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.
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
Teach Your Monster to Read (ELA): http://www.teachyourmonstertoread.com/u/3213123
Readworks (ELA and Science): https://www.readworks.org/student-authentication?url=%2Fstudent
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
Prodigy (Math): https://www.prodigygame.com/
Class Code: 5B954E
For individual student login info, please message me on Class Dojo
Switcheroo Zoo (Science): https://www.switchzoo.com/
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!