The Region 10 PTA Reflections Awards Program was held on February 1, 2012 and Park View students, faculty and staff were thrilled to have two of their very own among the winners going on to the state level of competition. Violet Andrew won in the Visual Arts category with her display called "Flower World." Madison Heaton won with her Three Dimensional Art design called "Melting Together." Everyone at Park View Elementary extends a hearty congratulations and offers well wishes to Madison and Violet in the upcoming state competition.
Park View Student of the Month assembly was held on February 1st to honor those who have displayed outstanding academic and behavioral achievement. To begin the assembly, the first grade students taught the quality of respect. They shared their thoughts about respect for ourselves by doing your best and saying such things as, “I’m important,” and “I can do my best.” Respect for property includes keeping the school clean and not taking things that belong to others. Respect for others involves using kind words and being helpful.
Park View Celebrates100th Day of School
The first grade students at Park View Elementary celebrated the 100th day of school on January 31. They had fun learning about place value, practicing skip counting, having a read-a-thon, and counting snacks to make our "100 hash" (10 of each treat makes 100). We also made some cool glasses and badges. Miss Olsen, commented, “Who knew 100 days could go by so fast?! The school year is more than half over. I am amazed at the progress the kids have made in the last 100 days, especially in reading. It's so exciting to see them succeed!”
The Payson area monthly PTA Meeting was held on January 11, 2012 at Park View Elementary School. Mrs. Reynolds took this opportunity to demonstrate how the school is implementing the performing arts. First, the fourth grade students in Mrs. Blackham’s class, and under the direction of Mrs. Kerri Welton, played “Gently Sleep” on recorders to entertain the attendees. Mrs.
Wednesday, January 25th, the 2nd grade students at Park View Elementary, under the direction of Miss McAllister, Mrs. Millet and Miss Pittman, held a Math Facts Breakfast. This is an annual event to celebrate memorizing addition math facts.
Park View Student of the Month Assembly, held on January 5, 2012, was full of educational activities and learning. The second grade students taught the value of the month, ‘Friendship.’ Each of the students wrote an essay on what they thought constituted being a good friend. Some of the ideas shared were: “Friends mean everything to me.” “Friends help you when you are sad.” “Friends respect you and your property.” Friends fill your life with joy.” Then, they sang a song called, “Make New Friends.” They taught us that new friends are like silver and old friends are like gold.