New Principal’s focus is on student learning

Attributions: 
by Christian Jones and Brett Perkins, SHS News Writers

Dr. Everett Kelepolo is our new principal here at Springville High School.  He has taught and has been a principal for the past 24 years at three different schools.

He has taught economics, accounting, marketing, physical education and weight training.  His years of teaching included assignments at Lehi High and Spanish Fork High.  He was also principal of Springville Jr. High.  For the past eight years, he was in a supervisory position at Nebo District office.  While he was with the district office, he worked in athletics and student services.

Springville stops Maple Mountain with PAT block kick

Attributions: 
by Carey S. White, SHS News Adviser

With only 30 seconds left on the clock, the Red Devils pulled off a huge PAT stop to keep Maple Mountain from throwing the game into OT. 

The Red Devils handed the Golden Eagles their first loss of the season, 14-13, on Friday, September 11, and Springville remain unbeaten.  Adam Rodriguez accounted for both of Springville’s touchdowns in the win.  Bryce Nelson contributed with 114 rushing yards and 22 carries.

photos by Christian Jones and Brett Perkins, SHS News Photographers
additional photos by Mark Spencer

New Dean of Students is “No Cloud”

Attributions: 
by Emma Hargett and Jonathan Young, SHS News Writers

Mr. Jason Beardall, the new Dean of Students at Springville High School, is excited to work here with students. His philosophy is to help students be successful in life and their schooling. Even though he may be new to the SHS administration, he is not new to Nebo School District. He has been working throughout Springville, Payson, and Spanish Fork for twenty years. In his twenty years he has coached basketball and PE, taught health, and is now working his first year in administration.

2015 Valedictorian & Co-Salutatorians

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photos by Carey S. White, SHS News Adviser

Congratulations to Ian Taylor for being named as the 2015 Springville High Valedictorian.  Congratulations to Rebecca Morrison and Cassidy Erickson for being named as Springville High’s Co-Salutatorians for 2015.

These outstanding seniors will be speakers at the Class of 2015 Commencement Ceremony on Wednesday, May 27, at Utah Valley University UCCU Events Center.

Lady Red Devil varsity softball finish 3rd in state

Attributions: 
by Carey S. White, SHS News Adviser (photos by Mark Spencer)

On Thursday, May 21, Springville’s varsity softball team played in the 4A one-loss semifinal bracket against local rival Maple Mountain.  Maple Mountain centerfielder Ellie Anderson made a spectacular catch to rob Springville's Natalie Sumsion of what would have been a game-winning home run. The 2-1 victory allowed the Golden Eagles to play region rival Spanish Fork in the 4A championship game.  Springville finishes 3rd in 4A state girls softball.

photos by Mark Spencer

Spring Showcase 2015

Attributions: 
photos by Anna Tuttle & Carey White

On Thursday, May 23, Springville High held its annual Spring Showcase.  Students displayed their work in art, sewing, cabinetry, welding, etc.  Various groups performed including choir, band, orchestra, dance company, etc.

Lady Red Devils beat the Golden Eagles in 4A Winners Bracket

Attributions: 
by Carey S. White, SHS News Adviser (photos by Mark Spencer)

On Tuesday, May 19, 2015, the Springville Varsity Softball team squared off against local Maple Mountain in state playoffs beating the Golden Eagles, 3-2.

Rylee Harris hit a two-run home run in the fifth inning to give the Lady Red Devils a win against region rival Maple Mountain.  Junior pitcher Kaycie Jensen finished with 16 strike outs.

photos by Mark Spencer

Red Devils Firing Up the Track

Attributions: 
by Alissa Huffaker, Track Coach

What a year for Red Devil Track with three school records already broken before state competition:

Records broken by:
Hayden Penrod, Sophomore: 800m AND 1600m
Taylor Cannon, Senior: 400m
Julie Sumsion, Sophomore: 3200m

Springville High is loaded with talented track and field members on both the girls and boys teams.  State competition will be May 15-16 at Brigham Young University.

Girls Captains:  Teija Rosenberg, Genna Murray, Abby Mangum, McKayla Montgomery

Boys Captains:  Taylor Cannon, Nik Grosland, Nick Noorda, Bryce Nelson

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