White Ribbon Week - Protect Your Mind!

Submitted by corallee.findlay on Tue, 03/26/2013 - 09:22

The PTA is sponsoring White Ribbon Week (Internet Safety Week). The theme for this year is "I've Got the Power!"  Throughout the week students will learn about internet safety and participate in different themed days.  Monday's theme was "Protect your mind!"  Students were taught to "crash and tell" if anything online makes them feel uncomfortable.  Students were encouraged to wear hats to show that they will "protect" them minds.

A "Treasure Chest" of Rare Books is Explored at Foothills Elementary

Submitted by corallee.findlay on Thu, 03/21/2013 - 15:37

Mrs. Tanner from the University of Utah Marriott Library Book Arts Program spent a whole day with fifth-grade students at Foothills Elementary in Salem, Utah.  She shared with them a “treasure chest” of rare books.  Students were able to view and handle hand-painted scrolls, a clay tablet, a palm leaf book, and more.  Students discovered how to make a variety of books and were able to “write” on their very own clay tablet.  

 

"Act-Ademics"

Submitted by corallee.findlay on Thu, 03/21/2013 - 10:45

Students and faculty at Foothills Elementary enjoyed an assembly from A.R.T.S., Inc. (Artistic Resource for Teachers and Students).  The Acting-up Theater Company performed the show “Act-Ademics”.  It was a fun, energetic, and very educational show.  The performing group used theater, puppetry, and audience participation to demonstrate how dance, drama, and music can be integrated with math, reading, and science every day.  

 

Ahoy Matey!

Submitted by corallee.findlay on Mon, 03/18/2013 - 14:50

The first graders celebrated pirate day as the culmination of their map unit. They had pirate activities throughout the day and ended with a pirate treasure hunt. The children found the treasure chest in Mrs. Huntsman's office.

Attributions
Robin Burnah