March 2011

Math Contest Results

Attributions: 
By: Sandra Coxson

The Utah State math Contest was held on March 16th, at UVU.   Thirty students represented our school, 10 from each grade.  They all did very well and our school placed in category #4 (with 5 being the highest).  The top ten finishers at our school, from top down,  were:  Westley Cook (9), Suzie Rhodes (9), Jonathan DeYoung (9), Preston Weight (9), Brandon Baum (8), James Carrington (9), Jeremy Thacker (9), Devri Adams (8),  Rachel Hutchings (8), and Morgan Harrison (8). 

Science Fair Winners

Attributions: 
by: Trent Syme

At the Central Utah Science and Engineering fair held at BYU our school had a fantastic showing,  the following qualified or won the following:

Ethan Adams was selected to go to the Westminster Roots and Shoots fair. His project was titled The Effect of Microbes on Decomposition of Native Soil

John Horton won one of the U.S. Navy/Marine Corps awards. His project was titled Comparative Velocities of Rockets with Surface Dimpling in Different Location

Kaytlin Davis won third place in the animal science category. Her project was titled Does Eye Color Affect Red Eye?

Former Student Will Bass Receives a Scholarship

Attributions: 
by: Laura Carter

Former student, Will Bass, from Spanish Fork Junior High School received an ERCA (Educational Research Center of America) scholarship for his Eagle project earned last year helping our school’s Junior Honor Society prepare emergency buckets for each classroom in the school.  The scholarship recognizes and rewards high school students who have made an extraordinary contribution to their community. 

Congratulations Will and thank you for all the work you did making this project a complete success!  Will is the son of Dwayne and Anne-Marie Bass of Spanish Fork. 

Pi Day Celebration

Attributions: 
By: Sandra Coxson

On Monday, March 14th (that's 3.14!), many teachers in the math department did fun PI investigations and activities...and, of course, allowed the students to eat PIE!!!  It was a yummy way to celebrate...and we may have even learned something!!

SFJHS Participates in the State Math Competition

Spanish Fork Jr. High School participated in the state math competition held at UVU on March 16, 2011. The students who represented the school are:

7th Grade
Lilly Beaman
Allison Brinton
Maleah Cook
Jaden Deveraux
Wyatt Graham
Alyson Jardine
Lauren Parker
Bailey Smith
Elise Wilson
Trevyn Zobell

8th Grade
Devri Adams
Brandon Baum
Caleb Dayley
Seth Erickson
Katelyn Gallacher
Morgan Harrison
Rachel Hutchings
Eric Johnson
Kenadee Limb
Sabe Rees

Mr. Rich Trimble named March Teacher of the Month

Attributions: 
by: Kim Trimble

Mr. Trimble has been employed at Nebo District for over 30 years, only teaching at Spanish Fork Junior High. He has taught 6th through 9th grade, Health, PE, writing and science. During that time he continued to grow his gymnastics club and now has 3 buildings full of little tumblers. Gymnastics is Mr. Trimbles passion.

Mr. Jason Beardall Receives the 212 Award

Attributions: 
by: Laura Carter

Jason Beardall received the "212-Degree Award" this morning in our Professional Development Meeting from Principal Robert Fleming.  Mr. Beardall runs our lunch-time detention, coaches, and teaches health classes here at Spanish Fork Junior High School.  Most of all, Mr. Beardall works with students to improve their lives.  Congratulations!

Crystal Apple Award Goes To Mrs. DeeAnn Binks

Attributions: 
by: Laura Carter

The Crystal Apple Award this year at Spanish Fork Junior High School was given to Mrs. DeeAnn Binks.  Mrs. Binks teaches Girls Physical Education classes here and is more than deserving of this recongition.  Besides teaching huge classes, she get to know her students personally and mentors them on a level that the rest of us could learn from.  Her students know they can rely on her for support and compassion!

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