Lobo Update 3/2/16


Parents, Students and Friends –

 End of Third Term

Please note that the end of the term is coming up quickly, on Thursday March 17th.  That is just two weeks away. Students: Please check with teachers to get any missing work gathered, completed and turned in by each teacher’s cutoff date (usually several days before that last day of the term). Parents: please encourage students to work with their teachers to get any missing work or tests finished.  Together we can achieve high levels of student success!

 Return of Registration Materials

Please be aware that ALL registration materials must be returned by Friday, March 4th with parent signatures. 7th graders: Return your forms to your CTE teacher. 8th graders: Return your forms to your US History teacher. If you have any questions about registration please drop by the counseling center and speak with the registrar Mrs. Provstgaard or a counselor.

 Honors English for Next Year

Any 7th or 8th grader wanting to enroll in Honors English for next year must get an application form from the counselors or their English Teacher and then come after school on Monday, March 7th or Thursday, March 10th to take the Honors English qualifying test. Students will need to take the test before any considerations for Honors English will be made for next year. The test will take 45-60 minutes. If you have questions about this process speak with your English teacher or a counselor.

 Boys Tennis

March is here and Boys Tennis is starting soon!  Any 7th, 8th or 9th grade boy, interested in playing tennis needs to meet at Señor Moss' room (room 29) on Friday, March 4th right after school for a 20 minute meeting. We will give participants their physical packets and uniform ordering information and go over the season schedule. Tryouts begin March 15th at the tennis courts from 3:00 to 4:15 (those will be our normal practice hours as well). Athletes need to have their packets filled out and returned by the first day of tryouts.  Following tryouts, there will be a Parents meeting on March 21st from 4:00 to 4:15

 Track and Field

The Track and Field information meeting will be held Thursday, March 10th right after school in the lunchroom. Track and Field is an open sport and we invite all students to come and participate. Practice will begin Monday, March 21st.  In order for students to participate (this includes practice), they will need a current Form A Health Exam. It can be found on the following link: http://sfjhs.nebo.edu/sites/sfjhs.nebo.edu/files/Form%20A.pdf  - If you have any questions, please contact Coach Zacharias in room 21 or email at esther.zacharias@nebo.edu

 Take Part in the March 4 HOPE

Join local Hope Squads in a walk to promote mental health and the prevention of suicide in our community. Anyone interested is invited to participate on March 4th at 6:00pm. The route begins at the Spanish Fork High School’s front parking lot and continues up Spanish Fork Main Street to 400 N. - around the block and back to the high school. This will be a sunset walk so bring your flashlights, lanterns, candles, glow sticks, and respectful posters promoting hope and mental health.

 Lobos in Action

Science Fair Winners: Our SFJHS students were very successful at the district science fair last Wednesday!  Out of the 47 students invited to the BYU science fair from Nebo School District (including all junior and senior high schools), 20 are from Spanish Fork Junior High. In the 8th grade division, Mallory Bingham took 2nd place and the team of Wayne Blaylock, Jamison Massey and Carter Flory took 3rd place.  Additionally Treven Marler and Abby Larsen won cash prizes in the environmental science Category. In the 9th grade division Tyler Creer took 2nd place and Matthew Whitaker took 3rd place. Other students that qualified for the state science fair from SFJHS were: Katie Guenther, Bryson Dafoe, Allysia Peine, Kyra Feland, Lindsey Oliverson, Hunter McGuire, Dallin Pepper, Max Colton, Mia Colton, Logan Waters, Bailee Bills, and Wade Roberts.  The BYU science fair will take place on Thursday March 31st. Way to go Lobos!

 Geography Bee Winner: Congratulations to Camden McDonald - after winning our school Geography Bee he took the National Geography Bee qualifying test and has now advanced to the state level competition! The Utah State Bee will be held on Friday, April 1, 2016. Good luck Camden!

 Upcoming SFJHS Activities:

  • Mar 7 - PTA Meeting 9:00am
  • Mar 7 - School Community Council 12:00pm
  • Mar 9 - Nebo District Band Assessment
  • Mar 9 - Orchestra Spring Concert @ SFHS 7:00pm
  • Mar 10 - Nebo District Orchestra Assessment (9th graders only)
  • Mar 10 - Choir Spring Concert 7:00pm

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