Welcome to Fifth Grade!

Welcome to Fifth Grade!

     My name is Nicole Fernandez.  I am excited about teaching your child this year. 

I will continue to update this site throughout the year. My goal is to update at least once a week. 

Here are a few things I would like you to know about:

I have been teaching for 7 1/2 years in grades 1st - 3rd in Nebraska and Texas. I am excited for this new adventure in 5th grade.

 Please sign or initial your child's planner this will be my main form of communication with you.

Please check for any information. 

Suggested Supply List

·      3 folders w/ 2 pockets and 3 clasps

·      5 Spiral notebooks

·      6 glue sticks

·      hand sanitizer

·      Clorox wipes

·      1 box of crayons

·      1 package colored pencils

·      pink eraser for pencil

·      2 or 3 boxes of tissues

·      2 packs of #2 pencils

·      1 pack dry erase markers

·      I small school box for inside of their desk

·      Blue/black pens

·      1 package red pens

·      3 highlighters

·      scissors

·      1 package loose leaf paper

·      1 package gallon size ziploc bags

·      markers (optional)


Please join Mrs. Fernandez class on Bloomz!

Bloomz is a new app that works both on your smartphone as well as on your computer. You will receive quick updates and photos of class activities, be able to access our class calendar, and more. All in a private and secure environment.

New Bloomz Parent

  1. Download the “Bloomz" app from the AppStore/PlayStore and click "Create Account". If browser, go to bloomz.com and click on "Join Bloomz"

  2. In the text box, enter VWUS3A

  3. Create your account

Existing Bloomz Parent

1. Log into your Bloomz account
2. Click “+Add Class/Group” on the left navigation. 3. In the text box, enter
4. Click next

... or join using text messaging instead Text @VWUS3A to 1-858-BLOOMZ1 (1-858-256-6691) to

receive 1-way text messages from your teacher

Need help? Go to support.bloomz.com or email us at support@bloomz.com






Some Websites: (I will try to continue to add to this)



moby max: https://www.mobymax.com/ne833 - I will make codes in September

MAP Practice:

http://www.sowashco.org/ro/pages/studentlinks/map/reading.htm        READING

http://www.sowashco.org/ro/pages/studentlinks/map/     MATH

https://www.spellingcity.com/Mrsrichroom10/         Spelling City

     I hope this site will be helpful to you and your child.  If you need to contact me, please feel free to call me at 491-0859, or email me at:nicole.zersen-fernandez@ops.org.  I look forward to working with your child this year!