Orchard Hills Elementary


No school Friday, October 24th.

Halloween Parade is on Friday, October 31st @ 2:30.

Red Ribbon Week is October 27-31st

Monday: "I CAN have a bright future!" College Day - wear your favorite school jersey/colors

Tuesday: "We CAN kick drugs to the curb!" Crazy Sock Day

Wednesday: "Orchard Hills Cougars CAN be healthy!" Healthy Day- Wear your best workout clothes.

Thursday: "We CAN be F.R.I.E.N.DS!" School Pride Day - Wear your school shirts or colors.

Friday: "We CAN scare drugs away." Halloween - Wear your Halloween costume to school.


Fire Safety


Stephen Olson from the Santaquin Fire Department came and talked to the first grade classes about fire safety.  He also brought the fire truck!


Nursery Rhymes


The kindergartners at Orchard Hills spent a couple weeks learning Nursery Rhymes.  Students in Miss Rowley’s classes were able to share their favorite Nursery Rhymes with the class.  Some favorites were: Humpty Dumpty, Jack and Jill, 3 Little Kittens Who Lost Their Mittens, Jack be Nimble, Hickory Dickory Dock, Wee Willie Winkie, Little Miss Muffet, The Itsy Bitsy Spider, and many more.  It was fun to watch them perform for their friends.  


Fall Dance Festival


On Wednesday, October 15th, Orchard Hills had their annual Fall Dance Festival.  It is fun tradition that everyone loves!  The Dance Festival started off with Kaylee Mecham singing the National Anthem then each grade level performed a dance.

 3rd Grade:  Electric Slide

5th Grade: Ukranian Koza

Kindergarten:  Boogie Walk

UEI:  Parachute Dance to Shake It Off

4th Grade:  Stayin’ Alive

1st Grade:  Hokey Pokey

6th Grade:  Oh Johnny Square Dance

Teachers:  Footloose

2nd Grade:  Macarena


The World Would Be a Better Place If. . . .


The theme for the Reflections Contest this year is: 

"The World Would Be a Better Place If. . . ."

The PTA held an assembly to introduce the theme and to talk about the Reflections Contest with all the students.  

If your child would like to participate there are forms with more information in the office.  The different categories are:

  • Dance
  • Film
  • Literature
  • Music
  • Photography
  • Visual Arts