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  • 2/1/14 |
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Integrity -n. "Moral soundness; inherent complex of attributes that determine a person's moral and ethical actions and reactions; unreduced or unbroken completeness." The famous poet Rudyard Kipling wrote the following poem: "If" If you can keep your head when all about you Are losing theirs and blaming it on you, If you can trust yourself when all men doubt you, But make allowance for their doubting too; If you can wait and not be tired by waiting, Or being lied about, don't deal in lies, Or being hated, don't give way to hating, …


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  • 1/2/14 |
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diligence -n Conscientiousness in paying proper attention to a task; giving the degree of care required in a given situation; perservering determination to perform a task. At this time of reflection on the past year, it is a good time to start refocusing on developing positive character traits. The character trait that we are narrowing in on for the month of January is diligence. Take this short four question self-test about diligence: If you answered true to all of these questions, then you must be a diligent person. If you answered fals …


Category: Academics
  • 11/26/13 |
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Caring -adj. "Displaying warmth or affection; feeling and exhibiting concern and empathy for others; showing or having compassion." For this month's character trait, we will be highlighting our FBLA club who has been exemplifying this month's character trait: caring. FBLA has chosen to complete service for the Primary Children's Medical Center, specifically the patients that attend there. At the local Fall Leadership Conference, FBLA members put together craft kits for patients to assemble when they are hospitalized there. The members have also chosen to d …


Category: Academics
  • 11/11/13 |
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Citizenship - n. "Status of a citizen with rights and duties; essential component of defining a democratic state; individual building social welfare." In this thankful month, the character trait that we will be focusing on is CITIZENSHIP. Are you thankful for good citizens? You should be because citizenship is an essential component of the free country that we live in. Some of the synonyms for citizenship are: contribution, civil service, civil participation, active member of society. So how can you show citizenship at school? We asked some of our students that question. …


Category: Academics
  • 9/28/13 |
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Courage - n. "Quality of spirit that enables one to face difficult situations without showing fear; strength of mind that enables one to endure adversity." This month's featured character trait is COURAGE! Some of our students found it ironic that courage landed on the same month as Halloween. Not only should you be courageous as you encounter witches, ghouls, ghosts, and goblins this month, but you should also be courageous in your daily activities. The only way to Touch Gold this school year is to be courageous. Here are how some of our students defined courage, in t …

Community Council Parent Elections

  • 9/10/13 |
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The elections for two parent positions on the 2013-15 SJH Community Council will be held on September 17-19. If you would like to be on the ballot, then please contact Mr. Peterson @ (435) 678-1374 OR complete the following steps: Go to Click on "Councils" Click on "Work of Councils" Click on "Candidate Form" Please submit the form or contact Mr. Peterson by Friday, September 13. Please note that parent positions are for a two-year term.


Category: Academics
  • 9/4/13 |
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Respect - n. "Condition of being honored; attitude of admiration or esteem; expression of regard; courteous concern for people's feelings." This year our handbooks highlight a different character trait each month. For the month of September, the character trait is RESPECT. In our handbooks, it says, "What makes people truly great? It's not the jobs they have, nor the grades they get. It's not athletics, musical talent, whether they are famous, nor even how intelligent they are. All exceptional people have certain qualities in common. These unique qualiti …

Make Your Mark

Category: Academics
  • 9/3/13 |
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2013 Make Your Mark Bookmark Contest August 30-September 30, 2013 Utah students in K-12th grade: You're invited to design a bookmark! To enter: Design your bookmark in the blank space of an official entry form (get these in the library). You can use any art medium. Completely fill out the Student Information box on the official entry form Submit your entry to the Utah Education Savings Plan (UESP) office by 5:00 PM on Monday, September 30, 2013 The contest winners have a chance at one of eight $1000 college scholarship savings accounts with UESP! Ou …