Nebo Education Foundation Gives Grants February 2015


Nebo Education Foundation Gives Grants February 2015

The Nebo Education Foundation board met this month to discuss the grants submitted by Nebo School District teachers and fund worthwhile projects in the district that provide resources to enrich student learning.

Brookside Presents to Nebo School Board of Education - Answer to Wednesday's Challenge


Brookside Presents to Nebo School Board of Education

Principal Alicia Rudd addressed the Nebo School Board of Education and introduced the School Community Chair, Shannon Pexton and music directors, Tami Evans and LeAnn Andrews. 

The three main areas of focus for Brookside Elementary are mathematics, literacy and the arts. Brookside teachers participate in numerous professional development opportunities. Some extracurricular activities developed include reading and writing clubs, chess club, orchestra, choir, and even a homework lab. Technology has also been an emphasis.  

Suzette Hartvigsen Inducted into Nebo Hall of Fame February 2015


Suzette Hartvigsen Inducted into Nebo Hall of Fame February 2015

KSL Teacher Feature--Brenda Wesson

KSL Teacher Feature--Brenda Wesson, Foothills & Brookside Elementary
Foothills Elementary and Brenda Wesson were surprised when a KSL reporter, Alex Kirry, and manager of Zion’s Bank, Ed Christianson, awarded Brenda Wesson with the KSL Teacher Feature Award in February. 

New School Boundaries Announced

On Wednesday, February 11, 2015, the Nebo Board of Education announced boundaries for two new schools to be built in the central and northern end of Nebo School District. Maple Ridge Elementary School, which will be located in west Mapleton, will open in the fall of 2015. Meadow Brook Elementary School, soon to be located in west Springville, is planned to open in the fall of 2016.

Nebo Appoints Principals

Lana Hiskey

Sara Matis Appointed Principal of the New Maple Ridge Elementary

The Nebo School Board of Education appointed Sara Matis to be principal and open the new Maple Ridge Elementary. Mrs. Matis earned her bachelor’s degree with an English Major and Political Science Minor as well as a master’s degree in Educational Leadership all from Brigham Young University.

Nebo News February 2015


Governor Herbert declares School Counseling Week in Utah


Govovenor Gary R. Herbert declared February 2-6, 2015, School Counseling Week in Utah. Utah joins the national School Counseling Week in Utah. Utah joins the national observation to focus attention to school counselors’ vital role in helping students succeed academically and plan for a career.  

Kindergarten Registration Immunizations and Birth Certificates UCHD

Utah County Health Department

Kindergarten Registration Help              

Immunizations and birth certificates available from Utah County Health Department (UCHD) 

Do you have a child going into kindergarten in the fall? It is time to register new students, and you will need to have a copy of their birth certificate and have their vaccinations up-to-date. There are new immunization requirements for kindergarten and seventh grade, and the Utah County Health Department (UCHD) can help you.    

Utah College Application Week -- Answer to Wednesday's Challenge

Utah College Application Week at Payson High School was a tremendous success. Part of the success is attributed to faculty involvement in the door decorating contest and "Ask Me About College" buttons and posters. The faculty was enthusiastically participated in the door decorating contest.

Congratulations to Kelsie Morgan for answering this week's, "Where Are We Wednesday?" sponsored by Wiggy Wash.