Congrats to our cheerleaders for taking first place at their competition last Saturday! They have had an amazing season, going undefeated at all 3 of their competitions! Congrats girls and good luck at Nationals next month!
FCCLA went to the Region Competition at BYU on January 24th. Our students did amazing! The students received the following medals: Ashley Norris-Gold, Ashlee Allan-Gold, Anna Warner-Gold, Emilia Barret-Gold, Sadie Harward-Gold, Janette Smith-Silver, Lorin Wyss-Silver, Kennedy Payne-Silver, Natalie Pendleton-Silver, McKailey Robb-Bronze, Brianna Abbot-Bronze.Earning a gold medal is rare at region competition because they want each student to improve for State, and yet we had many that walked away with one! They all did an excellent job. Congrats FCCLA Dons!!
Mrs. Mathis' and Mrs. Lacrua's third grade classes dressed in yellow for White Ribbon Week. Students learned the importance to proceed with CAUTION when downloading. Students promised to not download anything without my parents' permission.
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The Maple Mountain High School Ellevés competed at the Region VIII Drill Team Competition held at Springville High School on Thursday, January 25, 2018. The Ellevés placed 1st in the Military category; 1st in the Dance category, and 1st in the Character category. Overall the Ellevés placed 1st and were awarded the Region VIII trophy. Four Ellevés placed in the drill down. Jentrie Reid, daughter of Dallas and Kristina Reid, placed 5th, Jaycee Taylor, daughter of Jason and Lianna Taylor, placed 4th, Carlie Tippets, daughter of Mike and Angie Tippets, placed 3rd, and Valerie Friant, daughter of Craig and Jadean Friant, placed 1st.
Three Maple Mountain High School Ellevés were named to the All-Region Drill Team. They are Tiffany Asay, daughter of Dwayne and Suzanne Asay; Hannah Finch, daughter of Matt and Kim Finch; and Annie Merrill, daughter of Chris and Melisa Merrill. Qualifications for this honor were drill team members who have been an active member of drill team for two years or more, having an excellent attitude, unifying the team, going the extra mile, having great sportsmanship, and being respectable and dependable. They must also have above average grades and citizenship.
The Ellevés also had all twenty girls on the team named to the Academic All-Region Team. To qualify for this award, they must have a grade point average of 3.7 or higher. Those making the team were: Tiffany Asay, Jaida Cherrington, Annika Christensen, Kenzie Cowan, Mylee Ellis, Hannah Finch, Valerie Friant, Baylee Hite, Abbie Jackson, Kacey Melton, Sammie Ortiz, Grace Poulsen, Gracie Miller, Kilee Prows, Jentrie Reid, Kristi Runyan, Gabi Smith, MaKiah Staheli, Jaycee Taylor, and Carlie Tippets.
The “Hero” award, given to one member on each of the drill teams, was given to Tiffany Asay.
The Ellevés would like to thank their parents and all of the students and fans that came to Region and cheered them on to victory! They really appreciate all of the support they have had all year.
The Ellevés will now compete in the State 5A Semi Finals Drill Team Competition. The competition will be held on Thursday, February 1, 2018, at 10 a.m. in the UCCU Center at UVU. The State 4A Finals will be held on Saturday, February 3, 2018, at 5 p.m. in the UCCU Center at UVU. Good luck Ellevés at State!
Mrs. Perschon's class was the Lunchroom Winner of the Week last week. Congratulations and keep up the good work!
**STEM Events: We have some great opportunities to explore STEM careers. Please contact the counseling office if you are interested in any of these opportunities:
Nebo Advanced Learning Center: Sophomore Tour of ALC/MTech
February 15, 2018
Morning and afternoon tours available
SFHS Sophomores! The Advanced Learning Center and Mountainland Technical College (MTech) have some incredible opportunities that will be available to you during your Junior and Senior years of high school. We invite you to attend our morning or afternoon tour (by bus) on Tuesday, February 15 from 9:15 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. or from 12:05 p.m. - 2:15 p.m. Seating is limited to 30 students per tour. Students will be school excused from classes while they attend these tours. Interested sophomore students can register at https://goo.gl/forms/0otb6xxZ5nmiE2Iw1.
Microsoft's DigiGirlz Day in Lehi; February 13, 2018
DigiGirlz is one of Microsoft’s core efforts to invest in STEAM education for women. The goal of DigiGirlz Day is to raise awareness about the variety of exciting and meaningful careers available in the technology industry while dispelling the stereotypes typically associated with high tech jobs. Hands on learning sessions include programming, graphics, problem solving, video creation, and technology exploration. This event is available to all female Sophomore, Junior, and Senior students. Transportation to the event will be provided by the high school. Seating is very limited for this event so sign up early! See your high school's Career Coordinator (Kelly Seale) for registration forms.
SheTech Conference @ UVU; March 1, 2018
SheTech Explorer Day is a conference for high school girls 9th through 12th grade. This day-long event will include hands-on workshops in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM). Our ultimate goal is to expose girls to technology in a fun atmosphere as well as meet STEM role models to learn more about opportunities in those fields.
Transportation for this event will be available through Spanish Fork High School Register online and contact firstname.lastname@example.org to reserve your seat to/from the event.
http://shetechexplorer.com/(link is external)
Utah's Engineering Summer Camp; June 4-7 @ Utah State University
Registration opens January 1, 2018
All high school juniors with a high interest in math and science, and interested in engineering or computer science as a possible field of study should apply for Engineering State. Registration begins January 1st and spots fills up quickly. Application deadline is March 17, 2018. Interested students should complete an online application at http://estate.usu.edu(link is external)
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The first graders celebrated the 100th day of school with all things 100! From making shirts with 100 pictures, hats with 100 stickers, gum ball machines with 100 gum balls, building with 100 cups, 100 mini-marshmallow structures, and more! What a fun 100th day!
We are starting choir tomorrow morning, Tuesday January 30 at 8:00-8:30 am. It will be every Tuesday and Thursday.
Feb 6 and 13th there will be no choir.
Many of our amazing faculty are fans of our sports teams here at SHHS, but Shannon Williams has exemplified the best kind of fan support we could ask for. She attends most games and enjoys cheering on our students. She is the first ever faculty member to be awarded fan of the week! We love our sports teams and our amazing fans who show up to cheer on our players.
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Our Swim Team did a fantastic job at Region. Many swimmers getting personal best times!
Girls 200 Medley relay took 5th place. Kacey Anderson, Katelyn Gappmayer, Danica Butler, Cassady Gappmayer
Girls 200 Freestyle relay took 5th place. Kacey Anderson, Cassady Gappmayer, Kate Beckstead, Danica Butler
Boys 200 Medley relay took 3rd place. Jayden Tagg, Topher Riding, Austin Butler, Seth Jones
Boys 200 Freestyle relay took 2nd place. Seth Jones, Dax Davis, Brendan Jensen, Austin Butler
Boys 400 yard freestyle relay took 3rd place. Brendan Jensen, Jayden Tagg, Seth Jones, Topher Riding
Danica Butler took 3rd in the 200 yard freestyle and 2nd in the 500 yard freestyle.
Austin Butler took 1st in the 200 yard freestyle and 1st in the 500 yard freestyle.
Topher Riding took 3rd in the 200 yard freestyle and 2nd in the 500 yard freestyle.
Jayden Tagg took 6th in the 200 yard Individual Medley and 5th place in the 100 yard backstroke.
Kacey Anderson took 4th in the 50 yard freestyle and 2nd in the 100 yard freestyle.
Brendan Jensen took 4th in the 50 yard freestyle.
Many of these individuals qualified for state and will represent us at the state meet. All three of our Boys Relays will go to state!! Way to go Swimming Dons!!
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Thanks again to Brockbank's PTA for sponoring this fun family activity!
Any girl interested in playing golf for Maple Mountain High this spring ('18) needs to contact Coach Justin Nelson: email@example.com The deadline is February 23rd.
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Please open the PDF for this week's announcements about: ACT prep class, parent-teacher conference, junior college day, graduation info assembly, Junior ACT, FFA service project, swim team, drill team, wrestling, track and field, scholarship info, and D' Males sign up.
Please open the PDF for this week's announcements on: ACT prep class, Parent teacher conference, Junior college day, Graduation info. assembly, Junior ACT, FFA service project, FFA service project, Swim team, Drill team, Wrestling, Track and field, Scholarship info, D' Males sign up.
After our school geography bee Friday afternoon, we want to congratulate Gavin Grotegut, a 7th grader, for being our geography bee champion. Jordan Bailey came in second with James Chilton in 3rd. All 10 of the contestants did a great job.It took a number of rounds to finally get our first place winner, including a tie breaker round. We congratulate all of our participants for doing so well on the written geography bee test. Gavin will now try to qualify for the state geography bee this spring. We wish him the best of luck.
TONIGHT 1/29/19 is Family Arts Night. This is an opportunity for ALL Rees families to come and participate with their children in different art mediums. We will have master artists in photography, visual arts, dance and storytelling here to share their talents with you. We will begin at 6:00 pm, and have 4 twenty minute rotations. Refreshments will be served at the end!
Eight students from Mapleton Junior High participated in the State Junior High Honor Choir. They performed at Abravanel Hall in Salt Lake City on Saturday night. Colton Butterfield, Simon Cannon, Dallyn Edmunds, Heather Ells, Annie Halversen, Betsy Huntington, MacKay Jacobson, and Samantha Morris are all pictured here with the choir composed of the best Junior High singers in the state.
Several of our students here at Spanish Fork Jr. High including Sam Jex, Michael Wyss, Mick Barber, Boston Bradford, and Dexter Bradford all had the opportunity to participate on the high school golf team this year.
The season began about a month before school even started and finished in early October. The team practiced every day. There were 12 kids on the team. Every week the qualifiers determined who would play varsity and who would play JV in the upcoming match or tournament.
About his experience playing on the high school team Sam Jex said, “The high school team this year was AWESOME! We had an awesome team full of awesome kids. We all knew that in order to be a good team, we had to work hard. We also have the best golf coach in the state. Coach Rogers is one of a kind. I don't think any of us could imagine how our team would be without him. And he's got good taste in music.”
Sam has been playing for about 2 ½ years now. He also plays in the off-season, practicing as much as possible, including using a golf simulator in his friend’s garage during the winter. His goal next year is to shoot in the 70s all year. By his senior year, he hopes to win a state championship, get a scholarship, and be the best player in the state.
Congratulations to all these young men for this fantastic accomplishment.