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.
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.
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!"
The following are February's students of the month: Kindergarten: Camryn Depew, Jacob Buhler, and Noah Dial. First-Grade: Abby Hall, Cecilia Alcanter, and Dustin McNeil; Second-Grade: Atlee Jeppson, Riley Bowers, and Kyleigh Richards; Third-Grade: Keoni Godkin, Sophie Gardiner, and Lorel Silva; Fourth-Grade: Tate Huynh, Molly Jessop, and Jacob Christean; Fifth-grade: Emyliah Colon, Spencer Hall, and Kiara Wilson; and Sixth-grade: Chase Jacobson, Savannah King, and Anjolina Godkin.
Do you have a child who is Five or going to be Five by September 1, 2017? Registration for next year's Kindergarten will be held on: Thursday, March 16, 2017 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Your child should be Five years old before September 1, 2017, in order to enroll in Kindergarten. You will need to bring with you the following items: A Record of immunizations, his or her Birth Certificate, and Proof of Residency. If you miss Kindergarten enrollment, feel free to contact the school to find out what they would like you to do.
Saturday February 25, 2017 was the Nebo School District Chess tournament. There were 29 schools that participated in the tournament. There were 190 students elementary students. The following are the top 10 results: Schools: 1st, Art City Elementary School; 2nd, Reagan Academy; 3rd, Hobble Creek Elementary; 4th, Foothills Elementary; 5th, East Meadows Elementary; 6th, Orchard Hills Elementary; 7th, Mt. Loafer Elementary School; 8th, Spring Lane Elementary; 9th, Mapleton Elementary School; 10th, Brookside Elementary School.
Come out and see what great artists are at Art City Elementary School. Students throughout the year have had the opportunity to have art lessons by the Great Artist volunteers; students follow the examples of some of the "Great Artists" in history (Durer, Picasa, Holmer, van Gogh, and Renoir to name a few). Pictures will be displayed in the West Gym throughout the week of March 13-16th. There will be a family night that you can walk the gallary and have some "art" fun. While you are here don't forget to check out the Book Fair as well.