Faculty and Staff Spotlight

Submitted by neely.mcewan on Fri, 04/01/2022 - 15:04

Keith Richards is the principal at Salem Jr High. The funniest experience he had in junior high was when a kid fell asleep in shop class and woke up halfway through the next period.  He loves hunting, baseball, and vacations in the mountains.  Mr. Richards loves making a difference and believes the best place to do that is with young people in schools.

Faculty and Staff Spotlight

Submitted by neely.mcewan on Fri, 04/01/2022 - 15:03

Alece Tomadakis is the librarian at Salem Jr High. One of her favorite things is a zipline at their family cabin that is 330 feet long. When Mrs. Tomadakis was in junior high, her dad was the principal at her school, and she liked to go to his office for a treat.

Faculty and Staff Spotlight

Submitted by neely.mcewan on Fri, 04/01/2022 - 15:01

Christina Stewart is a technician at Salem Jr High. When she was in junior high, she liked to wear a jumpsuit with a big fabric belt and pegged pants (similar to what we call joggers today).  Some of Ms. Stewart's favorite things are ice cream, apple pie and peanut butter Twix.

Faculty and Staff Spotlight

Submitted by neely.mcewan on Fri, 04/01/2022 - 10:55

Sam McGrath teaches English at Salem Jr High. He failed metal shop in 8th grade because he didn't turn any of the projects in even though he completed them.  When he was in school, pants were so baggy you could fit your textbook in your back pocket.  Some of Mr. McGrath's favorite things are the color blue, pasta, Dr. Pepper, and the movie Shogun.

Faculty and Staff Spotlight

Submitted by neely.mcewan on Thu, 03/31/2022 - 13:30

Holly Lutz teaches math at Salem Jr High. When she was in junior high, silly bands were really popular.  Her favorite show is Parks and Rec.  Ms. Lutz's favorite singer is Taylor Swift.  Other favorite things include Thai food, boba smoothies, and mountain biking,

Faculty and Staff Spotlight

Submitted by neely.mcewan on Thu, 03/31/2022 - 13:26

Susanna Brunson teaches PE and body conditioning at Salem Jr High. She was a die-hard BYU football fan during junior high and collected autographs from many of the team members the year BYU won the National Championship.  Mrs. Brunson likes Italian food, tulips, the color red, and the number 14.

SaJHS News 03/29

Submitted by neely.mcewan on Thu, 03/31/2022 - 10:29

College Week Information: Welcome to College Week! All students need to do this week to win college gear, prizes, and gift cards is to sign up for an account with Keys To Success. Students can use the QR code or download the app on their phone to create an account. They can also create an account on their chromebook using the link below.

Spring Captains Academy

Submitted by neely.mcewan on Thu, 03/31/2022 - 10:21

Youth athletic leaders from secondary schools in Nebo School District gathered for Captains’ Academy this week. This program is a powerful venue for students in leadership positions to increase communication and friendship among student athletes. Students are provided the opportunity to meet with their peers who are leaders in the same activities, discuss and plan how to lift others and encourage sportsmanship and leadership, and collaborate with one another to address shared challenges.