School News

PIZZA PARTY WITH MR. ARGYLE

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One student from every class was selected to have a pizza party with Mr. Argyle. These students earned tickets for meeting their reading goals. Some of these students regularly visit the Santaquin City Library to check out their reading material. Congratulations students!! More pictures on our website under 'school news':  santaquin.nebo.edu

 

MR. ARGYLE PAYS STUDENTS TO READ!!

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Mr. Argyle, principal at Santaquin Elementary, continues to pay students to read.  This month in our ‘It Pays to Read’ assembly, students who meet their reading goals have a chance to win money and prizes. Students chosen may win books, toys or candy, be able to shoot a basketball to win money or even a new bicycle. This month’s winners of the new bikes are 1st grader, Rachel Bentley and 6th grader, Jasmine Gonzales!! CONGRATULATIONS AND KEEP READING EVERY DAY!!

CLEONE BROST--SANTAQUIN TEACHER OF THE YEAR

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Cleone Brost is a 2nd grade teacher at our school. Cleone plans for success with each of the students. Cleone’s experience and understanding of students, facilitates her ability to assist students with specific needs. She actively works with staff members and shares her expertise as an educator. Cleone is committed to implement new ways of teaching in order to meet the needs of individual students. Love and genuine concern is always apparent as she strives to help each child reach their full potential. She is a leader in her classroom and throughout the school. 

SANTAQUIN 2ND GRADE TEACHERS HOST A LITERACY PARENT NIGHT

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The second grade teachers at Santaquin Elementary School invited parents to come back to school to learn how they can help their students at home. The students were also invited to attend. Comprehension, vocabulary and word work strategies were shared. Parents also had the opportunity to work with their students on the computers creating their own stories. Parents and students went home with books, hands-on manipulatives and activities. Thanks to the parents and teachers who made this night a success

PARENTS AND PASTRIES

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The PTA at Santaquin Elementary provided the donuts and milk for parents and students. They came to school early in the morning to read and eat together. Thank you PTA!!!

 

PAYSON JR. HIGH CHOIRS SING AT SANTAQUIN

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Three choirs from Payson Jr. High sang for the students at Santaquin Elementary. Under the direction of Mrs. Bolz each choir sang several selections then combined for the finale performance. We were also privileged to hear two solo performances.

 

DR. SEUSS WEEK AT SANTAQUIN ELEMENTARY

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Santaquin Elementary School students celebrated Dr. Seuss’ birthday all week by wearing crazy hats, hair, socks and clothes. On Friday guest readers were invited to read to students. The Grinch made his appearance and read to the students. It was an exciting week full of fun activities to help motivate students to read more. Thanks to all those who helped make it a success.

ZERO THE HERO VISITS KINDERGARTEN STUDENTS

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It was the 100th Day of School and Zero the Hero made his annual appearance at Santaquin Elementary. The kindergarten students were thrilled to visit with him especially when he announced that he brought them zeros (donuts) to eat!!

SCIENCE FAIR---A GREAT SUCCESS

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About 100 Fourth, Fifth and Sixth grade students competed In the annual Science Fair held at Santaquin Elementary.  The following fifth and sixth grade students will compete at the Nebo School District Science Fair on February 29th. Congratulations to all the students who participated!!!!

5th Grade

Maddie Mitchell, Lindsey Jackson, Madilyn DeGraffenried, Emily Keller, Chelsea Davis, Jentry Hubbard, Nicki Mortensen, Joquelle Nielsen, Alexia Verwer

6th Grade

Mason Robertson, Spencer Johnson, Preston Quittner, Merynne Jenni, Josie Miller, Mitchell Marrott, Ezra Bird, Gage Stilson, Bailey Ekins, Fisher Tanner, Makayla Erickson, Cade Miller

 

 

 

AUTHOR TOM WILLAMS VISITS OUR SCHOOL

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Tom Williams, author of The Adventures of Dod series, presented to the 4-6 grade students at Santaquin Elementary in an assembly. He inspired students to believe in themselves and encouraged them to open their minds. Each student received the first book in the series courtesy of the Ken Garff Road to Success program. He visited each classroom to sign books and bookmarks.

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