Spanish Fork Junior 9th Graders Get Softball Wins as Lady Dons

Attributions: 
by Kayla Larson, Frosh Coach

The SF freshman softball team played a double header against Grantsville last night and won both games.

Briley Young pitched the first game and had 12 strikeouts. Sam Cowden, Lindsey Smith, Marae Condie, Aislyn Sharp, Amanda Mitchell, Julia Hult, Briley Young and Kiera Leonard had a pair or more of singles each with McKinley Harrison and Marae Condie both hitting doubles to get a 12-0 win.

Advanced Orchestra Rates Superior at State Junior High Orchestra Festival

Attributions: 
by Angela Harman

Our Advanced Orchestra performed very well at the State Junior High Orchestra festival and received Superior (1) ratings.  They spent a great deal of time preparing for this event and we are pleased with the performance.  We performed the same music at the Nebo Orchestra Assessment last week where we also received a 'superior' rating.

Advanced Orchestra Participates in U of U Festival.

Attributions: 
by Rillene Nielsen

Today, the Advanced Orchestra is headed to the U of Utah to perform in the first ever Junior High Orchestra Festival where we will receive a rating and feedback from judges.

According to Mrs. Harman, “They were one of many groups who auditioned for this opportunity, and we are honored to be selected to participate.”

Good luck, Lobos!

 

US History Classes Visit the State Capital

Attributions: 
by Shae Harmer

Eighth-grade students from Spanish Fork Junior High traveled to the State Capital last week.

Students went to the Capitol building to learn about the branches of state government and experience firsthand how Utah’s government works.

According to Ms. Shae Harmer, “We had an awesome time and even got to go behind the scenes a little with Representative Mike Mckell!”

 

Señor Moss Chosen as Outstanding Educator

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Congratulations to Señor Moss for receiving the Outstanding Educator Award for PTA Region 10 (Nebo, Provo, Tintic & Juab districts)!  He is recognized for the positive impact he makes in the lives of those around him, Spanish 1 & 2 students he teaches, coaching the tennis team, and so much more.  He was nominated by our SFJHS PTA Presidency and his students. He was recognized for this awesome accomplishment today during a PTA luncheon by the Region 10 PTA VP and will now advance to the State level. Way to go Señor Moss!   

Rodeo Clown Counsels Students Against Bullying

Attributions: 
by Rillene Nielsen

Rodeo clown JJ Harrison doesn’t kid around when it comes to bullying. In an assembly on Friday, March 4, 2016, JJ taught students how to “buck bullies out of their lives.”

He explained how students could tell the difference between bullying and simple teasing.  Bullying is “repeated aggressive behavior with an imbalance of power” he taught.  Then he offered five steps students could take to ensure they are not acting like bullies.

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