Uncle John and Jack

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Mrs. Harward's 3rd Grade Class

Uncle John is really cool. Uncle John is Mrs. Harward’s uncle and she invited him to come and tell us stories. They are stories about a jackrabbit named Jack.  He happens to be bigger than all other jackrabbits.  

Parents are Powerful!

We wanted to let our parents know how much we appreciate you!  We have great parent involvement at our school. Did you know, parent involvement is the number one predictor for early literacy success?   At our grade level literacy nights,  we have had a high percentage of parents attend.  

Research shows that students with involved parents are more likely to:

Nebo School District Seeks Public Input

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Nebo School District

Nebo School District Is seeking public input on the Bond Survey.  We appreciate your support of Nebo School District and the opportunity to work together with you to provide an exceptional education for our students. We would appreciate your input on the Bond Survey.  Please go to www.nebo.edu to begin the survey.  You will watch a 3 minute informational video and then be directed to the survey. We thank you for your time and your support!

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Students taking over Technology in 4th Grade

Students in our 4th grade classes have been learning about and using technology.  On parent night,  the parents of our 4th graders watched a video their students made describing topics they had learned in class.  They also were able to use a QR code reader on their smart device to listen and watch their student read a letter to a child they had written to in Uganda.  Mr. "H" our digital coach and the 4th grade teachers helped the students create the videos and QR codes. 

Johnny Appleseed

Attributions: 
Megan Camper, Daphne Black

The 2nd grade enjoyed celebrating John Chapman's birthday. We did several apple activities.  What's your favorite kind of apple, how to keep a cut apple from turning brown, and we had a special guest Johnny Appleseed!

First Grade Field Trip

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Becca Dooley, Kellie Brandley, Dru Tucker

We had an exceptional First Grade Field trip last week.  Gentry from the Forest Service came and discussed the importance of keeping nature clean and not starting fires. She brought along her friend Smokey the Bear and each class got their picture taken with him. We also learned the five rules from Smokey. The rules we learned from Smokey the Bear are as follows: Only you can prevent wild fires.Always be careful with your fire.Never play with matches or fires.Always watch your campfire.Make sure your campfire is completely out. 

Reading Rodeo

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The Santaquin Elementary reading rodeo was started a few years ago as an incentive to get the students reading over the summer. Our students had to read 60 days this summer to participate in the rodeo. The events in our rodeo are the stick horse race, lassoing a rocking horse, a snake in my boot, panning for gold, the horse shoe competition and the bouncy horse race.

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