School News

Spanish Oaks Orchestra Brings Christmas Cheer

We were honored to hear our Spanish Oaks orchestra perform for us this morning in a school wide assembly.  They spread the feeling of Christmas as we heard Christmas songs from around the world.  A special thanks for the time and effort put in by both the orchestra members and our orchestra teacher, Mr. Hansen.  Well done!

Special Visitor in Third Grade at Spanish Oaks

After reading and studying about what a K-9 Officer does, the 3rd grade got to hear and learn from Officer Cory Grover and his K-9, Lorde.  Students got to learn about how Lorde was trained, and the many hours it takes to get a dog ready to become a police dog.  They were very excited to watch Lorde in action as he used his skills to find hidden objects ... even on top of the piano!

Chess Tournament Winners from Spanish Oaks

Hooray for Spanish Oaks students for winning such a cool trophy for our school at the chess tournament this morning!  The Chess Tournament for Nebo School District was held on Saturday, December 6, 2014 at Art City Elementary for Grades K-6.  It was a 5 Round Non-rated Swiss Tournament, and these students from Spanish Oaks did awesome!!

Ripple Effect of a Full Bucket at Spanish Oaks


Have you ever felt better after someone gave you a friendly smile or happy grin?  This is the "ripple effect" of a full bucket, and what is happening at Spanish Oaks every day!  Pictured are this week's Bucket Fillers ... Great work filling buckets, friends!

Spanish Oaks Fifth Grade Class Learns About Taxes

"Give us liberty or give us lunch detention" were the words shared in Miss Hughes' class on Friday when the students called out, "No Taxation without Representation!"  These words were followed by a "controlled" snowball fight aimed at their teacher to show their frustration with taxes.  What a fun way to learn!