Book Fair Hours

This week is our Book Fair! The hours are as follows:

Monday: 2:30-3:30pm

Tuesday: 8:30-9:30am and 3:15-4:15pm

Wednesday: 8:30-9:30am and 3:15-4:15pm

Thursday: 8:30-9:30am and SEP's from 3:15-8:00pm

Friday: 8:30-9:30am

We are so excited for our Spring Book Fair! Scholastic gives our school fifty percent of all proceeds to buy new books. All proceeds from this fair will go directly to the school's libraries and Pays To Read.

Please come out and support the Book Fair! Thanks!

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SEP Conferences - Thursday, March 1st

Hi Parents!

Our SEP conferences will be held this Thursday, March 1st.  This will be student led conferences so there will be no sign-ups for this conference. 

We recommend that those whose last name that starts with A-L to come any time from 3:30-5:30 and M-Z to come any time between 6-8.  We understand that this time does not work for everyone so if you need to come to the other session that is fine.  We are just trying to prevent too much congestion.  Teachers will be eating dinner from 5:30-6pm.  

We hope to see you there!

Sierra Bonita Elementary

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Letter from our PTA Regarding Reflections

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Sierra Bonita parents, A few months back, we sent out a survey asking for your feedback regarding Reflections. On the survey we proposed 2 different ideas. The first one was to continue to participate in Reflections. The second was to opt-out of Reflections, but instead hold a Sierra Bonita arts contest with similar categories and prizes as Reflections. The school-only program would have less limitations and rules, but the participants would not have the opportunity to move on to district or beyond.  Most of the people that took the survey supported the idea of switching to a school-only contest. However, we are aware that some of you expressed concern and would like for our school to continue participating in Reflections. In order to make a decision, we'll have a meeting on Friday, March 2nd at 2:30 pm in the teachers' lounge to discuss both options. If you feel strongly about Reflections, your attendance is important. Amy van Dyk, our current Reflections chair, will explain what is needed for our school to continue participating in Reflections and will also share her ideas for a school-only program.  You can email us at sierrabonitapta@gmail.com if you have any questions. Thank you, Sierra Bonita PTA

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Praise Notes for Mrs. Staheli's Class

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Every Friday, "Praise Notes" are read during morning announcements. These students are called to the office and get thier picture taken. Students can earn a "Praise Note" by being caught doing kind things throughout the school and classrooms.

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Praise Notes 2-23-2018

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Every Friday, "Praise Notes" are read during morning announcements. These students are called to the office and get thier picture taken. Students can earn a "Praise Note" by being caught doing kind things throughout the school and classrooms.

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Service Project for Mrs. Sorensen's class

For Valentine's Day, students wanted to share their love and chose to do a service project for their class party.  Students were each able to make a first-aid kit, and collected many other items to be donated to Humanitize Expeditions. 

These items will be taken to Haiti, Guatemala, and the Dominican Republic to help those in need.  Great job students! You are definitely making the world a better place. 

Thank you to all those who donated items for this project.  

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Readbox Book Fair Door

A big shout out to our amazing student council members: Sadie Clegg, Juliette Funk, Brooklyn Calwell and Abby Knight for decorating our Book Fair doors!

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Kids Marathon - Partnering with Payson Canyon Half (1st-6th Grade)

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Erin Creamer

Dear Parents,

In an effort to promote healthy choices for our students we are excited to inform you that Payson Canyon Half has partnered with our school for a kids marathon.  Over the next three and a half months your child will be running each week towards their goal of completing a marathon (26.2 miles).  This running will take place at school with your child’s teacher supervising the running. Each child has set a goal to run 25 miles.  Then on Saturday, May 12, at 10:00am all student are invited to run the final 1.2 miles of our kid’s marathon in Payson.  Each teacher will keep a log of the 25 miles run prior to our concluding event on May 12th. 

If you want your child to run in Payson for the final 1.2 miles the parent will be responsible for registering you child/children and transportation to the event.  Go to www.runpaysoncanyon.com to register.  It is a $15 registration fee which covers a race shirt and finisher medal.  By using code NEBO20 you will receive 20% off registration prices.  There is a scholarship program in place for students who wish to participate by are unable to pay the registration fee. 

Applications are available online http://runpaysoncanyon.com/kids-marathon/ or by emailing Bethany Brown Bethany.brown@nebo.edu. 

The purpose of this event is to promote healthy lifestyles among out students. We want this to be a family event.  Parents are welcome and encouraged to run with their children over the next four months and at the final event in Payson.  Parents who wish to run the kids race with their child do not need to register for the event, unless they would like a finisher medal and race shirt.  Parents, older siblings and other relatives are able to register for the 5k or half marathon also taking place on May 12th at a discounted rate.  Please go to www.runpaysoncanyon.com to register.  By using code NEBO20 you will receive 20% off registration prices.  Students who are unable to participate in our final event on May 12 will still run with their class during school. 

For more information please visit the race website listed above or contact the school. 

Sierra Bonita Elementary has set a goal to have at least 250 participants at the final event in Payson on May 12.  The school with the most participants will receive a trophy.  As a school, we are looking forward to this journey together! 

Sincerely, 

Garrett Andersen - Principal

Erin Creamer – Wellness Specialist

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Read-A-Thon - February 26th - March 2nd

It’s the time to read, read, READ!  We are celebrating “Read Across America” and Dr. Seuss’ Birthday. Your students class has set a goal of minutes they will read.  Students will do their part by reading and recording their minutes on the back sheet of the attached document. Students can begin reading and recording on February 26, 2018, and continue until Friday, March 2nd, 2018.  Please return your tracking sheet to your teacher on Monday, March 5, 2018.

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Safe UT Awareness Days - February 22nd & 23rd

Safe UT Awareness Days February 22 & 23.

 In light of the recent events in Florida and other tragedies that have happened around the country, Nebo School District is teaming up with KSL on February 22, 2018, as we Stand Up for a Safe Utah. Utah has a very powerful resource and that is the Safe UT app.  As you all know, the Safe UT app provides real-time crisis intervention and has been proven to save lives and stopped planned school attacks.  

 Our goal is to make sure that every parent, student and educator is aware of the app and has it downloaded on their phone.   Throughout the day, KSL will be highlighting all that the app can do, the history behind it, the success stories and much more. In addition, there will be some fun for the students. Below is the outline to encourage student involvement:·Encourage your friends to download the app·Use hashtag #SafeUT on posts  

KSL Contest:  Individuals will be able to share a screenshot of their phone with the app downloaded for a chance to wina $50 visa card These screenshots will need to be posted in the contest on the KSL TV Facebook page The school that is tagged the most by their students will receive 100 pizzas from KSL! The contest will start Thursday, February 22 and Friday, February 23 at 3 p.m. 

Watch KSL News at 5 p.m. on Friday to see which school will be receiving 100 pizzas!  

 

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