FARMINGTON — Second-grade students at Knowlton Elementary are learning about the 2008 presidential election and are writing essays like “If I could tell the President what he should do, I would say...” Students will participate in a mock election and have their pictures taken with a life-sized cut out of the President-elect today. Contact teacher Betsy Boren at 402-3000 for more information.
Students vote for president
BOUNTIFUL — Students at Muir Elementary will be participating in the election process and voting for the new president today. Contact teacher Elizabeth Sewak at 402-1550 for more information.
Reading to elect a mascot
CENTERVILLE — Reading Elementary first-graders are electing a mascot. Such is the activity teachers are using to bring the idea of elections closer to the understanding of a first-grader. Each class chose an animal they would like to have as the first-grade mascot, and each class will have a representative speak to the rest of the first-graders today about why their candidate is best. Classes have also created their own campaign posters as a way to influence their fellow classmates. Students will then vote for their favorite candidate. Contact Becky Hill at 402-1750 for more information.
Brown visits Lakeview Elem.
WEST POINT — Local artist Lonna Brown will be at Lakeview Elementary painting a mural everyday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. today. Students will be observing her work as part of the school’s goal to promote art. Contact teacher Mary Hansen at 402-2900 for more information.
Students head to conference
PROVO — East Layton Elementary student council is traveling to BYU for a leadership conference Wednesday. They earned the money to pay for the trip by recycling paper at the school. Contact Principal Beth Johnston or teacher Heidi Frischknecht at 402-3250 for more information.
Syracuse hosts future fair
SYRACUSE — Syracuse High School will be hosting a planning for the future fair from 6 to 8 p.m. on Wednesday for district junior high and high school students with mild/moderate and severe disabilities and their families. Contact the school at 402-7900 for more information.
Students to visit aquarium
SALT LAKE CITY — Muir Elementary first-grade students will be going to the aquarium to learn about the different kinds of ocean animal life this Wednesday. Contact teacher Stacy Hansen at 402-1550 for more information.