Krishna Temple Field Trip

Attributions: 
by: Laura Carter

World Geography students at Spanish Fork Junior High School had a field trip to the Sri Sri Radha Krishna Temple Tuesday, October 19.  They were welcomed Caru Das.  Sri Hunuman introduced the students to the animals they care for.    Students were allowed to hold the birds, lead the llamas, and compete in a llama race up the hill to the temple where many of the llamas had different ideas about the race and dug in their heels. 

That's a big windmill!

Attributions: 
by: Brad Dayton

On Thursday, October 21, Mr. Dayton and his Exploring Technology 1 students went on a tour of the wind farm at the mouth of Spanish Fork Canyon. Rick McPherson of Edison Mission, the company that owns and operates the windmills, was our tour guide. He came to the Spanish Junior High in the morning and taught us the basics of wind power. Student volunteers got to try on the harnesses and equipment that they use to maintain the windmills.

Students of the Week for October 4 - 13

These are the students of the week for October 4 - 13
Breanna    Alldredge
Jacob Anderson
Brenna Argyle
Lauren Bennett
Kenzie Carson
Keegan Curtis
Jaden Deveraux
Jaden Deveraux
Hayden Eyre
Kendra Fisk
Nicole Hair
Odalis Hernandez
Jared Insalaco
Alyson Jardine
Callie Johnson
Hannah King
Quinton    MacCabe
Julianna Millet
Connor Pugh
Zackery Shepherd
Jentry Snow
Ashlee Thompson
Madeline Townsend

Red Ribbon Week

Attributions: 
by: Laura Carter

Red Ribbon Week had its kick off with an amazing assembly at Spanish Fork Junior High School Monday sponsored by the counseling department and the school’s National Junior Honor Society.   The assembly promoted a healthy lifestyle with members from Brigham Young University’s athletic department and a student-produced commercial highlighting the down-side of drugs at school.

Teacher of the Month

Attributions: 
by: Margie Dobson

Mr. Thacker graduated from Snow College and Utah State University.  His hobbies and interests are spending time with family, reading, listening to heavy metal music and riding his motorcycle.  He has seen Alice in Chains, Anthrax, Megadeth and Slayer in concert.  He even met Dave Mustaine who is the singer for Megadeth.

Girls Tennis Performs Well at Varsity District Finals

Attributions: 
Wendy Simkins

Overall we took 2nd Place. 1st Singles: Ashley Whitting took 2nd 2nd Singles: Kenzie Hancock took 4th place 1st Doubles: Anna Castleberry and Kirtlyn Bohling took 1st Place 2nd Doubles: Ammy Trujillo and Alex Oveson took 3rd Place 3rd Doubles: Ali Duncan and Emily Wilson took 2nd Place

The girls did fabulous.

Antelope Island

Attributions: 
by: James Hubbard

In October, Principal Fleming and Mr. Hubbard of Spanish Fork Junior High took 7th grade Honors students on a field trip to Antelope Island in the Great Salt Lake.  On the bus trip to Antelope Island, students participated in a scavenger hunt to identify famous Utah landmarks along the way (including the recent Herriman burn).  Once at Antelope Island, park ranger Ron Taylor explained the unique and interesting history of the island.  Students were most interested in the story of the B.Y.U.

Constitution Day announcement

Attributions: 
by: Nathan Christiansen

Good morning Spanish Fork Junior High, this is Nathan Christiansen. Today September 17th is constitution day, the day that the constitution was ratified. The constitution is known as the most important document ever created. It is what helps us maintain our freedoms still today. Exactly 223 years ago the constitution was signed and adopted as the supreme law of the land. The 39 men that signed this document signed it with a courage and hope that it would serve America well, and assure that  our freedom would last. Throughout US.

Zoo Mania!

Attributions: 
by: Margie Dobson

On Wednesday, September 15, Zoo Mania from south Jordan, came to present an educational assembly to all 7th graders about the importance of education and staying in school. Through the use of a Power Point and 11 live exotic animals from around the world (savanna monitor from Africa, green winged macaw from Central America, sugar glider from Australia, ferret North America, great Pyrenees dog from France, Taiwan Beauty Snake from Taiwan, Corn Snake from North America, duck from Asia, chinchilla from South America).

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