Art City Third-grade Demonstrate Geometric Angles

Article and pictures by McKell Murdock

Art City Elelmentary third grade students have just ended their unit on geometry.  Students learned about angles, triangles, polygons and quadrilaterals.  Miss McKell Murdock's class had a great time showing different angles with their bodies.  Students demonstrated acute, obtuse and right angles using their bodies, arms, feet and legs.  Afterwards students used these pictures to make a poster labeling and explaining the different angles that were made.

Art City Bucket Fillers January 27, 2012

Have you filled a bucket today?  Art City Elementary School, in Springville, has a goal to be bucket fillers not dippers.  This week's Bucket Fillers are: (not pictured in order not all pictured):  First-Grade:  Kowen Van Orman, Harley Devey, Olivia Webster, Will Hammond, Alexa Child, Caleb Smith, Julia Brimhall, Cody Adreasen, Carly Gooch; Second-grade:  Parker Garcia, Ellie Taylor, Rodney Toure, Megan Clisbee, Maddie Park, Johannes Thuswaldner, Jag Barton, Ashley

Art City Peace Prize Winners

Art City Elementary School has been awarding students as Peace Keepers for the past eight years.  The students in each class vote for a person in their classroom who exibits qualities that make the school a better place.  The second grade  program  focuses  on those people who   have made a difference in our world.  It started around Martin Luther King then expanded to Rosa Parks, Ruby Bridges, and Jackie Robinson.  Art City Peace Winners are as follows:(not in order)  First-grade:  Elise Barton, Marissa Anderson, Grace Groneman, and Aurelia Olson; Second-grade:  Richmond Durfey, Madeline P

Have You Filled a Bucket Today? January 20, 2012

Have you filled a bucket today?  Art City Elementary School, in Springville, has a goal to be bucket fillers not dippers.  This week's Bucket Fillers are: (not all pictured and not in order):  Kindergarten:  Rylee Newman, Jonny Andrade, Peter Thuswaldner, Zack Buhler, Ryan Zickella; First-grade:  Evan Ellis, Travis Gervais, Corbin Fears, Savannah King, Nandin Sosa, Megan Gwilliam, Marissa Anderson, Nathen Buckman; Second-grade:  Carlitos Cornejo, Sarah Hubbard, Steven Merrell, Shayne Jones, Mitchell VanOrman, Angel Pina, Vanessa Corral, Allie Harris; Third-grade:  Joey Torres, Joel Gonzalez

Ms. Fisher's Fifth-grade Class Spelling Bee

Pictures and article by Emmelia Cieslewicz

Ms. Dorie Fisher’s fifth-grade class at Art City Elementary held their annual class Spelling Bee on Thursday, January 12, 2012.  Each year schools are given a certain list in which teachers can use in their
classroom Spelling Bee.  In the first round Ms. Fisher thought she might run out of words.  In each class the five winners move on to the School Spelling Bee.  Emmelia Cieslewicz and Jackie Durfey tied in the

Fancy Nancy, Thomas the Train, the Mad Hatter, Oh my!

“Fancy Nancy’s, Thing one and Thing two, Thomas the train, Jedi’s, and
the Mad Hatter” are a few of our favorite characters.  Art City’s
first-grade celebrated their favorite characters on Wednesday, January
18, 2012.  Some students dressed as their character some students just
carried their favorite books as they marched through classrooms and
the office to share who their favorite characters are.

Bucket Fillers for January 6, 2012

Have you filled a bucket today?  Art City Elementary School, in Springville, has a goal to be bucket fillers not dippers.  This week's Bucket Fillers are: (not all pictured and not in order):  First-grade: Brianna Ortega, Quincy Gressmar, Paige Hughes, Wyatt Shepherd, Kirsten Corry, Alex Price, Mathew Sanders, Ashley Andrade; Second-grade:  Pata Kaisa, Sarah Hubbard, Kennady Bird, Jack O'Donnel, Abraham Tavara, Adam Ferrin, Giselle Zabirskie, Cam Hall; Third-grade:  Blake Williams, Helen Tulley, Jordyn Young, Sally Giatras, Nick Dockstader, Jane Wilson, Cameron Heister, Isaac Vaughan; Fourt

Art City 6th-grade performs "A Christmas Carol"

Written by Jane Shoemaker

Art City Sixth Grade Students in Mrs. Shana Huffaker and Mrs. Natalie Larsen's classes performed A Christmas Carol for Mrs. Alisa Morgan’s kindergarten class and  Mrs. Ashley Stoddard's 1st grade class on December 20, 2011.  This play, set in the 1800’s, is about a man named Ebenezer Scrooge who calls Christmas a humbug.  Christmas Eve night he is visited by his dead partner, Jacob Marley, and three ghosts.  In the end Scrooge becomes a heartwarming citizen for the rest of his life.  Mrs. Huffaker’s  and Mrs. Larsen's classes really enjoyed acting and performing for others.   

Student Council Helps with Food and Coat Drive

Written By Teresa Winkler

Art City Elementary School student council made posters for a food
drive and coat exchange which was sponsored by the Art City PTA.  The
posters they made were fabulous and very artistic.  The food went to
the Kiwanis club to help needy families in Springville.  The coats
donated were available for families at Art City Thursday and Friday
December 8th and 9th; the left over coats were taken to another
Springville school to be made available to families who needed coats.
 Thank you everyone who donated coats and food.

Second Annual Winter Chess Tournament

Pictures by Jane Shoemaker and Kaleb Garnica

Art City Elementary in Springville hosted the Second Annual Chess
Tournament on Saturday, December 3, 2011. There were 22 schools
represented and 174 students attended. Thank you Mrs Lori Nielsen,
Principal; Mary Lynn Lewis, David Taylor, Brett Elzinga, the Student
Council and all parents who volunteered to help make this tournament