Santaquin Elementary Students Ride in "Reading Rodeo" - Answer to Wednesday Challenge

Santaquin Elementary students ride in the "Reading Rodeo." The adventurous ride was for students who completed 60 days of reading over the summer. 

Congratulations to Joye Watkins for answering this week's "Where are we Wednesday?" challenge sponsored by Wiggy Wash.

Payson Teachers go to Hawaii

Attributions: 
Lauren Bush

For this year’s Homecoming at Payson High School, the class of 1998 wanted to do more than just a fun assembly. The Class of 1998 chose to give back to the teachers who had been a longstanding influence at the school with the opportunity to take a free trip to Hawaii. 

Twelve teachers who had worked there for 20 years or more were awarded with a 5-day stay at a vacation home in Hawaii. Justin Haskell presented the award at the assembly and said the alumni wanted to do something to honor the teachers for all that they had done. 

Diamond Fork Junior on KSL for Donating to Hope for Houston

Attributions: 
Lana Hiskey

Sam Penrod with KSL came to Diamond Fork Junior, in Nebo School District, today that will air today on Wednesday, August 30 at 5:00 and 6:00 p.m. You won't want to miss it. 

One student in particular, Tytus Elmore, wanted to make a difference and mentioned it to his counselor. It was then brought to the attention of the administration. They brainstormed and came up a fund raiser to help the Hope for Houston cause down in Texas. Students and faculty alike came dressed in their Texas cowboy duds and brought a dollar for the cause. 

Nebo Advanced Learning Center Open House

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Nebo School District is excited to announce the opening of our new Nebo Advanced Learning Center (ALC) Salem location. The Advanced Learning Center provides early college and career courses for high school students. ALC also provides UVU live interactive classes for adults. Please come join us and see what today’s learning looks like at the ALC. The open house will be on Tuesday, September 19, from 3:00 to 7:00 p.m.  The ALC building is located at 161 East 400 North, Salem.  

Nebo Students Enthusiastic for New School Year

Attributions: 
Lauren Bush

Fresh school supplies, a change of season, and fall colors emerging mean it’s time for a new school year. Over 32,000 students in Nebo School District returned to school this past week and while some may mourn the end of summer, many are excited at what a new year will bring. Across Nebo School District, teachers and staff welcomed the students back with enthusiasm.

“It’s been nice to have life back in the building,” Orchard Hills Elementary Principal Ryan Murray said. “You go all summer and it’s pretty quiet. I love feeling the excitement level come back.”

Three Nebo High Schools Honored through Directors Cup

Attributions: 
Lana Hiskey

Three of Nebo School District’s high schools received state recognition for their athlete’s academic performance in 4A. Maple Mountain High placed first, Salem Hills High placed fourth, and Springville High placed fifth for the Directors Cup through the Utah Interscholastic Athletic Administrators Association (UIAAA).

Nebo Educators Honored at BYU Football

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Brigham Young University, McKay School of Education, invited educators to once again attend a football game where teachers could be honored for their service to the community.  This activity honored the powerful influence of teachers in the lives of their students.  Thank you, educators, for all you do!

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