April 2017

Teacher Spotlight: Miss Soto

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Miss Soto was born and raised in Provo, Utah.  She graduated from Timpview High School in 2009.  She is an only child.

Some of her favorite things to do is to go running, especiially with friends.  She loves to go to plays and is a huge BYU sports fan.  She had BYU basketball season tickets last year and is now hooked.

Miss Soto graduated with her Bachelor of Science in Elementary Eduation from UVU in 2013.  We feel so lucky to have her at our school and appreciate all she does for our students at Salem Elementary.   

Salem Students Win Innovator of the the Year

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On Friday, April 14, Mia Carlos and Grace Neves, both in Mr. Vest's 5th Grade class, won 1st place in BYU's "K12 Student Innovator of the Year" contest and an award of $1,000. Their innovation , which they have been working on for the last few weeks, is a concept for an phone app that would incentivize practicing, e.g., practicing piano, softball, etc., for kids and track their progress.

Well done and congrats to these outstanding Salem STARS!

STAR Award: March 2017

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The STAR Award is a set of grade level specific goals that students work towards accomplishing throughout the school year. There are several goals to choose from in the following categories: Academic, Responsibility, Healthy Lifestyle, Service, and Character.  Congratulations to the following students for all of their hard work earning the STAR Award this month.

Gianessa's Story

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Check out this beautiful story of one of our own Salem Stars! 

https://www.ksl.com/?sid=43763342&nid=148  www.today.com/health/awesome-girl-7-alopecia-wins-crazy-hair-day-t110215