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We had a great bunch of fourth and fifth graders attend the first annual keyboarding championship yesterday. We had Trenton, Logen, Jackson, Dallin, Ryan, Aiden, Samantha, Brigham, Nickolas, Christain, Parker, Corbin, Chase, Thomas and William from the fourth grade, and Quinn, Ander, Kasen, Deacon, Naomi, Gracie, Nathan, Aidan, Kaden, Ryland, Joseph, Jeven, Joie, Paige and Savannah from fifth grade. Nice job, students!
We are so excited to be offering Robotics EXTRA this year at Spanish Oaks! Mr. Crockett will be teaching this class for students in 5th, 6th grade(s). The class will focus on different robotics topics, i.e., programming, designing, etc. Classes will be held in the Spanish Oaks gym from 3:15 p.m.-4:15 p.m. Students must be picked up promptly at 4:15 p.m.
The dates and times are as follows: (5 weeks total)
Monday, April 18
Thursday, April 21
Monday, April 25
Thursday, April 28
Friday, April 29 - Parent “Show Off” from 3:15-4:00
The class will be able to accommodate 16 students. We will take students on a first come, first served basis. If your student would like to participate, please fill out the form below and give it to the office before Friday, April 15, 2016 to register. The first 16 students to hand in their forms will be selected as participants.
We have had a great book fair going on this past week. With "buy one, get one free", we have had tons of great books going home in the hands of students. Our Penny War was also a huge success! Over 13,000 pennies were put into the jars. We raised $408 for books - Way to go! Our Kindergarten classes were the winners of the Penny War, and were rewarded with a cookie celebration. Congratulations, Kindergarten students! Our guessing jar winners today were Sarah and Logen in Mr. Rigby's class, Layla in Mrs. Aagard, and Emily in Mrs. Graham ... with many many more throughout the week! We also had a Bookworm Activity put on by our PTA (special thanks to Linda Barbakos!) and we had a great turn out for that on Thursday evening. There were some awesome activities, such as: coloring bookmarks, word search, chenille stem worms and of course ... giving away books! Thank you to our PTA (special 'shout out' to Jacoy Baird!!) and to all of our parents who supported our Book Fair. Keep Reading over Spring Break!!
We enjoyed a parade of cars this morning with our cute kindergarteners inside each one! They also treated their parents to some great songs, and then "drove" their cars around to various places in the school to learn about our National Symbols ... Life IS a Highway!! Great job, students, parents and teachers!