FFA students had the opportunity to attend two practice judging competitions in the last two months. Students competed in poultry judging, dairy judging, livestock judging, horse judging, floriculture, veterinary science, and agricultural mechanics. The following students saw success at the Wasatch Back Competition:1st Place Livestock Team-Porter Olsen, Corianne Mangelson, Russell Mangelson, and Brooke Sorensen; 3rd High Individual Livestock-Corianne Mangelson; 2nd Place Poultry Team-Kaley Stubbs, Lance Jensen, Jesse Shepherd, and Brock Carlile; 2nd Place Horse Team-McKenzie Clark, Amelie Beckstead, Robbie Osborne, and Kyla Lovinger; High Individual Horse-McKenzie Clark. The following students saw success at the Northern Utah Invitational: 3rd Place Creed Ashley Olsen and 2nd High Individual Vet Science Gavin Swan.
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Juniors only will take the ACT Tuesday, Feb 26. (NO School for Seniors and Sophomores!!!)
Juniors, please check the ACT Room Assignment posters that have been posted around the school for your testing room. Make sure you're here by 8:00 AM sharp; you will not be admitted to your testing room if you come late. ACT Calculator Policy
You will be taking the test on your Chromebook, so make sure it's fully charged and ready to go. Cell phones are strictly prohibited (even on silent mode) by the ACT as are smart watches, or watches with alarms that may sound, so plan to leave those items in a location other than on you for the test. You will also need a form of identification, either a driver's license or your student ID. For juniors who will not be here tomorrow, the ACT make-up day will be on March 5.
ACT Calculator Policy: here is the link for the list of approved calculators: ACT Calculator Policy
NO School for Seniors and Sophomores!!!
FFA had some students with awesome success. The proficiency award program recognizes students for the skills they have developed through their Supervised Agriculture Experience (where they take what they learn in the classroom and apply it in a real world setting). On January, 10 of our students were named Area Winners (our version of region). These students then moved on to the state competition which was held February 9.
We were fortunate enough to have 8/10 students that were named state winners and will now move on to Nationals. The others all placed second. This is 20% of the total winners from the state! This is a pretty awesome accomplishment for our students. Kyle Clark: Agricultural Mechanics Design and Fabrication, Chase Holt: Agricultural Sales, Porter Olsen: Agriscience Animal Research, Zackery Prior: Dairy Production, Stran Sorensen: Diversified Agriculture, Kacie Jones: Diversified Horticulture, Tanner Voorhees: Sheep Production, and Kalley Stubbs: Vegetable Production.
In addition, students competed for a top spot in the Star Category. Four finalists are named throughout the state and will compete at State Convention. Congratulations to Porter Olsen, Star in Agriscience Finalist and Russell Mangelson, Star Greenhand in Production and Star Greenhand in Agribusiness. These students will be rewarded and compete at the State FFA Convention coming up March 13-15 in Logan. Way to go FFA!! You are ROCK SOLID!!
Kindergarten registration, traditionally held in March, will be moved to the summer and combined with grades 1st -12th. More detailed information regarding summer registration for K-6th will be sent out to you before the end of the school year. Parents can prepare now for registering their kindergarten children by making sure they have a birth certificate and that their child is current on the following immunizations: DTaP, Hepatitis A, Hepatitis B, Polio, Varicella, and MMR by the end of July.
On February 26th, we will be holding a Concurrent Enrollment Parent Information Night. This is for all Parents and Students (grades 9-12). We will be covering information regarding Concurrent Enrollment classes available, Sophomore by Exception Pre-Requisites, Regents Scholarship Requirements, and more. This will be held at Spanish Fork High School in the Auditorium beginning at 6:30. Please join us as this will be a night filled with valuable information as well as representatives available to answer one-on-one questions.
Congrats to our Drill team for being the 4A State Champions! They won their Region competition and competed in State Semi-Finals on Thursday, January 31st. They advanced to the State Finals which were held Friday February 1st at 9am. The completed their 3 State Routines (Military, Dance, and Kick) and had an exemplary performance in each routine. The Las Chalitas have had a successful season all year, but knew to win the State Title they would have to peak at just the right time. They did just that and won 1st place in the Military category, 1st place in the Dance category, and 2nd place in the Kick category. They placed first overall and were named the 4A State Champs. This is the first time that any drill team in Nebo School District has EVER taken State in Drill. This is a major accomplishment and we would like to recognize and congratulate this team on their hard work and dedication! Way to make history, Las Chalitas!!
Spanish Fork FFA recently competed in the Area 5 FFA Contests at Wasatch High School. Congratulations to the following students: Ashley Olsen-State Qualifier Creed Speaking; Ellie Maughan-3rd Place Creed Speaking; Chase Holt-Participant Prepared Public Speaking, Agricultural Sales Proficiency Winner; Porter Olsen-Area Star Farmer, Area Star in Agriscience, Agriscience Proficiency Winner; Stran Sorensen-Diversified Agriculture Proficiency Winner; Kalley Stubbs-Vegetable Production Proficiency Winner; Kyle Clark-Agricultural Mechanics Repair and Maintenance Proficiency Winner; Kacie Jones-Diversified Horticulture Proficiency Winner; Tanner Voorhees-Sheep Production Proficiency Winner; Zackery Prior-Dairy Placement Proficiency Winner; Corianne Mangelson-Agricultural Education Proficiency Winner; Brylee Ferre-Agriscience Proficiency Winner. This is a great accomplishment for these students.
Spanish Fork's HOSA club put on a school-wide service project to write Thank You cards/Valentine's for First Responders all over the state of Utah. Students wrote the cards in their English classes for three weeks. The project ended up with a grand total of 13,775 cards written! All of these Thank Yous/Valentines were shipped out on time for Valentine's Day to all of the Law Enforcement agencies in Utah. The top two classes won a donut party from Cowboy Donuts, located in Spanish Fork, Utah. Way to go to the student body of Spanish Fork High School! You guys are Rock Solid!
Parent teacher conference will be Feb 13 from 3:30 - 7:30 pm in the main gym.
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