School News

Introducing Mrs. Amy Gibson

Mrs. Gibson will be new to Spanish Fork Junior High next year and will be helping out in the counselors office. We asked Mrs. Gibson to introduce herself and this is what she had to say:

"I'm from Orem, Utah. I am a Golden Tiger from Orem High School. I received my Associate's and Bachelor's Degrees from Utah Valley University in Behavioral Sciences with an emphasis in Social Work. I am finishing up my Master's Degree in School Counseling at Utah State University and will be working with the counselors. 

SFJH Future Farmers Win Big at Recent Stock Shows—Three Grand Champions!

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By Rillene Nielsen and Chaleesa Warren Pictures by Chaleesa Warreen & Kaylee Liddiard

SFJH FFA members are keeping themselves busy this summer.  And all their work is paying off with numerous awards and even some top honors.

 Students exhibited hogs, cattle and sheep at the Uintah Basin Jr. Livestock Show and the Delta Stock Show. Students competed in market classes, showmanship and a judging contest.

 Three students walked away with the honor of Grand Champion—one student did it in two categories!  At the Uintah show, Gage Fevold won Grand Champion Hog Showman as well as the overall Grand Champion Showman title.

Spanish Fork Junior High FFA Plan for Summer

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By Rillene Nielsen and Chaleesa Warren. Pictures by Chaleesa Warren.

The Spanish Fork FFA Jr. High Officer Team met together to plan some activities for the summer and strengthen the team’s bonds. 

SFJHS FFA Officers for 2017-2018 include:

President: Lindsey Ivie

Vice Presidents: Brayden Banks & Gavin Woodhouse

Secretary: Ellie Maughan

Treasurer: Easton Redd

Reporter: Ashley Olsen

Sentinel: Kami Holt 

Historian: Macy Hullinger

Committee Chairmen: Rylei Voorhees, Swayzie Wride, Kaylee Jarvis

 Put these dates into your calendar now!

Planned FFA Summer Events

Jade Rindlisbacher Finishes First at State Rodeo Competition

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by Rillene Nielsen

Spanish Fork freshman Jade Rindlisbacher placed first in the pole-bending competition at the Utah High School Rodeo Association Championship held last Saturday.

Pole-bending is a timed competition where rider and horse have to weave through a series of 6 poles place 21 feet apart on the ground.  Knocking over a pole adds five seconds to the competitor’s time while failure to follow the course causes disqualification.

Jade is featured in a great article by Jared Lloyd in the June 3rd issue of the Daily Herald.  The link is provided below.

Congratulation Jade!

Free Summer Meals

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Utah Food Bank - summer meal program in Utah County will be offering lunches this summer.  All youth up to age 18 may receive a free healthy lunch. The program begins June 5th and will continue through August 18th, Monday through Friday, 11:30am to 1:00pm. (No distribution 7/20-7/24) Lunches will be served at the Spanish Fork City Center Library Park, 100 East 50 South. No registration is required. For more information contact Kerri Duncan at 801-887-1251 or kerrid@utahfoodbank.org

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