Nebo Youth Provide Thanksgiving Dinner to Needy Families

Attributions: 
Lana Hiskey

Nebo Youth Provide Thanksgiving Dinner to Needy Families

Kaitlin Hallam and Lindsey Olsen helped provide a Thanksgiving dinner to 40 needy families in the area. The girls partnered with the Utah County 4-H organization to identify families who were in need of assistance through the 4-H Mentoring Program. The Mentoring Program identifies students who need additional help in school and then matches them with another student who can give assistance.

Nebo Bests ACT Scores

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Utah keeps top ACT spot in nation among states testing ALL students and Nebo bests Utah.

In 2013, nine states had all high school juniors take the ACT college entrance exam and Utah students placed first in the nation among that group. In 2014, an even dozen states had full participation in ACT tests. Utah students still hold the highest composite score among those 12 states, according to data released this week by ACT.

Nebo students bests Utah’s composite score and the nations. Nebo’s composite score is 21.5 compared to Utah’s 20.8.

30,000 Items Donated for Food Drive -- Answer to Wednesday's Challenge

Diamond Fork Junior High Food Drive is a long standing tradition within the school. The food drive began back when this junior high was Spanish Fork Middle School. The Food Drive has become a necessary part of the culture. Everyone gets into the action from students to parents, to all of the faculty and staff at the school. This year's lofty goal was 25,000 items. Diamond Fork students exceeded that total by over 5,000 items. 

Christmas Book Share

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Christmas Book Share

Katherine Beck and Dwight Liddiardwill share some 2014 Christmas Books
on Tuesday, December 2 at 4:00 p.m.   at Canyon Elementary. 

Come and get into the Christmas Spirit and 
hear about some great books that you can sharewith your student and families.

Samuel Dallon Maple Mountain High Students Earns Perfect Score on ACT

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Samuel Dallon, a senior at Maple Mountain High School, earns a perfect score on the ACT with a score of 36. 

The ACT is broken up into four main parts: English, math, reading and science, with the option of a writing portion. Students are then given a score of 1 to 36 on each section, and the average score is the composite or final score.

The average national score in 2014 was 21. Utah's average in 2014 was 20.8 and Nebo’s average was higher than both the national average and Utah’s average at 21.5.

Advanced Learning Center's Students Design Computer Program

Attributions: 
Anna Palmer

Braden Jensen and Braeden Watson, in the Advanced Learning Center's (ALC) Computer Programming classes, designed and programmed a client server application for Maple Mountain High School's (MMHS) dramatic presentation of “The Pirates of Penzance”. The application allowed the Sound Director and Soundboard Operator in the MMHS Tech Center (the Loft) to communicate with the Microphone Technician backstage, Braden Jensen. Breadon Watson programmed the Client Server; then Braden Jensen created everything else in the application.

Springville Mayor's Student Awards

Attributions: 
Shannon Acor

Hard working, positive, compassionate and kind are all words that were used to describe three fantastic students at Tuesday’s Springville City Council Meeting.  Nominations for the Springville Mayor’s Recognition Award are turned into Springville City throughout the month as citizens, teachers, and neighbors spot great kids doing good things and working hard.

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