SFHS Celebrates Veteran’s Day

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For Spanish Fork High School’s Veteran’s Day, Iraqi veteran Scott Carson visited to talk about his experiences while serving in the War on Terrorism in 2003- 2004. Carson brought with him and honored three of SF’s local hero’s including, Richard Banks, Wallace Knutsen, and Spanish Fork’s last living Gold Star mother Fern Lindley. Carson then sang Hear it for the Woman of the Red White and Blue, a song he wrote and dedicated to Lindley, his wife and children, and all the other wives and mothers who stayed home while their sons or husbands were away fighting in the war.
Hannah Carson

Intern Enjoys Work at Hospital

Submitted by Anonymous (not verified) on Mon, 11/16/2009 - 09:08
By Karianne Nelson Danielle Kaiser is the intern highlight of the week. She interns at Utah Valley Regional Medical Center on the Oncology floor. Kaiser helps cancer patients and follows a PTC around to watch and help with his/her responsibilities. Some of her jobs are changing beds, helping patients bathe, and restock food. Kaiser enjoys her internship and has gained a lot of experience in the career she wants to pursue after high school. “It’s a lot of fun! I want to be a nurse so this will help me in the future.” This internship has been a good experience for her.
By Karianne Nelson

Debate Team Travels to Southern California

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The SFHS Debate went on their debate tour to challenge debate teams from all across the U.S. They left November 5th and got back on November 10th. They went to U.S.C. (University of Southern California) to compete. The team won about half of their debates. Alex Argyle the president of debate this year said, “We did pretty good because our team is mostly novices. We won about half of the debates we competed in.” The debate team did a great job and really enjoyed going on tour. Eleven students participated in the The Lincoln Douglas Debates.
By Evan Anderson, Jared John Tuckett

SFHS Band Competes at Red Rock Competition

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On Saturday, November 7, the Spanish Fork Band competed at a competition in St. George at Dixie State College. They competed in the 1A competition against seven other bands. Unfortunately, they didn’t place at the competition, but Drum Major Lori Swain felt that it was their best performance ever. “It was a really good opportunity to see how all of our hard work and dedication could make us come together as a band,” said Swain.
By Christina Heywood

Red Ribbon Week Inspires Students to be Drug Free

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Last week SFHS held their annual Red Ribbon Week. National Honors Society (NHS) is in charge of putting on the activities for the week. There were many fun activities that encouraged the students to keep their lives free of drugs. The theme for the week was ‘I like me Drug Free.’ On Monday the students all signed pledges to be drug free and put on wristbands to remind them all week. On Tuesday NHS tied red ribbons on the car antennas in the parking lots. Wednesday was door decorating day, and the students all decorated their classroom doors to advertise a drug free life.

By Karianne Nelson