April 2017

Butterfly Tent and Life Cycle

Attributions: 
Megann McKendrick

In our class we have been learning about the life cycle of butterflies. We got our butterflies when they were caterpillars and have watched them eat and eat, turn into chrysalises, and then break free to be beautiful butterflies. We have recorded each stage in our science journals and made predictions on what the caterpillars/chrysalises and butterflies would do next. After all of that, we celebrated by playing with the butterflies in a butterfly tent! 

5th Grade Program

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If you don't know a lot about U.S. History then the Spanish Oaks 5th Grade Program is the place to go!  The 5th grade worked so hard to memorize songs about American History, and they did an amazing job performing!  Not only did they sing, but they projected quiz questions between every song so we could learn too!  Great job 5th grade! 

Champions Challenge Rodeo Ticket Winners

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Our school read over 225,000 minutes in the month of March!!  We celebrated this great accomplishment with a reading reward assembly.  We have some very excited students since our rodeo assembly!  The following students received free tickets to the PRCA Champions Challenge Rodeo on June 3rd: Brendon Snyder, Aliza Curtis, Kameela Varela, Cody Drollinger, Carrie Kump, Anabel Chavez and Audrey Arndt.  Kameela and Cody were also the grand prize winners for our school, which entitles them to a new hat, boots and Wranglers.  These 7 students read a combined total of 6,015 minutes during the month!  Wow!!  Keep up the great reading so we can get Mrs. Brown on that wall.

Kindy 500 At Spanish Oaks

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Our Kindergarteners paraded their cars to "Life is a Highway" today for our studentbody.  They each had a super car that they have decorated and got to spend the morning in moving around to great spots in "America".  They learned about a number of historical landmarks, being visited by people in history.  Thanks students, teachers and parents for a job well done!

Outstanding Employee Award

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We are so lucky to have Lindsey Downey at our school.  All of our students are always so excited to go to her for library.  She puts a lot of effort into her lessons, and the students always have fun! It's not surprising that she received the Outstanding Employee Award.  

If you don't know Lindsey very well then here are a few things about her:

1. Her favorite food is Mexican food.

2. Her favorite ice cream flavor is vanilla.

3. She wants to go bungee jumping.

Thank you Lindsey for all you do at Spanish Oaks!

Nebo Art Studio Being Held at Spanish Oaks This Summer

sample art projects from past years
sample art projects from past years

Nebo Art Studio, an amazing summer program for students 1st-6th grade is being held at Spanish Oaks this year!  We are so excited!  There are four sessions that run for one week each during the month of June.  The students will learn to use a variety of different mediums and art techniques that will be used in making some great pieces of art.  They will then be displayed at a Gallery Walk for the childrens' parents on Friday.  This is such a fun way to spend a week of your summer, and you will have some great art projects to take home and enjoy.  Registration begins Thursday, April 20th at 7:00 a.m. Classes fill up fast!  Register at nebo.revtrak.net (Nebo District Programs tab), then locate the class/location.  For questions, contact robbyn wagstaff@nebo.edu 801-354-7423.  Look for a flyer to come home with your child in the next couple of days giving dates, times and opportunities for other classes being offered.

Hope to see some of you this summer!

Walking School Bus App

Use the Walking School Bus App to win great prizes for our school:  $$$ for our school and PTA’s safe biking and walking programs, scooters, bikes, and gift cards, etc.

Get the app and learn more at:  udot.utah.gov/snap/swnw

Nebo School District Summer Art Music Studio

June 5th - June 30th, 2017     (Mondays - Fridays)

Registration begins Thursday, April 20, 2017  at 7:00 a.m.

No refunds after June 5 ...

Register at:  nebo.revtrak.net  (“Nebo District Programs” button)             

* Remember to put the date, time & place on your calendar ...

Questions contact:  robbyn.wagstaff@nebo.edu  801-354-7423  claudia.marsden@nebo.edu

Final PTA Spirit Night

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Mark your calendars for the final PTA Spirit Night of the year taking place at Chick-fil-A on Wednesday, April 19, 2017 from 5:00pm-8:00pm.  Dine in or Drive Thru and mention Spanish Oaks ... All proceeds will go towards classroom emergency kits.

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