Lobo Golfers Take First at District Finals

Attributions: 
by Nate Bartholomew Photos by Matt Christensen

The Spanish Fork Junior High Golfing Lobos were out on the links at Gladstan Golf Course in Payson on Monday October 9.  The team was there to compete in the district finals for golf. 

 Jackson Rhees, Noah Taylor, Bryce Bingham, and Kaleb Feland made up the Lobo team. 

 Our Team took 1st place with a combined score of 264, beating 2nd placed Salem by 15 strokes. 

 1st place overall was Jackson Rhees with a round of 78, followed by Noah Taylor in 2nd place with a score of 88. 

We’ve Got Mail!

Attributions: 
Story and pictures by Chris Thompson

Eighth grade English students wrote letters to two separate companies last month: one offered a compliment while the other tactfully lodged a complaint about a specific product. Every day students are hearing from these companies thanking them for their feedback and praising them for taking the time to write an “old school” letter. So far, Mrs. Thompson’s students have received everything from trampoline covers to t-shirts, binder organizers, stickers, and coupons!

Zombie Haiku 2017

Bring Out Your Dead!
...or at least your haiku about the undead!
It’s time again for the Annual SFJHS Zombie Haiku Contest!
October 16-30, 2017
All students and teachers are invited to dust off their post-mortem poetry skills and enter our contest regarding corpses. There will be prizes for each grade level.
Rules:
- Entries must fit the haiku format.
- All entries must be your original work.
- One entry per person is allowed.
- Place your name, grade, and English teacher’s name on the back of your submission.

Students Visualize Cell Anatomy

Attributions: 
by Rillene Nielsen with Emily Goates pictures by Emily Goates

Ms. Goates and Mr. Hallam’s 9th grad Bio classes have been learning about the structure of animal and plant cells. Over the past few weeks, students have been creating cell models from materials they find at home and bringing them to school to show their understanding.

However, today students took students put their knowledge on public display in the form of chalk drawings on the sidewalks outside Spanish Fork Junior High.

Students Prove They’re in Top Condition

Attributions: 
by Garrett Johnson with Rillene Nielsen pictures by Garrett Johnson

Michael Jordan once said, “You have to expect things of yourself before you can do them.”  Students in Mr. Johnson weight training/body conditioning class are learning that if you set goals, expect something of yourself, success follows.

This past week has seen classes competing in many areas including arm wrestling, leg wrestling, bench press, shuttle runs, standing and running long jumps, as well as many others skills. “All class members competed well and had a great time,” said Coach Johnson.

Students Use Art to Watch Motion

Attributions: 
by Rillene Nielsen, pictures by Naomi Phillips

Teachers are creative people!  They need to be to keep students engaged while learning.  Creative learning strategies help students form stronger connections which leads to better understanding.  Plus—it’s more fun for everyone.

Mrs. Phillips is an extremely creative teacher.  Recently, her class explored the science of motion through Marble Painting.

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