Classified Employees of the Year 2011-2012

Joy Maughan Nebo Classified Employee of the Year

Nebo Employee of the Year is Joy Maughan – Secretary Maple Mountain High

Joy Maughan – Secretary, Maple Mountain High
Joy is always the first person to arrive at school.  She always greets everyone with a big smile as they arrive, creating a friendly and caring atmosphere.  She makes everyone feel important--students, parents, faculty, delivery people, etc.  She is an excellent office manager and no task is too small or too large for her.  She is definitely a people pleaser.  Everyone loves Joy!

Region 10 PTA Awards

Principal Celeste Gledhill Mapleton Elementary

Celeste Gledhill, Mapleton Elementary Principal, Named PTA Golden Apple Outstanding Administrator for Region 10 of Utah. Region 10 includes Provo, Nebo, Tintic, and Juab School Districts.

Christy Nemelka, Mapleton PTA volunteer, Named PTA Golden Apple Outstanding Administrator for Region 10 of Utah. Region 10 includes Provo, Nebo, Tintic, and Juab School Districts.

Sheri Jensen, Mapleton Elementary Teacher, Named Golden Apple Outstanding Educator for the Springville/Mapleton Area.

Food Services Spring Fling

Bill Vest
Celebration Time! Come On!

As part of the Food Services Spring Fling. Nebo Food Services honored five retirees, and awarded service pins for employees. There were 175 employees in attendance. All enjoyed a wonderful meal, rubbed shoulders together, and enjoyed each others company. Prizes were awarded to lucky recipients.

We appreciate all the years of service these wonderful employees have provided.

(Three Retirees not pictured: Sue Olsen, Pauline Edmunds, Bobbie Anderton)


Chess Tournament Winner

Amy Nelson

Karson Oyler, a first grader at Riverview, won 3rd place at a State Chess Tournament recently. 66 first graders competed . Karson played 6 games and won 5 of them! He is very proud of his trophy, and we are all very proud of him! Great job Karson!!!

Sage Creek's Secret Garden

Diana Guinn
Sage Creeks Secret Garden

There is a Secret Garden at Sage Creek Elementary! Media Specialist, Marsha Rasmussen, has created a “Secret Garden” in the Media Center’s kiva for all students to enjoy. The kiva is created after the book, The Secret Garden, a novel by Frances Hodgson Burnett, which was initially published in the autumn of 1910 and has been a favorite of children and adults ever since. Sage Creek students will enjoy the Garden atmosphere as they enjoy media and other presentations during library and class time. Thank you Mrs. Rasmussen!

Nebo's All-State Winter Winners and Champions

Lana Hiskey
Winter All State Winners 2012

Nebo is proud of the many students that are winners and nominated to the Utah High School Activities Association and Deseret News Academic All-State Winter Teams. Congratulations on a job well done!        
Girls’ Drill Team Winners Combined 4A GPA: 3.99
Annika Seegmiller ......................... Springville 4A

Zions and KSL Honor Patty Garcia

Lana Hiskey
Patty Garcia, Kindergarten Teacher at Santaquin Elementary

Zions/KSL Teacher Feature
Patty Garcia – Santaquin Elementary

KSL Radio and Zions Bank honored Patty Garcia, a kindergarten teacher at Santaquin Elementary, for the "Teacher Feature" program this past week.  This program was developed to recognize outstanding teachers who have gone the extra mile, not only in the classroom, but who have also made a significant impact on many young lives. 

Nebo Offers Preschool Screenings

Title 1 Preschool Screenings
April 27, and May 4, 2012

Each year, Nebo School District offers free screenings for children ages 3 and 4 (very limited 3-year-old spots) 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, 2012.  Please call your school to make an appointment.