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October 2013


Submitted by larraine.nelson on Thu, 10/31/2013 - 14:43
Happy Haunting!

Boys and Ghouls at Mt. Loafer had a Happy, Haunting, Halloween!  A full moon must have turned our ordinary students into creepy creatures, scary skeletons, weird witches, vivacious vampires, marvelous minions, and delightful Duck Dynasty Characters!  This Halloween Holiday began with a petrifying parade, where the students showed off their crafty costumes!  At lunch time, two wacky witches served the students a cup of witches' brew!  Then all the classrooms gathered for parties to celebrate this haunting holiday!  HAPPY HALLOWEEN! 



Submitted by larraine.nelson on Tue, 10/29/2013 - 20:16
Happy Halloween!

Did you survive the spook ally?  Did you touch a live snake?  Did you get your fortune told by the haunted head?  If you did, you were the lucky ones at the Halloween Carnival!  Our wonderful PTO sponsored this fabulous fundraiser where games, food, prizes, and lots of scary activities were enjoyed by all the boys and ghouls who came!  We can’t thank  our great PTO enough for this wonderful activity, and also thanks to the parents and children who came and supported this fun event!  Thanks so much!


Ken Garff Reading Winner!

Submitted by larraine.nelson on Mon, 10/28/2013 - 09:35
Jarel Estrada

Jarel Estrada was the big winner of the day, receiving a gift certificate from WalMart!  Jarel's name was drawn out of the Ken Garff Reading Box, where all the students who met the reading goals for this term were kept.  He will get to use his certificate for a scooter, an ipod shuffle, or a bike!  Congratulations Jarel!  Keep reading, Grizzlies!

Hang Time Winners!

Submitted by larraine.nelson on Mon, 10/28/2013 - 09:32
Hang Time Winners!

The following students were chosen from a drawing to receive Hang Time passes for their reading!  They are:  (Front Row) Kaycee Van Horn, Caselyn Grover, Kaitlin Staheli, Maxx Montague, Daniel Turner.  (Back Row)  Josh Stevens, Stockton Haskell, Josh McKee, and Kael Shepherd.  Way to go Grizzlies!

Reading Rewards!

Submitted by larraine.nelson on Mon, 10/28/2013 - 09:29
Winners of the Water Bottles

The following students won Mt. Loafer Grizzly Water Bottles at the Reading Reward Assembly!  They are:  (Front Row) Jocelyn Shuler, Hyrum Dutson, Ryler Wilson, Anna Marie Barton, Marissa Alldredge. (Middle Row) Michael Brockbank, Camary Lofthouse, Taje Rees, Justin Auman, Josie Warr.  (Back Row)  Kyler Holman, Robert Martinez, Joseph Benard, Jackson Linde, Zac Linton, Ammon Wallace.  Congratualtions to these fine students!


Submitted by larraine.nelson on Sun, 10/27/2013 - 18:10
Mr. Steve James

Mt.  Loafer students were happy to welcome composer and songwriter, Steve James, to the school to celebrate good citizenship!  Those students who met the citizenship goals this term were able to attend a fun-filled assembly as Mr. James sang many of his upbeat and uplifting songs.  The students sang along to the songs that they have learned that promote being kind, making good choices, and being safe.  

Mrs. Michelle Mecham Receives Crystal Apple Award

Submitted by angela.killian on Thu, 10/24/2013 - 17:19
Mrs. Michelle Mecham and Mr. Frank Mecham.

Mrs. Michelle Mecham, second grade teacher, was recognized by her colleagues as an outstanding educator who touches the lives of students, parents, and other teachers.

Mrs. Mecham was born...well let's just say she saw the first moon landing.  She was raised by her grandmother, Stella Davis, in Salem.  She went to high school at Spanish Fork High where she played basketball and broke hearts along the way.  After high school she worked at KFC and coached basketball at Payson High School. 

United Family Day!

Submitted by larraine.nelson on Fri, 10/18/2013 - 22:10
United Family Day!

The students gathered together as families and participated in our Mt. Loafer United Family Day!  The students discussed ways that families work together cooperatively and then worked together to create a poster together.  The students have had fun getting to know each other and enjoyed seeing their "family" members on the playground and in the halls!  

Student Council Leadership Conference

Submitted by larraine.nelson on Fri, 10/18/2013 - 21:43
Mt. Loafer Student Council Officers

Our Mt. Loafer Student Council Officers had a fun-filled day at BYU attending a Student Council Leadership Conference.  Our officers, who include, Kyler Holman, Taos Dye, Silas Wallentine, Paisley Bills, Taylie Mayfield, and McKenzie Graham, had a wonderful time learning leadership skills, team building activites, and getting to know other students from other schools.  The council is excited to share what they learned with the rest of the student council and with the school!


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