Loopy Learner News

February 4, 2016

Facebook & Pictures

Remember to check out our Loopy Learners Facebook page to see more pictures of the daily happenings in our classroom! I try to post pictures and activities daily.

The Great Kindness Challenge

Eagle River Elementary School will be participating in the Great Kindness Challenge the week of February 8-12. We are very excited to spread kindness throughout our school and into our community. Here are some important dates:

Monday: Wear red Pines Pride shirt to kick off the week!

Tuesday: Tom Pease performance at 9:30 - feel free to join us!

Wednesday: Wear pajamas to school and bring a flashlight for flashlight reading!

Friday: Positive Post-It Day!

*If you have post-it notes that you would be willing to donate to our class, please send them in before Friday - thank you!

February's Precept...

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One Book, One School Program

February 8-12 - pages 1-60

February 15-19 - pages 21-120

February 29-March 4 - pages 182-242

March 7-11 - pages 243-300

March 14th - Family Fun Night

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Continent Studies - ASIA

We began our unit of study on Asia. We are also learning about imports and exports. This week, we worked on learning the definitions of imports and exports, as well as exploring where things are made.


Please check out our Spelling City page (link below). Each child has an individual account. Their account information was sent home; however, if you do not have it please check their passwords document in their Google Drive or send me an email!

Please have your child read at home as much as possible. Even 20 minutes per night will make a big difference in increasing their fluency and comprehension. Thank you for your support!

Envisions Math

We started Topic 7: Division by doing some exploration with Legos. This was a fun and engaging unit; however, it was also a long lesson! We will continue to work on it next week.

Genius Hour

I am going to temporarily suspend Genius Hour until further notice. We are extremely busy the next couple of weeks and need to make sure that we are getting our Reading and Math work done. Check out some of the upcoming events in our classroom and district (see below).
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Valentine's Day

Valentine's Day is coming! Students may share Valentines if they'd like! If your child is going to bring Valentines, please make sure that they have one for each of our 18 students. Here is our class list, I will add extra names on the bottom in case your child has extras and would like to share more!

Mason B.









Mason Z.

Mason D.








Extra: Ms. Nelson, Mrs. Lorch, Mrs. Burr, Ms. Davis, Ms. Davis, Mr. G., Ms. Toivonen, Mrs. Strong, Mrs. Neihaus, Mrs. Bornberg, Mrs. Lane

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Don't forget to save and send in Box Tops! We are raising money for new playground equipment!

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Tom Pease Concert

Tuesday, Feb. 9th, 9:30am

1700 Pleasure Island Road

Eagle River, WI


Wednesday, Feb. 10th, 8:30am

1700 Pleasure Island Road

Eagle River, WI

Annie the Musical (Performance for Elementary Students)

Thursday, Feb. 11th, 9am

1800 Pleasure Island Road

Eagle River, WI

Positive Post-It Day

Friday, Feb. 12th, 8:30am

1700 Pleasure Island Road

Eagle River, WI


Tuesday, Feb. 16th, 8am

Vilas County, WI, United States


"The One and Only Ivan" One Book, One School Family Night

Monday, March 14th, 8am

1700 Pleasure Island Road

Eagle River, WI

*Please note that the time will be determined. More information will be sent home at a later date.

Eagle River Elementary School Spring Fling

Friday, March 18th, 2pm

1800 Pleasure Island Road

Eagle River, WI