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Library March Madness

Fri, 03/09/2018 - 10:35am
Attributions: Misty Rindlisbacher
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Our students have been having a blast doing centers in the library.  Some of the new centers include reading big books, creating their own bookmarks, reading on the bean bags, playing literacy games, and using whisper phones to help with fluency and expression.  Our students are also participating in March Madness!  4th, 5th, and 6th graders are voting for their favorite books from the 16 most checked-out books at the school. 1st, 2nd, and 3rd graders are voting for their favorite book Mrs. Rindy has read aloud in the library.  Each week, votes are cast on iPads or Chromebooks and soon we'll have our winning Best Books decided.  Ask your student to tell you about their favorite library center and which books are in the Final Four!

Categories: Elementary, Santaquin

Early Out Day

Mon, 03/05/2018 - 10:26am
Attributions: Monica Valerio
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Just a reminder that it is an early out day today!  School will be dismissed at 12:00!

Categories: Elementary, Santaquin

Sardines or Guacamole?

Fri, 03/02/2018 - 10:38am
Attributions: Sydney Smith
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Do you like Sardines or Guacamole?  How about oysters and olives?  The students in Mrs. Smith's 3rd grade class had a lesson on trying new things.  First they noted what food items they think they would like, then they got to choose which foods they wanted to try.  The food choices included raisens, green olives, guacamole,  sardines, oysters, cottage cheese, hot cheetos, spam, and crackers.  After they tasted each food, they noted if they liked it or disliked it then compared their before and after results. Finally they graphed the differences of what they thought they would like versus what they really ended up liking or disliking.  What foods do you think you would like?

Categories: Elementary, Santaquin

Santaquin Sentinel March 2018

Fri, 03/02/2018 - 10:25am

March Newsletter

Categories: Elementary, Santaquin

Sam the Shape Stealer

Fri, 02/23/2018 - 11:17am
Attributions: Dru Tucker
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In Mrs. Tucker’s class Sam the Shape stealer came and stole all our shapes. The students had to solve a bunch of clues in order to find the correct codes to unlock each lock on the box. It was so much fun and the students loved it!
Special thanks to Mr. H. for helping to create such an engaging activity!

Categories: Elementary, Santaquin

SafeUT Awareness Days February 22 & 23

Thu, 02/22/2018 - 10:22am
Attributions: Lana Hinskey
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SafeUT Awareness Days February 22 & 23

In light of the recent events in Florida and other tragedies that have happened around the country, Nebo School District is teaming up with KSL on February 22, 2018, as we Stand Up for a Safe Utah. Utah has a very powerful resource and that is the SafeUT app. As you all know, the SafeUT app provides real-time crisis intervention and has been proven to save lives and stopped planned school attacks.

Our goal is to make sure that every parent, student and educator is aware of the app and has it downloaded on their phone.

Throughout the day, KSL will be highlighting all that the app can do, the history behind it, the success stories and much more. In addition, there will be some fun for the students. Below is the outline to encourage student involvement:
· Encourage your friends to download the app
· Use hashtag #SafeUT #santaquinelementary on posts

KSL Contest:
Individuals will be able to share a screenshot of their phone with the app downloaded for a chance to win a $50 visa card.
These screenshots will need to be posted in the contest on the KSL TV Facebook page.
The school that is tagged the most by their students will receive 100 pizzas from KSL!
The contest will start Thursday, February 22 and Friday, February 23 at 3 p.m.
Watch KSL News at 5 p.m. on Friday to see which school will be receiving 100 pizzas!

#nebohero #studentsuccess #empowerstudents #engagestudents #focusonstudents #loveUTpublicschools #utpol #uted #NeboDistrict #NeboSchools #safeUT #santaquinelementary

Categories: Elementary, Santaquin

Apple Valley Mascot and School Colors

Wed, 02/14/2018 - 9:08am

If you are a student or a parent of students who will be attending Apple Valley Elementary next year,  we would love your ideas and suggestions on a mascot and school colors.

Please fill out the survey HERE to tell us your ideas!

 If you would like to see the Apple Valley school boundaries please click HERE.


Categories: Elementary, Santaquin

February Newsletter

Wed, 02/14/2018 - 8:57am

Santaquin Sentinel February 2018

* There was an error on the copy sent home, 5th and 6th grade Maturation program is March 1st.

Categories: Elementary, Santaquin

Nebo School District Stakeholder Survey

Wed, 02/14/2018 - 8:53am
Attributions: Lana Hinskey

Nebo School District is always trying to improve communication and responsiveness to our stakeholders. To that end, we invite students, parents and teachers to give feedback on teachers and administrators in Nebo District schools.  A link to the Nebo Stakeholder Survey 2017-2018 will be found on the Nebo home page at beginning Wednesday, February 7 and remaining open until Wednesday, February 21, 2018, where Nebo District stakeholders will be able to share their thoughts and experiences. (Parents and employees will be emailed a link to help them gain access, while students will be shown the link in their computer labs.)

The purpose of the Nebo Stakeholder Survey is to help us improve instruction and to keep our finger on the pulse of our patrons. For feedback to be most useful, we suggest being polite even when sharing intensely positive or negative feelings, sharing specific experiences that illustrate your ratings, and using appropriate language in all circumstances.

Thank you for your helpful feedback.

Categories: Elementary, Santaquin

Congratulations to our D.A.R.E Graduates

Mon, 02/05/2018 - 11:22am
Attributions: Melanie Miller
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D.A.R.E. (Drug Abuse Resistance Education)is a police officer-led series of classroom lessons that teaches children how to resist peer pressure and live productive drug and violence-free lives.  Our 5th graders at Santaquin Elementary have just finished the program! Way to Go!!!


Categories: Elementary, Santaquin

100 Days of School

Tue, 01/30/2018 - 4:00pm
Attributions: Daphne Black

We are celebrating the 100th day in school this week.  In second grade,  students and teachers came dressed as if they were 100 years old. They also brought 100 items from home to participate in some fun math and other educational activities.  Each of our five second grade classes also had a goal to do 100 acts of service by the 100th day!

Categories: Elementary, Santaquin

Mental Health Parent Awareness Nights

Mon, 01/22/2018 - 10:59am
Attributions: Nebo School District

Nebo School District will be hosting a series of Parent Awareness Nights. The topics of discussion will include mental health and safety planning with youth. Several community service providers will be present to answer question and help individuals to access services. See the event flyer for more information.

Categories: Elementary, Santaquin

It Pays to Read

Fri, 01/19/2018 - 11:23am
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Santaquin students enjoyed the Pays to Read assembly this week.  The Pays to Read assembly is a reward and motivator for reading.  Our students have read just over One Million minutes already this year.  Students earn reading tickets during the term for reading.  During the assembly,  Mr. Argyle randomly picks tickets for the students to choose a book or a prize.  Many students leave the assembly with a book.  Several students are chosen to participate in the basketball shoot contest, and two students win a bike.  Congratulations to our bike winnners, Kristy Jessop a kindergartner in Mrs. Holt's AM class and to Jack Walker in Mrs. Millers 5th grade class. 

Categories: Elementary, Santaquin

Tie Trouble in 2nd Grade

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 11:03am
Attributions: Daphne Black, Megan Camper
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Second Grade read "Mr. Tanen's Tie Trouble" this week. As part of our language arts curriculum we enjoyed a visit from our amazing Tech Coach, Mr. Hanosek, who taught us how to tie a tie. Students practiced "How To Writing." They also practiced oral language skills by interviewing a classmate in order to design a tie for them. They then wrote about their experience.​  We had alittle trouble but ultimately we tamed those ties!


Categories: Elementary, Santaquin

January Newsletter

Wed, 01/10/2018 - 1:29pm

Santaquin Sentinel

Categories: Elementary, Santaquin

Can't catch me, I'm the Gingerbread Man!

Thu, 12/21/2017 - 3:22pm

Categories: Elementary, Santaquin

Introducing myOn

Mon, 12/11/2017 - 10:16am

myOn logo

We are proud to inform you our school is implementing an exciting, new literacy program called myON!

myON is the first-of-its-kind personalized literacy environment that integrates technology and students’ ability to match their reading level with their preferred choice of books into one comprehensive online literacy program.

As a family in our school you have free access to myON. myON will provide you with infinite access to a growing collection of thousands of enhanced digital books that can be read anytime, anywhere there is an Internet connection, or offline on any device to which the free myON app has been downloaded.

Access myOn from our school website under the students tab.

Welcome to myOn - English

Welcome to myOn - Spanish

myOn Simplified

Login Card

Categories: Elementary, Santaquin

Break Out!

Fri, 12/08/2017 - 2:51pm
Attributions: Megan Camper
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The students in Ms. Camper’s 2nd grade class had a blast completing a breakout room. Students were placed into groups. Each group had to figure out tricky clues to unlock four locks on their box. The students also used their knowledge of two-digit addition and subtraction to solve the tricky clues. When they unlocked all their locks they found a book for the class and a treat. One student said “it was really challenging, but taught us to not give up.” Another student said “I learned that we learn from our mistakes. When we fixed a mistake it helped our brain learn to do it right.” Several students said “today was the best day ever!!!” 

Categories: Elementary, Santaquin

December Newsletter

Mon, 12/04/2017 - 9:47am
Categories: Elementary, Santaquin

Sub for Santa

Mon, 11/27/2017 - 11:09am

Are you in need of assistance or know of a family who needs assistance with Christmas this year?  Click here for information from United Way's Sub for Santa program.

Sub For Santa Open House Dates


Categories: Elementary, Santaquin