Provo City School District https://provo.edu Quality Choices for Every Child's Future Tue, 24 Apr 2018 18:50:05 +0000 en-US hourly 1 Franklin Students Take Learning to a New Dimension https://provo.edu/news/franklin-students-take-learning-to-a-new-dimension/ Mon, 23 Apr 2018 16:42:08 +0000 https://provo.edu/?p=11240 Last week, first graders in Marie Baird’s first grade class took their learning to a new dimension as they learned about three-dimensional shapes.  The Franklin Elementary first graders were introduced to new shapes such as cubes, cones, cylinders and many more as they learned about the differences between two-dimensional and three dimensional shapes. Students learned […]]]> Domo Arigato Dixon’s Robotos https://provo.edu/news/domo-arigato-dixons-robotos/ Thu, 19 Apr 2018 17:01:41 +0000 https://provo.edu/?p=11212 For the past month Dixon Middle School’s seventh and eighth graders have had the opportunity to work with Suzy Cox, Phd, Associate Professor of Secondary Elementary at Utah Valley University (UVU), and become engineers. As an effort to increase science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) learning, the students were put into teams and assigned to […]]]> Carrie Peterson Receives Educator of the Year Award https://provo.edu/news/carrie-peterson-receives-educator-of-the-year-award/ Thu, 19 Apr 2018 17:01:00 +0000 https://provo.edu/?p=11202 Carrie Peterson, a Provo City School District Special Education Coordinator, was recently chosen to receive the Jocelyn Taylor Educator of the Year by the Autism Council of Utah. The Autism Council of Utah (ACU) is an independent council working to foster collaboration, communication and learning among families and agencies. Carrie was surprised by fellow teachers […]]]> PCSD Teacher and Student Featured in Daily Herald https://provo.edu/news/pcsd-teacher-and-student-featured-in-daily-herald/ Wed, 18 Apr 2018 15:13:44 +0000 https://provo.edu/?p=11185 This week, a teacher and student from Provo City School District were featured in the Daily Herald as part of the “Educator of the Week” and “Student of the Week”. Educator of the Week Tarnue Ali, who is abehavior interventionist at Provo Peaks Elementary School, was selected as the “Educator of the Week”. Ali was […]]]> Lego Mindstorm Robotics Competition https://provo.edu/news/lego-mindstorm-robotics-competition/ Tue, 17 Apr 2018 15:55:21 +0000 https://provo.edu/?p=11169 Saturday, April 14, Brigham Young University (BYU) hosted a Lego Mindstorm Robotics Competition for the Provo Elementary Schools. The schools that competed include Amelia Earhart, Canyon Crest, Edgemont, Rock Canyon and Spring Creek. Several teams from each school participated in this competition. The students were instructed to create a robot that would compete in line […]]]> Message from the Child Nutrition Department https://provo.edu/news/message-from-the-child-nutrition-department/ Tue, 17 Apr 2018 15:53:55 +0000 https://provo.edu/?p=11166 Recently, we were made aware that there was an issue with Romaine Lettuce being linked to an E. coli outbreak in 11 states. Due to this incident, we want to make our patrons aware that the Romaine Lettuce we are serving the students is not affected by this outbreak. Attached below are two documents from […]]]> 2018 Battle of the Books Showdown https://provo.edu/news/2018-battle-of-the-books-showdown/ Mon, 16 Apr 2018 21:40:26 +0000 https://provo.edu/?p=11149 Five schools in our district had students reading and becoming experts on 20 book titles in preparation for the district “Battle of the Books”. Provost, Provo Peaks, Lakeview, Canyon Crest and Timpanogos Elementary sent their best 3 & 4 grade team as well as their 5 & 6 grade team to compete against each other […]]]> Wasatch’s Strong Traditions https://provo.edu/news/wasatchs-strong-traditions/ Sun, 15 Apr 2018 16:40:44 +0000 https://provo.edu/?p=11134 Located right across the street from Brigham Young University, Wasatch Elementary is a school that is well-known for its established traditions, attendance improvement, outstanding arts programs, and Chinese Dual-Immersion program. Mike Barker, assistant principal at the school, states, “there are so many great opportunities here at Wasatch, beyond the Chinese Immersion program. The Chinese Immersion […]]]> Edgemont Students Inch Their Way Around School https://provo.edu/news/edgemont-students-inch-their-way-around-school/ Fri, 13 Apr 2018 16:22:04 +0000 https://provo.edu/?p=11119 This week, Edgemont fourth graders from Mrs. Harber’s class inched their way around the school as they learned about measurement.  The students had been learning about how to find the area and the perimeter of various shapes. To further emphasize this learning concept, they were asked to apply this knowledge in a real-world setting. This […]]]> Employment Vacancies April 16, 2018 https://provo.edu/employment-opportunities/employment-vacancies-april-16-2018/ Fri, 13 Apr 2018 16:20:15 +0000 https://provo.edu/?p=11136 Provo City School District has the following employment vacancies. To find out more, please visit the Job Openings tab on this site. April 11, 2018 Health Clerk/Dist Nursing- Provo City School District Teacher on Special Assignment-Provo Peaks Elementary Physical Education Teacher-Dixon Middle School Inst Asst 1/Intervention-Edgemont Elementary April 10, 2018 Asst 0/Custodial Sweeper-Dixon Middle School […]]]> Social Media: An Essential Tool at Timpanogos https://provo.edu/news/social-media-an-essential-tool-at-timpanogos/ Thu, 12 Apr 2018 16:20:14 +0000 https://provo.edu/?p=11095 In Provo City School District, social media has been embraced as a valuable communication tool.  Each school employs a content manager to manage its own website and social media sites. Perhaps more than any other school, Timpanogos Elementary School has implemented social media as a valuable tool within their school, using it as a catalyst […]]]> Franklin Unveils a New Playground https://provo.edu/news/franklin-unveils-a-new-playground/ Thu, 12 Apr 2018 14:05:30 +0000 https://provo.edu/?p=11103 Franklin Elementary School unveiled their new playground Tuesday morning; at an event called ‘Popcorn and Playground’. This event was for the select students who accomplished their Accelerated Reader (AR) goal for this month. The AR program provides students with an opportunity to make a reading and comprehension goal, read several books of their choice and […]]]> Employment Vacancies April 10, 2018 https://provo.edu/employment-opportunities/employment-vacancies-april-10-2018/ Tue, 10 Apr 2018 16:41:27 +0000 https://provo.edu/?p=11073 Provo City School District has the following employment vacancies. To find out more, please visit the Job Openings tab on this site. April 9, 2018 Asst 3/Campus Monitor-Timpview High School March 30, 2018 Science Teacher -Dixon Middle School Grade 3 Teacher- Wasatch Elementary Inst Asst 2/General-Wasatch Elementary Title 1 Coordinator-Sunset View Elementary Social Worker-Student Family […]]]> Lakeview Fourth Graders Celebrate Utah History https://provo.edu/news/lakeview-fourth-graders-celebrate-utah-history/ Tue, 10 Apr 2018 16:00:37 +0000 https://provo.edu/?p=11071 Lakeview fourth graders recently put on their annual production of “Utah, This is the Place”. In this production, the students dress up in a range of costumes that represent Utah’s history- from dinosaurs to pioneers. The students then walk the audience through the different stages of the Utah history, beginning with when dinosaurs roamed. They […]]]> Get Started on Spring Cleaning with Timpview High https://provo.edu/news/get-started-on-spring-cleaning-with-timpview-high/ Mon, 09 Apr 2018 17:14:28 +0000 https://provo.edu/?p=11061 Planning on Spring cleaning? Donate your goods to a great cause. Timpview cheerleaders are leading the way and working with the GIVEIT Foundation. They are collecting clothing, shoes, bedding, blankets, pillows, hats, towels and any cloth items. However, appliance, electronics and cutlery will not be accepted. Please place the donation items in kitchen-size garbage bags […]]]> Provo High All-Class Reunion https://provo.edu/news/provo-high-all-class-reunion/ Fri, 30 Mar 2018 21:05:32 +0000 https://provo.edu/?p=11046 Provo High will be hosting an open house event, the “All-Class Reunion”, on May 14th from 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm. At this event, all buildings and all classrooms will be open to the public to walk through. The school’s archives will be on display and access to a digital library of PHS yearbooks going […]]]> 105.1 Takes Over Spring Creek Cafeteria https://provo.edu/news/105-1-takes-over-spring-creek-cafeteria/ Fri, 30 Mar 2018 17:05:26 +0000 https://provo.edu/?p=11031 As Spring Creek students lined up for lunch, they were pleasantly surprised to see several new faces serving them lunch. These faces were those of the 105.1 radio station hosts, which included Jackson Carter, Jon Watkins and Justin Taylor. 105.1 has an ongoing event called “105 Days of Love”, where they do random acts of […]]]> Provo High Students Win Big at FCCLA State Competition https://provo.edu/news/provo-high-students-win-big-at-fccla-state-competition/ Fri, 30 Mar 2018 17:03:43 +0000 https://provo.edu/?p=11025 Twenty-six students from Provo High attended the Family, Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) State Competition on March 20-21, 2018. The FCCLA State Competition was held at the Davis Conference Center, and was an opportunity for members of FCCLA to compete for the opportunity to attend the National Competition in Atlanta, Ga. At the […]]]>