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.
Ms. Merrill is a new teacher science teacher at our school. Many of you may not know her too well because of this. Ms. Merrill grew up in Idaho. She loves to laugh and have fun. “In my free time, I love to play basketball and be outside,” she says,”I also like to collect old coins and old dollar bills that will hopefully be worth something someday.”
World Series? What’s the World Series some of you may ask. Have you ever heard of the Super Bowl, the Finals, or even the World Cup. Well the World Series is like a Super Bowl, but for baseball, except the way it’s played is different. The World Series could have up to 7 games, there are 2 teams that go head to head to win the title of the World Series. The series could be shortened if one team wins 4 games before the other team, whoever wins 4 games first wins. Last year in 2016 the the Chicago Cubs beat the Cleveland Indians. This year in 2017 the Houston Astros and the L.A.
In the choir class, there’s four different levels of singing. You have the Apprentice singers, who are seventh grade girls. There is the men’s choir, which is boys in any grade. There’s the Knightengales, who are eighth and ninth grade girls. And finally, you have the master singers which are eighth and ninth grade girls who had tried out to be in master singers.
Starting about a month ago Sjhs started a basketball open gym. Open gym is open to the whole school, however the actual basketball tryouts are just for ninth grade boys and girls. But it’s not enough to just read about it, let’s see what some ninth graders participating in open gym say.
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.
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!
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.
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!”
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.