Last week our fifth graders went on a field trip to the BYU Women's basketball game. Every year BYU has a kids day and our fifth graders love to participate. They love watching the game. But their main goal is to get on the jumbotron during the dance breaks! They also got to take a couple of selfies with Cosmo. It was a fun field trip!
Students in Miss White's class are reading a class novel together called Out Of My Mind by Sharon M Draper. It’s a story about a girl named Melody who has cerebral palsy and cannot walk or talk. She communicates by pointing to words on a board. They did a communication challenge activity to help students experience a small part of what that might be like. They discussed what was challenging about it and how students were able to communicate in ways other than speaking. They discussed empathy and what it would be like for the main character.
We are lucky at Brookside to have wonderful technicians to work with our students. One such individual is Mrs. Lee Miller. Mrs. Miller joined Brookside this year and jumped in with both feet. She always has a smile on her face, a positive attitude and loves helping our students. Welcome to the Brookside family, Mrs.
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Nebo Community School classes are here. The classes will begin in January, so join a class to help those winter blues. This is an amazing opportunity to expand your horizons and improve your abilities. The goal of the Community School Program is to meet the needs and interests of the people in the community. There are many course options to choose from, recommendations are encouraged. We would love to see you there!