Canyon Student Wins UDOT Contest

Submitted by calleen.argyle on Tue, 11/01/2011 - 08:33

     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

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Calleen Argyle

Pumpkin Story Characters

Submitted by calleen.argyle on Tue, 10/25/2011 - 09:34

   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

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Calleen Argyle

Canyon Red Ribbon Week

Submitted by calleen.argyle on Tue, 10/25/2011 - 09:28

   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

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Author Visits Canyon

Submitted by calleen.argyle on Fri, 10/14/2011 - 14:02

     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.