Veterans Day - I'm proud to be an American

Santaquin Elementary News - Fri, 11/10/2017 - 8:25pm
Attributions: Laura Snelgrove
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Students and guests particpated in a patriotic program learning the history of Veterans Day, and celebrating Veterans.  We had many Veterans who joined our program and were honored by being escorted by a student relative down a corridor of Cub Scouts from our school.  Over 30 of our own scouts were standing in uniform showing respect for the Veterans.  Each of the Veterans stood as their branch of the military was announced and all the students in the school sang the song, "Thank You Military" and "I'm Proud To Be An American". Throughout the rest of the day, you could hear children singing patriotic songs as you walked through the halls.  Each class in the school was also visited by a Veteran who talked about their service for our country.  From Santaquin Elementary,  we would like to say THANK YOU to our Veterans!  Veterans who participated were:

Bowdy Gonzales, father to Saber Gonzales - Army

Josh Nielsen, father to  Parker NIelsen - USMC SGT

Braden Parish - Corporal USMC

Terry Jones, grandfather to McKinzee Marshall - Army Staff Sergeant 

Dale Barnett, great grandfather to Bryan and Chrisian Degraw -Army Sergeant

Ernest Newton, grandfather to Owen Newton - Army E-4 

William Jackson, father to Dayna Chatwin - USMC Corporal E-4

Chad Carson, father Cade and Layci Carsonto - Army SGT E5

Daniel Paas, uncle to Madeline, Timmy and Lily Gull - E9 Master Chief USN

Donald Paas, grandfather to Madeline, Timothy and Lily Gull -Sergeant Air Force

Lynn E Weight, grandfather to Hayden Weight - Speciales E5 US Army

Rhett Larsen, father to Jacob and Jameson Larsen - Captain Army

Phil Snelgrove, Neavy Seaman

Scott Fraser, father to Landon, Keaton, Camerson and Hayden Fraser - Sergeant Army

Don Ashcraft, grandfather to Mylee Villenuva - US Air Force Senior Master Sergant 

Robert James, grandfather to Turner Larsen, Ellana Larsen and Brexton Larsen - MSGT Air Force, Navy, Army

Brian Johnson, father to Melissa and Matthew Johnson -US Navy

Quentin Francom grandfather to  Rebecca Laker - Army Sergeant E5

Melissa Webster, Army Reserve

Deployed Veterans include:

Jeff Sonderegger

Colton Cruz

Samir Sayago

Tracy James

Categories: Elementary, Santaquin

Thank You Veterans!

Orchard Hills Elementary News - Fri, 11/10/2017 - 3:58pm

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To honor and thank the local veterans students and classes wrote letters and made posters for veterans.  The letters and posters were delivered to the veterans at the Veterans Home in Payson.  Thank you to those who have and who currently serve our country.  

Categories: Elementary, Santaquin

Mrs. Miller Receives PEAK Award

Orchard Hills Elementary News - Fri, 11/10/2017 - 7:58am
Attributions: Ryan Murray

Mrs Miller received the PEAK Award.  PEAK stands for  Positive Energy and Kind employees. PEAK Awards are nominated by patrons and recognized by the Superintendent Staff and Nebo School Board of Education. 

“Sue is the face of Orchard Hills Elementary. She has been a part of the school since the day it opened. She is the first person everyone meets when they come to the school. Sue makes everyone feel so welcome. She is a blessing to those who only speak Spanish. She is able to talk to them in their native language which creates a much more inviting environment. She takes care of the teachers, students, and parents of the Orchard Hills community. She is someone who helps those around her become better.”

Categories: Elementary, Santaquin

Veterans Day Program

Santaquin Elementary News - Fri, 11/03/2017 - 3:26pm

Santaquin School is planning a Veteran’s Day celebration on Friday, November 10th, as a way to teach students about Veteran’s Day and to honor veterans from our Santaquin community.

As part of our celebration, we would like to invite veterans who are family members or neighbors of Santaquin students and staff to come to the school at 9:05 AM that morning.

If you know of a veteran who would be willing to come to the school and participate in our celebration of veterans, please click on the link below. Fill out the information on the form and return it to the office.

We would also like to honor Santaquin family members currently serving in the military who might be deployed or serving away from home. 

VETERANS DAY PROGRAM INFORMATION

PLEASE HAVE ALL INFORMATION TO THE SCHOOL OFFICE BY TUESDAY, NOV. 7TH.

 

 

Categories: Elementary, Santaquin

Red Ribbon Week Banners

Orchard Hills Elementary News - Fri, 11/03/2017 - 2:46pm
Attributions: 
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This week was Red Ribbon Week.  Students talked about making good and healthy choices.  Each class made a banner to hang up in the halls.  

Categories: Elementary, Santaquin

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