There is a lot going on this week, so be sure to check the newsletter for all the information. It's Spirit Week and there are fun activities planned each day. Preference is Saturday night, sports are in full swing, and next week is end of term! Be sure to check on current grades and missing assignments.
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.
We appreciate your help getting the word out. Please contact your school office if you have any questions. Thank you.
Nebo School District and the Utah Parent Center Present: "Why our Kids with Special Needs Struggle with RESILIENCE--and what to do about it!"
As parents, we want our children with special needs to be better emotionally resilient--able to handle life's ups and downs. "Resilience" isn't inherited, but learned, and knowing resilient skills can help children AND parents be more emotionally resilient with the challenges of raising children with special needs. Come learn scientifically-based techniques that can help you teach your children the "soft skills" of future success.
- Thursday, February 21, 2019
- 7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. (One hour)
- Nebo School District Office CTE Building (350 S. Main Street Spanish Fork)
Parents only; No childcare is provided
Attendees at this workshop will receive a "priority ticket" for the upcoming Parent Pampering Event (which is not open to the general public--only to parents who have attended a Nebo Workshop.)
Please click on the pdf for additional infomation.
Wrestling State Championship will be held on 2/13 & 2/14 at UVU. Ticket can be purchased in the SHS finance office for $5.00. There is a fun "Galentines" (girls only) activity planned for 2/15, 7:00 pm, in the cafeteria. Girls golf will hold an information meeting Wed., 2/13, @ 6:00 pm in room B-8. Please read the newsletter (http://bit.ly/shsfeb11nl) for more information. Congratultions to 5 of our SHS boys who won the 1st place trophy in the Nebo District Chess Tournament; The also placed: Nathan Allred — 1st place (5-0), Ammon Elzinga — 5th place, and Mathew Alphin — 7th place. We would also like to congratulate our SHS Swim team on their success in the State Swim Championship! Their results are below.
*Freshman Lilly Brower - 200 medley relay, 100 Breast and 400 free relay
Senior Hannah Daines - 400 Free relay
Senior Jane Dwiggins - 200 medley relay and 200 free relay
*Sophomore Janelle Mammen - 100 back and 400 free relay
Freshman Reece McClean - 400 Free relay
*Senior Natalie Mertz - 200 medley relay, 50 free, 100 back and 200 free relay
*Senior Nicole Pope - 200 Medley relay, 200 Free, 500 Free and 200 Free relay
Sophomore Penina Strong - 200 Free relay
*Junior Braxton Armstrong - 200 I.M., 100 Fly, 200 Free relay and 400 Free relay
*Junior Cameron Green - 200 Free, 200 Free relay, 100 Back and 400 Free relay*
*Senior Zach Jones - 200 Medley relay, 100 Fly and 400 Free Relay
*Senior Alex Lanier - 200 Medley relay, 200 Free relay, 100 Breast
*Senior Mark Mabry - 200 Medley relay, 100 Free, 400 Free relay
*Freshman Austin Mertz - 50 Free and 200 Free relay
*Freshman Ogden Riley - 500 Free
*Sophomore Isaac Vaughan - 200 Medley relay and 500 Free
All three of the relays for both men and women’s teams qualified for the state meet when only 16 spots were available for all the 5A schools in the state which is a great accomplishment. The men’s 200 Free Relay composed of Cameron Green, Alex Lanier, Austin Mertz and Braxton Armstrong were state champions and also broke the SHS school record. With his lead off split on that relay, Cameron Green broke his own SHS school record in the 50 free that he had set earlier this season.
SHS had 12 swimmers that are starred above who qualified for individual events at state for a total of 16 races. Of those 16 individual races, we had 12 swims that were personal best times for the season and 8 swimmers including Janelle, Natalie, Nicole, Braxton, Cameron, Zach, Austin and Isaac who returned to swim individually in finals on Saturday and Alex was an alternate for finals. Cameron Green was the state champion in both the 200 Free and 100 Back.
The men’s team placed 7th overall in the state. The women’s team was awarded the highest stateswim team GPA which was cumulatively a 3.89 for 20+ girls on the team which is an amazing accomplishment. Congratulations to all of our SHS swimmers for a great season both in the pool and in the classroom.
This week is Sweethearts Week! In this week's newsletter (http://bit.ly/shsfeb4nl) you will find important graduation information, please make sure your senior student checks the spelling of their name before we order diplomas. Track, Softball, & Boys Soccer all have parent meetings this week. Don’t forget to check out the daily activities our Sweetheart Nominees will be participating in, you won’t want to miss all the fun!
What is CTE? Why is it important? February is CTE month, high school is a critical time period where students should explore! The statistics speak for themselves and our CTE teachers here at SHS are some of the very best for helping your student obtain skills while they are in high school. We have many opportunities within our school to support your student in becoming successful at what they are good at you can check them out on our CTE page on the counseling website.
Hypno-Hick will be coming to Springville next week! Join us Wednesday, Feb. 6th @ 7:00 pm, in the SHS Auditorium, for a night of fun with the Hypno-Hick during Sweethearts week! Family entertainment, only $5 tickets on sale at the SHS finance office or purchase online HERE.
Junior Girls Distinguished Young Women Scholarship Program: This is national scholarship, leadership, and life skills program for Distinguished Young Women. It is for any Junior girl in high school. It is free to participate. Last year they awarded 2,200 cash scholarships to colleges of choice to girls from South Utah County. The Deadline is February 9th. They would love to see more of these Junior class girls take this opportunity to showcase their talents, academics, and achievements.