Barnett Elementary School Choir keeps the music alive under the direction of Christine Muniz. They have been very busy singing at assemblies and concerts for adoring audiences.Their next performance will be at a Utah Flash game; the choir has been specially invited to sing during half time which is a great honor. Barnett is proud of their talented students and they feel lucky to have such a devoted director.
Barnett fourth-graders experience fine art with the Utah Symphony. Each year the Nebo School District arranges a themed assembly with the Utah Symphony. This year's theme was "Marches." The students dressed in their "Sunday Best" and learned rhythm and meter while enjoying the marches from many countries and movies.
Barnett sixth-graders get hands-on science experience with Clark Planetarium. An assembly was arranged with a representative of the planetarium where the students got to touch a meteorite, learn about static electricity and even ignite a hydrogen-filled balloon. This is likely to be a highlight in the sixth-graders' science education.
Teachers at Barnett Elementary keep learning fun. Miss Ledingham's first grade class had a special visitor, Xaiver the Alien from the planet Zurk, come to their classroom to learn to make peanut butter and jelly sandwiches. The class taught him the step-by-step instructions on how to make the sandwich and learned about sequencing in the process.
The first graders at Barnett Elementary worked hard all Christmas long to earn a grade level Christmas party with a special guest of honor. The wonderful parents brought in games and activities which the students could choose from playing and all the students got to meet with Santa Claus. Earlier in the month, the students learned how to write letters and finished their unit by writing a letter to Santa Claus. When Santa came to visit, he brought a treat bag and a letter back to each of the students. It was a fun way to end the year and motivated the students to work hard the e