"BEE All That You Can BEE"

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Jenn Librandi

"BEE all that you can BEE in Kindergarten"

"Our KINDERGARTEN young learners at School Five are thriving!

Restoration, Renewal and Hope."

Ms. Librandi's Busy Bees!

 

Email Address: jlibrandi@yonkerspublicschools.org

Important Announcements:

"Back to School Night" - Thursday, October 6th at 5:00 p.m. -looking forward to seeing parents and guardians

***School Closed Wednesday, October 5, 2022- Yom Kippur

 

We will continue to use Clever.  To log onto Clever please use your child's ID number for the username and their birthday (mm/dd/yyyy) for the password. Another way you can log on is by scanning the badge that I will send home.

 

***PARENT PORTAL - Sign up for the parent portal to access your child's grades.

Click Here for PowerSchool Parent Information

***This week we will continue Benchmark ELA - Unit 0- Foundations and Routines and iReady Math Unit 1 Lessons 2 and 3

 ***Homework will be assigned Monday - Thursday in Benchmark Advance for English Language Arts, IXL, and iReady for Math, as well as pencil/paper tasks in your child's BEE (Bring Everything Everyday) folder.  The folder should be returned daily and all assignments should be completed on time.  The BEE folder needs to be emptied out daily and all corrected work should be left at home. Thanks for your support.

 
 
 "It is the supreme art of the teacher to awaken joy in creative expression and knowledge." -Albert Einstein

     Hi!  My name is Ms. Librandi and I have been at School Five for 26 years.  I started out teaching fifth grade, then sixth grade, then third grade and now I have been teaching Kindergarten for twelve years!  I love being part of School Five's Kindergarten team and I love teaching Kindergarten.  It is exciting to see each child develop a "Love of Learning" and see their confidence grow as they master new concepts.  I believe that all students are able to learn when provided with a positive learning environment and high expectations.  My classroom is a risk-free, nurturing, safe and motivating environment. The students are provided with positive reinforcement as well as tangible and intangible rewards. The students are also provided with an individualized educational program,but this is also a classroom that is "student driven", where students can work in cooperative learning groups and learn from oneanother. Our English Language Arts Common Core program is called Benchmark Advance.  In Math we use i-Ready to achieve our goals.  We use the Mystery Science program.  In Kindergarten we also have a wonderful growth mindset/social skills program called, PATHS (Promoting Alternative THinking, Strategies). For Social Studies, there are thematic units integrated with our ELA program,Scholastic News children's periodicals for current world events and the children also participate in a Kindergarten Pen-Pal Exchange and correspond with Kindergarten classrooms from different states and countries. We have a Smart Board in the classroom and the children enjoy interactive technology lessons in all core subject areas.  The children are provided with ipads, laptops and desktop computers for centers. I am looking forward to the 2022-2023 school year with all of you. I know it will be an adjustment back into the classroom and a new experience for many, but this year is going to be exciting and your children are going to thrive, succeed and persevere. I know you and your child may be feeling a little anxious and nervous, but I promise it will be a positive learning experience for everyone. We will work together to make this a pleasant, memorable, productive and fun learning experience. I will be here to assist you anyway I can. I am looking forward to getting to know your child and working together with all of you!

There will be several ways that you can communicate with me.  

Class Dojo is the easiest and fastest way to get a response.  Please make sure that you connect once you receive my invitation!

I can also be reached by emailing jlibrandi@yonkerspublicschools.org

I grew up in Greenwich, Connecticut.  I received my Bachelor's Degree from Iona College and my Master's Degree from Manhattanville College.  I have a younger brother who resides in Armonk, New York with three younger children.  I still live in Greenwich, Connecticut with my thirteen-year-old daughter, Megan.  

     I am looking forward to a year filled with new learning adventures.  

 

SOME OF MY FAVORITE THINGS:

Favorite Color:  Grey

Favorite Season:  Fall

Favorite Food:  Nachos

Favorite Drink:  Iced Coffee

Favorite Sport Team: The New York Yankees and The.  New York Mets

Favorite Book:  Thank You, Mr. Falker By- Patricia Polacco

Favorite Song:  You've Got a Friend in Me (Toy Story)

Favorite hobby: Doing fun activities with my daughter Megan, riding my Peloton exercise bike

Favorite Movies: BFG, Pete's Dragon, Aladdin, The One and Only Ivan

Favorite Animals:   Deer, Dog, Hedgehog