Here are just a few of the things our 1st and 2nd graders have done in the last several weeks:
Head of School Hike: They participated in our all-school hike up the beautiful Utah canyons!
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!
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!
Hee Haw Farms: Along with many of our other students, the 1st and 2nd grade visited Hee Haw Farms where they got to pet goats, climb on haystacks, and ride the gunnysack slide!
Captain Louis: The 1st and 2nd grade and other classes attended the play, Captain Louis, at the Scera Performing Arts Center. They had a wonderful time!
Apple Week: During Appleweek, the first and second graders participated in apple-themed group activities, wrote papers all about apples, tried bites of all the different kinds of apples, as well as homemade applesauce and other apple treats!
What has your 1st or 2nd grader done lately?