It’s A Wrap

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The end of the school year was an exciting adventure for Soldier Hollow Charter School students.  Weeks were filled with field trips to the Aquarium, Planetarium, Hogle Zoo, Swaner Nature Preserve, bicycle rides down the canyon to Vivian Park, a trout release in Deer Valley Ponds and a Garden Show.  The show featured a first and second grade singing compost pile, mushrooms, garden life and aliens from planet Chlorophyll.  Students learned and taught us about soil, photosynthesis, pollination, and the creatures who …

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Student Awards Assembly- It’s All About Our Kids

Field Day Pictures

6th Grade Place-Based Project

Place-based education is a teaching philosophy that engages learners by getting them involved in solving community problems. This philosophy is one of the pillars of Soldier Hollow’s charter. Our graduating sixth graders have designed and worked on independent and group service projects all year, ranging in scope from the self, to the school, to the local community, to the environment, and finally, to the global community. The final problem the sixth graders tackled as a group, along with our Green …

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School Garden and Trout Release

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 Last week the third graders of Soldier Hollow Charter School continued their unique curriculum model by working in their school Community Garden. Each grade has their own garden bed, which forms the SHCS emblem. After the bed was prepped, the students planted their class vegetables known as the “Three Sisters.” Corn, beans, and squash have traditionally been planted in the same mounds by Native Americans. According to legend, corn, beans, and squash are three inseparable sisters who only grow and thrive …

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