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Born to Fly – 2022-23 School Theme

January 17, 2023

Let it snow, let it snow, let it snow!!!! It is so great to have our water reserves replenished! We have had so many wonderful students make some pretty awesome accomplishments. Please visit our school Instagram and see many great posts about our students.

Please make note of the following:

1. Parent Teacher Conference and Community Information Night

Mark your calendars for February 22nd from 3:30 PM – 7 PM. Come meet with teachers, shop in our school store, visit colleges and the military. There will be community resources and food trucks!

2. Walking at Graduation

The Utah Board of Education has voted to uphold the pre-pandemic standards that students must complete ALL graduation requirements to “walk” at graduation. Graduation will be held this year on May 25th. All required credits must be completed before then. Check missing credits by going to Skyward and on the far left click on graduation requirements. Once there you will see a column titled Remaining. Whatever is listed in red is what is still outstanding.

Credit Recovery Options

EastShore online packets

BYU Independent Study online canvas courses

SOEP online schools and courses

Northridge paper packets

3. GPA/ ACT Scholarships

Many universities offer automatic scholarships (as well as admission standards) based on a combination of GPA and SAT/ACT score. New student scholarships are awarded based on the cumulative unweighted GPA or ACT/SAT score. Students are automatically considered for scholarships when the admissions application is complete before the deadline. There are a limited number of President’s scholarships that will be awarded after a comprehensive review.

Link Here for Southern Utah University Scroll down to the SUU Admissions Index

Link Here for Utah State University Scroll down to the Admissions Index


Utah Higher Education Day (UHED) is taking place on Monday, January 23rd from 11:45 am – 2:15 pm. All juniors are strongly encouraged to attend and parents are welcome.

UHED is a special event for juniors held during the school day. Juniors will participate in a brief welcome session and three different break-out presentations from Utah colleges of their choice. Higher education representatives will speak about admissions, scholarships, general school information, and answer student questions.

The following colleges will be visiting our school and holding informational sessions on this day (The schedule is attached.):

Brigham Young University

Brigham Young University – Idaho

Ensign College


Snow College

Southern Utah University

University of Utah

Utah State University

Utah Valley University

Utah Tech University

Weber State University


Juniors will be dismissed for 1st lunch in order to participate.

Please pre-register for UHED at You will receive a personal barcode which will be shown to colleges of your choice/interest who will then scan it to send you more information about their schools.

Students, please use this time wisely and visit THREE DIFFERENT schools. This time has been set apart just for you. Attendance will be taken at each session when personal barcodes are scanned. We will also have prize drawings for those who attend all three college sessions. (This will also be tracked through strivescan.)

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact Marcie Murri or your counselor in the Student Center.

5. Student Honor Roll Recognition

During lunch on Thursday and Friday the counselors will be handing out a treat to all of the students who are on the 2nd quarter Honor Roll. To be on the Honor Roll you must have finished second term with a 3.7-4.0 GPA. We are proud of the students for all of their hard work and dedication.

6. Sweethearts Dance!

The Sweethearts dance is coming up! The theme is Enchanted Forest. It is a semi-formal dance on Feb. 11th from 8-11 PM. A couples ticket is $20 until February 6th, then the price goes up to $25 so ask your date now! Single tickets are also available for $12 until Feb. 11th then will go up to $15. Tickets can be purchased on

7. Diversity Week and Assembly

Want to perform at this year’s Diversity Assembly? Fill out the form if you have a cultural performance to share:

Assembly will be on February 16th. Please contact Aprill Triggs ([email protected]) in the student center if you have any questions.

8. Seniors Aviator Scholar Reminder:

The Aviator Scholar is calculated as follows:

GPA (Cumulative GPA from 9th Grade to Senior Year-3rd Quarter) Times 10

ACT Score (Highest ACT Total Composite Score Used)

Advanced Placement Courses (1.0 point given for each full year AP class passed)

Concurrent Enrollment Face to Face (.5 point given for each semester CE class passed)

UVU Live Interactive (1.0 given for each class passed)

MTECH (.5 point given for each full year MTECH class passed)

*There can not be any remaining credits left. Medals will be awarded in May.

9. Free online course for improving mental health

BYU’s positive psychology department has extended our community the opportunity to participate in a free, online mindfulness course which helps students improve their mental health. This is a voluntary program. They are offering a chance to win a $50 Amazon gift card for participating. Here are the links to the invitation letter in both English and Spanish.

Free Mindfulness Course Letter – English

Free Mindfulness Course Letter – Spanish

10. Important Dates

2-week calendar

Let’s make it a wonderful 2023!

With much love and gratitude – Principal Johnson