April 2017

Trip to the Pond

Submitted by dorie.thatcher on Fri, 04/28/2017 - 09:20

Kindergarten has been learning about pond habitat and the life cycle of frogs. They ended the unit with a walking field trip to Salem Pond.

Parents and Pastries

Submitted by dorie.thatcher on Thu, 04/27/2017 - 09:22

There's no better way to start the day than with parents, donuts and books.  Thanks to our PTO for putting on the book fair and Parents and Pastries to help raise money for our school! Also, a big thank you to our parents for supporting our school and especially your kids! 

Living Planet's Water Van Visits Fourth Grade

Submitted by dorie.thatcher on Thu, 04/27/2017 - 09:01

Last week, Living Planet Aquarium's Water Van visited the fourth grade. Developed specifically for 4th grade, the Water Van explores the importance of water in Utah. Education Presenters discuss the water cycle, as well as the role that wetlands play in our environment, and how water affects animal life.  It was a fun way to review the things stuents have been learning in science.



K-2 Dances about the Weather

Submitted by dorie.thatcher on Tue, 04/25/2017 - 14:41
This last week the K-2 classes at Salem Elementary used dance and movement to help them review, learn, and remember information about the weather.  As part of Nebo School District's GAINS (Growing Arts In Nebo Schools) program, Dance Specialist, Melanie Fillmore visited with these younger grades to model for teachers and provide for students a Dance Integrated learning experience.

Fourth Grade Field Trip

Submitted by dorie.thatcher on Wed, 04/19/2017 - 09:27

Fourth-graders had a blast on their field trip a couple of weeks ago.  They went ice skating at Peaks Ice Arena 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.

Star Cards: March

Submitted by dorie.thatcher on Tue, 04/18/2017 - 12:33

Congratulations to the following for earning a Star Card in the month of March: Maddox Peterson, Samantha Burk, Tyson Jones, Roewaon Wilde, Tommy Barrett, Aisley Rumsey, Lincoln Crawford, Bella Parry, Lydia Spangler, Ava Smith, Andrew Rigby, Addison Chase, Kamren Coburn, Micah Anderson, Sophia Cather, Kenny Golding, Nikki James, Kylan Shepherd, Lucias Holman, Lincoln Crawford, Aspyn Lynn, Samantha Golding, Kaela Cordner, Millie Whitney, Kyson Hatfield, Wesley James, Scout Morgan, Claire Montague, Jesse Button, Hailie Cook, Makenna Mecham, Tyson Dansie, Easton Koyle, Rylee Osburn, Harper Sum