School News

Rees Student Council

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Article and photos by Jen Gasser

Rees Elementary students were welcomed back to school by this years Student Council members.  The Student Council walked around greeting students on the first day of school to introduce themselves and pass out a treat.  Council members encouraged students to S.O.A.R. this year by asking students to "Follow My Lead".  Student Council members include:  Jayden Kennedy, Jaynee Tanner, Ava Young, Lily Mason, Olivia Huff, Jake Strunk, Zack Moulton, KayLynn Kelly, Denton Mills, Jett Knowlden, Pieper Duvall, and Nolan Staheli.  We are looking forward to a wonderful year!

 

REES EAGLES SOAR

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Photos: Amy Darrington and Adam Gull

Rees Eagles S.O.A.R!  This year Rees is implementing a new PBIS (Positive Behavior Intervention Support) using the acronym S.O.A.R.  In our opening assembly we learned that S stands for Serve and Support, O stands for Own our Actions and Words, A stands for Aim High and Achieve and R stands for Respect.  As part of the kick off event, students had an exciting visit from Sundance, a Golden Eagle from the Great Basin Rehab located here in Spanish Fork.  They were able to learn some neat facts about Eagles that go along with S.O.A.R.

School is in full swing at REES Elementary!!

The school has been a buzz with lots of happy children and excited teachers today.  We are so thrilled to have all of our little Eagles back in the nest for another great school year.  As Mr. Gull and Mrs. Darrington walked through the school this morning, there were classes learning procedures, taking tours of the school, playing get to know you games, reading books, learning about super hero powers, and even getting the wiggles out with a quick dance party.  It has been a GREAT day!!!  

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

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