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September 2012

SHS Celebrates Constitution Day

Submitted by lana.hiskey on Fri, 09/28/2012 - 4:50pm
Lana Hiskey
Judge Benson Addressing SHS Students

Constitution Day, September 17, is traditionally celebrated in Utah by the Utah Bar Association inviting members of the Bar to visit public school classrooms to talk about different aspects of the Constitution. Mr. Glenn Bird, a Springville High School Government and AP United States History teacher, received the news two weeks ago that Federal District Judge for Utah, Dee V. Benson, would visit his 4th period AP US History class on Constitution Day this year.

Nebo Notable Bryce Bird Payson Junior --Let It Shine

Submitted by lana.hiskey on Fri, 09/28/2012 - 4:12pm
Lana Hiskey
Bryce Bird Social Studies Teacher Payson Junior

Bryce Bird, social studies teacher at Payson Junior High, is extremely helpful to his fellow teachers. He is continually learning himself and is confident about his teaching ability. Mr. Bird’s wants to make every student successful. Mr. Bird is trusted by students and faculty alike.

A fellow teacher said that Bryce has helped him have a better understanding of technology and how it can help a teacher become better. Bryce has been helping many teachers with their technology issues and has been named the technology specialist at Payson Junior.

Spanish Fork Junior Teachers Receive Recognitions

Submitted by lana.hiskey on Fri, 09/28/2012 - 4:09pm
Kristine Holly

Miss Kris Holley, Spanish Fork Junior High theatre teacher, was awarded Master Teacher of the Year at the Utah Advisory council of Theatre Teachers (UACTT) conference held in Logan at Utah State University. Other theatre teachers in the state voted for Miss Holley because of her work over the past 12 years. Miss Holley is on the Board of Directors for the Utah Theatre Association. Miss Holley does an amazing job with her students and their productions and competitions.  All she needs is an auditorium to make her career perfect!

Athletes Making a Difference in Young Students' Lives

Submitted by lana.hiskey on Thu, 09/27/2012 - 4:56pm
Sage Creek Carnival SHS Football Athletes

Sage Creek Elementary’s Fall Carnival was a huge success. One of the highlights for the students was the Springville High School football players and cheerleaders. These athletes came and volunteered at the carnival.

Sage Creek will have an extra bonus throughout the year when the SHS Student Council will read to Sage Creek students twice a month.

Thank you for making a difference in students’ lives.

Athletes Volunteer to Read to Elementary Students

Submitted by lana.hiskey on Thu, 09/27/2012 - 4:46pm
MMHS Football Players Read to Elementary Students

Maple Mountain High football players take time out of their busy schedule to volunteer their time and read to elementary students. They want the younger students to know how important it is to read well. Many, if not all, the athletes were asked for their autographs has they went into the various classrooms to read.

Thank you for a job well done Eagles!

Nebo School District’s Captains’ Academy -- Answer to Wednesday's Challenge

Submitted by lana.hiskey on Wed, 09/26/2012 - 3:08pm
Lana Hiskey
High School Captains

On September 18, 2012, Nebo School District held its first Fall Academy of the quarterly Captains’ Academy for the 2012-2013 season. The purpose of the Captains’ Academy is to promote leadership and sportsmanship between Nebo School District’s six high schools and seven junior high schools. These academies have proven to promote better relations through student leaders and athletes.

This Fall Captains’ Academy included captains from girls’ soccer, football, cheer, boys’ golf, student council, volleyball, girls’ tennis, and girls’ and boys’ cross country.

The New and Improved, Healthier School Lunch!

Submitted by ts on Tue, 09/25/2012 - 4:59pm
Grace Phelon

Nutrition is an important topic in current legislation and in our school district. With the start of school, we imagine you have noticed some changes to our menus. We hope to share some of these changes with you and how they help your children’s health.

The mission of Nebo District Food Services is to provide quality food served with warm hearts and happy faces. We do this by following national nutrition guidelines, training our staff on safety and service, and by doing our best to prepare healthy menus your children will love.

Sage Creek Elementary – Answer to Wednesday's, September 19 Challenge

Submitted by lana.hiskey on Wed, 09/19/2012 - 8:41am
Lana Hiskey
Sage Creek Elementary Teachers Dancing to "Wave Your Flag"

Sage Creek Elementary teachers, under the direction of their new principal, Brenda Burr, performed and taught all students a dance on the first day of school to the song “Wave Your Flag.” The entire assembly was patriotic and taught lessons about the Olympics and how each student can be a Gold Medal Dragon.

Our winner this week is Teresa Winkler. Congratulations! We also had a comment: “Sage Creek, what a bunch of wonderful and dedicated teachers.”

Teachers at Salem Elementary Honored by Walmart

Submitted by lana.hiskey on Tue, 09/18/2012 - 5:15pm
Salem Elementary

Today, September 18, 2012, Walmart will award 20 Salem Elementary teachers with $50 reward cards to purchase classroom supplies that will help students start the school year off right. As part of the Teacher Rewards program, the local educators will be honored during an award ceremony at Salem Elementary. In its fourth year, Teacher Rewards will donate up to $4.5 million to provide 90,000 teachers across the United States with reward cards that will help offset the cost of classroom expenses. These funds come at a critical time, as the majority of U.S.

Nebo School Board of Education -- Answer to Wednesday's Challenge

Submitted by lana.hiskey on Thu, 09/13/2012 - 11:31am
Lana Hiskey
Nebo School Board K.L. Tischner, Kristen Betts, Superintendent Rick Nielsen, President Dean Rowley, Chris Riley, Rick Ainge, and

On Wednesday, September 12, the Nebo School Board reviewed Board goals and received additional training by the Utah School Boards Association representatives, Richard Stowell and JoDee Sundberg. Some other items considered for Board action included presentations from Barnett Elementary and a video story by Brockbank Elementary showcasing their students using the latest technology including iPads.


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