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January 2012

Suzanne Kimball Selected Utah Middle School Principal of the Year

Submitted by lana.hiskey on Fri, 01/20/2012 - 12:08pm
Lana Hiskey
Suzanne Kimball Utah Middle School Principal of the Year

The Utah Association of Secondary School Principals (UASSP) selected Nebo School District’s Mapleton Junior High Principal, Suzanne Kimball, as Utah Middle School Principal of the Year.

Mrs. Kimball began her education career as an English teacher at Springville Middle School in 1992 where she later became the assistant principal and then principal. Mrs. Kimball opened the new Mapleton Junior High School that has over 1,200 students. She is currently assigned to Salem Junior High, which is under construction. 

Don Applegate is honored by the Artistic Resource for Teachers and Students (A.R.T.S.), Inc.

Submitted by lana.hiskey on Fri, 01/20/2012 - 11:55am
Lana Hiskey
Don Applegate, Mt. Loafer Sixth-Grade Teacher in Nebo School District

Mt. Loafer’s sixth-grade teacher in Nebo School District, Don Applegate, is being honored by the Artistic Resource for Teachers and Students (A.R.T.S.), Inc. He earned this prestigious award by going the extra mile to incorporate the fine arts into the classroom and school.

One person can make a difference in the lives of our children! Each year Artistic Resource for Teachers and Students A.R.T.S., Inc. conducts an extensive search for outstanding Arts-In-Education educators from each of the forty-one school districts throughout the State of Utah.

Flu shot, kindergarten and seventh grade immunizations given in schools

Submitted by lana.hiskey on Wed, 01/18/2012 - 4:12pm

Are your students school immunizations up-to-date?  The Utah County Health Department (UCHD) will be coming to schools in Nebo School District to provide immunizations for kindergarten and seventh grade. And it isn't too late for flu shots, which will also be provided.  Immunizations will be given to individuals ages four and up, and include influenza, DTap/Tdap, HepA, HepB, polio, varicella, meningoccocal, MMR, and HPV.

Employees should update contact information.

Submitted by ts on Wed, 01/18/2012 - 10:44am

Nebo School District will use ParentLink to communicate with employees about announcements and other emergencies. Messages can be sent as phone calls, emails, and text messages.

These messages Should already be programed to be sent to each employee’s email address and home phone number, provided that we have your correct information.

Each employee should add their cell phone in the following places:

Crisis Intervention Team Honored

Submitted by lana.hiskey on Fri, 01/13/2012 - 1:44pm
Rod Oldroyd, Nebo School Board vice president, presented award to: Brent Coffman, Nebo School District psychologist; Mike Murray, special education supervisor; Allison Hansen, licensed counselor; Jared Toone, school psychologist

Nebo School District's Crisis Intervention Team was recognized by the Nebo School Board of Education for their outstanding work in supporting and guiding students through their grief during recent tragedies. The following are just some of the critical members of the Crisis Intervention Team.

Park Students Becoming Leaders for Life

Submitted by lana.hiskey on Thu, 01/12/2012 - 5:12pm
Lana Hiskey
Park Students Singing

Principal Rob Keddington addressed the Nebo School Board on Wednesday, January 11.  Mr. Keddington said, “Wonderful things are happening at Park Elementary.”

One of the successful programs Park has implemented this year is the Leader in Me Program designed by Franklin Covey’s Seven Habits of Highly Effective People. This past summer the Park staff was trained so they could then teach the students the habits.

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