Four amazing Springville High School students were recognized in December’s City Council Meeting for their efforts in prevention and mental health awareness. Ali Earnshaw, Stephanie Garcia, Julia Gonzales and Payton Acor received the Springville Mayor’s Recognition Award. They were congratulated by Councilman Chris Sorenson. All the young ladies are members of the high school and community club called “ASAP.” Their goals are to educate other students on the dangers of substance abuse and promote positive mental health.
Where are we Wednesday, December 17, 2014? Name the place and event that happened in Nebo School District.
The communications office will be posting photos from around the district on Wednesdays. The first person to email the correct name and place will receive an award. Email your response to email@example.com(link sends e-mail)
Nebo Education Foundation Gives Grants to Schools
The Nebo Education Foundation board met in December to discuss the many grants and needs across the district. This Foundation Board functions through generous donations made by individuals and businesses as well as fundraisers where all the money goes to educate students in Nebo School District. Thank you to all those that so generously supported Nebo students through donations.
Congratulations to the following teachers that continue to inspire the minds of students.
Superintendent Rick Nielsen’s motto is: “Focus on Students”. He is doing just that. Throughout Superintendent Nielsen’s tenure as Superintendent, the Nebo School Board of Education has meet with students from each of the high schools and junior high schools on a quarterly basis. Each Youth Board representative is selected by his/her principal to be a spokesperson for their school.
Clifton Jex Appointed Transportation Supervisor
The Nebo School Board of Education appointed Clifton Jex as the Transportation Supervisor for Nebo School District. Mr. Jex received an Associate's Degree from Utah Technical College in Diesel Mechanics in 1976. He has worked for Nebo School District for the past 35 years in the transportation department as a bus shop foreman, parts room purchaser, and a diesel mechanic.
Alison Hansen – STEM Grant Facilitator
The Nebo School Board of Education appointed Alison Hansen as the Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) Grant Facilitator for Nebo School District. Alison received her bachelor’s degree in Biology and Integrated Science and a master’s degree in Educational Leadership both from Brigham Young University.
Numerous CTE programs had the opportunity to share highlights of their efforts this past year to the Nebo Board of Education and staff last Wednesday and present board members with some of the artifacts of their work.
The theme of the presentation was “Journey of Excellence” and followed the popular Utah slogan “Utah's Own”.
Nebo School District’s transportation department is having a friendly competition to see which compound can collect the most food for needy families in Nebo School District.
Nicci Forbush, located in the South Compound, organized the event and is excited to see so many participating. She is grateful for all the support they have received from businesses and individuals. Nicci said, “Turkeys, hams, and baskets are being counted and organized to get out to drivers and technicians in need.”
Nebo’s Christmas Card High School Winners
Nebo School District received many entries for the Nebo School District Christmas Card. This year, high school students competed for this honor. All of the following students received recognition and some funds for their hard work and efforts. Nebo has many talented artists and is thrilled to recognize some of them.
1st Place, $100, Elizabeth Mitchell, SHHS, Teacher Sarah Shuler
2nd Place, $75, Haley Johnston, SHHS, Teacher Sarah Shuler
3rd Place, $50, Taylor Jones, SFHS, Teachers Kathryn Roberts & Scott Moody