January 2014 PEAK Award Winners

Attributions: 
Lana Hiskey

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.

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION

Nebo Education Foundation Gives Grants January 2014

Attributions: 
Lana Hiskey

Nebo Education Foundation board members meet each month to review and award grant requests, consider fund-raising avenues, and other items that advance the educational opportunities for Nebo School District students. The Nebo Education Foundation functions through generous donations made by individuals and businesses.

Congratulations to the following teachers that continue to inspire the minds of students.

Nu Skin Gives Grants to High Schools

Attributions: 
Lana Hiskey

This coming year marks Nu Skin’s 30th anniversary. In commemoration of this significant milestone, Nu Skin wants to continue to strengthen their relationships with the local schools in appreciation for their important work to educate the community's children. It is in this spirit that Nu Skin announced the Nu Skin 2013-2014 Academic Grant Program.

First Place Stock Market Game

Kolton Dudley and Kyle Lunceford, students at Spanish Fork Junior High, took First Place in the Fall Stock Market Game sponsored by the Utah State Office of Education.  They were first out of 179 teams in their division. Their adviser is Eric Ferrin.

Sixth-Grade Science Teacher Wins National Award

Attributions: 
Lana Hiskey

Miss Julie Hammari, sixth-grade teacher at East Meadows Elementary, is the recipient of the prestigious 2012 Presidential Award for Excellence in Science Teaching.

Miss Hammari will receive a $10,000 award from the National Science Foundation to be used at her discretion. She is also invited to Washington, DC, for an awards ceremony and several days of educational and celebratory events, including visits with members of Congress and the Administration.

Superintendent Nielsen Visits Park Elementary

Attributions: 
Lana Hiskey

Park students were delighted to hear from Superintendent Rick Nielsen at their Victory Assembly for 61 leaders from Park Elementary. Superintendent Nielsen shared stories from his days as a “Park Panther.” He served on the student council and could be found racing cars down the ramp in the hallway. Superintendent Nielsen shared examples of leadership and his love for the 7 Habits and the Leader in Me program.

Faces of Mali Art Exhibit at Hobble Creek Elementary

Attributions: 
Carol Day

Faces of Mali Art Exhibit at Hobble Creek Elementary

Hobble Creek Elementary in Mapleton presents, Faces of Mali, a Utah Arts & Museums Traveling Exhibition featuring photographs of village life in western Africa that opens a window for viewers into a region with a 600-year history as a center for scholarship and trade.

Faces of Mali will be exhibited at Hobble Creek Elementary from January 7 through February 7.

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