Mrs. Sinkaus



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



     2nd Quarter Parent-Teacher Conference Signups for February 11 from 2-7. Please use Sign Up Genius to schedule your 10 minute conference appointment. On the day of confrences, I will post the Zoom meeting link, meeting number, and password to join. 




    *** Parents are telling me the link isn't working for Zoom, but if you follow the steps below and join the meeting through the Zoom website it does work. I am not sure why the actual link isn't operating correctly. 


     Zoom Meeting for Thursday, February 11 from 2-7 PM 

    You may either follow these steps OR click the link below!

    Go to 

    Click Join Meeting

    Meeting ID#- 713 2961 0352

    Passcode- 19Mia1 

     You will be entered into a waiting room. Once it your scheduled time, I will let you into the meet. 


    Krystal Sinkaus is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting. Topic: 2nd Quarter Parent-Teacher Conferences -Reading- Mrs. Sinkaus Time: Feb 11, 2021 02:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada) Join Zoom Meeting Meeting ID: 713 2

    Remind App codes to Join

    *Mrs. Sinkaus' 5th grade Reading HR & Periods 1 /3 

    Text: 81010 the message: @mrssinkau


    *Mrs. Sinkaus' 5th grade Reading Periods 5 / 6 

    Text: 81010 the message: @mrssinkaus 


    *Mrs. Sinkaus' 5th grade Reading Periods 7 / 8

    Text: 81010 the message: 7kac84a  

    School Schedule

    School starts virtually on Wednesday, September 9. That day and the 10th and 11th are virtual for ALL students. Students need to login to their Google homeroom by 8:40 to be counted as present. 

    Hybrid Group A students (students with Moosic or Avoca adresses), in-person classes begin on Monday, September 14. Hybrid students in Group B (students with Taylor or Scranton addresses) start in-person classes on Tueday, September 15.  On the days the hybrid students are home, they must log in to their virtual homeroom by 8:40 to be counted as present before beginning their work. 

      Virtual students must log into their Google homeroom classrooms by 8:40 to be counted as present, starting on Monday, September 14. They will need to follow their schedules to participate or watch the Google Meets that are presented by each teacher at a time of their choosing to complete the work. 

    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 will be no access to water fountains   

    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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