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January 2016

Nebo Education Foundation Gives Grants to Central Area January 2016

Submitted by lana.hiskey on Fri, 01/22/2016 - 9:20am
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Lana Hiskey
Dale Phelps, Chris Smiley, June Williamson, Lana Hiskey, Laura Taylor

 

Nebo Education Foundation 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. The Nebo Education Foundation functions through generous donations made by individuals and businesses.

Hobble Creek Art Exhibit The Threads of Silk Road Until February 3, 2016

Submitted by lana.hiskey on Thu, 01/21/2016 - 4:15pm
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Carol Day
Hobble Creek Art Exhibit The Threads of Silk Road Until February 3, 2016

The Threads of Silk Road art showcase will be exhibited in Nebo School District at Hobble Creek Elementary at 1145 East 1200 North, Mapleton, Utah, from January 6, 2016, to February 3, 2016, and is opened Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. 

Threads of the Silk Road features evocative photographs of village life in Central Asia and the Silk Road, which for two thousand years connected the Far East to Europe. 

Eileen Quintana, Native American Manager, Receives Prestigious Award

Submitted by lana.hiskey on Thu, 01/21/2016 - 3:17pm
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Eileen Quintana, the program manager of the Nebo Title VII Education Program

 

Eileen Quintana, the program manager of the Nebo Title VII Education Program in Nebo School District was selected as one of Utah’s American Graduate Champions by Utah Education Network (UEN).

Connecting education to culture can be key to helping Native American students succeed. Through homework labs and summer camps for students in Nebo School district, Eileen Quintana brings individual attention to 220 students who need the resources and support. 

Nebo Education Foundation Gives Grants in December 2015

Submitted by lana.hiskey on Fri, 01/15/2016 - 4:18pm
Kevin Mecham, Scott Barlow, Jordan Blanchard, Keela Goudy, Earl Davis

Foundation President, Kristina Christensen remarked, "It is a pleasure to receive the grant applications and see how remarkable and creative the Nebo District teachers are. The Nebo Education Foundation facilitates these grant monies to help teachers realize their ideas and students' potential. As a foundation, we get to see a glimpse at how well our teachers are instructing our students. Our teachers are truly talented and utilize every penny. They do such a great job!"

Congratulations to the following teachers that continue to inspire the minds of students. 

January 2016 PEAK Awards

Submitted by lana.hiskey on Fri, 01/15/2016 - 3:47pm
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Lana Hiskey
January 2016 PEAK Performers and Nominators

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.

Emily McBride, Springville Jr., Honored as Teacher of the Year - Answer to Wednesday's Challenge

Submitted by lana.hiskey on Thu, 01/14/2016 - 1:01pm
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Lana Hiskey
Superintendent Rick Nielsen, Emily McBride, Principal Ryan McGuire

 

Ms. Emily McBride, an eighth-grade English teacher at Springville Junior, was honored as English Teacher of the year by the Utah Council of Teachers of English. She is one of three that were honored.

“I feel honored and humbled,” said Ms. McBride. According to Ms. McBride she knows many teachers that she thinks deserve this award. Ms. Tara Piña, another English teacher at Springville Junior nominated Ms. McBride. 

Government Officials Visit Sierra Bonita -- Senator Henderson & Representative McKell

Submitted by lana.hiskey on Thu, 01/14/2016 - 12:48pm
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Lana Hiskey
Government Officials Visit Sierra Bonita -- Senator Henderson & Representative McKell

Student Council members invited Senator Henderson and Representative McKell to visit Sierra Bonita Elementary. The Legislators were able to participate in upper grade math lessons and lower grade guided reading. Senator Henderson showed sixth-grade students how laws are passed and gave students an opportunity to participate through a mock process. Representative McKell taught fourth-grade students about Utah history and government.

Nebo Credit Union Warms the Soles of Nebo Children

Submitted by lana.hiskey on Mon, 01/11/2016 - 3:55pm
Nebo Credit Union Warms the Soles of Nebo Children

Nebo Credit Union is celebrating this wonderful time of year with the annual Warm the Soles service project.  Thanks to the generosity of employees, members and local schools, Nebo Credit Union was able to purchase 545 new pairs of name brand shoes for children of all ages in 41 schools and 3 support programs from Nebo School District.

Nebo School District will present a Parent Awareness Night Monday, January 11,

Submitted by lana.hiskey on Mon, 01/11/2016 - 9:16am
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Nebo School District will present a Parent Awareness Night Monday, January 11,

Nebo School District will present a Parent Awareness Night in accordance with Utah Law.  The topics of discussion will include:

  • Substance abuse
  • Mental health services addressing depression, suicide awareness and suicide prevention

Several community service providers will be present to answer questions and help individuals to access services.

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