December 2011

Red Ribbon Week

Attributions: 
By Trae Bates—Sports Editor

Red Ribbon week kicked off with Wear Red Day. Anyone who wore red got a piece of candy at pack time. Tuesday was the pie eating contest at lunch. Mr. Bartholomew won in first lunch and Mr. Bake won second lunch. Wednesday was the time for you to choose a healthy lunch from the cafeteria. Thursday during pack time we worked on Anti-drug essays and posters then on Friday Mrs Seegmiller gave out awards for those winners. Winners of the posters were 1st: Kristin Harris 2nd: Kourtney Beus and Maran Wilson. 3rd: Becca Fabis. All those winners were girls from eighth grade.

SFJH Band Gives Thrilling Concert

Attributions: 
By Sawyer Hamilton—Reporter

There are only a few words to describe our school's band. Incredible, Thrilling, and Rhapsody. On Thursday November 10th, the school's band had the privilege of performing with Spanish Fork High's band. At the beginning, the high school did a few pieces, but then they combined with the 9th graders for a song from The Incredibles, “The Incredibles Theme”. Afterwards they called up the 8th graders to perform “Bella's Lullaby” from the popular book and movie series Twilight, it the song which was created to be played on the piano but was soon changed so all instruments could do it.

The Five Second Rule: Is It Safe to Eat That Chip You Just Dropped?

Attributions: 
By Jacob Hardman—Reporter

“Is food good to eat when you drop it on the ground?” the most asked question in the know universe. After research, food that is dropped is immediately clung to by bacteria cells, but will it contain enough bacteria to make you sick? It might—but it is still best to not eat it.

Faster is better the faster you pull it off the ground the less bacteria on the food, but sometimes

The Principal’s Principles: Golden Rule is Still Golden Says Mr. Bake

Attributions: 
By Ashlee Johnson—School News Editor

“Do unto others what you want done to you.” Great quote right? Students over the years have started to treat each other badly. Less respect is coming from students toward other students. This leads to more arguments, bullying, and a lot more problems for the rest of the school. Respect is key, in the world. For example if you are not respectful of others then you may not be hired for a job because no one likes being disrespected.

PTA Reflections Winners Announced

Attributions: 
By Madeline Stocks—Events Editor

Time's up everyone! Our school's PTA Reflections winners have been announced and we have people moving on to Council level in each of the divisions—dance choreography, literature, music composition, photography, visual arts, film/video production, three dimensional art, and theater. The deadline for any entrees was October 27 and our theme was this year was “Diversity Means....” and the students had to fill in the blank and they each got different awards.

In My Opinion: Watch Out! You May Be in a Sticky Situation

Attributions: 
By Tristan Anderson—Assistant Editor-in-Chief

Do you ever find yourself sticking your hand under your desk and finding one heck of a sticky surprise, or randomly sitting down in the gym and cant get up? I have! It's disgusting! I believe that many students and teachers would say the same thing. Do we want to keep chewing gym “legal” in our school? If so, lets do something about it. I don't want gum on my butt any longer! Do you?

November Students of the Month

Attributions: 
By Madeline Stocks—Events Editor

Congratulations to November's students of the month! From seventh grade: Sierra young, Carson McKean, Yvette Lazarte, Abbie Dart, Brady Gordon, Jaxon Higginson, Emily Halcrow, and Lindsey Certonio. From eighth grade: Kaylee Hudson, Tanner Stone, Sammi Hunt, Chris Lindholm, Nick Brumfield, Nate Johnson, Summer Christensen, and Colby Brown. From ninth grade: Rachel Hutchings, Maya McKinney, Holli Christensen, Itzel Gomez, Jason Money, Sven Jamsa, Lucy Quackenbush, Sariah Lee, Heather Churchill, and Payden Howard.

Good Job everyone!

 

What in the World is NaNoWriMo?

Attributions: 
By Victoria Thomas—Editor-in-Chief

This month Mr. Anson’s Honor classes, 9th grade class and Mrs. Frohlichs 9th grade classes are participating in the NaNoWriMo program. NaNoWriMo stands for National Novel Writing Month. Which takes place every year in Novemeber. Participatants try to write a entire rough draft of a novel in one month, or 30 days. For adults the required word count is 50,000, but students get to choose. Many students are shooting for 50,000 words, others less. Good Luck Everyone!!! And don’t lose your work!!

 

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