October 2013

Pumpkin Time!

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On Wednesday, October 23, 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!

Red Ribbon Week

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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 (or bracelet).

School Lunch Week

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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!

Fall Family Festival

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Good times were had at the Salem Elementary Fall Family Festival, while students and families enjoyed music , dancing, bounce houses, yummy food, and fun friends. The classroon basket auction was a huge success, raising around $5,000, which will be used to help provide the school with new technology.  The PTO and Salem Elementary appreciates all those that bid generously on the baskets and those that donated items to fill them.

Walk More In Four Winner

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A brand new scooter and helmet was awarded to Kenny Golding, a second grader at Salem Elementary, for participating in the Walk More in Four challenge. After completing the challenge, Kenny's name was entered into a statewide drawing for the prize, and then randomly selected as one of only a few winners.

Salem: Then and Now

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On Monday, October 7, 2013, the Daughters of Utah Pioneer volunteers welcomed Salem Elementary second-graders to Heritage Park, located on the north-west end of Salem Pond.

In second-grade, students learn and examine important aspects of their community and how their community has changed over time.

Do You Know a Great Teacher?

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Have your students ever had a great teacher?  Do they have a great teacher this year?  What makes a great teacher?  Each year, KSL highlights outstanding teachers in the state of Utah through their "Teacher Feature" program.  If your know of a great teacher at Salem Elementary that has made a difference in your child's education, you can nominate them at KSL NewsRadio.  Nominations can be received at: