February 2010

Baby Blankets at Larsen Elementary

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This year the 6th graders from Larsen Elementary
celebrated Valentine’s Day by making blankets for needy
infants.  The blankets were donated to BYU, where each
year nurses travel from BYU to impoverished countries to
spend a month working at local birthing centers.  In
total, 161 blankets were donated!

“New American Citizen” at Larsen Elementary

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Florencia Padlock teaches ESL at Larsen Elementary and Spanish Oaks Elementary. On Wednesday, Feb 3rd at the Rose Wagner Theater in Salt Lake City, Florencia and her husband Juan de Zuviria, became naturalized citizens of the United States of America. Congratulations!

DFJHS Band Performs at Larsen Elementary

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 Diamond Fork Junior High School Band gave a fantastic concert for the Larsen 6th graders to introduce them to the opportunity of taking Band next year. Their performance included a percussion “Rant” style sequence. Larsen 6th graders had lots of questions showing their interest in music.

Larsen Science Fair

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"Larsen Elementary held it's Science Fair on Feb. 3rd.  Hundreds of hours went into the projects and experiments displayed by 4th, 5th, and 6th graders.
 
The students whose projects were selected to move on to the district level are: Photo back L to R: Emily McDonald, McKensie Facer, Abigail Melton, Bailey Wilde, Mallory Sheriff, Ryan Coleman and Jason McDonald; front L to R: Kourtney Heaton, Jalyssa Friant, Bruce Gill, Ian Heber, Riley Grant, Cheyenne Davies and Erika Allred.
 
Congratulations to all who participated!"

4th Grade Pioneer Day

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Larsen Elementary's Fourth Graders have been learning about Utah Pioneers.  They culminated the unit with a Pioneer Day.  During this day they celebrated pioneers by playing pioneer games, churning butter, tin-punch pictures and dancing the Virginia Reel and Texas Star.