The second grade kicked the year off with the 2nd Grade Olympics! Each class set goals, made a class flag, and participated in events all week long. The students tie-dyed shirts in their classes and wore them at the Closing and Opening Ceremonies. Mr. Murray came and spoke to use about achieving our goals and working hard in all we do. We are excited for an awesome year!
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Orchard Hills Elementary sixth-graders participated in the Santaquin, Unit 84, American Legion Auxiliary 2012 Essay Contest. The winners in Mrs. Anderson’s class are: 1st- Justin Freeman, 2nd- Madison Simons, 3rd- Joshua Steele. Participants in Mrs. Anderson’s class were: Katie Wood, Mira Windley, Natasha Tracy, Emily Howarth, Harley Huff, Jordan Villar, Statler Steele, Madison Houston, Bayli Alexander, Taelor Moffitt, Ashlie Shuffler, Rylan Roundy, Gavin Dechamps, and Kylie Lundholm.
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Hershey Track Winners
Third Grade Winners
Softball Throw 3rd: Place Garrett Shaw
Standing Long Jump 2nd Place: Gavin Howarth
Standing Long Jump 1st Place: Anna Staheli
100 Meter Run 2nd Place: Kendra Hancock
200 Meter Run 2nd Place: Kendra Hancock
400 Meter Run 2nd Place: Tessa Haws
Fourth Grade Winners
50 Meter Run 2nd Place: Korbyn Crabb
100 Meter Run 2nd Place: Kody Mecham
The 5th graders at Orchard Hills participated in a simulation of the Underground Railroad in May. Conductors took the students from station to station until they reach safety in Canada. The students snuck quietly through the halls of the school trying not to get caught and sent back. At each safe house there were station masters who taught the students more about the Underground Railroad and did an activity with the students. It was a fun and educational activity that hopefully helped students learn and understand more about our country's history.