Battle of the Books Competition

Submitted by neely.mcewan on Fri, 02/17/2023 - 11:51

This week we had over 90 of our Salem Spartans battle out their book knowledge in our Salem Jr. Battle of the Books Competition. Our heated, final match between “Book Royals” and “Story Snails” resulted in a one point victory for “Story Snails”, making them our winning team for two years in a row! Congratulations to the members of both teams!

The members of the “Story Snails” are - Rachel Peterson, Sydnie Utter, Alayna Maestas, Mary Linford and Evelyn Loor. The members of “Book Royals” are Dallin Levie, Tyler Balls, Abigail Ballentyne, Lydia Cope, and Savana Berger .

Band Concert

Submitted by neely.mcewan on Thu, 02/16/2023 - 11:55

On 2/15, the Salem Jr. High Concert Band performed alongside various groups from Valley View Middle School and Salem Hills High School in a pre-festival concert. The students put on an excellent performance in front of hundreds of audience members and are well on their way to an excellent showing at our District Concert Band Festival in a couple of weeks. Way to go Spartans!

District Jazz Band

Submitted by neely.mcewan on Thu, 02/16/2023 - 11:49

On February 14, the Spartan Jazz Band participated in the Nebo School District Jazz Festival. The group performed well, scoring excellent ratings from the adjudicator Cris Stiles. Thank you to all of the students, parents, and faculty who helped us accomplish this!

SaJHS News 02/14

Submitted by neely.mcewan on Wed, 02/15/2023 - 07:43

Free Class for Parents about Emotional Regulation and Children: Emotional regulation is key to a happy life! Learn 3 strategies you can use with your child to help communicate what they are feeling. The class is on Feb 22 and you can register here.


Online Registration Opens in March for the 2023-2024 School Year

Submitted by neely.mcewan on Mon, 02/13/2023 - 15:18

It's that time of year again to begin registering for the 2023-2024 school year! All students must have a parent complete online registration (verify that the contact information, emergency contacts, etc are still correct) before school begins. You are encouraged to get your students registered early while it is fresh on your mind, so please make note of these dates:

New Kindergarten Students: Registration Portal will open for ALL kindergarten students on March 1, 2023.

A Winning Basketball Season

Submitted by neely.mcewan on Mon, 02/13/2023 - 12:37

Congratulations to our basketball teams on a great season! Our girls team took 2nd place in the district and our boys team took 1st place! The boys team celebrated their championship win with pizza and cutting down the net.

Great job, Spartans!!


Nebo School District Offers Love and Logic Parenting Workshop

Submitted by neely.mcewan on Mon, 02/13/2023 - 11:49

Nebo School District in partnership with Spanish Fork City presents a virtual Love and Logic Parenting Workshop.

“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

Where: Online via Zoom

Crystal Apple Recipient - Ethan Dunn

Submitted by neely.mcewan on Thu, 02/09/2023 - 21:33

Congratulations to Ethan Dunn for being the recipient of the Crystal Apple Award! The Crystal Apple Award recognizes educators who have made a positive impact on the lives of their students. Mr. Dunn teaches English at Salem Jr High School and is our Student Council Advisor. He definitely makes a positive impact on his students. We are fortunate to have Mr. Dunn at our school!