Classroom Grants Given in April by Nebo Education Foundation
The Nebo Education Foundation functions through generous donations made by individuals and businesses. The Foundation helps enrich students’ education in Nebo School District. These grants are funded through the fund-raising efforts of the Nebo Education Foundation board. One fund-raising effort is the annual “Green Fever” golf tournament that helps fund these various grants throughout the year. The foundation also accepts donations from individuals and businesses to support projects.
The 2014 Teachers of the Year are selected by their peers in each school. Congratulations to all of these teachers that represent the quality of educators in Nebo School District.
Photos include Association Representative Sherilyn Woodhouse, Superintendent Rick Nielsen, Teacher of the Year for each school, and Elementary Director Julie Warren.
The MMHS Science Olympiad team took Second Place at state! MMHS Science Olympiad team proved themselves, yet again, with an impressive Second Place performance at the University of Utah state competition. MMHS competed alongside 30 other high schools from all across the state, getting edged out by only 8 points to the Utah County Science Club magnet school. Of the 25 different events, ranging from anatomy and entomology to astronomy and maglev, the Golden Eagles took home medals in 50 percent of their events. Congratulations! The individual winners included:
On March 29, Sage Creek Elementary took five student teams to compete in the Utah State Tournament of Odyssey of the Mind in Park City. Odyssey of the Mind is an international educational program that provides student teams with creative problem-solving opportunities that range from building mechanical devices to presenting their own interpretation of literary classics.
Nebo School District has two finalists in the Celebrate Teachers! contest at Provo Towne Centre. Courtney Corbin at Taylor Elementary and Deanne Helquist at Mapleton Junior. Their nominations and profile information (name, school, grade, and subject) will be posted to the mall’s Facebook page on April 10.
Advanced Learning Center (ALC) Film Students take First & Second Place
The students of ALC Films took home both First & Second Place at this year's Kick Butts Anti-Tobacco Commercial competition. The contest was sponsored by the Utah County Department of Health and was open to any student in Utah County. The event was held at the Provo Towne Center in March.
Students Place at Nationals - Make It With Wool Contest
Amelia Weight, Salem Hills High School, won First Place at the State “Make It With Wool” Competition. Amelia then competed at Nationals in Charleston, South Carolina where she won 1st Runner Up. This was Amelia’s third year participating in this competition that is associated with the Wool Growers’ Association and the American Sheep Industry.