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November 2018

Science Infused Literacy Instruction With BYU

Submitted by arlene.haymond on Sat, 11/17/2018 - 17:34
Science Infused Literacy Instruction With BYU

Our second grade classes are participating in an 8-week research project that examines how integrated science and literacy instruction influences second grade reading and writing ability and science content knowledge.  This project is known as SILI – Science Infused Literacy Instruction and is funded by a grant from Brigham Young University for this project.  Teachers are effectively integrating science and literacy instruction that aligns with the Utah Core Standards.

What are you thankful for? (Part 1)

Submitted by arlene.haymond on Fri, 11/16/2018 - 16:00
What are you thankful for?  (Part 1)

"I'm thankful for my mom and my little brother." - Santos Botello

"I'm thankful for my family and that I can come to school to learn." - Audrey Smyth

"I am thankful for our school and for you (My teacher Mrs. Liechty)" - Valetta Hunter

"I'm thankful for recess and I'm thankful for getting to play at the mall playground last night." - Jaxton Wilkinson

"I am thankful for an awesome job to go to and people who appreciate school lunch.  There are a lot of them."  Verlyn Cook

"I'm thankful for my family, third graders, and rain."  Emily Crozier

PEAK Award Winner: Maridan Jensen

Submitted by arlene.haymond on Wed, 11/14/2018 - 20:53
Ms. Jensen & Mrs. Pruitt

Congratulations to Maridan Jensen, recipient of the Nebo PEAK award. Nebo School District wants to showcase our Positive Energy and Kind employees. PEAK Awards are nominated by patrons and recognized by the Superintendent Staff and Nebo School Board of Education. The award is administered by the Communications and Community Relations Department.

Clark Planetarium

Submitted by arlene.haymond on Tue, 11/13/2018 - 12:10
Susan Crook
Clark Planetarium

6th graders at Westside Elementary had the privilege of going on a field trip to the Clark Planetarium. They were able to see a movie in the Hansen Dome Theater called Extreme Planets and also a 3D IMAX movie called Hubble 3D. These were amazing films which taught the students much about the known Universe. They were also able to interact with hands-on exhibits. It was a great time had by all!

El Día de los Muertos

Submitted by arlene.haymond on Mon, 11/05/2018 - 09:57
El Día de los Muertos

On Friday, November 2, the Spanish Dual Immersion classes at Westside enjoyed celebrating 'El Dia de los Muertos' (The Day of the Dead).  The students were invited to make an altar to remember a loved one who has passed away.  They also enjoyed ‘Pan de Muerto’ (Bread of the Dead) and some of the Spanish teachers dressed up.


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