These are Awesome Kids! [ Student Brags ]
We are proud of our students here at FWHS. We recognize those who study hard and do their best. They have done an exceptionally good job and deserve to be bragged about!
JROTC Rifle Team Places 3rd
The Flowing Wells JROTC Rifle Team was invited to compete in the USA Junior Olympics/Civilian Marksmanship Program regional championships this past weekend. Regional matches were held in three locations, Salt Lake City, Utah; Anniston, Alabama; and Camp Perry, Ohio. The matches were all fired over the past week. Over 2,000 teams from around the country began the event during the last few months of 2013. 90 teams were selected to compete at the three locations. The top 27 teams will be selected this week to compete at Nationals in late June at Camp Perry, Ohio. The Flowing Wells team finished in 9th place overall (3rd at Salt Lake City).
Team members are:
This was a three day event, consisting of a day of practice and two days of matches. The top two shooters at the nationals in June will be invited onto the US Olympic Team.
Four of these youth are juniors and will be back next year to improve on their skills.
3rd Quarter Perfect Attendance Luncheon
Our 3rd quarter’s perfect attendance luncheon was one of the best turn outs we have had! 213 students were invited to the luncheon for having perfect attendance. More than 180 attended!! We strive for perfect attendance at the perfect attendance luncheon!
ILS Hiking Club
The ILS class hiking club makes it up Tumamoc! It was a beautiful day!
Students in biotechnology class transformed bacteria with the Green Fluorescent Protein (GFP) that comes from jellyfish. They grew the bacteria in liquid culture and were harvesting the bacteria to isolate the GFP using column chromatography.
Pulse Dance Company are National Champions
Congratulations to the Pulse Dance Company, who became national champions in the hip hop category at the USA National Dance Competition. Great job!
Matthew Breitwieser Wins $4,000.00 Scholarship
Matthew Breitwieser competed at the Career through Culinary Arts program on March 22 and received a $4,000.00 scholarship. Great job, Matthew!
Science Fair Winners
The Flowing Wells High School Science Fair took place this February. Over 300 projects were submitted to the selection committee. Of those submitted, roughly 150 were sent on to the fair as participants and another 50 were finalists. The finalists were interviewed by experts from the community which included doctors, PhD candidates, and other science professionals. The judges selected 20 projects which then went on to the city fair, SARSEF. The science teachers selected two additional projects as well. Those top projects are listed below:
At SARSEF students were again interviewed by community members, and a variety of awards and cash prizes were presented to nine of the participants. Below is a list of SARSEF winners and the awards they received.
Anisa Jimenez Accepted Into the 2014 American Choral Directors' Association Western Division High School Honor Choir
Anisa Jimenez, senior Choralaires member and Choral Union Manager, has been accepted into the 2014 American Choral Directors' Association Western Division High School Honor Choir, to be held in Santa Barbara, California this February. Anisa joined over 900 singers in auditioning for the honor choir. Fewer than 200 were accepted. This elite choir will be conducted by Dr. Craig Jessop, choral director at Utah State University and former conductor of the Mormon Tabernacle Choir. Anisa will represent Flowing Wells at this three day festival, culminating in a concert on the last day. Anisa plans to continue with music education after graduation and is excited to grow from this incredible musical opportunity.
Flowing Wells Color Guard
The Flowing Wells Color Guard had the honor to present the colors at the Wounded Warrior GT-500 nationwide tour.
The car is on a nationwide tour, named the “High Five Tour,” representing the Wounded Warriors Family Support Organization. The tour is going to accept donations for our wounded warriors.
The car is a GT-500 Super Snake wide-body Mustang, built in Las Vegas by Shelby. It has 850 horsepower and many of other special equipment. The car has a complete body wrap which looks like the American Flag and it is very beautiful to see.