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February 2011

Third Grade Spelling Bee

Submitted by doug.lai on Thu, 02/24/2011 - 10:07
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On Friday, February 18th 3rd Grade students at Spring Lake Elementary participated in a School Spelling Bee. The week before each class had a class spelling bee to choose three finalist from each class. Students braved the stage and spelled over 200 words before narrowing it down to the final three. Pictures are the winners. Addisyn Hendrickson (second), Jacob Scott (first), and Savannah Higley(third). Congratulations to all who participated and a special thanks to our sponsors Zions Bank of Payson and the Spanish Fork Rotary Club.

Fifth Grade Discovers Matter Thanks To Discovery Gateway

Submitted by doug.lai on Thu, 02/10/2011 - 15:42
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Fifth grade students were involved all day February 9th with “Reaction Time”. Each class spent 30 minutes in a hands on learning lab after a grade level assembly. “The Reaction Time program covers Standard I of the fifth-grade science core—matter, physical changes, and chemical reactions. During the lab, students design and perform chemistry experiments under the direction of a Discovery Gateway science outreach instructor. Discovery Gateway also provides teachers with preparatory packets, follow-up materials, and science equipment to continue scientific learning in the classroom.”

 http://www.discoverygateway.org/educators/reaction-time

Gung Hei Fat Choy

Submitted by doug.lai on Thu, 02/10/2011 - 15:38
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Third Grade students at Spring Lake Elementary celebrated Chinese New Year by learning about the Chinese zodiac and learning to use chopsticks. Classes learned Chinese calligraphy to go along with their literacy place story How My Family Lives in America by Susan Kuklin. Mattie Juber pictured with her lantern and red envelope.

January Kids with Character

Submitted by doug.lai on Thu, 02/10/2011 - 15:35

Jaxon Openshaw, Swade Rhoden, Kenzie Ashton, Halle Alvey, David Knapp, Stefani Larin, Ehmree Johnson, Kennedy Goodsell, Jaelan Davis, Matthew Mason, Camilla Morgan, Kailee Richman, Johny Draper, Jasmine Shupe, Tagert Davis, Jacee Kirkpatrick, Mckenna Mason, Emily Olsen, Aliya Mittleman, Mekenzie Leuk, Tommy Hudson, Jarett Wood, Brock Rogers, Spencer Worthington, Hanna Thomas, Tyler Christensen, Victoria Montgomery, Alison Pray, Brock Christensen, and Lexi Davis.

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