PEAK Awards for May 2015

THE PEAK AWARD CUSTOMER SERVICE PROGRAM
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. 

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

Students Present to Nebo School Board of Education

Spanish Fork High - Advisor Zac Taylor
Spanish Fork High student, Josh Coombs, is a first place winner that will represent his school, Nebo School District, and the State of Utah.  He will attend a  National contest held in Louisville Kentucky for Automotive Refinishing. Josh is a student that has learned skills in refinishing, surface preparation, welding, blending, tinting, and detailing.  He has developed a skill and talent that will be helpful throughout his life. 

Maple Mountain High Students Compete Nationally at Science Olympiad

Attributions: 
Lana Hiskey

On May 15 and 16, 17 students from Maple Mountain High School competed at the prestigious National Science Olympiad competition at the University of Nebraska in Lincoln. Maple Mountain proudly represented Nebo School District and the State of Utah as they faced off in events of science, technology and engineering against 60 other schools from across the country.

SHS Band Performed at State Band Festival - Answer to Wednesday's Challenge

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Congratulations to Springville High School's band. On Saturday, May 2, 2015, the Springville High Symphonic Band performed at the State Band Festival sponsored by the Utah Music Educators Association.  To qualify for the state festival, bands were required to received straight superior ratings at their Region Assessments (Festivals). The Band Director at Springville High School is Ben Major.

Congratulations to Scott Griffin for answering the "Where Are We Wednesday Challenge" sponsored by Wiggy Wash.

Nebo Appoints Jeffrey Nelson as Assistant Principal of Diamond Fork Junior

Attributions: 
Lana Hiskey

Jeffrey “Whites” Nelson–Assistant Principal of Diamond Fork Junior

Jeffrey “Whites” Nelson was appointed by the Nebo School Board of Education as Assistant Principal of Diamond Fork Junior for Nebo School District. He will fill the vacancy left by retiree, Mark Bake. Mr. Nelson received his bachelor’s degree from Southern Utah University in physical education and special education as well as a master’s degree in Educational Leadership from Southern Utah University.

Nebo News May 2015

Attributions: 
Lana Hiskey

Alyssa Larsen Surprised by the Huntsman Award for Excellence in Education

Attributions: 
Lana Hiskey

Alyssa Larsen Surprised by the Huntsman Award for Excellence in Education

Last week on April 30, 2015, Karen Huntsman surprised special education teacher, Alyssa Larsen, at Spanish Fork High School, with the highest teaching award bestowed in the state of Utah, the Huntsman Award for Excellence in Education. The award’s mission is to recognize, inspire and reward the best teachers, school administrators, and volunteers in Utah for continually seeking ways to improve the quality of education in our public school system.

Congratulations to Jane Wilson, Sixth-Grade Student at Art City Elementary

Attributions: 
Lana Hiskey

Jane Wilson, a sixth-grade student in Shauna Huffaker’s class at Art City Elementary in Nebo School District, was noticed for her fine art work that was completed in the monthly art program where parent helpers come to teach. Claudia Jex, visual art curriculum specialist,  said she noticed Jane’s talent and sent some of her art work to the Crayola Company.  

Youth School Board meets with Nebo School District Board of Education

Attributions: 
By Lana Hiskey

Youth School Board meets with Nebo School District Board of Education

A highlight for the Nebo School Board of Education is to 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.

The Nebo School Board took this opportunity to ask the Youth Board students questions concerning college and career readiness, technology and one-to-one devices, and readiness for mathematics.

Nebo Shines at Utah State Elementary Division I Debate

Attributions: 
Lana Hiskey

Nebo Shines at Utah State Elementary Division I Debate

James Chamberlain and Nathan Galbraith, Hobble Creek Elementary, won the Elementary Division I First Place Affirmative Trophy at the Utah State Debate Meet on April 24. 

Brockbank students, Elley Colledge and Natasha Bryson, won Elementary Division I Fourth Place Negative. Katelyn Hurst and Katelyn Gappmayer also participated in the state debate meet. 

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