“This is the largest extra-curricular activity at Union, and the students just have a blast,” director and choreographer Bryan Stephenson said.
Piles of blankets, food, stuffed animals, books and toys are being shared with those less fortunate this holiday season, thanks to local school children.
“I selected the show because it is family friendly, fun and upbeat,” theater teacher Linze Struiksma said. “It has a small cast with simple staging and gives students the opportunity to learn how to do everything that is involved in a theater production.”
Sir Isaac Newton’s Universal Law of Gravity and Three Laws of Motion were “hip” at a recent Eastmont Middle School assembly as students discovered how science is connected to everyday life through a traveling assembly complete with songs, Velcro walls, extreme wrestlers and other interactive experiments.
“Stories change people’s lives, and they are meant to be shared,” said Jones, who teaches junior high and high school, but fell into storytelling after taking some of his own eight kids to a storytelling workshop.
Eastmont Middle School students welcomed about 50 veterans in the community at its first Veterans Day breakfast.
“The band definitely exceeded my expectations,” said first-year marching band director Caleb Shabestari. “They worked so amazingly hard, rehearsing more than 300 hours this fall, and that doesn’t count their individual, section and group practices.”
International teachers are trained in strategies for teaching American students and curriculum before they begin.
Her award presentation by Canyons School District said Dahl-Houlihan greets each student by name with a radiant smile, encourages parent and community engagement and constantly looks for ways to connect diverse students and their families with opportunities for growth.
This year will be no different as 550 little ghosts and goblins from Sandy Elementary are expected to parade Historic Sandy on Halloween morning.