Welcome to Springville Junior High School

The mission of Springville Junior High School is: "To ensure high levels of learning for all students, by being responsible citizens, effective communicators, and successful learners."

Beliefs:

  • 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. 

Slam Poet’s Throw Down

Attributions: 
Kennedy Huston; SJHS Staff Writer

April was National Poetry Month. To celebrate poetry SJHS and individual English classes decided to host poetry slams. The SJHS school slam was hosted on April 27 after school at 2:00. A poetry slam is a competition using elimination rounds for the reading or performance of poetry. The top 15 finalist for the school poetry slam, get to go to a District slam and perform their poems. According to Ms. Pina, an English teacher at SJHS, the poetry slams were a chance for students to show off their own poems. Ms. Pina, Ms. Bass, Ms. Jensen, Ms. Ottley, Ms. Maughan and Ms.

Mr. Hammon’s Disease Unit!

Attributions: 
Meagan Jones; SJHS Staff Writer

Mr. Hammon’s health class has been learning about diseases!  Learning about this is very important and can help kids through life.

 Mr. Hammon, the eighth grade health teacher, said, “Students learn about different diseases, and they gain a better understanding of what people go through who have these diseases- whether those people are in their own family or in another part of the world.”  

Teamwork Makes the Dream Work

Attributions: 
Caitlin Buhler; SJHS Staff Writer

There are three soccer teams at Springville High School, and in order to tryout for them you have to be a freshman. The three teams are Sophomore, Junior Varsity, and Varsity. There are 11 students from SJHS who play on the high school Junior Varsity soccer team. 

The soccer coach’s name is Jay Mason. All three teams recently traveled to Uinta to play against their soccer teams. All three of the soccer teams practice 4-6 pm everyday.

An Inside Look on Benton Locke

Attributions: 
Kennedy Huston; SJHS Staff Writer

We are going behind the scenes to see who is the main man keeping SJHS clean. Benton Locke is the head custodian at SJHS. He has been working at SJHS since the new school opened, around two years. His job consist of maintaining and cleaning SJHS.

According to Mr. Locke, he likes that he gets to work in a beautiful building, and the wonderful staff. Mr. Locke said, “There isn’t anything to dislike about the students attending SJHS. The staff at SJHS is an All Star line up.”