February 2013

Brockbank Sixth-Graders Attend "Sports Hero Day" at BYU

Submitted by brenda.johnson on Wed, 02/06/2013 - 23:49

Recently, approximately 1200 sixth-grade students from across Utah Valley descended onto BYU campus for an exciting day to be spent with their local sports heroes. Brockbank Elementary made up 78 of the over 1200 students. BYU calls this activity "Sports Hero Day". Its purpose is to provide sixth-grade students the opportunity to interact with BYU athletes, and to observe their positive examples in academics, athletics, and social circumstances up close and personal. The sixth-grade students were given the chance to try many different sports with the college athletes.

Pictures taken by Mrs. Kristel Peterson and Mrs. Sara Stout

Brockbank Sixth-Graders Win Library Contest!

Submitted by brenda.johnson on Wed, 02/06/2013 - 11:15
Recently in the library, librarian Mrs. Peggy Rothaug, invited sixth-grade students to participate in a book trailer contest. The object of the contest was for the students to read books and to then share the books with friends and excite others to read their favorite books by creating a book trailer using powerpoint or movie maker. The trailer had to include important information about the book, the title, author, and the summary of the plot (without giving away the ending). Four students did such a great job on their trailers that Mrs.

Brockbank Staff Spotlight!

Submitted by brenda.johnson on Wed, 02/06/2013 - 10:46
Brockbank's staff spotlights this week are Mrs. Jennifer Mitchell and Mrs. Connie Fisher. Mrs. Jennifer Mitchell works with students at Brockbank as a STAR tutor. She and her husband live in Spanish Fork and have two daughters (both of them attend school at Brockbank). Jennifer enjoys playing sports - softball, volleyball, tennis, and working out. She also likes coaching her girls' teams. Some of her favorites are the color blue, chocolate, Keith Urban, the movie, "Remember the Titans", eating Mexican food at Joe Banditos, and the San Francisco 49's. Jennifer would like to go to Hawaii!

Former Students Job Shadow at Brockbank!

Submitted by brenda.johnson on Mon, 02/04/2013 - 10:39
Friday, February 1, the junior high schools held their job shadow day. Seventh-graders had the opportunity to go to work with a parent or someone and job shadow them for the day. Brockbank was lucky to have several students come to our school and do their job shadow. Bailey Barber from Spanish Fork Junior High came and helped in the office at Brockbank for her job shadow. Kate Baadsgaard came and helped her mom, Mrs. Betty Baadsgaard in PE, Mark Heward helped his mom, Mrs. Martha Heward in ESL, Natalie Noorda helped her mom, Mrs.

Brockbank Sixth-Grade "Bronco Buddies" Read With Students!

Submitted by brenda.johnson on Sun, 02/03/2013 - 23:58
Members of the Brockbank Elementary student council come and read with the students in Ms. Kristi Jensen's class every morning. Her students look forward to their "Bronco Buddies" coming to read with them. It has been a very positive experience for Ms. Jensen's students to have sixth-graders come and read with them.