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Our very own Adison Duke in Mrs. Truscott's 6th grade class was the first place recipient in the Engineering category at the Central Utah STEM fair! We are so proud of her accomplishment, and how well she represents Cherry Creek leadership!
Mrs. Valgardson was recognized in faculty meeting by her peers as the Diamond Fork Peak (Positive Energy And Kindness) Award winner. Mrs. "V" as she known by her students is such a fantastic teacher and fellow employee. She is hardworking, reliable, positve, fun, and all around amazing. She is willing to do anything asked of her with a smile on her face. She is approachable and students know that she has their best interst in mind. We are so happy to have her here at Diamond Fork!
If you are planning on running for Student Council next year, please pick up an application at the front office.
Also, there will be a meeting on Thursday, April 12th in Mr. Sumens' room. The meeting will be brief, but will help get you ready for election week that begins on April 16th.
Mt. Nebo Jr. High is proud to have received the Energy Star® Certification, in recognition of superior energy performance. Buildings that earn the EPA's Energy Star® use 35% less energy and generate 35% fewer greenhouse emissions than similar buildings across the nation.
Over the last 3 years Nebo School District has issued an Energy Incentive Challenge to the facilities in their boundaries. Energy Star® applications were sent in for 44 facilites and ALL 44 qualified. This is an amazing feat because in order to qualify a building must score in the top 75 percentile compared against other schools in the nation. Our district average was 99, with many schools scoring a perfect 100.
With 44 Energy Star® Certifications earned, Nebo School District has the most certified facilities out of any organization in the state of Utah. Now that's something to celebrate!
Hear the ROAR! A Panther is: RESPECTFUL, OUTSTANDING, ACADEMIC and RESPONSIBLE! Congratulations to Hailey Murri for being nominated as our MNJHS Panther of the Day on Monday, April 9, 2018. Hailey was nominated by Mrs. Harmer for being a kind and respectful student.
Hear the ROAR! A Panther is: RESPECTFUL, OUTSTANDING, ACADEMIC and RESPONSIBLE! Congratulations to Carlos Zelaya and Addison Walsh for being nominated as our MNJHS Panthers of the Day on Thursday, March 29, 2018. Carlos was nominated by Mrs. Solorzano for helping his partner spell words during ESL. Addison was nominated by Mrs. Wright for doing so well in Aleks last term and being happy every day.
The MNJHS Color Run race is almost here! Check out this fun video with Mr. Sumens and the Student Council preparing for race day! Register to attend @ https://mtnebocolorrun.weebly.com/ . The first 250 to register will receive a free pair of sunglasses. Cost is only $5/person or $20 for a group of 5. (Register early as race day prices go up by $2.) All funds raised benefit the MNJHS Student Council. Packet Pickup Begins at 3:30PM. Race starts at 5PM.
Hey, freshmen! The 9th grade party is coming up this Friday, April 13th, from 6-8 pm. It'll be here, at PJHS.
The cost is $5, and there will be snacks, blacklight carnival games, laser tag, volleyball, badminton, a photo booth, and prizes! Waffle Luv will also be parked outside, so bring extra cash for a waffle!
It's going to be a blast. Be there or be square!
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Our Chess Club has been meeting every Wednesday morning since February. Just before spring break, Chess Club finished up with a school tournament. Students competeted against classmates in their grade to determine grade level winners. A big congratulations to our Chess Champions! We also want to give a huge THANK YOU to all of our parent volunteers, Mr. Argyle, Mr. Mechum and Mr. Ekker. These champions spent so much time teaching chess to our students. We appreciate you all so much!
Grade Level Chess Champions
- Logan Wright
- Ava Beesley
- John Moray
- James Nielsen
- Jesse Anderson
- Grayson Page
- William Von Benedict
- Timothy Gull
- Aaron Hess
- Cambri Bezzant
- McKay Wright
- Thomas Nielsen
- Jane Teemant
- Ryker Lawrensen
- Jacob Anson
- Cole Ward
- Jonah Shaw
- Autumn Partridge
- Kaden Harris
- Courtney Roth
- Jarrett Johnson
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Angie Lindstrom is a great choice for our employee of the year!
She loves the outdoors and goes to Wyoming a couple times a year to camp with her parents. She adores her parents, and is a wonderful daughter, wife, mom, grandma and every other title she holds. She likes to sew and is very crafty! She has so many talents, but one I saw regularly was her ability to fix things. I mean she is the laminator whisperer! She is just the best person on the planet! She is kind, thoughtful and an amazing friend to all that know her. To know her is to love her. She exemplifies what We want Spanish Oaks to be.
Mrs. Bingham has started "Kaught" in Kindness, and it belongs to students and faculty members who go out of their way to do something nice for another member of our school.
A special congratulations to the following dragons who were "Kaught" in Kindness.
*Miguel Piceno helped picked up spilled supplies even though they didn't belong to him.
* Mr. Stuart for refereeing during the 5th and 6th grade March Madness.
* Spencer for helping other students around the room who didn't understand.
Our 1st graders have been waiting patiently to see the process of butterflies hatching, and now they have!
Elliotte redeemed 10 Eagle Bucks to have her picture with two friends on our web page! Way to go Elliotte for making great choices at school!
Fashion and Textile Design students have created outfits using recycled materials. They will present these on a runway in a competition the evening of Tuesday, April 17th at 6:30pm. Come see their designs and cheer them on as they showcase these designs. Cost is $3.00 per person or $10.00 per family. Hope to see you there!
We have an amazing principal here at Park Elementary. Mrs. Hughes is always looking for ways to fill the buckets of our teachers and staff. This month she has decided that we could all use a treat, so she brings her cart of happiness around for "Testing Treat Tuesday." Thank you Mrs. Hughes! We sure do appreciate you!
This spring, Spanish Oaks can win prizes for our school and students by encouraging parents to use the Utah Department of Transportation's (UDOT) free Walking School Bus app. This app allows parents to create walking carpools to help their students get to and from school safely and also reduces crowded drop off zones, improves health and increases activity. Between March 19 and April 27, parents who use the app to walk to and from school will enter your school and students for a chance to win the following prizes:
- The school with the most miles walked from walking groups using the app will win $500 towards the school and PTA's safe walking and biking programs.
- One walking school bus group will be randomly selected to win breakfast with the Utah Jazz Bear and a new bike rack for their school.
- Students can win scooters and helmets in weekly drawings.
- Three parents can win an overnight stay at the Blue Boar Inn in Midway, Utah's number one rated bed and breakfast.
Last year, more than 300 walking groups at 100 different schools participated in the event, improving the safety and health of schools and communities across Utah. Thank you again for your commitment to safety and your willingness to help promote safe walking and biking to school firstname.lastname@example.org.
Congratulations to our amazing kindergarten teacher, Mrs. Mindy Sumens! Mindy was nominated by Taylor teachers as someone who represents the education profession in a positive aspect and has a true love and commitment to the students. Mindy has taught K-2, 5th and Reading Recovery. She is currently a teacher mentor at Taylor, student council advisor, and team leader. She is an expert in early education, technology, PLC’s, and is a huge advocate for the education world. She and her husband Russ, and their three children, live in Santaquin. She loves any opportunity to be creative, the warm weather of sunny St. George and anything that involves her kids! Congratulations, Mrs. Sumens!