This article was printed on the front page of The Daily Herald on March 31, 2011.
Pam Jensen, an employee of King Arthur Flour, America's oldest flour company, taught America's youngest bakers how to make healthy bread on Wednesday. Jensen is one of three King Arthur flour Life Skills Bread Baking Program representatives in the country. She visited Brockbank Elementary in Spanish Fork and taught students how to bake from scratch.
Principal Alison Hansen introduced Jensen.
Thursday, March 24, Brockbank Elementary third-graders held their Spelling Bee. The spelling bee is held in conjunction with the Spanish Fork Rotary Club and their donation of a dictionary for every third-grade student. Glen Roach, a member of the Spanish Fork Rotary Club and representative of Central Bank donated the dictionaries to Brockbank third-grade students in the fall. Spelling bees were held in the individual classrooms during the month of February and the top five winners from each class competed with each other to determine a winner. Classroom winners were from Mrs.
Brockbank Elementary celebrated "A Grand Green Morning" on Friday, March 11. It was the kick-off for the annual spring book fair hosted by the PTA. Students were able to invite anyone they thought was "grand" to the book fair and if they wore green they were given a book mark. Students were also asked if they had a book that was still in good condition they could bring it in and put their name in a drawing for book fair bucks to spend at the book fair. Along with reading good books the students and their guests were able to enjoy doughnuts and milk.
Brockbank's Debate Team; back - Anna Sharp, Kassidy Groves, Natalie Millet, Natalie Noorda, Talia McKinney, Cassady Gappmayer, Daniel Jones, Austin Kubalek, Caden Betts, Austin Baum, and Devin Berns. Front - Hailey Hullinger, Samuel Bryson, McKenzie Oyler, Wyatt Baum, Cassidy Bona, Annabelle Beck, and Nathan Wengreen.
Brockbank's Chess Team: Back- Austin Scheetz, Max Hansen, Talia McKinney, Camilla Cahill, Ethan Campbell, Anna Sharp, Blayne Campbell, and Natalie Millet. Middle - Kyson Melling, Rachel Cahill, Tyerell Przybycien, Katelyn Schaugaard, and Carson Thomas. Front - Ethan Oyler, Tanner Bean, LeeAnn Ellis, Zackery Schaugaard, and Max White.
Brockbank is happy to announce the Hansen Heroes for February.
Back; Karley James, Kassidy Groves, Anna Sharp, Principal Alison Hansen, Cassidy Bona, Max Christensen, and Kaleb Anderson. Middle; Amoe Schaerrer, Mikayla Frost, Karley Carron-Campbell, Lindsay Smith, Brennan Peine, Alyx Scheetz, and Jayden Morgan. Front; Cheyenne Shepherd, Alex Chandler, Olivia Smith, Macie Clark, Logan Ashworth, and Lucy Sloan.
Not pictured was Tristen Mann and Rylan Herbert
Lucky winners were; back - Shian Smart, Austin Baum, Natalie Millet, Katelynn Schaugaard, Elise Hansen, Isacc Dillman, Lane Money, and Kaleb Anderson. Middle - Ruby Campbell, Kaleb Baum, Katherine Tingen, Dylan Otten, Felicia Clark, William Hone, Owen Vincent, and Alexander Peck. Front - Sam Bryson, Jordan Bills, Wendy Price, Alyx Scheetz, Daxton Hill, Drake Knotts, Lindsay Smith, and Natalie Olson.
Absent from photo was Aeris Eastland, Hadlee Hunter, Madysen Nielsen, and Alex Hansen.
March 2, Brockbank Elementary celebrated Dr. Seuss' birthday by doing several art and reading activities throughout the day and by having a read-a-thon where students could silently read any book of their choice. Celebrating Dr. Seuss' birthday is a great way to get students motivated and excited to read!
Brockbank sixth-graders recently participated in a science fair. Students learned about the scientific process and were then challenged to go home and conduct an experiment that answered a scientific question. The sixth-grade teachers were amazed at the quality of work done by the students. The students worked really hard on their projects. Parents and students from younger grades had the opportunity to go into the gym and look at the projects and ask questions.