October Students of the Month

Diamond Fork Junior High School News - Mon, 10/05/2015 - 2:20pm
Attributions: Katie Reese and Mandy Young

Congratulations to the following students selected as October's Students of the Month!!! These Students of The Month were chosen because of their excellent academic and citizenship performance. We appreciate each of you showing respect, courage, integrity, compassion, and perseverance. 

7th Grade: Itzel Aguero & Braxton Sherwood

8th Grade: Courney Smith & Ian Cauble

9th Grade: Sadie Moulton & Chandler Wills 

Categories: Secondary, Spanish Fork

Red Ribbon Week: Drugs "Wreck" our Bodies

Larsen Elementary News - Mon, 10/05/2015 - 1:34pm

We had the opprotunity to have a car from a demolition derby brought to our school today to represent that drugs can "wreck" our bodies.  If we will stay away from drugs we will be healthy and be able to run smoothly.  We choose to be DRUG FREE!

Categories: Elementary, Spanish Fork

September Reading Reward Dance Off

Larsen Elementary News - Mon, 10/05/2015 - 1:12pm

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Larsen students participated in the September Reading Reward Dance Off recently.  We found that we have some fantastic dancers here at our school! Students who had read their minutes in September were chosen to come on stage and then pick a teacher to have a dance off with.  Mrs. Beebe, Ms. Bushman, Mrs. Robison and Mr. Villar were the judges.  Our overall winner was Teni Worthen.  Congratulations to all our great readers here at Larsen!!

Categories: Elementary, Spanish Fork

Monday Parent E-mail -- Oct 5, 2015

Maple Mountain High School News - Mon, 10/05/2015 - 12:38pm

Please select the link below to access our MMHS Parent/Student Information for 10-5-15:


Meet our NEW 1st Grade Teacher - Mrs. Erin Cope!

Sierra Bonita Elementary News - Mon, 10/05/2015 - 12:32pm
Attributions: Tiffany Manwaring


We welcome our new 1st grade teacher Mrs. Cope! Here are some fun facts about her:I was born and raised in Spanish Fork.I currently live in Provo.I love camping, cooking/baking, reading, traveling, and driving four wheeler's on trails with my friends.My favorite things are candy (huge sweet tooth), KIDS, holidays, Summer, and the color pink.Welcome to our Sierra Bonita family!!


Brockbank Staff Spotlight!

Brockbank Elementary News - Mon, 10/05/2015 - 10:46am

Brockbank's Staff Spotlight is Mrs. Shannon Alder

Shannon is a first grade teacher here at Brockbank. She and her husband live in Springville. Shannon enjoys spending time with "her cute husband", fashion, fitness, photography, outdoorsy activities, sports, painting, singing, playing games, sleeping, and eating lots (loves carbs)! Some of her favorites are the colors blue & green, fruity chewy candy, water, the book, "Wiener Wolf",  listening to Hans Zimmer music,  the movie, "Lord of the Rings", and eating at Kneaders. She likes basketball with her team being the San Antonio Spurs. Shannon's vacation destination is Hawaii. Two things she says no one knows about her is that she was on the BYU Women's Rugby Team and that she was born in Saudi Arabia. Before coming to Brockbank, Shannon was a student teacher at Barnett and also subbed there for a teacher on maternity leave. We are so happy to have her at Brockbank! She is fun to be around and the students love her! 


Categories: Elementary, Spanish Fork

Drug Free Week at DFJHS

Diamond Fork Junior High School News - Mon, 10/05/2015 - 9:52am
Attributions: DFJHS Student Council Members
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Watch for our Red Ribbon/Drug Free Week activities this week. Our awesome student council members will be helping remind us all week why we should be drug free: 

Monday: Come play some games at lunch time!

Tuesday: Red Ribbon Week Assembly

Wednesday: Games at lunch

Thursday: The Lunch time games continue! 

Friday: Wear Red to school today! 


Categories: Secondary, Spanish Fork

Great Kindergarten Teacher at Spanish Oaks

Spanish Oaks Elementary News - Mon, 10/05/2015 - 9:31am

Chrissie Robinson-Kindergarten

Chrissie grew up in Spanish Fork and has been married for 9 years.  She has two kids that are 5 and 2. She has worked in the Spanish Oaks special needs preschool for 7 years. She have a special place in her heart for children with special needs and their families. Chrissie believes in early intervention and knows that it truly works. She loves music, dance, spending time with her family and teaching.  She is doing a fantastic job in our Kindergarten and the students love her!!  We are so glad to have you, Mrs. Robinson!


Categories: Elementary, Spanish Fork

Third Grade Readers Theater

Spanish Oaks Elementary News - Mon, 10/05/2015 - 8:56am
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My class has been practicing their Fluency with readers theater. We learned about September authors, sandwiches and not blaming others.

Categories: Elementary, Spanish Fork

Cross Country

Spanish Fork Junior High School News - Mon, 10/05/2015 - 6:01am
Attributions: Esther Zacharias
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Oct. 2, 2015- The Lobo cross country team went up against Mapleton Jr. and Springville Jr. in the last season race of the year. Our team did another great job! The first five Lobo boys across the finish line were Spencer Bailey (9:19), Ethan Binks (9:32), Coleman Crockett (9:33), Daxton Fredericks (9:42), and Brad Dixon (9:45). The first five Lobo girls were Josie Wright (11:01), Emma Runolfson (11:17), Hannah Oldham (11:49), Madalyn Gull (11:52), and Rainie Gardner (11:54). These athletes, along with all the entire Lobo cross country team has worked very hard this season. They can run harder and longer than before. For example, Zach Preece has shaved off 4 minutes from his race time. This is just one example of how our dedication and training is paying off.

 Special cross country dates:

We will be having a cross country group picture Thursday, Oct. 8th right after school. Please wear your new xc shirt. After the picture, we will be running a 5k together.

 District Finals will be held at Diamond Fork Jr. High, Tuesday, Oct. 13th. The race begins at 3:30.

Categories: Secondary, Spanish Fork

Brockbank Kindergateners Celebrate Apple Day!

Brockbank Elementary News - Sun, 10/04/2015 - 11:11pm
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Friday, October 3, Kindergarten students at Brockbank Elementary celebrated Apple Day at school. The students participated in several different activities including tasting apples in several different forms; cut in slices, applesauce, pie, and juice; deciding which color of apple they like best, doing math and science activities involving apples, and illustrating their own apple books. It was a fun educational day that the students enjoyed.

Categories: Elementary, Spanish Fork

Brockbank Sixth-Graders Participate in a "Battle of the Greek Gods!"

Brockbank Elementary News - Fri, 10/02/2015 - 11:10pm
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Recently the entire sixth-grade participated in a Battle of the Greek Gods. This was an all-day activity at Swenson park where the students rotated and participated in many team-building activities. Each rotation included a task that required students to use strategies and work together to solve a problem. Brockbank sixth-grade teachers and students want to thank all the parents for their support and help! The students could not have had such a great experience without them! Many parents were able to come and help facilitate the activities as well as help with preparations ahead of time. Each activity was named to connect with Greek Mythology. Zeus’ Challenge obstacle course. Catch Hermes capture the flag. Demeters Towers building the tallest tower as groups. Chariot Races & Trial of Athena, trolley races, team activities. Olympic Events discus, javelin, shot put. Trojan War Escape Human-sized spider web. The culminating event was the much anticipated "Flour Bomb War." The students had a great time throwing flour bombs at each other and coming home covered in the white powdery flour. Many students commented that this was one of the most memorable field trips ever. The sixth-grade Battle of the Greek Gods is becoming a tradition that future students will look forward to when they are in sixth grade.

Categories: Elementary, Spanish Fork

Brockbank First Graders Learn About Friendship by Reading the Book, "Enemy Pie"

Brockbank Elementary News - Fri, 10/02/2015 - 10:57pm
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Brockbank first-graders read the book, "Enemy Pie" written by Derek Munson about a boy whose summer is ruined when Jeremy Ross moves in and becomes number one on the enemy list. Fortunately, for the boy his father has a secret recipe for a pie that is guaranteed to help get rid of enemies. While his Dad works on mixing the ingredients and baking the pie, he explains that his son's role in the plan is that he needs to spend a day with his enemy. Even worse, he has to be nice to him. It sounds tough, but the boy decides to give it a try. After spending the day throwing water balloons at the girls, playing basketball, and hiding out in the tree house, he decides that Jeremy is not so bad after all. There's still the problem of the pie. The boy is worried about giving Jeremy the pie but the pie ends up being delicious. This is a fun story where one little boy learns an effective recipe for turning a best enemy into a best friend. Enemy Pie is a great lesson in friendship. First-graders got to share their own "enemy pie" made with pudding, chocolate chips, and gummy worms.

Categories: Elementary, Spanish Fork

Wear GREEN and Walk Bike to School

Spanish Oaks Elementary News - Fri, 10/02/2015 - 7:27pm

Wednesday, October 7, 2015 is International Walk to School Day at Spanish Oaks Elementary!  Please join us in promoting healthy habits of exercise, being outdoors and walking/bike safety.  Students, staff and faculty are invited to wear GREEN this day to help us remember to walk/bike safely.  Parent helpers will be strategically placed along the way to school, watching for students who are following the safety rules and making healthy choices.

"International Walk to School Day is a global event that involves communities from more than 40 countries walking and biking to school on the same day.  It began in 1997 as a one-day event.  Over time, this event has become part of a movement for year-round safe routes to school and a celebration – with record breaking participation – each October.  Today, thousands of schools across America – from all 50 states, the District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico – participate every October." 

Come join us and wear GREEN as you ... Walk/Bike to School!

Categories: Elementary, Spanish Fork

SNAP Walk More In Four at Spanish Oaks

Spanish Oaks Elementary News - Fri, 10/02/2015 - 5:44pm

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Spanish Oaks had 124 students participate and submit Walk More in Four entry forms during the month of September.  Each of these students will be entered into a state-wide drawing for bikes, scooters and helmets.  The class with the most participation was Mrs. Dyches/Mrs. Taylor 6th grade class, and the 6th grade, as a whole, had the most forms submitted.

"The top three schools with the highest percentage of student participation will receive $500, $250 and $100, respectively.  Any student who participates can also win a bike or scooter, and a helmet."  We had 24% participation for our school!  The SNAP Team will be drawing for prizes on October 7.

Participating in Walk More in Four brought our school one step closer to being named a Utah Top Walking & Biking School, with the possibility of receiving even more recognition and rewards.  Keep walking, Explorers!

Categories: Elementary, Spanish Fork

Winners from last weeks math problem, and the new problem of the week

Spanish Fork Junior High School News - Fri, 10/02/2015 - 4:56pm

The Subway Wheels Problem

Answer: It would be more cost effective to get the rust-proofing done.  Without the rust-proofing the cost is $17.50 per wheel per year and with the rust-proofing the cost is $16.66 per wheel per year. Winners: Broc Bennett, Dexter Bradford, Tiffany Chan, Phoenix Collins, Porter Hall, Rylan Harrison, Taggert Harrison, David Heap, Peter Heap, Xander Henry, Breanna Hunt, Callie Johnson, Maddy Johnson, Tracee Jones, Noah Lane, Nathan Lawrence, JJ Marsigli, Keven Paladini, Davis Paxton, Morganne Price, and Aspen Seamons.

…And the Pies Have It!!

At the annual junior high school baked goods sale, Mrs. Ramsey sold sixty pies during the six-day sale.  Each day, she sold four more pies than she did on the previous day.  How many pies were sold on the first day?

Categories: Secondary, Spanish Fork

2nd Grade September Students of the Month & Wings

Rees Elementary News - Fri, 10/02/2015 - 3:32pm
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Congratulations to the students of the month!  Each student was spotlighted for outstanding behavior and hard work in their classrooms.  Students pictured (in no particular order): Ella Mason, Kayleigh Musso, Shaiyne Olsen, Gavin Gull, Alleah Wood, Gracie Betts, Cole Thompson, Kyle Webb, Ayden Miller, Grant Copley and Rubi Espana.

Also pictured are second graders who have earned their WINGS and a bronze sticker was added to their pin.  They have worked so hard to pass off their addition fast facts!  Great job Eagles!



Categories: Elementary, Spanish Fork

Walk or Ride Your Bike To School Day

Larsen Elementary News - Fri, 10/02/2015 - 2:41pm

Larsen Elementary will be having their  "Walk or Ride Your Bike To School Day" on Wednesday, October 7.  Please join us in promoting healthy habits of exercise, being outdoors and also learning bike safety.  It also helps children learn how to cross the street using cross walks safely.  See you then!

Categories: Elementary, Spanish Fork

Spanish Oaks Extraordiberries of the Week

Spanish Oaks Elementary News - Fri, 10/02/2015 - 11:19am

A great looking bunch of "extraordiberries" for this week!  Thanks, students!

Categories: Elementary, Spanish Fork

Weekly School News Broadcast 10/2/15

Diamond Fork Junior High School News - Fri, 10/02/2015 - 8:48am
Attributions: Scott Buck and DFJHS Journalism Students

Categories: Secondary, Spanish Fork