Once a week Ms. Bird’s awesome sixth graders come to Mrs. Jorgensen’s second grade class. It gets pretty crowded in our room. They help us read, work onfluency, and play math games. We are always looking for new things we can learn together.
Second graders think their buddies are nice and smart. They like that sixth graders can read things to them that they can’t read yet. One second grader likes when his sixth grade buddy brings his joke book. Another second grader likes the silly faces his sixth grade buddy makes.
The sixth graders like to read and talk to their second grade buddies. They think we are fun. Sixth graders are able to help out, teach, and have fun at thesame time.
Once a month, Mrs. Jorgensen’s second grade class gets to be the big buddy and go to Ms. Ellinger’s Special Education class. Students read books and play games together. It is great to see a second grader encourage and help another child.
Our students were treated to a Red Ribbon Week kick-off with a terrific assembly. The students heard from Master Sargent Kinsman about what it takes to be a great soldier and say NO to drugs. We also had a presentation from the county health department on the dangers of smoking. We have a great bunch of kids who want to have a drug-free, smoke-free future!
Easton Barrett, from Mrs. Clark's 1st grade class, brought in some prizes from his garden to share with his class. He had the tiniest carrots and the biggest cucumber they had ever seen. Do you like his “S” shaped cucumber also?
McKay Whiting earned his way to Mrs. Rudd's Star Work Wall in her office. His worked very hard on his spelling practice and Mrs. Rudd loved it! Thanks McKay for working so hard.
The 2012-2013 Brookside Student Council has been elected. They are excited to help make the school a better place. They are helping with announcements in the morning and are learning quickly, even though it is not an easy job. The members of the student council are: Alyssa Bennet, Addie Nielson (secretary), Mariah Skinner (vice president), Joel Emmett (president), Joseph Harrison and Isaac Hodson. Congratulations, Student Council!
On September 21, 2012, the Fifth Graders at Brookside Elementary hiked the Y. The students had a lot of fun with their teachers, classmates and parents. After their hike, they ate lunch at the park and played. They returned red-faced and tired, but said they had a lot of fun!
Have you ever wondered what happens to the winners after the Hershey Track Meet has happened in the spring? Grant Gardner from Brookside Elementary found out. After winning the 800 meter race in competition with the Springville schools, he went on to district and then the state competition. At the state race, he won with a time of 2:26—12 seconds ahead of his nearest competitor. With that victory, he won an all expense paid trip to the National Hershey Track Meet, held in Pennsylvania. There, he met boys and girls from all over the USA and Canada. Grant competed in the 800m with 13 other boys. Said Grant, “When I raced on Saturday, I was really anxious at first, but when it got time for my race, I was just excited.” Grant finished the race in 6th place in the nation for boys his age. Congratulations Grant!
Brookside 5th grade is having a contest to see which class can collect the most box tops. So far the classes combined have over 800 box tops! The students have been working hard collecting box tops. The contest ends October 1st so keep sending the box tops. They help give our school extra money to buy supplies to make learning fun! If you have box tops please send them to Ms. Ewing's 5th grade class.
Pictured: Armando Betancourt, Kaylee Larsen, Tori Bartholomew, Monnique Hungmany, Sabrina Garcia, and Ashley Truscott.