Eagleville Elementary-Eagles Nest

Dr. Harmer Principal 6/5/20

Dr. Harmer Update

Hello Eagleville Families,

Monday, June 8th and Tuesday, June 9th are our scheduled pick-up days for student materials. The schedule is below. Please read and follow the guidelines carefully. The office staff will be distributing the materials, teachers will not be in attendance. However, the staff will be camping out in a socially distanced manner on June 11th in the Eagleville driveway and bus loop for the annual summer "Wave Goodbye". Information and times for that are below, please bring your Eagleville student(s) so they get a chance to say goodbye to our Eagleville staff. There will be a video 'Wave Goodbye" sent in my last newsletter of the year next week if you can't make it.


*As much as it pains me to say this, please do not bring any gifts to hand to the teachers during this event. Families should remain in their cars. Sorry!


Special 4th Grade Message:

Parents please bring your 4th grader with you to pick-up your materials during your scheduled time on Tuesday, June 9th. The staff have created a surprise keepsake that the student should enjoy, and we will put it in your trunk to proudly display on your lawn.


Week of 6/8-Google Classrooms

Our teachers have posted some great review and fun activities for the final week of school. Please log in to your Google Classrooms to check them out!


6/15/20 Summer Review Activities Posted

On 6/15/20 review activities for students in elementary grades will be posted on the district website. These activities will allow students to practice skills throughout the summer. A preview of the summer activity website will be posted to your teacher's Google Classroom next week. You can also access the link below which is the same preview:

https://sites.google.com/methacton.org/msd-summer-learning/home

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Teacher and Staff Annual Wave Goodbye-Drive By Opportunity

THE ANNUAL EAGLEVILLE BIG WAVE GOODBYE!


Thursday, June 11th


Grades K-2 12:00-12:30 AND Grades 3-4 12:30-1:00


(Rain Date Friday, June 12th same times )


Safety RULES:


This is a DRIVE BY EVENT ONLY!


Staff members will be socially distancing around our Eagleville campus to wave goodbye to our students and their families and wish them a safe and happy summer.


Families must stay in vehicles at all times.


We hope to see you there!!

Thanks to Norah Brown in 2nd Grade for Reminding Us to Always Reach for the Stars!

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End of Year Student Material Pick Up Procedures June 8th & 9th

  1. Parents will pick up student materials on either 6/8 or 6/9. Pick up will be in the back of the school using our car loop by the gym, not in the front of the school.

  2. Please collect any library books, instruments, or Chromebooks that belong to the school, and put them in your trunk. Chromebooks need to include the power cord.

  3. Please have your last name and homeroom teacher printed largely on a piece of paper. Tape it to the inside of the passenger side window. If you have multiple children, please have all the teacher names on the sign.

  4. See below chart for your class times. If you have multiple children please use the oldest child’s time slot, and make sure to have all teacher names on the sign.

  5. If your child is in fourth grade, please bring them during the designated time. Have them sit in the back on the passenger side.

  6. Office Staff will see your last name and will get the bag(s) ready.

  7. When you pull up, put your car in park, and pop the trunk or hatch.

  8. Please do not get out of the car.

  9. A staff member will put student bag(s) in your trunk or hatch, and retrieve any item that belongs to the school from the trunk or hatch.

  10. Staff members have put some valuable items in the bags so please have your children go through the bags at home.

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Methacton School Nurses Newsletter

Please read the informative newsletter from our school nurses.


https://www.smore.com/ua04n

Social Emotional Learning Packet

Now more that ever, we must prioritize the social and emotional growth of our children. Social Emotional Learning (SEL) includes skills for correctly labeling emotions, recognizing the impact of thoughts and feelings, and understanding how emotions can affect behavior as well as physical health. The focus also includes teaching students how to have concern for others, make responsible decisions, develop healthy relationships, and effectively manage challenging situations. It will be important to teach our children how to set and work towards achieving positive goals, manage time and stress, and show empathy for others. With all of the above in mind, the Methacton elementary school counselors created a fun and colorful SEL packet to help your child practice these skills while home for the summer. Attached you will find an electronic copy. If you would like a hard copy of this packet, it will be available on your pick up day. Please email Michele Vitellli at mvitelli@methacton.org if you would like the hard copy.

School Counselor Corner

Children are taught to socialize by learning to ask questions. A common one they ask is “What is your favorite color?” That’s easy to answer when it comes to the rainbow or your favorite shirt, but what happens when that question is asked about skin color. Diversity is a topic that is addressed with age-appropriate lessons with the counselors each year. While students may be missing some of these lessons this year, please consider adding a family lesson by together watching then discussing the Sesame Street Town Hall Meeting, Coming Together: Standing Up to Racism that will air this Saturday at 10:00 am on CNN. https://video.search.yahoo.com/yhs/search?fr=yhs-adk-adk_sbnt&hsimp=yhs-adk_sbnt&hspart=adk&p=sesame+street+Coming+Together%3A+Standing+Up+to+Racism#id=1&vid=799b444226c734e7e921fba38b47acb6&action=view

If you would like to further discuss, please contact me. Lori Shaw, School Counselor, LShaw@methacton.org