Weds morning was a campus cleanup day. The staff and kids worked together on this project picking up trash around the outside, cleaning windows, and cleaning the schools. Afterwards we had a delicious lunch of barbequed steak and potatoes with the works. Some of the values that we hope our students will gain while they are here is that of giving service and taking pride in their surroundings.
Boys’ Cross Country ran its second race Sat at Sugarhouse Park at the Highland High School Invitational. Our boys’ 1A team competed against 400 other runners in their races from 1A-5A schools. (Between all of the races and runners, there were 2700 kids running at the invitational). The boys ran a great race with 2 boys finishing in the 18 minute range, 1 in the 19 minute range, and 2 in the 20 minute range. Coach Bruce is hopeful that this team of runners is state bound.
Our boys had a wonderful time with their parents at the Parent Retreat held in Hanna last week. This was a chance for them to spend some quality time together, and focus on having some fun. Some of the activities included rappelling, canoeing, a zip line, games and food. Thanks to our staff Jay, Erin and Jeff!
Please be advised we have decided to cancel the Girls’ Campus Parent Retreat to Camp Hanna on Aug. 11-12th, 2014 due to a small amount of interest from parents. We look forward to future parent retreats, please contact your student’s therapist if you have any questions. Thank you.
The boys had a great time in Hanna, the weather was wonderful and they all had fun with the Hanna Challenge. They split into teams and have fun activities competing against each other.
Mark Christensen was born and raised in Salt Lake City. He received his BS in Organizational Communications from the University of Utah and later an MA from the University of Phoenix. He is married to the former Cheri Watson and they are the parents of four children. He has been a Seminary teacher, principle, or Institute instructor for more than 25 years in various locations in the Salt Lake Valley. Some of his hobbies include reading, hiking, and fishing.
Devotional starts at 6:30pm in the Girls Spiritual Living Center, hope you can join us.