Kelly Burtenshaw Honored with State Spirit of PTA Award

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Lana Hiskey

A Nebo parent and volunteer at Spanish Oaks Elementary, Kelly Burtenshaw, was recognized with the State Spirit of the PTA award. She has served in the PTA at Spanish Oaks for the last five years. Kelly was treasurer, carnival chair, president-elect, and president for two years! She exemplifies the PTA mission and purpose. She helps programs at Spanish Oaks to be meaningful for families. Kelly organizes reading reward activities, the family art night, Reflections contests, book fairs, and Health and Safety week activities.

Melanie Adamson, Maple Ridge, Receives PTA Outstanding Educator Award

Melanie Adamson was awarded the State PTA Outstanding Educator Award. Since 2005, Mrs. Melanie Adamson has been a special education teacher for the Nebo School district, with a specialty in severe/profound disabilities. Mrs. Adamson brings the student body of the entire school in to her classroom. She partners with the preschool and third grade classes. They visit her students so that they are comfortable with students with special needs.

Nebo’s Spring Academic All-State Winners 2018

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By Lana Hiskey

Nebo School District is proud of the many students that are winners and nominated to the Utah High School Activities Association and Deseret News Academic All-State Teams. Congratulations on a job well done.

Following are the Nebo Academic All-State winners:

Boys’ Baseball GPA: 3.99 - 4.0
Tyler Sorensen, Spanish Fork High
Jacob Erickson, Springville High
Kyle Gage, Springville High
Austin Hone, Payson High

May 2018 Nebo PEAK Award Winners

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.

Cherry Creek Celebrates Lighthouse Achievement with Community Event

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Jen Teemant

Cherry Creek Elementary in Springville recently became the newest Lighthouse School after four years of implementing “The Leader In Me” program. This award is given by Franklin Covey Company to schools who have demonstrated excellence and consistency in implementing “The Leader In Me,” a school transformational model based on Steven Covey's 7 Habits of Highly Effective People.

Spanish Fork Rotary and Chamber Raise Funds for 20 $1,500 Scholarships

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Lana Hiskey

Spanish Fork Rotary and Chamber Raise Funds in Annual Golf TournamentSpanish Fork Rotary and Chamber held their annual golf tournament at Spanish Oaks Golf course on May 9, 2018. The annual tournament has been held for the last 26 years.

Many thanks to businesses and individuals that support this tournament each year. The tournament was completely full and raised enough funds to give 20 $1,500 scholarships to Nebo students.

Nebo students will be our future community leaders so thank you for the generous support.

ALC Taking to the Sky

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Ed Helmick for Serve Daily

According to a 2017 study by the world’s largest airplane manufacturer, Boeing Commercial Airplane Company, North America will need 117,000 airline pilots between now and 2036. Much has been written in the past couple of years about the current and future pilot shortage. There has never been a better time in the 114 year history of the airplane to become a professional pilot. 

Kendall Bosch Honored Technology Teacher at East Meadows

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Kendall Bosch, a sixth-grade teacher at East Meadows Elementary, is a great example of a technology leader at her school. Being an intern doesn't stop her from finding engaging technology tools to integrate into her lessons. Ms. Bosch uses a variety of online formative assessments to help guide her instruction. From Kahoot and Quizlet Live to Google Forms and Quizizz, she finds the best tool to meet the needs of her students.

Battle of the Books Championship Team -- MJHS

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On April 30, 2018 Mapleton Jr. High School and Diamond Fork Jr. High School met in the library at Diamond Fork Junior High for a district Battle of the Books for Junior High.

Librarian, Ellen-Anita Olson said, "We had a lot of fun. The team "ShardBearers" from Mapleton Junior High School won the district competition."

The winning team of the Battle of the Book competition was from Mapleton Junior High called the Shard Bearers.

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