February 2012

Art City Spelling Bee 2012

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Art City Elementary, in Springville, held their annual Spelling Bee Wednesday February 15, 2012. There were 52 students who participated in the Spelling Bee. Emmelia Cieslewicz received first place and will be advancing to the District Spelling Bee. Zach Dalley placed second Ammon Elzinga placed third place. Thank you for everyone who participated

Have you filled a bucket today?

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Have you filled a bucket today? Art City Elementary School, in Springville, has a goal to be bucket fillers not dippers. This week's Bucket Fillers are: (not pictured in order not all pictured): Kindergarten: Kenneth Mckoy, Carson Edwards, Leah Moeaki, Dylan Watt; First-Grade: David Cline, Jason Marcum, Kaleb Wilson, Paige Hughes, Gabe Morris, Ashley Andrade, Megan Irvine, Matthew Graham; Second-grade: Andrea Eversole, Zach McNeil, Taylor Benson, Skye Carter, Rich Durfey, Vanessa Corral, Maliyah Maye; Third-grade: Makala Richins, Sage Mortimer, Isaac Vaughan, Molly Halcrow, Jack

Mrs. Christi Babbitt Visits Journalism Students at Art City Elementary School

written by Emmelia Cieslewicz, Shelby Markham and Isaiah Cieslewicz; Pictures by Brandon Garnica and Jane Shoemaker
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Wednesday, February 1, 2012, Mrs. Christi Babbitt came to Art City Elementary to talk to the Journalism Club about her job as the editor and part owner of the Springville Independent Newspaper. Knowing how important it is to get to read what is happening around town and in our schools; Mrs. Babbitt and a group of friends started the Springville Independent News, last June, a few months after the Springville Herald was shut down. The Independent News is a subscription newspaper, which means you pay to have it sent to your home or you may pay at a store.

Art City Third-grade Demonstrate Geometric Angles

Article and pictures by McKell Murdock
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Art City Elelmentary third grade students have just ended their unit on geometry.  Students learned about angles, triangles, polygons and quadrilaterals.  Miss McKell Murdock's class had a great time showing different angles with their bodies.  Students demonstrated acute, obtuse and right angles using their bodies, arms, feet and legs.  Afterwards students used these pictures to make a poster labeling and explaining the different angles that were made.

Art City Bucket Fillers January 27, 2012

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Have you filled a bucket today?  Art City Elementary School, in Springville, has a goal to be bucket fillers not dippers.  This week's Bucket Fillers are: (not pictured in order not all pictured):  First-Grade:  Kowen Van Orman, Harley Devey, Olivia Webster, Will Hammond, Alexa Child, Caleb Smith, Julia Brimhall, Cody Adreasen, Carly Gooch; Second-grade:  Parker Garcia, Ellie Taylor, Rodney Toure, Megan Clisbee, Maddie Park, Johannes Thuswaldner, Jag Barton, Ashley

Art City Peace Prize Winners

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Art City Elementary School has been awarding students as Peace Keepers for the past eight years.  The students in each class vote for a person in their classroom who exibits qualities that make the school a better place.  The second grade  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.  Art City Peace Winners are as follows:(not in order)  First-grade:  Elise Barton, Marissa Anderson, Grace Groneman, and Aurelia Olson; Second-grade:  Richmond Durfey, Madeline P