All students will learn at high levels and make adequate yearly growth.


Art City teachers are unified collaborators who support the success of ALL learners.


Design and implement lessons that include rigorous tasks that support high cognitive skills.

Nebo School District Annual Chess Tournament

Submitted by julia.murray on Fri, 03/09/2012 - 11:08

Nebo School District, on February 25, 2012, sponsored the annual District Chess Tournament.  The tournament was hosted by Cherry Creek Elementary School.  Thanks goes to Mary Lynn Lewis, David Taylor helped organize, Brett Elzinga helped with pairing and scores and Principal Chad Argyle supervised, not to mention all of the parents and teachers who spend many hours teaching students how to play chess and were there to coach, judge and support the students.  The following are the results for the top 12 places:   Schools:  First-- ART CITY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL, Second-- HOBBLE CREEK ELEMENTARY,

Pictures by Caleb Garnica and Gabe Halgrow

Have You Filled a Bucket Today? March 2, 2012

Submitted by julia.murray on Fri, 03/02/2012 - 11:28

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):  Kindergarten: Ruby Logan, Ella Murphy, Kona Hiatt, Ammon Anderson;  First-Grade:  Travis Gervais, Braelyn Newberry, Lexi Krochta, Georgia Dial, Gannon Raminger, Josh Kamahu, Caitlin Johnson, Brooke Constantine, Quincy Gressman; Second-grade:  Jody Alvey, Rylee Andreasen, Josh Harker, Valeria Montelongo, Jacob Crookston, Jacob Tijerina, Nico Elliott, Ross Wilson; Third-grade:  Braxton Gates, Jane

Art City Spelling Bee 2012

Submitted by julia.murray on Fri, 02/17/2012 - 12:46

Art City Elementary, in Springville, held their annual Spelling Bee Wednesday February 15, 2012. There were 52 students who participated in the Spelling Bee. Emmelia Cieslewicz received first place and will be advancing to the District Spelling Bee. Zach Dalley placed second Ammon Elzinga placed third place. Thank you for everyone who participated

Mrs. Christi Babbitt Visits Journalism Students at Art City Elementary School

Submitted by julia.murray on Wed, 02/15/2012 - 15:38

Wednesday, February 1, 2012, Mrs. Christi Babbitt came to Art City Elementary to talk to the Journalism Club about her job as the editor and part owner of the Springville Independent Newspaper. Knowing how important it is to get to read what is happening around town and in our schools; Mrs. Babbitt and a group of friends started the Springville Independent News, last June, a few months after the Springville Herald was shut down. The Independent News is a subscription newspaper, which means you pay to have it sent to your home or you may pay at a store.

written by Emmelia Cieslewicz, Shelby Markham and Isaiah Cieslewicz; Pictures by Brandon Garnica and Jane Shoemaker

Art City Third-grade Demonstrate Geometric Angles

Submitted by julia.murray on Thu, 02/02/2012 - 10:04

Art City Elelmentary third grade students have just ended their unit on geometry.  Students learned about angles, triangles, polygons and quadrilaterals.  Miss McKell Murdock's class had a great time showing different angles with their bodies.  Students demonstrated acute, obtuse and right angles using their bodies, arms, feet and legs.  Afterwards students used these pictures to make a poster labeling and explaining the different angles that were made.

Article and pictures by McKell Murdock

Art City Bucket Fillers January 27, 2012

Submitted by julia.murray on Thu, 02/02/2012 - 10:01

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):  First-Grade:  Kowen Van Orman, Harley Devey, Olivia Webster, Will Hammond, Alexa Child, Caleb Smith, Julia Brimhall, Cody Adreasen, Carly Gooch; Second-grade:  Parker Garcia, Ellie Taylor, Rodney Toure, Megan Clisbee, Maddie Park, Johannes Thuswaldner, Jag Barton, Ashley

Art City Peace Prize Winners

Submitted by julia.murray on Thu, 02/02/2012 - 09:57

Art City Elementary School has been awarding students as Peace Keepers for the past eight years.  The students in each class vote for a person in their classroom who exibits qualities that make the school a better place.  The second grade  program  focuses  on those people who   have made a difference in our world.  It started around Martin Luther King then expanded to Rosa Parks, Ruby Bridges, and Jackie Robinson.  Art City Peace Winners are as follows:(not in order)  First-grade:  Elise Barton, Marissa Anderson, Grace Groneman, and Aurelia Olson; Second-grade:  Richmond Durfey, Madeline P