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Winter Retreat for Students

Submitted by neely.mcewan on Thu, 12/03/2020 - 10:16
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The Utah County Health Department is hosting a virtual holiday event for students on Saturday, December 12. Their focus will be on positivity and inclusivity even though we are maintaining distance at the same time. There have a local motivational speaker planned, virtual escape games, gifts, and prizes. They are working to make this a very fun Saturday even though it will all be virtual. Spread the word about this event to all your friends ages 12-18. There is also a Facebook event you can refer students and parents to that will give more detail. It is called OUTRAGE! Winter Retreat and it has been created by the Utah County Health Department.

Spartan News - 12/01/2020

Submitted by neely.mcewan on Wed, 12/02/2020 - 08:02
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Midterm
It is already mid-term. After this Friday, there are only 19 school days left in second term. Log into Icampus to check your students’ progress and grades. Encourage them to reach out to teachers to schedule times to work after school if they need extra help. Teachers are available after school every Tuesday, Wednesday, and Friday.

If Your Student is Sick Please Keep Them Home
Staying home when you are sick is one of our best ways to fight COVID-19. Keeping sick children and children who are exposed to COVID-19 away from others helps stop the spread of the virus to other children, staff, and the surrounding community. When a student comes to school with symptoms and then tests positive for COVID-19, it is likely that many students will have to be quarantined. Parents are asked to monitor their child for symptoms, and take their temperature every single school day. Common symptoms include fever/chills, cough, difficulty breathing, fatigue, muscle or body aches, headache, loss of taste or smell, sore throat, congestion, nausea/vomiting, diarrhea.

SaJHS Online Breakfast & Lunch Order for Remote Students
To order school lunch and/or breakfast for students who are not at school fill out the survey below each day for each student. This includes kindergarten and preschool students, remote learning students of all grades as well as students who are required to stay home for quarantine or for other COVID-19 related schedule adjustments or closures. Meals are only provided on scheduled school days. For special circumstances, you can still call the school to place your order. Orders must be placed before 9 a.m. each morning. Meals can be picked up in the front office between 10:45 and 11:30 each morning. To place your order, use this link

Upcoming Events

  • Dec. 1 - Boys Basketball Tryouts 3:00 - 5:00 pm
  • Dec. 1 - Wrestling Practice 5:00 - 7:15 pm
  • Dec. 2 - Wrestling @ Salem Jr. vs Spanish Fork Jr
  • Dec. 2 - Boys Basketball Tryouts 3:00 - 5:00 pm
  • Dec. 3 - Boys Basketball Tryouts 3:00 - 5:00 pm
  • Dec. 3 - Wrestling Practice 5:00 pm
  • Dec. 4 - MID-TERM
  • Dec. 7 - Wrestling Practice 5:00 pm
  • Dec. 8 - Wrestling Practice 5:00 pm
  • Dec. 9 - Wrestling @ Salem Jr vs Payson Jr
  • Dec. 10 - Boys Basketball Salem Jr @ Payson Jr
  • Dec. 10 - Girls Basketball Payson @ Salem Jr
  • Dec. 10 - Wrestling Practice 5:00 pm

Spartan News - 11/24/2020

Submitted by neely.mcewan on Mon, 11/30/2020 - 09:52

If Your Student is Sick Please Keep Them Home
Staying home when you are sick is one of our best ways to fight COVID-19. Keeping sick children and children who are exposed to COVID-19 away from others helps stop the spread of the virus to other children, staff, and the surrounding community. When a student comes to school with symptoms and then tests positive for COVID-19 it is likely that many students will have to be quarantined. Parents are asked to monitor their child for symptoms, and take their temperature every single school day. Common symptoms include fever/chills, cough, difficulty breathing, fatigue, muscle or body aches, headache, loss of taste or smell, sore throat, congestion, nausea/vomiting, diarrhea.

SaJHS Online Breakfast & Lunch Order for Remote Students
To order school lunch and/or breakfast for students who are not at school fill out the survey below each day for each student. This includes kindergarten and preschool students, remote learning students of all grades as well as students who are required to stay home for quarantine or for other COVID-19 related schedule adjustments or closures. Meals are only provided on scheduled school days. Orders must be placed before 9 a.m. each morning. Meals can be picked up in the front office between 10:45 and 11:30 each morning. To place your order, use this link

Basketball Tryouts - Girls and Boys
Tryouts for the girls team will finish up on Nov 30th 2:30-5:00. Tryouts for the boys team will continue Monday Nov 30th - Thursday Dec 3rd from 3:00-5:00 pm. Tryouts are only for 9th grade students.

Upcoming Events

  • Nov. 25-27 - NO SCHOOL Thanksgiving Break
  • Nov. 30 - Girls Basketball Tryouts 2:30 - 5:00 pm
  • Nov. 30 - Boys Basketball Tryouts 3:00 - 5:00 pm
  • Nov. 30 - Wrestling Practice 5:00 - 7:15 pm
  • Dec. 1 - Boys Basketball Tryouts 3:00 - 5:00 pm
  • Dec. 1 - Wrestling Practice 5:00 - 7:15 pm
  • Dec. 2 - Boys Basketball Tryouts 3:00 - 5:00 pm
  • Dec. 3 - Boys Basketball Tryouts 3:00 - 5:00 pm

Child Nutrition Workers Needed!

Submitted by neely.mcewan on Fri, 11/20/2020 - 12:46

Come make a side income while the kids are in school, be off when they are (including holidays and breaks), and get your steps in for the day. Lunch is on us!

Starting wage is $11.74/hour with opportunities for advancement. No experience required!! Positions available districtwide.

Apply at https://apply.nebo.edu/applicant/home.php

Feel free to call 801-354-7438 or email mary.quist@nebo.edu with any questions.

SaJHS Spartan News - 11/17/2020

Submitted by neely.mcewan on Wed, 11/18/2020 - 08:06
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SaJHS Online Breakfast & Lunch Order for Remote Students
To order school lunch/breakfast for students who are not at school, fill out the survey below each day for each student. This opportunity is for kindergarten and preschool students, remote learning students of all grades as well as students who are required to stay home for quarantine or for other COVID-19 related schedule adjustments or closures. Meals are only provided on scheduled school days. Orders must be placed before 9 a.m. each morning. Meals can be picked up in the front office between 10:45 and 11:30 each morning. To place your order, use this link

Thankful Thursdays
PTO will be by the lunchroom on Thursdays during the month of November so students can write notes of gratitude to their teachers. It makes teachers’ day to receive kind notes from students. Please encourage your students to think of a few teachers that they can write to.

Basketball Tryouts - Girls and Boys
Tryouts for the girls team are tentatively scheduled for November 24th from 2:15-5:00 pm. Tryouts for the boys team are tentatively scheduled for November 24th and 30th from 3:00-5:00 pm. Tryouts are only for 9th grade students.

Boys Lacrosse Team
Any 9th grade boys interested in trying out for Salem Hills High School Lacrosse team, please meet Coach Magoffin in the office right after school any day this week or text him @ 801-592-5602. 

Upcoming Events
Nov. 24 - Girls Basketball Tryouts @ 2:15 - 5:00 pm
Nov. 24 - Boys Basketball Tryouts @ 3:00 - 5:00 pm
Nov. 24 - Wrestling Practice in Wrestling Room @ 4:45 pm
Nov. 25-27 - NO SCHOOL Thanksgiving Break
Nov. 30 - Boys Basketball Tryouts @ 3:00 - 5:00 pm

SaJHS Online Breakfast & Lunch Order for Remote Students

Submitted by neely.mcewan on Tue, 11/17/2020 - 14:11

The best way to order school lunch and/or breakfast for students who are not at school is to fill out a survey each day for each student. This includes kindergarten and preschool students as well as remote learning students of all grades. You will need to order before 9 a.m. each morning. Meals are only provided on scheduled school days.

This would also be the method of ordering breakfast and lunch if your student is required to stay home for quarantine or for other COVID-19 related schedule adjustments or closures and you need to have meals for them.

To place your order, use this link.

Meals can be picked up in the front office between 10:45 and 11:30 each morning.

November Student of the Month

Submitted by neely.mcewan on Wed, 11/04/2020 - 12:42
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We are happy to announce our November Students of the Month! These students were nominated by faculty and staff for being a Spartan in Body, Heart, and Mind and were honored at a breakfast with their parents/guardians on November 3rd. Congratulations!

Left to right: Lizeth Valdovindos (8th), Emily Tracy (9th), Olivia Jackson (9th), Daisy Thompson (8th), Noah Whiteman (9th)

SaJHS Spartan News - 11/03/2020

Submitted by neely.mcewan on Wed, 11/04/2020 - 12:33

Hope Week Nov. 9 -13
Hope Week 2020 will be held November 9 through 13. This year’s theme is “Take a Stand 4 HOPE!”  Students can participate in engaging and informative activities throughout the week to help them become more familiar with suicide prevention. Follow this link for daily themes, activities, and dress up days. Hope Week 

Athletics
All participants in basketball tryouts and wrestling practice need to have Register My Athlete and physicals done by Nov. 9, or you will not be able to participate.

Thankful Thursdays
PTO will be by the lunchroom on Thursdays during the month of November so students can write notes of gratitude to their teachers. It makes teachers’ day to receive kind notes from students. Please encourage your students to think of a few teachers that they can write to. 

Standards Based Grading
At Salem Jr High we use standards based grading instead a traditional grading scale. If you would like to learn more about Salem Jr High’s standards based grading, please watch this 4 minute informational video.

Upcoming Events
Nov. 2 -  Term 2 Begins
Nov. 3 -  Election Day (General Elections)
Nov. 3 -  Basketball Open Gym 2:00 - 4:00 pm
Nov. 4 -  Basketball Open Gym 2:00 - 4:00 pm
Nov. 9-13 - HOPE WEEK
Nov. 9 - Basketball Tryouts Boys & Girls 3:00 - 5:00 pm
Nov. 10 - Basketball Tryouts Boys & Girls 3:00- 5:00 pm
Nov. 10 - Wrestling Practice 5:00 - 7:15 pm
Nov. 11 - Veterans Day - Best Dress
Nov. 11- Basketball Tryouts Boys & Girls 3:00 - 5:00 pm
Nov. 12 -  Basketball Tryouts Boys & Girls 3:00 - 5:00 pm
Nov. 12 - Wrestling Practice 5:00-7:15 pm
Nov. 13 - Basketball Tryouts Boys & Girls 3:00 - 5:00 pm

Canned Food Drive for Tabitha's Way

Submitted by neely.mcewan on Wed, 11/04/2020 - 08:54

We are so grateful for our students and their efforts to bring in items for our canned food drive to donate to Tabitha's Way. We held a friendly competition between math classes and Mrs. Cook's 4th period were our winners! We are so proud of all of our students and their contributions!

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