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April 2019

4th Grade Visits Olympic Park and Alf Engen Ski Museum

Submitted by teresa.beebe on Mon, 04/29/2019 - 10:25
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4th graders had an awesome experience visiting the Alf Engen Ski Museum.  The museum mission is to "preserve tje rich heritage of ski history and share that fascinating history with the public in a variety of ways."  The students also loved seeing all the olympic memorabilia, bobsleds, ski jumps and so many other things.  It was a a great field trip!

 

Terrific Kid Award Given to 4 Larsen Students

Submitted by teresa.beebe on Thu, 04/25/2019 - 14:52
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Four of our Larsen students received the "Terrific Kid Award" from the Kiwanis Club here in Spanish Fork. Terrific Kids is a student-recognition program that promotes character development, self-esteem and perseverance. 
“Terrific” is an acronym for Thoughtful, Enthusiastic, Respectful, Responsible, Inclusive, Friendly, Inquisitive and Capable.  We are so proud of Kalob Dascomb, Allison Slaugh, Brooklyn Ferguson and Josiah Gardner for being so amazing and such good examples!

Box Tops Drive This Week

Submitted by teresa.beebe on Tue, 04/23/2019 - 11:09
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Larsen Box Top drive is going on now to through Friday, April 26th.  Please have students turn them into their teachers.  The class with the most box tops will win a pizza party.  Thanks for your support!

Keyboarding Competition

Submitted by teresa.beebe on Fri, 04/19/2019 - 11:13
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Larsen Elementary was represented well with some of our speedy typers at the Nebo Keyboarding Competition.  Abbie Hall made it through the 3rd round and Kendra Houck placed 4th overall.  Great job typers!

4th Grade Pioneer Day

Submitted by teresa.beebe on Mon, 04/15/2019 - 11:32
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Larsen 4th graders celebrated Pioneer Day on Friday.  Students dressed like pioneers, played pioneer games, made pioneer crafts, made butter and cornbread, and ended the day with a program for the parents.  They performed pioneer dances and sang songs that they have been learning.  They even invited their parents to come and dance with them at the end.  It was such a fun day!

Shakespear Performance at Spanish Fork High and Springville High School April 15th and 16th

Submitted by teresa.beebe on Thu, 04/11/2019 - 10:22

Utah Shakespeare in Nebo Schools

The Utah Shakespeare Festival is once again hitting the road with its Shakespeare-in-the-Schools touring production – this year performing one of the world’s first psychological thrillers, William Shakespeare’s Macbeth.

An evening performance for everyone is this Tuesday, April 16, at 7:30 at Springville High School, 1205 East 900 South, Springville, UT. Another performance will be held on Monday, April 15, at 3:30 p.m. at Spanish Fork High, 300 West 99 North, Spanish Fork. And, admission is free. 

Michael Bahr, the festival’s education director directed this production. “For many of our audiences this will be the first time they have seen a professional Shakespeare production,” said Bahr. “This program seeks to entertain, enrich, and educate with innovative and accessible performances to rural and urban schools and communities, many of which would not have this opportunity otherwise.”

Come be entertained and enriched with one of Shakespeare’s greatest plays – and again, admission is free!!!

 

Author Lezlie Evans Visits 2nd Grade

Submitted by teresa.beebe on Wed, 04/10/2019 - 13:07
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Larsen 2nd graders were lucky to have author Lezlie Evans come and talk to them about reading, being an author and her books.  She said "When a child opens a book he or she opens the portals to wonderous places, exciting adventures, and exciting experiences.  When you read with a child, you create strong bonds and lasting memories, and when you teach children to read it empowers them. So go ahead,  read with a child today!"  Thank you for visiting Lezlie Evans!

Ms Hedricks Receives Outstanding Classified Employee Award

Submitted by teresa.beebe on Wed, 04/10/2019 - 10:27
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Ms. Hedricks received the Horace Mann Outstanding Classified Employee Award for Larsen Elementary.  She works in our special education department with Mrs. Woolsey and Mrs. Williamson.   Ms. Hedricks is loved by all the students and helps each one see their worth and potential.  She builds up their confidence to be able to solve a math problem, spell a word, write a sentence, read a book and so many other things.  We are so lucky here at Larsen to be able to have Ms. Hedricks work with staff and students.  She definitely deserves this award.  Congratulations!

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