Principal and Superintendent Messages....

A message from Mr. Malone  & Mrs. Wissemann

Please read the attached letter regarding return to In-Person learning on January 4, 2021

 12-16-2020 Parent Letter-Reopening 

12-16-2020 Parent Letter-Reopening Española

 

  

         

                           

 

 

 

 

 

 

                                                                        

         

        

 

 

 

  

                     

                             

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             

                            

  

                                         

 

 

                                                          

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Link to Daily Student Questionnaire....

What We Are Doing to Keep Our Students Safe While At School

Upcoming Events **Click the calendar icon to the right for monthly view

  • BOARD OF ED MEETING

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  • WINTER RECESS-SCHOOL CLOSED

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  • BUDGET WORKSHOP 6:00 p.m.

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  • BUDGET WORKSHOP @ 6:00 p.m.

    Prior to the Regular Board of Education Meeting at 7:00 p.m.

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  • BOARD OF ED MEETING

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  • TRIMESTER 2 ENDS

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  • TRIMESTER 3 BEGINS

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  • BUDGET WORKSHOP @ 6:00 p.m. (If necessary)

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  • SPRING RECESS-SCHOOL CLOSED

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  • BOARD OF ED MEETING

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  • NYS English Language Arts (ELA) Gr. 3-6 Testing

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  • ES BOCES BUDGET & BOARD VOTE

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  • NYS English Language Arts (ELA) Gr. 3-6 Testing

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  • NYS English Language Arts (ELA) Gr. 3-6 Testing

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  • (ELA Testing Make Up day)

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View Monthly Calendar

HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO...

JANUARY BIRTHDAYS!!

SOPHIA ~ January 5th (Grade 4)

BROOKE ~ January 6th (Kindergarten)

SHAINE ~ January 13th (Grade 3)

KATHERINE ~ January 29th (Grade 5)

HENRY ~ January 31st (Grade 5)

JACK ~ January 31st (grade 4)

Enjoy your Birthdays! From, Oysterponds Elementary School

 

 

New York State Education Department Parent Dashboard

       The NY State Parent Dashboard is NOW OPEN!                                                                                       

The New York State Education Department developed a Parent Dashboard to increase transparency and make school-level data easier for parents and the public to access.  Find information about your child’s school and provide feedback.

 N.Y.State Education Department ~ Parent Dashboard   

N.Y. State Education Department Link to Oysterponds Parent Dashboard

The New York State Education Department is inviting parents and other stakeholders to explore its new Parent Dashboard and provide feedback via an online survey.  The feedback will be used to make improvements to the website. 

Complete the survey here:  Parent Dashboard Survey

 

 

 

 

 

Letter from Mr. Malone and Mrs. Wissemann regarding the New York State Education Department Parent Dashboard:

 11-30-20 Parent Letter RE NY State Ed Dept Parent Dashboard.pdf  

11-30-20 Spanish Parent Letter RE NY State Dept Ed Parent Dashboard.pdf 

WE'RE BACK TO IN-PERSON LEARNING AND LOVING EVERY MINUTE OF IT !!

The Oysterponds U.F.S.D. sends all our families a Happy Holiday Message ~ El Oysterponds U.F.S.D. envía a todas nuestras familias un mensaje de felices fiestas ...

Gingerbread House Contest > > > AND THE WINNERS ARE....

 Please watch Mrs. Sanders' Video as she announces the winners of this year's Gingerbread House Contest!

And be sure to look at the AMAZING entries in the box to the right!

Mrs. Sanders announces the winners!!

Entries Are Coming In !! Submit yours before Monday, December 21 !

School Counselor Connection

School Counseling / School Counseling Program

Welcome to Ms. Stelzer's School Counselor Corner! 

Who is Miss Stelzer?! -  OP Welcome Letter.pdf 
Connect w. Miss Stelzer = vstelzer@oysterponds.org

Below are links and attachments to keep you connected.

Helpful Tips for Parents w. Remote Learners -  Troubleshoot Distance Learning.pdf 

CHARACTER EDUCATION GOOGLE MEET CODES

P1 = p1ce // Fridays at 11

P2 = p2ce // Mondays at 11

I1 = i1ce // Fridays at 12:20

I2 - i2ce // Fridays at 1:30

 Character Education Lessons:

Week 1 = Introductions
P1 & P2 =  Meet Your SC - Sketch It Worksheets 1.pdf 
I1 & I2 = 
Meet Your School Counselor Game Show! 

Week 2 = RESPECT
P1 & P2 = 
What Does Respect Look Like?
I1 & I2 = Respect in the Classroom / Community / Home / Online
Activity =  Respect Flip Book.png 

    

Week 3 = COMPASSION
P1 & P2 =
Compassion Tic Tac Toe / I Can Show Compassion Drawings
I1 & I2 = 
Discussing Compassion / Tic Tac Toe / Parts of my Heart

Week 4 = RESPONSIBILITY                                                                                Week 5 = RESPONSIBILITY continued...
P1 & P2 = 
What is // What is Not Responsible Activity                           P1 = Things I am + My Teacher + My Parents are Responsible for
I1 & I2 =  What is Our Responsibility vs. Someone Else's                      I1 & I2 = Responsibility Role Play / Responsibility Dance!
                                                                                                                                      Check Out I2's Dance Moves! =  Video_1.mov 

  

WEEK 6 = RESPONSIBILITY wrapping it up...
P1 = Rights vs. Responsibilities & Choices
P2 = Things I am Responsible for / My Teacher is Responsible for / My Parents are Responsible for
I1 = Rights vs. Responsibilities & Choices
I2 = Responsibility Reflection on Seesaw

  

WEEK 7 = HALLOWEEN ACTIVITIES
P1 & P2 =
 Inside vs Outside Character Traits
I1 & I2 = 
Inside vs Outside Character Traits - Character Study

WEEK 8 = GRATITUDE                                              WEEK 9 = GRATITUDE cont.
P1 = I am Thankful for booklet...                        P1 = Count Your Blessings Berenstein Bears Read Aloud
P2 =
Gratitude Tree                                                  P2 = Choices Think Sheet / Dance Party!
I1 = 
Gratitude Garden                                             I1 = Gratitude Prompts via Seesaw
I2 = 
Individual Character Trait Mobiles           I2 = Kid President Video / 15 Things to be Grateful For...

  

WEEK 10 = Ready for Remote                                                                                          WEEK 11 = Remote
P1 =
Google Meet Intros / Seesaw Activity (Family Game Night!)                    P1 = Reading Activity / Getting Creative at Home via Seesaw
P2 =
Seesaw Login / Your Name is Everything Activity                                         P2 = Family Game Night
I1 =
Remote Readiness / "Footshake"                                                                          I1 & I2 = Gratitude Scavenger Hunt thru Pictures on Seesaw
I2 =
Remote Readiness / "Footshake"

WEEK 12 = Remote                                                                                                                 WEEK 13 = Remote
P1 =
Can't Stop the Feelin! Dance Party / Matching Faces & Feelings              P1 = That Time of Year - OLAF / Family Traditions
P2 =
Learning abt Generosity at School & at Home                                                 P2 = Yoga Poses & Pictures
I1 =
Mindfulness - Zen Den                                                                                                 I1 = Holiday House Coloring Activity
I2 =
Feel Good Playlist!                                                                                                        I2 = 3 for Friday / Mindful Responses

WEEK 14 (Xmas Break) = P2 = That Time of Year - OLAF / Family Traditions                 
                                                                                                                                                                        

WEEK 15 = HONESTY                                                                             WEEK 16 = HONESTY                 
P1 = Honesty Story & Coloring Page                                               P1 = Ruthie & the Not So Teeny Tiny Lie
P2 = Simon Says / Following Directions                                        P2 = A Story Abt Lying / Discussion
I1 = Honesty Video & Seesaw Questions                                       I1 = Group Work... What If Scenarios
I2 = Telling Lies / 2 Truths & a Lie Game                                        I2 = Rumors / Truthful? / Nice? / Useful?

WEEK 17 = HONESTY
P1 =
I1 = 
I2 =                                                                                                                     

 

In Case of an Emergency:
Suffolk County Crisis Response (DASH) = 631-952-3333
Family Service League = 631-298-8642