March 2016

Message From Our School Counselor Ms. B

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Parents-For the Counselor message this month I found this great clip about Resilience in our children.  It's pretty short, but I found it to be really insightful.  Enjoy!-Ms. B (Aubree Bushman)
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BYU Chemistry Students Visit Larsen

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BYU YChem visited students at Larsen Elementary and showed how fun science can be.  Chemistry students Tyler Hanny and Mark Strong shared how mixing certain chemicals can cause different reactions.  Some of our daring students  even participated in the experiments and saw how exciting science is.  Thank you BYU Chemisrty students for coming to our school.

Kindergarten Registration

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We will be holding our Kindergarten registration on Wednesday, March 23, from 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM.  If your child turns 5 on or before September 1, 2016 they are eligible to register.  Please make sure to bring the following documents:

Birth Certificate

Immunization Records

Proof of Residency: 1 Mortgage/Rental Agreement and 2 other forms of documentation with name and address on them.

We cannot register students without those forms.  If you have any questions call 801-798-4035.

Leprechaun's Find 1st Grade

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Leprechaun's found their way into Larsen Elementary this week. The 1st graders made some Leprechaun traps to catch the sneaky guys but they still got away.  They also left a big mess in their classrooms but did leave a pot of gold hidden for the students to find.   Happy St. Patrick's Day everyone! 

Parent/Teacher Conferences Being Held Tonight

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This is just a reminder about SEP conferences tonight.  Last names beginning with A-L can visit between 3:00-5:00 PM.  Last names beginning with M-Z come between 5:30-7:30 PM.  If you are unable to make it at the suggested times you may still come during the opposite schedule .  The teachers will be eating dinner from 5:00-5:30 PM.  Hope to see you there!

Parents and Pastries

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Larsen parents and students enjoyed doughnuts, milk and reading at our annual Parents and Pastries activity this morning.  Each student was given a book from our PTA to bring and read with family and friends.  We had a  great turnout and a lot of support for our students.  Larsen Elementary has terrific families!  Thank you PTA for organizing this fun event.

 

Mr. Friant Teaches 5th Grade About Engineering

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Mr. Craig Friant helped Larsen 5th graders celebrate National Engineering Week with a presentation on what engineers and a civil engineer does. 5th graders learned that engineers are problem solvers.  He also gave them the opportunity to build their own bridges with toothpicks and marshmallows.The team from each class with the longest free standing bridge won a prize.  Thanks to Mr. Friant for a fun afternoon.

Sports Camp!

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The 4-H Afterschool Sportsmanship Club is hosting a FREE sports camp this Friday, March 18 at our school for grades K-6.  It will be from 9:00-11:00 am.  We will play basketball, frisbee, football and soccer.  Snacks provided.  Since there is no school on Friday, come join us for this fun camp!

Our Groovy Book Fair Coming Soon

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Our groovy Scholastic Book Fair begins next week.  Please come and visit during the following times:

Tuesday, March 15: 8:00-8:30 and 2:45-3:45

Wednesday, March 16: 7:15-8:30 and 2:00-2:30

Thursday, March 17: 8:00-8:30 and 2:45-8:00

You can also shop at your convenience at the online book fair using the following link: http://bookfairs.scholastic.com/homepage/larsenschool

Come Join Us at Parents and Pastries

Larsen Elementary will be holding "Parents and Pastries" the morning of Wednesday, March 16th from 7:30-8:30 AM.  Each student will be given a book the day before to bring with them to read with parents/grandparents/friends etc.  The book fair will also be open that morning.  Hope to see you there!

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