Wednesday, December 9, 2009

We Have an Edublog Nomination!

Mrs. Yollis' class works together to document interesting stories about what we are learning. In addition, we have made fabulous classroom connections throughout the world.
Our hard work has paid off! 
There are 38 outstanding nominees.
Click Here to vote from your home computer or iPhone!
Voting closes December 16.


  1. Dear Mrs. Yollis,

    I am really excited for our class and I hope we win the award. I hope I can be under the column best student blogs. Hope we win this year! :)


  2. Congratulations, Class! Good luck. I think you know who I'm rooting/voting for!


    Eric (Ben's dad)

  3. Dear Mrs. Yollis,
    Congratulations on your nomination! It certainly is exciting and well deserved. I have already placed my vote and will encourage our family supporters to do so as well.
    Thank you for your enthusiasm and for keeping the kids excited about learning.
    Your friend,
    Mrs. Adler

  4. Hi Mrs. Yollis & class. I just voted for you in the Best Class Blog category. Spread the word and vote!! Good luck.

    Julie Drake

  5. Dear Mrs. Yollis and class,

    We sincerely congratulate you on your success! Keep it up!We really enjoy visiting your blog. It helps us brush up our English and improve writing skills.
    Thank you for sharing!!!

    Your Russian friends

  6. Dear Mrs. Yollis' class,

    You should all feel very proud of your nomination! There are hundreds of class blogs out there, and yours was picked to be one of the best! In my opinion it is the best.

    My students and I learn a lot from you in every post and every comment on your blog. Congratulations, you deserve it!

    Mr. Salsich

  7. Dear Mrs. Yollis,

    My family just got a new computer and this is my first time commenting with it.

    Thinking about winning the award is a very hard thing to do because the thought of losing would disappointing. I voted before I left this comment. I have been wondering what you get for winning.

    Hope we win,

  8. Dear Mrs Yollis' Class,
    Congratulations on your nomination!! You deserve it. I have voted for you and written a post on the 2KM blog encouraging others to do the same.
    Best of luck!
    From your friend, Miss McGeady.

  9. Dear Miss McGeady,

    Thank you so much for writing a post about us. We really appreciate you! I'll show everyone tomorrow morning, and I know they're going to be over the moon about it!

    Your friends,
    Mrs. Yollis and Class

  10. Dear Mrs. Yollis,
    Congratulations on your well deserved nomination. We are all so proud, and just voted for you.
    Best of Luck!

    Mehra & Roxana Solhjou
    (from Mrs Ranney's class)

  11. Dear Mrs. Yollis and Class,
    You must be very proud of yourselves for earning this award nomination! I congratulate you for this recognition of all of your hard work. I am always impressed with the level of care and creativity I see in your class work when I view your blog. The nomination is well-deserved.
    Marsha Cooke
    (Kendall's grandmother)

  12. Dear Mrs. Yollis,

    I hope we rank up in the next five days! If we do my Christmas list will be gone. :D Just thinking about it makes me phsyced.

    Your student,

  13. Dear Mrs. Yollis,

    I`m so impressed that in my first year at my new school, my class has such a fascinating blog. Commenting with my new DSI is so easy! In addition, I just voted for you on my DSI. I think we deserve this award because of the fantastic writing we do to describe our jpg images we take.

    Your student,


  14. Dear Mrs. Yollis,

    I enjoyed looking at your class blog a couple of times this weekend. I have noticed that your third graders are very entertaining and busy.

    Your class blog looks great! I am going to vote for you.



  15. @Colton,

    Thanks for visiting our blog and for the vote! My third graders and I thank you!

    Mrs. Yollis

  16. Congratulations on your nomination - its a reflection of the work that you and your students have put into the blog and is richly deserved. It's going to mean a lot more traffic for the site too, and hopefully you'll do well when the awards are announced later in the week!
    Mr Webb and Room 8, Melville Intermediate School, Hamilton, Waikato, New Zealand.

  17. Dear NZWaikato,

    Thank you so much for the congratulatory comment! My class and I are very excited!

    We enjoy following your blog, and have just added it to our blog roll. ☺

    Although you consistently have quality posts, your Maori Poi Dance
    is one of my favorites. The enthusiasm and joy expressed in that performance is evident, and every time I watch it, I smile.

    Thanks again for your kind words.
    Mrs. Yollis

  18. There was an offer to the student who smiled the most during the cultural performance, they got a chocolate bar I beleive, have also added you to our blog roll. Good luck for the competition!
    Mr Webb, Room 8, Melville Intermediate School, Hamilton, Waikato, New Zealand.

  19. Dear Mrs. Yollis,

    Congratulations to you and to your class! I voted and I must say it's really exciting and a honor for us as parents to witness this achievement. Thank you for your love of teaching and for bringing together the class, parents, friends and the world together to learn in this way.

    Mrs. Kim

  20. Dear Mrs. Yollis' Class,

    Congratulations on being first runner-up for Best Class Blog! I was just listening to the award ceremony and was very excited to see you honored as the second best class blog in the world! Wow! (Although I think you are THE BEST.)

    You should be so proud of your great work. Now you will have an even bigger audience than before!

    Mr. Salsich

  21. Dear Mr. Salsich,

    Thanks so much for your kind comment! We were thrilled to win first runner-up! It was quite interesting to be at the virtual Awards Ceremony. There were people in attendance from all over the world. Unbelievable! I liked how you could press the button and clap for people or raise your hand to speak. The world is transforming right in front of our eyes.

    Have a wonderful winter break and thanks for all your support. You're a real friend!

    Mrs. Yollis


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