“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.
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
Taylor Elementary (Can live in Taylor or Wilson boundaries) (801-465-6050)
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.
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.
Barnett Elementary’s after-school choir delighted the Nebo School Board of Education with two choral numbers. This after-school choir was formed four years ago and has grown to over 80 members. The choir director is Christine Muniz. During the school day she is known as the librarian.
The Crystal Apple award this year goes to the brains of our operation. Julie Hammari leads our team through her talents, knowledge, abilities and height. She has been a great leader and teacher for both faculty and students here at East Meadows Elementary. She has always been willing to change a grade level because of her nature to be flexible and ability to work in any situation. This is most apparent in her current grade level team.
At the Sweethearts assembly on Friday, February 19, representatives from KSL and Zions Bank presented Lisa Walker with the “Teacher Feature” award. Walker was nominated by fellow colleagues Suzette Hartvigsen, teacher, and Rick Robins, former principal. Walker is the Emergency Medical and Exercise Science teacher at Springville High as well as head Athletic Trainer.