Students of the Month for March 2017


The March Students of the month are as follows:  Kindergarten:  Briana Davis, Keenan Toure; First-Grade:  Elena Sosa, Jaxn McNeil and Gavin Claybaugh; Second:  Gabe Sentz, Joshua Rynolds, and Rachel Hubbard; Third:  Levi Olsen, Christian Almanza, and Elizabeth Robbins; Fourth:  Jaiden Weaver, Aaron Rynolds, and Taige Larsen; Fifth:  Audrey Swank, Haven Smith, and Sam Guitierrez; Sixth:  Brianna Copieters, Lilly Binks, and Jesus Serrano. 

Chess Club Wraps Up Another Year


Chess Club had their final party, showing off most of their hardware that was hard earned this year at various tournaments including District and State Chess.  Art City placed fifth-place at the state tournament this year.  Congratulations for a great year. 

Fourth-Grade Students Learn How Not to Pollute the Water

A representative from Utah County gave a presentation to the  4th grade students about storm water.   They showed them how the water cycle works.  They learned about what happens to our water when we pollute without realizing it and how pollution enters our drinking water.  They also learned  ways to avoid polluting our water systems. 

Art City Kindergarten Visits Brigham Young University

Pictures Bridgette Cheever and Alisa Morgan and story by Alisa Morgan

On Friday March 24, 2017 all three Kindergarten classes boarded a bus to travel to Brigham Young University (BYU).  The Kindergarten classes have been studying rocks and fossils, so went to the Museum of Paleontology at BYU.  They also went to the Monte L. Bean Life Science Museum at BYU because they will be studying animals.  While there, they went to a presentation on animal comparisons.  Students were very mesmerized by the size and shapes of all of their experiences. 

Nursery Rhyme Day in Kindergarten


What do Nursery Rhymes and Kindergarten have in common?  Every year the Kindergarten students in Mrs. Alisa Morgan's class have the opportunity to learn a variety of Nursery Rhymes.  After a few weeks they get to choose their favorite nursery rhyme, memorize the rhyme, then dress up as the character in their rhyme and perform for their class mates and parents. 

Utah Waters Van Visits Art City Elementary School


On Wednesday March 15, 2017, the Loveland Living Planet Aquarium's "Utah Waters Van" visited Art City Elementary fourth-grade classes.  Sylvia and Maverik taught the students, and had them guessing by feel, the different types of animals and environments that Utah has.  The students had the opportunity to meet a few of the animals that habitat in the Utah water ways, as well as learn about different plants that help clean our waters, and how soil acts like a sponge to help control flooding.

Saint Patricks Day Shenanigans

Pictures by Rachel Wigginton

Thursday March 16th though not quite St. Patricks Day, the Leprechauns caused quite a lot of trouble.  Several first-grade classes had desks and chairs upended and scattered.  Mrs. Wiggington's class set out some traps with no luck catching them, better luck next year. "Ha, Ha, Ha!"