According to a 2017 study by the world’s largest airplane manufacturer, Boeing Commercial Airplane Company, North America will need 117,000 airline pilots between now and 2036. Much has been written in the past couple of years about the current and future pilot shortage. There has never been a better time in the 114 year history of the airplane to become a professional pilot.
Kendall Bosch, a sixth-grade teacher at East Meadows Elementary, is a great example of a technology leader at her school. Being an intern doesn't stop her from finding engaging technology tools to integrate into her lessons. Ms. Bosch uses a variety of online formative assessments to help guide her instruction. From Kahoot and Quizlet Live to Google Forms and Quizizz, she finds the best tool to meet the needs of her students.
On April 30, 2018 Mapleton Jr. High School and Diamond Fork Jr. High School met in the library at Diamond Fork Junior High for a district Battle of the Books for Junior High.
Librarian, Ellen-Anita Olson said, "We had a lot of fun. The team "ShardBearers" from Mapleton Junior High School won the district competition."
The winning team of the Battle of the Book competition was from Mapleton Junior High called the Shard Bearers.
Florence, SC – ESAB Welding & Cutting Products announced that Maple Mountain High School in Spanish Fork, Utah, and Pickens Technical College in Aurora, Col., are the grand prize winners of ESAB’s inaugural Weld It Forward student contest. Each school will receive a $20,000 equipment and filler metal package. Every student member of the winning team will receive a $250 cash prize and a SENTINEL™ A50 auto-darkening helmet, while student members on teams from the four semi-finalist schools will receive a SENTINEL helmet.
Governor Gary R. Herbert has declared May 3, 2018, as “Utah Prevention Day!”
Utah Prevention Day gives secondary schools around the state an opportunity to celebrate the prevention lessons that students have learned throughout the year. Teachers can review and reinforce those life skills taught before students leave for the summer. We want to protect our students from the dangers of drugs, under-age drinking, violence, crime and bullying.
On Wednesday, April 18, 2018, hundreds of 4th and 5th grade students from every elementary school in Nebo School District gathered at Spanish Fork High School to compete for top honors in Nebo’s Annual Elementary Keyboarding Competition. The single elimination event hosted three rounds of timings with the highest recorded score being 109 words per minute!
Congratulations to Melanie Fillmore for answering this week's "Where are we Wednesday?" challenge sponsored by Wiggy Wash.