Here are just a few things our 4th and 5th graders have done in the last six weeks:
Timpanogos Storytelling Festival: Along with many other students, the 4th and 5th graders were able to attend the Timpanogos 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!
Bryce Canyon National Park: The 4th and 5th graders stayed overnight at Bryce Canyon National Park, learning about the ecology of our state, telling stories, and having wonderful and engaging experiences!
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.
Ice Blocking: Students were able to try ice blocking on a field trip to Rock Canyon Park. Mrs. Wahl tried it too!
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!
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!
Prehistoric Exhibits: The 4th and 5th graders each created their own artistic display showing the layers of prehistory. The exhibits included beautiful styrofoam towers, lego displays, and even multi-tiered PB&J sandwiches!
What has YOUR 4th or 5th grader done lately?