Acknowledge Care Tell (A.C.T.) Form https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfEL44ETm3nhTgZxL-EiqVVRjPS3Yplfq7nXUBOtL6SYn6w_A/viewform
Stay Connected: Please make sure you have the correct email and phone number in Skyward Family Access! If you need help with your login or password, please email firstname.lastname@example.org for assistance!
Check out this Farewell Video from our Nielson Staff! You are missed so much! Have a great summer! We wish you the best at your new schools! #onceanavigatoralwaysanavigator #nielsonstrong https://youtu.be/VAJQnti5eAc
Announcements for today: 1. There are no birthdays today. 2. SEL Lesson of the day: https://youtu.be/0IflFLzG_Jc 3. Please be sure to log onto Google Classroom and Seesaw to complete assignments today. Work is due this Friday. 4. See the photo for exciting news!
The weather decided it was time for a day indoors! Don't let the rain and clouds stop you from checking out all the grade level choice boards! Click the link, and share a picture with us when you complete an activity! https://sites.google.com/galesburg205.org/choice-boards/home
Announcements: 1. Be sure to turn in your completed work on Google Classroom/Seesaw. If you are offline completing packets, send pictures of your work to your teacher via email. 2. Comment below with a photo of you dressed as a teacher! https://youtu.be/o0wMBsaD05Y
This week's SEL core competency is Relationship Skills. Here is an instructional video explaining what this means. https://youtu.be/XMEm8FjpdSc
May 4th-8th is Teacher Appreciation Week, and we have started the celebration early. #205 teachers were able to present a check to the Galesburg FISH Food Pantry. District #205 made the donation of $5 per #205 staff member, totaling $3,145. Through this gift that will serve so many in need, our intention is to convey our appreciation for you all!
Responsible decision-making is all about choosing and learning throughout your life. Today I am sharing a story about just that. 🌈Choose to make it a great day, Navigators! 🚞You are a Galesburg Silver Streak! 🔥You CAN do it! https://youtu.be/mtSpOvs83rA
Parents of current and 4th and 5th grade students, we need your help! If your student hasn't made elective choices for next year, please watch the video from Mr. Young! https://youtu.be/7hf32sAzFMQ
Here is a new video resource about responsible decision-making. Today is M day--watch a movie, eat some munchies, and make a new creation. There are no birthdays today. Happy Wednesday! https://youtu.be/y8Ef94msjoU
Here are today's announcements. https://youtu.be/BsL1RyyTL74 This includes a lesson regarding the 3 C's of decision-making--challenge, choices, consequences.
This week's core competency is responsible decision-making. Here is a video to help: https://youtu.be/QlmEfeC1DO4 Here is a resource with videos for all age levels. https://selspace.ca/modules/responsible-decision-making/responsible-decision-making-primary/
Please enjoy a 360VR Shark Encounter from National Geographic! What is the coolest fact you know about sharks? Post in the comments below. https://youtu.be/rG4jSz_2HDY
Here is our Flip Grid for this week. We hope you will add a response and read the article from Wonderopolis. https://flipgrid.com/608b9733
Today is I Day. Please enjoy this story from Mrs. McNally and Mrs. Maaske. https://youtu.be/wybZr2gMNr0 Happy Birthday yesterday to Grace in B5! Have a great day--go outside and play!
Today is H day! Here are today's announcements! Watch for some self-management strategies. https://youtu.be/FRYAqtx0n34
Here is a great article for families on ideas to help with Self Management--otherwise known as self regulation. **Remember a calm body and calm mind can accomplish anything! https://www.pbs.org/parents/thrive/strategies-for-teaching-kids-self-regulation
Today is a great day to learn about dinosaurs! https://youtu.be/dktnOPfE7Dc Tell us a fact about your favorite dino in the comments below! My favorite is the triceratops! 🌋🏞🏝Did you know a triceratops head is one of the biggest of any land animal?
Governor Pritzker has announced that schools in Illinois will remain closed for the rest of the school year. We will send out more information as it becomes available. The weekly video message from Dr. Asplund is now available at the following link https://youtu.be/-ZxeaJJVQVA
The yearbook has our last flyover and photos to document some of our experiences during remote learning! Next Friday, April 24, is the LAST CHANCE to order a yearbook. Go to www.YBPay.lifetouch.com to order! School Code: 14160120
Here are today's announcements! 🎫Make sure you log into your specials classes today within 2-5 Google Classroom and K-1 Seesaw. https://youtu.be/gj-YnpVFwNM
Here is our new FlipGrid! This one is on our SEL focus for the week--self-awareness. Please share! We want to set a new record for number of responses! https://flipgrid.com/4f867f1d
I just got to watch the film Togo, featuring a special dog who perseveres and uses his strengths to overcome obstacles. Join me for a ride on a dog sled in Sweden for today's virtual field? https://youtu.be/zbjGf_WTICs
This week, we will be studying the importance of Self Awareness. 💖💖This means you are aware of your emotions, you are confident, and you are aware of your strengths (Images from CASEL.org 2017). Check out this story: 💖https://youtu.be/D9OOXCu5XMg 💯You are perfectly perfect!
Parents and Guardians, please click the following link to view the weekly message from Dr. Asplund! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AwCKBS1kxmY
🏀🏀🏀Today's field trip is to the NBA. https://youtu.be/TBQBVXnki10 🛑🛑Also, just a reminder that we will not have remote learning on Thursday, Friday, and Monday! 🌠This is a great opportunity to get caught up on your online schooling. Teachers will see you online Tuesday!
You CAN do it! Morning Announcements with a special story --April 7, 2020 https://youtu.be/rD5F6l6BgtQ
Here are today's announcements! Happy 1st Day of Remote Learning! We'll see you online! https://www.wevideo.com/view/1639246584
Today we are going on a trip to the U.S. Census Bureau! Remember to complete your Census if you haven't already! This is a great opportunity to share the experience with our students! https://youtu.be/1iMpVlvF4ao
Sunday starts a new week. Let's start it with a roller coaster ride. This is 360°, so turn your device in all directions for the full effect. Miss you bunches! Have fun! https://youtu.be/OJzYvxfNNZs
Thank you to Mrs. Robb, Ms. Heidt, and Mr. Prats for taking care of our EL friends with translations and support! Thank you to Mrs. B for sorting art projects to be sent home. Thank you to Mrs. Burkhart, Mrs. Phillips, and Ms. Anderson as well!
We have 42 bags left. I am at the gym door. Please see me if you haven't gotten your stuff yet. We have chromebooks if you need one. Mrs. Jennings, principal
Even more so in these difficult times, CUSD #205 puts your child's health, safety, and emotional well-being as the primary focus. Each week we will share information with you about how to help your child cultivate these important goals. School leaders and teachers will also keep Social and Emotional Learning at the forefront during this time. View this video for a quick introduction to SEL https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ikehX9o1JbI
CUSD #205 Parents and Guardians, Dr. Asplund has some reminders for you today in his weekly video update! https://youtu.be/5bn6QUba_l4
Here is our new FlipGrid. Enjoy! There have been several responses; check them out and add your own. https://flipgrid.com/c5850463
SEL stands for social emotional learning. Here is a video explaining the importance of SEL. This is an important part of a child's development. Some ways to start working on SEL at home are through play, music, and discussion. https://youtu.be/ikehX9o1JbI
Here are today's announcements! Please message me a video on our Nielson FB if you want to be our pledge leader. https://youtu.be/BSSPalthHFQ
Check out this singalong with Miss Anderson! It is our school theme song for this school year! Enjoy! https://youtu.be/lcJRkf0F0n0
https://youtu.be/zaesllZYmVc Here is your workout from Mrs. G in PE: 🥊🥊Scissor kicks 🥊🥊Jumping jacks 🥊🥊Line jumps front to back 🥊🥊Line jumps side to side 🥊🥊Pushups 🥊🥊High knees 🥊🥊Kick your bottom 🥊🥊Running in place
By NOON today, March 26, 2020, email email@example.com if you DO NOT have a device for remote learning purposes.
Please email firstname.lastname@example.org or contact the Board Office at 309-973-2129 by noon on March 26, 2020 if you DO NOT have a device to use for remote learning purposes. Leave a message with your name, student's name, email address, and phone number. Please share.
Here are more pics from our Navigators today! Happy Spirit Day! Check out all these staff members showing their team spirit today! Keep sending your team spirit pics to email@example.com.
This morning Nielson Staff met and connected! We had 34 participants and talked together for an hour and a half. We miss you all so much and we hope you are connecting with others through phone, text, gaming chat, & social media platforms. We are #nielsonstrong. #theskysthelimit
🚍Today author Jon Gordon shared his story The Energy Bus for Kids. 🚍Snuggle up with your family and give it a listen. 🚍Here are 5 Rules for Living a Positive Life! https://youtu.be/Bjshi2Au9IQ
Here are today's announcements. Enjoy! Don't forget to share your pics of Hearts Up Monday! https://youtu.be/Zf0Z2gHp2g8
https://flipgrid.com/2020nielson We have a new topic in our Flipgrid: Favorites--Let's Share. There is an article on Slime to read also. We hope you will add a response to our Nielson Flipgrid. Have fun and stay connected!
Today's field trip is to The Smithsonian Museum of Natural History in Washington, DC. Use the menu, to navigate different views & turn your device to move about the room. Post below the name of the film that was filmed here. https://naturalhistory2.si.edu/vt3/NMNH/z_tour-022.html
We miss you, so let's do a video on Flipgrid. Step 1: Download Flipgrid. Step 2: Enter this code: 2020nielson Or go to https://flipgrid.com/2020nielson Step 3: Read the questions. Step 4: Upload your response. Let's see how many responses we can get!
Today, our virtual field trip is to the Tundra to learn about Polar Bears. https://www.discoveryeducation.com/learn/tundra-connections/ There are many more trips on this website. @DiscoveryEd #remotelearning Have fun, Navigators!
We have listed the link for the learning packets that were mailed to K-5 Students and included the list of links for additional resources on the following document. https://core-docs.s3.amazonaws.com/documents/asset/uploaded_file/624396/K-5_Resource_Guide___1_.pdf
Let's check out Wonderopolis today! Click the link to learn about Endangered Species. http://wonderopolis.org/charlie_video/YouTube/DNVq-SkIMnM For more videos, go to www.wonderopolis.org.
Check out this message from Mrs. G in P.E.: Hey, Navigators! Don't forget we have our fitness testing coming up when we get back to school. Try adding some exercise into your daily routine while at home. We are going to be tested on push-ups, sit-ups, flexibility, & running.
Click the link below to access the Learning Resources Document that was emailed to families. There are several links to online resources if you are interested. These are not required. The links are resources only. shorturl.at/hqLNY
We know all of our students are experiencing a new way of learning at home. Share what your students are doing at home by sending an email to HomeLearning@galesburg205.org. We may share your ideas, photos and videos with our school community!
Governor Pritzker has just informed all Illinois school districts that schools will be closed Tuesday, March 17, 2020 and through Monday, March 30, 2020. The district is developing a remote learning plan and will be notifying parents shortly with details.
For up to date information on COVID-19 from Galesburg CUSD #205, please visit http://galesburgil.apptegy.us/o/galesburg-cusd-205/page/pandemic-preparedness.
The 2019-2020 School year calendar has two built in emergency days during the month of March, March 12 & March 13. Dr. Asplund has decided to change the emergency days to non student attendance days. To clarify, there will be no student attendance on March 12 & March 13.
Nielson PTO Meeting is cancelled for tonight. Thank you!
Thank you to those families who have participated in the Illinois 5Essentials survey! We appreciate the feedback!. If you haven't taken the parent survey, please click on the link! Thank you! https://survey.5-essentials.org/Illinois/
Just a reminder: Monday 11/25/19 Regular Attendance Tuesday 11/26/19 One Hour Early Dismissal Wednesday 11/27/19 No School Thursday 11/28/19 No School Friday 11/29/19 No School
Book Fair will be open in B3 classroom from Monday, Nov.4, to Friday, Nov. 8th. It will be open from 8:15 to 8:45am and 3:15 to 3:45pm each day. It will also be open during our Family Reading Night on Thursday, Nov. 7th, from 5:30-7:30pm. We hope you will join us!
At around 9:15am, Nielson Elementary went into a soft lockdown due to activity in the area. Our first priority is always to secure the building and insure the safety and well-being of students. All noon recess activities were held indoors today. At this time, normal school procedures have resumed.
The Lombard Middle School Staff would like to invite all students and their families to their annual Trick or Treat night (Oct. 30) from 4-5pm at Lombard. Enter through the main doors off of Knox St. Costumes are encouraged and all children must be accompanied by an adult.
Please be sure to dress warm this week--coats, gloves, hats. We will be outdoors for recess as long as the temperature stays above 20 degrees. Students will need boots to play on the snow. Happy First Snow of the Year!
Reminder: CUSD #205 K-12 buildings will be on a Half Day Dismissal schedule on Thursday, October 31, 2019. http://bit.ly/205buildingtimes
Friday is House Color Day. Please have your students dress in their house color head to toe for a fun House Assembly! We are looking for the house with the most spirit!
REMINDER: Thursday, October 17 and Friday, October 18 are both 1 Hour Early Dismissal Days for CUSD #205 Schools. https://core-docs.s3.amazonaws.com/documents/asset/uploaded_file/455925/Early_Outs.pdf
We are looking for a kindergarten paraprofessional. The hours are 9 to 1:30 every day. Please put in your application if you are interested in joining our team! Please share this message!
We DO have school on Monday, October 14th! We can't wait to see you! It is going to be a great week!
Tomorrow's Student Council St. Jude Walkathon will be at Nielson in the gym due to weather. See you at 9am. Please enter through the gym only. Donations for St. Jude are due at the time of the walk.
We are currently experiencing internet issues within District #205. There was a internet cable cut between Monmouth and Macomb. This is causing a disruption with Skyward as well. Thank you for your patience and understanding.
Thursday is Toy Story Thursday. Wear your Toy Story Gear or red and yellow clothes. We hope you will join us in celebrating spirit week! Happy Streaks Week!
September 25 is National Food Service Workers Day! Thank you to all the food service employees in District #205 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ADd83H3k0iw
Today is Picture Day! Also, if you would like to order Nielson Spirit Wear, there is an option to order a youth small in everything except the hoodies. Just write the size in on the sheet. Spirit wear order forms are due October 3rd. Please share this post.
Today, Tuesday, September 24th, is To Infinity and Beyond Day at Nielson! Wear your Toy Story Buzz Lightyear gear, space gear, or purple and green! Thank you our Nielson Navigators who joined us for Camo Day on Monday! Happy Streaks Week! Homecoming 2019
Happy Streaks Spirit Week! Mon. 23rd - Camo Day (wear camo or brown&green) Tues. 24th -To Infinity & Beyond Space Day (wear green or purple or space wear) Wed. 25th-Wear Your Best (picture day) Thurs. 26th-Toy Story Day (wear red & yellow) Fri. 27th-Woody's Hat Day (wear a hat)
We want your feedback! Please click on the link to take the 5/6 Curriculum survey! http://bit.ly/lombardsurvey
No tutoring today due to the 1 hour early dismissal. Don't forget to dress like a rock star today. We will be indoors for morning recess this morning.
Galesburg Schools will be on a one hour early dismissal schedule on Thursday, September 19 and Friday, September 20. Thank you
Just a reminder that we will host Nielson Open House on Tuesday, September 17, at 5:30 to 6:30. At 6:15, please join us in the library to learn about Title I. At 6:30, we will begin our PTO meeting, also in the library.
Drop off is no earlier that 8:20. Students enter the building at 8:35. The tardy bell rings at 8:45. Pick up begins at 3:10 for Kindergarten. 1st-5th graders are dismissed at 3:15.
Today was a great day to be a Nielson Navigator! Students participated in their first whole school assembly and reviewed school expectations. Students also enjoyed a whole school recess at the end of their day, and there was a surprise visit from a few Toy Story characters who helped us learn about our BIST Life Goals and Nielson Core Values. BIST Life Goals: 1. I can make good choices even if I am angry. Responsibility 2. I can be okay even if others are not. Confidence 3. I can do something even if I don't want to or if it is hard to do. Perseverance For more information on the BIST program, visit www.bist.org. Each day we recite our school pledge to remind us of our Nielson Navigator core values: I am confident. I am responsible. I will persevere. The sky's the limit. We are Nielson Navigators!
Backpack Night is Thursday, August 15th, from 5:30-6:30!