Where Are We Wednesday, January 14, 2015?


Where are we Wednesday, January 14, 2015? 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 wherearewewednesday@nebo.edu(link sends e-mail)

Nebo School District Exceeds State Graduation Rate

By Lana Hiskey

Nebo School District continues to produce one of the highest graduation rates in the country. Nebo’s graduation rate is 91 percent, significantly higher than the state average of 83 percent.

Spanish Fork Junior Orchestra Selected for The Music World Program

Angela Harman, orchestra teacher at Spanish Fork Junior High School (SFJHS), submitted an audition recording of the SFJHS orchestra to a program called, "The World That We All Deserve Through Music". This program is coming to Utah for the first time ever thanks to support from Zion's Bank.  

Nebo School Board of Education Welcomes Larsen Elementary - Answer to Wednesday's Challenge


The Nebo School Board of Education welcomed Principal Garrett Andersen at Larsen Elementary. Principal Andersen thanked the Board for this opportunity and then introduced engaging students and adults. The students performed multiple choral pieces to the delight of the audience. 

Watercolors from the Utah Watercolor Society Now on View at Hobble Creek Elementary

Carol Day

Select Watercolors from the Utah Watercolor Society Annual Exhibit
Now On View at Hobble Creek Elementary

Mapleton — Hobble Creek Elementary presents, 2014 Utah Watercolor Society, a Utah Arts & Museums Traveling Exhibition, from January 5 through February 2 2015 at Hobble Creek Elementary. The works in this exhibition illustrate the variety of ways that watercolors can be employed in painting.

January Nebo News 2015

Lana Hiskey

Empowering Student Captains with Leadership and Sportsmanship

Lana Hiskey

On January 8, 2015, Nebo School District held the Captain's Academy on leadership and sportsmanship. Winter Captains’ Academy is held three times each year and includes  captains from high school and junior high school including: boys’ basketball, girls’ basketball, wrestling, boys’ swimming, girls’ swimming, drill team, band, and student council.

Nebo Hall of Fame - Payson Pride Restored

Aubrey Nelson

Payson High school has a long legacy of championships. Payson High School has been feared since its founding in 1912. Over the years, Payson High has been recognized as champions in almost every sport. However, in recent years, the state trophies have had need to be restored. In 2012, PHS Mission: Restore the Pride, began. The mission was to restore 14 state champion and state runner up trophies. Now, in December of 2014, all 14 trophies have been returned to their rightful place—the halls of PHS.

Cherry Creek Implements Leader in Me Program

Lyndsee Brice

Cherry Creek’s new mission statement this year is: “We Lead. We Learn. We inspire. I am Important.” 

As the 2014-2015 school year began, there was something different about Cherry Creek Elementary. When people entered the building, they could see a physical difference in the hallways as well as a change in the atmosphere of the school.  It was the beginning of a new adventure for the Crocs, their first year as a Leader in Me school.

Westside Students Donate to Community In Action


In December, the Westside Elementary student council members, along with Principal Sara Matis, presented a check for over $3,000.00 to Dave Smith with Community in Action.  During an entire week, student council members counted pennies and change that students brought for the annual Penny Wars.  This money will go toward feeding families in need in the area.  This is the second year in a row that Westside students raised over $3,000.00.  The Penny Wars have become a worthwhile tradition at Westside. Congratulations for empowering others and “Being the Magic”.