Check out this post that shares "33 Books Featuring Black Heroes and Characters That Every Kid Should Read" https://theeverymom.com/black-history-month-books-for-kids/
Check out our very own Mr. Nannas on this episode of "Teachers in Classrooms Drinking Coffee." It's so great to hear about the great things our PE department is doing for our students. https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=141&v=Y4ve1Wy_W4k&feature=emb_logo
Looking for some exercises to do at home? Check out these resources from our EVG PE teachers: https://sites.google.com/view/evg-physicaleducation/diy-kids-games-activities?authuser=0
Happy Earth Day all! We hope you take some time today to enjoy this beautiful weather (safely and with social distance). Check out these links for outdoor learning activities: https://www.naturespath.com/en-ca/blog/7-fun-simple-outdoor-activities-kids/ https://www.rasmussen.edu/degrees/education/blog/engaging-outdoor-learning-activities-for-kids/
Please note: The link for the Special Board of Education Meeting at 10:00am today is https://zoom.us/j/2164045903?pwd=ZUtjRzl6c3djWCszVmNtcHFoSExVZz09
"N.J. teachers are coming to your TV. Here’s how to watch." - NJ.com https://www.nj.com/education/2020/04/nj-teachers-are-coming-to-your-tv-heres-how-to-watch.html
Here we go! One more district Kahoot! before spring break. Click this link to log into our "Pete the Cat" Kahoot challenge: https://tinyurl.com/PetethecatKahoot
Ready for our Corduroy Kahoot!? Here is the link to join our Kahoot challenge: https://tinyurl.com/CorduroyKahoot Challenge closes at 2pm. Let's see if we can reach capacity again!
Who is ready for another district Kahoot!? Be sure to read "Corduroy" read by Ms. Rinaldi on our read aloud page https://www.edgewaterschools.org/o/esd/page/read-aloud-videos-for-students--2 Tomorrow we will post the Kahoot link at 11:20am. Check out the picture for more info!
Dr. Postma's March 25th Letter to Parents and Staff Regarding School Closure Timeframe and Remote Learning can be viewed on our website at https://www.edgewaterschools.org/o/esd/page/novel-coronavirus-information
What book should be the topic for the next District Wide Kahoot? This time you get to choose the book. Use this link https://forms.gle/LKLKCYX4p9FXaY4r6 to vote or your favorite teacher read aloud. Voting closes at 10 AM on March 25th!
Looking for fun, healthy, family activities to do indoors? Try family friendly yoga! Check out this youtube video for yoga fun for the whole family: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X655B4ISakg
WOW! We reached Kahoot Capacity! Here is a new link to our Kahoot. If you already played on the first link, do not worry... your scores will transfer. Challenge closes at 1pm. https://kahoot.it/challenge/ecaf2524-9bc0-45a8-be49-11b3ca80d117_1584634170066
Who's ready to Kahoot!? Here is the link to join: https://tinyurl.com/DragonsLoveTacosKahoot Add your nickname (make sure we can tell who you are), then start playing! You have until 4pm to finish. Participants with the most points will be posted on our facebook page.
Teachers love read alouds! We love building a community of readers through our read aloud time. We video recorded some of our favorite books for our students to enjoy at home. Click here to access: https://www.edgewaterschools.org/o/esd/page/read-aloud-videos-for-students--2
Use the link below to access FREE scholastic magazines! These are great for learning about many different topics and engaging children in conversation. https://classroommagazines.scholastic.com/support/learnathome.html
Hey students... Want to draw and talk about waffles and mermicorns with author Ben Clanton? Join his FB Live author talk on March 18 and March 20. Check out this link for more information: https://www.facebook.com/events/s/fb-live-with-ben-clanton/190785292224208/?ti=icl
For eligible EVG and GW families who signed up, breakfast and lunch will be available for pick up between 11am and 1pm in the EVG parking lot (located behind EVG at the end of Winterburn Pl). We will be delivering meals for those who requested it on the parent survey.
Reminder: Schools will be closed for 2 weeks, beginning Monday. Essential staff will report to work. Please visit our website at www.edgewaterschools.org to view remote learning instructions for students. Also, if your child is eligible for free lunch, we will contact you today.
Updates from the Superintendent Regarding Social Distancing Measures and Suspension of Extracurricular Activities. Visit www.edgewaterschools.org and select "Novel Coronavirus Information" from the menu.
Last night at 6:00pm, the NJ Commissioner of Education released guidance for districts in the event of school closures due to COVID-1. We have been and will continue to prepare for this possibility. School & town officials will meet Monday morning to finalize pandemic contingency plans & remote learning plans. Please watch for updates here or on our website. Stay calm, wash your hands, stay home when sick, and cover your coughs/sneezes with your arm or a tissue.
The New Jersey Department of Health (NJDOH) has updated its guidance for K–12 schools regarding the 2019 Novel (new) Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) that was first identified in Wuhan, China, in December. https://www.edgewaterschools.org/o/esd/page/novel-coronavirus-information
Our Second Grade ESL Students created a video to celebrate and honor the life of Dr. King. Click the link to see their completed project: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TPgTCNuC3JI
The 2020-2021 District Calendar, approved by the Board of Education on January 2nd, can be viewed online here: https://5il.co/c1nm
Give Kids a Smile Day is 2/7/20. Over 100 participating dental offices offer free dental care for ages 12 and younger on this day. https://bit.ly/37K1SEe
Edgewater students and borough officials including school board president Tom Quinton were joined by actor Donnie Wahlberg at Target in Edgewater last night to distribute gifts to underserved youth. https://t.co/hFEHR9QY8I @target @edgewaterboronj @asktarget
Reminder! Dismissal for EVG is 12:03 pm. There are no after school clubs and no Club Ed. Drive safe!
ATTN #EVGSchool Parents: @NJIT Center for Pre-College Programs is offering Gr. 5-8 Saturday Morning #STEM classes this fall. http://www.njit.edu/precollege/saturday-morning-stem
Welcome back from Dr. Postma. Read the superintendent's welcome letter, including details about the district's new 5-year strategic plan, here. https://bit.ly/2LeUhDZ