Art City Elementary Arbor Day poster winners are: back row: Emily Clisbee, 2nd grade; Hannah Graves 6th grade; Brynn Patton, 5th grade; front row; Rylee Simpson, 3rd grade and Brevin Park 1st grade; not pictured Brookie Mellon, Kindergarten; and Amanda Hall, 4th grade.
Only one poster per grade is submitted, the posters submitted received honorable mentions. The Contest is sponsored by Utah Arbor Day Committee, for the Division of Forestry, Fire and State Lands.
On Saturday, March 20, 2010, 11 students from Art City Elementary joined over 400 other elementary school students in the Utah State Elementary Chess Tournament held at the University of Utah campus. They competed against the best and the brightest across the state and did extremely well. Those who participated were: Jason Elzinga (Kindergarten); Fuiva Moala (1st grade); Patrick Bless (2nd); Ammon Elzinga (2nd); Monte Taylor (2nd); Steven Elzinga (5th); Max Riche (5th); Trysta Moala (5th); Jeffrey Taylor (5th); Ricardo Moala (6th); Touanga Moala (6th).
Art City PTA awarded Julia Murray the “Excellence in Service” Award at their recent area meeting on March 17 for her many efforts to serve the school in so many ways. Julia is an amazing PTA supporter and Art City Elementary employee and is appreciated and loved by adults and students alike. She is involved on so many levels. Julia was hired as the PE instructor over five years ago but has added the following jobs and titles to her resume: Certified radKids Instructor, Journalism Club Instructor, P. R.
There were 170 students attend the Nebo School District Chess tournament on Saturday March 6th, 2010. Out of 170 students 27 were Art City Elementary students. Ten won trophies, which included: Kindergarten Jason Elzinga 1st place and Ellie Taylor 7th place; 1st grade Fuiva Moala 3rd place; 2nd Grade Ammon Elzinga 1st place, Monte Taylor 2nd place, and Patrick Bless 5th place; 5th Grade Jeffrey Taylor 1st place, Max Riche 6th place, and Stephen Elzinga 8th place; 6th Grade Pierce Wilson 5th place. Art City as a school brought home the first place trophy.