School Sing-a-long

Submitted by adrian.rowley on Sat, 12/21/2013 - 19:15

On Friday, December 20th the school had their annual Christmas Sing-a-long.  What a fun tradition.  Each grade level sang a song, the orchestra played some songs, and everyone had a great time singing songs together.  Merry Christmas!

First Grade Program

Submitted by adrian.rowley on Sat, 12/21/2013 - 19:07

On December 19th the first grade classes performed their first grade program for the school and for parents.  They sang songs and recited poems.  Good job first graders!

Christmas Around the World

Submitted by adrian.rowley on Thu, 12/19/2013 - 08:12

Second grade had a blast learning about Christmas around the world!! We had volunteers come teach about different countries they have lived in. We learned about different customs and traditions all over the world. We wanted to especially thank Mr. Barlow, Mr. Murray, and Mr. Oyler for presenting to us!

Native American Day

Submitted by adrian.rowley on Thu, 12/19/2013 - 08:08

Fifth graders at Orchard Hills celebrated Native American Day back in November.  They learned more about Navajo Indians, made fry bread, played cat's cradle, and made story sticks.  

PEAK Award

Submitted by adrian.rowley on Tue, 12/03/2013 - 12:08

Gary Gibson, Custodian Orchard Hills Elementary
Nominated by: Kim Andrews

Kim Andrews

Native Americans

Submitted by adrian.rowley on Tue, 11/26/2013 - 20:24

This week in kindergarten, the kindergartners learned a little about Native Americans.  Ms. Esquerra is Native American and she taught the students.  She told them about her dress and what some of the things on it mean.  She taught them the respect Native Americans have for eagle feathers.  She then told the students a story about a coyote and a rooster and how the rooster brings up the sun.  

2013 Gobble-Off

Submitted by adrian.rowley on Tue, 11/26/2013 - 20:04

Thursday, November 26th brought the annual Gobble-Off.  Each class selected a class winner and then the class winners gobbled for the entire school.  Each grade level had a winner and then a winner was selected for grades K-3 and a winner for grades 4-6.   The two winners won a turkey!!

Grade level winners are:

  • Kindergarten: Isabella Kendall
  • First: Korbynn Howarth
  • Second: Colby Olson
  • Third: Cam Ford
  • Fourth: Conner Deschamps
  • Fifth: Lexi Lange
  • Sixth: Wyatt Hone

Lower Grade Winner:  Isabella Kendall

Community Field Trip

Submitted by adrian.rowley on Tue, 11/26/2013 - 19:34

The second grade went on our annual walking field trip around the community. We visited the library, pharmacy, bank and the Veteran's Museum where Ted Jones spoke to us. The kids loved it! We also did our Thanksgiving program for the Senior Citizens and had a blast. Luckily we stayed dry and bundled up! It was a good time for everyone.

Pie Feast

Submitted by adrian.rowley on Tue, 11/26/2013 - 19:30

The 2nd grade had a grand ol' time at our annual Pie Feast!! We hope everyone has a fabulous Thanksgiving!!