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Dads and Donuts in the Third-grade at Art City Elementary School

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Pictures by Ms. Patti Parker, third-grade teacher
Dads and Donuts in the Third-grade at Art City Elementary School

Art City Elementary, in Springville, on Friday, November 15, 2013, third-grade students invited their dads, uncles, grandpas, and friends to come eat a donut and read a book.  Miss McKell Murdock, third-grade teacher, invited her dad he too read with students.  There was a good turn out of “Dad’s” for the donuts.  For the students whose dad couldn't come they shared a dad or took turns reading with another student.  The dads stayed for about 20 minutes and seemed to really enjoy this time with their students.  Thank you Dads for sharing your time with us. 

Art City Elementary School Celebrated Halloween with a Parade

Art City Elementary School Celebrated Halloween with a Parade

Art City celebrates Halloween in their class rooms through out the day and then everyone lines the halls to watch as classes march past in their costumes.  As they start the First grade starts and walks through the school picking up classes as they go and as they make there way through the school and the Gym for parents to see everyone, the second time through the school the lines gets smaller as classes go back to their room.  Even the office and staff.

Halloween Art through the halls of Art City Elementary School

Halloween Art through the halls of Art City Elementary School

As you walk through the halls of Art City Elementary School everyone could see pumpkins, scarecrows,, mummies, ghosts, bats, many variations of skeletons and spiders.  The Second-grade classes express their creativity by making 3-D haunted houses and making Jack-o-Lanterns from cut outs from magazines.  The Third-grade have things to "Scream" about from arachnophobia to zombies. The Fifth-grade shared "The ZYX Halloween Alphabet song" Illustrated by Miss Haslam's haunters. Mrs. Hughes wrote "When is Halloween" poetry then created a mosaic.

How do you celebrate Veterans?

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How do you celebrate Veterans?

 Art City Elementary, Springville, Utah, celebrated Veterans today.  The Student Council and Counselor, Teresa Winkler,  presented the flag and shared poems, pictures, and thoughts of veterans. The students sang along to Lee Greenwood's song "God Bless the USA".  Mrs. Winkler recited the Gettysburg address, in celebration of the 150 years since it was given by President Abraham Lincoln.  Mrs. Nielsen had students in all grades to write what it means to be an American. The following were picked from each grade level:

Kindergarten Celebrates Halloween

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Written by Izzie Bagley 4th-grade and Jimmy Avila 6th-grade
Kindergarten Celebrates Halloween

On October 29, 2013  Art City Elementary kindergarten classes performed in a Halloween Program. Songs include: Halloween what does it mean?; Five Little Pumpkins; Ghost Toast Orange Pumpkin; Little Ghost; Jack-O-Lantern Poem; In the Pot; Diddle-Dee; Little Witch; Witch Poem; Witch With an Itch; Halloween is almost here; SHUSH!!!; Fly Little Bats; Five Little Bats; Ghost of John; High in Air; Dark, Dark House; Time to trick or treat; and Halloween! Art City was proud of the kindergarteners for celebrating Halloween while showing school spirit! (Izzie Bagley).

Art City Reading Adventures

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Pictures by Jefferson and Jimmy Avila
Art City Reading Adventures

 

Art City Elementary went on a reading adventure! The families discovered a cool place to find hot books at our Scholastic Book fair October 21-24. Families came with their students on family night and journyed back to Ancient Egypt to an oasis overflowing with fun, even Mrs. Lori Nielsen joined in the fun; they also found affordable books on Tuesday, October 22 from 5:00-6:00 pm. The week long party included a special late night of shopping on Thursday, October 24. Thank you everyone for coming and supporting the Book Fair. 

 

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
Art City Student Counsel attend BYU Leadership Camp

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
Brigham Young University Education Students get hands on experience.

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
Pumpkin Land Adventures for the Art City Kindergarten

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.

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