Kite Day

Building kites requires patience, especially when they are built from four tetrahedral shapes. Some students were able to build their own, some students had to find a partner and make it a team effort. They were very happy to test them and see they really fly well, even if there is no wind. They just had to run and give the kite a lift.  They learned about similarities with the paper airplanes that they built the week before. In the …

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Wheel Day at SHCS

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SHCS allows wheels at school.  Students spend recess on roller blades, scooters and bicycles, but the best day of wheels is at the end of the school year when we have Wheel Day.

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4th Grade Takes Learning Outside

6th Grade Spent the Week in the Tetons

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The 6th graders at Soldier Hollow Charter School spent last week in Teton, Wyoming at the Teton Science School.  Students rode a bus to the campus on Tuesday and returned Friday evening.  Students stayed in cabins at the Kelly, Wyoming campus. The Teton Science School has three main pillars: connection to place, field science, and leadership building through team building challenges.  The week’s daily themes and activities focused on these pillars.  The first full day’s theme was mapping and GPS. …

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5th Grades Heads to Bullfrog

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  5th grade students at Soldier Hollow Charter School went to Bullfrog, UT last week. Students started off their journey in Goblin Valley where they discussed the different types of erosion needed to create the goblins. They hiked the Caramel Canyon Trail and saw a variety of plants and animals native to the area.   On the second day students participated in a 6 mile hike to the Strike Valley Overlook. They were able to see where the tectonic plates …

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