Barnett Students Visit Utah State Capitol - Answer to Wednesday Challenge

Nebo's Barnett Elementary's Student Lighthouse Team was invited to bring four students to the Utah State Capitol on February 16, 2017, to have breakfast with state representatives and state senators. Students had the opportunity to discuss leadership and why it is important to teach leadership in schools and in our government. After breakfast, students toured the Capitol Building and even visited Govenor Herbert's office. The students were recognized by name on the floor of the senate by Senator Deidre Henderson from Nebo School District area.

Dwight Liddiard selected as Special Contributor of the Year

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Dwight Liddiard, human resource coordinator for Nebo School District, was selected as the Special Contributor of the Year for the state of Utah by the Utah Association of Elementary School Principals (UAESP) this month.

Nebo School District Mental Health Awareness Night

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Monica Hullinger

Join us for a free parent seminar with information on substance abuse, mental health issues, Suicide warning signs and prevention services provided by Wasatch Mental Health.

Payson High School Auditorium

1050 S Main Street Payson

March 13, 2017,

6:30-7:30 p.m.

Angela Harman Honored with State Superior Accomplishment Award

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By Lana Hiskey

Nebo School District’s Angela Harman was honored by the Utah Music Educator’s Association with the Superior Accomplishment Award. 

Nebo Student Wins First Place in Art

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Lana Hiskey

Congratulations to a Maple Mountain High School student in Nebo School District, Cadence Peterson, won First Place and $5,000 at the Utah State Senate Landscape Visual Arts Scholarship competition. Cadence oil piece is entitled, “Dead Horse Point”.

MMHS and Nebo also had another prize winner, Emily Johnson, that won $300. Emily’s oil piece is entitled, “Salt Flats”.

Jethro Gilliespie is the art instructor at Maple Mountain High.

Nebo Education Foundation Gives Grants February 2017

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By Lana Hiskey

Nebo Education Foundation Gives Grants February 2017

The Nebo Education Foundation meets each month at 7:00 a.m. to discuss submitted educational grants for students in Nebo School District. One of the goals of the foundation is to fund worthwhile projects in the district that provide resources to enrich student learning. 

Nebo Choirs Selected to Perform at Abravanel Hall - Answer to Wednesday Challenge

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By Lana Hiskey

Nebo Choirs Selected to Perform at Abravanel Hall

The Salem Junior High and Springville Junior High choirs were the only two choirs in the state that were selected to perform at the Abravanel Hall, the premiere performing venue in Utah, for the State Honor Choir event in Salt Lake City. Any school in the state could send in a recording to audition to be selected; however both choirs chosen were from Nebo School District.

Springville Junior High’s Master Singers choir group has 75 students that consist of eighth and ninth graders. 

Making Dreams Come True

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Springville High and Maple Mountain High Girls' basketball teams joined together to make Taylee Smith's dreams come true.

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Payson High School on a National Broadcast

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By Lana Hiskey

Payson High School on a National Broadcast

“This American Life” national radio show came to Payson High School to spotlight some amazing “Grand Gestures” going on at one of Nebo’s high schools. 

Miki Meek, the producer and reporter for “This American Life”, who also graduated from Payson High School in 1997, said the Payson High School spot will kick of their show of “Grand Gestures” on February 18.

SheTech Exployer Day Register by February 17

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Lana Hiskey

SheTech Explorer Day is a hands-on tech conference is on March 3 for high school girls 9th through 12th grade. This day-long event will include hands-on workshops in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM).  The ultimate goal is to expose girls to technology in a fun atmosphere as well as meet STEM role models to learn more about opportunities in those fields.

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