Park View Says Goodbye

Submitted by Anonymous (not verified) on Tue, 11/24/2009 - 21:29

Mr. John Clark, a beloved third grade teacher at Park View Elementary, retired this November. Clark led an eventful life before becoming a teacher. He served in the National Guard at age 18 before fulfilling an LDS mission to Sweden. Mr. Clark then served in the regular army for two years where he earned the prestigious Din-a-Ling award for getting his unit lost in the woods. He served in the Reserves for many years and was honorably discharged as a Major.

Red Barn Adventure

Submitted by carrie.vannosdol on Mon, 11/09/2009 - 22:54

After learning all about plants, first graders at Park View visited the Red Barn in Santaquin. Students started their tour with a brief presentation in the loft of the Red Barn explaining what the farm grows and the process in which the fruit and vegetables from the farm make it from to homes. Students then loaded up the hay wagons and head to Mountainland Apples packing plant to watch what happens to the apples in order to have them ready to ship to the grocery stores where consumers may purchase them. Each child was given an apple when leaving Mountainland.

Park View Pumpkin Fun

Submitted by carrie.vannosdol on Mon, 11/09/2009 - 22:33

Sixth graders at Park View Elementary used teamwork and creativity to transform pumpkins into works of art. Students were given time to plan the design of their projects before the creation day. Students received one hour to create their masterpieces and what wonderful results!

Not Sleeping on the Job

Submitted by carrie.vannosdol on Mon, 11/09/2009 - 22:21

Park View was filled with exclamations and giggles when students found Ms. Nevins reading in bed on Pajama Day. Students and faculty wore their pajamas to school to show their commitment to being drug free. Ms. Nevins surprise was a great way to start the day!

Fourth Grade Economics Fair

Submitted by carrie.vannosdol on Wed, 10/28/2009 - 19:29

Park View Elementary fourth graders show their entrepreneur skills at the annual Economics Fair. As part of their social studies curriculum, students learned about the economic development and procedures in Utah. Students then made products of their own, such as foam swords, hair clips, pencil toppers, and many other items which they then sold to their fellow students. The fourth graders earned over $900.00 which will go towards guest speakers and any necessary classroom supplies.

Park View Politicians

Submitted by carrie.vannosdol on Tue, 10/20/2009 - 16:59

Fourth grade students at Park View Elementary were invited to the State Capitol on September 24, by Representative Patrick Painter. The three fourth grade classes have been learning how representative government has developed in Utah and how people who live in Utah have rights and responsibilities associated with representative government. Students were able to see our state legislature in action, go on an extensive tour of the capitol, and even sit in the desks on the floor of the House of Representatives.