Teacher Appreciation!!!

We are going to have a "Yoda Soda Bar" for our teachers to show them how much we appreciate all they do for our students.  We need help with a few of the supplies to make it happen. 


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Spelling Bee List

2019 Spelling Bee List

Spelling Bee Date: February 8, 2019
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The Silver Mesa Science Fair will be Wednesday, January 16, 2019 with projects on display for our annual STEAM night on Tuesday, January 15, 2019.

Students doing a project will be required to research a subject and have hands-on experience with the subject. They will also be required to prepare a poster for their presentation.

Detailed information packets will be sent home with students that returned an interest form and opted for the printed version. For those that opted for a digital version, please click on the corresponding link below:

For ideas visit the following websites: 

·                     University of Utah Science Fair's Tips web page
·                     The Science Buddies web page

If you have any questions please reach out!

Audrey Turley                         
801-214-4780 (call/text)         

If anyone is interested in helping with the Science Fair or STEAM night, please email Audrey Turley.
Stay tuned for more information about STEAM night.
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Red Ribbon Week

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Box Tops

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April PTA Meeting

The April PTA Meeting will be held on April 17th at 11:30 in the extra classroom.  All are invited to attend.
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Book Fair

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Literacy Night

Parents and Guardians,
March is Literacy Month and the PTA would like to celebrate by hosting Harry Potter themed games and activities that support and encourage literacy.  During the month of March we will have various activities to promote literacy and encourage the kids to explore the magical worlds that await them in books.  The month - actually more like 2 ½ week - long events will culminate with Literacy Night on Tuesday, March 27th .
As a PTA, we would like you to know what events are planned so that you can encourage your students to read and participate.  On Monday March 12, your student/s was/were sorted into a Hogwarts house.  Each of the “houses” will be competing to earn the most house literacy points and to hold the house cup for the remainder of the year! 
Students earn literacy points for their house by:
·         Completing OPTIONAL outside-of-class literacy activities listed on their “Optional Literacy Homework” sheet (see other side)
o   Your student can complete as many of these optional literacy activities as they would like.  Please initial the completed slips and have your student turn them into the collection cauldron in the library.   Stories and drawings do not need to be turned in.
·         Reading at home as assigned in class
o   If your student’s class meets their collective reading goal, every student in the class will earn a $5 coupon that can be used at the book fair. 
o   Be sure to mark your student’s reading minutes in their planner to help their class reach their goal.  Hint:  Your student can read additional minutes to offset some of the students that might struggle in meeting their reading goal.
·         Winning “Quiddtich” matches played during the lunch tournament
o   All students in Grades 1-5 will be taught how to play Quidditch during their Playworks BB rotation 3/13-15.
o   Those in grades 3-5 wishing to compete in a lunch tournament will sign up individually in the office or after BB.  All players will be randomly assigned to a “House” team. 
·         Sending letters to teachers and staff via owl.  Owlery is located in the library
·         As a class, correctly answering daily trivia as read over the announcements.
Other Activities in March:
·         Honeydukes is open for business on Thursdays during lunch.  A must-stop for Hogsmeade visitors, the shelves of this legendary sweet shop are lined with all manner of wizard’s delectable delights.  Cash only please!
Literacy Night 3/27, 6:00 – 8:00:
·         Fortune telling, talented readers and authors, magical musicians, dueling wizards,  hand-made wands, Charms, Care of Magical Creatures by Scales and Tales, and much more.  You won’t want to miss this magical night!
·         Book Fair grand opening, 5:00 – 8:00
·         Food Trucks, 5:00 – 8:00

Silver Mesa Elementary PTA

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Proposed 2018 - 2019 PTA Board


The proposed Silver Mesa PTA Board for the 2018-2019 school year:
Co-Presidents: Maren Larsen & Kim White
President Elect: Open
Secretary: Brianne Poulson
Treasurer: Suzie Olsen
VP Education: Elisa Apo
VP Leadership: M'lissa Luke
VP Legislative: Kim Falkner

Thank you to these wonderful PTA members who are willing to step up and support our students and our school!!!
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