Spanish Oaks Staff Spotlight

Submitted by leslie.loftin on Mon, 10/15/2012 - 09:47
Mrs. Collette Russell is a Special Education Technician at Spanish Oaks. She and her husband live in Benjamin, and they have three wonderful sons. Collette is from Spanish Fork, Utah and has attended college at Utah State University and Utah Valley University. Her favorite foods are seafood and Mexican. Her favorite vacation destination was to Greece last summer where she went to the birthplace of her grandfather and met several members of her family. She said that she would love a vacation home there someday! She enjoys reading about history and especially Utah history.
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Fifth Grade States Fair

Submitted by leslie.loftin on Fri, 10/05/2012 - 15:04
Fifth Grade States Fair Fifth grade students at Spanish Oaks Elementary participated in a States Fair, on Friday, October 8th. This was a culmination of research and studies on individual states. The students were able to share their hard work with family and the student body during the fair. Students represented their states in many different ways such as 3-D maps, costumes, remote controlled floats and board games as well as many other projects. Students will remember what they learned during this fun activity. Photos: Fifth grade students and their state fair projects
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School Cents from Maceys

Submitted by leslie.loftin on Wed, 10/03/2012 - 12:47
Rebecca McConnell from Macey’s grocery store presented a check to Mrs. Huff for our school from the School Cents receipts program. Macey’s is sponsoring this program again this year. Patrons are asked to put the receipts from purchases from Maceys in the bin provided at the front of the store or they may be brought into the office at our school and we will collect and turn them in. We appreciate Macey’s and all those that participate in this program to help our school. Picture: Principal, Susan Huff, holding the check donated by Macey’s.
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Spanish Oaks Staff Spotlight

Submitted by leslie.loftin on Thu, 09/27/2012 - 09:57
Mrs. Susan Phelps teaches first grade at Spanish Oaks. This is her second year teaching at our school. She and her husband live in Spanish Fork, and they have three sons and two daughters. Susan is from Taylorsville, Utah and has attended college at Southern Utah University and Brigham Young University. Her favorite foods are seafood and pasta. Her favorite vacation destination was to Seattle and Victoria, British Columbia, Canada. Her favorite author is Robert Munsch, and she loves to read his books aloud to her students!
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Principal, Teachers and Students Slimed at Spanish Oaks

Submitted by leslie.loftin on Wed, 05/16/2012 - 09:17
On Monday, May 7th, the students at Spanish Oaks witnessed the sliming of many teachers, students and even Mrs. Huff, our principal. Sixth grade students that read the most minutes this year got to choose whether they wanted to be slimed or wanted to slime someone else. Students set monthly reading goals and worked hard to meet them throughout the year, and to improve and progress in reading. Photos of students and teachers being slimed
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Spanish Oaks Exceeds Reading Goal!

Submitted by leslie.loftin on Fri, 05/11/2012 - 12:26
Students, teachers and staff at Spanish Oaks Elementary have made a commitment again this year to participate in the Road to Success reading program sponsored by the Ken Garff Automotive Group. The students were rewarded for their efforts in reading by being entertained by a magic show preformed by Paul Brewer. Through this yearly reading program students are encouraged to become avid readers and foster a love for reading. This program is fun and exciting as students earn prizes and incentives by accumulating reading minutes.
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Sixth Grade students Honored by Kiwanis Club

Submitted by leslie.loftin on Fri, 05/11/2012 - 08:24
Six 6th grade students were honored as “Terrific Kids” by the Spanish Fork Kiwanis Club. Carol Tanner ,a representative from the Kiwanis Club, presented this award to these students. The students were chosen because of their positive attitudes, willingness to learn and go the extra mile in their school work. Pictured are “Terrific Kids” that were honored . Top L to R: Carol Tanner (Kiwanis Club Representative), Dallin Carter, Daniel Borba, Matt Asay Bottom L to R: Mariah Gainer, Madison Tracy, Joie Hunter
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Classified Employee at Spanish Oaks

Submitted by leslie.loftin on Tue, 05/08/2012 - 15:34
Spanish Oaks Elementary has selected Beth Blakey as the Classified Employee of the year. Beth has worked for Nebo School district for 24 years and has worked with many students at various schools. The award was presented by Craig Harvey and is sponsored by Horace Mann Insurance. Beth was nominated by the faculty at Spanish Oaks. Beth is a true professional, always has a positive attitude, and serves the faculty and students at Spanish Oaks with a smile. She will do anything to help others and is always willing to go the extra mile in all she does.
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