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Teacher Tuesday

Submitted by misty.jones on Tue, 05/19/2020 - 12:15
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  Say Hello To: Ms. Losser

On the weekend, Rock climbing, reading and movies.

If you could have lunch with any fictional character, who would it be? Fantastic Mr. Fox.

Who was your favorite teacher and why? Mrs. Brady, she made everything fun!

If you were given a $1000 - what would you buy? New clothes and a plane ticket.

Who or what inspires you? My friends and family.

Share a memory of school: Kickball

What is your favorite thing to teach every year? Social Studies

What is the best thing about your job? Students make her smile.

Favorites:

  • Pizza: Chicken alfredo

  • book/author: Little Women

  • Ice cream: Moosetracks

  • Sport: Football

  • Color: Periwinkle

  • Snack: Any sour candy and chips

  • Zoo Animal: Elephants

  • Recess game: Four square and double dutch

Free Summer Lunches

Submitted by misty.jones on Tue, 05/19/2020 - 11:58
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Free Summer Meals

The Utah Food Bank is offering the Free Summer Meals Program again this year in four of Nebo School District communities. This year will be a drive-thru program with two meals provided on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday.

Who: Youth up to 18 years

What: Free Healthy Lunch

Dates: Mondays/Wednesdays/Fridays, June 1 - August 14

Springville Area: 1:45 to 3:00 p.m., Church of Jesus Christ Church, 55 North Main Street, Springville.
Spanish Fork Area: 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., Spanish Fork City Center Library Park, 100 E. 50 S. Spanish Fork.
Payson Area: 12:45 to 2:00 p.m., Constitution Park, 600 S. Main Street, Payson.
Santaquin Area: 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., Centennial Park, 300 W. 100 S., Santaquin.
                                        
No registration required. Drive-thru pick up with two days of lunches to go.

Contact Erin Thurber with questions at 801.887.1218 or Kerri Duncan at 801.887.1251 or kerrid@utahfoodbank.org (link sends e-mail).

 

 

Tabitha's Way Help

Submitted by misty.jones on Tue, 05/19/2020 - 11:53
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Tabitha’s Way is committed to helping all of our neighbors have access to enough food, especially during the COVID-19 pandemic. Tabitha’s Way is here to help.

If your family is in need of food, visit Tabitha’s at 
45 East 100 North, Spanish Fork, UT 84660. 
For faster service pre-register at
https://tabithaswaysouth.org/get-help/(link is external)

Drive-Thru Emergency Food Distribution
Tuesday - Friday
12:30 to 2:00 p.m.

Please bring picture ID
Make sure your trunk is cleared
Please remain in your vehicle
If you are sick, please STAY HOME, and have 
someone pick up on your behalf.

Utah Resilience Month

Submitted by angela.killian on Fri, 05/08/2020 - 15:05
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Governor Gary R. Herbert has declared May 2020 Utah Resilience Month.  Resilient Utah…focuses on 3 key areas of influence in a child’s life: SCHOOLS, HOMES and COMMUNITIES.  Resilient Utah Power of 3. By learning consistent vital messages through the powerful combination of these 3 areas, children will be more likely to increase INNER-STRENGTH and develop LASTING RESILIENCE.

Faculty Friday

Submitted by misty.jones on Fri, 05/08/2020 - 10:29
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Say Hello To: Mrs. Caina

On the weekend, She likes to hang out with her puppy and likes to read.

If you could have lunch with any fictional character, who would it be? The Flash

Who was your favorite teacher and why? Mrs. Phelps, 6th grade.

If you were given a $1000 - what would you buy? Makeup and Jewelry

Who or what inspires you? My mom, she is always positive.

Share a memory of school: In 6th grade she was in a writing contest, she won 2nd and she won hot chocolate.

What is your favorite thing to teach every year? Writing

What is the best thing about your job? The kids!

Favorites:

  • Pizza: Cheese

  • Book/author: Jojo Moyes 

  • Ice cream: Graham Canyon

  • Sport: Walking her dog

  • Color: Purple

  • Snack: Chocolate Chips

  • Zoo Animal: Penguins

  • Recess game:  Four Square

Faculty Friday!

Submitted by misty.jones on Fri, 05/08/2020 - 10:28
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 Say Hello To:  Miss Johnson

On the weekend, She loves to read, paint and visit family.

If you could have lunch with any fictional character, who would it be? Albus Dumbledore

Who was your favorite teacher and why? My sixth grade teacher-he made learning a lot of fun.  He wasn’t afraid to play with us and do fun things.

If you were given a $1000 - what would you buy? Books, paint supplies and fun socks!

Who or what inspires you? My older brother, he is always working so hard helping other people.

Share a memory of school: One time we went to school and we were having a read a thon.  We were able to wear pj’s to school, it was my first time wearing them to school and it felt weird but I had so much fun reading!

What is your favorite thing to teach every year? Art

What is the best thing about your job? I love being able to inspire students and helping them to realize how special they are!

Favorites:

  • Pizza: Tomato basil pizza

  • Book/author: Megan Whalen Turner 

  • Ice cream: Burnt almond fudge

  • Sport: Volleyball

  • Color: Blue

  • Snack:  Fruit

  • Zoo Animal: Penguin

  • Recess game: Dodgeball

May 15th - Pick-Up of Personal Items & Popsicles

Submitted by angela.killian on Tue, 04/28/2020 - 13:50

Riverview staff has bagged up all of the contents of student desks and cubbies.  We have set aside May 15th as the pick-up day of personal items and popsicles.  If you have purchased a yearbook through the PTA, yearbooks will also be available for pick-up on this same day.  We will also be collecting library books that you may still have at home on the 15th. 

We have organized pick-up by alphabet to help us keep it organized, manageable, and as efficient as possible.  Please keep in mind that we can only have a limited number of staff working each pick-up location to keep our staff safe.  We appreciate your patience and cooperation.

We will utilize the two drop-off zones, kindergarten parking lot and the parking lot near sixth grade classrooms to make this happen.  Please note the following locations and times for pick-up.

  • K-1st grades (Kindergarten Parking Lot)
  • 2nd grade & Mrs. Chambers, Mrs. Mathis/Mrs. Gilbert 3rd grade (West drop off zone)
  • 4th grade & Mrs. Black, Mr. Jenkins, Ms. Johnson’s 3rd grade (East drop off zone)
  • 5th – 6th grades (parking lot near sixth grade classroom)

Designated Time Slots for pick up – this schedule is according to the first letter of your last name.

  • A – G from 9:00 – 10:30
  • H – M from 10:30 – 12:00
  • N – S from 12:00 – 1:30
  • T – Z from 1:30 – 3:00

Keep everyone’s health and safety in mind, this will be a curbside pick-up process.  Students’ belongings will only be released to adults.  School personnel will wear gloves and masks. 

Parents should make every effort to retrieve items during the set times.  If that’s not possible, please contact your child’s school to make arrangements.

UVU Summer Reading Support

Submitted by angela.killian on Fri, 04/24/2020 - 14:55
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The Utah Valley University K-12 Reading Program has opened early, reduced rates, and converted all classes to a live online format, to help parents and schools maintain student education during these unusual times.

Our live, teacher-led online classes are available now and throughout the summer, for Pre-K through 12th grade students. 

The curriculum is high caliber and has been taught in a live, online format for 5 years already with over 50,000 school-age students.  The classes are led by highly-trained teachers with many years’ experience teaching effectively in online classrooms.  Skills taught include:

  • Early Elementary: letter recognition, phonemic awareness, sight words, phonics
  • Mid-to-Late Elementary: fluency, phonics, long-word decoding, comprehension, textbook reading, writing
  • Middle and High School: doubling reading speed, comprehension, writing, notetaking, test preparation, textbook strategies

Due to the unfolding health crisis our ability to get the word out to parents has been greatly diminished.  Many parents are seeking solutions to keep their children productively engaged and ready to hit the ground running when in-person school resumes.  Would you help us make them aware of these programs by forwarding this email with its attached flyer, which describes the classes?  Should a parent have trouble opening the attachment they could also visit our website at https://uvu.readingclasses.org/.

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