Citizenship Assembly

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Riverview received a marvelous gift to start off the holiday season.  Dyer Highway came to sing to us!!  If you haven't heard of Dyer Highway, it's time!  They are amazing group of siblings who write, play, and sing their own songs.  Tel is the oldest at 18, Tiann is 16, and Mady is 14.  They play guitar, fiddle, bass, and many other instruments. Our third grade friend Makayla Hubbs is their cousin who invited them to come and sing to us.  This was their second show at Riverview and we LOVE them!

We had a packed house as most all of the students got to attend.  Only students who showed great citizenship from the beginning of school until now, were able to attend the show.  The students were enthralled with the band and the music.  The students' eyes were *glued* the whole time to the band! We did not want them to stop when the time came!  It was such a fun gift to receive.  Thank you Dyer Highway!  We sure hope you will visit it us again soon!

6th Grade Orchestra Concert

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A fantastic group of girls from the 6th grade gave Riverview a fun concert Thursday afternoon.  They began practicing with Tammy Drager at the beginning of the school year.  This group comes to school early in the morning to practice.  They each have passed off many songs are sounding great!!  We are excited to see their progress throughout the year.  We were able to hear a cello today, violins, and a viola.  It's sounding wonderful!!

Miss Spanish Fork

Attributions: 
Emily Hickock
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On October 18th, Miss Spanish Fork came to Mrs. Hickok's 3rd grade class to read a Halloween story. The girls instantly related to her, and the boys were drooling.

Reflections

Attributions: 
Heidi Messenger
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From start to finish, this year's Reflections contest was fantastic!  We had artists come to share with us their craft to help get our creative juices flowing.  They taught us how to create a song, dance, and how they make sculptures.  Many entries were received and here is a photo of some of the students whose work will go on to the district. 

Thanksgiving Feasts

Attributions: 
Bunny Barnett
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Mrs. Barnett's class participated in their annual Thanksgiving Feast just before the holiday break.  What a fun way to learn about the first Thanksgiving by making fun crafts and eating good food with classmates!

2nd Grade Hosts 4th Annual “Take a Veteran to School" Day

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Riverview 2nd Grade classes partnered with the History Channel for a celebration of our veterans for Veterans' Day.  Students invited family members or friends  who serve or have served in the military to visit our classrooms.  The veterans spoke about their duties and what branch of the military they belonged to.  They showed photos and uniforms and told stories of their duties and places they served. 

Students decorated paper stars with a thank you message to give to the veterans and were able to shake these heroes' hands and get their autographs!  The second graders learned a lot about veterans and what they do to keep us safe.  They have paved the way for us to enjoy our freedom.  The students learned that children all over the world are just like them and love to smile and play.  Riverview students are thankful for our veterans and military who let us continue to attend school and live a wonderful life.  Students had a great time celebrating real superheroes and learning a little more about veterans and their families and what they do for us as a country.

4-H Donates to Service People

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Students from Riverview's 4-H Service Club and Mrs. RaeAnn Nelson presented the Firefighters and Paramedics of Spanish Fork City, a donation of $200.00.  Students presented it to a group of volunteers in a special program on November 11, 2011.  Firefighters, EMT personnel, and Policemen from the community were invited to an assembly that morning, where the students sang a special song honoring them as our heroes.  The Service Club wanted to assist these volunteers in supplying stuffed animals and other necessities to children in stressful situations.  We are proud of our heroes and proud of our 4-H Clubs!

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