Student News

Article: Meet Valeria Thomas

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Article by Taylor Benson - SJHS Student Staff Writer

Valeria Thomas is a new student here at Springville Junior High School. She moved to Springville from San Jose California. Valeria has long brown hair and is tall. She has very pretty eyes and is so nice. She loves to hangout with friends and play volleyball. She enjoys her new school, but misses her old school Ida Price Middle School.

Article: Penny Wars

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Article by Stazie Killpack - SJHS Student Staff Writer

Penny wars is an international competition usually between the schools grades. Schools all over the world do this to raise money for charities, natural disasters, and anything they feel are in need of. This year at SJHS we have decided to use our fundraising money for the people in Puerto Rico.

Article: Basketball!!

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Article by Karly Bracken - SJHS Student Staff Writer

The first basketball hoops were actually just peach baskets, a basket used to carry peaches, and the first backboards were made of wire.  Basketball is a game played between two teams of five in which goals are scored by throwing a ball through a netted hoop fixed at each end of the court.  Many people play Basketball.

Article: National Anthem sung by Master Singers “Oh, say can you see,” Mrs. Utrera’s choir sing at the basketball game!

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Article by Emily Snyder - SJHS Student Staff Writer

As some of you probably know, the Master Singers get the opportunity to go and sing about a BYU men’s basketball game every year. Mrs. Utrera, the choir teacher, says “This started 4 years ago when BYU sent out an email asking schools to sign up to sing. It was perfect timing because I had decided that Master Singers would learn the National Anthem that year and have it ready to use if we ever needed it. That year was the 200th anniversary of the National Anthem so it was the first thing we learned that year.

Article: Recent Super Knights

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Article by Elizabella Francom and Cheyenne Skinner - SJHS Student Staff Writer

Recently SJHS had a assembly where thirteen students were congratulated on their behavior. SJHS calls that being a Super Knight. Being a super knight is being amazing and going out of your way to help other people. You are recognized for being a good student and helping others when you don’t have to. Every single one of the thirteen students helped and did extra for someone else many, many, times. Which is why they are super knights. Every month two students are chosen from each grade one boy and girl. We have a assembly every two months to congratulate them.

Article: The fight between Books and Movies

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Article by Ashlee Bayles - SJHS Student Staff Writer

In the epic battle of reading and watching TV the students of Springville Junior High, more often than not, choose to read instead of watching the big screen!  Ever since the TV has come into our world people of every nationality have had to choose where their loyalty lies.  While the TV can easily be chosen as the favorite, some people just can’t choose between the two.  For many years now parents have mostly approved of reading which may have more sway in the kids opinion of books and movies than they realized.    

Article: All About Kelsey

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Article by Amanda Gardner - SJHS Student Staff Writer

There are so many people at our school you might not know. Kelsey Sumsion is a ninth grader here at SJHS and an awesome person. She has been on the SHS tennis team and loves theater and music. Read on to find out her deepest secrets.

Article: Jazz vs. Mavericks!!

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Article by Taylor Benson - SJHS Student Staff Writer

Have you ever been to a jazz game? If you have you know how awesome it is! If you haven’t, picture this.. At seven o’clock on October thirtieth 2017, in the Salt Lake Vivint Smart Home Arena; the Jazz versed the Mavericks.The seats were filled with mostly Jazz fans. The crowd screamed with blue, yellow, green, and white. In front of you, the NBA Jazz team enters.

 

Article: Which Side?

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Article by Raquel Marquez - SJHS Student Staff Writer

Batman, Superman, Cat-Woman, Wonderwoman, Poison Ivy, Harley Quinn, Joker. Some of the main fictional characters owned by DC comics, we adore them. Iron man, Thor, Captain America, Winter Soldier, Black Widow, Loki, Ant-man, Spiderman, Deadpool, Scarlet Witch, Black Panther, The Hulk, Hawk Eye, Quick Silver, Captain Marvel, the She-Hulk etc.. Characters from a different and major comic company known as Marvel. All of these heroes and heroines are loved by people, especially teens and those who have a quirk.

The End of Football Season

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Article by Oakley Toelupe - SJHS Student Staff Writer

So, football season is gone. Not like college or NFL, but for the Springville youth program, the field is empty now. No more cheerleaders cheering, no players playing, no refs reffing, it’s nothing. We did have a great season, though. Nick Welsch led Springville Red through the season undefeated, and moved on to defeat Ryan Strong’s Springville Navy in 2017’s 8th grade Super Bowl.

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