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February's Upper Grade Stars

More and more Stars keep showing up around Rees Elementary School. What kind of stars are these? Shining stars! Shining star students who shine at what they do. They are those who are kind, work hard, try their best and make noteworthy progress because of their efforts. Keep shining, Star Students!

These Stars have names. From 6th grade beginning from back row, left to right:

Shala Christiansen, Tell Barlow, Sadie Moulton, Tyra Grant, Adalberto Candia, Grace Jackson, Amy Minga, and Kadin Jenkins.

January Student Recognition

Those students recognized as "Star Students" this month were the following shining children:  (All are listed from back to front and left to right)

Morning Kindergarten:  Abraham Herrera, Leah Palmieri, Jared Watkins, Kelly Moore, and Taggart Coombs.

Afternoon Kindergarten:  Carlie Gibson, Emmett Ford, Brooklyn Anderson, Hunter Richards, and Nelsey Flores.

Dictionaries for Third Graders

Attributions: 
Miss Jen Peterson

Thank you to Gayla Youd and Jordan Staheli, representing the Mountain America Credit Union, partnered with the International Rotary Club of Spanish Fork, for donating dictionaries to each of the Rees Elementary 3rd Graders.  Daran Hard, Vec Maciel, Saedree Riley, Ariana Garcia, and Jaxon Love are 5 of the 85 students who now enjoy their dictionary as a resource to further their literacy skills. 

Science Fair Winners

Last week, the students were given the opportunity to use the Scientific Method to test a hypothesis of their choice.  This was a great experience both for participants and for studentbody members who got to view the projects.  Pictured above are the winners.  Listed below are the Science Fair winners.

Team: Julia Stick and Kenzie Fredericks

Bryson Riley

Jefferson Ballard

Team: Mel Wilson and Tytan Telford

Aspyn Child

Team: Megan and Courtney Metzger

Makiah Staheli

Team: Bailey Hunt and Kacey Melton

December Students of the Month

December was a busy month, but not too busy to recognize several students from each class who are putting exemplary effort into their work. Pictured in this article are the following students:

Afternoon Kindergarten:  Nadia Davis, Muriel Markham, Anna Blair, Rebecca Greer, Molly Goodrich, Caden Ashton, Autumn Weber, and Joanna Robles.

First Grade: Aspen Dewitt, Cassidie Golding, Luke Swenson, Jaron Burton, Sadie Jenkins, Nolan Staheli, Wyatt christensen, Carolina Rocha, Riley Tangren, Chad Belshaw, Braxton Fowler, Easton Lee, Riley Sanchez, and Kaylynn Kelly.

Little Professors

Mrs. Montgomery's Kindergartners have taken over the teaching in their classroom on Fridays.  The children spend the week being  read to, with, and by their parents from a book they take home from school.  They plan and execute a project to share with the class that has to do with what they read or some other subject of interest.  They give a step-by-step report to the class.  Pictured are examples of this valuable language experience enjoyed by the Kindergartners:

Olivia Keller taught about bugs.

Joseph Aragundi taught us the body parts of an insect.

Rees Students Recognized

Attributions: 
Mr. Ryan Pitcher

 Several students at Rees Elementary were recognized and celebrated for their hard work and positive example they demonstrated to other students.  An assembly was held to congratulate them on their great choices.    Picture #1Back...Mason Hamberlin, Jackson Doddridge, Karla Pimentel, Jayce Bissegger, Kyler Moulton, Abigail FordhamFront...

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