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6/7 Six Week Recap

Here are just a few of the things our 6th and 7th graders have done in the last 6 weeks.

  • Timpanogas Storytelling Festival: Along with many other students, the 6th and 7th graders were able to attend the Timpanogas Storytelling Festival and hear from many renowned and high-class performers.

  • Head of School Hike: They participated in our all-school hike up the beautiful Utah canyons!

  • Eco Challenge Field Trip: The 6th and 7th graders participated in an Eco Challenge at Thanksgiving Point!

  • BYU Paleontology Museum Field Trip: The class attended lectures and presentations from the staff at the BYU Paleontology Museum.

  • Fillmore Hot Springs Field Trip: A day at the Fillmore Hot Springs is always one of the student's favorite trips!

  • STEM Festival Field Trip:The students attended a STEM lecture from professional scientists at Thanksgiving Point.

  • Writing Rally: Our school-wide Writing Rally centered on the them, "Words are Power," and the students learned about coming up with ideas, word choice, thought organization, and more, to hone their powerful writing skills.

  • French Round Table: Students in ALL foreign language classes viewed a presentation by the French class to expand their cultural horizons and see what the other foreign language classes were learning. This included student created exhibits, songs, and delicious crepes! Soon it will be the Spanish and German classes turn to host!

  • WWII Planes Field Trip: The 6th and 7th grade took a trip to view some real WWII planes, learned about the experience from an honored WWII veteran, and even got to climb into the cockpit!

  • Grandparent’s Day: Every year Arches Academy hosts an all-school Grandparents day, where family members and special guests can come see and participate in what their grandchildren are learning and experiencing every day at Arches!

  • Stories & S’mores Campfire Activity: An evening of campfires, marshmallow roasting, and stories. A perfect method of class bonding, and a perfect way to spend a crisp October night!

What has YOUR 6th or 7th grader done lately?

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