School News

Kindergarten Science Projects


The kindergartners just finished their unit on science and during the unit the kindergartners each chose a topic of science they were interested in to present to their class.  They all presented in different ways.  Some of the topics shared were:  volcanoes, plants, rain, tornadoes, animals, magnets, blubbers, sink and float, and many different science experiments.  They had a lot of fun!  

GAINS Training for Teachers


Orchard Hills Elementary 4th grade teachers learned how to water color as part of the GAINS (Growing Arts In Nebo Schools) program during January. Visual Art Integration, as well as enhanced Music, Dance, and Drama helps connect core concepts in Language Arts, Science, Math, and Social Studies. The fourth grade teachers linked shared reading with water coloring by painting various characters and scenes from selected stories. Through the medium of water color, students have the opportunity to feel like an artist while studying literature.

100th Day of Kindergarten

The kindergartners celebrated their 100th Day of Kindergarten!   They brought their collections of 100 things to show their classes.  Other activities they did were:  building with 100 sticks, cubes, cups, painting, 100 exercises, and many more.  What a fun day!  They have learned so much already!  



Last week the kindergartners learned about bears.  They learned a lot of facts about bears.  They read books about bears and books with bears in them and talked about fact and fiction.  They ended their week with Teddy Bear Day. 

Keyboarding Awards


The fifth graders have recently completed their keyboarding course with Mr. Bartholomew. During this class, they worked to strengthen their typing skills. Awards were given out on Monday for those with outstanding speed and accuracy. Congrats to all of the fifth graders on improving themselves during this course!

Christmas Fun


Everyone had  fun day today celebrating Christmas with singing, parties, dressing up, visits from Santa and Mrs. Claus, more.   

Merry Christmas!