What is real and what is not real? Students at Art City Elementary were challenged this week to take time away from their electronics and do something real. Students signed a wall and wrote some of their real-time experiences . . . "I built a snowman." "I helped shovel snow from my neighbors' driveway." "I read and played in the snow." These are just a few of the fun things students at Art City Elementary School decided to do.
Art City Elementary School, on Wednesday January 27, 2016, celebrated Martin Luther King and Civil Rights with a Second-grade program. The songs that were sung included: "Ain't no Mountain High Enough," "Make them Hear You," Lean on Me," "We Got the power," "There can be Miracles." "This Little Light of mine" and "True Colors." The program focuses on those people who have made a difference in our world. It started around Martin Luther King then expanded to Rosa Parks, Ruby Bridges, and Jackie Robinson. Students then performed for their parents on Thursday evening.
After the Second-grade program students at Art City Elementary school were awarded Peace Prize winners were announced: Lucy Child, Dacia Alcanter, Joshua Reynolds, Rachel Hubbard, Maia Kurtschshite Abdula, Morgan Nielson, Saige Collins, Lizzie Taylor, Keira Chipman, Ryker Wood, Sam Barson, Afton Ogles, Olivia Moffitt, Braelyn Newbury, Carly Gooch, Will Hammond, Lily Holladay, Tyson Jensen, and Richmond Durfey. Art City Elementary School has been awarding students as Peace Keepers for the past twelve years.
Art City Elementary School is participating in The Great Artist Program. This week as you walk the halls you will see samples of "Picaso's" Art. "The Great Artist Program is a volunteer-based, turnkey elementary art education program for grades K–6. Our Elementary Art Program uses the great artists of the past to inspire and teach the great artists of the future.
Art City Elementary Fourth-Grade students had the opportunity to go to the University Mall, in Orem, Utah, on December 17th to sing for shoppers and proud parents. The Fourth-grade classes have been singing Christmas songs since September to get ready for their big day at the Mall. A couple of favorites are "Christmas Bills" and "Santa's Using Zebras Now". They also sang for the school on the 16th of December helping everyone get into the Christmas mood.
It is a long time tradition at Art City Elementary School, in Springville, Utah, to sing around the Christmas tree. It started shortly after the school was opened in 1978 and has contiued ever since. The school is split into two groups, upper and lower grades; the children get quite excitted when they sing.