Halloween began bright and early with our traditional Halloween Parade. Students and teachers marched through the crowded halls giving high-fives and waves to their families and friends gathered there. The 2nd Grade classes then entertained everyone with favorite Halloween songs and dances. If that weren't enough, each class then enjoyed a party, planned and carried out by our fabulous room parents. What a great way to start the week.
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The original Greece city-states, plus one, came together again and held an Olympics right here at Canyon School. The athletes were actually sixth graders who had no missing work for Term 1. They competed in the Bob Sled Race, Ice Skating, Basketball Shoot, Discus Toss, Long Jump and Three Legged Race. We had some fabulous Dads and Moms come help run the events. Thank you for that! If you want to hear more about this exciting event and to learn who won, ask a Sixth Grader.
This year the Reflections Theme was "What's Your Story?" The PTA sponsors the Reflection Contest each year, and it is something the students have come to look forward to. This year was no exception. With about 150 entries, the judges had a very hard decision to make. Congratulations to these students! Their entries will now move on to the next level. Thanks to the PTA for helping to make our school so amazing.
If you are thinking, "Wow, that's a lot of blue," it's because it was "Blue Ribbon Day" at Canyon Elementary. Thanks to our fabulous PTA for sponsoring a great assembly about Bullying. Dr. Hank Smith taught the students skills to deal with bullying and making good choices. Ask your student what Q.U.I.T. stands for and why they should say "Absolutely Not". It was entertaining, educational and a lot of fun!
Canyon Elementary Fifth and Sixth Graders recently enjoyed a concert by the SFHS Marching Band. They enjoyed learning about the different instruments and listening to the music. Many are looking forward to the time they will have the opportunity to participate in a marching band. Thanks for visiting our school.