School News

Author Visits Goshen

Stephen Gashler and some of the fourth graders.

Students at Goshen Elementary were excited to have author, Stephen Gashler, visit their school.  He got students interested in his book, The Bent Sword, by bringing in some of the characters and showing students the importance of reading.  He had the students laughing at his jokes and excited to read and not just watch TV all day.  Some students were even lucky enough to purchase a book and have Mr. Gashler sign it.

Goshen's September Students of the Month

Goshen Elementary students of the month for September were Neut Kunz, Amity Cowan, Kimberly Green, Lacie Waters, Kache Davis, Brinley Cottam, Hector Ramirez, Ruby Morales, Davis Carter, Aspyn Bagley, Cambria Parkin, Leo Montgomery, Michael Green, Emma Lundell, Lydia Lundell, Chelise Tromble, Briana Okelberry, Hadlie Carter, Sidney Burrell, Bridget Lott, and Nathan Prestwich.  Each teacher chose the student in their class that showed this month's theme which was caring.

Celebrating Place Value

First graders in Mrs. Hilary Dyreng's class at Goshen Elementary celebrated the 30th day of school! Eric Jacobsen, Dillon Ewell, Sky Simmons, Gus Carter, Kaylyn Eastwood, Scarlett Penrod, Brylee Oldroyd, and Reagan Black are wearing their tie-dye shirts they made on the 20th day of school. Mrs. Dyreng's class looks forward to every 10th day of school to celebrate ZERO HERO to help them understand place value. They are already counting down to day 100!

Thanks UVU!

Mrs. Monica Valerio and her fifth grade class.

The fifth graders at Goshen Elementary received a grant from Utah Valley University to go see the play, Wiley and the Hairy Man.  Students enjoyed the production and were able to practice their writing skills as they wrote thank you letters to Utah Valley University.

Thanks Grandma Chatwin!

Mrs. Patsy Barlows Kindergartners with Grandma Chatwin

Goshen Elementary wants to thank Grandma Chatwin for all of her time she gives to students to help them succeed. Grandma Chatwin was recognized at a banquet and received a plaque for serving 20 years as a volunteer in the Foster Grandparent Program. All of those years were as a volunteer at Goshen Elementary in the kindergarten classes.

Goshen's School Spirit Winners

The students in Mr. Jason Dickie's second grade class were picked for the second time this year as the winner of the Goshen Elementary School spirit contest. The contest is judged on the percentage of students wearing the school colors of gold (yellow) and blue. The second graders are holding up two fingers to show how many times they have won the contest this year.

Fourth graders get to see the Utah Symphony perform

Mrs. Peckham's fourth graders.

Fourth grade students at Goshen Elementary were all dressed up on September 14 to go and hear the Utah Symphony perform.  Students enjoyed seeing the instruments used to play some familiar songs they knew from movies. The conductor showed students how songs can tell a story.  Thanks for a great performance Utah Symphony!

Reading has begun at Goshen

Alexys Palmer reading with her first grade reading buddies Ella Burningham and Sky Simmons.

Goshen Elementary is participating in the Road to Success program again this year. Students are already reading to earn their reading tickets so they can win bikes and other awards through the year. This year the program is giving away a bike every term! Keep up the reading students.

New Playground

Students on the new playground

Goshen Elementary students were excited to return to school this year and meet their new principal and new teachers.  The students could hardly wait for recess because of the new playground that was put in this summer.  The playground was built with money from the bond passed last election.