Inside our Schools Feb. 1, 2018

Inside our Schools


Compiled by Linda Petersen

Feb. 1, 2018


Ephraim Elementary

The Usborne Book Fair ends today.

Parent teacher conferences are today and tomorrow. School will be out at noon today. There will be no school tomorrow.



Gunnison Valley Elementary

Parent teacher conferences are today at the school.



Ephraim Middle School

Beginning today, breakfast is being offered at the school. Breakfast will be from 7:30- 7:50 a.m. Breakfast will cost $1.60 for adults, $1.25 for full-price students, 30 cents for reduced price students and free for those who qualify.

The school is participating in the Box Tops for Education challenge. Last year, students brought in 5,900 box tops. The PTA’s goal this year is 6,500.



Gunnison Valley Middle School

Wednesday evening, Jan. 24, GEAR UP sponsored a parents evening at the school with speaker Dr. Steve Hood, vice president of academic affairs at Snow College. The event included a raffle and food. Several teachers provided extra credit for students who attended.



Gunnison Valley High School

Wednesday, Feb. 7, will be the school spirit assembly.



Manti High School


Seniors recently attended the Senior Ball at the Snow College Eccles Center Founder’s Room. Some of these students descended the steps of the library together on Jan. 20 (L-R): Lexi Alder and Spencer Cox, Jentri Young and Jaden Sterner, Ashton Wood and Travis Thompson, Brinley Golding and Dallin Cox, Avalin Cook and Ridge Miller, Shaylee Tippets and Dallin Rasmussen, Tyra Hermansen and Carson Lund, Auri Squire and Mason Thompson, Brooke DePalma and Kyle King, and Amie Squire and Dylan Wathen.
Last Thursday, Jan. 25, seven groups competed in a schoolwide lip sync battle. Flabbergasted Spatulas, who performed a mash-up of songs came out the winners, (back row, L-R): Trevor Trythal, Spencer Cox, Ben Cluff, Mason Thompson, Jaden Sterner, Clayson Pace and (front) teacher Jared Eliason. A group of teachers took the runners-up award. “We were just trying to get students involved and having a good time,” Student Body Activities Agent Jenna Bailey said of the activity.

Yesterday there was a pep assembly at the school.



North Sanpete High School

Auditions for “The Diary of Anne Frank” took place on Tuesday, Jan. 23. Rehearsals will begin shortly.

On Friday, Jan. 26, North Sanpete Chess lost to Wasatch Academy, but Aiden Anderson and Trevor Ence tied for second place for the Hawks.

On Friday, Jan. 26, at a school assembly, Veterans of Foreign Wars State Voice of Democracy Program Chair Elmer Inman presented junior Abigail Clawson with a plaque to recognize her for winning the VFW’s state essay contest. Abigail had previously won the Mt. Pleasant and district competition. She will travel to Washington, D.C., in March to compete in the national competition.


On Saturday, Jan. 27, the cheer team took third place in Varsity All Girl Show Cheer at the 2018 Utah Cheer Club Sport State Cheer Competition at Salt Lake Community College.