Mrs. Sinkaus

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    Welcome to Mrs. Sinkaus' 5th Grade Reading Class Website 


    Parent-Teacher conferences for the 1st quarter will be held on Thursday, November 18 from 2-7 pm. Please sign up for a scheduled 10 minute conference time using the Sign Up Genius site below. On the day and time of your conference, please log in to my reading Google classroom. 

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    To Join my Remind app and get any class notifications on your phone, please do the following:

    *For Homeroom (this will include any school announcments such as early dismissal, dress down days, papers to be turned in to office): text: 81010 with the message: @k623d76

    *Periods 1/3 (this includes all homework and test dates)- Text 81010 with the message: @h2426hd

    *Periods 5/6 (this includes all homework and test dates)- Text 81010 with the message: @a38kbd 

    *Periods 7/8 (this includes all homework and test dates)- Text 81010 with the message: @8d74824  



    Uniform Policy

    Students are required to wear the usual khaki or navy blue short or pants. Any Riverside spiritwear or Riverside uniform shirts are acceptable. Hoodies ARE permitted this year. 


    Water Bottles

    Student may bring a water bottle, as there is a refillable water station located in our hallway.

    School Supplies

    • whiteboard, 4 dry erase Expo markers
    • white board eraser (can be a sock, piece of felt, or a small piece of material)
    • pack of Ticonderoga pencils (these are the only brand that work) or mechanical pencils
    • highlighters (preferably at least 2 different colors)
    • 24 box crayons
    • 2 gluesticks
    • child-sized scissors
    • 1 pack Post-its
    •  (optional) personal-sized stapler, refills
    • (optional) pens, gel pens, colored pencils
    • *the pencil sharpener in my room does not require the students to touch anything other than their pencil, so individual sharpeners are not needed 

    Personal Supplies

    • an extra mask in a labeled ziploc bag
    • a personal pack of tissues
    • (optional) hand sanitizer (*note- there will be hand sanitizing stations, but if students want to use their own sanitizer they need to supply it, as they will not be allowed to share with each other)









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