Ronald McDonald Encourages to "Get Caught Reading"

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Ronald McDonald has been bringing joy to children for decades and is actively involved in teaching valuable lessons to kids through a variety of programs and interactive skits.  Ronald McDonald visited students at Brookside to share four important messages. They are :

  • Books are our friends because they help us to learn.
  • Reading is more fun when you read with excitement!
  • The library is a great place to find all kinds of books.
  • We should always take care of books

 

Brookside Sing Along

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Before taking off for the Winter Break students at Brookside came together for a sing along.  Students sang holiday favorite such as Must Be Santa, Holly Jolly Christmas, You're a Mean One Mr. Grinch and The 12 Days of Christmas.

4th Grade Learns to Protect Our Water

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Amber Hobbs

Mrs. Deblin from the Utah County Stormwater Coalition came and visited the whole fourth grade. She did an amazing presentation on how to protect our water and making sure your not wasting precious water.

A Visit form a Mountain Man!

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Amber Hobbs

January 12th the fourth graders got an exciting visit from a Mountain man. He taught them a lot and had a wonderful display that the students got to go up and touch and explore with. We had a lot of fun.

December Tigers of the Month

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Tigers of the Month for December were 1st Grade: Kolby Laing, Steven Stowell, Evalina Bass and Gavin Cottle. 2nd Grade: Toni Pinkerton, Israel Rojas, Taven Castillo, Marcos Luna and Madelyn Walker.  3rd Grade: Nellie Harlow, Luke Lyons, Brent Alegria and Ashtyn Saybolt.   4th Grade: Christopher Alegria, Piper Koense, Kennedie Sumsion and Andrew Strong. 5th Grade: Kade LeFevre, Ryder Poulson and Eden Whitman.  6th Grade: Adi Whiting, Kevin Rogas, Ethan Walker and Kirsten Ledford.

Congratulations! Thanks for being outstanding examples to everyone at Brookside!

 

November Tigers of the Month

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Tigers of the Month for November were 1st Grade:Mia Ollerton, Stafford Small, Brisa Ruiz and Imogen Weight.  2nd Grade: David Sanders, Geovanny Tienda, Sonny Marshall, Riley Hoffman, Brynlee Johnson and Gwenyth Fales. 3rd Grade: Noah Harding, Liesel Scott, Maggie Brooks and Aless Garcia.  4th Grade: Stephanie Orozco, Lofi Mavae, Sophie Laing and Kate Peterson.  5th Grade: Emma Messenger, Adison Green and Kelvin Tienda.  6th Grade: Jakob Morrison, Sydni Johnson, Allison Stocking and Ryan Witney.

Congratulations! Thanks for being outstanding examples to everyone at Brookside!

 

Indian Day in Kindergarten

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Kindergarten children prepared for Indian Day by making headbands.

On Indian Day children  ground corn, planted corn seeds, strung salt dough beads that they had made earlier, sewed pouches, ate cornbread and practiced their hunting skills with their mini bow and arrows.  It was a memorial day for everyone.

Young Scientists

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Susan Bird

Miss Roach's and Miss Bird's fifth grade classes have been studying matter in Science.  They have learned about solids, liquids and gases; atoms and molecules, mixtures and solutions; physical and chemical changes; and polymers.  We ended the unit with three fun experiments:  Mystery Powders, making GAK, and growing salt crystals.

Learning to Compare Numbers

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Second graders have been developing a deeper number sense by learning about place value, composing and decomposing numbers and by comparing numbers. Students compared numbers by building 3 digit numbers using base ten blocks. The students then used an alligators mouth to show if the number on the left was "greater than", "less then" or "equal" to the number on the rights. 

Clara's Nut Cracker

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The Academy of Ballet visited Brookside, on Friday, December 5th.  They presented Clara’s Nut Cracker as well as other holiday themed dances. One lucky student was presented with their very own Nut Cracker. This was a fantastic opportunity for students to get a taste of the Nutcracker Ballet.

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