January 2018

Region Drill

Attributions: 
Leslie Swenson

Spanish Fork High School hosted the Region 10 Drill Competition on Thursday, January 25th. The Spanish Fork Drill Team competed against the other Drill Teams in our Region and were able to take home the Region Title! The support of our Student Body and Community was incredible! Congratulations to Melissa Monroe and Pieper Hess for placing Top 5 in the Drill Down, and congratulations to Matti Bennett, Camryn Oldham, and Belle Gordon for being recognized as All-Region Drill Team Members. Another congratulations to the many members that were recognized for All-Region Academic. Semi-State Finals will be held Friday at 5PM, and State Finals will be held Saturday Morning beginning at 8AM at UVU. We would love to see you this weekend at UVU cheering the Drill Team on at State! Good luck, girls! 

SheTech Conference

Attributions: 
Kelly Seale

SFHS Girls!  If you are interested pursuing in a technology-related career, sign up now for the SheTech conference!  Transportation to and from the event will be provided by the high school.  See Mrs. Seale for more information.

Cheer Takes First Place!!!

Congrats to our cheerleaders for taking first place at their competition last Saturday! They have had an amazing season, going undefeated at all 3 of their competitions! Congrats girls and good luck at Nationals next month!

FCCLA Region Competition

Attributions: 
Morgan Rhoton

FCCLA went to the Region Competition at BYU on January 24th. Our students did amazing! The students received the following medals: Ashley Norris-Gold, Ashlee Allan-Gold, Anna Warner-Gold, Emilia Barret-Gold, Sadie Harward-Gold, Janette Smith-Silver, Lorin Wyss-Silver, Kennedy Payne-Silver, Natalie Pendleton-Silver, McKailey Robb-Bronze, Brianna Abbot-Bronze.Earning a gold medal is rare at region competition because they want each student to improve for State, and yet we had many that walked away with one! They all did an excellent job. Congrats FCCLA Dons!!

Upcoming STEM Events

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**STEM Events: We have some great opportunities to explore STEM careers. Please contact the counseling office if you are interested in any of these opportunities:

 Nebo Advanced Learning Center: Sophomore Tour of ALC/MTech
February 15, 2018
Morning and afternoon tours available

SFHS Sophomores!  The Advanced Learning Center and Mountainland Technical College (MTech) have some incredible opportunities that will be available to you during your Junior and Senior years of high school.  We invite you to attend our morning or afternoon tour (by bus) on Tuesday, February 15 from 9:15 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. or from 12:05 p.m. - 2:15 p.m.    Seating is limited to 30 students per tour.  Students will be school excused from classes while they attend these tours.  Interested sophomore students can register at https://goo.gl/forms/0otb6xxZ5nmiE2Iw1.

 
Microsoft's DigiGirlz Day in Lehi; February 13, 2018

DigiGirlz is one of Microsoft’s core efforts to invest in STEAM education for women.  The goal of DigiGirlz Day is to raise awareness about the variety of exciting and meaningful careers available in the technology industry while dispelling the stereotypes typically associated with high tech jobs.  Hands on learning sessions include programming, graphics, problem solving, video creation, and technology exploration. This event is available to all female Sophomore, Junior, and Senior students. Transportation to the event will be provided by the high school.  Seating is very limited for this event so sign up early!  See your high school's Career Coordinator (Kelly Seale) for registration forms.

SheTech Conference @ UVU; March 1, 2018

SheTech Explorer Day is a conference for high school girls 9th through 12th grade. This day-long event will include hands-on workshops in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM).  Our ultimate goal is to expose girls to technology in a fun atmosphere as well as meet STEM role models to learn more about opportunities in those fields. 

Transportation for this event will be available through Spanish Fork High School  Register online and contact kelly.seale@nebo.edu to reserve your seat to/from the event.
http://shetechexplorer.com/(link is external)

 Utah's Engineering Summer Camp; June 4-7 @ Utah State University
Registration opens January 1, 2018

All high school juniors with a high interest in math and science, and interested in engineering or computer science as a possible field of study should apply for Engineering State.  Registration begins January 1st and spots fills up quickly.  Application deadline is March 17, 2018.  Interested students should complete an online application at http://estate.usu.edu(link is external)

Congratulations Swim Team!!!

Attributions: 
Christina Shakespear
Anna Mockett, Laurae Latham, Kate Beckstead
Kate Beckstead

Our Swim Team did a fantastic job at Region. Many swimmers getting personal best times!
Relay teams:
Girls 200 Medley relay took 5th place. Kacey Anderson, Katelyn Gappmayer, Danica Butler, Cassady Gappmayer
Girls 200 Freestyle relay took 5th place. Kacey Anderson, Cassady Gappmayer, Kate Beckstead, Danica Butler
Boys 200 Medley relay took 3rd place. Jayden Tagg, Topher Riding, Austin Butler, Seth Jones
Boys 200 Freestyle relay took 2nd place. Seth Jones, Dax Davis, Brendan Jensen, Austin Butler
Boys 400 yard freestyle relay took 3rd place. Brendan Jensen, Jayden Tagg, Seth Jones, Topher Riding
Individuals:
Danica Butler took 3rd in the 200 yard freestyle and 2nd in the 500 yard freestyle.
Austin Butler took 1st in the 200 yard freestyle and 1st in the 500 yard freestyle.
Topher Riding took 3rd in the 200 yard freestyle and 2nd in the 500 yard freestyle.
Jayden Tagg took 6th in the 200 yard Individual Medley and 5th place in the 100 yard backstroke.
Kacey Anderson took 4th in the 50 yard freestyle and 2nd in the 100 yard freestyle.
Brendan Jensen took 4th in the 50 yard freestyle.
Many of these individuals qualified for state and will represent us at the state meet. All three of our Boys Relays will go to state!! Way to go Swimming Dons!!

Mental Health Parent Awareness Nights

Attributions: 
Lana Hiskey

Nebo School District will be hosting a series of Parent Awareness Nights. The topics of discussion will include mental health and safety planning with youth. Several community service providers will be present to answer question and help individuals to access services. See the event flyer for more information

Get Away Today Vacations

Attributions: 
Lana Hiskey

Watch for your new Get Away Today magazine to come home with your student soon. It is filled with travel specials for your family including Adults at Kids’ Prices at the Disneyland Resort for travel in January, February and May 2018! Plus, you can still get 2018 tickets at 2017 prices before they go up! Get the details at https://www.getawaytoday.com?referrerid=757. Remember, with every vacation purchased Get Away Today will donate back to Nebo Education Foundation. #focusonstudents #nebohero #studentsuccess #empowerstudents #engagestudents

Mini Dance Camp hosted by Dance Company

Attributions: 
Kamrie McCandless

Dance Company is putting on a Mini Dance Camp in a few weeks and wanted to spread the word. Do you know any local kids ages 5-12 (or have any of your own:) that need to go get their wiggles out? Please check out our Mini Dance Camp Event we would love to have them join. It will be a LOT of fun. More info below:  FaceBook Event Link: https://www.facebook.com/events/201535287078081/ Join us for an awesome Dance Camp with our fantastic Dance Company Dancers! 

*Class Schedule:
Monday - Wednesday 
Jan. 22 -24

GIRLS:
Ages: 5-8
3:00 - 3:50

Ages: 9-12
4:00 - 4:50

BOYS HIP HOP:
Ages: 5-12
5:00 - 5:50

*Performance during the JV Basketball game at SFHS on Friday the 26th 

*Cost: $30 (+$20 additional siblings)

*Performance T-Shirt Included

*Register Online: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdX_Muw2Kel9qhK9Xjz6L1D4w_1Dw58rQxQNjhhX3zX2k0jKA/viewform?usp=sf_link

Cheer and Song Take First Place

Attributions: 
Tysha Money

Congratulations to our AWESOME Cheer & Songleaders for their performances at the USA Regional last Saturday!  Both Cheer and Song placed 1st in their divisions! Their next competition is January 27th and that will be their last local competition before they go to Nationals in California next month. Congrats girls!

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