February 2022

SaJHS News 02/22

Submitted by neely.mcewan on Wed, 02/23/2022 - 15:35

Jr High Boys Tennis: Today's weather notwithstanding, boys tennis will be starting soon. If you're interested please contact Mr. Boyer at casey [dot] boyer [at] nebo [dot] edu or Coach Jamsa ralph [dot] jamsa [at] nebo [dot] edu .

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Faculty and Staff Spotlight

Submitted by neely.mcewan on Thu, 02/17/2022 - 12:35

June Williamson teaches math and study skills at Salem Jr High. In seventh grade she won a prize at a school dance for "going down the Soul Train" wearing wire-rimmed glasses and a white jumpsuit with big bell bottoms.  Now Mrs. Williamson has a cooking show on Spanish Fork TV and is known for saying, "Happy Cooking!"

SaJHS News 02/15

Submitted by neely.mcewan on Wed, 02/16/2022 - 11:34

Jr High Track Meeting: Track season is just around the corner! There will be a meeting this Thursday the 17th in the Salem Jr High Library at 3:00. If you have any questions, reach out to coach Corom at corom [dot] hughes [at] nebo [dot] edu

Jr High Boys Tennis Meeting: We will have a meeting next week on Tuesday the 22nd at 3:00 P.M. in the Salem Jr High Library.

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Faculty and Staff Spotlight

Submitted by neely.mcewan on Tue, 02/15/2022 - 11:36

Anne Cook is the finance secretary at Salem Jr. At the age of 6, she was the Springville High School Red Devil mascot, because her older sister was a cheerleader.  Mrs. Cook's favorite class in junior high was typing--back when you learned on a real typewriter, not a computer. 

Nebo Stake Holder Survey

Submitted by neely.mcewan on Fri, 02/11/2022 - 16:25

Be heard! Take the 2022 Nebo Stakeholder Survey.

Nebo School District values your continued input regarding our schools. We invite you to give your feedback regarding teachers and administrators working at the school to which your student attends. You may take the survey for any or all of your student's teachers.  The survey will be available until Monday, Feb. 28th, 5:00 pm.

2022/23 9th Grade Registration

Submitted by neely.mcewan on Thu, 02/10/2022 - 14:53

If you have a student currently in 8th grade, please ask them about their registration papers they were given this week. Students need to enter their requests into the Infinite Campus student portal and return their blue course request paper to their English teacher by Friday, February 11 (tomorrow). The back side of the course request has step-by-step instructions for the students to enter their requests into Infinite Campus.

Battle of the Books Competition

Submitted by neely.mcewan on Wed, 02/09/2022 - 14:48

Today we held our 2022 Salem Junior High Battle of the Books Competition.  Battle of the Books is a voluntary reading incentive program for students.  The purpose is simply to encourage students to read good books and have fun while competing with peers. In September, students formed teams of 4 or 5 students.  Each team member chose 3 to 4 books to read from a list of 20. Today, the students came together for a game-show style tournament where they worked as a team to answer questions about the books on the list.

SaJHS News 02/08

Submitted by neely.mcewan on Wed, 02/09/2022 - 08:20

National Counseling Week: This week is national school counselor week. We want to recognize the tremendous impact our school counselors have in helping students achieve school success and plan for a career. We are grateful for our counselors, psychologists and school social workers.

School Dance: February 11th from 3:00 - 5:00 is our LAST school dance of the year. It is $3.00 cash , an "S" in citizenship in all classes, and your SaJHS student ID to enter. Only SaJHS students are allowed.

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Faculty and Staff Spotlight

Submitted by neely.mcewan on Tue, 02/08/2022 - 15:12

Ryan Williams teaches English and Creative Writing at Salem and is also our Yearbook advisor. He has the habit of starting class by saying "All right...."  During junior high, Mr. Williams spent a lot of time daydreaming and thinking up stories.  He still has the dream of becoming a writer.

Faculty and Staff Spotlight

Submitted by neely.mcewan on Mon, 02/07/2022 - 12:24

Brian Moser teaches science and German at Salem Jr High. When he played basketball in high school, he started out only being able to bench press 100 pounds, but he kept working at it and eventually was able to bench 210 pounds.  Mr. Moser loves learning lots of languages using DuoLingo.