Sierra Bonita Elementary held their third grade spelling bee. The top third grade spellers were Ian Dailey, Anna Linford, Maddie Davis, Allie Dietz,Cameron Prescott, Marla Henry, Ethan Marsh and Caden Rose. Spelling bee Finalist included Cameron Prescott and Maddie Davis.
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The 4th grade students at Sierra Bonita Elementary recently had the opportunity to attend a Willy Wonka play. They play was put on by Spanish Fork's Youth Theater and included students from all over Utah County. The 4th graders enjoyed seeing their classmates, Riley Matsuoka and Jacelyn Chappell, who both played Oompa Loompas.
Sierra Bonita held their 1st annual Spelling Bee for the upper-grades. Every 4th, 5th, and 6th grade class participated in a class spelling bee. The top two spellers from became their class representative in the school spelling bee. The finalist for Sierra Bonita's first spelling bee were Rachel Sweat and Gabe Chapman.
Over 140 students participated in the science fair at Sierra Bonita Elementary on January 26th. Students in the fifth and sixth grade did a wide variety of experiments. All participants are to be congratulated on a job well done. Advancing to the District Science Fair on February 29th are:Joshua Martinez - Power Generation Through Artificial LightBradley Brindley - No Pain, Lots of GainTrevor Perkins - How Does Light Color Affect Plant Growth?Sierra Jensen - Hot vs. Cold Bounce OffAustin Livingston - Preservitives & Fast FoodHelen Linford - Mission Impossible - Making a Candy CandleBrandyn VanTassell - Egg DropBraxton Smithson - Going BananasAlso moving on are Rylie Lundell & AJ Henderson and Ty Erikkson & Will WiddisonWe wish them all the best of luck in their future science endeavors!
On February 2-March 2 the Sierra Bonita PTA will be hosting another book fair. This is a great opportunity to get books and reading materials at a low price. Please check out the link below to find out more information about the book fair and to get a preview of some of the books that will be available during the week.
On January 27, the First Grade celebrated the 100th day of school! The kids wrote 100 words they knew, wrote their numbers to 100, and even licked a lolly-pop 100 times. Students brought a bag of 100 small items that they counted and displayed on their desks. The first graders then were able to go on a 'museum walk' around all the first grade classrooms. We have had 100 wonderful days of first grade and can't wait for more!
The students at Sierra Bonita Elementary enjoyed celebrating their reading achievements in a school wide "It Pays to Read" assembly just prior to Christmas break. All students who participated in our It Pays to Read program received a packet of restaurant coupons and a movie pass to Water Gardens Spanish 8 Theater. In addition, students' names were entered into a drawing (one ticket for each week the reading goal was met) for hundreds of books and bigger prizes. Students and staff members especially had fun with our "It Pays to Read Shootout" where students worked with staff members to make baskets, which then turned into cash! We look forward to our next "It Pays to Read" Assembly in May.
It IS better to give than receive! Students in Mrs. Wheatley's third grade class felt the satisfaction that comes from giving when they tied 13fleece blankets on December 19th. These blankets were given to the Juvenile Justice Center for their residents. Parents donated store bought fleece to the service project. Other parents volunteered to cut and trim the fabric edges. Other parents volunteered to help the students tie the fleece into blankets. One student said, "I like it when I can do something for someone else. I hope they like my blanket."
HELP! First graders at Sierra Bonita made a gingerbread man today and he ran away! He's about one foot tall, has peppermint eyes, a brown m&m nose, and red and green gumdrop buttons. He goes by the name of Gingy. If you have any ideas on his whereabouts, please send him back to us. THANK YOU!