5th Grade Ballet West ICAN Dance Assembly

Submitted by trisha.olsen on Thu, 05/16/2013 - 12:24

Ballet West Dance Academy teachers and dancers have been working with our 5th grade inspiring them that they CAN Dance.  This workshop gives children the opportunity to experience dance first-hand.  They taught them the importance of stretching out before and keeping our bodies healthy and strong.  Ballet West offers this workshop to many schools across the Wasatch Front.  Today in our assembly the instructor congratulated our school for being one of the most respectful schools they have attended.  The 5th grade students performed the dance they learned today in front of parents, facu

5th Grade States Fair

Submitted by trisha.olsen on Fri, 05/10/2013 - 14:39

The 5th grade students showed off their knowledge today on the 50 states.  As part of the 5th grade curriculum they have learned about the states and memorized the 50 state capitols this year.  Each student learned about a state they were interested in.  They researched and found an interesting question about that state and made a diorama highlighting the question.  The states fair is a fun event to showcase what the students have learned. 


2nd Grade Bean Museum Reptile Show

Submitted by trisha.olsen on Thu, 05/09/2013 - 13:43

The Bean Museum at Brigham Young University brought their reptile show to the 2nd graders at East Meadows.  The 2nd grade students have been learning about different types of animals.  The museum brought a turtle, a lizard, and a snake, named cuddles.  The presenter talked about the characteristics of reptiles.  The students learned about different habitats and dangers of these kinds of animals.   They even learned that when a reptile sticks out its tongue it is really smelling what is around it.  


Spanish Fork City Library Visits East Meadows

Submitted by trisha.olsen on Thu, 05/09/2013 - 11:49

Spanish Fork City Library visited East Meadows students and encouraged them through an assembly to sign up for the Summer Reading Program.  It is very important that children read throughout the summer months.  Spanish Fork Library offers an array of books and activities to keep the kids reading.  Go check them out and sign up for the Summer Reading Program starting in June. Mr. Youd and Mrs. Tricia Peterson helped out with the assembly.



Submitted by trisha.olsen on Wed, 05/01/2013 - 11:36

On Wednesday 4/24/13, six 6th Grade students from East Meadows were among those representing the many "TERRIFIC KIDS" we have at East Meadows and were honored by the Spanish Fork Kiwanis Club at an awards ceremony.The award recipients wereAshley Norris, Conner Bennett, Morgan Reid, Bailee Bills, Ethan Hansbrow and Conner Patey. 
These six students helped expemplify "TERRIFIC KIDS" in the following ways:

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Article and Photo by: Nicole Norris

The Living Planet Aquarium Rainforest Van Visits East Meadows

Submitted by trisha.olsen on Tue, 04/30/2013 - 14:10

The Living Planet Aquarium of Utah visited East Meadows second-grade students with their Rainforest Van tour.  They helped the student’s travel across many continents to see all the rainforests around the world.  They gave the students opportunities to observe live rainforest animals.  These animals included: the Madagascar Hissing Cockroach, a Giant Cave Roach, a White’s Tree Frog, a Blood Python, a Rainbow Boa Constrictor, a Halloween Moon Crab, a Crocodile Skink, a Crested Gecko and a Giant African Millipede.  The students were thrilled as they were able to not only observe but touch and

Ririe Woodbury Dance Assembly

Submitted by trisha.olsen on Tue, 04/30/2013 - 13:55

East Meadows Elementary was pleased to have the Ririe Woodbury Dance Company of Salt Lake City come give our school a dance assembly.  This dance company is made up of professional dancers that have toured the United States and abroad. The dance company taught the students about the art of contemporary dance by using different parts of the body to make movement.  They talked with the students about using space and shapes in dance.  They even invited a few students up to participate with them

5th Grade Lucky Buck Sale

Submitted by trisha.olsen on Fri, 04/26/2013 - 14:24

 The 5th Graders have been working hard the last couple of months earning “Lucky Bucks” from their teachers.  On Thursday, April 25 they were able to spend their hard earned cash.  The teachers had set  up a small store where they could purchase items such as: 2 liter bottles of soda, toys, books, candy, pencils, etc.  The students earned their “lucky bucks” as an incentive program for good academic and social behavior.   


4th Grade Visits the Tulip Festival at Thanksgiving Point

Submitted by trisha.olsen on Thu, 04/25/2013 - 12:35

The fourth-grade students welcomed spring by attending the annual Tulip Festival at Thanksgiving Point on April 22, 2013.  They enjoyed all the colors of the rainbow as they viewed nearly 100 different varieties of tulips.  The festival features 250,00 tulips in area of 55 acres at the gardens of Thanksgiving Point.