We want to make families aware Comcast is offering free WIFI for the next 60 days. This initiative is called Xfinity WiFi Free For Everyone. You you do not need to be a Comcast customer to take advantage of this offer. For access, go to your WiFi settings and select the “xfinitywifi” network from the list of available hotspots and launch the browser. For a map of Xfinity WiFi hotspots, visit www.xfinity.com/wifi.
Hey everyone, Hop up and dance or sing along with some of our music therapy from Courtney Genard that works with our students at Hensey! https://youtu.be/8gueefyJAPo
Hey Wildcats! I know you may dread to hear this sometimes, but it is quiz day!!! Find the links below to take a comprehension quiz for the story you are reading to check your progress. I'll post the answers on Friday! Al Capone does my Shirts Ch. 1-5 Quiz: https://drive.google.com/open?id=1CIZbCt7kibt7lnpTg7awllutJwnffLP4 Where the Red Fern Grows Ch. 5-7 Quiz: https://drive.google.com/open?id=1CMl70Go0iYILrKs5763vbtnURD_sKbi8
Hey Students! Keep reading one (or both) of our stories and completing the learning activities for a prize! Feel free to email your work to me as you go! Let's jump into the next set of chapters! Al Capone does my Shirts: Grades 4-6 Listen to Ch. 7: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y_K2W42zOSo Listen to Ch. 8: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bOzTfn4uVxg Ch 7-8 Activities: https://drive.google.com/open?id=1C1Ds-XkHU-XdhYR1vVWE0GwOCaCAFboU Where the Red Fern Grows: Grades 7-8 Listen to Ch. 7: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AJ3o9BSg2I8&t=59s Listen to Ch. 8 & 9: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FJzhCdlb-lw Ch. 7 Activity (no hwk for 8 or 9): https://drive.google.com/open?id=1BrylcaM5fMU_gnw1HY1pLiudSJZsvpzD Tomorrow we don't have any reading, but I have some quizzes to test your understanding!! Keep an eye out for my post.
Need a quick workout - grab a deck of cards and do a couple rounds!!!
This is The Voiiccceeee (A D50 Parody) Is these uncertain times we do not know if we will still start our IAR testing on April 6th, but a deserving crew of students, future songwriter, and terrible singing staff member are proud to present this years IAR incentive and hype song! Here’s what we have in store: https://drive.google.com/a/d50schools.com/file/d/1MhWLO4zYzsw1VKxL7b_0UXuT6vlcI7--/view?usp=drivesdk Thank you to the media team and Tahlia Barr! I cannot wait to start waving at students on the front steps again. District 50 misses you!
E-Learning Overview & Opportunities, Please read District 50's E-Learning Overview -https://drive.google.com/open?id=1BOLrSlTunyL7_rZeR1UCyIiLAlWqoQpt Please view the D50 Choice Board Activities for grades Kindergarten - Eighth: -https://drive.google.com/open?id=1_sBK8YehK_p6aGiLb6WnIVL_F1JVaDci
Unfortunately the Kindergarten Pre-Registration for Tomorrow, Wednesday March 18th has been cancelled due to the Government shutdown. We are sorry for this inconvenience and as soon as we are aware of another date we will share this information with you.
Just a reminder - please drop off all spring pastry fundraiser orders to Ralph's Floors and Fashions right by the Plaza until 7:00 p.m. tonight! We will turn in all orders for delivery to still arrive April 6th. Thank you!
Hopefully you are enjoying your reading so far! Here are the next chapters! Links to audiobooks and reading questions for Chapters 5 & 6 are shown below. Receive a prize if you continue to write your answers on a sheet of scratch paper and turn them in when we return (or type and email them to Mr. Sharp as you go if you so choose). Grades 4-6: Al Capone Does My Shirts Listen to Chapter 5: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hTGYWxDyyZE&t=5s Listen to Chapter 6: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=39X6RuV8Jgo Ch. 5-6 Activity: https://drive.google.com/open?id=1BsND-Z6iaIjY84enaKSqkFoOHqGngkQ0 Grades 7-8: Where the Red Fern Grows Listen to Ch 5: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mtIWtFgVdJI Listen to Ch 6: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AJ3o9BSg2I8&list=PLl9tN5ZzGGQGAXopWUm2xhsjwpUbIgUjo&index=4 *also has Ch. 7 included Ch. 5-6 Questions: https://drive.google.com/open?id=1B_fhVVDhM-mTOpCvFZvo4EHtgpULUtjN
Who doesn't love being read to? I know my son does! Check out this website for some amazing read alouds! https://www.storylineonline.net/
Snackpacs have officially arrived at District 50! The Snackpacs are currently at Beverly Manor and we are so grateful for everything that these wonderful volunteers have done to provide an abundance of food for our students. Here are the next steps: -If your child was signed up for a Snackpac, please meet Mr. Sharp, Mrs. Hudgens, and other volunteers in the Beverly Manor bus lane to collect their curbside Snackpac between 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm today. We won't be on rollerskates, so we should be quick!
Attention District 50 Community! In an effort to stay true to our mission to Protect, Respect, Inspire, and Develop Every Student, please review the following information. For those families requesting meals during the school closure experience we ask that you complete the form below in order to plan and prepare the meals. There will be 2 pick-up points (indicated on the form with maps). Please sign up with the link below. https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfFZijWBZMOiOegcxseIxXZPcrh4pz17oRO0hOT-ZRmhlTraA/viewform?usp=sf_link
Reminder that District 50 Schools are closed this week. Did you enjoy Chapters 1 & 2 of Al Capone Does My Shirts or the classic Where the Red Fern Grows yet? If you haven't scroll to our earlier post and check out the first two chapters and attached reading activities. Remember that there is no obligation, but Mr. Sharp would just like to offer up some fun reading for students and their families to read-aloud during our closure. Enjoy! Links to audiobooks and reading questions for Chapters 3 & 4 are shown below. Receive a prize if you continue to write your answers on a sheet of scratch paper and turn them in when we return (or type and email them to Mr. Sharp as you go if you so choose). Grades 4-6: Al Capone Does My Shirts Listen to Chapter 3: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CKr-CXu5DxQ Listen to Chapter 4: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ffsKvihGkSs Ch. 3-4 Activity: https://drive.google.com/open?id=1B2gzhwUaIz4xzf_j9burD8XkQNpM7nBe Grades 7-8: Where the Red Fern Grows Listen to Ch 3-4: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tGNtGNUL5XM Ch. 3-4 Questions: https://drive.google.com/open?id=1Aq6glVnWnXPspbZq1mhhyvmFteR9d293
District 50 PTC wants to ask everyone to turn in your spring pastry fundraiser orders to Ralph's Floors & Fashions Monday from 9 a.m.-7 p.m. All orders will be turned in so we can keep our delivery date of 4/6. Also, we regret to inform that Animal Review is postponed for now.
Food for those in need! Check out McAllister’s Deli in Peoria all week!
Lots of factors keeping us stuck in our coops, including the addition of snow, over the next few weeks. Don't forget to keep those minds sharp with some reading. Mr. Sharp would like to offer grades 4-8 a read-aloud activity for those interested, no obligations! Links to audiobooks and reading questions will be provided throughout the next week. Receive a prize if you write your answers on a sheet of scratch paper and turn them in when we return (or type and email if you so choose). Grades 4-6 should try out the novel: Al Capone Does My Shirts Listen to: Chapter 1: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pYV9Xb5Al5w&t=1s Chapter 2: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZfsVqCLrITQ Ch. 1-2 Questions: https://drive.google.com/open?id=1ALvrvzwg7kgdvJ2BIoA_2Nf6Bhd4HYux Grades 7-8 should try out the novel: Where the Red Fern Grows Listen to: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9BCUYLcgbk4 Ch. 1-2 Questions: https://drive.google.com/open?id=1AVLaCca_akHzkGhIHryTHz2Q6tXf84ew
Attention District 50 Parent(s), Guardian(s), Students, and Staff, Washington District 50 Schools will be closed on Monday, March 16th, 2020 due to the governor's message about closures on Tuesday, March, 17th. In addition, Governor J.B. Pritzker has announced that all schools in Illinois are to close beginning Tuesday, March 17, 2020. Pritzker stated that these schools will be closed to students from Tuesday through March 30, 2020, due to the spread of the COVID-19 virus. Students will return on Tuesday, March 31, 2020, when schools reopen. As always safety of our students and staff is a priority.
HENSEY PARENTS: We are currently experiencing phone issues. If you have an attendance call or need to get ahold of up please email Lee Ann at [email protected]. Sorry for the inconvenience and we hope to have this fixed soon.
Just a reminder, there is a Parent Teacher Club meeting tonight in the Hensey library starting at 6:30. Stop by and hear about our remaining events for the year. There will be free babysitting provided. We hope to see you there!