Fifth and second-grade students from Art City Elementary school, Springville, on Friday February 6 and 22, 2015, were confronted by a ‘Bad Person’. Students are taught to say “Stay Back you’re not my dad (or mom)” when someone they don't know approaches them. During a simulation the students have an opportunity to practice what they have learned. They go through two scenarios where one they get to say "No" to an adult and another they are wrapped up by someone dressed in red or black pads and the students can use all of the techniques learned in their radKIDs Safety Empowerment class to
White Ribbon week was January 26 through January 30th at Art City Elementary School in Springville. The media safety theme was "Be a Media Detective!" The students had fun finding clues through the building that gave them tips on how to stay safe while using media and making good choices in their media decisions. A representative from Netsmartzkids.org came on January 29th to help the younger grades then the older grades know how to stay safe with media.
Art City Elementary School Spelling Bee was held on Wednesday February 18, 2015, there were approximately 35 students participate in the spelling bee. All students who were interested in participating in the spelling bee had the opportunity to have a mini "bee" in their classrooms, then if they were the top three they were able to move onto the school "bee"; students were given lists the first of February to study and prepare. Kathay P. (center) was first, McKay D. was second and Carlitos was thrid. Kathay will have the opportunity to participate in a District Spelling Bee.
On February 13, 2015 Art City Elementary School Sixth-grade classes held an old fashioned "Sock-hop" to celebrate Valentine's day by exploring what it was like in the Fifties. There was Karaoke, picture booth, musical chairs, "50's" Trivia, hand jive and line dance, hula hoops, and the Limbo.
After learning about America and singing songs about our country Mrs. Miner's class made American flags to help them remember all they have learned about what it means to be patriotic. They had the opportunity to march around the room and be "Proud to be an American".
Every year in January Mrs. Miner, Kindergarten teacher at Art City Elementary school has a beach day at the end of her Ocean unit where they have learned about things that live in the sea as well as learning about opposites. It also is to bring a little sunshine in the middle of winter. Students dress as if at the beach, bring towels and have lots of fun thinking about summertime fun.
After the Second-grade program students at Art City Elementary school were awarded Peace Prize winners were announced: Taylor, Kayla, Mazey, Lily, Lilly, Jason, Mae, Karime, Elle, Madison, Whitney, Adrean, Ashlyn, Afton, Kaitlyn, Maggie, Ellie, Lily, and Daniel. Art City Elementary School has been awarding students as Peace Keepers for the past eleven years. The students in each class vote for a person in their classroom who exhibits qualities that make the school a better place.
If you are an Awesome Eagle you get to put your name on board and when there is one whole row everyone on that row gets to have a pizza party. On February 3, 2015 the board finally had one row completly filled in; everyone on that row enjoyed pizza for lunch. Our Awesome Eagles are (not in order) Brenden Jessop, James Rey, Boston Hastings, Pata Kalsa, Bella Andelin, Lane Barksdale, Katie Durfey, Willie Carter and Kaleb Wilson.