Jennifer Galik
Such a wonderful evening at our Open House event! Many thanks to all of the families who came to meet their child’s teacher, supported the PTO Book Fair, and toured our beautiful school. We’re so happy to have you back in our building! #Polk #OpenHouse #PTO
9 days ago, Jennifer Galik
Jennifer Galik
Mrs. Wilson’s mathematicians were excited to learn about how to demonstrate their thinking using Padlet to make a video or take a picture. #Polk #WatertownLearns #MindsonMath #Padlet
10 days ago, Jennifer Galik
Jennifer Galik
Third graders in Ms. Taylor’s class worked in partnerships to come up with different ways to compose the number 125. #Polk #MindsonMath #WatertownLearns
10 days ago, Jennifer Galik
Jennifer Galik
Such talented artists at Polk! #BethlehemFair #Polk #Art #Creativity @JudsonPolkArt
14 days ago, Jennifer Galik
Jennifer Galik
Polk students made the Bethlehem Fair a more beautiful place to visit with their artwork on display! #Polk #Art #Creativity @JudsonPolkArt
14 days ago, Jennifer Galik
Jennifer Galik
More awesome artwork on display at the Bethlehem Fair! #Polk #Art #Creativity @JudsonPolkArt
14 days ago, Jennifer Galik
Jennifer Galik
Loved seeing our students’ amazing artwork on display at the Bethlehem Fair! #Polk #Art #Creativity @JudsonPolkArt
14 days ago, Jennifer Galik
Jennifer Galik
Completely obsessed with our new main office wall art! #Polk
16 days ago, Jennifer Galik
Jennifer Galik
Check out these creative kids! During indoor recess today they researched pictures of rocket ships and then worked together to build one! #Polk #STEM #Imagination #play
16 days ago, Jennifer Galik
Jennifer Galik
Awesome team building activity during Mr. Loyer’s PE class today! Kids built a hut out of hula hoops that would support an activity they had to complete using it. #Polk #WatertownLearns #Teamwork #PE
23 days ago, Jennifer Galik
Jennifer Galik
Love this display I spied while out and about today! Focusing on kindness and the simple everyday acts that can we can do to create a better community. #Polk #WatertownCares #Kindness
25 days ago, Jennifer Galik
Jennifer Galik
Lucky 3rd graders in Miss Taylor’s class were treated to a literary feast! She cooked up books during their book tasting! #Polk #WatertownLearns #BookTasting
25 days ago, Jennifer Galik
Jennifer Galik
The Bs love coming to Mommy’s school, and I love sharing my family with my school family! #Polk #PrincipalMom #Twins #BacktoSchool
29 days ago, Jennifer Galik
Jennifer Galik
Even more cuteness from last night’s Back to School Bash! Thanks PTO!! #Polk #BacktoSchool #PTO
29 days ago, Jennifer Galik
Jennifer Galik
Even more cuteness from last night’s Back to School Bash! Thanks PTO!! #Polk #BacktoSchool #PTO
29 days ago, Jennifer Galik
Jennifer Galik
Loved seeing all our Polk families come together and enjoy an evening of fun! Thanks PTO!! #Polk #BacktoSchool #PTO
29 days ago, Jennifer Galik
Jennifer Galik
Our Back to School bash was a smashing success yesterday! Thanks PTO!! #Polk #BacktoSchool #PTO
29 days ago, Jennifer Galik
Jennifer Galik
#Polk School felt so much more joyful today with our students back! #BacktoSchool
about 1 month ago, Jennifer Galik
Jennifer Galik
More cuteness from the #selfiestations! #Polk #BacktoSchool
about 1 month ago, Jennifer Galik
Jennifer Galik
Students enjoyed using the #selfiestations to take pictures today! #Polk #BacktoSchool
about 1 month ago, Jennifer Galik
Jennifer Galik
Miss Julie has it right! Kindness is the strongest super power of all! #Polk #SmartKiddo #Kindness
about 1 month ago, Jennifer Galik
Jennifer Galik
Creating school spirit tie dye shirts! #Polk
about 1 month ago, Jennifer Galik
Jennifer Galik
More tie dying fun! #Polk #BacktoSchool
about 1 month ago, Jennifer Galik
Jennifer Galik
With the help of our awesome #PTO and some amazing #volunteers, we were able to tie dye school spirit shirts today! #Polk #BacktoSchool
about 1 month ago, Jennifer Galik
Jennifer Galik
I was #Twinning today as Wonder Woman! #Polk #Superhero
about 1 month ago, Jennifer Galik
Jennifer Galik
From staff to students, super heroes were all over at #Polk today! #BacktoSchool
about 1 month ago, Jennifer Galik
Jennifer Galik
More from our #Superhero welcome this morning at #Polk! #BacktoSchool
about 1 month ago, Jennifer Galik
Jennifer Galik
We rolled out the red carpet this morning for our #Polk #superheroes to welcome them back! #BacktoSchool
about 1 month ago, Jennifer Galik
Jennifer Galik
So very excited to welcome students back on August 26th with some fun events!
about 1 month ago, Jennifer Galik
Jennifer Galik
A final thank you to the most incredible team! Polk staff is 2nd to none! I couldn’t have survived my first 2 years as a building admin (a major malware virus and then COVID) without their unwavering support, humor, & flexibility. #PolkStrong! #BetterTogether #WatertownCares
3 months ago, Jennifer Galik
Jennifer Galik
Third graders in Ms. Taylor’s class have one last dance party to celebrate the end of the year and then open their gifts- their pictures with a list of character traits their peers brainstormed for them! #Polk #WatertownCares
3 months ago, Jennifer Galik
Jennifer Galik
Last day of third grade cuteness! #Polk #ThirdGradeOver #AllDone20-21
3 months ago, Jennifer Galik
Jennifer Galik
Students were so excited to meet their new teacher and classmates this week during Step Up day! #Polk #StepUpDay #Heresto21-22
3 months ago, Jennifer Galik
Jennifer Galik
Step Up day at Polk was so much fun! The anticipation of a new school year and a new teacher with new friends is always exciting! #Polk #NewBeginnings #Heresto21-22
3 months ago, Jennifer Galik
Jennifer Galik
We were thrilled to welcome our future 3rd graders this week! #Polk #FutureThirdGraders #StepUpDay
3 months ago, Jennifer Galik
Jennifer Galik
Just a bit more fun and cuteness on Field Day! #Polk #FieldDay2021
4 months ago, Jennifer Galik
Jennifer Galik
Field Day felt like a little slice of normal in this wild school year! It was so lovely to see our students’ running around and enjoying this school ritual and to meet some of our virtual learners in person for the first time! #Polk #FieldDay2021
4 months ago, Jennifer Galik
Jennifer Galik
Making more fun memories! #Polk #FieldDay2021
4 months ago, Jennifer Galik
Jennifer Galik
Field day at Polk was a huge success this week! Many thanks to our amazing PE teacher, Mr. Loyer, and all our incredible parent volunteers for making this happen! #Polk #FieldDay2021
4 months ago, Jennifer Galik
Jennifer Galik
So excited that Ms. Viola Mustafi was selected as the 2022 Watertown Public School Paraprofessional of the Year! #Polk #WatertownCares
4 months ago, Jennifer Galik
Jennifer Galik
Our amazing 5th graders were at it again this week. Debates argued in all 5th grade classes. Topics like video games and cell phones in schools brought out strong opinions. #Polk #Debates #WatertownLearns
4 months ago, Jennifer Galik
Jennifer Galik
These two 5th graders demonstrate Hawaiian day perfection during our spirit week! #Polk
4 months ago, Jennifer Galik
Jennifer Galik
Mrs. Eckerlin’s students took turns being the teacher today during teacher/student swap day. Then they ended the day by testing out paper airplanes outside. #Polk
4 months ago, Jennifer Galik
Jennifer Galik
Mrs. Milo and Ms. Wernery had some very fashionable replacements today during our teacher/student swap day for spirit week! Check out these amazing boys!
4 months ago, Jennifer Galik
Jennifer Galik
At last night’s BOE meeting the amazing volunteers who help make our schools run smoothly were honored. Many thanks to our fantastic PTOs! #Polk #PTO #WatertownCares
4 months ago, Jennifer Galik
Jennifer Galik
So proud of all our Invention Convention winners who were honored at the BOE meeting last night! #Polk @InventionConvention
4 months ago, Jennifer Galik
Jennifer Galik
Mrs. Barlow’s 5th graders applied their knowledge of a variety of math skills to solve a performance task problem. #Polk #MindsonMath #ProblemSolving #WatertownLearns
4 months ago, Jennifer Galik
Jennifer Galik
5th graders in Mrs. Schulte’s class prepare for their upcoming debate unit by learning how to be flexible in their thinking and developing arguments for different sides of an issue. #Polk #Debate #WatertownLearns
4 months ago, Jennifer Galik
Jennifer Galik
4th graders in Mrs. Eckerlin’s class earned a Glow Party for being amazing!! Check out all the fun they had while engaging in math centers. #Polk #KidsDeserveIt #GlowParty
4 months ago, Jennifer Galik
Jennifer Galik
Completely obsessed with the notes I spotted on students’ desks this week! Love that our teachers go the extra mile to support our students and remind them they can do anything!! #Polk #KidsDeserveIt
5 months ago, Jennifer Galik
Jennifer Galik
Showering our kids with more positive thoughts and love as they start state testing! #Polk #SBAC #growthmindset
5 months ago, Jennifer Galik
Jennifer Galik
Polk students were greeted with messages of positivity and encouragement earlier this week as we started SBAC testing! #Polk #GrowthMindset #Positivity
5 months ago, Jennifer Galik
Jennifer Galik
Check out our 2020-21 yearbook cover contest winner, Meriah, and her beautiful creation! #Polk #BetterTogether
5 months ago, Jennifer Galik
Jennifer Galik
These 3 talented ladies created this beautiful chalk drawing with the help of Officer Gorman to use for our Be the Change nomination pictures. #Polk #BetheChange #Teamwork
5 months ago, Jennifer Galik
Jennifer Galik
Check out the runners up for our yearbook cover contest! Such talented kids! Winner’s picture coming soon!! #Polk #Yearbook
5 months ago, Jennifer Galik
Jennifer Galik
Many thanks to our amazing PTO for revamping our playground spaces for recess. The kids are going to love this!! #Polk #PTO #RecessRevamp
5 months ago, Jennifer Galik
Jennifer Galik
I continue to be amazed at the ways educators are making things work this year. Math interventionist quarantined? No worries! Virtual teaching to the rescue! These kids didn’t miss a beat! #Polk #PandemicTeaching #Resilience
6 months ago, Jennifer Galik
Jennifer Galik
This is the face of a 5th grader who thinks he’s just won the Penny War for his grade level! Polk students will have to stay tuned for the results after our student council tallies results! #Polk #PennyWar #MarchofDimes
6 months ago, Jennifer Galik
Jennifer Galik
Mrs. Eckerlin’s 4th graders were hard at work today using key details to compare and contrast two stories and summarize how they were the same. #Polk #Reading
6 months ago, Jennifer Galik
Jennifer Galik
Mrs. Gauthier’s 4th grade mathematicians compare fractions and decimals and then add using different strategies. #Polk #mindsonmath
6 months ago, Jennifer Galik
Jennifer Galik
Many, many thanks to our Watertown Staples for their generosity in donating a ton of school supplies! Polk students and teachers were so excited to get some new crayons, colored pencils, and other crucial supplies! #Polk @Staples
6 months ago, Jennifer Galik
Jennifer Galik
During computer class, our 5th graders are learning about Google sheets thru an engaging project where they run their own ice cream truck. From planning inventories to tracking sales by creating graphs, the kids showed off some cool tech skills. #Polk @TechieMrsR @Google
6 months ago, Jennifer Galik
Jennifer Galik
Our fifth graders enjoyed the beautiful weather and new recess equipment courtesy of our PTO! #Polk #PTO
6 months ago, Jennifer Galik
Jennifer Galik
Check out these third grade cuties who were all so excited to show their school spirit during our recent spirit week! #Polk #SpiritWeek #SchoolSpirit
8 months ago, Jennifer Galik
Jennifer Galik
Many thanks to Ms. Cummings for organizing a wonderful holiday sing-a-long event for us yesterday! It was great fun to be together and celebrate the magic of the holidays! #Polk #Music
9 months ago, Jennifer Galik
Jennifer Galik
Even more parade fun! Loved seeing our families before we close for winter break! Happy holidays!! #Polk #Parade #WatertownCares
9 months ago, Jennifer Galik
Jennifer Galik
More parade fun! #Polk #Parade #WarertownCares
9 months ago, Jennifer Galik
Jennifer Galik
Polk teachers got into the holiday spirit for the parade yesterday! We loved seeing our families and their decorated cars too! #Polk #Parade #WatertownCares
9 months ago, Jennifer Galik
Jennifer Galik
So much fun seeing our families at yesterday’s reverse parade! #Polk #Parade #WatertownCares
9 months ago, Jennifer Galik
Jennifer Galik
Even more cuteness during Pajama Day! #Polk #CCMC #PajamaDay #WatertownCares
10 months ago, Jennifer Galik
Jennifer Galik
Check out these adorable kiddos who joined us in our CCMC Pajama Day! #Polk #CCMC #PajamaDay #WatertownCares
10 months ago, Jennifer Galik
Jennifer Galik
Polk Staff get into the winter spirit while participating in CCMC's pajama day! #Polk #CCMC #PajamaDay #WatertownCares
10 months ago, Jennifer Galik
Jennifer Galik
Polk students collected for a district-wide Friends Feeding Friends food drive. Mrs. Lampron and Officer Gorman deliver turkey dinner baskets and grocery gift cards to families to make the holiday a little brighter. #Polk #WatertownCares #KindnessMatters
10 months ago, Jennifer Galik
Jennifer Galik
Just a few of the cuties we had rocking their jammies at school today! Some silliness was just what we needed during our last day of in-person learning. #Polk #PajamaDay #BetterTogether #PolkStrong
10 months ago, Jennifer Galik
Jennifer Galik
Fifth graders in Mrs. Milo and Mrs. Schulte’s classes engaged in character autopsies today and dissected some great stories! #EngagedLearning #KidsDeserveIt #Polk
11 months ago, Jennifer Galik
Jennifer Galik
Fifth graders in Mrs. Sarandrea’s class designed their own bats, made estimates for how far they’d travel, and then tested their flying and measuring skills in a fun math and science activity today! #Polk #EngagedLearning #KidsDeserveIt
11 months ago, Jennifer Galik
Jennifer Galik
So wonderful to surprise Mrs. Bainer, Watertown’s Teacher of the Year, today along with Dr. Ramos to present her with her plaque! We’re so lucky to have you on our team! #Watertown #Polk #TeacheroftheYear @MrsBainer_Polk
11 months ago, Jennifer Galik
Jennifer Galik
Love these words of wisdom hanging in the gym. Thanks for the reminder of the importance of sticking with things, Mr. Loyer! #Polk #Perseverance #Mindset
11 months ago, Jennifer Galik
Jennifer Galik
Spoiling my amazing colleagues, and letting them know how much their hard work is appreciated, is always fun for me! Today we celebrated one month of full-time, in-person learning with our first treat cart. #PolkStrong #BetterTogether #ToughCookies
12 months ago, Jennifer Galik
Jennifer Galik
Today we celebrated one month of full-time, in-person learning!! It hasn’t always been easy, but worthwhile things rarely are, and being together is the best place to be! It was a treat to spoil the most deserving staff! #PolkStrong #BetterTogether
12 months ago, Jennifer Galik
Jennifer Galik
Open House looked a little different this year, but our dedicated teachers still made it work! #Polk #VirtualOpenHouse #BetterTogether #PolkStrong
about 1 year ago, Jennifer Galik
Jennifer Galik
Many thanks to our wonderful PTO who helped us celebrate the conclusion of our first week of school with a sweet treat! #Polk #PTO
about 1 year ago, Jennifer Galik
Jennifer Galik
Open House Information #Polk
about 1 year ago, Jennifer Galik
Jennifer Galik
Ms. G’s class celebrates their hard work with some cheers! #Polk #BetterTogether #ThirdGrade
about 1 year ago, Jennifer Galik
Jennifer Galik
Our students enjoyed outdoor recess for the first time this week!! #Polk #BetterTogether
about 1 year ago, Jennifer Galik
Jennifer Galik
Whether in the art room or their classrooms, Polk students were hard at work today! #Polk #BetterTogether
about 1 year ago, Jennifer Galik
Jennifer Galik
I spotted more fantastic T-shirts while I was out and about today! #Polk #TshirtWisdom #BetterTogether
about 1 year ago, Jennifer Galik
Jennifer Galik
Mrs. Barlow’s mask says it all!! #Polk #BetterTogether #FifthGradeIsAwesome
about 1 year ago, Jennifer Galik
Jennifer Galik
Our cafe routines might look a little different this year, but our students didn’t seem to mind! I loved seeing all the sweet notes families sent in lunchboxes! #Polk #BetterTogether
about 1 year ago, Jennifer Galik
Jennifer Galik
Our 4th and 5th graders loved being back in school today too! #Polk #BetterTogether
about 1 year ago, Jennifer Galik
Jennifer Galik
Our students checked out some of the upgrades in our building- such as a water bottle filler- and practiced social distancing at lockers. #Polk #BetterTogether
about 1 year ago, Jennifer Galik
Jennifer Galik
What a wonderful 1st day!! Our kids are simply amazing! Their smiles, noticeable even from behind masks, made all the hard work and planning worthwhile! #Polk #BetterTogether
about 1 year ago, Jennifer Galik
Jennifer Galik
We were so excited to welcome our students back today!!
about 1 year ago, Jennifer Galik
Jennifer Galik
It was truly wonderful to have students back in our building today!! Loved meeting our 3rd grade families and welcoming them to Polk! #BetterTogether #Polk #BacktoSchool2020
about 1 year ago, Jennifer Galik
Jennifer Galik
5th Grade Celebration Information!! Hope to see you all there! #Polk #Quassy
about 1 year ago, Jennifer Galik
Jennifer Galik
Our Polk yearbooks have arrived! There is a curbside pick up Monday, June 29 from 5-7. Pull into the front loop, a PTO member will come to your car, confirm your child's name, and give you your yearbook. Please remember that the PTO purchased yearbooks for all 5th graders.
over 1 year ago, Jennifer Galik
Jennifer Galik
Check out the farewell videos for our Polk fifth graders! We will miss you tremendously and wish you the best of luck at Swift! #Polk #WatertownCares https://flipgrid.com/+polk5th
over 1 year ago, Jennifer Galik
Jennifer Galik
Polk students didn't let a little thing like distance learning get in the way of Field Day!! Check out the fun they had! #Polk #FieldDay2020 #VirtualFieldDay
over 1 year ago, Jennifer Galik
Jennifer Galik
Check out our talent show act! https://drive.google.com/file/d/1ZMlnAqGir29yzlAUnJZHvQOwE2Xtaky6/view?usp=sharing #Polk #AnythingforourKids
over 1 year ago, Jennifer Galik
Jennifer Galik
Student Material Pick-Up
over 1 year ago, Jennifer Galik
Jennifer Galik
How cute are our Polk special area teachers!?! #PolkStrong #ProudPrincipal #BetterTogether
over 1 year ago, Jennifer Galik
Jennifer Galik
We miss our Fifth Graders! #Polk #WatertownCares #DistanceLearning #BetterTogether
over 1 year ago, Jennifer Galik
Jennifer Galik
We miss our Fourth Graders! #Polk #WatertownCares #DistanceLearning #BetterTogether
over 1 year ago, Jennifer Galik
Jennifer Galik
We miss our Third Graders! #Polk #WatertownCares #DistanceLearning #BetterTogether
over 1 year ago, Jennifer Galik
Jennifer Galik
Some people took Twin Day to a whole new level with their actual twin! #Polk #SpiritWeek #TwinDay
over 1 year ago, Jennifer Galik
Jennifer Galik
And we rounded out our Spirit Week with Twin Day, my personal favorite! #Polk #SpiritWeek #TwinDay
over 1 year ago, Jennifer Galik
Jennifer Galik
Stuffed animal day during our Polk Spirit Week made distance learning a little more fun! #Polk #SpiritWeek
over 1 year ago, Jennifer Galik
Jennifer Galik
Creative students and teachers showed off their wild hairstyles for our Crazy Hair Day! #Polk #SpiritWeek #StudentCouncil
over 1 year ago, Jennifer Galik
Jennifer Galik
Staff and students all got in the spirit for crazy hair day! #Polk #SpiritWeek #StudentCouncil
over 1 year ago, Jennifer Galik
Jennifer Galik
More Pajama Day fun this week! #Polk #DistanceLearning #SpiritWeek #PajamaDay
over 1 year ago, Jennifer Galik
Jennifer Galik
Check out the cuteness from our virtual spirit week. Day 1: pajama day! Thanks to our student council for putting this together! #Polk #DistanceLearning #SpiritWeek #PajamaDay
over 1 year ago, Jennifer Galik
Jennifer Galik
‪When your staff is amazing & can’t be with kids, you get creative. So proud to work w/ fantastic teachers! #Polk #WatertownCares https://www.rep-am.com/local/localnews/2020/03/26/we-just-really-missed-our-kids-watertown-school-conducts-a-teacher-parade-photo-gallery/
over 1 year ago, Jennifer Galik
Jennifer Galik
Hi Polk Families! Tomorrow at 10 we kick off the Teacher Car Parade! See route below. While we tried hard to get to every neighborhood because we love and miss you all and genuinely want to see you, it was just not possible. We did the best we could and hope everyone will be able to see us at some point in our travels. PLEASE PLEASE PLEASE practice safe social distancing if you're coming outside. Be mindful of staying 6 feet apart from anyone else who has come outside and do not join groups at bus stops! The staff at Polk school is excited to see you tomorrow! 😀 https://docs.google.com/document/d/1ZDRq22mkKadJmn-hvX0zuMPwEcLQngEXYTE7GUDa7s0
over 1 year ago, Jennifer Galik
Jennifer Galik
Good evening, Polk Families. We are busy preparing for the launch of distance learning on March 30th. Please check your email or the Polk website for important information from Dr. Harrison. If you did not receive an email, we may not have updated contact information for you. Please feel free to email me at galikje@watertownps.org with a parent/guardian email that can be checked regularly. Thanks! Be well! Jen Galik
over 1 year ago, Jennifer Galik
Jennifer Galik
Don’t forget! We’re open 10-1 today for essential items! There’s a table set up outside for “drive through” books if you need some materials for your kids.
over 1 year ago, Jennifer Galik
Jennifer Galik
Good evening, Polk Families. I hope this message finds you all well and staying healthy! Just a reminder that our building will be open tomorrow, Monday, March 16th. Staff will be permitted to enter the school from 8:00-10:00 am, and students may pick up essential items from 10:00-1:00 pm. If you need to collect any medication from the nurse, please come to the main office and we will get it for you. All students must be accompanied by an adult. Our supplemental learning materials may be accessed on the district website-https://www.watertownps.org/o/watertown-public-schools/page/covid-19-supplemental-learning. If you’re in need of a Chromebook, they will be available for pick up on Wednesday at WHS. Please be sure to complete the survey on the district website to indicate you’re in need of one. For any family in need of books, we will have a table set up in the drop off loop tomorrow and you’re welcome to come by to collect some to enjoy at home while we’re closed. We will also continue to post resources on Twitter (@PolkESPrincipal). Please remember, if you or your child is experiencing flu-like symptoms, please do not come to school on Monday. Thanks and be well! We miss you all! Jennifer Galik
over 1 year ago, Jennifer Galik
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over 1 year ago, Dorothy Rinaldi
Jennifer Galik
So proud of our students for their team work and perseverance in working through the challenge! #Polk #EscapeRoom
over 1 year ago, Jennifer Galik
Jennifer Galik
Polk Families give us an opportunity to build community and work with peers and teachers that we might not get the opportunity to otherwise. This month we did an Escape Room Challenge that combinated academic skills, problem solving and collaboration. #Polk #EscapeRoomChallenge
over 1 year ago, Jennifer Galik
Jennifer Galik
More escape room challenge fun from yesterday! The students loved this activity and were so focused! #Polk #EscapeRoomChallenge
over 1 year ago, Jennifer Galik
Jennifer Galik
Our Polk Families this week participated in an escape room challenge! The kids practiced skills such as team work, collaboration, and problem solving to beat the clock! #Polk #EscapeRoom
over 1 year ago, Jennifer Galik
Jennifer Galik
Ms. Wernery’s students were thrilled to kick off Read Across America week with some schoolwide reading time and pajama day! #Polk #ReadAcrossAmerica
over 1 year ago, Jennifer Galik
Jennifer Galik
Congratulations to our two finalists- Lahndon and Sammie- on a job well done!! #Polk #inventionConvention @miss_agraham
over 1 year ago, Jennifer Galik
Jennifer Galik
Our students demonstrated their creativity, problem solving skills and perseverance as they presented their final projects to the judges. #Polk #InventionConvention @miss_agraham
over 1 year ago, Jennifer Galik
Jennifer Galik
So proud of all of our students who participated in the Invention Convention tonight!! They blew the judges, and me, away!! #Polk #InventionConvention @miss_agraham
over 1 year ago, Jennifer Galik
Jennifer Galik
Voting in the Valentine’s Day box contest in Ms. Wernery’s class was serious work for Ms. Lampron and me! #Polk #thirdgrade
over 1 year ago, Jennifer Galik
Jennifer Galik
Just a few of the amazing teachers who braved the cold to greet our wonderful students (and their parents too!) with music, dancing, high fives and hugs! Best way to start the day!! #Polk #FaceLiftFridays #WatertownCares #RelationshipsMatter
over 1 year ago, Jennifer Galik
Jennifer Galik
Loved spoiling our wonderful teachers today! #ValentinesDay #Polk
over 1 year ago, Jennifer Galik
Jennifer Galik
Valentine’s Day was #1! #Polk
over 1 year ago, Jennifer Galik
Jennifer Galik
Mrs. Cheezic’s brilliant mathematicians show off their learning by using multiple strategies to solve problems. #Polk #MindsonMath #WatertownLearns
over 1 year ago, Jennifer Galik
Jennifer Galik
Happy 100th Day!! #Polk
over 1 year ago, Jennifer Galik
Jennifer Galik
Our third graders practice 100 acts of kindness in honor of our 100th day of school tomorrow!! #Polk #WerneryWorkers #Kindness #WatertownCares
over 1 year ago, Jennifer Galik
Jennifer Galik
More Polk Family fun! Students created cards for children at CCMC to spread some love. #Polk #WatertownCares
over 1 year ago, Jennifer Galik
Jennifer Galik
Our Polk Families met again Friday and learned how one small act of kindness can spread joy. Students and staff made Valentine’s Day cards for children at CCMC. #Polk #SpreadKindness #WatertownCares
over 1 year ago, Jennifer Galik
Jennifer Galik
Polk teachers complete a gallery walk during today’s staff meeting and finish work on our RULER charter. #Polk #RULER
over 1 year ago, Jennifer Galik
Jennifer Galik
So proud of Faith!! Not only was she a town winner in the fire prevention poster contest, but she also won for Litchfield county and will now compete at the state level! #Polk #FirePrevention
over 1 year ago, Jennifer Galik
Jennifer Galik
Gavin was astounded to learn he also won at the town level for the fire prevention poster contest! Such great work!! #Polk #FirePrevention
over 1 year ago, Jennifer Galik
Jennifer Galik
Fire Marshal Kim Calabrese presents Mariah with her certificate as a town winner for the fire prevention poster contest! Way to go Mariah!! #Polk #FirePrevention
over 1 year ago, Jennifer Galik
Jennifer Galik
A super exciting day as we honor 3 of our Polk students for winning the town fire prevention poster contest! Congratulations to Faith, Gavin, and Mariah! #Polk #FirePrevention #Art
over 1 year ago, Jennifer Galik
Jennifer Galik
Ms. Wernery’s students read A Hero in the Making, an article about Martin Luther King, Jr.’s life experiences, today and discussed his important contributions. #Polk
over 1 year ago, Jennifer Galik
Jennifer Galik
Students in Mrs. Eckerlin’s class earned “fort day” for filling their class’ Polk Perks bucket! Students were so excited to build forts and work inside them today! #Polk #PBIS
over 1 year ago, Jennifer Galik
Jennifer Galik
Our 5th grade chorus presented a beautiful concert tonight! Many thanks to Ms. Cummings for all of her hard word and to our 5th grade teachers for their support! #Polk #music
over 1 year ago, Jennifer Galik
Jennifer Galik
The culmination of our snowball fight tournament- kids vs teachers!! Mrs. Barlow’s class loved the challenge and the teachers were fierce! #Polk #PBIS
over 1 year ago, Jennifer Galik
Jennifer Galik
So proud of our students for showing Respectful, Responsible, and Safe behavior. Loved surprising them with this school wide reward today! #Polk #PBIS
over 1 year ago, Jennifer Galik
Jennifer Galik
Polk students earned an indoor snowball fight tournament today for filling up our Polk Perks bucket! #Polk #PBIS
over 1 year ago, Jennifer Galik
Jennifer Galik
“Snow” much fun today during our school wide reward- a snowball fight tournament! #Polk! #PBIS
over 1 year ago, Jennifer Galik
Jennifer Galik
Mrs. Barlow’s students use Google classroom to explore different activities about coordinate planes. #Polk #Math #WatertownLearns
over 1 year ago, Jennifer Galik
Jennifer Galik
Students in Mrs. LaPlante’s class practiced multiplication facts with a fun partner game. #Polk #Math #WatertownLearns
over 1 year ago, Jennifer Galik
Jennifer Galik
Polk students raised over $300 for our friends at #CCMC as part of our pajama day spirit day! #WatertownCares #Polk
almost 2 years ago, Jennifer Galik
Jennifer Galik
So much fun yesterday at our holiday sing-a-long! My two littles, Bryan and Ben, joined us too and loved seeing Mommy’s school! #Polk
almost 2 years ago, Jennifer Galik
Jennifer Galik
Loved spoiling our Polk teachers yesterday! A special cart loaded up with hot cocoa, coffee and delicious snacks to brighten their day! #Polk #WatertownCares #Community
almost 2 years ago, Jennifer Galik
Jennifer Galik
Yesterday Polk students who celebrated a birthday so far this year selected a special book to honor their birthday and encourage them to keep reading! #Polk #Reading
almost 2 years ago, Jennifer Galik
Jennifer Galik
How cute are these #Polk teachers in their matching #HarryPotter jammies? #PJDayfortheKids @CCMC
almost 2 years ago, Jennifer Galik
Jennifer Galik
These Polk Families got in on the pajama day fun! #Polk #PJDayfortheKids @CCMC
almost 2 years ago, Jennifer Galik
Jennifer Galik
More pajama day fun! #Polk #PJDayfortheKids @CCMC #WatertownCares
almost 2 years ago, Jennifer Galik
Jennifer Galik
Some of the absolute cutest jammies ever seen! #Polk #PJDayfortheKids @CCMC #WatertownCares
almost 2 years ago, Jennifer Galik
Jennifer Galik
Time spent with their #Polk Families helps students build connections with teachers and students across the building. Today’s work also focused on spreading cheer to the Senior.Center. #CommunityBuilding #WatertownCares
almost 2 years ago, Jennifer Galik
Jennifer Galik
Today our Polk Families met, read stories about winter, and discussed their favorite winter traditions. Then students created holiday cards for our friends at the Senior Center. #Polk #CommunityBuilding #WatertownCares
almost 2 years ago, Jennifer Galik
Jennifer Galik
#Polk Families- bring your children and show them what we raised money for on Veterans Day this year!
almost 2 years ago, Jennifer Galik
Jennifer Galik
Mr. Dave raises our new flag, courtesy of the American Legion Post 195. @AmericanLegion #Polk
almost 2 years ago, Jennifer Galik
Jennifer Galik
Our wonderful paraprofessionals- our school wouldn’t be the incredible place that it is without their help and influence! #Polk
almost 2 years ago, Jennifer Galik
Jennifer Galik
Even our amazing teachers got in on the fun today! #Polk #SpiritDay
almost 2 years ago, Jennifer Galik
Jennifer Galik
A few more pictures of our first spirit day today! #Polk
almost 2 years ago, Jennifer Galik
Jennifer Galik
Fire Marshal Kim Calabrese presents about fire safety. #Polk #FirePrevention
almost 2 years ago, Jennifer Galik
Jennifer Galik
More pictures from our spirit day! #Polk
almost 2 years ago, Jennifer Galik
Jennifer Galik
Our Polk students certainly looked festive today for our first spirit day! #Polk #SpiritDay
almost 2 years ago, Jennifer Galik
Jennifer Galik
Students in Mrs. Wilson’s class work in cooperative groups to analyze and classify shapes, create different types of graphs, and then develop two-part questions. #Investigations #Polk
almost 2 years ago, Jennifer Galik
Jennifer Galik
Polk Families- please remember today is our first spirit day for December and all students are invited to wear a holiday hat/headband or holiday colors. The suggested donations is $1 for all three spirit days.
almost 2 years ago, Jennifer Galik
Dorothy Rinaldi
Peek at Polk 11/25
almost 2 years ago, Dorothy Rinaldi
Jennifer Galik
More pictures of our #Polk School Families sharing reasons they’re #thankful! #WatertownCares
almost 2 years ago, Jennifer Galik
Jennifer Galik
After talking about things they are #thankful for, teachers and students wrote letters to special people in their lives to share why they are grateful for them. #Polk #RelationshipsFirst #WatertownCares
almost 2 years ago, Jennifer Galik
Jennifer Galik
Our #Polk School Families met again yesterday and discussed all the things they are #thankful for! #RelationshipsFirst
almost 2 years ago, Jennifer Galik
Jennifer Galik
Students in Mrs. Eckerlin’s class practice their multiplication fact fluency by playing games with partners. #Polk #Math
almost 2 years ago, Jennifer Galik
Jennifer Galik
Such fun at #TurkeyBingo! Look at how happy our winners were with their prizes! Thanks @LaBonnes!! #Polk
almost 2 years ago, Jennifer Galik
Jennifer Galik
#TurkeyBingo was a huge success last night! Over 100 #Polk community members came out to try to win a turkey. Thanks to @LaBonnes for making this event possible!
almost 2 years ago, Jennifer Galik
Jennifer Galik
#Polk students learned about Wreaths Across America as part of our Veterans Day assembly and raised $215 dollars to purchase 14 wreaths! #WarertownCares @wreathsacross #PlayAPart2019
almost 2 years ago, Jennifer Galik
Jennifer Galik
Veteran Scott Andarowski taught us important lessons about what it means to be a veteran. A few students tried on his old parachute! #Polk #VeteransDay
almost 2 years ago, Jennifer Galik
Jennifer Galik
Highlights from our #Polk Veterans Day assembly! 5th graders presented a readers theater skit to teach about the history of this important day.
almost 2 years ago, Jennifer Galik
Jennifer Galik
A reminder for our Polk students and staff: Tomorrow is our Veterans Day assembly. Everyone is encouraged to wear red, white, and blue and the suggested donation of $1 will be donated to Wreaths Across America. Thank you!
almost 2 years ago, Jennifer Galik
Jennifer Galik
#Polk teachers proudly participated in #JeansforTroops to support the @GIGoFund today! #WatertownCares
almost 2 years ago, Jennifer Galik
Jennifer Galik
5th grade students show off their final character “autopsies” where they analyzed character traits based on their reading. #Polk #WatertownLearns
almost 2 years ago, Jennifer Galik
Jennifer Galik
Students in Mrs. Milo & Mrs. Schulte’s classes did “surgery” on characters to dig deep, get to know them better, & find text evidence to support ideas. Special props made the learning so much fun! #Polk #WatertownLearns
almost 2 years ago, Jennifer Galik
Jennifer Galik
The #Polk #PTO Halloween party tonight was a huge success! Many thanks to all who worked hard to put together a great evening for our students!
almost 2 years ago, Jennifer Galik
Jennifer Galik
More fun with our school families today while we played favorite games! #Polk #WatertownCares
almost 2 years ago, Jennifer Galik
Jennifer Galik
Meeting with their school families gives students the opportunity to build connections with different students and adults. Today’s meetings focused on playing games. #Polk #RelationshipsMatter
almost 2 years ago, Jennifer Galik
Jennifer Galik
#Polk students met with their school families today. They met in circles to share their favorite games and then played games together. #WatertownCares #RelationshipsFirst
almost 2 years ago, Jennifer Galik
Dorothy Rinaldi
Let's Get our Pink on Polk! 10/25 Wear Pink and donate $1 to the American Cancer Society!
almost 2 years ago, Dorothy Rinaldi
Jennifer Galik
3rd graders enjoyed classes in Spanish & French! They learned words to describe families, colors & animals. They read books in French & played mini- golf using Spanish words. #Polk @TaftSchool
almost 2 years ago, Jennifer Galik
Jennifer Galik
Domenic couldn’t wait to teach Mrs. Danaher and me about the creatures living in the fish tanks at Taft! #WatertownLearns #Polk @TaftSchool
almost 2 years ago, Jennifer Galik
Jennifer Galik
Polk 3rd graders loved their visit to Taft today! They played soccer & floor hockey and learned to read in French. #Polk #WatertownLearns @TaftSchool
almost 2 years ago, Jennifer Galik
Dorothy Rinaldi
Check out the new way to collect Boxtops! Click on the Parent Section on the website for more info.
almost 2 years ago, Dorothy Rinaldi
Dorothy Rinaldi
WHS - National Honor Society - Safe Halloween 10/29
almost 2 years ago, Dorothy Rinaldi
Dorothy Rinaldi
Sunday Oct. 20th - Jumpin' Jack Football!
almost 2 years ago, Dorothy Rinaldi
Dorothy Rinaldi
Online Clothing Sale Information
almost 2 years ago, Dorothy Rinaldi
Dorothy Rinaldi
Check out the Halloween Party Info.!
almost 2 years ago, Dorothy Rinaldi
Jennifer Galik
Polk students enjoyed a Literacy Alive Reading Celebration this week!
almost 2 years ago, Jennifer Galik
Dorothy Rinaldi
Polk Families - A reminder that "Make Up Picture Day" is this Thursday 10/10!
almost 2 years ago, Dorothy Rinaldi
Dorothy Rinaldi
On Friday, September 27th, Polk School will be joining with schools across the country by participating in the Sandy Hook Promise Organization’s Start With Hello Week. Please wear green this Friday to show your support!
almost 2 years ago, Dorothy Rinaldi
Lisa Fekete
Back to school bash at Polk tonight 5:30-7:30. Hope to see you there.
about 2 years ago, Lisa Fekete
Lisa Fekete
Hooray grade 5.
over 2 years ago, Lisa Fekete
Lisa Fekete
Field Day Reminder - so far we are a go for tomorrow. If something changes due to weather I will send out a mass email by 4:00.
over 2 years ago, Lisa Fekete
Lisa Fekete
Congrats to May golden bucket winners.
over 2 years ago, Lisa Fekete