Moving on Up
Closing Programs at San Rafael and Canyon View Junior High Schools for Ninth Grade Students
Canyon View Closing Program
|Principal Larry Davis reads a poem he wrote to the audience.|
The Canyon View Junior High held their closing program on May 16 in the gym. The audience was welcomed by class president, Vic Rosen. He honored a special friend in his life, school secretary, Roma Brotherson. Principal Larry Davis spoke of the time he had spent getting to know the students who are now leaving the school. He started his first year as principal when this class arrived as seventh graders. He said they grew up together. They went through the terrors of September 11 together and the loss of a classmate this school year, Burton Brown, together. Davis read a poem that he had written.
The girls chorus performed under the direction of David Bird. Heidi VanWagoner was the top achieving female student and Patrick Fehlberg was the top male student. These students addressed the audience. A slide show was presented which showed the students and their achievements throughout the year.
|Principal Johnson hands out certificates.|
San Rafael Jr. High Graduation
San Rafael Junior High held its closing program on May 21. After the presentation of the graduates, Shari Tuttle, the ninth grade class president, welcomed the guests. Morgan Hardy, Katie Reynolds and Jake Jones were the speakers for the evening. Shela Baantjer, Jasha Hinkins, Whitney Snow, Shala Pitchforth, Mitchell Watson, Logan DeBry and Jessica Collard provided the musical entertainment. Principal Garth Johnson presented a special award certificate to all students who maintained a 4.0 grade point average for the year. These students were Whitney Behling, Morgan Hardy, Jake Jones, Kiyomi MacDonald, Erik Nielsen, Katie Reynolds, Alexis Swasey, Shari Tuttle and Shontelle Weaver.
The audience and students were then presented with a slide show of the past school year, designed by Lara Barnett.