Mrs. Morgan’s Kindergarten class, Art City Elementary, Springville, shared nursery rhymes with students and parents on Wednesday, February 02, 2011. Each student shared their favorite rhyme, there were Humpty Dumpty’s, Bo Peep who Lost her sheep, Jack and Jill, and to finish up students acted out “The Queen of Hearts” rhyme:
“The Queen of Hearts, She made some tarts All on a summer's day.
The Knave of Hearts, He stole the tarts And took them clean away.
The King of Hearts, Called for the tarts And beat the Knave full sore.
On Wednesday, January 26, 2011 the second grade at Art City Elementary, Springville, celebrated Martin Luther King Jr. by singing uplifting songs and quoting great leaders like Martin Luther King Jr. about keeping the peace and the freedoms we enjoy living here in the United States. Students drew the pictures of Martin Luther King Jr. that were displayed around the room. Parents were invited to attend the assembly and the evening program Thursday. It was an enjoyable experience for everyone.
Zac Dalley from Art City Elementary school, Springville, on Monday January 31, 2011, is confronted with a ‘Bad Person’ “Stay Back you’re not my dad” Zac said, just as Mr. Dean Larsen, Utah County Deputy, wrapped him up to see if he could get away. Using the techniques and the knowledge he has learned from their radKIDS class Zac was able to get away. Thank you Mr. Larsen; the Utah County Sherriff’s Department for your help and support with simulation; thank you PTA and Mrs. Nielsen, principal, for having this program in the school.
Art City Elementary, in Springville, held their annual Spelling Bee Tuesday January 25, 2011. 47 students participated in this years Spelling Bee. Taylor Moeaki took first place and will be advancing to the District Spelling Bee. Chloe Wilson placed second Emily Mason placed third place. Thank you for everyone who participated.
Art City Elementary School on Friday, January 21, 2011, held their semiannual “It Pays to Read” assembly, as students read they put their names in for drawings. Students’ names are drawn out to shoot or to receive books. The students shoot from the $1line then choose teachers or our special guest, Cosmo to stand at the $2, $3, $4, and $5 line. The following students found out that it “pays” to read.
Wanted Readers! DeAnna Lindsey, the librarian at Art City Elementary in Springville, caught a few students reading this week. Our wanted readers are: Kenneth (Harley) Devey, 1st grade; Adam Dockstader, 6th grade; Raul Naranjo, 1st grade; Ms. Sharlene Chatterly 1st grade teacher; Taylor Moeaki, 6th grade; Coy Lister, 1st grade; Amber Fregoso, 6th grade;
On Dec. 17th Mrs. Robin Wheatley’s first grade class, at Art City Elementary School, tied 9 fleece blankets that were donated to the Juvenile Justice Center. They are given to kids in Slate Canyon, my students were just told they were given to kids who couldn't be with their parents during Christmas. All the fabric was donated and cut by parents. The kids had to learn a different way to tie the fleece but all were successful. They kept trying even if it was difficult because 'winners never quit and quitters never win'. Article and pictures by Robin Wheatley