Nebo Mentors and Instructional Coaches - Answer to Wednesday Challenge


All new Nebo mentors and instructional coaches for literacy, digital literacy, fine arts, and math spent a day going through the coaching cycle in real time. This helps new coaches to understand their position of support to help all teachers reflect on their practice.

On Wednesday, October 4 Nebo’s training happened to be at Springville Junior High School (SJHS) where they had invited some special guests to pose with students to take Nebo Hero photos during lunch. Thanks SJHS for hosting and entertaining!!

Utah FFA National Officer Candidate

Congratulations to Sakia Brost in Nebo School Distict and of the Salem Hills FFA Chapter for being selected to represent Utah as our National FFA Officer Candidate.

Sakia knows the value of hard work and it shows through her dedication to her Sheep Production SAE. Her sheep operation continues to grow each year and she has become well known throughout the state for her quality genetics. Not only does Sakia manage her own herd, she works for her family’s operation as the lambing manager where she successfully lambs out 800 ewes each spring.

Utah Valley Chamber Honors Nebo School District’s Business Partners

Lana Hiskey

Utah Valley Chamber Honors Nebo School District’s Business Partners

Friday morning Utah Valley Chamber President Scott Barlow welcomed 103 business partners and schools from Nebo School District along with other businesses and school districts in the area and MTECH, UVU, and BYU.

Arthur Newell with Banner Bank and Chair of the Chamber Education Committee presented the Education Champion Awards.

Nebo STEM Ambassadors Teach 900 Elementary Students to Code

STEM Action Center Utah

“Students Teaching Students” is a well-recognized model in higher education; Nebo School District is implementing this model and has seen great success with 80 high school students teaching 900 fifth-grade students coding this past school year.

Nebo School District implemented the “Students Teaching Students” model by creating a STEM Ambassadors Program where high school students taking Exploring Computer
Science classes were chosen by their teachers to visit elementary schools near them and teach coding.

What Happens to Nebo School During the Summer?


Do you ever wonder what goes on in Nebo school buildings over the summer? Without hallways crowded with students, maintenance workers have a chance to improve elements of school buildings for the safety of the students and the overall improvement of the school.

Matt Gledhill, Operations Director at Nebo School District, oversees the many projects that are undertaken each summer and throughout the year. Mr. Gledhill explained that each year 30-40 projects are completed depending on the needs in the district.

Nebo School District is Awarded Business of the Month

Lauren Bush

Nebo School District was awarded “Business of the Month” by the Spanish Fork and Salem Chamber of Commerce in September.

“We are so thrilled that Spanish Fork and Salem Chamber has given us this honor, “ Lana Hiskey, Communications and Community Relations Administrator, said. “We want to be good partners, and we really do appreciate Spanish Fork City.”

As a part of this honor, the Chamber of Commerce cited Nebo’s work in empowering students for the future.

Nebo Special Education Extravaganza 2017

Lauren Bush

In the event’s eleventh year, the Nebo Special Education Extravaganza was another huge success. The seven junior high schools in the district came together with special needs students and peer mentors for a fun-filled day.

“The special ed kids just love it,” said Jo Edan Parker, special education teacher at Diamond Fork and one of the event’s organizers. “They’ve been talking about it for weeks and couldn’t wait to see their shirts and prizes.”