Picking Pumkins at Art City Elementary School

Attributions: 
Story and Pictures by McKell Murdock

McKell Murdock's third-grade class headed out to the school garden to harvest our PUMPKINS!  As we harvested, we listed nouns, adjectives and verbs that related to pumpkins.  Each student picked a small pumpkin (to be used for their term 1 book report) and as a class we picked two HUGE pumpkins. We love the garden!

Tyler Whitesides Author of Janitors Visits the Third Grade at Art City Elementary School

Attributions: 
Pictures and Story by McKell Murdock

The first week of school Mckell Murdock's third-grade class did an author study on Tyler Whitesides the author of the book Janitors. We started reading his book Janitors as a class read-a-loud.  Janitors is about a young boy, Spencer, who finds out his school is full of magical creatures (toxites) that inhibit the childrens' learning. Miss Murdock's class is really liking this book so far!

I Pledge to . . .

Tuesday: "Step It Up"
The students sign the pledge posters on the outside of the school pledging safe practices while walking to and from school.

"Step it Up"

Tuesday: "Step It Up"
Wear mismatched shoes and socks today! Also sign the pledge posters on the outside of the school pledging safe practices while walking to and from school.

Green Ribbon Week at Art City

September 24-28 will be Art City's Green Ribbon Week. Green Ribbon Week focuses on preventing pedestrian and automobile injuries. Children are at greater risk for pedestrian related injuries due to their small size and inability to judge distances and vehicle speeds.

Please have your child use the green ribbon that was sent home to tie on their bag or backpack as a reminder that green means "go" safely while traveling on the streets.

The upcoming events for the week are as follows:

Dr. Wilcox Visits a Second Grade Class

Art City Elementary School and Brigham Young University (BYU) are partners in teaching and developing amazing teachers, in doing so Dr. Brad Wilcox, Professor of Literacy for the Education Department at BYU, came to Art City with his students.  He modeled how to teach a literacy lesson, his students observed him, his lesson involved the students (Mrs. Westover's Second grade students) asking them to describe their teacher, as they did he, as well as the Second Grade students, wrote on a giant note pad.  Dr.

Have you Filled a Bucket Today? September 15, 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):  Michelle, Afton, Tyler, Lizzie, Kyler, Michael, Jonathan, Allison, Gabe, Connor, Josh, Kevin, Samantha, Coy, Jordyn, Savannah, Jane, and Wyatt.  Good job everyone keep up the good work.

Have you Filled a Bucket Today? September 7, 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):  Darcia, Dillion, Trayden, Ryan, Tyler, Brandon, Gibb, Caleb, Riley, Alexa, Cam, Anthony, Caitlin, Jack, Emma, Hannah, Alejandro, Kate, Garrison, Rebecca, Carson, Carson, Alice.  Good job everyone keep up the good work.

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