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Lobo Update 8/12/15

Submitted by david.thacker on Wed, 08/12/2015 - 16:34

Parents, Students and Friends –

 Join PTA This Year

Be Involved! Opportunities:  Student activity chaperones - Athletic event volunteers - Art & Music event volunteers - Book Fair, Reflections, Teacher Appreciation & more. Benefits to Students: - Better test scores, grades and attendance - Positive attitude about school - Better self-esteem, More disciplined, Higher motivation. Benefits to Parents:  More interaction & discussion with their child/ren - Better understand student’s social, emotional, intellectual & educational needs. (from “benefit of parent involvement”) Join Now: - $5 membership fee - Submit cash or check payable to “SFJHS PTA” in the front office or during the Open House on Aug 18th - For questions contact

 We Are Looking for a Lead Night Custodian

Be aware that Nebo School District is currently accepting applications for Lead Night Custodian at SFJHS. To see more details or submit an application go to the District website and look under Jobs or follow this link: (The position closes Friday, Aug. 14th.)

 School Community Council

If you are a parent of a student at Spanish Fork Junior High and would like to serve on the School Community Council for the 2015-16 and 2016-17 school years, contact Paul Barber at  or by phone at 801 798- 4075. There are 3 open positions and the election will be held during the week of Aug. 31 - Sept. 4 (If necessary). The council meeting schedule is currently the first Monday of the month at 12:00 noon.

 First Day of School

The first day of school will be Wednesday, August 19th.  Please note that the first bell rings at 7:55a.m. and classes will begin promptly at 8:00a.m.

 7th Grade Day and SFJHS Open House – Tuesday, August 18th   

All 7th graders are invited to attend 7th Grade Day on Tuesday, August 18th from 9:00-11:00 a.m. You will have the opportunity to attend an orientation assembly, go to each of your classes, meet your teachers and practice opening your lockers. Busing will not be provided so please plan your own transportation as needed. Later that same day from 1:00-3:00 p.m. there will be an Open House for students of all grades and their parents/guardians. Teachers will be in their rooms and available to answer any questions you may have.

 Free/Reduced Lunch

Applications for free/reduced school lunch must now be completed online. To apply for free or reduced lunch visit the Nebo District - Parent Home Page and click on “Free & Reduced Lunch Information”.  Please do this as soon as possible so your student can receive free/reduced lunch on the first day.

 Golf Team Tryouts

Do you love to golf? Sign up for golf tryouts in the front office now. Students with previous golf experience are especially encouraged to try out. Green Fees of $12 apply (without a Spanish Oaks Jr. Pass).

 Please Follow Us on Facebook and Twitter

We encourage parents and students to LIKE and SHARE our SFJHS Facebook, and Twitter accounts.

 Upcoming SFJHS Activities:

  • Aug 18 - 7th Grade Orientation 9:00-11:00a.m.
  • Aug 18 - Open House 1:00-3:00p.m.
  • Aug 19 - First Day of School - First Bell Rings at 7:55a.m.
  • Aug 19 - Picture Packets Sent Home with Students
  • Aug 20 - Golf Team Tryouts
  • Aug 21 - Picture Day