Fifth-grade's Sedimentary Sandwiches

Submitted by sara.stout on Wed, 01/25/2012 - 21:12

The fifth-grade at Barnett School has been very busy studying the intricate layers of the Earth's Crust. To simulate this billion year geological process in a delicious and fun way, students studied the layering through 'P.B. & Jelly-ology.' Students were given three types of bread, crunchy peanut butter, jelly, honey, Nutella spread, and gummy worms acting as fossils to help them conceptualize the various layers of Earth. As Mrs.

Article and Photos by GayLynn Buys

Barnett Elementary's Wax Museum

Submitted by sara.stout on Tue, 01/17/2012 - 20:20

For those suffering from Automatonophobia, the fear of wax figures, this article may not be for you. Dozens of fifth-grade 'wax' historical figures posed in the Barnett Elementary school gym before Christmas break. Every year, the fifth-grade lets their students research their choice of famous person from United States history. After researching, they are able to write a speech that their character would give, briefly describing their role in our history. Past Presidents, inventors, and astronauts were just a few of the statues parents and friends could visit that day.

Article by Sara Stout. Photos by GayLynn Buys

Second Grade Christmas Program

Submitted by sara.stout on Mon, 12/26/2011 - 12:18

Barnett Elementary's Second-grade has been working hard to perform a large selection of Christmas music and student-written speaking parts. Directed by Barbara Chapman and accompianed by Kaye Hansen, the performance included favorites like: Up on the Housetop, Rudolf the red-Nosed Reindeer, All I want for Christmas is my Two Front Teeth, and Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas. The performance was held on Tuesday December 20th, in the Barnett Cafeteria. We would like to thank all of the parents, family, and friends who came to support our production.

Written by Sara Stout; Photos by Kelly Owen

Fourth Grade Visits the Wetlands

Submitted by sara.stout on Fri, 12/16/2011 - 15:31

      The fourth grade students at Barnett Elementary had an exciting learning opportunity recently at Salem Pond.  The students participated in a wide variety of activities to help them better understand the essential role of the wetlands for Utah’s environment. Students participated in a nature scavenger hunt, tested water samples, and played games that related to animal habitat and survival. They also drew and wrote about a specific scene at the pond.

Written by Judy Catlett