Art City Spelling Bee 2012

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Art City Elementary, in Springville, held their annual Spelling Bee Wednesday February 15, 2012. There were 52 students who participated in the Spelling Bee. Emmelia Cieslewicz received first place and will be advancing to the District Spelling Bee. Zach Dalley placed second Ammon Elzinga placed third place. Thank you for everyone who participated

Have you filled a bucket today?

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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): Kindergarten: Kenneth Mckoy, Carson Edwards, Leah Moeaki, Dylan Watt; First-Grade: David Cline, Jason Marcum, Kaleb Wilson, Paige Hughes, Gabe Morris, Ashley Andrade, Megan Irvine, Matthew Graham; Second-grade: Andrea Eversole, Zach McNeil, Taylor Benson, Skye Carter, Rich Durfey, Vanessa Corral, Maliyah Maye; Third-grade: Makala Richins, Sage Mortimer, Isaac Vaughan, Molly Halcrow, Jack

Mrs. Christi Babbitt Visits Journalism Students at Art City Elementary School

written by Emmelia Cieslewicz, Shelby Markham and Isaiah Cieslewicz; Pictures by Brandon Garnica and Jane Shoemaker
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Wednesday, February 1, 2012, Mrs. Christi Babbitt came to Art City Elementary to talk to the Journalism Club about her job as the editor and part owner of the Springville Independent Newspaper. Knowing how important it is to get to read what is happening around town and in our schools; Mrs. Babbitt and a group of friends started the Springville Independent News, last June, a few months after the Springville Herald was shut down. The Independent News is a subscription newspaper, which means you pay to have it sent to your home or you may pay at a store.

Art City Third-grade Demonstrate Geometric Angles

Article and pictures by McKell Murdock
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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

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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

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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

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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
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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.