Autobody Does Service Project

Submitted by Anonymous (not verified) on Mon, 11/09/2009 - 12:29
Spanish Fork High School’s Autobody classes are doing a service project for a fellow classmate, Travis Lindsey, who died in a car accident last summer. Classes are working hard to do body work on Travis’s mom’s car. They are working on sanding it and filling it, and are going to be ready to paint it soon. They expect to be finished in just a few weeks. “I feel like I can help Travis Lindsey’s mom” said Devin Cox, a junior. “He liked autobody so much , and I thought I could help.” Students are feeling good about their chance to serve one of their fellow classmates by doing what they do best.
By Christina Heywood

Youth City Council Begins New Year

Submitted by Anonymous (not verified) on Mon, 11/09/2009 - 12:27
Spanish Fork has recently started a Youth City Council for this year. The council is for students who are interested in government and learning more about it. There are about 32 students in the council ranging from 9th to 12th grade. The students help with the mayor and city councilmen to help problems in our community that teens are worried about.
Evan Anderson

Intern enjoys work at Rehab Center

Submitted by Anonymous (not verified) on Mon, 11/09/2009 - 12:25
This week’s intern highlight is Sami Meinhart, who interns at the Nursing Rehab Center in Spanish Fork. She helps take care of elderly people who are in rehab there. Meinhart helps feed the patients, do laundry, and care and provide for the patients. Meinhart has fun with her internship. “It’s hard work to care for old people! But I still enjoy it,” she said. Meinhart wants to go into a career in nursing or rehabilitation so the experience she is gaining now will help her in the future
By Karianne Nelson

Youth Court Convenes

Submitted by Anonymous (not verified) on Mon, 11/02/2009 - 11:31
Youth Court is a program in Spanish Fork where first time offenders of small crimes can go and find ways to make up their debt to society. When kids 14 to 18 commit a crime like stealing, vandalism, and other small offenses, they can attend Youth Court and work with the kids involved in the program to get their crime erased from their record. “Kids can do stuff like write essays, clean up the mess they made, do community service, and other simple things that help them realize what they did wrong,” says Karianne Nelson, who is in the group of students that help find solutions.
By Christina Heywood

Spanish Fork High School UCBT Students Are on the Job

Submitted by Anonymous (not verified) on Mon, 11/02/2009 - 11:29
Spanish Fork High School’s Utah Community Based Transition students have had the opportunity to get on the job training with several community businesses and organizations, including Outer Beauty, Hollywood Video, Spanish Fork Ambulance, East Meadows Elementary, Brockbank Elementary, Larson Elementary, Magleby’s, One Man Band, Jaxies, and Joannes. They do things like bus tables, be teacher’s aides, and clean, wash towels, put videos back, and lots of other helpful jobs. Each of the students has two Job sites that they work at. “The kids are doing a great job.
By Christina Heywood and Evan Anderson