Santaquin City and Payson City Libraries have teamed up! Now, people with Santaquin City library cards have the opportunity to check out books from the Payson City library as well! (Visit the library for more details: 20 W. 100 S.
In a suprise assembly this morning, Mr. Argyle was awarded the Utah National Distinguished Principal of the Year for the state of Utah! This award is given to one principal out of 600 in the state of Utah each year. Mr. Argyle and his wife will travel to Washington D.C. to have a black tie affair with the 50 other principals from around the nation who each received this award in 2018. Congratulations Mr. Argyle!!!
Track and Field Day for 3rd thru 6th grades is coming up soon. Track and Field Day will be held at the Payson High school track. Please send water, sunscreen, and anything else your child may need to make the track day enjoyable!
6th Grade Tuesday April 24
5th Grade Thursday April 26
4th Grade Tuesday May 1
3rd Grade Thursday May 3
Willetta Hogan is the recipeint of the Crystal Apple Award this year. The Crystal Apple is an award given to a teacher who belongs to the Nebo Education Association. Each year a teacher is nominated and voted by their peers to receive the Crystal Apple Award. The teacher chosen is one that the staff feels does an exemplary job. Congratulations Mrs. Hogan!
We are excited to announce our Nebo Teacher of the Year! Keeley Holt has taught kindergarten at Santaquin Elementary for 12 years! Keeley is married to Nate Holt, they have three children and reside in Payson, Utah. We are so proud she is part of our school!
Ms. Camper's class enjoyed a fun review lesson today. They had 45 minutes to unlock their box as a group. The students sorted nouns, verbs, adjectives, and pronouns to figure out the answer to the number lock. To find the answer to the directional lock the students had to put the place value houses in order from greatest to the least. The students were able to solve the word lock by completing two and three-digit addition and subtraction problems. Then they used a cipher wheel to determine the correct letter for each problem.
Our Chess Club has been meeting every Wednesday morning since February. Just before spring break, Chess Club finished up with a school tournament. Students competeted against classmates in their grade to determine grade level winners. A big congratulations to our Chess Champions! We also want to give a huge THANK YOU to all of our parent volunteers, Mr. Argyle, Mr. Mechum and Mr. Ekker. These champions spent so much time teaching chess to our students. We appreciate you all so much!
Grade Level Chess Champions