April 2012

UVU Field Trip

Attributions: 
written by Seth Erickson

April 19, 2012- 35 students from Spanish Fork Junior High had the opportunity to go to the new Utah Valley University Science building the day before it was open to the public. This building is 160,000 square feet and has many different classes for students to take in college. The new building has its own uniqueness in architecture throughout the building. There are rooms for students to study in with groups, relax and do homework, and rooms to experiment.

April Teacher of the Month: Jesse Roberts

Pop Quiz: Who spends his days teaching Social Studies at SFJHS and his nights coaching basketball at Spanish Fork High?  Who never gets to see his wife and children during the summer break because he is fighting fires in the Western USA?  Who spent two years in West Africa and had to be air lifted by marines to safety when rebels attacked during a civil war? If you answered Jesse Roberts, you get five bonus points!

Salem Jr. High Community Council

"A Message for Parents of Salem Junior High School Students: Salem Junior High School is holding school community council nominations and elections for parent members.  We would appreciate your help by nominating and voting for parents who would like to make a difference in our school by working on the school improvement plan, helping to allocate School Land Trust money, and implementing school level policies directly affecting students.  The nominations for the elections will be held on Monday, April 23rd-Friday, April 27th in your student's current school main office.  The final v

Film Camp

This summer Maple Mountain High School, along with Backlot Studios, will be hosting a film camp for 11-16 year olds that covers basic video production. Each kid will work with a small group and a member of our staff to create, shoot, and edit their own movies. It is an awesome opportunity for young filmmakers to gain hands-on experience, or for kids who just want to do something unique, make friends, and have a good time.