Ms. Kruse

    We are now using GoogleClassroom to complete Distance Learning. Your student can log in using through and use their email and password.  From there they can click on google classroom, WOOT Math, Lexia/Core 5, and Dreambox.

Student Expectations: Be in every Google Meet and get their assignments from GoogleClassroom every weekday and complete the assigned tasks by the end of the day.  

Parent Expectations: Pleases make sure your child in on our live google meets 9am (specialist), 10-10:45am Morning Meeting and Math, 12:30-1:15pm Reading and 2-2:30pm Closing.  Check in to make sure they are on the Google Meets and not on other platforms (games, youtube, hangouts, etc).  Check in with your child throughout the day to make sure their assignments in the Google Classroom are getting completed and they don't have any missing assignments.  Please let me know if you have any questions or concerns right away!

Teacher Expectations: Create assignments to post on google classroom, teach live lessons on Google Meet, communicate with students/families, give feedback on student work regularly, and TAKE DAILY ATTENDANCE for students who attend all the Google Meets.  Also, to complete quarterly report cards.

Regular Messages:  I will post the weekly assignments in the Google Classroom stream (for the students)and post it for the parents via Seesaw.  Additional communication to parents will happen as topics arrise for the good of the whole group or I will individually contact parents through phone calls, texts, emails, or seesaw.

Questions? Email Ms. Kruse at, or message her via Seesaw



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About Ms. Kruse

 Hello!  My name is Nancy Kruse.  This is my Tenth year at Pratt School and I love it here.  The students are smart (and hard working), the parents are wonderful to collaborate with and the staff here is excellent!  I am so excited and I am looking forward to a productive school year.   

     I grew up in South Minnespolis and attended Minneapolis Public Schools.  I received my BS degree in Elementary Education at the University of Minnesota and my Master of Arts in Education at St. Mary's University. I have taught High Five through fifth grade.  

A few of my favorite things....

color:  green

seasons:  fall and spring (love sweatshirt and jeans weather)

food:  pepperoni pizza

restaurant:  OPH (Original Pancake House) - breakfast is my favorite meal out

drink:  water 

sport to play:  softball

sport to watch:  hockey and soccer

books:  non-fiction and romance

hobby:  dog training and showing in obedience competitions, knitting and crocheting, reading, and walking

writing utensils:  Pilot G2 gel pens and Paper Mate felt tip flair pens