May 2012

Farewell to the Sixth Graders; We'll Miss You!

My wish, for you, is that this life becomes all that you want it to,
Your dreams stay big, and your worries stay small,
You never need to carry more than you can hold,
And while you're out there getting where you're getting to,
I hope you know somebody loves you, and wants the same things too.
I hope you never look back, but you never forget, all the ones who love you, in the place you left.
But more than anything, My wish for you, is that this life becomes all that you want it to.
As we go on, we remember all the times we had together. And as our lives change, come whatever, we will still be friends forever.

Kindergarten Graduation

What a journey it has been and the end is not in sight,
But those stars are out tonight and they're bound to guide my way.
When they're shining on my life I can see a better day.
I won't let the darkness in. What a journey it has been.

It seems like just yesterday when these students walked the red carpet to begin their education.  A year later, they know their ABCs and 123s and are ready for 1st grade.  Congratulations to the Park View Bees Graduates. 

Student Council Serves as Principal's Second Eyes

Attributions: 
Kristie Reynolds

The Student Council deserves a big ‘thank you’ for serving the students of Park View with honor. They have participated in recycling used paper, teaching anti-bullying skills, making morning announcements, performing at assemblies, and assisting Mrs. Reynolds in a myriad of other ways. Mariah had a great time serving in the student council. She said, “It gave me a chance to learn how to be a leader,” Megan Hall added, “I learned about leadership and how to keep our school safe.” Ciarra Marshall said she enjoyed being the second eyes of Mrs. Reynolds. She felt she had power to help control the bullying that goes on in the school.  Mrs. Reynolds especially appreciates all who served on her council this year, "It is a thrill for me to run student council! I feel connected with students which helps keep my teaching skills sharp, an important aspect to being an effective principal. It's my goal to help as many children possible feel as though they have a contribution and can be a leader. I feel committed to creating student leaders who will be prepared to meet the challenges of the upcoming years."

The students who served on the Executive Council were Briton Wilson, Megan Hall, Abbie Jensen and Aubrey Schmidt. The rest of the council included Brooklyn Snow, Summer Vaughn, Jordin Gonzalez, Katelyn Johnson, Sara Wiberg, Mollie Brown, Cassidy Radmall, Tyler, McKay Young, Racheal Campbell, Mariah Webber and Ciarra Marshall.

The Annual Awards Ceremony

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The Annual Awards Ceremony was held on May 23, 2012 at Park View Elementary to honor students for their hard work and accomplishments for the 2011-2012 school year.  Here is a list of all awards and their recipients:

Hershey Track Meet Champions:

3rd Grade champions:

Mason Green - 1st place in the 50 Meter Run and the Softball Throw, Garett Willimas - 3rd place in the Long Jump

4th grade champions:

Ethan Gowans - 1st place in the 50 Meter Run, Jaxon Bahr - 1st place in the Softball Throw, Bransdon Gustafson - 3rd place in the Softball Throw, Kinsey Makin - 2nd place in the 50 Meter Run, Madison Hawkins - 3rd place in the 50 Meter Run and 3rd place in the 100 Meter Run, Halle Meek - 1st place in the 100 and 400 Meter Run

5th Grade Champions:

Cole Peterson - 1st place in the 400 Meter Run, Logan Sorenson - 3rd place in the 400 Meter Run, Tyson Stone - 3rd place in the Long Jump, Sara Wiberg - 2nd place in the 400 Meter Run

6th Grade Champions:

Allie Hayward - 3rd place in the 100 Meter Run, Kaisley Theobald - 3rd place in the Long Jump

Perfect Attendance Awards:

Lea Brunger, Antoine Mitchell, Bransen Peterson, Alida Spencer, Zoey Spencer, Cindy Camba, Abraham Figueroa, Landon Serynek, Brandon Presson, Joe Flores, Jordin Gonzalez, Spencer Nelson, Griffin Spencer, Manuel Escobar, Hayley Ferreira, Brady Oleson, David Gull, Joseph Brandley, Case Kunz, Talan Oleson, Karsen Broadhead, Corbin Mellen, Jackie Xayavong, and Garrison Serynek.

Principal's Club for receiving all E's throughout the year:

Macy Alexander, Kaden Raikoglo, Makayla Caldwell, Wylie Wilson, Sydney Hill, Kya Heimuli, TJ Moser, Sailor Riley, Josie Humphreys, Myranda Goodworth, Rylie Cunningham, Megan Dixon, Katy Hinton, Sydney Jensen, Halle Bulkley, Sarah Baker, Taylor Killpack, Violet Andrew, Kourtney Mellen, Kinsey Makin, Zach Adams, Conner Nielson, Makell Loveless, Kenji Heimuli, Kaden Flippen, Isabelle Maloy, Kamry Flippen, Karsen Broadhead, Rebecca Lake, Jarrett Bascom, Aubrey Wengert, Brandson Presson, Ashland Lowder, Emma Hinton, McKay Young, Haven Johansen, Micah Toelupe, and Derek Burton.

Penny War:

Mrs. Blackham's 4th grade class was honored for the most points won during the penny war, and Ms. Shumway's class earned the most money.  Each teacher was given a trophy to display in their classrooms during the year.

Teachers leaving us:

Park View is blessed with many talented and dedicated teachers.  It is always a sad day when we loose a member of our family.  These teachers will not be returning to our Beehive.  The staff and students will miss them greatly, however, they extend their love and best wishes for each one:  Mrs. Lundgren, Mrs. Ewell, Mrs. Blackham, Ms. Pittman, Mrs. Millet, Mrs. Hereth, Mr. Johnson and Mrs. Welton.

Lieutenant Wright Visits Park View

Lieutenant Wright cares about the children.
Lieutenant Wright teaching students how to be safe in our neighborhood.

Lieutenant Wright visited Park View Elementary on May 9, 2012 to remind students of critical safety rules as they prepare for the busy, fun-filled summer months. He urged students to use cross walks when crossing the street, to wear helmets and seat belts, and to be guarded around strangers. He reminded them that they are more important than a ball that rolls into the street. He cautioned that if they see a gun or a shot needle, to not touch it, but to get an adult to handle the situation. Lieutenant Wright’s advice was well received. He wants all the children to be safe and enjoy the summer. Park View students want to thank Lieutenant Wright for his care and concern.

Third Grade Spelling Bee

Attributions: 
Photo by Natalie Mellen
Alyssa Baker 2nd place, Aubrey Wengert 1st place, and Izzy Yama 3rd place.

The third grade classes held their annual Spelling Bee on April 4th. Students practiced a list of hundreds of words for weeks to prepare for this event. One by one the students were eliminated as the words became more challenging. The last students standing were Alyssa Baker, who took 2nd place, Izzy Yama, who took 1st place and Aubrey Wengert, who became the grand champion.  Aubrey won by spelling the word 'magnificent' correctly.   When asked what her favorite part of the competition was, she stated, "I just liked being able to compete with all the third graders."  Aubrey said she practiced the words with her mom and dad, Ginger and Aaron Wengert, and that helped her be successful.  Congratulations to all who participated in the Spelling Bee.

May Students of the Month

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The 2012 school year is coming to a close, however, Park View wanted to take one more opportunity to honor outstanding students of the month of May.  The student body was treated with a presentation by the afternoon Kindergarten classes.  They taught the importance of responsibility.  They sang a song about all the things they have learned in Kindergarten to prepare them for first grade, for example, doing their homework, working hard in school, and doing their best.  They know their ABCs and 123s.  If they can make it in Kindergarten, they can make it anywhere.  Then they showed a video that reminds us, "Come on, do what you're supposed to do.  Responsibility is following through." 

Finally, the students of the month were presented and honored for their efforts.  Congratulations to the following students. 

Kindergarten – Stockton Smith, Adelyn Schwartz, Abinadi Moreno, Mariah Mavity, Rylee Judd, Ashley Johnson, Sydney Garrison, Emrie Carroll, Jewlyien Boyd, Enoch Dykstra, Sicily Frost, Dallin Caldwell, Sarai Begay, Hinckley Blanco, Brinley Nielsen and Ethan Gubler.

1st grade – Cadence Peterson, Blake Burraston, Mason Young, Alex Rasmusen, Marcos Alvarado, Lisbeth Alvarado, Kate Nielson, Amanda Johnson, Carlos Escobar, Jaffee Davis, Jolee Nelson, Brelynn Grammer, Jake Wheeler, and Gideon Thomas.

2nd grade – Abraham Figueroa, Taleesha Smith, Tanner Goodworth, Eian Turner, Michael Short, Gabriel Cifuentes, Millie Taylor, Waylon Broadhead, Zachary Oryall, and Skyler Cox.

3rd grade – Logan Dickerson, Bailey Smith, Alexander Porter, Cameron Stone, Makayla Caldwell, and Sarah Baker.

4th grade – Madison Drake, Rachel Faust, Sadie Martinson, Brandon Wheeler, Grace Wilson, Abby Maloy, Connor Cox, and Dayton Peterson.

5th grade – Bergen Oram, Andrew Allred, Carissa Hansen, Tyler Knapp, Parker Youd, Tony Melendez, Xavior Scott, Summer Vaughn, and Brailyn Watkins.

6th grade – Paisley Finch, Briton Wilson, Rylie Cunningham, Abigail Craighead, Cierra Marshall, Brandon Dehart, Maylee Lake and Luke Eddington.