October 2016

Art City Fifth-Grade Visits the Museum of Natural Curiosity

Submitted by julia.murray on Tue, 10/25/2016 - 13:29

On Wednesday October 19, 2016, Art City Elementary fifth-grade students had the opportunity to go to Thanksgiving Point to the Museum of Natural Curiosity.  Mrs. Ann Makin, fifth-grade teacher, said "The students had a blast on their field trip to the museum of Natural Curiosity. They climbed rope bridges, found their way through mazes, played in the waterworks and composed drum solos. This field trip was definitely two thumbs up!"

Pictures and information by Ann Makin

Be BYU Strong

Submitted by julia.murray on Wed, 10/19/2016 - 09:37

Tuesday October 18, 2016,  BYU Athletes, Matt Folley, number 64 on the BYU Football team, and Vanessa Moffatt, a BYU Swimmer, visited Art City Elementary; recruiting the girls and boys to be Cougar Strong for life.  "While not everyone can be a collegiate athlete, everyone can be Cougar Strong".  Matt and Vanessa talked about and demonstrated how students can be phyisically strong, mentally strong and socially strong.  Physically strong: 1. Always exercise-Get proper nutrition and rest; 2. Practice weight management;          3. Avoid harmful and addictive substances.

Pictures by Katie Durfey and Emme Trunnell

It's Getting Colder!

Submitted by kim.droubay on Tue, 10/18/2016 - 10:56

Just a reminder that as the weather gets colder to please send your students with adequate layers to keep them warm.    All healthy children will be expected to go out for recess except in extreme weather conditions (wind chill, rain, snow). Click here to review our cold and inclement weather procedures.

Sixth-Grade Goes to Space

Submitted by julia.murray on Mon, 10/17/2016 - 19:47

Art City Elementary sixth-grade students had the opportunity to go to the Christa Mcauliffe Space Education Center in Pleasant Grove, on Friday, October 14, 2016.  Students had the opportunity to see a state -of-the-art space ship simulator which has the bridge of a star-ship that the students are in control of.  Each person has a unique job that is critical in reaching the end of their mission successfully.  The students were briefed, tasked with mission objectives, and left to make their own choices as they navigate the story together as a crew.  Through th

Pictures by Kristy Bird

All You Can Read-- Book Fair October 24-28, 2016

Submitted by julia.murray on Mon, 10/17/2016 - 09:51

It's time to celebrate books at our Bookfair Diner "All you can Read". Come shop to find a new favorite book Monday October 24 through Friday October 28, 2016.  The hours for Book fair are from 8:30-3.  Special hours:  Family night Monday October 24th 5-6:30; Thursday SEP night open until 8 p.m. Friday the doors will lock at 2:43.  

Art Citys Monster Mash Dash

Submitted by julia.murray on Tue, 10/11/2016 - 14:32

Art City PTA helped organize and put on a Monster Mash Dash fun run to support our amazing school.  Students had the opportunity to wear monster costumes or thier favorite Halloween costume and run around the school four times.  Students asked family and friends to sponsor them to run.  The money raised helps the PTA provide fun activities for the students as well as a considerable donation to the school to help buy items that the teachers use in their classrooms to better enhance students learning.  

Monsters on the Play Ground

Submitted by julia.murray on Tue, 10/11/2016 - 13:38

Students had the opportunity to dress-up as their favorite monsters on Thursday October 6, 2016 as part of the school fundraiser; even though they were dressed up they had lots of fun running and chasing and even climbing through the playground.