5th Grade

Mrs. Vander HeidenMrs. Vander Heiden
5th Grade

Hello, my name is Melissa Vander Heiden.  I will be your child’s teacher this 2018-2019 school year.  I received my Bachelor’s degree from the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh in 2003.  I began my teaching career at St. Nicholas in 2003 and have taught grades 2-8. I look forward to coming back every summer.  Please feel free to contact me with any questions you may have.


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March 1 Newsletter

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December Activities in 5th Grade

My apologies.  I did not post these correctly over Christmas break, but better late than never.  I hope you enjoy all the photos.  I know that we enjoyed all the activities. Happy New Year!

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January 4 Newsletter

January 4 Newsletter

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December 14 Newsletter

December 14 Newsletter

 

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Cranberry STEM Experiments

The day before Thanksgiving break the 5th graders explored a Thanksgiving tradition—the cranberry.  We learned about its importance to Wisconsin, its role in the Thanksgiving feast, and most importantly how a cranberry can be used in cooking. Students continued exploring by cutting open a cranberry to see why it floats...Read More »


Thanksgiving Fun with Prayer Partners

These are a bit late, but the 1st and 5th graders had so much fun making turkeys, playing games, and spending time with each other.

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November 30 Newsletter

November 30 Newsletter

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November 16 Newsletter

November 16 Newsletter

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November 8 Newletter

November 8 Newsletter

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November 2 Newsletter

November 2 Newsletter

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October 25 Newsletter

October 25 Newsletter

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October 19 Newsletter

October 19 Newsletter

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October 12 Newsletter

October 12 Newsletter

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October 5 Newsletter

October 5 Newsletter

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September 28 Newsletter

September 28 Newsletter

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September 21 Newsletter

September 21 Newsletter

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September 14 Newsletter

Sept 14 Newsletter

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September 7 Newsletter

Sept 7 Newsletter

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Welcome back!

Hello and welcome back students!  I hope everyone had a fun-filled summer vacation!

One quick announcement:  we are encouraging all 6th, 7th, and 8th graders to bring either a white tshirt or the red “I am a Child of God” tshirt to phy ed every Tuesday and Wednesday to change into...Read More »