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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!!

Larsen Elementary Remembers Veterans Day!

Attributions: 
N.Hansen

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!

6th Grade Blasts Off!

Attributions: 
M.Waite / N.Hill

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!!

Mountain Man Scott Sorenson Visits Larsen 4th Grade!

Attributions: 
N. Hill
We loved being able to stroke the furs he brought to show us.

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!!

Spooks and Goblins Oh My!!

Attributions: 
N.Hill

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!

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