School News

4-H Fun At Larsen Elementary

Attributions: 
N.Hansen

Larsen Elementary 4-H students have been having quite the fun lately with lots of exciting classes. This last session of 4-H classes have been extra fun and we are sad to see them ending so quickly.  The students got to choose from Dance, Bento Food Art, Creatviity Corner, Open Gym, Track & Field,  Watercolor, Chess or Soccer.    We want to thank all of the awesome teachers who have helped to make this mini 4-H session the very best. WAY TO GO LEOPARDS!!

4th Grade Students Learn A Little Something About Utah Pioneers and Travel Back In Time

Attributions: 
N.Hansen

Larsen Elementary's Fourth Graders have been learning about Utah pioneers and traveled back in time to the 1850s. Dressed as Pioneers, they celebrated this day by playing pioneer games, churning butter, pioneer cooking and crafts.  The highlight of the daywas dancing the Virginia Reel and the Texas Star for and with their parents. Even Mr. Anderson joined in on all of the fun. WAY TO GO LEOPARDS!!!

Larsen Elementary Holds Science Fair

Attributions: 
N.Hansen

Larsen Elementary recently held its annual Science Fair.  Hundreds of hours went into the wonderful projects and experiments dipslayed by 5th and 6th grade students. Students researched how popcorn pops, plant growth, light, altitude, static electricity, soap bubbles and many more exciting and educational topics. Thank you and congratulations to all of those who participated. WAY TO GO LEOPARDS!!

4th Grade Students Piece Together Leopards!

Attributions: 
N.Hansen

Our 4th grade students recently took some time and created Leopard picture collages.  Each one of the 4th grade students were given a piece to a picture of a Leopard. The students then colored the pieces and the pictures were put together to create a leopard!  They all turned out amazing. Way To Go Leopards!!

First Graders Celebrate 100 Days of School!!

Attributions: 
M.Stokes
Students get creative with their 100th day art work.
Yum cake! What better way to celebrate 100 days of school!!
Mrs. Stokes class draws self portraits of what the students look like on 100th school day!
Celebrating 100th school day!!

First Graders Celebrate 100 Days of School!!

On January 28th, first graders at Larsen Elementary celebrated their 100th day of school! Everyone knows that a celebration calls for. . .cake and balloons!
It was a fun-filled day full of cake, streamers, balloons, confetti and various activities. Every first grader brought 100 things from home to put on their desks to display for our 100th Day Parade. Each first grade class was able to parade through the other first grade rooms and observe all of the creative things other first graders brought to show. Some of these items consisted of 100 pennies, water balloons, legos, candies, etc.
Another fun activity consisted of drawing a self-portrait of what our first graders think they might look like at 100 years old! A lot of them looked pretty good for their age!
We love school (and cake too) and are 100 days smarter! :)

Pajamas and Friends!

Attributions: 
N.Hansen

Recently Ms. Woods 5th grade students earned a class pajama movie party.  The students were able to come to school wearing their pajamas and bring their favorite stuffed animal to join in the fun.  Some of the things the students had to do to earn their party were: everyone turn their homework in, come in from recess on time, quietly do their classwork, keep their classroom clean.  Students had a wonderful time and enjoyed taking a short break from the normal classroom routine.  Keep up the good work!  Way To Go Leopards!

Dads, Donuts, Books Oh My!!

Attributions: 
N.Hansen

Friday January 25, 2013 Larsen PTA held their annual before school Dads and Donuts activity from 7:00am -8:00 am.  Students enjoyed reading a book from the PTA, who had given books to all of the students to read. Students chose to bring their dad, uncle, grandpa, mom, or other special person with them to the fun event.  Delicious, warm donuts were served to everyone. Thank you Larsen PTA and parents for supporting your child’s reading! Way To Go Leopards!!

Larsen Holds Their Annual Christmas Choir Concert

Attributions: 
N.Hansen

Larsen Elementary recently held their annual Christmas Choir Concert of 2012.  Students from both 5th and 6th grade performed favorites such as “Hot Cup of Cocoa,” “Holiday Blessings,” “Joy in Jerusalem,” and more for students and parents. They even played hand bells for a couple musical numbers. It was a great evening!  These dedicated students practice before and afterschool several times a week. We absolutely love our Larsen choir and love to hear all of their hard work and dedication pay off. Way To Go Leopards!!

5th Grade Visits Olympic Park

Attributions: 
M.Wood / N.Hansen

Right before Thanksgiving break; our 5th grade students had the opportunity to visit the Olympic Park up in Park City. We had fun learning about how winter sports have changed over the years, the different equipment they use, how snow happens through the water cycle, and snowflake formations. The students also got to walk along the actual track used for bobsledding and the skeleton man races. Unfortunately, we were checking it out in between competitions and couldn’t stay to watch but we got to see some of the athletes at their award ceremony. Overall, it was a very fun (and cold) experience. The student’s also received a free voucher to ride either the ski lift or alpine slide so I’m sure they’ll be back!  Way To Go Leopards!

4th Grade Visits Camp Floyd

Attributions: 
N.Hansen

Recently 4th grade students from Larsen Elementary joined the Union troops and enjoyed a fun filled day out at Camp Floyd.  On our field trip to Camp Floyd the fourth graders made adobe bricks and candles, went to pioneer school, drilled with the army, visited a stage coach inn and toured a museum. We played pony express games and learned about the events that led up to the US Army marching to Utah.  Among other things we also got a taste of what school life was like in the 1860s.  It was a great experience to travel back in time and visit Camp Floyd.  Way To Go Leopards!!

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