The Nebo Education Foundation is composed of 20 volunteer board members who live in cities serviced by Nebo School District. Each month, the foundation meets to discuss grant requests and other ways to raise money for the continual improvement of Nebo School District. For the month of October, there were many teachers who submitted requests for grant money to better their classrooms and/or school as a whole. Congratulations to the following teachers who received grants from the Nebo Education Foundation!
With the appointment of Ryan Kay, the Nebo School Board of Education appointed Lindsey Hughes as the principal of Park Elementary for Nebo School District.
Mrs. Hughes is a Title I Coordinator at Barnett Elementary and was a facilitator at Spring Lake Elementary. She taught sixth and fifth grades at East Meadows for eight years.
Mrs. Hughes graduated with her bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education from Brigham Young University and Master’s of Education with an Administrative License from Southern Utah University.
With the retirement of Dwight Liddiard, the Nebo School Board of Education appointed Ryan Kay as the Human Resource Coordinator for Nebo School District.
Mr. Kay has been the principal for Park Elementary for the past four years. Ryan taught kindergarten at Brockbank and Mapleton Elementary Schools in Nebo School District and at Foothills Elementary in Jordan School District. He has worked in education for 15 years.
Nebo School District wants to showcase our Positive Energy and Kind employees. PEAK Awards are nominated by patrons and recognized by the Superintendent Staff and Nebo School Board of Education. The award is administered by the Communications and Community Relations Department.
Nebo School District is in the initial planning process for a Bond Election to be held next year on November 6, 2018. Bonding is the primary method school districts use to construct new schools and meet other facility priorities. Bond money cannot be used for salaries and benefits.
Based on previous community feedback of wanting to move to the middle school model, Nebo School District plans to ask patrons to approve a $298 million dollar bond in November 2018. This tax-rate-neutral (no tax rate increase) bond will be used for:
All new Nebo mentors and instructional coaches for literacy, digital literacy, fine arts, and math spent a day going through the coaching cycle in real time. This helps new coaches to understand their position of support to help all teachers reflect on their practice.
On Wednesday, October 4 Nebo’s training happened to be at Springville Junior High School (SJHS) where they had invited some special guests to pose with students to take Nebo Hero photos during lunch. Thanks SJHS for hosting and entertaining!!
Congratulations to Sakia Brost in Nebo School Distict and of the Salem Hills FFA Chapter for being selected to represent Utah as our National FFA Officer Candidate.
Sakia knows the value of hard work and it shows through her dedication to her Sheep Production SAE. Her sheep operation continues to grow each year and she has become well known throughout the state for her quality genetics. Not only does Sakia manage her own herd, she works for her family’s operation as the lambing manager where she successfully lambs out 800 ewes each spring.
Utah Valley Chamber Honors Nebo School District’s Business Partners
Friday morning Utah Valley Chamber President Scott Barlow welcomed 103 business partners and schools from Nebo School District along with other businesses and school districts in the area and MTECH, UVU, and BYU.
Arthur Newell with Banner Bank and Chair of the Chamber Education Committee presented the Education Champion Awards.