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Shelly Larsen wins 2011 Classified Employee of the Year Award!!

Submitted by natalee.hansen on Fri, 05/20/2011 - 15:10
Shelly Larsen is the 2011 Classified Employee of the Year for Larsen Elementary.  This award recognizes the classified employee who was nominated and chosen by their faculty for making the most notable contribution.  Shelly is an amazing gal!   She is fun to work with.  All of the teachers she works for say how glad they are to have her cleaning their rooms;Shelly does a fantastic job, is thorough and takes care of every detail.  She always has a smile for you and if you don't have one of your own, you will after you leave her.  She is a great movie companion and a dear friend. Congratulations
Attributions
A. Murdock

Kindergarten Graduates!!

Submitted by natalee.hansen on Fri, 05/20/2011 - 15:00
Larsen Elementary Kindergarten graduation was held Thursday May 19, 2011. A short program was presented for parents and family members to show off all they know. We all know that the saying  “All I really need to know I learned in kindergarten” is true.

The children even got to wear graduation hats and walk across the stage

and receive their diplomas.  Way to go Kindergarten!!! 
Attributions
N.Hansen/L. Hyer

Larsen Holds 3rd Grade Spelling Bee

Submitted by natalee.hansen on Mon, 04/25/2011 - 13:07

Pictured are the winners of the annual Larsen Elementary 3rd Grade Spelling Bee, all from Mrs. Stokes' class. Congratulations to this year's winners of 2011:
Chloe Chandler 1st place, Brooklyn Murray 2nd place, and Katrina Pulido 3rd place.
There were many great spellers this year!
Congratulations to all the finalists - from Mrs. Beckstead's class: Hayley Cardoza, Lyndsey Holdaway, Lena Holdaway, Jackson Smith, and Sean Phelps;

Attributions
N.Hansen

Kindergarteners Celebrate A Quilt Day

Submitted by natalee.hansen on Tue, 02/22/2011 - 14:43

The kindergarteners at Larsen Elementary celebrated a special “Quilt Day” at school by bringing their quilts, wearing their jammies, and drinking hot chocolate.
Students got to choose if they wanted their hot chocolate plain, with whipped cream, or with marshmallows. Students in Mrs. Eckhardt’s classes, and in Mrs. Hyer’s class rounded out the day by playing a quilt game while sitting on their quilts.

Attributions
N. Hansen / A. Eckhardt

Larsen holds their annual Christmas Choir Concert

Submitted by natalee.hansen on Tue, 02/22/2011 - 14:34

Larsen Elementary held their annual Christmas Choir Concert on Dec. 2, 2010.  Eighty students from 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. The choir directors are Julie Peery and Dawn Graham.

Attributions
N. Hansen / J. Peery