8920 South 1700 E., Sandy, UT 84093

Monday Minute 4.18.2022

Dear Parents,

Have you ever thought about working in the school setting?  We are looking at next year and will have some positions available in various areas:  reading aides, special needs paraprofessionals, a Playworks technician and others.  We are looking for positive, happy people who like to work with children.  Please respond to this email if you are interested or if you have other questions.  Silver Mesa is a great place to learn and work!



Kindness Is Cool

Here are some more examples of kindness happening at our school these past couple of weeks.  We have the best students!

Samantha Fish (2nd grade) – including someone else to sit with her at breakfast

Avery Rankin (3rd grade) – including a new person so sit with them at breakfast

Nixxon Medhy (3rd grade) – helping a friend to the office when he got hurt

Hazel Hosenfeld (Kindergarten) – playing her violin for the class

Owen Kinser (Kindergarten) – sharing Honeydukes candy with a friend

Jensen Reeves (1st grade) – helping friends clean up 

Anderson Ortiz Cante (4th grade) – helping someone who was sad

Eyal Vos (3rd grade) – helping his teacher by positively leading his group and setting an example for his classmates




School Website:  https://silvermesa.canyonsdistrict.org/

Instagram:  silvermesa_eagles

Parent Volunteer application link:  https://volunteer.canyonsdistrict.org/volunteersystem/volunteer/

Lunch Menus:   https://canyonsdistrict.nutrislice.com/menu/silver-mesa/lunch/2022-04-01




PTA News

Thank you for supporting our Spirit Night at Zupas last week!


We need YOU!

How can your skills and talents support our students and school next year?

Take the survey here and see!

To learn more about positions click here

Become a PTA Member


Silver Mesa Musical Revue

Practice Tuesday/Thursday mornings at 7:00am. Enter through cafeteria doors


The Kindness Project

For the month of April, the PTA will be running The Kindness Project. Similar to last year, we will have kindness activities at lunchtime in April and in our kindergarten classes. We’d love your help! You can sign up to volunteer for our lunchtime/kinder activities here: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/30E084DAAA72CA4FD0-thesilver1


Blood Drive– May 6th 11:30-3:30

Sign up here



Upcoming Dates

April 21st—1st grade field trip to Gateway Museum

April 22nd—Remote Learning Day (Thursday, April 21st will be a regular day with dismissal at 2:55pm.)

April 26th—2nd grade field trip to the Museum of Curiosity

April 27th—Kindergarten field trip to the zoo

April 29th—4th grade program for parents; 9:00 in the gym

May 2nd-13th—End-of-Year RISE testing for 3rd-5th grades

May 3rd-4th– End-of-Year Acadience testing for grades k-5th

May 4th—SCC meeting; 7:15am; Zoom link:   https://canyonsdistrict-org.zoom.us/j/82999368357?pwd=UlFKYTdZeE1jNXVtc2Y3RHZNTkI2Zz09

May 5th—4th and 5th grades field trip to Hale Center Theater

May 6th—Blood Drive

May 10th—Classic Skating Night

May 20th—Last day for kindergarten students; individual appointments will be scheduled for KEEP testing the following week.

May 23rd—Field Day

May 25th—Dance Festival performance for parents; 8:45-9:15 am; bring your lawn or camp chair

May 26th—Last day of school; dismissal at 12:20 pm



Have a great day! 


Julie Fielding, Principal

Silver Mesa Elementary

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