Weekly Parent Newsletter 9/24-9/28

Mt Loafer Elementary News - Sat, 09/22/2018 - 1:42pm
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Many Thanks to you parents for all your patience as we gave our best efforts to navigate this past week of school. WELCOME HOME to many of you who were out of your homes for nearly ten days. We are thrilled for your families to be back in your homes, with each other, and all that you have worked for! We look forward to things returning to normal at home and school. Having buses running and nearly all our students back at school will definitely be welcomed. Thank you for your continued efforts and patience as we navigate getting back in our routines!

 Air Quality: As a reminder, we will check the air quality multiple times a day to ensure it is safe for your students to go outside. We watch air quality through www.purpleair.com If your students have need for special accommodations in dealing with air quality please let their classroom teacher know so we can keep them in. Picture Day: This has been rescheduled for October 23rd. More information to come. PTO Fall/Halloween Carnival: We will have our annual carnival on October 8th! Please mark your calendars and plan to come spend an evening full of outdoor fun with our grizzly family! Our awesome PTO does a great job planning and executing this event. Whether new or returning to Mt. Loafer we are excited to have you come support our PTO fundraiser. Please enter our Monster Mash competition! Here's how it works;* Purchase a full 2 L bottle of soda* Decorate the 2 L bottle however you want* Turn it into the office with YOUR NAME and YOUR TEACHERS NAME on the bottom* They will be judged for theMOST HALLOWEEN,MOST SCARY,MOST BEAUTIFUL,AND MOST CREATIVE.A prize will be given to ONE winner from each category* You can enter NOW until October 5th* The bottles will be given as prizes in the monster mash game at the Halloween carnival on October 8thHave fun decorating! Spirit Friday: Each Friday our faculty & Staff as well as any students who want or choose to participate will have a Mt. Loafer Grizzlies Spirit Friday! We invite our grizzlies to show their school pride by wearing a Mt. Loafer Tee Shirt. If you are in need of a shirt The PTO will have school spirit shirts for sale in the front office. They are $10 each or 3 for $25. You may pay the PTO directly by check, cash or venmo.As always, If you have any questions regarding PTO please contact Tara Rasmussen at: rrasfam@gmail.com Upcoming Events:Sept. 27 4th Grade Camp Floyd Field TripOct. 1 PTO/SCC Bond Presentation 11:30amOct. 5 Student Recognition Assembly 9:30am  Online Calendar: We will do our best to keep the online school calendar updated as well as send out announcements through our weekly parent newsletter this year. You can find the calendar under Upcoming Events located on the school webpage. http://mtloafer.nebo.edu Have you checked out our facebook and instagram? Follow us @mtloafergrizzlies or search #mtloafergrizzlies on your IG to see the day to day happenings at our school!

Categories: Elementary, Salem

New and Improved Diamond Fork E-Time Game Room

Diamond Fork Junior High School News - Fri, 09/21/2018 - 7:47pm

With the help of many hands, we have revamped and redcorated two of the portables into an expanded game room for E-Time. A big thank you to Mrs. Katie Garner, a Diamond Fork mom and professional artist for her "Game Time" mural! Another big thank you to our awesome Diamond Fork counselors who man the game room! Students can participate in board games, card games, basketball shoot, ping pong, air hockey, Fooz ball, and more. 

Categories: Secondary, Spanish Fork

Diamond Fork has a Chime Choir!

Diamond Fork Junior High School News - Fri, 09/21/2018 - 7:43pm
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Students can join the Diamond Fork Chime CHoir as an afternoon club. Students get a snack and then get to learn from the best! Ms. Scott is a member of the Bells on Temple Square Bell Choir. No experience, no music reading needed! See Ms. Scott in Room 1515 or email at janeen.scott@nebo.edu 

Categories: Secondary, Spanish Fork

Diamond Fork Students Send a Thank You to the Firefighters!

Diamond Fork Junior High School News - Fri, 09/21/2018 - 7:33pm
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Mrs. Davis, a Covered Bridge resident and Diamond Fork mom, got our thank you sign right to the firefighters! Thank you, Mrs. Davis. 

Categories: Secondary, Spanish Fork

Constitution Day

Barnett Elementary News - Fri, 09/21/2018 - 6:29pm
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Monday, September 17, Barnett leaders gathered together in unity as we celebrated Constitution Day as a school. Our hosts of the assembly were members of the Student Lighthouse. Barnett Elementary joined together in singing “You’re a Grand Ole’ Flag”. Three sixth grade students, one from each class, gave amazing speeches on what Constitution day meant to them. Barnett Leaders were inspired as they thought about the freedoms we have and how grateful we are to live in such an amazing country. The students then sang, “The National Anthem”. What a wonderful day to be a Barnett Bulldog!

 

Categories: Elementary, Payson

Notes for Fire Fighting Heroes from Spanish Oaks

Spanish Oaks Elementary News - Fri, 09/21/2018 - 6:26pm
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Our students at Spanish Oaks took time this week to show their appreciation for the brave men and women who are fighting the Pole Creek and Bald Mountain Fires.  Thank you, Adalee Campbell (5th grade), for spear-heading this wonderful service activity ... You are a "Go Getter" at Spanish Oaks!

Categories: Elementary, Spanish Fork

3rd Grade Field Trip to Rowley's Red Barn

Orchard Hills Elementary News - Fri, 09/21/2018 - 4:07pm
Attributions: Clay Craig, Mary Robbins
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Third grade took a field trip to Rowley's Red Barn today! Check out some of their fun pictures!

Categories: Elementary, Santaquin

Letters for Firefighters

Orchard Hills Elementary News - Fri, 09/21/2018 - 3:59pm
Attributions: Brianne Brower, Kathy Kelley, Joni Cheney, Stephanie Wood, Jeanette Dunn, Christy Collier, Clay Craig, Jenni Coon, Riley Winward
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This week, many classes from Orchard Hills participated in writing letters and drawing pictures for our brave firefighters who work so hard to keep our community safe. We are so grateful for them!

Categories: Elementary, Santaquin

Students Show Appreciation for Principal

Santaquin Elementary News - Fri, 09/21/2018 - 2:58pm
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Students took a minute in class to share all the fun things they have learned or observed about Mr. Richins over the past month.  Each class chose a saying or two among the many that were discussed. 

We appreciate all that Mr. Richins does to make our school fun, safe, and a great place to be!

Categories: Elementary, Santaquin

Pride Squad 2018-2019

East Meadows Elementary News - Fri, 09/21/2018 - 2:09pm

We are so happy that East Meadows has their Pride Squad up and running.

This is all of our 6th grade students. They are responsible for starting our assemblies, making our daily announcements, showing new students around our school and various other tasks that may be asked of them. We are so proud of them and the great example they are to other students!

#runningahead #emmustangpride #eastmeadowsmustangs

Categories: Elementary, Spanish Fork

Booster Club Breakfast

Springville High School News - Fri, 09/21/2018 - 2:08pm
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The Annual BOOSTER CLUB BREAKFAST will be held Saturday, September 29, 2018, from 8-10 am at the Football Field! Tickets are $5 per person and all proceeds go to support the Springville High School athletic teams!

Categories: Secondary, Springville

Code Your World Activity

Larsen Elementary News - Fri, 09/21/2018 - 1:28pm
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Categories: Elementary, Spanish Fork

Today's Cross Country Meet Has Been Postponed.

Spanish Fork Junior High School News - Fri, 09/21/2018 - 1:06pm
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Due to the poor air quality today's cross country meet has been postponed. It will be made up at a later date.

Categories: Secondary, Spanish Fork

Our First Go Getters at Spanish Oaks

Spanish Oaks Elementary News - Fri, 09/21/2018 - 12:48pm
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Where You Look, Is Where You Go ... Aim High!  Just like when you are riding a bike … where you look, that’s where you’ll go.  If you are riding down the road and you focus on the tree, you will run into the tree!  Instead focus on the place you want the bike to go to have a nice bike ride.  Where you look, that’s where you go; where you focus your attention is where you will end up!  Great job, students ... setting goals and going after them!  At Spanish Oaks we choose every day to:  Be Kind, Show Respect, Work Hard ... and Aim HIGH!

Categories: Elementary, Spanish Fork

LHS Greenhouse Program Provides Opportunity for Students to Serve Community

Landmark High School News - Fri, 09/21/2018 - 12:35pm

Only the 2nd day of school and the Landmark Dragons are busier than ever planting and harvesting their gardens. Poinsettias are planted and rulers are in place to track their growth; enabling the students to monitor their height and lateral branching. An important step now is monitoring insect control. Placing yellow sticky cards catches small insects, revealing the species of insects and quantity of infestation.

Categories: Secondary, Spanish Fork

Bond Meeting Information

Larsen Elementary News - Fri, 09/21/2018 - 11:26am

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Categories: Elementary, Spanish Fork

Who Is This New Teacher?

Brookside Elementary News - Fri, 09/21/2018 - 11:18am
Attributions: Mrs. Liz Porter

I grew up in Bountiful, Utah and graduated from Bountiful High School. I have two older sisters who are both married, and have 2 nephews and 1 niece that I love more than anything. I have a younger brother and a younger sister as well. I played sports growing up along with my older sisters, and played softball at UVU for two years. I love to play and watch sports, watch movies, be outside, play with my niece and nephews, read, go to Disneyland, and all things Harry Potter. Chocolate ice cream and M&M's are my two favorite foods. I'm a super picky eater and refuse to eat hamburger meat and bananas, among many other things. I have been married to my husband Taylor for a little over two years. We went to high school together but never actually met until the end of our senior year. We got married in August of 2016 in Salt Lake City. He is a cancer survivor and a Pre-Pharmacy major at UVU. I hope one day to travel the world with my husband and experience new things that I can come back and tell my students about! If you know if this teacher is, post her name on Brookside's Facebook page! Tiger Pride#

Categories: Elementary, Springville

Hansen's Heroes

Sage Creek Elementary News - Fri, 09/21/2018 - 11:08am

Congratulations to all of this weeks Hansen's Heroes!!! They have shown excellence in all that they have done this week!

Categories: Elementary, Springville

Praise Note Student's For The Week Of September 17, 2018

Brookside Elementary News - Fri, 09/21/2018 - 11:05am
Attributions: Mrs. Dana Beckert

Finleigh Lyman works hard at practicing her multiplications table even though it frustrates her, Josh Talbot always works hard and does what he is asked happily, Brinlie Seat helps her classmates without being asked, Hollister Churn does his best on his work, Fisher Strong has shown amazing determination in getting out of his comfort zone, Ava Barker is always kind and helpful to those around her, Jens Cutler is great about always asking questions and not getting frustrated when he doesn't get it yet, Lucas Carreno-Cox straightened and cleaned up his classroom without being asked, JJ Beach noticed that he wasn't understanding the content and asked for another way to learn it and did, Kalae Nawahine was kind to another boy and helped him, Talon Walker works quietly during daily 5 and cleans up quickly, Gavin Cottle is always on task, Miles Anderson is great about inviting other students to join his group to make sure everyone is included, Linnea Kallaker is always kind and works hard, Brielle Henrie is happy and willing to participate during class, Leah Simkins wrote kind notes to put in Ms. Beckham's box, Olivia Woodward gets in the lunch line, faces forward, and is quiet, and Dapheeny Moreno put up the classroom chairs.

Thank you students for being amazing! Tiger Strong#, Brookside Pride#

Categories: Elementary, Springville

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