Mr. Jethro Gillespie, art teacher at Maple Mountain High School, recently returned from a “National Art Education Association” conference in New Orleans, where he presented. One of the sessions he co-presented with four other art educators from all over the U.S., was regarding their involvement with Art21 Educators. This was a “super session” held in the great hall of the convention center (the room was as big as a football field), and 200-300 people attended this session. Mr.
The Nebo Education Foundation is composed of 20 volunteer board members who live in cities serviced by Nebo School District. Board members meet each month to review and award grant requests, consider fund-raising avenues and other items that advance the educational opportunities for Nebo School District students. Many of the donations received are for selected projects, yet a substantial amount is available for the greatest need. Greatest need monies are considered for grants submitted by area schools.
Nebo District Greenhouse Spring Sale
Springville High School Greenhouse
Mothers Day Sale - ALL Day Saturday, May 9, 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Starts Saturday, May 9 through last day of school
Open weekdays: 2:00 - 6:00 p.m.
Saturdays: 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Spanish Fork High School Greenhouse
Starts Friday, May 8 through the last day of school
Open weekdays 3:00 - 5:00 p.m.
Saturdays 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Principal Sara Matis thanked the Nebo School Board of Education for this opportunity to present just some of the amazing things happening at Westside. She introduced Kari Kieffer, a School Community Council member, and Teresa Jordon, the Westside facilitator and Mathlete coach.
Westside Elementary provides an elective two-way dual immersion program that keeps at least a 2:1 ratio (ideally 50/50) of language majority and language minority students within the same classroom. This ratio provides for peer language models in both languages during instruction.
Three Nebo student athletes Jason Money, Spanish Fork High; Kiera Barton, Maple Mountain High; and Chad Peterson, Salem Hills High were honored with the National Interscholastic Athletic Administrators Association's (NIAAA) Scholarship at the NIAAA conference in St. George last week. The students explained how high school athletics impacted their lives.
Tiffanie Miley – Springville High Assistant Principal
The Nebo School Board of Education appointed Tiffanie Miley as the Springville High School Assistant Principal for Nebo School District.
Tiffanie earned her bachelor’s degree in English Education and a master’s degree in Education all from Brigham Young University as well as an Administration License from Southern Utah University.
Maple Mountain High (MMHS) Science Olympiad team, in Spanish Fork, Utah, won the State Title during the competition last Saturday at the University of Utah against 31 other high schools from across the state in science, technology, engineering and math.
Of the 24 different events that MMHS competed in, they took first place in six events, second place in four events, and third place in three events.
“With an emphasis placed on STEM in education, our students are doing just that. Our students are winning state in many of the STEM categories,” said Coach Miller.
Nebo School District provides professional development to educators in a variety of areas so students are receiving the latest 21st century instruction.
Last week, weight training and body conditioning teachers trained and taught by health and fitness industry experts. The purpose of weight training is to improve strength and performance, promote safety, reduce injury, build muscle and raise self-confidence.