Best part of quarantine: Bathroom breaks whenever!
Worst part: No TLS cross country!
What is something you have gotten to do during quarantine that you wouldn't have normally? Built a blanket fort for optimal movie watching
Favorite snack: chips and guac
Special Message: Don't forget to drink water! Hydration is key!!
Mrs. Schwartz' home workspace
Teaching lessons from my bed!
Best part of quarantine: Getting to spend all day with my own kids
Worst part: not getting to see my Trinity family
What is something you have gotten to do during quarantine that you wouldn't have normally? I love that my husband gets to have lunch with us most days because he mostly works from home also. I never thought I would teach lessons sitting on my bed.
Favorite snack: a cup of coffee and a handful of chocolate covered almonds
Special Message: 3rd graders, I miss you very much. I can't wait to see your smiling faces in person again. I'm so thankful we have ZOOM each week to see each other and catch up. Thanks for working so hard at home! I love you all!
Mrs. Junk's Recording Studio
Best part of quarantine: Being able to spend more time with my family.
Worst part: Not seeing my Kindergartners and their families every day and not being able to hug them.
What is something you have gotten to do during quarantine that you wouldn't have normally? Work with my best friend, Mr. Junk.
Favorite snack: Peanuts & Cashews and a little white chocolate
Special Message: I miss you and I love you and I can't wait to see you again and give you all a giant hug.
Mr. Holladay's home workspace
8th Grade & Science & Logic
Peanut Butter Trail Mix
Best part of quarantine: Getting to spend more time with my family.
Worst part: Naught but my computer to talk at.
What is something you have gotten to do during quarantine that you wouldn't have normally? Take walks every day with my family.
Favorite snack: Costco brand/Kirkland peanut butter trail mix
Special Message: God is good and will be with his children! We will get through this! Though I miss every single one of you, I hope you are spending this valuable time with your families and staying safe and healthy! Blessings to you all!
Mr. Rehbein's home workspace
Gotta have Coffee!
Best part of quarantine: More home cooked meals
Worst part: More dishes to do
What is something you have gotten to do during quarantine that you wouldn't have normally? I have gotten to catch up on some Star Trek
Favorite snack: Coffee
Special Message: Fourth graders keep being filled with joy!
Mrs. Rehbein's home workspace
Zoom scavenger hunts are the best!
Best part of quarantine: Being with my kiddos and husband
Worst part: Not seeing my second graders and being able to do small reading groups with them
What is something you have gotten to do during quarantine that you wouldn't have normally? Going kayaking with the family on a nice sunny day
Favorite snack: Popcorn
Special Message: I am so proud of all your hard work. Keep it up. Seeing you on zoom and playing scavenger hunt together is a highlight of my Wednesday’s.Praying for you and your families.
Mrs. Burns' home workspace
7th Grade & Math
Pickled Beans or Beets!
Best part: Wearing comfy sweatshirts and being around my family more.
Worst part: Lack of social interaction or study sessions at City Brew.
What is something you have gotten to do during quarantine that you wouldn't have normally? We normally wouldn't stay home for such a long period of time. There's usually someone we'd like to visit or activities to do or places to go. It has been nice to enjoy our home more.
Favorite snack: Of course chocolate, but I also like pickled beans or beets and cheese and crackers. (not all together)
Special Message: I miss hearing my 7th graders sing spontaneously as well their fun, open conversations and their big hugs. Stay strong! God is always with you!
Ms. Edlund's home work pet
6th Grade & ELA
I love hummus!!!
Best part of quarantine: Being at home spending time with Piper (above)
Worst part: Not going anywhere!
What is something you have gotten to do during quarantine that you wouldn't have normally? Set my own schedule, read more and do some spring cleaning.
Favorite snack: I love hummus!! I can have it with lots of garlic and no one will complain because there is no one to breathe on!!
Special Message: I miss my students!!! I miss the noise they make during quite reading!! I miss the wonderful comments and questions they have when using their brains and hearts!!!
Mrs. MacGregor's home workspace
Nobody to answer my questions... :(
Best part of quarantine: I get to spend more time at home with my family
Worst part: I teach in front of a camera and ask questions but nobody ever answers. I sure do miss my Prek kiddos.
What is something you have gotten to do during quarantine that you wouldn't have normally? Sleep in until 6:30-7am. AND using the restroom when I want.
Favorite snack: dark chocolate and kombucha
Special Message: Hello Pre-K kiddos! I sure do miss your smiley faces, hugs and funny stories. I miss playing ball and rolling down the Jack and Jill Hill. I sure wish I could play in the sensory table with the scoops and funnels or the playdough center. I miss playing board games, playing in the kitchen, painting, doing science experiments, singing, dancing, reading stories and praying together. I just MISS school and you guys SO MUCH. Thank you for the pictures, emails and video clips. They make my day a little happier and brighter. Always remember that Jesus is with you and Loves you very much.
Miss Renken's home workspace
Remember, Jesus Loves You!
Best part of quarantine: Getting to spend time outside every day
Worst part of quarantine: Teaching to a computer who doesn’t sing along, answer questions, or tell me stories
Something I have gotten to do during quarantine that I wouldn’t normally: Make and eat breakfast at home every day, instead of just throwing something in my bag to eat at school
Favorite snack: Pretzels
Special message: I miss you all, first graders! I hope you are spending time with your family, reading lots, and getting outside to play! Remember that I love you and Jesus loves you.