they have enjoyed doing throughout our year together!

I’d love to see your child’s digital scrapbook! Some of you have already shared them and it’s been so much fun to read them and reminisce!

A few housekeeping notes

Due to the COVID-19, we will not be collecting laptops this spring. Students will bring his/her laptop to school on the first day back. Sixth grade students will bring her/his laptop to their respective middle school. Questions or concerns can be directed to: krista.cox@pennmanor.net.

If you are planning on withdrawing from the Penn Manor School District. Please contact Eshleman Elementary at 717-872-9540 or email: jennifer.rohrer@pennmanor.net. All school materials such as school laptops, textbooks, and library books should be returned before the official school withdrawal.

There is a drop off bin for library books outside of the main entrance at Eshleman Elementary. Other school items can be placed in the bin (calculators, reading anthology, etc.-please label with student name).

Unfortunately, we are still waiting on our yearbooks. We continue to check back frequently, but at this time we do not know when they will arrive. When yearbooks are received, we will communicate a distribution plan with all families.

Friday’s Google Meet

We’ll be meeting again on Friday at 11:00. This week we’ll have a PET SHOW. Bring your dog, cat, parrot, chicken, snake or even your pet rock! If you don’t have a real pet be ready to share what pet you would like to have one day and why you think it would make a neat pet!

We’re going to have a surprise visitor (of course!) and Miss Trish and Declan will also be joining us. Miss Trish brought Declan (a dog from KPETS) to our room several times each month to spend time with our class! I would love for the kids to be prepared to tell Miss Trish thank you, why they enjoyed the visits, or what they enjoyed doing together!

Wear your house shirt to earn some extra points for your house!

https://meet.google.com/xph-hexc-exc

Here are some Google Meet reminders, however I think we’re all experts by now!

When you click the link, you will be asked for a nickname. Please type your child’s first name ONLY. I will need to “accept” your child into the meeting, so please give me a minute. I’ll be in our meet room around 10:50 to begin letting you in.

A few tips to help you navigate Google Meet

When the video function is enabled, we are basically looking into your home. Please be sure  that all family members are clothed and the background is suitable for viewing.

When someone talks or makes noise, you will see his/her picture on the screen. You can imagine with all of us in separate homes, there will likely be a lot of noises (dogs barking, siblings talking, microwaves beeping, etc.) which will make the screen keep jumping.

Please mute your microphone by clicking the microphone icon on the bottom of your screen. If you are on a computer and don’t see it, hover your mouse arrow near the bottom and a gray  stripe will pop up on your screen.

If you want to turn your video off, you can click the video camera at the bottom of the screen. If you do this we won’t be able to see your smiling face!

If you wish to leave the meeting, you click the red phone at the bottom. If you accidentally leave the meeting, just go back to the link and re enter the same way you joined the first time.

If you have a question for me at any time about how to navigate something, there is a chat box on the right margin. If you type in that box, it will pop up, and I can answer your question.

I’m excited to see you on Friday!!

New Learning Activities!

Grade 1 Learning Activities Checklist

May 18, 2020 – May 29, 2020

Access activities for each day with one click beside the date or click here to access a running list of all activities.  
Click here for a printable memory book in printing out all documents.    
This checklist includes learning activities for the remainder of the academic year (May 18 – May 29).      
May 18, 2020 → Click here for Monday’s activities.  Math:  Composite Shape Review ELA:  Word Work Social Studies:  Movement
What do I send to my teacher? Send a picture, scan, or email of the way you chose to work with your spelling words from the Choice Board to your teacher for ELA.  
May 19, 2020 → Click here for Tuesday’s activities. Math:  Shape Choice Board (2 activities)ELA:  Word Work, Story Elements, & Ebb and Flo and the Baby SealSocial Studies: 5 Themes of Geography: Human Environment Interaction
What do I send to my teacher?  Send your work from the two activities you selected on the Shape Choice Board to your teacher for math.  
May 20, 2020 → Click here for Wednesday’s activities. Math:  Equal Parts ELA:  Word Work, “Fellini the Fur Seal,” “Way Down Deep,” How Elmer Found the Brown CowSocial Studies: 5 Themes of Geography: Human Environment Interaction
What do I send to my teacher? Send a picture or scan of your sort to your teacher to Social Studies.  
May 21, 2020 → Click here for Thursday’s activities. Math:  HalvesELA:  Word WorkSocial Studies: 5 Themes of Geography: Regions 
What do I send to my teacher? Send your chosen activity from the assignment slide to your teacher for math or answers to the worksheet if you did not work through the powerpoint.  
May 22, 2020 → Click here for Friday’s activities. Math:  Fun Fact FridayELA:  Who Would Win? Ultimate Ocean Rumble Verb HuntSocial Studies: 5 Themes of Geography: Regions 
What do I send to my teacher? Send your list of verbs to your teacher for ELA.  
May 25, 2020 → Memorial Day 
May 26, 2020 → Click here for Tuesday’s activities.  Math:  Snack Shape Choice BoardELA:  1st Grade Memory Book Science:  Ice Cream 
May 27, 2020 → Click here for Wednesday’s activities.  Math:  Snack Shape Choice BoardELA:  1st Grade Memory Book Science:  Create a Creature  
May 28, 2020 → Click here for Thursday’s activities.  Math:  Snack Shape Choice BoardELA:  1st Grade Memory Book Science:  Be a Bubble Boss
May 29, 2020 → Click here for Friday’s activities.  Math:  Snack Shape Choice BoardELA:  1st Grade Memory Book Science:  How to Build a Rainbow