School News

Edible Shape Houses in Kindergarten

Attributions: 
Kim Mellor

Kindergarten students have been learning 2-D shapes in Math.  For our math lesson today we identified our 2-D shapes squares, rectangles, circles, and triangles.  Next we used those shapes to build a house.  Then the very best part of our lesson....we got to eat our 2-D shape houses.    Yummy 

Science is the Best!

Attributions: 
Mrs. Stewart

Mrs. Stewart's class is continuing to learn about the scientific process. Today we did an experiment going through all the steps of the process. Each student wrote a question and made a hypothesis. Then they did their experiment. Today’s experiment was what would happen to gummy bears when put into different
Liquids: vinegar, water, baking soda water and salt water. The students were surprised by the results and had a blast experimenting and observing. We love science in third grade !

PTA Reflections

It's that time of year again, time to get creative with the ARTS! It's time for our annual PTA REFLECTIONS program! 2019 Reflections Theme: LOOK WITHIN

Why?
National PTA’s Reflections program has helped students explore their own thoughts, feelings and ideas, develop artistic literacy, increase confidence and find a love for learning that will help them become more successful in school and in life.

What?
Each year, over 300,000 students in Pre-K through Grade 12 create original works of art in response to a student-selected theme. Students submit their completed works of art in one or all of the available arts categories: Dance Choreography, Film Production, Literature, Music Composition, Photography, Visual Arts. Each student may submit ONE entry PER category. How?
Official rules and guidelines are found online at www.PTA.org/Reflections and instructions for each category can be found in our school on the Reflections bulletin board near the office in the East hallway by 6th grade classrooms.
 To Enter?This year our Region (Nebo) is piloting an online entry system for all categories except Phtography and 2D Art, which can still be turned in to the office! To enter online, you must:1- Be logged in to a gmail account2- Scan this QR code to fill out our school's entry/consent form and upload your work.
3- DEADLINE: October 25th! GET CREATING!

Free Love and Logic Parenting Class

Free Love and Logic Parenting Class

Santaquin Elementary School:  

  • October 29th, November 5th, 12th, and 19th

Tuesday nights from 6:00-7:30

Love and Logic teaches parents easy-to-learn skills that can create respect, responsibility and good decision-making in youth. 

Love and Logic rests on four scientifically-based principles: 

1.      Logical consequences delivered with empathy 

2.      Collective thinking and problem-solving

3.      Shared control 

4.      Adult-child relationships that build mutual respect and self-esteem

Call Mrs. Hunter: 801-754-3611

 

 

 

Little Scientists Study and Act Out Scientific Process

Attributions: 

We have been talking about the scientific process in third grade. Today we learned about a scientist, Thomas Edison and machines. Our whole class got to work together in groups with Ben Sansom, our GAINS Drama Specialist, and create a machine that they acted out for the class to guess what their machine did. We had so much fun acting out how each of Thomas Edison’s inventions worked.

Mr. Billie Receives New Vest for Assisting in Cross Walk Each Day

Attributions: 

Mr. Billie, our custodian, spends a lot of his time out on duty in the crosswalk.  He is always so willing to help take some of this load off of the faculty and staff.  Because of his great service, we "gifted" him with a new hot pink vest so he would stay safe!  Can't miss him now :).  Give him a wave and tell him hello when you pass through the crosswalk.  Thanks, Mr. Billie!

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