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Fall Dance Festival Practice

Sun, 10/14/2018 - 5:43pm
Attributions: Kim Andrews
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First grade has been practicing their dance for Orchard Hills' Annual Fall Dance Festival! Join us this Wednesday at 1:45 pm to see all the grades' fun dances! 

Categories: Elementary, Santaquin

Mrs. Andrews' Class Learns Yoga

Sun, 10/14/2018 - 5:27pm
Attributions: Kim Andrews

Last week, Mrs. Andrews' class learned some yoga and stress relieving techniques from Mrs. Colbert (the mom of a student)!

 

   

Categories: Elementary, Santaquin

Mr. Craig's Class Tracks the Earth's Rotation with a Sundial

Sun, 10/14/2018 - 5:20pm
Attributions: Clay Craig
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Mr. Craig's class is studying the rotation and spinning of the Earth, and why we have day and night. They tracked the Earth's rotation with their sundial. So much fun!

Categories: Elementary, Santaquin

Johnny Appleseed Celebrations in Second Grade

Sat, 09/29/2018 - 1:43pm
Attributions: Kathy Kelley, Sharilee McMullin
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Second grade also had fun Johnny Appleseed celebrations this week! 

Mrs. Kelley's Class: We celebrated Johnny Appleseed Day on Friday.  We added 3 digits using apple seeds, read about apples, tasted apples, and made applesauce.  The students had a fun time while learning through reading, math, and science.

Mrs. McMullin's Class: Mrs. McMullin’s husband joined the festivities and came to talk to her class. He’s a fruit farmer from McMullin Orchards and the class loved learning all about apples. He gave them each a honey crisp apple and we celebrated Johnny Appleseed in style! 

Categories: Elementary, Santaquin

First Grade Singing Practice

Sat, 09/29/2018 - 1:19pm
Attributions: Jenni Coon
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First graders practice the song "Big Old Storm" in the Cougar Den!

Categories: Elementary, Santaquin

Johnny Appleseed Day in First Grade

Fri, 09/28/2018 - 11:22am
Attributions: Jenni Coon, Christy Collier, Kim Andrews
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First grade celebrated Johnny Appleseed's birthday on Wednesday! They had a visit from Johnny Appleseed, himself! They also did a number of apple themed activities, including apple volcano science, bobbing for apples, apple art, peeling apples, and writing about how to cook applesauce and apple pie. They even got to eat homemade applesauce at the end of the day!

Categories: Elementary, Santaquin

Learning About Adjectives in Mrs. Kelley's Class

Thu, 09/27/2018 - 11:29am
Attributions: Kathy Kelley
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Mrs. Kelley's class have been using spiders to learn about adjectives, and had this special visitor last week to make it real! 

Categories: Elementary, Santaquin

New Student Lunch with Mr. Murray

Wed, 09/26/2018 - 12:38pm

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New students at Orchard Hills enjoyed lunch with Mr. Murray today!

Categories: Elementary, Santaquin

Contractions and Candy Corn in Mrs. McMullin's Class

Tue, 09/25/2018 - 9:31pm
Attributions: Sharilee McMullin
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Today, Mrs. McMullin’s class learned about contractions and used candy corns as the apostrophe! The kids had fun making words into contractions and finding their matches. Adding a little sugar helps sweeten up any lesson! 

Categories: Elementary, Santaquin

3rd Grade Field Trip to Rowley's Red Barn

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

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

Reflections 2018

Mon, 09/17/2018 - 2:07pm
Attributions: Melissa Nielsen

Reflections is an awesome program our school takes part in every year, where students can submit original works of art based on a certain theme. This year's Reflections theme is "Heroes Around Me." Students may create an original work of art from six categories: visual arts, photography, literature, music composition, dance choreography, and film production. Entries should be turned in to the office by October 19th. See the video link below, the attached flyer, or the information pages in the office for more details. We can't wait to see your entries!

https://youtu.be/41eJhCBCJVg

Categories: Elementary, Santaquin

Utah Opera Assembly

Mon, 09/17/2018 - 12:21pm
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Some members of the Utah Opera came to our school today for an assembly! They taught us many different things about music and opera, and we also got to see some fun performances. Thank you, Utah Opera!

Categories: Elementary, Santaquin

September 11th in 5th Grade

Tue, 09/11/2018 - 9:57pm
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Today, fifth graders learned about and reflected on the events that occured on September 11th and the days that followed. They participated in class discussions, wrote letters to local police and firefighters, and made flag pins to help them remember the things they will learn about in American history this year, and to appreciate those who sacrificed on this day 17 years ago. 

Categories: Elementary, Santaquin

Nebo School District Community Meetings

Thu, 09/06/2018 - 11:55am
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See this flyer for information on Nebo School District Community Meetings!

#nebohero #NeboSchoolDistrict #studentsuccess #empowerstudents #engagestudents #focusonstudents #loveUTpublicschools #utpol #uted

Categories: Elementary, Santaquin

6th Grade Orchestra Sign-Ups

Tue, 09/04/2018 - 8:19pm
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There are a few spots left to sign up for 6th grade orchestra! Forms are in the office, and are due Friday. Fee waivers are available to those who qualify. Don't miss this exciting opportunity!

Categories: Elementary, Santaquin

Welcome Back!

Thu, 08/16/2018 - 9:07am
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Categories: Elementary, Santaquin

Fall Registration

Mon, 07/09/2018 - 11:58am

Online Registration will open July 25th, 2018.  Use the "Registration" link on the left in order to register your child.

Walk-in Registration will be August 1st, 2018 from 8:00am to 4:00pm.  This will be only for those who:

  • Did not complete online registration and need a computer to do so.
  • Are first time elementary students required to turn in documentation.
  • Are returning students with changes to custody, medical or residency status

           (Please bring the documentation with you.)

If you are a returning student, please check your area elementary school’s website to find information on completing the on-line registration process beginning on July 25th.  If you have any questions pertaining to registration, please contact the office, 801-754-3237.

Categories: Elementary, Santaquin