Nebo Credit Union Sponsors Warm the Soles

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Lana Hiskey

Congratulations to Scott Griffin for winning this week's Wednesday Challenge sponsored by Wiggy Wash.

Nebo Credit Union sponsors a Warm the Soles program each year. This year Nebo Credit Union provided 410 pairs of shoes throughout all the schools and two programs in Nebo School District. 

Nebo Credit Union purchased the shoes from Famous Footwear in the Provo Towne Center. This “credit union family” wraps all the shoes and delivers them across Nebo School District.

Utah Announces Top Performing Title I Schools

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Lana Hiskey

Utah Announces Top Performing Title I Schools

Goshen Elementary in Nebo School District was selected as a top performing school. In academic performance, Goshen Elementary was in the top 15 percent of Title I schools and has either above average academic growth or above average academic achievement. The Title I accountability system for Utah utilizes results from the Utah Comprehensive Accountability System (UCAS) to identify high-performing Title I schools.

Christmas Book Share Tradition with a Twist

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For more than a decade, Principal Dwight Liddiard and Facilitator/Mentor Katherine Beck, have been sharing Christmas books with educators, librarians and others interested in fabulous and recently published new books.

On December 5, Nebo educators gathered at East Meadows Elementary to hear animated story telling of these recently published books. Mr. Liddiard and Ms. Beck perused hundreds of books copyrighted in 2013 and chose 30 well-written and nicely-illustrated Christmas books. Some of the authors included: Steven Kellogg, Shirley Hughes, and Tim Burton.

Nebo Education Foundation Gives Grants December 2013

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Lana Hiskey

Nebo Education Foundation Gives Grants December 2013

Foundation past president Natalie Clyde remarked, "It is a pleasure to receive the grant applications and see how remarkable and creative the Nebo District teachers are. The Nebo Education Foundation facilitates these grant monies to help teachers realize their ideas and the students' potential. As a foundation, we get to see a glimpse at how well our teachers are instructing our students. Our teachers are truly talented and utilize every penny.  They do such a great job!"

Nebo’s Christmas Card Winners

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Lana Hiskey

Nebo School District held a district-wide contest where many talented elementary students competed for the coveted honor of designing the Nebo School District’s Christmas card.

The First Place winner is Rebecca Carter, sixth-grade student from Larsen Elementary in Spanish Fork. Gwen Sorensen is her teacher. Rebecca’s artwork was mailed to over 4,000 Nebo School District employees.

Nebo School District’s Captains’ Academy

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Lana Hiskey

Captains and student leaders from six high schools and seven junior high schools attended the Nebo School District’s Winter Academy. The purposes of the Captains’ Academy are to promote sportsmanship between the schools through the captains and leaders working together at the academy, promote better relations between the students and athletes, develop leadership through the academy activities, and develop relationships with coaches and administrators as they present at each academy.

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