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Lobo Update 8/26/15

Submitted by david.thacker on Wed, 08/26/2015 - 16:20

Parents, Students and Friends –

 PTA Volunteer Opportunities

There are many opportunities to Be Involved at SFJHS!  In case you missed the sign-ups on Registration Day, volunteer opportunities on an as-needed basis include: Monday Munchies – share treats with teachers and staff! / Student activity chaperones – a great place for dads to Be Involved! / Athletic events – ditto! / Art & Music events – encourage interest in the arts and Reflections! / Book Fair (Sept, Feb) – encourage reading! / Ribbon Week – support character building! / Teacher Dinners (Sept, Dec, Feb) – a welcome part of P/T Conferences! / Teacher Appreciation – a great way to say Thank You!  - It’s not too late!  A small $5 donation supports students and members receive a FREE discount card to local businesses.  Teachers and Staff are invited and encouraged to participate, as well.  Please contact the SFJHS PTA at to become a member and to express interest and be contacted as such opportunities arise.

 You’re Invited to Participate in Intramurals

The SFJHS Intramural Program is a chance for students to play on and against teams from within our own school. We encourage all students, boys and girls grades 7-9 to participate in intramurals. Each intramural sport will last about two weeks and will be held on Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays after school from 2:45pm - 3:45pm unless otherwise specified. The first intramural sport this year is FLAG FOOTBALL! It will begin Monday, Aug 31st.  Sign-up ahead of time with Mr. G. Johnson or Mrs. Averett or just come - meet on the football fields by the tennis courts.     

 Join 4-H Clubs

All students are invited to be part of 4-H this year.  Our clubs will start on September 8th.  Registration begins Wednesday, September 2nd at 7:30am in front of the main office.  Mrs. Green and Mrs. Fay will be at the school to take registration forms and provide information that day.  Parents DON’T need to come to registration. For the month of September we are offering a Sewing Club and a Games, Games, Games Club. Registration forms are available on our SFJHS 4-H website at   or in the front office. Our Parent Handbook is also available on the website.  The first club that your student enrolls in will cost $10.00, which includes a 4-H enrollment fee of $5.00. Each subsequent club will cost a minimal $5.00. Each student will receive a 4-H T-shirt and a daily snack.

 You Can Still Join Cross Country

Anyone interested in being part of Cross Country this fall is invited to show-up at the first practice, tomorrow Aug 27th 3:00pm in the boy’s gym.  All students are invited and encouraged to participate in cross country. Cross Country is open to all students, grades 7 through 9 and we would like to have a big team represent us each week in district meets. Come be a part of a fun team! Practices will be held after school on Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays with an optional practice on Wednesdays.

 School Community Council Elections.

SCC Elections will be held during the week of Aug. 31 – Sept. 4, 2015. There are 3 seats available for a 2 year term on the council. The ballots will be available at the desk in the front office, with the results being announced on Tuesday Sept. 8, 2015. The candidates for the council are:

- Shannon Bennett

- Shanni Call

- Heidi Conway

- Brent Harwood

- Laura Olsen

- Jessica Thatcher

Stop in the front office and take a minute to vote for 3 new members of the School Community Council.

 Lobos in Action

Congratulations to our own Mandee Insalaco! She has advanced through our school, district, regional and state Science Fair and is now a National Semi-Finalist for Science Fair. Way to go and go luck in the National Semi-Finals!

 Upcoming SFJHS Activities:

  • Aug 26 - Girls Tennis Begins 3:00pm
  • Aug 31 - Intramural Flag Football Begins 2:45pm
  • Sept 3 - Cross Country Pre-District @ DFJHS Girls 3:30pm Boys 4:00pm

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