Jessica Pratt Wins Silver at Largest International Science Fair

Lana Hiskey

Congratulations to Jessica Pratt from Maple Mountain High School who competed at International Sustainable World Energy, Engineering, Environment Project (ISWEEEP),  the largest international science fair in the world this past weekend, May 3-8, 2017, in Houston Texas. Jessica won a silver medal and $400 dollars where competed against students from around the world.



WHO: Youth up to age 18
WHAT: Free healthy lunch
DATES: Mondays - Fridays
June 12 - August 18
No registration required
Children must consume food on-site

Santaquin Area:
TIME: 11:00AM - 12:00PM
WHERE: Centennial Park, 300 W. 100 S. (Santaquin)

Payson Area:
TIME: 1:00PM - 2:00PM
WHERE: Constitution Park, 600 S. Main Street (Payson)

Spanish Fork Area:
TIME: 11:30AM - 1:00PM
WHERE: Spanish Fork City Center Library Park, 100 E. 50 S. (Spanish Fork)

Nebo Education Foundation Gives May Grants to Teachers

Lana Hiskey

The Nebo Education Foundation board met on May 2, 2017, to discuss the many grants and needs across the district. This Foundation Board functions through generous donations made by individuals and businesses as well as fundraisers where all the money goes to educate students in Nebo School District. 

One fund-raising effort is the annual “Green Fever” golf tournament that helps fund these various grants throughout the year.  The “Green Fever” tournament will be Thursday, May 18, 2017. Thank you to all those that so generously supported Nebo students.

Congratulations to MMHS Science State Champions

Lana Hiskey

Maple Mountain High School science students are State Champions for the third year in a row. 

Teacher, Kyle Miller, said, “We’re kind of excited over here in science land. These kids pulled it off again and won state for the third year in a row. They’ve really worked hard this year.”

The students plan on competing at the Nationals Science Competition in Ohio on May 19 and 20, 2017. 

Nebo School District Retires a Record Number in 2017 - Answer to Wednesday Challenge

Retirement Program Book by David Wadley

Nebo is retiring a record number of employees this year with a total of 147 employees. These dedicated employees served approximately 3,722.45 years for Nebo School District attending to our precious students in a variety of capacities. Thank you, Nebo Employees, for your many years of commitment to the education of our students who will be our leaders of tomorrow.  

Congratulations to all Nebo retirees and remember what C. S. Lewis stated, "You are never too old to set another goal or to dream a new dream."

Diamond Fork Junior Students win Innovator of the Year BYU Competition


Congratulations to Diamond Fork students: Stirling Maughan, Caleb Crawford, and Howard Crawford who won third place at the Innovator of the Year competition at BYU. The students designed a school locker organizer and competed against 30 teams. The Diamond Fork Junior team won $400 and will split it three ways.  


Diamond Fork Junior High School Students Named National Finalists in the Bright Schools Competition

Spanish Fork, Utah--April 24, 2017--Taylar Brittain, Cindy Elmer, Jessica Haderlie, and Kiki Conklin along with coach Julie Nance, of Diamond Fork Junior High School in Spanish Fork, Utah have been named national finalists in the 2nd annual Bright Schools Competition™. The competition is a collaborative effort of the National Sleep Foundation and the National Science Teachers Association that encourages students in grades 6-8 to explore the correlation between light and sleep and how it influences student health and performance.

Second Annual Nebo Distirct Mathlete Olympiad Competition 2017

Lana Hiskey

Nebo District Mathlete Olympiad competition was held at Sage Creek Elementary last week where thirty-six top math students competed in the event open to fourth, fifth, and sixth graders from across the district. Using Olympiad questions from the MOEMS organization (Math Olympiads for Elementary and Middle Schools), students were given 30 minutes to solve as many advanced math problems as possible, scoring one point for each correct answer. Congratulations to the winning students in each grade level category:

Overall Winner: Tyler Jackson