School News

Introducing Mr. Blake Mortensen

Mr. Mortensen will be our new dean of students next year. We asked him to introduce himself and this is what he had to say:

"Hello Students & Faculty!  My name is Mr. Mortensen (some call me “Morty") and I have been assigned to be the new Dean of Students at SFJHS! I’m excited to get to know all of you and looking forward to a great year ahead!   

Introducing Mr. Jeff Cook

Mr. Cook will be new to Spanish Fork Junior High next year and will be in the counseling department. We asked Mr. Cook to introduce himsellf and this is what he had to say:

"Here is some info about me:

1.  I was born in Provo, Utah and grew up in Lake Shore Utah.

2.  I graduated from Spanish Fork High School and later Snow College and Weber State.

3.  I like watching sports in my spare time, especially College Football and College Basketball.

4.  I like going to movies and one of my favorite movies is "What about Bob?"

Introducing Mrs. Heather Mendonsa

Mrs. Mendonsa will be new to Spanish Fork Junior High next year and will be teaching science. We asked Mrs. Mendonsa to introduce herself and this is what she had to say:

 "My name is Heather Mendonsa and I am excited to be teaching 7th and 8th grade science this year.  I graduated from BYU after majoring in Elementary Education.  This is my sixth year teaching in public school.  I also taught preschool for four years so I will be a familiar face to some.  I am married and have five children.  I have taught two of them so far.

Introducing Mr. Jerry Whiting

Mr. Whiting will be new to Spanish Fork Junior High next year and will be teaching science. We asked Mr. Whiting to introduce himself and this is what he had to say:

" Hi! I am Mr. Whiting and I will be teaching seventh grade science this year.  I am super excited to have you in my class, so buckle up and get ready to have a blast and learn a lot at the same time!

Introducing Mr. Jentry Youd

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Mr. Youd will be new to Spanish Fork Junior High next year and will be teaching math. We asked Mr. Youd to introduce himself and this is what he had to say:

"I grew up in Lake Shore and now live in the great town of Spanish Fork. I attended schools in Spanish Fork from elementary through my high school years. I graduated from Spanish Fork High School in 2003 and Utah Valley University in 2011. I am currently in the Masters of Education Program at Southern Utah University and will graduate this coming spring of 2018.  

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