Eagle News 5/7/2018

The weather in the Utah Valley can be unpredictable. Snow on one day, followed shortly thereafter, by beautiful sunshine. Thankfully, our weekend weather was excellent. An early morning bike ride on Saturday is always a great way for me to start my weekend. Since my blown out tire experience a couple of weeks ago in Hobble Creek Canyon, I have had no problems with my bike on any of my rides. Our students receive on their student email accounts The Eagle News I send out to parents each week, so if they choose to read the emails, they learn a few things about my weekend adventures. This past week, a third grade student sent me the following email: “I am so sorry you pooped your tire!” And I thought my blown out bike tire was my biggest challenge of the day!
Just a reminder that if you are going to have someone other than a parent check your student out of school, please call the school and let us know who will be checking your child out of school.
Fifth grade teacher, Kaylin Padgett, and her husband Greg, welcomed their first child, Kenzie Rea, into their family on Friday morning. Speaking of babies, two of our faculty members are expecting their first child, Tanner and Sierra Charlesworth are expecting in November, and Jonathan and Carlee Horan have also announced they are anxiously awaiting their first born. Congratulations to all!
Thank you to our incredible librarian, Paula Ruesch, for staging our final Book Fair of the year last week. And thanks to any of you parents who came and purchased books for your students.
As my wife and I observe our five children do their very best to parent our eleven grandchildren, it is obvious that social media and electronic devices are having a huge impact in the lives of today’s youth. You might want to check out the attached flyer about the May 24 event in the Highland City Council Room where Dr. Christy Kane will be talking about how electronics are changing the human brain.
Have a great week, and as always, remember that it is a great day to be an Eagle!
Dave Perdue, Principal
Alpine Elementary
Alpine School District