Inside Our Schools 3-16-2017
Friday, March 3 was the final round of The Battle of the Books. Students began preparing for this last summer. Many students read more than 15 books and practiced the entire year.
Last Thursday, March 9, was PIE Day at the school. Standing for Partners in Education, on PIE Day the school invited parents into the school to watch some teachers and students as they interacted with each other and learned in the classroom. After the tour, participants enjoyed pie and discussed the visit.
Manti Elementary, a Leader in Me school, hosted Leadership Day yesterday, March 16. From 9 a.m. to noon, students from all grades presented to invited guests including community and education leaders about the program and how it is implemented at the school.
All activities, including a panel discussion, were student-led. Student guides took the visitors to the various classrooms for presentations including those of students who dressed up as historical figures for the event.
North Sanpete High School
North Sanpete Middle School
All 184 seventh graders will participate in a job shadowing day tomorrow, March 17, where they will spend the day going to work with their parents or other community members. Students will write a report about the experience for their Career and Technology Education classes.
Ephraim Middle School
Eighth-grade student body officer elections are going on this week at the school.
The first grade will perform a special patriotic program next Tuesday, March 21 at 6:30 p.m. The program uses vignettes, dances, power points and songs to highlight presidents Washington and Lincoln, the Founding Fathers, the U.S. Capital, White House, our flag, the Liberty Bell, the Statue of Liberty, Mount Rushmore and more. Each child has a speaking part.
Lifetouch will be doing spring pictures for all the grades on Wednesday, March 23. Pictures can be ordered online or at the school. Lifetouch will take photos of siblings of students between 11 and 11:30 a.m. that day.
The Fairview Museum has started the Art Starts program up again. This year’s program began March 6 and will run every Monday through the month of May. Children of all ages can participate in a different art project each week with teacher Susanne Madsen. Hours are 1:30 to 4 p.m. The $15 cost (for the entire program) covers the materials needed for all the classes.