Captains and student leaders from six high schools and seven junior high schools attended the Nebo School District’s Fall Academy. The purposes of the Captains’ Academy are to promote sportsmanship between the schools through the captains and leaders working together at the academy, promote better relations between the students and athletes, develop leadership through the academy activities, and develop relationships with coaches and administrators as they present at each academy.
Kids Cause honored Dr. David Nance at the September School Board meeting for all his generous service to Nebo students. He graduated from Springville High School in 1976 and then served an LDS Mission to South Korea. Dr. Nance attended and graduated from BYU and Creighton University majoring in Dentistry. He graduated in May of 1986 and returned to start his Dental Practice in his hometown of Springville and has been in practice almost 30 years.
SALEM, UT – Senator Orrin Hatch came to Salem Hills High School to honor veterans at the 3rd Annual Military Appreciation football game on September 11, 2015. During his visit Senator Hatch made a special speech to veterans before sharing the football field with them for the 9-11 commemoration. Veterans and their families enjoyed a free meal, plus admission to the football game.
“You are the basis of our country,” Senator Hatch told the veterans of both Spanish Fork and Salem, “You’re the reason why our country is the greatest in the world.”
Rees Students Perform at Governor’s Native American SummitRees students performed for the 10th Annual Governor’s Native American Summit held at Utah Valley University. The students performed a 12 minutes reader’s theatre, Navajo Code Talkers, as part of the opening session of the two-day conference. The play was written and directed by Nebo’s elementary drama specialist Lisa Kirkwood Bean, and featured students from the multi-age classroom of Mrs. Brenda Beyal.
THE PEAK AWARD CUSTOMER SERVICE PROGRAM
Nebo School District wants to showcase our Positive Energy and Kind employees. PEAK Awards are nominated by patrons and recognized by the Superintendent Staff and Nebo School Board of Education. The award is administered by the Communications and Community Relations Department.
At the Nebo School District Office, a firm handshake, eye contact, and a simple greeting such as— “Hello! Welcome to Board Meeting.” is what every visitor and district staff encountered from 13 Park Student Leaders at the most recent board meeting on Wednesday, September 9, 2015.
Students and staff had the privilege to present the good things happening at Park Elementary. Everything presented was centered on the Leader in Me.
In July, Nebo School District was well represented at the National Leadership Conference for FCCLA (Family, Career, and Community Leaders of America). Twelve students, from four high schools traveled to Washington D.C. where they were able to compete in STAR Event competitions, raise awareness and advocate for Family & Consumer Sciences Education at the nation's capitol, see all of the great city sites, and network with over 7,000 FCCLA members from across the country.