Hobble Creek Elementary 4th graders got a real treat on Tuesday, October 18. The Living Planet Aquarium came and talked about different aspects of science. Each 4th grade class was able to meet with the instructors individually. The "Water Van", as we call it, comes each year with models of the water cycle and the uses of water. These two models are awesome because they actually rain. Water also moves through them to show how it creates electricity and waters our crops, to name just a few of the things that the models do. The Aquarium also brings some of their living animals when they
This year Hobble Creek welcomes the following people to our faculty: Crystal Christensen, Robyn Gleaves, Sarah Willie, Lauri Brindley, Kara Bake, Holly Markgraf-Mayne, and Amanda Cottle.
On Tuesday May 17 nine sixth grade students performed an adapted version of Shakespeare's
"The Tempest" at 2:00 and 7:30 . The students have been rehearsing once a week for most of
the school year. They signed an agreement to commit to professional standards which they honored
by memorizing their lines and supporting each other. Carol Day was the director.
Wednesday night, May 18th, was the 4th Grade Dance Night. Boys from the 4th grade came with their mother, grandmother, aunt or sister and danced with them for an hour. Then the girls from the 4th grade came with their father, grandfather, uncle, or brother and danced with them for an hour. They did line dances, square dances, and much more. That night as well as for the past months, the students have been learning the dances from Heather Hughes so that they would be tied to the 4th grade Social Studies and Fine Arts Curriculum as well as the Beverly Taylor Sorenson Arts Learning Program
Thirty seven students under the direction of Jessica Knight performed a year end concert Thursday night May 19. The orchestra played sixteen songs which ranged from classical Beethoven and Pachelbel to folk " Cripple Creek" Western " The Devil Went Down to Georgia" and Celtic " Irish Washerwoman" Mrs. Knight played two accompanied solos, one while she was clogging. The students appreciate the great start to a life long music habit that Mrs. Knight has established .
Hobble Creek Elementary had 49 students from the 5th grade that earned honor roll this year! To earn honor roll, the students had to complete 12 projects out of a list of 21. Some of the projects included: memorizing the presidents in order, auditioning for a play, completing an ancestor report, making a PowerPoint of a concept they learned in school this year, learning and displaying a new skill or craft, and filling in a blank map with all 50 state names, their capitals and their abbreviations. The students that got honor roll were:
Tuesday, May 11th, 2011 was Medieval Day for 6th graders at Hobble Creek Elementary. For a month now the four 6th grade classes (Mrs. Snow’s, Miss Johnson’s, Mrs. Nissen, and Mrs. Hayes class) have been preparing for this day. The students had to do a 3 hour project that represented Medieval Times. There were projects that were castles, catapults, horses, shields and much more. The students had to also dress-up to look like medieval times. Parents and other classes were given the opportunity to come and see the 4 classrooms. In Mrs.
Jacob Myers and Braydon Poplin won 4th place at the Utah State Debate Competition on the elementary school level. Other hawks participating at the state level were: Tiffany Asay, Elizabeth Vorkink, Jonah Allen, Sophie McCausland, Marissa Betts, Tahlia White
Teams from Brockbank took fifth and sixth place. In the attached photo the whole front row are students from Nebo! An amazing first !