March 2019

Star Award: March

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Students at Salem Elementary have taken on the challenge of being and doing something more than expected.  They have set their sights to become Stars.  Each student is given the opportunity to complete a set of goals and if accomplished they receive an award for their efforts.  The goals include everything from academics, social, and personal growth.  Students, parents and teachers work together to help students reach their goals.  The students have all year to earn the reward but these students got it done early.  As part of the award assembly, a student is chosen to showcase his/her talen

Country Reports

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Mrs. Lewis’ sixth-graders are learning about many different countries around the world. Students were asked to find four sources and write a two page report on their country, and then asked to prepared a presentation to share with their classmates. Students worked really hard, spending around two months on the whole process, and they all did a fantastic job. 

Fourth Grade Field Trip

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Fourth-graders had a blast on their field trip a couple of weeks ago.  They went bowling and then attended a show at Bean Museum where they learned about the ecosystems in Utah.  It was a fun way to build character and friendships, as well as review the plants, animals, and environments of Utah.

Rubiks Cube Challenge

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Congratulations to Aaron Snow for winning the annual Salem Elementary Rubik's Cube Challenge.  Runner ups were Hank Bufmack and Emma Ashcraft.  Way to go and good job to all who participated.

Science Fair

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Fifth-graders at Salem Elementary recently participated in the Fifth Grade Science Fair.  Science fairs are a great way for students to take an active role in science. Fifth-graders used the Scientific Method to help them in understanding and expanding their knowledge of a specific science topic of their choice.  Many hours were spent researching and developing their presentations.  Students were able to present their scientific findings to students at the school during the day, and then to their parents later that evening.

Fossil Dig!

These cute paleontologists in training test out their fossil digging skills by using a toothpick to carefully dig out the chocolate chips from a cookie.  Best part is, these "fossils" are edible.  Yum!