East Meadows Year End Programs

Submitted by Anonymous (not verified) on Mon, 05/21/2012 - 11:46

Family and friends have been filtering in and out of East Meadows Elementary this month to watch the year-end programs. Pre-school children left us with farewells of “Toodles Poodles,” “Take Care Brown Bear,” and “Till Then Penguin.” Kindergarten students sang songs about their “Journey through Kindergarten.” First graders focused on “Oceans of Fun.” Third-grade students shared their “Journey through Learning.” Visitors that came to the fourth-grade program will learn a lot about Utah through songs.

Track Meet

Submitted by Anonymous (not verified) on Mon, 05/21/2012 - 11:28

East Meadows students participated in the Spanish Fork Hershey Track Meet and performed well. For fifth grade, the boys’ relay team took first place. The team consisted of Connor Patey, Jaxon Barton, Ryker Barton, and Jarrod Ferreira. Connor Patey won the 800 Meter and the long jump. The girls’ relay team, consisting of, Shyanne Mills, Desiree Jamison, Taelyr Skollingsberg, and Alli Carter took third place. We are proud of all students that took part in the event.

Student Spotlight

Submitted by trisha.olsen on Wed, 05/09/2012 - 13:45

Mckay Shaffer was the student spotlight in Mrs. Christensen's class this week.  His mom brought a Shetland Pony, a goat and a duck for the class to see.  They were able to pet and look at each animal.  Thank You Mckay!

Spanish Fork Library Summer Reading Program

Submitted by Anonymous (not verified) on Wed, 05/09/2012 - 11:16

East Meadows students are encouraged to sign up for the Summer Reading Program at the Spanish Fork Library. Representatives from the library told the students in an assembly today that they can dream big if they read. Reading will also help them stay knowledgeable and be better prepared for the upcoming school year. The library will give their Traveling Trophy to the school that has the most students sign up for the reading program. East Meadows students—sign up on May 21 for the Summer Reading Program!

5th Grade State Fair

Submitted by Anonymous (not verified) on Fri, 05/04/2012 - 14:15

East Meadows 5th graders know their states. To show off their knowledge, they hosted a state fair on May 4. Family, friends and fellow classmates came to their classrooms to see their work. Students put together workbooks which included lots of interesting facts. They also created their own state ice cream, state t-shirt, and a 3D diorama. Each diorama posed a question and viewers had to discover the answer hidden in the display. Congratulations on their hard work.

Tulip Festival

Submitted by Anonymous (not verified) on Fri, 05/04/2012 - 09:29
On Friday, April 27, East Meadows 4th-grade students went to the Tulip Festival at Thanksgiving Point. The Festival features around 100 different varieties of 250,000 tulips spread throughout the landscape. Besides looking at all the tulips the students saw waterfalls and walked through beautifully landscaped gardens.
Pictures by Katie Cropper

Teachers and Staff enjoyed a SUNsational week on April 23-27.

Submitted by trisha.olsen on Thu, 05/03/2012 - 12:13

Teachers and staff had a SUNsational time for teacher appreciation week!  The PTA provided lots of food and support.  To start off the week each staff member was given a bucket with some coupons and slips of paper for the students to write nice things about them, therefore filling the staff’s bucket with compliments.  The teachers were treated to cake pops, a breakfast one morning, ice cream sundaes and a lunch.  There was a display of jars that were filled many different items that the staff could guess how many in the jar and then win if their guess was the closest.

Pictures by: Nicole Norris

Diamond Fork Canyon Field Trip

Submitted by Anonymous (not verified) on Fri, 04/27/2012 - 11:43
On April 24, East Meadows 4th-grade students spent a beautiful day in Diamond Fork Canyon. They put on waders and got in the water to observe life and gather samples. They used binoculars to see more clearly the birds and nests in the trees around them. They got to walk inside a teepee and see what it would be like to camp in one. The US Forest Service guided them in their activities and instructed them on the interesting wildlife in the area.
Pictures by Lyndsay Wilson

Pancake Breakfast Fundraiser & Safety Fair

Submitted by trisha.olsen on Wed, 04/25/2012 - 13:40

April 21st marked the 2nd annual Pancake Breakfast Fundraiser here at East Meadows Elementary.  In conjunction with the breakfast we held our Safety Fair.  The Spanish Fork Police Department came to register bikes and scooters. The Fire Department brought a shiny red fire truck with a big tall ladder.  They even retrieved a ball from the roof of the school using the ladder. The Ambulance Department let all the kids see inside the ambulance.  The Utah County Health Department was there to answer any questions about car seat safety.

Pictures by: Nicole Norris