October 2016

Fourth Grade Enjoying Fine Arts

Attributions: 
photos provided by Karen Hanson

Fourth grade has been having a blast this year enjoying the fine arts of music and drama. First, they attended a Utah Symphony concert and even got all dressed up for it! In addition, they have been learning about drama through our district GAINS program. They recently learned about still pictures and creating images with their bodies! Take a look through the photos to see what has been happening in fourth grade.

Second Grade Sees Willy Wonka

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photos and information provided by Marianne Lowe

Recently, second grade took a field trip to Scera Theatre to see Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory! After the production the actors answered several questions about set design and acting. Then they walked to a nearby park to enjoy lunch before returning to Wilson. What a fun field trip!

Pawkemon Go Winner

Attributions: 
photo by Shawn Rawlings

Congratulations to Wesslee Berger for finding our Pawkemon for a second time this year! Students can look around for the Pawkemon again next Wednesday.

Halloween Happenings at Wilson

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photo courtesy of UVU

Wilson's Halloween Party Carnival is THIS THURSDAY, October 27th, from 6:30-8:00pm! Buy a 20-punch pass for only $5 before school or at the carvinal. No food will be served. There will be fun and games galore!

The Green Man Group from UVU will present a program for parents and students on Halloween Day, October 31st, at 12:00pm in the gym. Everybody is invited!

Following the Green Man Group program, the group will lead our annual Halloween Costume Parade! The parent viewing areas will be outside between the 1st and 2nd grade wings (weather permitting) and in the gym.

New Teacher Spotlight: Joan VanVoorhis

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picture courtesy of Clipart Panda

Joan VanVoorhis is our newest speech technician here at Wilson! Ms. VanVoorhis loves salad and pie, and her favorite animals are cats and dogs--as long as they belong to someone else! In her free time, Ms. VanVoorhis enjoys reading the sports section of the Daily Herald. Her dream vacation would be to go to a warm water beach with her children and grandchildren. Speaking of kids, Ms. VanVoorhis has six children, all married. She has 13 grandchildren with one on the way, and they all live in various parts of the U.S. That gives Ms. VanVoorhis a good reason to go visit!

Would You Like to Be Part of School Community Council?

Are you interested in being involved in our School Community Council? SCC is a collaboration of parents, teachers, and administrators to discuss important topics in our school community. If you are interested in being a part of this council, please download and fill out the attached form, and return it to the front office.

4th Grade Learns about Hunting and Animal Calls

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information and photos provided by Nesha Smith

On September 4th, in honor of National Wildlife Day, Mr. Rawlings gave a special presentation to our 4th graders! He loves to hunt, so he taught the students about hunting and the tools they need, like animal calls. He even demonstrated some of the calls for the kids! Mr. Rawlings also told the students some great stories. The 4th graders had a fun time learning from our principal!

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