The Hoot Owl

WEEK OF MARCH 30TH

NOTE FROM MRS. ELDRIDGE

Parents,

In this every changing world that we are currently living in, we appreciate your feedback and flexibility as we work to make distance learning effective and efficient.


We want you to know that our first priority is the safety and well-being of all of our students. As work comes home and Zoom conferences are in place, we appreciate you doing all that you can to support learning. We also understand that many of us are working and then teaching or monitoring the learning of our children. Please do not allow yourselves or your children to get overwhelmed. Do what you can.


As we move forward, you will be receiving an email from me on Mondays with a link to the Hoot Owl. At the bottom of each newsletter, you will find either the pdf files for your grade, or a link to a shared file that will have work assignments in it for the week. Please know these are week long activities so that you can pace yourselves.

A NOTE FROM THE COUNSELOR

Please follow the link below for a newsletter from our amazing Dr. Playfair.


https://www.smore.com/0b5xp-ore-counselor-newsletter

A NOTE FROM THE NURSE...

Hello Oak Ridge Elementary families! I hope you are all well and taking precautions to stay healthy during this time.

While schools are closed to help prevent the spread of the Coronavirus (COVID-19), please protect yourselves and others by following CDC recommendations. You can help protect your family from COVID-19 by practicing and promoting everyday healthy habits.

  • Practice social distancing to limit the spread of the virus. Social distancing is staying 3-6 feet from other people and not hugging or shaking hands.
  • Avoid close contact with people who are sick. If you or your child is sick, stay at home and contact your healthcare provider.
  • Wash hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds, especially after going to the bathroom; before eating; and after blowing your nose, coughing, or sneezing. If soap and water are not readily available, use a hand sanitizer that contains at least 60% alcohol.

  • Cover your cough or sneeze with the inside of your elbow or a tissue and throw the tissue in the trash.
  • Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth. Viruses are spread more easily with this type of contact.
  • Clean and disinfect frequently touched objects and surfaces.
  • Follow CDC’s recommendations for using a face mask, which does not recommend people who are well to wear a face mask to protect themselves from respiratory diseases, including COVID-19. Face masks should be used by people who show symptoms of COVID-19 to help prevent the spread of the disease to others.

Please go to the following link for more in-depth information from the CDC:

https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/index.html

If you are feeling ill, utilize this CDC online self-checker and they will assist you with how to proceed:

https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/if-you-are-sick/steps-when-sick.html

Conroe ISD Health Services has a General Health Information Call Line (936) 709-7791

Nurses will be answering calls Monday through Friday (8:00-3:00) to provide information from the CDC, DSHS, and other informational sources if you have any general questions or inquiries.

If you have any Oak Ridge Elementary clinic or student-specific questions, please feel free to reach out to me by email or leave me a phone message and I will get back to you as soon as possible.

Stay healthy!!

Nurse Sims

asims@conroeisd.net

832-592-5903 Oak Ridge Elem Clinic

POSITIVITY PROJECT

Our focus on Positivity Project this week is on FAIRNESS. What a great topic while we are all at home learning, potentially have to be fair in sharing electronic devices, etc... You are welcome to share the links below to learn more about Fairness and enhance your family discussion around this topic.



Attached is a file to guide family discussions (explaining what fairness is, why it is important, quotes, etc.).


https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B7uPo8G9U6FdR09pWXVrMGxXRXM/view



Fairness Character Card.pdf - Google Drive

Fairness Character Card.pdf - Google Drive ... Sign in

drive.google.com



Read Aloud: It's Not Fair by Amy Krouse Rosenthal and Tom Lichtenheld


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KoSUnJqJ7Yw



It's Not Fair!

Reading the wonderful book, It's Not Fair, by Amy Krouse Rosenthal and Tom Lichtenheld

www.youtube.com

PTO CHOCOLATE SALES

We know several of you still have money that is due to the PTO for chocolate sales. Please put that aside and hold on to it until we return to school. If you still have chocolates and folks who will buy, feel free to sell!

PACKET PICK UPS

For this week, packets will be on the porch through Tuesday morning in buckets. If you want to pick them up, you are welcome to come drive through and pick your grade level. In order to keep us all safe, please use hand sanitizer before and after touching the buckets.

DIRECTIONS

If you are opening the documents below on your phone, here are the directions so that you can see them.


1. Click on the link on the phone, it will ask if you want to download.

2. To actually view it, you will need to click on the down arrow. (Picture 1 below)

3. Then it will pop up and you will click on the magnify glass (Picture 2 below) to view.

PRE-K

KINDERGARTEN

FIRST GRADE - ENGLISH

FIRST GRADE - BILINGUAL

SECOND GRADE - ENGLISH

SECOND GRADE - SPANISH

THIRD GRADE - ENGLISH

FOURTH GRADE - MATH - ENGLISH

FOURTH GRADE - SPANISH - MATH

FOURTH GRADE - ELA - ENGLISH

FOURTH GRADE - ELA - SPANISH

FOURTH GRADE - SCIENCE AND SOCIAL STUDIES

SPECIALS ACTIVITIES - ENGLISH

SPECIALS ACTIVITIES - SPANISH

SAFETY IS A PRIORITY

If you have any tips about safety and security that need to be reported to the CISD Police Department, they have two options to use are anonymous reporting tools. Please help us stay safe by reporting any concerns you might hear.


Remember ALL visitors must enter through the front office and have an ID for check-in.

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