November 2017

2018 Science Fair

Science Fair

The Silver Mesa Science Fair will be Wednesday, January 24, 2018 with projects on display for our annual STEAM night on Tuesday, January 23, 2018.

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 have been 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:

·        4th grade
·        5th grade

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 let us know!

Audrey Turley                          James Barron
801-214-4780 (call/text)          801-699-6069 (call/text)    

If anyone is interested in helping with the Science Fair or STEAM night, please email Audrey Turley.

Attached you will example consent forms and the judging rubric for 4th and 5th graders.

Stay tuned for more information about STEAM night.

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PTA Awards

In the spirit of Thanksgiving, we are extremely grateful to have so many wonderful educators, staff and volunteers in our Silver Mesa family. This year, a few of these exceptional individuals have been nominated to receive awards from the state of Utah PTA Organization. 

We would like to include comments, memories and highlights shared by you parents and your children as part of the nomination process.  If any of these individuals have touched the lives of your children and family, please simply email .  Please include 2-3 short sentences and your name or your child’s name.  Photos are also welcome.  We would love to include as many comments as we can to let these individuals know what a difference they make every day. 

2017 Nominations:
*Outstanding Educator:  Mrs. Brown, 4thgrade teacher
*Outstanding Support Staff:  Alex Haslam, Custodian
*Outstanding Volunteer:  Clair Hamill, Safety Patrol Coordinator
*Outstanding Event:  Literacy Night 
*Outstanding Administrator:  Julie Fielding, Principal 

With thanks,
Silver Mesa PTA 
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PTA Meeting

Join us for the general PTA Meeting on November 14th at 11:30.  You don’t have to be a member to come to the meeting and find out what’s happening! 
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Spirit Wear

 Spiritwear orders are due November 10, 2017. Order forms are in the office. This is the last order we will do for the year and just in time for Christmas gifts.
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Skate Night

Greetings Silver Mesa Community,
Tonight is our spirit night at Classic Fun Center, sponsored by Silcox Orthodontics, from 5:30-8:30.  We'd like to thank Silcox Orthodontics for being one of our business partners this year. We hope you can make it out tonight to help support our school! 
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