Who Wants To Be an Opera Star?

Pictures by Ashlyn Busath, Aurelia Olsen, (Student Council), and Julia Murray

Art City Elelmentary School in Springville, Utah, hosted the Utah Opera for an educational assembly.  The Utah Opera tours the state sharing with students, stories and music and how they can be tied together.  Students at Art City enjoyed the interactions and the energy coming from the singers. “’Who Wants to be an OPERA STAR?’ is an introduction to opera: the art form that combines drama, visual art, dance, orchestral music, and singing. Operas use words, action and music to tell stories full of conflict and emotion, and they are usually entirely sung.

Come See The Fifth-grade Wax Museum


Thursday November 9th is the annual fifth-grade program and Wax Museum.  If you want a splash from the past come visit the Wax Museum in the fifth-grade class rooms.  The program will start at 8:40 a.m. then will adjourn to the classrooms for the museum. They will repeat the Program and the wax museum for the parents that night at 6 p.m. 

Watch D.O.G.S. At Art City Elementary School

Pictures by Amber Park

We have just completed our first month, of the 2016-17 School year, having Watch D.O.G.S. (Dads of Great Students) at Art City Elementary School.  Thank you Dads for coming to the school to be a positive Fatherly influence.   Having Watch D.O.G.S. in our school helps in the following ways:  1) To provide positive male role models for the students, demonstrating by their presence that education is important.  2) To provide extra sets of eyes and ears to enhance school security and reduce bullying.  Watch D.O.G.S.

Kindergarten Shines for Their Parents

Boo! Beware of the Ghosts and Goblins at Art City Elementary School. The Kindergarten classes performed their Halloween program for the school on Thursday October 27th and for parents on Friday October 28th. They sang scary songs and recited scary poems as they entertained moms, dads, grandpas, grandmas and siblings.


Counting Pumpkin Seeds and Carving Pumpkins in Mrs. Morgans Kindergarten

Pictures by Alisa Morgan

Mrs. Morgan's Kindergarten morning and afternoon classes have been learning about pumpkins.  First they made predictions of how many seeds were going to be in the pumpkins then they opened them, cleaned them out and counted the pumpkin seeds.  After cleaning out the pumpkins, with the help of mother helpers they had the opportunity to carve the pumpkins. 

This is The Place Welcomes Field Trips

Pictures by Jen Grant, Lisa Hughes and Shelby Sutterfield

Art City fourth-grade students had the opportunity to go to "This is The Place Heritage Park" as they learn about Utah in the upcoming months it gave them an opportunity to appreciate what things the first pioneers had to experience when they came to Utah. 

Art City Fifth-Grade Visits the Museum of Natural Curiosity

Pictures and information by Ann Makin

On Wednesday October 19, 2016, Art City Elementary fifth-grade students had the opportunity to go to Thanksgiving Point to the Museum of Natural Curiosity.  Mrs. Ann Makin, fifth-grade teacher, said "The students had a blast on their field trip to the museum of Natural Curiosity. They climbed rope bridges, found their way through mazes, played in the waterworks and composed drum solos. This field trip was definitely two thumbs up!"

Be BYU Strong

Pictures by Katie Durfey and Emme Trunnell

Tuesday October 18, 2016,  BYU Athletes, Matt Folley, number 64 on the BYU Football team, and Vanessa Moffatt, a BYU Swimmer, visited Art City Elementary; recruiting the girls and boys to be Cougar Strong for life.  "While not everyone can be a collegiate athlete, everyone can be Cougar Strong".  Matt and Vanessa talked about and demonstrated how students can be phyisically strong, mentally strong and socially strong.  Physically strong: 1. Always exercise-Get proper nutrition and rest; 2. Practice weight management;          3. Avoid harmful and addictive substances.