September 2019

Teacher of the Week #4

Week 4 teacher of the week is our stellar Men’s basketball coach and Spanish teacher Ryan Kunzler. Kunzler was nominated “because he is always saying hi and asking how his students (current or past) are doing. He has a wonderful way of teaching and is a very funny and outgoing guy!” Congratulations to Mr. Kunzler for being our week 4 teacher of the week! Don't forget to follow us @sfhsteacheroftheweek and nominate your favorite teacher.

College Tours

Attributions: 
Kelly Seale

Seniors! You are invited to join us on Wednesday, October 9th as we travel to college campuses throughout Utah. We have 5 different tours available to choose from, including BYU, Utah Valley University, Utah State University, Snow College, and the University of Utah. Registration forms for these tours will be given out to Seniors in their English classes today and Monday and are also available in the counseling office. To register for a tour bring your completed Tour Registration form into the counseling office. Each tour has a limited number of seats available and will be given on a first come, first served basis. There is no cost to register, just be sure to turn your form in early so you have a seat. Full day tours and will include lunch on campus so please pay $8 to the finance office for Snow College and Utah State tours to cover your meal costs. Get your friends and get registered for a college tour right away!

Rock Solid Winners

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Shannon Hales

Congrats to the Rock Solid Winners for the week!! Ammon Beck, Aubree Bennett, Jadee Cole, Mason Evans, Emma Fox, Jenna Hansen, Megan Haymore, Xander Lacefield, Mady Lackey, Michael Lopez, Matthew Lucas, Joseph Moleff, Darren Oyler, Brayden Page, and Sarin Thorn.

ACT Bootcamp

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Leslie Swenson

Are you wondering how to prepare for the October and December ACT Tests? Spanish Fork High School is excited to announce that we will be offering our second annual ACT Prep Boot Camp on Saturday, October 12th from 8:15 am to 3:00 pm. The cost of this event will be $40, which will include an 80 page workbook and lunch. We highly encourage you to take advantage of this opportunity. Please take a moment to read the attached flyer regarding details of the event and sign up on https://secure3.myschoolfees.com/start_v2.aspx  under classes/fees or in the SFHS Finance office. Deadline to register for this event is on October 9th. If you have any questions please contact your counselor. 

Teacher of the Week #3

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Teacher of The Week #3 goes to the best Athletic Trainer in the world Rory Eyring. Students nominated Rory because “Rory cares genuinely about each of our lives and is always so proud of accomplishments that happen. He becomes a part of our team and really is our biggest cheerleader. On top of all of that, he is dang funny!” Congratulations Rory, your gift card is on its way! Students keep the nominations coming and follow our Instagram @sfhsteacheroftheweek

Teacher of the Week #2

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Teacher of the week #2 goes to the infamous drama teacher extraordinaire Andy Hunsaker. His student nominees stated “He’s a father to me, he doesn’t just teach his kids but he loves them. He and his wife truly treat their students as their kids. He makes the drama department feel like home.” Congratulations Andy, SFHS loves you and is lucky to have you! Students keep the nominations up!! Follow our Instagram @sfhsteacheroftheweek

Teacher of the Week #1

Teacher of The Week #1 is none other than one of our beloved English teachers, Mrs. Beckstead. “Mrs. Beckstead is more than a teacher, shes a mother figure and an example of love and good-heartedness. She can offer anyone a listening ear, shoulder to cry on, or some wise advice. Shes helped so many find their dreams and unique personalities. Her room is a safe place where miracles happen.” Thank you Mrs. Beckstead! Follow our Instagram @sfhsteacheroftheweek to nominate your favorite teacher and to see each week's nominee.

Rock Solid Winners

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Congrats to the Rock Solid Winners for the week! Kalyn Barker, Kassadie Barney, Emily Haroldson, Cienna Harrison, Caleb Hayward, Kaden Holt, Remington Hughes, Brayden Johnson, Aleah Lanegan, Alyssa Larsen, Erwin Meza, Kyler Mortensen, Kierra Oyler, Erin Plewe, Sara Snyder, Jayden Sturdivant, Javier Sueng, Axuray Talbot, Yomara Montiel Valdez, and Annalee Wangsgard

Hope Squad visits SFJHS

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Story by Sandra Swaidan. Photos by Alesha LeMmon and Ashli Brooks

Last Friday, the Hope Squad visited the Spanish Fork Junior High eighth grade health classes as an assist in teaching the classes about suicide prevention.

The Hope Squad is a suicide prevention group who makes sure everyone has someone to talk to if they need it. They provide friendship to students who may not have someone to hang out with at school, and they play a role in keeping the school happy and safe.

During their visit to SFJHS, they shared stories about the power of being a friend, and about how we can make a difference in the life of someone else. They directed activities and games as an example to teach us various things, such as the danger of gossip and rumors.

The high school Hope Squad did a great job at educating the eighth-grade health classes about a topic that often scares or intimidates most, and they did it in a way that invites people to open up to others. They help create a safe, friendly environment that we all feel we have a place in.

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