January 2016

Robotics classes available!


We wanted to share with you information about the Learning Through Robotics classes that will be held at Sierra Bonita on Thursdays after school from 3:30-4:30pm for students in the 4th-6th grade. One class is a beginning class for students who are new to this instruction. The second class is an intermediate class for those who have already taken the beginning class and would like to take the next step in learning through robotics.

For each class, there is a fee of $55 per student. Available for students 4th-6th grade.

Classes will begin on January 21 and will continue through March 24. We are reserving the available spots for Sierra Bonita students until thisThursday, January 7. Beginning January 8, the spots will be open to students from neighboring schools.

If you would like to sign up your child for one of the classes or if you have any questions, please contact the office at 801-798-4480.

Thank you!
Sierra Bonita

January Chess Tournament

Nebo School District will hold a January Chess Tournament on Saturday, January 23rd at Art City Elementary. This will be a 5 Round Swiss Tournament for students in grades K-6.

When: Saturday, January 23rd 2016. Check in 8:00-8:30am, instructions at 8:45am, round 1 begins at 9:00am, rounds 2-3 follow as each grade finishes. Rounds are up to 50 minutes each (i.e. approximately 25 minutes per player). All students play all five rounds. Trophies will be awarded as each grade finishes, usually by 2:00pm. Tie breaks will be decided y the computer.

Who: Open to all K-6 students residing within Nebo school district boundaries, whether attending public, charter, or home school. Is this your first tournament? Come and join the fun!

Awards: Trophies will be awarded to the top 10 players in each grade, 1-6. (Kindergartners will be combined with first graders.) Other contestants will receive a participation medal. School trophies will be awarded for the top 5 schools as well.

Registration: $8 if you register and pay by Jan.9, $15 up until Jan. 21. Registration accepted only through Thursday, Jan 21. Registration will be limited to 175 students, so register early! Register and pay online at www.utahchessk12.com/artcity. If you have trouble registering, email Bret Elzinga (elzingab@gmail.com) with your student's name, grade, and any requested byes. If you have trouble paying online, contact Mary Lynn Lewis (marylynn.lewis@nebo.edu). NO REGISTRATION/PAYMENT ACCEPTED AT THE DOOR!

Where: Art City Elementary - 121 North 900 East Springville, Utah

Supervision: Supervision of children is the responsibility of the parents. Parents and other spectators may not interact with players while they are competing.

Food: Pizza, drinks and snacks will be available for purchase.


School Choir Information


Dear Parents,

We are so excited to offer once again our school choir, to all of the children 1st -6th grade.  The Junior Choir will be for the 1st-3rd grade, on Wednesday mornings, starting at 8:15-8:50 a.m. The Show Choir will be on Thursday mornings, at 8:00-8:50 a.m. The choir will be held in the gym&/or the Bears’ Den.

This second season will be starting on January 13th and 14th.  We have tentatively scheduled our program to be held on March 31st.  We will be charging a small fee of $15.00, payable to the office.

The Show Choir has been asked to sing at the Singing to the Mountain, on April 13th.

We will be charging a small fee of $15.00, payable to the office.

Thank you for allowing us to work with your children in this musical activity.

Marilyn Paice and Amy Staheli