Badger Day Blast at Snow College

Spanish Fork High School News - Thu, 09/13/2018 - 8:50am
Attributions: Leslie Swenson
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Learn about Snow college and ask questions at the Badger Day Blast tailgate party and BBQ. October 6, 2018. See attached PDF for more info.

Categories: Secondary, Spanish Fork

Mr. Olsen Receives NEBO PEAK Award

Diamond Fork Junior High School News - Thu, 09/13/2018 - 8:33am
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Nebo School District wants to showcase our Positive Energy and Kind employees. PEAK Awards are nominated by patrons and recognized by the Superintendent Staff and Nebo School Board of Education. Math teacher here at Diamond Fork, Mr. Dennis Olsen was the recipient of that award for the month of September. Here are a few things that our faculty said about Mr. Olsen, he is a fantastic educator and an even better person, congrats Mr. Olsen.

“Dennis is always lending a helping hand and ready to answer math questions. He is kind to everyone. Yesterday he helped me by putting things in my car. He often holds the door for students and teachers in the morning. Dennis is always in the hall during class breaks and is always willing to help students and teachers.” Ellen-Anita Olson

“Dennis always goes out of his way to make everyone feel special. He has true concern for students and teachers alike. A genuinely kind person!” James Clark

“Dennis certainly is one of the best people I’ve been able to work with! We can’t say enough good about him. He always makes his acts of kindness seem like no big deal.” He’s scraped off my windshield, carried things to my room for me, and let me borrow things from his classroom. He is so genuine and seems happy to help. I have also appreciated his thoughtful cookies and notes from time to time. Dennis is definitely a Diamond Fork Hero of the day, week, month... year.” Kelly Cole Taylor

“Dennis is one of the finest people I've ever met. When his name comes up in class, there is an instant positive response from students - he builds up everyone he's around. I have never found anyone (student, teacher, parent, or administrator) who didn't love Mr. Olsen. He shows the rest of us what's possible. Thank you Dennis.” Scott Buck

“Mr. Olsen truly is one of the kindest and most positive people I know. And I don't think there is a parent, student, teacher, or administrator that doesn't adore him.” Mandy Young

“Mr. Olsen is a great "Hall Buddy" and neighbor. He was one of the first people to make me feel welcome at Diamond Fork Jr. His cookies are a lifesaver!” Rebecca Antares

“Definitely the essence of a gentleman!!” Susane Anderson

“Dennis embodies what true gentlemen should be. He is always thoughtful. But, beware, when I least expect it, he will say something, and I giggle. I love that!”

“Thank you Dennis for all you do for our students and for us at DFJHS. You are AMAZING!” Leslie Parrott

“Dennis brought all my stuff home for me the day I had to do a long run training and run home from work. He is always smiling and owns the best ties in the world!” Maria Lewis

“I love Dennis! He is always positive. Seriously, no matter the topic, lunch detention, math lab, naughty kids, he is positive! He never asks for anything but he wants others to receive. His smile and wit brighten many of my days!” Brenda Burr

“Perhaps the kindest person I’ve ever met, after my mother.” Rhet Rowley

Categories: Secondary, Spanish Fork

Card-Making Club

Spanish Fork Junior High School News - Thu, 09/13/2018 - 7:45am
Attributions: by Cora Hansen
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Looking for a new activity to try? You could try the new card-making club! Come meet new friends, have fun with old ones, and make beautiful, handmade cards for everyone. We meet every Monday after school and make two cards each week. This week we made a beautiful ombre one and a wonderful flowery one. It’s not too late to join, so come on and make some cards! If you’re interested, meet in the Lobo Den after school on Mondays. For more information contact Mrs. Green in room 34.

Categories: Secondary, Spanish Fork

Patriot Day Writing

Canyon Elementary News - Wed, 09/12/2018 - 3:41pm
Attributions: Jasmine Weier
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Sixth grade students in Mrs. Weier's class were able to free write for Patriot Day. They did a great job of expressing their feelings about patriotism. Look through the pictures to see samples of their work.

 

 

Categories: Elementary, Spanish Fork

Dancing Prepositions-What a Way to Learn!

Spanish Oaks Elementary News - Wed, 09/12/2018 - 3:33pm
Attributions: Mrs. Stewart
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Mrs. Stewart’s class enjoyed learning about prepositions this week . They were able to participate in a fun dance lesson where they got the chance to perform prepositions for one another. 

Categories: Elementary, Spanish Fork

Math Problem of the Week

Spanish Fork Junior High School News - Wed, 09/12/2018 - 2:36pm
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Categories: Secondary, Spanish Fork

Upcoming Events

Landmark High School News - Wed, 09/12/2018 - 1:24pm
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Next week:

  • Monday, September 17th is a 1/2 day
  • Thursday, September 20th is Picture Day
  • Friday, September 21st is the last day of the first mini-term

The following week:

  • Monday, September 24th is first day of mini term 2
  • Thursday, SeptemberAwards Assembly on Thurs.; and Honors Field Trip on Friday
  • Thursday, September 27th at 4:30pm is the first School Community Council of the year
Categories: Secondary, Spanish Fork

The Jazz Bear Visits DFJHS!

Diamond Fork Junior High School News - Wed, 09/12/2018 - 11:16am

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"The Strength of the Team is the Team" is our motto this year at Diamon Fork. We adopted the idea from the Utah Jazz as they shared it with fans across the state last spring during their playoff run. The Jazz organization was so thrilled that we follow the motto they sent the Jazz Bear to us for an awesome assembly. We had cheerleaders, our choir was fantastic, and the Jazz Bear handed out t-shirts and filled the air with silly string and confetti. It was a great day here at Diamond Fork! A big shout out to the tech crew for helping get the stage set up, thanks.

Categories: Secondary, Spanish Fork

Picture Day is Coming!

Park Elementary News - Wed, 09/12/2018 - 9:41am
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Picture Day is a week away. We will be holding our Fall Picture Day on Wednesday, September 19th! Look for more information in your child's backpack on Monday. If you have any questions, please call the school 801-798-4045.

Categories: Elementary, Spanish Fork

September Students of the Month

Spanish Fork Junior High School News - Wed, 09/12/2018 - 6:30am
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Categories: Secondary, Spanish Fork

Moon Phases

Canyon Elementary News - Tue, 09/11/2018 - 8:37pm
Attributions: Angie Perkins
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Thanks to the out-pouring of Oreos donated by parents, the entire 6th grade enjoyed their assessment of the moon phases. In fact, they did not even know they were being assessed. It was a fun activity and the donations were definitely appreciated. When we each do a little, a lot an be accomplished.

Categories: Elementary, Spanish Fork

S.O.A.R. Week and Back to School Social

Rees Elementary News - Tue, 09/11/2018 - 4:57pm
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SAVE the DATE!!!  We will be holding our annual Back to School Social on Monday the 17th at 6:00 pm.   We will provide Hot dogs for dinner and be entertained by Yahosh Bonner.  You may remember Yahosh from Fiesta Days Music in the Park during the summer.  He is amazing and we are thrilled he is able to join us.  Bring your chairs and blankets, and socialize with other Rees families while you enjoy a hot dog with your family.  We look forward to seeing you all there! 

Monday night will also serve as our KICK-OFF to our S.O.A.R. week festivities at school.   We will be having several fun activities for the students to implement and incorporate Serving and Supporting, Owning Our Actions and Words, Aiming High to Achieve, and Respect in their lives.  

 

Categories: Elementary, Spanish Fork

Bond Meeting Information

Park Elementary News - Tue, 09/11/2018 - 4:01pm
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Categories: Elementary, Spanish Fork

SFJH Students Attend District Captains Academy

Spanish Fork Junior High School News - Tue, 09/11/2018 - 3:09pm
Attributions: story and pictures by Garrett Johnson
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Fall Captains Academy was a big hit once again. 

Our fantastic Captains, George Heywood, Sarah Seely, and Sydnie Smith, were chosen by their coaches and team mates and represented our school well. 

At the conference, they heard excellent messages from local High school principals Bart Peery and Everett Kelepolo.  The messages on sportsmanship and leadership were great reminders for everyone. 

What an awesome opportunity for these student athletes to learn!  Now they’ll be able to share their knowledge with their team mates!

Categories: Secondary, Spanish Fork

Jr. Dons Basketball Clinic

Spanish Fork Junior High School News - Tue, 09/11/2018 - 10:30am
Attributions: Ryan Kunzler

Spanish Fork Jr. Dons 

Boys Basketball Clinic 

 

For registration, click the link:

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1r4rKLa58yTQc1ywTfq8NzbW_E94iN31WH7-ICQB_1zw/edit

 

When: Saturday, September 15

  • 3rd-5th Grade: 8:00am-10:00am
  • 6th-8th Grade: 10:00am-12:00pm

Where: Spanish Fork High School

Cost: $35 per participant (includes registration fee and T-shirt)

How to register: Click the link in the email and complete the form or go to the finance office at Spanish Fork High School

How to pay: Bring cash or check on Saturday to the High School or visit the finance office at Spanish Fork High School (*all checks payable to Spanish Fork High School).

What to bring: Basketball apparel & equipment: t-shirt, shorts, shoes, and basketball.  Make sure your name is on your basketball. 

What to expect during the clinic: Introduction from some of the Spanish Fork High School basketball players and coaching staff, individual skills session, individual competition, and team games.

Any further questions, please contact Coach Kunzler via email or text:

Email: ryan.kunzler@nebo.edu

Cell-phone: 864-561-9354

DON PRIDE!

 

Categories: Secondary, Spanish Fork

September Newsletter

Sierra Bonita Elementary News - Tue, 09/11/2018 - 10:28am
Attributions: Garrett Andersen

Hello Parents!

We extend a warm welcome to students, parents, and families of Sierra Bonita Elementary, Home of the Bears. We look forward to working with each member of our school community to achieve our school mission statement:

In partnership with parents and community, our mission at Sierra Bonita Elementary is to create high levels of learning for every student, celebrate individual differences and abilities, and inspire responsible citizenship and lifelong success.

During this upcoming school year it is our commitment each day to emphasize our theme “HERO Within” with our students. As parents, “HERO Within” stands for the great work you do to help your child learn and we appreciate all you do for students and our school.  Thank you for your support for Sierra Bonita Elementary!

 

School Picture Day

Picture day is coming up on September 14th, so be ready to put on your best smile!

  

PTA News:

If you have not had a chance to sign up for PTA and to help in the classroom please contact a member of the PTA board. 

Fri Sep 7 – Sept. Birthday Lunch, Room Mom Tea, and last day to order school shirts and hoodies.
Mon Sep 10 - PTA meeting at 9:15. Everyone is welcome to attend.
Fri Sep 21 - August Birthday Lunch
Mon Sep 24 to Fri Sep 28 - Book Fair 

 

School Community Council Elections

Nominations have been completed and we would like to welcome Heather Telford, Mary Hoyt and Jamis Obrien to our Council.  First SCC meeting will be held on September 12th at 11:40 am.

 

Student Education Plan (SEP) Conferences and Sign-Ups

We are excited to share that we will be using Sign-Up Genius, an online tool for creating and managing group sign up lists, to sign up for our September 27th and November 29th SEP conferences. (Our February 28th Student Led Conferences will be according to a different schedule). 

On Friday, September 14th, a message will be sent to your email from the school through Parentlink that will provide a link and information on how to sign up using Sign-Up Genius. If you have any questions, please contact the school at 801-798-4480. Thank you!

 

Pick-Up Zone & Parking

We appreciate the efforts of all parents and staff members in providing for the safety of students in our drop-off and pick up zones. Please help us to ensure that all students are accompanied by an adult when crossing through the pick-up zone.  Also, thank you for reserving our handicapped parking spaces for those who have need for these parking stalls. We remind you to please park in a parking stall if you need to leave your vehicles to come inside the school.  This allows the flow of the drop-off and pick-up areas to be maintained and keeps vehicles moving forward and not needing to back up!  We have great appreciation for everyone’s efforts to increase safety in our parking lots and drop off and pick-up zones before and after school.

 

 

Note: By law, bus zones cannot be used as drop off and pick up zones even if there are no buses present!

 

School Checkout Procedures

Please follow the following procedures when you need to check a student out from school before the end-of-school bell rings.  First, share with an office secretary that an early checkout is necessary, second, fill out information and sign name on the checkout sheet located in the office area, and third, wait in the office area until your student arrives in the office. Thank you.

 

End of School Day Checkout

We ask for your help in reducing the number of interruptions classes could experience at the end of the school day due to students being checked out early.  Our teachers are instructing right up to the end of each day, and it is increasingly difficult for them and the class when students are checked out early. Unless it is an emergency, we ask that students not be checked out during the last 15 minutes of the day.  This practice helped last year and will continue to help teachers and students to make the most of every minute of the day.

 

Students Walking, Riding Bicycles/Scooters & Crosswalks

We have many students who are walking and riding bicycles/scooters to school each day. We have provided training for students to use sidewalks and to follow the instructions of adult supervisors and our crossing guards. We have instructed students to use the crosswalk in front of the school when crossing 1800 East. Faculty members will serve as crossing guards at this crosswalk. We ask that all parents please instruct their children on these and other safety measures to better ensure that students safely make their way to and from school each day.

 

Spirit Day

We have school spirit at Sierra Bonita, and have designated each Friday as our School Spirit Day. We have nice school shirts and encourage children to wear their school shirts (this year’s and past years’ shirts) or school colors (blue and maroon) on Fridays.  We have a lot to be proud of at Sierra Bonita and want to do all we can to build school pride.

  

Calendar of Events for September

 

Thursday, September 6 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Hearing Screenings for K, 1st, 3rd, 6th

 

Friday, September 7 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Birthday Lunch (September Birthdays)

 

Friday, September 22 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Room Mother Tea (3:30)

 

Monday, September 10.…..………..…....…..………………….....…………..….……..School Carnival (5-8 p.m)

 

Monday, September 10.…..………..…....…..………………….....…………..….……..PTA Meeting (9:15)

 

Wednesday, September 12 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .School Community Council Meeting (11:40-12:40)

 

Monday, September 17……...…...…………………………………...……………………………..... Constitution Day

 

Monday, September 17 ……………………………………………………..……………School Dismisses at NOON

 

Friday, September 21 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Birthday Lunch (August Birthdays)

 

Monday September 24-September 28……...…...…………………………………...Bookfair (Before and After School)

 

Thursday, September 27th……………………………………………………………………………...SEP Conferences

 

 

 

 

 

Reflections 2018 " Heros Around Me"

East Meadows Elementary News - Tue, 09/11/2018 - 10:23am

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Attached is the forms that you will need to fill out for the Reflections Contest. just push on the "next" button to access the forms needed.

Categories: Elementary, Spanish Fork

Parent/Teacher Conferences

Landmark High School News - Tue, 09/11/2018 - 9:20am

This Thursday, September 13th we are having our first Parent/Teacher Conferences of the 18-19 school year. Come meet with your student's teachers about their progress. 

3:00pm-7:00pm

Categories: Secondary, Spanish Fork

Parent Support Meeting: Dealing with Anxiety

Landmark High School News - Tue, 09/11/2018 - 9:17am
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Please join us for our Nebo School District/Utah Parent Center Parent Support Meeting Dealing with Anxiety in self or in children with special needs September 20, 20187 p.m.Adults only, No childcare is providedRSVP:  Heidi@utahparentcenter.org

Categories: Secondary, Spanish Fork

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