JANUARY

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Tuesday, January 24 ... Costa Vida Night in Provo from 5:00 - 9:00 pm

Friday, January 27 ...Wasatch Ski/Snowboard Club Day

 

FEBRUARY

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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

 


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 To see a yearly WASATCH SCHOOL CALENDAR ... click HERE

To see a yearly PAWS SCHOOL CALENDAR  ... click HERE

     Wasatch Talent & Variety Show    

 
Come audition for the 
WASATCH TALENT & VARIETY SHOW 
on Fridays, Feb. 3rd (Grades K-3) 
and Feb. 17th (Grades 4-6) 
right after school (starting at 1:30pm) in the gym!
Come dance, sing, play an instrument, show off your yo-yo skills, etc., but please no lip syncing!
**All acts must be 90 seconds or less.**
Click HERE for a permission slip form for more details.
 
The Talent & Variety Show will be held the morning of Friday, Feb. 24th.
 
If you have any questions, please contact Pam Smalley (ppsmalley@gmail.com).

     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

Mustache Day!

                   

Crazy Hat Day!

                         

Pajama 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

To apply: https://provo.applicantportal.com/job-detail-view.php?jid=1844

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

Questions: wasatchskischool@gmail.com

Art Expression Contest 2016-17

Congratulation to all of our participants! 
All artwork can be taken home next Friday, January 13th, in the evening, after the Family Dance.
Click HERE to see photos of the winning art work.
 
Kindergarten
1st - Anne Smalley
2nd - Mitch Palmer
3rd - Gabriel Sikahema
 
1st Grade
1st - Lily Ennu Chen
2nd - Anna Warstch
3rd - Ruby Fuhriman & Calvin Craig
 
2nd Grade
1st - Aley Garcia-Medina
2nd - Moriah Card
3rd - Cash Anderson & Vivian McCall
 
3rd Grade
1st - Aedan Ryan
2nd - Lynn Leilani Chen and Camden Hull
3rd - Elizabeth Stovall
 
4th Grade
1st - Samara Bikman
2nd - Dane Hart, Samuel Clayton & Megan Smith
3rd - Davis Gunnell
 
5th Grade
1st - Adam McMurray & Nya Hanson
2nd - Izry Garcia
3rd - Sarah Lee & Claire Sandberg
 
6th Grade
1st - Ruby Call & Rachel Smith
2nd - Eli Clayton
3rd - Bruce Fuhriman

 

Click HERE to register

Click HERE to visit the Jump Start website

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:

Rubie Blum

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

Su Ma Ma Chinese Club

Rene with Chinese letter

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.

Air Quality Flag Program

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.

 November AQFP Newsletter

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.

To ensure safety online, it is recommended you put either K9 or Norton Online Family on your computers, and also use OpenDNS on your router. These three internet protection sites are excellent and they are all FREE If you need more information about how each of these tools work and which one would be best for your family, please go through the slides for the Internet Safety presentation. They cover each of these tools in great detail and explain what each tool can do and how it can be used.   This combination seems to work best in keeping the family safe. However, no internet filter is a substitute for taking time to talk to your children regularly and for teaching them how to protect themselves on the internet.

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.

Updated: 2/18/16