Nebo's Student Christmas Card Winners - Answer to Wednesday's Challenge

Nebo's Student Christmas Card Winners

First Place: Ruby Campbell, Ninth Grade, Spanish Fork Junior 
Teacher: Mr. David Hughes-Millman 
Cover for 2015 Nebo School District Christmas card

Second Place: Jane Wilson, Seventh Grade, Springville Junior 
Teacher: Mrs. Taneya Elison 
Cover for 2015 Nebo Education Foundation Christmas card

Third Place: Shelbee Reid, Seventh Grade, Salem Junior
Teacher: Lisa Magnusson

Congratulations to Sarah Sumsion for winning this week's "Where are we Wednesday?" challenge sponsored by Wiggy Wash.

A Group of Thoughtful Students can Change the World

Sherri Peterson

“Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful citizens can change the world.  In fact, it is the only thing that ever has.”  - Margaret Mead

Today a group of 55 fourth and fifth graders changed the lives of many of the 608 children in the Utah Foster Care system.  These students donated a grand total of $2,514.80!  They earned this money by having donors pledge a penny for each minute read.  Students read a total of 18,897 minutes during their week-long “Pennies for Peace” reading marathon.

Nebo Secretaries Treasure Others with the Joy of Giving -- Answer to Wednesday's Challenge

By Lana Hiskey

You have probably heard that secretaries are the glue that hold schools together. Secretaries not only answer phones, keep budgets, proofread, and send out communication; but they organize, supervise classes, and heal student “owies”. 

Recently Nebo secretaries took time out to recharge with the theme, “Treasure Others with the Joy of Giving”.

Santaquin Students Entertain Nebo School Board

Two students from Santaquin Elementary started the presentation to the Nebo School Board of Education. Tori Ludlow and Alli Blake on the student council that consists of 32 members discussed their BYU leadership conference. They learned how to be more respectful and responsible. They then shared what the students love about Santaquin Elementary.

The second grade performed a musical number led by Mrs. Hoschouer. Then a group of fourth-grade students danced a pioneer number led by Mrs. Zaugg and Mrs. Snelgrove.

Nebo's Code Courses for Students

Nebo District is joining a national movement in moving forward computer science in our students by participating in Computer Science Education Week the week of Dec 7-11, 2015.  (  Computer science skills are increasingly relevant for our students to master with some experts suggesting reading and writing code is a basic 21st century skill all students should be competent in before graduation.  Students are starting at grades as young as kindergarten to learn the basics of coding.  Beginning in elementary schools and advancing up through junior high and high school years, schoo

Landmark Dancers Delight Nebo School Board - Answer to Wednesday's Challenge

Sarah Lewis has a passion for students and dance. She put her talents to work has created a popular girls dance class with 32 girls enrolled. The enthusiasm grew and the boys wanted in on the action, so Landmark now has an all-boys hip hop dance class with Stomp dancing. Landmark continues to provide a social dance class as well. 

Sarah said, “These classes provide ample opportunity to learn social skills and the value of teamwork.”

December 2015 PEAK Awards

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.

Springville Mayor and City Council Recognizes Nebo Students

Shannon Acor

The Springville Mayor and City Council recognized three Nebo students at November’s City Council Meeting. These students were nominated by their teachers, principals and counselors.  Anyone in the community can nominate a Springville student they observe being a great example, providing service and overall being a positive contributor to our great city.

Nebo Students Giving Their Time and Talent - Answer to Wednesday's Challenge

Nebo Students Give Their Time and Talent

Spanish Fork High adviser, Kaylee Liddiard said, “Spanish Fork FFA decorated and donated a tree for Festival of Trees. The theme the officers chose was Unity: Blue and Gold.  As the blue field of our nation's flag and the golden fields of ripened corn unify our country, the FFA colors of national blue and corn gold give unity to the organization. We hope to help others understand that unity can come as we focus on agriculture and the important things that we need in life.”