In case you missed it, here are some highlights from last week's RES Teacher Parade. Although the teachers "paraded" around Richmond, the amazing students and families were the stars of the show! Mrs. LeFrancois and I miss you so very much!
Robert's mom recently shared this note from their cousin Lt. Margaret Taylor. She, along with everyone on the ship, really appreciate receiving your mail! You can continue to write them letters or send them jokes or pictures. They have been working hard; they are now also treating patients with the Coronavirus. They appreciate all of the love you can send their way. Here's what she wrote:
I wanted to also thank you for sending my mailing address to Robert’s classmates & friends in Vermont. We love all the artwork & fun cards. They have brought joy to our ward. We look forward to mail call during the week to see if there are any new letters with fun jokes, cartoon stories, or drawings. We have posted them around the nurses' station. The patients are able to appreciate them too as they walk around. I hope to be able to write some of them back as soon as I receive stationery from Mikey in the mail.
Attached is a picture of some of my coworkers showing their appreciation. Just know that we are smiling under our masks. I hope you and the family are doing well, keeping safe and sane.
Much love, Cousin Margaret
Lt. Margaret with some of the AWESOME mail you have sent to her:
Lt. Margaret with some of her fellow nurses on the USNS Comfort who thank you!
It was so wonderful to see so many RES students participating in the celebration on Friday! The video is rather long, but it's worth watching. We have an amazing community. Thank you Mrs. Spaulding for putting together this fantastic video!
It has been so wonderful seeing so many faces on our Flipgrid version of daily Morning Meetings! If you're an RES 4th grader and haven't joined in yet, definitely check in on Google Classroom every morning for a new link to the day's morning meeting. It might be posted as an assignment from Ms. Senning or from Mrs. LeFrancois, so be on the lookout!
Tomorrow we will host our own LIVE Google Meet meetings at 8:15AM. You can find the link to the meeting in your school email inbox or on Google Classroom in the assignment called
Wednesday, April 1, 2020 LIVE Morning Meeting at 8:15am.
I am seriously impressed with all of the incredible learning that is happening at home! Students are balancing "maintenance" schoolwork with enriching, creative passion projects!
Sam has been taking old school Polaroids this Spring. This is a picture of Sam taking a photo of the Winooski River Bridge in Bolton. Sam has also been using a microscope to view nature up close! I think you should email Sam with your guesses about what's on each slide.
Tyler has baked banana muffins! I encourage everyone to practice real life fractions by doubling or halving a favorite recipe. Mmmmm, mmmmm!
Bella continues to learn about plate tectonics and Democracy.
Kai, Ezra, Ruby, Ophelia, Brig (and probably others!) have finished books from their learning bags.
Brady wrote a summary of his day which I encouraged him to add to a home journal.
A LOT of students worked on multiplication and division on Prodigy, and one anonymous student finished division on MobyMax!
I am so proud of all of you and miss you terribly! I hope to see you tomorrow morning in our Morning Meeting on Google Meet.
Tyler is reading and taking notes, including information about U.S. states!
I've organized some resources at home to be used throughout the remainder of our fourth grade year together. Please notice that Penelope, Jude, and Nolan are all doing well! Phil and Steve are happy with their places in my kitchen, and Gerald lives on the floor in my living room where Beau likes to bury his little trucks in the soil!
Here is some of Teo's math mixed with creativity! Check out how he "circled" the numbers in Multiplication Yahtzee!
Hayden shared this video that he made with WeVideo.
Keep reading, working on math games, spending time outside, staying active, and being creative! I'll be in touch with everyone soon!