Welcome to Springville Junior High School

At Springville Junior High School we are Responsible Citizens, Successful Learners, and Effective Communicators.


  • Shared responsibility for education belongs to students, parents, the school and community.
  • Optimal learning takes place in a caring environment characterized by respect, trust and high expectations.
  • Active engagement in the learning process leads to student success.
  • Instructional improvement is accomplished through disciplined reflection and informed change.
  • Student potential is realized through multiple curricular and extra-curricular opportunities.
  • Critical thinking and problem solving skills should be taught across the curriculum. 

Ms. Bird’s Sewing Class

Destiny Trammel; SJHS Staff Writer

Ms. Bird has been teaching sewing for eleven years. Sewing is her favorite thing to do. She loves her students. She also loves working as a sewing teacher. She is a hard working mother of four, and a loving wife for thirty years.

In her sewing classes students make duffle bags, pajamas, two sided aprons,and quilts. Controlling the sewing machines is very easy if you know what you are doing. The classes have tests before they get to make anything, and students have to pass at 100%. 

Spotlight on Ms. Pina

Kennedy Huston; SJHS Staff Writer

Ms. Pina is a seventh grade English teacher at SJHS. Ms. Pina has been at SJHS for two years. According to Ms.Pina, she likes to teach seventh grade because she loves having 90 minutes. She feels like she can spend more time on reading and doing other activities. She also likes being able to spend  more time with her students. “I am so proud of my students when I see them succeeding and doing cool things (like winning the district poetry slam),” said Ms. Pina.

Field Trip Proves to Be a Blast

Bethany Stewart; SJHS Staff Writer

On the 28th of September, several students went golfing for the first of many field trips for PE.  According to Coach Parker, a PE teacher at SJHS, they went to the East Bay Executive Golf Course.  They left at 8:20 and got back at 1:50.  Coach Chambers, Coach Parker, Coach Gerhauser, and Mr. Kindrick went with the students.

Ishmael Mavae, an eighth grade student, said that he went because, “I like to golf and I like whacking the ball.”  According to Sophie Mendivil, a seventh grader here at SJHS, she went to be with her friends and learn to golf.  

Red Ribbon Week Encourages Kids to Say No!

Ryann Brockbank; SJHS Staff Writer

“I’m very excited about Red Ribbon Week!” said Ms. Murray, the food exploration teacher here at Springville Junior High. Red Ribbon Week is a week specifically put together to warn students of the dangers of alcohol and drug use at our school. Red Ribbon Week was October 5-9. Ms. Murray was in charge of putting this week together. To kick off Red Ribbon Week, Zero Fatalities came on Friday, October 2, to give a presentation on underage drinking and drug abuse.