As part of our Red and Green Ribbon Week, the PTA is sponsoring their annual Fun Run on Friday, November 1st. Students will start at the back of the playground and run through the Northeast parking lot onto the road and make a loop around the Rees neighborhood.
The next PTA meeting will be held next week on Monday, November 4th at 6:30 p.m. It will be held in the Eagles Landing. Everyone is welcome!
Our 5th grade had the opportunity to learn about the 2 drug dogs SF has on the police force. Officer Smith and Officer Davis brought their dogs, Maverick and Iceman. The students learned where the dogs came from, how old they are, and how much work they are to train. Thank you to Officer Peterson for making this happen for us.
Jen Gasser, sixth-grade teacher at Rees Elementary, said, “I am very excited about the Nebo Foundation Grant of $300! Our wonderful principal will match those funds. Our grade has been wanting to get some high interest guided reading books at varying levels. It is our belief that we need to help students fall in love with reading. We can accomplish this by having well-loved books at our fingertips. This grant will allow us to purchase over 90 books for students to read. These books are bound to help students have amazing adventures at their fingertips.
Rees Elementary Kindergarten did a service project for the Spanish Fork Fire Department to say "Thank You For Your Helping Hands". Students traced and cut out their hands and made a poster for our AWESOME firemen. The students loved having the firemen come to our school. We are so grateful for our Spanish Fork Fire Department for keeping us safe and for all their hard work!
Discussion about the difficulties teens face in today’s complex social media world as they sort through the journey of progress versus perfection. The date has changed from November 4th to November 11th. Come learn about how stress is changing the teenage brain.
This past week, 6th grade students were able to have the opportunity to have expert painter and artist, Parker Gasser, come in and give a painting lesson. Students were able to paint a mountain sunset landscape. This was a wonderful activity that students loved!
Rees Elementary students and staff were thrilled by the fabulous BYU Dunk Team. They flipped, dunked, and jumped, as well as taught us how important it is to work hard and never give up, even when we make mistakes.