October 2013

Art City Student Counsel attend BYU Leadership Camp

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Pictures by Natalie Larsen, written by Natalie Larsen, Jonathon Mortensen, and Ammon Elzinga

Some of the Student Council members, of Art City Elementary, Springville, Utah,  were able to visit the Student Council Leadership Conference at Brigham Young University (BYU)  on Wednesday, October 16th.  The members that were eligible to attend were President- Jonathan Mortensen, Vice President- Kinzie Lewis, Secretary- Ammon Elzinga, and Historian- Kyle Soter.   The students had the opportunity to listen to several motivational speakers such as John Bytheway, Jason Hewlett, Brad Barton, and Ryan Radebaugh.  They had fun playing team/cooperative learning games with Stude

Brigham Young University Education Students get hands on experience.

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Pictures by Lori Nielsen, principal

Art City Elementary School and Brigham Young University (BYU) are partners in teaching and developing amazing teachers, BYU students came to Art City.  The professors model what they want their students to do then various Art City Students are invited in to participate.  The BYU students then give mini lessons and discuss it with their Art City students.  In the past Dr.

Pumpkin Land Adventures for the Art City Kindergarten

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Pictures by Alisa Morgan and Barbara Miner

On Tuesday October 8, 2013 The Kindergarten classes, from Art City Elementary, Mrs. Morgan, Mrs. Miner, and Mrs. Gleave, had the opportunity to go on a field trip to Pumpkin Land at Vineyard Garden Center in Orem. The Kindergarten classes have been learning about the four seasons and Fall. Students made their way through a corn maze, visited with various animals, played on a playground including a giant pumpkin slide, made their way through the light alley, and picked out a pumpkin to take home. It was a great way to celebrate the fall season.

Living a Drug-Free Life Celebrating Red-Ribbon Week

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Pictures by Julia Murray and DeAnna Lindsey

Art City Elementary celebrated Red Ribbon Week October 7-9, 2013.  Students had three fun days focusing on drug prevention and awareness. On Monday as students participated in the Walk-a-thon you could see lots of colored socks. Tuesday students showed their support by climbing out of bed and coming to school in their pajamas and on Wednesday students wore and became as red as they could in support of "No Drugs". The PTA gave out pencils and other incentives to help students remember not to use drugs. 

"You Be You" Art City Kindergarten learn not to be afraid to be different.

“You Be You”, by Linda Kranz, is the book Mrs. Alisa Morgan, Kindergarten Teacher at Art City Elementary School based her lesson on.  The students had an opportunity to read the book, write about a prompt, and create their own fish.  Students shared their thoughts about, “We all have something special that only we can share.”  The objective of the lesson is to help students know that we are all different and that “You Be You”.  Mrs.