Welcome to Springville Junior High School

The mission of Springville Junior High School is: "To ensure high levels of learning for all students, by being responsible citizens, effective communicators, and successful learners."

Beliefs:

  • Shared responsibility for education belongs to students, parents, the school and community.
  • Optimal learning takes place in a caring environment characterized by respect, trust and high expectations.
  • Active engagement in the learning process leads to student success.
  • Instructional improvement is accomplished through disciplined reflection and informed change.
  • Student potential is realized through multiple curricular and extra-curricular opportunities.
  • Critical thinking and problem solving skills should be taught across the curriculum. 

Spotlight: Skye & Brylee Boschee

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Article written by student: Remick Whiting
Spotlight: Skye & Brylee Boschee

Skye and Brylee Boschee are some great friends and even though school may stress them out some times, they are always so cheerful. We asked Skye what she likes most about herself she said “That I am a unicorn loving country girl.” Brylee likes that she ”Is in love with watermelon I have a watermelon candy bag in my backpack” she says. One thing that makes them both happy is being with each other. “Because we don't get to see each other a lot because we are always busy“ Brylee said.

Students Compete in a Poetry Slam

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Article written by student: Max Whipple
Students Compete in a Poetry Slam

What are words? Words are a string of characters or a chain of emotion?  Words written aesthetic and rhythmic style is poetry and today we were treated to a poetry slam after school.  Students had the chance to explore this way of storytelling through competition in front of teachers. We heard poems about pencils to deep life experiences.  Some were funny while others were inspiring.

Meet Teo Sjoberg!

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Article written by student: Carter Turley
Meet Teo Sjoberg!

Meet Teo Sjoberg. Teo is an 8th grader here at SJHS who loves the Utes and loves to play football with all of his friends. He also encourages others and helps brighten their day by making them laugh.

Meet Ms. Merrill

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Article written by student: Sarah Hubbard
Meet Ms. Merrill

Ms. Merrill is a science teacher, she teaches 7th and 8th grade. She also coaches the school's girls basketball team. She has been teaching at Springville Jr. High for two years. Jade Murray, one of her 8th-grade students said, “Ms. Merrill is fun and always has a positive attitude. She gives examples to help me learn better when I don’t fully understand something.” Another 8th-grade student Ammon Taylor said, “She always tries to make class interactive. I like how Ms. Merrill is strict on the rules and helps us achieve our goals.” Ms.