Students enjoyed exchanging Valentine's cards and treats with each other on February 14. Each student was asked to decorate a Valentine box. The boxes were decorated according to the curriculum theme of the grade level as follows: Kindergarten – Nursery Rhymes, First Grade- “I Love Reading,” Second Grade - “Love Bugs” - Insects, Third Grade - “All About Me,” Fourth Grade - “I Love Utah,” Fifth Grade - “I Love America” – States, Sixth Grade- “I Love Europe,” or they could use a general Valentine theme!
The kindergarten students celebrated 100 days of kindergarten today, February, 10, 2011. Many wore shirts adorned with 100 items that they had glued, taped, sewed or painted on.
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East Meadows 5th and 6th- grade students have been working hard on various hypotheses, testing and data. Family members and younger students were able to see the results of their work as they walked through their classrooms and viewed their various displays. East Meadows congratulates all participants on their efforts.
On January 27, all the students at East Meadows Elementary gathered for an assembly about internet safety. NetSmartzKids, a program of the national center for missing and exploited children came and gave a presentation to the students about how they can be safe on the internet.
On January 20, East Meadows sixth-grade students went to Brigham Young University. BYU athletes spoke to students about choosing heroes that have accomplished their goals and dreams by working hard. Students not only watched demonstrations but actively participated in various sports along with students from other schools in the local area. Among the sports were soccer, golf, football, and basketball. One student, Kearstin Ferre, said her favorite part of the day was playing volleyball with kids from another school.
Stingrays, sharks, penguins, these are a few of the aquatic animals the Kindergarten children at East Meadows Elementary experienced on their field trip to the Living Planet Aquarium. Students loaded the buses and headed to Sandy, Utah to see the Living Planet Aquarium on January 6 and 7. The morning session of kindergarten attended on Thursday and the afternoon session on Friday. A Naturalist talked to them about sea life and animals that live on the land as they were on a “Sunken Ship.” As the children walked around they were able to touch a stingray, of course the stinger had been
On December 20, 2010 the East Meadows’ Student Council presented a donation of $907 to Nebo Credit Union. This money will be used for ‘Warm the Soles,’ a program that provides shoes for children in need. Since their participation in the program, the credit union has provided over 2000 pairs of shoes. This year through the help of generous donations from students, school staff members, credit union members and employees, they were able to purchase 350 pairs of shoes. East Meadows Elementary is happy to be among 38 schools to participate in the program.
All aboard for the polar express ride through the halls of East Meadows Elementary. Students in the first grade turned ordinary boxes into decorative and fun train cars. The students lined up their box cars, waited for the horn to toot and then filled the halls with beautiful Christmas trains. Parents and family enjoyed taking pictures as the train came through.