On March 29, Sage Creek Elementary took five student teams to compete in the Utah State Tournament of Odyssey of the Mind in Park City. Odyssey of the Mind is an international educational program that provides student teams with creative problem-solving opportunities that range from building mechanical devices to presenting their own interpretation of literary classics.
Nebo School District has two finalists in the Celebrate Teachers! contest at Provo Towne Centre. Courtney Corbin at Taylor Elementary and Deanne Helquist at Mapleton Junior. Their nominations and profile information (name, school, grade, and subject) will be posted to the mall’s Facebook page on April 10.
Advanced Learning Center (ALC) Film Students take First & Second Place
The students of ALC Films took home both First & Second Place at this year's Kick Butts Anti-Tobacco Commercial competition. The contest was sponsored by the Utah County Department of Health and was open to any student in Utah County. The event was held at the Provo Towne Center in March.
Students Place at Nationals - Make It With Wool Contest
Amelia Weight, Salem Hills High School, won First Place at the State “Make It With Wool” Competition. Amelia then competed at Nationals in Charleston, South Carolina where she won 1st Runner Up. This was Amelia’s third year participating in this competition that is associated with the Wool Growers’ Association and the American Sheep Industry.
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Ninety Six students participated in an elementary debate tournament on March 26 hosted by Hobble Creek Elementary. The students were from Brockbank Elementary, Hobble Creek Elementary, Mapleton Elementary, Salem Elementary and Spanish Fork Jr. High.
The resolution debated was: Resolved that the state of Utah ban plastic shopping bags and plastic bottles.