Mrs. Dimmick Wins Crystal Apple Award

Submitted by sherri.peterson on Tue, 02/09/2021 - 11:30
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Mrs. Dimmick Wins Crystal Apple Award

We want to congratulate Mrs. Dimmick on her Crystal Apple Award.  This is a special award voted on by her peers.  Mrs. Dimmick LOVES her students, and they know that!!  She lets them know daily that she believes in them.  This award is well deserved.  Mrs. Dimmick was very grateful and said, "Now that I’ve pulled myself back together after the surprise of the day I just wanted to thank you all so much! I am so incredibly humbled by this recognition. I am grateful everyday to be surrounded by such outstanding people that love their jobs and love their students.

Renaissance Day at Spanish Oaks

Submitted by sherri.peterson on Thu, 02/04/2021 - 09:12
Renaissance Day at Spanish Oaks

As the culminating event of our social studies unit, 6th Grade went back in time to the Renaissance. Students began the day learning about social customs during the Renaissance time period so that they could authentically greet and address one another throughout the day. They then designed a coat of arms and motto for their family name. Next, students learned a court dance fit to perform at a royal ball. During the remainder of the day, students set up a faire displaying booths of their own creation. We had everything from fortune telling, to black smithing, to swordsmanship!

100 Days Smarter!

Submitted by steffani.waggoner on Mon, 02/01/2021 - 13:36
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Kim Mellor
100 Days Smarter!

We are 100 Days Smarter!!  

Kindergarten students celebrated the 100th day of school.  We counted to 100 by 1's, 5's, and 10's.   We each brought a collection of 100 things to count.  Then we tried to accomplish different learning challenges all in 100 seconds.   Hip Hip Hooray for 100's Day! 

Staff Spotlight of the Week-Miss Wanlass, Art Specialist

Submitted by sherri.peterson on Mon, 01/25/2021 - 12:26
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Staff Spotlight of the Week-Miss Wanlass, Art Specialist

Please welcome Rachel Wanlass the Art teacher.  She is a brand new teacher that has never taught before. She wants to go to Antarctica so she can meet the penguins.  She is a Phillies and Yankees fan. She enjoys See’s chocolate and peach rings. She likes to eat at Marino's, an Italian restaurant. Her favorite book she recently read Is “Oh the Places You’ll Go.”. She also loves seeing students enjoying making art.  Rachel Wanless is a great addition to the school.

By Tanner Christiansen, Parker Reuckert

Staff Spotlight of the Week-Mrs. Jenkins, 1st grade

Submitted by sherri.peterson on Wed, 01/20/2021 - 11:43
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Staff Spotlight of the Week-Mrs. Jenkins, 1st grade

We are happy to have Kristin Jenkins, a first grade teacher at our school this year.  Her favorite part of her job is seeing kids grow in their learning.  She’s worked for fifteen years at five different schools.  Her favorite place to be is by a beach and she loves Hershey and Dove chocolate.    By Mandi Smith and Berkley Jackson

 

Staff Spotlight of the Week-Miss Jordan, Speech/language teacher

Submitted by sherri.peterson on Fri, 01/15/2021 - 10:17
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Staff Spotlight of the Week-Miss Jordan, Speech/language teacher

We are excited to spotlight Miss Jordan as a new Speech/language teacher. She has six people in her family! Most of them work in schools.  Her mom is a principal at Spring Lake Elementary, and her sister is a teacher at Maple Ridge! She was born in Provo, Utah and lived there until fourth grade, then she moved to Springville. After that, she lived in Payson growing up. Now she lives with three friends in Provo. Wow, that's a lot of moving! We are all really excited that she works at your school!   By Katie Bennett

 

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