• Dear Parents,


    It was my pleasure meeting you at our recent conferences! Hearing your expectations for your child, and sharing his or her classroom experience and progress, is always fulfilling and meaningful.


    I want you to know that I am happy to meet with you before or after school, during the time that I am here. Parents are always welcome!


    Yours in Christ,


    Mrs. Tartaglia

    Mrs. Tartaglia

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  • Dear 5A and 5B Parents,


    Thank you for your patience with me these past few months.  I appreciate your understanding with my need to be out for appointments and maybe a few extra days to get some of their papers back.  The students have been very sweet with helping me pick things up off the floor or how they would move desks for me, I am so grateful for their help!  


    The time has come, much more quickly than I could have imagined, for me to be home and preparing for my little boy to come into the world.  This Friday, December 13th, was my last day of classes. While I am very excited, I am still sad to have to leave them for a few months. My anticipated return date will be April 20th, immediately following Easter Break.  While I am away, please send any questions or concerns about grades or other classroom needs to the substitute teacher. They will be handling all aspects of the classroom while I am gone.


    Thank you for your warm thoughts and well wishes.  I hope everyone has a blessed Christmas and a beautiful start to the New Year.  I will be back before you know it!


    Thank you,

    Mrs. Erhart

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    Welcome to Mrs. Erhart's Website 
    Choose a tab to learn more about: 5A Religion, 5A & 5B ELA, and  5A & 5B Science
    Please use this site, as well as Google Classroom, as a resource to learn more about me, your classroom, participate in interactive discussions, check on homework assignments, projects, and much more!
    I have heard many students wonder, "What does Mrs. Erhart do when she is not in school?"  Well, I assure you, I am a regular person, just like the rest of you!  The best answer would be that it depends on the weather!  I love being outdoors, even when it is cold, so I can enjoy a few of my favorite outdoor things: camping, hiking, fishing (both fly and spinner), and seeing animals!  When I am indoors, you can find me curled up reading a book (sci-fi and historical fictions are my favorite) or playing an exciting board game with family and friends.  There are even times when I jump on the computer to play a video game with my husband or friends online (I know, shocking!).
    All my life I have wanted to be a teacher.  I started teaching infants and slowly moved up to teaching Pre-school, Pre-K, and then Kindergarten.  After I finished my Master's Degree, I was offered a job in 5th grade at Sacred Heart School (now it is Holy Savior Academy).  That is where I learned how much I LOVED fifth grade!  5th is BY FAR the BEST grade!  This will now be my 8th year teaching 5th grade and I still learn something new every year from my students.  I am still amazed at the inquisitive minds I meet every year and I am humbled by having the opportunity to be there as they grow into lifelong learners.  I look forward to our journey together this year! 
    Please feel free to contact me anytime with questions or concerns. I can be reached at nerhart@stmatthiasnj.org



    Helpful information for a successful year:

    • BEFORE AND AFTER SCHOOL: I have an open door policy and will be available before or after school for extra help, above and beyond work, conferences, and study sessions.  Please let me know how I can help; advanced notice is appreciated.
    • BIRTHDAYS: We still love to celebrate birthdays in fifth grade! If you wish, you are welcome to bring in treats on your birthday to share with your classmates.  The treats must be store-bought and clearly marked with an ingredient label.  Please keep in mind that we have 20 students in 5A.  Thank you!
    • SUPPLIES: Please be sure to come to class prepared every day with all of your supplies. You may purchase any supplies you might need before school on Tuesdays and during lunchtime on Thursdays.
    • TISSUES: Please bring a small pack of tissues and a small Ziplock bag to school with you daily.
    • CHAPTER BOOK: Please bring a chapter book (or two!) to school each day for quiet reading time during homeroom and your other class periods, as time permits.  There is also a selection of chapter books in the classroom that you can request to borrow (see Mrs. Erhart for selection approval and sign-out procedures).
    • SNACK: Remember to bring a snack to school with you on half days.
      • Mondays: Art
      • Tuesdays: Music
      • Wednesdays: Computers
      • Thursdays: GYM (please wear your gym uniform)
      • Fridays: Spanish & Library


    We strive to engage each student spiritually and academically
    in a Christ-centered environment,
    to prepare them to live as disciples and citizens.

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