Spanish Oaks Places at Chess Tournament

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On February 9th, 2013 students from Spanish Oaks Elementary competed against 23 other schools in Nebo School District Chess Tournament at Cherry Creek Elementary in Springville. Our students took 12th place overall. Awesome job students! Students who participated: 1st grade: Trenton Black, Kiera Lee 2nd grade: Talmage Johnson 3rd grade: A.J. Rex, Deacon Hansbrow 4th grade: Zachary Brown, Kaiden Baird, Caden Black Photo of participants with trophy
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Fitness Fun at Spanish Oaks

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On Friday, February 1st , the students and staff at Spanish Oaks spent the day focusing on healthy living through lessons on eating nutritious foods and staying physically active. Students wore exercise clothing from the ‘80s and spent time exercising (Sweatin’ to the Oldies) in the school auditorium with Principal Huff and led by the student council. It was a fun, informative activity.
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Science Fair Finalists at Spanish Oaks

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On January 27th, Spanish Oaks Elementary held their annual Science Fair. More than 120 students participated. There was a great variety of project topics. There were such topics as plant growth, sound waves, bacteria growth, how different windows affect U.V. rays, and much more. Students worked hard on their projects which was evident in their outstanding displays.
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Michael Vey Books Rock Assembly

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The Michael Vey Books Rock Assembly was presented to the sixth grade students at Spanish Oaks. Doug Osmond, a representative of Richard Paul Evan, the author of the Michael Vey Series, advised students of the following; • Turn the television off and limit time on electronic devices. • Work hard! Learn to love work. • Don’t let someone else’s opinion become your reality • READ, READ, READ! He called on several students to play a game show to quiz their knowledge of popular children’s books.
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100th Day of School at Spanish Oaks

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On January 28th , the second grade students at Spanish Oaks Elementary celebrated the 100th day of school this year by dressing up as they would look at the age of 100. Each student brought 100 of the same object, and they did activities in language arts, music, math and science. It was a fun day! Photos of second grade teachers and students
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Staff Spotlight

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Mrs. Paula Smith is a P.E. specialist at Spanish Oaks. She and her husband live in Spanish Fork and they have two wonderful children. Paula is from Southern Arizona and was raised on a cattle ranch. She has attended college at Brigham Young University. Her favorite foods are steak and Mexican. Her favorite vacation destination was to Nauvoo, but would really love to go to Hawaii someday. She enjoys reading and her favorite books to read are the Children of the Promise Series.
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Tea at the White House

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The 5th Grade at Spanish Oaks hosted a Tea at the White House. The guests were the students dressed as different United States presidents and first ladies throughout history. Parents were also invited, and they even participated. Students gave clues about their person, and then parents tried to guess which person the students represented. Hot chocolate and cookies were served. This was the culmination of a research unit that the 5th graders did on their chosen president or first lady.
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Staff Spotlight

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Mrs. Stacey Richey is a Speech and Language Pathologist at Spanish Oaks. She is married to Kyle Richey and they live in Provo. Stacey is from a small town in Southern California. She has attended college at BYU and has earned a Masters Degree in Communication Disorders. Her favorite vacation is at the beach in San Diego. She enjoys reading and some of her favorite books are October Sky and the Redwall Series.
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Spanish Oaks Elementary Places in Chess Tournament

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On December 1st, 2012 students from Spanish Oaks Elementary competed against 23 other schools in Nebo School District at Art City Elementary in Springville. They took 7th place overall. Awesome job boys! Students who participated: 2nd grade: Aiden Johnson, Talmage Johnson, Quinn Burtenshaw, 3rd grade: Ethan Wilding 4th grade: Samuel Gunderson, Zachary Brown 5th grade: Jacob Gunderson, 6th grade: Tyler Brown, Caeden Wilding Photo of participants with trophy
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