School News

Former Student Will Bass Receives a Scholarship

by: Laura Carter

Former student, Will Bass, from Spanish Fork Junior High School received an ERCA (Educational Research Center of America) scholarship for his Eagle project earned last year helping our school’s Junior Honor Society prepare emergency buckets for each classroom in the school.  The scholarship recognizes and rewards high school students who have made an extraordinary contribution to their community. 

Congratulations Will and thank you for all the work you did making this project a complete success!  Will is the son of Dwayne and Anne-Marie Bass of Spanish Fork. 

Pi Day Celebration

By: Sandra Coxson

On Monday, March 14th (that's 3.14!), many teachers in the math department did fun PI investigations and activities...and, of course, allowed the students to eat PIE!!!  It was a yummy way to celebrate...and we may have even learned something!!

SFJHS Participates in the State Math Competition

Spanish Fork Jr. High School participated in the state math competition held at UVU on March 16, 2011. The students who represented the school are:

7th Grade
Lilly Beaman
Allison Brinton
Maleah Cook
Jaden Deveraux
Wyatt Graham
Alyson Jardine
Lauren Parker
Bailey Smith
Elise Wilson
Trevyn Zobell

8th Grade
Devri Adams
Brandon Baum
Caleb Dayley
Seth Erickson
Katelyn Gallacher
Morgan Harrison
Rachel Hutchings
Eric Johnson
Kenadee Limb
Sabe Rees

Mr. Rich Trimble named March Teacher of the Month

by: Kim Trimble

Mr. Trimble has been employed at Nebo District for over 30 years, only teaching at Spanish Fork Junior High. He has taught 6th through 9th grade, Health, PE, writing and science. During that time he continued to grow his gymnastics club and now has 3 buildings full of little tumblers. Gymnastics is Mr. Trimbles passion.

Mr. Jason Beardall Receives the 212 Award

by: Laura Carter

Jason Beardall received the "212-Degree Award" this morning in our Professional Development Meeting from Principal Robert Fleming.  Mr. Beardall runs our lunch-time detention, coaches, and teaches health classes here at Spanish Fork Junior High School.  Most of all, Mr. Beardall works with students to improve their lives.  Congratulations!

Crystal Apple Award Goes To Mrs. DeeAnn Binks

by: Laura Carter

The Crystal Apple Award this year at Spanish Fork Junior High School was given to Mrs. DeeAnn Binks.  Mrs. Binks teaches Girls Physical Education classes here and is more than deserving of this recongition.  Besides teaching huge classes, she get to know her students personally and mentors them on a level that the rest of us could learn from.  Her students know they can rely on her for support and compassion!

Mr. Eric Ferrin wins Afterschool club leader of the year by Utah County 4-H

by: Susan Fay

Mr. Eric Ferrin, a long-time teacher from Spanish Fork Junior High was recently honored with the award for Afterschool club leader of the year by Utah County 4-H.  Mr. Ferrin has volunteered to be a club leader for the 4-H Afterschool program every term since it began at Spanish Fork Jr. High.  He is currently in his fourth year of leading a club and that alone is worth mentioning.  Besides being a teacher here at Spanish Fork Junior High, Mr.

BYU Engineering and Technology Fair

by: Brad Dayton

Mr. Brad Dayton took his Exploring Tech classes to the BYU Engineering and Technology Fair on February 24th. They watched student made 3D animation films, saw solar airplanes, an electric car that went 180 miles per hour at the Salt Flats, a laser operated vehicle race and many more cool things. Students also participated in many challenges: paper tower construction, egg boat floating, paper airplane making, nail hammering contest and more.