Cross Country season has come and gone now. But what did it take for them to have success? What did the cross country team do to train? To find out we talked to coach Matt Hammon. Upon being asked what training is like Coach Hammon told us that on Tuesdays and Thursdays they do more challenging and harder workouts and on Mondays and Wednesdays they take it easier. On Fridays, they go to their meets. When we asked him what the best part of cross country is he said that his favorite part was seeing the kids bond and have fun and he likes seeing them win.
Mini Pinatas filled with candy, fun lunchtime activities, dancing in the commons. What is happening at SJHS? We had LIA Week! LIA stands for Latinos in Action. LIA is a student action team that has a main goal, according to LIA member Linnthay Sanchez, to “Help everyone and do lots of service.” This group of awesome students wanted to have an activity-filled week to give the people of SJHS an important message.
Linnthay Sanchez says, “What we hope to accomplish this week is we want to teach the students at SJHS that they can all become leaders.”
Basketball is one of the most popular sports in America, and at our school we represent really well with both our teams. This article is on the boys team, but we have a great girls team too.
The NBA was started in 1946, but the sport basketball itself has been played for longer. Springfield College, in Massachusetts, has the credit for coming up with the game of basketball in December of 1891. James Naismith, a Canadian doctor was one of the innovators behind the sport.
We talked to Zack Antonino, one of the student section starters. We asked him why he decided to start the student section “ Me, Colin, and Maizie(all in 9th grade) just thought it would be a fun way to socialize at the games.” The student section has had people that usually don’t go to the games start coming. Then we asked what his favorite theme to get people to dress up in was and his favorite is white out.Lastly we decided to see what the people in the crowd actually thought of the games and the student section.
Woodworking is a class to let you express your imagination and creativity through hard work and fun. Lydia Brooks thinks that woodshop is fun because of “Creating projects, and being with friends”. Hyrum Cardona also thinks the wood shop is fun and says “Is not as boring, plus you can make stuff”. Woodshop is not for all students because it is hands-on when some students might be more into the paperwork.
Some students say that the dances have become a little boring. When asking the students what they thought, there were lots of different opinions.
When asking Lauren Mesinar what she thought about the dance she said “Yes I think they are fun to go to.” Lauren said that her favorite part about the dances is being able to talk to all of her friends.
“ I also like to dress up when it’s like ugly sweaters, or formal.” Lauren replied.
English honors field trip to the BYU art museum was a wondrous and new experience for multiple students. The honors students were attending the field trip to observe Ethos, Pathos, and Logos. Pictures and posters fully displayed Inspiring and heart wrenching pictures showing police brutality, segregation, pure joy, agony, war, and love. Isaac Neilson said that “ The sculptures were unique and very cool” The picture above shows one of the favorite art exhibits called “Windswept” and was created by Patrick Dougherty.
Have you ever heard about NJHS and wondered what it means? Well it means National Junior Honor Society. In NJHS you have the opportunity to do a lot of fun and exciting service projects, such as going to Art City Elementary and helping out with the carnival, going to the citizen center and singing songs to bring in the holiday joy! Mrs. Ottley is the teacher in charge of NJHS, she said “NJHS is a great way to do service and get good leadership skills.”