Art City Elementary's 5th grade had the opportunity to visit Shadow Mountain on Thursday September 23rd. The Fifth grade students throughout the Nebo School District are invited to go to Shadow Mountain Camp in the Summer. The field trip is for the fifth grade is to see where it is and some of the activities they may get to do. Some of the activities they did were team building and problem solving, as well as coopertive games. One student said, "I learned what strengths others had and what parts people play".
Art City Elementary had their Fun Run on September 15th as part of Health and Safety Week. Third through Sixth Grade students, parents, and even a few faculty ran a two and a half mile course through neighborhoods surrounding Art City Elementary School. The First and Second grade students ran a half a mile course around the Art City Elementary School field.
Welcome back to school Art City Elementary. The Art City PTA welcomed students back to school Tuesday, August 23, 2010. Can you see those smiles? Moms are just as excited to see their students going to school as the students are to be going. It is a new year and a new teacher. Welcome back students.
At the end of the awards assembly on Monday, May 24th, at Art City Elementary school Mr. Dave Rowe (Principal at Art City for 7 years) was surprised as the students and Faculty sung a farewell song to him. The Nebo School District has reassigned Mr. Rowe to Hobble Creek Elementary school in Mapleton. Mr. Rowe will be missed as we have all grown to love and appreciate all that he has done for Art City and the community.
After 21 years of teaching Kindergarten (4 years at Taylor Elementary in Payson and 17 years at Art City Elementary in Springville) Mrs. Susan Sabey is retiring. "My husband wants me to spend time with him traveling, scrap booking, and playing with grand kids". When ask what her favorite thing about teaching has been, "I love seeing them come in not knowing much about reading and writing and by the end of the school year watching them write and listening to them read so well." What will she miss the most? "The faculty, staff, but most of all the students." Good luck Mrs.
As the end of the school year is drawing near, the students celebrate a fun field day at Art City Elementary school on Tuesday, May 25th. It is tradition that the 6th grade students are in the dunk tank for everyone to take turns throwing softballs to dunk them. Students also run relays, play tug of war and participate in other fun activities. Thank you Art City PTA for making this day possible.
It is a tradition at Art City Elementary for the 5th grade to have a "State float parade" at the end of the year to culminate their knowledge of all the states and the capitols. Two students are assigned a state and they create a poster and a float that depicts characteristics from that state it is then carried and pulled through the halls for the students of all grades to see. Thank you 5th grade for sharing with everyone.
On May 24th, Art City Sixth grade participated in the 1st annual Art City Sixth Grade Shakespeare Festival. The Sixth grade learned about Shakespeare in their social studies classes, each class selected a Shakespeare play. They practiced their plays, then preformed for each other. The students were able to enjoy two of Shakespear's tragedies and two of his comedies. Everyone had a great time.
It Pays to Read! Art City Elementary celebrated reading on Tuesday May 18th, 2010 with an assembly that pays the students for reading. Each month students read and turn in a slip for every 100 minutes they read. If their name is drawn they are invited to choose four teachers to help shoot baskets. For each basket there is a dollar value: $1, $2, $3, $4, and $5, the most anyone student can make is $15.