PTA Family Art Night at Spanish Oaks

Submitted by kali.brown on Sat, 02/01/2014 - 10:43

Friday night it was time for our Spanish Oaks PTA Family Art Night on January 31.  From 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.  parents, children, grandparents, and neighborhood friends came to enjoy the many different art projects offered for the entire family!  Students enjoyed mini-clogging classes taught by Mr. Crockett!  There were stations where they could create and decorate their own shirt!  Duct tape art ... rice picture creations ... fingerprinting ... marshmallow 3D building ...

"Race into Reading" Celebration at Spanish Oaks

Submitted by kali.brown on Mon, 01/27/2014 - 18:19

Each student at Spanish Oaks Elementary has been working very hard on their reading to collect reading tickets for our January "Race into Reading" Assembly.  So far our amazing students have read over 1,077,000 minutes!!  Our goal for the year is 2,500,000 minutes, with a surprise reward celebration at the end of the year when we reach it.  Lucky winners today shot baskets, dribbled through cones, and had their names drawn for food cards, Jump On It passes and ...

Technology and Reading in 1st Grade

Submitted by kali.brown on Sat, 01/25/2014 - 09:31
Miss Lybbert's 1st grade class has some exciting things happening with their reading program.  They recently participated in an activity where they used technology to practice reading skills through a digital read aloud!   http://youtu.be/Uph2TkWD6ag.   These 1st grade super readers also get to come read with Mrs. Brown for reaching their reading goals!  Thank you, Miss Lybbert ... It's a great day to be in 1st grade! 

2013-2014 Reflection Winners

Submitted by kali.brown on Thu, 01/16/2014 - 16:17
Believe ... Dream ... Inspire!!

Congratulations to the following students from Spanish Oaks who were Reflection winners at the council and region levels!!  We are so very proud of you!
  • Council Award of Excellence - Kinzey Tilton
  • Council Award of Excellence - Leah M. Mendenhall
  • Council Award of Merit - Zachary Butler

Arts EXTRA at Spanish Oaks

Submitted by kali.brown on Sun, 01/12/2014 - 18:26

Students in first through sixth grade who are interested in the arts have signed up for the Spanish Oaks ARTS EXTRA Explorers.  Working with parents and faculty, these students will meet for 4 weeks to work on their artwork.  The group will explore drawing basics, use of a sketchbook, and discover various artists, styles, and techniques.  They will work toward an exhibition of their work and, as teams, to develop an art idea to share at the PTA Family Arts Evening on January 31st.  A special thank you to our wonderful Mrs.

Love and Logic

Submitted by jenn.moxon on Wed, 01/08/2014 - 13:14

Parenting with Love & Logic Class

When:  February 13, 20, and 27
Time:  6:00 p.m. – 8:00 pm

Where:  Spanish Oaks Elementary
2701 East Canyon Crest Drive     

$12.00 per couple, book included

Taught by Teresa Winkler and Jenn Moxon, School Counselors in Nebo School District

Learn skills to:

Box Tops for Education

Submitted by kali.brown on Tue, 01/07/2014 - 17:10

Just a reminder to keep collecting your BOX TOPS!  Box tops for the 2013-2014 school year need to be turned into your child’s teacher by February 21, 2014.  The class with the most will be rewarded with a pizza celebration!  Funds received from box tops help buy school supplies for our school.  Thank you for your continued support!

Teacher Spotlight: Jerika Terry

Submitted by jenn.moxon on Fri, 01/03/2014 - 11:00

Miss Jerika Terry is one of our awesome third grade teachers!  She was born and raised in Spanish Fork Utah.  Her mom, dad, big sister, and little brother like to vacation in California in the Bay area or at Disney Land.  Hawaii was fun, and Europe is next on her list.  She loves to read ... Gone with the Wind and The Hiding Place are some of her favorite books.

Reading, running, cooking, and watching movies are some of her favorite pastimes.  Jerika also loves Dr. Pepper, chips and salsa, brownies, pasta, and tacos. 

Hogwarts at Spanish Oaks

Submitted by jenn.moxon on Fri, 01/03/2014 - 10:16

The 4th grade students at Spanish Oaks have been sorted into their houses:   Gryffindor, Hufflepuff, Ravenclaw, and Slytherin.  Quidditch has begun!  Tri-Wizard tournaments and pensive challenges are ahead.  But, most of all ... the 4th graders are reading, reading, READING!!!