Kindergarten Celebrate Pilgrims and Indians

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Each year, just before Thanksgiving, the Kindergarten, at Art City Elementary school, in Springville, dress as Pilgrims one day and Indians the next day, in remembrance of the first Thanksgiving.  The students had opportunities to be a pilgrim and make butter for bread, washed clothes on a wash board, sewed on a button to make a pocket and played old fashioned games, the next day they were Indians they popped popcorn, ground corn, made a pot with clay, read stories in a teepee, made “beaded” necklaces using pasta, banged on drums and danced around the teepee.&

Veteran's Day at Art City Elementary School

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Veterans Day at Art City started with a flag ceremony from one of our local Cub Scout Pack's; we then had the opportunity to hear from an artist and illustrator, Julie Olsen.  Students were invited to write "What it means to be a Veteran" and the top students from each grade were honored at the Veterans' Day assembly.  During the assembly Julie Olsen shared with us one of her books that honors, not only Veterans but the United States of America.  The book she shared was "Discover America".

Kindergarten Shines for Their Parents

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On October 29, 2015  Art City Elementary kindergarten classes performed in a Halloween Program. Songs include: Halloween what does it mean?; Five Little Pumpkins; Ghost Toast Orange Pumpkin; Little Ghost; Jack-O-Lantern Poem; In the Pot; Diddle-Dee; Little Witch; Witch Poem; Witch With an Itch; Halloween is almost here; SHUSH!!!; Fly Little Bats; Five Little Bats; Ghost of John; High in Air; Dark, Dark House; Time to trick or treat; and Halloween! Art City was proud of the kindergarteners for celebrating Halloween while showing school spirit! 

Student Counsel Conferance

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These Student Council members took a day to charge up their powers and and learn how to dedicate their time to serve.  With their Principal, Mrs. Nielsen and the Counselor Mrs. Kober, to light the way, they converged on BYU for an inspiring day on leadership.  They returned to Art City Elementary on a quest to show the student body how to unite so all students learn to serve and be kind to others.

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Pictures by Mrs. Kober

Welcome to Art City Treana Kober

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My name is Treana Kober.I graduated from Mead High School (in Washington state), Ricks College, Western Oregon State and Brigham Young University.This is my 24th year in Nebo School District.I am so excited to be the Counselor and one of the Student Council Advisors here at Art City.I was born in Gooding, Idaho.  I grew up in Pendleton, Oregon.I now live in Payson, Utah.  I am the second of six children in my family.

Fourth-grade "Picasso" Impressions

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Fourth-grade's "Great Artist" inspiration is Picasso in this project.  These pictures are of Mrs. Bird's and Mrs. Morgan's classes.  "The Great Artist Program is a volunteer-based, turnkey elementary art education program for grades K–6. Our elementary art program uses the great artists of the past to inspire and teach the great artists of the future.  Students not only learn about  great artists, they are given the skills and confidence to be a great artist."

Welcome to Art City Michelle Child

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Hi my name is Michelle Child. I graduated High school from Cottonwood High school.  This is my second year as an the assistant secretary and my second year in Nebo School District.  I am so excited to be  the assistant secretary at Art City.  I was born in Vernal, Utah; I grew up all over Utah.  I now live in Springville.  I am the oldest in my family; to tell you a little about my family . .

A Special Guest for Veterans' Day

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On Veteran's DayWednesday, November 11th, at 9:00 am, author/illustrator, Julie Olson will visit our school to present a patriotic program to our students.Ms. Olson writes and illustrates picture books for children of all ages. And her latest book even sits on many adults’ bookshelves. An engaging speaker, she motivates students to be creative with her personal stories and tips on pursuing a dream. Ms.

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Write up from Stacie Mason