STEM Project for 2nd grade

The 2nd grade students at Soldier Hollow Charter School have been learning the Engineering Design Process. This is a series of steps engineers use to guide them in problem solving. Engineers must ask a question, imagine a solution, plan a design, create a model, experiment and test the model. The emphasis is for students to understand that engineers must “imagine and plan” before they begin to build and experiment. The students were given a milk carton, straws, and skewers to …

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Origami Club

Our Origami Club began yesterday, and students had fun folding paper for an hour.  They were anxious to share their creations with us after the club ended.  

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Zentangle- Art Show

Thanks to Mrs. Radu for organizing the Zentangle Show at Soldier Hollow Charter School.  What a great response from our young artists and the creations were outstanding.  Here are the results of the show. Grades: K-3 category: 1. Martin Radu – “My Hand”     Sophia Allred – Bunny Sparkles” 3. Parker Dickson – “Blue Eagle” Honorable mention : Bella Haynie – “Tangles” Finnian Schaffer – “The Tree of Magic” Grades: 4-6 category : 1.Cora Chesley – “Elephant” 2.Daniel Radu …

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Leprechaun traps, Irish Dancing, and Another Week Of Fun Learning

Soldier Hollow Charter School’s 3rd grade students have been working hard this week to catch a leprechaun! For the past six weeks in science, the students have learned about the six simple machines that help make work easier. Last week, the students were able to take a field trip and explore the simple machine, Play Park, as well as the other hands on learning stations at the Museum of Natural Curiosity. Students also incorporated at least three of the simple …

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Construction is Two Weeks Ahead of Schedule

Our construction team is amazing.  They have been on the job since the beginning of February and are already two weeks ahead of schedule. What commitment to our project.  Thanks to the construction team, concrete personnel and providers for being such a great team, providing a great service and just rocking this project for us.   Students are going to help us design our outdoor classrooms, complete with a large garden, animals, native and cultural studies area, rhythm and music …

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SHCS Olympics

SHCS holds our Olympics at the end of each ski season.  We could not do this without our partnership with the Soldier Hollow Nordic Center.  The experts at the nordic center know just what events will make our students challenged and successful.  A fun day was had by all.  Even Copper, Powder and Coal from the 2002 Olympics showed up to cheer our students on to victory.

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Cultural Day

Each year, we divide our school in to Olympic teams.  They meet an hour a week for five weeks, learning about the traditions, music, culture, food and more, about their Olympic team.  This learning culminates in one day, Cultural Day, which took place Thursday, March 2, when students traveled from country to country every 20 minutes, learning about other cultures.

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Pre-K to 8th Grade

Soldier Hollow Charter School is growing our programs.  We are returning to our original charter, offering grades K-8, by adding 7th grade next year and 8th grade the following year.  Our middle school program will be an awesome project-based program, with students reaching high levels of learning.   We are also creating a Pre-Kindergarten program offering morning sessions five days a week (16 hour program), after noon sessions four days a week (12 hour program) and full days (30 hour program).  …

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Mardi Gras At The Zermatt

Each year, our wonderful parents put on a wonderful evening event with great entertainment.  This year is no exception and we are excited to celebrate our first Mardi Gras to bring families together for good food, good drink, and great auctions.  It is being celebrated during the New Orleans Mardi Gras season, and we will hold our event on Saturday, February 25th from 6-10 p.m.   This is our one and only fundraiser this school year.  Please join us in …

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First Grade Adventures

It has been a great 2017 for first graders at Soldier Hollow Charter School.  Students began the year with a trip to Wasatch State Park for a chance to snowshoe around the park and observe animal tracks.  They were able to get a firsthand look at many native Utah animals and their winter adaptations thanks to a great activity with Ranger Kathy. We are continuing to cross country ski twice a week. Students are really starting to speed down the …

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