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6th Grade Hershey Track

Tue, 04/22/2014 - 7:11am
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On April 17th, sixth grade students from Westside participated in the Hershey Track Meet at Springville High School.  Sixth graders from other schools in Springville also participated.  Seattul Call placed 4th in the softball throw, and Sage Bowers and Tyon Mattinson placed 6th in the 100 meter run.   Students just enjoyed the day to cheer their peers on, and enjoy the sun.

Categories: Elementary, Springville

Dual Immersion Program

Tue, 04/22/2014 - 7:07am

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Students who participate in the dual immersion program performed their program for the school recently.  The students learned a variety of songs in Spanish, and several dances native to different countries

Categories: Elementary, Springville

Fifth Grade Program

Mon, 04/21/2014 - 3:30pm

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The fifth grade students at Westside recently performed their program for the school and for the parents and families.  The program focuses on special events and music throughout United States history,- especially during the 1900's. 

Categories: Elementary, Springville

Making Solar Houses

Thu, 03/27/2014 - 8:11am
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This week, students in the sixth grade are learning about heat.  As part of the unit, they each made a mini solar house, and will learn about how radiation affects temperature inside the solar house with and without covering the windows.

Categories: Elementary, Springville

Third Grade performs program

Thu, 03/27/2014 - 8:06am
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Westside third graders recently performed their grade-level program.  The program focuses on community and how we each are an important part of not only our community, but the world. 

Categories: Elementary, Springville

Sixth Grade students see 'Guys and Dolls'

Thu, 03/27/2014 - 8:02am
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Sixth grade students at Westside recently visited Springville Junior High School to watch a production of Guys and Dolls.  Afterward, the students walked back to school from the junior high.

Categories: Elementary, Springville

Faculty vs. Students Indoor Soccer

Fri, 03/07/2014 - 1:13pm
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On Thursday, March 6th, sixth grade students at Westside played a game of indoor soccer against their teachers.  In the end, the teachers did prevail, however the students did keep it close!

Categories: Elementary, Springville

Anti Bullying Assembly with Bud Jeffries

Fri, 03/07/2014 - 12:25pm

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Last week, students had the privilege to witness one of the strongest men in the world, Bud Jeffries, lift one of their teachers into the air with one hand!  Not only did he do this, but had a heavy bowling ball dropped on his stomach.  Why did he do this?  He did this to emphasize that we can be strong, and not listen to bullies, or become one of them.

Categories: Elementary, Springville

Fifth Grade Wax Museum

Fri, 03/07/2014 - 12:17pm
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Ballet West visits Westside

Fri, 03/07/2014 - 12:10pm
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Ballet West recently came to Westside and performed for the students.  Many students were chosen to come up and learn how to do various ballet moves, and found it more difficult than it looks!

Categories: Elementary, Springville

Teacher Development Day

Wed, 02/26/2014 - 3:53pm
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On February 26th, teachers were involved in a series of meetings designed to help teachers with ideas of how to improve instruction and ensure student learning.

Categories: Elementary, Springville

Reasons for Seasons

Wed, 02/26/2014 - 3:51pm
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This last week, sixth graders have been learning about the reasons why we experience seasons.  To understand this concept, they participated in a lab where they were able to measure energy levels at various points throughout earth's orbit around the sun.  Hopefully this solidified the idea that it is the TILT of the earth's axis that causes seasons.

Categories: Elementary, Springville

Valentine's Day Celebrated at Westside

Wed, 02/26/2014 - 3:46pm
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On February 14th, most classes celebrated the special day in one way or another.  Many classes participated in Valentine treat/card exchange as well as a Valentine's Day party.  Students in the upper grades were given the option of designing their own card receptacle.

Categories: Elementary, Springville

Kindergarten celebrates 100 Days in School

Wed, 02/26/2014 - 3:33pm
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Recently, the Kindergarten classes at Westside celebrated the 100th day of school.  The teachers dressed for the occasion!

Categories: Elementary, Springville

Oreo Moon Phases

Fri, 01/31/2014 - 2:53pm
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In Mrs. Bair's sixth grade science class, students were required to use oreos to demonstrate the phases of the moon.

Categories: Elementary, Springville

Science Fair

Fri, 01/31/2014 - 2:52pm
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Six students from Westside chose to participate in the science fair.  The science fair is an optional activity for students.  The projects need to meet the criteria for the scientific method to be considered for the district science fair.

Categories: Elementary, Springville

Boston Tea Party Reader's Theatre

Fri, 01/31/2014 - 2:47pm
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Recently, Mrs. Paynter's fifth grade class did a Reader's Theatre reading of the Boston Tea Party.  They even dressed for the occasion!

Categories: Elementary, Springville

Spotlight on Mrs. Mitton

Fri, 01/31/2014 - 9:54am
Attributions: By Macy Clements and Emma Bair

Ashley Mitton, a technician here at Westside, helps students with whatever is needed.  She was born in Provo and grew up in Mapleton and Springville.  She is one of our recently married teachers.  Ashley's favorite things do do are reading and running.  Her favorite thing about Westside is the students and that the teachers are awesome and fun to work with.  Ashley thinks the most important thing teachers and educators can do is to help students learn and build their confidence.  An interesting fact about her is that she used to teach second grade, but now she works for Americorp.

Categories: Elementary, Springville

Parent Conferences/SEP's

Fri, 01/31/2014 - 9:29am
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On January 9th, parent conferences were held at Westside.  Many teachers, however, chose to do what are called "Walking Report Cards" which give the students the opportunity to showcase what they have learned, and demonstrate their knowledge of various concepts in certain subject areas.

Categories: Elementary, Springville

BYU P.E.

Fri, 01/31/2014 - 9:26am
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