Degrees and Certifications:
Bachelors in Elementary Education- Kansas State University
Mrs. Tessa Olney
About Mrs. Olney
Mrs. Olney is from a small town in Kansas. Mrs. Olney graduated from Kansas State University with a bachelors of science in Elementary Education. After graduating, Mrs. Olney moved to St. Louis, MO. This is her second year teaching 1st grade in St. Louis. She is currently pursuing a Reading Specialist Certification from UMSL.
2020 Summer Reading List
Click here to access the summer reading list compiled by teachers and professionals from the district. This is a great resource of ways to access books and books that are on grade level for your child to be reading throughout the summer!
To access our class on Microsoft Teams, please use the link below and then login:
It is an expectation that scholars are completing work outside of school hours to reinforce skills that we are working on throughout the school day. This should include at least 20 minutes of reading a day and can include a variety of the resources below.
Freckle (Math and ELA): https://student.freckle.com/#/login
Class Code: Olney9
EPIC (ELA): https://www.getepic.com/sign-in
Class Code: hvk5116
Teach Your Monster to Read (ELA): http://www.teachyourmonstertoread.com/u/3213123
Prodigy (Math): https://www.prodigygame.com/
Class Code: 5B954E
Username and Password were sent via dojo individually or can be found on "Class Notebook" tab in Microsoft Teams
Readworks (ELA and Science): https://www.readworks.org/student-authentication?url=%2Fstudent
IXL (Math): https://www.ixl.com/signin
Username and Password can be found on "Class Notebook" tab in Microsoft Teams
Storyline Online (Read Alouds by actors and actresses): https://www.storylineonline.net/
Scholastic Learn from Home (All subjects): https://www.scholastic.com/teachers/teaching-tools/articles/resources/scholastic-learn-at-home--free-resources-for-school-closures.html
Starfall (Math and ELA): https://www.starfall.com/h/
Nat Geo for kids (Science): https://kids.nationalgeographic.com/
Go Noodle (Movement): https://app.gonoodle.com/login
Switcheroo Zoo (Science): https://www.switchzoo.com/
PBS Kids (All subjects): https://pbskids.org/
Class Dojo is utilized school wide as a positive behavior reinforcement and for important parent communication. Mrs. Olney regularly posts class updates there regarding current information. If you have not already, please download the app to connect with our class!
In addition, the Academic team has created enrichment packets to encourage continuous learning among students of all grade levels. These packets are available at meal distribution sites, and they are posted online at www.slps.org/keeponlearning.
Voices of Change Video Competition
This year the Kindergarten and 1st grade classes at Hodgen came together to create this video about how we can combat social issues in our community. Our video won 1st place at the competition!
Watch the video here!