Tuesday, January 24 ... Costa Vida Night in Provo from 5:00 - 9:00 pm
Friday, January 27 ...Wasatch Ski/Snowboard Club Day
Friday, February 3 ... Wasatch Talent & Variety Show Auditions (Grades K-3) @ 1:30 in gym
Wednesday, 8 through Friday, 10 ... SEP Conferences, Early Release at 1:30
Friday, 10 ... Community Council @ 11:45
February, 10 ... Wasatch Ski/Snowboard Club Day
Tuesday, 14 ... Valentine's Day
Friday, 17 ... Medieval Feast for 6th graders
Friday, February 17 ... Wasatch Talent & Variety Show Auditions (Grades 4-6) @ 1:30 in gym
Friday, February 17 ... Storytelling Workshop in library
Monday, February 20 ... President's Day (no school)
Friday, February 24 ... Talent Show
Wasatch Talent & Variety Show
Costa Vida Night
Tuesday, January 24th from 5:00 - 9:00 pm
1200 North University Avenue
Vouchers/Tickets will be passed out the day of the benefit night.
Families should present a voucher/ticket for Wasatch to get the credit.
LEAF Cultural Exchange Taiwan Trip
Click HERE for information on the LEAF program and to sign up for the trip.
Meeting to be held on Thursday, January 19 @ 6:30
Spirit Week at Wasatch
Crazy Hat Day!
Crazy Pattern Day!
Provo City School District is hiring FOUR Parent Advocates. We are looking for parents in the area who have been successful in your agency and who may be familiar with services in the community (i.e. Wasatch Mental Health, Division of Workforce Services(Medicaid, Food Stamps, CHIP), Food and Care Coalition, Housing, etc.) and have experience with navigating the school system and its services (IEP, 504, Free/Reduced Lunch, etc.). Parent Advocates will work directly with parents in the school district to assist them in accessing resources in the community and in helping parents to be an active participant in their child's education. See below for more information about job duties and the link to apply for the position.
Assists parental involvement in children's school life by developing effective communication and relationships between parents and the school district (e.g. obtaining an email address, acquiring an inexpensive phone plan, overcoming language barriers, etc.) for the purpose of becoming active participants in the school system and the community.
Assists assigned administrators in developing program resources for the purpose of fostering community resources and developing reference lists of available community resources.
Conducts home visits for the purpose of assessing family needs.
Helping families attend a variety of meetings (e.g. SEP, IEP, PTA, various school programs, etc.) for the purpose of ask questions and/or gathering information.
Mentors parents to navigate and build relationships between community partners and social service agencies (e.g. truancy school, court, Provo Attendance Court (PAC), Wasatch Mental Health, DWS (Medicaid and Food Stamps), dental and medical appointments, etc.) for the purpose of acquiring needed assistance from available resources.
The job is paid hourly for 19-29 hours per week
We would greatly appreciate it if you could forward this information to any individuals who may be good candidates for this position. Thank you!
If you have any questions, please call Miriam Campbell, Provo School District Social Worker @ 801-427-4427
Wasatch Ski/Snowboard Club
Ski Dates: Jan. 13 & 27, Feb. 10, March 3 & 17
Art Expression Contest 2016-17
Dual Language Immersion Enrollment
Click HERE for more info
Science Fair 2016 Winners
Congratulations to these 4th, 5th and 6th graders for an incredible job on their projects.
Wasatch is now on Social Media!
Follow us on FACEBOOK!
Check us out on Instagram by searching for "wasatchschool"
Follow us on Twitter @wasatchschool
Prohibition of Bullying, Harassment, Hazing and Retaliation Policy
Click HERE for the policy.
Help Earn Money for Wasatch
Click HERE for more information
Utah Valley Student of the Week:
Congratulations to Rubie Blum who is in Mrs. Nelson's 3rd grade classroom for being nominated and winning Utah Valley Student of the Week. Click HERE to read the article from the Daily Herald. Way to go, Rubie!
International Pen Pal Program
Click HERE to see pictures of 3 - 6 graders with their pen pal letters.Mrs. Cunningham received a letter today from her pen pal sister school in Taiwan at the Xinshi Elementary School. This is the third year Wasatch has participated in the Su Ma Ma Chinese Club Pen Pal Program. This year we have grades 3 - 6 participating which includes the Chinese Immersion and regular English classes. Three to four letters will be exchanged this semester along with sharing videos of their pen pal friends. If your child is interested in joining, then click on Su Ma Ma Chinese Club Facebook page to find out more information.
WASATCH wins 2015 National Blue Ribbon Award!!
Each year, National Blue Ribbon Schools shine under a national spotlight for all the right reasons. The award acknowledges and validates the hard work of students, educators, families, and communities in striving for—and attaining—exemplary achievement. For many, attaining the National Blue Ribbon School award is the realization of a long-held dream.
National Blue Ribbon Schools serve as models for other schools throughout the nation, and school personnel are often sought out as mentors.
Wasatch supports the Air Quality Flag Program. Each day a colored flag will hang beside the American Flag in front of our school. Click HERE for more information about this program.
Help your kids learn to be safe online
Visit the following links with your children to learn more about being safe
on the internet and with social media.
- www.NetsmartzKids.org is recommended for 1 - 3 graders
- www.NSTeens.org is recommended for 4 - 6 graders
Electronic Device Policy - 2016
Wasatch Elementary, along with the Provo City School District Board of Education recognizes that electronic and interfering devices are both distracting and disruptive to the learning environment, and have the potential to be used to intimidate and/or threaten others. Therefore, such devices are not to be seen or heard in class unless the teacher's activity specifically requires their use.
If a cell phone or electronic device is brought to school, it is to be turned on vibrate or off and remain in the student's backpack during the school day (including lunch and recess). If this policy is violated, school administration will take appropriate disciplinary action.
Interfering devices - This is any device that interferes with the educational process. This could include, but is not limited to, cameras, cell phones, camera telephones, gameboys, tablets, ipods, lasers, laser pens or pointers, or other electronic equipment or disruptive objects.