Student News

Article: 9th graders who run high school cross country

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Article by Elizabella Francom - SJHS Student Staff Writer

Some people can run really fast, and for a really long time and distance. If you are one of these people you should try running cross country. If you are in 9th grade you can to do high school cross country or Jr. High cross country. They are booth super fun if you love running. This article is about 9th grades who do high school cross country.

Article: SJHS alumni: what that’s a thing?

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Article by Cheyenne Skinner - SJHS Student Staff Writer

When you are a student here at sjhs. You can’t wait to be in high school you are so done with Jr. High. High school should be way better than Jr. High. You can’t wait to be done with seven periods. If all of this is true then why would anyone want to come back to it? Well actually most teachers didn’t plan on teaching here. Even when they were planning on being a teacher most of them never imagined they would come here!

Article: Dark Knight vs. Man of Steel

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Article by Ashlee Bayles - SJHS Student Staff Writer

Dark Knight Rises and Man of Steel, are they to be the next Captain America and Iron Man in D.C. format?  Since Captain America Civil War came out a month after Batman vs. Superman, the Batman and Superman feud was quickly extinguished.  Due to this delay in its fame the feud has started to come up once again in the glory it never had before.  While many people say that Superman is better, a few will say Batman is the better choice.  

Article: Cuddly Kittens or Perfect Puppies

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Article by Mathew King - SJHS Student Staff Writer

The debate on what is better cats or dogs has gone on too long. It is finally time to see which one rules over all. According to Mrs. Reese, a ninth grade history teacher says, “Dogs! Because they are man’s best friend and woman’s too.” Cats can be more independent than dogs, but dogs are more playful and love to be around you.

Dogs can be great and Amanda Gardner says, ”I HAVE A DOG AND HE IS THE CUTEST DARN THING EVER! He is also loyal, happy and smart but kind of stupid at the same time. If you get a dog they will not disappoint and will love you always!”

Article: New History Teachers

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Article by Karly Bracken and Taylor Benson - SJHS Student Staff Writer

Ms. Reese is one of the new history teachers.  She teaches ninth grade only for six periods.  Ms. Reese was born in Walnut Creek California. But she was raised in New Mexico.  She then moved to many places including Utah, Kentucky, Indiana, Mexico, back to California, and then back to Utah where she stayed.  For college, she started at the University Of Utah, but then ended up at Brigham Young University.  In her free time, she likes to sleep, do art, and hang with her family and friends. She has five siblings, four girls and one boy.

Article: Red Ribbon Week

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Article by Stazie Killpack, and Amanda Gardner - SJHS Student Staff Writer

A few weeks ago was red ribbon week, which is a week where we provide drug awareness at SJHS. Student council and the PTSA planned many fun activities and guests to come and talk to students about being good examples and setting goals for their future. They came during lunch came for a reason. The spray painter, Ulione is a student from UVU that came to SJHS to spray paint a humongous board of our mascot, a knight.

Article: Social Media Let Loose

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Article by Ashlee Bayles and Payton Evans - SJHS Student Staff Writer

The first signs of social madie was in 1997, and it was called Six Degrees.  In 1999 was when the first blogs became popular.  Ever since then they have continued to grow in size and numbers.  Many students at Springville Junior High have agreed that social media can be good for you, yet it can have some terrible consequences.  Since social media is being used across the globe, it can have an effect on people all around the world.

Article: Golf

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Article by Kekoa Akiona - SJHS Student Staff Writer

Have you ever played golf before? Well if you haven’t you are missing out. Golf is a fun, slow, calm sport, that includes strategy, math, and many other things. Golf is played by hitting the golf ball into the hole. You want to hit the ball the fewest times before hitting it into the hole. Whoever hits the ball into the hole first wins that hole. In the end  you want the lowest number possible,  golf isn’t like any other sport like football or basketball, where you want the highest points possible.

Article: Youth Court

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Article by Amanda Gardner - SJHS Student Staff Writer

The Gavel went down and they were sentenced to eternal trash duty! Thankfully, that isn’t how it goes. Chandler Kiser, one of the Youth Court members said that Youth Court is, “A community organization that helps youths fix their mistakes and clear their record.” The members of youth court meet every other Thursday and decide what the students who have a first offense can do to wipe the bad mistake off of their record.

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