The Nebo Attendance Court (NAC) program is in its third year of operation in Nebo School District. It was modeled after the Kentucky truancy model developed by Judge Joan Byers as an alternative to sending students to Juvenile Court for Habitual Truancy. Under the program the school, student, parents, and program all work together to help the student improve poor attendance and poor grades.
Nebo School District is celebrating the National Native American Heritage Month along with Governor Gary Herbert’s issued declaration that November be observed as ‘American Indian Heritage Month and the Monday proceeding Thanksgiving as Indigenous Day.’
KSL Radio and Zions Bank honored Sherrie Dunford, orchestra teacher at Diamond Fork Junior High in Spanish Fork, 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.
Diamond Fork Junior became famous for a day. Fatima Reedy, a seventh-grade student at Diamond Fork Junior, recently won a national Radio Disney contest. The prize included a visit from Sterling Knight, Disney star.
Fatima Reedy’s entire math class and her closest friends had a photo taken with the celebrity.
On behalf of Nebo School District and the coaching staff at Springville High School, Eli Herring has been nominated into the Nebo School District Athletic Hall of Fame for his positive role as an outstanding athlete.
During his high school years, Eli participated in football, basketball, wrestling and track. He lettered in all four sports. He was captain of the football team his senior year at Springville High. He was also a member of the 1985 football team that took the state championship title.
"Empowering the Caregiver" is both the title and the theme of the 9th Annual Utah County Special Needs Conference. The conference serves parents and caregivers of children with special medical needs and will be held Saturday, November 14th, at Mountain View High School, 645 W Center Street, in Orem, UT.
Lisa Muirbrook, third-grade teacher at Brockbank Elementary, was awarded a technology grant from the Nebo Education Foundation in October.