March 2011

On the Radio at Art City Elementary School

Welcome to K Y D Z, the radio station that plays the hits while you sing along!  Meet disc jockey Marvelous Mike (played by Ben Leishman,) and side kick Jivin’ Judy (played by Rebecca Hammond)  as they play the oldies, the goodies and all the songs kids have loved throughout the years.  From the Depression and WWII to Elvis, the Beatles and disco, the radio is where America hears the songs  that become the soundtracks of their lives.

5th Place at State Chess Tournament goes to Art City Elementary

On Saturday, March 19, 2011, Art City Elementary joined 82 other Elementary Schools, 12 students represented Art City competing with approximately 300 plus elementary school students in the Utah State Elementary Chess Tournament held at the University of Utah campus. They competed against the best and the brightest across the state and did extremely well. Those who participated were:

St. Patrick's Day Fun

Oh those little Leprecauns were busy little Folk around Art City Elementary on March 17th. They disrupted desks, chairs and wrote mischievious notes, not to mention their little feet tracks left all over. St. Patricks' Day is always a fun day to be seen in green. Many students were sporting green from head to toe. We hope we have collected enough good luck to last us the year.

Art City Third Grade Presents "Musicals through Time"

Art City Elementary (Springville) School’s Third Grade classes celebrated on March 10, 2011, by traveling through time exploring musicals through the years that help express feelings of love, desire and expectations. Some songs included “If I only Had a Brain”, “Oklahoma”, “Seventy-Six Trombones”, Put on a Happy Face” and “Somewhere Over the Rainbow.” Good job third grade.

Book Fair March 2011

A Book Fair will be held at Art City Elementary School (121 North 900 East) Springville, Utah.
“Step Right up Ladies and Gentlemen, Boys and Girls!!
We have your “ticket to Read” at our Scholastic Book Fair March 14 through 17, 2011.
Get ready for amazing new books and plenty of excitement as we celebrate reading together. Don’t miss our free family event on Tuesday, March 15, from 5 to 6:30 for an evening of carnival fun. Readers of all ages will walk away with the grandest prize of all: A life long love of re

A Moms, Muffins and Math Morning

Art City Elementary School, Springville—the Third grade classes had a “Moms, Muffins, and Math morning,” on Friday March 5.  Moms came in and the students showed their moms how they could do math while enjoying a muffin.  Moms were wowed by the activities and games there children were engaged in.   Thank you, moms for taking time out of your busy mornings to come and do math with us.

 

Art City places First in the District Chess Tournament

Art City Elementary School places first at the District Chess Tournament.  The students that placed at the tournament are as follows:  1st Grade:  Jason Elzinga (1st Place); Paul Carter (2nd Place); 2nd Grade: Gabe DeGruccio (2nd Place); 3rd Grade:  Ammon Elzinga (1st Place); Monte Taylor (2nd Place); Garrison Caswell (4th Place);  Luke Carter (5th Place); 4th Grade:  Kolby Carter (5th Place); 6th Grade:  Max Riche (1st Place); Steven Elzinga (2nd Place); Jeffrey Taylor (8th Place).  David Taylor and Brett Elzinga are the coaches that teach the students how to play chess, Mary Lynn Lewis ha

Art City Celebrates Dr. Seuss Day

Art City Elementary School, on Wednesday March 2, celebrated Dr. Seuss day by eating green eggs and ham, creating “Cat in The Hat” hats, and reading.  The students brought blankets pillows, and books, lots and lots of books.  Dr. Seuss’s Birthday was celebrated on this day as  many students across America read.

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