Inside our Schools Apr. 19, 2108

Inside our Schools


Compiled by Linda Petersen

Apr. 19, 2018


Ephraim Elementary

Last Friday, April 13, students and their parents enjoyed a PTA-sponsored Family Movie Night. They brought their pillows, blankets and favorite lounge chairs and enjoyed a showing of the movie “Coco” along with treats.


Gunnison Valley Elementary

The school has announced its teacher placements for next year. Parents are being encouraged not to request a specific teacher for their students. If they have valid concerns, they can fill out a teacher request form at the office until May 1.

Teacher assignments for next year

Kindergarten: McKeisha McDonald, Shelle Oliver, Stephanie Willden (all day)

1st Grade: Jennifer Broderick, Julie Davis, Nancy Goff, Ashlie Nelson

2nd Grade: Kathy Crane, Anne Henrie, Laura Lister, Annette Otten

3rd Grade: Elise Bown, Kiersten Hatch, Virginia James, Stephanie Willden (morning)

4th Grade: Heather Aragon, Erin Cherry, Michele Jensen, Pam Larsen

5th Grade: Jodi Anderson, Brooke Blackburn, Paul Childs, Suzanne Childs

Preschool: Randi Sylvester

PE Specialist: Kirk James

Special Education: Kristal Childs, Nikki Ellett, Anona Willden


Manti Elementary

4H will be sponsoring a pizza dinner tonight at 5:30 p.m. ($2 per person). This is before the PTO Literacy Night which begins at 6 p.m. Students and families can enjoy readings and performances of various books throughout the school from 6-6:30 p.m. At 6:30 p.m. 4H will host free crafts and projects for the kids.


Spring City Elementary

The PTA Book Fair is going on all this week. All books are buy one, get one free.


Ephraim Middle School

The sixth-, seventh- and eighth-grade bands participated in the Vance E. Larsen Band festival at Snow College on Tuesday.


Gunnison Valley Middle School

Class elections are being held this week.

SAGE testing has also begun.

The SMILES Dental checkup 24 will be Tuesday, April 24.


Gunnison Valley High School

The Senior Ball and dinner was held on Friday, April 13, at the school.

The wrestling team is sponsoring an unusual fundraiser. Parents and friends can buy half a pig to help support the team for next year. Forms can be picked up from Andy Moysh before school ends.


Manti High School

On Monday, students participated in internet safety assemblies, and yesterday they enjoyed a talent show assembly. This Saturday is the Sadie Hawkins dance at the school.


North Sanpete High School

The North Sanpete High School chorus took first, and band took second at the San Francisco Heritage Festival put on by Worldstrides Onstage last week.


Wasatch Academy

During spring break, seven Wasatch Academy students traveled to Chengdu, China, to visit Shishi High School, a partner school with Wasatch Academy where students can earn dual diplomas from both Wasatch and Shishi. They also visited Beijing National Day School, another partner school in Beijing. In January, Wasatch Academy students hosted students from Chengdu.
For International Day on Wednesday, April 11, students performed songs and dances from their native countries, presentations, a fashion show and a flag ceremony. They also heard from keynote speaker three-time Emmy-winner dancer Mickela Mallozzi of “Bare Feet with Mickela Mallozzi” who told them, “Don’t listen to the people that say you can’t do something.”