Hobble Creek Elementary STUDENTS OF THE WEEK on November 9, 2012: Sydney Jackson, Ethan Asay, Will Davis, Savannah Jenni, Cutler Christensen, Ethan Christiansen, Tyler Christensen, Jared McClellan, Jenny Darby, Eliza Jackson, Brayden Adamson, Jeremy Shoell, Morgan Dean, Abbie Rowe, Madison Henderson, Katie Rex, Jose Dungan, David Ruiz, Timothy Hart, and Jaden Christensen.
Natalia Munoz, Ethan Asay, Hallie Johnson, Olivia Webster, Austin Lovell, Kalena Buehler,Everett Fairbourne, Bridge Murdock, Kylie Christensen, Ethan Flake, Calvin Merrell, Ella Conners, Makenzi Thomas, Alexi Corfield, Cooper Littledike, Olivia Nilsson,Payton Murphy, Yanzhu Chen, Chloe Burns, Sara Estes, and Chloe Hendry.
Students from Rees Elementary, Mapleton Elementary and Hobble Creek Elementary participated in the dance and the Child International (daCi) Day of Dance "Stories That Move Us" on Saturday November 3, 2012. The day began with a Native American grass dance by Rees students and a pioneer story acted out by Hobble Creek students narrated by Lora Schmidt. The students learned a hip hop slam poetry dance, a folk dance, and played at creative drama or musical theatre with storyteller Lora Schmidt, and professors from BYU, U of U and UVU. They also created a dance to share with the whole
Hobble Creek Elementary is the recipient of a grant from the Utah Division of Arts and Museums and the National Endowment for the Arts. During the week of October 22-26, storyteller Lora Schmidt worked with the third grade classes developing a three act play about the early days in our community. The stories originated from a book called Mapleton A Collection of Folks' Tales compiled by Erik Brinkerhoff and Keenan Cummings as an english class assignment. Erik interviewed his grandparents and their colleagues some of whom have now passed away.
Hobble Creek Elementary's STUDENTS OF THE WEEK on October 26, 2012: Ari Frixione, Jake Strunk, Zachary Pritchard, Andelin Barlow, Heather Rose, Briley Woodworth, Kendall Coleman, Laicie Hepworth, Sarah Gardner, Madyson Fullmer, Jane Winward, Megan Diamond, Sammy Delacruz, Lexy Warren, Josh Lewis, Gabi Smith, Caleb Gardner, and Adam Holmberg.
In preparation for an art project with storyteller Lora Schmidt, the third grade visted historical sites in our community. The project is using stories from a book compiled by Eric Brinkerhoff that begun as a Springville High School English project. Eric interviewed his grandfather, Bruce Mendenhall, and other residents.