October 2012

Honors Math Field Trip

Attributions: 
Mrs. Coxson

On Friday, October 19th, the Honors Math classes took a field trip to Kennecott Bingham Copper Mine.  It was fun and informative.  First of all, we found out some cool facts about the mine and the equipment from one of the guides.  Did you know that the mine is 3/4 of a mile deep and 2 3/4 miles wide?  One of the big dump trucks is as big as an average two-story house and carries between 250 to 320 tons of ore!!  It takes 1000 gallons of gas to fill the tank and the tires cost $32,000 EACH and are about 12 feet tall.  Wow!!!  Some of the students and Mr.

October Teacher of the Month

 Mrs. Coxson – Teacher of the Month

Our teacher of the month at Spanish Fork Junior High is Sandy Coxson.  Mrs. Coxson is involved in many activities both at the school and in the community.  She is always the first one to volunteer her time and talents to whatever task is needed.  She works hard to make our school a wonderful place to learn.  Everyone she comes in contact with feels valued.  Her influence is felt in every aspect of our school from sports, activities, academics etc.

Varsity Tennis

Attributions: 
Kadie Day

Two Spanish Fork Jr. High 9th graders that play on the high school's Varsity tennis team went to Region last Friday (September 28) and both of them went undefeated and won Region for Spanish Fork High School with their team. Alison Damon plays 3rd Singles on Varsity and was undefeated the entire season and took home the 1st place medal. Tessa Christensen plays 2nd Doubles on Varsity and also too home a 1st place medal on Friday. Both girls will be going to State this Friday (October 5) with the high school team.

Reflections

The PTA is holding their annual reflections contest and this years theme is "The Magic of a Moment...."

Entry forms are available in the office and are due on November 2.

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