Hosmer Spirit Week!

Let's Celebrate this Year Together!

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Hosmer Huskies Celebrate Together!

We can't all be together physically, but that doesn't mean that we can still be connected in some fun ways!


In addition to the calendar of fun below, make sure you go all the way to the end to see how we are celebrating our fifth graders as they move on to Middle School and to see more details about picking up your belongings and returning school materials next week.

Monday, June 8 - FANCY DRESS-UP DAY!

Dress

Since we have been out of school, we have been able to make any day Pajama Day! Let's do the opposite today and get all dressed up "just because"!


Submit a photo in the comment section of our "Dress Up Day" post on Facebook or email melissa.reohr@watertown.k12.ma.us

Virtual Teddy Bear Tea Party

Join Ms. Moulton for a Tea Party during morning announcements.

Bring your favorite stuffed animal friend!

Link: Click here

Password: paws

Tuesday, June 9th at 3pm - Hosmer Wave Parade!

Hooray! We are having a wave parade so that we can all see each other one more time before the year is over.


We need maintain social distancing guidelines, so students and families should stay in the car (or walk on the other side of the street if you come by foot). Please also wear your masks.


Teachers will be lined up along Chauncey Street happy and hoping to see you! Please see the map below so that you can follow the route.


Feel free to make signs, play us some music, beep your horn, and cheer! It was a crazy year, but it is still worth celebrating it.


Once you reach Mt. Auburn Street, be ready to put your seatbelt back on for a safe ride home!

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Wednesday, June 10th - Past, Present, & Future Day

Home Activity Options

Dress:

Dress for the future! What do you think you will be wearing in the future when you are all grown up?


Submit a photo in the comment section of our "Past, Present, & Future Day" post on Facebook or email melissa.reohr@watertown.k12.ma.us


Home Activity:

This is a time in history that should be remembered! Write a letter to someone in the future explaining what this time has been like for you, your friends, or your family. Each student may submit no more than two sheets of paper (8.5x11). This will be bound into one book and added into our new Hosmer Timecapsule


Pages can be dropped off at school when you come to pick up student belongings on Thursday and Friday.

Virtual Activity: Open the Hosmer Time Capsule Together!

Let's open up the time capsule that was in the wall in the Connector.

Tune in for a special Zoom Meeting with Ms. Moulton at 4pm and we can open it up together!


Click Here to Join Zoom Meeting

Meeting ID: 985 9499 8859

Password: time

Thursday, June 11th - Thankful Thursday

Note: This is the belongings pick-up day for students with last names A-K (See details below)

Home Activity Options

Express gratitude for others in any of the following ways:

  • Write a thank you card (You can drop some off for people at school in the "mailbox" when you pick up your belongings at school and we will make sure they get them!)
  • "Chalk Your Walk" with grateful messages
  • Call someone who doesn't live with you and tell them how much you appreciate them!
  • Take a picture of yourself holding a sign thanking someone who has helped during the quarantine. Who are you especially grateful for right now?


Submit a photo in the comment section of our "Thankful Thursday" post on Facebook or email melissa.reohr@watertown.k12.ma.us

Friday, June 12th - Culture Day

Note: This is the belongings pick-up day for students with last names L-Z (See details below)

Home Activity Options:

Show pride for your culture!

Wear something that celebrates who you are, make or bake food that connects you to your heritage, talk with your family about a special tradition or your family history.


Submit a photo in the comment section of our "Culture Day" post on Facebook or email melissa.reohr@watertown.k12.ma.us

Virtual Activity

Online read aloud with Ms. Moulton.

Tune into the Hosmer Facebook page for storytime at 10:30am.

Virtual Activity: Adios Amigos!

Students in K-Grade 3, join Senora Shape and Senora Heffernan for an end of year fiesta!


KINDERGARTEN AND FIRST GRADE: Friday 6/12 - 11:30 - 11:55

Zoom meeting link for both Sra. Sharpe and Sra. Heffernan




SECOND AND THIRD GRADE: Friday 6/12 - 11:00 - 11:25

Zoom meeting link for both Sra. Sharpe and Sra. Heffernan


Monday, June 15th - START THE WEEK WITH A SMILE

Home Activity Options

  • Work on some of your Hosmer Husky Activity Sheets that were in your belongings bags!
  • Color and hang one of the Huskies on your door or in the window so that everyone knows that a Happy Hosmer Husky lives there!
  • Do something that makes you feel HAPPY


Submit a photo in the comment section of our "Start the Week with a Smile" post on Facebook or email melissa.reohr@watertown.k12.ma.us

Virtual Activity

Let's start the day by telling some fun jokes during Morning Announcements!

To share a joke with everyone, email it to Ms. Moulton by Sunday at 6pm.


Link: Click here

Password: paws

Tuesday, June 16th - HUSKY PRIDE DAY!

Home Activity Options

Dress:

Show your Hosmer pride by wearing red or by wearing your Husky Gear!


Activity:

Take a "Husky Walk" around your neighborhood! See if you can spot any Husky coloring sheets hanging on doors or windows. Give a socially distant wave and smile to any Hosmer Huskies homes you might see!

Virtual Activity

Attend the final Community Meeting with your class.

Say goodbye to your classmates and teachers and celebrate all the amazing things that you did together this year!

Celebrating Our Fifth Graders!

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Each year fifth-graders enjoy many end of year events that culminate their years at Hosmer. Being that this year has concluded a bit differently, so will our celebrations! Beginning on Wednesday, June 10 through Friday, June 12, your student reflections will be hanging on the front doors of Hosmer (on the Winthrop Street/large playground side) for all to see! If you would like to check them out, or even come down for a final picture at Hosmer, you are welcome to do so. Please remember social distancing is critically important for safety.


We are excited to announce that SIDEWALK CELEBRATIONS will take place on Thursday, June 11 and Friday, June 12, in which classroom teachers will deliver a moving-on certificate, yearbook, and individual belongings to EACH student’s doorstep to recognize their hard work and great character! Classroom teachers will notify families via email of the day and time frame they will make the deliveries, so be on the lookout. If you are not available during these times or prefer to opt out of this celebration, please let your child’s classroom teacher know. We look forward to seeing you from a distance soon to celebrate!

Everyone, Come Get Your Stuff!

Information on Belongings Pick-Up (Thurs. & Fri., June 11 & 12)


Your teachers have been packing up bags that have items from your desks and lockers, work that you did this year, and some other surprises. Please come to school to pick them up!


Families may come to pick up their child's belongings on the following days and times based on the child's last name. Please come to the Lower Courtyard door ("KIndergarten Entrance") on the corner of Chauncy and Boylston at your designated time. A staff member will ask you for your child(ren)'s name(s) and the bags will be brought out to you.


Thursday, June 11th

9:00 - 9:45 letters A and B

10:00 - 10:45 letters C and D

11:00 - 11:45 letters E, F, and G

12:00 - 12:45 letters H, I, J, and K


Friday, June 12th

9:00 - 9:45 letters L and M

10:00 - 10:45 letters N, O, P, and Q

11:00 - 11:45 letters R and S

12:00 - 12:45 letters T, U, V, W, X, Y, and Z


Please try your best to have only 1 person from your family come to pick up the belongings and do your best to come during the assigned time. The person picking up the materials MUST be wearing a face covering as well as maintain social distancing while waiting to pick up the materials.

It's Also Time to Bring Things Back!

We will have drop-off areas for all of the following:



  • Hosmer Library Books
  • Materials that belong to your teacher (please put these in a bag with the teachers' name clearly marked)
  • Notes, etc. for teachers and staff
  • Anything you would like to add to the Hosmer Time Capsule (as part of Wednesday's "Past, Present, & Future Day")