Art City Elementary School had the opportunity for the chess club to participate in the State Chess tournament that was held on Saturday March 15, 2014.
Whether it was walking the halls in as much green as possible or being in Kindergarten where a "Leprechaun" visited, St. Patrick's Day is a lot of fun at Art City Elementary School.
On Tuesday, March 18th, Josh Carter, a parent of a student in Mr. Gibson's sixth-grade class, came and dissected a sheep's brain with Mr. Gibson's class in conjunction with National Brain Awareness Week at BYU. The class discussed many important functions of the brain while talking about the basic anatomy of the brain. Brigham Young University's anatomy department hosted this and various other activities throughout week (March 10-14) to raise awareness of just how incredible brains are.
Nebo School District celebrated National School Breakfast week March 3-7th. All students were invited to eat a complimentary breakfast at Art City on Tuesday March 4. In conjunction with the National School Breakfast week the district held a coloring contest; the theme was "Take Time for School Breakfast". Jane Wilson, a fifth-grade student of Art City was one of the four winners to win a bike.
Let' have a reading fiesta! Join us for our Scholastic Book Fair March 17-20. Put on your sombrero and celebrate family night Tuesday, March 18, from 5:00 to 6:00 p.m. for an evening filled with games, treats, and lots of books. Wednesday, March 19, will be a late night of shopping until 8 p.m. We all want books! Let's get reading! We hope to see you at our Fiesta.
Mrs. Lori Nielsen, Principal of Art City Elementary celebrated Dr. Seuss day by dressing up as the "Cat in the Hat". Students loved seeing her walk the halls, Mrs. Luther's first-grade class was able to hear her read "The Cat in the Hat" to them. Other Celebrations included making Cat in the Hat's in Kindergarten and in Mrs. Morgan's Kindergarten they ate what looked like green eggs--it was really whipped cream with green sherbert on top. Students brought blankets and pillows, books, and lots and lots of books to read throughout the day.
The Nebo District chess tournament was held on Saturday March 5,2014 at Cherry Creek Elementary school, in Springville, Utah. The top ten results are as follows: 1 ART CITY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL 147.0 2 HOBBLE CREEK ELEMENTARY 144.0 3 BARNETT ELEMENTARY SCHOOL 117.5 4 MAPLETON ELEMENTARY SCHOOL 109.5 5 MAPLETON JUNIOR 104.5 6 MT. LOAFER ELEMENTARY SCHOOL 94.0 7 C. H. TAYLOR ELEMENTARY 85.0 8 MT.