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Southern View Elementary School

3338 South Fifth Street
Springfield, IL 62703
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Students in Mrs. Nihiser's class are required to make mistakes!  Watch this video with your students to find out why!

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Let's Make Our Brains Grow!

Students in Mrs. Nihiser's class are required to make mistakes!  Watch this video with your students to find out why!



Learning the keys

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Typing Practice

Log in with your google account and practice your typing skills!  Soon enough with practice you will be able to type like Mrs. Nihiser without looking!!!


Let's review math!

We are a 1:1 Chrome book classroom!

Please be on look out for our Technology Management Plan to be coming home!  We have gone over these in the classroom and will need all parents to read over these, sign and send back.  We are super excited to get this opportunity! 

Remind 101

During this school year, I will be using the remind 101 app to send daily reminders of homework and special announcements.  Please make sure that at least one parent/guardian is sign-up. 

School Supply List

Our school supply list can be found on the Southern View homepage under Info then supplies!  Post it notes are going to be used almost on a daily basis, any donations would be greatly appreciated!


Students are encouraged to begin going on the newsela website and read news articles written at their level. Our class code for all of 5th grade is QBM5TC! Students who read the assigned articles and pass the comprehension tests at the end who earn themselves a special treat at school!

chocolate milk resource # 3

Resources Mar 12 chocolate milk resource # 3

Chocolate milk resource #2

Resources Mar 12 Resource for arguement on chocolate milk in schools 

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Resources Mar 12 Chocolate milk arguement resource 

What an amazing day!

Photos Aug 21 Fifth grade students along with some other glasses were able (thanks to the clouds) to experience the solar eclipse with our special glasses!  This was such an amazing experience for all the s


Photos Aug 17 Students used the chrome books to review math topic 2 using Kahoot! Students competed against each other on review questions and then explained how to do each problem to their neighbors. 

downloadTeam Nihiser Schedule 2017-2018

Info Aug 9 Our schedule has been rolled out and is working great right now!  If any major changes come up, I will update. 

2017 - 2018 School Year

News Jul 12 I'm so exicted to get to see everyone next week.  I have been busy setting up our classroom and getting...

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