Mrs. Tessa Olney

Phone: 314-771-2539


Degrees and Certifications:

Bachelors in Elementary Education- University of Kansas

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. 

Microsoft Teams

To access our class on Microsoft Teams, please use the link below and then login:

Microsoft Teams Link - Click here!

Learning Resources

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):

     Class Code: Olney9

Teach Your Monster to Read (ELA):

Readworks (ELA and Science):

     Class Code:LH73US

     Password: 1234

Storyline Online (Read Alouds by actors and actresses):

Scholastic Learn from Home (All subjects):

Starfall (Math and ELA):

Nat Geo for kids (Science):

Go Noodle (Movement):

Prodigy (Math):

     Class Code: 5B954E

     For individual student login info, please message me on Class Dojo

Switcheroo Zoo (Science):

Class Dojo

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

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