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. Dodgers played. Last night on November 1st the Astros and Dodgers played game 7, and the Astros won the series and took home the gold.
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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.
When asked, “Why are you going to open gym?” Sydnie says she is going “to get good exercise and to get better at basketball.” Bethany agrees with Sydnie but adds that she goes to hang out with her friends. Colton Davis says he is going to open gym because he wants higher his chances of getting on the basketball team and Paige Simpson says agrees.
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. When asked what some of her favorite things about being a teacher, she answered, “My favorite part about being a teacher is definitely the students.
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. Molly Hunter said, Ulione came to show us, “If you have a passion and you pursue it then you can do what you want in life.” Safari, another guest who is deaf, world champion martial artist came to show us that if you have a disability you can overcome it, and it will not define you.
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.