Mt. Loafer Reading Program

Submitted by angela.killian on Thu, 09/08/2011 - 14:43

As we begin another school year, we want to make you aware of the reading program.  Each grade level has a different monthly reading requirement:

  • 1st grade-minimum of 300 minutes
  • 2nd grade-minumum of 400 minutes
  • 3rd grade-minimum of 400 minutes
  • 4th grade-minimum of 500 minutes
  • 5th grade-minimum of 600 minutes
  • 6th grade-minimum of 600 minutes

Ways to make time for reading...

Third Grade Milestone Walk

Submitted by angela.killian on Thu, 09/08/2011 - 14:29

A milestone was originally a stone posted a mile from a similar post.  It was a way for travelers to mark off their progress.  The third grade students have been learning that the significant events in their lives are also milestones.  On Thursday, September 8th, Miss Andrews, Mr.

Mt. Loafer Healthy Classroom Challenge

Submitted by angela.killian on Thu, 09/08/2011 - 11:56

This generation of students faces extraordinary health issues related to diet and exercise. Healthy students are better learners. As a result, the Nebo School District Student Wellness Policy, passed in 2008, created some guidelines for when foods and beverages are made available to students. The policy asks that the food and beverages be more nutritious and feature healthy choices. See:

Here are some suggestions how parents can assist in helping out schools adopt healthier practices:

Fall Festival

Submitted by angela.killian on Wed, 09/07/2011 - 10:11

Color your world with reading by attending the annual Mt. Loafer Fall Festival.  The festival will be held Thursday, September 15th, 5:00 pm to dark.  The cost is $5.00 per person or $20.00 per family up to eight members in a family. There will be activities for all ages: inflatables, games, activities, dinner, and treats.  Book baskets will be available for bidding.  Each basket is themed by the book.  The festival is sponsored by the PTA and it is the only fundraiser of the year.  Mt.

NED Assembly

Submitted by Anonymous (not verified) on Thu, 09/01/2011 - 13:19

Mt. Loafer had a fantastic yo-yo assembly teaching students about NED which means Never give up, Encourage others, and Do your best!