Mrs. Uerling

Phone: 406-542-4010 ext. 4123

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Mrs. Uerling

I am excited to be entering my 6th year of teaching this school year! I previously taught in Nebraska where I was born and raised. I graduated with my Bachelor of Arts in Elementary Education from Creighton University and completed my Master’s degree from the University of Nebraska at Lincoln in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math education 2018. My husband, Caleb, and I enjoy cycling, drinking coffee, hiking, biking, reading, and spending time with family. 
  • SCHEDULE

    8:40 - 9:10     Band and Orchestra

    9:15 - 10:00   Specials

    10:00 - 10:15 Recess

    10:15 - 11:45 Math

    11:45 - 12:30 Lunch/Recess

    12:30 - 2:00   ELA/Writing

    2:00 - 2:15     Recess

    2:15 - 2:45     WIN

    2:45 - 3:30     Unit Studies

  • 2/27 Weekly Update

    Posted by Alexandria Uerling on 2/27/2020

    Thursday Folder Contents

    • Classwork 
    • Math Unit 7 Learning Targets
    • March Calendars
    • BINGO Flyer
    • Kindergarten Registration Flyer

    ***Please empty the folder and sign the sheet on the inside.

    3rd Annual BINGO Night

    Event:  Friday, March 6th.  Doors open at 6:00 pm and games start at 7:00.  More information can be found on the Jeannette Rankin FB event page. I hope to see you there! 

    If you are interested in reserving a table, please contact the PTO:  riverhawkpto@gmail.com 

    Shout Outs/Thank Yous:

    • PTO for donating $1,100 for our students to participate in an additional SPARK Arts experience. 
    • All Parent Volunteers who came on our Winter Field Trip
    • Amanda Lincoln and Maritza Tish for helping outfit kiddos in cross country skies all day.
    • Parks and Recreation for supplying snow shoes.
    • Chris Stevens for joining us and leading snowshoeing! 
    • Maritza Tish picking up and returning cross country skies to Bob Wards.
    • ALL families who donated to our classroom Bingo Camping Basket. We have over $250 in gift cards and many awesome camping items.
    • Stacey Brown for transporting my cross country skies :) 

    Upcoming Dates

    2/28 End T2

    3/2   Book Report Due

    3/6   Bingo Night 6:00 pm

    3/9 - 3/12 Conferences

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  • 2/13 Weekly Update

    Posted by Alexandria Uerling on 2/13/2020

    Thursday Folder Contents

    • Classwork 
    • BINGO info sheet
    • Winter Field Trip- February 26th Information and Opt Out

    ***Please empty the folder and sign the sheet on the inside.

    Valentine’s Party

    Mrs. Kennedy will be here - Mrs. Uerling gone. Our party will be from 2:45-3:30 on Friday, February 14th.  We are having an ice cream bar with many toppings. Thank you to all who’ve supplied goodies for our spread.

    3rd Annual BINGO Night

    Yikes….we only have 2 items in hand.  If you are able to support this event, please send items by Friday, February 21st.  THANK YOU!

    Bingo Donation Survey

    The date has been set for Friday, March 6th at the University of Montana.  This year our classroom theme is Camping.  If you are able to support our classroom theme basket, please send an item in with your student.  

    Winter Field Trip

    Our winter trip is fast approaching.  Thank you to all who’ve completed the survey for info and volunteer opportunities.  The 5th grade team will contact you next week about your support.

    Upcoming Dates

    2/14 Wear Red/Hearts

    2/14 Valentine’s Day Party 2:45 - 3:30

    2/17 No School

    2/19 Cross Country Skiing Classroom Presentation

    2/26 Winter Field Trip 

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  • 2/6 Weekly Update

    Posted by Alexandria Uerling on 2/6/2020

    Thursday Folder Contents

    • I love to Read Week Information and Reading Log
    • Classroom Work
    • Watson's Children's Shelter Art Contest
    • February Lunch Calendar 
    • Jump Rope for Heart Packet
    • Injustice Unit articles, notes, and opinion writing

    ***Please empty the folder and sign the sheet on the inside.

    3rd Annual BINGO Night

    Bingo Donation Survey

    The date has been set for Friday, March 6th at the University of Montana.  This year our classroom theme is Camping.  If you are able to support our classroom theme basket, please send an item in with your student.  

    I Love to Read Week

    Students will be bringing home a reading log to record minutes spent reading from February 10-14. If your family chooses to participate, please return the log by Friday, February 14th. We will keep a classroom log.

    Watson’s Children’s Shelter (Artwork Contest)

    You will find a white information sheet on how your child can participate in the Watson’s Bike for Shelter artwork contest.  Rules and regulations are printed on the back side of the paper. Please submit to Watson’s by February 24th.

    Jump Rope for Heart (note from Mrs. Hanson)

    Jeannette Rankin students are getting ready to kick off the Kids Heart Challenge on Feb 7th, 2020 with the American Heart Association. 

    • Register Today: Download the FREE App called Kids Heart Challenge for Apple or Android or visit www.heart.org/kidsheartchallenge and search Jeannette Rankin Elementary to get started. 

    Upcoming Dates

    I LOVE to Read Week!

    2/11 Hats off to Reading (wear hats)

    2/12 Read my Shirt (wear clothing that has words)

    2/13 PJ/Cozy Day

    2/14 Wear Red/Hearts

    2/14 Mrs. Uerling out of the building

    2/14 Valentine’s Day Party 2:45 - 3:30

    2/17 No School

    2/19 Cross Country Skiing Classroom Presentation

    2/26 Winter Field Trip 

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  • 1/30 Weekly Update

    Posted by Alexandria Uerling on 1/30/2020

    Thursday Folder Contents

    • Classroom Work
    • Math Unit 4 Packet (Incomplete problems make for great practice at home!)
    • Math Unit 4 Test
    • Reading Selection Test
    • February Calendar
    • Valentine’s Day Information and Class List

    ***Please empty the folder and sign the sheet on the inside.

    Winter Field Trip

    Winter Field Trip Survey Link

    Students will be attending a winter field trip to Pattee Canyon on Wednesday, February 26th (tentative pending snow and weather).  The bus will leave Jeannette at 8:45 a.m. and return around 2:45 p.m. We are in need of volunteers to help make this day run smoothly.  Please complete the survey below. Thank you!

    WE WILL CONTACT YOU TO CONFIRM ITEMS NEEDED AND ASSIGNED TASKS!!!! 

    Valentine’s Day Party

    Valentine's Day Survey

    Our class Valentine’s Day party will be held on February 14th at 2:45.  To celebrate the occasion, students will need to bring in a decorated box (that fits nicely on his/her desk).  Students will also complete in different categories in hopes of winning a special prize.

    Boxes will be DUE on Wednesday, February 12th.

    We will be having ice cream sundaes for our party!

    PLEASE SEND IN ICE CREAM ITEMS BY WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 12th as Mrs. Uerling will be gone February 14.

     

    40 Book Challenge

    Students are super excited about the 40 book challenge.  So far, our class had a read a total of 890  books. 

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    Upcoming Dates

    1/31- 5th Grade Spelling Bee

    2/4 PTO meeting in Library

    I LOVE to Read Week!

    2/11 Hats off to Reading (wear hats)

    2/12 Read my Shirt (wear clothing that has words)

    2/13 PJ/Cozy Day

    2/14 Wear Red/Hearts

    2/14 Valentine’s Day Party 2:45 - 3:30

     

    2/17 No School

    2/19 Cross Country Skiing Classroom Presentation

    2/26 Winter Field Trip 

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  • 1/23 Weekly Update

    Posted by Alexandria Uerling on 1/23/2020

    Thursday Folder Contents

    • Classroom Work
    • Trimester 2 midterms
    • Book Report Information (blue)
    • Health Information (yellow)
    • BINGO- fact sheet

    ***Please empty the folder and sign the sheet on the inside.

    Trimester 2 Midterm

    Please review the midterm sent home today.  A highlighted item indicates your child is still working towards mastery.  Please sign and return with comments, questions or concerns.  

    **Conference week March 9th-12th

    Book Report

    Students will read a book and complete a 5 paragraph paper by March 2nd.  Students will be selecting books in the classroom. Please see the attached PDF and hardcopy sent home with your child today.

    Health History

    Please complete the yellow Health History form that is in your child’s Thursday folder and return tomorrow 1/24. 

    January Scholastic Book Orders

    Due: Tomorrow, Friday, January 24.

    Scholastic Link

    Class Code: N97DW

    Supporting our Classroom:

    We are planning a fun even in our classrooms the week of Valentine's Day to excite students about a variety of books and reading. In order to make this event a success I purchase new books for our classroom library. If you are interested in helping by purchasing books for our library please check out my Scholastic wish list!

    Mrs. Uerling's Wish List

    5th Grade Spelling Bee

    During the month of January, students in 5th grade will participate in multiple classroom spelling bees to earn a spot in the School Bee which will be held on Friday, January 31st from 9:15-10:15.  Five students from each 5th grade classroom will qualify for the School Bee. If your child is a participant, we will let you know and be sending home a study list. 

    3rd Annual BINGO Night

    The date has been set for Friday, March 6th at the University of Montana.  This year our classroom theme is The Mountains are Calling (camping basket). If you are able to support our classroom theme basket, please send an item in with your student.  ** I will send a Google Survey with suggestions and items needed in the coming weeks.**

    40 Book Challenge

    Students are super excited about the 40 book challenge.  So far, our class had a read a total of 860  books. 

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    Upcoming Dates

    1/23- Midterm reports home

    1/31- 5th Grade Spelling Bee

    2/4- PTO meeting in Library

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  • Weekly Update 1/16

    Posted by Alexandria Uerling on 1/16/2020

    Thursday Folder Contents

    • Classroom Work
    • Pink Math Quizzes

    ***Please empty the folder and sign the sheet on the inside.

    January Scholastic Book Orders

    Due: Friday, January 24.

    Scholastic Link

    Class Code: N97DW

    Supporting our Classroom:

    We are planning a fun even in our classrooms the week of Valentine's Day to excite students about a variety of books and reading. In order to make this event a success I purchase new books for our classroom library. If you are interested in helping by purchasing books for our library please check out my Scholastic wish list!

    Mrs. Uerling's Wish List

    5th Grade Spelling Bee

    During the month of January, students in 5th grade will participate in multiple classroom spelling bees to earn a spot in the School Bee which will be held on Friday, January 31st from 9:15-10:15.  Five students from each 5th grade classroom will qualify for the School Bee. If your child is a participant, we will let you know and be sending home a study list. 

    40 Book Challenge

    Students are super excited about the 40 book challenge.  So far, our class had a read a total of 849  books. 

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    Upcoming Dates

    1/20- NO School (MLK Day)

    1/23- Midterm reports home

    1/31- 5th Grade Spelling Bee

    2/4- PTO meeting in Library

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  • 1/9 Weekly Update

    Posted by Alexandria Uerling on 1/9/2020

    Thursday Folder Contents

    • Classroom Work
    • January Calendar
    • Prodigy Login 
    • Scholastic Book Order

    ***Please empty the folder and sign the sheet on the inside.

    HELP!

    I am in need of liter pop bottles with screw top lids or something similar for a science experiment. If you have any lying around please send them into school by Monday. Thank you!

    Scholastic Book Order

    Due: January 24th 

    scholastic.com/clubs

    Code: N97DW

    Prodigy- Home Login Info

    We have started using an online adaptive math program called Prodigy.  Students can access this work at home. In your child’s folder you will find the login information for the site.

    5th Grade Spelling Bee

    During the month of January, students in 5th grade will participate in multiple classroom spelling bees to earn a spot in the School Bee which will be held on Friday, January 31st from 9:15-10:15.  Five students from each 5th grade classroom will qualify for the School Bee. If your child is a participant, we will let you know and be sending home a study list. 

    40 Book Challenge

    Students are super excited about the 40 book challenge.  So far, our class had a read a total of 840  books. 

    Facebook

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    Upcoming Dates

    1/13- STAR math assessment

    1/15- STAR ELA assessment

    1/16- Midterms

    1/20- NO School (MLK Day)

    1/23- Midterm reports home

    1/31- 5th Grade Spelling Bee

    2/4- PTO meeting in Library

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  • 12/12 Weekly Update

    Posted by Alexandria Uerling on 12/12/2019

    Thursday Folder Contents

    • Classroom Work

    ***Please empty the folder and sign the sheet on the inside.

     

    Holiday Information

    Our Holiday Party will be on Wednesday, December 18th from 1:00 - 1:45. We will be having hot cocoa and cookies. Students will do the book exchange and watch a short movie. Parents are always welcome, but please know it will be a very simple celebration this year and parking may be difficult to holiday performances.

    Holiday Party Sign Up

    Holiday Concert Information

    Wednesday, December 18th at 2:00.  Sounds like the music program will be about 45 minutes.  Following the music program, students will move to the cafeteria for a short band/orchestra concert. 

    ***If you plan to check your child out following the concerts, please let me know!***

    12 Days of Holiday Spirit Upcoming Dates

    • 12/13 Candy Cane Day - wear red and white
    • 12/16 Kwanzaa Colors - wear black, red, green
    • 12/17 Grinch Day - wear green
    • 12/18 Holiday Best - School Program - 2:00
    • 12/19 Crazy Hair or Crazy Hat Day
    • 12/20 Ugly Sweater Day

    Holiday Book Exchange

    Our class will be participating in a book exchange for the holidays. Students will exchange 1 wrapped book with another student in the class, each taking home a book. Please bring in a wrapped book by Tuesday, December 17th. If you are unable to bring a book, please let me know!

    40 Book Challenge

    Students are super excited about the 40 book challenge.  So far, our class had a read a total of 794  books. 

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    Upcoming Dates

    12/17 Gingerbread Houses with Kindergarten 10:15 - 11:30

    12/18 Holiday Program/Band and Orchestra Concert 2:00

    12/18 Holiday Party 1:00 - 1:45

    12/19-20 Mrs. Uerling home in Nebraska for family wedding

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  • 11/21 Weekly Update

    Posted by Alexandria Uerling on 11/21/2019

    Thursday Folder Contents

    • November/December Scholastic Book Order - Your child’s wish list is attached.
    • Home Resource liability waiver and media waiver - PLEASE fill out and return!
    • Home Resource Opt Out
    • Winter Music Program Flyer and Frozen Script to Practice
    • Box Tops Flyer

    ***Please empty the folder and sign the sheet on the inside.

    Scholastic Book Order

    I will be submitting the November/December order on December 5th. Let me know if your order is a gift, and I will hold them aside for you to pick up. 

    https://clubs.scholastic.com/

    Class Code: N97DW

    Home Resource - Zero Waste Ambassador Program

    The Zero Waste Ambassador program is designed to help young Missoulians think more critically about the materials we use where they come from and where they go. We have two field trips coming up as a part of this program. Opt outs for these two field trips are in this week’s Thursday folder as well as a permission slip - please sign and return!

    Landfill: Tuesday, November 26 12:00 - 1:30 

    • We will be outside please dress for the weather
    • 5th grade will eat lunch at 11:15 on this day.

    Home Resource: Friday, December 6 9:30 - 1:30

    • We will be outside please dress for the weather
    • Please bring a sack lunch!

    40 Book Challenge

    Students are super excited about the 40 book challenge.  So far, our class had a read a total of 709  books!!

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    Upcoming Dates

    11/21- Scholastic Holiday Book Orders come home

    11/21- Picture Retakes

    11/25- Riverhawk Gear Order Due

    11/26- 5th grade lunch at 11:15

    11/26- ZWAP Landfill Field Trip- 12:00-1:30

    11/27-12/1 Thanksgiving Break

    12/5 Holiday Scholastic Book Order Due

    12/6 Zero Waste Home Resource Field Trip

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  • 11/7 Weekly Update

    Posted by Alexandria Uerling on 11/7/2019

    Thursday Folder Contents

    • Classroom Work
    • Artwork
    • SPARK! Arts Ignite Information Flier

    Please take out all classroom work and sign and return Thursday Folder to school.

    Report Cards

    Report cards will be coming home on Monday, November 11.

    Parent Teacher Conferences:

    Conference week is next week.  If you have not signed up for a time slot, please see the attached online schedule. Please be prompt to your conference as I have many conferences scheduled back to back each day.

    https://www.signupgenius.com/go/8050449aeab23a3f94-uerling

    40 Book Challenge

    Students are super excited about the 40 book challenge.  So far, our class had a read a total of 613  books. 

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    Upcoming Dates

    11/8 - End of Trimester 1

    Week of 11/11: Parent Teacher Conferences

    11/11- ZWAP (Home Resource) Visitor 

    11/14 - Early Dismissal for Conferences 11:30

    11/15 - No School

    11/21- Scholastic Holiday Book Orders come home

    11/21- Picture Retakes

    11/26- ZWAP Landfill Field Trip- 12:30-2:00

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