February Tiger's of the Month

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Tigers of the Month for February were 1st Grade: Michael Fulkerson, Reese Nelson, Jens Cutler, Brigham Yeagley, Madoc Jones and Christine Cardenas.  2nd Grade:  Ben Fernandez, Caleb Mecham, Cressida Roper and Grace Larson. 3rd Grade: Zachary Simpson, Victor Rojas, Sky Giles and Abigail McCleery. 4th Grade: Londyn McMurdie, Andrew Austin, Kade LeFevre and Adison Green.   5th Grade: Adelyn Laing, Conner Jensen, McKay Francom and Justin Jones. 6th Grade: William Francom, Abby Carlton and Parker Stewart.

Thanks for showing your Tiger Pride!

First Grade Experiments with Push and Pull

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Cars moving on different surfaces
High Ramps & Low Ramps
Button Yo Yo
Ping Ping Ball Maze

In centers, first graders experiment with push and pull.  

In one center students had to use their air to push the ping pong ball through the maze.

In another center the students make a button yoyo.  If you twirl the button around the string and then pull and push the string, the button will work like a yoyo.

In a different center they experimented with ramps to see how a high and low ramp would make the car move faster or slower.

In the last center they tried to make cars move on different surfaces to see which surface the cars could move faster or slower on.  They found out that the carpet was the hardest surface to move their cars on.  

They had a lot of fun experimenting with the fun forces of push and pull.

January Tiger's of the Month

Tigers of the Month for January were 1st Grade: Marisa Betts, Brinlee Remington, Sonny Marshall, Kisina Afemui, Hailey Mohler and Rachel Schmutz.  2nd Grade: Kalena Hanohano, Brent Alegria, Porter Jones, Lorelei Hansen and Dakota Gilbert.  3rd Grade: Sadie Crandall, Melanie Shalvis, Tyson Blades and Harrison Childs. 4th Grade:  Ella Stewart, Mason Smith, Cole Clement and Kennedy Anderson.  5th Grade: Daniel Harrison, Allie Tranchell, Jocelyn Juarez and Ethan Wlaker. 6th Grade: Alex Furner, Stockton Nelson and Kate Southern.

Congratulations! Thanks for showing off your Tiger Pride!

 

National Handwriting Day

In honor of John Hancock, January 23rd is National Handwriting Day.
All the third grade signed their "John Hancocks and displayed the
poster on the main hall.   (for the website. I've sent copies of both
classes to Heather Benson.  And thanks for telling me to use my IPad.
This is so much easier!

5th & 6th Grade Science Fair

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The fifth and sixth graders held a science fair at the end of January.  The students worked really hard on their projects and came up with a lot of unique experiments.  We would like to congratulate all the winners and wish them luck at the district science fair on February 25.

Hundredth Day Festivites

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Students in kindergarten, first and second grade celebrated the hundredth day school on Friday, January 31st. The students participated in sorting, graphing, art, math, PE and writing activities centered around the number 100.  

December Tiger's of the Month

Tigers of the Month for December were 1st Grade: Lexie Antonino, Brinlee Remington, Corbin Moore, Sebastian Corona, Wyatt Crumm and Lydia Ricks. 2nd Grade: Warrick Small, Tessa Turner and Cristal Lopez.  3rd Grade: Katie Harlow, Morgan Boothe, Valery Ethington and Eliza Yeagley. 4th Grade: Triston Rothe, Ella Stoddard, Jocelyn Linan, and Max Whipple.  5th Grade: Addisyn Johnson, Alexi Love, Bryce Chambers and Ethan Tull.  6th Grade: Sabrina Scott, Jenessa Crystal and Colby Moore.

Congratulations! Thanks for showing your tiger pride!

 

4th Grade Keyboarding Comes to a Close

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The fourth graders have loved having mrs. Hales for the past three
months. She has been their keyboarding teacher and is fabulous at what
she does! The students have learned so much and had such a great time.
We will miss her. Thanks for all your hard work!!

Second Graders Learn The Phases of the Moon

As part of a unit of study about the moon, second graders performed and experiment to learn and see the phases of the moon. Students used flashlights, foam spheres atop a stick and dark room to see how the moon orbits around the earth, which orbits around the sun to see how the different phases of the moon are created.  Students had a blast!!!

 

Steve James Motivates through Music & Laughter!

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Students at Brookside Elementary enjoyed a motivating & uplifting, performance by Steve James on Friday, January 17th.   Mr. James performed several of the songs from the Something Good CD’s created to motivate the audience to use their talents to make a difference in the lives of others.  He challenges today’s youth as well as adults to make responsible choices yielding successful lives.

The following was taken directly from the Something Good Inc. Website:

Steve and Lisa James are international entertainers and recording artists, performing for hundreds of thousands each year.  They represented the US as the Grande Finale at the World Congress of Families in Geneva, Switzerland, and have presented for such organizations as the World Policy Center, US Conference of Mayors,  National Community Service/Points of Light, and the Kennedy Center’s Community of Caring.

Steve is President and CEO of Something Good, Inc. and creates values based musical programs for children and families.  Steve’s latest music series, which can be found in every Utah elementary classroom, was recently recognized by the U.S. Department of Education and The Center for Substance Abuse Prevention.

Something Good Inc. Mission Statement

To positively affect the lives of children, families and communities by creating and developing character-building, educational products and services which:

  • Provide desirable alternatives to destructive societal influences,
  • Promote healthy choices,
  • Instill self-esteem,
  • Encourage service and good citizenship,
  • Celebrate diversity and contribute towards an atmosphere of tolerance and understanding,
  • Offer the highest level of professionalism and entertainment value.

 

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