SHS Student, Genna Murray, Received Appointment to West Point Academy

Genna Murray, SHS student, received an appointment to the US Military Academy at West Point. Genna was recruited to run track. She received a nomination from Jason E Chaffetz the U.S. Representative for Utah's 3rd congressional district, and Michael Shumway "Mike" Lee the junior United States Senator from Utah. Genna made the First Team All-State last year in the 300 meter hurdles and 4x100 meter relay. According to West Point's website, the scholarship is valued at $250,000 dollars.

Congratulations Genna on a job well done! Genna is the daughter of Ryan and Julia Murray.

EagleBots take Second Place - Answer to "Where Are We Wednesday?"

Last week's "Where Are We Wednesday?" features the MMHS EagleBots robotics team, whom took second place at the first regional held at the Maverick Center in West Valley on Saturday, March 14, 2015. The MMHS Robotics team competed with 53 teams from 11 states and Canada. The MMHS "Eaglebots" soared into second place! They and the other two teams on their alliance came close to qualifying for nationals! Many MMHS students worked really hard to make their robot successful! Thanks to all those who supported them! 

Mayor Clyde Recognizes Nebo Students

Springville students continue to showcase their great talents and abilities for the Mayor’s Recognition Awards.  Award recipient Peggy Sorenson, Springville High School twelfth-grade student, “wants to be a Chemistry teacher… She is a very positive person and always makes others feel good about our school and community,” according to SHS Principal Mike Brown.  

Daniel Beach is in seventh grade at Springville Junior High.  “Daniel loves to read and challenges himself to excel, reading books well above his reading level,” reveals Stephanie Riggs, Language Arts teacher. 

Vaccine Clinics

Suzanne Livingston

Nebo School District, along with the Utah County Health Department, will be having three vaccine clinics.  These clinics will help students entering Kindergarten and 7th grade.  Employees can also receive their immunizations.  See the Vaccine Clinics Flyer for details. 

All patrons and employees of Nebo School District are welcome. 

Salem Junior High Presents to Nebo School Board of Education

Lana Hiskey

Principal Fleming stated, “Salem Junior High is in its third year of existence and the community loves having the junior high here is Salem. We receive lots of parent and community support for the good things that are happening here.”

The School Community Council Chair, Shawna Shelley, spoke about the School Improvement Plan and efforts to use Trustland funds to increase student learning. The first goal is to ensure that each teacher has the technology needed for classroom instruction and interventions. Trustland funds have purchased additional Chromebook labs for student use. 

State Champions and Winter Academic All-State Teams 2014-2015 - Answer to Wednesday's Challenge

Payson High 3A State Wrestling Champions
Riley Loveless, Chayce Loveless, Payden Osborn, John Harmon, Adam Marck, Jacob Ethridge, Dylan Bell, Austin Hone, Cael Ford, Josh Jensen, Jesse Schroemges, Jed Loveless, Tyler Manookin, Wyatt Monroe, Dillon Boulton, McCoy Cary, Blake Butler, Brian Hoschouer
Coach: Jeb Clark 

Sterling Scholars for Nebo School District

Lana Hiskey

Sterling Scholars State Winners 2014-2015
Kaitlin Hallam,  SFHS, Skilled and Technical Sciences Education 
Robert Nay,  MMHS, Computer Technology (Received the Philo T. Farnsworth Governor’s Award)  

Sterling Scholars State Runners Up 2014-2015
Alexandra Allen,  SHS, English
Kenny VanAusdal,  SHHS, Visual Arts
Nicole Flinders, SHHS, Vocal Performance

Nebo Education Foundation Delivers Grants - Answer to Wednesday's Challenge

The Nebo Education Foundation functions through generous donations made by individuals and businesses. The Foundation helps enrich students’ education in Nebo School District. These grants are funded through the fund-raising efforts of the Nebo Education Foundation board. One fund-raising effort is the annual “Green Fever” golf tournament that helps fund these various grants throughout the year. The “Green Fever” Golf tournament has been set for Thursday, May 14 at the Spanish Oaks golf course. Please come and support Nebo students. 

Dr. E Mark Bezzant Gives Patriotic Donation

Lana Hiskey

Dr. E. Mark Bezzant, former Assistant Vice President for Utah Valley University, presented a beautiful bronze bust of Abraham Lincoln to the Nebo School Board of Education. 

Dr. Bezzant presented the gift just a day before Lincoln’s birthday, February 12. He thanked Nebo School District for the wonderful job in preparing the students of today. Dr. Bezzant had a plaque made with a quote by Lincoln to go with the Lincoln bust.

Nebo News March 2015

Lana Hiskey