Brockbank first graders in Mrs. Lisa Bird's class read the book, "Pirate Mark" and listened for all the AR sounds in the story. They made pirate hats and wore eye patches. In the story MARk loved chocolate bARs so do first graders so the students went on a treasure hunt around the school looking for AR clues to find the treasure. AAARGH what cute little pirates they ARe!
Monday, February 24, Brockbank families, thanks to the Brockbank PTA, got to enjoy a fun movie night. The PTA wanted to thank families for all of their support this year and with the help of the Spanish Fork Water Gardens Theater, they sponsored a movie night. The PTA does a lot for the school but they couldn't do it without all of the support they get from students and families.
Martha Heward is Brockbank School's Staff Member of the Year 2014. Martha is our ESL technician and works long, tireless hours providing tutoring services for students who are English Language Learners. Above and beyond that, Marthacommunicates with classroom teachers regularly to coordinate their efforts in behalf of these students. She never hesitates to rearrange or juggle her schedule to provide translation services for parents whether at SEP Conferences, registration, or the many "on-the-spot" needs that circulat
Brockbank students showed their creativity and artistic talents by creating Valentine boxes. There were some very creative boxes and it was fun to see all the different ways students use their imagination.
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.
Monday, February 3, Brockbank had two representatives from the Utah Water Van program come to visit. The Utah Water Van is an educational outreach program about Utah's wetlands and is offered by The Living Planet Aquarium to fourth-grade students throughout Utah. Fourth-grade students are allowed through the use of models, to see and better understand the importance of Utah's wetlands and about some of Utah's native wetland plants and animals. Students got to see a toad, lizard, salamander and a snake that are found in wetlands.
BROCKBANK PTA MOVIE NIGHT
FEBRUARY 24 2014 5:15 PM
Spanish Fork Water Gardens Theater
Reserve your tickets February 11 thru 18 in the office! Tickets are free but you must have a ticket to enter! We hope you are able to join us for a fun, family night!! Brockbank students and their immediate families. Tickets are FREE, but everybody must have one to attend.
Movie is "The Nut Job"
Friday, February 7, 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. McKinley Harrison and Averi Higginson from Spanish Fork Junior High came and helped in the office at Brockbank. Luke Jensen came and helped his mom, Mrs. Rebecca Jensen in computers, Kylee Crook helped her mom, Mrs. Louise Crook in second grade, Allison Wilson and Jentri Rozmea helped Mrs. Kristel Peterson and Mrs.
Mrs. Peggy Rothaug in the library has been teaching the students story telling. She let the older grade students make up their own stories and then they got to tell them to their fellow classmates by using puppets.
Thursday, January 30, BYU athletes came to Brockbank to talk to fourth-graders about staying away from drugs. The athletes told students, "The Buff, Don't Puff!" They encouraged each of them to stay away from cigarettes and drugs. Each of the students were given a t-shirt with "Cougar Strong" to symbolize staying strong and to not do drugs.