November 2018

Polynesian Culture Week

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Polynesian Culture Week

Thanks to all of the student members of our Polynesian Club for a great week. Lots of fun games at lunch and Etime as well as learning new information about the polynesian culture. On Wednesday at lunch students had the opportunity to try musubi, a popular snack and lunch food commonly found in Hawaii. It was a great week and we say thanks again to all who were involved!

Winter Captain's Academy

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Winter Captain's Academy

Dani Webster, Fisher Stokes, and Carley Johnson represented our school at the Winter Captain's Academy for winter sports. They were given good instruction on being leaders and will take those skills back to our school. 

Book Fair December 4-7

Book Fair December 4-7

Our PTA is sponsoring a Scholastic Book Fair beginning next Tuesday December 4th - Friday December 7th.  The fair will be open to students during lunch from 11:30-12:45, and after school from 2:40-3:30. 

The fair will also be open during parent teacher conferences on the night of December 6th.

Mr. Bowden Receives Nebo Foundation Grant for Archery Equipment

Mr. Bowden Receives Nebo Foundation Grant for Archery Equipment

With the funds of his grant ffrom the Nebo Foundation and a parent matching donation, Mr. Bowden is going to be able to purchase archery equipment for our PE classes. Our PE classes have been focusing on lifetime recreation, hobbiies, and activities by looking at the development of new skills. Thank you to the Nebo Foundation for funding projects for our school and all schools in the district! 

Team Time -- Gratitude

Team Time -- Gratitude

Today in Team Time classes came up with ONE thing that they are grateful for. The list includes the expected, but also the unexpected (remember this is Jr. High). We are grateful for great kids and teachers, enjoy your thanksgiving!

THANK YOU DIAMOND FORK!!

THANK YOU DIAMOND FORK!!

Over the past week and a half our Chararcter Ed class, led by Mr. Buck have led the charge in our annual food drive. Our goal this year was to collect 25,000 items. The support of our students and community was overwhelming. Our LIA class set up outside of Macey's on cold days and handed out fliers. Our chararceter ed students made announcements, put up posters, and rallied our student body. Class competed against class for control of the lead in our drive and the results were astounding! We collected 42, 581 items!

Latinos in Action Class Field Trip

Latinos in Action Class Field Trip

Our Latinos in Action class recently went on a field trip to Snow College in Ephraim, Utah. The students were able to get a tour of the campus, which included an orientation on how the college operates, they met some of the current students, and participated in a scavenger hunt around campus. It was a great experience for the students. Thanks to Senor Claybaugh for taking the group. 

Thank You Veterans!

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Thank You Veterans!

Today we honor all of those individuals that have served in our Armed Forces and those who are currently serving. We appreciate the sacrifice that they have made and for the sacrifice many are currently making. Those individuals have dedicated their lives to defend the freedoms that we enjoy each and every day. Today our 8th graders heard a special presentation about the American flag in their History class. Two special guests, Sergeant Peters and Lance Corporal Peters, along with our own Mrs. Peters gave this special Veteran’s Day presentation.

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