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Canyon Elementary had a Halloween parade Thursday, October 28th, where all students got to parade through the halls showing their costumes. After the parade, the second grade classes presented a Halloween program with songs and dances for the students and parents to enjoy.
Second grade students pictured L-R: Damon Jones, Lilly Ricks, Isaac Chappell and Keelie Cheff.
Canyon Student Council and the PTA are sponsoring Red Ribbon Spirit Week Oct. 18-22. Each day of the week has a different theme to build school spirit and remind students to pledge not to do drugs or alcohol. Monday is "Family Fall Carnival Night", Tuesday is "Crazy Hair Day", Wednesday is "Wear Red Day", Thursday is "Opposite Day" and Friday is "Dress Like Your Favorite Hero Day".
Cut line: Crazy Hair Day L-R: Haylee Williams, Nicole Clayson and Katlyn Swan
Canyon PTA sponsored a Family Fall Carnival Oct. 18th in conjunction with Red Ribbon Week. Students brought their family and friends back to school for an evening of great food, games, jump houses and awesome prizes. They also had over 50 gift baskets full of valuable things that people could bid on in a silent auction. There was a great turnout and the carnival was a huge success.
Pictured L-R: Ariana Massey, Samantha Crockett and Sarah Clayson
All students at Canyon Elementary participate in the Ken Garff Road to Success Reading Program. Students keep track of the days and number of minutes they read. As motivation to read, Ken Garff and other local businesses, provide monthly incentives and 4 bicycles to be given away during the school year. When Canyon students read every day, they can earn entry slips for the bicycle drawing. To kick of the Ken Garff Reading Program, magician Paul Brewer, entertained the students with magic tricks while telling them the importance of reading every day.
Canyon Elementary students elected their new student council members for the 2010-2011 school year.
Top: Mark Smiley
Middle L-R: Drew Swasey, Allison Binks, Brooke Burnham and Emmeline Bowman.
Bottom L-R: Jackson Jeppson, James Dawe, Devon King, Nate Chandler and Peyton Pond