Inside Our Schools Oct. 19-31

Inside Our Schools Oct. 19-31


Daniela Vazquez

Staff writer



Ephraim Elementary

            Students have been collecting box tops to help the school raise money for various projects. All box tops are due by Oct. 31.

The Parent Teacher Association will hold a Safety Awareness Week from Monday, Oct 24 through Friday, Oct. 28. The week was previously known as Red Ribbon Week, but this year, the PTA wanted to focus on multiple aspects of safety for children. Topics will include drugs, bullying and internet safety. Faculty and staff ask that parents encourage students to participate in all of the activities and to be on the lookout for fliers going home with kids that week.



Fairview Elementary

            The Parent Teacher Association (PTA) is hosting the annual Fall Carnival on Friday, Oct. 28 from 5:30-7:30 p.m. at the school. The whole family is invited to enjoy a night of food, fun and games. Costumes are recommended, but not required.

The (PTA) is also sponsoring the Scholastic Book Fair during PTC in the school library. Books are also available for purchase during the school day from Oct. 25-27.

The school is happy to announce their participation to help the Snow College Business Club raise money for the Children’s Justice Center. Please donate personal hygiene items, school supplies, backpacks, blankets, snacks, stuffed animals, etc. Because Halloween is around the corner, they ask for donated costumes as well. A donation box can be found in the school’s entrance area. The last day to drop off donations is Oct. 28.

The school has planned their Halloween activities, which will begin with a brunch served to students at 10:30 a.m., followed by the annual Halloween Parade at 11:30 a.m. Please make sure your students come to school dressed up in their costumes on Monday morning. The parade will begin at 100 S. and travel north to the bank and loop back around to the starting point. Monday is also an early out day, and students will be released from school at 1 p.m. Faculty and staff want to remind parents and students that no weapons, fake or real, are allowed with costumes. This includes swords, knives, guns, nunchucks or any other tool that could be used as a weapon.


Gunnison Valley Elementary

            The Parent Involvement Committee will be holding a Halloween Carnival dedicated specifically for Gunnison Valley Elementary students on Halloween day. The event will be held during school hours from 12:45 to 2:20 p.m. when school gets out.  For more information, call the school at 435-528-7880.



Moroni Elementary

            The school is asking for a few volunteer parents to help with the preschool Halloween party on Friday, Oct. 28. The party is scheduled to go from 1:45-3 p.m.

Kids in Moroni Elementary are also getting to dress up and walk down Main Street for the Halloween Parade set to take place on Monday at 12:15 p.m. Faculty, staff and PTA members have decided to have students walk the parade early this year, so they have time to complete the parade before school is out on Monday.

The school also wishes to send a reminder to students to avoid putting kids in masks for the school parade. Light face paint is fine. Also, no weapons of any kind are allowed such as swords, knives, guns, nunchucks or any other tool that could be used as a weapon.

Preschool students are also invited to walk the parade but must do so with an older sibling or a fifth-grade student.

Parents are invited to go to the school to help their kids prepare for the parade at 11:15 p.m.

As a reminder, students are encouraged to come to school wearing their Moroni Eagles T-shirts on “Sprit Friday’s.”



Spring City Elementary

            At the beginning of the school year, faculty and staff crafted a fun way to get students to read daily by implementing a game of “Who done it.” The game is meant to play throughout the year, and students are supposed to read a certain amount of pages to figure out who destroyed the school library and stole books.

The first quarter has commenced, and the first clue to find out who the four villains are in this crime mystery has been solved.

There was a two-way tie with a third-grade and fourth-grade group. Each group solved the puzzle by reading pages from the “Diary of a Wimpy Kid,” and were awarded a button and picture of the “Trunchbull,” who was villain No. 1.

Students will continue with reading assignments to earn clues for villain No. 2.

Also during an assembly, several students in Spring City Elementary were awarded perfect attendance certificates during their end-of-the-quarter assembly on Wednesday, Oct. 19.         Drawings for prizes were also awarded for completing reading assignments and other accomplishments throughout the first quarter.