Mr. Gillespie Featured on KSL


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SPRINGVILLE — Whether learning or teaching, Jethro Gillespie is pushing the boundaries of what it means to be an art student.

Where Are We Wednesday, October 26, 2016?

Where are we Wednesday, October 26, 2016? 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 sends e-mail)

Riverview Students Delight Nebo School Board of Education - Answer to Wednesday's Challenge

Principal Angela Killian thanked the Nebo School Board of Education for this opportunity to present to the board. Principal Killian said, “We are striving at Riverview, ‘To Make Our Mark, Make it Matter’. The Riverview staff wants students to learn that each of us can make our mark. Each of us can make a difference. That it is important to support each other and believe in each other.” 

Nebo Foundation Paper & Pan Sale

The Nebo Education Foundation has partnered with multiple companies to bring you the best prices on paper and pans. The sale will be Tuesday, October 25 through Thursday, October 27, from 3:00 to 5:30 p.m. at the Summit Center (165 South 700 East, Springville). The sale is a “must go” for educators wanting to take advantage of deep discounts. Goods will be sold on a first come, first serve basis. It will be held in the cafeteria on the east side of the building where there is a lot of parking.

Why would students want to enroll in the Advanced Learning Center (ALC)?

More October Grants Given by the Nebo Education Foundation

The Nebo Education Foundation board had a record number of grants in October. Here are a few more that received funds to meet the many 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 bless the lives of students. 

Nebo Native Americans learn how to write their own script

On Friday, October 14, students from each Nebo high school were invited to spend the morning at the district office to attend Naat'áanii Day, sponsored by the Title VI Indian Education Program.  Students and their counselors listened to Dr. Kyle Reyes, Assistant Professor- Secondary Education & Special Assistant to the President for Inclusion at Utah Valley University. The students also learned about Gear Up, a program to help students with their college aspirations. Zylia Lopez, a counselor for the Gear Up project, shared the benefits of joining.

Did you ever go or work at Taylor Elementary?

Did you ever go or work at Taylor Elementary? Taylor Elementary in Payson, Utah, is celebrating 150 years 1866 - 2016. You are invited to this celebration on:

November 7, 2016, from 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
6:00 Welcome & Slide Show of Taylor Memories
6:15 Taylor School Choir & Introduction of Honored Guests
6:30 to 7:00 Light Refreshments, Mingling, Pioneer Games, Photo Booth, Memories of Taylor Displays, and Storytelling 


Nebo's Teacher Selected as Outstanding Elementary Social Studies Teacher of the Year for Utah


Melissa Anderson, teacher at Maple Ridge Elementary, was honored with the Boone Colgrove Award as the Outstanding Elementary Social Studies Teacher of the Year for Utah. Congratulations on a job well done!


Diamond Fork Junior High Choir - Answer to Wednesday's Challenge

Lana Hiskey

Diamond Fork Junior High has two large choirs, a beginning and advanced group. The choir program has been steadily building the past couple of years under the direction of Maria Lewis. Descant, the beginning mixed chorus, currently has 43 students. Momentum is the concert choir and top group with 56 students.

This year, the school-wide theme song is "Hall of Fame" by the Shifts. The students wanted to learn the song and be able to sing it for the entire student body.