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Article: Stakeholder survey may help determine how our teachers teach

Thu, 03/08/2018 - 10:04am
Attributions: Article by Wynter Smith - SJHS Student Staff Writer

Recently students at SJHS were given the opportunity to take the Stakeholder Survey. The Stakeholder survey is a survey that all students are recommended to take. This survey lets you share your opinion about any of your teachers. The first part of it is multiple choice and the second part is free write. You are allowed to write whatever your opinion is about the teacher that you chose. That’s the basics of the Stakeholder survey.

Alec Noll he said “I love that survey, I to share my opinion to the school about my teachers.” There are obviously going to be some positive and negative reviews.  I don’t think a lot of students know what these surveys are used for. I certainly didn’t when I first took it in seventh grade.

Mr. McGuire Springville Junior Highs principal helps us understand the point and purpose of the Stakeholder Survey. He says “With the Stakeholder Survey, when the responses get submitted I first look at them then they go to the superintendent (his boss). “If there is a serious problem I will talk to the student but if a teacher did something illegal it will be taken to a different level.” Just like students teachers are given a grade, but their grade is based on student reviews. Mr. McGuire meets with every single teacher and tells them about their reviews and suggests things to make him/her a better teacher. He said “If I get a bad review back about I teacher I say “how can I help you get better?”

The Stakeholder Surveys main purpose is to make our current teachers better at teaching.

Categories: Secondary, Springville

SJHS PTSA Receive 9 Springville Mayor Recogntiion Awards

Mon, 02/26/2018 - 3:13pm
Attributions: Shannon Acor
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The Springville City Council Chambers was filled with some pretty amazing students and their parents in February as Mayor Richard Child and the City Council honored them for their community service and involvement in the Springville Junior High Parent Teacher Student Association (PTSA).  A few of the note-worthy projects they have been involved in are; fundraising efforts raising over $25,000 to help assist Mihkenna Merrill with her medical expenses, picking pumpkins and gourds for Harvest Farms, volunteering with Happy Valley Farmer’s Market and helping with Red Ribbon Week. The SJHS PTSA is led by wonderful parent volunteers. PTSA President Tess Jones describes the students she works with as “hard-working, sincere, dedicated and having great attitudes.”

Pictured with their families are the nine Mayor Recognition Award recipients: Alexi Love, Jesus Hernandez, Brynn Jones, Molly Hunter, Levi Palmer, Kevin Pau Rojas, Gavin Jones, Madoc Jones and Deagan Rosenlof,

Look around you! Nominate a student serving others and working hard at www.springville.org/mayoraward. We would love to see them at our next city council awards.

Categories: Secondary, Springville

SafeUT Awareness Days February 22 & 23

Thu, 02/22/2018 - 8:35am
Attributions: Lana Hiskey
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In light of the recent events in Florida and other tragedies that have happened around the country, Nebo School District is teaming up with KSL on February 22, 2018, as we Stand Up for a Safe Utah. Utah has a very powerful resource and that is the SafeUT app. As you all know, the SafeUT app provides real-time crisis intervention and has been proven to save lives and stopped planned school attacks.

Our goal is to make sure that every parent, student and educator is aware of the app and has it downloaded on their phone.

Throughout the day, KSL will be highlighting all that the app can do, the history behind it, the success stories and much more. In addition, there will be some fun for the students. Below is the outline to encourage student involvement:
· Encourage your friends to download the app
· Use hashtag #SafeUT on posts

KSL Contest:

Individuals will be able to share a screenshot of their phone with the app downloaded for a chance to win a $50 visa card

These screenshots will need to be posted in the contest on the KSL TV Facebook page

The school that is tagged the most by their students will receive 100 pizzas from KSL!

The contest will start Thursday, February 22 and Friday, February 23 at 3 p.m.

Watch KSL News at 5 p.m. on Friday to see which school will be receiving 100 pizzas!

Categories: Secondary, Springville

Stakeholder Survey

Tue, 02/13/2018 - 8:48am
Attributions: 

Parents, please complete the Stakeholder survey, which will be open until February 25th. We value and appreciate your feedback. Thank you!

https://neboschools.co1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_a3Lrk9lpA9ORMRD 

Categories: Secondary, Springville

Support Nebo Education Foundation

Tue, 02/06/2018 - 11:37am
Attributions: Lana Hiskey

If you are shopping on Amazon anyway, the Nebo Education Foundation will have significant benefits if you shop through AmazonSmile. Support your student and local schools when you shop on Amazon. Simply go to smile.amazon.com/ch/87-0546418 and Amazon donates to Nebo Education Foundation. 

What is AmazonSmile? AmazonSmile is a simple and automatic way for you to support your favorite charitable organization every time you shop, at no cost to you. When you shop at smile.amazon.com, you’ll find the exact same low prices, vast selection and convenient shopping experience as Amazon.com, with the added bonus that Amazon will donate a portion of the purchase price to your favorite charitable organization. You can choose from nearly one million organizations to support.

How do I shop at AmazonSmile? To shop at AmazonSmile simply go to smile.amazon.com from the web browser on your computer or mobile device. You may also want to add a bookmark to smile.amazon.com to make it even easier to return and start your shopping at AmazonSmile.

Remember to type in NEBO EDUCATION FOUNDATION when it asks you for your favorite charity. The donations that come into the Nebo Education Foundation are then given back to teachers and schools through grants. Thank you for your support.

Categories: Secondary, Springville

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