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November 2012

Androcles and the Lion 7th Grade Honors English Field Trip

Submitted by david.thacker on Fri, 11/30/2012 - 06:11
By: Mrs. Parker

On November 13, 7th Grade Honors English students had the opportunity to attend the production of "Androcles and the Lion" at UVU's Noorda Theater. Aesop's fable goes like this: "A slave named Androcles once escaped from his master and fled to the forest. As he was wandering about there he came upon a lion lying down moaning and groaning. At first he turned to flee, but finding that the lion did not pursue him, he turned back and went up to him.

Spanish Fork Junior High Teacher REPresents at National Convention

Submitted by david.thacker on Wed, 11/21/2012 - 11:45
by: Chris Thompson

Spanish Fork Junior High English teacher, Rillene Nielsen, had the distinguished opportunity of presenting at the NCTE Annual Convention held in Las Vegas, Nevada. During a November 17 Saturday breakout session, Nielsen and her co-presenters led a philosophical discussion, encouraging English teachers to see themselves as “Englishists” whose specialty lies in the literature they love. Participants considered the different ways scientists, historians, or even artists might read and interpret texts, then juxtaposed those practices with those of the devoted “Englishist.”

8th Grade Honors History Students Visit Crandall Museum

Submitted by david.thacker on Tue, 11/20/2012 - 06:29
By: Jacks Jeppson

Mrs. Peterson’s 8th grade honors history class had a great time when they went to the Crandall Printing Museum on Thursday the 15th of November.   For those of you who do not know, the Crandall museum is located just off of University Avenue in Provo close to the big Wells Fargo building.

Krishna Temple

Submitted by david.thacker on Fri, 11/02/2012 - 06:18
Laura Carter

Over 100 ninth-grade World Studies students visited the Krishna Temple this past week.  The students were able to experience a buffet lunch, tame the llamas, feed the fish, stretch their muscles with yoga, and learned about another culture. 

Thank all the people at our own local Krishna Temple for your wonderful hospitality and generosity.  The students will never forget their experiences there!

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