Both of these students were first place winners from Spanish Oaks Elementary at the District Keyboarding Competition held at Spanish Fork High School on Wednesday, April 18, 2018 ... Eli Asay (5th) and Alli Christiansen (4th). Congratulations, and well done!!
Today we had the opportunity to watch the 5th-grade program. It was jam-packed with facts about U.S. History from songs, speaking parts, and quiz questions. A 5th-grade student would ask a quiz question and the rest of the students in the school would use sign language to tell their teacher what letter option they thought was the correct answer. The teacher would use letter cards to show the 5th grade what their class thought the answer was. Then the 5th grade would sing a song about the answer to the quiz question. Thank you to Josie Chilton for being a wonderful pianist! Great job 5th grade!
VOCAL DIMENSION “OPERAWORKS” is a mixed quartet with piano accompanist that presented an entertaining introduction to the world of Opera. Students learned about the history, the voice parts, and various elements of Opera. They enjoyed the “light” side of Opera as they, themselves, became the makeup artist, prop director and sang in the Opera chorus of a delightful version of the “Three Pigs.” Energetic, and fast-paced, “Operaworks” proves that Opera really can be fun!!
Today Mr. Crockett's class received the supplies that were awarded from a Donors Choose Grant. His class now has headphones to go along with their Chromebooks. This allows the students to do even more with their Chromebooks. As they are working on projects and need to add sound, or watch a video from a presentation; they can do so without interrupting their fellow students. Students can now accomplish even more in class thanks to this generous donation from the Ripple Company and the donorchoose.org site that allows teachers to apply for grants and lets individuals help those teachers out.
Thanks to donorschoose.org and Ripple again for the wonderful gift for our class.
Nebo School District had their first integrated art endorsement class through BYU. Congratulations to the following:
Shalese Rogers - Instructional Coach
Dolly Scharf - Foothills
Heidi Dimmick - Spanish Oaks
Christy Nielson - Riverview
Kristen Jenkins - Barnett
Not pictured: Ariane Brown - Spanish Oaks
“Emily understands the importance of meeting the students where they are. She keeps a sharp eye on student understanding and realizes the importance of parent involvement in the success of each child. Emily is dependable, hardworking, and works positively with the entire school community. She is well organized and thrives under adversity. Emily has the ability to collaborate and finds value in the ideas of others. She is an outstanding person!” We love you, Mrs. Monroe!!