School News

Red Ribbon Week

Second Grade participated in Red Ribbon Week at Sage Creek Elementary!!  We kicked off the week with visiting athletes/musicians/good student examples from the high school ... Then we created our own jump rope rhymes and shared them during recess ... Next we really got active with a grade-level skipping race ... Finally, at the end of the week our whole school released balloons with our goals to be active and live clean attached to them!  Be a Sport!  Play Hard!  Live Clean!  Go for it, Sage Creek Dragons!!

September Determined Dragons

At Sage Creek Elementary, classes in the following Character Education skills are taught weekly:  how to show appreciation, accept responsibility, and make good choices.  These students have been chosen to be the Determined Dragons for the month of September because they have made our school a better place by using their Character Education skills.  They are: Jonathon Averett, Corbin Bailey, Cashlynn Chruma, Miriam Dominguez, Bailey Everton, Hailey Fauz, Andrew Florence, Adam Golding, Gracie Hinckley, Samantha Hjorth, Braxton Jones, Adrienne Jorgensen, Ali Killpack, Dalton Killpack, Lilli K

4th Grade Visit

            Our principal is the best! Ms. Call came and visited Mrs. Robbin's 4th grade classroom this week to read a story about The Human Race, by Jamie Lee Curtis.  She brought her chair with her to use as part of a visual demonstration on the mathematics concept of place value.  Her chair  represented the million's place in our chair place value order.    She is a million dollar principal!  In fact,  we would put her in the quindecillion place value if we could which  is the highest place value that these fourth graders learned about that day!

The Water Van

            On September 22, 2011 the Water Van workers from the Living Planet Aquarium came to Sage Creek Elementary.  The Water Van group visits different schools every day and fiinally it was Sage Creek’s turn. 

Learning at Diamond Fork Forest

Sage Creek Elementary 4th graders got to visit Diamond Fork Forest, and hike the Discovery Trail.   They saw a teepee, a beaver dam and some educational signs. Sage Creek Elementary students have created some of the signs that are on the trail. They also got to test the water quality of the river. It turned different colors depending on if the water was healthy or not.

Second Grade Apple Field Trip

On Wednesday, September 21st, the second grade students from Sage Creek Elementary were treated to a tour of a local apple orchard! We saw pears, pumpkins, sunflowers, deer tracks, grapes, peaches, bee hives, and most important . . . APPLES! We learned that apples need water, soil and sunlight to grow and that it took 50 years for these apple trees to get as big as they are today.  The students will use the apples they picked in math, reading and writing activities aligned with the new Utah Core Standards.  Thank you to Mrs.

Chinese Acrobats vist Sage Creek

In celebration of the Chinese language immersion program that will begin iin the fall for some of next year's first graders, Sage Creek Elementary students were treated to a performance by some amazing Chinese acrobats from the Bureau of Lectures.  Students saw many examples of balance, flexibility and athleticism, hallmarks of the Chinese culture, during this amazing performance and are more excited than ever to bring that culture into the halls and classrooms of Sage Creek.

March Determined Dragons

At Sage Creek Elementary, classes are taught weekly the following Character Education skills:  how to show appreciation, accept responsibility, and make good choices.  These students have been chosen to be the Determined Dragons for the month of March because they have made our school a better place by using their Character Education skills.  They are: Alexis Allen, Devin Ashcraft, Sundee Ann Belknap, Nathan Bingham, Danael Bishop, Nicholas Bradley, Sadie Brailsford, Mariah Carter, Jacob Chamberlain, Emily Docter, Dee Dee Draper, Calli Egbert, Michael Eifert, Jarom Gibb, Josh Gilson, Makayl

Arbor Day

April 30th brought Arbor Day and Smokey the Bear to Sage Creek Elementary.  After learning about and drawing trees in the weeks before Arbor Day, students were prepared for the questions posed to them by Springville City Director of Buildings ad Grounds, Alex Roylance.  In an assembly students were able to learn and share information about the importance of trees in our environment.  Smokey was on hand encourage the children to protect and care for trees.  After the assembly the student council and honor patrol helped city workers plan six new trees in front of the school.  If you want to k

Little Caesars Pizza visits Second Grade

On Wednesday, April 20th, the second grade students at Sage Creek Elementary were treated to a visit from Little Caesar’s Pizza as part of their social studies ‘goods and services’ unit.   Mike and Trevor, members of the hard working Little Caesar’s Pizza team, are totally committed to excellence and serious about having fun.  Mike demonstrated this as he rolled out balls of pizza dough creating pizzas for the students to sample!
 

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