Riya Boswell is an intern at Brookside Elementary, where anything can happen. Her daily duties change every day and no day is the same. She helps out by teaching and helping Mrs. Bird around her classroom. She loves working with the students and Riya says that the best part of teaching students is “being a part of the little kids’ classroom experience and helping them learn.”
She says, “There is something special about watching a child finally catching onto what they are being taught.”
Springville High Senior Devin Freeman interns at Physical and Sports Therapy. He helps in whatever capacity he can including getting ice or just helping patients. What does he like about interning at this place? Well, he says, “It’s a class period in which I have a chance to work with others outside of the classroom; and, it gives me an idea about what it would be like to be a physical therapist.”
Springville High Senior Jena Murdock is working an internship at Mapleton Elementary School 5th Grade. She helps with the students when they need it. She also grades homework and helps with additional.
Although she enjoys her internship, she does not consider this as a future career; instead, she is planning to attend Taylor Andrews Beauty College. However, she has fun at her internship and learning the importance of patience and how much energy kids require.
On Saturday, December 6, Springville High School’s Choir, Hand Bell Choir, and select Orchestra members presented the community with a beautiful Christmas performance. Christmas favorites were enjoyed including “It’s Beginning to Look a lot like Christmas,” “Nutcracker Jingles,” and “Winter Wonderland of Snow.”
Jordann Wallentine, a member of the concert choir said, “We all had fun participating in this performance, a lot of time and effort was put into the practices.”