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January 2013

5th Grade Wax Museum

Submitted by amy.nelson on Thu, 01/31/2013 - 22:26
Lisa Muirbrook
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5th Graders produced another fabulous Wax Museum this year!  The rest of the school was able to visit the museum and learn about famous people from history this morning.  Parents and families were able to attend tonight. From Annie Oakley to Elvis Presley, 5th graders researched and summarized the lives of those who helped shape history.   There was a lot to learn from these students and their research.  A lot of preparation went into this event.  Thank you for a great show, 5th grade!

Will We See the Teachers' Talents?

Submitted by amy.nelson on Tue, 01/29/2013 - 18:04

Breaking News!  There are only a few more days to get your cookie dough orders in for our school fundraiser.  As part of the incentive to place orders, students could potentially see their teachers show off their talents in a talent show!  So, get going and sell!  Let's see what talent the teachers have at Riverview!  Every dollar helps out our school.

Remember, no door-to-door sales, please.  Good luck and have fun!  Bring your forms and money on Friday, February 1st.  These cookie are delicious and easy to make, so make sure grandma and grandpa get a tub!

Investigating Geometry

Submitted by amy.nelson on Sat, 01/19/2013 - 21:32
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2nd Graders were asked to build a cube using toothpicks and marshmallows.  Not only were they excited to work with marshmallows, they quickly learned that the marshmallows and toothpicks would help them determine how many vertices and edges a cube has.  One can tell by the looks on their faces that they had a great time and were very pleased with what they learned!

5th Grade Debate Tournament

Submitted by amy.nelson on Wed, 01/09/2013 - 18:02
Jade Thomson
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Mrs. Nixon and Mrs. Thomson had a debate tournament in 5th grade.  Over the course of two weeks, students were required to create cases for both sides of a controversial topic, and practice delivering their speeches.  The event culminated in a single-elimination tournament between the two classes.  1st place went to Ryan and Moises, 2nd Place to Brooklynn and Dakota, 3rd place went to Bronte and Justice.  Congratulations!!

Nominate Your Favorite Riverview Teacher

Submitted by amy.nelson on Tue, 01/08/2013 - 18:19

The Jon. M. Huntsman Family is proud to sponsor the 21st Annual Huntsman Awards for Excellence in Education.

  • Nominate your favorite Utah public school teacher, volunteer, or administrator
  • 11 Winners Will Receive $10,000
  • New Category: Special Education Teacher
  • Nomination forms can be found online at
  • Due Date: Wednesday, March 13, 2013

For more information, please call the Huntsman Awards Committee at (801) 584-5799

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