School News

Gobble Off

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We had our annual Turkey Gobble Off today!  What a fun tradition.  It is very entertaining.  Each class picked a winner and then there was a grade level gobble off.  Each class winner won a turkey, grae level winners received a trophy, and the 2 overall winners won a turkey!  Good job everyone!!

Also, as part of the assembly it was announced that for the Box Top competition for the month (boy vs. girls) the girls won!  So Mr. Murray and Mr. Craig got a pie in their face.  

Gobble Off Grade Level Winners:

Kindergarten--Tristen Prince

Yearbook Cover Contest

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Orchard Hills is having a yearbook this year.  There was a contest for the cover.  Here are the entries for the contest.  They are incredible and we wanted to share them for you to see!  A winner will be chosen for the cover and then there will be a winner for each grade leve and those will be on the back of the yearbook.  Winners will be announced later today.  

BYU Athletes Visit

 Several BYU athletes visited our fourth graders for red ribbon week. Mr. Gowans had a push up contest with several students and lost! We found out that the BUFF DON'T PUFF!

Animal Cassification

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Mr. Craig's class had the opportunity to have Melissa Cavan come and share many amazing animals as a part of their animal classification science unit. The students had a blast!

Second Grade Field Trip and Program

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The second grade went on a field trip around the community. They visited the police station where Officer Wall took them on a tour around the station. They also visited the pharmacy, bank, library and museum where Ted Jones  presented to them. They performed their Thanksgiving program for the senior citizens and they loved celebrating this wonderful time of year with them. It was worth walking in the bitter cold for this special day!  Second graders also shared their Thanksgiving Program with the school and their parents.  They did so great!

Wax Museum

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The sixth grade created their very own Wax Museum.  Each student researched somebody who had a positive influence on the world.  They wrote bio-riddles and created boards to share with both the school and parents.  Eight students had the opportunity to share their bio-riddle with the parents: Brinley Bettis, Hayden Davis, Jada Wadsworth, Cam Ford, Melina Wilde, Myah McClellan, Avi Giles, and Teagon Miner.  We had a great night!

Snow Fun!

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The first snow is so fun!  The kids were so excited and happy.  What a fun day!

Veterans Day Happenings

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Orchard Hills students thanked veterans in many ways.  Students wrote names of veterans on papers and those papers were attached to balloons.  Each class went out and let their balloons go.  Some students wrote letters to veterans.  A big thank you to those who have served and those who are serving our country!  

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