School News

Brockbank Fifth-Graders Enjoy Science Activity!

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

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!

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!

Brockbank Fourth-Grade Pioneer Program

On Thursday, March 4, the fourth-grade students at Brockbank Elementary celebrated their Utah Heritage with a pioneer program. Students along with their parents came dressed in pioneer/cowboy attaire to sing and dance like the pioneers did so many years ago. It was a fun evening and everyone enjoyed themselves!

 

 

Brockbank Hansen Heroes for February

Brockbank is happy to announce their Hansen Heroes for the month of February.

From first-grade is Ashlyn Herbst from Mrs. Janna Runolfson's class. Mrs. Runolfson says, "Ashlyn always follows directions and is a good example to the class. She is a friend to everyone and is a joy to teach!"

Jenna Hansen is from Mr. Nathan Wright's second-grade class. Mr. Wright says, "Jenna is a very smart girl. She loves to come to school and loves to learn. Jenna is a good friend to everyone in our class and is really fun to be around!"

Brockbank School Chess Tournament Winners!

Brockbank recently held a school chess tournament to help the students prepare for the District Tournament coming up. The winners from the upper grades (fourth-sixth) were Rene Guzman - first place, Kendrie Barber - second place, Anna Sharp - third place, and Matthew Boyack - fourth place. The lower grader winners were Ethan Oyler from third grade, and Zackery Schaugaard from second grade.

Brockbank First-Graders Hold Their Own Winter Olympics!

To go along with the recently held Winter Olympics, first-grade students at Brockbank learned about the Olympics in their classrooms. They learned about the five Olympic rings and what they stand for. Each first-grade teacher taught the students about a different country that attends the Olympics and the students rotated classrooms to learn about each one.

Brockbank Students Celebrate Dr. Seuss' Birthday!

March 2, Brockbank Elementary celebrated Dr. Seuss' birthday by having a school wide read-a-thon where students could silently read any book of their choice. In honor of Dr. Seuss, there was a drawing where students had a chance to win a Dr. Seuss book and by each door there is a poem in Dr. Seuss rhyme. For example, by the office for Principal Alison Hansen, there is a poem that says, "Our Principal Hansen is so reliable. Her concern for our students is really undeniable!" Celebrating Dr. Seuss' birthday is a great way to get students motivated and excited to read!

 

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