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August 2017

Nebo ALC Building Open House

Submitted by bonnie.beckstead on Tue, 08/29/2017 - 12:29

Nebo School District is excited to announce the opening of our new Nebo Advanced Learning Center (ALC) Salem location. The Advanced Learning Center provides early college and career courses for high school students. ALC also provides UVU live interactive classes for adults. Please come join us and see what today’s learning looks like at the ALC. The open house will be on Tuesday, September 19, from 3:00 to 7:00 p.m.  The ALC building is located at 161 East 400 North, Salem.  


Submitted by bonnie.beckstead on Thu, 08/24/2017 - 10:30

Welcome Back Dons! We hope you have had a great first week. Today you received your Rock Solid shirts. If you did not get one because you were at the ALC or MATC check with the main office. 

We want to see EVERYONE in their Rock Solid tees tomorrow August 25. And every Friday this year. Show the world how awesome SFHS is!

Students selected as Finalists for National FFA Convention

Submitted by bonnie.beckstead on Mon, 08/21/2017 - 13:31
Kaylee Liddiard

The National FFA Organization announced that Jake Jones, from Spanish Fork High in Nebo School District, was selected as a national finalist for the National FFA Proficiency Award in Wildlife Production and Management - Entrepreneurship/Placement. Jones is one of only four people chosen to compete for this award at the national finals to be held this October during the 90th National FFA Convention & Expo in Indianapolis.

The proficiency awards recognize outstanding student achievement in agribusiness gained through establishment of a new business, working for an existing company or otherwise gaining hands-on career experience. The Wildlife Production and Management - Entrepreneurship/Placement award is one of 47 proficiency program areas FFA members can participate in to develop valuable experience and leadership skills at the local, state and national levels. 

Jones, a member of the Spanish Fork FFA Chapter, became eligible for the national award after winning the Utah state FFA competition earlier this year. In recognition of being a finalist, each of the four finalists will receive a plaque and $500. The national winner of the Wildlife Production and Management - Entrepreneurship/Placement Award will receive an additional $500 during a special ceremony at the National FFA Convention & Expo.

This award is sponsored by Yamaha Motor Corporation USA as a special project of the National FFA Foundation.

Porter Olsen was also named a Agriscience Fair finalist and will have the chance to compete at National FFA Convention. He will present his project on how light effects the growth rate of turkeys along with 13 other finalists. Gold and Silver rankings will be given and a top 3 selected. Two junior high students Ashley Olsen and Rylei Voorhees were also selected as Agriscience Fair finalists.

The National FFA Organization provides leadership, personal growth and career success training through agricultural education to 649,355 student members who belong to one of 7,859 local FFA chapters throughout the U.S., Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands. The organization is also supported by 225,891 alumni members in 1,934 alumni chapters throughout the U.S.

Football Endowment Game

Submitted by kippy.bishop on Thu, 08/17/2017 - 14:53
Steve Dudley

Spanish Fork High School will play Ridgeline High School in an Endowment game.  All students and adults will $5.00 for this one game.  Money raised goes to help pay for catastrophic insurance premiums for our athletes. We hope to see everyone there!  Go Dons!

SFHS Back to School Night for All Students

Submitted by on Mon, 08/07/2017 - 14:27

As we have added a Back to School Night to our Sophomore Orientation this year on Thursday, Aug 17th from 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm.  The Sophomores will go to an assembly at 6:00 pm. Other students are welcome to visit teachers in their classrooms. Feel free to ask questions about the course or visit with counselors in their office.

Ashley Norris Receives Gold and 10th Place in FCCLA Nationals!!!

Submitted by bonnie.beckstead on Tue, 08/01/2017 - 20:56
Brandi Fausett

Spanish Fork High School's Ashley Norris and Adviser Brandi Fausett joined more than 7,500 FCCLA student leaders, members, and advisers at the Music City Center in Nashville, TN for FCCLA Nationals July 1st-7th, 2017. FCCLA stands for Family, Career, and Community Leaders of America and is an organization designed to teach our youth how to become better leaders.  FCCLA has more than 164,000 members from 49 states, including Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands. 

Ashley participated in Interior Design, one of 30 Family and Consumer Sciences related Competitive Events offered at NLC.  These events support foundational, leadership, and workplace skills.  Competing with over 4,200 STAR Event participants in Nashville, Ashley achieved a Gold Medal and 10th place in her category, which is a wonderful achievement! 

District wide, 13 students from all 5 high schools represented Nebo extremely well! These students first competed in a variety of projects starting at the region level, then advancing to state competitions, where they then qualified for nationals. 

Besides competitions, the students and advisers who attended the conference were able to network with the nation, attend workshops for leadership development, and have a blast enjoying the sounds of 'Music City'. Congratulations to these students on their amazing accomplishments! Way to represent our school so well Ashley!!

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