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Environmental Science class beautifies the inner court

Fri, 12/01/2017 - 6:12pm
Attributions: photos by Erin Call & Lynn Brereton, SHS News Photographers
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Mr. Darwin Deming’s Environmental Science class has started a long, overdue project of cleaning, upgrading, and beautifying the inner court.  The students started with the ponds.  Science students drained them and are shoveling out 20-30 years’ worth of 1-2 feet of decomposing debris.

Their upgrade plan includes cutting into the walls and connecting the ponds making one large pond.  Once the area is cleaned out, they will add some aquatic plants and some fish (and return the turtle to its new home).  They’ve raked up leaf litter and cut back some of the trees in an effort to beautify the area.  They also pulled out a lot of the cattails and are looking to introduce other marsh plants into the courtyard. 

“The goal is to create a relatively balanced and self-sustainable ecosystem, and increase aesthetic appeal.  We are also looking into fixing up the greenhouse that is in there and grow some tropical plants, as well as expanding the desert biome area,” said Mr. Darwin Deming, Environmental Science instructor.

Springville High alumni Cliff Holm helped with his concrete saw.  Holm works for Clyde Co. 

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Announcements for the week of Novmber 27th

Mon, 11/27/2017 - 12:46pm


Welcome back from the Thanksgiving break.

Please open the PDF for this week's announcements

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Cinderella, school play enjoyed by all

Mon, 11/20/2017 - 11:27pm

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Thank you to all actors, crew, orchestra, and staff.  We appreciate our Springville community support. 

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Cinderella School Play accompanied by the SHS Orchestra

Mon, 11/20/2017 - 11:20pm

Beautiful music; thank you Orchestra!

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Cinderella Crew Members

Mon, 11/20/2017 - 11:19pm

Thanks to our crew!

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Cinderella Cast Members

Mon, 11/20/2017 - 11:18pm
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Amazing, talented drama students!

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SHS Presents Cinderella

Mon, 11/20/2017 - 11:16pm
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Springville High's drama and orchestra presented Cinderella.  Amazing performances by our talented Red Devils!

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Announcements for the week of November 20

Mon, 11/20/2017 - 1:56pm


Please open the PDF for this week's announcements on: Cinderella play (closing night), SHS Booster Club silent auction, dinner and girls/boys basketball red and blue scrimmage game, December Driver's Ed and Quiz bowl.

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Announcements for the week of November 13

Mon, 11/13/2017 - 1:22pm



Please ope the PDF for this week's annoucements; SHS Theater presents Cinderella, December driver's ed, ACT prep classes, College Application week, FFA news, Debate tournament and more.

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Springville FFA in Indianapolis

Fri, 11/10/2017 - 3:43pm
Attributions: by Brandon Hawkins
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During the week of October 25 - 28 the 90th National FFA convention was held in Indianapolis, Indiana. Students from Springville FFA had the opportunity to attend this convention and expo. While in attendance students expanded their knowledge by attending workshops and tours of local businesses. These tours included Jeptha Creed Distillery, Undulata Farm, KyBlueGrass Genetics, Schaffer Hogs and Abbott’s Candy Factory.

On Friday morning Springville FFA members participated in a “Day of Service” in which they filled boxes for a senior food program. Each box weighed 40 pounds and contained items such as canned fruit, vegetables and meat as well as cereal and shelf stable milk. During a two hour shift, students were able to package 588 boxes.

Kameron Talbot, Brooke Larsen, Cailynn Hackworth and Sadie Rasmussen also had the opportunity to represent the State of Utah for the Agricultural Communications Career Development Event. The National FFA Agricultural Communications CDE is a competitive event that tests students’ skills in all areas of the agricultural communication field and evaluates how well they can apply classroom knowledge to real life situations. Participants attend a simulated news conference and use the information gathered to complete individual practicums in writing, electronic media and design. Our team was awarded a silver ranking.

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2017-2018 Sterling Scholars Announced

Fri, 11/10/2017 - 3:22pm

The SHS Sterling Scholars for 2017-2018 are:

English – Rachel Hatch
Mathematics - Rachel Buhler
Science – Taylor Wallentine
Social Science - Emmaline Ferrin
Skilled and Technical Education – Cole Monson
Family and Consumer Science – Larissa Chappell
Business & Marketing – Kaylee Middlebrook
Computer Technology - Trevor Jeppson 
World Languages - Taylor Christensen 
Visual Arts - Lilly Sentz
Dance – Allison Hawks
Instrumental Music – Jonathan Young
Vocal Performance – Miriam Hall
Speech/Theater Arts/Forensics – Addison Provost   

*not present in photo:  Taylor Wallentine, Trevor Jeppson, Taylor Christensen, and Johnathan Young

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Red Devils will play again in state semis this Thursday

Tue, 11/07/2017 - 10:33am
Attributions: photos by Mark Spencer
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On Friday, November 3, our Springville High Red Devils defeated Alta 20-17 with a winning field goal advancing for a third straight year to play in the state semifinal game at Rice Eccles Stadium at the University of Utah in which they will take on the Lehi Pioneers. 

See the full Deseret News Article:
5A quarterfinals: Springville kicker makes good on opportunity at redemption in 20-17 win over Alta.

The upcoming semi-final game will be on Thursday, November 9, and is scheduled to start at 2:30 pm.

Students may purchase tickets to the state game in advance from the finance office.  Students who have purchased tickets will board the bus at 12:45 pm to attend the state semi-final game.

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Lady Red Devils Volleyball finish 7th in State Tournament

Mon, 11/06/2017 - 10:29pm
Attributions: photos by Mark Spencer
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On Saturday, November 4, the Lady Red Devils Volleyball team swept the Wasatch Wasps, 3-0, in the 5A consolation round hurling them to face the Skyridge Falcons later that day.  Skyridge swept Skyline and Springville, leaving the Lady Red Devils with a respectable 7th place overall state finish.

See Deseret News Article:  Prep volleyball: Skyridge wins twice Saturday to finish 5th in 5A tournament

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Announcements for the week of November 6th

Mon, 11/06/2017 - 3:29pm
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Please see the PDF for this week's events and information about driver's education, a new Springville City parking ordinance, ACT prep class, National Media Literacy Week, Utah College Application Week, senior announcements, Angels and Devils 5k, the SHS Quiz Bowl, SHS Theater's production of Cinderella, and the state semi-final football game. Have a great week!

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Welcome New AP and Honors Chemistry Teacher Carter Jennings

Thu, 11/02/2017 - 2:11pm
Attributions: by Brayden Evans and Zach Hjorth, SHS News Writers

Carter Jennings is our new AP and Honors Chemistry Teacher; however, he’s a long-time Red Devil. He graduated from Springville High School, then later attended and graduated from the University of Utah. This is his first year teaching and he’s excited about it.

Jennings reflects on his teaching vision, “My vision of teaching is to show my students that a “challenging” subject like Chemistry can be fun and much easier than people think. I hope that my own excitement about Chemistry is reflected in my teaching and students can get excited about it as well.”

Jennings demonstrated that Chemistry can be fun by making a balloon explode with fire.

“The most rewarding experience I’ve had teaching is to see the “light bulb” come on. Chemistry can be hard to understand; but, when I can help break it down for a student and they get it, that is a very rewarding experience,” said Jennings.

Jennings has been married for two years; his wife’s name is Cassidy.  Some of his hobbies include watching MythBusters, skiing, playing games, and spending time with his family.

“Some people may find it interesting that I hold my pen/pencil the same way Taylor Swift does. (I held it that way first!),” said Jennings.

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