October 2015

Magic Show

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Mr. Pitcher arranged for a Magic Show to come to our school on Thursday, October 29, 2015.  Students who demonstrated outstanding behavior for Term 1 attended.  The magician amazed us all with his magical powers! He turned water into snow, put a needle through a balloon, transformed a blank coloring book to colorful pictures and made a bunny appear.  Everyone loved it.  Continue the great behavior Eagles!    

 

First Grade Animal Show

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Article and photos by Kirstie Brickey

First Grade had their monthly behavior reward activity. The first graders have been working really hard to listen to others, follow instructions and make good choices. They had the opportunity to experience a Live Animal Show from the Monte L. Bean Life Science Museum. They learned about classification and how to sort animals into the correct animal groups. The animal groups they learned about were mammals, amphibians, reptiles, birds, and fish. After that the students were able to pet a python.

 

Time for Breakfast!

In addition to the Fuel Up and Play 60 assembly last week, Rees Elementary had some fun incentives going on this week during breakfast.    Students filed in to grab a filling breakfast to start their school day and participate in some fun activities.  There were drawings for those who could guess the closest amount of pieces of cereal in the jars, raffle drawings for prizes and even a visit from some MMHS football players.  It was the busiest breakfast week the lunch ladies had ever seen!  We’d like to say a special THANK YOU to them for all of the preparation.  

 

Marshmallow Dodgeball

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by Jen Saxon

Mrs. Shumway, our fabulous school counselor, visited Miss Saxon's class. The students got to play a few rounds of marshmallow dodgeball to go along with her lesson on good sportsmanship. It was a blast!

 

2nd Grade MATTERS

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The second grade students rotate through each teacher’s classroom learning social studies and science concepts.  Only two classes so far have been rotated through.  In one rotation, students learned about matter.  One fact they learn is that there are three states of matter: solids, liquids and gases.  In each state, the molecules act differently.  They also learn that matter cannot be created or destroyed.  Matter can only change their shape by different forces.  Students were given materials to explore this concept.  At the end of the unit, we reviewed this concept with ‘states of matter

Nebo District Board Meeting

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Rees Elementary was chosen to present at board meeting on Wednesday, October 7, 2015.  Mr. Pitcher-principal, Camille Hill – School Community Council member, Mrs. Searle-first grade teacher and Miss Ledingham-fifth grade teacher, along with several second graders, singing our school song, were on the agenda. 

The second grade students started the meeting by singing our school song:

When I am at Rees I do my very best,

On class work, homework and the rest.

I honor others’ right to learn,

I raise my hand and take my turn,

2nd Grade September Students of the Month & Wings

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Congratulations to the students of the month!  Each student was spotlighted for outstanding behavior and hard work in their classrooms.  Students pictured (in no particular order): Ella Mason, Kayleigh Musso, Shaiyne Olsen, Gavin Gull, Alleah Wood, Gracie Betts, Cole Thompson, Kyle Webb, Ayden Miller, Grant Copley and Rubi Espana.

Also pictured are second graders who have earned their WINGS and a bronze sticker was added to their pin.  They have worked so hard to pass off their addition fast facts!  Great job Eagles!