Submitted by dorie.thatcher on Sun, 11/06/2011 - 21:04

Halloween was a real treat for both students and teachers at Salem Elementary.  They all enjoyed the warm, sunny Halloween Day as they paraded around our school and the city block.  

It's Pumpkin Time

Submitted by dorie.thatcher on Tue, 10/25/2011 - 22:08

On Monday, October 24, Salem Elementary students received a wonderful surprise.  Harward Farms donated a pumpkin to each student in the school.  Students were grinning from ear to ear as they got to take a pumpkin home.  Thank you Harward Farms!

Fourth-Grade Field Trip

Submitted by dorie.thatcher on Thu, 10/20/2011 - 16:40
Fourth-graders went to Spanish Fork Canyon to learn about plants and animals of Utah. People from the Forest Service taught them about different birds, and helped them bird watch. Then they learned about how to keep the freshwater streams healthy. Students were able to put on waders and look for different species in the water. They also tested the PH levels of the water to make sure they were safe for plants and animals to live there. Finally, fourth-graders took a hike and saw different habitats of birds, beavers, and trout. It was such a fun day


School Lunch Week

Submitted by dorie.thatcher on Thu, 10/20/2011 - 16:13

During School Lunch week, Salem Elementary students were able to share the goodness of school lunch with their families!  Thank you for all those who came, and especially thanks to our lunch ladies who work very hard to prepare lunch for our students each and every day!

Red Ribbon Week

Submitted by dorie.thatcher on Thu, 10/20/2011 - 15:44

Last week was Red Ribbon week at Salem Elementary! Red Ribbon Week is a week long effort in which everyone at school shows their support of being drug free by wearing a red ribbon.

Salem Elementary’s PTA planned several activities throughout the week to help students learn the importance of living a drug free life. Some of the activities that students participated in were: Red Day, Spirit Day, a classroom banner contest, an assembly with drug dogs, and a day where the city of Salem provided an ambulance, police car and fire truck for students to see on their playground.