December Students of the Month

Congratulations to our December SaJHS "Students of the Month." They were recognized at a breakfast with their parents and teachers. We are proud of these students for being "Spartan Strong" in Body, Heart, and Mind!

Sterling Shoemaker 9th,  Lexie Christiansen 8th, Kyler Baum 9th, Maloree Davis 9th, Gabriel Lee 7th, Tayson Olson 9th, Addy Hansen 8th, Trista Ream 8th

Quarters for Kids

Salem Jr High Faculty and Students are Collecting Quarters 4 Kids now through December 14th. The money raised will help local families that are in need for Christmas. Students will turn in their change to their math teacher. The money will be collected and counted daily until December 14th.

The classes with the most money (must be at least $50.00 to count) will earn a prize.  The first place class will earn a donut and pizza party.  The second and third place classes will earn donuts for each of their classes.

Heart of a Spartan

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Although Thanksgiving is over, we are still encouraging students here at the junior high to focus on the positive. Every Monday morning we set apart time for what we call Heart of a Spartan. This is an exercise that asks students to focus more on positive aspects in their lives and less on the negative. We are hoping to train their brains to be more optimistic and more grateful.

Honoring Veterans

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In honor of Veteran's Day last week, our school sponsored a fundraiser for Utah's Honor Flight. The goal of the fundraiser was to raise $1000 in order to fund a trip for a veteran to go to Washington D.C. to see the war memorials that have been erected in their honor. This is one small thing that we felt we could do to honor the service that veterans have done for our country.