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Beacon Heights 5th Grade Student Sets Out to ServePosted: Wed, 12-13-2017 - 09:09 AM
Siena Siporin, a 5th grade student in Tina Dinh’s class at Beacon Heights Elementary decided to take charge and serve this month. She wanted to make the world a better place.
“Ms. Dinh decided she wanted to do a service project,” Siporin said. “She asked us to come up with ideas. My Mom came up with the idea to donate for the Ronald McDonald House.”
BioEYES Encouraging Hands-on Science at EscalantePosted: Wed, 12-13-2017 - 09:04 AM
Last week, 5th grade students at Escalante Elementary were treated to the week-long Project BioEYES: Micro. This program is an outreach opportunity to schools from the University of Utah School of Medicine. Program directors say their goal is for students to have, “a hands-on opportunity to learn about genetics and the life cycle of an animal through direct observation and experimentation.”
Emerson Service LearningPosted: Tue, 12-12-2017 - 02:39 PM
Once again, Emerson Elementary proves it commitment to building community. Did you know that many classes at Emerson get together each week with “buddies” to promote service learning and build relationships with older and younger students? Last week, Mrs. Pelton’s fifth graders and Mrs. Blacker’s second graders got together to create a stem project.
Whittier ELP Project Generates $2,000 for Shelter KidsPosted: Tue, 12-12-2017 - 02:34 PM
Like all students in the Extended Learning Program (ELP) at Whittier, Hazel Inoway-Yim and Anjail Agarwal are given time each week for project learning. Students are asked to consider issues they are passionate about and turn them into a learning opportunities.
Town Meetings at WasatchPosted: Mon, 12-11-2017 - 02:55 PM
Wasatch Elementary has a program that focuses on the arts. The students from several classrooms performed their plays at the town meetings for the fall semester. These performances include dancing, music, drama, and vignettes.