Announcements for the week of 2/11

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Shareen Allred: Chess Photo

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.

Women’s Team: 

*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

 

Men’s Team:

*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.  

Newsletter for the week of Feb. 4, 2019 (Sweethearts Week)

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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!

 

February is CTE month!

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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.

Junior Girls Distinguished Young Women Scholarship Program

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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. 

Swim takes 2nd at Region 8 Championships

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Travis Pope& Kim Green

Red Devil Swimming had an excellent Region Championship Meet. The Men's and Women's  teams both placed second overall. We had a number of high finishers along with being named Region Champs in 8 of the 22 total events.

 
Nicole Pope won the 500 Freestyle
Cameron Green won the 200 Freestyle and the 100 Backstroke
Braxton Armstrong won the 100 Butterfly
Alex Lanier won the 100 Breaststroke
 
Boys won
200 Medley Relay (Cameron Green, Alex Lanier, Zach Jones, and Jordan Pugmire)
200 Freestyle Relay (Alex Lanier, Mark Mabry, Jordan Pugmire, Braxton Armstrong)
400 Freestyle Relay (Cameron Green, Zach Jones, Braxton Armstrong, Mark Mabry)
 
Both Men's and Women's teams will compete at the State Championship on February 8th and 9th at BYU.

Junior ACT test

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On Tuesday, February 26th, Juniors will be taking the ACT at school. Now is great time to start preparing! There are several free practice tests and websites with helpful resources listed on the Testing Page of our Counseling Website. Shmoop is a wonderful resource, students can use the magic word HIKING for free practice tests.

 

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