Non Food Rewards at Spanish Oaks

Spanish Oaks Elementary News - Thu, 08/31/2017 - 2:47pm

We are working as a school to support non-food rewards for our students; to promote healthy, active lifestyles.  This helps us encourage good eating, as well as keeps those with food concerns at our school safe.  We invite families to consider sending non-food items to school for celebrations, i.e., pencils, book donated to class, erasers, equipment, etc.  Thank you for your support!

Categories: Elementary, Spanish Fork

September Explorer Events Newsletter

Spanish Oaks Elementary News - Thu, 08/31/2017 - 2:30pm

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Please click on the "school news" link, and on the "pull down menu" you will find our September Explorer Events Newsletter  ...

Categories: Elementary, Spanish Fork

Drop OFF Pick UP Protocol

Spanish Oaks Elementary News - Thu, 08/31/2017 - 2:21pm

Drop OFF / Pick UP Protocol ... Thank you for helping us keep ALL our students and teachers safe!

  1. Pick UP/Drop OFF in all three (3) school entrance(s):

All Drop OFF/Pick UP area(s) are ONE WAY ONLY:  Enter from the East ... Exit from the West.  Drop OFF/Pick UP zones are to:  Drop OFF students and Pick UP students.  Please do NOT park cars in the Drop OFF/Pick UP area(s).  If you need to enter the school, you need to please park in a parking space.  Thank you for pulling all the way forward in each area to keep traffic flowing.

  1. "Walking Student" Crossing

Students walking/biking to school will turn RIGHT on the corner and walk along the east fence-line.  Our Crossing Guard will be stationed on the south-east sidewalk corner.  Students will cross, with the help of a teacher, in the designated/identified "crosswalk" from the fence-line, across the parking lot "crosswalk", to the south-east corner of the front of our school.  Students can then go either to the back of the school (bikes, rear entrance, playground, etc.) or enter through our front automatic doors.

At the end of the day ...  Students who exit the front of the building to walk/bike home will cross with the teacher from the south-east corner of the front of the school, walk across the parking lot "crosswalk", and walk up the east fence-line to the Crossing Guard.  They will then turn left and head safely home.

Categories: Elementary, Spanish Fork

Diamond Fork on KSL News

Diamond Fork Junior High School News - Thu, 08/31/2017 - 2:04pm

Categories: Secondary, Spanish Fork

Join Nebo After School Clubs at Diamond Fork

Diamond Fork Junior High School News - Thu, 08/31/2017 - 1:58pm

Our Nebo after school clubs will be starting soon. Please click on the "Nebo After School Program" tab at the top of our webpage, you will see a PDF "Fall 2017 Flyer" with a list of all the classes. It is very well organized and is a great opportunity for students to try something new! 



Categories: Secondary, Spanish Fork

School T-Shirts

Santaquin Elementary News - Thu, 08/31/2017 - 1:24pm
Attributions: Jammie Weight

We are so excited about our new school shirts.  The PTA has done a great job.  Each Friday we wear our school colors to show our school pride and spirit.  If you would like to order a shirt, please use the link below.


Categories: Elementary, Santaquin

Fun in Math?? Yes, in Third Grade at Spanish Oaks

Spanish Oaks Elementary News - Thu, 08/31/2017 - 11:29am
Attributions: Mrs. Dimmick
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Today in 3rd grade we talked about rounding. We used our "rounding" balloons to help us know that the numbers 1, 2, 3, and 4 have the number stay the same. 5 and above go up!

Categories: Elementary, Spanish Fork

Mrs. Brown Introduces Theme for 2017-18

Spanish Oaks Elementary News - Thu, 08/31/2017 - 10:59am
Attributions: Miss Robison

Mrs. Brown enjoyed going around to each class and introducing the students to our Hero theme for the year.  We hope to have a school full of everyday heroes!

Categories: Elementary, Spanish Fork

New Michael Vey Book Waiting List

Mapleton Junior High School News - Thu, 08/31/2017 - 9:30am

The new Michael Vey book, The Final Spark, comes out on September 12th. Since this is a popular book, our librarian, Lori Marett, will be ordering multiple copies. If you would like to be on the waiting list to be able to check it out, go to the library and put yourself on the list. The sooner you are on the list, the sooner you'll be able to check it out. Thank goodness for good books and libraries!

Categories: Mapleton, Secondary

We need YOU to serve on our School Community Council!

Park Elementary News - Thu, 08/31/2017 - 9:18am

We are currently seeking parents to serve on our School Community Council.  We meet once a month at the school.  The council plays an important role in our school creating our School Improvment Plan as well as advising the School Trust Land Money.  If you are interested in serving, please stop in the office and fill out the application by September 8.  We are currtently looking to fill 6 parent positions.

The SCC (School Community Council) plays an important role in partnering in the education of our children with the school, its staff and faculty and the district.

Council responsiblities include:

• Developing a School Improvement Plan (SIP)
• Developing the School LAND Trust Program
• Assisting in the development and implementation of a school professional development plan
• Advising and making recommendations to school and school district administrators and the local school board regarding the school and its programs, school district programs, and other issues relating to the community environment for students 

Categories: Elementary, Spanish Fork

Eclipse 2017 - Cross-Curricular Connection: Science and English

Spanish Fork Junior High School News - Thu, 08/31/2017 - 8:12am
Attributions: Jerry Whiting, Gaylynn Parker. Photos by Heather Mendonsa. All students have given permission to be quoted.
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On Monday, August 21, SFJHS students enjoyed watching the solar eclipse outside on the south lawn. The science teachers had created viewing projectors and viewing boxes, so even those who did not have solar eclipse rated glasses, could still see the moon eclipse the sun. 

7th Grade English students have an opportunity this week to read their first article of the month titled “What is an Eclipse?” This will be the first of many cross-curricular connections for SFJHS students this year. 

Several students had the opportunity to travel out of state to witness the total eclipse. Andrew Heap said, “It was indescribable. You were even able to see stars and planets, including Mercury, which not very many people see because it is so close to the sun. I would travel long distances to see that again.” Trenton Spencer said, “Thirty minutes before the eclipse, it started to get really cold and dark. Then when it was total, the sun was totally blocked and the sun's atmosphere was white. Right before it ended, there was a bright white light and it warmed up very quickly.” Adam Blake said, “It was the best experience of my whole summer. Can’t wait 'til 2045!!!!!!!” 


Categories: Secondary, Spanish Fork

At Risk Resources

Salem Hills High School News - Thu, 08/31/2017 - 7:33am

We have gathered some resources that might be useful to parents.



Categories: Salem, Secondary


Larsen Elementary News - Thu, 08/31/2017 - 7:00am

Register for the Fall Session of Afterschool 4-H by clicking the link below.  These six week clubs are $5.00 each (which needs to be paid to the office in an envelope with the child's name on it by the first day of clubs).  Underwater Robotics is a club for 5-6 graders by teacher invitation only, and should not have gone out on the schedule.

Categories: Elementary, Spanish Fork

Kindergartners First Week of School

Barnett Elementary News - Wed, 08/30/2017 - 10:16pm
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Our kindergartners have had a great start to their first week of school! Today they went on an adventure looking for clues around the school to learn all about their surroundings. We have some pretty awesome leaders in kindergarten!

Categories: Elementary, Payson

We Know the Habits. Do you?

Park View Elementary News - Wed, 08/30/2017 - 10:02pm

Parents, here is a fun way to learn the seven habits. Ask your child to show you the actions or learn them on your own and surprise them with your skills!

Categories: Elementary, Payson

Be A Leader

Park View Elementary News - Wed, 08/30/2017 - 9:56pm

Park View Elementary is rolling out a new theme this year. BE A LEADER! We believe that every student attending Park View is a leader. We are dedicating our efforts to help each student exhibit leadership traits using the seven habits. 

Let’s quickly explore the seven habits!

  • Habit 1: Be Proactive. You're in Charge: Success doesn’t just come and find you, you have to go out and get it. 
  • Habit 2: Begin with the End in Mind. Have a Plan: Know what you want before you do it. 
  • Habit 3: Put First Things First. Work First, Then Play: Do it now. Sometimes ‘later’ becomes ‘never’.
  • Habit 4: Think Win-Win. Everyone Can Win: People who win are those that turn their cant’s into cans, and their dreams into plans.
  • Habit 5: Seek First to Understand, Then to Be Understood. Listen Before You Talk: Before you act, LISTEN. Before you react, THINK. Before you spend, EARN. Before you criticize, WAIT. Before you quit, TRY. 
  • Habit 6: Synergize. Together Is Better: Alone we are smart. Together we are brilliant. 
  • Habit 7: Sharpen The Saw. Balance Feels Best: Take care of your body. It’s the only place you have to live. 

We encourage you as parents, guardians, and relatives to use the language of the seven habits at home and in your day to day activities. It’s easy! Instead of saying, “Jonny, thank you for putting your dishes in the sink.” Change your language to, “Jonny, thank you for being proactive and putting your dishes in the sink!”

We are confident that these habits will empower our students to be positive, responsible, and more effective in their everyday life! If you have any questions, feel free to ask your child’s teacher. 

Remember, BE A LEADER!


Categories: Elementary, Payson

Playground Brightens Up

Mapleton Elementary News - Wed, 08/30/2017 - 5:24pm

Thanks to a local scout, Joseph Holman, our blacktop area received a much needed face lift. For his Eagle Scout project, Joseph raised funds for the stencil and paint to re-do our USA and Utah map. He also provided activity ideas that teachers can use with students to engage with the maps. Students have loved playing on them every day since school started. Thanks Joseph!

Categories: Elementary, Mapleton

Lobo Heroes

Spanish Fork Junior High School News - Wed, 08/30/2017 - 4:25pm
Categories: Secondary, Spanish Fork

MNJHS School Dance, August 31 - Proceeds Benefit Texas Flood Victims

Mt Nebo Junior High School News - Wed, 08/30/2017 - 3:49pm

Don't miss our MNJHS Back To School Dance tomorrow, August 31st, from 3-5pm. Come dance, meet new people, and celebrate the new school year. Admission is $3 and proceeds go to benefit Texas flood victims.  


Categories: Payson, Secondary

New Student Party

Diamond Fork Junior High School News - Wed, 08/30/2017 - 3:34pm
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Thanks to Mr. Claybaug, the Latinos In Action, and our Counselors (Mrs. Caceras, Mr. Gull & Mr. Mundinger) for welcoming our new students to Diamond Fork. This afternoon there was a large "get to know you" party, and pizza! Lots of fun was had by all those who attended and hopefully made new friends.

Categories: Secondary, Spanish Fork