School News

Fourth-Grade Hoe-Down

Attributions: 
Talysha Young

On October 4th, the fourth-grade classes at Foothills Elementary held their annual Hoe-Down. The fourth-grade classes learned four new dances; one line dance and three partner dances. They also performed well known dances like, The Macarena, The Bunny Hop, and The Chicken Dance.

We had a tremendous turn out from parents and everyone seemed to be having a blast! The students who came all taught their parents each of the three partner dances with the help of Mr. Haskell. Once the steps were learned, the music began, and the students with their parents were all smiles.

October Foothills Falcons

Congratulations to our October Fantastic Falcons:

Kindergarten: James Walker, Nicole Cook, Kenya Holsman, Krew Christensen, Sophie Flint, Ashton Thompson, Sarah Strassburg, Luke VanAusdal, Riann Francom, Brinley Peterson, Brandon Snow, Ryan Taylor, Anna Ludwig

First-Grade: Havin Harris, Ryan Pitts, Salvador Cisneros, Maci Salcido, Carly Lyman, Emily Packer, Samantha Ward, Tymbre Palfreyman, Ella Roden, Daylen Gasaway, Brynlie Nelson, Cameron Peterson

Fifth-Grade Colonial Days

Attributions: 
Jessica Hiatt

The fifth graders at Foothills Elementary had a fun time celebrating Colonial Days!  Students were able to make paper, "churn" their own butter, clean the seeds out of cotton, practice weaving and make cards using screen printing! 

The "Pumpkin Express" Makes a Stop at Foothills Elementary

I know you’ve heard of the Polar Express, but have you ever heard of the “Pumpkin Express”?  Students and faculty at Foothills Elementary in Salem, Utah have.  Jake Harward of Harward Farms in Springville, Utah donated over 750 pumpkins to Foothills Elementary.  Mr. Harward arrived in the “Pumpkin Express” on October 18, 2012 and personally handed every student and teacher in the school a pumpkin.  Students have enjoyed measuring, weighing, comparing, decorating, and even interviewing their pumpkins.   Foothills Elementary would like to thank Mr. Harward for his kindness and generosity.

Red Ribbon Week

Foothills Falcons celebrated Red Ribbon Week October 8th -10th by participating in many activities.  On Monday they tied red ribbons outside the school to show the community that Foothills Elementary is a drug free school.  Students also signed a poster pledging to be drug free.

September Fantastic Falcons

We have wonderful students here at Foothills and we would like to let you know that September Fantastic Falcons have been selected and here they are:

Kindergarten:  Kami Kerwin, Ramses Alvarez, Benjamin Morgan, Amelia Hawkins, Abby Lyman, Jeffrey Wilson, Kaylee Hales, Tyson Shoemaker, Lillie Auger, Aiden Grant, Elle Hite, Lindsey Weight

First-grade: Layken Averett, Braxton Houtz, Asher Valgardson, Matthew Walker, Trevor Coffman, Breyton Banks, Berkley Tucker, Mallory Rogers, Shantelle Ashton, Ashlyn Guenter, Tayiah Ledward, Emilee Guest, Kason Averett

Breaking News! New Student Council

Have you heard the news? Foothills Elementary now has a student council. Ten, sixth-grade students were chosen to represent the school:  Hailey Cuff, Kellen Bybee, Oakley Palfreyman, Nik Houtz, Brayden Biesinger, Ty Callister, Sawyer Radke, Jace Hancock, Jennah Lee, Katie Pray.  During an assembly they introduced themselves and expressed to the student body how they were going to make at difference at school. Miss Tierney Diamond is their adviser and will be attending a leadership conference at BYU with the students on Thursday, October 4, 2012. Go Falcons!

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