National Walk to School Day

Canyon Elementary News - Wed, 10/08/2014 - 3:38pm

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Do you walk to school? Lots of our Canyon students do every day, and even more walked today for the National Walk to School Day!

Leo the Lion from Real Salt Lake's professional soccer team came to help the kids get to school safely! The kids were surprised and excited to see him early this morning.

PTA emphasized safety by celebrating Green Ribbon Week for all of our students to stay safe. They put on a coloring contest, and we had some great artwork! Pictured are the kids who won, with their prizes. Students also wore green and signed a safe walking pledge.

 

 

 

Categories: Elementary, Spanish Fork

Utah College Application Week

Maple Mountain High School News - Wed, 10/08/2014 - 3:04pm
Attributions: Story by Lana Hiskey.

Nebo high schools and the Utah System of Higher Education is coordinating an expansion of Utah College Application Week on November 10 - 21, which gives every high school senior in participating schools the opportunity to apply to college during the school day. For more information, please check the website www.stepuputah.com/college-application-week.

Prep of the Week - Christy Wilkinson

Maple Mountain High School News - Wed, 10/08/2014 - 2:36pm
Attributions: Story by Dave Boyack. Photo by Tyler Lewis.

Cross Country runner Christy Wilkinson has been named this week's "Prep Athlete of the Week." Christy was selected because of her outstanding and consistent performances as a varsity runner on the girl's cross country team. Christy's team is one of the favorites for honors at region and state in the next several weeks. Congratulations Christy and good luck to you and the team!

Green Man Group Drums Their Way to Larsen

Larsen Elementary News - Wed, 10/08/2014 - 12:16pm

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Green Man Group from UVU performed an awesome assembly for the students at Larsen.  They are a percussion band made of students from the university.  Drummer Clint was inspired by a teacher to play drums because of a nervous habit he had.  Clint would always tap his hands on his desk or his feet on the floor.  This teacher saw a talent in him that no one else had and gave him a pair of drumsticks.  Clint brought a few of his green friends with him and they all played drums and danced for us.  The students LOVED it.  Thanks Green Man Group of the fun assembly

Categories: Elementary, Spanish Fork

Students Get Glimpse of Next Level at Annual College Day

Spanish Fork High School News - Wed, 10/08/2014 - 11:02am
Attributions: Article by Deon Youd, Photo by Salaia Robarge

The class of 2015 has a lot to think about when choosing where to go to school next year, but after this year's annual College Day, they have a lot more information to help them. Representatives from colleges and universities from around the state of Utah were at Spanish Fork High School on Wednesday, October 1 to meet with seniors and provide them with information about their schools. 

"It is a great opportunity for our seniors to get a wealth of information on colleges without leaving our campus," said Dawn Draper, counselor at SFHS.

The event started with a general assembly for all seniors. Then they each chose three breakout sessions to attend with the colleges they were most interested in. 

"The best part is seeing students get excited about college and excited about the opportunity to go to college.  They also have a contact person at each school that they feel they can speak to after meeting with the reps." said Draper.

Seniors applying for college and scholarships should keep in mind deadlines. December 1 is the scholarship deadline for BYU, USU, and UofU. Other deadlines vary from March to May.

Categories: Secondary, Spanish Fork

Brockbank Red Ribbon Lunch Recess Activity, "Don't Let Drugs Bite You!"

Brockbank Elementary News - Tue, 10/07/2014 - 11:53pm
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Tuesday, October 7,  during lunch recess the sixth-grade Red Ribbon Student Council took out the parachute and played a shark game with the second graders. The theme was “Don’t Let Drugs Bite You!” Each day student council members play a game with a different grade. Monday, they played Frisbee with the first-graders. The theme was "Fly Away From Drugs!"

 


 

Categories: Elementary, Spanish Fork

Brockbank Red Ribbon Week Continues "Say No to Drugs!"

Brockbank Elementary News - Tue, 10/07/2014 - 11:37pm

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Tuesday, October 7, Brockbank students show their unity by wearing red as Red Ribbon Week continues. "Say No to Drugs!"

Categories: Elementary, Spanish Fork

Brockbank Students Participate in D.A.R.E. Activity

Brockbank Elementary News - Tue, 10/07/2014 - 11:16pm

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Brockbank fifth-grade students learning Drug Abuse Resistance Education (D.A.R.E.) training taught by Officer Bryan DeWitt of the Spanish Fork Police Department, recently got to participate in an activity. The activity was on the potential dangers of being intoxicated and it's effects on the person's reflects, judgement, and overall ability to do simple tasks. The students were given goggles to wear that simulate being under the influence and asked to ride a scooter through cones and throw a football. It was a great activity enforcing what they are learning in class. 

Categories: Elementary, Spanish Fork

Brockbank Students Make Posters in Their Classroom Pledging to Be Drug Free!

Brockbank Elementary News - Tue, 10/07/2014 - 11:00pm
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Brockbank students to go along with Red Ribbon Week activities Monday made posters in their classrooms pledging to be drug free. The posters will hang in the lunch room all week.  

Categories: Elementary, Spanish Fork

Say Goodnight to Drugs

Riverview Elementary News - Tue, 10/07/2014 - 7:46pm
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Riverview students loved dressing in pajamas and sweats for Red and Green Ribbon Week on Tuesday.  The theme is to say goodnight to drugs.  Mrs. Rogers’ fourth grade class has enjoyed being in pajamas and learning about being healthy.

Categories: Elementary, Spanish Fork

September's Bucket Filling Class Celebration

Spanish Oaks Elementary News - Tue, 10/07/2014 - 6:02pm

In each of our classrooms the teachers have been keeping track, using our "drops", of all the times their students fill someone's bucket.  At the end of September they turned in these totals and the bucket-filling winning class earned a 'thank you' reward activity with Mrs. Brown ... root beer floats!  Congratulations to Mrs. Rosenvall's 4th grade class for filling our buckets!

Categories: Elementary, Spanish Fork

Green Man Assembly

Park Elementary News - Tue, 10/07/2014 - 4:30pm
Attributions: Photos and Article by Adam Gull
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Red Ribbon Week:

Green Day

Students had the “Time of Their Life” at the Green Man assembly in connection to Green Day for Red Ribbon Week.  Clint Pulver from Utah Valley University entertained a sea of green Park Panthers with a Drug Free message that will stick with students tighter than a Green Man suit.

Clint shared a story when he was ten years old he couldn’t stop tapping his hands and feet in class.  This got Clint in trouble many times and even a few visits to the principal’s office.  Clint never understood why he was in trouble because the tapping was just a part of him and what he did. 

One day, his teacher asked him to stay after school and Clint thought for sure he was in trouble again.  To his surprise, Clint’s teacher asked him if he had ever thought about playing the drums.  Clint thought to himself: “I can’t even spell drums!”  Clint was surprised one day when his teacher bought him some drum sticks and told him to never stop tapping.  His teacher knew he had a gift and he should never stop playing the drums.

Clint shared a similar message to students telling them that people around them really care about them.  He told students they need to see their potential.  To never give up and keep doing what you like.  He also shared that we should complement our friends and classmates more and not bully.  He taught them a catchy song he made up called the “Good Job” song. 

Good job!  Good Job! 

Good Job! Good Job!

G double O- D-J-O-B

Good Job! Good Job!

He also taught students can’t do drugs and be like the Green Man Group.  Students were then entertained by a rocking drum performance by Clint and the Green Man Group.  Students screamed and danced as they enjoyed the message and music from Clint and the Utah Valley Green Men.

We appreciate Esther Wirfs from the PTA for arranging the awesome assembly to remind students to be drug free and for dressing Mr. Kay up.

 The rest of the activities for the week are:

Wednesday- Mustaches

Thursday- Bright Neon Colors

Friday- Crazy Socks and Shoes

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Categories: Elementary, Spanish Fork

New Student Council

Larsen Elementary News - Tue, 10/07/2014 - 1:11pm
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The Student Council for the 2014-2015 school has been chosen here at Larsen.  They are a great group of kids that will represent our school well!  We are excited for this year! They are (back row)  Erin Lowe, Evelyn Yarrington, Katana Jensen, Swayzie Wride, Marlee Hall and Kylee Walker, (front row) Derek Blanthorn and Christian Frasche.

Categories: Elementary, Spanish Fork

Kimball Art Museum Visits 2nd Grade

Sierra Bonita Elementary News - Tue, 10/07/2014 - 12:39pm
Attributions: Article by Kyler Prescott, 2nd grade student
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People make art with what they can find.  Art is made of material.  Art can have digital elements.  “The great thing about art is you can’t be wrong!”  Modern art is being created right now.  Art is whatever you make of it.  An artist that like to surf uses the resin he uses on his surfboard for his art.  Collage art takes many materials and puts them together to make one piece of art.  We created collage art today!

 

Brockbank Red Ribbon Week "Take a Stand Against Drugs!"

Brockbank Elementary News - Mon, 10/06/2014 - 11:23pm

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October 6 - 10, 2014 is Red Ribbon Week at Brockbank Elementary. Many exciting events have been planned for the week. Monday, Oct. 6, was "Take a Stand Against Drugs!" The students were given a red  wrist band to wear all week and pledge to stay drug free. A drawing will be held each day with four t-shirts (2 for grades Kindergarten-2 and 2 for grades 3-6) will be given but to be included in the drawings the student has to have their wrist band on. 

Categories: Elementary, Spanish Fork

Red Rally Day

Riverview Elementary News - Mon, 10/06/2014 - 9:52pm
Attributions: Mejken Lacrua
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For Red and Green Ribbon Week, Riverview students enjoyed wearing red to school on Monday.   Students attended an assembly where they were encouraged to "Get up! Stand up! Speak out for a healthy life!"  Students recieved red and green ribbons to help them remember to strive for a healthy life.  We are excited for the activities during Red and Green Ribbon Week.  

Categories: Elementary, Spanish Fork

Third Grade Visits the Red Barn

Spanish Oaks Elementary News - Mon, 10/06/2014 - 6:06pm

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The third grade students at Spanish Oaks enjoyed an awesome autumn field trip last week to the Red Barn.  They learned about the process that the farmers go through all year long in order to ensure that there is produce in the Fall.  It was a beautiful day for learning!

Categories: Elementary, Spanish Fork

I Am A Bucket Filler!

Spanish Oaks Elementary News - Mon, 10/06/2014 - 6:02pm

Bucket filling continued this week at Spanish Oaks ... Keep up the great work, students!

Categories: Elementary, Spanish Fork

4th Grade Poetry Reading at Spanish Oaks

Spanish Oaks Elementary News - Mon, 10/06/2014 - 5:54pm

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Parents, faculty and guests enjoyed Mrs. Rosenvall's 4th Grade Class Poetry Reading Presentation at Spanish Oaks this week.  Students demonstrated how they have been working on fluency and accuracy by reciting poems and stories.  Well done, poets!

Categories: Elementary, Spanish Fork

Red Ribbon Week

Sierra Bonita Elementary News - Mon, 10/06/2014 - 5:54pm

RED RIBBON WEEK:  October 27-31, 2014  
Pledge cards will be sent home with your students.  If they fill them out and bring them back to the front office during Red Ribbon Week they will get a reward.  There will be daily drawings for students who are wearing their Red Ribbon and rewards will also be given for dressing up according to the themes.

DRESS UP DAYS MONDAY
Put a cap on drugs- Wear your favorite hat!
TUESDAY
Team up against drugs- Wear your favorite team attire!
WEDNESDAY
Drugs are old fashion- Wear your favorite 50’s outfit or dress up like an old person!
THURSDAY
From Head to Toe be drug free- Crazy hair & sock day!
FRIDAY
Say BOO to drugs- dress up in your Halloween costume.  (Please no gory costumes, weapons or masks).

 

 

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