October 2014

Crazy Sock Day

Submitted by adrian.rowley on Thu, 10/30/2014 - 08:30

As part of Red Ribbon Week, Tuesday was Crazy Sock Day.  The theme was:  We CAN kick drugs to the curb!  The students also signed a drug free pledge on a red cup.  

Red Ribbon Week

Submitted by adrian.rowley on Mon, 10/27/2014 - 16:04

The Red Ribbon Week theme is: Orchard Hills Cougars CAN make good choices.  We CAN be Drug Free!  Today was "I CAN have a bright future!"  It was college day and the students could wear their favorite school jersey or colors.  

Fire Safety

Submitted by adrian.rowley on Thu, 10/23/2014 - 15:59

Stephen Olson from the Santaquin Fire Department came and talked to the first grade classes about fire safety.  He also brought the fire truck!


Nursery Rhymes

Submitted by adrian.rowley on Thu, 10/16/2014 - 17:03

The kindergartners at Orchard Hills spent a couple weeks learning Nursery Rhymes.  Students in Miss Rowley’s classes were able to share their favorite Nursery Rhymes with the class.  Some favorites were: Humpty Dumpty, Jack and Jill, 3 Little Kittens Who Lost Their Mittens, Jack be Nimble, Hickory Dickory Dock, Wee Willie Winkie, Little Miss Muffet, The Itsy Bitsy Spider, and many more.  It was fun to watch them perform for their friends.  


Fall Dance Festival

Submitted by adrian.rowley on Thu, 10/16/2014 - 15:58

On Wednesday, October 15th, Orchard Hills had their annual Fall Dance Festival.  It is fun tradition that everyone loves!  The Dance Festival started off with Kaylee Mecham singing the National Anthem then each grade level performed a dance.

 3rd Grade:  Electric Slide

5th Grade: Ukranian Koza

Kindergarten:  Boogie Walk

UEI:  Parachute Dance to Shake It Off

4th Grade:  Stayin’ Alive

1st Grade:  Hokey Pokey

6th Grade:  Oh Johnny Square Dance

Teachers:  Footloose

2nd Grade:  Macarena


The World Would Be a Better Place If. . . .

Submitted by adrian.rowley on Fri, 10/03/2014 - 11:05

The theme for the Reflections Contest this year is: 

"The World Would Be a Better Place If. . . ."

The PTA held an assembly to introduce the theme and to talk about the Reflections Contest with all the students.  

If your child would like to participate there are forms with more information in the office.  The different categories are:

  • Dance
  • Film
  • Literature
  • Music
  • Photography
  • Visual Arts

Santaquin Cemetery Field Trip

Submitted by adrian.rowley on Fri, 10/03/2014 - 10:59

The 6th graders at Orchard Hills enjoyed going on a walking field trip
to Santaquin Cemetery on Thursday, October 2nd. Three veterans - Ron
Peterson, Farrel Bott, Sterling Spencer - came and spoke to the 6th
graders about their experience in the military. The students also
walked through the cemetery and did some rubbings of headstones.

Movie Night

Submitted by adrian.rowley on Fri, 10/03/2014 - 08:51

The PTA put on a Movie Night at the school.  Tarzan was watched and it was a fun enjoyable night with family and friends watching at the school.  Thank you to the PTA!