School News

DARE Graduation Friday

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Just a reminder for 5th grade parents that D.A.R.E graduation is being held Friday, Dec. 2 at 1:30.  It will be held in the cafeteria.  Please come and hear about all the good choices students are making to stay away from harmful substances that will hurt their bodies.  We are so proud of our students for making the choice to stay drug free!

5th Grade Stained Glass Windows

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It has been a tradition for many years that our 5th grade students create these beautiful stained glass Christmas windows.  It is one of our favorite parts of the holiday season.  Drive past our school and look at all the beautiful pictures hanging in the windows.

December Reading Reward Assembly

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Laurie Harrop-Purser, a faculty member in the theater department at UVU, came to Larsen Elementary's reading assembly to inspire the students to read.  She retold the story "How the Grinch Stole Christmas" in a very fun, theatrical way. The students loved it. Thank you Ms. Harrop-Purser for helping us see how fun reading a book can be!

 

4-H Christmas Around the World Registration

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Register for 4-H Afterschool Christmas Around the World.  Choose Session 1 (Dec 5-9) OR Session 2 (Dec 12-16).  Each session meets five times, every day after school for 1 week.  Students will learn about how different countries celebrate Christmas as they make crafts, try new foods, and learn about different cultures! What is the cost-if you register your child with 4-H online before Dec 5 IT'S FREE!  Read below for more information. Register here: https://www.eventbrite.com/o/larsen-afterschool-4-h-7744638621 

Utah State 4-H is raising how much WE pay for each child to participate in 4-H.  This raise happens January 1, 2017.  Students that are already in 4-H online will not be affected by the change.  For this reason, we will give you Christmas Around the World Club free if your child is registered in 4-H online for this year.  Not sure how to do that? Go to the 4-H Information page on this website for information on how to register.

Macey's School Cents Program

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Please make sure to relink you Perks membership account at Macey's grocery store to Larsen Elementary.  Last year our school received the highest amount of $10,000 thanks to all you wonderful parents.  Here is what Macey's says about the program:

"School Cents is our way of giving back and supporting our communities' education system. The School Cents program is run through Macey's Perks® program allowing us to electronically track the rewards each school earns. Your school will earn one percent* of every purchase made by its supporters."

Here is the link if you have any further questions:

http://maceys.com/school-cents

 

Reflections Contest

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Many students at Larsen Elementary participated in the PTA Reflections contest this year.  The theme was "What is Your Story" and the catergories were: Dance , Literature, Film, Music, Photography, and Visual Arts.  The kids really used their imagination and came up with some amazing stories.  Thanks for all your hard work students and PTA.

 

Music Makers Assembly

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Larsen Elementary had an assembly today where they learned all about different types of music. Music Makers came and helped students see how fun music can be.  Students sang a song about Larsen being the best school, they even wrote a song and many other fun activities involving music.  They ended assembly with singing "Everything is Awesome" which is

5th Grade Visits Olympic Park

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Well, 5th grade is at it again! A short time ago, all of 5th grade went to the Olympic Park in Park City. They had a great time taking a tour and learning many new things about the Olympics and the park itself. Everyone got to go up to the top of some of the jumps and other parts of the park to experience a bit of the thrill that Olympians got to feast on in 2002. They learned that Olympic athletes from all over the world still train there today, and some 5th graders said they'd like to join those elite snow-lovers sometime in the future!

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