January 2023

District Honor Band

Submitted by neely.mcewan on Mon, 01/30/2023 - 09:32

The Nebo School District Honor Band took the stage at Spanish Fork High School! Salem Jr. High had 18 students qualify and perform in this high caliber group with guest clinician, Dr. Shawn Smith. Way to go Spartans!

UVU offers Stronger Families Project

Submitted by neely.mcewan on Mon, 01/23/2023 - 14:14

Take part in this free 8-wk course through UVU from the week of January 30 to the week of March 30. Parents and children are taught how to improve their interaction and emotional patterns within the family. Sign up soon, as sessions fill up quickly and space in the program is limited.

In-person sessions will be delivered at various locations in Utah County.

Love and Logic Workshop

Submitted by neely.mcewan on Wed, 01/18/2023 - 09:38

“There's a lot of advice out there on how to raise your kids – some better than others. ‘Love and Logic’ is a favorite of therapists, family life educators, teachers, principals, and most importantly parents. It is practical, easy to learn, and really effective! Come and enjoy this fun, upbeat, and informative workshop full of useful tips!” – Jonathan Sherman, LMFT, Family Therapist and Parent Educator

SaJHS News 1/17

Submitted by neely.mcewan on Wed, 01/18/2023 - 09:19

SheTech (Great Name Better Program): SheTech is a free conference for girls to learn about STEM and tech industries in Utah. It is on February 28th. For more information, check out this link. Talk to your school counselor to register.

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Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday, Monday, January 16

Submitted by neely.mcewan on Sat, 01/14/2023 - 12:18

Monday, January 16, 2023, marks the 37th anniversary of the federal holiday in honor of Rev. Martin Luther King’s birthday. Signed into law in 1983 and first observed in 1986, the holiday is a tribute to King for advancing civil rights and social justice through non-violent protest. His was only the second birthday designated as a federal holiday after the observance of George Washington’s birthday. 

Martin Luther King, Jr. was the civil rights leader and Nobel Peace Prize winner who played a vital role in the American civil rights movement. 

Validating the Emotion without Condoning the Behavior

Submitted by neely.mcewan on Wed, 01/11/2023 - 10:55

Dealing with concerning behaviors can be difficult for parents of children with disabilities. Many parents struggle knowing how to truly validate or connect with their child during a crisis without first resorting to some kind of negative consequence or punishment.

Join us to learn life-changing parenting techniques that will show you how you can emotionally connect with your child all while teaching them appropriate behaviors.

January Students of the Month

Submitted by neely.mcewan on Wed, 01/11/2023 - 10:25

Congratulations to Brynn Lindley, Kassenya Thomas, Savanna Berger, Ruby Thompson, and Ephraim Vance for being our January Students of the Month! These student were nominated by faculty and staff for being a Spartan in Body, Heart, and Mind. Thanks for being awesome students and citizens. We're proud of you!