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Fifth Grade visits the State Capitol

Submitted by julia.murray on Fri, 12/11/2009 - 12:01
Article by Allison Clisbee, Pictures by Conner Widtfeldt

On November 13, the fifth grade from Art City Elementary, visited the State Capitol building in Salt Lake City. This trip was an opportunity to learn about Utah and American History, to look at displays and artwork. The students had the opportunity to eat inside of the Capitol building and walking around the outside as well.

Dr. Five Visits First Grade

Submitted by julia.murray on Fri, 12/11/2009 - 11:55
Photos by Dave Rowe

Dr. Word visited Robin Wheatley's First Grade class on Wednesday December 2nd. Dr. Word taught about contractions and counting by fives. She took two words and performed an operation by removing letters then using “surgical glue” joined them together to make a new word (do not, becoming don't).
In the afternoon the doctor cut apart a hundreds chart and using the surgical glue sticks, made a new counting by fives chart. When the students in Mrs. Wheatley's class could count to 100 by five they received a smiley face.

Beauty is . . . Reflections 2009

Submitted by julia.murray on Fri, 11/06/2009 - 15:16

“Beauty is . . .” 89 Students from Art City Elementary submitting 102 entries for Reflections 2009. The School celebrated these students by watching a power point of the participants and their entries at an assembly, Friday, October 6th, 2009.

Stacey Hatch, the PTA committee chair person who collected and took pictures of all the entries, was really impressed with the time the students put into their entries, to notice and ponder “what beauty meant to them”.

Counting Pumpkin seeds

Submitted by julia.murray on Fri, 11/06/2009 - 15:09

Barbara Miners morning and afternoon Kindergarten classes, carved and decorated pumpkins at Art City Elementary, October 27th, 2009. After cutting them open and pulling out the seeds they counted the seeds by putting them in groups of 10. The students had fun seeing how many seeds come out of one pumpkin.

Book Fair News Release

Submitted by julia.murray on Tue, 10/27/2009 - 09:16
Pictured left to right:  Katya Fullmer, Shay Church, and Halle Acor, 6th grade students.

“Read Around the World” Books take you places near and far . . . You are invited to visit the book fair October 26th thru 29th at Art City Elementary, located at 121 North 900 East, Springville.  The book fair will be open from 8:15 a.m. to 3:15 p.m. everyday, Tuesday night from 6 to 8 p.m. and Thursday from 8:15 a.m. to 8 p.m.  We will have exciting activities throughout the weeklong celebration of books.

Fire Safety with Richard Beach

Submitted by julia.murray on Mon, 10/26/2009 - 21:16
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Safety always:  Richard Beach, from the Springville Fire Department, came to Art City Elementary school, Friday, October 9, 2009, to remind everyone how to stay safe.  Some of the points he taught:  Never leave a candle burning if leaving the room, blow it out before you go; be careful around the stove, don’t wear loose clothes while cooking, turn the pot handles in so no one pulls it over or bumps into it, use pot holders or hot pads, and if a fire starts in the pan use a hot pad, get a lid, and place it on top of the pan to smother the flames;  there always needs to be a three foot cleara

Flag this messageKindergarten field trip to Pumpkin land

Submitted by julia.murray on Mon, 10/26/2009 - 21:03
Pictures and Photos by Barbara Miner

Can you spot which one is not a kindergartener?  Art City kindergarten classes had a spook-tacular time, Thursday, October 8, 2009, at Pumpkin land in Orem.  The children explored the corn maze, visited the ghosts and goblins in the friendly spook alley, and finished their excursion by bringing home a pumpkin of their own to decorate

Flag this messageFirst grade to Hee Haw farms

Submitted by julia.murray on Mon, 10/26/2009 - 20:53
pictures byJudy Luther and Mckell Murdock

Old McDonald had a farm e I e I e I o and on this farm we all said “Hee Haw”. The first grade from Art City Elementary School went to Hee Haw farms in Pleasant Grove on Tuesday, September 29th to see how plants grow. They looked at the parts of plants as they navigated a corn maze, walked past the giant sunflowers and picked a pumpkin. They also saw animals, jumped on the hay jump, went on a hay ride, played in the corn box and enjoyed a picnic.

Student Council election results

Submitted by julia.murray on Mon, 10/26/2009 - 20:43

WOW! What a week, September 21-24, at Art City Elementary school. The Students had the opportunity to vote for student council officers, the results were really close.

Student council at Art City for the 2009-10 year:
back row from left to right, Sarah Rawle; Leah Daybell, secretary; Carmen Payne activities; Gentry Hendricks; Cassidy Buhler, president;
bottom row left to right, Jason Davis; Shay Church; Tyler Wright, Vice President; Christopher Luther; and Avery Graves.


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