February 2014

100th Day of Kindergarten

Submitted by adrian.rowley on Fri, 02/21/2014 - 08:53

February 7th was the 100th day of kindergarten!!  The school year is flying along!  Kindergartners celebrated by bringing 100 things to show.  Counting to 100, building with 100 cups, building with 100 sticks, building with 100 cubes, stamping to 100, and many more fun 100 day activities.  What a great 100th day of school!

Biobodies

Submitted by adrian.rowley on Fri, 02/21/2014 - 08:13

Sixth-grade students at Orchard Hills read a biography of their choice.  They then created a biobody of that person and presented what they learned.  

What Makes a Hero?

Submitted by adrian.rowley on Fri, 02/21/2014 - 08:11

Orchard hill elementary had an assembly called "What Makes a Hero?" It was put on by Doug Osmond who works closely with Richard Paul Evans, author of The Christmas Box and Michael Vey. He talked about being honest, respectful, and hard work! It was entertaining and fun. He also stressed the Importance of reading to succeed!

Netsmart Assembly

Submitted by adrian.rowley on Sat, 02/08/2014 - 11:50
Students at Orchard Hills enjoyed the Netsmart Assembly!  With the younger grades they brought up 4 points:
  1. If you see something that makes you sad, scared, or confused then tell a trusted adult.
  2. Don't share your name or address online.
  3. Do not meet anyone face to face offline.
  4. Netiquette--do not be mean or fude online. 
The netsmart assembly taught the upper grades how to be safe on the internet.  The students learned about how to keep private information off their online profiles.

Heart Attack

Submitted by adrian.rowley on Sat, 02/08/2014 - 11:44

The first graders at Orchard Hills Elementary gave their principal, Mr. Murray a heart attack!  They covered his room with hearts and good wishes.

Dental Hygiene

Submitted by adrian.rowley on Sat, 02/08/2014 - 11:41

The first, second, and third grades at Orchard Hills Elementary were educated and entertained by the Provo Area Dental Wives. The marionettes were educational and fun. We learned all about dental hygiene. Thanks a bunch!