Our Counselors visited the University of Utah and were able to get in on all the up and coming things happening at the U! The University of Utah is a great school and is ranked in the Top 100 of all universities in the World! The U of U has refined their admission process from the former "admissions index criteria" to a new, "holistic approach." They now consider both academic preparation as well as personal achievements when determining who they will accept.
The Spanish Fork High School tennis team had an amazing showing in the Region 10 tennis tournament on September 21st and 22nd at Mountain View High School. Each of the seven members of the varsity team qualified for the State Tennis Tournament that will be held September 29th and 30th in Salt Lake. It has been 7 years since the full girls tennis team qualified for state. The varsity team members are:1st Singles—Megan Vehar, 2nd Singles—Breanna Winkel, 3rd Singles—Kylie Smith, 1st Doubles—Alyssa Chandler and Eliza Bowman, and 2nd Doubles—Erica Allen and Tessa Clayton. GO LADY DONS!
This past weekend our counselors attended a conference down at Southern Utah University. They were able to learn about the great amenities that SUU offers their students. One thing that was especially impressive, were the extreme measures SUU is taking to accommodate incoming Freshman. SUU holds new student orientations, and even assigns each student an "ACE" which is an "Assistant Coach for Excellence and Success." An ACE is essentially a peer mentor to help students in the big transition from High School to College.
Do you like to dance, produce film, write poetry or stories, compose songs, take pictures, or create art? Then the Reflections contest is for you! This year PTA's Reflections theme is "Within Reach." Pick up a PTA Reflections form from the office and get creative! Entries are due the Monday after Fall Break, October 23 by 3:00 p.m.