While the mere mention of the stock market gives many adults ulcers, six students from Spanish Fork Junior High have gone into the world of stocks, bonds, and mutual funds and have come out winners. Ethan Williams, Luis Acevedo, and Wyatt Evans made up a team that took first in the state Junior High division, out of 210 teams. Bethany Bramall, Lexi Call, and Melanie Vergara were the team that took 5th.
Choir Concert presented by
Spanish Fork Jr. High Men’s Chorus and Women’s Chorus
Conducted by Sharon Hopkins and Assisted by Michelle Jenson
Now showing at the Peteetneet School in Payson is the Nebo School District Art Show. This exhibit runs through February, giving all a chance to check out the entries from students at Spanish Fork Jr. High School. The following students have exhibits in the Art Show, Katelyn Gallacher, Kelsie Christensen, Nathaniel Goodman, Bethany Wride, Malea Uresk, Shawnee Argyle, Bryce Bingham, Kell Jensen, Kayla Krause, Trevor Ricks, Jennifer Clark, and Alexa Baker. Their art teacher, Mr.
Last November Will Bass, working on his Eagle Scout Award, and the National Junior Honor Society at Spanish Fork Junior High School began a project to supply emergency kits for each classroom. The kits provide essential needs for students in case of a long term lock-down situation or evacuation.
“Welcome Winter Winds” was presented by several choirs of SFJH on December 2, 2009 in a beautifully disguised cafeteria with snowflakes, overhead strands of Christmas lights, and electric candles. The overall sentiment was one of infectious enthusiasm and joy of the season given by the performers to the audience through song and dance . Music is such an integral part of Christmas, and the variety of songs performed gave a renewed appreciation of what Christmas is all about. Students shared their feelings about what Christmas means to them, with comments centering around family, love, and t
Joe Anson was awarded the Crystal Apple Award recently at Spanish Fork Jr. High School. Joe is a talented and dedicated teacher who is very deserving of an honor such as this. Mr. Anson has been teaching for ten years, all of which have been at SFJH. His education began at B.Y.U where he earned a BA in English Teaching. While teaching and raising a family, Joe earned his Masters of Education degree from Utah State University, and has plans to pursue a PhD soon.
Thirteen 8th grade students recently represented Spanish Fork Jr. High School in the American Mathematics Competition. They were Tyler Averett, Chandler Bennett, Kirtlyn Bohling, Daniel Chowdhry, Meagan Christensen, Westley Cook, Joshua Cowley, Taylor Hansen, Devere Morris, Suzanne Rhodes, Holly Roberts, Rachel Sly, and Natalie Wixom. The national average for the contest was 12.2. Spanish Fork Jr. High’s average was also 12.2.
Spanish Fork Jr. High School teachers are very committed to helping students achieve high levels of learning. Each and every day teachers work with students towards achieving goals that lead to the highest levels of learning possible. But, teachers at the Jr. High have other “hidden” talents, as well. In November students were treated to a talent show assembly where teachers shared a variety of talents with the student body.