October 2018

Congratulations, Mr. Pancake!

Dale Phelps, with Nebo Credit Union, is a champion for Spanish Oaks Elementary ... and received our Business and Education Partnership Award today!  Mr. Phelps drops in regularly to make sure our needs are taken care of.  He is willing to help with anything at the school, e.g., teachers, students, parents, etc.  We are so appreciative of Dale's continued support for our Spanish Oaks community!  Thank you, Mr. Phelps and Nebo Credit Union, for your service to our school! 

Macey's School Cents Program for Spanish Oaks

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Did you know that a 30 second stop at the Macey's customer service counter could earn free money for our school?  When Spanish Oaks parents shop at Macey's, the store gives back 1% to our school for every dollar spent.  Simply stop by the Macey's service counter on your next visit and give them your name and phone number and ask them to link your Perks account to our school - Spanish Oaks Elementary.  Then every time you grocery shop this school year you will be helping earn free money for our kids.  Even if you have linked your account in the past, please do it again.  Macey's requires parents to renew the link each school year.  Thank you so much for helping our school!!

Travis Johnson

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Travis was born in Arizona.  He went to elementary school here at Spanish Oaks.  He graduated from Maple Mountain.   He is a great baker.  He likes to sing.  Travis has a tender heart and is the best at taking care of people.  Travis has been working as a sweeper at Spanish Oaks for about 7 years and loves all the teachers.  He likes to watch animal videos and video games.  He enjoys watching movies.  He also works at Macey's Grocery Store and loves seeing people he knows.  He is a big Disney fan.  He has one brother that is on a mission and misses him a ton.  Travis has a great sense of humor and loves it when people laugh at his jokes.  Travis would go out for a cheeseburger every day of the week if he could.

PTA Health and Safety Week at Spanish Oaks

Next week (October 8th - 12th) will be our PTA Health and Safety Week.  Each day we will dress up to show our commitment to being safe and doing things that make healthy habits. 

Monday is Internet Safety day.  Please wear WHITE to show your commitment to being safe when using the internet. 

Tuesday is our school’s PICTURE DAY so don't worry about dressing up for health and safety week on this day.  Just wear a big smile to school.  Today we are smiling big to show how being healthy and smart can make us happy. 

Wednesday is Walk to School safely day.  If you want to walk to school in the morning, please make sure to stay on the sidewalks and to STOP at all crosswalks to check for cars.  We also get off our bikes and scooters, and walk them across all crosswalks.  Please wear GREEN to show your pledge to walking to school safely.

Thursday will be No Violence day.  Please wear PURPLE or BLUE to show that you will use other ways to fix problems than violence.

Friday will be our last day of Health and Safety Week where we will all wear RED to Say No to Drugs to show that we are choosing to say no to drugs. 

Thank you for participating throughout the whole week, and for making safe and healthy habits for the future.  Have a great, safe and healthy day!

Jog-a-Thon on FRIDAY

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Our annual school fundraiser Jog-a-Thon is on Friday!  Students can collect pledges in their donation envelope for how many laps they run, or as a flat rate donation.  Our goal is for each student to raise $10, which will help us meet our goal of $5,000 for our school!  Parents are invited to come cheer for their children during their assigned Jog-a-Thon time.  Thank you for supporting our school!

  • UPDATE:  PM Kindergarten @ 2:30-3:00

Jog-a-Thon Times and Details

Teacher Spotlight of the Week-Mrs. Jackson, 5th Grade

I'm just an Oklahoma girl living in this Utah world. Oklahoma will always be home to me, but Utah is definitely growing on me. This is my fourth year teaching fifth grade at Spanish Oaks and I love it! Besides teaching I love to travel, decorate my house, watch a good TV series, eat anything sweet, and go on random adventures with my husband.

We all love having her here with us!  She is an amazing teacher!

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