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August 2012

Another Chance at Nationals -- Chris Wright

Submitted by lana.hiskey on Fri, 08/31/2012 - 12:23pm
Lana Hiskey
Chris Wright Diesel Mechanic Nebo School District

Chris Wright, one of Nebo School District’s excellent auto and diesel mechanics won first place at Utah’s Association of Public Transportation state competition. Winning the state title is not new to Chris. He competed and previously won two championships in 2007 and 2008, and again this year, 2012.

The state and national competitions consist of a written test as well as a timed, hands-on test where the mechanics have to trouble-shoot, diagnose, and repair the problem. Speed and accuracy are part of the combined score in determining the final winner.

Special Education Preschool Teacher Receives KOSY Award

Submitted by lana.hiskey on Thu, 08/30/2012 - 6:59pm
Lana Hiskey
Sharon Foster, Special Education Preschool Teacher at Cherry Creek Elementary

Sharon Foster, a special education preschool teacher at Cherry Creek Elementary, was nominated and selected as a KOSY 106.5 Teacher Recognition Award recipient. Ms. Foster was nominated by Eileen Tew, a parent of one of her students.

Ms. Foster was one of 20 teachers selected for this honor by KOZY. She and a guest were treated to a Teacher Appreciation Evening at Rodizio Grill in Trolley Square in Salt Lake City. Ms. Foster also received gift certificates.

Ms. Foster said about the award, “It was a nice evening, but the best part is being appreciated by parents.”

What Went Right on the First Day of School

Submitted by lana.hiskey on Thu, 08/23/2012 - 10:31am
Lana Hiskey
Nebo Students First Day of School

Yesterday was the first day of school for more than 30,000 Nebo School District students, and a few things did not go perfectly. Some student IDs were incorrectly printed, a few buses ran behind, and no doubt almost every student, parent and teacher had something not go right. But what about the other side of the story?

What went right?

Salem Junior High Ribbon Cutting

Submitted by lana.hiskey on Mon, 08/20/2012 - 2:23pm
Lana Hiskey
Salem Junior High

Salem Junior High held its ribbon cutting ceremony on Friday, August 17, 10:00 a.m. Principal Suzanne Kimball welcomed future students, Salem City officials, state representatives, Nebo School District personnel, school employees, and parents. The Boy Scouts of America troop #864 conducted the American flag ceremony. Superintendent Rick Nielsen introduced honored guests including MHTN, architect, and Hughes General Contractors, engineers, and others that made this school possible.

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