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Free Parent Presentation

Thu, 04/26/2018 - 5:32pm

Free presentation for all parents to learn how to safeguard your family against pornography.  Presented by "Fight the New Drug" organization and sponsored by the Utah County Medical Alliance and the PTA.  Monday, April 30, 2018 at 7:00 p.m. in the Salem High School auditorium.  https://fightthenewdrug.org/ 

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Categories: Elementary, Spanish Fork

PTA Carnival Basket Auction

Wed, 04/25/2018 - 8:44am
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It's that time again!! 
Every year at our PTA Carnival we have a basket auction, and every year it just gets bigger and better... with your help of course!

Did you get your little slip from your child letting you know what items their teacher is collecting for the Basket Auction?? We would love if you'd take a min or two to see what you have to offer! If you have something worth donating that is not under the class theme.. that's ok.. we'd still love it and will make great use if it.. Promise!!!

 

Categories: Elementary, Spanish Fork

School Choir Performance

Mon, 04/23/2018 - 12:37pm
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On April 11, 2018 our school choir participated in Music at the Mountain.  Thank you Maren Christensen for all of your hard work and dedication to our choir!  

Categories: Elementary, Spanish Fork

Get Away Today

Mon, 04/23/2018 - 11:41am
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Watch for your new Get Away Today magazine to come home with your student. It is full of hot summer travel deals! And, with every vacation package purchased with Get Away Today, they donate a portion to Nebo Education Foundation. Call 855-GET-AWAY or book online at https://www.getawaytoday.com?referrerid=757.

Categories: Elementary, Spanish Fork

Earthquake Drill

Sat, 04/21/2018 - 4:03pm

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Yesterday we had a successful school earthquake drill.  Each teacher reviewed with their class what to do in case of a real earthquake and then got to practice what it should look like.

Classroom: get under a desk and make sure your whole body is covered as much as possible. Hold onto the desk or table if possible. DO NOT stand in doorways the doors can pinch your fingers or swing and hit you. Stand in a corner of two stable walls. Do not stand by filing cabinets or anything that is unstable and could fall on you.

School: Find a place where things will not fall on you (pictures, basketball hoops, tv, etc..) find a place that is safe between two walls if possible. Stay away from windows.

Outside: Stand in the field, not near power lines, basketball hoops, or on the play equipment. 

Way to go Spanish Oaks for practicing school safety!  

 

 

Categories: Elementary, Spanish Fork

2018 Summer Theater Camp for 4th 5th 6th grade Students

Fri, 04/20/2018 - 12:52pm
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2018 Summer Theatre (day) Camp for 4th - 5th 6th grade Students Session I:  June 4-15 @ Spring Lake  9-12 noon   Cost: $67 (+$3 if using revtrak) Session II:  July 9-20 @ Sierra Bonita   9-12 noon  Cost: $67 (+ $3 if using revtrak) 

  

Categories: Elementary, Spanish Fork

Spanish Oaks Heroes of the Week

Fri, 04/20/2018 - 10:28am
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We have an amazing group of Heroes this week!!  Thanks, students

Categories: Elementary, Spanish Fork

The Great Shake Out at Spanish Oaks

Fri, 04/20/2018 - 10:24am
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In April each year the State of Utah schedules a state wide earthquake drill.  The purpose for this event is to encourage schools to become better prepared for a major earthquake.  Nebo School District teaches the Drop, Cover and Hold-On (DCH) instruction recommenced by the USOE and state emergency managers. 

 Our Spanish Oaks Elementary drill was a huge success.  We did find that getting under cover was easy, it was getting back out that was tricky, especially for the adults :)

Categories: Elementary, Spanish Fork

Keyboarding Winners

Fri, 04/20/2018 - 9:26am
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These are all of the keyboarding winners from our school!  Way to go for all of your hard work!

Categories: Elementary, Spanish Fork

Fossil Visitor

Thu, 04/19/2018 - 8:40pm
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The fourth grade had an exciting visit from Pat Hogle, who owns a quarry. Students got to touch and see real fossils as he explained what a paleontologist does. In this photo Kaden and Adalee are working together to split rock and find a fossil!

 

Categories: Elementary, Spanish Fork

New Chromebooks in Second Grade

Thu, 04/19/2018 - 8:01am
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Our second graders at Spanish Oaks were surprised today with brand new chrome books!   They did a digital citizenship training yesterday and got to try them for MyOn today!  They love them!  Thank you!!!

Categories: Elementary, Spanish Fork

District Keyboard Champions

Thu, 04/19/2018 - 8:00am
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Both of these students were first place winners from Spanish Oaks Elementary at the District Keyboarding Competition held at Spanish Fork High School on Wednesday, April 18, 2018 ... Eli Asay (5th) and Alli Christiansen (4th).  Congratulations, and well done!!

Categories: Elementary, Spanish Fork

Kindy 500

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 4:11pm
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Kindy 500 is a school-wide favorite tradition.  The whole school lines the halls as the Kindergarteners parade around with their homemade cars.  It is always impressive to see what cars the students come to school with.  Great job Kindergarten!

Categories: Elementary, Spanish Fork

5th Grade Program

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 4:02pm

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Today we had the opportunity to watch the 5th-grade program.  It was jam-packed with facts about U.S. History from songs, speaking parts, and quiz questions.  A 5th-grade student would ask a quiz question and the rest of the students in the school would use sign language to tell their teacher what letter option they thought was the correct answer.  The teacher would use letter cards to show the 5th grade what their class thought the answer was.  Then the 5th grade would sing a song about the answer to the quiz question. Thank you to Josie Chilton for being a wonderful pianist!  Great job 5th grade!  

Categories: Elementary, Spanish Fork

Vocal Dimension OperaWorks Assembly

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 3:53pm
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VOCAL DIMENSION “OPERAWORKS”  is a mixed quartet with piano accompanist that presented an entertaining introduction to the world of Opera.  Students learned about the history, the voice parts, and various elements of Opera.  They enjoyed the “light” side of Opera as they, themselves, became the makeup artist, prop director and sang in the Opera chorus of a delightful version of the “Three Pigs.” Energetic, and fast-paced, “Operaworks” proves that Opera really can be fun!! 

Categories: Elementary, Spanish Fork

Reading Celebration with Mrs. Brown

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 3:46pm
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Our students are such great readers that one student from each class got to have a celebration with Mrs. Brown today.  These students were drawn out of our reading slip jar and enjoyed a pizza and soda party with the principal :)

Categories: Elementary, Spanish Fork

Donor Choose Grant

Tue, 04/17/2018 - 12:42pm
Attributions: Gregg Crockett
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Today Mr. Crockett's class received the supplies that were awarded from a Donors Choose Grant.  His class now has headphones to go along with their Chromebooks.  This allows the students to do even more with their Chromebooks.  As they are working on projects and need to add sound, or watch a video from a presentation; they can do so without interrupting their fellow students.  Students can now accomplish even more in class thanks to this generous donation from the Ripple Company and the donorchoose.org site that allows teachers to apply for grants and lets individuals help those teachers out.

Thanks to donorschoose.org and Ripple again for the wonderful gift for our class.

Categories: Elementary, Spanish Fork

Lunch Worker of the Week at Spanish Oaks

Tue, 04/17/2018 - 9:27am
Attributions: Shiloh Slaymaker

Jenna Jenna Jenna Rowley. She was fun and great to get along with. She did her job on the line getting lunch out to the hungry students while keeping the lunch ladies entertained.

Categories: Elementary, Spanish Fork

Spanish Oaks Teachers Receive BYU Art Endorsement

Mon, 04/16/2018 - 5:33pm
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Nebo School District had their first integrated art endorsement class through BYU.  Congratulations to the following:

Shalese Rogers - Instructional Coach 
Dolly Scharf - Foothills
Heidi Dimmick - Spanish Oaks
Christy Nielson - Riverview 
Kristen Jenkins - Barnett
Not pictured: Ariane Brown - Spanish Oaks 

Categories: Elementary, Spanish Fork

Emily Monroe Spanish Oaks Teacher of the Year

Thu, 04/12/2018 - 6:32pm

“Emily understands the importance of meeting the students where they are.  She keeps a sharp eye on student understanding and realizes the importance of parent involvement in the success of each child.  Emily is dependable, hardworking, and works positively with the entire school community.  She is well organized and thrives under adversity.  Emily has the ability to collaborate and finds value in the ideas of others.  She is an outstanding person!”  We love you, Mrs. Monroe!!

Categories: Elementary, Spanish Fork

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