February 2016

Steve James Visits Art City Elementary

Pictures by Sarah Ferrin

On Thursday, February 18th, 2016, Art City Elementary School, Springville, Utah, had the opportunity to hear from Steve James, a motivational speaker who helps students become better. 

"Steve James has been positively affecting the lives of children and families through his effective and entertaining school assembly programs for many years. Steve’s original music and interactive elementary school assemblies help build character, instill self-esteem, encourage good citizenship and service to the community, promote tolerance and understanding, and a whole lot more.

100th Day of Kindergarten


Students get so excitted to celebrate the 100th day of school and the Kindergarten is no exception.  Students in Mrs. Barbara Miner's and Mrs. Alisa Morgan's Kindergarten classes had the opportunity to celebrate the 100th day of school.  Students made posters of 100 things.

Sixth-Grade Soc Hop

On Friday, February 12, 2016 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.

Spelling Bee Winners

Picture by Fourth-grade Teacher Kristy Bird

Art City Elementary School Spelling Bee was held on Wednesday February 11, 2016, 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.  Lilliy H. (center) was first, Ashley E. was second and Carlitos was thrid. Lilly will have the opportunity to participate in a District Spelling Bee. 

What is Real and What is Not? White Ribbon Week


What is real and what is not real?  Students at Art City Elementary were challenged this week to take time away from their electronics and do something real.  Students signed a wall and wrote some of their real-time experiences . . . "I built a snowman."  "I helped shovel snow from my neighbors' driveway."  "I read and played in the snow."  These are just a few of the fun things students at Art City Elementary School decided to do.