Maple Mountain High School earns ENERGY STAR certification!

Maple Mountain High School News - Tue, 04/10/2018 - 8:53am
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 We’re excited to announce that Maple Mountain High School has earned ENERGY STAR® certification from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)!

The next time you visit, check out the little blue label on display at our entrance – it represents proven, verified superior energy performance over a 12-month period. In fact, ENERGY STAR certified buildings and plants perform in the top 25 percent of similar buildings nationwide!

Thank you for being a part of our sustainability story by taking simple actions to cut energy waste – like turning off the lights in empty rooms, and reporting energy waste to our facility. 

Here’s to another year of cutting energy waste, reducing greenhouse gas emissions, and doing our part to protect the environment – together!

Learn more at energystar.gov  

 

Final Blood Drive of the School Year!

Landmark High School News - Tue, 04/10/2018 - 8:14am
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This coming Monday, April 16th, Landmark will be hosting its final blood drive for this school year. So get your forms filled out and save a life!

Categories: Secondary, Spanish Fork

Principal Newsletter April 9th - 13th

Riverview Elementary News - Mon, 04/09/2018 - 6:39pm
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Principal Moment

Welcome back from Spring Break!  We are now officially in the season of Spring.   This also means we are in the season of field trips.  Over the years I have been on many – here are some universal field trip truths:

  1. When you send home permission slips, you will never get 100 percent of them back by the due date.
  2. When it is time to board the bus, one child will have to go to the bathroom.
  3. When you say, “I just asked everyone to go,” he will answer, “I didn’t have to go then.”
  4. As soon as he returns, five others will have to go, too.
  5. Immediately after the bus pulls away from the school, at least one child will say, “When will we get there?”
  6. Ten minutes after you arrive, one child will ask, “When’s lunch?”
  7. The teacher will spend the entire trip counting students’ heads to make sure everyone is there.  (This is like playing Duck, Duck, Goose. For six hours.)
  8. If there is a gift shop, they will ask if they can buy something.
  9. The farther you walk with your students in a line, the more spread out it will become.
  10. When it’s time to hop back onto the bus, several students will try to renegotiate the seating arrangement.
  11. Upon returning to the school, half the class will be asleep.

Penny War

We are hoping to assist a Riverview family who lost their home to a fire.  We are having a Penny War; April 9th – 20th.  All of the money raised will go to the Bluth Family. ​

PTA BOGO Bookfair

It's time for the BUY ONE GET ONE FREE book fair! The fair will be held before school, during lunch, and after school from April 16 to April 20. A special Family Night "Paw"rty will be held on Thursday, April 19, from 5 - 8 p.m. in conjunction with the school Art Show. PLEASE volunteer to help with the book fair. Every volunteer gets a gift card to spend at the fair. You DO NOT have to be a member of the PTA to volunteer!

Find the volunteer sign up here: http://www.signupgenius.com/go/10c0f4ea4a722a6fc1-paws

PTA Family Skate Night

Riverview Elementary Father and Daughters @ Classic Fun Center;

Friday, April 20th

5:30-8:30 PM.

250 S. State St., Orem, UT.

classicfuncenterorem.com

FREE SKATING ADMISSION FOR YOU AND YOUR WHOLE FAMILY!

Add bouncing and climbing or laser tag for $3; Add all three for only $4!

Free Skate Rental

Blade Rental - $3
Scooter Rental - $3
Skate Mate Rental - $3

You may bring your own skates, blades, or scooters!

60 tokens only $5!

Dinner Deals for $3!

Nachos & Drink
Pizza Slice & Drink
Corn Dog & Drink

Kindergarten Registration - It’s Not Too Late

Kindergarten registration was held last week.  If you have forgotten, it’s not too late, your child can still come to school next year!! To register your child please go to http://riverview.nebo.edu/registration#kpre.  We will need a copy of birth certificate, immunizations, and proof of residency.

Year End Testing

End of year testing is upon us. I recently read the following in Business Insider, written by a principal in Singapore: "I know you are all really anxious for your child to do well. But, please do remember, amongst the students who will be sitting for the exams there is an artist, who doesn't need to understand Math… There is an entrepreneur, who doesn't care about History or English literature…There is a musician, whose Chemistry marks won't matter…There's an athlete…whose physical fitness is more important than Physics… If your child does get top marks, that's great! But if he or she doesn't…please don't take away their self-confidence and dignity from them. Tell them it's OK, it’s just an exam! They are cut out for much bigger things in life. Tell them, no matter what they score…you love them and will not judge them. Please do this, and when you do… watch your children conquer the world. One exam or low mark won't take away…their dreams and talent. And please, do not think that doctors and engineers…are the only happy people in the world."

PTA Spring Carnival

The PTA Spring Carnival will be held on Monday, April 30th. The Carnival was a great success last year and we are anticipating much success this year!

To ensure the success of the Carnival we need YOUR help.

 The following three areas are the areas where we need immediate assistance.

COMMITTEES:

The roles identified below need to be filled ASAP (fortunately much of the leg work has been completed already) – WE NEED HELP!:

1.  Activities Committee Chair (committee members will be needed too, but the Chair is crucial) This committee will take the lead of the activities component of the Carnival. We have potential vendors identified already. We need your help making the carnival FUN.

2.  Food Committee Chair (committee members will be needed too, but the Chair is crucial)  This committee will oversee the food component of the Carnival by determining what will be served, as well as overseeing the preparation and distribution of food items.

3.  Marketing Committee Chair (a committee member has volunteered, but the Chair is crucial) This committee will assist in providing already created materials to teachers and parents through print media and social media.

4.  Ticket Committee Chair (committee members have already volunteered) This committee will oversee the presale of tickets, distribution of tickets, and ticketing at the event.

5.  Donations Committee Members (a volunteer is already chairing this committee) This committee will assist in contacting businesses to seek donations for silent auction baskets, prizes and food. Materials are already created to assist with asking for donations.

DONATIONS – ITEMS AND ACTIVITIES:

If you know individuals who manage or own local businesses and would be willing to ask them for a donation to the school, please let us know immediately! We will provide tax receipts to businesses.

-AND/OR-

If you have an item or skill that could be added to a gift basket that you are willing to donate, please let us know immediately.

-AND/OR-

If you have access to the following activities and can donate them or help provide them at a discounted rate, please let us know immediately:

  • Ponies – Pony Rides
  • Pig – Kiss A Pig
  • Bounce Houses
  • Dunk Tank
  • Candy Canon
  • Bubble Balls
  • Face Painting
  • Or other activities that you have access to – let us know what they are!

CARNIVAL VOLUNTEERS:

To ensure the Carnival is a success it requires MANY volunteers. We will have a variety of volunteer needs and shifts, so if you will have some availability on April 30th and are willing to help out – please let us know immediately.

I am excited for the opportunity to continue to help our school develop and provide outstanding opportunities to our children. Your consideration and support of the Carnival by volunteering, donating to, and attending, is greatly appreciated.

If you have any questions or would like to assist in any of the ways described above, please contact me.

Gary Terranova

Riverview Elementary School

PTA Fundraising Chair

garyterranova@gmail.com

801.369.1982 (text or phone calls welcome – please leave your name in the text or voicemail)

Teacher requests for 2018-2019

Teacher requests will be open from Monday, April 30th to Friday, May 4th.  Forms will be available in the front office during this week only.

Communication Options

Riverview School website

Riverview Facebook & Instagram

Riverview PTA

Please continue to check the website for additional information.

Upcoming Events

  • April 9th – Make Your Mark Assembly @ 9:00 a.m.
  • April 10th – National Librarian Day; 2nd grade aquarium visit
  • April 12th – 4th grade county fair @ 1:45; PTA Art Show @ 5:00 p.m.
  • April 13th – Popcorn Friday; 2nd grade field trip to Harward Farm
  • April 16th – 20th – PTA BOGO Book Fair
  • April 19th – State Earthquake Drill @ 10:00 a.m.
  • April 20th – 1st grade field trip
  • April 24th – 3rd grade track and field day @ SFHS
  • April 25th – National Secretary Day
  • April 27th – Kindergarten Field Trip
  • April 30th – PTA Spring Carnival
  • April 30th – May 4th – Teacher Appreciation Week
  • May 1st-4th grade track and field day @ SFHS

Mrs. Angie Killian

Principal, Riverview Elementary

 

 

 

 

Categories: Elementary, Spanish Fork

PTA BOGO Book Fair

Spanish Oaks Elementary News - Mon, 04/09/2018 - 6:08pm
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PTA BOGO Book Fair is HERE!!  Come shop for great books at our PTA Scholastic Book Fair ... Monday, April 9, 2018-Friday, April 13, 2018.  Everything at our fair will be BUY ONE GET ONE FREE.  Now is the perfect time to stock up on books for summertime reading.  Our fair will be open all week at 8:30am and will close Monday-Thursday 30 minutes after school ends; and Friday at 2:00pm.  Everyone is invited to our “SURF INTO READING” night at the school on Thursday, April 12, 2018 from 5:00pm-6:00pm, where we will have fun activities … and give away FREE books!!

Categories: Elementary, Spanish Fork

UVU Youth Summer Camps 2018

Spanish Oaks Elementary News - Mon, 04/09/2018 - 5:13pm
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Welcome to UVU Youth summer camps 2018.    We are excited about our summer camp program, and the many different types of camps that we are offering.   Sign up for the kids camps is at the following web site:   www.uvu.edu/ce/youthcamps or call 801-863-8012.   If you have any questions or concerns please call DeLayna 801-863-8011.

Categories: Elementary, Spanish Fork

Family Skate Night!

Riverview Elementary News - Mon, 04/09/2018 - 4:22pm
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Categories: Elementary, Spanish Fork

End of Year Testing Begins

Larsen Elementary News - Mon, 04/09/2018 - 2:06pm
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End of year testing has begun at Larsen Elementary!  We just wanted to give a few ideas that will help your students do their best on their testing:

*Each student should get plenty of sleep so they are well rested and ready to start the testing process. 

*Make sure that your child gets a balanced breakfast each morning.

*Please have your student arrive at school on time.

Thanks for all your help in making this testing process successful for your students!

Categories: Elementary, Spanish Fork

Science Olympiad State Results

Maple Mountain High School News - Mon, 04/09/2018 - 1:40pm
Attributions: Story and photos by Kyle Miller.
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The team pulled it out for a fourth year in a row.  We took first and got the best score in team history, averaging a fourth place finish over all 24 events - scoring 97 pts overall (low score wins).  There were 31 teams, including some incredibly talented teams from Hillcrest, West, and UCAS.  We were really happy to hold onto the title and represent our school again this year at Nationals.  Nationals will be May 17th-20th in Fort Collins, Colorado.  Thank you for your support of the team and these amazing students.

Here are the notable individual results:

Anatomy and Physiology                 1st Place                        Josephine Schmidt & Kaden Call

Astronomy                                        4th Place                        Bryson Evans & Logan Marks

Bottle Rockets                                   3rd Place                       Madyson Meeks & Chelsie Hawkes

Chemistry Lab                                  1st Place                        Logan Marks & Anne Dallon

Disease Detectives                            4th Place                        Kaden Call & Kali York

Dynamic Planet                                 4th Place                        Bryson Evans & Dallin Burton

Experimental Design                         1st Place                        Logan Marks & Gideon Hale & Bryson Evans

Fermi Questions                               3rd Place                       Bryson Evans & Joshua Green

Forensics                                          1st Place                        Cooper Hunley & Josephine Schmidt

Game On                                          2nd Place                       Dallin Burton & Anthony Bardsley

Helicopters                                        1st Place                        Anne Dallon & Anthony Bardsley

Herpetology                                      4th Place                        Kali York & Cooper Hunley

Hovercraft                                         1st Place                        Logan Marks & Philip Richey

Microbe Mission                              5th Place                        Kaden Call & Chelsie Hawkes

Mission Possible                              1st Place                        Joshua Green & Madyson Meeks

Mousetrap Car                                  4th Place                        Joshua Green & Isabella Frasche

Optics                                               5th Place                        Gideon Hale & Philip Richey

Remote Sensing                                6th Place                        Gideon Hale & Anthony Bardsley

Rocks & Minerals                             1st Place                        Josephine Schmidt & Isabella Frasche

Thermodynamics                              4th Place                        Philip Richey & Anne Dallon

Towers                                              1st Place                        Madyson Meeks & Isabella Frasche

  

 

Title One Preschool Screenings

Rees Elementary News - Mon, 04/09/2018 - 12:09pm

                           Title 1 Preschool Screenings

 

Must live in Rees or Larsen  Elementary boundaries 

April 27, 2018 

8:30 a.m – 3 p.m.

For an appointment, please call: 

Rees Elementary (801)798-4055

574 N Rees Avenue

**Students must be 4 by August 31st, 2018.** 

 You will also need to bring proof of residency with you to your appointment.  

 

 

Categories: Elementary, Spanish Fork

Dance Company Auditions 2018-2019

Maple Mountain High School News - Mon, 04/09/2018 - 7:51am
Attributions: Story by Karla Palfreyman.

Come be a part of the tradition of excellence in dance at MMHS!  Clinics Monday and Tuesday April 16th and 17th from 3-5 pm.  Applicants must attend one of the two clinics to learn clinic dance and be prepared with one minute of their own movement.  Auditions Wednesday, April 18 from 3-6 pm in the dance room.  Applicants will perform the clinic dance in small groups and their individual choreography for judges.  Those who successfully audition for Dance Company and Dance 3/Dance Excel will be posted shortly after auditions.

Applications online at mmhsdance.weebly.com.

Gallery of Great Americans

Brockbank Elementary News - Sun, 04/08/2018 - 10:17pm
Attributions: Kristi Jensen
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Recently students in Ms Jensen’s class held a Gallery of Great Americans. The students chose a great American to research. They drew pictures and memorized facts. They dressed up as their great American and had their parents and students from other classes visit and learn about their great American. It was a very fun and educational experience for the students.

Categories: Elementary, Spanish Fork

Circles Program

Park Elementary News - Wed, 04/04/2018 - 12:55pm
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Have you been thinking that you’d like to do more to help people in your community? Wondering what to do? How to do it? Where to give of your time? Circles has the answer! Become a Circle’s Ally...a friend to someone in need…someone right in your area who needs you! You can volunteer…You can even involve your whole family!!  Click on the flyer below to learn more!
 Find out more by contacting Lucy Perkins at Utah Valley Circles!  801-691-5242

Categories: Elementary, Spanish Fork

Circles Program

Park Elementary News - Wed, 04/04/2018 - 12:54pm

Are you ready to have more stability for you and your family? Wondering if there will EVER be a way out of the daily/weekly worry and stress of getting yourself or your family through this life? 
Click on the flyer below to learn more about this amazing program that is offered in our community!
Find out more by contacting Lucy Perkins at Utah Valley Circles!  801-691-5242

Categories: Elementary, Spanish Fork

April Explorer Events Newsletter

Spanish Oaks Elementary News - Tue, 04/03/2018 - 1:20pm
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Please click on the "school news" link, and on the "pull down menu" you will find our APRIL Explorer Events Newsletter.   

Categories: Elementary, Spanish Fork

Nebo Education Foundation Award to Mrs. Phelps

Spanish Oaks Elementary News - Tue, 04/03/2018 - 8:13am
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"The Nebo Education Foundation is composed of 20 volunteer board members who live in cities serviced by Nebo School District.  Board members meet each month to review and award grant requests, consider fund-raising avenues and other items that advance the educational opportunities for Nebo School District students.  Many of the donations received are for selected projects, yet a substantial amount is available for the greatest need.  Greatest need monies are considered for grants submitted by area schools."  Congratulations, Mrs. Phelps! 

Categories: Elementary, Spanish Fork

Spring Diamond Fork Fine Arts Assembly a Hit!

Diamond Fork Junior High School News - Fri, 03/30/2018 - 6:30pm
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Students and faculty at Diamond Fork sported their Best Dress concert attire for the traditional fine arts assembly. The choirs, bands, orchestras, guitar, visual arts, and drama programs were all highlighted. The third-year drama students hosted and began the assembly with a student-written and directed skit of "Bill and Ted's Excellent Adventure in the Arts at Diamond Fork."

Categories: Secondary, Spanish Fork

Central Utah Science and Engineering Fair Student Winner!

Diamond Fork Junior High School News - Fri, 03/30/2018 - 6:25pm
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Congratulations to Diamond Fork 9th grader, Amanda Pratt. She won 3rd place in Physics, Astronomy and Mathematics at the Central Utah Science and Engineering Fair. 

Categories: Secondary, Spanish Fork

Leadership Day

Park Elementary News - Fri, 03/30/2018 - 4:55pm
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Leadership Day was a SUCCESS!!!! Thank you to the parents, grandparents, family members, and members of our community for joining us on our 7th Annual Leadership Day. It was a great day to celebrate our students and show off what we've learned while implementing the 7 Habits!

Categories: Elementary, Spanish Fork

Mustang Pride Assembly - March

East Meadows Elementary News - Fri, 03/30/2018 - 3:06pm
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We were so excited to have our Mustang Pride asssembly Friday!

We were able to recognize a few of our great teachers and some awesome students!!!

We have Mustang Pride!

#emmustangpride  #runningahead 

Categories: Elementary, Spanish Fork

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