Technology Educator in the Spotlight

Angela Wilson, a special education/English teacher at Diamond Fork Junior High, is using more tech tools in her classroom. When thinking about going digital, Angela says, "The students tend to respond more with learning tasks online."

Ms. Wilson is developing phonics lessons with the Bill of Rights to increase student reading and comprehension skills. She is using the Hyperdocs technique. This new method employs a Google Doc or Google Website as a learning guide and placeholder for learning exercises.

Salem Junior Receives United States President Letter - Answer to Wednesday Challenge

Ed Helmick

Jon Winget is a delightfully enthusiastic instructor who has been teaching for 40 years. He wanted his seventh grade Utah History class at Salem Junior High School to get a hands on understanding of how our government works.  The United States is a democratic republic which means its citizens elect representatives to represent them. The students in Mr. Winget’s class felt the government was too large and not interested in them. Last May, Mr. Winget asked his class to write our elected officials with issues and concerns that were important to them.

November 2017 Nebo PEAK Award Winners

Lana Hiskey

November 2017 Nebo PEAK Award Winners

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.

Students have Amazing Opportunity to Prepare for College


As part of Utah College Application Week (UCAW), Payson High School is hosting a College and Financial Aid Night on Wednesday, November 8 from 4:00-7:00 p.m. The goal of UCAW is to provide every high school senior the opportunity to complete at least one college or university application during the school day, with a particular focus on students who would be the first in their families to attend college, low-income students, or students who may not have otherwise considered applying.

Some Nebo Heroes at Salem Junior High


Sara Barber, Caroline Howard, and Amy Huhtala from Salem Junior High will have the honor of presenting at this year’s National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE) Conference in St. Louis.

“Teachers are very engaged in their profession,” Ms. Huhtala said of this opportunity. “We are continually striving to enhance our instruction by seeking out the latest research and sharing our own research and data with English teachers nationwide.

Ms. Huhtala explained that the teachers will be presenting on the co-teaching model at Salem Jr. High School.