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April 2012

Spanish Oaks performs That’s Princess…..With a Pea!!

Submitted by leslie.loftin on Fri, 04/27/2012 - 15:51

Spanish Oaks performs That’s Princess…..With a Pea!!

Students from all grade levels performed the play, That’s Princess…..With a Pea, with music, lyrics and book written by Elliot Baker. The play was performed for the student body and their families. The play was directed by Miranda Duke and co-directed by Angie Warner. Many volunteer hours were put in by the students and parents. The following participated to make this such an enjoyable and successful production:

Kings-Danny Borba and Isaac Longhurst
Queens-Mercedes Warner and Abby Lebaron
Prince Fred-Cooper Arndt
Princess Philimeana-Kierra Oyler
Jesters-Rayna Sannar and Isabel Wood
Wizards-Mason Allen and Hallie Stephensen
Guards (aka) “The Three Stooges”-Nate Hansbrow, Noah Ralphs and Andrew Pontious
Baker-Dylan Smith
Fishmonger-Darren Oyler
Fruit Seller-Justin Johnson
Page Boys-Garrett Dunn, Deacon Hansbrow and Andy Kadomtsve
Princesses-Anastasia Kadomtsve, Kristy Runyan, Leah Mendenhall
Lady Whipperwil-Ellen Felt
Sir Aethelred-Dylan Pontious
Sir Dinglebert-Jackson Oviatt
Sir William-Zac Ridenour
Lady Esmerelda-Courtney Arndt
Swamp Princesses-Courtney Smith, Amanda Randquist, Kandace Rex, Kristy McEwen, Marlyce Longhurst, Madelyn Westover and Kiera Allen
Ensemble-Cosette McInelly(soloist), Madelyn Westover(soloist), Talia Johnson (soloist), Haylee, Allen, Audrey Arndt, Brinley Stephensen, Brooklyn Falkner, Annika Wood, Aribel Gomez, Frida Gomez, Sadie Ryan, Ambria conder, Lucy Kilpatrick, Emma Reynolds, Kortney Jackson, Sammy Simpson, Annika Kadomtsve, Holly Zaremba, Hunter Meeks, Tanner Meeks, Madyson Meeks, Madilyn Henry, Alicia Zaremba, Emma Lowe, Shelby Brown, Eliza Hansbrow, Alicia Caldwell, Mackay Meeks and Holly Anne Simpson
Stage Crew- Mandy Johnson, Abbygale Reynolds, Lyndsay Marsh, Kaylee Oyler, Anna Mosdell, Brynn Kilpatrick, Brianna Marsh, Heather Johnson, Anne Dallon and Kelsee Oyler
Costume/Hair/Props Manager-Lori Oyler and Kim Seamons
Music Director-Rindee Sannar
Lighting-Ian Sannar
Choreographer-Sarah Arndt
Stage Manager-Danielle Musick
Spotlight –Brandon Ralphs

Special thanks to Image Works Hair Salon and My Personal Paparazzi Photography(Delyn Beagly and Virginia Shenk)

Thanks to all that made this production a huge success!

Photos of directors and performers

Spanish Oaks Students place at B.Y.U Science Fair

Submitted by leslie.loftin on Wed, 04/25/2012 - 13:52

Congratulations to the Spanish Oaks students listed below who were winners at the Central Utah Science Fair at BYU:
Dallin Carter – “Gears Providing Mechanical Advantages”
Caeden Wilding – “UV Rays: Can They be Stopped?”
Ladd Davies – “Measuring Wind Speed with Balloons”
Annika & Isabell Wood – “Water Absorption of Wood”
Mary Kilpatrick & Emma Young – “Dry Ice Challenge”

Also, thank you to Mrs. Stirland, 5th grade teacher at our school, for being over the Science Fair and for all the time she spent to make it a success!

PHOTO: Science Fair Winners
Front L to R: Emma Young, Mary Kilpatrick
Back L to R: Caeden Wilding, Isabel Wood, Annika Wood, Dallin Carter and Ladd Davis

“Helping Soles” Shoe Drive at Spanish Oaks Elementary

Submitted by leslie.loftin on Wed, 04/25/2012 - 13:44

The students of Spanish Oaks Elementary had the opportunity to help raise money for New Life Orphanage in Ghana. Students were asked to collect used shoes and bring them to school. They are then the shoes are shipped to Africa where they are sold cheaply to street vendors, who then clean and repair the shoes to sell them in the market. The grade levels that collected the most shoes were fifth grade and sixth grade. Thank you to our student council for collecting and sorting the shoes and thank you to our students and their families for supporting this great charitable fund raiser. Our students collected 579 pounds of shoes.

Photos of Student Council with donated shoes

Nifty Fifty United States Peformed by Fifth Grade Students

Submitted by leslie.loftin on Wed, 04/25/2012 - 13:34
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Fifty Nifty United States

Fifth grade students from Spanish Oaks Elementary performed for their families and friends. The performance was a culmination of their studies of United States history. The program was a combination of songs, narration and skits which students have learned and rehearsed throughout the school year. The program started with Christopher Columbus and included other events such as the signing of the Declaration, Eli Whitney, the Emancipation Proclamation, the Titanic, Rosa Parks on the bus and many other important historical events. The fifth graders learned that indeed we are the Fifty Nifty United States!

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