Computer coder, Ryan Holdaway, spoke to Payson High's computer program classes about where coding has taken him. He has developed apps that make texting look like emoji's to everyone but your friends and manipulated the game Pokemon Go so he could get the best Pokemon while at work. Students asked him intriguing questions while he impressed them with the demand and flexibility of the job.
Students who have taken CTE courses in high school are elgible to apply for a CTE scholarship to further their studies in CTE. Mnay schools are offering one year of tuition.
Application deadline to be hand delivered or postmarked to USBE is February 5, 2018.
This year there is an online application portion and also the portfolio. The instructions for how to fill the form out and submit are listed in the documents below.
Brad Warren’s HOSA/Letterman club at SFHS have been busy collecting teddy bears to help children at the Women/Children Crisis center. They collected close to 900 new stuffed animals! These HOSA students also had the opportunity to tour Mountain View Hospital and learn more about the wide variety of careers opportunities at a hospital.
Mr. Warren’s biology and medical anatomy classes have also been involved in some exciting learning labs. A few of these labs include using strawberries to learn about DNA extraction, cellular respiration, and dissecting cow eyes!
Orem, UT (Dec. 18, 2017)—The Governor’s Office of Economic Development (GOED) today announced the expansion of the Utah Diesel Technician (Tech) Pathways program to include Alpine, Nebo and Provo school districts.
In addition to the new school districts, Geneva Rock, and its sister companies W.W. Clyde & Company and Sunroc have joined the program’s 11 existing industry partners to support and train students.
Ms. Grants Medical Forensics class recently pulled
out the microscopes to see if they could determine
what was on their wet mount slides. They were
challenged to use their deductions for their Medical
Forensics unit. The students were very engaged. It
was a great activity that they all seemed to enjoy.
Ms. Grant is very good at keeping her students
engaged in hands on-learning.
The ALC was humming with excitement from the Robotics department this month. Provo City Bomb Squad, Sergeant Drew Hubbard, and Sam Sorensen brought their Bomb Squad robots for the ALC Robotics students to brainstorm and figure out how to make the scope on the rifle of the Robots gain movement, up and down and side to side, zoom in and out, yet still retain the accuracy of the laser points. The discussion was very interesting to be a part of.
Spanish Fork FFA gave a gift of love to the Festival of Trees held in Sandy Utah. This year our chapter did a tree in memory of Levi Sampson who lost his life in an auto-pedestrian accident this summer. Students donated over 40 pairs of jeans to help with the decorations of the tree. In addition over 40 FFA members spent time making ornaments. There was an activity and classes that helped to put everything together. We would like to thank all of those who made the tree a success.
Spanish Fork High school students created a float for the Spanish Fork Chamber of Commerce lights parade. It is a great way for our students to be part of the community . We were able to get our name out to many of the people who were there as well as through Channel 17 news. Our float included a reindeer barn and Santa on a tractor. We had students who came and rode on the float.