Mrs. Rillene Nielsen's Top Readers!

Attributions: 
by: Rillene Nielsen

Nathan Leis, first term's top reader from all Mrs. Nielsen's 7th grade classes.  He read 7158 pages during the term.  He is in English 7 pod 1.

English 7 pod 2--the top overall class.  They collectively read 30,309 pages in one term.  They earned bragging rights and a period in the Lobo Den. During term 1, the reading page total for all pods was 72,657 pages read.

Spirit Week!

Attributions: 
by: Shawnee Argyle

The student council at Spanish Fork Jr. High School sponsored Spirit Week November 1-5.  Monday was Duct Tape Day.  The students used duct tape to create headbands, bracelets, shirts, shirts, shoes, and many other creations.  The favorite day of the week was Tuesday's "clash" day!  Students put together outfits that were misfits and showed their school spirit by dressing up.

Mrs. Parker’s Class uses Picture Books and Poetry to Practice Fluency

Attributions: 
By: Gaylynn Parker

Thanks to the support and generosity of Principal Fleming, who provided a small classroom computer lab and Librarian Huff who provided headphone/microphone sets, Mrs. Parker’s seventh grade language arts students have had the opportunity to practice fluency using picture books and poetry. 

A Look at the Past

Attributions: 
By Janessa Pratt

            Wednesday, November 17 the honors 8th grade U.S. History class went to the Crandall Printing Museum in Provo Utah.  The museum was founded by Louis Crandall, while Wally Saling, and John Peterson were there to help with the presentation.  Mr. Crandall, along with his companions, have been printing for a very long time.  For most of them, since they were 14!  

AMC Math Test

Attributions: 
Mr. Bingham

The American Mathematics Contest  8 (AMC8) is a 25 question, 40 minute multiple choice examination in middle school mathematics designed to promote the development and enhancement of problem solving skills. This school year it was held  November 18, 2010

Spanish Fork Jr. High 2010 Reflections Contest Winners

Literature:
Hailey Boggess
Abigail Brown
Linsay Brown
Mallorie Christensen
Emily Wilson
Jessica Corey

Visual Arts:
Trevyn Zobell
Elizabeth Mitchell
Mallorie Christensen
Chelsey Sudweeks

3-D Art
Coulson Boggess
Brandon Baum

Photography:
Abigail Brown
Kyla Rogers
Jennifer Clark
Mallorie Christensen
Ammy Trujillo

Music:
Zachary Hansen
Elise Wilson

Film Production:
Kyla Rogers
Kayla Christensen

Spanish Fork Jr. High Honors Veterans

Attributions: 
by: Laura Carter

Stars, Veterans, HMVEEs, Miss Utah, and an amazing display of patriotism was demonstrated at Spanish Fork Junior High School today, Wednesday, November 10, 2010.

Since the beginning of November, students have been contributing red, white, and blue "Veteran's Stars" that are on display in the main foyer of the school.  Each star honors a family, friend, or neighbor who has served in the United States armed forces with names, pictures, dates of service, and branches of the military served.  Students were encouraged to bring their veterans with them to the assembly.

Teacher of the Month - November 2010

Attributions: 
by: Joe Anson

Rillene Nielsen joined our faculty at SFJH three years ago.  She is a California native transplanted to Utah after a wildfire.  She is a mother of 6--5 boys and 1 girl.  And according to her children, she can be opinionated and bossy at times.  Here are just a few things we love and appreciate about her. 

1st Annual SFJH Zombie Haiku Contest Winners 2010

Attributions: 
by: Joe Anson

7th Grade:

 the zonmbies of death—

the smell of decaying flesh

drives them to a craze

 

If you really think

That the undead are that bad,

Meet my family.

                                -Trevyn Zobell

 

Zombies in the barn

Ripping children to pieces

Blood was everywhere

                                -Kalie Carson

 

8th Grade:

zombies have no souls

a zombie has no conscience

they kill for pleasure

                                -Sariah Lee

 

Shakespeare Competitions 2010

Attributions: 
by: Katrina Ashment

Shakespeare was an indescribable experience! We had an amazing time.

The ride up to Cedar City was three hours of non stop talking and laughing. When we arrived at the college campus we took a little tour then we were back on the bus and off to our hotel. We had stayed at a nice hotel called Holiday Inn Express.

 When we all got settled in our rooms, we got back on the bus to go to Tuachan to see Crazy for You. It was a musical filled with songs and laughs every few minutes. It was a beautiful night and the sky was clear and filled with stars.

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