Red Ribbon Week at Spanish Oaks

Submitted by leslie.loftin on Mon, 10/22/2012 - 11:16
The week of October 15-19 was Red Ribbon Week at Spanish Oaks. Every day there was a theme to help remind students to be healthy, drug-free and safe. Monday, the students were given a wrist band to wear for the whole week that said “Peace Out to Drugs.” There was an assembly that reminded the students of internet safety sponsored by NetSmartz.
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Sixth Grade vs. Faculty Flag Football Game

Submitted by leslie.loftin on Fri, 10/19/2012 - 15:42
The annual 6th grade vs. faculty football game was played on a beautiful fall afternoon at Spanish Oaks. The sixth grade had an extra player on their team this year, former BYU football player, Korby Eason. He first spoke to the sixth graders before the big game. He stressed to them that learning and always doing the best you can in school is very important and will benefit them all of their lives. Korby played quarterback for the sixth grade team. The student body made signs and cheered for both teams. This yearly event is enjoyed by students and parents who come and watch.
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Spanish Oaks Elementary Principal Receives Alumni Award at Brigham Young University

Submitted by leslie.loftin on Wed, 10/17/2012 - 11:50
Mrs. Susan Huff, Principal of Spanish Oaks Elementary was awarded the 2012 David O. Mckay School of Education Alumni Achievement Award. Mrs. Huff spent eighteen years in the classroom and taught first and fourth grades, served as a clinical faculty associate in the BYU-Public School Partnership, and is a local and national educational consultant. In the past she has been awarded Utah Rookie Principal of the year, Nebo District’s Instructional Leader of the Year, Utah Reading Principal of the Year and most recently the National Distinguished Principal Award. Mrs.
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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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