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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.
Mrs.Williams, our librarian, has appreciated the creative genius of Marcy Swan. Marcy has been a volunteer for ten years. Her child no longer attends our school, yet she faithfully comes in and lends her creative talents to our library. Marcy has done amazing bulletin boards, displays and theme posters over the years. We appreciate the Marcy’s efforts in making the library an inviting place. Thank you, Marcy, for sharing your talents with Hobble Creek Elementary.
STUDENTS OF THE WEEK on October 19, 2012: Aiden Diamond, Sam Little, Emily Lindsey, Riley Bleggi, Brooklyn Martin, Jasmin Young, Parker Henderson, Madison Galbraith, Rylin Jones, Savanah Butler, Jackson McClean, Lydia Rowe, Hadley Coleman, Zac Ellis, McKenna Cherrington, Henry Killpack, Jackson Rosser, Brenden Dusenberry, Ady Montgomery, Emma Schultz, and Amanda Frei.
Kindergarten students were visited by a fire fighter. They were told about avoiding fires, not playing with matches. If you are in a fire you should crawl to saftey to avoid breathing smoke. If fire is on you: stop, drop and roll. He told the students that fire fighters are your friend and you should run to them not away from them. He demonstrated how he can dress in his protective clothes very quickly.