April 2022

Odyssey of the Mind Showcase

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Students at Foothills Elementary participated in the Odyssey of the Mind program. These students worked with a volunteer parent after school each week and had to come up with creative solutions to complex problems. Then, they presented their solution through a performance. We were able to celebrate all these students' hard work and see their performances at our Odyssey of the Mind Showcase. 

Keyboarding Champions

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4th and 5th grade students had the chance to learn and review keyboarding skills this year from our district Keyboarding specialist, Mrs. Holt. The students who were in the top 10% with speed and accuracy were invited to compete in the district competition (pictured here). These students each got a prize and certificate.  Miriam Griffiths (4th grade) and Jocelyn Hurst (5th grade) received the "golden keyboard" award for being the fastest keyboarders in our school.  Jocelyn also received a cash prize for placing 13th place out of the entire district! Congrats to everyone! 

Teacher of the Year for Foothills/Nebo

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Congratulations to Jessica Hiatt for being the teacher of the year for Foothills Elementary.  You are truly a hero! “Jessica is a true example of how collaboration creates success. She always helps anyone in need because she wants all students to be successful beyond the classroom. Jessica truly knows how to make a difference every day and teaches students to be life-long learners.”

To see other teachers awarded in Nebo School District and the full article by Lana Hiskey on Nebo's website.

Article by Lana Hiskey

Mrs. Johnson Wins Crystal Apple

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Mrs. Johnson, one of our wonderful 4th grade teachers, received the Crystal Apple Award today from Craig Harvey of Horace Mann Insurance. Mrs. Johnson was nominated for the award by her peers who recognized how knowledgeable Mrs. Johnson is and what a wonderful example of a lifelong learner she is. Mrs. Johnson is a favorite among students and teachers and we are grateful for all she does for our school! Congratulations Mrs. Johnson!

Falcons SOAR Assembly for March

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We held our Falcons SOAR Assembly where we recognized teachers, students, and classes that are doing great things at our school for the month of March. 

Our Top Claw Award (Employee of the Month) went to Mrs. Jacobsen, Mrs. James, Mrs. Young, Mrs. Hiatt, and Mrs. Larsen

Our Top Flyer Award was awarded to the classes that were the best in Library for the month of March. Congratulations to Mrs. Eddington's Class and Mrs.Youngs' Class.

And a big congratulations to our Falcons of the Month who were spotlighted for being friendly!

5th grade Students Receive Award from Spanish Fork Kiwanis Club

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Several of our 5th graders were recognized at an awards ceremony by the Spanish Fork Kiwanis Club this week. The students received the TERRIFIC Kid Award. A TERRIFIC Kid is Thoughtful, Enthusiastic, Respectful, Responsible, Inclusive, Friendly, Inquisitive, and Capable. Congratulations to the following students for being leaders and examples in our school, you truly are TERRIFIC! Pictured: Beau Van Zyverden, Kira Johnson, Dylan Torgersen, Brielle Hofheins, and Knox Dewey along with Spanish Fork Kiwanis Club Members Brandon Gordon and SF Mayor Mike Mendenhall.