School Community Council positions open

Mapleton Elementary News - 6 hours 8 min ago

We currently have two positions open for our School Community Council. It is a two year commitment and consists of attending a one hour meeting once a month.  If you are interested in participating, please complete the attached form below and return to the office by Wednesday, August 30th. If there are more applicants than positions, an election will be held Sept. 1st - Sept. 6th.  We would love to have you come participate and be actively involved in helping our school become even better. 

Categories: Elementary, Mapleton

Football Endowment Game

Spanish Fork High School News - 8 hours 36 sec ago
Attributions: Steve Dudley

Spanish Fork High School will play Ridgeline High School in an Endowment game.  All students and adults will $5.00 for this one game.  Money raised goes to help pay for catastrophic insurance premiums for our athletes. We hope to see everyone there!  Go Dons!

Categories: Secondary, Spanish Fork

New Student/Sophomore Orientation

Salem Hills High School News - 11 hours 25 min ago


Don't forget about the New Student/Sophomore Orientation!

Monday, August 21st, 2017 from 4-6 p.m.

Come check out the school, and meet your classmates and teachers.

Categories: Salem, Secondary

School Community Council Application

Diamond Fork Junior High School News - 12 hours 59 min ago


 If you are interested in participating on the Diamond Fork Jr. High School Community Council this upcoming school year please fill out the attached application. Applications will also be available at our Open House on Monday the 21st of August from 3-5 PM. The purposes for School Community Councils are:• To build consistent and effective communication among parents, employees and administrators• To allow parents an opportunity to be actively involved with the school in their children’s education• To make good schools better There are three possible openings on the council. Candidates must have applications in by 8 AM on Friday September 1st. An election will be held IF more parents apply than there are available openings. If needed the election will be held on Parent Teacher Conference night, Thursday Sept 21st. Please feel free to contact me at 801-798-4052 or email me at  

Categories: Secondary, Spanish Fork

Back To School At Brookside Elementary

Brookside Elementary News - Wed, 08/16/2017 - 3:27pm
Attributions: Mrs. Liz Porter

We are excited to see all our parents and students back at school August 21, 2017 from 2:00pm - 4:00pm for our back to school open house. Please come and meet our new principal and your teacher, see your classroom and join the PTA. You can also pay for school lunch, get calendar information and have fun!

School starts on Tuesday, August 22, 2017 and is from 9:00am-3:15pm. Remember early out is every Monday at 2:30pm.

We can't wait to meet new faces, see old ones and have a great school year.

Categories: Elementary, Springville

Diamond Fork Jr. Open House

Diamond Fork Junior High School News - Wed, 08/16/2017 - 2:31pm
  • Our Diamond Fork Junior High School Open House will take place on Monday, August 21st from 3-5 PM. Teachers will be available to meet and students can find classrooms and check lockers. This is a great chance to get ready for the first day!
Categories: Secondary, Spanish Fork

7th Grade Day

Diamond Fork Junior High School News - Wed, 08/16/2017 - 2:30pm
  • The start of a new year is just around the corner. Diamond Fork Junior High School would like to welcome all of our 7th grade students to "7th Grade Day" on Monday, August 21st, from 8-11 AM. Our 7th grade students will attend each of their classes in a condensed schedule in order to become aquainted with a new school, teachers, and fellow students (it's also nice to work on that locker combination!). 
Categories: Secondary, Spanish Fork

Kindergarten Assessment Sign-up

Larsen Elementary News - Wed, 08/16/2017 - 2:16pm

Before kindergarteners come to school they have to complete a pre-assessment.  Each student will come in for 30 minute appointment to complete this assessment.  If you are the parent of a kindergarten student, please click on the link below to sign up for a time. If you have questions or problems please contact Mrs. Eckhardt- 

Categories: Elementary, Spanish Fork

Heads Up - Picture Day is August 24th!

Mt Nebo Junior High School News - Wed, 08/16/2017 - 11:24am

The first day of school is quickly approaching and we are so excited to welcome our students back to MNJHS!  We wanted to let you know that school pictures are scheduled for August 24th, just two days after school starts.  Make sure to watch for picture package option paperwork to come home with your students on the first or second day of school.  You can preview options here with code mtnebojrfall17: Bell Photo Options Link

Categories: Payson, Secondary

Welcome to MNJHS Ms. Stewart, 8th/9th Grade English Teacher

Mt Nebo Junior High School News - Wed, 08/16/2017 - 10:57am

Miss Stewart is a new English teacher at Mt. Nebo Jr. this year, teaching 8th and 9th grade English. Miss Stewart is originally from Arizona, but she came up to Utah to study at Brigham Young University. She graduated in English Teaching with a minor in Theatre Media Arts Studies, which reflects her two favorite hobbies of reading books (her favorite genres are Fantasy, YA lit, and Historical) and theatre (she performed in many musicals growing up). Miss Stewart also loves to travel; her favorite countries are Croatia, Switzerland, and Great Britain. Last year Miss Stewart was an 8th grade English teacher at Centennial Middle School in Provo, Utah. She is excited to be teaching English this year and to be a part of the Mt. Nebo team!

Categories: Payson, Secondary

Special Needs Information

Spanish Fork Junior High School News - Wed, 08/16/2017 - 10:27am
Categories: Secondary, Spanish Fork

Brockbank Bulletin

Brockbank Elementary News - Tue, 08/15/2017 - 11:01pm

Dear Brockbank Families!

The countdown begins!  One week of summer vacation is left and one week until we have our school back to the way it should be--full of students!  It's been a great summer and I hope you have been able to do some special things with family and friends!

We are so excited for this upcoming year!  Mr. Clark, our great custodian, has our school sparkling clean, and our sensational teachers have been working hard to get their rooms ready for the new year! As you will see, we are getting a new Marquee, thanks to our awesome PTA, and to YOU, for sending BoxTops!  We will also be getting a new flag pole and we have had a couple of Eagle Scouts, who are working to make our school beautiful and safe!  

This year we are introducing a new motto and mission statement for our school!  Our motto is:  Bronco BEST!  Rise Above the Rest!  Our mission statement is,  "At Brockbank We are Building a Community that Cares, Engaging in Lifelong Learning, Setting Goals for Growth and Success, and Taking Ownership for My choices!"  We will be doing a lot of activities that will help us learn our new motto and mission statement this year!

This Monday, August 21st, from 4:00-6:00 pm will be our Open House!  We invite you to come with your child and celebrate the BEST year ever!  You are welcome to do the following:

*Meet your new child's teacher-get important info for the upcoming year

*Sign up for PTA!

*Buy a school T-shirt

*Sign up for SEP conferences (this will be done on Sign-Up Genius in your child's classroom)

*Those interested may apply for School Community Council

*Get a school magnet

*Take a look at an after school robotics program

We are excited to see you all that afternoon!

School will then begin the following day, Tuesday, August 22nd at 8:45-3:00!  

Please help your child know the route he/she takes to school--bus numbers, safe walking routes, where to meet his/her ride, etc.  

Also, please talk with your child about walking safely home and to stay on the sidewalks, only cross the street with a crossing guard, and to stay in groups as he/she walks home.

Thank you so much for all you do!  We love your child and we look forward to a great year!  Thank you for your patience through our online registration! We appreciate your cooperation and help in completing that! 

Our teachers come back to school tomorrow, Wednesday, August 16th, and we will all be involved in meetings, so our office will only be opened from 2:00-4:00 pm. If you have any questions or concerns, please call during those hours, or Thursday from 8:00-1:00

Thanks for everything and enjoy this last week of summer!

Mrs. Nelson

Categories: Elementary, Spanish Fork

Back to School Open House

Rees Elementary News - Tue, 08/15/2017 - 8:22pm

We are so excited to welcome our Rees Eagles back to school!  Please plan to attend the Back to School Openhouse.

When: August 21st 

Time: 1:00-3:00 PM

Where: Rees Elementary  

Why: Come meet your teacher, say hi to your friends and get excited for school to start!

Our PTA will have shirts available to order for your students to wear on Spirit Friday!  We also encourage you to join our PTA, dues are $6 and can be paid this day as well. 

School starts bright and early at 9:00 AM on August 22nd for all students except Kindergarten.

Kindergarten starts August 29th, Preschool starts September 6th. 


Categories: Elementary, Spanish Fork

The Learning Pit!

Riverview Elementary News - Tue, 08/15/2017 - 6:14pm

We take pride in our core business...learning!  Riverview teachers are guiding students through the Learning Pit to achieve deeper understanding.

Categories: Elementary, Spanish Fork

Learner Powers!

Riverview Elementary News - Tue, 08/15/2017 - 6:11pm
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The Learner Powers are an important part of Building Learning Capacity.  The Learner Powers are Reflect, Question, Connect, Think, Be Self Aware, Wonder and Be Determined.

Categories: Elementary, Spanish Fork

The Learning Process!

Riverview Elementary News - Tue, 08/15/2017 - 6:07pm

The Learning Process is another essential learning strategy that is intentionally taught to enable learners to proactively advance their own learning, problem find and problem solve creatively and face their changing future with confidence. The Learning Process develops learners 'Meaning Making' capacity and ability to think. 

Categories: Elementary, Spanish Fork

Learning is our vision!

Riverview Elementary News - Tue, 08/15/2017 - 6:06pm

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Riverview’s learning philosophy rests on the four vision principles - Building Learning Capacity, Collaborating, Making Meaning and Break Through. The focus on developing learners’ capacity to thrive in tricky situations - knowing what to do when they don’t know what to do - is valued highly. Teachers explicitly teach learners strategies to get out of ‘I’m stuck’ situations. Being stuck is celebrated and harnessed as an opportunity to build each individual’s learning capacity. We have learner powers that are integrated into all learning. The Learner Powers are an important part of Building Learning Capacity and are Reflect, Question, Connect, Think, Be Self Aware, Wonder and Be Determined.

Categories: Elementary, Spanish Fork

Lobo Update 8/15/17

Spanish Fork Junior High School News - Tue, 08/15/2017 - 4:42pm

Dear Parents,

Hello, this is Alesha LeMmon. I am the assistant principal and I will be sending newsletters out this year to keep you informed. We hope you have had the opportunity to go online and register your student. If not, please take time to complete this process as soon as possible so everything will be ready for your student to hit the ground running at SFJHS this year. If you have scheduling concerns, counselors will be available this week from 1:00pm through 2:30pm Wednesday, 9:00am-2:30pm Thursday, and 9:00am-11:30am on Friday. A $5.00 class change fee will be charged except for incomplete schedules. Our school counselors will handle all schedule changes. Please note that not all schedule changes can be accommodated due to the number and times of sections offered as well as class size concerns.

Attention ALL 7th Grade Parents/Guardians: As of today there are 124-7th graders, 7-8th graders and 3-9th graders who have not completed and turned in their immunizations. Your student will not be able to attend school without having the required vaccination information on file. Parents are asked to hand deliver, mail, email, or fax in a copy of the immunization document from the Health Department or doctor’s office as proof of required vaccinations. Our fax number is 801-798-4097 or you can email our school nurse at

9th Graders: We have a shortage of lockers for around 15 of our 9th grade students. If you plan to share with a friend or would like to, talk to Mrs. Hales or Ms. Nielson in counseling.

IT’S ALMOST GOLF SEASON! Golf is a co-ed team sport in junior high and ALL students are invited to try out. Golf tryouts will be after school on Thursday, August 24th with Coach Hansen. Come to the office to pick up an information packet and remember, a physical is required prior to participating.

Here are a few important August dates to remember:
•       Monday, August 21st; 9:00am - 11:00am - 7th Grade Orientation.  A welcome assembly will begin at 9:00am in the Little Theater. Students will then have the opportunity to go to each of their classes, meet their teachers and practice opening lockers. Bussing will not be provided so please plan your own transportation as needed.
•       Monday, August 21st; 1:00pm - 3:00pm - Back to School Open House. All parents and students are invited to attend. Come meet your teachers, check your locker, and explore the building.
•       Tuesday, August 22nd; 8:00am - 2:40pm - First Day of School for all students.
•       Thursday, August 24th; Golf tryouts after school, information in the office.
•       Friday, August 25th - Picture Day - Packets will be distributed to all students on the first day of school. Every student will need to have their picture taken for their student ID and to be in the year book. Purchasing a photo package is optional.

Visit our school home page at to see all calendar items and other important information. We will see you all on the 21st of August for 7th grade orientation and later that day for the school wide Open House.

SFJHS Administration

Categories: Secondary, Spanish Fork

Welcome to MNJHS Mrs. Bufton, 8th Grade Science Teacher

Mt Nebo Junior High School News - Tue, 08/15/2017 - 2:15pm

Hi, My name is Doni Bufton and I am so excited to be a new 8th Grade Science teacher at Mnjhs.  If I was asked to describe my self in one word, it would be passionate.  I am passionate about my family.  My husband and I have raised 4 wonderful children here in Payson.  We also have 3 grandsons and hope for more.  I am passionate about the outdoors.  Our family loves camping, hunting, and riding our side-by-side as often as possible.  I have been passionate about Boy Scouting, in which I spent 21 years in several different positions.  I am a recipient of the Silver Beaver Award.  I am Passionate about the City of Payson.  Although, I grew up in Santaquin (which I love), my husband and I have lived here our whole married lives and I currently serve on the Board of Adjustments.  Lastly, I am passionate about teaching students.  I love learning myself and creating learning opportunities for my students which will inspire and enlighten their minds so they will some day become successful contributors in our community.  I spend many hours in classes and workshops to constantly improve my teaching craft.   I have earned 2 college degrees in Drafting and Design Technology and Elementary Education. I am currently working on my secondary science and math license.  I am looking forward to working with such a great team of science teachers here at Mnjhs and I am also looking forward to meeting many new parents and students. This will be such a great year.

Categories: Payson, Secondary


Payson High School News - Tue, 08/15/2017 - 12:36pm

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Students and teachers at Payson High School love to work hard but they also love to play hard.  Throughout the 2017-2018 school year, students and teachers will be featured each week working hard or playing hard by using the hashtag #workhardplayhard.

Over the summer, faculty and staff at PHS have been working hard to get ready for the new school year.  But which educators found time to have a little fun too?  

Can you guess where and who these hard working/fun loving teachers are?  Be sure to check Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter to guess and for more #workhardplayhard moments:




Categories: Payson, Secondary