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January 2012

Science Fair Winners

Submitted by david.thacker on Fri, 01/20/2012 - 14:53
Mr. Shane Waters

Here are the results from the science fair:

8th Grade

Overall best: Sally Hansen, Elise Wilson, Sara White (team)

1st Place: Hannah Hughes

2nd Place: Janelle Slater

3rd Place: Madison Meuter, McKinley Roundy, Sophie McAllister (team)

9th Grade

Overall best: Dalan Nelson

1st Place: Seth Erickson, Ethan Adams (team)

2nd Place: Andrea Findlay

3rd Place: Katelyn Higginson, Alison Lemon (team)

If you have any of these students, congratulate them for their hard work.

Spanish Fork Jr. High Learns about Plagarism

Submitted by david.thacker on Fri, 01/20/2012 - 11:46

All students at Spanish Fork Jr. High have been learning about plagarism the past week. Mrs. Thompson challenged her 2nd period English class to compose some poems and paragraphs about plagarism. Here is a sample of some of their work:


Plagiarism is snarky

It smells like a humid computer lab, full of procrastinators.

It tastes like bile burning in your throat.

It sounds like click!click!click! Copy and Paste.

It feels like receiving a gold medal for a race you didn't run.

The Choir Was Busy in December

Submitted by david.thacker on Wed, 01/11/2012 - 12:46
By Mrs. Sharon Hopkins

The Choir Program at Spanish Fork Junior High had an exciting and busy time in December.  On December 14th they performed a fantastic Concert with singing, dancing, and soloists including a guest performer Brent LeBaron from Lehi .  With Mrs. Hopkins as the director and Marnae Trotter as the accompanist this performance was a sure winner!  The opening song included all the choirs singing Bach’s “Jesu Joy of Man’s Desiring” in it’s original language: German.  Also included were students from the Orchestra class and Mr.

The first Amazing Race—Utah comes to a very successful conclusion!

Submitted by david.thacker on Sun, 01/08/2012 - 20:02
By Mr. James Hubbard

7th grade Utah Studies students have been anxiously awaiting the big announcement.  Why?  Because Mr. Roberts and Mr. Hubbard have finally tallied the results for the very first The Amazing Race—Utah!  Between September and December, Utah Studies students were competing to see who would visit 25 amazing places in Utah with their families and friends. And the winners are:

 #1 Jantzen Jolly visited an amazing 22 of the 25 Amazing Race places in Utah!

#2  McKenna Hall visited 16 Amazing Race places.

#3  Nick Farley, in a close race, visited 15 places.

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