May 2015

Winners from last weeks math problem, and the new problem of the week

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The Pit and the Pendulum

The Answer: The rat should chew through the rope 45 seconds before the pendulum blade reaches your chest. 

1.  You know that the rat will take 1 minute (60 seconds) to chew through the rope.

2.  The pendulum blade is 15 inches above your chest and it lowers 1 inch with each swing.  How many swings will it take the blade to reach you?  Divide the height the blade is above you (15 inches) by the number of inches it drops per swing (1 inch).  15 swings

SFJH Students Weigh In On Clean Air Debate

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By Rillene R. E. Nielsen

The Spanish Fork Junior High Debate team has just finished up their 2014-2015 season.  Two teams qualified to compete in the state meet held at Copper Hills High School in West Jordan on April 23, 2015:  Tiffany Chan and Rachel Cahill, and Max Hansen and Luke Jensen.

Luke and Max qualified by competing in the Nebo Invitational Tournament where Luke won a speaker award.  Tiffany and Rachel competed in two meets during spring break, one at Rowland Hall in Salt Lake City, and another at Bingham High.  The team tied for a 6th place speaker award at the Bingham meet. 

Art Show

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The Covey Center in Provo is having a reception tonight May 1st. from 6pm until 9pm. It will feature work from the all the Jr. highs from Nebo School district. The show is on the upper level of the Covey Center on Main street in Provo.   The lower level is featuring Provo high school art. For more info see Mr. Millman

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