Students of the Month - September

Maple Mountain High School News - Tue, 09/25/2018 - 12:15pm
Attributions: MMHS is proud to announce September's students of the month!   Erick Robles Where do you want to see yourself in five years?  College What are your favorite hobbies?  Reading, watching anime.  If you could have a conversation with anyone from history, who would it be and what would you ask them?  Oda Nobunaga, I would ask how he united Japan?   Jackson Smith Where do you want to see yourself in five years?  Going to College to major in music education.  What are your favorite hobbies?  Writing music, running, eating food.  If you could have a conversation with anyone from history, who would it be and what would you ask them?  George Washington, and I would ask him how it felt to lead the army that hd almost no change at winning, to victory, and how he leads.    Jane Winward Where so you want to see yourself in five years?  I would like to be attending BYU Provo five years from now.   What are you favorite hobbies?  I love anything creative or musical.  I also really enjoy reading.  If you could have a conversation with anyone from history, who would it be and what would you ask them?   I would talk to the Little Rock 9 and ask them if they felt integrated schools were worth what they went through, and how they kept going.    Sami Gray Where do you want to see yourself in five years? Graduated with good grades in college and pursuing something I love.  Hopefully, I will have traveled to more places by then!  I will be happy with what I have!!  What are your favorite hobbies?  Dancing, acting, singing.  If you could have a conversation with anyone from history, who would it be and what would you ask them?  I would love to talk to either Anne Frank, Audrey Hepburn, or Rosa Parks.  I would ask them what it was like living, how they did, like how Anne was in hiding, Rosa was hated, and Aubrey was famous.   CJ HulceI  Where do you want to see yourself in five years?  I want to have a good job and a house.  What are your favorite hobbies?  I love playing the bass.  I've played for years and don't plan on stopping.  If you could have a conversation with anyone from history, who would it be and what would you ask them?  It would be Jaco Pastorius.  I would ask him about his career in music.  And what made him want to play bass.     Amberly  Nielsen Where do you want to see yourself in five years?   I want to be attending college, finishing a double major.  What are your favorite hobbies?  Music, traveling, exercise.  If you could have a conversation with anyone from history, who would it be and what would you ask them?  Victor E. Frank, I would ask him, "Why psychology gave him the strength to survive one of history's gravest times.?"

Parent Teacher Conferences 9/27/18

Diamond Fork Junior High School News - Tue, 09/25/2018 - 9:41am
  • We will be holding our first Parent-Teacher Conference of the school year this Thursday, September 27th from 3:30-8pm in both gyms. No reserved time to meet with teachers is necessary, teachers are at tables in the gyms, just walk up and talk with those you need to visit with. Please either print off your student’s schedule at home or pull it up on your phone when you arrive so you know who to see. Our counseling office will print off schedules for those who need one.
Categories: Secondary, Spanish Fork

LOBO UPDATE 9/24/18

Spanish Fork Junior High School News - Mon, 09/24/2018 - 6:06pm
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Parents, Students, and Friends -

THE LOBO WAY

One day at a time is how we can PURSUE CHALLENGES FOR SELF-IMPROVEMENT. This is part of LEARNING TO LEARN WITH PASSION, our school’s second part of the vision we have. Students, what do you do to improve yourself one day at a time? What interests do you have that you want to learn more about? Come to the office and share your experience with Mr. Christensen, Mrs. LeMmon, or Mr. Mortensen for a small treat!

7TH GRADE SCIENCE ROCK CANYON FIELD TRIP

If any 7th grade student would like to go on a fieldtrip up Rock Canyon on October 3rd, the cost will be $2.00 and you will want to bring a sack lunch and water. Pay Mrs. Hall in the front office and you will be put on the list. Space is limited so FIRST COME FIRST SERVE. We will be gone most of the day to look at rock formations and the ways rocks are made.

CROSS COUNTRY MEETS

The Cross Country meets that were postponed due to the air quality have been scheduled.

Tuesday, Sept. 25th @ Salem Jr. High start time 3:30

Tuesday, Oct. 2nd @ Diamond Fork Jr. High start time 3:30

SHAKESPEARE COMPETITION

Under the direction of Kristina Holley, drama teacher and coach, the Spanish Fork Junior High Shakespeare Competition team will be travelling to Cedar City to compete this weekend. Over 2,000 students from over 90 schools throughout Utah, Nevada, Arizona, Colorado and California gather in Cedar City for the event. Our students are excited to participate in such a wonderful event.

The team will present a showcase performance of all their competition pieces for family, friends and the public this coming Monday, October 1st, at 7:30 p.m. in the Little Theater of Spanish Fork Junior High School.  There is no charge to attend, so we welcome everyone to come see it.

COLLEGE AND CAREER READINESS PLANS

Monday and Tuesday our 9th grade students will be participating in their College and Career Readiness Plans during Geography and World History classes. Students will review high school graduation requirements, ways to get college credit in high school, ways to pay for college and different routes to various careers. If you would like any additional information, please talk to your student’s counselor! Resources are also available on the counseling website: http://sfjhscounseling.weebly.com/

PARENT TEACHER CONFERENCE, THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 27TH

Our first parent teacher conference of the year will be held from 3:30pm to 8:00pm. You will receive your child’s grades upon arrival and teachers will be available in the cafeteria and Little Theater.

PTA SCHOLASTIC BOOK FAIR

Principal Christensen invites you to visit the Scholastic Book Fair, sponsored by the PTA, from September 25th-27th. Days and hours are Tuesday 7:15-3pm, Wednesday 7:15-3pm, and Thursday 7:15-8pm - stop by during parent teacher conferences!

We have a classroom wish board where you can see what English teachers’ "wishes" are. You can purchase a book for teachers to add to their classroom libraries!

We even have a contest going highlighting the English teachers’ favorite picks! It’s always fun to see what the teachers choose for good reads! Mr. Christensen likes Live In Infamy by Caroline Tung Richmond and Assistant Principal LeMmon’s favorite book is The Hate You Give by Angie Thomas.

Finally, because of great student and parent support our PTA is able to give the teachers at our school gift certificates to use to build their classroom libraries. Scholastic is donating to each classroom during this book fair!

UPCOMING SFJHS ACTIVITIES

  • Sept 25 - Cross Country @ SaJHS 3:30pm

  • Sept 25 -Area Nebo Bond Meeting @ MMHS 6pm-7pm

  • Sept 27 - PARENT TEACHER CONFERENCES 3:30-8pm, Golf @ Gladstan 12:00pm, Girl’s Tennis 3:30pm

  • Sept 28 - SCHOOL PHOTO RETAKE DAY, Cross Country @ 3:30pm

  • Oct 1     - Shakespeare Showcase Performance, 7:30pm, FREE!

Categories: Secondary, Spanish Fork

Newsletter for the week of 9/24/2018

Springville High School News - Mon, 09/24/2018 - 12:57pm
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Did you know that we email students, and their parents/guardians, a newsletter every Monday? In the newsletter you will find the weekly activities for the school, including our current sports, extra curricular activities, and other helpful information. Please be sure to look over the newsletter each week so you are in the know!

9/24/18 Newsletter

 

Categories: Secondary, Springville

U Go Girlz!

Spanish Fork High School News - Mon, 09/24/2018 - 12:00pm

The University of Utah invites young girls to participate in its year-long Go Girlz program! It’s free and open to all girls and femme-identified high school students (9th-12th grade). Hosted on the University of Utah Campus, the HS Go Girls group focuses on leveraging students’ experiences so that they achieve their goals. 

Go Girls Participants will receive : 

  • ACT prep/retakes
  • College admission assistance
  • Personal statement sessions
  • Application fee assistance
  • Introduction to the University of Utah campus opportunities
  • UTA pass
  • Snacks and activities

Our next workshop is September 27th around 3:00PM, at the University of Utah Union. We ask that you share this information widely with students and parents. For more inquiry, please email Flor Olivo or Jenna Matsumura.

Categories: Secondary, Spanish Fork

Prep of the Week - Emma Taylor

Maple Mountain High School News - Mon, 09/24/2018 - 11:56am
Attributions: Story by Dave Boyack. Photo by Tyler Lewis.

Emma Taylor plays Varsity 1st Doubles on the MMHS tennis team. She is Academic All Region and one of the Team Captains. Her pep talks before each match really help the other players stay focused. She is a natural leader, and Emma currently serves on Student Council as Senior Class VP of Relations.

Nebo Tournament Marching Band Competition

Maple Mountain High School News - Mon, 09/24/2018 - 10:18am
Attributions: Story by Joshua Hurst.
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On Saturday, September 22nd, the MMHS Marching Band competed in the Nebo Tournament Marching Band Competition at Payson HS. The band came out strong for their first competition of the season. They placed 2nd out of 7 bands in the 2A Division with only a 0.6 score difference away from 1st. Outstanding Visual Performance was also awarded to them. Way to go!!

Homecoming Week

Springville High School News - Mon, 09/24/2018 - 9:37am

It's Homecoming week! There is a school activity planned for each day this week, make sure you come for all the fun. 

  • Monday, 9/24 @ 6:00pm, Paint Fight in the H-Wing Field
  • Tuesday 9/25 @6:00 pm, Nickel Mania Night
  • Wednesday 9/26 @8:00pm, Movie Night on the Soccer field
  • Thursday 9/27, 7:30-9:00pm, Burning of the "S" @ the student parking lot
  • Friday 9/28 @7:00 pm, Football game vs Wasatch
  • Saturday 9/29 @7:00 pm, Homecoming Dance
Categories: Secondary, Springville

New and Improved Diamond Fork E-Time Game Room

Diamond Fork Junior High School News - Fri, 09/21/2018 - 7:47pm

With the help of many hands, we have revamped and redcorated two of the portables into an expanded game room for E-Time. A big thank you to Mrs. Katie Garner, a Diamond Fork mom and professional artist for her "Game Time" mural! Another big thank you to our awesome Diamond Fork counselors who man the game room! Students can participate in board games, card games, basketball shoot, ping pong, air hockey, Fooz ball, and more. 

Categories: Secondary, Spanish Fork

Diamond Fork has a Chime Choir!

Diamond Fork Junior High School News - Fri, 09/21/2018 - 7:43pm
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Students can join the Diamond Fork Chime CHoir as an afternoon club. Students get a snack and then get to learn from the best! Ms. Scott is a member of the Bells on Temple Square Bell Choir. No experience, no music reading needed! See Ms. Scott in Room 1515 or email at janeen.scott@nebo.edu 

Categories: Secondary, Spanish Fork

Diamond Fork Students Send a Thank You to the Firefighters!

Diamond Fork Junior High School News - Fri, 09/21/2018 - 7:33pm
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Mrs. Davis, a Covered Bridge resident and Diamond Fork mom, got our thank you sign right to the firefighters! Thank you, Mrs. Davis. 

Categories: Secondary, Spanish Fork

Booster Club Breakfast

Springville High School News - Fri, 09/21/2018 - 2:08pm
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The Annual BOOSTER CLUB BREAKFAST will be held Saturday, September 29, 2018, from 8-10 am at the Football Field! Tickets are $5 per person and all proceeds go to support the Springville High School athletic teams!

Categories: Secondary, Springville

Today's Cross Country Meet Has Been Postponed.

Spanish Fork Junior High School News - Fri, 09/21/2018 - 1:06pm
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Due to the poor air quality today's cross country meet has been postponed. It will be made up at a later date.

Categories: Secondary, Spanish Fork

LHS Greenhouse Program Provides Opportunity for Students to Serve Community

Landmark High School News - Fri, 09/21/2018 - 12:35pm

Only the 2nd day of school and the Landmark Dragons are busier than ever planting and harvesting their gardens. Poinsettias are planted and rulers are in place to track their growth; enabling the students to monitor their height and lateral branching. An important step now is monitoring insect control. Placing yellow sticky cards catches small insects, revealing the species of insects and quantity of infestation.

Categories: Secondary, Spanish Fork

More love and support comes to our students from Diamond Fork Junior High

Salem Junior High School News - Thu, 09/20/2018 - 3:36pm
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Students at Diamond Fork Junior created a banner and signed messages of support for our students who are still under mandatory evacuation. Everyone here at Salem Junior is so appreciative of what these students have done to show our kids that they care. These kind words and messages of support have helped boost the spirits of our students.

Categories: Salem, Secondary

DFJHS Students Donate to Help Families

Diamond Fork Junior High School News - Thu, 09/20/2018 - 1:42pm
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Late Tuesday evening Mrs. Burr sent out a message to our students and parents, "Families displaced by the fires need our help, bring items to school Wednesday morning to be donated to families and volunteer firefighers." The response was amazing! With such a short amount of time to bring items in we still had enough items to fill two trucks full. Thanks for your amazing support, we live in a wonderful community.

Categories: Secondary, Spanish Fork

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