Nebo School District Appointed Lindsey Hughes as Principal of Park Elementary

Attributions: 
Lana Hiskey

With the appointment of Ryan Kay, the Nebo School Board of Education appointed Lindsey Hughes as the principal of Park Elementary for Nebo School District.

Mrs. Hughes is a Title I Coordinator at Barnett Elementary and was a facilitator at Spring Lake Elementary. She taught sixth and fifth grades at East Meadows for eight years.

Mrs. Hughes graduated with her bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education from Brigham Young University and Master’s of Education with an Administrative License from Southern Utah University.

Nebo School District Appoints Ryan Kay as Human Resource Coordinator

Attributions: 
Lana Hiskey

With the retirement of Dwight Liddiard, the Nebo School Board of Education appointed Ryan Kay as the Human Resource Coordinator for Nebo School District.

Mr. Kay has been the principal for Park Elementary for the past four years. Ryan taught kindergarten at Brockbank and Mapleton Elementary Schools in Nebo School District and at Foothills Elementary in Jordan School District. He has worked in education for 15 years.

Nebo School District Seeks Public Input on Survey

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Nebo School District is in the initial planning process for a Bond Election to be held next year on November 6, 2018. Bonding is the primary method school districts use to construct new schools and meet other facility priorities. Bond money cannot be used for salaries and benefits.

Based on previous community feedback of wanting to move to the middle school model, Nebo School District plans to ask patrons to approve a $298 million dollar bond in November 2018. This tax-rate-neutral (no tax rate increase) bond will be used for:

Nebo Mentors and Instructional Coaches - Answer to Wednesday Challenge

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All new Nebo mentors and instructional coaches for literacy, digital literacy, fine arts, and math spent a day going through the coaching cycle in real time. This helps new coaches to understand their position of support to help all teachers reflect on their practice.

On Wednesday, October 4 Nebo’s training happened to be at Springville Junior High School (SJHS) where they had invited some special guests to pose with students to take Nebo Hero photos during lunch. Thanks SJHS for hosting and entertaining!!

Utah FFA National Officer Candidate

Congratulations to Sakia Brost in Nebo School Distict and of the Salem Hills FFA Chapter for being selected to represent Utah as our National FFA Officer Candidate.

Sakia knows the value of hard work and it shows through her dedication to her Sheep Production SAE. Her sheep operation continues to grow each year and she has become well known throughout the state for her quality genetics. Not only does Sakia manage her own herd, she works for her family’s operation as the lambing manager where she successfully lambs out 800 ewes each spring.

Utah Valley Chamber Honors Nebo School District’s Business Partners

Attributions: 
Lana Hiskey

Utah Valley Chamber Honors Nebo School District’s Business Partners

Friday morning Utah Valley Chamber President Scott Barlow welcomed 103 business partners and schools from Nebo School District along with other businesses and school districts in the area and MTECH, UVU, and BYU.

Arthur Newell with Banner Bank and Chair of the Chamber Education Committee presented the Education Champion Awards.

Nebo STEM Ambassadors Teach 900 Elementary Students to Code

Attributions: 
STEM Action Center Utah

“Students Teaching Students” is a well-recognized model in higher education; Nebo School District is implementing this model and has seen great success with 80 high school students teaching 900 fifth-grade students coding this past school year.

Nebo School District implemented the “Students Teaching Students” model by creating a STEM Ambassadors Program where high school students taking Exploring Computer
Science classes were chosen by their teachers to visit elementary schools near them and teach coding.

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