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October 2019

Teacher Tuesday - Mrs. Rindlisbacher

Submitted by shawnee.mcmullin on Tue, 10/29/2019 - 21:53

All About Mrs. Rindlisbacher (AKA Mrs. Rindy)

Mrs. Rindlisbacher is the Librarian at Santaquin Elementary. If you know Mrs. Rindy, you know that she LOVES books and she LOVES the library. Her favorite part of being our Librarian is reading to students every day. (We love that too, Mrs. Rindy.) She grew up in Payson, Utah as the oldest in her family. She has 1 sister and 2 brothers.

Now she lives in Payson with a family of her own! She and her husband have 3 children (twin boys and a daughter.) They also have a pet dog, which also has a pet dog. Their names are Loki and Stark. A cat named Money Pit has also adopted their family.  Mrs. Rindy loves to play sports like volleyball, softball, hiking, and pickleball. She loves to Cosplay. Her favorite characters to dress up as are Rapunzel or Maleficent. (swipe for pictures!) Next time you see Mrs. Rindy, be sure to ask what one of her many hidden talents are.



Travel Destination – St. George

Candy – Tootsie Rolls

Color – Purple

Food – Chocolate

Movies – A Pyromaniac's Love Story, Singin' In The Rain, Pirates of the Caribbean, The Princess Bride, & Most Marvel movies

Books – To Kill A Mockingbird.  The Princess Bride.  The False Prince.  The One and Only Ivan.  The Legend of Rock, Paper, Scissors.  Edenbrooke.  Neck and Neck.  Hyperbole and a Half.  


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Teacher Tuesday - Mrs. Lawrenson

Submitted by shawnee.mcmullin on Tue, 10/29/2019 - 21:10

All About Mrs. Lawrenson

We are so excited to have Mrs. Lawrenson as our Art Teacher at Santaquin Elementary this year! Mrs. Lawrenson grew up in Holladay, Utah with one older brother. She now lives here in Santaquin with her husband, 3 sons, and 4 dogs. She loves to travel to any Disney destination with her family. Of course, she loves all Disney movies, but if she isn’t watching one of those she enjoys Hallmark movies or ESPN.  Besides traveling, Mrs. Lawrenson loves playing card games, digital scrapbooking, and reading! Next time you see her be sure to ask what her current favorite book is!

Mrs. Lawrenson’s favorite part of working at Santaquin Elementary is the students. We are so happy to have her here and appreciate all the awesome things she does in Art!



Color – Red

Food – Homemade rolls… yum!

Candy – Mint M&M’s

Music – Christmas Music


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Hank Smith Visits Santaquin Elementary

Submitted by shawnee.mcmullin on Wed, 10/16/2019 - 16:10

Dr. Hank Smith visited Santaquin Elementary. Upper and Lower grades got to attend an assembly to learn about  not bullying. Be kind to those around us and lift them up. Don't crush my chips! What an amazing assembly! Make sure to swipe for more pictures!

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PTA Carnival Success

Submitted by shawnee.mcmullin on Tue, 10/15/2019 - 16:23

Huge THANK YOU to Santaquin Elementary PTA for putting on another wonderful Fall Carnival! Much fun was had at Trick or Treat, carnival games, and pizza with friends and family! We love and appriciate our PTA! Thank you, thank you!


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Teacher Tuesday – Miss Inman

Submitted by shawnee.mcmullin on Tue, 10/15/2019 - 11:50

All About Miss Inman

Miss Inman is a First Grade Teacher here at Santaquin Elementary. She grew up in Kaysville, Utah and is the youngest in her family of 5. She has one older brother and one older sister. She now lives in Provo, UT. Miss Inman got her teaching degree from Southern Utah University – Go T-Birds! She loves to work at Santaquin Elementary because everyone here is so friendly and helpful. If she could have any superpower she would want the power of teleportation. A super power she already has is laughing and making people around her happy! If Miss Inman isn’t teaching, she loves to spend time with her friends and family.



Food – Spaghetti

Color – pink

Candy – Kit Kats & Starbursts

Children’s Book – Chrysanthemum

Movie – Coco

Travel Destination – the Beach

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Faculty Friday – Mrs. Ripplinger

Submitted by shawnee.mcmullin on Fri, 10/11/2019 - 10:16

All about Mrs. Ripplinger

Mrs. Ripplinger is our new 4th grade teacher this year! She is from Birmingham, Alabama. She has one older brother and one younger brother. She now lives in Provo with her husband. She loves to read, cook, and excersice. Some of her favorite sports to play are volleyball, swimming, biking, and snowboarding. Some of her special talents are rapping and doing the worm. She loves to travel home to Alabama. Mrs. Ripplinger loves to teach at Santaquin Elementary because “Everyone is happy to help you out when you need it!”   


Colors: Blue & Orange

Food: chicken or Fettucine Alfredo      

Book: Stormlight Archives or anything by Dan Brown       

Candy: Reeses Fast Break     

Movie: The Proposal or The Guardian


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Nebo Peak Award - Susan Hunter

Submitted by shawnee.mcmullin on Thu, 10/10/2019 - 13:15

Our very own secretary Susan Hunter recieved the Nebo Peak Award. She was nominated by 5th Grade Teacher Hannah Camit. 

“Susan is a positive role model. She makes all teachers, staff, and parents that she works with feel appreciated and important. Susan keeps the school running and makes each child feel important. She is welcoming and positive to everyone in the community that visits the school.”

We could not agree more. We love Susan and everything she does to support all of Santaquin Staff and Students. 

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Pajama Math

Submitted by shawnee.mcmullin on Wed, 10/09/2019 - 16:15
Jamie Call

The students in Miss Call's class made math posters representing three different subtraction strategies. Then they categorized the different strategies, finding similarities and differences. AND they got to do it in their PJ’s! Everything’s better in PJ’s!

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