State Champions and Winter Academic All-State Teams 2014-2015 - Answer to Wednesday's Challenge

Payson High 3A State Wrestling Champions
Riley Loveless, Chayce Loveless, Payden Osborn, John Harmon, Adam Marck, Jacob Ethridge, Dylan Bell, Austin Hone, Cael Ford, Josh Jensen, Jesse Schroemges, Jed Loveless, Tyler Manookin, Wyatt Monroe, Dillon Boulton, McCoy Cary, Blake Butler, Brian Hoschouer
Coach: Jeb Clark 

Sterling Scholars for Nebo School District

Lana Hiskey

Sterling Scholars State Winners 2014-2015
Kaitlin Hallam,  SFHS, Skilled and Technical Sciences Education 
Robert Nay,  MMHS, Computer Technology (Received the Philo T. Farnsworth Governor’s Award)  

Sterling Scholars State Runners Up 2014-2015
Alexandra Allen,  SHS, English
Kenny VanAusdal,  SHHS, Visual Arts
Nicole Flinders, SHHS, Vocal Performance

Nebo Education Foundation Delivers Grants - Answer to Wednesday's Challenge

The Nebo Education Foundation functions through generous donations made by individuals and businesses. The Foundation helps enrich students’ education in Nebo School District. These grants are funded through the fund-raising efforts of the Nebo Education Foundation board. One fund-raising effort is the annual “Green Fever” golf tournament that helps fund these various grants throughout the year. The “Green Fever” Golf tournament has been set for Thursday, May 14 at the Spanish Oaks golf course. Please come and support Nebo students. 

Dr. E Mark Bezzant Gives Patriotic Donation

Lana Hiskey

Dr. E. Mark Bezzant, former Assistant Vice President for Utah Valley University, presented a beautiful bronze bust of Abraham Lincoln to the Nebo School Board of Education. 

Dr. Bezzant presented the gift just a day before Lincoln’s birthday, February 12. He thanked Nebo School District for the wonderful job in preparing the students of today. Dr. Bezzant had a plaque made with a quote by Lincoln to go with the Lincoln bust.

Nebo News March 2015

Lana Hiskey

Mayor Clyde Recognizes Two Nebo Students - Answer to Wednesday's Challenge

The Mayor and City Council were pleased to recognize two exceptional Nebo students at Tuesday’s Springville City Council Meeting.  Sam Daybell and Roxie Chambers were honored with the Springville Mayor’s Recognition Award.  

Sam’s nominator, Chris Busath shared, “Sam is an outstanding citizen.  He is positive about school and is responsible and attentive.”  

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Students Experience Hands-on STEM Objects

Lana Hiskey

Students at Spanish Fork Junior High had a chance to experience hands-on Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics (STEM) education during their career and college course. Tiffany Myers, Career, Technology, Education (CTE) instructor, demonstrated different healthcare concepts and careers in her class.

Using a STEM education kit donated by Central Utah Clinic and the Utah STEM Action Center, Myers gave her students a hands-on experience. The kit included materials considered to be luxury items or costly for teachers and schools to purchase.

"Focus on Students" is Superintendent Nielsen's Motto

Lana Hiskey

“‘Focus on Students’ is what we are all about,” said Superintendent Rick Nielsen. This is the second meeting this year that Superintendent Nielsen has reached out to high school student leaders.

Representatives from each high school visited with the Superintendent and Secondary Director, John Degraffenried on topics such as: sportsmanship, technology, and the 5X5 schedule. Superintendent Nielsen kept the gathering to one hour so the students could get back to their schools and activities. 

Come celebrate National School Breakfast Week March 2-6

Lana Hiskey

"Come celebrate National School Breakfast Week March 2-6 with Nebo School District! Eating school breakfast can add a great boost to your day. But don’t just take our word for it, students who eat school breakfast have better attendance, behavior, test scores and less tardiness as reported by the Food Research and Action Council.