School News

4th Grade Pioneer Day

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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

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

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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

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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!

Book Fair Coming Soon

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As a thank you for all of your support, we are having a Buy One Get One Free book fair.  Buy any item, get a second item of equal or lesser value for FREE.

Book Fair Hours:

Tuesday, April 16th:  2:30-3:30 PM

Wednesday, April 17th:  7:30-8:30 AM and 2:30-3:30 PM

Thursday, April 18th:  2:30-3:30 PM

Friday, April 19th: 9:00-10:00 AM

We will also be opened during Parents and Pastries.  We hope to see you there!

Parents and Pastries

Our Parents and Pastries reading event is going to be held April 17th at 7:30 AM.  Each child will be sent home with a book in the coming weeks that they can bring to it.  Come read a book with your students and enjoy a doughnut! 

Fiesta Days Rodeo Reading Challenge

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We are excited for our school to participate in the Fiesta Days Rodeo Reading Challenge during the month of April.  Each class has set a reading goal and each student that reaches that goal for the month will be entered in a drawing for two free tickets to the Fiesta Days Rodeo in July.  There will be one winner from each grade level.  Two students will be grand prize winners and will win rodeo tickets, boots, a hat and jeans.  We will be tracking reading minutes as a school.  Spanish Fork elementary schools combined are trying to reach a goal of reading almost 3 million minutes!  Please encourage your student to read and help us reach our goal!

Track Meet Schedules

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Here are the track meet schedules for the following grades.  They will held at Spanish Fork High at approximately 9:00 AM:

3rd grade- April 23rd

4th grade- April 30th

6th grade- May 7th

5th grade- May 14th

Spring Break Next Week

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Just a reminder that there is no school being held next week for spring break.  We will see you all back on Monday, April 8th.  Have a safe and fun break with your families!

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