Mr. Sorensen and his wife, Andrea, had a little baby girl on Friday. Little Wren Sorensen joins a sweet big brother and sister who already adore her!
Nebo School District is excited to announce the opening of our new Nebo Advanced Learning Center (ALC) Salem location. The Advanced Learning Center provides early college and career courses for high school students. ALC also provides UVU live interactive classes for adults. Please come join us and see what today’s learning looks like at the ALC. The open house will be on Tuesday, September 19, from 3:00 to 7:00 p.m. The ALC building is located at 161 East 400 North, Salem.
Lance Allred was the guest speaker of our kick off hero theme assembly for the year. Mr. Allred, after numerous setbacks, ended up playing for Clevland in the NBA. He spoke to the students about perseverance, integrity, getting out of your comfort zone, compassion, and being the leader of your own life or the hero of your own life which leads to inspiring others to be heroes as well. Students and faculty alike were inspired by his message.
Mr. Bowden, an avid dirt bike rider, rode his motorcycle in to save the day as a Diamond Fork Hero in the assembly today to give our Juliette a "biker" flag for her scooter so she could be seen in the halls.
Congratulations to Emily Stevens! - girls soccer
Congratulations to Cole Griffin! - football
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Early this morning, the senior class gathered together to participate in the annual tradition of Senior Sunrise. This is an event the students look forward to as they start their senior year at SFHS. Thanks to all those who came and helped make this a morning to remember! Have a great senior year Class of 2018!!
Congratulations to those who made the cut yesterday and were chosen for the Salem Junior High golf team. The competition was intense and some students had to go out for a second round to help the coaches make their final decision.
Here are the students who made the cut:
Coach Roberts thanked everyone for coming out and encouraged those who didn't make the cut to keep practicing and to try out the next year.
Our Nebo after school clubs will be starting soon. Please click on the "Nebo After School Program" tab at the top of our webpage, you will see a PDF "Fall 2017 Flyer" with a list of all the classes. It is very well organized and is a great opportunity for students to try something new!
The new Michael Vey book, The Final Spark, comes out on September 12th. Since this is a popular book, our librarian, Lori Marett, will be ordering multiple copies. If you would like to be on the waiting list to be able to check it out, go to the library and put yourself on the list. The sooner you are on the list, the sooner you'll be able to check it out. Thank goodness for good books and libraries!
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On Monday, August 21, SFJHS students enjoyed watching the solar eclipse outside on the south lawn. The science teachers had created viewing projectors and viewing boxes, so even those who did not have solar eclipse rated glasses, could still see the moon eclipse the sun.
7th Grade English students have an opportunity this week to read their first article of the month titled “What is an Eclipse?” This will be the first of many cross-curricular connections for SFJHS students this year.
Several students had the opportunity to travel out of state to witness the total eclipse. Andrew Heap said, “It was indescribable. You were even able to see stars and planets, including Mercury, which not very many people see because it is so close to the sun. I would travel long distances to see that again.” Trenton Spencer said, “Thirty minutes before the eclipse, it started to get really cold and dark. Then when it was total, the sun was totally blocked and the sun's atmosphere was white. Right before it ended, there was a bright white light and it warmed up very quickly.” Adam Blake said, “It was the best experience of my whole summer. Can’t wait 'til 2045!!!!!!!”
We have gathered some resources that might be useful to parents.
Don't miss our MNJHS Back To School Dance tomorrow, August 31st, from 3-5pm. Come dance, meet new people, and celebrate the new school year. Admission is $3 and proceeds go to benefit Texas flood victims.