Brockbank Fifth Grade Students Meet Spanish Fork Police Department's K9 Dog

Brockbank Elementary News - Fri, 10/19/2018 - 4:05pm
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Tuesday, October 16 , Brockbank fifth-graders had the opportunity to meet Spanish Fork Police Department's K9 dog "Maverick" and his trainer/handler Officer Bret Smith. Students got to see some of the things Maverick is trained to do in helping in drug detection and apprehension of criminals. Officer Clint Peterson who teaches D.A.R.E. to the fifth-graders wore a padded suit so students could see some of Maverick's training. The students really enjoyed having Officer Smith come and speak to them and to see Maverick. 

Categories: Elementary, Spanish Fork

Brockbank Student Council Members Attend Conference at BYU

Brockbank Elementary News - Fri, 10/19/2018 - 3:48pm
Attributions: Pictures taken by JaNae Wilson
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Monday, October 15 , seventeen sixth-grade student officers had the opportunity to attend the Student Council Conference at BYU. Students heard from various presenters such as John Bytheway, Mike Cottam, Berne Larsen, Brad Barton, and Meg Johnson who have all had a variety of leadership experiences to draw from and are experienced youth motivational speakers. The students enjoyed hearing their stories and came back anxious and motivated to make a positive difference in the their lives. All of the students in Brockbank's sixth grade have the opportunity to serve on student council - they are given an option of seven action committees that they can serve on.  Action committees include; School Spirit, Kid Power, BFF's, Welcome, Announcements,  Literacy, and Red Ribbon Week. Each group elects a president, vice president, and secretary to work with a faculty advisor. The president and vice president from each action committee along with their chaperones, sixth grade teachers, Mrs. JaNae Wilson, Mrs. Christene Larsen, and Mr. Jeff Loreen attended the conference.

Categories: Elementary, Spanish Fork

Brockbank PTA Hosts Family Event to Kick Off Book Fair

Brockbank Elementary News - Fri, 10/19/2018 - 2:52pm
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Brockbank Elementary held a "Family Event" (formerly Dads & Donuts) on Wednesday, October 17 to kick off the book fair.. The students, along with their dads, moms, grandparents, or other special family members came and were able to  browse for books through the book fair and then enjoy a donut and milk in the cafeteria. Brockbank students and faculty would like to thank the PTA for sponsoring this fun morning. The book fair will run the following week Oct. 22- 25 before school and after school and all evening Thursday night during SEP conferences. The book fair will close Thursday evening.

Categories: Elementary, Spanish Fork

Brockbank Second Grade Students Attend Play at Scera Center of the Arts

Brockbank Elementary News - Fri, 10/19/2018 - 2:25pm

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October 15, second grade students went on a field trip to the Scera Center of the Arts and watched the play "How I Became a Pirate". Students enjoyed the play and learned about how fun adventures can be, but also learned that love and home are treasures you can’t find on any map! 

Categories: Elementary, Spanish Fork

Brockbank Fourth Grade Students Visit This is The Place Heritage Park

Brockbank Elementary News - Fri, 10/19/2018 - 2:17pm
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Brockbank fourth-graders went on a field trip to, This Is The Place Heritage Park. There students were able to take part in a ‘hands-on learning’ experience that complements the state curriculum for fourth-grade Utah History. Students participated in "life in Pioneer Times" which consisted of pushing a handcart. The students discovered what it was like to come West with a handcart. They also got to experience being in a pioneer school where they learned about the Deseret Alphabet, how to mind their manners, and that they better come to school on time, or they may find themselves wearing the dunce cap. They got to ride the train around the park and visit the Saddlery, where a skilled leather worker explained how a deer or cow hide becomes a fine leather pouch or a saddle. It was a fun field trip and the students really enjoyed it!

Categories: Elementary, Spanish Fork

Lights On Event

Park Elementary News - Fri, 10/19/2018 - 9:45am

Park Elementary has been "sorted" (if you have seen Harry Potter you'll understand) and has been chosen to represent the Gryffindor House!  Gryffindor is the house which most values the virtues of Courage, Bravery, and Determination.  That definitely describes our school.  Three other schools have been sorted to represent Ravenclaw, Hufflepuff, and Slytherin.  All Four Houses will be competing against each other to see how many wizards/witches or muggles come to the District Lights On Event.  You are welcome to dress up as your favorite wizard or witch or just come as a muggle (non-magical person). There will be activities and games for the whole family, so come make a night of it! Monday, October 29, 2018 at 6 pm Located at the new Advanced Learning Center 161 E. 400 N. in Salem.  More info on Lights On Events:

Launched in October 2000, Lights On Afterschool is the only nationwide event celebrating afterschool programs and their important role in the lives of children, families and communities. The effort has become a hallmark of the afterschool movement and generates media coverage across the country each year.

 The Afterschool Alliance organizes Lights On Afterschool to draw attention to the many ways afterschool programs support students by offering them opportunities to learn new things—such as science, community service, robotics, Tae Kwon Do and poetry—and discover new skills. The events send a powerful message that millions more kids need quality afterschool programs.

 It's called "Lights On", because the lights are left on after school to run the programs.

It's for everyone!!!

Categories: Elementary, Spanish Fork

Running Lobos Back Their Pack at Final XC Meet

Spanish Fork Junior High School News - Thu, 10/18/2018 - 12:25pm
Attributions: story and pictures by Allyson Brooks
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Our Ryan Olsen—7th boys’ team—took 3rd overall, which was a huge accomplishment. Many students were able to achieve their personal best on the Mapleton Course. 

The Cross-Country Lobos showed their school spirit by cheering each other on even after their own exhausting races. We are very proud of our team and their success this season.

Categories: Secondary, Spanish Fork

Mrs. Hyer's a.m. Kindergarten

Riverview Elementary News - Wed, 10/17/2018 - 4:59pm
Attributions: Article by Mrs. Hyer
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Our class has been learning about fall leaves, apples and rocks. We went on a nature walk around the the sports park. We found acorns, rocks, and cool shaped leaves with different colors. We did some neat leaf rubbings in our journals.

Categories: Elementary, Spanish Fork

Jaker's Pumpkin Patch Pumpkin Donation

Sierra Bonita Elementary News - Wed, 10/17/2018 - 4:22pm
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On Monday, October 22nd, Jaker's Pumpkin Patch will be donating pumpkins to our entire school. Please make arrangements with your student to pick them up, car pool, or walk after school so they do not have to ride their bikes/scooters home while trying to carry one of these pumpkins.

 

FALL BREAK 2018

Diamond Fork Junior High School News - Wed, 10/17/2018 - 3:45pm
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Enjoy the time off for Fall Break, no school on Thursday or Friday, October 18th & 19th. See you back at school on Monday!!

Categories: Secondary, Spanish Fork

Spanish Fork Junior High FFA Score well on Ag Test

Spanish Fork Junior High School News - Wed, 10/17/2018 - 1:13pm
Attributions: story and pictures by Chaleesa Warren

9th graders Rylei Voorhees, Luke Galloway and Ashley Olsen competed and did well in the Farm Co-op Quiz October 11th. 

Students had to answer questions about agriculture co-ops, and then got to meet business people in the agriculture industry. They got to eat dinner with the general manager of Select Sires.  They discussed employment opportunities and the cattle industry with him. 

Well done, Lobos!

Categories: Secondary, Spanish Fork

Riverview Winter Afterschool Clubs

Riverview Elementary News - Wed, 10/17/2018 - 12:10pm

Riverview Afterschool program is excited to announce the Winter 2018 program.  Registration will be online Tuesday Oct. 23, at 8:00 a.m. www.riverview.edu under parents tab and click SIGN UP GENUIS.  All information including schedules, club descriptions, registration forms, and waivers will be on the website.  Every student participating must fill out a registration form and waiver. 

Fees for Riverview Afterschool will be $20 per club.  Students may sign up for as many clubs as they would like.  Fees will be paid in the office cash or check only. Students will receive healthy snacks, prevention lessons, physical activities including movement games, and one hour of instruction and activities during club time. If you would like to make payment arrangements or have any questions please contact RaeAnn Nelson at raeann.nelson@nebo.edu.

For the past nine years Riverview has received federal funding. This year the only schools who received funding were Title One schools.  Currently, Riverview does not qualify for any funding. Riverview has the largest Afterschool program in the state of Utah. WE NEED YOUR HELP AND SUPPORT, we want to continue this great program.

An early morning club will be available every day at no charge from 8:00 to 8:45 a.m. School doors will be unlocked at 8:00 a.m. for morning club only. This is a club for students who would like extra homework or reading help.  It is also available for parents who need to leave early for work and want a safe place for their students to be before school begins.  Mr. Teuscher a certified teacher, will provide the morning club instruction.  You must register your student for this club on the website.

Winter Afterschool Session 2 will begin on Oct 29 and go through Dec. 13th.  No Clubs will be held on Oct. 31 or Nov. 21, 22, 23   Monday clubs will be held 2:15-3:45, Tue.-Fri. clubs will be held 3:00-4:30.

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

Lego Builders Jr K-3

Stem Jr.

1-3rd grades Computer/Minecraft/

Science

Computer Code/3D Printing 3rd-6

Lego Robotics

2-6th

Minecraft and Computer Games 3-6

Pinterest Holiday Art & Craft

 2-6th

Cupcake Wars Sr.

 2nd-6th

Christmas Around the World K-3

Youth Theater/Drama

K-6th

Cooking Jr

K-3rd

 

 

 

 

Adventure Kids K-3rd

 

Categories: Elementary, Spanish Fork

Fall Break

East Meadows Elementary News - Wed, 10/17/2018 - 11:27am

Don't forget that it is Fall Break Thursday Cotober 18th and Friday 19th.

Have a fun and safe time!

See you Monday October 22nd.

Categories: Elementary, Spanish Fork

We Are Athletes

Spanish Fork High School News - Wed, 10/17/2018 - 10:24am
Attributions: Leslie Swenson

On Friday, October 12th the Especially for Athletes Leadership Team put on an assembly for the students of Riverview Elementary.  They encouraged the students to Stand Up against Bullying. They did fun activities involving the students to help teach them how to stand up against bullying and what they should do if they feel they are being bullied.  They left a strong message that bullying is not "cool". At SFHS our athletes STAND UP against Bullying! 

Categories: Secondary, Spanish Fork

Red Ribbon Week Begins October 22

Larsen Elementary News - Wed, 10/17/2018 - 10:05am
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We are kicking off our Red Ribbon Week October 22-26.  Here are the fun days planned:

Monday:  "Proud to Be Drug Free".  Wear RED to help kick off the week.

Tuesday:  "Wake Up Drug Free".  Students can wear Pajamas to school.

Wednesday: "Team Up Against Drugs".  Wear your favorite sports team shirt of jersey.

Thursday: "It's Crazy to Do Drugs".  Students can dress crazy like mismatched clothes, socks, shoes, hairstyles, backwards, etc.

Friday: "My future is Too Bright for Drugs".  Wear Neon Colors

 

Categories: Elementary, Spanish Fork

Book Fair

Canyon Elementary News - Wed, 10/17/2018 - 9:39am
Attributions: Jami Branch

BOOK FAIR: OCTOBER 22-26

  • Monday 9:30 am - 2:15 pm
  • Tuesday 9:30 am - 3:00 pm
  • Wednesday 9:30 am- 3:00 pm
  • Thursday 9:30 am - 7:00 pm
  • Friday 9:30 am - 3:00 pm 
Categories: Elementary, Spanish Fork

We Are Marching Band!

Spanish Fork High School News - Wed, 10/17/2018 - 9:12am
Attributions: Kristine Harris
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The Mighty Marching SF Dons took 'What Goes Up' to the stadium field at BYU to compete in the Rocky Mountain MB Invitational. The band soared high and brought home three more trophies! A beautiful 1st PLACE WIN along with taking BEST PERCUSSION and VISUAL Performance! Congrats to the Band, Mr. Roberts, & Staff! 

Categories: Secondary, Spanish Fork

Zombie Haiku

Spanish Fork Junior High School News - Wed, 10/17/2018 - 8:44am
Attributions: Poem by Chas Hoppe

It’s that time of years again. Sharpen your pencils and pull out all the stops while you write your Zombie haikus. 

Prizes worth—well bragging rights for sure, will be awarded for grade level winners as well as in a special faculty/staff category. Check with your English teacher for rules. The deadline is October 26. Winners will be announced October 31. 

Turn in submissions to Mrs. Nielsen, room 2 starting October 24. 

May the undead be with you!

Categories: Secondary, Spanish Fork

What we're Learning: Humanities

Landmark High School News - Wed, 10/17/2018 - 8:15am
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In Sue Ann's Humanities class we've been studying Greek mythology. While studying the story of Pandora's box students created their own version of the box. It was designed to entice others to want to open the box to see what was inside. 

Inside are a modern versions of the woes and grief of modern day. And if course, hope!

Categories: Secondary, Spanish Fork

Advanced PE

Spanish Fork Junior High School News - Wed, 10/17/2018 - 6:53am
Attributions: by Coach Johnson

This week in advanced PE this group of students worked hard and grew some big muscles while participating in the exercise Unit.  From weight lifting to killer AB workouts and arm wrestling this group had a blast!

Categories: Secondary, Spanish Fork

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