Fifth grade students at Canyon Elementary participate in the D.A.R.E. drug and alcohol resistance education program. Sgt. Cory Slaymaker taught many drug and alcohol resistance lessons to the fifth grade students. Canyon's DARE graduation was held March 22, 2011. All students received certificates for completing the program. Several students received recognition for being "Outstanding DARE Students", writing an "Outstanding DARE Essay" and winning "DAREN" the DARE stuffed animal lion.
Students at Canyon Elementary participate in the Ken Garff Road to Success reading program. Students keep track of the minutes they read at home. When students meet their reading goal each month, their teacher gives them entry slips to fill out and put in containers by the office for drawings to win prizes. March 14, 2011, fourth grade student Brinley Crouch, in Mrs. Perkins' class, and first grade student Jade Boshard, in Mrs. Snell's class, both won certificates redeemable for a bike from Walmart.
L-R: Brinley Crouch and Jade Boshard
Canyon Elementary students invited their Dads, or another family member, to join them as they celebrated Dads and Doughnuts and Dr. Seuss Day. Students read some of their favorite books with their Dads in their classrooms or in the halls and then they had doughnuts and milk together in the cafeteria. Later that afternoon, students had a school-wide read-a-thon.
Andrea Pond was recognized as Outstanding Classified Employee from Canyon Elementary February 16, 2011. Andrea was born and spent her early childhood in Wisconsin. She moved to Logan, Utah when she was 14 and spent her Junior High and High School years there. Andrea met her husband Scott, while attending High School. They have three children, Regan, Peyton and Mason. She loves her children and is a very dedicated mother. Andrea is also a hard worker. She likes organization, yard work, making crafts and traveling. Andrea has done a wide variety of things. She has worked as a trav
Second grade students at Canyon Elementary have been working very hard to learn their addition math facts. As an incentive to pass their math facts, the second grade teachers told the students they could earn a banana split party as their reward. Students got to assemble a banana split picture where each part of the picture represented a math fact that they had learned. On Wednesday, January 26, they got to complete their pictures and have their banana split reward party.
Pictured are students from Mrs. Danielle Sanders' Class. L-R: Abby Olsen and Isaac Chappell
Canyon Elementary had its annual fifth grade science fair Thursday, January 20, 2011. The following students will move on to the District Science Fair to represent Canyon Elementary on February, 23, 2011.
Top L-R: Students in Mr. Bates' class: Kennedy Frame, Emilia Barrett, Griffin Roberts-Cox and Shelby Shepherd
Middle L-R: Students in Mrs. Jarvis' and Miss Wickes' classes: Morgan Olson, Mason Olson, Amie Ainge and Natalie Pendleton.
Bottom L-R: Students in Mrs. Patrick's class: Emily Pope, Sofie Czarnecki, Jessica Anderson and Kennidee Disbrow
Shelly Graham, music technician at Canyon Elementary, has been teaching a choir class to students after school. Wednesday, Dec. 15th, choir members got to sing Christmas carrols at the Orem University Mall for parents and mall shoppers. They also preformed at Canyon Elementary on Monday, Dec. 20th. Audience members got into the Christmas spirit as they got to sing-along with the choir on their last song.
Students at Canyon Elementary participate in the Ken Garff road to Success reading program. Students record each night that they read at home on their reading goal charts. When they meet their goal, their teachers give them entry slips to write their names on to put in a container for a school wide drawing. Friday, Dec. 17th, our principal, Mr.
First grade students in Miss Hutching's class have been sharing Christmas traditions. Miriam Pendleton and her mother, Mrs. Becky Pendleton, shared their Christmas tradition of making peppermint candy. Mrs. Pendleton showed the class how she melts the white chocolate in the microwave and crushes the candy canes in her blender. Then she mixed the two together and poured the mixture onto a cookie sheet to cool before breaking into pieces. She had some candy that was already cool and a recipe card that she gave to each of the students in the class.
Canyon Elementary students recognize that many families need extra help this time of year. So student council members from Canyon organized a Food Drive at the school. All classes were invited to participate. Their goal this year was to collect 2100 food items to donate to the local food bank. They surpassed their goal in collecting 2105 items.
Pictured Student Council Members Bottom L-R: Allison Binks, Brooke Burnham, Emmeline Bowman and Drew Swasey.
Top L-R: Nate Chandler, Peyton Pond, Jackson Jeppson, James Dawe, Devin King and Mark Smiley.