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.
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.
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
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.
A highlight for the Nebo School Board of Education is to meet with students from each of the high schools and junior high schools on a quarterly basis. Each Youth Board representative is selected by his/her principal to be a spokesperson for their school.
The Nebo School Board took this opportunity to ask the Youth Board students questions concerning readiness for mathematics, high school, college, and perspective careers as well as other preparedness questions.
Park View Elementary Principal Mrs. Kristie Reynolds and School Community Council member, Mrs. Rigby, presented to the Nebo School Board of Education this past week. The school board was delighted to hear beautiful music from Park View's first-year orchestra program under the direction of Mrs. Mellen, third-grade teacher.
The Nebo School Board then enjoyed the following presentation from the Park View Student Council.