February 2017

Leadership Breakfast at the Capital

Barnett Student Lighthouse Team was invited to bring four student lighthouse team members to the Utah State Capital on February 16th, 2017 to have breakfast with state representatives and state senators. Students had the opportunity to discuss leadership and why it is important that it is taught in schools with the leaders in our government. After breakfast, students toured the Capital Building and even got the chance to sit in Govenor Herbert's office. They also were recognized on the floor of the senate by name by Senator Henderson, senator for the Payson area. It was a wonderful experience for these students to practice their leadership skills! 

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Dr. Seuss Family Night 2017

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Barnett held its annual Dr. Seuss Family Night on Monday, February 13th. Families enjoyed dinner before attending different literacy activities held throughout the building. From making bookmarks to learning better questioning strategies for reading comprehension, teachers and the PTA worked together to give families a fun night of learning. Every student who attended also received a free book! 

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Camie Simpson Wins Crystal Apple Award

Each year, "Horace Mann representatives partner with local school administrators to recognize teaching excellence." Mrs. Camie Simpson is Barnett's Crystal Apple Teacher this year. Mrs. Simpson works tirelessly supporting, mentoring, and leading teachers everyday to be better educators. In awarding Mrs. Simpson with the Crystal Apple Award, collegue Stephanie Galt said,"

C- Contagioius laughter that we all love being a part of

A-Ambitious, always making sure everyone has what they need. 

M-Magnificent, enough said. 

I- Ingenious, no matter what the issue is Camie always as an idea to solve problems and help us get through our daily tasks.E- Energetic, excellent, effective, efficient, enjoyable, enlightening, entertaining, enthusiasticThis and more is why we love working with Camie Simpson!"Barnett faculty could not agree more! Thanks for all you do Mrs. Simpson and congratulations! 

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Barnett Bulldog Pride Assembly

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Barnett celebrated all of the students and teachers hard work at the January Bulldog Pride Assembly. 

Top Dogs: 

Kindergarten: Xavier Carrasco, Drew Durrant, Kayden Farr, Luke Sorenson, Kyra Horn

1st Grade: Kaidence Peck, Maddison Luckau

2nd Grade: Zaeden Charlesworth, Gordon Wilson, Kade Davidson

3rd Grade: A'jaye Poulson, Kaija mcMillan, Jose Rios

4th Grade: Allie Smith, Harrison Egbert, Bridgett Johnson

5th Grade:Tristan Taylor, Megan Durrant Azalea Ottoson

6th Grade: Claudia Manuta, Ryan Humpherys

UEI:Alec Cefalo, Samantha Marostica

Leaders of the Month:

Kindergarten: Jacob Swartzmiller, Alejandro Hernandez, Harvey St. John, Trinity Thompson, Jezebel Buenrostro

1st Grade: Jordan Johnson, Daphne Jensen, Adalia Bowers

2nd Grade: Taygen Wilson, Tanner Brindley, Connor Millet

3rd Grade: Xochilt Pina, Sierra Bird, Breanna Bryson

4th Grade: Jackson Penwell, Brooklyn Anson, Eva Perkins

5th Grade: Mylee Haupt, Aimie Early, Hayden Murdock

6th Grade: Addie Wilson, Rebekah Hartman, Daniela Chavez

UEI: Destiny Curtis, Nathaniel Briggs

Alpha Dogs: Mrs. Cheney and Mr. Talbot

Picks of the Pack: Mrs. White's 4th Grade Class, Mrs. Taylor's 4th Grade Class, and Mrs. Moore's 3rd Grade Class 

Congratulations to all of the Barnett Bulldog Leaders! Way to PAWS to Lead! 

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Trail of Tears in 5th Grade

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We learned about the Trail of Tears/Indian Removal Act on Monday. Students learned about the different paradigms surrounding this situation. We then acted out different parts of that story using tableaus. Students then wrote a letter to President Jackson expressing their opinion on the Indian Removal Act. 

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1st Grade Graphs

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Justyna Lloyd

We have been learning all about graphs in first grade! Today we were visited by a real statistician! He played 3 songs for us on the ukulele. We all voted on our favorite songs and graphed the results. Then we analyzed our graph! We are on our way to be graphing experts! 

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Term 2 Perfect Attendance Bulldogs

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Our school wide Wildly Important Goal or W.I.G. for this school year is to have 90% attendance every day. These students have surpassed this goal by receiving 100% attendance in Term 2! Way to put first things first and begin with the end in mind! 

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