Gingerbread Houses

Attributions: 
Calleen Argyle

     Third-grade students at Canyon Elementary celebrated their annual gingerbread house making tradition on Dec. 20, 2011.  Parents donated candies and icing for the students to use.  All of the third-grade students met in the cafeteria with teachers and parent helpers to assemble and decorate their gingerbread houses.

Pictured L-R:  Third-grade student, Kate Darrington and Mom, Amy Darrington.

Canyon States Fair

Attributions: 
Calleen Argyle

     Fifth-grade students from Canyon Elementary had their annual "States Fair" Thursday, Nov. 17, 2011.  Each student researched a state in the United States and then they created a display of information and facts to tell about that state.  Students and parents walked through the gym looking at all of the states on display.

 

Pictured:  Caden Parcell with his Michigan state display

Canyon Presents to School Board

Attributions: 
Calleen Argyle and Jeannette Maughan

     Students from Canyon Elementary and East Meadows have been participating in early morning orchestra for the past two months.  Cheryl Wangsgard is the orchestra teacher.  Mr. Harlan, Canyon Principal, was giving a presentation about Canyon Elementary to the School Board November 9, 2011, and he invited the orchestra students to perform a couple of numbers during the presentation.  The orchestra did an amazing job and received compliments from members of the School Board.

Canyon Students Win Bikes

Attributions: 
Calleen Argyle

All students in grades K-6 at Canyon Elementary participate in the Ken Garff Road to Success reading program. If students meet their class reading goal each month, they earn entry slips that they can put in containers by the office for a chance to win a bike. Friday, Nov. 4, 2011, Principal, Mr. Dave Harlan, pulled two names from the entry containers. Jada Bunnell and Tayxa Talbot both won bikes to pick up from the Springville Wal Mart store.

Pictured L-R: Jada Bunnell and Tayxa Talbot.

Canyon Halloween

Attributions: 
Calleen Argyle

     Students and teachers alike enjoyed dressing up for Halloween at Canyon Elementary.  All grades K-6 had fun showing off their costumes as they paraded through the halls for parents.

 

Pictured L-R:  Students Whitney Koyle as the Mad Hatter and Lacey Gardner as the Bride of Frankenstein

Pictured L-R:  Fourth-grade teachers:  Angie Perkins, Nicole Fellows and Jamie Hamblin

Canyon Student Wins UDOT Contest

Attributions: 
Calleen Argyle

     Zak Flinders, fifth-grade student from Canyon Elementary, entered UDOT's contest "Walk More in 4".  UDOTwanted to encourage students to walk or bike to school therefore putting less cars on the roads.  During the month of September, students kept track of all the days they walked or rode their bikes to and from school.  If you conformed 75% of the time, you were eligible for a drawing for a bike or scooter.  UDOT received over 4,000 entries.  They gave out 30 bikes and scooters.  Zak was surprised to find out that he was a winner of a new bicycle and helmet.  Cherissa Wood from UDOT pr

Pumpkin Story Characters

Attributions: 
Calleen Argyle

   Third-grade students at Canyon Elementary each read a favorite book and then wrote a book report.  As a final activity, they decorated a pumpkin as one of the main characters from the book they read.  Students brought their decorated pumpkin story characters to school to share with their classmates.

 

Pictured L-R:  Cassie Rawe, Addison McLean and Jordyn Pierson

Canyon Red Ribbon Week

Attributions: 
Calleen Argyle

   Canyon PTA volunteers along with student council members sponsored Red Ribbon Week for Canyon Elementary October 24-27, 2011.  During Red Ribbon Week, students pledge to be drug free and say "no" to drugs.  Every day has a different theme.  Monday everyone received a red wristband to wear all week.  Tuesday they will have a great assembly.  Wednesday everyone will wear red and Thursday students will create the school's longest red paper chain.

 

Pictured L-R:  Kade Argyle, Matthew Conway, Marley Jensen, Brooke Robinson and Kassidy Johnson

Author Visits Canyon

     Author, Tyler Whitesides, visited Canyon Elementary telling third through sixth-grade students about his new book, Janitors.  It's a magical story about a secret society of wizard-like janitors.  Mr. Whitesides also told the students that everyone has the ability to do extraordinary things.  Mr. Whitesides told the boys and girls that they can all be authors.  Students can take information from reading and their everyday experiences and turn them into great stories.

 

Pictured L-R:  Author, Tyler Whitesides, Pei-Pei Magleby and Jasmine Rose.

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