October 2013

Zombie Haiku Contest Winners 2013

7th Grade:
1st Place: Chandler Creamer
2nd Place: Jake Hanks
3rd Place: Andrew Wilkins
Honorable Mention: Luke Raven, Madison Williams

8th Grade:
1st Place: Shelby Shepherd
2nd Place: Nic Rosenbaum
3rd Place: Devin Berns

9th Grade:
1st Place: Karson Jensen
2nd Place: Hailey Hullinger
3rd Place: Thomas Stephens

Faculty:
1st Place: Mrs. Kay
2nd Place: Mr. Ferrin
3rd Place: Mr. Thacker
Honorable Mention: Mrs. Thompson, Mrs. Nielsen

Red Ribbon Assembly

Attributions: 
Rillene Nielsen

Pastor France Davis of the Calvary Baptist Church in Salt Lake City spoke with SHFJ students on Tuesday, October 29, 2013 during a Red Ribbon Week Assembly.  In his message, Pastor Davis encouraged students to do four things:

What's happening this week? October 28 - November 1

Attributions: 
  • Oct 28-Nov 1, Red Ribbon Week
  • Monday Oct 28th, Admin to present in 2nd and 3rd period classes, School-wide writing in 3rd Period, Hand out Red Ribbons (wristbands) to your 4th period class, Drawing for prizes during 8th period.
  • Tuesday, Oct 29th, Assembly with Pastor France Davis
  • Wednesday, Oct 30th, Diamond Fork Teachers to Observe classrooms (if you haven’t been talked to, you won’t be observed), Students Pledge at Lunch to be Drug Free, 2:10 Department Collaboration

Play with a pro at Spanish Fork Jr. High!

“Strike up the band!” seems to be the Spanish Fork Junior High Band’s motto.  Filled with energy and enthusiasm, SFJH band students have been practicing and performing with purpose and determination, honing their craft and striving for excellence.  Here’s what they’ve accomplished so far this year.

This past July SFJH students attended Summer Band Camp. Students from four different schools in Nebo district got together and performed for Pioneer Day at the Spanish Fork City Park then got together afterwards for a BBQ hosted by parent volunteers.

What's happening this week? October 21 - October 24

Attributions: 
  • Monday Oct 21st, Just a lot of great instruction
  • Tuesday, Oct 22nd, Lots of targeted intervention
  • Wednesday, Oct 23rd, 2:10 Department Collaboration
  • Thursday, Oct 24th, Last Day of Term 1, 8am Assistant Superintendent school visit (Scott Wilson), 7pm Orchestra Concert
  • Friday, Oct 25th, Parent Conference Comp Day, No School

Take the NaNoWriMo Challenge!

Attributions: 
Mr. Anson

Hey all you writers out there!  Want to publish a novel someday?  How about next month?  November is National Novel Writing Month, and Mr. Anson’s 9th grade Honors English class will be participating in this grueling challenge.  If you are interested in undertaking such an awesome endeavor as well, check out the Young Writers Program at www.ywp.nanowrimo.org for information and instructions on participation and registration.

Lobo Leadership

The lobo leadership class is always looking for ways to improve themselves and the school around them. Recently they had a lesson about Habit 1 from The Seven Habits of Highly Effective Teens by Sean Covey.  They are learning the differences between "proactive" and "reactive." They discovered that while reactive traits make cool soda rockets, proactive traits are much more pleasant to have when it comes to interacting with people.

What's happening this week? October 14 - 18

Attributions: 
  • Monday Oct 14th, Columbus Day, 8am District JV Tennis @ SHS
  • Tuesday, Oct 15th, 8am District Varsity Tennis @ SHS, 2:50pm OSHA Training in Media Center
  • Wednesday, Oct 16th, 7am Professional Development Meeting, 2:10pm Department Collaboration
  • Thursday, Oct 17th, 9am Michael Vey Assembly for 7th grade only, 9am Principal’s Meeting @ DO
  • Friday, Oct 18th, 3:30pm Cross Country District Finals @ MNJHS.

Graffiti in Spanish Fork

There is a reward being offered for information about a tagging incident that took place earlier this week on the west side of town. The police are asking for information from students at SFJHS since it is within the school boundaries and there is a possibility the taggers are in our school.

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