Lobo Update

August 8, 2022

This is the LAST WEEK OF SUMMER!!! School will be begin on August 17!!!!

Changes to Office Hours

August 11- School will be closed due to District Training. Office will open at 1:00.

August 15- School will be closed from 11:45-1:00.

Schedules

Schedules will be available on Infinite Campus


Any students needing a class change can fill out the Google Form. For those needing to meet with a counselor, you can email them to set up an appointment. Class changes can be made without a fee until August 12th. Requests made between the 13th and the 19th will require a $5.00 class change fee. Please be aware that one request to move a class could cause a change in your whole schedule. Class changes will be limited as we try to keep class sizes balanced. You will only be able to make one class change request.

CLASS CHANGE REQUEST


Sharman Brown (A-F) Shannon Bennett (G-N) Travis Palfreyman (O-Z)

Open House

An Open House will be held on August 16th from 1:00 - 4:00pm. All students and parents are invited to come find classrooms, meet teachers and visit the school. Teachers will be in their classrooms for visits. We encourage all students to attend the Open House, especially any students new to Spanish Fork Junior High. We would love to answer any questions and help in any way we can. We will have maps of the school available.

Picture Day

Picture day is on Tuesday, August 30th. Picture order forms will be sent home with students during the first week of school. Parents can also prepay for school pictures online at mylifetouch with the Picture Day ID #EVTB3ZBG4. Access will be available approximately two weeks prior to picture day. Picture retakes will be on October 10th.

School Fees

School fees may be paid online by going to myschoolfees.com. Items such as the Chromebook Protection Plan and yearbooks can also be paid through My School Fees when paying for required fees. These items are listed under “optional fees.” All credit card transactions, whether in person or online, will incur a $2 fee as directed by a recent district finance policy.

Administrators will be available to answer questions and help with fee waivers. It is necessary to apply for a fee waiver annually; last year’s application will not be valid for this school year. Students may receive a fee waiver for one of the following reasons:

  • Family receives TANF (currently qualified for financial assistance or food stamps)
  • Student receives Supplemental Security Income (qualified child with disabilities)
  • Student qualifies for McKinney-Vento
  • Student is in Foster Care (under Utah or local governmental supervision) or State Custody
  • Student is eligible based on family/household income verification

Please bring the required income verification as described in the fee waiver application as well as the application English Fee Waiver Application / Spanish Fee Waiver Application

Reminder about dress code

Clothing must cover from one armpit to the other down to mid-thigh on the front, sides, and back, with no viewable underwear, and must connect from front to back over the shoulder with at least a wide strap.


Clothing and personal items such as jewelry, backpacks, fanny packs, gym bags, water bottles, etc., shall be free of writing, pictures, or any other insignias that

* are lewd, obscene, vulgar, or profane

* are violent or advocate hate

* signify gang affiliation

* promote or represent tobacco, alcohol, drugs, or illegal substances

* promote or represent criminal or illegal activities

* infringe upon the rights of others

* are sexually suggestive

Chromebook Protection Plan

An optional Chromebook Protection Plan is available for $30. This will cover the initial cost of a lost or damaged chromebook. We encourage parents to purchase the Chromebook Protection Plan in case of loss or damage. The cost to replace a chromebook is $300. This fee will be assessed to the student in the event of a lost, stolen or damaged chromebook. The Chromebook Protection Plan can be paid for online through myschoolfees.com long with all other fees listed under “optional fees.” Additional information regarding the Chromebook Protection Plan coverage is located on our website at https://sfjhs.nebo.edu/content/parent-and-student-information. We encourage purchasing the protection plan.

Lockers

We will not be assigning lockers to every student this year. However, if you would like a locker, students will be able to request a locker by completing this Google Form.

https://forms.gle/TFfz99UVBtY42FdN8