Welcome, Miss Shumway!

Submitted by kali.brown on Sat, 09/21/2013 - 19:58

A warm Spanish Oaks welcome to Miss Katie Shumway, our new 3rd grade teacher!  “It is our choices ... that show what we truly are, far more than our abilities,” - Albus Dumbledore.  This is one of Miss Shumway's favorite quotes, and aren't we glad she chose to come here!  Miss Shumway was born and raised in Provo! She has 2 brothers and 3 of the cutest nephews in the WORLD.  Miss Shumway attended Brigham Young University and is a proud Cougar!!  When it comes to professional football, she is a die hard Steelers fan!  Miss Shumway loves the beach, and history ...

String Orchestra A Huge Success!

Submitted by kali.brown on Sat, 09/21/2013 - 19:45

The students at Spanish Oaks brilliantly survived the first two weeks of String Orchestra!  From our amazing instructor, Mr. Hansen, "Your kids are excellent!  They listen respectfully and do what they are asked.  There are several who seem to have a natural knack for playing a string instrument.  As you may have surmised, learning one of these instruments is no small nor easy task.  We have acknowledged just how difficult it can be.  However, we have also determined that we can Do Hard Things (one of our mottos).

MMHS Football Players Visit Spanish Oaks

Submitted by kali.brown on Mon, 09/09/2013 - 11:36

Football players from Maple Mountain High School took time out of their busy school schedules to read to the students at Spanish Oaks Elementary who are more than half their age and less than twice their size.  They visited classrooms and read their favorite books to the students.  The players encouraged students to always work hard and to be the very best they can be! 

Movie Under the Stars

Submitted by kali.brown on Sun, 09/08/2013 - 18:15

Spanish Oaks students all gathered with their families under a cloudy sky for a movie night outside on the school playground on Friday, September 6, at 7:30 p.m.  To kick off this year’s PTA focus of “Be Your Child’s First Super Hero”, The Incredibles was shown on a gigantic screen.  Families brought blankets, pillows, chairs, and treats and joined us for our movie under the stars!

Welcome Back!

Submitted by kali.brown on Thu, 07/18/2013 - 18:38

We are so pleased to welcome each of you back to another great year at Spanish Oaks Elementary!  This year please find valuable information regarding school activities, calendars, policies, schedules, resources, etc., on our school website at http://spanishoaks.nebo.edu/.  The entire staff is looking forward to working with you and your children!  We are anxious to begin setting goals in preparation for an exciting and successful year.

Chess Club Winners 2012-2013

Submitted by leslie.loftin on Fri, 05/17/2013 - 14:09
Congratulations to all those students who participated in our chess tournament at Spanish Oaks Elementary this year! We had great participation from our 4th, , 5th and 6th grade students. The students had the opportunity to sign up and learn more about the game of Chess. Students used their skills competing in matches with other students on their grade level.

Principal Huff Walks the Plank at Spanish Oaks

Submitted by leslie.loftin on Fri, 05/17/2013 - 12:37
On Monday, May 13th, the students at Spanish Oaks witnessed Mrs. Huff, our principal, walking the plank and getting soaked with water. This was because the students and staff met the goal of 2,500,000 minutes. The students at Spanish Oaks were challenged to set monthly reading goals and worked hard throughout the year, and to improve and progress in reading. Photos of Mrs. Huff and students

Spanish Oaks Exceeds Reading Goal!

Submitted by leslie.loftin on Fri, 05/17/2013 - 12:07
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.

Wax Museum at Spanish Oaks

Submitted by leslie.loftin on Thu, 05/16/2013 - 19:41
On May 16, 2013, the fourth grade students participated in their annual Wax Museum. Each student researched a famous person that they were representing and prepared a short speech and brochure with interesting facts to share about that person. The halls of the school were set up as a wax museum so the students and parents could attend. They would press the buttons on the desks bringing the figures to life. Pictures of fourth grade Wax Museum