January 2017

Science Fair Time!!

Science Fair

It's the MNJHS Science Fair!

 **Jan. 25th from 3:00 - 5:00 p.m. for students only, to set up. Judging starts at 5:00 p.m. 

**Jan. 26th from 3:00 - 5:00 p.m. is open to the public for viewing.  Awards ceremony at 5:00 p.m.

Our students have put in a lot of time and effort to make this science fair one of the best ones yet.  Come visit the school on January 26th to walk through the projects and displays and discover what our Mt Nebo Science Dept. and students have to offer!

MNJHS Panthers of the Day - Monday, 1/23/17

Attributions: 
Cheri Campbell
MNJHS Panthers Of The Day 1/23/17

Hear the ROAR! A Panther is: RESPECTFUL, OUTSTANDING, ACADEMIC and RESPONSIBLE!  Congratulations to Jared Grammer and Hanna Widdison for being nominated as our MNJHS Panthers of the Day on Monday, January 23, 2017.  Jared was nominated by Mrs. Moxon for being an all around great kid.  Hanna was nominated by Mr. White for doing excellent work re-writing and being a positive person.

University Of Utah College Tour Today, 1/24!

Attributions: 
Jenn Moxon
University Of Utah Tour

MNJHS is excited for the opportunity to take a large group of our 9th grade Freshmen on a University of Utah College Tour today, 1/24!  Students will be able to experience the University of Utah in person and discover the many opportunities available to them.

Their visit will include a walking tour of the U Of U campus led by a University Ambassador who will share with them some history and traditions, information about student life, getting involved, academics, and their unique student experience.

 

MNJHS Panthers of the Day - Friday, 1/20/17

Attributions: 
Kirsten Bennett
MNJHS Panthers Of The Day 1/20/17

Hear the ROAR! A Panther is: RESPECTFUL, OUTSTANDING, ACADEMIC and RESPONSIBLE!  Congratulations to Sai Marzan and Karolyna Perez for being nominated as our MNJHS Panthers of the Day on Friday, January 20, 2017.  Sai was nominated by Mr. Burger for his awesome work in band.  Karolyna was nominated by Mr. Vincent for always pushing herself to do the best she can.

FREE After School Study Hall And More - Sign Up Today!

MNJHS has been awarded a 3 year grant from the Boys & Girls Club of America (BGCA)!  This grant will provide our school with the opportunity to offer before and after-school programs.  These programs will benefit all students who are in need of academic help and those interested in enriching their learning.

Students/Parents need to sign up with the front office to participate! 

Free programs include:

Power Hour: Monday through Friday 3-5 pm.  This is a homework help program.  It is open to all registered club members throughout the year.

Stem Club: Tuesdays 3-5 pm.  This program is designed to work on Science, Technology, Engineering and Math.

Library Makerspace: Monday through Friday 7:00 a.m. to 7:55 a.m.. This is open to students who are interested in working on and completing their own DIY projects. Robots, Scratch game coding, Kiva Blocks, Knex, Wind Power projects, are just a few projects students can work on.

Drama Club: Tuesday through Friday 3-5 p.m. This time is set aside for students who are honing their skills in performance activities.

Chess Club: Wednesday afternoon 3-5 p.m. Students will learn various strategies of chess and will have the opportunity in the spring to compete in the Nebo School District Chess Tournament.

Career LaunchTuesday afternoon from 3-5 p.m. This program is the BGCA’s premier job-readiness and career-preparation program. It offers varies activities to hone decision-making, problem-solving and critical-thinking skills as well as providing students with the tools needed to prepare for a future career.

"The League of Master Strategists"Thursday afternoon from 3-5 p.m. This program is all about gaming.

Power of Positiveness: Thursday 3-5 p.m. This program is super cool and Positive.

The BGCA offers many great club activities that are available for our use and which we hope to add as the school year goes on. Each of these programs will be offered sometime throughout the school year.

Smart Boys: This program is the prerequisite to the Date Smart Program for boys. It is designed to guide boys on their journey to manhood, encouraging and supporting them as they face special challenges related to becoming an adult man.

Smart Girls:  This program is the prerequisite to the Date Smart Program for girls. It is designed to guide girls on their journey to womanhood.

Date Smart: This program is the next step after Passport to Manhood and Smart Girls programs. It is intended to increase young people’s understanding and build the skills they need to achieve healthy relationships free of violence and abuse.

Stay SMART: This is the pre-program to SMART Leaders and is designed for ages 11-14. This program helps students become more aware of their own value as individuals and the uniqueness of others around them.

SMART Leaders I: This program is the next step in the SMART program. Completion of the Stay Smart program is not necessary, but highly encouraged. This program helps young people avoid three of the most immediate threats to their well-being: alcohol, tobacco, and drugs.

Tutoring: Open to assigned students who are struggling in specific academic areas (English, Science, Math, Social Studies, Computer Tech and Science, and a special tutoring group for Special Education students. Up to five students will be assigned to each academic area at any one time to allow for individual help.

Other Programs we would like to add during the school year if possible:

Money Matters:  This program provides behavior-changing financial education to help teens get on the path towards budgeting, saving, planning for college and financial freedom.

Diplomas 2 Diplomas: This is a college readiness and preparation program.

Triple Play: This program consists of 9 different parts or challenges. There is a Healthy Habits part and 8 different sports challenges.

MNJHS Panthers of the Day - Thursday, 1/19/17

Attributions: 
Cheri Campbell
MNJHS Panthers Of The Day 1/19/17

Hear the ROAR! A Panther is: RESPECTFUL, OUTSTANDING, ACADEMIC and RESPONSIBLE!  Congratulations to Justin Risenmay, Sarah Rogers and Adriana Birchett for being nominated as our MNJHS Panthers of the Day on Thursday, January 19, 2017. Justin was nominated by Mr. Vincent for always being willing to help in the classroom.  Sarah and Adriana were nominated by Mr. Sumens because they are amazing Co-Presidents.

MNJHS Discovery Night Showcase

Attributions: 
Shan Daniels
Discovery Showcase Mrs. McClain 1/11/17
Discovery Showcase Mrs. Ewell 1/11/17

We had an AMAZING end of semester Discovery Showcase night at Mt. Nebo Jr. High on January 11th!  Discovery Classes are new this year to MNJHS.  Classes involve project based learning in a wide variety of subjects, including a Panther News Crew, a Panther Preschool, Small Building Construction, Yearbook, STEM Club and more!  Discovery teachers were able to display their class projects for students and parents to view.  

Students who attended and were able to visit at least 20 displays received a free movie theater pass.  The night was a HUGE success with hundreds in attendance.  A BIG THANK YOU SHOUTOUT to administrators, teachers, students and parents for all they did to make the event run smoothly.  A new set of Discovery classes begin today so make sure to ask your student what they will be doing this term!

CHECK OUT OUR MNJHS FACEBOOK PAGE for more photos from this great night!

MNJHS Panthers of the Day - Tuesday, 1/17/17

MNJHS Panthers Of The Day 1/17/17

Hear the ROAR! A Panther is: RESPECTFUL, OUTSTANDING, ACADEMIC and RESPONSIBLE!  Congratulations to Alex Slade and Sage Seimer for being nominated as our MNJHS Panthers of the Day on Tuesday, January 17, 2017. Alex was nominated by Mr. Sumens for his outstanding leadership on and off the court.  Sage was nominated by Mr. White for her outstanding work during Lion King rehearsals.

MNJHS Panthers of the Day - Wednesday, 1/11/17

Attributions: 
Kendall Call
MNJHS Panthers Of The Day 1/11/17

Hear the ROAR! A Panther is: RESPECTFUL, OUTSTANDING, ACADEMIC and RESPONSIBLE!  Congratulations to Maycen Anderson and Kenzie Van Dam for being nominated as our MNJHS Panthers of the Day on Wednesday, January 11, 2017. Maycen was nominated by Mrs. Hanks for being a great reader for our class novel.  Kenzie was nominated by Mrs. Reber for making a new student feel welcome!

MNJHS Panthers of the Day - Tuesday, 1/10/17

MNJHS Panthers Of The Day 1/10/17

Hear the ROAR! A Panther is: RESPECTFUL, OUTSTANDING, ACADEMIC and RESPONSIBLE!  Congratulations to Lamecia Schaerrer and Denver Anderton for being nominated as our MNJHS Panthers of the Day on Tuesday, January 10, 2017. Lamecia was nominated by Mrs. Miller for doing her best without complaint, being humble and willing to help others.  Denver was nominated by Mr. White for being a wonderful, supportive student in class every day. 

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