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December 2011

Nebo's Fourth-Grade Students Enjoy Utah Symphony

Submitted by lana.hiskey on Tue, 12/20/2011 - 4:12pm
Lana Hiskey
Utah Symphony

Nebo School District’s fourth-grade students were honored to experience the Utah Symphony that was held on Monday, December 19. Salem Hills High School (SHHS) hosted the musical event where SHHS student body officers enthusiastically welcomed the fourth-graders to their school to enjoy the Utah Symphony.

Angela Killian – Mt. Loafer Elementary Principal

Submitted by lana.hiskey on Tue, 12/20/2011 - 10:42am
Lana Hiskey
Angela Killian

The Nebo School Board of Education appointed Angela Killian as Principal of Mt. Loafer Elementary for Nebo School District.

Mrs. Killian taught first grade at both Barnett Elementary for 6 years and at Mt. Loafer for 13 years. She completed her internships at Maple Mountain High and Mt. Loafer Elementary. Mrs. Killian has served as facilitator at Mt. Loafer for two years.

Mrs. Killian received her Master of Education in Administration from Southern Utah University and her Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education from Brigham Young University.

Nebo Education Foundation Gives Grants

Submitted by lana.hiskey on Tue, 12/20/2011 - 10:24am
Foundation Board

Nebo Education Foundation Gives Grants

The Nebo Education Foundation is composed of 20 volunteer board members who live in cities serviced by Nebo School District.  Board members meet each month to review and award grant requests, consider fund-raising avenues and other items that advance the educational opportunities for Nebo School District students.  Many of the donations received are for selected projects or scholarships, yet a substantial amount is available for the greatest need.  Greatest need monies are considered for grants submitted by area schools.

David Rockwood, Payson High Teacher, Makes U.S. News

Submitted by lana.hiskey on Tue, 12/20/2011 - 9:32am
David Rockwood, Payson High School Teacher

One of Nebo School District’s teachers, David Rockwood, a teacher at Payson High School, was in the U.S. News for publishing a sports psychology textbook.

The following excerpt was written by Jason Koebler on December 19. For the entire article go to:

Nebo School District Drawing Contest

Submitted by lana.hiskey on Fri, 12/16/2011 - 4:30pm
First Place Elliot Evans Fifth Grade Spring Lake

Students from fourth, fifth, and sixth grades across Nebo School District were asked to submit drawings of Christmas scenes for consideration for this year’s Nebo School District Christmas card. Many beautiful drawings were submitted.

First Place goes to Elliot Evans, a fifth-grade student at Spring Lake Elementary. His teacher is JaNae Wilson. Elliot’s original art was printed on the cover of the Nebo School District Christmas card.

Nebo Education Foundation Delivers

Submitted by lana.hiskey on Thu, 12/15/2011 - 2:28pm
Lana Hiskey

The Nebo Education Foundation meets the first Tuesday of every month at 6:30 a.m. to discuss submitted educational grants for students in Nebo School District. One of the goals of the foundation is to fund worthwhile projects in the district that provide resources to enrich student learning. The Nebo Education Foundation functions through generous donations made by individuals and businesses.

Congratulations to the following teachers that continue to inspire the minds of students.

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