Newsletter for the week of Feb. 4, 2019 (Sweethearts Week)

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This week is Sweethearts Week! In this week's newsletter (http://bit.ly/shsfeb4nl) you will find important graduation information, please make sure your senior student checks the spelling of their name before we order diplomas. Track, Softball, & Boys Soccer all have parent meetings this week. Don’t forget to check out the daily activities our Sweetheart Nominees will be participating in, you won’t want to miss all the fun!

 

February is CTE month!

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What is CTE? Why is it important? February is CTE month, high school is a critical time period where students should explore! The statistics speak for themselves and our CTE teachers here at SHS are some of the very best for helping your student obtain skills while they are in high school. We have many opportunities within our school to support your student in becoming successful at what they are good at you can check them out on our CTE page on the counseling website.

Junior Girls Distinguished Young Women Scholarship Program

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Junior Girls Distinguished Young Women Scholarship Program: This is national scholarship, leadership, and life skills program for Distinguished Young Women. It is for any Junior girl in high school.  It is free to participate. Last year they awarded 2,200 cash scholarships to colleges of choice to girls from South Utah County. The Deadline is February 9th. They would love to see more of these Junior class girls take this opportunity to showcase their talents, academics, and achievements. 

Swim takes 2nd at Region 8 Championships

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Travis Pope& Kim Green

Red Devil Swimming had an excellent Region Championship Meet. The Men's and Women's  teams both placed second overall. We had a number of high finishers along with being named Region Champs in 8 of the 22 total events.

 
Nicole Pope won the 500 Freestyle
Cameron Green won the 200 Freestyle and the 100 Backstroke
Braxton Armstrong won the 100 Butterfly
Alex Lanier won the 100 Breaststroke
 
Boys won
200 Medley Relay (Cameron Green, Alex Lanier, Zach Jones, and Jordan Pugmire)
200 Freestyle Relay (Alex Lanier, Mark Mabry, Jordan Pugmire, Braxton Armstrong)
400 Freestyle Relay (Cameron Green, Zach Jones, Braxton Armstrong, Mark Mabry)
 
Both Men's and Women's teams will compete at the State Championship on February 8th and 9th at BYU.

Junior ACT test

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On Tuesday, February 26th, Juniors will be taking the ACT at school. Now is great time to start preparing! There are several free practice tests and websites with helpful resources listed on the Testing Page of our Counseling Website. Shmoop is a wonderful resource, students can use the magic word HIKING for free practice tests.

 

Attention Seniors: Scholarship Information

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Have you been awarded a scholarship? We want to know about it. Even if you decide not to accept the scholarship, let us know by using the Scholarship Reporting Form so that we can recognize you at our Senior Award Assembly. There are several Keys to Success Scholarships that are due by Feburary 15th, make sure you get your applications in! Check out our Scholarship spreadsheet for more local scholarship opportunities.

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