8920 South 1700 E., Sandy, UT 84093

Monday Minute 5.17.2021

Dear Eagles,

Today we enjoyed being outside and being active during our Rock-a-thon!  It was the perfect weather.  Our students performed their dance for another grade and then began their laps around our fields.  The students received a water bottle from Silcox Orthodontics and a popsicle.  It was a lot of fun!  We hope to have pictures up on our website soon.

Masks next week

The state lifted the mask mandate for schools for their last week in session.  Next week is our last week, and masks will be optional at school.  We will finish this week with masks as usual.


Kindness Is Cool

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

Wesley Whiting (5th grade)- asking a teacher, Mrs. Cooper, how her day was going

Samantha Fish (1st grade) – complimenting another student on their hair

Haylee Jex (4th grade) – cleaning up math manipulatives when no one else would

Rosie Lowder (2nd grade) – giving her prize to another student

Ariel Morrison (4th grade) – cleaning up math manipulatives when no one else would

Edan Beall (5th grade) – untangled the jump rope for the next person

Romeo Erekson (2nd grade) – sharing his basketball with some of the ACC students

Cannon Almy (3rd grade) – helping another student in class get back on track!

Dexter Morley (3rd grade) – helping another student with something on the computer

Vivienne Smith (kindergarten) – using the words “please” and “thank you” so often

Lydia Featherstone (kindergarten) – helping clean up without being asked

Hunter Backman (3rd grade) – opening and holding the door for Mrs. Andrews

Lorelei Haymore (3rd grade) – she is a good friend to everyone

Hadley Layton (3rd grade) – Being very, very, very kind


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Instagram link:  silvermesa_eagles

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


PTA News

We know many of you have been chomping at the bit to get to school and volunteer.  Well, here is your chance!  We have three opportunities for you:


We want to send off our 5th graders with some fun, and could really use your help.  If you have a 5th grader, please consider signing up for a shift.  Thank you!

Thursday, May 20th, various jobs and time slots https://www.signupgenius.com/go/30E0F49ADAA2CA0FC1-5thgrade1


…is coming up NEXT Monday, May 24th, from 12:00-2:55pm, with an Olympic theme.  We have many who have signed up, but we still need more help.  Please sign up here!


ALL VOLUNTEERS, PLEASE CHECK INTO THE DJ TENT 15 minutes prior to your shift.  Thanks!!!


SUMMER BOOST Volunteers Needed

Canyons is in desperate need of volunteers for our summer academy. Students will be invited to participate who need a little extra “boost” to catch up from this pandemic school year and we anticipate about 2000 students participating. This academy will run June 7 – June 24, 8-12:30, Monday – Thursday.  The sign-up to help with this is:



Last Family Night Fundraiser

Let’s kick off the summer with soups, salads, sandwiches and treats!  Our last family fundraiser will be next

TUESDAY, May 25th, 4-9pm

9242 S. Village Shop Dr. Sandy (Quarry Bend location)


Grab it on your way to baseball or soccer or piano or dance or football or…. whatever is making your life crazy this month!  



Two positions are open for next year’s board:

White Ribbon Week

Plan and organize parent volunteers to run activities during White-Ribbon week, which can be whenever we want it to be! White Ribbon Week is a fun-filled elementary school program that helps kids make healthy choices in media and technology. Every day, kids learn a new principle of online behavior through stories, classroom discussions and fun activities.


You will help organize the membership campaign, to get members to register for PTA at the beginning of the school year, and enter names into the PTA database for the year.  It is typically done at back-to-school night and during the first few weeks of school.



 Upcoming Dates

May 19th—SCC Meeting; 7:15 am; via Zoom; All are welcome!  Join Zoom Meeting


Meeting ID: 829 9936 8357      Passcode: Meet

May 19th—Orchestra Concert; 5:00 pm;  gym; limited numbers and masks are required. 

May 20th—Last day of school for kindergarten students.

May 24th—Students and staff may choose to wear masks this last week of school but they are not required.

May 24th—Field Day; Thanks, PTA!

May 26th—Online students return their devices and books to Silver Mesa; 8:30-10:30 am

May 27th—Last Day of School for grades 1st-5th; School will dismiss at 12:20; No breakfast or lunch will be served this day.


Here’s to another GREAT week!


Julie Fielding, Principal

Silver Mesa Elementary


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