School News

5th Grade Track Results

Attributions: 
Ms. Bird

Boys 100 Meter
1st Place - Ammon Anderson
4th Place - Easton Barrett

Boys 200 Meter
1st Place - Ammon Anderson
5th Place - Bennett Averett

Boys 400 Meter
2nd Place - Bennett Averett
4th Place - Mason DeLlamas

Boys Softball Throw
1st Place - Easton Barrett
2nd Place - Bennett Averett

Boys Long Jump
2nd Place - Warrick Small
3rd Place - Ammon Anderson
​                   Dylan Keith Girls 100 Meter
1st Place - Kaila Finlayson
4th Place - Ellie Grover
5th Place - Ella Welsch
6th Place - Wendy T.

Girls 200 Meter
2nd Place - Ellie Grover
4th Place - Ella Welsch
5th Place - Wendy T.

Girls 800 Meter
3rd Place - Kaila Finalyson

Girls Long Jump
3rd Place - Ella Welsch

Keyboarding Competition

Attributions: 
Mrs. Hobbs

These students were the ones that typed the highest words per minute.  They got to compete with other 4th graders in the district. Great job to the following students 1 - Madoc Jones2 - Ethan Dover3 - McKenzie Cooper4 - Marisa Betts5 - Madelyn Walker6 - Lexie Antonino7 - Brigham Yeagley8 - Benjamin Orme   

Goodbye Tension Hello Pension

Attributions: 
Mrs. Hobbs

This year at Brookside Elementary we have 6 faculty members retiring and Principal Rudd is leaving for another job opportunity. 

Mrs. Evans  has taught for 21 years. 17.7 years was working as an aide in first grade and then 10 years as a full-time classroom teacher in third grade. Her favorite thing about Brookside is the kids of course!!!!

Mrs. Bird has taught for 29 years. Her first year was in Provo School District. She took a few years off to spend with her children. She had substituted at Brookside for a few years and loved it. When an opening came up she took it and has been there for the past 28 years.  She loves Brookside, the teachers, principals and students that I've worked with. This is part of her family.

Mrs. Clements has been at Brookside 34 years. 
My favorite things about Brookside are the different seasons and the celebrations.
Hearing the songs and seeing the artwork. Having children attend Brookside years ago who now bring their children to Brookside. Especially the many little faces through many years.

Mrs. Channel has been a speech therapist for 30 years.  All of those years have included some time at Brookside.  As the schools have grown and changed she went from working at multiple schools to only Brookside.  Her favorite thing about Brookside has always been the great faculty and how willing they are to be flexible to allow students to receive speech help.  The students have also made it a fun place to work.

Mrs. Clark has taught for 36 years and 27 of those years were at Brookside Elementary. Her favorite thing about working at Brookside is First the amazing kids and second the Supportive and caring parents.

Mr. Hall has been a custodian for 19 years for Nebo School District. He has spend 7 of those years at Brookside Elementary. His favorite thing about Brookside was the weather not being terrible for him to maintain. 

Mrs. Rudd has been an educator for 12 years, a principal for 9 years, and has been the principal at Brookside for 5.5 years. Her favorite thing about Brookside is the relationships with the students, teachers, and parents. 

Brookside will miss all of these wonderful faculty members, it will be very different next year without them.

Teacher Appreciation Week

Attributions: 
Mrs. Hobbs

Brookside was spoiled by the PTA during teacher appreciation week. Everyday the students got to participate in dress up days like crazy hair, crazy socks, dress up like a star, and hat day. The teachers got served treats everyday during lunch as well. The theme was if you give a mouse a cookie and that is how they decided what treats to give us. Also, all of the teachers got their doors decorated. Thank you PTA!! 

Monday Message

Attributions: 
Mrs. Rudd

Dear Parents,

It's the time of year when we begin to think about student placement and registration for next school year.  Attached you will find a copy of our Student Placement form and our registration form.  

If you would like some input please fill out the Student Placement form.  Our regular registration will be August 1st but many of you like to check this off your list before summer begins.  That is still an option, so come into the office and either turn in both forms by printing them off at home or we have them available in there office.  They are due by May 25th, which is the day before school gets out.  I will be helping Mrs. Beckert with class lists so please, please have them to us by the due date, otherwise you will miss your chance.

A few things to know this week:

We are having a Sonic night in Spanish Fork this Wednesday.  If you happen to be in Spanish Fork for baseball, softball or soccer, stop by.  Twenty percent of sales that night come back to our school.  You don't need to make a special trip but just in case you're in the area.

Second Grade has a field trip on Friday to Harward Farm Days.

Also on Friday, we will practice an Earthquake drill.  Teachers will be talking with their students and practicing but it may also make a good dinner conversation.

Hope you enjoyed your Spring Break!

March Tigers of the Month

Attributions: 
Mr. Gappmayer

First Grade: Logan Busby, Evie Fluckiger, Jacob Mayo, and Casey Cottle

Second Grade: Adalyn Haglund, Arianna Sanchez, Reed McFerson, and Preston Ballard

Third Grade: Lydia Steiner, Zoie Curtis, and Sully Hall

Fourth Grade:McKenzie Cooper, McKinley Bartholomew, Eastn Rummage, and Kami Olsen

Fifth Grade: Calvin Barrager, Brooklyn Pugmire, and Jackson Blackburn 

Sixth Grade: Sylvia Orme, Stephanie Orozco, and Eliza Yeagley

Fifth Grade Field Trip

Attributions: 
Ms. Bird

The fifth graders braved the rain on March 31 for their field trip to Camp Floyd.  Students learned about what it was like to live in 1865.  They started with a presentation about Johnston's Army coming into the Salt Lake Valley.  They saw a real musket being fired, then they got some hands on experiences.  They became riders in the Pony Express, they visited a museum and the Stagecoach Inn, learn to fire muskets, made adobe bricks and candles, and they got to see what it was like to be a student in 1865.  The students had a blast.

Monday Message

Attributions: 
Mrs. Rudd

Dear Parents,

It's the time of year when we begin to think about student placement and registration for next school year.  Attached you will find a copy of our Student Placement form and our registration form.  

If you would like some input please fill out the Student Placement form.  Our regular registration will be August 1st but many of you like to check this off your list before summer begins.  That is still an option, so come into the office and either turn in both forms by printing them off at home or we have them available in there office.  They are due by May 25th, which is the day before school gets out.  I will be helping Mrs. Beckert with class lists so please, please have them to us by the due date, otherwise you will miss your chance.

A few things to know this week:

We are having a Sonic night in Spanish Fork this Wednesday.  If you happen to be in Spanish Fork for baseball, softball or soccer, stop by.  Twenty percent of sales that night come back to our school.  You don't need to make a special trip but just in case you're in the area.

Second Grade has a field trip on Friday to Harward Farm Days.

Also on Friday, we will practice an Earthquake drill.  Teachers will be talking with their students and practicing but it may also make a good dinner conversation.

Hope you enjoyed your Spring Break!

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