Spring Valley Elementary Programs

Sierra Jackson sitting with three students at birthday lunch


Recognition Assemblies will be held at the end of each quarter by grade level to celebrate students’ use of Lifeskills. Awards for Honor Roll for qualifying students in grades 4 & 5 will also be given. Parents will be notified in advance as to when the celebrations will be held.


The following are programs/activities I have designed to help me to get to know the children better and to recognize their academic accomplishments:

  • Birthday Lunches with the Principal—The first Tuesday of each month I eat with children that have birthdays during that
  • Principal’s Personal Best Board—Children’s work is displayed on the board for approximately two weeks.  I return the work and the student selects a small
  • Read to the Principal—Children come to my office to read to me. They receive a pencil and get their picture taken which is displayed on a board near the


Spring Valley Elementary has many opportunities for students to be involved.  The following are some examples:

  • Wildcat Jobs (by application, grades K-5)—students work in various capacities around the building.
  • Student Council (grades 2-5)—students write an essay to be chosen as a member, they participate in activities to improve our school and community.
  • Girls on the Run (grades 3-5)—girls participate in an after school program teaching lifeskills through activities and running.  See girlsontherun.org for more information.
  • Spring Valley Singers (grades 4-5)—students sing for our school and community.


Parents are invited to celebrate with their child by attending a special school wide Parade of Costumes in October and Holiday Sing Along in December.


Spring Valley Elementary is a Team Nutrition School. This USDA program encourages students to make food and physical activity choices for a healthy lifestyle. The healthy snacks, lunch options and guidelines at Spring Valley are all in place to promote a healthy lifestyle to our students.

These include:

  • Eat a variety of foods
  • Eat more fruits, vegetables and grains
  • Eat lower fat foods more often
  • Get your calcium-rich foods
  • Be physically active