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Santaquin Elementary Library - Open Today!!

Fri, 06/01/2018 - 10:51am

The Santaquin Elementary Library will be open today from 12:00-2:00pm!  There won't be any kind of story time, it will just be available for families to come and check out books to take home and read. 

Summer Hours:

Wednesdays and Fridays from 12:00pm - 2:00pm.

*The library will be closed on Friday, June 15; Wednesday, July 18; and Friday, July 27. 


Categories: Elementary, Santaquin

Santaquin Elementary Library - Summer hours

Mon, 05/28/2018 - 9:00am

We are going to open the Library at Santaquin Elementary beginning June 1 and going until August 1.  It will be open every Wednesday and Friday from 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm, except for Friday, June 15; Wednesday, July 18; and Friday, July 27.  There won't be any kind of story time, it will just be available for families to come and check out books to take home and read. 




Categories: Elementary, Santaquin

Welcome Summer!

Fri, 05/25/2018 - 11:56am
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We had a great year!  Please have a safe and fun summer from all of us at Santaquin Elementary!

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Outstanding Classified Employee - Mr. Dave Packard

Tue, 05/22/2018 - 9:12am
Attributions: Dayna Vernon

Mr. Dave Packard a won the Horace Mann Outstanding Classified Employee Award for our school.  Dave is an adult sweeper at Santaquin Elementary.  He was nominated by the faculty.   Dave brings a smile to work each day.  Congratulations Dave!  

Categories: Elementary, Santaquin

Summer Reading through Santaquin and Payson Libraries

Fri, 05/18/2018 - 11:08am
Attributions: Misty Rindlisbacher
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Santaquin City and Payson City Libraries have teamed up!  Now, people with Santaquin City library cards have the opportunity to check out books from the Payson City library as well!  (Visit the library for more details: 20 W. 100 S. Santaquin) This is great news for our Santaquin Elementary students!  Additionally, each library has a separate summer reading program and children are allowed to participate in both programs.  Please take advantage of these wonderful resources as you keep students reading throughout the summer!

  Santaquin Summer Reading Payson Summer Reading

Categories: Elementary, Santaquin

Information from Mr. Richins for Class Assignments 2018-2019

Wed, 05/16/2018 - 3:28pm

For information about class assignments for 2018-2019 please read the letter below.

Principal letter - Read this first.

Teacher Request Form



Categories: Elementary, Santaquin

Summer Theatre Progam

Thu, 05/10/2018 - 10:16am

If you are interested in a Summer Theatre Program please click HERE.


Categories: Elementary, Santaquin

Mr. Argyle is the Utah National Distinguished Principal of the Year

Mon, 05/07/2018 - 11:28am

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In a suprise assembly this morning,  Mr. Argyle was awarded the Utah National Distinguished Principal of the Year for the state of Utah!  This award is given to one principal out of 600 in the state of Utah each year. Mr. Argyle and his wife will travel to Washington D.C. to have a black tie affair with the 50 other principals from around the nation who each received this award in 2018. Congratulations Mr. Argyle!!!



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Santaquin Sentinel May 2018

Tue, 05/01/2018 - 2:37pm
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6th Grade Lock Race

Tue, 05/01/2018 - 2:30pm
Attributions: Vicki Lyons

Announcing our lock race winners for the entire sixth grade!  Congratulations to Carson Merrill and Kaden Harris!

Categories: Elementary, Santaquin

Track and Field Day

Tue, 04/17/2018 - 1:19pm

Track and Field Day for 3rd thru 6th grades is coming up soon. Track and Field Day  will be held at the Payson High school track. Please send water, sunscreen, and anything else your child may need to make the track day enjoyable!

6th Grade  Tuesday  April 24

5th Grade  Thursday  April 26

4th Grade  Tuesday   May 1

3rd Grade  Thursday  May 3



Categories: Elementary, Santaquin

Mrs. Hogan receives Crystal Apple Award

Mon, 04/16/2018 - 1:54pm
Attributions: Keely Holt, Kristal Taylor

Willetta Hogan is the recipeint of the Crystal Apple Award this year.  The Crystal Apple is an award given to a teacher who belongs to the Nebo Education Association.  Each year a teacher is nominated and voted by their peers to receive the Crystal Apple Award.  The teacher chosen is one that the staff feels does an exemplary job. Congratulations Mrs. Hogan! 

Categories: Elementary, Santaquin

Keeley Holt is Santaquin Elementary's Nebo Teacher of the Year

Fri, 04/13/2018 - 9:57am
Attributions: Nebo School District, Santaquin Elementary PTA

We are excited to announce our Nebo Teacher of the Year!  Keeley Holt has taught kindergarten at Santaquin Elementary for 12 years!  Keeley is married to Nate Holt, they have three children and reside in Payson, Utah.  We are so proud she is part of our school! 

“Keeley is a dedicated teacher that plans for success with each of her students. The love she has for teaching and her students is always apparent. Keeley’s genuine love and concern for students is always present as she strives to help each child reach their full potential. She is a leader among her peers and gives direction and focus to her team and constructively contributes to the whole school learning community. Mrs. Holt has a productive attitude, devoted character, and passion towards learning.”

Fun facts about Mrs. Holt:

Super Power she wants:  The ability to do laundry by magic with a finger snap.

Unique Abilities:  She can do the splits and clog.

Terrified of:  Snakes and spiders

Favorite hobbies:  Shopping, boating at Lake Powell, spending time with family and reading.

Favorite Childrens book:  Stand Tall Molly Lou Melon

Favorite Disney Character:  Belle

Hates:  Pickels and Onions

Loves:  Husband, 3 Kids and PEPSI  

Categories: Elementary, Santaquin

Break Out Review

Thu, 04/12/2018 - 1:33pm
Attributions: Megan Camper
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Ms. Camper's class enjoyed a fun review lesson today. They had 45 minutes to unlock their box as a group. The students sorted nouns, verbs, adjectives, and pronouns to figure out the answer to the number lock. To find the answer to the directional lock the students had to put the place value houses in order from greatest to the least. The students were able to solve the word lock by completing two and three-digit addition and subtraction problems. Then they used a cipher wheel to determine the correct letter for each problem. One of the trickiest clues they had to find was hidden around the room. The students had to solve a problem and use that clue to find the hidden key. The class enjoyed solving tricky problems and working well together. All groups were able to unlock their box with 47 seconds left. It was an awesome day!

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We are Champions!

Wed, 04/11/2018 - 10:01am

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Our Chess Club has been meeting every Wednesday morning since February.  Just before spring break,  Chess Club finished up with a school tournament.  Students competeted against classmates in their grade to determine grade level winners.  A big congratulations to our Chess Champions!  We also want to give a huge THANK YOU to all of our parent volunteers, Mr. Argyle, Mr. Mechum and Mr. Ekker.  These champions spent so much time teaching chess to our students.  We appreciate you all so much!   

Grade Level Chess Champions


  1. Logan Wright
  2. Ava Beesley
  3. John Moray

1st Grade

  1. James Nielsen
  2. Jesse Anderson
  3. Grayson Page

2nd Grade

  1. William Von Benedict
  2. Timothy Gull
  3. Aaron Hess

3rd Grade

  1. Cambri Bezzant
  2. McKay Wright
  3. Thomas Nielsen

4th Grade

  1.  Jane Teemant
  2.  Ryker Lawrensen
  3.  Jacob Anson

5th Grade

  1. Cole Ward
  2. Jonah Shaw
  3. Autumn Partridge

6th Grade

  1. Kaden Harris
  2. Courtney Roth
  3. Jarrett Johnson


Categories: Elementary, Santaquin

Santaquin Elementary is Energy Star Certified!

Fri, 03/30/2018 - 10:07am

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We are proud to announce Santaquin Elementary has earned the @ENERGYSTAR signifying superior energy performance in the top 25 percent of similar buildings nationwide! Thank you to our staff, students and all our visitors for helping us save energy!

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