Nebo School District has sponsored a Nebo District Chess Tournament since 2006. It continues to expand each year. Organizers of the tournament, including teachers, staff, and parents, spend countless hours to provide this enrichment activity on a Saturday for students looking to expand their critical thinking skills. Once players make a decision to make a move, they must think about the consequences of that move before they actually make it.
Nebo School District’s Child Nutrition Program was honored in seven elementary schools by the Utah State Office of Education on Friday, March 13, 2013. The state’s Child Nutrition Director, Luann Elliott awarded the seven Bronze awards to the following elementary schools: Brockbank, Orchard Hills, Park, Rees, Santaquin, Taylor, and Wilson.
Bradley Moss, a theatre and film teacher at Maple Mountain High School recently traveled to New York City to meet with other educators from around the country who are creating new national voluntary PreK-12 arts education standards. The teams in dance, media arts, music, theatre, and visual arts met in the offices of the College Board, along with the leadership of the National Core Arts Standards (NCCAS), the collaborating nine national arts and education organizations that are guiding the project.
Mt. Nebo Junior High’s Science Club started a program called SeaPerch. The students build underwater robots by integrating Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) curriculum. Mt. Nebo has approximately 40 students participating in the science club. SeaPerch enables these students to experience scientific processing and the field of engineering.
Nebo School District was part of a Nation-wide “Love the Bus” program. Our students had the opportunity to give recognition and appreciation to our bus drivers that keep our students safe while they travel to and from school each day as well as field trips.
One boy excitedly exclaimed to his teacher when boarding the bus at Barnett, “I am so excited, this is my first time ever to be on a school bus!”
The Nebo Education Foundation is composed of 20 volunteer board members who live in cities serviced by Nebo School District. 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. Many of the donations received are for selected projects or district-wide scholarships, yet a substantial amount is available for the greatest need. Greatest need monies are considered for grants submitted by area schools.
Where are we Wednesday, February 27, 2013? Name the place and event that happened in Nebo School District.
The communications office will be posting photos from around the district on Wednesdays. The first person to email the correct name and place will receive an award. Email your response to email@example.com
Salem Hills High’s (SHHS) political science students had the opportunity to meet Governor Herbert and visit with local Representatives and Senators. Mr. Jim Griffin, political science teacher, said that students learn how laws are made and that citizens can make a difference.
“The students come back more excited to stay current on local events and news. Some of these same students traveled to Closeup in the fall and learned how the Federal Government operates,” stated Mr. Griffin.