School News

Back to School Open House

We are so excited to welcome our Rees Eagles back to school!  Please plan to attend the Back to School Openhouse.

When: August 21st 

Time: 1:00-3:00 PM

Where: Rees Elementary  

Why: Come meet your teacher, say hi to your friends and get excited for school to start!

Our PTA will have shirts available to order for your students to wear on Spirit Friday!  We also encourage you to join our PTA, dues are $6 and can be paid this day as well. 

REGISTRATION IS NOW ONLINE!!

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This year, Nebo School District is moving to a more paperless registration.  This will allow you to register online on your own timeline and in the convenience of your home. Online Registration begins Satuday, July 1st and runs through July 31st.  I encourage you to take the time in the coming weeks to register online.  If you complete registration during this time, there is no need to come in during Walk-in Registration.  Once you have registered, you will be able to view your students' teacher on SIS beginning August 1st.  To register, click on the link below.

Freedom Festival Essay WINNER

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Article: Amy Darrington Photo: Ernie Thornton

We are delighted to announce that our very own Jesus Ponce, a recent 6th grade graduate of Rees Elementary, was awarded the Freedom Award in the 2017 Freedom Festival Essay Contest.  This is the highest award given in each age category.  An excerpt from his speech reads "I am a proud American born from a Mexican heritage.   Thanks to this country,  my parents have a good life. I am very thankful for the sacrifice of every veteran. In America we are cared for by the government. This is what freedom means to me.

Free Summer Lunch

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Amy Darrington, photo from uah.org

Spanish Fork City Center Library Park (100 E. 50 S.)  

Monday-Friday from 11:30-1:00 PM 

June 5th-August 18th

No registration required

Children must eat food on site.

 

FOR MORE INFORMATION ON ADDITIONAL LOCATION AND SERVING TIMES: 

Visit fns.usda.gov/summerfoodrocksText ‘FOOD’ to 877-877Call 1-800-453-3663 

Swim Day

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Thanks to all for a successful swim day!  Tomorrow is the last day of school and students are dismissed at noon.  Hope everyone has a safe and fun summer!

Second Grade May Students of the Month

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Congratulations second graders!

Rachel Vakalala, Johnny Robles, Madilyn Kaydan, Tyler WattsKamryn Martinson, Emmanuel Vargas, James Anderson, Gordon Cluff, Sarah Dye, Sydney Emery, Gavin Collett, Austin Jones, Dallin Young and Shaun Ekenstam.  Also pictured are students who have recently earned another brag tag for math fact pass-offs.

Free Summer Meals!

WHO: Youth up to age 18

WHAT: Free healthy lunch

DATES: Mondays - Fridays June 5 - August 18 *No distribution 7/20-7/24

TIME: 11:30AM - 1:00PM

WHERE: Spanish Fork City Center Library Park 100 E. 50 S. (Spanish Fork)

No registration required

Children must consume food on-site

Contact Kerri Duncan with questions at 801-887-1251 or kerrid@utahfoodbank.org

Last Day of School

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The last day of school is Friday May 26th, with school getting out at NOON.  Lunch will be served early that day.  We hope everyone has a wonderful and safe summer break!  

6th Grade Graduation

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Article by Amy Darrington

The year is quickly coming to an end, and our 6th graders are looking forward to their graduation from Elementary School.  We will honor them on Tuesday May 23rd at 10:00 AM in the gym.  We can't wait to see all the amazing things these wonderful students will accomplish in their future! 

Teacher Changes For Next Year

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Amy Darrington

The end of every school year is welcomed with happiness for the accomplishments and memories made, and sadness for the changes that it brings.  We are sad to lose many of our friends this year and appreciate all they have done for the students at Rees Elementary.   We wish them the very best in their future endeavors. "Truly great friends are hard to find, difficult to leave, and impossible to forget."  G. Randolph  

Teachers Retiring:

Mrs. Ellen Anderson (literacy coach)

Teachers leaving to stay home with families:

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