Lunchtime was rewarding in several ways last Friday. Several of the trays serving the delicious and nutritious food also had Smiley Face stickers attached to the undersides. The lucky recipients were able to claim a fun prize from our lunch manager, September Hoggan. There was a lot of excitement in the cafeteria!
One of the most pressing challenges schools face is that of ensuring that all children become competent readers. Young children who experience problems in reading quickly fall behind their more skilled classmates. This gap in reading skills can emerge as early as first grade, and proves to be pervasive over time. The long-term negative impact […]
Yellow shirts, Rock Stars, Sports Heros, and pajama clad students walked the halls at Oakwood this week as children were reminded to be respectful of one another. Our Anti-Bullying Assembly on Tuesday reinforced what bullying looks like and how to identify a bully, a victim, and bystanders. Children were encouraged - “Don’t Stand By…Be An Ally.” Standing […]
Students in Mrs. Giles’ first grade class had an enjoyable learning experience painting November trees during art. We appreciate the way Mrs. Wangsgard, our BTS art specialist, incorporates the core curriculum into art. For this activity, she demonstrated how various math shapes could be integrated into their paintings. Science concepts were explained as students created […]
Today is the 150th anniversary of the Gettysburg Address. Classes have spent several weeks preparing for this landmark day by utilizing activities on the Gettyready website, participating in skits, game shows, poems, and memorization. Mrs. Frandsen’s 6th grade class staged a game show where panelists asked questions to determine “Who Is the […]
Mrs. Dianne Phillips
5815 South Highland Drive
Salt Lake City, Utah 84121