5th Grade Tea at the White House

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Ariane Wengreen
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It was an exciting day at Spanish Oaks as past U.S. Presidents and First Ladies arrived to mingle for Tea at the White House.  Students in 5th grade have been studying presidents and first ladies through a variety of activities in the classroom. Students then dressed up as their chosen president or first lady and presented facts for their parents and grandparents.  Their parents' knowledge was tested as they competed for top prize in who's who among American presidents and first ladies using the clues given by students.  Hot cocoa and cookies were served to complete the awesome event.  

President Lincoln visits the Spanish Oaks library

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Lindsey Downey

President Abraham Lincoln was able to take some time out of his very busy schedule to come and meet our morning Kindergarten students.  We had the opportunity to see first hand how tall he really was.  President Lincoln told us all about himself.  We also learned about how his hat helped him to stay organized in his early career in law.  Ask your kindergarten student to tell you all about our important visitor.  

Nebo Indian Education Storytelling Night

On Monday February 27, 2017 at 6:00pm Title VI will be holding our annual Nebo Indian Education story telling night at Larsen Elementary School. This great night is to share a long time tradition of stories passed down from generation to generation.  Featured storytellers will be Julius Chavez and Larry Cesspooch

Our students will be performing during the dinner portion of the evening.  Please come for a fun filled night!

Parent Committee will be selling Indian Tacos for $7.00 a plate or family 5 pack for $30 to raise monies for College Scholarships.  Come hungry and help out with this great event!

For more information Contact: Eileen @ 801-361-9030, Natalie @ 801-494-4764 or Brenda @ 801-592-5761

 

 

 

 

Treasures of the Week at Spanish Oaks

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We are so proud of each of our students for the great job they do of being kind to others, following school rules and being good citizens of Spanish Oaks.  Here are this weeks "treasures".

February Reading Celebration with Mrs. Brown

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Some of our awesome readers were chosen from each class to celebrate reading with Mrs. Brown.  They got to decorate Valentine cookies, and then, best of all, eat them!  Thanks, students, for being super readers!

February Reading Celebration

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The students at Spanish Oaks Elementary love Mrs. Brown, so they are motivated to read when they have a chance to earn a party with her!  The more a student reads, the more reading tickets they earn.  All the reading tickets in the school are put into a big bin.  One student from each class is drawn from the bin to have a reading celebration party with Mrs. Brown! Students got to frost and decorate heart-shaped cookies, and you can tell by their faces that they had a blast!

Teacher Appreciation

We are spoiled here at Spanish Oaks Elementary!  I have never heard of another school PTA that goes through as much time and effort to make their teachers feel appreciated.  This year's theme for Teacher Appreciation was "United in Love" and boy did we feel loved!  The faculty room has been decorated to match the theme, and we have been eating ourselves to death with all the sandwhiches, desserts, and snacks!  Thank you to Lacey Nielsen, Dawnyeil West, Sara Liechty, Cheree Lockwood, and Camie Mercado for spoiling us!  

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