School News

September Students of the Month

Amy Gibson

Today we celebrated the September Students of the Month! These are students who exemplify The Lobo Way by strengthening, learning, forgiving and accepting, and using their voice.

Students are nominated by teachers in every department. Students earning a Student of the Month recognition receive a certificate of recognition and a Lobo Lunch. All have the opportunity to introduce themselves, enjoy lunch with faculty and administration, and hang out in the Lobo Den playing ping pong, foosball, and other games. 

Students of the Month for September are:

Seventh-graders Find Studying Utah’s Geography Delicious!

Story and Pictures by Alyse J. Freeland

Mrs. Freeland's class has been learning about the 3 regions in Utah--The Great Basin Region, the Colorado Plateau Region and the Rocky Mountain Region.  

The students were able to show their knowledge by making a region map of Utah using graham crackers, frosting, air heads, marshmallows and chocolate chips.  It made for a good and delicious review of Utah's Regions!

Lobo Update 9/5/17

Parents, Students and Friends –

The counselors would like our students to become more aware of the many career choices students have.  We are looking for people with interesting careers to come and share information about their career during our Pack-time from 9:35-10:05, Tuesday-Friday.  If you would be willing to share your experience with our students call or email Travis Palfreyman or any of the school counselors.

End of Summer Splash!

by Garrett Johnson with Rillene Nielsen Picture by Garrett Johnson

The SFJHS PE/Health department was not quite ready to let summer slip away without one last swim party.

Many students and their families came and enjoyed the Spanish Fork Pool on Friday September 1st. We’re happy so many people came out.  It’s great to be active!  And it’s so fun!

A big “Thank you!” to the all those who helped out in this activity-- especially Brad Graham and all the employees at the Spanish Fork Water Park.

If you think this should become a yearly tradition, like this post on our Facebook page.

Eclipse 2017 - Cross-Curricular Connection: Science and English

Jerry Whiting, Gaylynn Parker. Photos by Heather Mendonsa. All students have given permission to be quoted.

On Monday, August 21, SFJHS students enjoyed watching the solar eclipse outside on the south lawn. The science teachers had created viewing projectors and viewing boxes, so even those who did not have solar eclipse rated glasses, could still see the moon eclipse the sun. 

7th Grade English students have an opportunity this week to read their first article of the month titled “What is an Eclipse?” This will be the first of many cross-curricular connections for SFJHS students this year. 

AP Human Geography Course at SFJHS


SFJHS now offers AP Human Geography, a class for 9th grade students who will prepare to take the AP Human Geography test at the end of the year. This college-level course is highly rigorous. In this course, students study systematic patterns and processes that shape human understanding. 

Pack Time Begins Tomorrow

Spanish Fork Junior’s Pack Time is designed to motivate and give help to students who may need extra support or are struggling academically. Its purpose is also to reward students who consistently do well in all of their classes at school. 

Each day (except for Mondays) students will have the opportunity to attend either an intervention or an enrichment experience.

• All Students receive a mini-report card during 2nd period that shows their current grade in all classes.

Girls' Tennis

Attention all 7th, 8th, and 9th grade girls! Your season is about to begin. Girls' tennis tryouts will start on Tuesday, September 5th and will be held everyday that week from 3:00pm to 4:15pm at the SFJHS tennis courts. 

In order for anyone to try out, you must have the tennis packet filled out and turned in to Coach T. Johnson in Room 8. You can get the packet from Coach Johnson.

Start practicing your serves, girls!