3rd grade bird beak experiment

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The third grade has been studying birds as part of their animal science unit. They have been studying how birds have adapted varieties of beaks to enable eating different types of foods. The students used various tools representing beaks to test which beaks worked better at picking up several types of foods.    

Alphabet parade

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Ms Wimmer and Ms Garcia's kindergarten classes held an alphabet parade around the school, following Ms Wimmer dressed as the chicka chicka boom boom tree.  Watch video of the parade on our instagram page. 

Faculty Spotlight

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Student council members, Jaxson and Caity, chose to interview Mrs Staples for the faculty spotlight this week. Check out all the cool things they learned about her. Mrs Staples is amazing!! 

Reflections Winners

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Thank you to all the students who participated in the PTA Reflections Contest. We had so many great submissions this year! Congratulations to the following winners:

Kindergarten-2nd grade division:  Photography Winner-Lucy F, Music Winner-Victor C, Dance winner- Sawyer B, Visual Art 3D Winner- Siah N, Visual art Winner- Lincoln C, Overall winner K-2- Zoe G

Students of the month

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Congratulations to the following students for being chosen as Super Students of the month for November. We are so proud of their hard work, kindness, and great attitudes! 

K: Scarlett S, Gene B, Nora R, Ayden W, Brooke T, Bennet A

1: Layne M, Bennet W, Charlie B, Gwen B, Macie W

2: Taylor O, Edlin G, Ivy M, Scarlett F, Kennedy W

3: Owen J, Zoey U, Nash C, Cooper H

4: Oliver F, Sergio A, Ava S, Owen B, Jayce C

5: Henrik K, Ryker H, Abigail S, Demi R 

Faculty Spotlight

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This week our student council members, Demi and Harper, chose to interview Ms Middlebrook for our faculty spotlight. Ms Middlebrook is amazing and we love having her at Apple Valley! Here is what they learned about her: 

Name: Ashleigh Middlebrook

Position: Fifth grade teacher - her favorite grade to teach! 

Favorite thing about Apple Valley: loves how friendly we are 

Favorite thing to teach: Math

Favorite hobby: going camping

Favorite food: Italian

Favorite treat: Brownies


Nebo Mental Health

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Attention Nebo Parents:  join Nebo's Mental Health series focusing on 'Depression- You're Not Alone'. November 16, 6:00-7:00 pm via Zoom

Register at http://cookcenter.info/Nov16Nebo