Larsen Elementary recently had some very special visitors come to our school to help us honor Veteran's Day. We are so proud of all of our veterans and enjoyed having them come and talk to us this year. We watched a video presentation, and each one of the Veterans and our own Mr. Scoubes, introduced themselves and talked to the students and told us a little about where they have served. It was a very touching and moving assembly reminding us all of what these wonderful Veterans have sacrificed and done for us and our Country so that we can be free. At the end of the assembly we were privileged to have one of the Veterans play "Taps"! It was the great start to a very honorable day!
On Friday November 2nd, Larsen 6th Grade blasted off to Salt Lake on their fall field trip to Clark Planetarium. Luckily we were able to orbit and land at the Planetarium before the snows started. We enjoyed learning about the reasons for our seasons, as well as constellations of the sky. the students also had a great time exploring and discovering new things while at the Planetarium. We got to eat our lunches at the Gateway and landed back at Larsen before the snow got too deep. Way To Go Leopards!!
Fourth Graders were excited to have a real-life mountain man, Scott Sorenson visit us recently. He kept us spell-bound as he told us tall tales as well as true stories about the adventures of real mountain men. We also loved the animal calls he did for us and were excited to learn that we can call a chipmunk by wetting our hand and kissing it. Believe me, we all had to try it. It was very exciting to see all of the furs of the many different animals he brought to show us. WAY TO GO LEOPARDS!!
Larsen Elementary students celebrated Halloween with a great parade around the school with parents, teachers and friends cheering us on! It was great to see all of the creativity and imagination that went into all of the costumes! Later in the day classes celebrated with class parties and lots of fun games and treats! We also had Bosley and Charlies Angels visit our school that day as well! Thank you for all of the helpers that came to the classes to help our students and teachers. Way To Go Leopards!
Larsen Kindergarten recently had some special storytellers come to our school. Maple Mountain Football players spent an afternoon telling stories and reading with our awesome Kindergarten classes. It was great to see these big athletes taking time out of their busy day to visit us. A big thank you to Maple Mountain Football players. Way To Go Leopards!!
Larsen 2nd grade students loved their visit to Utah's Kennecott Bingham Copper Canyon Mine in Bingham UT. The 2nd graders were completely amazed at how big the mine actually was. The huge mine is 2-3/4 miles across at the top and 3/4 of a mile deep. You could stack two Sears Towers on top of each other and still not reach the top of the mine.
Students were in awe of the giant electric shovels that can scoop 85 tons of material in a single pass, and the giant dump trucks which stand over 23 feet tall. The students had a great time touring the visitors center playing with all of the interactive displays and exhibits and learing lots of fun new things, What an amazing fun day! WAY TO GO LEOPARDS!!
On October 9th, the first grade was able to go to Cornbelly's Corn Maze at Thanksgiving point on our first field trip of the year! We had such a great time playing on the bounce pads, taking hay rides, watching pig races and picking pumpkins!
It was a fun-filled day full of smiles and good times. Thanks to all of our awesome parent helpers for helping us out on the field trip! Way To go Leopards!
Many of our talented students at Larsen Elementary recently entered this years 2012-2013 Reflections Contest and the chosen theme was; "The Magice Of The Moment". Students could pick categories such as Literature, Dance, 3-D Art, Visual Arts and Photography.
To thank all of the students, our awesome Larsen PTA threw an Ice Cream party for all of the students who participated in this years Reflections., It was so yummy!! Thank you Larsen PTA! Way to Go Larsen Leopards!
Congratulations to all of the Reflections Contest winners for this years "Magic Of the Moment", PTA Reflections contest.
LITERATURE: Brock Anderson, Breanna Harding, Makayla Mantilla, Zoey Eckhardt. DANCE: Lauren Lehman, Danielle Lehman, Valerie Friant. 3-D ART: Zoey Eckhardt, Makayla Mantilla, Kaden Vest, Eleyna Yarrington, Kira Nielsen, Alyssa Simpson. VISUAL ARTS: Matthew Woolsey, Brighton Hall, Josh Slaugh, Evelyn Yarrignton, Madelyn Leckie, Jennifer Pulido. PHOTOGRAPHY: Beau Johnson, Austin Olsen Spencer Vest, Abigail Hansen, Paisely Nelson, Shanae Orton.
Way To Go Leopards!!