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Volume XIV Issue XIV The Ogden Valley news Page 15 April 15, 2007 Snowcrest Teacher Recognized as Art Educator of the Year Snowcrest’s art teacher, Jennifer Sorensen, she states, “As a teacher, I have accepted the received the Utah Art Education Association’s recognition of Junior High Art Educator of the Year. The award was given recently at the state association’s conference in St. George. Mrs. Sorensen has taught at Snowcrest for 19 years, and previJennifer Sorensen ously at Olympus High School and Kearns High in Salt Lake City. Of her career charge to help prepare young people to take on their future roles as leaders and parents in a challenging society. Because I am a teacher of the arts, I feel a special need to ensure that I send my students away with the skills of creativity our world so desperately demands. Using the mind to its fullest potential requires difficult, time-consuming work, acute observation, asking many questions, and seeing things in different ways. Thinking creatively is a learned skill and a practiced habit that must begin when a person is very young. I am so proud of my Snowcrest students who consistently rise to my challenges to listen, to take on difficult tasks, to have patience, and, above all, to try their hardest.” Health Department—Brandi Thompson Memorial Fund Sponsor Local Immunization Clinics The Weber-Morgan Health Department is sponsoring a Menactra immunization clinic at a wide number of schools this spring. The schedule for youth at Ogden Valley schools is as follows: • Snowcrest Jr. High: Tuesday, April 24 from 9:00 to 10:00 a.m. • Valley Elementary (6th grade only; must be 11 years old): Tuesday, April 24 from 10:30 to 11:00 a.m. FREE TESTS cont. from page 1 health complications such as reproductive health problems, fetal and perinatal health problems, and cancer. These complications can be avoided if detected early enough, making STD screening very important. Since women are biologically more susceptible to becoming infected with an STD, they suffer more frequently and often develop more serious complications as a result of untreated infections. In women, the infection can spread into the uterus or fallopian tubes, causing pelvic inflammatory disease (PID). PID can permanently damage the fallopian tubes, uterus, and surrounding tissues, leading to infertility, chronic pelvic pain, and ectopic pregnancy (pregnancy outside the uterus). Both chlamydia and gonorrhea infections The Votes Are In! will be responsible, noble, fun, and exciting class officers for their next and first Monday, April 2, sixth graders were year at Snowcrest Junior High. For the sturushing back dents whose and forth hearts are brohanging up ken, they’ll posters for have another seventh grade chance to run class office for class office elections. next year for Primary eleceighth grade. tions were Here are the held on the results of the 9th of April, election—our where 32 kids next seventh were anxiousgrade officers! ly waiting for Beau Hart, the results Allie Poulson, for first cuts. Wesley Jo Twenty stuP o u l s o n , dents were Jordan Jones, eliminatNewly elected seventh grade officers pose with their U l u m a s u i ed. Only 12 posters at Valley Elementary. Vaatuitui remain now. And today, Congratulation sixth graders! the students will choose who they think By Abby Froerer and Cassidy Wixon Young adults who are home schooled are also encouraged to receive this immunization, which protects against invasive meningococcal bacteria. An Immunization Signature Form, which can be acquired from either school, will need to be filled out. The cost for the shot is $10.00, and must accompany the immunization form on April 24. If your child is on free or reduced lunch, IMMUNIZATION cont. on page 17 can also cause serious complications in an infant if the mother is infected during pregnancy and not diagnosed and treated appropriately. In 2006, 68 percent of all diagnosed chlamydia cases and 42 percent of diagnosed gonorrhea cases in Utah were in females. The free STD testing will be offered at the Weber-Morgan Health Clinic located at 477 E. 23rd Street in Ogden. Appointments are required, and can be made by calling 801-399-7252. Tests usually involve a finger stick, urine test, or blood draw. HIV testing can be done orally or through a blood draw. Clinicians can also inspect or check any unusual skin rashes or lesions. The free tests represent a savings of $35 for gonorrhea, Chlamydia, and syphilis. HIV tests are typically $15. For more information on free STD testing, call (801) 399-7252. AYSO SOCCER REGISTRATION April 21 & 28 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Ogden Valley Branch Library with Board Member assistance. Registration must be completed on line @ www.eayso.org For those pre-registered online, bring 3 printed forms with AYSO fees to the LDS Stake Center park bowery in Eden on April 26. For more info, call 801-745-0932 or 745-8644. Snowcrest Orchestra Beginning orchestra members: Mitchell Collins, Samantha Jones, Kesler Martin, Briann Russell (not pictured), and Marissa Shepherd. At the District Orchestra Festival earlier this season, the beginning orchestra at Snowcrest earned a superior performance rating. The group was judged on rhythms, accuracy of notes, dynamics, selection of the pieces, group presentation, and technique. The judge, visiting with the orchestra afterwards, commented on the group’s incredible and awesome performance.