Come join us at Larsen Family Skate Night. It will be held at Classic Family Fun Center on February 3rd from 5:30-8:30 PM. Admission is free. Skate rentals are $3 and there will also be dinner deals there. Hope to see all our Larsen families there!
Living Planet Aquarium’s Water Van came to visit Fourth Grade this week! We talked all about the three ecosystems found in Utah, and the plants and animals you might find there. The students favorite part was definitely the animals that came to visit! Thanks Loveland Living Planet Aquarium!
Our 5th grade classes had a contest to see who could pass off math facts first. Ms. Camps class won the competition. She was the lucky one that got to have a pie thrown in her face because of how awesome her class did. Mrs. Thomas got to help with it too. Thank you Ms. Camps for being a great sport and great job 5th graders for passing off your math facts!
Larsen Elementary received a wonderful gift from the family of Karen Anderson who passed away in 2009. Mrs. Anderson was a beloved 1st grade teacher here for many years and we are honored that her children donated a nursery rhyme lamp to our library in her name.
Karen loved reading and children. She helped many students ages 5-6 learn how to read. Later, she taught reading to other teachers as a Literacy Specialist for Nebo School District. We are grateful for this donation and our students will have great memories of reading by it.
Our Leopard Spotlight this week is Mr. Jensen. He is one of our 5th grade teachers. This is his 2nd year teaching at Larsen and he is loved by all his students! Here are some fun facts about Mr. Jensen:
Favorite Subject in School: Math
Hobbies: Hunting and sports
Favorite Book: Wolf Brother by Michelle Paver
Favorite Sports Teams: Yankees and Jazz
Favorite Quote: "You miss 100% of the shots you don't take." - Wayne Gretzky
What he loves most about Larsen is the staff and students.
Just a reminder that there will be no school held on Monday, Jan 20th in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Have a great weekend and we will see students back on Tuesday.
This weeks Leopard Spotlight is Mrs. Martin. She teaches our speech preschool called TLC on Thursdays. Mrs. Martin always has fun ways to help her students learn and is always cheerful. Here are some fun facts about her:
Favorite Subject in School: Reading
Hobbies: Cooking and exercising
Favorite Author: Heather Horrocks
Favorite Food: Pizza
Favorite Quote: "Don't worry. Be happy!"
Favorite thing about Larsen is how professional everyone is.
Discovery Gateway visited Mrs. Eckhardt's kindergarten class today. They helped them learn a little more about energy through their science PEP program. PEP stands for Potential Enegry Program. Students were excited with all the fun activities they participated in and learned a lot about energy. Thank you DIscovery Gateway for coming and teaching our kindergarteners.
Mrs. Beckstead received the PEAK Award and the district board meeting last night. She was nominated by our principal, Mrs. Thomas. PEAK is an acronym for Positive Energy and Kindness. Mrs. Beckstead is every bit of that. Here is what Mrs. Thomas said about her: