April 2016

Nebo District changes day for district-wide collaboration time.

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Nebo’s district-wide collaboration time will change to Monday instead of Wednesday beginning in the 2016 - 2017 school year. All students will continue to be dismissed 45 minutes early from school on Mondays. Nebo District implemented a highly successful, district-wide collaboration time in 2008. Collaboration time is specifically for teachers to focus on improved student learning and quality instruction.

Park School Carnival Coming Soon!

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Step Right Up Here!  Step Right Right Up Here!  Join us Friday, April 29th from 5:00-8:00p.m. for some fun rides, games, food, and a good time.  

Carnival Information:

Unlimited Rides Wristbands $8.00/ Rides and Games $10.00

Unlimited rides, games and one meal deal $12.00

Or tickets  4/$1.00 Lots of Food and Fun!

Everyone invited!  Bring the whole family!

Come have some fun with us!!!

Summer of Service

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Hey parents! What are your kids up to this summer? Join the Utah Commission on Service and Volunteerism in a Summer of Service? Kids can win great PRIZES for volunteering! Sounds like a win, win! FMI: http://l.facebook.com/l/6AQFGUPcmAQHaSXLzi7iQj6X9zCmE1rEsrdVhcnXXjN7Beg/UServe.Utah.gov/summerofservice #utahsummerofservice16

https://heritage.utah.gov/userveutah/summerofservice

Kindergarten Book Buddy Day

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Photos and Article by Cheryl Leifson

There was a tremendous amount of synergy going on as students and buddies researched an animal and prepared a report.  Afterwards, our kindergarten students were proactive in serving their buddies some donuts and water.  It was a win-win situation as everyone put first things first in working on the research papers and then sharpened the saw by giggling and enjoying the donuts.  We would love to thank our amazing PTO for providing the donuts!  They truly seek first to understand our needs!

Champions Challenge Reading Winners

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Photo by Amberly Darrington Article by Adam Gull

Congratulations to seven very lucky Panthers who just won tickets to the Champions Challenge Rodeo which will take place in June at the Spanish Fork Fairgrounds.  These students met their reading challenge and were entered into a schoolwide drawing: Jordan Jensen, Aspen Olsen, Saberial McKell, McKay Thomas, Kyler Hoover, Austin Golding, Taylor Johnson.  Kyler Hoover and Jordan Jensen were the lucky winners of a new pair of Justin Boots.  Way to go Panthers!

Park's Teacher Of the Year- Mrs. Sorensen

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Photo by Lana Hiskey Article by Adam Gull

Congratulations to Mrs. Sorensen for being Park Elementary's Teacher of the Year! Mrs. Sorensen has taught 5th grade at Park School the past 9 years.  She is an incredible teacher, teammate, and does so much for the students at Park.  She has been integral in implementing the Leader in Me as well as a student leader advisor and mentor to other teachers that have come through Park.

We are so proud and honored to have Mrs. Sorensen at Park. Congratulations!

A Real "BULL"-Y Blocker

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Photos by Mr. Kay Article by Blog Squad Leader Alea Bateman with Mr. Gull

On Leap Day, we had an assembly.  Rodeo Clown J.J. Harrison was there along with rodeo queens and rodeo officials from Spanish Fork City.  They talked a lot about the difference between teasing and bullying as well as the difference between tattling and reporting.  J.J. always likes to end with a contest.  He had Mr. James come up and try to rope him.  Mr. James actually roped him!  Then to close, we repeated after J.J. and told our teachers that they were awesome and underpaid.

Mission:  To Live; To Learn; To Lead

Vision:  We inspire our school community in developing academic and leadership skills by teaching "The 7 Habits," making connections throughout the curriculum, and involving everyone in leadership roles.  We serve each other, our families, and our community.  We achieve and inspire greatness.