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Brockbank's Chess Team Places Fifth at District Chess Tournament

Submitted by brenda.johnson on Fri, 03/26/2010 - 10:19

Saturday, March 6, 2010, Brockbank's Chess Team went to Cherry Creek Elementary for the District Chess Tournament. Brockbank did very well bringing back a fifth place team trophy. Several students received individual trophies; from second-grade, Zackery Schaugaard took sixth place; from third-grade Ethan Oyler took first place and Tanner Bean took seventh place; from fourth-grade, Micha Crandall took seventh place, Benson Dickey took eighth place, and Caden Critchfield took tenth place.  All of the students did a great job!

 

Brockbank Celebrates "A Grand Morning!"

Submitted by brenda.johnson on Fri, 03/19/2010 - 11:01

Brockbank Elementary celebrated "A Grand Morning" on Friday, March 12. 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. Along with reading good books the students and their guests were able to enjoy doughnuts and milk. Thank you to the PTA who sponsored this activity, it was "A Grand Morning".

 

Brockbank Fifth-Graders Enjoy Science Activity!

Submitted by brenda.johnson on Fri, 03/12/2010 - 15:06

Mrs. Alexandra Dedrickson's fifth-grade class is just finishing a science unit on static and current electricity. As a cumulative activity each student participated in making a series circut. The students were given a power source or battery, light bulb, switch, and copper wire. They were all excited when their experiment worked!
 

Brockbank Fourth-Graders Learn about Utah's Watercycle

Submitted by brenda.johnson on Fri, 03/12/2010 - 14:33

A representative from the Utah County Stormwater Coalition came to Brockbank as part of the fourth-grade science cirriculum to talk to the students about Utah's watercycle. Some of the students got to help with a demostration on how everyday activites such as soil erosion, fertilizers and pesticides, oil/vehicle fluids, litter, soaps, animal waste, and household hazardous chemicals can affect and polute our water supply.
 

Brockbank Fifth-Graders Visit State Capital!

Submitted by brenda.johnson on Fri, 03/12/2010 - 14:15

Friday, March 5, fifth-graders at Brockbank Elementary visited the Utah State Capitol Building. Representative Mike Morley's staff gave students a tour of the newly renovated capitol building and also arranged for the students to be announced from the House floor. Students enjoyed watching legislators in session from the gallery above. Fifth graders study government in their social studies curriculum and being able to visit the capitol building while the legislature was in session was a real treat!

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