Riverview Teacher Michelle Gubler Honored by Autism Council of Utah

Michelle Gubler from Riverview Elementary School is being honored by the Autism Council of Utah for positive practices that can be replicated by other classrooms across the state. Michelle has worked as a teacher in an Autism classroom for the past two years. She is dedicated to doing whatever it takes to help her students learn academically and socially. She works with a great team of technicians who help her make a difference in the lives of her students. She has also helped other students in our school by allowing them to peer tutor and have 'lunch buddies' with her students.

Kevin Mecham Selected for Nebo District's Leadership Preparation Program

Attributions: 
Lana H. Hiskey - Public Information Officer - Nebo School District

Kevin Mecham, mathematician teacher at Payson High, was selected by Nebo School District to be the Nebo participant for the Leadership Preparation Program (LPP) for BYU for the 2010-2011 school year.

Mr. Mecham has been a teacher in Nebo School District for nine years teaching Geometry, Algebra II, and College Prep Math. He also advises the student council at PHS.

Mother receives Congressional Gold Medal posthumously

Attributions: 
by Cindy Gerow, A Special Ed nurse at Oakridge School

“This March, as our nation celebrates Women’s History Month, a special group of women gathered in Washington, filling the massive Emancipation Hall of the new Capitol Visitors Center to receive long overdue recognition for their pioneering service to our nation during World War II. These inspiring heroines were the first women to fly military aircraft and blazed a trail in the sky that opened the door for today’s women military pilots.

Title 1 Preschool Screenings

Each year, Nebo School District offers free screenings for children ages 3 and 4 who live within Title 1 school catchment areas to apply for preschool. Preschool is offered free of charge but parents are expected to volunteer in the classroom each month. The preschool age child must be 3 or 4 years old by September 1, 2010. Please call your school to make an appointment.

Location & Dates
April 30, 2010 8 a.m – 3 p.m.

Cherry Creek Elementary
(801-489-2810)

Taylor Elementary (Can live in Taylor or Wilson boundaries) (801-465-6050)

Autism Council of Utah Honors Teacher

Jody Tobler of Foothills Elementary School is being honored by the Autism Council of Utah for positive practices that can be replicated by other classrooms across the state. Jody has worked for Nebo School District for the last 11 years. This is her first year teaching the Preschool 25-hour Autism Unit. She currently works with six children with the help of three aides and thoroughly enjoys it. Jody will be recognized and honored at the State Capitol on April 8, 2010.

Nebo Education Foundation Funds Grants in March

The Nebo Education Foundation board met in March and approved the following grants.

Mapleton Junior


Tim Thompson, teacher on special assignment; Scott Johnson, assistant principal; Suzanne Kimball, principal; Gayle Gammell, foundation board member; Susan Frischknecht, foundation treasurer

Nebo Education Foundation awarded a technology grant to Mapleton Junior (MJHS) this month for audio enhancements.

Local Business donates to the Nebo Education Foundation

Attributions: 
Lana H. Hiskey - Public Information Officer - Nebo School District

Local State Farm Insurance agent, Lance Wilson along with retired State Farm agent Steve Wilson, present Nebo Foundation Director, Lana Hiskey a check for $500 from State Farm Insurance in recognition of the Wilson’s countless hours of volunteer service to the schools in Nebo District. The money will be used to enhance various programs at the local high schools.

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