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May 2012

Chris Roberts Awarded Governor’s Leadership in the Arts

Submitted by lana.hiskey on Tue, 05/08/2012 - 4:18pm
Chris Roberts

Chris Roberts was awarded Governor's Leadership in the Arts Awards at the Mountain West Arts Conference. Conference attendees viewed a photo collage of Chris in action at Rees Elementary, various conferences and universities throughout the state of Utah and the country.

Governor Gary Herbert gave Chris a beautiful pottery vase and a letter of commendation which says:

Bright Ideas Summer Session

Submitted by ts on Tue, 05/08/2012 - 11:01am
Debra May
Bright Ideas 2012.pdf

The Bright Ideas Summer Session has been scheduled for July 9-20, 2012.

The purpose of the Bright Ideas Summer Program is to provide educational opportunities and experiences not usually found in the home or school for bright, accelerated, and highly motivated youth.

Participants can plan to experience a program of education and fun as they Puzzle things out!

See attached flyer for additional details.


Coach Marjie Ralph Earns National Speech and Debate Scholarship

Submitted by lana.hiskey on Mon, 05/07/2012 - 1:59pm
Marjie Ralph Debate

Coach Marjie Jo Ralph a speech and debate coach at Payson High School has been awarded a Coach Workshop Scholarship by the National Forensic League to Whitman College. The scholarship that covers all fees was awarded competitively to outstanding speech and debate coaches based on applications to the program. Coach Ralph is 1 of 66 Coach Workshop Scholarship recipients from across the country.

Nebo Superstars Track and Field Day for Students with Special Needs

Submitted by lana.hiskey on Mon, 05/07/2012 - 11:18am
Nebo Superstars Track and Field Day

On May 17, 2012 , Maple Mountain High School and Nebo District Special Education will hold the second annual Nebo Superstars Track and Field Day for students in our special needs units around the district. This event provides an opportunity for special needs students to participate in athletic events and be honored for their abilities and effort. Athletes from Maple Mountain will serve as buddies and mentors during the events which included 50, 100, 200 and 400 meter races, a 400 meter wheel chair race, long jump, high jump, and softball throw.

Sixth-grade Orchestra Monster Concert

Submitted by lana.hiskey on Mon, 05/07/2012 - 11:14am
Sixth-grade Orchestra Students

On April 25, 2012, Nebo School District’s sixth-grade orchestra students took center stage--well actually, the whole stage at Salem Hills High School to present Nebo District's 4th Annual Sixth-grade Orchestra Monster Concert.

Approximately 230 students and their teachers participated in a massed performance of pieces. The students arrived from 18 different Nebo elementary schools. The performers received an appreciative standing ovation from the "filled to capacity" audience of appreciative families, friends, and school officials.

Diamond Fork Junior Science Olympiad Team Places at State Tournament

Submitted by lana.hiskey on Mon, 05/07/2012 - 11:07am
Hayley Pingree
DFJHS Science Olympiad Team at the State Competition

The Diamond Fork Junior High School (DFJHS) Science Olympiad team placed fourth overall in the state compeition, out of 34 teams that competed. The team worked hard together, being tested in several science-related areas of knowledge. The team won gold medals in several areas including microbiology (won by Samuel Dallon and Rachel Bybee), astronomy (won by Samuel Dallon and Adam Warnick) and water quality analysis (won by Rachel Bybee and William Graham).

Salem Hills Students will Represent Utah at the International Envirothon Competition

Submitted by lana.hiskey on Mon, 05/07/2012 - 11:04am
Hayley Pingree
Salem Hills Envirothon Team



ZION NATIONAL PARK, Utah – Salem Hills High School students McKay Trotter, McKenna Jaussi, Bryece Trotter, Elizabeth Haun and McCrea Malkovich won the opportunity to represent Utah at the Canon Envirothon in Pennsylvania this summer.  The team participated against 18 other high school teams in the Utah Envirothon held in Zion National Park in April.


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