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.

SaJHS News 3/22

Submitted by neely.mcewan on Wed, 03/23/2022 - 10:23

SaJHS Talent Show: Get ready for the Salem Junior High School Talent show! We are excited to have students audition and show off their skills. Starting March 21st until April 15th we will have sheets in the office to sign up for an audition slot! Your talent should not exceed 8 minutes (unless it's yodeling, then the sky's the limit). Callbacks will be later in the month of April and the talent show will have a rehearsal on the 12th of May. The actual talent show will be on the 13th of May. We cannot guarantee everyone a slot in the talent show.

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SaJHS News 03/15

Submitted by neely.mcewan on Wed, 03/16/2022 - 10:27

SaJHS Talent Show: Get ready for the Salem Junior High School Talent show! We are excited to have students audition and show off their skills. Starting March 21st until April 15th we will have sheets in the office to sign up for an audition slot! Your talent should not exceed 8 minutes (unless it's yodeling, then the sky's the limit). Callbacks will be later in the month of April and the talent show will have a rehearsal on the 12th of May. The actual talent show will be on the 13th of May.

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Faculty and Staff Spotlight

Submitted by neely.mcewan on Mon, 03/14/2022 - 11:15

Tiersa Ward teaches English at Salem Jr High. She regrets giving up playing the violin after playing for 3 years.  One of Mrs. Ward's favorite quotes is by Larry Elder: “You cannot control the outcome, but you’re 100% in control of the effort.  Hard work wins!”

Congrats to SaJHS Band at State Performance

Submitted by neely.mcewan on Mon, 03/14/2022 - 10:38

Band students performed at the state jr. high band festival at the University of Utah. They were one of only 30 bands in the entire state to be selected to attend the festival and performed for a panel of 2 judges for ratings as well as participated in a judged sight reading performance. The band received ratings of "Excellent" from all judges and were praised for their ability to perform a good variety of styles and appropriate articulations as well as demonstrate good tone on their instruments throughout their performance.

Faculty and Staff Spotlight

Submitted by neely.mcewan on Thu, 03/10/2022 - 15:17

Jaden Grill teaches science at Salem Jr High and has a SNAKE in her classroom. When she was in junior high, she was obsessed with animals and thought she'd be a veterinarian when she got older. For the past few years, Miss Grill has gotten into kickboxing and jiu jitsu.

Nikki Lamoreaux Honored at State Math Conference

Submitted by neely.mcewan on Mon, 03/07/2022 - 09:02

Our very own Nikki Lamoreaux, a mathematics teacher at Salem Junior High, was honored this past week at the Utah Teacher of Mathematics Conference for the state of Utah. Ms. Lamoreaux received the George Shell Award.

This award is given to an exemplary secondary mathematics teacher and recipients of this award encourage student achievement by the following ways: