100 Days of School

Submitted by trisha.olsen on Thu, 02/02/2012 - 14:37

Tuesday January 31, 2012 marked the 100th day of school at East Meadows Elementary.  The first grade students celebrated by doing a variety of activities. They wrote stories, counted to 100, made graphs and charts in math and even made glasses out of the number 100.  Several of the other grades also participated by doing grade level activities.

Pictures by Jeanne Singerman

1st Grade Winnie the Pooh Day

Submitted by Anonymous (not verified) on Fri, 01/27/2012 - 10:19

First-grade students celebrated Winnie the Pooh day at school. They enjoyed bringing Winnie, Eeyore, Tigger and other stuffed animals to school. Students were able to appreciate the imaginary world of
Christopher Robin as they made puppets and listened to A. A. Milne’s wonderful stories.

BYU Sports Hero Day

Submitted by Anonymous (not verified) on Thu, 01/26/2012 - 11:02

East Meadows 6th-grade students participated in activities with athletes from Brigham Young University (BYU) for Sports Hero Day. Among many athletes, students got to meet Riley Nelson, James Clark and Charles Abuou. The athletes talked to them about important life skills such as: listen to parents, surround yourself with greatness, have good sportsmanship, and be a leader. The students saw some awesome diving and had fun doing several relay games. East Meadows wishes to thank BYU for inviting them to attend Sports Hero Day.

Pictures by Adam Gull

Warm the Soles

Submitted by Anonymous (not verified) on Wed, 12/21/2011 - 10:03
$722 will buy a lot of shoes. This is the amount East Meadows Elementary will contribute to the Warm the Soles program. Pictured below are members of the East Meadows Student Council, representatives from Nebo Credit Union, sixth-grade teachers, Garrett Andersen and Dwight Liddiard. Many thanks to all who contributed donations this year. We wish everyone a happy holiday season.

The Polar Express

Submitted by trisha.olsen on Tue, 12/20/2011 - 14:24

All aboard!  The 1st graders boarded The Polar Express today and paraded through the halls to the North Pole.   They had decorated a box to look like a Christmas train car at home.  They were served donuts and hot chocolate and watched the movie The Polar Express.  Thanks to the parent volunteers who decorated, brought donuts and chocolate milk and helped serve. 

5th Grade Lucky Buck Sale

Submitted by trisha.olsen on Mon, 12/19/2011 - 15:00

The 5th grade students have been working very hard since early in October to earn lucky bucks.  They earned these as good deeds were performed, good behavior was displayed and good study habits were developed.  Today, December 19 the students got to spend their play money on a variety of merchandise.  They purchased such things as elf hats, reindeer antlers, christmas socks, coloring books, scarves, gloves, teddy bears, giant pens, pencils, folders, cards, lotions, lip gloss, christmas decorations, soda pop and a variety of candy and many other fun items.  This was the first sale of two for

Gingerbread Houses

Submitted by Anonymous (not verified) on Fri, 12/16/2011 - 10:39

East Meadows 2nd graders dove in to the candy as they decorated their graham-cracker, gingerbread houses. Students got creative with make-shift chimneys and yard ornaments. This is just one of the fun activities students get to participate in during this holiday season. Family members joined in on the effort to put together the edible houses.

Teacher Feature: Tricia Peterson

Submitted by Anonymous (not verified) on Tue, 12/13/2011 - 11:13

Meet Tricia Peterson. Many of you may be familiar with her because she was the Art Specialist at East meadows Elementary for 5 years. She now teaches fourth grade. During her time spent as the Art Specialist, Mrs. Peterson discovered that there were many ways to learn. She wanted to share those experiences with students and decided to become a teacher. She loves having fun with her students and has a great sense of humor.