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Get JAZZED About Walking to School

This spring, Spanish Oaks can win prizes for our school and students by encouraging parents to use the Utah Department of Transportation's (UDOT) free Walking School Bus app.  This app allows parents to create walking carpools to help their students get to and from school safely and also reduces crowded drop off zones, improves health and increases activity. Between March 19 and April 27, parents who use the app to walk to and from school will enter your school and students for a chance to win the following prizes:  

  • The school with the most miles walked from walking groups using the app will win $500 towards the school and PTA's safe walking and biking programs.
  • One walking school bus group will be randomly selected to win breakfast with the Utah Jazz Bear and a new bike rack for their school.
  • Students can win scooters and helmets in weekly drawings. 
  • Three parents can win an overnight stay at the Blue Boar Inn in Midway, Utah's number one rated bed and breakfast.

Last year, more than 300 walking groups at 100 different schools participated in the event, improving the safety and health of schools and communities across Utah. Thank you again for your commitment to safety and your willingness to help promote safe walking and biking to school snap@utah.gov

Excellent Explorer Award Winners at Spanish Oaks

Each time we do this, it amazes me the quality of students that are chosen by their peers and/or teachers.  Each one is an amazing all around person who contributes so much to our school.  Our Excellent Explorers are as follows:  "Mason Robinson-Mason is always on task and is consistently tring his best.  He has a positive attitude about learning.  He is kind and respectful to everyone around him."  Ella O'Gwin-" Ella is a volunteer that helps us get Kindergarten students to the leveled library.  She is an excellent example to the students.  She is kind, sweet and loving, yet has high expectations for the students she is in charge of.  I appreciate her donating her time to help our students each and everyday."  Kesley Johnson-"Kesley is a also a student volunteer who helps take our Kindergarten students to the leveled library.  She is such a great help!  She is loving and the students just love her!  Each day she volunteers her time to help out, and each day she does it with a smile.  She is very dependable, and is such an amazing young lady that I appreciate so much."  Madison Johnson-"Madi is such an amazing helper and I rely on her every day.  She is kind, sweet, dependable and the kids love her!!  She has great management of the kindergarten students she helps, and they are always eager to follow her directions.  She is an amazing young lady!" Emry Barbakos-"Emry is on always on task, shows respect and make good choices.  She is helpful to both her teacher and her fellow peers.  She is an amazing student!"  Jessie Tiapson-(from teacher)"Jessie not only works exceptionally hard at her own work, but I catch her daily helping others understand their work.  She is an incredible student and mini-teacher.  She also never shouts out, listens, and she has a great sense of humor. (from peers) She is always willing to help and be a good friend by playing with us.  She never brags.  Jessie is smart.  She never hesitates to help others.  She is always trying to obey the rules."

Congratulations, students!!  We love you!

PTA BOGO Book Fair

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PTA BOGO Book Fair is HERE!!  Come shop for great books at our PTA Scholastic Book Fair ... Monday, April 9, 2018-Friday, April 13, 2018.  Everything at our fair will be BUY ONE GET ONE FREE.  Now is the perfect time to stock up on books for summertime reading.  Our fair will be open all week at 8:30am and will close Monday-Thursday 30 minutes after school ends; and Friday at 2:00pm.  Everyone is invited to our “SURF INTO READING” night at the school on Thursday, April 12, 2018 from 5:00pm-6:00pm, where we will have fun activities … and give away FREE books!!

UVU Youth Summer Camps 2018

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Welcome to UVU Youth summer camps 2018.    We are excited about our summer camp program, and the many different types of camps that we are offering.   Sign up for the kids camps is at the following web site:   www.uvu.edu/ce/youthcamps or call 801-863-8012.   If you have any questions or concerns please call DeLayna 801-863-8011.

Nebo Education Foundation Award to Mrs. Phelps

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"The Nebo Education Foundation is composed of 20 volunteer board members who live in cities serviced by Nebo School District.  Board members meet each month to review and award grant requests, consider fund-raising avenues and other items that advance the educational opportunities for Nebo School District students.  Many of the donations received are for selected projects, yet a substantial amount is available for the greatest need.  Greatest need monies are considered for grants submitted by area schools."  Congratulations, Mrs. Phelps! 

Community Helpers Are Our Friends

Our first grade students did an amazing job on their community helpers program today.  They taught us about what their favorite 15 helpers do for us.  Their speaking parts and songs were so great, and we had a great time watching them.  Thanks to Miss Robison, Mrs. Heaton and Mrs. Phelps for all their hard work!

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