September 2013

Art City Sixth-grade attends Renaissance Faire

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Pictures by Mrs. Natalie Larsen; Written by Kelby Jepson 6th grade student

Art City Elementary School, Sixth-grade, had the opportunity to go on a field trip to the Renaissance Faire at Thanksgiving Point to learn about the Medieval Times. Some of the things they saw were how the people used to print their literature. It was really fascinating how the printing machine worked. Kelby Jepperson, 6th-grade said “We saw some really awesome birds!” Some of the things they learned how to do were fight with foam swords and play Bocce Ball. The enjoyed some face painting and a magic show. Kelby also said, “A wet, cold, rainy day didn’t stop us from having loads of fun!”

Fifth and Sixth-grade Recorder Students Entertained the Area PTA Presidents

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Pictures by Principal Lori Nielsen

The September area PTA meeting was held at Art City Elementary, Springville, on Wednesday September 18, 2013.  PTA Presidents were entertained by the following students who are Recorder Karate "Black-belt's":  Fifth-grade, Joey Hammond, Conner Cross, Brevin Park McKay Dalley, Frida Gomez, Amanda Gardner and Sixth-grade, Emily Clisbee and Rebecca Walton. During the School year last year (2012-13) Mrs. Lisa Gervais, the Music teacher, started using the program "Recorder Karate by Barb Philipak", Mrs.

PTA Service Award 2013

Lori Chandler has been a crossing guard on Center Street for over 23 years and has worked as a sweeper at Art City Elementary School for at least 20 years. Chris Sorensen came to her and offered her a job and asked her how many years she thought she might work, Lori said “Oh, maybe five years”.

Lori takes time to teach the Kindergarten how to cross the street. Through the years as she raised her own children she would have them come and help her clean the school, then when they were old enough were also employed as student sweepers in the school.

The Eagles’ Flight Walk-a-thon 2013 is Coming up

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Pictures from 2011 Lori Nielsen and Julia Murray

Art City PTA, in Springville, will hold a school-wide Walk-a-thon fundraiser, The Eagles’ Flight, for the 2013-14 school year.  The event will also be held in conjunction with the Worldwide Day of Play (sponsored in part by Nickelodeon) and is aimed to encourage students towards a more active, healthy lifestyle. 

Miss Haslam Improvises When Displaced from her Classroom

At Art City Elementary today, September 13, 2013, Miss Molly Haslam had to improvise as she taught a lesson for her Social Studies class in the lobby of the school because an overhead projector had to be replaced.  The book she was reading to her students was an Allegory of the Holocaust Terrible Things by Eve Bunting. Miss Haslam uses this book as an introduction to World War two.