September 2014 PEAK Award Winners:

Lana Hiskey

Nebo School District showcases our Positive Energy and Kind employees. PEAK Awards are nominated by patrons and recognized by the Superintendent Staff and Nebo School Board of Education.

September 2014 PEAK Award Winners:

Where Are We Wednesday, September 10, 2014?


Where are we Wednesday, September 10, 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

Principals Refresh Their Skills and Knowledge--Answer to Wednesday's Challenge

Do you wonder what principals do all summer? Administrators as well as teachers take the opportunity to refresh their skills and knowledge in numerous ways. Some teachers take classes in the arts such as guitar and music. Others refresh their technology and math skills. 

Principals attend many conferences and training sessions as well. Elementary Director, Julie Warren, had an exciting welcome back training where the theme was “Peace & Happiness”. 

Nebo Tournament of the Bands September 27 at Payson High


The Nebo Tournament of Bands will be Saturday, September 27, 2014 at Payson High School. The Nebo Tournament has been a premier band competition in the state of Utah for over 30 years and Payson High and the Payson community have established a rich tradition of hosting bands from throughout Utah and also neighboring states. 

First Nebo Cohort of Master Graduates from SUU

The first Nebo Cohort of Master Graduates from Southern Utah University.

Seth Sorensen spoke at the graduation. Cory Little presented the graduates. Jeff Peterson, Seth Sorensen, and Cory Little "hooded" the first Nebo Cohort Master Graduates!  

Congratulations to Debra May for answering this week's challenge sponsored by Wiggy Wash.


Superintendent Accepts State Representative Mike McKell's Challenge


State Representative Mike McKell of District 66 challenged Nebo School District Superintendent Rick Nielsen to take the Ice Bucket Challenge on August 29, 2014. Representative McKell offered to give Nebo Education Foundation $500 to go towards teacher grants for the school district. 

Superintendent Nielsen then offered the Ice Bucket Challenge to Cody Hughes, Superintendent of Tintic Schools, and Chris Helvey, Superintendent of Freedom Prep Academy. If they accept the challenge, Nebo’s Superintendent will give both schools the bus that they requested. 

SHS Admin and Staff take the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

Carey White SHS News Adviser

During Springville High’s traditional “Hello Assembly” on Thursday, August 28, SHS administration and staff took the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge to promote student and staff donations to the ALS foundation in an effort to increase research in combating this debilitating disease.   ALS is often referred to as “Lou Gehrig’s Disease.”