The fifth grade students at Park View have been studying the lives of famous Americans to prepare for the annual Park View Wax Museum held on November 15, 2011. Each student was responsible to write a report, prepare a poster, and dress up as their chosen American. Under the direction of Miss Allred, Miss Shumway, and Miss Hutchinson, the students practiced patriotic songs such as “America Is,” “Proud to be an American,” ”This is My Country,” and “You’re a Grand Old Flag.” All their research and hard work culminated in an exciting evening in which the students shared their findings with their families. Miss Allred said, “All the students did an excellent job preparing and presenting their famous American to the school and to their parents.” Miss Hutchinson added, “It was an impressive event. The fifth graders knocked the socks off the audience as they recited their memorized speeches from famous American’s lives.” Miss Shumway commented, “The students sang the best I’ve ever heard.” It was an amazing experience for students and parents to be reminded of the people who have gone before that made this country such a wonderful place to live. Park View Bees are Proud to be American!
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The Park View Student Council had the opportunity to attend a conference on leadership at BYU November 3. At the conference council members heard from outstanding motivational speakers, including John Bytheway. Students rotated through a series of sessions where they participated in team building activities, and learned about reaching goals, networking, and positive leadership. Students were also privileged to learn about false perceptions, responsibility and freedom, as magician Brad Barton represented these things visually through magic tricks. When the students were asked what stood out to them about the conference, many of them mentioned how impressed they were about how far a small act of kindness can actually go and what it might mean to someone in need. They felt motivated to use their leadership for good and have been implementing these lessons at their school.
Park View 'Students of the Month Assembly' was held on November 4. Fourth grade students, directed by Mr. Gowans, Mrs. Ewell and Mrs. Blackham reminded the students to be honest. They presented a video showing examples of being dishonest and then doing the right thing by being honest. They reminded us that be best policy is honesty. They sang a song entitled, “Honesty.”
Afterwards, the students of the month were presented. Each of these students have gone above and beyond expectations of attitude, behavior, and academics. We congratulate these students on their outstanding achievements:
Kindergarten: Caleb Young, Fausto Sandoval, McKinley Judd, Cley Hancock, Aileen Terry, Jesus Rosas, Will McClellan, Makaylie Jones, Reese Young, Syanna Demille, Halle Elmer and Addison Alexander.
1st grade: Crystal Allen, Ali Spencer, Samantha Wright, Colby Rigby, Mackenzie, Riley Cook, Jaziel Maldonado, Oakey Brotherson, Kaleb Emmons, Kadin Mabey, and Reuben Hawkes.
2nd Grade: Alec Eaves, Ashlyn Morton, J T LeSueur, Nicora Conder, Cristian Rodriguez, Camie Hamblin, Ariana Newton, Waylon Broadhead, Dillon Schmidt, Avery Boyack,
3rd Grade: Livi Adams, Katie Cunningham, Carter Ward, Kaden Quinn, Kamry Flippen, Halle Bulkley, Rexdon Nelson, Jacob Sorenson, Fernada Guevara, Violet Andrew, Quaid Olsen, Nathan Baird.
4th Grade: Dylan Mecham, Mark Tolman, Zoe Mellen, Giorgio De le Torre, Donovan Mahaffey, Abby Orozco, Kyler Haveron, Skyler Burraston, Brooklyn Giles, Derek Burton, Cozette Caron, and Shayden Hardy.
5th Grade: Amanda Hughes, Brennan Jensen, Griffin Spencer, Ashley Hamblin, Pete Syme, Brighton Gustafson, and Zach Adams.
6th Grade: Allie Hayward, Myranda Goodworth, Brady Olson, Joslyn Taylor, Hagen Wright, Jake Webb, Macy McClellan, Rhett Meek, and Kaisley Theobald.
The students of Park View Elementary are no different than any other student in the country, They love Halloween! They showed their excitement in dressing up and participating in the annual Halloween Parade held on October 31. Please enjoy the pictures of our ghouls, goblins, monsters, angels and just plain unique personalities of the students of Park View. You've gotta love 'em.