April 2023

Carnival Game Competition Winners

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This week we held a Carnival Game Competition where students of all grades could create and present a carnival game idea for our Hero Night. The four winners chosen will each get to host their game tonight at Hero Night. They have some really fun games for you so stop by Hero Night, Friday 4/28, from 5-8 pm. 

Congratulations to our winners: Hoven, Jett, Halle, and Brinley. Thanks for the amazing games! 


Chess Club Tournament

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Yesterday was our annual Chess Club Tournament. All members of chess club from K-5th grade participated throughout the day with an awards ceremony to celebrate the winners. It was a really fun day and we want to give a big shoutout of thanks to all of our parent volunteers who made it successful!!

Congratulations to our winners:

Kinder: 1- Kona, 2- Tommy, 3- Brock, 4-Bridger, 5-Greyson, 6-Teancum, 7-Aubrey

First grade: 1-Beck, 2-Sawyer, 3-Samuel, 4-Xander, 5-Pete, 6-Emma, 7-Trevor

Faculty Spotlight by Student Council

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This week our great student council members Brooke H and Wyatt B interviewed Mrs Wimmer, one of our amazing kindergarten teachers.  This is what they learned about her:

Name: Mrs Wimmer

Position: Kindergarten

Favorite thing about apple valley: the people here

Favorite thing to teach: kids

Favorite hobby: hiking

Favorite food: salad

Favorite treat: Dr Pepper

District keyboarding competition

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Our fourth and fifth grade students participated in a keyboarding competition this week with Mrs Mills, our district keyboarding teacher. We have some fast typists! Fynnigan G was our top fifth grader. Jay J was our top fourth grader and he also was third fastest in the entire district fourth grade, winning a cash prize! Way to go Fynn and Jay! 


3rd-5th grade Art

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Apple Valley is full of great artists. We love seeing how creative and talented our students are. Check out some of the artwork displayed in the halls for third, fourth, and fifth grades. 


Apple Valley Carnival Competition

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Would your student like to run a carnival game at our Hero Night? All students can enter our Carnival Competition by creating a carnival game. If your student is interested in this fun activity, they will need to bring their homemade game to school on April 26th to present to the judges. Winners will then set up and run their game for a couple of hours during the Hero Night on April 28th.