KSL Teacher Feature--Brenda Wesson

KSL Teacher Feature--Brenda Wesson, Foothills & Brookside Elementary
Foothills Elementary and Brenda Wesson were surprised when a KSL reporter, Alex Kirry, and manager of Zion’s Bank, Ed Christianson, awarded Brenda Wesson with the KSL Teacher Feature Award in February. 

New School Boundaries Announced

On Wednesday, February 11, 2015, the Nebo Board of Education announced boundaries for two new schools to be built in the central and northern end of Nebo School District. Maple Ridge Elementary School, which will be located in west Mapleton, will open in the fall of 2015. Meadow Brook Elementary School, soon to be located in west Springville, is planned to open in the fall of 2016.

Nebo Appoints Principals

Lana Hiskey

Sara Matis Appointed Principal of the New Maple Ridge Elementary

The Nebo School Board of Education appointed Sara Matis to be principal and open the new Maple Ridge Elementary. Mrs. Matis earned her bachelor’s degree with an English Major and Political Science Minor as well as a master’s degree in Educational Leadership all from Brigham Young University.

Nebo News February 2015


Governor Herbert declares School Counseling Week in Utah


Govovenor Gary R. Herbert declared February 2-6, 2015, School Counseling Week in Utah. Utah joins the national School Counseling Week in Utah. Utah joins the national observation to focus attention to school counselors’ vital role in helping students succeed academically and plan for a career.  

Kindergarten Registration Immunizations and Birth Certificates UCHD

Utah County Health Department

Kindergarten Registration Help              

Immunizations and birth certificates available from Utah County Health Department (UCHD) 

Do you have a child going into kindergarten in the fall? It is time to register new students, and you will need to have a copy of their birth certificate and have their vaccinations up-to-date. There are new immunization requirements for kindergarten and seventh grade, and the Utah County Health Department (UCHD) can help you.    

Utah College Application Week -- Answer to Wednesday's Challenge

Utah College Application Week at Payson High School was a tremendous success. Part of the success is attributed to faculty involvement in the door decorating contest and "Ask Me About College" buttons and posters. The faculty was enthusiastically participated in the door decorating contest.

Congratulations to Kelsie Morgan for answering this week's, "Where Are We Wednesday?" sponsored by Wiggy Wash.


Three Nebo School Board Members are Sworn In

Lana Hiskey

Three Nebo School Board Members are sworn in by Tracy Olsen, Nebo School District’s Business Administrator.

Shannon Acor ran unopposed in the Springville area. She will serve as Board Member on the Nebo School Board of Education for a second four-year term.

Rick Ainge won his seat in the Salem area that includes portions of Payson and Spanish Fork. He will serve as Board Member on the Nebo School Board of Education for a second four-year term.  for the Nebo School Board of Education. 

Nebo School Board Receives the Master Board Award for the Third Year in a Row

Lana Hiskey

Nebo School Board receives the Master Board Award for the third year in a row.

Governor Herbert stated, “It is my great pleasure as governor to congratulate your board for receiving the Master Boards Award for 2014. This prestigious award recognizes excellence in leading public schools in your neighborhoods and strengthening communities across the state through your efforts. As leaders in Utah, it is critical that we work together to ensure high achievement for every student.”

Springville Students Recognized by Mayor and City Council

Shannon Acor

Daniel Salazar, Rebecca Morrison and Mallory Murdoch were all smiles Tuesday as they received the Springville Mayor’s Recognition Award.  The three Springville students were recognized for their outstanding examples to other students and our community.  

Danny’s peers nominated him for being a “great guy, always being courteous and knowing everyone’s name in the halls at Springville High.” Danny also plays saxophone in the Jazz Band and is a member of the suicide prevention club, Hope Squad.