Chad Hymas Speaks to the student of Landmark High

 Chad Hymas speaks to the students of Landmark High School in Spanish Fork.  Photo by: Shadow Keel

“It was never an accident,” stated Chad Hymas to the students at Landmark High School in Spanish Fork, on Wednesday, March 3.  “I made a bad choice and now I am living with the choice that I made,” Chad continued.  Chad Hymas made a poor decision nine years ago that left him paralyzed from the breast bone down.  Now Chad is traveling the world and sharing his experiences with students and encouraging them to make the right choices in life. 

Landmark High School Receives Donation of Artifacts

Brian Davenport
 A photo of the collection of rocks, fossils, and dinosaur bones donated to Landmark High School by Ted Davies and Seth Sorensen

Landmark High School, in Spanish Fork, received a donation of several hundred dollars of rocks, fossils, meteorites and other items to the school’s science department. The items were donated by Ted Davies and Seth Sorensen. Mr. Patrick Hogle, science teacher at LHS received the donation from Mr. Davies on Wednesday March 24, 2010.

Christian Moore Founder of the "WhyTry?" Program Speaks to Landmark High School Students

By: Michael Haws
 Principal Joe Kelly awards Christian Moore with a “Dragon” pin making him an honorary Landmark Dragon.  Photo by:  Marsadie VanDrimmelen

     On Friday the 22nd of January, Landmark High School (LHS) in Spanish Fork, held an assembly about inspiration. There were going to be two speakers; Chad Hymas and Christian Moore. Unfortunately, Chad Hymas couldn't make it, do to a traffic accident. Thankfully he wasn't injured. Chad had been a farmer who had a bail of hay roll on top of him, paralyzing him from the waist down and, leaving him bound in a wheelchair for the rest of his life. Chad now travels around world speaking about overcoming challenges and accepting people, as they are, using himself as an example.

Red Ribbon Week at Landmark High School

Students participate in the Wheel Barrel race.  Students pictures from left to right are Ethan Wing pushing Jared Christensen and Connor McLelland pushing Marsadie VanDrimmelen, in the Landmark Drug Free Relay Race.  Photo by: Ashley Webb.

Landmark High School kicks off their annual “Red Ribbon Week,” by holding a relay race, to prove that you can have fun without using drugs.  Students were divided into teams by their advisory class, and they selected five students to participate in the relay race.  Team members had to do the crab crawl for half the gym and then another two members of the team had to go the rest of the way by doing the wheel barrel.  The fourth student then had to skip through a set of cones, to meet up with their fifth and final team mate who had to eat a donut hanging on a string.  The wi

Landmark Students Donate to Local Food Bank

By: Marsadie VanDrimmelen
Teacher Jeff Baumann, LHS Senate Advisor, helps move and sort food at the food bank.

Landmark High School held their annual food drive during the months of October and November. Students collected food for the local food bank in Provo, Utah.  Items donated included everything from cans of food, to roman noodle cup of soup, to spices and peanut butter. The students wanted to help in any way possible, even the smallest things, can make a big difference. “I believe this was very good for our school.

Famous Author Speaks with Landmark High School Students

Ashley Webb
While speaking to the students of Landmark High School, Chris Crowe shows a picture of Emmett Till. Photo by Sadie Hansen

Chris Crowe an Author and Professor from Brigham Young University took time to speak to the Cornerstone Senior class at Landmark High School on November 16, 2009. His presentation was on a novel he wrote titled “Mississippi Trial 1955,” A book about a 14 year old Negro boy that was kidnapped and brutally murdered in Mississippi in 1955.

Landmark Honors Veterans on Veterans Day

Tyler Dunkley and Erich Egles
Special guests and honored veterans.  Left to right  Wallace Knuetson, Richard Banks, and Fern Lindley.  Photo By:  Sadie Hansen

On Wednesday November 11th, Spanish Fork’s Landmark High School, in remembrance of Veterans Day, held a special ceremony to honor those who courageously fought before us.  Scott Carson, Assistant Principal, and retired Army Major, conducted the ceremony. Mr. Carson had presented a slideshow, sang a few songs which he had written, and honored several special guests who were invited to attend.

Students plant trees to help beautify the community and the school

Brian Davenport
Patrick Hogle helps Jackie Sauter with planting a tree.

Students of Landmark High School in Spanish Fork took time from their busy day to help plant trees around the school to help beautify the school and the community.  The students felt that this project of planting trees with help provide shade for the students to enjoy as the years go by.

Principal Joe Kelly Breaks Bricks

BY: Trevor Bradford and Chelsea Chlarson
Joe Kelly Principal of Landmark High School Prepares to break brick for the schools annual Mix-It-Up Assembly.  Photo by Trevor Gonzalez.

     Tuesday September 29, Landmark High School, in Spanish Fork Utah, held their annual Mix-it-Up assembly. The assembly was meant for breaking down the bricks and getting rid of cliques in schools. During the assembly Principal Joe Kelly, showed the students an example on using your inner strength and your inner power to break the bricks. Joe is a 3rd degree black belt, he put down four bricks and told everyone how he has only broke three before, never four.