December 2012

Staff Spotlight

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Mrs. Stacey Richey is a Speech and Language Pathologist at Spanish Oaks. She is married to Kyle Richey and they live in Provo. Stacey is from a small town in Southern California. She has attended college at BYU and has earned a Masters Degree in Communication Disorders. Her favorite vacation is at the beach in San Diego. She enjoys reading and some of her favorite books are October Sky and the Redwall Series. Her favorite quote is, “There is nothing better than a good friend, except a good friend with chocolate.” In her spare time she likes to bake, do jigsaw puzzles, exercise, and watch The Big Bang Theory. Her favorite foods are mint chocolate chip ice cream, homemade chocolate chip cookies, and strawberry cheesecake milkshakes from JCW’s. She says that she loves hearing the funny things the students say. It makes her laugh. Spanish Oaks is lucky to have such a wonderful person on our staff!

Spanish Oaks Elementary Places in Chess Tournament

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On December 1st, 2012 students from Spanish Oaks Elementary competed against 23 other schools in Nebo School District at Art City Elementary in Springville. They took 7th place overall. Awesome job boys!
Students who participated:
2nd grade: Aiden Johnson, Talmage Johnson, Quinn Burtenshaw,
3rd grade: Ethan Wilding
4th grade: Samuel Gunderson, Zachary Brown
5th grade: Jacob Gunderson,
6th grade: Tyler Brown, Caeden Wilding

Photo of participants with trophy

Spanish Oaks Staff Spotlight

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Miss Rachel Hughes teaches fifth grade at Spanish Oaks. This is her eleventh year of teaching at our school. She graduated from Brigham Young University and earned a Master’s Degree from Southern Utah University. Her favorite foods are hamburgers, French fries and pizza. She loves to travel and some of her favorite destinations are Boston, the Oregon coast and anywhere new that she has never been before. Her favorite books are Fanny’s Dream, Fever, and 1793. Rachel is very active and loves to run, watch sports, read, travel and shop. She expressed how much she loves to see the students learn and understand what she is teaching, and she believes that the students at Spanish Oaks are the best! Spanish Oaks is lucky to have such a wonderful person and teacher on our staff!

Spanish Oaks Staff Spotlight

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Mrs. Angie Lindstrom is our Take-Home Library Coordinator and technician at Spanish Oaks. She has worked at our school for eight years. She and her husband live in Spanish Fork, and they have 4 daughters and one son. She has 3 grandchildren that she adores. Angie is from Lindon, Utah. Her favorite foods are chocolate, lobster, strawberry milkshakes and watermelon. She loves to spend time in Robertson, Wyoming where her parents live during the summer months, so they spend a lot of time there too. Her dream vacation would be to Scotland or Italy. Her favorite books to read with her children are the Fablehaven Series, Percy Jones Series, Two Crazy Pigs and Ellen and the Goldfish. Her favorite quote is, “Let go of whatever you were, and allow yourself to become who you are!” In her spare time Angie likes to sew, read, watch movies, and make snacks. She loves it when students from Spanish Oaks recognize her outside of school and she also loves their smiles and the funny things they say. Spanish Oaks is lucky to have such a hard working, dedicated person on our staff!