School News

Wilson School Science Fair

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picture courtesy of www.ocps.net

The science fair is coming up this week, and we are excited about all the amazing projects the students at Wilson have been working on! For those who are participating in the science fair this year, all projects are due this Thursday, February 18th. This Friday, February 19th, the projects will be judged in the gym starting at 9:00am. The judges would like to encourage students to be dressed nice as they stand by their displays. 

Crystal Apple Awarded to Shamayne Cram

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information gathered and organized by Karen Hanson

When you think of someone at our school who is always positive, energetic, and greets you with a smile, you definitely think of Shamayne Cram. Shamayne has worked in Nebo School District for 13 years, first as a technician and then as a 1st grade teacher at Wilson Elementary for 7 years. She is always bubbly and upbeat. She is willing to take on extra tasks and assignments for our school. She has been a Nebo Teacher representative and is currently over charitable donations at our school. She is adventurous and an avid skier.

Here are some great things her colleagues have to say:

Wilson School Collecting Boxtops!

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It's that time again! We are collecting boxtops to help earn money for our school. Every boxtop equals 10 cents, so every 20 boxtops is $2 for the school! Bring in or send with your child as many boxtops as you can find by Tuesday, February 16th, and help your child's class earn a prize. The class in each grade with the most boxtops will win a yummy prize! Thanks for your love and support of this great school. Go lions!

Spanish Fork Junior High Needs Our Help!

The Spanish Fork Junior High orchestra has been chosen as one of 12 finalists nationwide to win a grant and a visit from a Radio Disney star, and they need our help! We are excited to help out a fellow Nebo school and its students.

You can VOTE once every 24 hours from January 28 to February 10 at: http://www.giveanote.org/2016-mios-tour-semi-finalists/west/

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Wilson School Spell-Off Winners

Last Thursday the top three winners from the 3rd-4th grade spelling bee and the top three winners from the 5th-6th grade spelling bee matched off in an overall competition. They were required to spell uncommon, difficult words, which made for an exciting event to watch. While all the students did a tremendous job, Savannah Stinson of 5th grade came out as the first place winner, with Luke Dalley of 6th grade in second place. Good job to all who participated in our spelling bees this year, and thank you to the PTA for organizing it all! Go Lions!

5th-6th Grade Spelling Bee Winners

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Congratulations to our 5th/6th grade spelling bee winners from last week! After a suspensful 40 minutes of spelling tough words, the top three spellers went on to compete in the overall Wilson School Spell-Off. Here are the top three winners:

First place: Savannah Stinson (5th grade; left)

Second place: Luke Dalley (6th grade; right)

Third place: McKenzie Wasek (5th grade; middle)

5th - 6th Grade Spelling Bee and Spell-Off Tonight

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picture courtesy of www.belmontsavings.com

Last week, 1st through 4th graders competed in a spelling bee. Tonght, 5th and 6th graders will compete in the Wilson auditorium at 5:00pm! After they compete, the 3rd, 4th, 5th, and 6th grade winners will compete in the overall spell-off at 6:00pm. Come support your children and friends. We are ready to cheer everyone on!

1st - 4th Grade Spelling Bee

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Last night, January 21st, 1st through 4th graders participated in a spelling bee at Wilson Elementary. What a fun event! 1st and 2nd graders competed against one another, and 3rd and 4th graders competed against one another. Congratulations to our winners! Next Thursday, January 28th, will be the 5th and 6th grade spelling bee.

1st/2nd Grade Winners:

1st place: Gabe Depew

2nd place: Adrie Wasek

3rd place: Karson Fuell

 

3rd/4th Grade Winners:

1st place: Baylee Brokaw

2nd place: Brevin Holt

3rd place: Logan Iverson

Learning about Africa through Dance

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The sixth grade classes at Wilson Elementary recently learned about ancient and modern-day Africa and the daily customs of its people. To enhance their learning experience, Holly Markgraf-Mayne visited each sixth grade class and taught the students some traditional African dance moves that they then combined into a whole dance piece. The students loved talking about Africa and learning the dance, and they had a blast doing it all! It was an enjoyable and memorable experience for the students and teachers alike.

No School Friday or Monday!

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There will be no school tomorrow, January 15th, due to it being a District Develpment Day. We hope you enjoy starting your weekend early! We would also like to remind you that Monday is Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, so there will be no school that day, Monday, January 18th. Have a fabulous long weekend!

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